DS Lite Internet Question (newbie)

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  1. gixxermenace
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    I am thinking of getting my fiance a DS Lite for crimbo and was wondering what is the best way to browse the web on it ?

    The main web site that she would use is Facebook, is this possible without hacking the DS Lite ? can it be done from a memory card of some type ?

    I have read reviews on the official nintendo one and its supposed to be kak

    Any help would be greatly appreciated
     
  2. nintendofreak

    nintendofreak Around. Shoot me a PM.

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    Yes you can do it. Nintendo has a DS lite internet browser, fully supported and authorized by Nintendo.
    http://search.ebay.com/nintendo-ds-interne...rdsreturnedZ300

    And there are other ways to do it, but they involve "hacking the ds". I'd suggest just getting the real thing, it'll be so much easier, until you get some more experience with the homebrew world. [​IMG]
     
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    if i was to look down the homebrew line what should i look at

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    does the official ds browser allow you to get on facebook ? you tube ? can anyone with one confirm this ?
     
  4. Kingwad

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    YouTube is a no-go in both the licensed-by-Nintendo and Homebrew routes. The DS hardware just isn't up to the task.
     
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    Facebook ?
     
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    Sonicslasher In Law we trust.

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    /facepalm
     
  7. coops024

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    I have the official DS Lite Browser and will test facebook tonight and let you know in the morning !
     
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    cheers mate,

    everyone seems to review this thing saying its really slow ? is thi correct ? is it usable ?
     
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    i use it i havent tried facebook yet but its pretty good alot of people dont like it but it works just fine for it pictures load really fast but no sound, videos, and games
     
  10. dice

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    It doesn't seem as slow when you're doing something else (e.g. watching tv), otherwise I find it slow (when compared with the use of a pc at least)
     
  11. gixxermenace
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    Think i am going to get one, its for my fiance and all she does is check her emails (webmail) and maybe msn messenger and facebook, so if these work its worth it [​IMG]

    Does the DS Browser sit flush in the DS Lite ?
     
  12. rhyguy

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    the ds lite browser does:)
     
  13. JKR Firefox

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    Yes. The Nintendo DS Opera browser comes with a DS game card with the browser loaded on it and a RAM pack which goes in the bottom slot for running the software. Here's a link to it if you need more information: http://www.amazon.com/Nintendo-DS-Lite-Bro...97454825&sr=8-1. Hope this helps.

    Edit: Didn't realize someone had already posted a link to the browser, whoops.

    Edit 2: I've reached 100 posts. Go me!

    - Fitzy
     
  14. gixxermenace
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    do i need the ds lite browser to use Beup or Ebuddy ?
     
  15. mkoo

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    No..
    As for facebook it even slow down my pc it's impossible to use on DS Browser (although rendering is good)
     
  16. SuperGeek

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    God, do some research around the forums and the internet before asking here.
     
  17. gixxermenace
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    Sorry SuperGeek didnt realise these forums were only for advanced/expert users

    You know its people like you that really get my back up, if you are not interested in the question just dont post to it,
     
  18. Veho

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    You can connect to the eBuddy mobile using the Opera browser, and then chat through that, but using a flashcard and dedicated homebrew software is better. You mentioned Beup. Beup is much much better for MSN chatting than using eBuddy.
     
  19. SuperGeek

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    This forum isn't for advanced users, I'm saying you should utilize the "Search" icon that appears on this website. These questions have been asked before, no need to clutter the forum with another question that's been answered before.