I don't know what to make of this. Just lol...or something.
The german PS blog has details on the new firmware update 4.10 and - guess what - mentions improvements to the browser:
In the course of today, a new system software update (v. 4.10) is for PlayStation ® 3 (PS3) published. The new features include:
The Internet browser has been improved, which optimizes the display of content and increases the accuracy when viewing page layouts. Some sites that previously could not be correctly displayed, including interactive websites, are now supported with the PS3 system software 4.10.
Every time your PS3 system to connect to PlayStation ® Network (PSN) are prepared in the time you can precisely set via the Internet. For this you go into the XMB (XrossMediaBar) on [Settings]> [Date and Time Settings] [Automatic Settings] to.
PSN account will be renamed Sony Entertainment Network account. The registration process and the credentials will remain the same.
In order to download PS3 system software version 4.10 requires at least 180 MB of free space on the PS3 Hard Disk Drive (System Update) or on removable storage media (PC Update).
UPDATE IS NOW LIVE
HTML5 test -
Scored a 1 + 0 bonus points before patch.
All working fine now.
Definitely improved in some way!
I just tried the Acid3 test with the PS3 browser. It scored a 99 out of 100, which is probably a lot better than it scored in the past. Ideally it should be 100 out of 100, but I suppose that's something we can look forward to in the future.
FULL BEFORE/AFTER BROWSER TESTS
Love that it recognizes I'm on a PS3!