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Rogero Manager is a PS3 backup manager based on “Open Manager.”


  • Supports 2 built-in Payloads: the user can change between Sysc36 & PL3 from the Settings Menu.
  • Updated the Payload detection function to supports all known payloads (3.41 & 3.55).
  • New [USB Mount] option that enables loading of known “Black Screen Games” from external USB drive.
  • [USB Mount] can only be used with CFW 3.55 (3.41 not supported), Split-Games also not supported.
  • Optimized the Game Copy function for better/faster operations.
  • Fixed the Progress-bar bug that was freezing at 99%, no more freezing.
  • New FT Font is used instead of the Debug font, Japanese titles shows fine now.
  • Added new D-pad List navigation & L2/R2 scrolling functions to support the new Font.
  • Fixed the Delay problem experienced in version 8.0 on Game’s Background Image Loading.
  • Changed the Auto-fix-permissions to [L1+R3] = Fix_selected_Game Permissions on internal/external HDD.
  • Fixed the “Protected Mode” bug that prevented it from saving it’s last state on startup.
  • Fixed the ScreenSaver bug that triggered it after Game Copy/Delete functions.
  • Removed the initial Setup sequence on Startup and used Default settings for faster operation.
  • Removed Un-used functions from the Settings Menu for simpler usage.
  • Full Games Folders Auto-Detection,no more Games Folder Setup required,it’s all Automated.
  • Auto-Move of Games folder if found inside an old manager folder is now Optional on First Run.
  • PS3 system version is now Auto-Detected on each Startup,not required anymore from Settings.
  • BD-ROM Game Dump will be stored now using the Game’s Title Name instead of the Game’s Title ID.
  • Added Grayscale effect for Split-Games in Games List (Will show them in Black/White colors).
  • Added a Blurry Background Effect on Games List to allow better Titles/Names readability.
  • Game Background Image can be Disabled from Settings Menu to Allow for better themes usage.
  • New Theme used,Thanks to Opium2k for his great Themes:Rogero Manager Theme Depository
  • Special Thanks to Deank/multiMAN for [USB Mount] support & last minute Graphic Effects.

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Sony released the following statement today.

Notice: Unauthorized circumvention devices for the PlayStation 3 system have been recently released by hackers. These devices permit the use of unauthorized or pirated software. Use of such devices or software violates the terms of the “System Software License Agreement for the PlayStation 3 System” and the “Terms of Services and User Agreement” for the PlayStation Network/Qriocity and its Community Code of Conduct provisions. Violation of the System Software Licence Agreement for the PlayStation 3 System invalidates the consumer guarantee for that system. In addition, copying or playing pirated software is a violation of International Copyright Laws. Consumers using circumvention devices or running unauthorized or pirated software will have access to the PlayStation Network and access to Qriocity services through PlayStation 3 system terminated permanently.

To avoid this, consumers must immediately cease use and remove all circumvention devices and delete all unauthorized or pirated software from their PlayStation 3 systems.

What I find most interesting is that the comments on the release are mainly Pro-Sony. Sounds like people are forgetting many hackers are doing it primarily for functionality (esp functionality that has been removed (otherOS) and for improving features that have not been touched in years.)

Source: Playstation Blog

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Gaia Manager v2.07 Released drizztbsd has released Gaia Manager v2.07. Gaia Manager is based off Open Manager and Sexy Manager. The difference? This one is packed with more features. Check out the full description for more information.


* Enabled discless on syscall36rn
* Changed syscall36 implementation, from two payloads to only one payload (

* Changed HV_SIZE to ~3.4MB, it should not crash anymore on startuprn
* Fixed 8001003D and 8001003E errors (such as in Fifa 11)

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Don’t update your PS3 if you plan to keep your homebrew on your PS3 because the new update prevent homebrew on our consoles! But how?! Apparently, this update contains another special file to check the signatures on PS3 games and since they’re only pseudo-signed, Sony can easily detect the difference. What features does this update add? None. Just “security patches.”
This may be sad news, but we’re sure that the encryption method just needs to be tweaked a tiny bit and the hacks will be re-released with the new encryption very soon. ;)

Source: Here

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As Sony goes on to make a (unfair) lawsuit against Hacker Extraordinar, GeoHots, G4 interviews the defense to take his side of the story.

