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Joel16 is back with an update to VITAident, this utility for your Vita / PS TV (running HENkaku) contain various functions to indefiy various aspects of your device. Such as hardware / firmware & Console ID details are just some of the functions of the capabilities you can find using this latest update. For additional details and a complete feature set of VITAident abilities view all the info/links that have been provided​
Well if you are like me and have been eagerly awaiting a way to use external storage space seems it may be closer than we all think. Vita Developer "TheFlow" has not said if this is specifically for the PlayStation TV or the PS Vita. It could be for both systems for all I know as he is known for being cryptic and sarcastic but the picture does display a television and the new feature he has added into VitaShell. So for now keep your fingers crossed and hope this is for both. If anything else should arrive at as always I will keep you informed.​
Well I reported earlier this week famed Vita hacker Yifan Lu released Netcheck Bypass that allowed certain apps or games to be used again like Vita Media Server. It did not however allow one to use PS4 Link on your system. While the theory was it was a "token" used to activate this it seems that simply was not the case.

Well now the hacker has written up a nice little guide on how to use this feature again with a little work on the end users side. It should be noted the Netcheck Bypass can still be used to bypass the annoying nag screen prompting for PSN sign in with this guide
So earlier this week my child managed to log into Netflix on my PS3 without logging into PSN. Thanks to @Joonie the method to do this is now known. Before you go and get to happy so far only users of the latest NA Netflix app in the US have had success doing this as well. Here is a terrible video just to show it is working fine.
The RetroArch/Libretro Team has released an OPEN BETA for v1.4.1 of the popular multi-system emulator, that spans many platforms. This Open Beta contains a port for the PlayStation Portable (PSP) and also the PS Vita / PlayStation TV Port, which does not contain an N64 emulator yet, but it's being worked on. When the announcement of the came of a N64 emu, it was days prior to the work that unlocked GPU which will allow apps like emulators to use the hardware to aid in emulation versus relying on software rendering which even with software rendering the n64 emu did show alot of promises, but no need to perfect the software but instead go after the GPU. So not only should we seen a N64 emu but others systems as well. But that is not what this update is about but i am sure would be one of the first thing looked and asked about in this update so i wanted to give a bit more on the status of that project. Now there is not a PS3
Here is a nice piece of homebrew for you PlayStation Portable users. Those familiar with the PSP scene will remember this plugin from around 2014. It was released by a developer called suloku and then abandoned due to the dev not having the time to revisit the project. Moving to the present we have an updated version

Updatex1 (Feb. 6): sLaunch v0.9 has been updated to support additional display ratios, see details below .
Original Article (Feb 5):
Developer deank is back with another new feature for webMAN, this time around a new UI for accessing your games on the XMB, we have seen DeViL303's webMAN Luanchpad and this like that XMB mods gives you a new UI, unlike wM launchpad it does not utilize the "What's New" area's but launches a new menu to mount your games, as you can view in the pic (& video demo) included of this new User Interface dubbed sLaunch In the tabs found in this article i have added some of test build post from deank to give more insight on this features development, plus developer Aldostools has a test version of webMAN MOD that is supporting the sLaunch feature, see additional info on that tab included in this article below​
Developer Joonie has released a new update for Cobra payload updating the payload to version 7.51 with some changes from around the community, we have seen Full Burned Optical Media support has been added that deank released recently, also allowances for temporary LV1 Peek from syscall 8 when disabling Cobra that was contributed by habib & aldostools, now TMAPI has the ability to attach any module, thanks to aerosoul contributions. Seems the community is coming together in many ways to progress ps3 hacking scene.
PS VITA / PS TV Happy Land by MyLegGuy
If you have not heard already the GekiHEN Homebrew Competition for the PS Vita & PlayStation TV has been extended to March 19. Over the past 6 months we have seen the Vita Community roll off some great homebrew applications and even before that with the Rejuvenate exploit that precluded the now famous henkaku (& taihen) exploits. Now the trend continues at a steady pace as MyLegGuy is the one of the latest to develop a new homebrew game and this one is titled Happy Land. Checkout all the details of this latest brew for the VITA./ PS TV​
A while back I reported using your PS Vita as a controller for your Android devices. The developer behind VitaMote has now released another app. This app, also for Android, will allow you to use your android device as a screen for your PS Vita. The app, used with RinCheat, is called VitaView and is in what the developer calls "pre-stage".​