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PS3 Cloud Drive M.H.A.Q.S. has released PS3 Cloud Drive v1.1.5.

Current Features:

  • The application works with Google Drive. You will need a Google account to use it.
  • Google Drive comes with 15GB of free space compared to PS Plus’s 1GB.
  • Remote Authorization through “OAuth 2 for Devices” does not need you to give application any of your personal information.
  • Bi-Directional Sync is possible. The application will sync your saves to the cloud and will download them to your hard drive.
  • Resume support is present and you can quit the application any time you want. The app will pick up from where it left off.
  • Resumable uploads and partial responses are supported.
  • Save Revision and pinning/sticky support.
  • Save Difference and update will only sync data that has changed to cut bandwidth usage.
  • gzip compression for faster transfers. This is to save bandwidth on those ridiculously big “replays” and saves from some games.

Planned Features for next releases:

  • Selective Sync. Users can select the game-saves they want to sync to the cloud. This also requires a GUI for the user to select which saves he needs transferred. Most likely a Dual panel layout.
  • PSX/PS2 card slot sync. This might have made into the current release but I need to test some stuff before I put this in.
  • Multiple Playstation 3 units support per account. A user may sign into a PS3-Cloud-Drive account and download saves from another ps3. This feature is highly dependent on selective sync.
  • Save Resigning. Oh yeah, I know this’ll have to be done some day to make this app super awesome on all levels. But it’s prolly way down the road.

Download it from the Brewology Store.

Application’s Homepage:

News source: ps3hax

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PSChannel deroad has released PSChannel v1.10.

Fixed tons of bugs
Removed the “install theme feature” since no one makes themes for my homebrew
Info section moved to main menu and can be seen by pressing SQUARE
Added Lang support (EN,PT,SP,IT,FR,DE,RU,NL)
Added game update support with autodetection of games (NO homebrew support!! NO search mode, NO support for backups folders!!)
Changed some icons (new apps and game update)
Added support to https (thanks to PolarSSL)

To be clear, PSChannel will look only in the NP (not SP-INT or QA) environment. in the next update i will try to add SP-INT env for dex console (SP-INT gives me “404 + not allowed”).

PSChannel has nothing to do with SONY or any trademarks owned by sony.

PSChannel will only search updates for NP******* BL******* BC******* XC******* UL******* MR******* APPID with the USER AGENT ["Mozilla/5.0 (PLAYSTATION 3; 2.00)"]

How to change language:

To change language just go to the main menu, press square, then triangle till you find your language. This is the order of the langs EN,PT,SP,IT,FR,DE,RU,NL

Bug reports here:

Want to add a language? send me (deroad) a private message on one of the followings forums Brewology/PS3HAX/PSX-Scene.

I want to thanks for:

  • Translations: a_titkov (RU), zecoxao (PT), vgturtle127 (EN,PT,SP,IT,FR,DE,NL)
  • 4.41 Rebug testing vapour
  • sandungas and Ada love lace for SFO infos
  • Kakaroto for EFL and gzorin for RSXGL and all the PSL1GHT devs :D

Wargio/deroad will NEVER request donation for this Homebrew.

please remember that deroad (aka Wargio) created this and not other people.

Download it from the Brewology Store.

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PS2 Classics Manager CaptainCPS-X has released PS2 Classics Manager v1.02.

Main Features (Quick List)

- Set PS2 converted games active in PS2 Classics Placeholder

- Encrypt valid PS2 ISO(s) / BIN(s) as PS2 Classics and automatically patch LIMG segment (no need for anything else, just the ISO / BIN)

- Import External PS2 games (ISO / BIN / ENC). Split games supported (.ISO.66600 / .BIN.66600 / .ENC.66600)

- Game List with display of Cover images, Information box, Title ID, Title acquired from a text DB and more.

- Memory Cards manager to easily switch between your collection of VME, and assign them as SLOT 1 or SLOT 2.

- Automatic export / decryption of the active Memory Cards to XMB->Memory Card Utility as VM2.

…more at the change log. 

Download it from the Brewology Store.

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PSChannel deroad has released PSChannel v1.09.

This version will bring some improvements like allow fast translations of the homebrew.

Now you can install a theme or a translation easily and choose the pkg to download. in this way if you are on 3.55, you can install the 3.55 version, if on dex, the DEX/unsigned version, etc..

To install a Theme for PSChannel, you need to create a zip with the modified edj files and place the zip in the root folder of a usbkey; then you only need to go into ‘info’ and press triangle and it will install the theme. The zip MUST be called ‘‘.

