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Guide: How to Access the PS4's YouTube Application

How to Access the PS4's YouTube Application

The cats are calling

Even we thought it was strange when the PlayStation 4 launched without a native YouTube application – but we suppose that this is the same company that just deployed PlayStation TV without Netflix. Fortunately, the format holder has realised the error of its ways, and dropped Google’s video streaming service onto its system...

News: You Won't Be Doing Much Video Streaming on PlayStation TV

You Won't Be Doing Much Video Streaming on PlayStation TV

Turn off

Sony may want to check that it’s not breaking any advertising standards here, as the PlayStation TV seems like a pretty poor video streaming system. Back at E3 2014 earlier in the year, a laborious Shawn Layden monologue mentioned that the diminutive device would host plenty of “video and music streaming services”. As it turns out,...

News: Sky Go and Now TV Send a Signal to PS4 This Summer

Sky Go and Now TV Send a Signal to PS4 This Summer

The sky's the limit

While the PlayStation 4 may be a much more capable gaming console than the PlayStation 3, it’s yet to really catch up to its predecessor in the media department. Fortunately, the format holder is hoping to close that gap in the UK this summer by teaming up with media giant Sky to bring both Sky Go and Now TV to its next...

News: Prepare for PS Vita Pets with Smartphone App Puppy Parlour

Prepare for PS Vita Pets with Smartphone App Puppy Parlour

Is that a puppy in your pocket?

While shareholders plead with Nintendo to put their properties on iOS and Android devices, Sony is already casually doing just that. The platform holder recently released Knack’s Quest, a companion to the PlayStation 4 adventure created by Japan Studio – and now it’s followed up with PlayStation Vita

News: This Is as Close as You're Likely to Get to Playing Grand Theft Auto V on Your Vita

This Is as Close as You're Likely to Get to Playing Grand Theft Auto V on Your Vita

Give him the chop

You may recall a tiny little game from last year called Grand Theft Auto V. It was a pretty low key affair, only managing to make a measly $1 billion in three days, so we really can't blame you if it passed you by. Jokes aside, the perceptive among you will remember that the boisterous behemoth shipped with a free

News: PlayStation Vita Gets App Happy in North America

PlayStation Vita Gets App Happy in North America

Anime, hockey, and concerts

Starting now in North America, you'll be able to download three new applications for your PlayStation Vita: Crunchyroll, NHL GameCenter Live, and Qello. Adding to the long list of apps that already includes the likes of Crackle, Facebook, Flickr, NBA Game Time, Netflix, Skype, Tune In Radio, and YouTube, it's safe to...

News: HBO GO Starts Streaming to Your PS3 Today

HBO GO Starts Streaming to Your PS3 Today

Turn on your TV

The very popular and often asked for HBO GO application is finally making its way to the PlayStation 3 today, killing you productivity in the process. Downloading the software will allow you to stream shows such as True Detective, Boardwalk Empire, and, of course, Game of Thrones. Back in January, company gaffer Richard Plepler...

News: HBO GO Streams Game of Thrones to PS4 and PS3 Soon

HBO GO Streams Game of Thrones to PS4 and PS3 Soon

Fit for a king

Soon you’ll be able to sit on your throne watching on-demand episodes of Game of Thrones, as Sony has announced that streaming service HBO GO is heading to the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4. The oft-requested application’s absence has been a source of Sony supporters’ sadness for some time, but is finally set to send a...

News: Now You Can Attend Music Concerts Directly from Your PS3

Now You Can Attend Music Concerts Directly from Your PS3

Never get caught in a mosh pit again

Live music is fantastic, but it comes with a few major caveats. For starters, you’re often forced to rub shoulders with smelly scene kids who don’t know the meaning of the word ‘deodorant’. And then there’s the whole physical endurance aspect, which sees you standing around for hours on end while...

News: Sony Will Pump Up PS4's Volume with MP3 and CD Support Soon

Sony Will Pump Up PS4's Volume with MP3 and CD Support Soon

99 problems but this ain't one

There haven’t been a whole lot of negative reactions to the PlayStation 4 at this point in time, but the manufacturer’s decision to overlook MP3 and CD support in the next generation console did rub some consumers up the wrong way. In an interview with Giant Bomb, however, Sony Worldwide Studios president Shuhei...

News: Knack's Quest Has Already Started on iOS Handsets

Knack's Quest Has Already Started on iOS Handsets

Rummage up some relics

If you absolutely can’t wait for the PlayStation 4, then free-to-play iOS spin-off Knack’s Quest should help you to pass the minutes until next week’s release. The puzzle title – which was officially acknowledged earlier in the year – sees you matching jewels in order to help the eponymous hero grow. There’s both a...