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Re: MAME4droid - v1.02 - MAME Emulator on Android
09/14/11 09:26 AM


Is it just me, or are these 'phone MAME' builds a complete waste of time? Interesting from a technical standpoint, but totally not worth it from the age of the source code they use, and the platform it's on.

When will people finally outgrow the smartphone fad? Aside from sending/receiving calls (e.g. the actual design principal of a mobile phone), they are just pointless, expensive, poor quality computing devices with no future and are obsolete after 2 weeks. If it wasn't for today's youth continually buying them there would be no mobile telecommunications companies left out there to keep ripping people off with 1995-standard download rates (compared to modern broadband which is generally unlimited or 20GB+). I'm shocked how they still even charge for texts (SMS etc), considering there have been completely free PC messaging programs like MSN for almost 2 decades, then you also have vendor lock-in (e.g. giving free or discounted texts only to people who are using the same company, or the inability to switch companies without a stupid contract or $$$$). The sooner everyone throws them out for good, the better.

Same with the Apple 'i' fads, the iPad is an all-in-one system, yet it completely lacks the most needed item for computing, a decent input device (yet, people insist on putting games on it, then complain that the emulator is uncontrollable so they blame the devs for not making it iPad/iPhone compatible from the beginning).

Now... why can't I run brand new PS3 games at full speed on an iPhone, people? Whilst running them in full 1080p despite having a 3 inch screen with about 20% of the total pixels available.







