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Sony Files Patent for Adapter to Make PS3 Backwards Compatible 700°
September 14, 2010 // 3:25 pm - According to (linked above), Sony Japan has officially filed a patent for an adapter to make PS3 backwards compatible with PlayStation 2 titles.

To quote on the PS2 to PS3 adapter patent: "Japanese message boards are buzzing about a patent filed by Sony Computer Entertainment Japan for a new generation to previous generation console adapter.

We checked the Japanese Patent database...

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Sony Files a Patent For a Universal Video Game Controller 400°
February 19, 2010 // 12:24 pm - Sony's recent patent filing indicates that a universal video game console controller may be joining the trend of such devices including universal TV remotes.

The Sony patent, which was filed in August 2008 but appeared online on February 18 of this year, reads to quote:

"Just like remote controls, game consoles, and thus game controllers, are becoming widespread. It is not surprising...

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IBM Anti-Geohack Patent to Protect Secrets Against Attacks?! 800°
February 15, 2010 // 7:19 pm - A few weeks back GeoHot Hacked PS3, and now a new patent has surfaced from Kanna Shimizu of IBM for a method to protect secrets against encrypted section attacks.

SKFU writes: It seems it is SONY's answer for GeoHot's progress.

Take a look here, to quote: "A method, system, and computer-usable medium are disclosed for controlling unauthorized access to encrypted application program code. Predetermined...

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Rumor: Patent Reveals PS3 Fitness Exercise Gaming Device 550°
January 13, 2010 // 1:52 am - Today (linked above) has uncovered a patent (USPTO) which may be for an upcoming PS3 fitness exercise gaming device.

To quote: The fitness controller is described as such:

"The present invention embodiments promote performance of exercise by users during a computer simulation or game. An embodiment of the present invention...

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Sony's PS3 Motion Controller Wand Patent Reveals Attachments 500°
December 9, 2009 // 12:37 am - A recent patent filed by Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. has revealed what are believed to be some attachments for Sony's upcoming Motion Controller Wand PS3 accessory.

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Nokia is Suing Apple Over Patent Infringements on the iPhone 400°
October 22, 2009 // 5:54 pm - Nokia has said that it is suing its US rival Apple for infringing patents on mobile phone technology for the iPhone.

Nokia said it had not been compensated for its technology, and accused Apple of "trying to get a free ride on the back of Nokia's innovation".

To quote: The 10 alleged patent infringements involve wireless data, speech coding, security and encryption.

Apple, which did not comment on the news, saw its shares dip slightly,

The breaches applied to all models of the iPhone since its launch in 2007, Nokia added.


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New Sony PS3 Hand Held Game Controller Patent Uncovered 400°
October 20, 2009 // 10:27 pm - Today Siliconera (linked above) uncovered a patent for what appears to be a new PS3 Hand Held Game Controller from Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. of Tokyo, Japan.

Some pictures of it from the USPTO Listing are below, and to quote from the patent's description:

The ornamental design for a hand held game controller, as shown and described.

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a hand held...

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Patent Shows PS3 to PS2 Backwards Compatibility - No PS2 Chips! 750°
June 30, 2009 // 6:21 am - PlayStation 2's use the emotion engine as a processor, which was removed from PS3s to save money.

This killed off PS2 backwards compatibility, but Sony has a new software solution.

A patent filed by Sony has a method for the cell processor to emulate the emotion engine which can bring PS2 backwards compatibility to all PS3s.

To quote: There are two main ways to emulate hardware. Interpretation is when target code is decoded and converted into a language the host can understand. The other strategy is to decode and recompile programs in the host's language.

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