Why is the R4 name used instead of flashcart?

Discussion in 'NDS - Flashcarts and Accessories' started by Xexyz, Sep 3, 2013.

  1. Xexyz
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    So many people refer flashcarts as R4's why?
     
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    why to so many people refer to hacks on everything as jailbreaking?

    you just have idiots in the world that think thats the term the cool kids use when its not
     
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    Thanks for the answers!
     
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    Because brand recognition is extremely powerful.
     
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    It's similar to how we call all facial tissues "Klennex", at least, here in North America. Sometimes a popular brand's name will become the name of the product unintentionally or otherwise.