Updating a ps3
Lib GCM is a low level API, and PSGL is a higher level API, but most developers preferred to use lib GCM due to higher levels of performance.
This is similar to the later Play Station 4 console which also has two APIs, the low level GNM and the higher level GNMX.
The Play Station 3 uses the Xross Media Bar (XMB) as its graphical user interface, which is also used in the Play Station Portable (PSP) handheld console, a variety of Sony BRAVIA HDTVs, Blu-ray disc players and many more Sony products.
XMB displays icons horizontally across the screen that be seen as categories.
Similar to many other consoles, the Play Station 3 is capable of photo, audio, and video playback in a variety of formats.
The initial slim PS3s SKU shipped with a unique firmware with new features, also seen in software 3.00.Sony was successfully sued in a class action over the removal of this feature. Sony agreed to pay up to to as many as 10 million PS3 owners but denied wrongdoing.Furthermore, the Play Station 3 provides printing support.This feature enabled users to install an operating system such as Linux, but due to security concerns, Sony later removed this functionality through the 3.21 system software update.According to Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE), disabling this feature will help ensure that PS3 owners will continue to have access to the broad range of gaming and entertainment content from SCE and its content partners on a more secure system.