Custom firmware for hacked PS3s spotted in the wild

Sony's PlayStation 3 console was unceremoniously cracked just a week ago by the fail0verflow team. And w00t! The first custom firmware for hacked PS3s - coded by KaKaRoToKS - hit the 'Net yesterday.

Nintendo Wii draws least console power

It might be too late to factor this in post-Christmas, but a nonprofit research organization has studied the power consumption of the three major game consoles, and found there's a big winner when it comes to energy efficiency: the Nintendo Wii.