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Announcing Project Atlas! (Plus More!)

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Hey everyone! We've been hard at work on quite a few unannounced projects and today we're happy to announce one of them, Project Atlas, as a teaser of what the future holds! Project Atlas Project Atlas - Project Page The goal of Project Atlas is to be a comprehensive framework for reverse engineering, documenting, and extending the original Microsoft Xbox software library via static analytics. What started off as simple research and toolchain development for our XboxHD+ has quickly developed into much more. Project Atlas aims to take the years of research and development from that project and incorporated it...

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XboxHD+ FW2.1 Release

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Hey everyone! It's Dustin from MakeMHz with a very exciting and massive update for the XboxHD+! This is by far our largest update, and I'm very excited to tell you about some of the highlights of this new firmware update! True Multi-Region Support Between Alien Hominid and Hello Kitty Roller Rescue, there are over 80 non-NTSC exclusive titles for the Xbox and now they’re 100% compatible with the XboxHD+ under FW2.1. Traditionally, these games would require the user to modify their system’s EEPROM to the desired system region, reboot, and play those games. This is a messy solution since it...

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XeniumOS Update 2.3.5

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Hey everyone! It's Dustin from MakeMHz with a quick XboxHD+ compatibility update for XeniumOS (the OS used on Xenium and OpenXenium)! XeniumOS v2.3.5 Changelog Directly implements XboxHD+ 1.0/1.1 freeze fix into XOS. XboxHD+ display mode rewrite. Download https://github.com/MakeMHz/xenium-fw-update/releases

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XeniumOS Update 2.3.4

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  Hey everyone! It's Dustin from MakeMHz with a very exciting update for XeniumOS (the OS used on Xenium and OpenXenium)! Back in November of 2021 we released the first update to XeniumOS in almost decade. With this update we fixed the long standing video output bug on 1.6 systems and more importantly removed multiple 'self-destruct' routines. As part of our commitment to FOSS and open source projects we've continued our work. And today, we're happy to release our latest update, v2.3.4, that brings numerous fixes and additional features to XeniumOS.  XeniumOS v2.3.4 Changelog New default skin All self-destruct routines...

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XboxHD+ Update #4

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Hey everyone! It's Dustin from MakeMHz with quick update. This will be a quick update to cover shipping, programming kits, and support. XboxHD+ Shipping Update Over the last two weeks we've shipped almost 1,000 XboxHD+ kits! Unfortunately though, we did not quite hit our goal of having all orders shipped by September 1st as we still have close to 200 remaining orders.  Our current projection is to have all outstanding orders caught up by September 15th. Busy, busy, busy! We're working none stop assembling kits! XboxHD+ 1.6 Programming Kits All the parts have been received and tested for the XboxHD+ programming kits for...

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