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PlayStation.Blog Goes Mobile

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You may recall our short outage last week; we were messing around with the servers here at PlayStation Central Command. By doing [whatever it is the engineers have done], we’ve enabled some new functionality. Reading the comments, a few of you have figured it out – the PlayStation.Blog is now mobile compatible.

The next time you head over to the blog from your PSP, Blackberry, or iPhone (or probably whatever mobile device you’re running, assuming it’s newer than a Star-tac), you’ll see a specially formatted, easy to read (and load!) version of the Blog. You can even comment; now you can tell us what you think from the comfort of your office restroom!

There’s no special URL to go to, just hit up the normal http://blog.us.playstation.com address, and our patented Internet Gnomes will do the rest. Please let us know if you’re experiencing any compatibility issues, and we’ll flog the Gnomes a little harder. It’s ok, they deserve it :-)

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headwing45 said:

June 29th, 6:04 am

Cool!

Does it go to this page when entering the URL on the PS3 browser or is it the same old blog?

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    Jeff Rubenstein said:

    June 29th, 9:12 am

    We\’ve actually optimized the code with the PS3 browser, so it should render out cleanly. Let us know if you have any issues.

Sereal_Killer said:

June 29th, 6:07 am

hmm il have to check this out via the psp.
nice job on this guus keep up the good work.

ssp_619 said:

June 29th, 6:09 am

Awesome!!!

Sereal_Killer said:

June 29th, 6:10 am

should have been guys lol. still wish we had an edit button. atleast one that stays active for about a minute or two.

ssp_619 said:

June 29th, 6:11 am

Hmmmmm…. It doesn’t work with my Nokia N70

footballrule said:

June 29th, 6:12 am

thats so cool.

lx-Red-xl said:

June 29th, 6:12 am

LoL with the iphone pic
you should of used a PSP

footballrule said:

June 29th, 6:13 am

will it be fast or slow on loading?

Jim777 said:

June 29th, 6:14 am

Well i tried it out on my PSP and it wouldnt load, so you might want to double cheak that

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    Jeff Rubenstein said:

    June 29th, 9:13 am

    Hmm, I tried it out last night, but I\’ll try again.

Deviil-Boy said:

June 29th, 6:15 am

There’s Symbian OS compatibility ?

dallow said:

June 29th, 6:17 am

Posting this from my iPhone!
Love the mobile version, been enjoying the past few days.

Darkos87 said:

June 29th, 6:26 am

Oh my god. That is Amazing. Any zune HD compatibility? :P

thewalt72 said:

June 29th, 6:27 am

This is great on the psp, I check the blog at school with it and now its easier than ever.

xKOROSHIYAx said:

June 29th, 6:31 am

I noticed this a few days ago. Thanks, it makes it so much easier to read on the iPhone without having to zoom in. The page loads a hell of a lot faster too.

ghamdikh1 said:

June 29th, 6:31 am

@Jeff Rubenstein

think you Jeff for the update.

now can i ask you about the ps BLOG prodcaist

is it coming soon??????????????

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    Jeff Rubenstein said:

    June 29th, 9:14 am

    I\’m thinking that the PS Eye chat could become the \”podcast\”. Let\’s see where it leads.

SeventhAxes said:

June 29th, 6:33 am

Freaking sweet! Going to the restroom now to check it out!

reson8er said:

June 29th, 6:34 am

Thanks very much, makes loading the PS Blog so much faster :)

Very much appreciated!

rafael_martines said:

June 29th, 6:36 am

Opera on Wii
Internet Explorer on XBOX360? :p

Would be good Firefox for PS3… Mozila AND Sony Playstation 3… Good Idea!

mAttRAsss said:

June 29th, 6:37 am

this is cool but can you hurry up and put marvel vs capcom 2 on the psn so i can download it thanks!

footballrule said:

June 29th, 6:37 am

will thi be like the psp browser? let me remind you that the psp browser was worse hen the ps3 browser. thats why i got a laptop in the first place.

rafael_martines said:

June 29th, 6:38 am

Opera on Wii…
IE on 360?
Firefox on Playstation 3!?!?!?!

Mozilla AND Sony… Would be Greate!

rafael_martines said:

June 29th, 6:39 am

I have a problem when i post a comment here…

joseph2411 said:

June 29th, 6:42 am

This is great. Now we only need an official podcast for all things PlayStation coming directly from the PlayStation Central Command with Gnomes included.

ROLO_ONFIRE said:

June 29th, 6:42 am

lol, why didn’t you used a PSP screenshot rather than an iPhone?

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    Jeff Rubenstein said:

    June 29th, 9:16 am

    Because more people use iPhones to visit our site than any other mobile method (we can see that behind the scenes).

WanderingClump said:

June 29th, 6:43 am

@lx-Red-xl I agree it’s very sad that Sony are promoting the use of this feature through the Apple iPhone. Next SONY will be telling us that the iPhone is better at music, video and games!

Come on Sony, you’re slipping behind!

mooks_fanboy said:

June 29th, 6:43 am

Whatever you do, do net let the gnomes unionize. We had a similar problem with the oompa loompas at our office…

drdre74 said:

June 29th, 6:43 am

I liked viewing the blog like normal on my Ipod touch I hate this simple cell phone version. Is there a way to view the blog like before and how i see it on my computer?

