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  • Posted by PS3Hax Member News , on 31/05/2011 , @ 02:04pm

     

    An anonymous user at PSX-Scene is working on a PS3 Nintendo DS emulator. Currently in the alpha stages, a proof of concept/demo video is now available. Release of the emulator is expected very soon.

    To quote:

    It is running very smoothly. I loaded up some games and they all played fine with the exception of the sound, which is not working in the current build.


    VIA PSX SCENE


  • Posted by PS3Hax Member News , on 31/05/2011 , @ 01:59pm

     

    The popular Upnp PS3 Media Server has been updated to version 1.23.0. Changelog and Downloads are below.

    Important note for Windows users:

    To retain your old settings you may have to copy your old config file/s to a new directory.
    To find out where the new directory is on your computer, run the program and go to the Traces tab and look on the 14th line, the line that says “Profile directory:”, that is the folder your config files should be saved now.

    Right now the Linux and Windows versions are available, with the OS X build coming soon (still having problems making it, sorry to everyone affected)

    Changelog

    • Fixed Windows service
    • Windows service now starts automatically with the computer
    • Sony Bravia Z5500 (and possibly others) work again
    • Fixed PS3 not being detected for some users
    • Support cellphone/smartphone (3gp) videos
    • Windows service is uninstalled with program
    • Detect Popcorn Hour and WDTV live more reliably
    • English, Russian and Dutch language updates

    Download Windows Version

    Download Linux/UNIX Version

    OSX Version coming soon

    Detailed PS3 Media Server Tutorial/FAQ: Link

    Source

  • Posted by GregoryRasputin , on 31/05/2011 , @ 05:46am

     

    It has been a few weeks, since we have been able to access the PS Store, though it seems that we should be downloading from the PS Store by the end of the week according to Jeff Rubenstein Social Media Manager, here is a quote from the PS Blog:

    This press release just hit the wire – PlayStation Store and related services (like voucher redemption) back this week:

    SONY AND SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCE FULL RESTORATION OF PLAYSTATION®NETWORK SERVICES

    Tokyo, May 31, 2011 – Sony Corporation and Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE) announced today that Sony Network Entertainment International (SNEI, the company) will fully restore all PlayStation®Network services in the Americas, Europe/PAL territories and Asia, excluding Japan, Hong Kong, and South Korea by the end of this week. The company will also resume Music Unlimited powered by Qriocity™ for PlayStation®3 (PS3®), PSP® (PlayStation®Portable), VAIO and other PCs. Details for Japan, Hong Kong, and South Korea as well as the remaining services on Qriocity will be announced as they become available.

    The company implemented considerable security enhancements to the network infrastructure, as well as conducted testing of the payment process and commerce functions. The first phase of PlayStation Network and Qriocity restoration began on May 15 in the Americas and Europe/PAL territories, followed by Japan and Asian countries and regions on May 28, when the company brought partial services back online. With this partial restoration users were able to access to some of the services such as online game play, account management, friend lists and chat functionality were restored. The full restoration of PlayStation Network as well as part of services to become available on Qriocity will include:

    • Full functionality on PlayStation®Store
    • In-game commerce
    • Ability to redeem vouchers and codes
    • Full functionality on Music Unlimited powered by Qriocity for PS3, PSP, VAIO and
    other PCs
    • Full functionality on Media Go

    Customers will be able to purchase and download games and video content from the PlayStation®Store on PS3 or PSP. In addition, consumers will have full access to Music Unlimited powered by Qriocity through PS3, PSP, VAIO and other PC’s. Service restoration of Video on Demand powered by Qriocity™ and Music Unlimited powered by Qriocity for a variety of network-enabled Sony devices will be announced later.

    “We have been conducting additional testing and further security verification of our commerce functions in order to bring the PlayStation Network completely back online so that our fans can again enjoy the first class entertainment experience they have come to love,” said Kazuo Hirai, Executive Deputy President, Sony Corporation. “We appreciate the patience and support shown during this time.”

    The company will be offering customers a “Welcome Back” package of services and premium content to all registered PlayStation Network* and Qriocity account services. The details of this program will continue to be detailed regionally.

