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PlayStation Vita runs Sega Genesis games

01/02/2012, While the PlayStation launched with a bevy of games that should keep gamers entertained for months, it looks like those games aren’t the only ones they’ll be stuck with. A developer managed to get a Sega Genesis emulator running on the console...

Xbox 360 claimed to be permanently hacked

09/01/2011, Great news for folks who are keen on using the Microsoft Xbox 360 for homebrew purposes. Last week, some hackers announced that they’ve been able to bypass the Xbox 360 security system to inject and execute their own code. The hackers even released a...

Kinect SDK used to create Twitter client

06/17/2011, The Official Kinect SDK was only released yesterday and it looks like folks have already started getting busy with it. James Pfaff, an intern at Microsoft came up with a simple Twitter client for the Kinect. He used hand gestures to select the characters,...

Newer Super Mario Bros. Wii in the works

05/10/2011, Some folks just can’t get enough of Super Mario, the world’s most lovable and recognizable plumber. While some people just end up playing the same old games again, in anticipation of the next one, others decide to take things into their own...

Tupperware Turret fires an Airsoft pistol

04/01/2011, Who would’ve thought that a Tupperware could be turned into something so fearsome? A hobbyist named Chris from PyroElectro recently modified a Tupperware container with a PIC microcontroller, servo, IR receiver, and a sawed-off Airsoft pistol to...

PlayStation 3 version 3.6 firmware jailbroken

03/18/2011, Sony’s latest firmware update for the PlayStation 3 was said to close holes that hackers have been using to jailbreak the system, but it looks like they didn’t do a good enough job. A hacker who goes by the name of ThatBoringHacker recently...

Custom PS3 firmwares on the way

01/05/2011, When it rains it pours. After the fail0verflow team managed to get past Sony’s PS3 encryption, KaKaRoTo has released a set of tools that allow users to create their own, custom bit of PS3 firmware. The good news is that it doesn’t matter what firmware...

Play NES games on your Windows Phone 7 device

01/03/2011, A developer has managed to port a Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) emulator over to the Windows Phone 7 operating system. Called SharpNES, the homebrew app only took a couple of hours to bring to the platform, but still requires more work to be...

CycloDS iEvolution can access Nintendo DSi camera and SD slot

12/13/2010, Team Cyclops‘ upcoming offering, the CycloDS iEvolution will be the first of its kind yet again, this time around being able to access the Nintendo DSi’s camera and SD memory card slot – something its competitors are unable to do at the...

HP continues to support homebrew community

09/29/2010, The homebrew community can be a very sensitive subject, depending on who you are talking to. We do know that HP does support the homebrew community, as Palm’s Jon Zilber recently talked about the webOS community by saying the following about...

iTouch2 Offers Homebrew

07/07/2009, Nintendo definitely hates the homebrew scene, and they’re probably trying to find means and ways to make sure this thriving scene won’t grow all the more by banning sales of devices like the R4 Revolution and M3 carts. Well, the iTouch2 is yet...