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Old 02/12/2013, 02:47 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Well i guess the title says it all. Watch the video.

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Old 02/12/2013, 04:47 PM   #2 (permalink)
 
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This was talked about back in 2011 too (back when it was in Alpha)..

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Old 02/13/2013, 12:58 AM   #3 (permalink)
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This was talked about back in 2011 too (back when it was in Alpha)..

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Didn't know that, thx for the tip. Feel free to merge the threads to keep the forums tidier.
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Old 02/13/2013, 01:21 AM   #4 (permalink)
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OK... I think I'll try this out on Win 8 laptop... Will report back later.
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Old 02/13/2013, 02:07 AM   #5 (permalink)
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OK... That quick there is a problem and it is solved...

BlueStacks didn't like my graphics card driver. Found a workaround real quick on a gaming forum and now BlueStacks is installing...
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Old 02/13/2013, 03:17 AM   #6 (permalink)
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There're also YouWave and androVM which you can try as an alternative. The latter one is open source and seems to work quite well.
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Old 02/13/2013, 11:00 AM   #7 (permalink)
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damn i was hoping ACL would court them and give them sour promises forever like us, and BAM they got a solution easy as that.

booo.
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Old 02/13/2013, 11:09 AM   #8 (permalink)
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Hmm... I tried putting a few of the apps I bought on there, and half of them won't work. N.O.V.A. 3 gives network error, Aquaria says graphics settiings problems. But Minecraft seemed to start. Not sure what magic it's using.
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Old 02/13/2013, 12:23 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Well a reboot after install helps.

Last night, Coin Dozer was pretty choppy. After I powered up this AM it looks much improved. Still a bit sketchy in the animation, but I've seen that on an Android tablet before as well. Something about that App - it rarely looks smooth when first starting up. All the permissions snooping around maybe???

Rail Maze is running buttery smooth.

Gateway NV53, Windows 8 Pro AMD 2.0 GHz dual core, 4GB RAM, on board ATI Radeon HD 4200 using 1/2 GB of System RAM...

BTW - BlueStacks is @ version "Beta 1."
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Old 05/15/2013, 02:51 AM   #10 (permalink)
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OK... That quick there is a problem and it is solved...

BlueStacks didn't like my graphics card driver. Found a workaround real quick on a gaming forum and now BlueStacks is installing...
how did you solve that problem.Me too having same problem and dont know what to do
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Old 05/15/2013, 04:51 PM   #11 (permalink)
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i'd personally prefer something more integrated into the OS/more seamless - but its still cool
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Old 05/15/2013, 10:45 PM   #12 (permalink)
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So many posts, RumoredNow? It was a piece of cake!

Just set up BlueStacks to get my MojoWhatsup/whatsapp account fixed. For me it worked like a charm, installed on Win 7. Even pulled in the stuff from when I test drove the Nexus 7.
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