* Posts by Arthur Daley

7 posts • joined 1 Mar 2010

Equinux Tizi iPhone TV tuner

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as above

iphone.tvcatchup.com

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Top Ten Arcade Classics

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WHAT no RoboCop

You wanna play all these games again? Fire up M.A.M.E and go rom hunting.

ahh the old 2p trick lol im bloody surprised you knew this ;)

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Old PS3s locked out of PlayStation Network

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Fixed at 0:00 GMT+0

strange (NOT) that it works now 24 hours to the second later.

dont even try and take credit for this sony..

i want a free game from psn to make me 'feel' better

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3rd time lucky

sorry to post 3 in a row..

Fix 1: as above, remove/replace RTC battery = CONFIRMED WORKING

Fix 2: sit tite, at 12am gmt this could very well correct itself = sony will take credit lol

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The going theory is

The going theory is that the PS3 is storing some form of date in GMT, then modifying that to get whatever you see in the on-screen clock. That modification process seems to be fine; the system can take 2/28/2010, 9PM GMT, add four hours, and get 3/1/2010, 1AM random time zone.

What’s apparently wrong, as speculation goes, is when the internal GMT-tracking rolls over to 3/1. It’s either not rolling, or rolling to 2/29, at which point a system tries to add/subtract from 2/29, which it can’t do because the front-end calendar doesn’t have a 2/29/2010. Everything started to collapse around 4PM PDT, which I think is 12AM GMT.

And the PS3 launched in 2006; it’s hit four 2/28s so far. 2007 and 2009 were odd-numbered years; 2008 was an even, and a leap year. 2010 is the first even non-leap-year the system’s been around for. If some sort of base-level math is choking on itself, it may have ruled out the odd 2007 and 2009 successfully, but is convinced the even 2010 is a leap year (this part I’m less sure of, but is why leap year could theoretically come into play at some point).

Read more: http://www.ps3news.com/forums/ps3-online-news/psn-crashed-8001050f-hardware-failure-ps3-consoles-110004-8.html#ixzz0gwTtlc0v

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some news

just heard from a ps3 dev pal of mine and apparently this effected even the ps3 test units (phat)

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he removed the RTC battery for about 10 minutes as I suggested earlier, stuck it back in and he is now back up and running, on PSN and everything!

So, if you guys want to give it a try and your box has been opened / out of warranty - it should work!

I'd just, for now, set it to today / tomorrow's (3/1/2010) date, to be safe!

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