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Read comics (or manga) on your Nintendo DS

The homebrew wizards are at it again. When the Nintendo DS hit the market, people scoffed at its inability to do anything other than play some kick-ass games. The Sony PSP was a portable multimedia machine, pulling double and triple duty as a MP3 player and PMP. My, how homebrew changes things.

We’re already enjoying MSN messenger (BeUp) and video watching (Moonshell) on our Nintendo DS Lites, so why not add comic book-reading to the mix? Appropriately named Comic Book DS, this homebrew application essentially transforms Nintendo’s portable gamer into a picture viewer. It seems you can choose to hold your DS the conventional way or sideways like how you do in Brain Age.

Download the app here

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