how do i browse internet on the Wii?

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  1. riojisan
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    how do i browse internet on the Wii?
     
  2. Nuke85

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    opera channel
     
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  4. riojisan
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    oh i dont have that
     
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    Great White North, Eh!
    Lol, "Let me Google that For You", never heard of that before [​IMG]

    Whoops just ruined the surprise [​IMG]
     
  6. Nuke85

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    "First you must go into the Wii shop channel thru the Wii, and look for the internet channel, it was free but now you must go and buy 500 Wii points for the download. Then after you finish downloading the channel, go to the Internet channel on the Wii menu and begin your browsing experience..."

    Quote from yahoo answers..
     
  7. ether2802

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    I really can't believe this kind of questions here in the HACKING SECTION [​IMG]
     
  8. riojisan
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    oh thanks
    i get an error 240017 internal communication error when trying to browse the internet channel
     
  9. Brian117

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    Wow...just wow.

    People like this doesn't deserve a Wii IMHO.
     
  10. Valgreen

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    login to your router and change the channel of your wireless, generally found under wireless setup.
     
  11. dnmn8r

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    I'm still surprised that there is no homebrew internet browser for the wii.
    I mean think about it, you would be able to add flash 9 support, possibly tabbed browsing etc.

    It wouldn't be too hard would it? (not that i would know how to make it)
    Frankly, I'm sick of the opera browser.
     
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    I don't actually see the point of the Opera browser at all.
    If it was quick and fully functional that might be a different story, but for the most part it sucks.
     
  13. Valgreen

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    well one would think so. however it is a little more difficult to code a full fledged homebrew browser.

    PSP for example. Has a very large homebrew community, much larger than the wii's, and yet the only homebrew browser is the GNU browser Links, which is fully a port.

    If you want to browse the web on the wii, your stuck with Opera unfortunately, and i thinks this will be the only option (with the exception of something coming forward with wii linux).

    shabing
     
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    I just thought that if it's on linux, it can be ported over to the wii.
    Although I've never used linux, I know it does have an internet browser.
    I honestly don't see what's so hard on it, it actually seems fairly simple compared to all the emulators and homebrew flying around.
     
  15. Valgreen

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    with wii linux you run the issue of memory, you just cant get enough to cache anything (i.e. buffering vids etc etc). there is a browser for wii linux, but in no way is it more functional than wii opera....

    it may seem easy but it really isnt. most of the emu's for the wii are just ports of other emu's already available, thats why you see so many emu's flying around....

    it would be nice though...
     
  16. djdynamite123

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    I'm sure questions like these are to make themselves look a tit on purpose, otherwise you wouldn't ask such a question....

    How do i play a game on my wii?
     
  17. wiigee

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    just found a use for it,

    http://www.x-oom.com/usa/products/mediacenterforwiiSUB.htm

    streams pc stored films / music over local lan wirelessly to the wii using the internet channel

    dont have to buy the internet channel, it is available as a wad