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Old 09-08-10, 03:24 PM   #13
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seems to be real, Sony released a new firmware update that fixes "security flaws" aka disables this hack.
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Old 09-08-10, 05:37 PM   #14
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Yea, I heard the same thing. What I heard was that it turns a system into a dev system so it can run unsigned code.
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Old 09-08-10, 06:48 PM   #15
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No like MaguS said it's a scam.

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Old 09-08-10, 07:38 PM   #16
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Sony's latest firmware upgrade for the Playstation 3 game machine is closes a loophole that allowed users to run software that enables pirated games to be played on the PS3 console.

Sony officially describes the v3.42 software release as a "minor update" that includes additional security features. However, the update blocks the PSJailbreak and PSGroove applications.

Sony won a court order in early September banning the distribution of the PSJailbreak dongle. The commercial dongle - PS Jailbreak - that allows users to play pirated software. It also targets open source code, known as PSGroove, which allows homemade games to be played on the console.

While the PSGroove software was not originally intended to allow the playing of pirated games, as PSJailbreak does, it has already been modified by other hackers to permit the practice.

Sony has already obtained a court injunction preventing the distribution of the PSJailbreak dongle in Australia.

Sony has not provided specific information what the new firmware actually does.

http://www.cdrinfo.com/Sections/News...x?NewsId=28329
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I still have never understood the point of hacking the PS3.. You need a Blu-Ray Burner and Discs. The Discs cost basically what the game would cost. Plus you don't get Multiplayer access (I would think not).
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I still have never understood the point of hacking the PS3.. You need a Blu-Ray Burner and Discs. The Discs cost basically what the game would cost. Plus you don't get Multiplayer access (I would think not).
Where do you buy your PS3 games for $1.50ea?
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Where do you buy your PS3 games for $1.50ea?
I also would like to know that
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Old 09-08-10, 09:25 PM   #20
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He's looking at BD prices from 2006.
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Old 09-08-10, 09:29 PM   #21
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He's looking at BD prices from 2006.
Or, from when he was about 10 years old.
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Take this with a grain of salt, but read on another forum that psjailbreak will have a patch next week for firmware 3.42
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Take this with a grain of salt, but read on another forum that psjailbreak will have a patch next week for firmware 3.42


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I still have never understood the point of hacking the PS3.. You need a Blu-Ray Burner and Discs. The Discs cost basically what the game would cost. Plus you don't get Multiplayer access (I would think not).
You don't need a burner, you can just copy everything on your external or even internal HDD. You can copy whole games, you don't need to swap discs like crazy. I would guess, that the load times are now insanely fast.

You can now also play .mkv files, there are possibilities to completely re-work the whole menu system and make it easier to sort your movies and other stuff.

There are also rumors, that you can enable PS2 emulation on every console.

I might buy PS3 in the future, just because of this thing. Having a BR player with .mkv support, slot for a big HDD, that can also play games and I can install them and toss the discs out, that's almost a dream come true.
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