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Note to 3DS Internet Browser developers:

Posted April 9th, 2012 at 6:26 AM by Twiggy (Diaries of a Quadruped)
Tags 3ds, browser, fail

You might not want to rely on the CPU too much for web browsing these days. Or use nearest neighbourhood filtering. Really, the 3DS does have a great GPU to use. Maybe they need to have some lessons from the Safari team?

(I miss Opera. Nintendo, can we have Opera Software ASA back?)

Spoiler:


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Want to access Nintendo Zone without actually getting near one?

Posted February 3rd, 2012 at 4:52 AM by Twiggy (Diaries of a Quadruped)

I don't know how it works for PAL and JP systems, but for those who own a NA system:
  1. Go to your router settings
  2. Configure it so that its SSID is attwifi
  3. Set its security to none
  4. If haven't done so, access eShop using a supported region
  5. Launch Nintendo Zone Viewer

BAM!

Also you can now watch Nintendo Video in that viewer, too IP locking bypasses!
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Swapnote

Posted December 23rd, 2011 at 1:47 AM by Twiggy (Diaries of a Quadruped)

Now, I wonder whether I can get more FC exchanges... because I felt like having fun with it. Ahahahaha... who would have thought that sending notes to each other could be so much fun?

By the way, my FC is 3437-3170-2657.

Reply in the blogs, by the way.
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Messing around with video conversion settings...

Posted December 8th, 2011 at 1:47 AM by Twiggy (Diaries of a Quadruped)

OK, here's the deal about 3DS video playback. We know that the file cannot exceed 10 minutes long. That's a given.

As for other things, though...

  • When converting audio, you can use either IMA ADPCM or uncompressed PCM. Both work - IMA ADPCM takes up a quarter of size compared to uncompressed PCM, but may introduce aliasing. MP3 will not work.
  • The audio sampling rate can be anything. Same thing goes for audio channels. For CD-quality, try 44100 Hz and stereo audio.
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Just did the 3DS system update

Posted December 6th, 2011 at 8:58 PM by Twiggy (Diaries of a Quadruped)

Observations?
  • I noticed that a Nintendo Zone app was installed along with the update. Too bad I can't really use it because there are no Nintendo Zone hotspots around here.
  • Nintendo 3DS camera now records videos. It records and stores video in widescreen, and I think you should be able to view it on anything that supports 3D video playback, and also anything as long as you remove the second video stream or something.
  • StreetPass Mii Plaza should be renamed to Mii Plaza now. Why? It's now SpotPass
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