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# 177423 2-Aug-2015 09:48
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I have a PS3, bought solely for F1 sim. I see the other key use now being SVOD as it will reside next to the TV

While a PS4 will give me the latest F1, will it add or take anything away from current and future SVOD, and related features?

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Master Geek

  # 1358194 3-Aug-2015 20:49
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I actually now use my ps3 for all my streaming needs. It has Netflix and Lightbox apps as well as the uk channels BBC iplayer and channel 4 etc. As well as youtube and other decent music apps it provides all we need. If its missing anything then its skygo and premier league pass. ( i used premierleaguepass last season but opting out this year). I understand from previous threads that the ps4 provides a better layout/feel but as far as im concerned ps3 and svod works well!

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Ultimate Geek

  # 1358201 3-Aug-2015 20:54
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I have both and the one thing the PS3 has that the PS4 doesn't seem to have is HDMI-CEC functionality. Last I heard it functioned for the menu but not within some apps unlike the PS3 which in my experience has worked perfectly.


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Ultimate Geek

  # 1358979 4-Aug-2015 21:37
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most apps that are available for PS3 are also on the PS4. as benokobi said hdmi-cec does not function optimally on the PS4, the menus are good and it works great on Lightbox but the netflix app is pretty poor. which apps do you use on your PS3 at the moment? The PS4 was also recently updated with DLNA capability I haven't really tested that out though.

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