After Hours

Sony PlayStation 3 unboxed and in action

Sony's PlayStation 3

Once the holiday buying frenzy died down, we finally procured a Sony PlayStation 3. As we did with Microsoft's Xbox 360 and Nintendo's Wii, we plan to crack open the PS3 and explore the hardware that makes Sony's new console run. Before breaking out the screwdrivers and plyers, the CNET Louisville staff took the PS3 for a test drive--just in case I couldn't put it back together again.

Credit: Bill Detwiler

By Bill Detwiler

Bill Detwiler is Editor in Chief of TechRepublic and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop support specialist in the ...