Pros: Frequent updates, zero computability issues, many multimedia and gaming options
Cons: No infrared!!! Sometimes too many options, can be confusing for non-tech savy
When I first got the PS3 I initially planned on using it mostly for playing games. Over the years, my use of the PS3 has evolved and changed, as has almost every device in my setup. My TV, receiver, Tivo, speakers, and media player have all changed. One of the only devices in my setup that hasn't is the PS3, excepting the move from the fat to slim model. Over the years it has been used primarily as a gaming console, then a blu-ray player, then a media player, then a Netflix player. As my needs have evolved, the PS3 has been able to keep up. Most of the devices in my setup have changed as my viewing patterns have changed, but the PS3 remains.
Most recently, I got a Panasonic... (read more)