    * Only available for those countries with access to PlayStation®Store.

    We will update the PlayStation Blog when the PlayStation Store is once again open for business.

    Source PS Blog

    Also don’t forget today’s PSN maintenance, you can read about that here.

    For those of you that will be returning to use the PS Store and will be looking forward to the free PS+, read this warning thread by PS3HaX member $n!pR.

  • Posted by GregoryRasputin , on 30/05/2011 , @ 12:02pm

     

    Software developer Jordan Dyckes has updated his PSN Download Manager to version 3.82, below is some information on what it does and what is in this update:

    Description:

    PlayStation Download Manager / Booster is an application designed to increase the download speeds of the PlayStation Network, it can install both free and paid content as long as you’ve paid for it.

    In order to create a speed boost, it creates multiple segments which will draw data from the servers using multi-threading, this allows you to achieve the maximum speed of your line; unlike the PS3 which uses only 1 transfer.

    Your PC can also be faster at downloading in general due to several factors, including it’s connection method, processor speed, RAM and TCP Optimizations.

    Snippet from change log:
    1) Support added for web browsing, some image glitchs (Fixed by disabling .PNG cache)
    2) TV on demand is now working (Excluding BBC iPlayer - Unknown reason, BBC’s fault. :D )
    3) Support for premium member login / logout
    4) Displays active seeder count
    5) New P2P cloud structure for premium members
    6) Features UPnP automatic port forwarding
    7) Proxy no longer crashes when launch web / folding at home (F@H won’t load work loads still)
    8) Several stability changes
    9) Intelligent Tracker system, with automatic IP control
    10) Integrated Apache server for http file sharing
    11) New toolbar at the top, for easy to find controls.
    12) Youtube can now be watched :) via the browser
    13) (New Models) Sony Bravia TV’s can connect via the proxy for most services
    14) Playstation Portable support has been confirmed (Tried on my PSP)
    15) Designed to work with the NGP from Sony (PSN should work the same, in theory.)
    16) Added support for 10 languages (Including English)

    Known bug (Not really worth fixing atm, as it fixes it’s self):
    • If your router supports UPnP, restarting the application within 30 minutes will stop it from working, either restart your router, open ports manually, or wait for a while.

    Hope you, enjoy the updates; you might need to look at the ext.txt as it depends on which functions you want, as some files cause issues.

    Common User use the following:

    .PUP
    .MNV
    .MP4
    .PKG

    Playstation Home Users use:
    .PUP
    .MNV
    .MP4
    .PKG
    .PNG
    .JPG
    .GIF
    .XML

    You might find more file types related to applications, in the Log.txt and if you do then simply add it into the ext.txt to use the download manager to handle this file type, remember some file types will cause conflict with applications on the console.

    Source
    Download

    Thanks to manster for the tip :)

  • Posted by PS3Hax Member News , on 30/05/2011 , @ 11:37am

     

    Rogero, an active developer in the PS3 Scene has updated his Backup Manager to Version 8.3.

    Version 8.3 (30/05/2011) ChangeLog from Version 8.2 (12/03/2011)

    ——————————————————————————————————-

    8.3.0 - Added Support for 2 connected USB drives with the Games List Filtering [L2+R2+L1].

    8.3.0 - Games List Filtering Last State is now saved & restored on Startup (showing HDD, USB or ALL Games).

    8.3.0 - Added proper spoof detection for any CFW version, both original & spoofed versions are shown.

    8.3.0 - Added [USB Mount] support for FW 3.15,now works on OFW/CFW ver 3.15, 3.41 and 3.55 .

    8.3.0 - Added a Smart-Scan function that provides fast Startup/Games Listing if no devices change occurred.

    8.3.0 - Added the Option to Enable/Disable “Notification Dialogs” from Settings Menu [Select].

    8.3.0 - Added the Option to Enable/Disable “Background Music” from Settings Menu [Select].

    8.3.0 - Added more Optimization to the Game Copy function/Showing the Progress-Bar for all Games copied.

