PSP Podcast #8

PSP Podcast #8 is now ready and available for download!

We are a litle late with this one, but we are late for a good reason that you can hear about if you listen to the podcast :) I cover the latest news, remind you all that the Logo Contest is ALMOST OVER! You have 1 more week to get your logos in for this contest. Cara also has another episode of the Scene for your listening pleasure.

If you would like to give it a listen you can either download it directly [mp3 23.5min 11mb], or subscribe to the podcast RSS feed in your favorite aggregator. You can find the link to the podcast RSS feed in the sidebar. Enjoy!

Shownotes and Timeline

  • 00:00 – PSP Podcast #8, recorded live in Winnipeg Manitoba, CANADA
  • 01:10 – Logo Contest Information, 1 WEEK LEFT!!!! Enter early.. enter often!
  • 02:35 – The Forums are jumping, check it out!.
  • 03:35 – PSP Firmware updates to 1.52 in Japan
  • 04:19 – A tool to dump UMDs to memorystick released
  • 04:49 – PSPorn coming out in Japan.
  • 06:00 – Sony sending Cease and Desists to European “Grey Market” importers
  • 08:00- PSP Comics, PSP Books and PSP magazine trademarks filed by Sony
  • 08:50 – Mad Catz releasing Batman Begins products for PSP
  • 10:00 – The Scene, Cara has another great report for us.
    • 10:00 – Cara covers: FreeRunning, Katamari Damacy, Ghost in the Shell: Standalone Complex, GripShift, Daxter, and finally.. Puzzle Bobble Pocket
  • 21:34 – Please leave me your comments on this podcast!
    • 21:34 – Comment in the Forums
    • 21:34 – or just email me: dasme @ pgrevolution.com
    • 21:34 – Skype me! My skype account name is pgrevolution
    • 21:34 – Or just call me and leave me voicemail at (239) 567-9747
  • 21:34 – If you have a minute, please vote for me on PodcastAlley
  • 23:35 – That’s all she wrote, remember… The Revolution will be Broadcast.

PSP Podcast #7.5

PSP Podcast #7.5 is now ready and available for download!

This is a special edition weekend of the PSP Podcast. I’m making up for last weeks recording screw up and getting all the news I wanted to give you last week, including the Rengoku review! :)

If you would like to give it a listen you can either download it directly [mp3 16min 7.5mb], or subscribe to the podcast RSS feed in your favorite aggregator. You can find the link to the podcast RSS feed in the sidebar. Enjoy!

PSPOMag Issue #2 released

Looks like the folks over at PSPOMag have released issue 2 of their great PSP magazine formatted to fit your PSP.

Just when you thought the top dog buried his bone and went in the house, WE’RE BACK! and with a vengeance! Issue 002 of pspOmag is what YOU the READERS have asked for. You loved the look, but wanted it longer? We took it to 80 PAGES! You wanted us to cover E3? We sent our operative in and he came out with 10 PAGES of ALL NEW E3 COVERAGE! We didn’t go away, we were building momentum! Check out the ultimate in Offline Magazine Entertainment. pspOmag i002.

It’s a great issue with a number of product and game reviews. There is also a second archive that you can download that will contain a video tutorial on PSP Video 9. Great work guys!

Download Issue #2

PSP Podcast #7

PSP Podcast #7 is now ready and available for download!

We have a long podcast for you this week. I chat a bit about the logo contest, review the Intec starter kit in my first mobile podcast, and Cara is back for another episode of the Scene! I had much more planned but some technical difficulties with Garageband forced me to limit this podcast to 30 minutes!!!

If you would like to give it a listen you can either download it directly [mp3 33min 7.5mb], or subscribe to the podcast RSS feed in your favorite aggregator. You can find the link to the podcast RSS feed in the sidebar. Enjoy!

