Articles about nintendo ds (page 2)

McDonalds Japan To Use Nintendo DS To Train Employees
We recently heard that Nintendo is trying to get its Nintendo DS gaming console into junior high schools in Japan, and now it seems that even McDonald’s is embracing Nintendo’s popular portable gaming console. It seems that the fast good giant is developing a Nintendo DS training program for its part-time employees, called eSmart. Considering the size of McDonalds, the ¥200,000,000 (approx. $2.2M USD) cost of development is probably insignificant. […]

Nintendo Wants Its DS In Schools
Most parents would cringe at this, but that’s precisely what Nintendo’s general manager, Shigeru Miyamoto, wants to do. What are we talking about? Well, Nintendo is trying to get its Nintendo DS handheld gaming device into junior high schools in Japan. The portable gaming console is already used for guiding tours in museums, galleries and aquariums in Japan, and the company now wants to see it used as an educational […]

Control Your DSLR Via A Nintendo DS With The Open Camera Controller Hack
Some folks over at the HDRLabs have come up with a rather cool hack for their DSLR camera and Nintendo DS. Dubbed the Open Camera Controller (OCC), it uses an older Nintendo DS to control the functions of Canon DSLR cameras, though Olympus and Sigma cameras are also supported. The best part is, this device can make connected cameras perform functions that the manufacturers didn’t add in by default on […]

Next Gen Nintendo DS To Have Motion Detection?
Nintendo’s DS is already very fun and popular, but what does the future hold for it? Well, Nintendo’s president Satoru Iwata has said that it will have highly detailed graphics, and will also have a sensor with the ability to read the movements of people playing. When it comes to graphics, the current buzzword is Nvidia’s Tegra, and that would certainly be a welcome thing to have on the DS. […]

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Nintendo DSi Studio Kit
While not many people would use the Nintendo DSi’s built-in camera for photography, that doesn’t mean you can’t have some fun with it. The DSi Studio Kit allows you to add a removable flash, wide angle, macro and telephone lens attachments to the DSi, and there is also a set of color filters to help you create some visual effects. Granted the box looks like it’s for little girls, but […]

LEGO Star Wars Armor Case
Check out this protective case for the DS Lite – it is made out of a LEGO base plate on both top and bottom sides, letting you decorate it according to your creativity where you can also take advantage of the included LEGO Star Wars tile mosaic. Of course, if Star Wars is not your cup of tea, you can also include other LEGO creations of your choice. Out later […]

Wi-Fi Enabled Consoles Banned From UK Slammers
Prisoners in the UK won’t be able to enjoy the goodness of new generation consoles that offer Wi-Fi connectivity, and this very same spokesperson also let out on the following. “Prisoners in England and Wales have never been allowed access to wireless enabled technology such as that used in some games consoles. A decision was taken some years ago that the then current generation of games consoles should be barred […]

Sony Wants To Win With PSP Go, But Not at Any Price
Since it was announced at E3, the Sony PSP Go and its pricing in particular has created a lot of buzz on the web. If you missed it, PSP Go is not so different from the PSP, except that it basically fixes the portability problem and relies on digital files downloads for game acquisition. As for the pricing, it’s never low enough obviously, but at least we can take a […]