An anonymous reader writes: The Android OS seems to be the new home of emulation with most of yesteryears games systems emulated on there. Already we have seen emulators of systems such as Nintendo 64, GBA, Snes, Genesis, MAME, Nintendo DS, Playstation 1 and every console below. Recently we have seen a PSP Emulator released and today you can add Gamecube Emulation to that list, the makers of Dolphin the best Gamecube and Wii Emulator for windows are the coders working on the project. Makes you wonder if Dreamcast, Xbox and PS2 will be emulated on Android ?
An anonymous reader writes: Homebrew Coder Pate has released a Dos Emulator for the Raspberry Pi, originally released for the Nintendo DS and Android the emulator currently can emulate a CPU: 80486 processor, including the protected mode features (for running DOS4GW games) but without virtual memory support. The emulation runs at a speed of around 20MHz 80486 (which equals a 40MHz 80386) machine. It has support for Super VGA graphics, Soundblaster 2.0, Memory, USB Keyboard and Mouse. Perfect for playing old classics such as Doom, Duke Nukem 3d and Theme Park.
An anonymous reader writes: Archos have finally released their much anticipated touchscreen gamepad in the USA. The console boasts a Arm Cortex Dual-core A9 1.6GHz cpu, 1024MB Ram, 8GB internal storage and uses the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS. The Gamepad has 14 physical buttons and dual analog thumb-sticks as well as a touchscreen which means the latest 3D Android games should work great and for fans of emulation the traditional gamepad design and buttons will make N64/PS1 emulators work great on the gamepad.
Busshy writes: The release of WiiU Nintendo`s latest console got of to a fair start with a mass of impressive launch titles such as New Super Mario Bros U, Arkham City Armoured Edition, Assassins Creed 3 and Call of Duty Black Ops 2. But recently the WiiU has become very stagnant which has prompted leading UK retailers such as Amazon and Asda to cut a rather big £50 of the price of the WiiU, at this time theres no official word that Nintendo UK are behind the price drop.
Busshy writes: Amazon have now took the war to the Apple iPad by now releasing the 8.9" Kindle Fire HD in countries such as UK, Germany, France, Spain, Italy and Japan. As well as that they have reduced the price of the Android Tablet in the USA to $269 for the Wi-Fi version and $399 for the 4G version. Will the Large screen version of the Kindle Fire HD hurt the iPad sales worldwide ?
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Busshy writes: They say bigger is better but how big can you go. Sony have brought out a Windows 8 Powered Tablet that makes the likes of Apple`s iPad, Samsung`s Galaxy Tab, Kindle Fire HD and Google Nexus all look small by comparison. The VAIO Tap 20 boasts a 20" LED backlit IPS touch display (1600 x 900), 3rd gen Intel Core i3-3217U processor (1.80GHz), Intel HD Graphics 4000, 500GB hard drive & 4GB DDR3-1600MHz.
Busshy writes: It seems the trend these days to put vast collections on ebay of Games Collections or just solitary rare games. DCEmu are reporting that a new auction with a rather staggering price of 550,000 Dollars has now appeared on the auction site. The collection which has been amassed over the last 30 years features 6850 games, 330 consoles, 220 controllers. The collector claims to have every game for Mario, Zelda, Metroid, Kirby, Castlevania, Metal Gear, Final Fantasy, Sakura Wars, Super Robot Taisen and so on. Also rare consoles such as Hitachi Gamenavi Saturn, Both the Bio Hazard Dreamcast (red & blue), The Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles pearl white Gamecube, Game Boy Advance SP Famicom color for the 20th Mario Anniversary, The Metal Gear limited edition PSP. Still a heck of a lot of money though.
YokimaSun writes: The search for a cheap laptop has brought us news from India of a $10 laptop (which later turned out to be a hundred dollars). Today DCEmu.com has details of a laptop which is selling for a measly 30 dollars, what do you get for that, you get a laptop running windows 8, AMD E-Series Processor E-300 (1.30GHz) Graphics Engine, 4GB DDR3 1066MHz memory, 320GB Hard Drive, 15.6” Display. Too Good to be True ?
YokimaSun writes: On Slashdot we have seen many gadgets that run on Android, everyone has heard of Phones and Tablets using Googles OS, theres also been an Oven a camera and now you can add a Projector to the list. Over at DCEmu.com they have posted news of a Projector that runs Android 4.1 and features specs such as Full HD 1080p, 1.5GHz dual core processor, 1GB of RAM, 4GB of internal memory, expanded with an SD card of up to 32GB, 2 HDMI ports, 2 USB ports, 1 VGA port.
YokimaSun writes: Via 3DS News comes the scoop that Nintendo were surely dreading, well known DS Hackers Neimod and Yellows 8 have posted a screenshot and details of the hacking of the Nintendo 3DS. They are claiming to have full control of the 3ds in kernel mode (arm9 & arm11) from an unmodified 3ds. The exploit is game based via a specific card-based game but the hackers are saying it is easily patachable but with full kernel control anything is possible. The exploit is unreleased at this time.
Busshy writes: The Nintendo WiiU was only released yesterday in the USA and already Homebrewers can enjoy playing their games and emulators on the system. WiiU News has a video of the homebrew game Connect 4 working on the WiiU via the consoles Wii Mode and Comex's "Stack Smash" exploit. How long before Nintendo close this door ?
YokimaSun writes: The Nintendo WiiU was only released yesterday in the USA and already Homebrewers can enjoy playing their games and emulators on the system. WiiU News has a video of the homebrew game Connect 4 working on the WiiU via the consoles Wii Mode and Comex's "Stack Smash" exploit. Recently released emulators that were released for the Wii and will also work using this method include emulators for systems such as Nintendo 64, Super Nintendo and Nes.
YokimaSun writes: In these days where times are hard and we can`t all afford iPads with their high price, Kindle Fire which although cheaper is still around the $150 price and promises of a $10 dollar laptop which later shot up to $100. Android News has found an Android Tablet that sells for a measly 50 Dollars, for that you get a 7 Inch screen, Front Facing Camera, 4GB of Expandable Storage and an OS running Android 2.2 Froyo. For that price though do you get a usable Tablet ?
YokimaSun writes: In these days where times are hard and we can`t all afford iPads with their rediculously high price and promises of a $10 dollar laptop which later shot up to $100. Its amazing to find an Android Tablet that sells for a measly 50 Dollars, for that you get a 7 Inch screen, Front Facing Camera, 4GB of Expandable Storage and an OS running Android 2.2 Froyo. Cant wait to see the Kindle Fire at that price.
YokimaSun writes: Nintendo have today fired the first salvo in the Next Gen Console Wars with the release of their WiiU Console in the USA, a console which is massively more powerful than the Nintendo Wii and also the PS3/Xbox 360(so they claim). Yet again Nintendo have done a world first and released a gamepad which is also a Tablet and should provide us with games that stretch the boundaries even more. Wii Games are compatible with the console as is the WiiRemote.The WiiU comes in 2 SKUs a 32GB Deluxe package and an 8GB Basics pack. The Games line up is a strong one with games such as New Super Mario Bros U, Arkham City Armoured Edition, Assassins Creed 3, Call of Duty Black Ops 2, Sonic AllStars Racing, Nintendo Land, Tank Tank Tank, ScribbleNauts Unlimited, Epic Mickey 2 The Power of Two, ESPN Sports Connection, DarkSiders 2, Rabbids Land, Mass Effect 3, Ninja Gaiden 3 Razors Edge, Tekken Tag Tournament 2, Wipeout 3 and Just Dance 4 all available on Launch Day. Will this console be able to fight off Tablets such as the iPad and Kindle Fire HD?