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  • Posted by GregoryRasputin , on 30/11/2013 , @ 12:38pm

     

    Is this the PS4′s first hack or the PS4′s first fake, here is a quote from the Pastebin:

    I have been away for a while, so my question to you is; did you miss me? I am aware that ya’ll were all thirsty for a cup of a fine Reckz0r release, so here I am…with a fine fuckin’ glass of a RECKZ0R release, yeaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah! (did that sound sarcastic?)

    Before I get off started ridiculing Sony, I’d like to pay homage to Sir George Hotz, who looked into the eyes of Sony and made them ejaculate as they bowed down in fear. Very artistic of you, Geohotz.

    Now that, George Hotz has resigned from engaging in all types of sexual activities with an computer, and as all fans of PlayStation are crying for the comeback of GeoHotz..I’d let you all know, you don’t need that lil fuckin’ faggot. You really don’t.

    Well, alright….LET’S GET STARTED ALREADY!

    As you all know, PS4 runs Orbis OS, that is highly based on FreeBSD (which is a opensource operating system), and as the PS4 is closely identical to a PC, I guess you all knew that PS4 and the Xbox One will probably end up getting pwned soon, and now..its time.

    NOTE: I did not find this vulnerability within PS4, nor did I write the exploit, while I was browsing thru an Brazilian console-hacking forum known as condinh0 (I am sure you all know this if you hang out at TOR). A person named x-s4nd3r released the devkit of PS4, as well as the exploit within 5 days of PS4 release. Although most of you don’t know how to apply that jailbreak on the PS4, I am making this tutorial to sort this shit out for you.

    For more info, click the link below:
    PS4 Jailbreaking (with OrbisOS 0day)

    The files have been removed from the file hots due to copyright infringement.

    Thanks xpghax and zecoxao .


  • Posted by hellsing9 , on 29/11/2013 , @ 10:43pm

     

    To avoid service interruptions and various other issues, Sony decided to turn off some of PSN feaures in Europe during launch.
    So expect some kind of *blackout* with PSN. Don’t worry. ;)

    To quote:

    Just hours before the PlayStation 4′s European release, Sony has announced that it’s temporarily turning off some of the console’s features to ensure a smooth experience for consumers. “Following the successful launch of PS4 in North America on the 15th November, we have seen an unprecedented influx of players onto PSN,” the company posted on its European blog today. “When we launch in Europe on Friday, once again, we are expecting record sales and record numbers of people logging onto PSN at similar times, alongside the North American players already on PSN.” Following PS4′s American debut, the PlayStation Network experienced service interruptions and various other issues thanks to the increased traffic.

    As such, both features being disabled are powered by PSN: first is the “What’s New” section, which tells PS4 users what their friends have been doing or playing with their console. What’s New is also viewable from PlayStation’s recently launched apps for iOS and Android — presumably it will be turned off there as well for now. Additionally, the submenus (or “content information screens” as Sony calls them) that appear beneath games on the PS4′s main menu won’t be available at launch. Sony has promised that both features will return in a matter of days, “once the intensity of launch day calms down.” The company is also quick to note that online multiplayer, trophies, and other core PSN functionality should be working fine when the PS4 hits Europe. What’s New and game-specific information screens should remain available to North American players; these temporary restrictions only affect the European market.

    Source

  • Posted by hellsing9 , on 29/11/2013 , @ 10:18pm

     

    Nothing new about products lifecycle, but some predictions (and using some common sense) hint us that PS4 lifespan could be considerably shorter than PS3.
    Fergal, made some interest comment: “I think there’s reasons to believe that the next cycle might be shorter in markets such as the UK.”
    Question is why?..

    To quote:

    Sony’s UK managing director has indicated that the PlayStation 4 will likely have a shorter lifecycle than that of the PlayStation 3.

    Fergal Gara made the comments as part of an interview with TechRadar, stating “I think there’s reasons to believe that the next cycle might be shorter in markets such as the UK.

