M3 Simpy firmware lags behind

Discussion in 'M3 Adapter' started by Shebang, Nov 8, 2007.

Nov 8, 2007

M3 Simpy firmware lags behind by Shebang at 10:10 AM (1,265 Views / 0 Likes) 9 replies

  1. Shebang
    OP

    Member Shebang GBAtemp Fan

    Joined:
    Mar 17, 2007
    Messages:
    464
    Country:
    Belgium
    It really sucks that R4 is so much ahead of the m3 simply in terms of firmware releases. I thought that there was a new version for the simply forthcoming but the website doesn't say anything?

    Shebang
     
  2. ackers

    Member ackers GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Joined:
    Jul 17, 2007
    Messages:
    990
    Country:
    United Kingdom
    That aint rly a problem tho since you can just patch your m3 kernal to use the latest r4 kernal.
     
  3. jalaneme

    Member jalaneme Female Gamer

    Joined:
    Nov 27, 2006
    Messages:
    6,247
    Location:
    London
    Country:
    United Kingdom
    what do you mean ahead? the R4DS hasn't had any firmware update for months now, so the M3 simply is the same, no difference.
     
  4. amptor

    Banned amptor Banned

    Joined:
    May 2, 2003
    Messages:
    2,554
    Country:
    United States
    Why is it that the M3 product is suppose to be more highly esteemed than R4, when everyone knows that the R4 gets updates first lol. I like the M3 logos but umm some stuff doesn't make sense about the product.
     
  5. Destructobot

    Member Destructobot Crave the Hammer

    Joined:
    Oct 15, 2006
    Messages:
    5,005
    Location:
    Portland, OR
    Country:
    United States
    Every time the R4 gets an update, the Simply gets the same update two days later. The only time it took longer than that was the update that only added some skinning options, that one took a week.

    The version numbers are different, but the loader is the same. M3 Simply loader v1.07 = R4 loader 1.11.
     
  6. Shebang
    OP

    Member Shebang GBAtemp Fan

    Joined:
    Mar 17, 2007
    Messages:
    464
    Country:
    Belgium
    The reason why I have a m3 simply is "simple": In Belgium there was just no R4 available at that time. Still I have the feeling that the R4 gets more support. And if it just the impression that M3 might pull out one day and R4 won't because it is their own device.

    Shebang
     
  7. CZroe

    Member CZroe GBAtemp Regular

    Joined:
    Nov 9, 2007
    Messages:
    116
    Country:
    United States
    So who is the knock-off of who? I always assumed that R4 was the knock-off because "4 is greater than 3! Dur." Also, because M3 made other products under the M3 name without increasing the numbers for no reason. I have no idea why the G6 is "six" though. [​IMG] Is it to one-up the R4 guys and call them out if they make a "Z7" or some crap? [​IMG]
     
  8. 4saken

    Member 4saken Retired Ace Attorney

    Joined:
    Nov 28, 2006
    Messages:
    3,358
    Country:
    Australia
    There is a reason the names of each team sounds so similar (*gasp* same company).

    eg. Listerine, Listermint! Same product, different names, same company! Why do the names sound the same?
     
  9. myuusmeow

    Member myuusmeow GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

    Joined:
    Jun 24, 2007
    Messages:
    1,643
    Country:
    United States
    Doesn't R4DS stand for Revolution for DS?
     
  10. 4saken

    Member 4saken Retired Ace Attorney

    Joined:
    Nov 28, 2006
    Messages:
    3,358
    Country:
    Australia
    Yes it does. It is just a smart choice of letters and numbers.
     

Share This Page