PlayStation 4 Ditching The Cell Processor, Sources Say, Which Leads to…

The PlayStation 4 will not use Sony's Cell processor nor any possible successor to the vaunted chipset that was introduced to the world through the PlayStation 3, gaming industry sources tell Kotaku. » 2/29/12 4:30pm 2/29/12 4:30pm

PlayStation 3 Used To Break SSL

The PlayStation 3 was instrumental in the efforts of an international team of security experts to successfully hack VeriSign's SSL website security scheme, and it only took 200 consoles to do it. » 12/31/08 11:40am 12/31/08 11:40am

PS3's Cell Processor Powers World's Fastest Supercomputer

The United States' nuclear stockpile in Los Alamos will soon be monitored by a powerful computer made out of parts you might have in your living room - the PlayStation 3's Cell processor. Nicknamed the Roadrunner, the IBM-built supercomputer is comprised completely of off-the-shelf components, including nearly 7,000… » 6/09/08 12:40pm 6/09/08 12:40pm