Offical, Web Browser and TV tuner for DS

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  1. GigatronSama

    GigatronSama Mr. Insomnia Veteran

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    Opera? Ugh.
     
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    maybe because firefox sounds too much like that nintendo game...
     
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    Therefore is far better suited, no?
     
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    agreed.....

    seems odd to pick a browser like opera.
     
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    Maybe it was cheap as free?
     
  7. GigatronSama

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    Opera isn't a half bad browser really. Not as good as firefox but still better than IE. It supports tabbed browsing, and is quite fast and low in demand on system resources. Probably the last of those is the big reason it was chosen.
     
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    Most likely, but I just remember it being "bloated" when I used to use it.
     
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    they should use netscape.

    /hillarity
     
  10. Wing alpha

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    damn thats cool

    at last not having to wait for a computer!

    will it accept tapped browsing and popups-in case I wanna use web messenger?

    Atv tuner is also welcome.-I wouldnt mind having tv on the go-even when I already have the GBAMP
     
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    What I want to know is if that tuner will only pick up analog signals. If so, it's about to be obsolete and useless.

    Here in Minneapolis, there are around 20 TV stations that already broadcast in HD. I'd like to watch those.
     
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    This should have been a launch title. You hear me, Nintendo? You missed the boat! The PSP and I are very happy, just stop trying!
     
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    $32 for a browser??? Odds are they just reverse engineered the Symbian version of Opera.

    I dont miss my DS at all.

    And this makes me miss it even less.
     
  14. Mike

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    wow.. pretty awesome :) 

    having a web broswer would allow you to do so many things with your DS, email people, log onto your message boards anywhere and post, listen to music (if the sound worked with the browser) look at porn lol

    I'm guessing they'll be putting in a pull up on screen keyboard to type? cuz the internet is kinda useless without being able to type :p 

    and man, that will be one small keyboard to try and type on
     
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    Web browsing is great news.
     
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    That, or Webster.
     
  18. Wing alpha

    Wing alpha <b><font color=blue>I voted for Super_Megatron and

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    digital tv tuner eh?.....its still coool.
     
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    I sure hope they can modify it to recieve the digital signals we use here in the U.S. I would be all over it then.
     
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    ditto.. I miss it a tiny bit for Nintendogs and odd games like trauma center. But i'll live.

    I don't need a tv tuner when i got videos on my PSP..
     

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