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regarding the content streaming from PC...as PS3 can't play DivX AVIs, does this mean i'll be able to watch AVIs on my big ps3 hdtv now by streaming it?
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I want to see an update with an "overdrive" feature. Ya now gain that 111mhz the PSP CPU has locked deep deep down.
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regarding the content streaming from PC...as PS3 can't play DivX AVIs, does this mean i'll be able to watch AVIs on my big ps3 hdtv now by streaming it?
well theyve gotta add the streaming capability first. No idea though as what formats it would work with. If sony wanted to one-up MS they would include all kinds of codecs for playback, including AVI/DIVX/etc.

Streaming video is a huge plus for me. I just HATE HATE HATE media center.
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I want to see an update with an "overdrive" feature. Ya now gain that 111mhz the PSP CPU has locked deep deep down.
Uh, we're talking about the PS3. But there are many custom firmwares out that allow you to change the clock on the PSP. and the PSP plays at 333mhz when playing PSOne games, and the new ratchet and clank uses 266mhz.

Back to the PS3 I cant wait to play Shadow of the Colossus again in 720p. This is a big deal since I still play a lot of PS2 games on my PS3.
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I got a better list for you guys.

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Latest PLAYSTATION®3 Firmware Update Provides PlayStation®, PlayStation®2 and DVD Upscaling

Remote Play on PSP™(PlayStation®Portable) via the Internet and DLNA transfer of media content also enabled

London, 24 May 2007 – Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) announced today availability of the latest version of the PLAYSTATION®3 (PS3™) firmware. Version 1.80 features upscaling of PlayStation® and PlayStation®2 games, and DVD movies up to full 1080p HD resolution when viewed on a compatible HD TV set.

The capability to upscale DVDs to HD quality is a feature normally only associated with top range DVD players, and its inclusion in the latest firmware upgrade now allows PS3 owners with an existing DVD collection to dramatically1 enhance the viewing pleasure of their DVD collection when viewed through a compatible HD TV set. Not only are DVD movies enhanced to full 1080p HD quality but so too will PlayStation 2 and PlayStation games be upscaled to provide much improved gaming pleasure.

In a comprehensive update to PS3’s already impressive capabilities, Version 1.80 also allows users to enjoy Remote Play on their PSP across the internet, allowing them to access their PS3 anywhere in the world where a broadband internet connection is available2.

Version 1.80 also allows users on a home network to seamlessly view and play rich media content such as images, music and video on their PS3, that is stored on their DLNA3 enabled devices such as PCs and laptops elsewhere in the house, reinforcing PS3’s credentials as a home entertainment hub that truly deserves pride of place in the Living Room.

A host of other enhancements includes the ability to print photo images stored on PS3’s hard disk drive or inserted storage media to a selection of Epson printers via USB connection.

PS3 owners will be able to upgrade their PS3 with the latest Version 1.80 firmware from 24th May 2007.

Notes:
1. DVD-ROM (including DVD Video content) can only be upscaled with HDMI compatible TV sets.

2. Use of Remote Play requires PS3 version 1.80 as well as PSP firmware version 3.50 which will be available at the end of May.

3. DLNA – Digital Living Network Alliance. For more info on DLNA, please see http://www.dlna.org/en/consumer/home
http://threespeech.com/blog/?p=417


Im excited I can now transfer ps2 saves back to the memory card. Ive been wanting that for a while.
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post #16 of 20
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Nice..Must be recent. So the Update is Tommorow then ! Sweet.
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Firmware is 1.8 is out in the states
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post #18 of 20
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Firmware is 1.8 is out in the states
checking now

Yep it sure is. Good lookin' out. What all is included in this one?

Edit x2 - Just googled my answer - This is what caught my eye -
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Firmware 1.8 will also allow PS3 owners to create a home network over which users can play content stored on connected computers compatible with the Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA).
WTH is DLNA and will that work on my PCs? Oh man if this works I'll be the happiest PS3 owner ever.
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Its on the post above too lol
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post #20 of 20
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Yeah its out here in the UK also...all is good.
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