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  1. Burorī

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    Who's ready for another 43 page long thread?
     
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    I am, my body is ready
     
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    Its a damn hardmod. Not a RCM exploit. I dont want that shit in my switch
     
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    From a company point of view it would make much more sense to bridge the gap with wires. You only need 1 board for both which is cheaper to make.
     
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    Sure, but "easy to install" is a very important selling point when it comes to hardware mods.
    If it is a hardware mod, it probably doesn't let you run CFW. My bet is it's like the launch Gateway where it just simulates game carts and nothing else.
     
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    I expected a hardware solution but wasn't expecting an in body mod chip. I wonder how complicated the installation will be.
     
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    Maybe, but you need to solder anyway if this is true. Pogo pins/clips are nowhere near as reliable long term.
     
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    modchips have been around for much longer than CFW

    CFWs just appeared last gen

    and its much better than nothing
     
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    It being a hardware mod doesn't neccessarily mean that it won't let you run CFW. I'm guessing they might be using some sort of glitching vulnerability.
     
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    Put up or shut up.
     
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    Aren't they used together? Don't modchips allow you to use CFW?
     
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    is it that hard for proof?
    i don't feel like im asking for much
     
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    If it's for booting CFW it's probably a glitch chip, if that's the case you'll probably see hundreds of clones in no time. Good for those that don't support TX and/or their practices.
     
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    Modchips allow you to execute some kind of unsigned code, not directly allowing CFW, but usually do
     
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    This is a fair point. Doing hardware modification for exploits is, risky. Both in voiding your warranty for tampering physically and there's unknown risks in damaging the hardware.

    This 'exploit' with no confirmed sources such as pictures or videos within a rather decently long timespan from the last post; is rather unsettling. I'll take everything with the tiniest grain of salt.
    Until I see it in action, I don't trust any sources. That even goes for Atmosphere development. Rumors these days in this scene are an issue, just like every other hacking scene.
     
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    Oh right, forgot about the PS1 Modchips.
     
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    Okay now we can hit up the tiny soldering guy
     
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    Sure, why not?
    Ironically, this just proved me right. This new piece of information is exactly what my first post in the other thread stated.
    The rumors made them act and, if real, it is now indeed confirmed to be a modchip. :P

    I must highlight however that this interview has a number of inconsistencies. For example, it seems the interviewer only had access to an original Switch running the modchip: "(at least for the classic model which is the unit we got to inspect)".
    The absence of video or pictures from TX themselves contrasts a lot with what happened for the original Switch where the first thing they did was publish a video of a Switch displaying their logo. Note that this was before the RCM based exploit and around the CCC talk.
    Combining this with how it's almost certain they've been developing a modchip since day 1 (which was left in the background in favor of the dongle approach once the exploit was public), it's clear to me that the modchip solution works on the original and patched units (they've dumped the new ipatches before) but it's still not ready for Mariko and Lite. Therefore, this buys them time without compromising to resellers and customers (which they were already trying to avoid before this whole thing).

    Reset glitching is pretty much proven to be used by TX for at least extracting the new master keys (instead of exploiting TSEC) and they have a long background in that area. However, the new SoC in Mariko/Lite is a tougher challenge and I believe they've been stuck there for a while, presumably because the attack is unreliable and fails too often.
     
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    So two wrongs make a right is what your saying? Makes sense.
     
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