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Oct 22 2012
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THE PS3 NEEDS A MAJOR FIRMWARE UPDATE...

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THE PS3 NEEDS A MAJOR FIRMWARE UPDATE!  ITS BEEN A VERY LONG TIME SINCE WEV'E SEEN AN UPDATE WITH LOTS OF NEW FEATURES!  WHY?  I'VE BEEN WRITING IN AND READING ON THE FORUMS AND PS3 BLOGSHARE FOR MANY, MANY, MANY MONTHS NOW, AND I STILL HAVE NOT SEEN ANY MAJOR UPGRADES TO THE PS3 XMB!  WHY? I HAVE BEEN REQUESTING A CONTROL PANEL FOR THE THEMES SECTION THAT WOULD ALLOW THE PS3 GAMER THE ABILITY TO HAVE GREATER CONTROL OVER THIER THEMES AND THE XMB AS WELL.

 

EXAMPLE:  I HAVE PURCHASED SO MANY COOL DYNAMIC THEMES WHERE I REALLY LIKE THE IMAGERY, BUT I HATE THE SOUND.  A CONTROL SLIDER FOR VOLUME GOING FROM SILENT TO MAX VOLUME WOULD BE PERFECT!  MAYBE A REPLACE SOUND SWITCH WOULD BE NICE SO WE CAN CHOOSE ANOTHER SOUND WE LIKE!

 

EXAMPLE 2:  I LIKE WATCHING MY FIREPLACE AND FISHTANK THEMES WHILE LISTENING TO SOME RELAXING MUSIC BUT THE XMB JUST GETS IN THE WAY TAKING AWAY FROM THE ASTHETICS OF THE THEMES.  IT WOULD BE GREAT IF A CONTROL PANEL HAD AN OPACITY SLIDER ON IT THAT WOULD ALLOW THE PS3 GAMER TO SET THE XMB TO ZERO MAKING THE XMB INVISIBLE SO WE COULD REALLY ENJOY THE THEMES WE PAY GOOD MONEY FOR.  MAYBE ADD A SWITCH THAT SETS THE VISIBILITY OF THE XMB TO ZERO UNTIL YOU TOUCH OR SHAKE THE PS3 CONTROLLER.

 

 

ALSO WOULD LIKE TO SEE THE THEME THUMBNAILS MUCH LARGER FOR THOSE OF US WHOM HAVE A SLIGHT VISION IMPAREMENT!  NOT EVERYONE HAS 20/20 VISION.  THUMBNAIL IMAGES SHOULD BE BIGGER, BOLDER, EASIER TO SEE!

 

WELL...  I JUST WOULD LIKE TO KNOW WHEN ARE WE GOING TO GET A SERIOUS UPDATE TO SOME OF THE FEATURES IN OUR PS3 XMB!?  THERE ARE SO MANY MORE FEATURES THAT CAN BE ADDED THAT WOULD BE AWSOME!  WHY ARE WE NOT SEEING THEM!? 

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All capital letters - YOU ARE YELLING AT US. 

 

Please stop.

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Ha fireplace theme. I didn't even know they had one. Caps aside you do have a good point. Maybe the theme can be used like a screensaver.

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my ears

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SORRY ABOUT THE CAPS.  MY EYES ARE NOT SO GOOD AND I SEE THE CAPS BETTER.  I'LL TRY TO KEEP THE YELLING DOWN NEXT TIME.  HA HA

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Not sure if you are being sarcastic or not, but if you have difficulty reading the lettering you can make the font size bigger on your browser by entering the user preferences. Like this you do not need to write with caps. Smiley Wink

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Too short, didn't read.

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day1dreamer wrote:

SORRY ABOUT THE CAPS.  MY EYES ARE NOT SO GOOD AND I SEE THE CAPS BETTER.  I'LL TRY TO KEEP THE YELLING DOWN NEXT TIME.  HA HA


Like Brrnout recommends, increasing the font size at your end [at the browser's preference level] is the right way to go.

 

-These affect all websites.

|Firefox

Firefox/Options/Content/Advance/[Font & Colors] Advance

 

Here you can change the font face and font size use for webpages. The most important setting for you is the Minimum Font Size

 

|Google Chrome

Menu/Settings On the search setting box type "Font"  Now click on Customize Fonts. Again, same thing Minimum Font Size

 

-Just this community.

 

|Lithium Forums [The PS Community Platform]

Alternatively, the Lithium forum OS has a font size setting.

 

My Settings/Preference/Display/Text Size

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Please, no more all Caps.

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day1dreamer wrote:

SORRY ABOUT THE CAPS.  MY EYES ARE NOT SO GOOD AND I SEE THE CAPS BETTER.  I'LL TRY TO KEEP THE YELLING DOWN NEXT TIME.  HA HA


if you have problems with your eyes may i suggest investing in some glasses..  using all caps no matter how long the sentence is considered yelling, and is often frowned upon in any forum

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