Shownotes and Timeline

  • 00:00 – PSP Podcast #7, recorded live in Winnipeg Manitoba, CANADA
  • 01:11 – The Scene will remain Pre-Recorded for the time being.
  • 01:35 – Logo Contest Information, 2 WEEKS LEFT!!!! Enter early.. enter often!
  • 02:54 – New Poll on the website. Please take the time to vote.
  • 04:05 – PSP Euro launch delay? Sony isn’t saying…
  • 05:11 – Hon Hai Precision Industry will begin production of PSPs for Sony
  • 06:25 – New ISOs released, reported to be playable soon.
  • 07:15 – Firmware 1.51 released, Sony to make mandatory soon.
  • 08:30- PSPDrive – Great new media site. Check it out! Their applet works on the Mac and Pc
  • 11:00 – Mobile hardware review using my new iRiver recorder.
  • 11:50 – Review of Intec Starter Kit, I give this product a B.
  • 21:00 – The Scene, Cara has another great report for us.
    • 21:00 – Cara covers: Midnight Club 3: Dub Edition, SOCOM: US Navy SEALs Fireteam Bravo, HotShots Golf Coke Special Edition, Pinball, Frantix, and finally.. Dead to Rights Reckoning
  • 28:45 – AHHH! Garageband time limit hit! A whole section is gone, maybe will re-record this and send it out on the weekend.
  • 29:37 – Please leave me your comments on this podcast!
    • 29:37 – Comment in the Forums
    • 29:37 – or just email me: dasme @ pgrevolution.com
    • 29:37 – Skype me! My skype account name is pgrevolution
    • 29:37 – Or just call me and leave me voicemail at (239) 567-9747
  • 30:45 – If you have a minute, please vote for me on PodcastAlley
  • 32:42 – That’s all she wrote, remember… The Revolution will be Broadcast.

Here are the show notes.. sorry for the delay. My problems with Garageband weren’t expected and made my recording time go much longer then expected.

PSPComplete launches PSPC Mag

The folks over at PSP Complete have launched a new downloadable magazine for the PSP, PSPC Mag. This magazine covers game and hardware releases, and looks very slick. I’ll be looking forward to this mag each month, if the first issue is any indication it will rock.

Check PSPC Mag out!

PSP Drive launches

Looks like a new PSP formatted content site has launched today. PSPDrive is a new site collecting together PSP formatted media of all forms. What sets them apart is the 1 click download option they are beta testing. If you have your PSP connected to your PC clicking the “Send to PSP� button will launch a java applet that will place the movie or audio file on your PSP auto-magically. Now this feature is currently in beta testing so your mileage may vary. All in all this is a cool site, hopefully it makes the cut!

We’ve been Dug!

Looks like PGR was just Dug on digg.com, welcome to my new visitors. Hopefully the added traffic won’t tax my server too much ;)

Info about our Logo Contest can be found here. Good luck, and while you are here you may want to check out my PSP podcast. It’s a great weekly source of PSP news all bundled into a small Mp3. Load up the feed in your favorite podcast client and get your weekly fix of PSP news delivered to your mp3 player automatically.

Use Digg.com? Then please Digg this article.

Review: SanDisk 1GB Pro Duo

Well I was finally able to find myself a 1GB memory stick. These things are so scarce around town, with most stores having an ETA of July, that I had to go out of town to get one. I’m glad that I did. This hulking memory stick is better then I thought it would be. I was getting used to shuffling all my saved games and movies around on my 32MB card that shipped with the PSP that I almost forgot how nice a bigger card would be.

SanDisk 1GBUsing various video conversion packages (I’m working on a review comparing the popular ones) I was able to get 2+ hours of my favorite TV shows converted and loaded on this card, with room to spare for saved games!

This card isn’t cheap, mine was $179.00 Canadian plus all applicable taxes. if you can believe it the SanDisk model that I picked up was about 50% of the cost of a Sony branded one. Oh wait, you probably can believe that ;)

If you are one who likes to watch their movies on the go and have a DVD library to convert, this is the card for you. I give the SanDisk 1GB Pro Duo memory stick an A.

PSP Podcast #6

PSP Podcast #6 is now ready and available for download!

I chat a little bit about the goings on in the PSP universe. Cara is back for another Episode of the Scene, this time covering some of the best game announcements to come out of E3.

