April Fools Day is once again upon us and as usual, tech companies everywhere have not failed to keep us entertained. With a trove of fantastic faux product launches and even some real product launches that were taken as April Fools jokes, people have been busy releasing their hilarious ideas. With many of these jokes being nostalgic and some even being functional it's easy to appreciate the spirit behind them. Samsung Galaxy Blade Edge In a reference to the Galaxy...
PPSSPP: A New Free and Open Source PSP Emulator for Android
Who doesn’t like video game emulators? Considering how powerful our computers and mobile phones have become, emulators can often run on them nearly as well as the original devices.
We have featured various game emulators here in the past, and the latest one we’re bringing you today is PPSSPP. The app is a free and open source emulator of Sony’s popular PSP (PlayStation Portable) handheld gaming console for Android devices. Before we get into more details, here is a video of PPSSPP in action:
Spotted online and shared with us on XDA by Senior Member bubblegumballoon, PPSSPP is a new project and currently work in progress. Based on the details available on its website and user response on the forum thread, not all PSP games work. However, the ones that do, work flawlessly. The developers are working on it actively to add support for more games.
If you’re into mobile gaming and would like to give PPSSPP a shot, join the discussion at the forum thread for more details or visit the PPSSPP website for its download link and the current game and device compatibility list.
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The beginning of April is dominated by April Fools. There are jokes and pranks everywhere, which are meant to fool people. This news is no joke though, as Google has pushed the shiny red button to send out over-the-air updates to supported devices. Well, sort of, as only a few of available Nexus devices got updates to Android 5.1. Here's a list of OTAs that can be downloaded and flashed by stock recoveries. You can find guides on how to revert...
Once again, we have arrived on the most magical of holidays - the annual unveiling of HalfLife 3, and day on which co-workers believe it is appropriate to duct tape air horns behind doors. I speak, of course, about April Fools Day. As has become their custom, Google launched lighthearted "pranks" for each of their various services (with other tech sites and vendors following suit), and we have done our best to round up the humorous products and tweaks surfacing thus far....