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If you want to play back specific movies, photos, or music files on your PS3, use a USB drive.
The PS3 supports a variety of file types, including MP4, Div X, AVI, and WMV.
There's a good chance that the USB ports in your Play Station 3 mostly, if not exclusively, get used to power and connect your gaming accessories.
What's not obvious, however, is that those USB ports can also be used to read and write data to a standard thumbdrive. Dust off your thumbdrive and check out these three useful ways to pair it with your PS3.
Using the PSPUsing Your Computer Using a UMDInstalling Custom Firmware Community Q&A Your PSP firmware controls your system settings, and new versions get released to add features and fix errors and security problems.
There are several ways that you can update the firmware on your PSP.
Streaming is a great option if you want constant access to your PC's media library, but often the experience is tainted by lag and a spotty Wi-Fi connection.
The trick is to organize the media on the USB flash drive into folders labeled MUSIC, VIDEO, and PICTURE.
Then, when you plug the USB drive into your PS3, you'll see the media in the folders appear in the Cross Media Bar (XMB) under their respective categories.
To check the version of your system software, go to Settings (Settings) You can update your system software by any of the following methods: Update using a PC Download update data using a PC and save on storage media* or a USB Mass Storage device.
Copy the update data to the PS3™ system's hard disk drive and perform the update.