The new PS3 firmware 1.9 update just hit in Japan. Sony seems to improve the PS3 day by day and that could one day make the PS3 a great multimedia gaming system. Here is the complete list of changes.
• Ability to rearrange games on the XMB • Option menu now includes "eject disk"
• Press triangle to eject games/CDs/movies in the XMB • XMB backgrounds
• Change the folder classification • Emoticons • Add bookmarks
• Change CD output to 44.1/88.2/176.4kHz • Force 24Hz output for Blu-ray over HDMI
• Change PS3 video settings in-game • "Bit Mapping" in the "Music Setting"
• Save AVCHD type animations from a Memory Stick • Change settings like upscaling while playing PS and PS2 games
• Web browser security function in the browser's tool section • Avatar moves during audio visual chat