After long 3 years of waiting PS3 Jailbreak was the first mod solution that enabled running unlicensed programs on PS3.
And as soon as these 3rd party programs were enabled a backup manager for copying PS3 games to HDD was made.
PS3 Backup Manager can be used to backup games and to make PS3 think that the backup from a HDD is actually a Blue Ray disc (so it appears in the menu just like if a game disc was inserted).
Not long after PSJailbreak was released copied versions / clones of the PS3 Jailbreak started showing up.
The most popular Play Station 3 Mod Chip (PS3 Chip) on the market is the PSJailbreak.
It is named so after the widely popular i Phone hacking solutions.
Best Chip - PS3key new features like stealth mode and an option to disable the mod when going on-line. Unlike other modchips used for the Wii and Xbox 360 emulation, This particular modchip is rather simplified, straightforward to use, and does not require soldering so in a way, it does not void the warranty of your Playstation 3.
Always check hashes (they are listed for a reason on ps3devwiki)!
If you think you know all there is to know about the PS3, read the following and you might learn a thing or two that you didn't know before.
PS3Key PS3 Mod-Chip from the makers of Wii Key and Drive Key, x3 Jailbreak review mod and PS3 Break are good alternatives to the original PS Jailbreak mod.
There have been improvements to PS3 Backup Manager making it near impossible for Sony PSN to detect Mod Chips and PS3DM when playing backup games online. The PSJailbreak dongle is an easy-to-use modchip that will only be plugged in the USB port to enable Playstation 3 emulator users to play games and run backups off the hard drive.
And always remove media from the console (BDdrive, memorycards etc) to prevent it from updating THAT firmware PUP instead of the intended one on us B stick.
Our firmware enables you to unlock a wide variety of features that were previously locked from usage on your PS3 console.