65w ago - Today /GriFFin reports that OxweB has apparently leaked the True Blue PS3 disc BCA codes (although curiously a source wasn't specified), however, they are now conveniently deemed useless as the DRM-infected USB dongle itself.
To quote: When the True Blue dongle first launched last year, it was originally using 'special' blu-ray discs to play games, instead of just DRMencoded eboots on the HDD.
But even after all the Paradox releases, there was a few games that only were available still on 'special' blu-ray discs. Over the course of last year, various groups try to figure out how to copy these discs, as they were sadly pirate stores that wish to sell them to their customers. Finally have much research the BD-Rom marks called 'BCA Codes' were figured out so they could by copied on normal blu-ray burner.
And now an person by the name 'OxweB' has leaked them onto the 'net, as basically they are useless now, but still it is part of sad scene PS3 history!
These are BCA codes off the TB discs (the barcode on the inner part of the disc).
You to can read them off the disc yourself with a scanner or magnifying glass, they are...
71w ago - Following up on our previous update, today PlayStation Access Community Manager MusterBuster has announced that the BBC Sports App Beta is now in high definition!
Below are the details, to quote: Good news sport lovers, a new version of the BBC Sports App Beta is now available and it's equipped with new features, more coverage and many, many more pixels.
The new version of the beta supports high definition footage across the live events featured in the app and, since the PlayStation community will be amongst the first in the country to try it out, we're really keen to get your feedback on how it performs. Once you've given it a go, leave us a comment down below to let us know what you think.
In addition to HD goodness, the BBC is adding more and more content to the app to cover off this Summer's big sporting event in London.
Be sure to pay it a visit for oodles of live coverage, highlights reels and even a medals table so that you can track each country's success.
If you've not grabbed the BBC Sports App Beta yet - just visit the "My Channels" icon under TV/Video Services on your PS3 system...
75w ago - Following up on their previous announcement, today Sony PlayStation Community Manager MusterBuster has confirmed that the BBC Sports application is now available on PS3.
To quote: Those of you with keen eyes and a twitter account (pointed straight at @PSAccess for UK PlayStation goodness) will know that the BBC Sports App is now available as a beta trial in the UK!
Downloading the app is stupendously easy. Just follow these steps:
• Start your PlayStation 3 system and sign in to PlayStation Network
• On the XMB menu, navigate to the TV/Video Services category
Select "My Channels" with the X button
• Locate the BBC Sport Beta icon (Pro tip. It's big, yellow and says "BBC Sport" on it)
• Download the app as prompted. It's 32MB in size. Once installed, it'll start automatically
• When you want to access the BBC Sport app in future, just select it from the TV/Video Services menu - no need to go into "My Channels"
Currently the app will give you video coverage across 3 events: Euro 2012, Formula 1 and Wimbledon.
153w ago - Today the BBC (linked above) has published an interview conducted with PlayStation 3 hackers fail0verflow and GeoHot on the recent PS3 hacks and summarizing the unveiling Sony's secret key.
Below is the interview, to quote: "The PlayStation 3's security has been broken by hackers, potentially allowing anyone to run any software - including pirated games - on the console
A collective of hackers recently showed off a method that could force the system to reveal secret keys used to load software on to the machine.
A US hacker, who gained notoriety for unlocking Apple's iPhone, has now used a similar method to extract the PS3's master key and publish it online. Sony declined to comment on the hack.
"The complete console is compromised - there is no recovery from this," said pytey, a member of the fail0verflow group of hackers, who revealed the initial exploit at the Chaos Communication Congress in Berlin in December.