this is my dictionary of psp terms please post in updates.
homebrew: a programme developed for the psp that is not signed by sony.
emulator: a programme made to let you run another systems games.
eloader: a programme that lets you run homebrew on 2.0+ psp
Tiff eloader/2.0 eloader: the eloader by fanjita that works through an overflow made when you open a tiff picture.
GTA eloader: The eloader which was made by fanjita and diltew which works when you open a save game in GTA LCS, works with 2.01+, it has no kernal, wifi or flash0 acess.
kxploit: exploit used to run homebrew on 1.5 psps.
downgrader: a programme which allows you go back to an earlier firmware, many of thes "brick" your psp they only one i know which dosent is MPHs.These require flash0 acess.
ISO: ISOs are files that are the complete images of a disc. In the .iso format, they can be burnt using programs like Nero or mounted as a virtual CD using programs like Daemon Tools. For the psp they are an image of a UMD, they are loaded onto the memory stick and used instead of the UMD, they can be ran on 1.5 or below firmware.
ISO loader: a programme used to play ISOs they require both kernal and flash0 access.
Flash0: the memory the psp uses to store its firmware.
Flash1: the memory where user settings are stored
kernal: full access to the psp's RAM.
Wifi: the psp's wireless capibilities.
firmware: the psp's operating system, sometimes includes new features but mostly to stop homebrew, it is required to update your psp for some games.
1.0: no security, allowed unsigned code, heavan for homebrew.
1.5:included a security update, must use the kxploit to run homebrew.
2.0: a big update included a web browser, tiff veiwing and AVC playback.
2.1:security update, you need GTA LCS to run homebrew and the gta eloader.
2.5:RSS feeds, security update, you need GTA LCS to run homebrew and the gta eloader.
2.6:.wma playback, location free player compatibility,security update, you need GTA LCS to run homebrew and the gta eloader.
MP4: mpeg4 used for video in the psp.
SP:the original psp video veiwing format.
AVC: smaller file sizes than SP.
C:The follow up to Baisic or B c+ and c++ are more advanced versions of c.
lua:A simpler to learn coding language than c.
Brick:a psp which has no firmware on it, it can only be used as a brick.
lua player: a programme for the psp that lets you run lua on it.
UMD: the disc format the psp uses