    It’s a comment that stands in contrast to Microsoft’s view of the next generation of games consoles. In an interview with GamesIndustry International, Xbox’s Canadian head of marketing, Craig Flannagan, said: “It’s probably going to be a pretty long generation. We’re probably here for a while because we’re built for the future. This is a console that will last you, conservatively a decade, if I had to put a bet down today.”

    Where Flannagan sees longevity, Gera appears to see our appetite for new technology as something that is steadily increasing. “It’s probably a sign of the times and how much has changed in seven years, but I think the willingness and the appetite to pick up new technology fast has probably changed quite a bit,” he said.

    Promising initial sales of the PS4, the fact that the eighth generation of consoles function more as unified entertainment hubs than game units, and the fact that Nostrodamus is not on staff at Sony mean that future predictions are still just educated guesswork with a hint of marketing savvy.

    As Gara concludes, “Does that mean this is going to be a much bigger cycle? Maybe. Or it might mean that it’s just a bit more compressed into the first few years, that the latter years are a little softer.”

    What you think?.

    Source

  • Posted by Simonbuck , on 29/11/2013 , @ 10:55am

     

    Brunolee The developer has released a small mod for Cobra/Rogero Custom Firmware  that allows us to easily install  Webman v1.7.

    I do not know to what extent it can be convenient because the plugin is constantly being updated, but you will also find comfort in being able to set the ScreenShot InGame or temporarily disable the call from the XMB “★ / app_home/PS3_GAME /”.

    You can also  change the “avatar smiley” with new images, new colourful waves on the XMB, and new coldboot gameboot and the replacement of the classic “★ Install Package Files /” with “★ Package Manager”.

    Note: this is for COBRA_ROGERO 4.46 CFW

     

     

    CFW COBRA_ROGERO

    webMAN, ScreenShot InGame, Install Package Files (default)

    • Install “webMAN v1.17″
    • Enable XMB “My Games”
    • Replace “smiley avatars” by new sub-folder categories pictures for XMB “My Games”
    • Enable “XMB InGame ScreenShot Feature”
    • Disable XMB “★ /app_home/PS3_GAME/”
    • Keeps “★ Install Package Files/”

    webMAN, ScreenShot InGame, Package Manager (REBUG)

    • Install “webMAN v1.17″
    • Enable XMB “My Games”
    • Replace smile images to new sub-folder categories pictures for XMB “My Games”
    • Enable “XMB InGame ScreenShot Feature”
    • Disable XMB “★ /app_home/PS3_GAME/”
    • Replaces “★ Install Package Files/” by “★ Package Manager”

    * Coldboots

    • COBRA
    • PS3 (default)
    • REBUG

    * Gameboots

    • Classic
    • COBRA
    • NONE (default)
    • REBUG

    * Waves

    • Electric Blue Purple
    • Electric Green Yellow
    • Gold
    • Kamo
    • PS3 (default)
    • PSP
    • Rainbow
    • Smoke
    • Vertic
    • Zebra

    “XMB MOD Manager” EBOOT is from “XMB Manager Plus (XMBM+)”

    Download: XMB Mod Manager

    • Mirror: Brewology

    Source   Psx-Scene

  • Posted by GregoryRasputin , on 28/11/2013 , @ 03:22am

     

    PS3 Dev judges has released a early version of SPIway, which is a flasher for the PS4 and is for dumping MX25L25635FMI-10G, which is the main memory of the PS4, for more information, check the link below and remember, this is a work in progress and not the final release:

     photo SPIway_zps4f489b63.jpg

    SPIway - Teensy++ 2.0 SPI flasher for PS4

  • Posted by Pirate , on 27/11/2013 , @ 02:21pm

     

    Universal Media Server has gotten an update this week.  The latest changes to UMS are fairly general bringing your usual round of bug fixes and minor GUI improvements.

