Description - PSP Hacks by C.K. Sample
Sure, it's just what you've been clamouring for: an ultra slick, portable version of the most popular console gaming system in the world. But Sony's new PlayStation Portable (PSP) isn't just a handheld gaming device. Beyond its killer graphics and spectacular widescreen LCD for unparalleled game play, it also sports wireless connectivity and a variety of multimedia features, including video, music, and digital photography. Your wildly versatile, endlessly powerful PSP practically begs you to hack and repurpose it to your liking. To save you the trouble and show you how to make the PSP do more than you ever imagined - and more than Sony ever intended - "PSP Hacks" is one succinct volume of 50 of the coolest, most useful, up-to-the-minute hacks for this amazing device. You'll learn how to open your PSP's hardware and what to safely plug into it. You'll explore and put to good use every hidden feature of the device. You'll be able to move all sorts of multimedia onto your PSP and find ways to extend its wireless capabilities. And you'll find out how to get the very best experience out of online game play.
With "PSP Hacks", you can accomplish a whole lot more than good gaming on the PSP. You'll quickly learn to surf the Web with a PSP, chat in IRC, and use the PSP to read web comics, ebooks, and RSS feeds. Other expert tips and tools allow you to sync an address book to your PSP, watch UMD movies, fool iTunes into thinking the PSP is an iPod Shuffle, and much more. The innovative hacks, tweaks, and how-tos in this essential guide make it easy to customize your PSP, take full advantage of features, capabilities, and functionality far beyond what's listed in the PSP user manual, and make your PSP perform countless tricks that only an all-in-one portable entertainment unit as remarkable and revolutionary as this one could.
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Author Biography - C.K. Sample
C.K. Sample, III is practicing to be an expert juggler. Besides writing for O'Reilly, here?s a short list of other life bits he?s frantically attempting to keep in the air: a full-time job in Instructional Technology, a dissertation in English, writing and publishing literary criticism, writing and publishing tech articles, blogging for The Unofficial Apple Weblog, Cinematical, and Download Squad, a driving need to create art (recently completed a pen and ink of Samuel Beckett and an oil portrait of Johnny Cash), and, of course, his personal blog, Sample the Web. He enjoys spending obscene amounts of time in front of the television and the computer, simultaneously if possible, and spending time with his wonderful wife, Kristin, and his pet Eclectus parrot, Mikhail ?Misha? Baryshnakov.