Seiven said:

June 29th, 6:49 am

Yeah!!!! Posting from my iPod Touch

Raptors138 said:

June 29th, 6:50 am

Sweet news, I used to always check the block on my psp, but then it stopped working.

Glad to hear that it’s gonna work again.

longmeat said:

June 29th, 6:52 am

Works pretty good. Here’s some suggestions:

1) resize pics so they fit on the phones screen. I’m on my iPhone and the iPhone pic on this page only shows about 25% of the left side.

2) make the input text box bigger. The font is really small for some reason

3) create a mobile version of the psn sign in page. It’s still the same size on mobile browsers as it is on a computer.

4) make the rest of psn mobile. I wanna be able to see my trophies and stuff from my mobile phone.

So far good job!

Seiven said:

June 29th, 6:52 am

@#8 actually seems much faster loading

Jeigh said:

June 29th, 7:01 am

Awesomeness. But be nice to your Internet gnomes! XD

(Honestly, after all they’ve faced, I think it’s about time they throw of the yoke of oppression and rise up against their masters! …I’ll be their leader… and then I’ll rule the Internetz! Muhahahaha!)

MakulaTolkien said:

June 29th, 7:03 am

Good to hear this, I’m currently reading the blog from my iPhone.
is there any hope to see you guys making a PS blog application for the iPhone? maybe an application that show us the PSN updates and all the blog info by organize them with tags for every game and writter.. that would be cool and I would be willing to pay for it, I dunno maybe like $1.99 or hopefully $0.99

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    Jeff Rubenstein said:

    June 29th, 9:18 am

    Hadn\’t really considered it… Any other takers?

kalel52 said:

June 29th, 7:05 am

I am using both the blackberry browser or Opera mini. The update doesnt allow you to sign in to post comments. Any way to fix this? Also will the Playstation forums be formatted for mobile use?

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    Jeff Rubenstein said:

    June 29th, 9:19 am

    No plans for the forums. We\’ll look into the Opera browser – that\’s what I use on the Blackberry as well.

righello said:

June 29th, 7:05 am

It’s nice,–thank you! But, could you make it more like the original site.

Also, someone should really do something about Playstation®Store: It looks, and sounds annoying!! You can do it!! Use your patented work Gnomes, if not.

There are plenty of good examples to look up to, if needed.. lol

kalel52 said:

June 29th, 7:07 am

I am unable to sign in to either the Blackberry Internet browser or Opera Mini to post comments. Is there a way to fix this? Also will the Playstation forums be fixed for mobile use?

righello said:

June 29th, 7:07 am

hmmm..

pscoolman said:

June 29th, 7:09 am

Playstation Blog on PSP loads really slow so heres my suggestion:

1) Make PSP version load faster

S-E-G said:

June 29th, 7:11 am

wow, now there’s a good way to sell psp’s, put an iphone image on the playstation blog, sony where do you find these people? i would rather see a psp image there instead of an iphone and i’m sure sony would also. i guess you weren’t kidding jeff when you said you were gonna clean out your desk, has apple made you an offer?

Ancalagon said:

June 29th, 7:11 am

Excelent improvement! First comment from my office’s rr :)
thanks for it!

Korbei83 said:

June 29th, 7:16 am

I noticed that last week. Definitely appreciated, though I was also glad to see the full version still available on mobile. If only iPhone supported flash. (Not that I blame Apple for the lack of support, nor the blog for using flash.)

zombie9 said:

June 29th, 7:19 am

PSP needs keyboard other wise I stay with PS3. But it is cool to get news where ever you go!!!! :)

MadmanEU said:

June 29th, 7:21 am

Woof commenting from my iPod touch, thanks to Jeff and the psblog team for this. I’m a huge mobile surfer,this is a great addition.

animeboy413 said:

June 29th, 7:22 am

When is Final Fantasy XIII coming out?, and where is Final Fantasy versus XIII

MMaLuFF said:

June 29th, 7:22 am

Dear Mr. Rubenstein,
Do you have any idea when the Brazilian PSN will be lauched? and if the DLC will be area 1?

Congratulations for the “mobile blog” great Idea.

Best regards

RyuPower said:

June 29th, 7:23 am

it works on my Phat psp
but it VERY VERY VERY slow
it takes a few mins to Load the pages

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    Jeff Rubenstein said:

    June 29th, 9:20 am

    Noted, I\’ll have the team look into this.

djspinal said:

June 29th, 7:23 am

It’s all coming 2gether. Muhahaha

cowboyd21 said:

June 29th, 7:23 am

@ 25 lol i don’t see how this feature will put sony back or slipping if you look at the big picture it will grow there audience . the more new people means profit . every week they will see new games , features about sony so i just don’t see how they “ slipping ”.

Vengeful-Chaos said:

June 29th, 7:26 am

Oh my gosh, my dreams have come true I can read the blog from the can!

jaeman said:

June 29th, 7:27 am

sweet, I was worried that it would only be available on the iPhone. Now on the PSP, i can get the blog anywhere! YES!

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