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Sad news as the F@H app on the PS3 will be taken down with the next firmware update. On a selfish note, I was looking forward to finally making the pie chart on the-w stats page.

http://www.theverge.com/2012/10/22/3537502/sony-removing-ps3-folding-home
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Hm. You know, I almost forgot I was still doing this.



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Sheesh - you're about to overtake me.

Time to get my systems folding again!

Luckily, it's getting colder and I need the space heaters.




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Looks like I won't be upgrading to the next firmware.



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#5 Posted on | Instant Rating: 6.24
    Originally posted by Oliver
    Looks like I won't be upgrading to the next firmware.


If you don't, you can not take your PS3 online. Either way, you can't use F@H anymore because it can not find a new unit to fold.



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#6 Posted on | Instant Rating: 7.06

Sony really seems to be doing everything they can to ensure that I never again purchase a PS console.
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#7 Posted on | Instant Rating: 2.68
    Originally posted by Zeruel
      Originally posted by Oliver
      Looks like I won't be upgrading to the next firmware.


    If you don't, you can not take your PS3 online. Either way, you can't use F@H anymore because it can not find a new unit to fold.
F@H is still working on my PS3, as of this morning.

I'd like to know why Sony's pulling the plug on the app.

(edited by Oliver on 25.10.12 1747)


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