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Two PlayStation 3 Homebrew Applications have been updated by developer deank, the very popular multiMAN (v4.66.08) and webMAN (v1.41) have received the same update. This update biggest change was the removal of Habib's Patches that were replaced with deank's own patches to improve Game Compatibility. [break]dd[/break]This seems to be the last fix as deank talents seemed to fix all affected games. The developer did not stop there with this update he also fixed several issues, such as one with Homebrew Locks / Blackscreen and various oddities on 4.65 - 4.66 CFW's. Then the developer also fixed an issue that affected Cobra CFW's when using more then one USB HDD externally. See all the details about these updates and also view the latest Showtime for multiMAN files found below also.

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Following the recent update to his PRX + MAMBA Loader, PS3 dev aldostools has updated to v1.03, basing the Loader on IRISMAN 3.37, which includes deank's patches for 4.65/4.66. For more information about this release, as well as general information about PRX + MAMBA Loader, check out Aldo's release comments below.

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Following the release of webMAN v1.40 developer deank has also updated his slightly modified version of Showtime for multiMAN. This modified build is based on the official v4.9.021 (testing build) from Showtime developer Andreas Oman. Showtime for multiMAN has a few minor changes that are not in the official version. [break]..[/break] Launch and Exit from deank's very popular manager multiMAN. Support for viewing XMB Videos and also some additional fonts can be viewed in this modified build for multiMAN


Download: directly from multiMAN
brewology / Mediafire

PlayStation 3 Developer Aldo Vargas or otherwise known as aldostools, has update PRX + Mamba Loader utility. Still marked as v1.02 the developer has added support for PS3 Manager API that was recently released by developer _NzV_ and also added his modified version PRX Loader. Which gives support to additional CFW version.[break].[/break] View details of this update below:

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The latest version of IDPSet has been released with developer Zar pushing v0.83, after tracking a Random Freeze issue that Tactik-knife and others where experiencing. So if you were victim of some Random Freezes when using this PS3 utility, be sure to checkout this latest version as those issues should be a thing of the past. [break] ..[/break]


CFW developer HABIB has announced that a new 4.66 CFW is on it's way shortly, It appears that this is a HABIB CFW and not a REBUG firmware release, but that has not been confirmed as of yet from the developer. In a couple days the developer plans to release a new 4.66 Cobra CFW with some of his Christmas Presents and deank's recent patches. The developer says there will be some new cobra things[break]..[/break] added as well. It's unclear if these are known items such as the Controller sync issues that has been fixed or other advancements that has not been announced yet. Stay tuned as this story is sure to develop in the next couple of days.


Developer deank is back with his first update to webMAN (official aka vanilla) in 2015. In version 1.40 deank has added some improvements to the plugin for Cobra CFW user's who are launching PlayStation 3 Games. The dev has opted to removed all of habib's patches in favor of one patch that will correct 80010017/8001002B errors, crashes due to Lv2 Kernel and various other oddities that have happened with recent versions of the plugin. Also in this update [break]..[/break] an issue has been corrected when a user has multiple HDDs connected by USB and is loading games from folder format (aka JB format). Additional details can be found about this update in the official release quote made by deank earlier today.


UPDATE - Regarding the status of multiMAN v04.66.07
Developer Aldostools released a update to IRISMAN. This version , 3.36, adds the Mamba payload with PS3M_API and also PRX Loader by developer _NzV.[break][/break]


Download: IRISMAN 3.36

Source: brewology
Tactik-knife has dropped by our forums with the latest release of PS3 Console Compatibility GUI. In v3.0 the developer has Added a new section for BD drives along with additional info about daughter-boards and other components of the drive. Improved the Code, which should results in an improved speed and performance. Plus other changes and additions as outlined in the full changel[break]..[/break]og below"


For those who are not lucky enough to have a PlayStation 3 running custom firmware and had to resort to using a optical drive emulator, here is a bit of news. Albeit a bit late there has been a new Cobra ODE firmware update, version 2.3.

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Warning there has been reports of bricks of the ODE when flashing this update,
Use at your own risk