    8.3.0 - Added a new 3D like Display Mode, the “Home Theatre”. Credits to “CondorStrike” the great artist behind it.

    8.3.0 - Added the Option to Show/Hide Games List with [L3] for the new “Home Theatre” Display Mode.

    8.3.0 - Added Support for “Hermes v4/Syscall8″ payload to version 3.41/3.55. Credits/Respect to “Hermes”.

    8.3.0 - Added Support for “PL3″ payload to version 3.15/3.41. Credits to Anonymous for his great “Payloader3″.

    8.3.0 - Added Support to multiMAN’s [XMB Last Game Played] shortcut, Last played Game can be mounted from XMB.

    8.3.0 - Added Support for Loading USB Games with Big/Split-files by caching the Split-Files to internal HDD.

    8.3.0 - Added Support for [Ext/USB Game Data Install] it can be Enabled/Disabled for a Game using [L1+R3].

    8.3.0 - [Split-Files caching] & [Ext/USB Game Data Install] implementation is 100% compatible with multiMAN :

    - both managers will share the same folders to preserve HDD space. Credits/Respect to Dean/multiMAN’s Author.

    8.3.0 - Added the Option to Delete specific Game’s cached files (Split-Files & USB Data Install) with [Start].

    8.3.0 - Added Support for the Left Analog Stick (Up/Down same as L2/R2 = Fast Scroll, Left/Right = Page up/down).

    8.3.0 - Added the option to Restart the Manager with [Start+Select] to refresh the Games List/Settings if needed.

    8.3.0 - Fixed a bug in the FTP Server which prevented some FTP clients from connecting, thanks to Plastrd.

    Rogero_Manager_v8.3_Kmeaw_Waninkoko__3.55__3.41__3 .15.pkg

    Original_Theme.pkg
    Rogero_Manager_v8.3_Geohot_Wutangrza_3.55.pkg

    Original_Theme_Geohot_Wutangrza.pkg
    Rogero_Manager_v8.3_elf.rar
    Source PSX-Scene

  • Posted by GregoryRasputin , on 29/05/2011 , @ 04:49pm

     

    Its almost that time again, the most exciting time in a gamers year, the Electronic Entertainment Expo(E3), which is being held between the 7th and 9th of June, some of you might be new to gaming and don’t really know what E3 is all about, here is a quote from the official E3 website.

    E3 Expo is the world’s premier trade show for computer and video games and related products. The show is owned by the Entertainment Software Association (ESA), the U.S. association dedicated to serving the business and public affairs needs of the companies, publishing interactive games for video game consoles, handheld devices, personal computers, and the Internet. For more information, please visit www.E3Expo.com or www.theESA.com.

    There will be many companies there, but the three big contenders are Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo, below i will cover what each of these three may bring to the Expo going by various rumours, these are in no way official.

    Sony

    Sony has a new handheld games console in the works, its project name is Next Gen Project or NGP, it is reported to have a Quad Core Processor as well as many other amazing features, today a gaming website(Games Pundit) stated that an unknown source, gave them information in regards to the official name of the new handheld machine, they revealed that name would be PS Vita, you can read more about it and vote here.

    This E3 will be a little over six years since the PS3 was first showcased and although the first demo console was amazing, the final model released a year later didnt have all that Sony had originally promised, regardless, it was still an amazing machine.
    Sony vice president and chief financial officer Masaru Kato has already confirmed that there is a PS4 in development, so will this year see a demo machine of the PS4 on display ?
    Read more about that article here, regardless of what is and isn’t released, rumours are going to be wild spread and some of it unfortunately will be misleading, or unfortunately could be true in the case of the NGP, which has been reportedly downgraded spec wise from the original machine mentioned by Sony, this is a massive trait with Sony, promise big, then deliver less:

    Original NGP Specs Reported By Sony:

    Not mentioned in the image above is the RAM, which was reported to be 512MB, according to a French gaming website, that amount has been halved to 256MB, also the on board 16MB of storage space has also been removed, you can read the original article from the French website here or a Google translated version here.

