Edition: Global  
One News Page
“Probably the fastest-access news portal in the world”
> >

This hack turns an Apple Watch into a mostly working Game Boy Color

The Verge Monday, 20 March 2017 ()
This hack turns an Apple Watch into a mostly working Game Boy ColorDeveloper Gabriel O'Flaherty-Chan’s latest hack makes running Doom on an Apple Watch look tame, by turning an Apple Watch into a mostly-functional Game Boy emulator (as spotted by Ars Technica).

The emulator, known as Giovanni (named after the infamous Team Rocket villain from the Pokémon game), is built out of an existing iOS emulator called Gambatte. But O'Flaherty-Chan has managed to use that as a starting point and build out the watchOS version from there, although he notes that the Apple Watch lacks support for OpenGL or Metal, which made it a little difficult to write the pixels to the screen.

O'Flaherty-Chan has also managed to cleverly work his way around replicating the Game Boy’s controls using the Apple Watch’s...
Share on
Share on
Post on 
Share by
Source: Gamespot - < > Embed

News video: GS News Update: Tony Hawk's Pro Skater Documentary Announced

GS News Update: Tony Hawk's Pro Skater Documentary Announced 01:21

A filmmaker looks to chronicle the history of Tony Hawk in games.

You Might Like

Other recent news in Games:

Games News
New shiny Pokémon have started appearing in 'Pokémon Go'
This new game is like Pokémon GO — but you can catch cash prizes instead
Build-A-Bear tries footwear on for size
For the next week, 'Pokémon Go' makes it easier to find Water-type critters

Recent related news

This hack lets you play Pokémon on your Apple Watch

Now you can catch 'em all on your Apple Watch. Not to be confused with Pokémon Go for Apple Watch, a new project by developer Gabriel O'Flaherty-Chan turns...
Mashable - Internet

Get your retro Pokémon fix with this Gameboy emulator for Apple Watch

Get your retro Pokémon fix with this Gameboy emulator for Apple Watch
If you think you’re a die-hard Pokemon fan, you haven’t met Gabriel O’Flaherty Chan yet. O’Flaherty-Chan, a software developer, created a Game Boy Color...
The Next Web - InternetAlso reported by •PCMag.comDigital Trends

First look: Lightweight Nike Sport Band is now sold separately from Apple Watch for $49

This week, Apple expanded the lineup of band options for Apple Watch owners, including the ability to buy the Nike Sport Band on its own. AppleInsider offers...
AppleInsider - Computer Industry

AirPods and Apple Watch Called 'Underpriced' to Bring New Users Into Apple Ecosystem

Apple is underpricing AirPods and the Apple Watch in an effort to bring new users into its ecosystem, according to Neil Cybart of Above Avalon. The analyst said...
MacRumours.com - Computer Industry

Apple Watch 2, The Best Smartwatch in The Market

Were you just got a big bonus from your work and thinking on spending it to buy a smartwatch? Do you still have no idea which one is the best smartwatch? Well...
WorldNews - Front PageAlso reported by •The VergeMacworld

Swatch Builds Custom OS to Challenge Apple Watch

Swatch Builds Custom OS to Challenge Apple Watch
Swatch Group is working on its own custom operating system for smartwatches, thus making the brand much more appealing to its customers. The company’s CEO...
Softpedia - TechnologyAlso reported by •Digital Trends

Other recent news in Technology

VAIO Launches an ANDROID Version of Its Windows Phone Because Why Not?Leak shows how the GALAXY S8 will be able to be used as a full-fledged Android-based desktop computer
WIKILEAKS: CIA has all sorts of tools for hacking your MacWINDOWS Phone Manufacturer Could Return with WINDOWS 10 Mobile Device
Instagram says all users can now protect their accounts with two-FACTOR AUTHENTICATIONWhat we love and hate about 'MASS EFFECT: Andromeda'
News24.com | No South Africans injured in LONDON attackAdvertisers squeeze Google over ads running ahead of extremist YOUTUBE content
DESTINY 2’ rumors and newsSHIA LABEOUF's anti-Trump livestream moves to the UK for 'safety'


Environmentally friendly: One News Page is hosted on servers powered solely by renewable energy
© 2017 One News Page Ltd. All Rights Reserved.  |  About us  |  Disclaimer  |  Press Room  |  Terms & Conditions  |  Privacy Policy  |  Content Accreditation
 RSS  |  News for my Website  |  Free news search widget  |  Help  |  Contact us  |  DMCA / Content Removal
How are we doing? Send us your feedback  |   LIKE us on Facebook   FOLLOW us on Twitter   FIND us on Google+