Datel Lite Blue Tool Hacks the PSP 3000 With a Battery

The Datel Lite Blue Tool looks to be the best option we've got at the moment for hacking the PSP 3000. It's essentially a smart battery that clones Sony lab equipment to put the PSP 2000 and PSP 3000 into Service Mode. From this mode, users are approaching the PSP with the access of a Sony engineer and can load old,… » 11/19/08 10:45am 11/19/08 10:45am

PSP-3000 Screen Suffering From Terrible Interlacing and Jaggies

Sure, the PSP-3000 has new, brighter-than-the-sun screen that gets rid of a lot of the older PSP's ghosting, but that kind of blazing glory apparently comes at a cost: PSP owners are reporting at the official PlayStation forums that it suffers from horrible interlacing defects during video playback and gaming, with… » 10/21/08 9:30am 10/21/08 9:30am

PSP2 Concept Rolls Out Like a Scroll, Thankfully Requires No Literacy

While Sony is just releasing the PSP-3000, the design just isn't impractical enough for our tastes. So we'll look the gift horse in the mouth and turn our attentions to this completely imaged PSP2 concept. A flexible OLED screen pulls out from the base, flexible until stiffened through an electric charge (a la… » 10/17/08 2:43pm 10/17/08 2:43pm

PSP 3000 To Have Worse Battery Life, But Sony Takes Note

The PSP 3000 will have a brighter LCD with a wider color gamut and 5 times the contrast ratio of the PSP 2000. From the shots we've seen, it blows the old screen away-and that screen was already pretty decent. There is, of course, a catch. And that catch is that the PSP will lose somewhere between 20 and 30 minutes of… » 8/29/08 10:40am 8/29/08 10:40am

PSP 3000 Photos Emerge: New Bright Screen is New, Bright

The updated PSP 3000 didn't seem all that jaw-dropping, save for talk of its dramatically improved screen: But now pics of the screen in action have surfaced, and boy oh boy, it's dramatically improved alright. Check out that contrast in the pic, comparing it to the PSP Lite: Game playing in brightly-lit situations… » 8/22/08 5:33am 8/22/08 5:33am

FCC Confirms PSP Redesign Number 3001 With Few Visible Improvements

Click to viewThe FCC has come through again, giving up testing info on Sony's upcoming PSP-3001 redesign. It's still the same generation PSP and still has most of the same parts (802.11b Wi-Fi) and still plays the same games, so we're guessing most of the changes will be internal and focused on lowering costs and… » 8/14/08 1:37am 8/14/08 1:37am