Team M3 - Team G6 - Gbalpha => Who's who ?

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Sep 23, 2008
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    Global question : What's the difference between Team M3, Team G6, gbalpha.com, m3adapter.com and handheltsources.com ?
    The underlying question is why so many names, isn't that the same group of persons ?
    Is Team M3 a 'branch' of gbalpha ?
    Is handheltsources only a firmware download provider ?
    Or is just the same thing ?
    I don't get it ...
     
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    Flashcart makers are mysterious. They're in a relatively shady business so they can't really afford to publicize themselves too much. Or they need to spread themselves out or whatever.

    I'm pretty sure that it is the same group of people for everything you listed above. I really don't know for sure, though. Maybe nobody knows...
     
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    I can understand why they are mysterious.
    Especially if you consider the recent events with the R4 team ...

    Well thank you for the answer.
    Bye !
     
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    I can confirm that M3 Team and G6 team are basically the same team, I guess it's the case with GBAlpha too....The thing is, it's all the same team but with different products, people gave them different names..
    So, G6 Lite was developed by G6 team, M3 Simply and M3 Real by M3 Team, but they are same people..
     
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    GBalpha is the Chinese company that makes & markets MoviePlayer/G6/M3 etc. GBalpha makes no secret about who they are & what they do in the Chinese market, but acts much more elusive in the english speaking world.

    Cruise their Chinese websites... you'll find bootlegged anime and movies, NDS ROM DVDs, and of course GBalpha products at low China-only prices. [​IMG]

    GBalpha are full-on pirates. Much bigger time (and sleazier) than SuperCard, EZ-Flash, or Cylco (or the smaller teams).

    That said, I still love their products. [​IMG]
     
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    Gbalpha is a company
    M3 Team is working under Gbalpha
    G6 Team is working under Gbalpha
    Product using memory card call M3
    Product built-in memory call G6
    gbalpha.cn provide movie, firmware can play rom, which is legal in china
    gbalpha.jp provide firmware cannot play rom and movie which is legal in Japan
     
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    Thanks for the sum up!! [​IMG]

    I didn't know that they are "acting legal" in China and Japan!!
     
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    And, handheltsources.com ? is it just a firmware download host ?

    It's pretty fun, the web site has a lot of links (News, About us, Contact ...) that all refers to ... the index page ...
    A little mysterious ... [​IMG]

    Sometimes I wish I could understand japanese and chinese [​IMG] ...
     
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    I'm also very curious as to the size of the whole company. I hope ahtin can clarify this for us but I'm curious wether or not m3 is very popular in China. Do they have an office space or is it more like something run out of someone's bedroom.

    Do many chinese youth own flashcarts? and if so, is m3 one of the more popular ones there?
     
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    dont forget whoever creates and iTouch
     
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    oops, mods delete this.
     

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