155w ago - I wanted to give myself a summary of what's new in PS3 SDK 3.41 compared to PS3 SDK 1.92. diff proved to be less than helpful here, because of all the copyright and SDK version headers that changed.
So I put together a simple program to filter the diff results. It stripped almost 150K from the diff of the SPU headers, and nearly 300K from the diff of the PPU headers (approximately 25%). It should also be possible to use this exact same program to filter comparisons on any future incomplete SDK leaks.
I'm hopeful this can be helpful for other developers, so I'm sharing my diffs and the program to create and filter them. The zip contains the following files:
To create your own SDK diffs, modify build_diffs.sh to point to whichever two SDKs you want to compare, then run make && sh...
325w ago - The PLAYSTATION¬®3 system software version 1.92 (with 1.90) update includes the following:
Customizing wallpaper (Theme Settings)
You can now display an image as the background of XMB™ (XrossMediaBar).
You can now use emoticons when creating messages under [Friends].
You can now enter text directly into text entry fields of Web pages using a USB keyboard.
Upsampled output of audio CDs is now supported.
Other new or revised features in version 1.92 (with 1.90):
Settings [44.1/88.2/176.4 kHz] has been added as an option in [Audio CD Output Frequency] under [Music Settings].
[Type 2] has been added as an option in [Bitmapping] under [Music Settings].
[On] has been added as an option in [BD 1080p 24 Hz Output (HDMI)] under [BD/DVD Settings].
Video The [Image Quality Adjustment] option in the control panel has been changed to [AV Settings].
You can now play AVCHD-format video files that are saved on Memory Stick™ media or on the hard disk of a video camera.
You can now operate the (Slow (Back)) and (Frame Reverse) functions when playing video files saved on storage media or on the hard disk.
326w ago - The official Sony website has been updated with the changelog for update 1.92 and simply states:
"Playability status with the PS3 system has changed for some PLAYSTATION2 format titles."
Further fueling speculation is that the update addresses the freezing issue within Warhawk, and contains no other features such as rumoured XMB flash movie backgrounds and faster XMB icon loads.