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    Photographs Of A PlayStation 1(SCPH-5552)

    By GregoryRasputin,
    I am sure i don't need to remind anyone how much i enjoy photography, i wouldn't say that i am very good at it or that i produce great images, it is just something that i enjoy, sometimes i do take some decent photo's and some people enjoy them, my favourite type of photography is macro.  I thought i would use my love of both photography and games consoles to take photo's of a PlayStation 1, the model is SCPH-5552 and it is the beginning of a bunch of photo's i will take of various PS1 and PS2 consoles for the PS1 and PS2 Dev Wiki, here is a photo sample, the rest can be viewed at the link below:   SCPH-5552 - PS1 Dev Wiki

    [HELP] Xbox ONE Orig // No USB

    By Xhase,
    Obtained an Xbox one that fell off an armour. Well it thankfully still works but USB DATA , and controller SYNC Is dead, USB 5v is present.    Anyone have an idea of what it might be? Maybe an IC I can check?   btw new Hardware mod coming soon. (Internal PSU , in Xbox one ORig) 

    Release: BwE PS4 NOR Statistics

    By BwE,
    Hello! Following my this program BwE PS4 NOR Statistics v1.00, another micro version of my PS4 NOR Validator, is designed solely to validate your NOR based on statistics only from Better Way Electronics!

    Why make this you ask? Entropy and statistics are a well used methodology in the malware analysis field to determine if a binary file is encrypted, and by how much.

    What is entropy? Entropy is a method for measuring uncertainty in a series of numbers or bytes. In technical terms, entropy measures the level of difficulty or the probability of independently predicting each number in the series.

    What has this got to do with PS4s? Well the PS4's NOR is almost entirely encrypted and so with a collection of known valid NOR's it is possible to determine the level of entropy that represents a valid NOR and what level of entropy would represent a corrupt NOR.

    When corruption occurs it will generally wipe out a large chuck of the NOR, cause the NOR to repeat itself or will fill the NOR with junk. All of this will decrease or severely increase the entropy.

    Seeing as the PS4 firmware is likely to add more or less complexity with each update I have made available a settings file where you can adjust the predicted statistics. Download: BwE_PS4_NOR_Statistics.rar (5.4 MB) Have fun! And yes this is made specifically for other PS4 repairers like myself. Maybe it will be useful for something else one day. Remember the fun we had with the PS3 NOR?

    NOTE: My program is designed for Windows 64 - If this is a problem then you're computing wrong. Release Date: 5/11/18 Version: 1.0 MD5: BDABAAB45995A3D1E7AE83541E752721 Chiptune: Dubmood - A Tribute to Kootie Loader Art: BwE (Credits to Maniac (Netflix))     This is what a valid NOR looks like: This is what an invalid NOR looks like:   Sorry for the copypasta! Enjoy either way!        

    DualShock patent for touchscreen instead of touchpad

    By ConsoleHax,
    According to a recently published patent application from Sony Interactive Entertainment America LLC, the next generation of DualShock controllers may receive a touchscreen instead of a touchpad. Although the information in the document is not entirely clear with what the company plans to do with the screen.     On behalf of Sony Ryuji Nakayama, Ennin Huang and Nathan Gary invented the patent that was submitted on September 29, 2017. The submission however does not mean that Sony will actually use it, technology companies often have their ideas patented to protect innovations.   Personally I find that the current touchpad doesn't offer real advantages during gaming or navigation and I often forget the controller even has one. This also seems the case with most game developers who never really embraced the use of it during gaming. It would be kinda cool though to see an interactive map on your controller during gaming, so who knows what future gaming might bring. On the other hand it probably wouldn't be feasible, a controller with such a high end touchscreen would be immensely costly.   The full patent can be read as a PDF here: http://pdfpiw.uspto.gov/.piw?PageNum=0&docid=10099121&IDKey=96543379056A   Via: Hardware.info / ConsoleHax.com  

