New Firmware?

Discussion in 'DSTT' started by Matt140, Mar 17, 2009.

Mar 17, 2009

New Firmware? by Matt140 at 12:00 AM (2,850 Views / 0 Likes) 16 replies

  1. Matt140
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    Hi Guys!
    Does anyone have any ideas about the next version of the
    DSTT firmware? Is the team still active?
    Thanks in advance,
    Matt. [​IMG]
     
  2. Tanas

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    Its looking like the DSTT team have given up on the DSTT, which is a pity because the DSTT use to have one of the best support teams, but that was until all the fake started to appear. The last worthwhile update was about 7 months ago, and if you ask opinion the DSTT is fast becoming the next R4, others might disagree.
     
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    maybe they'll work on the DSTTi now.... sadly i think i'm gonna get an itouch ( as in a ipod touch not the flashcart )instead of a DSi thou cuz then i can text on it but i heard infinteSMS is shutting down =( unless there's a SMS for the DS
     
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    DSTT is dead.
     
  5. Karuko

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    Every two months a little udpate appears, so one should be dropping soon.
     
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    The last firmware update was Jan 6, so it's been about 3 months.

    The DSTTi uses the same codebase as the DSTT, so it's unlikely that they will work more on the DSTTi than the DSTT firmware. Most of their time has (it seems) been spent on developing fake-killer code. Most of the latest updates only fix one or two games.

    Compare that to the Acekard 2 which is only about $5 more than the DSTT, is updated regularly, and has AKAIO (custom menu system) that is one of the nicest menu systems on any flash cart.

    -Bri
     
  7. Karuko

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    January 6 to March 17 is 2 months, 11 days.

    Going by the news posted in this site:
    1.17 Jan 10 2009 - 2 months, 12 days
    1.16 Oct 29 2008 - 3 months, 11 days
    1.15 Jul 18 2008 - 9 days
    1.14 Jul 9 2008 - 8 days
    1.13 Jul 1 2008 - 5 days
    1.12 Jun 26 2008 - 14 days
    1.11 Jun 12 2008 - 2 months, 12 days
    1.10 Mar 31 2008 - 15 days
    1.09 Mar 16 2008 - 1 month, 15 days
    1.08 Feb 1 2008 - 1 month, 16 days
    1.07 Dec 17 2007

    Not saying the update will be tomorrow, but this team has been slow lately. Nothing new.
     
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    Thanks for the replies!
    It says on the website it should be updates at least
    every 3 months (not saying it will be, but.. [​IMG]).
    Well, even if support for it is stopped, they're is alot
    of other alternative's available [​IMG].
    Matt.
     
  9. Bri

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    The problem isn't really the frequency of the updates, it's the content of the update. Most of them fix 1 or 2 obscure games, but don't fix the problems that have plagued its menu system from day 1 (such as a lack of ability to sort games alphabetically), much less add features that other comparable flash carts have (such as support for GBA).

    -Bri
     
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    It's amazing how Yasu puts to shame the updates DSTT Team releases.
    Until YSMenu+Firmware combo continue to work well, will be using this.
     
  11. ball2012003

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    i think we should be expecting one soon
    i don't think they're dead this is just how they update
     
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    The DSTT team doesn't usually release an updated firmware unless a game is released that flat won't work with the existing firmware. That's just how they do it.
     
  13. Matt140
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    Yeah, on one side this seems to be a better way to release firmware,
    it gives time for the developers to do other things and not get bored and abandon the
    product. If only folder-browsing was supported though.. [​IMG]
    Matt.
     
  14. Tanas

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    xxx Mar 19 2009 - 7+ months from the last worthwhile update... its as good as DEAD!!!
    1.17 Jan 10 2009 - 2 months, 12 days - even more of a worthless update
    1.16 Oct 29 2008 - 3 months, 11 days - worthless update
     
  15. Bri

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    The last few firmware releases were mainly just to add fake-killer code. They fixed one or two obscure games while they were at it, but they were mainly just to add fake-killer code.

    -Bri
     
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    I think that there will most likely be other firmware updates but I want them to be better like adding more compatibility for homebrew since some homebrew doesn't run on the DSTT. I want the changes in the firmware to be more drastic.
     
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    They need to fix the popular games
     

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