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Were you aware that Folding@home (now called Life With PlayStation) isn't just an altruistic distributed computing network, but also a brutal team sport? It's true -- reader Chilly_Willy recently pointed our attention to Joystiq's ranking on the F@h leaderboard and reported the delightful news that...

February 8th 2010 at 2:45pm 0 Comments
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Life With PlayStation, Sony's updated Folding@Home app just got a cool new expansion today. With update 1.20, cancer-stopping PS3 owners will be able to watch streaming full-screen game trailers while the PS3 chugs away, unfolding proteins. The experience is rather sleek and videos load almost ins...

December 15th 2009 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Have you booted up Life with PlayStation lately? Sony's enhanced Folding@Home application saw an update last week, upgrading the program to version 1.10: Added support for adding and removing channels dynamically. Added a local time display in the LIVE CHANNEL. Updated Mood categories...

May 11th 2009 at 12:45pm 0 Comments
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Life With PlayStation is a surprisingly solid app, which meshes today's news and weather with background music and Folding@Home capabilities. The free application has garnered 2 million users since its launch last September. Sony has just announced Life With PlayStation will be getting an update in...

January 8th 2009 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Life With PlayStation is available worldwide now. Hopefully the app won't be pulled again considering Sony sent out an official press release about the global launch this time. To update, PS3 owners need to go to the Folding@Home icon and then they'll be prompted to upgrade to Life with Playstation...

September 18th 2008 at 2:45am 0 Comments

At last. Life With PlayStation was leaked yesterday, but now it's officially available to download. Simply go to Network -> Folding@Home. You'll be prompted to download two update files. Once you're done, Folding@Home will be replaced on your XMB with Life With PlayStation. Don't worry -- you ca...

September 18th 2008 at 2:03am 0 Comments
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It appears that someone at Sony proper forgot to drink their morning coffee and accidentally threw the wrong switch, resulting in a handful of lucky insomniacs getting an early glimpse at the PS3's oft-delayed news-and-weather-service, Life with PlayStation. Sony's answer to the Wii's weather and n...

September 17th 2008 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Whoops! Looks like Sony might have accidentally let Life With PlayStation slip out into the public domain. Not for long, though, the service is now unavailable again. Though a few Americans managed to get their hands on it, Sony has told Eurogamer that "while testing the application, Life with Play...

September 17th 2008 at 8:30am 0 Comments
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Remember when Sony said its news-and-weather-service, Life with PlayStation, would be coming in August (after initially saying it would be coming in July)? Well, calendar-equipped readers may have noticed that August has come and gone and the service is still not available. Not to fret, though, as...

September 1st 2008 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Oh, you are killing us, Sony! Unfortunately, Life with PlayStation has been delayed yet again and some "paperwork" is apparently the culprit. Noam Rimon of SCEA R&D, in an attempt to soothe us, reminds us of some of the cool features of Life with PlayStation, such as reading the news, checking...

August 29th 2008 at 9:30pm 0 Comments
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Revealed in June, Life with PlayStation is totally not Sony's answer to the Wii's news and weather channels. Okay, it is. Utilizing data from Google and a spiffy, HD rendering of the earth (think PS3's "earthrise" music visualizer) the downloadable app displays real-time weather and news headlines....

August 1st 2008 at 4:25pm 0 Comments