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PS Vita owners will find a new firmware update awaiting them tonight, rolling over the system to version 2.1. Chief among changes is the ability to add and drop shortcuts into folders, for obsessed organizers looking to clear the clutter on their home screen. Your customized layout can then be save...

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Relive the thrill of Wii U's day one firmware update today! A new firmware update is available now. "Further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments have been made to enhance the user experience," Nintendo notes. Start downloading it now. "The new system update may take...

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We'll get this out of the way first: Do not unplug or turn off any console when it is performing a firmware update. Unplugging the Wii U during the day-one firmware update might brick the console for good, LA Times film and video game industry journalist Ben Fritz reports on Twitter. Fritz says he ...

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Today's Vita firmware update is giving the system's web browser a speed boost, as well as making it usable in-game. We knew the browser's due enhancements in the 2.00 update, but Sony Worldwide Studios boss Shuhei Yoshida shed further light on Twitter today. The browser becomes a "small app," said ...

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The new PS3 firmware update designed to support increased PlayStation Plus cloud storage is now live in North America. Most PlayStation Plus users will find that their systems have already downloaded the file this morning, though it will still need to be installed. Non-Plus users don't have the aut...

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About a month ago at Gamescom, Sony announced its PlayStation Plus service would arrive on the PS Vita and that the storage limit for the cloud would be increased. While we're still waiting on a date for PS Plus on PS Vita, the PlayStation Blog says the cloud storage expansion is coming with the ne...

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PSOne Classics support comes to Vita on August 28. Along with it, Vita firmware 1.80 adds several new features to the platform – like actually using the Vita's buttons on the handheld's menu. We know! The new firmware also adds fast rewind, fast-forward, and variable speed to the Video applic...

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The last firmware update for the PS3, version 4.10, added an audio option allowing players to hear their own voice echoed through the new Wireless Stereo Headset peripheral. Since implementing the feature, Sony has heard some complaints; this new firmware update, version 4.20, will add new audio op...

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The Facebook app for Sony's Vita handheld has been updated from version 1.0 to version 1.01, adding the ability to use Pages, upload photos and tag said photos once they've been uploaded. It also adds full support for the Vita's system languages, although it doesn't look like this firmare update in...

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If you've been troubled by your Vita going into sleep mode prematurely while you wait to connect with opponents in Wipeout 2048, listen up. Firmware version 1.65 -- to be released "soon" adds a new option to the Power Saver settings tab, extending the time before the PS Vita goes into sleep mode to...

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If you signed into PSN on your PS3 to, say, try to buy a Vita game, you'll have run into this already: surprise! There's a new mandatory system update. According to Sony, version 4.10 accounts for the change in the name of your account, from "PSN account" to "SEN account." The update also makes imp...

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I just updated my 3DS, and other users are reporting that they've been asked to do so as well. This is the delayed "November update" meant to add DLC capabilities, 3D video recording, and more. Looking around my system, I see a new "Nintendo Zone" app for interfacing with "participating locati...

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The PS3 hits an important milestone today -- its firmware version number is a nice, round 4.00. Celebrations for the event include: mandatory system updates for all. This update prepares your PS3 to interface with the PS Vita, which would be really awesome if anyone had a PS Vita. 4.00 sets up...

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Japanese Super Mario 3D Land carts have started dropping into 3DS slots, and early reports from the country indicate that the game comes packed with brand new firmware for the system. What does the firmware update do, you wonder? Apparently, it makes the portable's friends list a bit more functio...

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Nintendo very rudely held a 3DS press conference while we were all asleep, but luckily our friends at Andriasang were liveblogging the whole thing for us. The topic was the 3DS November firmware update and here are the highlights: 3D video recording (a feature first touted back in March) wil...

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