Yifan Lu has discovered what may be an exploit for loading native homebrew code on the Vita.

The PlayStation Vita can already run PSP homebrew through software such as the Vita Half-Byte Loader, but it only works inside the PSP-mode sandbox. Not only is running an emulator inside an emulator not ideal, but it cant take advantage of the Vitas power or specialized hardware. Aside from emulation, the Vitas camera, accelerometer, touch screens, and touch pad could allow for any number of new homebrew applications.

However this exploit will not allow piracy or cheating

At any rate, Yifan estimates a usable homebrew exploit will not be available for up to half a year, and estimates in the homebrew community are never guaranteed.

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