Can you change the software of the old R4 chip to work on the 3DS?

I have an R4 chip that I got from vacation back in 2009, and now I have a 3DS. Obviously, the software does not work on this newer technology, and I don't fancy getting the new R4 3DS cartridge. I've looked all over the internet, but I cannot find any answers -- all I want to know is: Is it possible to change R4 the software to work on the 3DS?

An R4 for the DS will not work on the 3DS. There is no way to update your older R4 ROM chip with the new 3DS firmware. If you want to hack with the R4 you'll need to buy the 3DS version. The new chip only cost $25.