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Nintendo DS Browser
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- The Nintendo DS Lite version does not work with the original Nintendo DS system
- Please NOTE: this item works on both DS and DS Lite browser but will NOT work on the newer DSi and DSi XL
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Top Customer Reviews
Presentation - 8
Good simple presentation, easy to use.
Graphics - 7
Displays pictures very nicely, have to take a couple points off for no video/flash.
Sound - 4
No sound is supported from the web. There are some simple sounds when you click, scroll, etc.Read more ›
It basically comes down to what you want to use it for and your expectations. If you intend to surf alot of media/flash heavy sites (eg. gamespot, etc....), than this is not the device for you. Those types of sites will take forever to load and render. However, if you are like myself and want to check your email, the weather, ebay, google, wikipedia, news type sites, and other sites that have a mobile version, than the DS browser is very handy and very fast. I've never had any issues with logging into my online accounts or with submitting various forms. The convenience of being able to check my email from bed or out on the deck in the backyard is well worth the 40 bucks (cdn). I can basically turn the device on, connect, check my email, and turn it off before my PC is even booted.
I think the number of bad reviews are due to ignorance, don't let them scare you if you are thinking of taking a pass on this thing. Some reviewer on this site complained that he got the wrong version, not sure how that is nintendo's fault when it is cleary marked for the lite version.
Some complain that it doesn't support flash or other plugins, obvious limitations that are well known before the purchase, so why did they bother buying it?Read more ›
Bottom line, the only practical use for this is checking e-mail and perhaps a few blogs, and that's really all there is. The next DS should be a bit more powerful and hopefully that'll bring a truly great mobile net surfing experience to the masses. Wait till then.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
It is real waste of money. I still ha e and anybody want one. I be glad to sell. But this product seems obseolrle. Because newer gameboy have better internet connectionPublished 10 months ago by JeffM74
It fits my crystal clear ds shell and really complements it. The only problem is the browser is old and unsupported by many websites but its great for YouTube lolPublished 10 months ago by Justin
Did not come with the cartridge as it implied it would. So now i cant use the browser. So basically wasted my money.Published 12 months ago by alex
Did not contain the memory card and it won't work without it. What a waste!Published 15 months ago by R DIAMOND