Federal judge dismisses PS3 Linux claims

A federal judge has unceremoniously dismissed all remaining claims that Sony reneged on its promise to allow Playstation 3 video game consoles to function as full-fledged computers.

Sony blocks jailbreaks with firmware update

Sony's released what it calls a 'minor' update for the PS3 - minor, that is, for anyone who hasn't been tempted by either of the two jailbreaks that have been doing the rounds over the last couple of weeks.

Nintendo in 3DS anti-piracy lockdown

Nintendo is determined to prevent its 3DS handheld console from falling victim to rampant piracy.

PS3 firmware update causes headaches for US Air Force

Many gamers were disappointed when Sony remotely deactivated the PS3's ability to run Linux or another operating system...but what happens when the US Air Force was using that feature for important computing processes?

Report: Xbox 360 to support USB mass storage devices

A firmware update planned for Spring 2010 will reportedly allow Microsoft's Xbox 360 to recognize USB mass storage devices.