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Guide: How to Follow Developers on PS4

How to Follow Developers on PS4

Keeping close

One of the new features added as part of PlayStation 4 firmware update v3.10 is the ability to follow developers and high-profile PlayStation employees. For a while now, these high-fliers have been represented on the system by a tick next to their name – but now you can follow them so that all of their activities will show up in...

Guide: How to Save PS4 Share Screenshots in PNG Format

How to Save PS4 Share Screenshots in PNG Format

Less lossy

Few could argue that the share button has become one of the most important additions to this generation. While external hardware has always unlocked the ability to save screenshots and capture video, the functionality just works on the PlayStation 4. However, the emphasis on JPEGs has resulted in images looking lossy and less defined...

Guide: How to View Photos, Play Music, and Watch Videos with PS4 Media Player

How to View Photos, Play Music, and Watch Videos with PS4 Media Player

Use your home network or USB drive to access all of your entertainment

Sony put a big emphasis on games when it launched the PlayStation 4, and its laser focused marketing won the hearts and minds of gamers. But as its new PlayStation Vue commercial so astutely illustrates, just because games are the focus of the format, doesn't mean that owners...

Guide: How to Perform Every Fighter's Fatality in Mortal Kombat X on PS4

How to Perform Every Fighter's Fatality in Mortal Kombat X on PS4

Finish them

Mortal Kombat X is a slick fighter for sure – but let's be honest here, the fatalities are the real draw. With many of these murderous moves locked in the Krypt, you may be missing a few finishers in your game's combinations list. Fortunately, we've teamed up with Push Square reader Melucine to bring you a complete rundown of every...

Guide: How to Automatically Install PS4 Firmware Updates in Rest Mode

How to Automatically Install PS4 Firmware Updates in Rest Mode

Time saver

As long as you've got background downloads enabled, your PlayStation 4 will automatically download patches and firmware updates while your system is in Rest Mode. However, up until system software v2.50, you had to manually turn on your system in order to install any operating system overhauls. That's no longer the case, as an automatic...

Guide: How to Find Your Facebook Friends on PS4

How to Find Your Facebook Friends on PS4

Social gaming

Gaming is a great pastime individually, but it's even better when you share it with people that you know. Assuming that you're not a complete hermit, there's a good chance that you'll keep tabs on your pals through Facebook – and PlayStation 4 firmware update v2.50 makes it even easier than ever for you to connect with your...

Guide: How to Remove 0% Trophies from Your PS4 Profile

How to Remove 0% Trophies from Your PS4 Profile

Tidying up your Trophy cabinet

If you're as uptight and as obsessive compulsive as this particular author, you'll no doubt hate the sight of zero per cent Trophy sets on your PlayStation Network profile. Fortunately, you can now remove them on your PlayStation 4 courtesy of firmware update v2.50. Isn't the present a magical place? 1. Go to...

Guide: How to Use Suspend and Resume on PS4

How to Use Suspend and Resume on PS4

Suspend your games in Rest Mode

Arguably the most anticipated new feature in PlayStation 4 firmware update v2.50 is the ability to Suspend/Resume your game in Rest Mode, meaning that you can put your console in a low power state, without ever needing to close the application. There is some setup required before this will work, but follow the...

Guide: How to Make Massive Amounts of Money in Grand Theft Auto V PS4

How to Make Massive Amounts of Money in Grand Theft Auto V PS4

Get rich quick

What good is life if you haven’t got a tennis court in your back garden and a fleet of sports cars stored in your garage? Money is what makes the world go around, and while it’s not exactly easy to earn stacks of it in real life, there are no pesky laws in Los Santos – well, none that you need to abide by anyway. While it’s...

Guide: How to Claim PS4 PlayStation Plus Games without Downloading Them

How to Claim PS4 PlayStation Plus Games without Downloading Them

Add to library

There’s a neverending supply of free next-gen riches available as part of your PlayStation Plus subscription, but what if you don’t have space on your hard drive to host them all? Previously, you were forced to download these wares should you want to add them to your account, but as part of PS4 firmware update 2.00, Sony’s made...

Guide: Can't Turn on Your PS4 from Rest Mode? Here's How to Fix Firmware Update 2.00 Issue

Can't Turn on Your PS4 from Rest Mode? Here's How to Fix Firmware Update 2.00 Issue

Solution to standby power problems

While we appreciate that we’re probably jinxing things by writing this, PlayStation 4 firmware update v2.00 appears to have launched without too many setbacks. Bricked consoles are always a concern with enormous operating system overhauls like this one, but the system software refresh seems to have deployed...

Guide: How to Use Share Play on the PS4

How to Use Share Play on the PS4

Pass the controller

There are a ton of great additions available as part of PlayStation 4 firmware update v2.00, but Share Play is without a doubt the headline feature. This nifty tool allows you to create a kind of virtual couch environment, which enables you to “pass the controller” to an online friend, essentially allowing them to take...

Guide: How to Upload PS4 Share Clips to YouTube

How to Upload PS4 Share Clips to YouTube

Broadcast yourself

The social features of the PlayStation 4 have been screaming out for YouTube compatibility for some time now, and PS4 firmware update v2.00 has finally made it a reality. Now you’ll no longer need to take advantage of workarounds in order to upload your share clips directly to Google’s ginormous video streaming site –...

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...