    Changes since 3.1.2:

    General:

    • Fixed a video compatibility bug affecting some users

    Changes since 3.1.1:

    General:

    • Added tooltips to more options
    • Changed the appearance of tooltips
    • Removed the ability to set both FFmpeg muxing options at the same time in the GUI
    • Minor GUI improvements
    • Made the resume feature more stable
    • Fixed video compatibility bugs
    • Fixed FFmpeg on Linux systems which do not have FFmpeg installed

    [Source]

  • Posted by manster , on 27/11/2013 , @ 05:59am

     

    xn0 from neogaf decided to test the effects of the LEDs in the new Dualshock 4 Controller. After disabling the 6 extremely bright LEDs in one of his controllers he did some testing and shared the results online:
     

    So the test is going to go like this… I have taken apart one of my DS4 controllers and realized that I cannot desolder the LEDs without breaking the board (ie heat gun did not work and I’m fond of my DS4 even with the annoying light). There is a simple ribbon cable (circled below) that joins the microUSB port and the LEDs to the main board, and if I remove this cable the controller still works and functions normally. I have both controllers charging currently. I am going to wait until they are both fully charged then I am going to turn both of them on and see which one runs out of batteries first. I won’t be touching the controllers they will just be on all night and I’m guessing the one with the LEDs attached will drain faster, how much faster is the real question.

    I’ll report back my findings and maybe a non junior member could start a thread on it.

    So what I discovered when taking apart my DS4 is that these are some serious LED’s in this controller. The LED’s are actually so bright they sit behind a defuser and 2 shields (with 1 of those shields being completely opaque) the 4 LED’s in the 360 controller are less bright by a significant amount. There appear to be 6 extremely bright LEDs inside of the array, and my experience with both LED light bars on ATV’s and LED strobes on guns I can definitely say LED’s do consume a measurable amount of power. If I had to guess what is eating up batteries in the DS4 it would be Rumble motors

    I think it will be a short time before this is a configureable option. Until then I just discovered that PIN 14 is the power to the LED for anyone who cares to disable the LED without tape/paint/etc, I’m doing it now.

    So far there is no data on the test. I am just using the battery indicator light on the OS, both are still at full bars and they have been going for about 3.5 hours. I now doubt the light has a significant impact but tomorrow morning I’ll check it again and use a voltmeter on both batteries and post back on this thread.

    So I’m not a patient man…. I just took a multimeter to both batteries…

    Data:

    DS4 w/ LED enabled: 3.66V
    DS4 w/ LED disabled: 3.88V

    Verdict so far… Well this means nothing unfortunately since I did not measure each battery fully charged with the multimeter. However based on this data I don’t see any way the DS4 with the LED disabled is going to drain more battery than the DS4 with the LED enabled. Continuing this test might be pointless I’m afraid, as the outcome is going to be exactly as I expected, the DS4 w/ LED is draining batteries quicker.

    That said the LED’s likely have little impact on the battery when compared to the 2 rumble motors and the capacitive touchpad.

    UPDATE: As of 1:40am the DS4 with the LED on hit 2/3 bars, the DS4 with the LED disabled is still at 3/3 bars. That is approximately 4.5 hours to discharge 1 bar on DS4 with just the LED.

    UPDATE:

    So I just tested again and the DS4 with the LED on is at 1 bar, however the DS4 with the LED off is still at 3 full bars. The reading is 3.67V on the DS4 without the LED controller which is more than the DS4 was with the LED on was last night after a few hours. The battery draw isn’t huge for the LED’s but its still there and noticeable. I think I can safely assume that the DS4 with LED on isn’t going to last 24 hours of being on and idle whereas the DS4 with LED off will probably be scratching at 2 bars.

    I did start with the controllers fully charged but I only used the OS to give me that data that the controllers were full an no longer charging. I did not however think of hooking both batteries up to a multimeter and taking a reading before the test started to make sure both were equally charged. Only after a few hours did I think of doing that.

    This test is really easy to preform, I’m definitely going to preform it again with more measurements, and I’m hoping more people will do the same given its extremely easy to conduct, and add some weight to the findings.

