Sony moves digital Playstation Store updates to Tuesday

Beginning May 4, Sony will post weekly content updates to the online download storefronts for the PS3 and PSP on Tuesday, pushing releases forward two days from the prior Thursday updates.

PS3 users most likely to connect online

Nearly 80% of PS3 owners have connected their PS3 online, which eclipses the same statistic for Xbox 360 and Wii, according to a new survey from analyst firm The Diffusion Group.

UK PS3 owner gets £84 rebate for Linux deactivation

A resourceful guy in the UK thinks that Sony's disabling of the "Install Other OS" feature from the PS3 violates EU standards. Amazon, the e-tailer from which he bought the console, agrees.

Playstation hires new game tester from reality show

The very first reality show that aired exclusively through Playstation's digital distribution network came to a close tonight, with the biggest fanfare ever awarded to an entry-level video game grunt. [SPOILER ALERT]

Third-party company makes PS3 mobile

Move aside, PS3-PSP Remote Play. Japanese company Hori is set to release a portable HD screen that will literally take the system on the go by connecting directly to a PS3 slim model.

PS3, PSP continue to thrive in "other" regions

They're sometimes the brunt of the joke in the US, but the PS3 and PSP remain a strong competitor in parts of the world. How will this affect Sony's marketing of the platforms?