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On the PSP console, the XMB had top level icons for Photos, Music, Videos, Games, Networking (which allows the use of the web browser), Settings and Extras. With the PSP, using the Home button while playing music would allow users to browse photos without stopping the music.
While XMB proved to be a successful user interface for Sony products such as PSP and PS3, the next generation Sony video game consoles such as the Play Station 4 and the Play Station Vita no longer use this user interface.
There have been no more movies released on UMD since 2011, and the final Harry Potter movie was one of the final releases on the format.
System software updates have added various features including a web browser, Adobe Flash Player 6 support, additional codecs for images, audio, and video, Play Station 3 connectivity, as well as patches against several security exploits, vulnerabilities, and execution of homebrew programs.
Parents can limit content by enabling Browser Start Up Control which blocks all access to the web browser and creating a 4-digit PIN under [Settings] in [Security].
Additionally, the browser can be configured to run under a proxy server and can be protected by the security PIN to enable the use of web filtering or monitoring software through a network.
Users may navigate among these options by using the up and down buttons of the D-pad.
The basic features offered by XMB implementations varies based on device and software version.