New PS4 Update Alllows Parents To Control Kid's Play Time

PlayStation 4 Firmware 5.50 Screenshot

According to Yee, the next major update for the PS4 will enable users to import custom wallpapers to the Home Screen, further enhancements to the Quick Menu, introduce Play Time Management and many others. So, if Sony wants to make the PS5 a truly state-of-the-art merchandise, it wouldn't hurt to check out and learn from what their rivals, the Microsoft Xbox One and Nintendo Switch, are doing right. Other things that can also be customized with these images include the Tournaments team page.

It is also easier to see your PlayStation VR games amongst all installed titles, thanks to a new PSVR icon that appears on their tiles.

PS4 5.50 update also brings changes to the Library UI, such as the two new tabs that display which apps are installed on the PS4 system and which apps are purchased with the user's PSN ID. Now users can message and invite friends faster than ever via the new Quick Menu. If you're using Spotify on PlayStation Music, the "square" button will serve as the shortcut for volume control. To set your logo and background, head over to Events Teams select your team Edit Team Profile. The same shortcut can be used when playing music via the Media Player or the USB Music Player.

- And if you stream games via PlayStation Now, you'll be able to play your own background music, just like you would with locally downloaded games. There will also be a "Purchased" tab for hiding all sorts of apps that clutter your interface and an option for deleting old notifications is being introduced.

Folks anxious that their kids are spending a little too much time gaming should be pleased to hear about Sony's latest PS4 update. Just go to Notifications and press the "triangle" or "Options" button to open up a menu that will allow you to select a single or multiple notifications you'd like to delete.

Going into more details about the new supersampling mode, Sony is claiming that it will let some games render at higher resolutions that then downscale to the native resolution of a 1080p TV.

The Supersampling Mode feature is big news for folks who are interested in the PS4 Pro but not so interested in investing in a brand new TV.

For PS4 Pro users, Sony is including a new supersampling mode that will allow HDTVs with 1080p or less resolution to enjoy the enhanced visual experience when they are playing PS4 games. That said, Sony warns that performance may vary with this, as various games are optimized differently.

We will list the most notable features as per the official PlayStation blog post.

Related News:

  • Nassar gets 40 to 125 more years in final sentence

    Nassar gets 40 to 125 more years in final sentence

    Raisman also made it clear to Nassar that while his abuse affected her deeply, it did not deter her from her love of gymnastics. Judge Janice Cunningham sentenced Nassar to a minimum of 40 years and a maximum of 125 years for his crimes in Eaton County.
    Josh McDaniels Era Officially Begins in Indy

    Josh McDaniels Era Officially Begins in Indy

    Congrats to Doug Pederson of the Eagles on beating almost 10 percent of the National Football League head coaches on Sunday. McDaniels went 11-17 in Denver, before he was sacked by the Broncos in 2010 after less than two seasons.
    Turkey's Erdogan arrives in Vatican

    Turkey's Erdogan arrives in Vatican

    The move was hailed by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and by leaders across much of the Israeli political spectrum. They also addressed "the situation in the Middle East, with particular reference to the status of Jerusalem".
  • Drake gives SC woman $50000 for her college tuition

    Drake gives SC woman $50000 for her college tuition

    Then, Drake made another surprise visit - this time to the University of Miami . A drone captured Monday's surprise concert by the rap superstar.
    Bannon Will Be a No-Present for Home Intel Interview

    Bannon Will Be a No-Present for Home Intel Interview

    At issue is whether the White House will allow Bannon to answer questions about his time in the Trump administration. Bannon declined to answer the questions in light of executive privilege concerns, a claim of privilege Rep.
    Maldives is in a state of emergency

    Maldives is in a state of emergency

    Nasheed was one of the opposition leaders that the court ordered freed. He also labeled the original court ruling a coup and a plot.
  • Giannis dunks over Knicks | who lose Porzingis to torn ACL

    Giannis dunks over Knicks | who lose Porzingis to torn ACL

    Kanter revealed after the game that he will need oral surgery to fix a gash in his mouth that was being held together by stitches. Even with Porzingis healthy and playing well the Knicks chances at a playoff spot going into February 6th vs.
    2-Year-Old Girl Found 'Frozen' on Porch in Ohio

    2-Year-Old Girl Found 'Frozen' on Porch in Ohio

    OH police identified the two-year-old toddler found frozen on the porch of her Akron home on Friday, Feb. 2, as Wynter Parker . Results from an autopsy are expected soon - the medical examiner's office however said she suffered from severe hypothermia.
    Kenyan opposition politician charged over mock inauguration

    Kenyan opposition politician charged over mock inauguration

    The government took three private television channels off the air on Tuesday as they began to cover of the opposition ceremony. The government suspended the passports of 14 opposition leaders including strategist David Ndii and financier Maina Wanjigi.
  • United States  coalition conducts airstrikes against Syrian regime troops

