140w ago - It's been just under two months since the original PSJailBreak PS3 USB modchip was announced, and today what appears to be the least innovatively named clone thus far called simply PS JailBreak 2 has arrived.
PS JailBreak 2 Features:
• Fully updatable via USB on your PC using PSJailBreak2 update software.
• USB Plug and Play solution that installs in seconds without any need to open up the PS3.
• Support boot HDD game without BD.
• Supports any available type of firmware for the PS3. PSGroove, PSFreedom, and so on.
• Can load directly PSGroove .hex files and Payloads .BIN files.
• Can be removed once started. No need to have the USB key always into your PS3!
• Does not break your warranty seal.
• Compatible with all PS3 models, both Fat and Slim.
• Supports all regions: USA, JAP, PAL and KOREA.
• Optimized and enhanced code (most competing products simply use available code).
• Disabled forced software updates and will never brick your console.
• Supports most games and homebrew applications.
• Easy-to-use software for backing up, managing, and playing games from External USB Hard Drive.
To quote: "Sony has finally succeeded in banning the selling of the modchip in Europe.
After releasing a security firmware update which made the PSJailbreak useless, Sony has gone 1up now and the Japanese manufacturer has cut the grass from under the feet of prospective hackers through an order which makes it illegal to sell the modchip and all its clones in Europe.
This news has been confirmed by ChipSpain, one of the leading modchip online retailers who have taken off their stock of the PSJailbreak from their website following this recent order.
Friday, October 8, 2010 · Prohibition to sell PS Jailbreak and its clones. PS jailbreak and similar products have been withdrawn from stock. All orders will continue to receive full support."
142w ago - Many may recall the ZPack PS3 Backup System that ended up being fake, well today the PS3 ZPack name lives on in the form of the latest PS JailBreak PlayStation 3 modchip clone.
Below are the details from the official site (linked above) as follows:
PS3 ZPack is the world's only plug and play USB chipset. We are looking forward to seeing your inventive custom applications using our homebrew enabler.
PS3 ZPack F.A.Q.
Q: Is PS3 Zpack easy to install?
A: Yes, it is a plug and play solution. It takes 1 second to fully install, without modifying or opening your console.
Q: Does it permanently modify my console?
A: No of course not, once you unplug it from the usb port it is completely disabled.
Q: How do you install PS3 Zpack?
A: Please consult our downloads page for our instruction manual. We have done our best to make it as thorough as possible to answer all setup and troubleshooting issues.
Q: What is the warranty?
A: PS3 Zpack is sold with a 1 year warranty. All our resellers will take care of warranty issues.
According to the offical site (linked above), P3Hub went on sale yesterday across the globe and comes in two models- the P3Hub1 and the P3Hub2 with their features outlined below along with some pictures.
P3 HUB 1 / P3 Hub 2 Main Features:
• P3 HUB is basically used as a normal USB hub, which does not contain any unauthorized...
144w ago - Another day and another PS JailBreak PS3 modchip clones surfaces, with today's being labeled as USBBreak.
Those interested can check out their USBBreak User Manual PDF, and below are the PS3 modchip's features from the official site linked above.
USBBreak PS3 ModChip Features:
USBBreak, a revolutionary PS3 break dongle is available now! It perfectly breaks PS3 barriers and brings you a brand new PS3 game experience.
• Upgradeable hardware firmware thoroughly!
• Reading speed will be 2 times faster and it makes users to play more smoothly.
• Games can be copied and saved to internal or external hard disk, in this way, the expensive blue-ray driver and disc can be abandoned.
• Plug & play USB port, the installation will be finished in a few seconds.
• Homebrew software is supported.
• Simple and clear illustrations will guide you to install step by step.
• USBbreak is compatible with all fat and slim model.