Linked by Eugenia Loli on Tue 31st Oct 2006 02:32 UTC, submitted by nstanosheck
Linux "With our operating system, the Playstation could very easily be your home CD player, DVD player, MP3 player and home computer, as well as a great game box," said Terra Soft CEO Kai Staats of the PS3, "This is not an application-limited appliance, this is a full-blown computer. There is no issue of ‘can it do this or that?' It can do everything." More here.
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It may no be completely compatible but it is based on the POWER4 (aka PowerPC 970) and does use the PPC instruction set and machine language:
So any advances in the Cell hardware or software development will most likely also advance the standard PPC line.

Edited 2006-10-31 19:49

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