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Sony take drastic measures, hire former U.S. Department of Homeland Security official

Sony take drastic measures, hire former U.S. Department of Homeland Security official

Drastic times call for drastic measures, and Sony believes that is the case. In the wake of Sony’s ridiculous Hack back in April which resulted Playstation Network (PSN) Servers going down for a month, Sony has decided to take a step in the right direction (potentially) by hiring an Official former U.S. Department of Homeland Security official Philip Reitinger to take charge of their securit... »

Spanish Police apparently arrest 3 people from PSN Hacks

Spanish Police apparently arrest 3 people from PSN Hacks

For those of you who down own PS3, or know someone that owns a PS3 (seriously?), you might have known that the Playstation Network went down for a month because it was hacked by a group known as Anonymous, who have become famous for that and are well known for marks that resemble the one from the picture up (ala the movie V for Vendetta). Spanish Police have claimed to have arrested 3 members of t... »

Welcome Back Programme for SONY PS3’s is Live

Welcome Back Programme for SONY PS3’s is Live

For those patient Sony Playstation 3 users who have been eagerly awaiting the return of the Sony PS3 Store so we can start downloading our free games, well the wait is finally over and we can get back to service as usual with the PS3 Welcome Back Package/Programme going Live (with the addition of 2 free PS3 games and 2 free PSP games). Of course to be eligible you have to have been a PSN member be... »

PSN Finally returning to Asia starting tomorrow

PSN Finally returning to Asia starting tomorrow

According to Sony, the Playstation Network aka The PSN will start resuming services in Asia starting tomorrow (The 28th of May), which is perfect since tomorrow is a Saturday! We all know that the PSN is up and running in most places around with the world, with Asia being the last to have their servers switched on, thanks to that ugly PSN Hack. Good news is that those in Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysi... »

Sony Announces Call of Duty: Black Ops 160GB PS3 Bundle

Sony Announces Call of Duty: Black Ops 160GB PS3 Bundle

Those of you who don’t own a Playstation 3, and you’ve been looking at investing in one recently, your time might be soon (USA only)! Sony have just announced their 160GB Call of Duty: Black Ops PS3 Bundle promotion which Sony will be releasing soon for a decent $299. What makes this deal more impressive is that Sony is also throwing in the First Strike Content Pack which includes new ... »

Sony’s Welcome back Programme for Australia

Sony’s Welcome back Programme for Australia

Sony EU recently rolled out their plans for their Welcome back Programme, and it seems Australian PSN users will get the same deal everyone else will get which is good. With the PSN finally coming back online, you can expect full resumption of their entire service by the end of the month, unless they find another breach or something. But if not, here is the full package you can expect from Sony an... »

Welcome back Playstation Network! (kind of)

Welcome back Playstation Network! (kind of)

Update: European, Japanese, and Australian PSN users can expect the Playstation Network to be up and running by Monday Morning, which should make Monday’s just that little bit better. The day we’ve all been waiting for is almost among us Ladies and Gentlemen of the Playstation Nation! Nearly 4 weeks after the initial attacks (yes we can’t believe it’s been that long either)... »

Find out when the PSN is back up!

Find out when the PSN is back up!

We know you Playstation 3 users out there are keen to get all your PSN accounts (all 77 million of them) back online, and we’re just as keen here at Techin5. But the tedious task of turning the PS3 on, trying to sign in, getting an error code, then throwing the controller away in disgust doesn’t cut it for us. That’s why in our main page, we’ve actually setup a widget on ou... »

Updated: Playstation Network Outage Occurs

Updated: Playstation Network Outage Occurs

An Official Post on the Official Playstation Blog has confirmed my worst fears – The Playstation Network (PSN) is down and out (temporarily of course). While we don’t have much information to go on, as their blog post is rather vague, I know for a fact that my PSN has been a bit moody for the last day or two, where it has either been unable to sign me in, or it signs in and out constan... »

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