    Happy Birthday PS3

    By GregoryRasputin,
    Twelve whole years ago today the PS3 was released in Japan, that was at least two years before members of the forum such as @DarkElementPL were born,     The PS3 does not have the same amount of love from Sony as it did all those years ago, but the scene gives it the love it deserves, you can see such instances in places like PSX-Place, Reddit and of course here at PlayStationHaX.   I haven't updated the website in about two years, but that doesn't mean what already is there is not a good read, as it is probably one of the best console histories you will ever read and i will update it when i have time, you can read all about the PS3's life below:

    PlayStation Classic Uses Open Source Emulator

    By GregoryRasputin,
    I am sure by now you have heard of the PlayStation Classic, the tiny replica of the original PlayStation, with twenty games embedded what we did not know is what hardware or software the device runs, however we found out on Thursday thanks to an article by Kotaku that the PlayStation Classic runs the open source Emulator PCSX Rearmed     Sadly it seems to be a bastardised version of the Emulator and doesn't have many of the great features that PCSX Rearmed has if you were to use it on a PC, i cannot suggest anyone buys the PlayStation Classic, yes it looks awesome, but for the same price, you could buy a damaged original PlayStation, a Raspberry Pi, and SD card and a control pad and install PCSX on your Raspberry Pi, then fit the Raspberry Pi inside the PlayStation case.   The Raspberry Pi isn't the only device you could get to put inside a PlayStation case, there are a multitude of devices you could use, PSTV, Nintendo Wii and many more, you could even grab a small PC motherboard and mod it in there, there is really no reason to spend all that money on a PlayStation Classic that has a miserable line up of games, when you could do so much more and have so much fun creating your own PlayStation Classic   Will you be buying the PlayStation Classic?

    [Released] Script To Split Large PS3 Files On MacOS And Linux

    By GregoryRasputin,
    The console scenes seem to have an abundance of app's made for Windows PC users, the apps for Mac and Linux users is quite sparse and it is awesome when someone releases something for those platforms. Developer nabilfreeman created a script for his Mac to enable him to split large PS3 game files, here is a quote from the source:     Source Download

    Is this website legit?

    By TypicalJoe,
    Does this website look legit? Claims to have a working 6.02 Jailbreak https://ps4jailbreak602.com/

    8BitDo GC & Wii Classic Controller adapter for Switch

    By TheZander,
    Game accessory company 8BitDo is releasing a product this December 7th ( just in time for Smash Ultimate) which is a wireless adapter for a GameCube or Classic Controller for the Wii that works with the Nintendo Switch. It has a built in screenshot and home menu button. The price on Amazon is 19.99 so if you still have a GameCube controller that's the cost of using it with the Switch ( as of now, or they may already be similar products idk).      Source  https://www.polygon.com/deals/2018/11/7/18065872/nintendo-switch-gamecube-controller-adapter-super-smash-bros-ultimate-8bitdo?utm_campaign=polygon&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter       Now you are all probably curious as to how someone such as I was able to become aware of such a product despite my dull wit. You would be correct in assuming so, however the 'via' source has wished to remain un-named. I will then not divulge the identity of the user who may engage in actions involved in the deliquesce of suns. 

