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New PSP 3.5 Firmware Update Adds PS3 Remote Play

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PSP users can now watch videos, listen to music and view pictures off PS3

Sony’s PSP has received a new 3.5 firmware update. This update, along with the latest 1.8 PlayStation 3 firmware, unlocks one of the most exciting connectivity features between the two Sony devices: Remote Play.

Remote Play enables the two devices to connect to each other, one serving as a media hub and the other as a portable viewer. Users can now store their music, pictures and video content on their PlayStation 3 console, and access it remotely with their PSP wherever and whenever it is connected to an adequate Internet connection.

While users can carry gigabytes of media on their PSPs using Memory Stick Pro, connectivity with the PlayStation 3 offers access to 20 or 60 GB (or even more for those who have upgraded their consoles). The term Remote Play is a bit of a misnomer, however, as the system does not currently support any form of gaming.

Also in the 3.5 PSP update is a new RSS Channel Guide to offer better support for RSS feeds. The update for PSP may be obtained now using the system’s auto update feature.
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This looks like a pretty cool feature. If it all but eliminates the need for a memory stick, and it actually works, this could be promising.
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Nice!
    
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Awesome!!
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I am giving a friend of mine my PSP so he can my me a new heat sink.PSP hurts my large man hands any way.Thus making this update of little importance to me.
    
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It's too bad that pmp player(cant remember spelling) was out way before then. You run the server program on your computer, give the default directory and click host. You connect with your psp and play any video/audio/image. Your computer would use it's own codecs to decrypt the video then put it in a format that PSP likes and sends it to the psp. 2 gb memory stick just isnt enough.
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Now thats the kinda stuff we expect from sony ^_^
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