Tablet homebrew?

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Apr 25, 2009

Tablet homebrew? by DrOctapu at 3:27 AM (1,366 Views / 0 Likes) 8 replies

  1. DrOctapu
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    I'm looking to buy a tablet, but the dsi killed my wallet! [​IMG] I'm buying a wireless router from dx soon, anyway, I was wondering if there is a tablet for the ds, but similar to the bamboo with pressure sensing and shortcut keys. I've seen win2ds, but it looks REEAAAALLLY glitchy. And colors doesn't suit all my tablet-based purposes.
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    Are you wanting to use the DS as a PC tablet? I'm a bit confused here.

    The DS touch screen is touch sensitive, but it's way too small to be useful as a PC tablet. Your only real option here is you can use some of the homebrew apps to draw on the DS, but that's about it.
     
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    When i say this, I mean I'd like to see a program to control the cursor on screen similar to the way the opera browser does using a similar method to win2ds. Basically Bottom screen shows full view, top zooms, L or R switches the function of the bottom screen to that of the top screen and allows drawing and using the d-pad to move the zoomed in area, with the abxy buttons as shortcuts. Handled by an app for the pc that sends information (like win2ds) to the ds.
     
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    When i say this, I mean I'd like to see a program to control the cursor on screen similar to the way the opera browser does using a similar method to win2ds. Basically Bottom screen shows full view, top zooms, L or R switches the function of the bottom screen to that of the top screen and allows drawing and using the d-pad to move the zoomed in area, with the abxy buttons as shortcuts. Handled by an app for the pc that sends information (like win2ds) to the ds.
     
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    nope, none, short of Win2DS or one of the other apps like that.

    the DS just wouldn't function well as a tablet. The screen is tiny, and also the pressure sensitivity is not nearly as advanced as a tablet would be.

    even if it was developed it would not be very good to work with at all.
     
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    I see. the ds won't function well on the ds?
     
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    The DSi's touch screen isn't pressure sensitive unlike the original and Lite's anyway.
     
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    that sucks.
     
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    and also most tablet pcs have multi touchable touch screens.
    so you can use two fingers to draw on MSPaint or something.
     

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