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PS3 Update v3.21: Custom Firmware to release this week?

As most of you will know, the update that has just gone live for the PS3 removes the ability to install other operating systems on the PS3 – mainly Linux. Most people are outraged at Sony for this, but the person ‘responsible’ advises all PS3 owners not to update for now.

This is specifically aimed at those who use the ‘install other OS’ option frequently on their PS3 and are interested in retaining this support. GeoHot claims on his blog that he will be looking into a ‘safe way’ of keeping this feature as soon as v.3.21 goes live – that time is now.

Will he really be able to pull it off and create a custom firmware to counter-atack Sony’s update? More importantly, are you prepared to wait for him to come up with something, or do you consider the move too risky?

If you do decide not to update, you will be unable to log into the Playstation Network for the time being. Your move GeoHot.

Let us know what you are going to do.

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Written by Alan Ng

Alan has been working for Product-Reviews since 2009 and became the Editor-in-chief in 2014. He has a passion for technology, the latest mobile phones and gadgets, and the gaming industry. Alan is a graduate of Canterbury Christ Church University and completed a B.A in Commercial Music in 2008. While expressing a keen interest in all areas that PR cover, you'll usually find Alan in the gaming section, where he'll be keeping enthusiasts up to date on all the latest news and reviews for consoles and PC.

Contact Alan Ng: alan@product-reviews.net

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