You know what was dumb, until just now? That you had to pay, at least in Wii Points, to download the console's Opera browser, which isn't very good. Today, Nintendo would like to let you know that they're (somewhat) sorry!
We don't have a lot of details, but some "hackers" have found an exploit in the Wii Internet Channel's Flash player implementation. What does this mean to you? Well, if they take this exploit all the way to the end, it means you can possibly run unsigned, home-brew code on the Wii.
We knew it was coming. As of this morning, all you lucky Wii owners will be able to connect to the Internet using your Wii's Opera-based browser. The final version of the browser will be available in March and you'll have till June to download it, otherwise you'll have to pony up 500 points for it. But starting…