The Playstation 3 goes beyond a gaming device, but can also double as a powerful home entertainment hub. Before you begin, make sure that your Playstation is connected to the Internet either wirelessly or with an ethernet cord. Also make sure that you have created a Playstation Network account for access to the Playstation store. Note : In order to keep this post concise and to the point, I will provide the most common ways to watch TV on the PS3 with links and screenshots for additional information.
If you have tips or tricks, tell us in the comments below. Sign up for Netflix here. Once your all ready to go:. Photo by wlodi via Flickr. In the future, just go directly to the Video portion of the home screen to watch your favorite shows and movies. Hulu Plus is the big brother premium service to Hulu. With Hulu Plus you can enjoy the entire season of your favorite shows rather than the past 3 with regular Hulu.
The other added bonus of Hulu Plus is you can stream episodes instantly to your computer, gaming or mobile device. Many of the same directions apply when downloading and installing Hulu Plus as they did with Netflix. This free software essentially talks to your PS3 and streams any music or videos you have to your gaming device. PS3 Media Server is ready to launch out of the box. PS3 Media Server supports virtually every popular video and audio file format. Click here to download and get started. For more content and a similar experience, check out PlayOn.
PlayOn runs on your PC and automagically grabs your favorite content from the web and pushes it to your PS3 through your broadband connection. Like I mentioned above, there are a handful of other ways to access TV and movies through your Playstation 3. Do you have a tip or idea? If so, share it in the comments below. Tags: home network , hulu plus , netflix , Playstation 3 , PS3 , streaming , Vudu.
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Once your all ready to go: Power on your Playstation and choose your account. Hulu Plus installed on the PS3. PS3 Media Server running on a Mac.
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