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Hi to all the peoples of this forum

I was wondering can PS3 go online and watch websites like youtube and any other streaming video sites?
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Yes, in alot of ways a ps3 is like an xbox 360 except..... it plays blu-ray and online play is free
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Hi to all the peoples of this forum
I was wondering can PS3 go online and watch websites like youtube and any other streaming video sites?

Like netflix? It can, but you might just want a roku box instead.
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Hi to all the peoples of this forum
I was wondering can PS3 go online and watch websites like youtube and any other streaming video sites?

Absolutely. You can even use it as an htpc. I highly suggest buying the PS3 remote. You'll thank me later thumb.gif
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Absolutely. You can even use it as an htpc. I highly suggest buying the PS3 remote. You'll thank me later thumb.gif

Really. The remote is awesome. setting down the controller constantly makes watching movies annoying since the triggers control skip or search, so you have to be really careful with it, using the remote is AWESOME!
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No question about it.
Ps3 = Win.
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I'm not a big console fan but PS3 make a nice bluray player. I think online gaming is also free and work with pc.
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The Xbox i can play youtube/hbogo/netflix/hulu etc with the new update. The PS3 browser is not the best of quality and it is quite unstable. The xbox operates more like a mobile phone with apps and the PS3 operates like a slow PC with more functionality. The PS3 has blu ray support and xbox does not. The xbox cannot browse the net, AT ALL.

Overall a HTPC is hands down the best. The Xbox and PS3 are on par, but the quality when performing specific tasks teeters between the two.
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post #9 of 30
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Thanks for your feedbacks all you guys
Looks like I'll just buy PS3 slim with the little controller that has keyboard built in
so I can use it like HTPC and browse the web and stream Netflix from my dads account
and also stream youtube and other video websites like Hulu etc.

I guess being able to play some exclusives on it too is nice bonus like God of War 3 smile.gif
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Regarding netflix you should check to see how many streams you get. They have changed things from 6 simulatnious streams down to 1 at a time and a limit on the devices. I've dumped netflix and just hope my DVR records stuff, quality is better anyway.
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