Archive for the ‘Android’ Category

OUYA: The ‘Open’ Video Game Console for Users and Developers

Saturday, October 19th, 2013

OUYA Game Console

OUYA Game Console


Amazingly, OUYA, the open video game console platform raised $8,596,474 in funds on KickStarter. OUYA is based on the Android 4.0 operating system. The idea is to create a low cost console (currently $99) available for consumers that also allows developers to publish their Android games/apps to OUYA without requiring the purchase of an expensive SDK and paying licensing, retail, and publishing fees. Anyone is free to develop and publish games that can be easily downloaded and tried for free; if the user likes the app or game, he/she may purchase the full version. It’s actually quite innovative in the sense that the traditional closed living room gaming experience is now open to any developer without the traditional costs associated with developing games for known platforms like Nintendo Wii, Microsoft Xbox, or Sony Playstation. (more…)

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Android coming on strong

Sunday, January 9th, 2011

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Pros for Android: App drawers, several desktops (home screens), multitasking, notification bar with easy pull down, live wallpapers, G-mail threading, widgets, native Flash support, ability to replace battery, easy customization, open source, vendor independent, no development fees, unrestricted market for developers.
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Blogging from my G1 Phone

Friday, December 12th, 2008

Using a cool little app called wpToGo I am writing my first blog from my G1 Google phone. It’s pretty cool that I can post to my blog from my G1 without having to visit my website. (more…)

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