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Posted 2007-07-08 by Tony Walsh
 
 
     
 
Pushing the DS Envelope
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I don't like to tinker much with my gadgets, but I just might have to get my hands dirty with some hot Nintendo DS homebrew action. Auriea Harvey pointed out, two third-party applications which captured my interest: DSOrganize (PDA-like) and Colors! DS (turns your DS into a paint canvas). The more productivity I can squeeze out of my DS, the better. Lately it's been weeping in a corner next to my bed, relegated to alarm-clock duty.

The only reason I'd even consider mucking about with DS homebrew applications is that there's apparently very little mucking involved. Just pop in an M3DS Simply cartridge, pop an SD card into that, and whip through the handy Idiot's Guide. I've got an SD-reader built into my PC, so shuttling files between the DS and PC should be a snap (failing a WiFi link). I'm particularly interested in applications for the DS video camera... so much potential...
 
     
 
   
 
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Comment posted by Ace Albion
July 9, 2007 @ 9:32 am
     
 
Hi, Tony. I am on a message board where there are a lot of keen DS homebrew enthusiasts, and they mentioned that you can also get an "R4 DS" which is apparently the same thing, in case finding the M3 version is difficult.
 
     
 
     
   
 
Comment posted by Tony Walsh
July 9, 2007 @ 9:52 am
     
 
Thanks, Ace -- I ordered the M3 yesterday from a local distributor, whee!
 
     
 
     
   
 
 
     
 
     
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