159w ago - Sony Network Operations Americas VP Eric Lempel has announced that as of today you can officially stream HD movies instantly with the VUDU PS3 application and shared a video walkthrough below!
To quote: Last week, we announced a partnership with VUDU that will bring you the ability to stream thousands of movies straight from the cloud to your PlayStation 3.
Today, that announcement becomes reality as the VUDU application launches in the United States on PlayStation Network. VUDU delivers a cinema-quality movie experience in the comfort of your home theater, complete with full 1080p HD with 5.1 Dolby Digital Plus sound, and video on-demand without downloading.
No subscription is necessary to browse their library of more than 4,000 HD movies, including many new releases the same day they are released to DVD and Blu-ray.
The movies are available on-demand and you only pay for the movies that you watch. Also, when you sign up for a VUDU account, you will receive a $5.99 credit on your account for one free HD rental.
For those curious, Rogero PS3 Open Backup Manager v6.2 removes the Hermes Patch code to comply with his v3 Payload.
To quote, roughly translated: Rogero offers a new version of its manager in V6.1 qui is based on the Open Manager, like any other kind of applications you can copy your originals on your storage media inside and outside, start your backup.
This game managers display a wallpaper of your games when you pass it. It will be noted on the patch manager Hermes are disabled by default and they only become active when using payload supporting Peek / Poke commands (PSGroove v1.1, v1.0 Hermes ...) in order to avoid compatibility problems with the first payload. You can also enable / disable "live load" with L3.
You can find both versions in the archive, a backup, replacing the default manager (with ID LAUN12345) and another using the ID LAUN12350.
166w ago - OCBFan has released his PC application for analysing PS3 .PKG files as well as extracting/removing unneeded data from PS3 Games, and it also incorprates the option to split 4+GB files via PC for Open Manager on the PS3.
After a couple of days of work and testing with a friend's PS3 (Don't own one yet!) I decided to share my software with the rest of the world.
• Loads homebrew PKG and prints statistics [ Cheers to naehrwert for the PKG unpacker ]
• Supports folder-tree operations , such as printing game statistics
• Splits >4GB files to OBM format
• Shrinks down files with unwanted data [ use with caution ]
• Removes movie file data [ use with caution ]
• Removes updates [ & hidden updates ]
• SafeList to block brickers
• Online updates
174w ago - Quite awhile back we reported on a PS3 iTrophies iPhone PS3 Trophy application, and today MyGadgetNews.com (linked above) has announced the arrival of PSN Go which brings Sony's PlayStation Network to Apple's iPhone and iPod Touch.
According to the app's author Juan Xavier Larrea, PSN Go is designed for hardcore PS3 gamers and iPhone owners that retrieves your PlayStation Network friends stats such as their level and progress, online status, avatars, latest games, trophies and much more.
Currently the PSN Go application is on version 1.1.2 offering numerous UI improvements and several bug fixes and is $1.99 on the iTunes App Store.
Finally, a demo video and feature listing for the PlayStation Network and PS3 app dubbed PSN Go for iPhone / iPod Touch are available below for those interested.
PSN Go Main Features:
• Sign in securely using your PSN credentials. PSN Go automatically retrieves your friends.
• An organized Friends List. Grouped by status (Online, Offline, etc.)