Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 29th Mar 2010 12:59 UTC, submitted by NiceGuyEddie
Games The PlayStation 3 Slim already had an ability penalty of -35 Geekiness because of its lack of the "Install Other OS" option, and now the regular PlayStation 3 will follow in its footsteps. A PS3 firmware update, scheduled to land April 1, will disable this option on regular PS3s as well. This, dear readers, is what we in the business call a "testicle move", especially since only a few weeks ago, Sony bold-facedly claimed the feature would not be removed.
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RE[7]: Comment by Kroc
by Neolander on Tue 30th Mar 2010 09:41 UTC in reply to "RE[6]: Comment by Kroc"
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Sadly, I heard about linux-minidisc after my last MD player died. Moreover, this does not change my opinion about sony : they ruined life of all normal people not knowing about Linux with buggy DRM madness, and ruined a great storage technology this way.

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