Internet Browser impressions

Discussion in '3DS - Games & Content' started by pachura, Jun 7, 2011.

  1. pachura
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    pachura GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    I've already seen some negative impressions on the browser, but sincerely, I think it's pretty fine. Granted, it might be a bit slow, doesn't support YouTube and has to render incrementally, but major sites (Gmail, Facebook, Digg, GBAtemp...) seem to work. Zooming is smooth. Also, it does seem to support many HTML5/CSS3 features, AJAX and Canvas (I will post compatibility results soon).
     
  2. JoshuaS153

    JoshuaS153 GBAtemp Regular

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    I like it [​IMG]
    And it can only get better.
     
  3. Paranoid Mouse C

    Paranoid Mouse C GBAtemp Regular

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    In your heap, shifting bits.
    having fun with canvas currently. will post some stuff later. scratching my head figuring out transparency lol [​IMG]

    As far as impressions go, I'm pretty pleased. I'm just rather excited to play around with it.
     
  4. pachura
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    pachura GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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  5. Nollog

    Nollog GBAtemp Addict

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    Feels smooth to me.
    Except nintendo sites completely fail to load.
    Clicked a link to steel diver from the eshop...
     
  6. JoshuaS153

    JoshuaS153 GBAtemp Regular

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    You need to Google these.
    Type it in to the address bar and it just says "Invalid Url"
     
  7. Nollog

    Nollog GBAtemp Addict

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    Reading the specifications from the manual Nintendo claim to be using code from both Apple and WebKit for their browser.
     
  8. pachura
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    pachura GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Eh ??? They work fine on 3DS as well as on my computer.
     
  9. Icealote

    Icealote My Winter...

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    So... is Nintendo going to start making firewalls and anti-virus programs for the 3DS? lol
     
  10. JoshuaS153

    JoshuaS153 GBAtemp Regular

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    they work fine on my PC, Just not the 3DS.
    I'll try again.
     
  11. Nollog

    Nollog GBAtemp Addict

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    work for me too on 3ds.
    are you typing the http:// too? because it's already there.
     
  12. chris888222

    chris888222 GBAtemp's Flygon Fan

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    To be frank, I love my 3DS browser. [​IMG]
     
  13. nl255

    nl255 GBAtemp Addict

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    Has anyone tried jsnes, just for the heck of it?
     
  14. Paranoid Mouse C

    Paranoid Mouse C GBAtemp Regular

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    In your heap, shifting bits.
    looks like canvas is ignoring the alpha channel of an image. ohlawd.


    jsnes actually runs, but is completely unusable lol.
     
  15. DiscostewSM

    DiscostewSM GBAtemp Guru

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    I get many "Terminating script" messages, but when I don't, the emulator runs a ~0.2 FPS.
     
  16. Presto99

    Presto99 You slammin, bro?

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    I'm using the 3DS browser to type this...it's actually way faster than I thought it would be! I hope they make stuff like a youtube app...and the ability to view 3D images in the browser is pretty neat. What's this "canvas" thing you guys speak of?
     
  17. nl255

    nl255 GBAtemp Addict

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    Part of html5, a new(ish) html/javascript standard that lets you do some of the same stuff that Flash lets you do but without plugins. Yes, that includes browser based games.
     
  18. Ikki

    Ikki GBATemp's grumpy panda.

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    They better include a standalone YouTube application.
     
  19. SamAsh07

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    Haven't touched it yet tbh, not bothered at all. Pokedex ftw [​IMG]
     
  20. popoffka

    popoffka GBAtemp Fan

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    WebKit is mostly developed by Apple, so WebKit's code == Apple's code.
     
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