    For more information and updates, visit the source:
    NeoGaf

  • Posted by GregoryRasputin , on 27/11/2013 , @ 03:52am

     

    In this video CNPalmer, shows you how to use voice commands:

  • Posted by GregoryRasputin , on 27/11/2013 , @ 03:47am

     

    CNPalmer has released a video tutorial to help PS4 owners, set up Facial Recognition using the PS4 Camera:

  • Posted by GregoryRasputin , on 26/11/2013 , @ 12:13pm

     

    A few says ago, I posted here, some thermal photo’s, showing how hot the PS4 got, now the guy has done the same with the Xbox One:

     photo 1_zps7cb3e965.png

     photo 2_zpsdc1fa18c.png

     photo 3_zps63b54db2.png

    Source/More Pics

    Thanks Euss :)

  • Posted by hellsing9 , on 25/11/2013 , @ 10:27pm

     

    NetCheat PS3 is a DEX Real Time Editing tool that takes advantage of the ps3tmapi_net.dll that comes with the PRoDG Debugger. This doesn’t come with that dll, so you have to get it yourself and place it in the same directory as NetCheat. NC supports codes (similar to RAW PS2 codes), searching, dumping, memory ranges, and user made plugins. Here is a list of the new stuff since the last release:

    Version 4.20 - 4.23: Fixed 1, 2, and 8 byte decimal scanning Fixed Value Between decimal scanning Added changelog to update Added Find Ranges in the Ranges tab Fixed Update bug Fixed Greater, Greater + Equal, Less, Less + Equal, and Value Between scanning Added Pause and Continue Game in the status drop down Added Update ability Version 4.1: Fixed X byte searching only allowing up to 8 bytes Fixed 1 byte searching Fixed 2 byte searching Fixed Value Between Implementations: - Colored status button for connection state - Load and Store search results - Search for X byte alignment (where X is a positive integer) - Search for changed value and unchanged value - Recent memory ranges menu - A few new plugin features - Plugin icons Bug fixes: - Faster searching - Fixed color bug in codes tab - Fixed cheat file having a bunch of extra ‘/n’ - Fixed labels in codes beginning with “//” disappearing

    Plugins:
    Plugins are just User Controls compiled into a dll that NetCheat puts on a form and utilizes. It has the ability to read from, write to, and constantly write to the memory. It also has a few functions that may be useful for certain situations.

    Creating a plugin is fairly easy and here is a video I made to help: http://youtu.be/ySDr5H6VD58. You should also look at the Kingdom Hearts 1.5 plugin for help (now added in .rar as of v4).
    Memory Ranges:
    Each game uses different regions of the memory so, for full optimization, it is best to document these regions. As far as I know the only way to do this is to go through the memory in the Debugger and find the regions with a ton of 0xD’s.
    Pad format (jokers):
    JokerThat PS3 outputs only one way: ab00cd. Some games have different formats, and others a different order. For now, if your game has its pad format something like 00abcd, then you will have to change the order yourself. Sorry.

    The format and codetypes are better explained in the Code types.txt.
    In fact I’m not going to explain it at all since you can just read that text file.
    Keep in mind jokers have to be constantly written to work.
    Searching:
    Searching (scanning) has the ability to store all the results in a listview so that you can search again (Next Scan) through those results for an updated value. You can then delete, refresh, and copy those results.
    NetCheat PS3 also supports dumping. Unlike the debugger, you can dump outside of the game’s memory without error.

    If you want to search for something and the number of results slows the search down exponentially, then you can use CompDump and dumps to find differences. Then with the outputted results from CompDump you can convert and load it into NC’s search results list view by using the Conversion plugin. In the plugin there is an empty text box at the bottom with a browse button next to it. Direct the file browser to the outputted CompDump results (leave the dump.txt below the same unless you want to load it up via the Load Scan Results button) and click Start. Once it is done, go to the search tab, click on the search results list view, and press Ctrl-R to load them into the list view and you are good to go.
    This allows the initial scanning of 0 without displaying 10 billion results (good for timers).

    Refreshing:
    There are two ways that you can refresh the results. One is to refresh each item by getting the values from the PS3. The other is to update the values by getting them from the dump.txt. For the most part you will only need to refresh the results from the PS3 (hence the big button to refresh from the PS3). The only use I know of for the refresh from dump.txt is for the CompDump search result import.

