Updating ps3 using memory stick
In this guide we will teach you how to update the firmware of your Play Station 3 console using a flashdrive.
This is very useful if you cannot get Wi-Fi on your console or cannot get a wired connection.
I subscribe to quite a few RSS feeds, but most don't seem to have many PS3 posts. For both, an RSS feed is not essential, but HUGELY preferred.
Using a Memory Stick on a PCUsing a Memory Stick on a Mac Community Q&A Memory sticks--more commonly known as "flash drives"--are miniature portable hard drives capable of holding files, folders, pictures, and even entire programs or operating systems independent from your computer's hard drive.
I have wondered about maybe taking a laptop and downloading the firmware into a temp file and installing it onto the PS3 via a USB cable.
Although I really have no need of this kind of update because I do all mine via the console's wi-fi and wireless network.
After checking their OS version on their Xbox One consoles, they can then download one of two compressed files to their computer from the Xbox support page, unzip them and copy the contents to the root of the USB stick.
By downloads, I mean:- Firmware updates- Game updates- Backwards compatibility software patches (included in firmware? Also, does anyone know of any good PS3 blogs/websites? PS3 on looks good, and PS3also looks interesting (and not very fanboyish ).
I don't want a fanboy/bias one though, or at least not ones that claim everything that isn't a PS3 is crap, those ones just piss me off.
Firmware upgrades are very important and will help with stability of the system as well as upgrade playback options and add other features.
For this guide there are a few requirements, all of which you should own or you would not be looking here.