20w ago - Today PlayStation 3 developer Exofreak has released a Facebook integrated PS3 XMB mod and video which allows you to use the basic functions of the Friends category (block list, add new friend, etc) if you got banned or can't access PSN and your friends category is empty.
To quote: This is a mod i have been working on for a few hours. Basically if you got banned or cant access psn and your friends category is empty, you can use this mod to have the basic functions of the friends category (block list, add new friend etc)
BUT HERE'S THE CATCH: it uses facebook to achieve them... eg, message box would take you to your psn messages normally but now it will redirect you to your facebook messages instead! basically its facebook integration into the xmb. Here's how to do it:
Unrar the file from this link (above)
Copy xmlhost to the root of the hdd
Then from multiman enable dev_blind and replace catgory_friend.xml (dev_blind>vsh>resource>explore>xmb)
Now log into facebook from the main browser with cookies enabled.
27w ago - Following up on his previous updates, today PlayStation 3 homebrew developer SvenGDK has released XMBPC v0.9.2 followed by XMBPC v0.9.5 RC, v0.9.7.1, v0.9.8, v0.9.9, v1 and more which is a PC XMB (Xcross Media Bar) clone with the changelog below.
XMB is a cloned XMB interface that is on the PSP / PS3 main menu. This app mimics the XMB interface (not the system) for use on your PC. So you have the ability to manage all your Videos, Music, Pictures. Just as you would on those Sony Devices but now on a PC.
This even has support for using a PS3 Controller as well. The developer along the way has also added support for some Emulators / Games to launch directly from the XMB. Among many other additions to improve the handling of media on your PC threw this...
34w ago - Following up on his previous updates, today PlayStation 3 homebrew developer SvenGDK has released XMBPC v0.8 RC followed by v0.8.1 and v0.8.2 which is a PC XMB clone with the changelog below.
XMBPC is a free tool to emulate/simulate the PS3 XMB User Interface on your PC. This allows a user to launch many forms of media from the simulated XMB on the PC. This will not emulate PS3 Games / Homebrew this is just a XMB clone.
Changelog for v0.8 RC:
Hi everyone, a new version of XMBPC is available! Changelogs from v0.7.2 BETA to v0.8 RC
Setup redesigned (Replaced XMBPCE to XMBPC ; Autofills the username ; Removed useless passwordbox ; Added PS2 ISO selector)
PS2 Emulator Integration "PS2Loader"
Recognizes PS2 Game Discs
Start PS2 Game Discs directly from XMBPC
Start PS2 ISOs directly from XMBPC
New subcategory under "Games" -> "PS2 Games" folder