Hacking the PSP: Cool Hacks, Mods, and Customizations for the Sony Playstation Portable


Get ready to make the most of Sony's awesome entertainment device, and hacker's dream - the PSP.

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Get ready to make the most of Sony's awesome entertainment device, and hacker's dream - the PSP.

Hacking the PSP covers everything you need to know to:

  • Transfer video and DVDs to your PSP
  • Transfer audiobooks and text
  • Hack the games you play every day (including using the PSP as an XBox game save device)
  • Move your TiVo and ReplayTV shows to your PSP
  • Convert your DVDs to run on your PSP
  • Create your own quick-charge battery packs
  • Learn how to program the PSP
  • Repair your PSP
  • Create your own hacks and run homebrew software
  • Find all the online and offline resources you need
  • And much more!
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471778875
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 1/11/2006
  • Series: ExtremeTech Series, #31
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 336
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.15 (h) x 0.65 (d)

Meet the Author

Auri Rahimzadeh has been tinkering with computers ever since he was six years old and loves all technology. Auri collects computers and has been involved with many computer projects, including teaching computers alongside Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple Computer. Auri has written hundreds of articles on various computer technologies; has contributed to many standards including HDTV, DVD, and interactive television; and is the author of Geek My Ride, a book on geeking out cars, another ExtremeTech title also published by Wiley. Auri has also contributed to computer education for students across the country and has promoted technology awareness through the Indianapolis Computer Society, where he has served as president for three years. Currently, Auri is a software engineer and spends his free time programming, chatting at Starbucks, and going to Pacers games.
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction.

Chapter 2: Overview of the PSP.

Chapter 3: Quickies.

Chapter 4: Taking Apart Your PSP.

Chapter 5: Getting Online: Configuring Your PSP for Networking.

Chapter 6: The Web on Your PSP.

Chapter 7: Online Hacks.

Chapter 8: Offline Hacks.

Chapter 9: Game Hacks.

Chapter 10: Video Hacks.

Chapter 11: Audio Hacks.

Chapter 12: Image and Photo Hacks.

Chapter 13: Getting More Power.

Chapter 14: Taking Your PSP on the Road.

Chapter 15: Running Linux and Windows on the PSP.

Chapter 16: Reverting from a 2.0 PSP to a 1.5 PSP.

Chapter 17: Programming the PSP: Setting Up the Development Environment.

Chapter 18: Programming the PSP: Hello World.

Chapter 19: Running Homebrew Applications.

Chapter 20: Navigating the Unofficial PSP SDK.

Chapter 21: Alternative Development Languages.

Chapter 22: Distributing Your Applications.

Chapter 23: Synchronization and Utility Software.

Appendix A: Additional Resources.

Appendix B: PSP Maintenance and Frequently Asked Questions.


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