Dean has updated his mega-popular media app with integration for the recently released Showtime Media Player . Quote: 01.16.15 – * Added support to launch video files from file manager by spawning Showtime player * Special version of Showtime player required to handle video playback from multiMAN * Added CBOX2/GBOX2.PNG for themes with full alpha transparency * Fixed issues when launching games on WN/WT firmwares * Fixed rare issue with select+x games from USB with too long path names * Improved initial scan (no scanning for games when not needed) * Improved 4×2 and 8×4 display visualization More information, discussion and download can be found in the official release thread … on PSX-SCENE
K_License Extractor Python Script Released Quote: An anonymous developer has released a K_License Extractor for use on retail and debug PKGs. The k_license is a unique license string generated and embedded in PSN and other PKG files. The script will retrieve and display this k_license when ran.
PlayStation emulator PSX4Droid that had been pulled from the Android Market early this week a day before the launch of the Xperia Play in an almost Apple-like manner, has now cause the developer to fired back! ZodTTD has decided to host .apk downloads right on his own website and has also made the APP free for anyone to download! Quote: I am currently unable to publish to Android Market. In the meantime, I’m exploring 3rd party markets and I have decided to make psx4droid free, based it on the open source software PCSX-ReARMed by Notaz, and made it compliant. You can download the psx4droid 3.0.0 APK installer package right here: http://www.zodttd.com/downloads/psx4droid_v3.0.0.apk Developers interested in seeing the source that drives psx4droid, libpsx, can be found here: http://github.com/zodttd/libpsx What’s new in psx4droid 3.0.0?
Our friends at Wired are reporting that Hactivist group Anonymous has begun a series of Denial Of Service Attacks On Sony. Quote: Anonymous, the notorious hacktivist group originating from the 4chan imageboard, has set its sights on Sony for alleged abuse, victimisation and privacy violations in the legal action against a group of PS3 hackers. In an image, posted to the website AnonNews, a member of the group states, “Sony, you have now received the undivided attention of Anonymous.
UPDATE #5: After a few days of ups and downs with the PSN network and many legit users seeing 80710D36 error code, the Anonymous group that been targetting Sony has issued this statement: Quote: Anonymous is not attacking the PSN at this time. Sony’s official position is that the PSN is undergoing maintenance.
As ‘scene’ developers are finding ways to ‘return’ Linux to Jailbroken PS3 Consoles, that Sony forcely removed from all Consoles last year, Sony has decided to use the 1st year Anniversary of this sad event, to move the courts to dismiss the ‘Other OS’ lawsuits that had been filed by ‘legit’ PS3 owners! One of the ‘legal’ grounds that Sony seems to be using is the wonderful new ‘ToS’ that also had recently forced down PSN owners with the switchover to ‘SNEA’, read more from extracts from the ‘Groklaw’ site: Quote: There’s news from the class action litigation, In re Sony PS3 ‘Other OS’ Litigation, where the plaintiffs are suing Sony Computer Entertainment America for removing OtherOS from Playstation 3s. SCEA has filed another motion to dismiss [PDF] the class action case, once again saying that the plaintiffs’ newly filed First Amended Complaint is insufficient to state a claim
Now with Graf_chokolo recent amazing research on the PS3, LINUX has finally been making a great come-back return to the PS3 consoles, which been a long time coming when Sony decided to force it out of our onsoles back a year ago! With the recent new booting advancements it now possible to very easy install any Linux distro you wish on your PS3 console even if you running v3.55 or earlier firmwares, and to aid you in doing so, George234 has written up a nice short tutorial to guide you in getting everything up and running: http://psx-scene.com/forums/f119/gui…ompiled-84469/ For more great Linux discussion please visit our dedicated PS3 forum, which we have now assigned George234 a long-time valued PSX-SCENE member and amazing Linux guru as moderator to help you us out in handling all the Linux noobies and keep us informed of the latest developments! PS3 Linux Discussion – PSX-SCENE: The oldest and most trusted Playstation Scene Community
Dean has released a new version of his famous multiMAN backup-manager! Quote: 01.16.12/13 – * Added: new options in options.ini: [usb_mirror], [verify_data] and [download_dir] * Added: support for new version of “ebootFIX” tool (PSN-style XMB games) * Added: support for ™, © and ® symbols when renaming game titles (converts (TM) (R) and (C) to ™, © and ®) * Changed: Max number of games in the list set to 2048 * Added: [START]+[SELECT] restarts multiMAN * Added: RELOAD.SELF to multiMAN USRDIR folder (this way multiMAN can be launched from other applications) * Added: support for XMB*.PNG images in themes (XMB0.PNG-> PIC0.PNG, XMB1.PNG-> PIC1.PNG, XMB2.PNG-> PIC2.PNG) * Added: proper detection of spoofed firmwares * Added: /ps3_home/archive folder for .mmiso. experimental support (not available yet) * Fixed: Prompt to change PARAM.SFO when launching newer games * Fixed: Prompt to change PARAM.SFO version even when PS3 FW version is the same See this post for more information on the updated eboot features! Quote: Originally Posted by deank (Post 787919) UPDATED FINAL#5: Here is an updated version of the tools.
Well, Team REBUG returns with another yet amazing masterpiece of CFW workmanship, showing they are truely the real masters in assembling the modded PUP’s for flashing to your Jailbroken PS3 console, with many unique REBUG features! Here is all the details, it been a long time coming, but that is what is needed, proper private BETA testing and many long sleepless nights by Cyberskunk to bring you the VERY best in CFW on the marketplace for your Jailbroken PS3 Console! :D Quote: FOREWARD First off, let me start by apologising for the delay.
Well with the coming launch of Sony’s first Playstation Phone called the Xperia Play to be released tomorrow! Sony has called in their ever hungry for fresh meat their ever fateful Giant Enemy Crab’s , and this time it is the Google Android Market that will be game for the kill! Xperia wants to play here, go somewhere else Quote: ZodTTD’s PlayStation emulator was unceremoniously yanked from the Android Market by Google today in a move the developer suspects is partly down to the launch of Sony Ericsson’s Xperia Play ‘PlayStation Phone’. PSX4Droid had been available on the Market for almost half a year before it was removed due to, “content violation.” ZodTTD reveals on Twitter that he has been, “working like mad on a psx4droid update,” and that Google’s action effectively spells the end of the program for existing customers of the emulator. ZodTTD believes the takedown was influenced by Sony