ps3 keys-What are they?

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Jan 4, 2011

ps3 keys-What are they? by unnkown95 at 8:24 PM (1,595 Views / 0 Likes) 17 replies

  1. unnkown95
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    SO i ahvent been online for a couple days and now that i am, i have seen like huge threads about this new ps3 key released by geohot. I am completely confused as to what they are. Can someone please tell me what they are and how to use them? Any insight would be great. Thanks
     
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    look i already said i have no idea what they are i just got online, why dodnt you go waste your posts elsewhere?
     
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    thanks for the link i now understand, so has anyone released any back up launchers or homebrew yest with thes ekeys that we can use?
     
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    No.
     
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    so what can we do with these keys so far?
     
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    How douchey of you. The guy asks a question and you post a smiley? Very useful.
    Rydian explained the uses of keys in his thread.

    EDIT: Bulit beat me to it.
     
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    ok so has anyone made any programs yet?
     
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    No (other than a "hello World!").
     
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    Not yet, but I suppose some people are in the mist of making something.
     
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    I think someone posted someone posted something about some sort of homwbrew in the thread... I'll go check.

    EDIT: Can't find it, maybe I'm just imagining it.
     
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    oh ok so basically for most people right now this doesnt really help us
     
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    Exactly. [​IMG]
     
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    ok thanks for all the help
     
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    Geohot went to Sony headquarters in Japan and on the desk, he found a key. Puzzled, he took it home and tried jamming it in his PS3's USB slot. Upon several attempts, he managed to get the key stuck inside. He realized he found a PS3 key. Now, people everywhere around the interwebz are sticking keys up their PS3's asses and finding out it fits, and thus, they are able to hack. The end.

    AYEBEETROLOLLIN.

    Nah, just kidding. Go here, foo! o3o

    http://gbatemp.net/t272700-ps3-psp-private-keys-released

    Not much use, seeing that they already posted the link up there, but now people everywhere (who have PS3s) are going to be looking forward to homebrew, and unfortunately, more online cheaters and pirates. o3o=b
     
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    so i mean as of right now, buying a jailbreak still is still the only way or using an android phone
     

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