Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




BDFL - Memuneh
57834 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 9446

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

Topic # 39780 19-Aug-2009 11:57 Send private message

Folks, with the launch of the new Sony PlayStation 3 just announced we have the opportunity to ask questions to the Sony PlayStation product manager in New Zealand.

Please post questions in this thread - questions only, no discussions (at least until we have the answers). I will keep this open for a week - closing on 25 August, then send questions off.





View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
 1 | 2 | 3
2208 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 415


  Reply # 248595 19-Aug-2009 11:59 Send private message

Excuse my ignorance but is there going to be 2 versions available and will this mean the price of the old version will decrease?




I know a little more than nothing but not much...



BDFL - Memuneh
57834 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 9446

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

  Reply # 248598 19-Aug-2009 12:01 Send private message

dickytim: Excuse my ignorance but is there going to be 2 versions available and will this mean the price of the old version will decrease?


I will ask this, but read the link in my post for the answer...

Folks, please read the release before asking, you may find the answer there!





 

 



513 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 1

Trusted
Kiwi Dev Studios

  Reply # 248601 19-Aug-2009 12:05 Send private message

Questions:
Question 1, We all know about the patent registered for full software emulation of the Playstation 2 EE and GS chips, but when will you release this to all PS3 owners? and is it proposed to be part of a firmware update or a software application/purchase from the Playstation Store?

Question 2, Why the removal of the Other OS functionality? It was indeed a great selling point for Sony - and now you have removed it?

Question 3, Can the user still remove the internal harddrive and replace with a bigger size one as like the original PS3 can?




--
Stephen
twitter/ NZCoderGuy / KiwiDevStudios

Kiwi Dev Studios


284 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 12


  Reply # 248602 19-Aug-2009 12:07 Send private message

When will the new PSP Go be released in New Zealand?
And will the current PSP-3000's price be dropped when the Go is released?




Jordan, Auckland University.
“Design is so simple, that’s why it is so complicated.” - Paul Rand


588 posts

Ultimate Geek

Trusted

  Reply # 248606 19-Aug-2009 12:13 Send private message

The X360 has a more open network, meaning third-party operations such as last.fm and Raptr can identify when you're playing music or a game. Will Sony ever open its network up like this?




Post-geek, opinionated mediaphile, and natural born cynic. Jack of all genres, master of none.

115 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 1


  Reply # 248617 19-Aug-2009 12:48 Send private message

Will it have an IR receiver for use with universal remotes, or is it still strictly bluetooth only? If not, why not?!

28 posts

Geek

Trusted

  Reply # 248620 19-Aug-2009 12:50 Send private message

When is Play TV ( Digital TV Receiver) coming to NZ

2208 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 415


  Reply # 248628 19-Aug-2009 13:08 Send private message

when will the new RRP filter thru?




I know a little more than nothing but not much...

324 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 18


  Reply # 248629 19-Aug-2009 13:12 Send private message

Question 1: Please confirm that VidZone be available in NZ in the fourth quarter of this year i.e. before 2010?

Question 2: When will the recently announced (today for Europe) Video Store be available in NZ?

7 posts

Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 248636 19-Aug-2009 13:37 Send private message

Why is it so expensive here compared to other parts of the world?

Will it come with a HDMI cable?

What about PS2 backwards compatibility?

360 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 1


  Reply # 248640 19-Aug-2009 13:46 Send private message

Any chance of an update on the state of PlayTV in New Zealand?

513 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 1

Trusted
Kiwi Dev Studios

  Reply # 248655 19-Aug-2009 14:54 Send private message

gtxboyracer: Questions:
Question 1, We all know about the patent registered for full software emulation of the Playstation 2 EE and GS chips, but when will you release this to all PS3 owners? and is it proposed to be part of a firmware update or a software application/purchase from the Playstation Store?

Question 2, Why the removal of the Other OS functionality? It was indeed a great selling point for Sony - and now you have removed it?

Question 3, Can the user still remove the internal harddrive and replace with a bigger size one as like the original PS3 can?


Forget about Question 3; i have found the answer from another recent interview. The harddrive is located in the front under the blu-ray drive and can easily be removed still with only 2 screws.




--
Stephen
twitter/ NZCoderGuy / KiwiDevStudios

Kiwi Dev Studios


205 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 1

Trusted
WorldxChange

  Reply # 248656 19-Aug-2009 14:56 Send private message

Buttonmash: Any chance of an update on the state of PlayTV in New Zealand?



Specially with the recent announcement of Prime on Freeview :)




2460 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 425


  Reply # 248657 19-Aug-2009 15:01 Send private message

joshp:
Buttonmash: Any chance of an update on the state of PlayTV in New Zealand?



Specially with the recent announcement of Prime on Freeview :)


And the fail of Tivo and Panaonic to get the MHEG EPG right

513 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 1

Trusted
Kiwi Dev Studios

  Reply # 248659 19-Aug-2009 15:16 Send private message

dickytim: when will the new RRP filter thru?



Source: http://www.gamesman.co.nz

You cant order it yet, but they are advertising...




--
Stephen
twitter/ NZCoderGuy / KiwiDevStudios

Kiwi Dev Studios


 1 | 2 | 3
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic



Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Telecommunications monitoring report: Are you being served?
Posted 24-May-2017 11:54


NetValue partners with CRM Provider SugarCRM
Posted 23-May-2017 20:04


Terabyte looms as Vocus users download 430GB a month
Posted 19-May-2017 14:51


2degrees tips into profit after seven lean years
Posted 19-May-2017 09:47


2degrees growth story continues
Posted 17-May-2017 15:25


Symantec Blocks 22 Million Attempted WannaCry Ransomware Attacks Globally
Posted 17-May-2017 12:41


HPE Unveils Computer Built for the Era of Big Data
Posted 17-May-2017 12:39


Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus review: Beautiful, feature-packed
Posted 16-May-2017 20:14


After ten years of mail pain Spark is done with Yahoo
Posted 15-May-2017 13:12


Warnings from security firms: do not click that link or risk your computer being infected
Posted 15-May-2017 10:11


Pushpay named NZ Hi-Tech Company of the Year 2017
Posted 15-May-2017 09:59


Passive Optical Lan means fibre to the desktop
Posted 12-May-2017 17:09


Finalists Named for 2017 CIO Awards
Posted 11-May-2017 20:00


Exhibition to showcase digital artwork from across the globe
Posted 10-May-2017 18:54


Accelerate 2017 to focus on navigating disruption with a design thinking mindset
Posted 10-May-2017 18:49



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.