Surf The 'Net For Free On The Wii (Again)
Those who got the Wii when it first launched in November 2006 will remember the Internet Channel came as a free download at the time. It allows Wii
Then, in July 2007, Nintendo changed it up and started charging 500 Wii Points to download the Internet Channel. That's changed again, and the channel's available for free again.
For folks who used their points to get free broadband Internet access, Nintendo is taking pity. Starting in late October, they'll be able to download on NES game of their choice valued at 500 Wii Points from the Virtual Console. Full details will be on the Wii Message Board and on Nintendo.com. Oh, and the channel's been upgraded to include the latest version of the Adobe Flash player, too.
For those users with young ones in the house, the Wii does have
parental controls that allow adults to manage the content their
children can get to.