Total_Noob: The big interview


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116 Responses

  1. qwerty

    for those who think that permanent is risky.. how do you think the older cfw became permanent even after changing the memory card? ^_^

    it would be risky if your a kid who cant follow simple very basic instructions and want everything done in a blink of an eye…

    i think its too late for tn to put an iso loader or a permanent patch for his hen = (

  2. luxollidd

    holy $hit!!!!! 15 and already a hacker?
    man i bet your brain worth hundreds time more than most of us here..

  3. aallfdc

    how can i contack TN?

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  6. Roland

    As long as no pandora unbricker is made for the latest models I’m sticking to calling it risky. Remember that no matter how careful you think you are you’re just as doomed as anyone else is to fail, even if it’s just once.

    Great News! Not that I didn’t like tn-d, I still like it above all others, but it’s always nice to get updates albeit reading this made me start obsessing again.. I really want to hope the surprise will be multiplayer or even just 2player support of psx games.

  7. zin0099

    i was hoping for a bootloader that could boot up a menu and with the right files ask which hen or cfw you want then it temp flashes and you have :
    pro b-4

    but remeber it said a password setup so i think it’s a perm patch

  8. Spider-Monkey

    @troll People like you most likely not gonna make my life better nor easier.

    Yeah, having an A+ on all my classes can prove that I’m dumb. And most likely planning to go to a university is pretty dumb too right?

    It looks like you finish school already but yet you still live with your mommy. 😛

    I’m done with your ***.

    • troll

      praising yourself doesn’t impress me.
      you can say anything you want but your actions proves the real thing.
      and don’t plan to go to university because you will get headache everyday for every subject. you should get a vocational classes instead it will make your life easier.

      BTW: i am out off topic here because of a freaking pathetic warfreak who loves praising himself.

      and there’s no big deal if i live with my mom, you know i am a filipino and people like you don’t understand our culture. so i think you should spent more years in school to study culture, you should spent your whole life studying.

      • Covert

        @troll- will you ***!! pinapahiya mo ang mga pilipino..mali mali pa grammar mo..

        • troll

          walang pakialamanan di ako pinanganak na marunong mag english so dapat naiintindihan mo kung mali grammar, ikaw tong nakakahiya tanga.

          • Covert

            @troll- you are a disgrace to our country! If you think that TN only wants fame, well he is a 15 year old and im amazed. Can you even compile a program? I think not!

          • Spider-Monkey

            @troll How would I know your Filipino? I never mentioned that I have the ability to read mind, especially over the internet.

            Do you know I’m Filipino too? Oh you don’t, well better keep you *** about culture.

            You know what, I’m sorry about eveything. Eventually, Wololo might banned us or something. Wololo, sorry for everything.

          • troll

            @spider_monkey eh pinoy ka rin pala, dapat sa susunod isipin mo mabuti mga ipopost mo,wag ka magbabato ng personal.
            saka wag ka basta basta makikipag talo sa troll na tulad ko, dahil ang purpose ko lang eh mang inis/asar. nabasa mo naman siguro yung reply ni wololo sa taas.

            @covert did you meet TN personally? how can you prove that he is only 15? he say anything he want, me also i can say that “oh im only 10 and i can reverse engineer anything”. did you get that?.
            and to be honest, i can code in java, python,perl,c,c++,vb but not deep. i can make simple homebrew.
            and i am sure that only wants fame, napakayabang ni ungas. my opinion will never change.
            about the disgrace thing, watch your post first. amuze and believe to what people say, you are such an i***t.

          • troll

            awaiting moderation tuloy, pasalamat ka na lang “covert” di naipost yung reply ko.

  9. forge

    yay i love tn

  10. apple pi

    I have a hard time believing TN_noob is 15 years old and did this all by himself. Sorry but I call BS. Is this a cover for a group of people or of someone who doesn’t want to get credit.

  11. apple pi

    Plus he goes from being a noob 2 years ago getting his first phat and then less than a year later he is “actively looking for a Kernel Exploit and stumbled upon a function in utility.prx” and since “oct 2010” writes the cfw that changes the PSP scene? Am I missing something? No way a 15 yo kid did this all by himself.

