Wearable World and the Graduating Startup Class of 2015!

Posted by on Apr 30, 2015 in General, News | 0 comments

The Wearable World team and the startup founders for the 2015 class season, over at The Innovation Hangar in the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco.

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Apple (NOT) Rejecting Apps with Pebble Support

Posted by on Apr 23, 2015 in General, Hardware, Mobile, News | 0 comments

SeaNav US posted in the Pebble developer forums, stating that their recent iOS update was declined. The reason? Support for Pebble smartwatches in the app.From Apple3.1 – Apps or metadata that mentions the name of any other mobile platform will be rejected3.1 DetailsWe noticed that your app or its metadata contains irrelevant platform information in the app. Providing future platform compatibility plans, or other platform references, is not appropriate for the App Store.Specifically, your app and app description declare support for...

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HuhX Game Sound Engine Now Open-Source!

Posted by on Apr 20, 2015 in Mobile, News, Software | 0 comments

I have recently open-sourced the music/sound engine that I created for StepBOT, Dragon Geo, Cid’s Aerial Tours, and Chrono Maps. It is available on GitHub and is freely available to those developing audio-related apps for the Android Platform.The HuhX Game Sound Engine is a custom game audio engine for Android 2.3 – Android 5.1. This is an easy-to-use sound and music engine that is focused on providing audio for Android game-related apps. This audio engine was utilized in apps such as StepBOT, Dragon Geo, Cid’s Aerial Tours,...

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1.05 Update for Chrono Maps Released

Posted by on Apr 5, 2015 in Gaming, General, Mobile, News | 0 comments

Just released an update (1.05) to Chrono Maps; this is a huge update folks! This version adds gate access to the El Nido Archipelago, where you can view the world maps from Chrono Cross! Here’s a preview of the new version:The following is a list of changes brought to the new version:1.05:– New gate to the El Nido Archipelago has appeared. Chrono Cross maps are now available for viewing!– OPTIONS: Crew dialog shown when tapping on Epoch.– OPTIONS: Pressing the MENU key returns the user to the map view.– OPTIONS:...

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Chrono Maps Now Available on Google Play!

Posted by on Mar 10, 2015 in Gaming, General, Mobile, News | 0 comments

Chrono Maps Now Available on Google Play!

Hey guys, I wanted to share an Android app that I developed and released recently onto the Google Play Store. The app is CHRONO MAPS, an interactive map app that displays the world maps of different eras from Chrono Trigger. It is derived from a Dragon Quest map app that I released a while ago. It can be thought of as Google Maps (somewhat) for Chrono Trigger. 😀 You can use multi-touch gestures to pinch and tap to zoom in and out of the maps. Going for maximum nostalgia, CHRONO MAPS mimics the graphical interface style of the SNES version...

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Wearable World Listed as a Leading Accelerator in Silicon Valley

Posted by on Feb 22, 2015 in General, News | 0 comments

Forbes recently mentioned Wearable World, our startup accelerator, in an article of what they consider the best accelerator programs in Silicon Valley:Based on our research, below are some of the best accelerators we’ve come across for startups coming to the Valley:Founders Space is the only one we found that meets all of the above criteria.  They have a highly flexible program that is ideal for foreign entrepreneurs and have formed strategic relationships with governments and accelerators all over the world, including Korea, Austria,...

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StepBOT on Kickstarter!

Posted by on Sep 4, 2014 in Gaming, Mobile, News, Software | 0 comments

StepBOT on Kickstarter!

25 days ago, GPOP Labs launched StepBOT on Kickstarter, the popular crowd-funding site, to help fund our fitness-based mobile game for the Android, Android Wear, FitBit, and JawBone. During our campaign, we have been pleased and impressed with the interest and attention that StepBOT has received from the public.With only six days to go and still have not met our pledge goal, we need your help. With your pledge, it would greatly assist us in the development of StepBOT! The following is a list of bonuses for assisting StepBOT’s Kickstarter...

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An Update to Cid’s Aerial Tours & Current Progress on the Next Dragon Geo Update

Posted by on Aug 24, 2014 in Gaming, Mobile, News, Software | 0 comments

An Update to Cid’s Aerial Tours & Current Progress on the Next Dragon Geo Update

Cid’s Aerial Tours has been updated to 1.04! This update for Cid’s Aerial Tours adds an animated ocean effect to the main world map. Along with the nifty ocean animation, Cid’s Aerial Tours is now compatible with the Android “L” Preview. Previous versions had issues with rendering the maps and images properly. Here is the full list of changes in 1.04:– Support for Android “L” added.– Ocean animation effect added.The latest update to Cid’s Aerial Tours can be found on the Google Play...

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Sneak Peek at StepBOT!

Posted by on Aug 13, 2014 in Gaming, Mobile, News | 0 comments

Here’s a sneak peek of GPOP’s latest project, StepBOT, which was unveiled at Wearable Worlds last week. StepBOT is a fitness game app for the new Android Wear smartwatch platform currently under development. More details to come later. Video made courtesy of Andy K Kwan.

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HuhX Map Framework Now Open Source!

Posted by on Aug 13, 2014 in Mobile, Software | 0 comments

I have released the source code for the HuhX Map Framework on GitHub. This is a (skeleton code) image/map engine that supports the use of multi-touch gestures to scale images accordingly. The HuhX Map Framework also supports custom menu dialog and audio playback in the background.Applications such as Dragon Geo and Cid’s Aerial Tours utilize the HuhX Map Framework engine. If you are interested in developing Android applications that utilize image scaling and multi-touch gestures, feel free to take a look at the HuhX Map Framework...

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