The Android-x86 4.4-r1 released - - The Android-x86.org is glad to announce the 4.4-r1 release to public. This is the first stable release Android-x86 4.4 (kitkat-x86). A live CD ISO is available in the...

Forked Android build targets dual-boot x86 laptops, tablets - - A “Console OS” Kickstarter project is building an Android 4.4 fork for Intel CPUs on everything from PCs to tablets, complete with a dual-boot option. Intel is hoping...

Android-x86 4.4-RC2 (KitKat-x86) - - The Android-x86.org is happy to announce the 4.4-RC2 release to public. This is the second candidate of Android-x86 4.4 stable release. A live CD ISO is available in...

Using Android-X86 as an Emulator in Hyper-V for Windows

Android-x86Everyone knows how S-L-O-W and painful the Android emulator can be when developing. The Intel x86 system images are better, but still a bit slow, so most of us test and debug on actual devices. Still, emulators come in handy. In the past, I came across the Android x86 project and thought it would be a good option, but found the project to not be ready for prime time. With their 4.4 release earlier this month, that has changed.

x86 on Android: A quick look at Asus' Memo Pad ME176C tablet

Android-x86Remember when people dismissed the iPad as a fad? It's just a big iPod Touch, they said. Who would want one of those? Quite a lot of folks, actually. The iPad touched off a revolution that has grown to truly epic proportions. 207 million tablets shipped last year, according to market research firm Gartner, and that total is expected to grow to 256 million in 2014. The following year, Gartner projects that tablet shipments will hit 321 million units and eclipse PCs for the first time.

How to Install and Run Android 4.4 KitKat alongside Windows ?

Android-x86Have you ever installed Ubuntu, Fedora or any other Linux based operating system alongside windows. At-least Tried? No! No worries here is a step-by-step guide on “How to Install and Run Android 4.4 KitKat alongside Windows ?” and this is way simple than the above operating systems because it is a mobile operating system and doesn’t require any sort of drivers and installations. Just install and run.

Quick ‘How To’ Tutorial About Implementing x86 Support for Android Apps

Android-x86After my participation at the Intel Android CodeFest, I decided to make a tutorial on how to prepare Planet Conqueror to run on Intel based Android devices. The game uses the libGDX developer framework. I think it’s a good idea to write this article so that other developers using the same framework can successfully provide their apps with x86-architecture support and hopefully avoid any pitfalls while doing it.

Tips and Tricks to Optimize Android Apps on x86

Android-x86Intel has a vested interest in helping developers provide Android applications that run well (or even best) on Intel architecture. While Intel is working at the community level - optimizing Dalvik Java, V8 engine, and Bionic C; contributing to the code base; and providing releases with both 32 bit and 64-bit Kernels for IA; they are also creating new tools to help Android developers.

Forked Android build targets dual-boot x86 laptops, tablets

Android-x86A “Console OS” Kickstarter project is building an Android 4.4 fork for Intel CPUs on everything from PCs to tablets, complete with a dual-boot option. Intel is hoping to spur a new wave of dual-boot Android/Windows 2-and-1s and tablets with its Atom Z3000 and upcoming, newly announced Core M processors. So far, however, Android has yet to make much of dent in the PC market, either as a standalone or dual-boot OS.


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