    • wololo

      You’re just sad to realize some people on Earth are way smarter than us 🙂

      FYI looking for Kernel Exploits is not more complex than any other hobby, it just requires time and dedication.

      • Lorz

        agreed…….. I’ve been messing around with computers and programming longer than TN has even been alive, and there’s no way I could match his skill……… not even close.

        Fully admit TN is most definatly smarter than i am.

    • eric

      its for his privacy pls respect total-noob ok!

  12. man_of_power05

    he’s 15? wow amazing how some people can do this complicated stuff at such a young age.

  13. JACK1005

    yeah men…………
    @Tn thanks for those dev apps.

    @wololo great job 😀

  14. troll

    awaiting moderation tuloy post ko

  15. kosuke

    i would like for TN_Noob to email me i have some questions for you

  16. Anand Abhinav

    respect for TN. total respect. @wololo you should have “like” and super like options for the comments and posts. 😛

  17. bmg1001

    VFlame and Coldbirds Big suprise was 6.20 PRO B4, so no doubt TNs suprise will be 6.35 TN-E

  18. Yosh

    tn you just totally rock man ! =D

  19. Norml

    Amazing what you find out, thanks abunch! This is why Sony is scared, this guys only 15….

  20. Flayer

    Damn, im 15 too and i suck at programming because i never have the time to put into writing more complex scripts. 9th grade is like mental torture, and c++ on top of math, science, history, spanish, and english can be a bit overwhelming. T_n i dont know how you’ve managed to single handedly write a cfw in like 3 months and pass all your classes, but you’ve really inspired me not to give up.

  21. kratos1288

    thanx tottal noob for everything

    • Total Noob

      It’s nice to be thanked.

      • Mr MaGoo

        I know its almost 2 years later but you are still the man. I would like to touch base with you and find out how and where to start. Congratz for everything. I remember watching your interview about the double analog stick. I had one in my fat 1000 and still have one sitting away for a rainy day. UR the man!!!

  22. Ioan

    TN HEN-E is out!!! It’s so awesome… go check it out at psphacks or pspgen

  23. alek

    i love total_noob, a love wololo, a love everybody, i love my psp3000, im almost *** rsrsrsr

  24. Techni

    Please add a shut down menu under USB.
    And integrate that folder plugin.

  25. 10$man

    I hate to say this, but how can a 15 year old be finding exploits and writing his own CFW? Sure some kids are precocious but this seems a little much… especially a kid who got his psp 2 years ago :/. Writing a plugin means you know how to code. And hese trying to say he learned how to code AND make plugins in a year or less? … :/ either he has NO life at all, or he is lying or a cover-up for the real total_noob.

    If i am wrong i am truly sorry, wololo and total_noob you must understand how sketchy this appears.

    Good job to TN though.

    • wololo

      The fact that 99% of the 15 year old you know wouldn’t be dedicated enough to do that, doesn’t man that there aren’t a few geniuses out there.

      I, too, was a “normal” kid when I was 15, but I had a few friends who were spending their free time writing their own jpeg encoder/decoder, so, you know, probably depends what kind of people you were hanging out with when you were 15, but I definitely knew people who would have been up to this.

  26. nxtuser

    this guy aint serious .. 15 yrs Damnn!!

  27. Griwwjack

    Hello everybody, this is my first time here. I am bad at programming, it is a hobby and i not have more than 5 hours per week, i just finished Lógicade and Algorithms and i will begin to study C, i am 31 ??years but at 12 i began studying electronics reading magazines, to 15 years i was already technical and repairing radios and TVs, i began programing in Basic with 16 years. two years later I met an 8 year old boy who spent his time reading books on programming in C, I would not have believed it if he did not write and compile a program in front of me. TN, I do not doubt his ability and I thank you for sharing your work with us. I would like you to give us some tips on getting started with the ASSEMBLY or C for PSP, after all with BASIC is not going anywhere .. rsrsr

  28. witness

    When do you schedule to have a new exploit and make other users be able to hack?

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