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SubjectiDOS has ALREADY been pulled! Reply to this message
Posted byitchyNADZ
Posted on01/20/11 11:18 PM

DAMN! I was formatting an entry for the front page, and I went to check on iDOS in the App Store. It's not there! I'm glad I picked it up when I did.

> DOSBox has been ported to i-devices and is called iDOS. It is available in the
> App Store.
> When iDOS originally came out, it gave you the ability to load games, programs,
> etc onto your i-device through iTunes. Apple saw this as a violation of their
> terms so the program was taken off the App Store. The developers then took out
> the ability to file share through iTunes and instead preloaded several classic
> DOS games (presumably with the game developers' permissions). The downside is
> that you no longer had the ability to load any programs into iDOS.
> But wait! You can still load whatever DOS program you want onto your i-device
> with a little trickery. You'll need Macroplant's iPhone Explorer. From the
> iPhone Explorer home page:
> iPhone Explorer lets you use an iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad as if it were in disk
> mode or a flash drive. iPhone Explorer is an iPhone browser for Mac & PC that
> lets you browse the files and folders on your iPhone as if it were a normal USB
> flash drive or pen drive. You can use the easy drag-and-drop methods to add or
> remove files and folders from the iPhone. Compatible with all iPhones and iPod
> Touches including the new iPhone 4 and iOS 4 firmware.
> Once iPhone Explorer has been installed and iDOS updated to the newest version,
> plug in your iPhone (or other i-device). With your iPhone plugged in, expand the
> phone & select "Apps". Find iDOS, and the folder inside it is called
> "Documents". This is your iDOS "C:" Drive. Copy your game folder/files to this
> area (probably best under the "games" folder).
> That's it! You can now copy whatever DOS games/programs to your i-device.
> Btw, your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch doesn't need to be jailbroken to do this!

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*DOXBox for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch  itchyNADZ01/20/11 10:20 AM
..iDOS has ALREADY been pulled!  itchyNADZ01/20/11 11:18 PM
..*Re: iDOS has ALREADY been pulled!  RipShitOrBust01/24/11 02:50 PM
..*Re: iDOS has ALREADY been pulled!  Cereal Killer01/20/11 11:30 PM
...*Re: iDOS has ALREADY been pulled!  itchyNADZ01/21/11 00:55 AM