    Scan comparison types:
    Equal Not Equal Less Than Less Than Or Equal Greater Than Greater Than Or Equal Value Between — Next Scan Only — Increased By Decreased By Changed Value Unchanged Value

    Scan value types:
    1 byte 2 bytes 4 bytes 8 bytes X bytes Text (String)

    Credits:
    Written by Dnawrkshp
    Concept by Veritassdg / Renton
    Help from Badger41
     
    Virus Scan
    Download NetCheatPS3.rar
    View Source Code on Github

    CompDump (I can’t find any exe online so I will supply mine)
    CompDump Virus Scan

    Enjoy!

    =====================================================

    Updated to version 4.23. The ones between 4.1 and 4.23 were private updates.

    I’ve added the ability to check for new NetCheat updates on start-up and manually at will. This should hopefully be more convenient for everyone. Thanks to my friend ORCXodus for letting me host the update files on his site (www.cod-orc.com). I’ve also added a function to find the memory regions automatically. Keep in mind everything in the C0000000 region should not be touched and everything in the D0000000 region (stack) should not be touched either.

    All of the updates from version 4.1 to version 4.23:

    Fixed 1, 2, and 8 byte decimal scanning
    Fixed Value Between decimal scanning
    Added changelog to update
    Added Find Ranges in the Ranges tab
    Fixed Update bug
    Fixed Greater, Greater + Equal, Less, Less + Equal, and Value Between scanning
    Added Pause and Continue Game in the status drop down
    Added Update ability

  • Posted by GregoryRasputin , on 25/11/2013 , @ 12:03pm

     

    I was browsing Twitter about thirty minutes ago and I noticed a friend Cameron Brewster whom i follow, had tweeted that Game had cancelled his PS4 Pre Order, here is one of his tweets:

     

    So i went to check my pre order and guess what:

     photo 1_zps23467348.png

    That’s right, it has been cancelled, with no warning, with no email telling me that there might be a problem, no phone call to say there was a problem, how ever i did check my emails and seen that they were kind enough to tell me it had already been cancelled, but with no reason why, all it says is this:

     photo Capture_zpsf0562dfe.png

    So talking to Cameron and flaming Game for being so damn incompetent, Cameron informs me that we are not the only ones with this problem and that numerous people are suffering the same problem, here are some tweet:

    I could keep on posting, but you can read more tweets here:
    Customers Angry At Incompetent Game

    if you are a Game customer and preorderred, i highly advise you to check your order, the whole getting it sorted is a pain in the ass too, you use their contact form and you have to wait a long time, you use their live chat and you are put in a queue for several hours, then get kicked and sent to the contact form and their phone service is a computer.

  • Posted by GregoryRasputin , on 24/11/2013 , @ 12:52pm

     

    Chris Bailey has posted a great guide on YouTube on how to tear down an Xbox One Control Pad and replace its LED:

  • Posted by GregoryRasputin , on 24/11/2013 , @ 12:48pm

     

    A YouTube user by the name of JerryRigEverything has posted two great guides on how to dissembled both the PS4 and the Dualshock 4, here they are:

  • Posted by hellsing9 , on 24/11/2013 , @ 11:06am

     

    Kudos yet again to @gingerbread for this one and InhexSTER for this windows tool :)
    DS4 To XInput Wrapper

    InhexSTER from PCSX2 forum has created a windows Tool for Dualshock 4!

    My tool works in similar fashion and is based on source code from DS3 Scp Tool.

    It works though without messing with the original drivers for DS4. Uses DirectInput to XInput mapping. You still need to install drivers for SCP virtual bus device and possible X360 Controller drivers.

