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post #11 of 38
yeah... Im sure Intel would rather you pay for a e6700 and run it stock, rather than buying a e6300 and overclocking it to 2.6 or higher speeds....

Moer money for the corporation with continued customer ignorance... Once the consumer becomes educated about the product and figures out how to make it better, the corporation looses money...

Not for everything, but for most tech based corps. this is usually the case...
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NOOOOOOOOOOOOO the world needs hackers. Oh well, it is only one... for now.
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post #13 of 38
I hope this isnt true. I remember a hoax that was similar to this a while back, so im hoping and taking it with a grain of salt. However, if it is true, it is indeed a sad day for PSP owners everywhere.

EDIT: Dark_AleX is, and always will be awesome.
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post #14 of 38
I would love that no one buys PSP anymore and Sony would be begging hackers to hack their things lol.
    
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post #15 of 38
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Originally Posted by D3DAiM View Post
He's a big time PSP firmware hacker. Many were hoping he'd work on the similar issue of PS3 firmwares.

Man! Now that this guy is out of it, I sure hope Paradox keeps up with the PS3 hacking..
Oh that's cool, I thought paradox only did PC software reverse-engineering.
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post #16 of 38
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I would love that no one buys PSP anymore and Sony would be begging hackers to hack their things lol.
A necessary evil? Hackers? Sounds like what could happen. I was at a Bar yesterday for pick-up shots, some guys short movie, and this guy had a PSP and was talking about the different firmware and such. To him, it made the PSP worth having.

What a coincidence.
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post #17 of 38
So uhh.. anybody want to appraise my PSP? Its going up for sale soon..

Well PSP sales will surely be dropping.. And Sony can forget their new slimmer PSP because nobody is going to buy it anymore..
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post #18 of 38
lol everyone thinks all hackers are 'evil'.

Youve got your white-hats and black-hats (and some grey ones too)

Dark Alex can be considered a grey-hat since his hacks tend to help the customers while not particularly helping SONY out...

Hackers find bugs/problems in software and either fix them or exploit them. (or just plain make the software better) -- CRACKERS tend to be 'evil' and exploit the bugs/problems in software for profit or personal gain.

To call a hacker a 'menace' is to discredit hundreds of thousands of software engineers (and software reverse-engineers). Without hackers half of the internet would not be what it is today. Ever heard of PHP-Nuke? -- should read up on it someday.
    
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post #19 of 38
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Oh that's cool, I thought paradox only did PC software reverse-engineering.
Nope, Paradox is big on the PS3 scene. Everyone is waiting for an ISO Loader, supposedly they are on the verge of release.

Apparently, Paradox was big on the PSP hacking as well..
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Oh crap.
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