Is this legit, or is it a 'homebreww' console?

Discussion in 'Mobile Phones and Media Players' started by Triclops, Jun 11, 2010.

  1. Triclops
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    It seems to me this is more of a 'homebrew' console, made by a couple of friends.
    Is this thing LEGIT or a 'homebrew' console?
     
  2. gameboy13

    gameboy13 Orange and fluffy since 1995.

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    The Fur Side.
    Define "Legit."
     
  3. Overlord Nadrian

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    Well it IS made by a dodgy Chinese company, but because of the community this thing has seen A LOT of emulators, games, apps, etc already. So, I think you would call it 'legit'.
     
  4. Ritsuki

    Ritsuki ORAORAORAORA

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    And precise what makes you think that it's a "homebrew" console.
     
  5. Drag0nflamez

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    you can run whatever the hell you wanna run on it....

    & the pandora is just between netbook & NDS
     
  6. SifJar

    SifJar Not a pirate

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    Why does homebrew =/= legit?

    Just because its open doesn't mean it isn't "real" or whatever. The fact it may not have many "official" games means nothing, IMO. Homebrew is pretty sweet, and the fact the console supports it out of the box is pretty cool.
     
  7. The Pi

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    Its a console with no restrictions you can run whatever you want on it

    on other devices you need to hack it or buy extra hardware

    ds and dsi - flashcard
    ipod touch/iphone - jailbreak
    wii - soft mod or modchip
    etc
     
  8. YayMii

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    What?
    Since when does homebrew mean non-legit? It's like saying running an indie game on an Xbox makes it non-legit (indie=homebrew+profit).
     
  9. ThatOtherPerson

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    Its all of the above. It allows for homebrew and has a good community of homebrew developers built around it but its also a totally legit and well constructed piece of hardware.
     
  10. trans am

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    It's a legit homebrew portable console.
     
  11. Schizoanalysis

    Schizoanalysis From somewhere inside the rabbit hole...

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    By "Chinese made console" standards it is legit....

    There are far worse out there...

    I mean, it is made to run (illegal) roms, basically... but you can do more on it...
     
  12. Joe88

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    as far as looks are concerned its not that legit

    stole design of gba micro
    buttons are pretty much the same as ds
    the menu is a ripoff of sony's xmb

    and dont even get me started on the a330
    they just went for the psp ripoff look