PS3 Magic Review

PS3 Magic … Let’s kick things off. My goal is to help you decide whether or not you need it added to your possessions. Ok, time for a matter-of-fact admission – I haven’t used or bought the product (read my About page for an explanation), but I have researched on the internet hunting down info on it, to save you time. For actual user reviews see the ‘Customer Reviews’ section to the right. So get ready as I save you time and dish all the information I have on PS3 Magic.

What claims is it making?

To save you the hassle of digesting the sales pitch I have summarised what they say about themselves here:

Linux Installation Software Guide helps you install YellowDog Linux and Ubuntu Linux on your PS3 – use your PS3 like a PC with Mouse and keyboard … Run Office suites, MAME, Emulators, Play classic games like Sega and SNES, DVDs, ROms, CDs, Web browsers like Firefox, Opera and Internet Explorer. Install Linux Safely.

  • Use the internet with Advanced web browsers like Firefox, Opera, Internet Explorer
  • Enjoy over 2000 Software applications to make your life as easy as Desktop PC
  • Save and retrieve files on another server, thus saving your memory
  • Install Windows through Emulators

Is anyone buying it?

Time for some hard facts. We can use statistics provided by the payment processor. They release something called the product’s “Gravity”. It’s an indicator of how well the product is selling. I’ve taken this amount and turned it into a rating out of 100. Products with a high rating are popular. PS3 Magic scores 68.54/100 which is around standard.

Time to buy – your options

By now you’ve read through the summary of what the product’s about. You’ve examined the user reviews and testimonials. Perhaps you’ve decided you’d like to buy the product. So what next?

Option 1: Buy Direct

You click on the following link to, and find their link to buy the product. You’ll be taken to the payment processor page and you can make payment using a credit/debit card or PayPal. As of the time of writing this review the standard price for the product was $27.

Option 2: Buy Through Me

If you click this link: you’ll also be taken through to, where you can go through the same process as Option 1. However, because you were sent to the site through a special link, I get the credit for sending you over. If you do end up buying, I will be given a commission. There’s no difference in the cost to you. You might like to go for this option if:
  • You feel my info has helped you and you’d like to show your appreciation.
  • You want to be eligible for a purchase bonus (see below)

The purchase bonus

If you decide to go with Option 2, then you qualify for a purchase bonus. This is my way of thanking you for using my link. For more info and to find out what the bonus is, click here