Wednesday, July 16, 2008
I was just taking a look at the Folding @home stats.. wow the PS3 is some piece of machinery...
PS3's around the world are generating 1366 terraflops of computing power right now... amazing. I hope all of that electricity is going to good use to cure illnesses.
Labels: ps3 folding
- ooPo has posted information on how you can obtain the ps3 toolchain on his messageboard:
Labels: ps3 toolchain
- An extremely interesting post was put up on the XBMC forums earlier this week. Two developers from XBMC have set out to port XBMC to linux!
Their plan is to port XBMC to run on 2 other hardware platforms. Some of the platforms mentioned include PS3, Apple TV, or a Mac Mini.
This is really exciting, and they've even got it working already in Ubuntu Feisty. (You can check out a copy of the code from the XBMC SVN)
Also view the readme here
For more information or to add in your 2 cents about porting XBMC to linux / PS3 / whatever, check out this thread on the XBMC forums:
or come to IRC Freenode #xbmc
Labels: xbmc on ps3
- Here is the link to signup to become part of the Sony Playstation 3 Home Beta:
Sony has started testing internally and in European markets, but will soon be rolling it out worldwide. It's exciting to see how this works out for Sony, after all, they made Everquest...
Labels: ps3 beta
- You can install Fedora on the Playstation 3 using the code found here:
Additional Files and Documents can also be found here:
Within Linux you have full access to USB (DVD-burner, printer) and Blu-ray drive and also access to Ethernet-, Bluetooth-, WLAN- and Audio-interfaces.
Labels: ps3 linux
- Whole It reached the point where the service of PLAYSTATION®Network can be utilized.
With the picture keyboard of European language, it reached the point where it can do the letter input of single tap system.
Setting [[Music CD output frequency] was added to music setting].
[[ATRAC is made effective] added to substance setting].
[“In type of keyboard of peripheral device setting]], type of keyboard which can be selected increased.
[The “cross color decrease filter” was added to display setting].
[[5 minutes later] were added to “the screen saver” of display setting].
Video When playing back the animated picture file which is retained in the hard disk and the record media, [with picture mode] [it reached the point where full] can be chosen.
Network [Downloading music and the animated picture file with Internet browser], it reached the point where it can retain in the hard disk.
[PLAYSTATION®Store] So it reached the point where the following contents can be downloaded.
PLAYSTATION®3 standard software
PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) with the PlayStation® standard software which operates (PSP® of system software version 3.00 or more is necessary)
[It corresponded to traditional form letter Chinese and simplified form letter Chinese indication with Internet browser].
[The online manual] was added.
In addition Calculation method of hard disk capacity was modified.
* As for empty capacity of the hard disk, the numerical value which calculated 1GB as the 1024×1024×1024= approximately 1,073,740,000 byte is indicated. Because of that, capacity than the numerical value which is stated as specification is smaller indicated in the instruction manual and the like. [Setting] the ⇒ [substance setting] the ⇒ [you can verify the empty capacity of the hard disk, with substance information].
PlayStation® of the part in PS3* and operational status of the PlayStation®2 standard software were renewed. <> with you can verify up-to-date operational status.
Also, shortly after the announcement an unpacker app has been released to access the files. Wow, that was quick!
Labels: PS3 Smashing