    Currently all buttons/Axis work like they should.
    No support for rumble and controlling light to indicate controller number

    Download

    Source

    http://forums.pcsx2.net/Thread-DS4-To-XInput-Wrapper
  • Posted by GregoryRasputin , on 24/11/2013 , @ 06:27am

     

    INTRODUCTION:

    2 months ago, @harryoke showed us a PoC for installing PKGs on ps3s with odde, now i made this…

    IDC is an AIO tool to create and also build, what i call an “install disc”;
    a disc that contains installable PKG files via PS3_EXTRA method,
    you can also add custom images as logo and edit the PARAM.SFO,
    no additional software required!

    HOW TO USE:

    To add a PKG or an IMG just double click into the fields,
    to delete a PKG or an IMG just click the X next to the respective field.

    If you dont choose an image for your PKG, it will use the default IDC image.

    CHANGELOG:

    IDC v1.00 (24/11/13)
    - fixed the whole shiat
    - added param sfo title edit feature
    - added 3k3y iso build feature

    IDC BETA (20/11/13)
    - first release

    ADDITIONAL INFOS:

    IDC is made by ICECOLDKILLAH, with help and the idea from @harryoke .

    IDC uses the Title ID from the Borderlands 2 DLC Disc -> BLES01813,
    GenPS3iso v2.1 from Team Cobra and PARAM.SFO Editor v2.3 from aldostools.

    IDC requires .NET Framework 4: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/downl….aspx?id=17718

    DOWNLOAD: https://www.mediafire.com/?gussmsdujx32558

  • Posted by hellsing9 , on 23/11/2013 , @ 07:50pm

     

    What is Twitch?:

    Twitch is the world’s largest video platform and community for gamers. More than 20 million gamers gather every month on Twitch to broadcast, watch and chat about gaming. Twitch’s video platform is the backbone of both live and on-demand distribution for leading video game broadcasters including casual gamers, pro players, tournaments, leagues, developers and gaming media organizations. Twitch is leading a revolution in the gaming community, working to create a participatory experience that transcends gameplay.

    You can stream what you are playing and interact with other users as well.

    Tips:

    You can choose whether or not to include camera video, and whether or to include microphone audio. If you DON’T have any microphone hooked up, whether through the controller or console, the camera’s microphone will be the default.

    An easy way to keep people entertained, if that’s the kind of thing you want to do, is just answer questions that appear in comments.

    Hit the Share button again while streaming to access options.
    Most people want the video feed to be full screen, so you can choose not to display the comment overlay on PS4 and instead just go to Twitch on your computer to read comments.
    When you hit Share button the first time, you can hit Options button to bring up options, including Stream Quality. Change from High to Best! You can only change stream quality before you start
    When you press the PS button to go to a menu or something, a special pause image appears on screen for viewers. You can’t stream the interface.
    Switching games requires stopping the current stream and starting anew. Usually a good idea to let viewers know before you switch. Have a conversation with them!

     

    How to setup a twitch account:

    1. Press Share Button
    2. Press Options Button
    3. Click on Share Settings
    4. Click on Broadcast Settings
    5. Click “Manage Account Information” 
    6. Save Twitch Info 

    Once you’ve done that, you are just moments away from broadcasting. You simply press Share, click Broadcasting, and then click Twitch and you can start broadcasting immediately.

    Unless you disable it, you can see the amount of people watching you, the comments they’re giving on your play, and even tweet or Facebook your followers to let them know that there is a live stream going on.

    If you want to see your footage later, you’ll need to set Twitch up to archive it. Want to see that killer play in NBA 2K14? Hoping to show your friend how to get past that one spot in Killzone: Shadow Fall? On your PC or browser, simply follow these steps:

    1. Log in to Twitch 
    2. Go to My Settings
    3. Click “Videos: 
    4. Under Videos, check the box for “Archive Broadcasts.” 

    Keep in mind, these archives are no longer saved forever, so eventually they will go away. But if you’re looking for a quick recap of earlier play, it’s an easy system to get involved with.

     

    Source
    Source 2
    Twitch

  • Posted by GregoryRasputin , on 23/11/2013 , @ 01:13pm

     

    A few days ago, hellsing9 posted this article, which showed some images of Total_Noobs TNv4 running on the Vita TV, now we have the video, here it is: