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The Dolphin emulator for Android is coming along nicely. Photo: Cult of Android

The Dolphin emulator for Android is coming along nicely. Photo: Cult of Android

The wonderful Dolphin emulator that lets you (illegally) play classic Nintendo games for GameCube and Wii has long been available on Android, but not even today’s most expensive flagships are powerful enough to play them.

NVIDIA’s Shield TV is, however, and as you’ll see in the video below, titles like Phantasy Star Online, Luigi’s Mansion, and Animal Crossing are almost perfectly playable.


Adobe killed Flash Player for Android during the Ice Cream Sandwich days and suggested that Android 4.1 Jelly Bean users uninstall the plugin from their device. However, to the delight of many — the Flash player plugin worked flawlessly on Jelly Bean powered devices right until Android 4.3.

Thanks to some underlying changes in Android 4.4 KitKat, the Flash Player plugin does not work properly on the latest version of Android. As always though, someone from the Android community has managed to find a workaround to get Flash Player to work under KitKat. 


You may already be aware that the Samsung Galaxy Gear is powered by Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean, but what you may not know is that it is actually capable of running regular Android apps — not just those specifically built for Galaxy Gear. It can even run Android launchers like Nova — as you can see in the picture above.


Dolphin, a popular third-party browser for Android, just got another big update that makes several improvements and introduces new features. In addition to a new look, the app now boasts a customizable home screen with over 60 speed dial slots, a new Web App Store, Flash support, and more.


The popular Dolphin Browser for Android and iOS has been updated today to introduce a number of handy new features. In addition to one-tap sharing to Facebook and Twitter, users can enjoy Evernote clipping, and the ability to sync bookmarks and tabs between Dolphin and their desktop browser.

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