BlueStacks announces ‘GamePop Mini’, a free subscription-based Android console that runs iOS games

Earlier this month, we reported on a new technology from BlueStacks called “Looking Glass” that brought iOS games to your big screen via a subscription-based console. On Friday, however, the company announced another new console with that technology, but the big selling point here is that it is free and incredibly small. In fact, the company says it is about the size of a pack of gum. Just like with the company’s other Cube console (which isn’t yet released), the BlueStacks Mini does require a subscription commitment, which will run you $7 a month for a year.

It’s worth noting that the¬†BlueStacks¬†Cube is also free with a subscription, but that offer expires on July 1st. The company says that its goal is to always offer a gaming console for free. Read more