Yesterday , r4i official relaesed updated their two firmware at the same time,first , they updated the wood firmware from V1.27 to V1.27 b
and also they updated their official kernel to 1.51. here is the details.
Wood firmware updated from V1.27 to V1.27b , download place: WoodR4 V1.27b
Change log :
* WOOD R4i V1.27b Released 2011-03-29
* #5604_okamiden (USA)
* #5601_pokemon - versione bianca (Italy)
* #5600_pokemon - versione nera (Italy)
* #5596_sports collection - 15 sports to master (Europe)
* #5591_ishin no arashi - shippuu ryoumaden (Japan)
and also R4i gold updated his kernel , it is a long time since they updated last time.
the new kernel is Kernel V1.51, you can download it from here : Kernel V1.51
Details here :
Dsi’s style menu is added.
Music playing is added and the lyric can be showed according to the rhythm.
DPG playing is added.
According to my test,both of the two kernels are working great on nintendo 3DS, and found the two kernels are similar,because when you log in the V1.51 , it will take you to the wood UI xxD . nothing different
Wood kernel pics
Official R4i V1.51 kernel pics
Just a very small small difference....
But yes , both of them are available on NIntendo 3DS, this is no doubt!
And another, my friend tested that R4i gold 3DS are also working great on Euro or US vesion nintendo 3DS console . official site also released the news today;
R4i Gold 3DS works well with V1.1.0-1U and V1.1.0-1E on 3DS. (2011-03-29)
Source: r4i site