- Nintendo DS developer bushing
has recently announced he is beginning work on developing Nintendo DSi homebrew, and has started a [Register or Login to view links]
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The reason this device is interesting to me is that the DSi seems to be to the DS what the Wii was to the GameCube. The DSi has two modes – a "native mode" and a "compatibility mode".
In the compatibility mode, the clock is slown down to half the speed and access to the new peripherals is disabled – sound familiar? In the native mode, you get a faster clock and more RAM – used to perform the real-time face recognition and image processing – as well as an SD slot and two cameras (front and back-facing). The device boots up into a "System Menu" that is fairly reminiscent of the Wii.
Oh, did I mention that it has a Shop Channel where you can download apps, like Opera? And you can download firmware updates online? Hey, guess what – we can [Register or Login to view links]
The ticket and contents are downloadable in the same way. Unfortunately, they aren't reusing the same common key, so we can't actually disassemble anything (yet). Although they're probably reusing much...