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BlueStacks GamePop Mini aims to pick up where original console left off

BlueStacks GamePop Mini aims to pick up where original console left off

When a company such as BlueStacks introduces a product with a non-traditional pricing structure (like the one we're seeing with their gaming console "GamePop"), it's not the easiest thing in the world for the general public to accept. "You're giving me a piece of hardware free, but it doesn't do anything unless I pay a subscription fee?" This bit of bafflement was given a re-up today with the second machine in the GamePop series of devices (before the first hits the market, mind you).

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GamePop console gets iOS game support

GamePop console gets iOS game support

OUYA-rivaling console GamePop will support iOS games, BlueStacks has confirmed, using an Apple pseudo-virtualization system called Looking Glass which makes porting iPhone and iPad titles straightforward. The new functionality, which joins GamePop's already-known Andorid game support, will see iOS titles from participating developers included in BlueStacks' subscription-based all-you-can-play gaming package, priced at $9.99 per month.

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Lenovo IdeaCentre Horizon brings 27-inch Android gaming with BlueStacks

Lenovo IdeaCentre Horizon brings 27-inch Android gaming with BlueStacks

If you were wondering about the app and game limitations of the Lenovo IdeaCentre Horizon gaming table before today, you'll be glad to know that BlueStacks is in full effect. SlashGear has this massive oddity in the house here in its first week of launch, and amongst the surprising number of pre-loaded touch-friendly games included with the unit we've found BlueStacks, right out of the box. BlueStacks is an app interface which allows Android apps and games to be used on a Windows or Mac machine, here expanding the world of the Lenovo IdeaCentre Horizon with essentially every app an Android user works with on a daily basis.

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BlueStacks beta for Mac brings 750,000+ Android apps to OS X

BlueStacks beta for Mac brings 750,000+ Android apps to OS X

Android app player BlueStacks has launched for Mac, with a new beta allowing OS X users to run software intended for Android phones and tablets on their iMac, MacBook Pro, or other Apple kit. The freshly released beta - which follows a similar Windows version released earlier this year - means more than 750,000 Android titles can now be run on OS X, a huge increase from the sparse number of compatible titles from June's alpha release for Mac.

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BlueStacks Android apps on PCs made simple with AMD AppZone Player

BlueStacks Android apps on PCs made simple with AMD AppZone Player

Another rather fabulous step towards total cross-platform compatibility has been made this week as the AMD AppZone Player is announced with full BlueStacks power under the hood. What you'll be doing here is working on your AMD-toting PC with an application called AMD AppZone Player - with this app you'll be able to play any and all AMD AppZone Android-based apps at your leisure. At the moment you'll not have direct access to the Google Play app store, but there's always a workaround.

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