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A late night update of the PlayStation.blog reveals that a new firmware update will hit PSP today. 3.93 will, as usual, expand support for PSN titles. However, it will also revamp the oft-forgotten internet radio feature of the handheld. According to the post, there are "20 new internet radio playe...

March 18th 2008 at 2:30am 0 Comments
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Don't you love these late night PSP firmware updates? Wake up and enjoy the following new features: You can now set custom themes in [Theme Settings] under [Settings]. Support has been added for assigning buttons in [Remote Play]. A scene search feature has been added under [Video]....

September 11th 2007 at 3:05am 0 Comments
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Days after a Lumines exploit allowed all PSPs to be downgraded, Sony has released a minor security patch in the form of firmware 3.51. This incremental update doesn't offer any new functionality. Rather, it corrects the flaw found in Lumines. Those that are interested in upgrading to the latest fir...

June 29th 2007 at 1:45am 0 Comments
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As predicted, PSP firmware 3.40 is now available via Network Update. The latest update to Sony's handheld includes the following features: Support for PLAYSTATION Network titles has been expanded. The method of managing certificates under [Game] has been changed. Certainly not one of...

April 19th 2007 at 12:40am 0 Comments
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The Korean PlayStation website has announced the arrival of yet another update to PSP's official firmware. However, unlike previous updates, this revision will actually remove some functionality from the system. We've translated the text--it appears "Certificate Utility" will no longer appear on...

April 18th 2007 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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It's been seven long weeks since Sony last updated PSP's firmware to version 3.11. The extended lapse between then and today's firmware v3.30 could be a sign of two factors at play: 1) 3.11 actually secured the handheld (for almost 2 months), despite the firmware being quickly decrypted; and 2) comp...

March 28th 2007 at 3:24pm 0 Comments
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What big Microsoft news? Sony sneakily snuck out a new firmware upgrade for PSP: the first in almost two months. Here's the list of the improvements for this firmware revision: Support for displaying thumbnails for items has been added under [RSS Channel]. Support for PLAYSTATION Network ti...

March 28th 2007 at 12:25am 0 Comments
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After years of acting as the mortal enemy of PSP users the world over, Network Update is finally giving back to the community with this latest hack, which allows you to use the nefarious bit of software to update your homebrew-happy Dark_Alex firmware. Of course, to pull it off you'll have to insta...

February 15th 2007 at 6:45pm 0 Comments
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This is quite a novel idea. Dark_Alex has been following Sony every step of the way, releasing a new version of his Open Edition firmware almost immediately after Sony releases their official update. Now, homebrew users have a pretty ingenious way of finding out if there's a new version of Dark_Alex...

February 14th 2007 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Another we told you so moment. Another firmware upgrade has been made available for your PSP, but don't expect to get much out of it. This will only fix bugs found in R-TYPES, a PSone game downloadable only in Japan. The official word from Sony goes as follows: "Support for PLAYSTATION Network title...

February 7th 2007 at 11:15pm 0 Comments
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First Korea ... now the world! Firmware 3.10 is now available for PSP owners that can access a wi-fi point and hit "Network Update" on their systems. As previously mentioned, the update includes the following enhancements: Support for PLAYSTATION Network titles has been expanded. Support fo...

January 30th 2007 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Get with the times, Andrew! I totally had 3.03 on my PSP for the past few hours! You sux0rz!!!1It's true. Firmware 3.03 is now available via Network Update. According to the update: "The number of PLAYSTATION Network titles that can be played under [Game] has increased."O RLY, Sony??? I just checked...

December 20th 2006 at 1:05pm 0 Comments