Neoseeker : News : Hackers unlock full control of the Nintendo 3DS with no hardware modification
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lovelyfisher Jan 2, 13
Crazy news
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Spook Jan 2, 13
As big a supporter of the *ahem* developer community as I like to call myself, time to be downright negative. This comes far too late to have any positive impact on the scene. We already have a myriad of devices that can run homemade applications and games with fewer restrictions, for less money, and usually come jammed with other features that somebody might actually utilize on a daily basis.
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harbin Jan 2, 13
Every console is hackable. If developers were worried about piracy and hacking completely then they may aswell just not bother to create games in the first place.

Not sure if the 3DS is region locked but I imagine if they could some how turn off region locking in the master console then that would be the only benefit to main users. That is assuming of course that it doesn't impede on other services such as updates, and their store.

Region locking is stupid anyway.
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Spook Jan 2, 13
harbin, it's region locked.
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Elmarcoz Jan 2, 13
Haha, and to think, just a little whiel ago, I was reading quotes from guys saying the 3ds was impossible to hack, and that we all might as well give up hoping to one day see emulators and such running on them.
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S-I-E Jan 2, 13
it begins.
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supertom236 Jan 2, 13
hopefully nintendo figures out where this vulnerability is and fixes it before developers get scared away.
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Gligar Jan 2, 13
only time will tell when we'll be able to play homebrews
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DedValve Jan 2, 13
It's only a matter of time before the chains of region locking haunts me no more.

And Developers won't get scared, their only available options are the lolvita and making $1 mini games on phones.
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Spook Jan 2, 13
The vita homebrew scene has more potential if you ask me, plus they've already got an easy method of exploitation. It's just a shame there will never be a glasses free 3D pornodex
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Rabla Jan 2, 13
Just remove region locking pleaassseeee
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Wakaman Jan 2, 13
Yeah the vira has an easy way of exploiration, but that media hub makes it very difficult for them to hack it, since everything is done through it.

Good news for the region lock I guess. It shall be never more.
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THM Jan 2, 13
Good news for brewers, bad news for Nintendo...What does "kernel mode" do or, (can it achieve exactly)? Can I play all of 3DS games on R4??? I dont' think so...
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Spook Jan 2, 13
quote THM
Good news for brewers, bad news for Nintendo...What does "kernel mode" do or, (can it achieve exactly)? Can I play all of 3DS games on R4??? I dont' think so...
It's basically system mode for this, so you can access and modify privileged files.
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