Not the cheapest solution, but for those who are interested in controlling their PS3 with a universal remote, this IR2BT device may be what you’re looking for it.
Cost: $55 USD
Shipping: Ships internationally, but will not mark as “gift”.
How it works: Here’s a video.
It’s a bit too pricey for me, but I thought some of you would find it handy. They’re currently out of stock, but will be updating inventory weekly apparently.