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Firmware 2.80 coming soon, does very little [update]

It's deja vu time. Another firmware update which seemingly does nothing. Firmware 2.80 has, according to PlayStation Network's Eric Lempel, a single feature. "The playback quality of some PLAYSTATION 3 format software has been improved." Of course, it's bound to do something, so the first person...

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Afraid of bricking? Try the "safe" 2.8 downgrader

Some people are wary that the use of downgraders will leave their systems essentially useless, or "bricked" as they say. The process isn't the simplest to follow, and copying over system files is always a dangerous thing. However, the homebrew team at N00bz have created the "safest" downgrader yet....

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2.80 downgrading made easy

There's always someone out there that updated their PSP, only to regret it moments later. Well, for those of you that have been patient enough not to upgrade past 2.80, an "easy" way of downgrading to homebrew-compatible 1.50 has been released. This guide from PSP Vault will help you every step of...

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DevHook updates, offers 2.82 emulation on 1.50 PSPs

After an extended absence, it appears that the programmer Booster is back. There was a scare back in August, when Sony approached the coder with some legal action. Now, nearly three months after firmware 2.80 was decrypted, a new version of DevHook is available for the homebrewing crowd out there....

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Custom gameboots work dangerously on 2.80 [Update 1]

Those with homebrew on their PSPs have enjoyed a featured called "custom gameboots" for quite some time. These gameboots replace the PSP's default introductory sequence when launching a game. Players that were bored with seeing the PSP logo appear in front of a plain white background made cooler...

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Tutorial for running homebrew on 2.80 firmware

Being able to play homebrew on firmware 2.80 is an amazing accomplishment. However, most people that have firmware 2.80 probably don't know the very basics of running homebrew on their system. While there have been guides created in the past, a new one has popped up on the PlayStation boards. Shamoo...

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PSP homebrew eLoader for 2.80, cheers

As per tradition, Fanjita's latest PSP homebrew eLoader has been named after beer, this time 'Kriek,' a Belgian concoction brewed from fermented sour cherries. Kriek (v0.995) marks the first eLoader release for firmware 2.80 (not 2.81 or 2.82) and features xLoader, which can launch homebrew from...

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Kriek! 2.80 homebrew loader released [Update 1]

The newest version of noobz's popular eLoader, strangely called "Kriek," now supports 2.80 firmware, for those of you that upgraded, but now want to go back into the world of homebrew. This software allows you to run most new games and demos and homebrew at the same time. Another bonus for this...

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Tetris blocks fall through PSP firmware 2.80 crack

Noobz has released Tetris, homebrewed for 2.00–2.80 PSPs. The application utilizes the libtiff exploit that was revealed just weeks ago and promptly patched with Sony's firmware 2.81 update. Despite the patch, this is considered a tremendous breakthrough for the homebrew scene and will surely...

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Firmware 2.80 decrypted

Sony's not doing well in this battle against homebrewers. Although they just released 2.81 (to very little fanfare), the hacking community never seems more than a step or two behind. Firmware emulation has been an option for many people with 1.5 PSPs, as it gives them the flexibility of running all...

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