    Microsoft

    My personal opinion on the Xbox 360 is that they should have used HD-DVD’s as a gaming medium, this would have meant games would only have needed one disc instead of four in some cases, HD-DVD as a medium on a whole would also have survived and we would have seen a more exciting battle between HD-DVD and Blu Ray.

    Rumours have it that we may see a new console, other rumours suggest 3D for the 360.

    Nintendo

    Regardless of what a lot of 360 and PS3 fanboys say about the Wii, there is no denying that it was by far the most popular, the most entertaining and most sold console of this current generation, Nintendo has stated that they will release a successor to the Wii, which the no doubt will be showcased at E3, the console which is dubbed Project Cafe, will be far superior to the PS3 and Xbox 360, reports also suggest that it will have a new type of control pad, which will house a touch screen panel, the console is also said to be backward compatible with the Wii, though it seems that the machine wont have 3D.

    Nintendo will also probably speak about the N3DS.

    Amongst all the rumours and what we think and hope will be released, there is no doubt that this years E3 will be very exciting, i myself am looking forward to MS and Nintendo’s show’s and new footage for the new Elder Scrolls game, i think i will leave it there and let you make your own minds up, be sure to mention what you think may appear at this years E3 :)

    You can download the E3 Floor Plan here, i created a PDF and marked the important stalls, so enjoy and you can be sure of plenty of E3 coverage on this forum when it happens.

    Official E3 Website here.

  • Posted by PS3Hax Member News , on 29/05/2011 , @ 02:43pm

     

    Once again dean has updated his multi-functional tool for the PS3. multiMAN is now at version 2.00.03.

    Changelog:

    02.00.03

    * Fixed: Launching games with cached files right after they’re cached

    * Fixed: GAMEI folder won’t appear on USB unless “Ext Game Data” option is used

    * Fixed: Double entries in VIDEO column when thumbnail is named for example video.avi.jpg and not video.jpg

    * Improved: Scrolling left/right in XMMB mode (faster and won’t load columns)

    * Improved: Scrolling up/down. Scroll will pause for ~1 second before looping.

    * Added: Option “Hide BD-ROM disc from game list” in XMMB Settings

    * Added: L2/R2 switch pages in 4×2 and 8×4 game list modes

    * Added: “Save Screenshot” option in PS3 XMB Photo column to capture multiMAN screens in PNG (multiMAN Screenshots album) (10x to squarepusher2 for the hint)

    * Improved: multiMAN will return from emulators and showtime much faster (~1-2 seconds boot screen)

    * Improved: Last XMMB column and selection/entry restored upon restart/respawn

    * Improved: JPG and PNG loading and decoding is performed faster (via SPU with fallback to PPU when header-decoding fails)

    * Added: “Retro” column for emulators (WIP)

    * Added: “Genre” option in “Game Settings” submenu to select categories for albums/grouping

    * (WIP) Added: Support for latest SNES9x port for PS3

    * (WIP) Added: Support for SNES9x ROMS: SMC/smc, FIG/fig, SFC/sfc, GD3/gd3, GD7/gd7, DX2/dx2, BSX/bsx, SWC/swc, JMA/jma

    * (WIP) Added: New options in options.ini:

    * Added: Support for playing music/playlists from PS3 XMB Music column (thanks to squarepusher2)

    * Improved: TVs with 480p/576p resolution will show XMMB and slide-coverflow modes a bit better

    MAJOR IMPROVEMENTS:

    * Improved: Added threaded processing for photo/music/video/game/favorites/retro columns

    * Improved: Added threaded processing for loading jpg/png images in XMMB mode

    * SNES9x:

    - Fixed PS3 reset when exiting with {PS} button

    - Fixed returning to XMB

    - Fixed returning to multiMAN

    * multiMAN:

    - Greatly improved loading of all columns in XMMB mode

    - Progress icons added in the top right corner (next to the clock)

    You can update now through multiMAN directly on your ps3.

    multiMAN ver 2.00.03 BASE (20110529_223000).rar (54 MB) (lastGAME ebootFIX ebootMOD bdRESET showTIME snes9000 ps3SERV)

    BDEMU2

    Source PSX-Scene

  • Posted by PS3Hax Member News , on 29/05/2011 , @ 12:13pm

     

    wborland0 has updated PS3 Game List, that allows you to manage / update your list of PS3 games locally, to version 1.7.


    Changelog:

    v1.7

    • Allows multiple simultaneous downloads (configuration via settings dialog)
    • Supports download pausing/resuming
    • Displays download speed
    • Allows users to indicate whether a game loads from the external hard disk or not (double click on the correspondent cell to select the desired value, the info will be stored at ‘external.txt’ when the save action is performed; the file can be manually edited, the format is [GAME_ID] [CODE], where [CODE] can be 0 (Not Tested), 1 (Not Working) or 2 (Working); e.g. BCUS98114 0)
    • Full Unicode support (UTF-8) (configuration via settings dialog; by enabling Unicode, the application will render non-Latin characters used in western languages, special symbols, etc.; text will be rendered using ISO-8859-1(Latin-1)/Windows-1252 otherwise)
    • Displays check items (flags) as icons (configuration via settings dialog)
    • Indicates whether a game update has been downloaded (partially or in full)
    • Overwrite confirmation is no longer asked (the package SHA1sum is checked instead; if the hash test fails, the update will be added to the download queue)
    • Additional language support: Japanese
    • Fixed _TITLE_/_ID_ order issue (custom rename)
    • Fixed image loading issue after folder renaming
    • Fixed drive usage info
    • Updated German text (thanks to Whynot for the correct translation).

    Updated Quick Guide

    • “Game folder”: loads the game info stored at the selected folder/directory (currently one-level deep; further revisions will eliminate the issue)
    • “Import list from Excel file”: loads a list of previously saved games from an excel file
    • “Export…”: displays the list exporting options (“Export as text file” – exports/saves your game list as a text file; “Export as Excel file” – exports/saves your game list as a Microsoft Excel file)
    • “Clear list”: clears all the data loaded
    • “Save changes”: saves all the changes made to the PARAM.SFO files and folders (double click or press F2 to alter game title, firmware or folder name; check the resolution and audio boxes to alter them)
    • “Rename folders…”: displays the folder renaming options (“Rename folders (ID)” – renames all folders to match the game ID (e.g. BCUS98114); “Rename folders (Title)” – renames all folders to match the game title (e.g. “Gran Turismo 5″); “Rename folders (ID+Title)”: renames all folders to ID-[Title])
    • “Replace image…”: displays image replacing options (“Replace avatar” – replaces game avatar with a custom image. The image will be scaled to 320×176; “Replace background image” – replaces background image with a
      custom image. The image will be scaled to 1920×1080)
    • “Browse game folder”: opens an explorer.exe window pointing to the selected game folder
    • “Disk status”: displays a chart of disk usage
    • “Check for updates”: checks whether the loaded games have updates available
    • “Download updates”: adds all checked updates to the queue and starts/resumes the download process (allowing simultaneous downloads)
    • “Stops downloads”: interrupts the download process; partial downloads can be resumed at a later time
    • “Select all/none”: selects/deselects all updates
    • “Settings”: opens up the application configuration dialog
    • “General (Settings)”: configures game folder depth (up to 10 levels; e.g. “Z:GAMEZGran Turismo 5BCUS98114” instead of “Z:GAMEZBCUS98114”), enables loading from multiple game folders, enables the creation of image backup, enables iconic representation of flag items, enables Unicode support for game titles and sets the default download folder)
    • “Proxy (Settings)”: proxy configuration (HTTP/SOCKS 5 supported)
    • “FTP”: the FTP tab allows the user to connect to a server (or a PS3 running one); right click on an item to display the available options (download, delete, rename or load game information). In order to upload a game, connect to a server and navigate to the destination folder. Then, go to the “Game info” tab and right click on the game to display the context menu. Select “Upload (FTP)” to upload the game to the destination folder.

    Download PS3 Gamelist v1.7

    Source PS3 Game List Blog

  • Posted by PS3Hax Member News , on 29/05/2011 , @ 08:07am

     

    Rogero, the developer of Rogero Manager has updated his application PS3 Buttons Layout Changer to version v1.1.

    Rogero PS3 Buttons Layout Changer v1.1 (28/05/2011)
    —————————————————-
    - Added support for fewer PS3 models that didn’t work with version 1.0
    - added the Geohot/Wutangrza compatible package as requested by some users.

    Rogero PS3 Buttons Layout Changer v1.0
    —————————————
    This is a small application for the PlayStation(R)3 that can change the default Buttons Layout (Cross or Circle being the default Enter/Accept Button).
    It is useful for the JPN PS3 model owners to make “X”/Cross the Default [Enter/Accept] Button like the USA/EUR PS3 Models.

    - It is compatible with PS3 FW Version 3.41 & 3.55 only.
    - It checks for the PS3 FW version automatically and can detect it even if a spoof was applied.
    - Many errors checking routines are applied before changing any parameters.

    I wrote it for my personal use, I do have a JPN PS3, and I thought of sharing it because it may help other users too who wants to change their JPN PS3 Buttons Layout in a simple/quick way.

    Cheers,

    [Rogero]

    EDIT(Updated)

    Rogero PS3 Buttons Layout Changer v1.2 (03/06/2011)
    —————————————————-
    1.2.0 - Added Support for Rebug CFW 3.41.2 / 3.55.1
    1.2.0 - Added Support for more PS3 models (Metal Gear Solid Special Edition)

    Rogero PS3 Buttons Layout Changer v1.3 (07/06/2011)
    —————————————————-
    - Added Support for 3 new PS3 Models.
    - Fixed a text message error from previous version.

    Download Rogero PS3 Buttons Layout Changer v1.3

    Source

  • Posted by PS3Hax Member News , on 28/05/2011 , @ 05:01pm

     

    A while back jjolano said he would be updating all his ps3 homebrew to use psl1ght v2 instead of the leaked Sony sdk,which openps3FTP was the first. Well today he has updated all of his brews. Bringing openps3FTP to version 2.3, PSVibe to version 2( Currently Not Working), and dev_blind to what he has labeled as it’s final build.
    Change log for openps3FTP below:

    openps3FTP:

    [Version 2.3 - May 29, 2011]

    - Fixed some minor issues in the client code

    - Socket handling improvements

    - Fixed an epic fail in the client code

    - Perfected the UNIX-style LIST output

    - Improved passive mode function

    - Added an experimental queue system to prevent some io crashes

    - Stability improvements

    Source and Downloads

    Follow jjolano on Twitter

  • Posted by PS3Hax Member News , on 28/05/2011 , @ 08:57am

     

    On the 18th of May, we reported that Mary Bono Mack, Chairman of a United States House Of Representatives Sub Committee was not happy nor satisfied, with the first set of answers, from the first set of questions that the Sub Committee sent Kazuo Hirai, so Mary Bono Mack sent Kazuo a new set of question and, here is a quote from his response:

    To answer the Committees i believe that it would be helpful to provide additional background information so that the Committee can better understand the nature and complexity of these events.
    Sony was the victim of multiple cyber attacks that occurred over a period of several weeks. initially. Anonymous openly called for and carried out massive “denial of service” attacks against numerous Sony internet sites in retaliation for Sony Computer Entertainment America bringing an action in Federal Court to protect its intellectual property. The bulk of these attacks were targeted at services offered by SNEA and SOE. many of these attacks lasted for several days. We know that some time shortly after those attacks one or more highly skilled hackers infiltrated the servers of SNEA and SOE. The first indication that there was a a problem was when several of SNEA’s servers began to act in an unexpected manner.
    Four servers were initially isolated as suspect. As similar abnormalities were discovered in other servers within the network system, the decision to shut down the entire system was made.

    To read the full letter, download it below.

    Source Of Information.


    Download Kazuo Hirai’s Letter.

  • Posted by Pirate , on 27/05/2011 , @ 10:26pm

     

    Update: eBay pulled listing due to issue, but the listing is now up at new URL here.

    Well after 3 years of working on it, I am finally ready to unveil my second PS3 portable which I am titling “Pirate’s PS3 Water-cooled Portable/Laptop”. As the name suggests this is a water-cooled PS3 in a portable form, fully equipped with its own reservoir, pump and radiator.  This PS3 laptop is for sale, so pictures, videos, features and eBay link all the Read More button!

    Features in this portable include: (more…)

  • Posted by GregoryRasputin , on 27/05/2011 , @ 11:45am

     

    A few versions back deank added the Showtime media center to his awesome multiMAN homebrew application, now with the help of Homebrew Developer squarepusher, deank has added Snes9X to multiMAN.

    Download

    Source PSX Scene

    Thanks to manster for the tip via IRC.

  • Posted by GregoryRasputin , on 27/05/2011 , @ 09:58am

     

    RabidWalker Community Team - Moderator for the Offical EU Playstation site, has reported that the Playstation Network will be down for maintenance next Tuesday the 31st of May, this is the date that Sony stated the PS Store would be back, here is a quote from the source:

    PSN Network Maintenance has been scheduled to take places from Tuesday 31st May at 19.00 GMT until Wednesday 1st June 01.00 GMT.

    During the maintenance window, the following services will be unavailable:

    PC Registration
    Console Storefront
    PS3 Account Management
    PS3 Network Account Registration
    PSP Network Account Registration
    Qriocity Account Management

    If you attempt to log in during this period you will receive the site maintenance notification page.

    If you are already signed in during this period you should be able to stay connected and you will not lose your gaming session (however the above services will still be unavailable).

    Source

    Thanks to PS3HaX member Shultz for the news tip.

    Also for those of you able to utilize the PS Store, don’t forget to enter our competition, for your chance to win a $50 PSN Card :)

    http://www.ps3hax.net/2011/05/competition-win-playstation-networkpsn-card/

  • Posted by PS3Hax Member News , on 27/05/2011 , @ 09:28am

     

    A developer named matlo has created a piece of software that Emulates the Sixaxis control pad on your Linux computer, which then enables you to use a keyboard and mouse with any of your PS3 games, after the videos, check matlo’s blog to view how to enable your computer to do this.


    Sixaxis Emulator Installation Video Tutorial

    COD: Black Ops with Mouse and Keyboard

    Features:
    http://diy-machine.blogspot.com/p/features.html

    Tutorial
    http://diy-machine.blogspot.com/p/tutorials-tutoriels.html

  • Posted by Pirate , on 26/05/2011 , @ 08:30pm

     

    Sony vice president and chief financial officer Masaru Kato has confirmed that there is a PS4 in development.

    To quote:

    For the home equipment the PS3 still has a product life, but this is a platform business, so for the future platform – when we’ll be introducing what product I cannot discuss that – but our development work is already under way, so the costs are incurred there.


    We all know Sony always likes to contradict and deny it self, this is what Kaz Hirai said a while back:

    “a near-future PS4 or next-generation home console is not something that we are even debating now”.

    Don’t get all excited and sell your PS3, it is expected that the PS3 will have a ~10 year life span, so we should be good for a few more years :) . It will be interesting to see how the PS3 will preform against next gen consoles such as Wii 2 and “Xbox 720″ if they are released earlier than the PS3.

    What do YOU expect from the PS4?

    [VIA Eurogamer] - Thanks to daxgr for news tip

  • Posted by Pirate , on 25/05/2011 , @ 03:40pm

     

    We at PS3Hax like to highlight our members work towards the PS3 scene. PS3Hax user, baileyscream has written a tutorial on how to install a dual-USB modification on your slim PS3 via USB Hub.

    Full picture tutorial at our forums here.

  • Posted by PS3Hax Member News , on 24/05/2011 , @ 01:33pm

     

    The folks over at Gitbrew have tweeted that they have managed to get Petiboot/Dualboot working on 256 mb NAND ps3′s (“phat” PS3s). A guide is expected to release soon, but great news for all you hardcore-Linux fans out there.


    For more information on how to boot GameOS/OtherOS on your Slim/flash-PS3s check out the original thread here. We will keep you updated when the guide is released.