    United States coalition conducts airstrikes against Syrian regime troops

    In response, the coalition "conducted strikes against attacking forces to repel the act of aggression", the statement added. They have not ruled out that Iranian backed-forces might have also been involved in the attack, this official said.
    Why Cleveland Cavaliers May Lose LeBron Once Again

    Why Cleveland Cavaliers May Lose LeBron Once Again

    If the Cavs are doing their best to put together a long-term future, they'll want players on longer, team-friendly contracts. They made adjustments, and it worked, and we just kept getting hit with the same thing, and we made no adjustments.
    Poland president 'to sign Holocaust bill'

    Poland president 'to sign Holocaust bill'

    Israel's Foreign Ministry said Tuesday that it would continue to communicate with Poland despite its reservations about the law. The bill would set fines or a maximum three-year jail term for anyone who refers to Nazi German death camps as Polish .


Most liked

Trump tells Pentagon to plan military parade
President Donald Trump wants a big military parade , and the Pentagon may be delivering one, the Washington Post reported Tuesday. USA troops march during the annual Bastille Day military parade on the Concorde Square in Paris, France, on July 14, 2017.

Aubameyang nothing like Sanchez, says Wright
Lacazette has led the Arsenal front line for much of the season but has only managed to score nine goals and only once in his last 12 appearances.

Olympic Committee rejects inclusion of Russian athletes
Medvedev said the "purpose of this decision is very far away from sports", aimed to cause "political harm" to Russian Federation . On Wednesday afternoon, the CAS will also be hearing the appeal of 32 other Russian athletes who were not invited by the IOC.

Spice Girls to go on tour this summer
There have been rumors of a Spice Girls reunion in the past, but this one seems to be legit. Their former manager Simon Fuller will manage the group during the tour.

Taiwan quake toll rises, with many missing
Their efforts were halted temporarily Wednesday as the supports began to slide and the building tilted more, local officials said. An intergovernmental meeting is to be held to devise plans on repairing damaged roads and collapsed buildings, he added.

Senate leaders announce two-year budget deal, plan moves to House
Luis Gutierrez said if his party's leaders back the deal without addressing immigration first, it would be "a complete betrayal". It would provide long overdue disaster relief funding to hurricane-ravaged Texas, Florida and, most urgently, Puerto Rico.

Robin Lopez lost his damn mind
The 7-footer stormed back toward Van Duyne and had to be held back by teammates after being called for a second technical. Lopez then reluctantly left the court and grabbed a chair in the tunnel leading to the Bulls locker room and tossed it.

BP earnings double on larger oil value
As of October it had managed just USD1.0 billion in divestments, but achieved USD2.5 billion in the fourth quarter overall. BP opened seven new oil and gas fields during 2017 and its oil production rose 12 per cent to 247m barrels of oil per day.

Newly Designed PlayStation Gold Wireless Headset Coming This Month
You can also import your own custom wallpapers via a USB stick, and in the near future, customise your Tournaments team page. Sony added a pulldown menu under the Friends tab in the Quick menu that allows you to see which of your friends are online.

People trapped after natural disaster in Taiwan
A 6.4-magnitude natural disaster has struck the east coast of Taiwan, the US Geological Service (USGS) reported. A camera set up in a garage caught the powerful quake, which struck about 11.50pm local time in Hualien.

Spec Comparison: Huawei Mate 10 vs Huawei Mate 10 Pro
The Mate 10 Pro was launched in November 2017, one of the first phones in Huawei's lineup to sport a almost bezel-less screen. The phone features Huawei's AI-enhanced processor with a dedicated Neural Network Processing Unit (NPU).

2018 iPhones to only run Intel inside
The previous limitation of Intel modems, which lacked CDMA, prohibited the tech giant from ditching Qualcomm altogether. The iPhone Xs is expected to sport a 5.8-inch OLED screen and the iPhone Xs Plus a 6.5-inch OLED display.

Met office issue weather warning of snow and ice for Wakefield
Exacta Weather's James Madden warned heavy and widespread snowfall this week threatens significant disruption. The Met Office says it could be one of the coldest weeks of the winter so far.

China, Iran, Russia Lash Out At US Nuclear Policy Plan
The minister warned "as in the times of the Cold War, we in Europe are especially endangered" by "a renewed nuclear arms race". The Trump nuclear doctrine breaks with Obama's in ending his push to reduce the role of nuclear weapons in USA defense policy.

Kashmir is a lifeline for Pakistan: Khawaja Asif
"But they do not have the strength to separate Kashmir from us", said Rajnath Singh during a public rally here. He also condemned Indian aggression in occupied Kashmir and said the "people of Pakistan stand with you".