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Offline MaarioS

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Differences between USB and no-USB versions
« on: September 25, 2013, 05:25 PM »
I always wondered what the exact differences are between these 2?? What can the USB version do what no-USB version can't do?? Is USB ED useful for programmers only?? What about update features like software or BIOS update?? Are they still available for no-USB version?? Detailed replies will be so appreciated!!

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Re: Differences between USB and no-USB versions
« Reply #1 on: September 25, 2013, 07:05 PM »
The addition of USB to the ED makes it easier for developers (homebrew programmers) to load their game from PC to the ED without the need to transfer the file to the Micro SD card.

The OS/BIOS is stored on the Micro SD card itself. Updates for the ED are simply drag and drop to the Micro SD card.

I'm thinking that you'll need the Micro SD card with the OS files installed in the ED in order to use the USB for development.

To sum it up, unless you plan on bringing some homebrew games/apps to the community, you're OK getting the non USB version.