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Sony is amping up the PlayStation Now Service as the start of 2015 as they now have started a Streaming Plans for PlayStation 4 Owners. Starting on January 13 2015 for $19.99 a month (or $44.99 for 3 months) Sony is offering a subscription that gives access to over 100 PlayStation 3 games for PS4 user's to stream as much as they want compared to what many called high rates for limited playing time in some of the early PlayStation Now Pricing. This is sure to make the service more attractive, lets just hope Sony continues to improve the streaming loading and performance of this Beta platform.

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Custom Firmware Developer HABIB has released his latest CFW with HABIB 4.66 v1.00, that is equipped with COBRA 7.03 feature and the ability to Toggle on and off the cobra payload. Also in this CFW build is deank's new Anti ODE Cobra Patches that has improved Game Compatibility on many problem games for Cobra User's. HABIB has also made some improvements in regards to[break]..[/break] PS2 on PS3 via Cobra with a fix to that Controller Sync issue that has been a problem since 4.50 CFW. Now play your PS2 ISOs without the restriction of that cord like its was meant to be on your PlayStation 3.

Some may wonder if developer HABIB is not with REBUG, but from what we have heard at PSX-Place the developer is still apart of the team and we also should be seeing a REBUG Release soon as well. Checkout all the details of this Standard CFW with Cobra 7.03 from developer HABIB (aka smhabib)


Another GUI version of KaKaRoTo's ps3xport Tool was released recently by developer MickL39 over at the French Scene site To read more about what ps3xport is capable view the original details by developer KaKaRoto via this recent article. Using a method to modify OFW files using an exploit in the HDD Backup utility. Below is a more friendly user version of KaKaroto's original tool.



Developer CMX, known for bringing us BreakSelf and MakeSelf, has resurfaced again to bring us all MakeSelf v1.1. This latest update adds a ton of great new features to this already super handy tool. Some of these awesome additions include: added control flags, the addition of klicensee.ini (a database for your personal keys), an ability to change DRM types, as well as an ability to [break][/break]drag and drop files you wish to clone. Be sure you check out the readme file included below for the full details of CMX's latest and greatest update.


Also, for everyones convenience, BreakSelf v1.0 and MakeSelf v1.1 now come together in a neat little package being called Break N' Make. Enjoy all of your breaking and making everyone!

Developer psykosis has released his tool Nekrovert 4.66.00 PR1 to the public. Nekrovert is a mass jb2iso/iso2jb tool loaded with a ton of options and features. According to psykosis, there may be a few minor bugs to squash, but it runs great. In fact, it has been in the testing phase and working great for quite some time. Check out the developers notes and changelog below for a full list of the features.


Game Mod Developers joshchawks and Death_Dealer have updated Minecraft Elite Edition to version 1.10. They actually released version 1.12, which added Festive mash-up (Christmas) as well as various bug fixes. However, various features were not working properly as a result of the buggy Mojang code. For example, many of the Minecraft: Elite Edition[break][/break] texture packs were not working properly. Therefore, the devs removed v1.12 and released v1.10, which included all the new content from v1.12. Now, the Elite Electronics team is waiting for Mojang to release a new update with bug fixes at which point they plan on releasing Minecraft Elite Edition v1.13. Check out the quotes below to see exactly what the developers had to say.


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Following up from his recent updates to multiMAN and webMAN, deank has rolled out multiMAN v4.66.09. This update fixed a minor issue in mmCM and added the prompt to launch multiMAN if mmCM fins itself in non-cobra mode. As always, you can download the update here, or you can download it directly from multiMAN on your PS3. Check out the changelog below for more details on the update.


Changelog for multiMAN v4.66.09:

Homebrew developer Aldo Vargas (aka aldostools) has released an updates to webMAN MOD, prepNTFS (webMAN MOD Edition) and also the webMAN Portal. In webMAN MOD v1.41.02 the developer has added support for the latest PS3 Manager API Update from NzV,and plenty of other impressive additions and also a few fixes that can be viewed in [break]s[/break] the complete changelog below. Also the webMAN Mod edition of prepNTFS (v1.06) receives a new update that will now extract the ICON0 and PIC1 on multiMAN's cache folder. Then also the developer updates his webMAN Portal (website) with some new links such as the addition of All the details of these releases and updates can be seen in quote found below:


Last week Developer _NzV_ released the PS3 Manager API (PS3M_API) which is a really great addition for using and implementing cobra and/or mamba features. For more information about what exactly the PS3 Manager API is, follow this link. The updated version brings improved check and disable syscall, adds partial disable syscall 8, better error management, support for more CFW and many more features.[break][/break] Check out the changelog below for a complete list of the various improvements.


PS3 Manager API v.1.1.1 Changelog:

Following up on his the Christmas Edition of the GameSonic Manager, scene developer Orion has released a couple new versions of his GameSonic Manager bringing it to v3.48. The updates have added patches to deank's payload, added a reset function for the USB Bus, added support to CFW 4.66 DEX, added code and functions of PRX Loader and quite a few other changes and improvements. For a full list of the new features and fixes,[break][/break] check out the Changelogs below.