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How To Use PS Move Controllers With the PSVR

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If you have just purchased a PSVR or the PS Move controllers, you might not immediately figure out how they work. The PlayStation doesn't do a great job at explaining it. This is why I have put together this quick...
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Reset PSN Password Without Date Of Birth

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I recently ran into a really annoying issue where I had registered for a PSN account and provided a fake Date of Birth (DOB). I have also gone and forgot the password for the account. Part of the password reset...
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Faking Amiibos Using An Android Phone

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Amiibo's are plastic figures based on games released for Nintendo consoles. These highly collectible figures also contain a little chip in the base of each model that allows users to unlock special bonuses when they are used with specific games...
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How To Take Apart A Dualshock 4 Controller

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Generally speaking, the Dualshock 4 is fairly sturdy and there aren't too many reasons that it would need to be repaired. In the event that you want to make some cosmetic changes or fix something that is broken inside, this...
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How To Setup The PSVR With The PS4

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The PlayStation VR headset comes with its fair share of wires and connections that need to be sorted out before you can begin playing any VR games on the PlayStation 4. This video guide from IGN will show you how to setup...
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How To Fix The Red Ring Of Death RROD Repair

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The dreaded Red Ring of Death (RROD) is an issue that plagued almost every first gen Xbox 360. Similar to the YLOD on the Ps3, this was generally caused by the system overheating too the point that the solder on...
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How To Take Apart A Dualshock 3

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Taking apart a Dualshock 3 is relatively simple, but putting it back together is not to simple. If you have a broken button or have smashed the controller off the ground in anger and need to repair it. This guide...
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How To Take Apart a Slim PS3

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There are 3 different models of Playstation 3 consoles. This video guide will show you how to fully take apart the Slim PS3 model, which was the second Playstation 3 console that was released. If you are looking to clean...
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How To Permanently Repair YLOD on Fat PS3

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The first gen model of the Playstation 3 got very hot, so hot that the solder that held various components connected to the motherboard would often melt. When this occurred the hardware components would break the connection with the motherboard and...
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How To Fully Take Apart A Fat PS3

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The Fat or Phat PS3 was the first model of Playstation 3 that was released. This system is the most dust-prone of all PS3 models and if you want to keep this system from getting the YLOD you should make...