Translating the homebrew is quite easy. you only need a notepad that reads unix text files and translate it. PSChannel will read lines, so you can use spaces as you want. to install the files, you need to put the Categories.txt and/or Lang.txt into the root folder of a usb and go into ‘info’ and press triangle. it will install all the files.

You will find opium theme and the original Categories.txt and Lang.txt links at the end of the news.


Improved stability
Added the ability to choose the pkg to be downloaded
Added the ability to install custom themes
Added the ability to install translations
Added USB Scan
Fixed some minor bugs.. Blue Theme by Opium2k (click on the download button) (click on the download button)

Download it from the Brewology Store.

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PSChannel deroad has released PSChannel v1.05.

1.05 changelog
Fixed HDD Size bug for all FW
Fixed abort bug
Fixed chaching bug (now it loads immediately)
Fixed download bug
Fixed donwload limit bug
Fixed server serverside bugs
Fixed syscalls bugs (now all the fw will reboot)
Fixed exit bug
Fixed performance bug
Fixed copying performance bug
Fixed menu overflow bug
Fixed freeing memory bug
Code cleaned
Added performace patches
Changed loading code to do not overload the server
Added Lang support (now you can translate this)

for those that wants to translate this, use only utf-8 chars. you just need to translate these 2 files: /dev_hdd0/game/PSCHANNEL/Categories.txt /dev_hdd0/game/PSCHANNEL/Lang.txt the firs one contains the category names, the second one contains all the strings that needs to be translated

Download it from the Brewology Store.

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RetroArch Themaister/TwinAphex have released RetroArch v0.9.8.3.

* [FBA core] Various changes/fixes

- Hook up Armed Police Batrider controls

- Afterburner – make fire buttons work

- Hook up Bad Dudes controls

- Hook up Cyberbots controls

- Hook up 1942 controls

- Add missing Chase HQ controls

- Add missing WWF Wrestlefest controls

- EEPROM save should now work (tested with EEPROM-based system such as Capcom CPS2)

- Samples are now looked for – should be in ’samples’ subdirectory

- Hiscore files should now be read from/written to.

* [SNES9x Next] Added big speed hack for Star Fox 1 – makes it fast enough for it to run at fullspeed on the Wii.

* [Genesis Plus GX] Set samplerate back to 44Khz.

* [Android] New ‘Calibrate Refresh Rate’ option – use this to get an accurate estimation of your screen refresh rate. NOTE: Touch the screen at all times during calibration for more accurate measurements. You might have to slightly tweak the value later on for the best results.

* [Android] Added a ‘Set OS-reported refresh rate’ which should do the same as what ‘Sync refreshrate to Screen’ previously did. Note 2 users might get better results with this than they will with ‘Calibrate refresh rate’.

* [Android] Added a built-in help system that should answer a lot of the frequently asked questions.

* [Android] Add iCade profiles – two added for now – iPega and Red Samurai

* [Android] Audio resampler now faster

* [Android] Input autodetection expanded -

* [CONSOLES] Audio resampler is now adjustable – can choose between Sinc resampler (new) and Hermite resampler (old). Sinc is now selected by default, is superior audio-quality wise and will fix a lot of sound issues.

* [PS3] Save Preset fixed

* [PS3] Starting with Dual Shader/Custom Scaling mode OFF and then turning it ON works now

* [Wii] Numerous Wii video mode fixes – including PAL modes that went beyond the internal framebuffer bounds

- PC2JAMMA-USB (needs to be tested)

- Genius MaxFire G-08XU

- Zeemote Steelseries

- Saitek Rumblepad

- Super Smart Joy

Download it from the Brewology Store.

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Estwald/D_Skywalk have released Iris Manager v1.49.3..

Iris Manager


* If you load a game for PS3 (not PSN, a disc game), some data are stored in a file (lastgame). Holding down L1 on startup, when Iris Manager is loading again, it will load automatically the last game, unless their presence is not detected or error.

* If in the root directory of the game (where usually the PS3_DISC_SFB is found), you put a file name containing ps2disc.txt with the destination path (eg. /dev_usb000/dataps2 or /dev_hdd/GAME/dataps2), that folder is mounted as /dev_ps2disc.

This feature can be useful for games like Sing Star, that can read tracks from PS2 discs.

Download it from the Brewology Store.

* News source: (Spanish forum)

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deank has released multiMAN v04.18.04 update.


04.18.04 (2012-01-15)
* Fixed a bug introduced in mM 04.17.00: mM skipping 1-letter filenames (x.yyy) when copying folders
* When on-screen-keyboard (OSK) is used and user cancels the entry mM will not accept the entered text
* Created proper ring-buffer for mp3 playback which should mean no more glitches/pauses of the music
* Restored support for GLC3.PNG for themes in 8×4 mode
* Increased screenshot JPEG quality to 90% and 1MB buffer size
* Toolbox/IPF from /app_home will be activated when you quit mM with {PS} button on 4.30 Rogero CFWs

The bug about skipping 1-letter filenames is present in versions 04.17.00/01/02/03/04/05, 04.18.00/01/02/03 so if you’re on one of these versions deank strongly suggests that you update to 04.18.04. Thanks to GotIt4Free for sounding the alarm.

