Tag Archive: PlayStation 3

Jun 05 2011

How to Claim Your Free PS3 Games on PSN

I’d be very surprised if there isn’t a PS3 owner out there that doesn’t know about their entitlement to two free games given the prolonged outage to the PlayStation Network (PSN). What people may have trouble working out is how to actually claim these games so I thought I’d provide some instructions on how to …

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May 23 2011

Sony’s “PSN Welcome Back” Pack – Get Two Free Games!

Here’s a quick heads up for those of you with a PS3 and a PSN account. To compensate people for the inconvenience caused by the unavailability of the PlayStation Network, Sony is offering PS3 owners the ability to get two games for free from a choice of five games, specifically: Dead Nation, InFamous, LittleBigPlanet, Ratchet …

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May 17 2011

Change Your PSN Account Details

PlayStation Account Management

Whilst this might seem a bit obvious it can’t hurt to make this suggestion. A lot of people use the same username and password combinations across a bunch of websites and even for their personal e-mail (when a username has to be in the form of an e-mail address). Of course, this makes it easier …

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Dec 22 2010

The Fitbit Has Arrived!

Another quick update for this evening. After a long wait the Fitbit I ordered at the start of November has finally arrived just in time for Christmas. Unfortunately, it has arrived at our USA mail forwarding address which means it won’t arrive in my hot little hands until after Christmas. At any rate, I am …

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Dec 19 2010

Sony PlayStation 3 Slim Preview

Yesterday, hopefully you would have seen the video unboxing of the Sony PlayStation 3 Slim (320GB model). Today, I recorded the preview video to show you around the console (in particular the stuff on the front, back and also the little flap to unscrew the hard drive should you wish to remove and replace it). I …

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Dec 18 2010

Sony PlayStation 3 Slim Unboxing

If you have been following the blog over the last couple of weeks you would have seen me unbox and preview the Panasonic Viera 50″ Plasma 3DTV (TH-P50VT20A) followed by an unboxing and preview of the Panasonic 3D Blu-ray Player (DMP-BDT300GN). Anyway, yesterday was my birthday and my wife has spoilt me rotten by getting me …

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Dec 17 2010

New Gadget Coming Up This Weekend!

A very brief post for tonight after a busy and eventful day (also being my birthday)! Last night, my wife got me a PlayStation 3 Slim with Call of Duty: Black Ops and Gran Turismo 5 as a brilliant present for my birthday and Christmas. It’s notably brilliant as not only the console itself is …

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Sep 14 2010

Samsung Galaxy S – Get $50 Cash Back

Just a quick one tonight. As consumers, we always love rebates, bonuses and other free stuff thrown in to sweeten a deal. Sony has been known to throw in free PlayStation 3 consoles with it’s Bravia televisions every now and then and other manufacturers have had their own deals. Anyway, if you have purchased a …

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Sep 06 2010

Mod Chips – Are They Really That Bad?

Scattered across the various news publications I scan everyday, I came across reports that Sony won a court battle to prevent the sale of mod chips for the PS3 console. For those of you who don’t know about  “mod chips”, they are usually a small circuit board, chip or even USB stick that alters and/or …

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Feb 03 2010

Console Trek – The Next Generation

I’ve been a bit of a gamer for a while and when I say a while, I mean from about 1985 from the age of four. I started with a “Dick Smith Wizzard” which was a rebadged  VTech CreatiVision which was a second generation video game console. The games were very simple to say the …

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