    OrbisMAN Version 2 [BETA] - PS4 Utility Homebrew

    By LightningMods_,
    ORBISMAN v2 BETA   4.55 & 5.05 Supported (FW Auto-Detect)   New Features File Manager Syscall 9 (sys_unjail) JKPatch RPC Server Autoload settings Remote PKG installer server USB ELF Loader Remote Play Patches (no IDU yay) New Icons with White text for a full List of new features look at the changelog below   (Updated) Tool Box - Sub Menus +Section 1   + Section 2 (Kernel Menu)   + Section 3 (HDD Menu) - USB0 ONLY!   + Section 4 (Misc)   + Section 5 (Game)   Okay, so here are some examples below (these examples use cURL but if you use something else then just take a look into available URLs and JSON format of data field for POST requests).     Checking if app exists (also tells its size if exists):   curl --data '{"title_id":"CUSA09311"}' 'http://<PS4 IP>:12800/api/is_exists'     Installing main package (if you have multiple pieces you should specify all of them in packages array in consecutive order; if you use a merged file then you just need to specify a single element for this array):   curl -v 'http://<PS4 IP>:12800/api/install' --data '{"type":"direct","packages":["http://<local ip>:<local port>/UP1004-CUSA03041_00-REDEMPTION000002.pkg"]}'     Installing main package from CDN:   curl -v 'http://<PS4 IP>:12800/api/install' --data '{"type":"ref_pkg_url","url":"http://gs2.ww.prod.dl.playstation.net/gs2/appkgo/prod/CUSA02299_00/2/f_b215964ca72fc114da7ed38b3a8e16ca79bd1a3538bd4160b230867b2f0a92e0/f/UP9000-CUSA02299_00-MARVELSSPIDERMAN.json"}'     Installing patch package:   curl -v 'http://<PS4 IP>:12800/api/install' --data '{"type":"direct","packages":["http://<local ip>:<local port>/UP9000-CUSA02299_00-MARVELSSPIDERMAN-A0108-V0100_0.pkg","http://<local ip>:<local port>/UP9000-CUSA02299_00-MARVELSSPIDERMAN-A0108-V0100_1.pkg","http://<local ip>:<local port>/UP9000-CUSA02299_00-MARVELSSPIDERMAN-A0108-V0100_2.pkg"]}'     Installing additional content:   curl -v 'http://<PS4 IP>:12800/api/install' --data '{"type":"direct","packages":["http://<local ip>:<local port>/UP0001-CUSA09311_00-ULCQUEST00000002.pkg"]}'     Installing theme:   curl -v 'http://<PS4 IP>:12800/api/install' --data '{"type":"direct","packages":["http://<local ip>:<local port>/UP0001-CUSA09311_00-ACDNEWTHEME12345.pkg"]}'     Uninstalling game:   curl -v 'http://<PS4 IP>:12800/api/uninstall_game' --data '{"title_id":"CUSA02299"}'     Uninstalling patch:   curl -v 'http://<PS4 IP>:12800/api/uninstall_patch' --data '{"title_id":"CUSA08344"}'     Uninstalling additional content:   curl -v 'http://<PS4 IP>:12800/api/uninstall_ac' --data '{"content_id":"UP0001-CUSA09311_00-ULCPACK000000004"}'     Uninstalling theme:   curl -v 'http://<PS4 IP>:12800/api/uninstall_theme' --data '{"content_id":"UP9000-CUSA08344_00-DETROITCHARTHEME"}'     You could also work with tasks themselves (pause, continue, remove, etc), you just need to know task id, it could be retrieved in a response when you send installation commands.     Starting task (tasks are started automatically but you could use this command if you have stopped task manually, for example):   curl -v 'http://<PS4 IP>:12800/api/start_task' --data '{"task_id":123}'     Stopping task:   curl -v 'http://<PS4 IP>:12800/api/stop_task' --data '{"task_id":123}'     Pausing task:   curl -v 'http://<PS4 IP>:12800/api/pause_task' --data '{"task_id":123}'     Resuming task:   curl -v 'http://<PS4 IP>:12800/api/resume_task' --data '{"task_id":123}'     Unregistering (removing) task:   curl -v 'http://<PS4 IP>:12800/api/unregister_task' --data '{"task_id":123}'     Getting task progress information:   curl -v 'http://<PS4 IP>:12800/api/get_task_progress' --data '{"task_id":123}'     Finding task id by content id and sub type:   curl -v 'http://<PS4 IP>:12800/api/find_task' --data '{"content_id":"UP1004-CUSA03041_00-REDEMPTION000002","sub_type":6}'     Task sub types:   Game=6, AC=7, Patch=8, License=9 Useful Programs   https://anonfile.com/x2A6y2keb7/ - RPI Test for Windows by Al Azif   https://github.com/Sc0rpion/RPI_GUI - RPI_GUI by Sc0rpion     USB SELF LOADER   to load an SELF (Sighed ELF) you dont need to run HEN 1.8 first as the HB auto applies the 1.8 Patches however it might fail to load the first time as the app need to be re-launched for the patches to take effect   for the Loader to read the SELF it needs to be named as one of the following   load.self load.elf load.bin and be on USB ROOT   and if your SELF needs any Assets make a folder called "assets" on USB root and copy to there and it will auto-copy the assets   REMOTE PLAY   These Hook certain PS4 peices to working without PSN but it also fakes IDU mode which means its not IDU but the PS Button doesnt work at first so i suggest doing this   Goto settings -> remote play -> add new device -> connect -> reboot - re-connect with everything working normally       Syscall 9   Syscall 9 (unjail) is a special system call that gets installed to the kernel on XMB (toolbox) launch which means you can use it with the app closed after its installed this syscall auto-jailbreaks 5.05 or 4.55 once its called also displaying UART output of it (with also patching it)   You can call it from any HB or payload by doing   Syscall(9); File Manager     Controls   Up-dpad to go up Down-dpad to go down X to select a file /\ to open file options for the selected file right-dpad to go between everything L1 to confirm or to make new Folder depending on what option was clicked /\ to make a new file if Create button is selected and all names etc are handled by the Sony PS4 Keyboard on screen Features   Copy Cut Paste New File New Folder Rename Delete   Settings Menu   Unsafe Partition R/W FTP Hide Local IP Error Reporting     If you get that screen Send us the log located at /user/app/NPXX33362/Error_Log.txt   Credits 2much4u 
    Golden a.k.a Xemio 
    ZeraTron Special Thanks Flatz TheoryWrong Golden SiSTRo Znullptr X41   Testers _iggy4 AlAzif Alzeric boogeyman CelesteBlue Darkmage1991 GradSdk KlairmKraken MADPYRO21 Mogi_Codemasterv PotsAlott red-j retrogamer Shiro SiSTRo Znullptr Almighty   "via https://darksoftware.xyz/HomebrewThnx"   - Made Clock time White - Kernel Dumper message box is now OK, so you can return to the XMB (with controls returned) - Dump EAP Key now 1 button for both 4.55 and 5.05 - Dump PSID is now a MSG Box which now shows the PSID Written to USB its also an "OK Button" msg box - Added JKPatch (for 4.55 and 5.05) with syscall 9 "UNjail" auto-install on XMB/Toolbox Launch - Added Disable/Enable Auto-Load settings button for FTP - Added Disable/Enable Auto-Load settings button for JKPatch - Added and made syscall-9 install without jkpatch for when its disabled - Added 5.05 ONLY Spawn patches with Printf redirct - Added ELF Loader - ELF Loader now makes /data/self and copy anything in the "assets" folder on the root of a USB to /data/ New Icons - old stock button replaced - spoof fw 6.00 - USB ELF Loader - now only 96 MBs (used to be 400 MB) - prob forgot a few things - UI Improvements - Text alignment - Added Not supported message to ELF Loader for 4.55 and below - File manager **DKS_OS** Replaced - added unsafe r/w to File manager - added FTP to file manager - added Hide local IP in FS manager - UI Improvements - Scrollable XMB (Will be available once needed) - Added new dialog messages - USB ELF Loader now gives unsupported message for 4.55 - start-up patches detect if its 4.55 for fself spawn - replaced DKS_OS with New FS Manager - Added XMB Fail safe (L2) to auto-select the first XMB button again - PKG Server Button (Flatz shit) - Remote Play Patcher - refixed ELF Loader - Added more MSG Dialogs XMB Selector Fail safe **changed** now is O + <- - more shit   Known Issues - FTP and App will crash if you try to   - FTP Doesnt have Decrypt support     Download via: darksoftware.xyz (Size: 97MB) Source Code: Currently Closed to ONLY Devs

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