PS3 ErmaC 4.30 CFW v1.2 is Now Available, XMB Stability Improved

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75w ago - Following up on his previous update, today HDMadness has released PS3 ErmaC 4.30 CFW v1.2 which includes improved XMB Stability and he is pleased to confirm no PlayStation 3 flashers are necessary from this release onward.

Download: ErmaC 4.30 CFW 1.2.rar / ErmaC 4.30 CFW 1.2.rar (Mirror) / ErmaC 4.30 CFW 1.2.rar (Mirror #2)

PUP MD5: 90EF8FD8F6D2B2DA106C38DD08DC9C66

Below are the details, to quote: Hello m8, New version released, we can now leave the flashers alone...

  • More Stable than any other 4.30 CFW out there
    (Tested with numerous PS3, slim and phat models)
  • Can run games with the latest updates signed with Keys up to 4.30 without any patching needed
  • PSN enabled
  • Cinavia protection disabled

Changes since 1.1:

  • Some small bugs fixed (XMB oriented)
  • Removed some icons from XMB (they were not needed and helped improving XMB stability), including PSHome. No more "demo mode", if...

 

Hulu Plus PS3 Update, New Improved Navigation and Discovery

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83w ago - Hulu Principal Software Development Lead Daniel Bear has announced today that the latest Hulu Plus PS3 update includes new improved navigation and discovery as outlined below!

To quote: It's been two years since Hulu Plus first launched in living rooms across the U.S. via PlayStation 3 - but we haven't stopped there.

Since then, we've kept our promise to never stop innovating. Our team of passionate engineers in Hulu's Seattle office has been hard at work, taking your feedback to build the latest entertainment experience for your living room.

I'm excited to announce that the new and improved Hulu Plus experience rolls out today on PlayStation 3. Designed to help you get to the shows you watch faster than ever before, the new experience includes larger, more vivid artwork and is easier to navigate.

We've implemented a tray-style format that allows you to scroll through recommendations based on your viewing history, or check out popular shows and movies, the top 100 clips on Hulu Plus, movie trailers and more. We've also included a "Shows You Watch" feature that highlights the content you regularly enjoy, and lets you jump straight to the latest episode.

The updated...
 

Video: Sports Champions 2's Improved Archery Mode Hits the Mark

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88w ago - Zindagi Games Project Manager Colin O'Hara has posted up a video showcasing Sports Champions 2's improved Archery Mode for fans below today.

To quote: Sports Champions 2 will be releasing this fall for PlayStation Move, adding new sports such as skiing, boxing, tennis, bowling and golf, in addition to a much-evolved archery mode.

These six sports lend themselves particularly well to motion gaming, with some requiring strategy and finesse and others a blend of speed and reaction time.

But given the popularity of Archery in the original Sports Champions, we wanted to demonstrate how far we've come with Sports Champions 2. Read on for lots of new details!

One early goal was to eliminate the need for PlayStation Move calibration, which could be pretty annoying in the first game. We are now able to get enough starting data when you turn on the game or a controller, and we've integrated some of the information gathering into the games themselves - along with some corrective behind-the-scenes calibration - so you can just play.





But our primary goal with Archery this time around was to combine the competitive nature of the original game with the fast-paced, high-action style of Medival Moves:...
 

PSN Download Manager 3.97 is Now Ad-Free with Improved Code

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145w ago - Today I have released PSN Download Manager 3.97 which is now ad-free and features improved code among the changes outlined below.

Download: PSN Download Manager 3.97 (Under products, PlayStation Download Manager or link on homepage)

The PlayStation Download Manager 3.97 has been released with something you've all been wanting

It no longer displays the annoying advert however for anyone copying this, please don't hotlink or post as attachments. Use the provided adf.ly link as this help's fund web hosting and cover the cost of resource's like bandwidth which is costly in the UK (Rural Areas).

The issue with the application not starting has also been resolved, and seemed to be people missing the latest, Java, .NET and IE.
so make sure you've got the latest versions or follow the troubleshooting instructions; this should run better than older versions

1) The advertisement shown on start-up has been removed
2) The premium membership has been discontinued as it serves no purpose any more (It's ad free)
3) Further improvement to the code as the premium account check has been removed
4) Adjustments to the threading to prevent the application from freezing when checking for new versions (Very rare glitch)
5)...
 

PS3 System Software Update v3.66 Hits, PSN Services Improved

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147w ago - Sony Network Entertainment VP Eric Lempel has just announced that PS3 System Software Update v3.66 (which uses the PS3 3.65 keys) is mandatory and incoming shortly, which will improve system stability during use of PS3 format software and PSN network services.

Download: PS3 Firmware 3.66 Update (US) / PS3 Firmware 3.66 Update (EU)

To quote: A new PS3 system software update, v3.66, will be released soon. With this minor update, system stability during use of PS3 format software and network services has been improved.

As always, once the PS3 Firmware 3.66 update hits tonight we will update this article with the download links and changelog details.
 







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