* Changed method for scanning of control-info for eboot.bin/self/sprx files
* [* Install Package Function] won’t allow adding the same PKG twice and allows ‘deselecting’ when “Standard” method is used

There are some other changes/improvements, too.

p.s. Have in mind that the change/fix for checking if games require higher firmware will make mM scan (“Verifying data…”) your games at least once.
Download it from the Brewology Store.


Download multiMAN ver 04.18.04 UPD (20130115).zip (5.78MB)

Includes CEX, DEX and STEALTH updates.

Update is also available online for download directly from multiMAN.

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PSChannel deroad has released PSChannel Brewology Version.

PlayStationChannel – an OpenSource Homebrew’s Store

This is a software that deroad wrote to allow users to download homebrews directly on their ps3, without needing a pc. it’s like the Sony PS Store, but for Homebrews.

With the help of MonkeyMaximus (Admin of this website) this project became real and now everyone can enjoy all the homebrews around the network!

For Devs: To add/update your homebrew, please contact MonkeyMaximus on the Brewology forums for developer access.

Info about PSChannel

Ideated and entirely built by Deroad

You can find the source code here:

deroad will never request donation for this Homebrew.

If you paid it, you have been scammed.

Download it from the Brewology Store.

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multiMAN deank has released multiMAN v04.15.00.

* Updated PC application “ps3netsrv” to support fast folder-data retrieval
* Greatly improved loading of remote /net_host folders (up to 4096 entries in mmOS and 2048 in other modes)
* Greatly improved loading of remote Retro ROMs folders with covers
* Added support to access remote PS3 system in mmOS or in game modes via /net_host
– You can access all data of a remote PS3 to view/play photo/music/video files, transfer files/folders and load ISO games (PS3/PSX/DVD/BD) if used with Cobra CFW
* Added option in “Settings” – “Connect to Another PS3″ – it allows full remote control (screen/pad) of another PS3 running multiMAN 04.15.00 and later
* Added option in “Settings” – “Remote Access Permissions” (Disable/Files/Screen/Full) to restrict remote connnections to your PS3
* Added support for mmRAS – PC application by Aldo (aldostools) which allows remote access to your PS3 (screen/pad) while running multiMAN
* Screenshot feature in multiMAN (START+R2) will now save screens as JPEG.
The key features of this release:
* The improved PC ps3netsrv application allows much faster access speeds when retrieving data from folders in mmOS or when browsing photo/music/video/ROMs from remote /net_host. You can now browse a remote folder with roms+covers and it takes a fraction of the time it took before.
* The Remote Access feature allows you to connect to another PS3 anywhere in the world (be it in the other room or across the country) and copy files/folders, play Retro ROMs, view photos and play music and video files (after caching)
* The Remote Access Control (PS3) feature allows you to connect to another PS3 running multiMAN and view its screen and control it with your pad. It allows you to minimize the current session and work with your own PS3 (to transfer files to the remote PS3 for example) and then return to the other PS3.
* The Remote Access Control (PC) feature via aldostools mmRAS client allows you to connect to your PS3 (or any other PS3 around the world running multiMAN) from your PC.
* The option in “Settings” (Remote Access Permissions) allows you to configure the access to your PS3. You can completely “Disable” it, you can allow remote connections only to access your “Files”, you can restrict it only to remote control “Screen” or allow “Full” access for files and screen control.
* The Remote Access Control provides 960×540 resolution (it doesn’t depend on the remote PS3 resolution).
* To be able to use these features you have to configure your remote peers in “Settings” -> “Network Servers”.
* Any configured /net_host can be used for file access (PC and PS3) and for remote control (PS3)
* If you are connecting to a PC you must have ps3netsrv application running on the PC side
* If you wish to restrict access to your PS3 – change the setting in “Remote Access Permissions”
* If you wish to connect to another PS3 configured as /net_host – use the “Connect to Another PS3″ function in “Settings”
While connected to another PS3 you can ‘minimize’ the connection and work with your own PS3 and then resume the remote control. You will see the live minimized remote screen in the lower corner. To switch between local/remote control use [START]+[SQUARE]. To terminate a connection to a remote PS3 use [START]+[CIRCLE]. All other buttons you press will be sent to the remote PS3.

Download it from the Brewology Store.

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