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Re: Wow, I was already planning on an iPad, but this is fun !
« Reply #15 on: August 14, 2011, 08:43:34 PM »
I was stupid enough to upgrade to 4.3.5 so now I can't jailbrake until iOS5. O well, can't take long ;)

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Re: Wow, I was already planning on an iPad, but this is fun !
« Reply #16 on: September 06, 2011, 07:23:57 PM »
And what about this one?  ::)  :arrow:


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Re: Wow, I was already planning on an iPad, but this is fun !
« Reply #17 on: September 06, 2011, 07:28:09 PM »
Now that looks like from the Future!!!  ;D

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Re: Wow, I was already planning on an iPad, but this is fun !
« Reply #18 on: September 06, 2011, 08:18:27 PM »
I had the chance to play the iCade at the Eurocade. It sucked big time (for me) because there was so much lag that I could already grab my beer bottle again after firing a shot in Galaga and seing the shot on the screen. Unplayable for me. This is a gadget for people who are not used to play the original stuff (or a good mame cab of course). If you want the arcade experience this is not the right thing. I'd go for a small setup with LCD screen and Atom board in a simular shell. all in all less expensive than the iPad and this iCade thing. Just my oppinion of course.
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Re: Wow, I was already planning on an iPad, but this is fun !
« Reply #19 on: September 06, 2011, 09:02:39 PM »
(...) because there was so much lag that I could already grab my beer bottle again after firing a shot in Galaga and seing the shot on the screen (...)
Hahaaaaa, and with this post you are officially BUSTED PunkRockCaveman!!!
The rules were no drinks near the games!!!  ;D ;D ;D

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Re: Wow, I was already planning on an iPad, but this is fun !
« Reply #20 on: September 06, 2011, 09:06:11 PM »
Near the real games ... this was just an iPad, c'mon ...  ;D

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Re: Wow, I was already planning on an iPad, but this is fun !
« Reply #21 on: September 06, 2011, 10:04:05 PM »
Point taken  ;D

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Re: Wow, I was already planning on an iPad, but this is fun !
« Reply #22 on: September 06, 2011, 11:26:51 PM »
Near the real games ... this was just an iPad, c'mon ...  ;D
Ahum, right next to my rare PAL Atari 800 !  :) ;D ;D

Mmmm, I thought Galaga was always like that... ;D ;D ;D

but....what is the cause, the hardware or the software ? The iPad is definitely powerful enough to emulate at full speed.

That Atari thing looks nice. Is is really an Atari product ?

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Re: Wow, I was already planning on an iPad, but this is fun !
« Reply #23 on: September 07, 2011, 06:04:00 AM »
I guess it's because of the bluetooth connection. They should have given Apple the money for the license to develop a real keyboard.  :wink:

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Re: Wow, I was already planning on an iPad, but this is fun !
« Reply #24 on: September 07, 2011, 06:35:51 AM »
Ah, I thought it had a connector.

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Re: Wow, I was already planning on an iPad, but this is fun !
« Reply #25 on: September 07, 2011, 10:42:23 AM »
I think the connector is made for the power source of the docking station, and the communication is made by the "nearly" bluetooth of Apple.

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Re: Wow, I was already planning on an iPad, but this is fun !
« Reply #26 on: September 07, 2011, 11:04:48 AM »
Correct ... the connector is just for power.

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Re: Wow, I was already planning on an iPad, but this is fun !
« Reply #27 on: September 08, 2011, 10:50:54 AM »
And what about this one?  ::)  :arrow:
Hope it is better controlled over BT than apple's keyboard. That one only does 4 simultaneous presses. Don't know if that is a BT restriction, or an Apple KB restriction.
4 keys with 8 actionbuttons is too little. You can't move in full action then.

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Re: Wow, I was already planning on an iPad, but this is fun !
« Reply #28 on: September 08, 2011, 01:14:38 PM »
I was stupid enough to upgrade to 4.3.5 so now I can't jailbrake until iOS5. O well, can't take long ;)

.. 4.3.5 can be jailbreaked ... as I know .. or am I wrong ?

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Re: Wow, I was already planning on an iPad, but this is fun !
« Reply #29 on: September 08, 2011, 02:16:11 PM »
Not by using jailbreakme.com or any other way. The jailbreak "developers" are waiting for iOS5 now....