Category Archives: Mobile Devices

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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The New iPhone Apps Are Here

Besides X-Plane for iPhone (which I now call "X-Plane general aviation" to avoid confusion) there are now two new apps: X-Plane Airliner and X-Plane Helicopter. The helicopter version uses part of the Grand Canyon and the airliner version uses part … Continue reading

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