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Sony sucks

Post by Matt Clarke » Tue Mar 30, 2010 7:23 pm

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/8594720.stm

That's a bit of a pisser. I've never had the urge to install another O/S, but it was advertised as a feature when I purchased it and now they've decided, after I paid the money, that I can no longer do something with the piece of equipment I own that they said I could.

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Re: Sony sucks

Post by Double Drop » Tue Mar 30, 2010 8:14 pm

But you don't *have* to install the update.

Only if you want to go online, play games or BluRay...

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Re: Sony sucks

Post by jimee » Wed Mar 31, 2010 7:37 am

I dont know anyone that has installed another OS on their PS3, and to be honest why would you (apart from the priracy benifits)

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Re: Sony sucks

Post by fannypad » Wed Mar 31, 2010 10:18 am

Why? Rendering farms, scientific simulations, many flavours of distributed computing, arsing about with console emulators on Linux, etc...

This move is just a futile kneejerk reaction after a 19 year old cracked the thing and put it on a path to inevitable piracy. This is the same kid who's promised to modify the updated firmware with the Other OS function intact.

Typical Sony bollocks, instead of spending time and resources on a proper fix they throw a paddy and pull the entire feature, shafting legitimate users in the process.

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Re: Sony sucks

Post by electric tribe » Wed Mar 31, 2010 2:33 pm

Jimee wrote:(apart from the priracy benifits)
of which none currently exist.

Yeah agreed seems to be a knee jerk reaction. I don't care though not a function i use or plan to. Got no interest in pirating games either. Buy, Play, Sell. Most new games only cost me a tenner or so in reality.

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Re: Sony sucks

Post by djhaze » Wed Mar 31, 2010 3:26 pm

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that about sums it up nicely i think ;)

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Re: Sony sucks

Post by Beagle » Wed Mar 31, 2010 3:45 pm

Electric Tribe wrote:
Jimee wrote:(apart from the priracy benifits)
of which none currently exist.

Yeah agreed seems to be a knee jerk reaction. I don't care though not a function i use or plan to. Got no interest in pirating games either. Buy, Play, Sell. Most new games only cost me a tenner or so in reality.
Me too. A big 'pint of bothered please barman'. :-D

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Re: Sony sucks

Post by Sir Captinweestain » Thu Apr 01, 2010 10:03 pm

Should i not get a ps3 then

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