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* MAME4droid - v1.02 - MAME Emulator on Android Ad_Enuff 09/12/11 02:31 PM
. * Re: MAME4droid - v1.02 - MAME Emulator on Android Bernoulli  09/15/11 01:10 AM
. * Re: MAME4droid - v1.02 - MAME Emulator on Android Ad_Enuff  09/15/11 01:24 AM
. * Re: MAME4droid - v1.02 - MAME Emulator on Android Procyon  09/14/11 05:51 PM
. * Re: MAME4droid - v1.02 - MAME Emulator on Android Heihachi_73  09/14/11 09:37 PM
. * Re: MAME4droid - v1.02 - MAME Emulator on Android R. Belmont  09/14/11 09:26 PM
. * Interesting Statement Anonymous  09/17/11 09:15 PM
. * Re: Interesting Statement Firehawke  09/18/11 12:57 AM
. * Re: Interesting Statement Anonymous  09/18/11 05:45 PM
. * Re: Interesting Statement B2K24  09/18/11 06:41 PM
. * Re: Interesting Statement redk9258  09/18/11 07:00 PM
. * Re: Interesting Statement Anonymous  09/19/11 12:06 AM
. * Re: Interesting Statement R. Belmont  09/17/11 10:10 PM
. * Re: Interesting Statement Anonymous  09/17/11 11:30 PM
. * Re: Interesting Statement R. Belmont  09/18/11 12:52 AM
. * Re: Interesting Statement Reznor007  09/18/11 12:22 AM
. * Re: Interesting Statement SmitdoggAdministrator  09/17/11 09:33 PM
. * Re: MAME4droid - v1.02 - MAME Emulator on Android Procyon  09/15/11 03:39 AM
. * Re: MAME4droid - v1.02 - MAME Emulator on Android StilettoAdministrator  09/15/11 05:41 AM
. * Re: MAME4droid - v1.02 - MAME Emulator on Android URherenow  09/15/11 04:43 PM
. * Re: MAME4droid - v1.02 - MAME Emulator on Android Vas Crabb  09/15/11 04:46 PM
. * Re: MAME4droid - v1.02 - MAME Emulator on Android URherenow  09/15/11 04:56 PM
. * Re: MAME4droid - v1.02 - MAME Emulator on Android Vas Crabb  09/15/11 05:51 PM
. * Re: MAME4droid - v1.02 - MAME Emulator on Android R. Belmont  09/15/11 08:10 PM
. * Re: MAME4droid - v1.02 - MAME Emulator on Android Heihachi_73  09/14/11 09:26 AM
. * Re: MAME4droid - v1.02 - MAME Emulator on Android URherenow  09/15/11 04:53 PM
. * Re: MAME4droid - v1.02 - MAME Emulator on Android ChuckH  09/15/11 12:02 AM
. * Re: MAME4droid - v1.02 - MAME Emulator on Android VirtuaIceMan  09/15/11 12:53 PM
. * Re: MAME4droid - v1.02 - MAME Emulator on Android Reznor007  09/14/11 01:33 PM
. * Re: MAME4droid - v1.02 - MAME Emulator on Android R. Belmont  09/14/11 05:23 PM
. * I rather buy the Capcom games on iTunes Store that doesn't uses roms. Dullaron  09/13/11 05:52 AM
. * 319 MB? *nt* Bart T.  09/13/11 06:25 AM
. * Re: 319 MB? *nt* Roberto Fresca  09/14/11 08:41 AM
. * Re: 319 MB? *nt* Qun Mang  09/14/11 02:22 AM
. * Re: 319 MB? *nt* B2K24  09/13/11 06:34 AM
. * Re: MAME4droid - v1.02 - MAME Emulator on Android Andrew  09/12/11 11:30 PM
. * Re: MAME4droid - v1.02 - MAME Emulator on Android R. Belmont  09/12/11 04:49 PM
. * Re: MAME4droid - v1.02 - MAME Emulator on Android Anonymous  09/16/11 07:48 PM
. * Re: MAME4droid - v1.02 - MAME Emulator on Android R. Belmont  09/16/11 07:59 PM
. * Re: MAME4droid - v1.02 - MAME Emulator on Android Anonymous  09/16/11 09:01 PM
. * Re: iCade - An iPad Arcade Cabinet..... Ad_Enuff  09/15/11 05:49 PM
. * Re: iCade - An iPad Arcade Cabinet..... R. Belmont  09/15/11 08:18 PM
. * Re: iCade - An iPad Arcade Cabinet..... Firehawke  09/18/11 01:10 AM
. * Re: iCade - An iPad Arcade Cabinet..... Tingoes  09/19/11 01:33 PM
. * Re: iCade - An iPad Arcade Cabinet..... B2K24  09/15/11 06:37 PM
. * Re: MAME4droid - v1.02 - MAME Emulator on Android Digitalghost  09/15/11 04:29 PM
. * Re: MAME4droid - v1.02 - MAME Emulator on Android R. Belmont  09/16/11 07:52 PM
. * Re: MAME4droid - v1.02 - MAME Emulator on Android zambr  09/12/11 11:23 PM
. * Re: MAME4droid - v1.02 - MAME Emulator on Android Ad_Enuff  09/12/11 05:13 PM
. * Mame0.37 ?? Anonymous  09/12/11 08:58 PM
. * Re: Nvidia TEGRA 2 Tablets / Phones Ad_Enuff  09/13/11 11:41 AM
. * Re: Nvidia TEGRA 2 Tablets / Phones R. Belmont  09/13/11 04:49 PM
. * Re: Nvidia TEGRA 2 Tablets / Phones Ad_Enuff  09/14/11 10:21 AM
. * Re: Nvidia TEGRA 2 Tablets / Phones R. Belmont  09/14/11 04:48 PM
. * Re: Nvidia Tegra 3 / Kal-El Ad_Enuff  09/15/11 02:41 PM
. * Re: Nvidia Tegra 3 / Kal-El R. Belmont  09/15/11 08:16 PM
. * Re: Nvidia Tegra 3 / Kal-El Quantum Leaper  09/17/11 06:04 PM
. * Re: Nvidia Tegra 3 / Kal-El Firehawke  09/18/11 01:05 AM
. * Re: Nvidia Tegra 3 / Kal-El R. Belmont  09/17/11 06:51 PM
. * Re: Nvidia Tegra 3 / Kal-El Quantum Leaper  09/17/11 07:02 PM
. * Re: Nvidia Tegra 3 / Kal-El R. Belmont  09/17/11 10:00 PM
. * Re: Nvidia Tegra 3 / Kal-El StilettoAdministrator  09/17/11 06:51 PM
. * Re: Nvidia Tegra 3 / Kal-El Firehawke  09/18/11 02:07 AM
. * Re: Nvidia Tegra 3 / Kal-El Anonymous  09/16/11 07:57 PM
. * Re: Nvidia Tegra 3 / Kal-El redk9258  09/16/11 09:55 PM
. * Re: Nvidia Tegra 3 / Kal-El Anonymous  09/17/11 08:42 PM
. * Re: Nvidia Tegra 3 / Kal-El R. Belmont  09/16/11 08:01 PM
. * Re: Mame0.37 ?? R. Belmont  09/12/11 09:40 PM
. * Re: Mame0.37 ?? B2K24  09/12/11 10:06 PM
. * Re: Mame0.37 ?? R. Belmont  09/13/11 04:47 PM

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