Updating m33 firmware
Where these apprlications could initially be run on the 1.50 firmware PSPs, users who updated wouldn’t be so fortunate.
But the community (read: hackers) did not accept defeat.
This is custom firmware which is used for many PSP hacks.
This release permitted to run compressed games from the memory stick, in CSO format. Still 3 months later, Dark_Ale X released the 3.02 OE firmware.
Also this firmware gained an huge success: it permitted to use the internal Sony Playstation emulator!
The knowledge gained on hacking the 1.50 firmware, made it possible for Dark_Ale X to release, 3 months later, the famous 2.71 SE firmware. In fact, most of hacked PSPs, were still running the 1.50 version devhook, to emulate a 2.71 from the memory stick.
With this firmware, everyone could update to 2.71, to get all the additional features, like the web browser, rss reader, and still can run homebrew (and pirated games).