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With a bittersweet announcement, Ahman’s prolific do-all application iRShell is no more. This comes as a bit of a surprise to me as the relases and feature additions were coming fast and furious since the first version was made available. The message over on simply reads: iR Shell 2.2 Final is released. The is […]

First homebrew game on fw2.80 released!

Users of a 2.80 firmware PSP can now rejoice, the first piece of homebrew using the recently found libtiff exploit is now out there. Noobz brings you a version of Tetris that runs on your 2.8 PSP. Simple download the Tetris package, extract it to your ms0:/PSP/PHOTO dir and play away. While a bit simplistic, […]

2.71 downgrader released! [updated]

Dark_Alex in conjunction with Mathieulh has released the first known 2.71 downgrader. The 2.71 downgrader is a port of the old 2.50/2.60 downgrader to use the recently discover libtiff exploit. The procedure is almost identical to that of the 2.50/2.60 downgrader except this time around you won’t need GTA. As always, be very cautious. Homebrew […]

Homebrewers can finally play homebrew on their 2.00+ PSPs—without GTA. After the discovery of the TIFF vulnerability by NOPx86, a team of homebrew developers including psp250, Skylark, Joek2100, CSwindle, JimP and Fanjita banned together to create a “Hello World” application. The exploit can be run on 2.00+ firmwares and developing an eLoader type application shouldn’t […]

Bookr 0.7.1 released

An update to one of the best homebrew applications (at least I think so) has been released. Bookr 0.7.1 doesn’t introduce any new features but does fix several bugs. Previously, Bookr had problems loading graphic heavy PDFs but this new release should alleviate some of those problems. Support for CJK fonts in PDF documents has […]

A Spanish coder by the name of Xtrusion has released a more user friendly version of the 2.50/2.60 downgrader. The “Light Version” has a complete GUI and even a talking voice that will guide you through the process. Unfortunately, the requirements for the Light Version are as stiff as the original downgrader as it uses […]

2.50/2.60 downgrader final released!

The final non-beta version of the 2.50/2.60 downgrader that we reported on previously has been released. Apparently the estimated success rate at this point is around 93% which is pretty high. The 7% who failed probably made an error some where along the line so as long as you follow the directions very carefully, you […]

zx-81 has done it again… Here is a new version of PSPVBA the GameBoy Advance Emulator for PSP. First of all i would like to thanks Tommydanger for his help on bug tracking for the firmware 2.0. What’s new in version 1.0.3 : – Always better speed ! – Add new render modes (scanline) – […]

PSPVBA v1.0.2 (speed) released

The emulator coding god, ZX-81 has been hard at it again – this guy is relentless in updating his superb emulation apps for the PSP. This time it’s his fantastic GBA emulator, PSPVBA, now at v1.0.2, and tweaked for extra speed performance. He reported from his site today: Hi All, Here is a new version […]

2.50 and 2.60 firmware exploit found!

hitchhikr, from hitchhikr SoftWorks, and his coding companion Neural have found an exploit in firmware 2.50 and 2.60. Once implemented, 2.50 and 2.60 users can enjoy homebrew at the same level 1.50 users can. The only downside is that you must own Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories for the exploit to work. At the […]

Whether you’re an 80’s kid like myself, or a young whippersnapper who’s fancied playing the original arcade games in the comfort of your own home, then say hello to MAME4ALL PSP v0.0.3. In case you’re not au fait with the world of MAME (Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator), it allows you to play the ROM dumps […]

You can rub your eyes as much as you want folks… you read it correctly – homebrew on ALL firmware, including 2.71. Thanks to the much talked about Epsilon BIOS development for the coveted Undiluted Platinum chip, every firmware version has the ability to run homebrew straight from the memory stick. The BIOS is a […]


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