Android Emulator

Reicast is a really solid Dreamcast emulator for Android, available now

If you’re old enough to remember Dreamcast, you’re old enough to remember how awesome it was. Though Sega lost out to the likes of Sony and Nintendo in the early days of console wars, the platform remains a cult hit to this day. Inspired titles like Crazy Taxi and Jet Grind Radio (we’re not calling it Jet Set Radio, sorry) have made their way to Android, but we want it all. Fortunately, Reicast is a Dreamcast emulator for Android that seems to work really, really well.

Tesla Model S to get Chrome browser and Android emulator

The prolific Elon Musk, who heads Tesla Motors as CEO, among other things, has just revealed a few interesting tidbits that will tickle the fancy of software developers eyeing to get into the automobile scene. It won't be long before they will be able to develop and run custom software, including Android apps, right on the Tesla Model S "smart" car's dashboard.

BlueStacks Android emulator expands to Windows XP and Vista

If you're still holding on to your ancient Windows XP machine and you've got a hankering to try out the impressive BlueStacks app emulator, today is your lucky day. The software is expanding support to older Windows versions, XP and Vista, and it already supported Windows 7. Other than the expanded platform support there isn't much new, since the premium version and the OS X version are still in development.You can download the software from their website. BlueStacks got a lot of attention when they debuted their Android emulator, which allows quick and easy access to free Android apps. Users can also move apps from their Android phone to BlueStacks on their computer using a software portal. The performance isn't great at the moment - you'll need a powerful computer to run games smoothly - but the ability to run Android apps relatively painless ly on desktop hardware is alluring. It'll only become more so as Windows moves into the tablet realm with Windows 8.The software is already showing up on at least one ViewSonic tablet. AMD agrees. The processor company invested 5.6 million dollars into the company to spur its development, and help create a viable base of touch-enabled apps for x86 netbooks and tablets. With all this interest comes some very exciting times for BlueStacks - we'll probably be seeing them at the Consumer Electronics Show in January. We'll be on the lookout for more feature and platform updates.

BlueStacks App Player brings your Android apps to Windows

Have you ever used a particularly great app and thought, wow, I wish I had this on my computer? No? Well, now you can anyway. Kidding aside, the applications for the new BlueStacks App Player are pretty enormous: more than a simple Android emulator, it allows just about any Android app to run full-screen on a Windows computer. Even more compelling, users can sync selected apps between their computer and their phone or tablet.

Nintendo 64 games on Android with N64oid

I spent many an hour back in the day playing games on my Nintendo 64 and I bet a lot of other geeks did too. If you are looking to relive some of the fond memories of your youth on your Android device a new app has surfaced that puts those old N64 games on your smartphone.

SEGA Dreamcast Emulator Coming Soon To Android

Gaming is becoming more and more popular on not only Android devices, but mobile devices as a whole. With this growth, experienced gamers are looking for ways to bring back the memories of some of their favorite titles all the way back to the NES. Now Android users will be getting the option to play some of their previous favorites with a SEGA Dreamcast emulator which is nearing release.

Install the Android Market on the Android Emulator

Developers and curious users have been wondering for quite some time now why the Android Market was not present in the official Android emulator. Most likely because Google doesn't want users to rate or test apps when they're not on an actual device, it has been no where to be found on any of the virtual devices available.