DS Homebrew Web Browsers

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Sep 22, 2007

DS Homebrew Web Browsers by madstarr at 5:41 AM (9,693 Views / 0 Likes) 33 replies

  1. madstarr
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    Newcomer madstarr Advanced Member

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    Which one will work with R4DS? And how do you work it. Can you please explain step by step?
     


  2. Urza

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    Win2DS is better than DS Hobro, IMO

    Okiwi and DSO are/have browsers. So does DS Linux.
     
  4. Urza

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    How so?
     
  5. Hiratai

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    I use Okiwi or just a patched rom of Opera. But if you really want a homebrew exclusive browser, I'd go for Okiwi.
     
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    DS Hobro does the same thing basically, but just for the browser. Win2DS is complete PC control.
     
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    Win2DS is alot slower and harder to navigate if you just want a web browser.
     
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    DSOrganise:
    One of the best, the neoflash competition build is the most recent.
    Grab here
    http://www.dragonminded.com/?loc=ndsdev/DSOrganize

    DS Hobro:
    PC side app that essentially just streams the webpage with some choice positioning data. If you can get it working it will probably provide the best browsing experience to be had on the DS right now.
    http://costello.dev-fr.org/

    dslinux browser (retawq).
    Fairly limited right now and requires a ram expansion.
    Grab here:
    http://www.dslinux.org/

    okiwi:
    http://okiwi.blogspot.com/2007/08/la-nueva...ya-est-aqu.html
    Not tried it myself but apparently very good too.

    Bunjalloo
    Very early but made by the same guy that did the elite ports and BBC micro emulator for the GBA.
    http://code.google.com/p/quirkysoft/
     
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    I went to a youtube video with Hobro, which didn't work very well, but the sound played through my PC speaks

    Win2DS isn't too slow, you can turn it way up. Allows you to remotely control PC, very useful
     
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    Useful yes, just not as a web browser.

    At least in my opinion.
     
  11. kellyan95

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    The official browser is still the best
     
  12. Urza

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    While it may have more features, I prefer DS Hobro because of its considerably more responsive interface and shorter load times.
     
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    The official browser by nintendo blows. You have to buy a ram expansion pack which is 20 dollars down the drain instantly. DS Hobro is still the best as it has way better features than so many other browsers.
     
  14. Urza

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    Or a slot-2 flashcart.
     
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    DS Hobro 0.3 is sex. Sometimes I'm just amazed when I use it. Since it doesn't have to rely on the slow ass DS and my PC connection is super fast, pages load in like 5-10 seconds, even image heavy ones. Never tried Okiwi, since I heard the 0.2 version isn't the best... DS Organize is ok as well, for super fast text (GameFAQs) viewing.
     
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    The RAM pack comes with the $35 cartridge IIRC, which is standard price for a DS cartridge. I do agree that DSHobro is useful, but only if you have a fast enough PC that doesn't require you to pause for half a minute after every few seconds (when viewing larger pages in DSHobro, it takes several minutes to scroll all the way to the bottom for me, since I have a relatively slower PC, see my Youtube vid for an example). Very accurate and great for smaller pages though, I do agree.
     
  17. Chotaz

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    CAn't get any better then DSHobro, IMO
     
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    oh what? now i read that not all browsers require the ram...
     
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    I agree with that guy talking about Win2DS. I think its better than DSHobro :\
     
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    I'm pretty sure you can't use win2ds away from home
     

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