It didn’t take long: it turns out that hackers have cracked the PSP, and the programs that let you unlock Sony‘s gizmo are already circulating on the net. The process can damage your PSP if performed incorrectly, and requires the use of two memory sticks. The cracked PSP will then be able to play content not endorsed by Sony (although there isn’t that much around at the moment). Sony, of course, welcomed the move with open arms, calling it a necessary innovation.
Only kidding. Sony has already updated the firmware from 1.5 to 1.51, which unsurprisingly does not allow the crack.
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