Sony PlayStation Portable firmware 2.0

Posted on Thursday, Aug 25 2005 @ 01:25 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Sony finally releases the American version of firmware 2.0 which adds lots of features such as an official webbrowser.

Here's a short look at the new features:

Network
  • An Internet browser has been added. More
Video
  • 4:3 Screen Mode has been added (for video saved on Memory Stick Duo™ media). More
  • Go To feature has been added (for UMD™VIDEO and UMD™MUSIC). More
  • A-B Repeat feature has been added (for UMD™VIDEO, UMD™MUSIC and video saved on Memory Stick Duo™ media). More
  • Audio options have been added (for video saved on Memory Stick Duo™ media).
  • MP4 (AVC) has been added as a playable file format (for video saved on Memory Stick Duo™ media).

Music
  • The combination of SonicStage™ version 3.2 (or later) and PSP™ system software 2.00 (or later) has made it possible for music files in ATRAC3 plus™ format to be transferred to a Memory Stick PRO Duo™.
  • MP4 (the audio codec for MP4 format audio files is MPEG-4 AAC) and WAV (Linear PCM) have been added as playable file formats (for music saved on Memory Stick Duo™ media).
Photo
  • Wallpaper feature has been added. More
  • Image transfer feature has been added. More
  • TIFF, GIF, PNG and BMP have been added as viewable file formats.
Settings
  • Korean has been added as a system language in [System Settings]. More
  • [Character Set] has been added in [System Settings]. More
  • [Theme Settings] has been added. More
  • [Internet Browser Start Control] has been added as a security mode in [Security Settings]. More
  • WPA-PSK (TKIP) has been added as a security mode in [Network Settings].
  • Web address shortcut feature has been added as an input mode for the on-screen keyboard. More


The download can be found here.


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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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