Android Holiday Game Without a Google Phone / Nexus One

Just caught news of a story on techcrunch announcing a Google Phone exclusive game. The story explains that any non-Google Phone/Nexus One won’t be able to play the game.. well, that’s not quite true!

Enable Developer Tools in Safari, then hit your menu bar and go to Develop -> User Agent -> Other, and enter the following to fake the Google Phone user agent:

Mozilla/5.0 (Linux; U; Android 2.1; en-us; Nexus One Build/ERD62) AppleWebKit/530.17 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/4.0 Mobile Safari/530.17

Now reload the URL:

http://www.android.com/holidays/

And you can play away :) You can do the same using Firefox, but no easy way from Chrome yet, that I’ve found.

Read More | December 13, 2009