Sony PSP firmware 2.50 released

Posted on Friday, October 14 2005 @ 3:26 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Sony today released version 2.50 of the Sony PlayStation Portable firmware.
[LocationFree Player] has been added as a feature under [Network].
[Auto-Select] and [Unicode (UTF-8)] have been added as options to [Encoding] under [View] in the [Internet Browser] menu bar.
Settings for [Text Size] and [Display Mode] in [Internet Browser] can now be saved.
The input history of online forms accessed through [Internet Browser] can now be saved.

Copyright-protected video can now be played under [Video]. (This applies to video saved on Memory Stick Duo media). For details, contact the video content provider. Note that fees may be charged to obtain or use copyright-protected video.
Downloadable copyright-protected video may not be available in all countries and regions.

[Set via Internet] has been added as an option to [Date and Time] in [Date & Time Settings] under [Settings].
[WPA-PSK (AES)] has been added as a security method under [Network Settings].
You can download the firmware here. I believe it also fixes a flaw which enabled users to downgrade to an earlier firmware to run homebrew code.

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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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