Today DemonHades has initiated an Open PStore Project, which aims to deliver PS3 homebrew content directly to your PlayStation 3 console and RichDevX has confirmed that PSGroove may soon be coming for ALL PS3 firmware versions under 3.42, instead of only working on version 3.41.
To quote from DemonHades on Open PStore, roughly translated:
"From TeamHades you are preparing a new, Open PStore, a homebrew that will allow you to download content (legal) directly to your PS3, but if you want or you can connect your PS3 Internet do not worry there is another version for come down from your PC.
Open PStore PS3 Version
This menu consists of a homebrew which interact with a SQL remote to list and display the content. Needs will be logged in and registered for access, since both can make the PS3, if you lose your password you can also recover but in this case you must do so from the PC.
Also must cover in which we suggest content.
HTTP MySql: mysql behaves the library (or something similar) to PS3 and tested together with the ps3 HTTP library - IN PROCESS (Carrying the library)
Content Management: the whole system is created to manage and display the contents interacting with SQL - ON HOLD
Application of a style: apply a style to make it friendly user interface (maybe in the future can change the style) - ON HOLD
Open PStore PC Version
It consists of a web page from which the sample list content in your browser to let you download and place in the USB for yourself. Also includes registration system has the system login and password change. They are also including portals with content suggestions.
Content Management: the whole system is created to manage and display the contents interacting with SQL - COMPLETED
Application of a style: apply a style to make it friendly user interface (maybe in the future can change the style) - IN PROCESS
Temporary URL: http://madga.quijost.com"
Finally, some related tweets from RichDevX on PSGroove coming to ALL PS3 firmware versions:
"awesome! I successfully executed lv2 privileged code on a ps3 debugging station :D
it means that I'm able to port psgroove to all PS3 FW versions (debug/retail (pre 3.42))
don't update, the vulnerability is fixed in 3.42
FYI: the vulnerability was introduced in ps3 fw 2.01 (2.01-3.41 psgroove is possible)
(Interesting) The 'Unknown USB device has been connected' message was introduced in 2.01"
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