From the monthly archives:

April 2006

Flash Games on Sony PSP

by FreshEffect on April 28, 2006

Flash Games on The PSP
Recently the 2.7 Firmware for the PSP was just released. It enabled users to play online flash games and watch flash movies. Some may not know of being able to play off-line Flash games. Here’s a quick tutorial on how-to-do it. First update to 2.7 Firmware and then enable Flash under system settings. Then download some flash games from wherever you find. I really enjoyed SCARYJAM8’S PSP FLASH GAME PACK on the Sony PSP forums. Then place the files here: file:/psp/common/flashgame.swf. Via Scaryjam8 of Sony Forums. Pack available here.

Nintendo Renames Their Revolution to Wii

by FreshEffect on April 27, 2006

Nintendo Renames Their Revolution to Wii

The Nintendo Revolution is now officially the Nintendo Wii.

Wii has a distinctive “ii” spelling that symbolizes both the unique controllers and the image of people gathering to play. Wii sounds like “we,” which emphasizes this console is for everyone.

Via TechEBlog.

JBL PSP Speakers

by FreshEffect on April 26, 2006

JBL PSP Speakers
Ever wanted more sound out of your PSP. JBL is releasing their “On-Tour” Speakers which make listening to music even better. The “On-Tour” Dock features a built-in digital amplifier with 3W x 2ch output, a 25mm Odyssey neodymium driver, and 100Hz – 20kHz frequency response. The dock will measure at 175 x 88 x 35mm and weighs 350g. Shipping will begin on April 28th in Japan and will cost $191 USD. Via Harman-Multimedia.

Custom Xbox 360 Faceplates by Pelican

by FreshEffect on April 24, 2006

Custom Xbox 360 Faceplates by Pelican

Pelican is making your Xbox 360 even more personal. To integrate your personality even more in to the Xbox 360, a custom faceplate service has been made by Pelican. You can use Pelican’s design tools to make your own designs or upload personal photos. Faceplates can be bought here. Via Uncrate.

Sony PSP in White

by FreshEffect on April 22, 2006

White Sony PSP
The White Sony PSP is now available to U.S buyers. Although it is not in U.S store Play-Asia has it available now and can be shipped to the U.S. You can buy it here for $209.90. Via Gizmodo.

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Talkman Translator for Sony PSP

by FreshEffect on April 16, 2006

Here’s a handy new accessory for the PSP. The Talkman plugs right in to the USB slot of the PSP and tests your fluency in multiple languages. The software includes English, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, and Korean. This ables the user to translate between languages. The voice-activated software is made to let you interact in the different languages. There are also games included in the software which test you in the different languages. Price is $49.99 and can be bought here. Info via GFG.

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