If you would like to give it a listen you can either download it directly [mp3 24min 5mb], or subscribe to the podcast RSS feed in your favorite aggregator. You can find the link to the podcast RSS feed in the sidebar. Enjoy!

Shownotes and Timeline

  • 00:00 – PSP Podcast #6, recorded live in Winnipeg Manitoba, CANADA
  • 01:22 – New design is going well.
  • 01:47 – Logo Contest Information, 3 WEEKS LEFT!!!!
  • 03:00 – My E3 thoughts
  • 03:28 – yes I said 2 consoles launched.. I meant to say that their media campaigns have launched. oops!
  • 06:00 – UMB Video sales have been great. 2 titles hit 100K sales!!
  • 06:50 – Paramount will ship 11 UMD videos by the end of August. Lineup contains TV shows as well as movies
  • 08:23 – Kinoma Producer 3 released
  • 10:55 – The Scene, Cara has another great report for us.
  • 21:30 – Please leave me your comments on this podcast!
    • 21:49 – Comment in the Forums
    • 22:38 – or just email me: dasme @ pgrevolution.com
    • 22:55 – Skype me! My skype account name is pgrevolution
    • 23:31 – Or just call me and leave me voicemail at (239) 567-9747
  • 24:20 – That’s all she wrote, remember… The Revolution will be Broadcast.

Kinoma Producer 3

Kinoma, the creator of the great Kinoma Producer, has just come out with a new version that now has PSP MP4 support. If you are not familiar with the product, Kinoma producer has been in the marketplace for a while as the best way of converting and playing video on your Palm powered handheld and various cell phones. The conversion process is quick and has always given me good results. I’m interested in seeing how well this utility converts video for the PSP. Kimona Producer is available for both Windows and MacOS X.

Link: Kinoma Producer

PSP Podcast #5

PSP Podcast #5 is now ready and available for download.

I have a bit of a smaller episode for you this week. With the big E3 show going on most of the news has dried up for the most part. I chat a little bit about the homebrew scene that has exploded as well as go over the site updates and the logo contest. I’m trying a new MP3 encoder this week that should provide smaller download sizes, but still keep up the quality. Please let me know what you think.

If you would like to give it a listen you can either download it directly [mp3 18.5min 6.5mb], or subscribe to the podcast RSS feed in your favorite aggregator. You can find the link to the podcast RSS feed in the sidebar. Enjoy!

Shownotes and Timeline

  • 00:00 – PSP Podcast #4, recorded live in Winnipeg Manitoba, CANADA
  • 01:26 – New website look has lauched.
  • 01:48 – No more BABY BLUE! :)
  • 01:55 – Forums have been going strong, check them out!
  • 02:19 – Logo Contest Information
  • 04:40 – PSP Offline Magazine – Rocks!
  • 05:35 – EyeTV 1.8 supports the PSP!
  • 07:30 – Homebrew Scene is EXPLODING.
  • 13:15 – Short mention of the new console announcements. XBox 360, PS3 and Revolution.
  • 15:22 – Cara will be back next week with another episode of ”The Scene”
  • 17:23 – Please leave me your comments on this podcast!
    • 17:30 – Send me an audio question or comment via email
    • 17:30 – Comment in the Forums
    • 17:30 – message me through the Contact Page
    • 17:54 – or just email me: dasme @ pgrevolution.com
  • 18:33 – That’s all she wrote, remember… The Revolution will be Broadcast.

EyeTV Adds PSP Video Support

Elgato Systems, the manufacturer of great Mac video capture products, has just released version 1.8 of their EyeTV software. This update adds an EyeTV to Go format that creates videos that one can just drop onto their PSP memory card.

EyeTV 1.8 is fully compatible with the new Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger and includes support for the video codec H.264 in QuickTime 7. Newly added iTunes support provides users with even more options for increasing their personal libraries. Audio tracks can be exported from
EyeTV recordings and effortlessly imported into an iTunes music library, creating direct access to television and film soundtracks.

Sounds like a great release addition to an already amazing product. I’ll have to test this out, I would love to timeshift my favorite TV shows and watch them on my PSP.

Source Mac Minute




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