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Android Game Turns Linux Phones into Paintball Guns

Jan 18, 2008, 10:45 (0 Talkback[s])

"A new game for Google's Linux-based Android platform uses WiFi, GPS, and phone-camera technology, along with Google maps, to create a first-person shooter game you can play 'anytime, anywhere--against real people,' according to publisher W2Pii Entertainment.

"Once a user downloads and activates the Java-based WiFi Army, says W2Pii, the game scans for other users within 300 feet and sets up a direct WiFi connection, swapping photos of each player for identification purposes..."

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