This case can have a major impact on the entire gaming population. If GeoHots wins, the gaming population should no longer live in fear of corporation lawsuits for modifying their already purchased devices. This can be seen in a previous court case Mr.Hots has won against Apple, where the DMCA was modified to allow for our Mobile Devices to be modified legally. Unfortunately this modification specifically says “Mobile Devices” and not “All Owned Devices” thus allowing Sony the lawsuit.

Sony and its case seems weak fortunately. Sony is calling GeoHots exploit a way for hackers to pirate games on their console, while GeoHots digresses that his exploit is specifically modified to allow homebrew, but not pirated games.

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Yes, you read that correctly. All firmwares ever released or to be released by Sony will have homebrew. Why? Well, the company has no way of making their gaming machines know what is homebrew and what is officially released programs.

How is this possible? Well, the makers of both products have added a secret encryption to everything that is ran on either machine. Without this encryption, your programs will not run. But, that secret key has been released for both of the devices and this year, we will see both devices explode with homebrew and Sony won’t be able to do anything about it!

Thanks Geohot, Team fail0verflow, Mathiuel, and the others! :D We love you and truly appreciate everything you’ve done for us!

Source 1: Mathieul’s Announcement
Source 2: Geohot’s Love
Source 3: Self-Signed Hello World For PS3
Source 4: PS3 Keys Found

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GenPlus-GX Test Beta Released anonymous has released GenPlus-GX v0.01. Emulate the SEGA Genesis or Mega Drive on the PS3.

Genesisplus GX on PS3 it\’s just for change my mind before i go back to ps3sx :) rnrnput all folders so ./genplus ./genplus/roms ./genplus/bios ./genplus/state ./genplus/sramrnon root of dev_usb000 so the first usb port on your right .rnrnSupport in this test version :rn2 Players rnroms supportrnZip supportrnsvp emulation for virtua racing and Corn rnTODO :rnFixed the sound i\’ve a mini glich look like the sound buffer size is too long ?!?rnFixe save states already work but freeze on some games so disabled

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multiMAN v1.10.18 Released deanrr has released multiMAN v1.10.18. multiMAN combines Open Manager, Simple File Manager and AVCHD for an all in one solution. It allows users to run backups, watch AVCHD videos and manage there files. Formerly known as AVCHD and Game Manager, it is now being called multiMAN. The word multi is essential to this manager due to it’s multifunctional tools. multiMAN does more then just backup games to your PS3.

New Feature in 1.10.18
- Added new options in the file \”options_default.ini\” to define the percentage of mouse deadzone (borders)
- Added ability to copy audio files (MP3/WAV/AAC) in / ps3_home/music \”(\” Music \”menu on the XMB)
- Added ability to copy the image files (PNG / JPG) in / ps3_home/photo \”(menu\” Photo \”from the XMB)
- Correct detection of Blu-Ray video

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[Late] Rogero Manager v7.8 Released Rogero has released Rogero Manager v7.8. Rogero’s custom version of the Open Manager. View detailed description for change log.

7.8.0 – New Protected Mode to lock Games pre-defined settings & Copy/Delete functions.rn7.8.0 – Scrolling Functions fixed to have a 100% smooth scrolling.rn7.8.0 – Added Page UP/Page Down using D-Pad Left/Right Buttons.rn7.8.0 – Fixed White Background for game titles that don\’t have the Pic1.png file.rn7.8.0 – Cache folder files will be deleted during setup to remove previous white Backgrounds.rn7.8.0 – Added \”dev_hdd0/BDRIPS\” & \”dev_usb0/BDRIPS\” to path options/Gaia Manager compatibility.rn7.8.0 – Show the Number of total Games available on the GUI.rn7.8.0 – Changed the BR-Required option from \”Triangle\” to \”Square\” button.rn7.8.0 – Re-Added the Exit option with the \”Triangle\” button.rn7.8.0 – New XMB Icon.rn7.8.0 – Various bugs fixed.rn7.8.0 – Removed the Stealth version from the package / not useful anymore.

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If you’re into the hacking scene for PS3, then you need to avoid the newest firmware update! We’ve already mentioned that 3.5 can now be jailbroken and downgraded to previous firmwares but this firmware prevents that! There will be nothing you can do with your PS3 except what Sony allows, so be wary.
What features does this PS3 update come with? Well, it only comes with a “security patch” to patch up the holes we need to run homebrew and that’s it. No other features, nothing.

Discussion: Here
Source: Here

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