Category Archives: Mobile Devices

X-Plane for Android is NOT Infected!

It has been brought to my attention that Android users that have Webroot’s Antivirus app for Android installed are getting false reports that X-Plane contains a trojan virus. This is of course a complete false-positive on the part of the … Continue reading

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X-Plane 9 for Android Updated – More Planes/Scenery

If you have an Android device, check your market for the new update. The update allows users to purchase aircraft and scenery add-ons if they wish. This is an “a la carte” style system. We hope you’ll find it more … Continue reading

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Android Web Market is live!

Google announced today that the Android market is now available on the web. It’s really quite nice and the best feature is that apps can be purchased directly from your desktop computer and installed over-the-air (that means no tethering like … Continue reading

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Fun With Servers

Just an FYI: when it rains it pours. Normally betas increase load on our set of update servers. To compound this, one of them is suffering a midlife crisis^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^Hhard drive failure.* We’re working on it now; hopefully it will be … Continue reading

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X-Plane 9 is here for Android

It shipped! X-Plane Mobile is now available for Android phones – look in the Android market under “X-Plane 9″. Edit: Chris sent me this QR Code – scan it to go to the store listing. Edit: if you either cannot … Continue reading

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X-Plane for Android

As some have noticed on the org and on FaceBook, Randy mentioned that we may be able to ship X-Plane Mobile for Android. Some users were quite befuddled to learn that we were aiming to ship X-Plane Mobile for Android … Continue reading

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Yes, the iPad is Magical

So all kidding aside, my iPad arrived today, and it is a pretty cool device. My normal attitude toward new gadgets is “great, more video driver bugs to fix”, but the iPad is exciting. I’ll blog some other time about … Continue reading

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The Real Deal

It goes without saying that this post was, um, inaccurate. This, however, is real.

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X-Plane on the Pre

Palm announced 3-d gaming for the Palm Pre! Some big names there…Need for Speed, Monopoly, the Sims 3, X-Plane — hey!! Laminar Research?!?! Who let those hacks in!?? I have the original Palm Pre (not the newly announced Palm Pre … Continue reading

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The X-Desktop and iPhone Are Not Zero-Sum Games

On the menu this morning: first a whiny rant, then a nerdy one. Someone pointed me at this post. Before I go into my geeky diatribe about leveraging code, a quick note: it is true that at this point Austin … Continue reading

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