A few PS3 firmware revisions in rapid succession! The PS3 has now received a new update, adding compatibility for the Sony-developed Edy payment system, allowing users to hook up a magnetic scanner through USB and use their credit card for online purchases. A few other minor tweaks, such as additional security, have also been implemented. If you read Japanese, here's the full fix list...
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