If you're reading PS3 Fanboy, then you probably don't need convincing that the PS3 is "relevant" in the video game industry today. You probably already know exactly what makes the system great. If not, however, be sure to check out their latest feature, entitled "10 Reasons why the PS3 is still relevant."
PS3 Fanboy put together a decent list that covers all of their bases with regards to hardware, software and firmware. All the wares you could ever need in a decent current-gen console.