Android-x86 and Windows

  • Check out this $239 tablet that dual-boots Windows 10 and the Android-based Remix OS

    Android-x86Chuwi isn't exactly a brand with global recognition, but the Chinese firm has launched a wide range of Windows 10 devices in recent months. From the 8-inch Hi8 Pro to the Surface-like Hi12 tablet, Chuwi's range offers solid specs at remarkably low prices - and now, there's a new addition to its line-up.

  • Remix OS for PC beta: How to dual-boot Windows and Android-as-a-desktop OS

    Android-x86Remix OS is a desktop-style operating system built around Google Android. It lets you run virtually any Android app or game, but it provides a desktop, taskbar, and window manager that makes Google’s mobile operating system feel more like Windows and other desktop operating systems.

  • Wine Is Coming to Android for Intel Processors

    Android-x86The CEO of CodeWeavers, the makers of Wine and CrossOver, has revealed that Wine is coming to Android, but it's not clear how they will be able to monetize that.

  • Intel USB Driver for Android Devices that Supports Windows 10 is here

    Android-x86The new Intel Android* USB Driver package 1. 10.0 that supports Windows* 10 is available for download at the Intel Developer Zone. It enables you to connect your Windows*-based machine to your Android* device that contains an Intel® Atom™ processor inside.

  • New Intel USB Driver version 1.9.0 for Android Devices Available for Download

    Android-x86The new Intel Android* USB Driver package 1. 9.0 is available for download at the Intel Developer Zone. It enables you to connect your Windows*-based machine to your Android* device that contains an Intel® Atom™ processor inside. This includes the latest Intel® Atom™ x3 and x5 processor families and supported host systems with Windows* 8.1 (32/64-bit) and Android devices including those with Android* 4.4 – Kit Kat and Android* 5.x – Lollipop.

  • Murl Engine Cross-Platform Development Tool with Android x86 Support

    Android-x86The late 1980s marked the end of the home computer era and the beginning of the unique success story of the IBM PC and Microsoft Windows*. A crowded computer landscape with various different computer systems, architectures and operating systems was replaced by the uniform personal computer.

  • Unity adds native Android support for x86

    Android-x86Intel and Unity Technologies are collaborating to bring native support for Android apps built with the gaming-oriented Unity platform to Intel processors.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • How to Install Android on Your Windows 8 Tablet

    windows8Windows 8 tablets are becoming more widely used, but the operating system – at least in its Modern mode – is light on the ground with particular apps. One way around this is to install Android on your tablet.

  • Case Study: Escapist Games works to improve Star Chart’s user experience on Intel platforms with Windows 8 and Android

    Android-x86Escapist Games Limited recently collaborated with Intel to enhance their popular Star Chart application to take advantage of the latest Intel® chipsets and devices. This included tailoring Star Chart for the 3rd generation Intel® Core™ processor on Ultrabook™ devices and the Intel® Atom™ processor on tablet devices. During development, Escapist Games was able to give valuable feedback to Intel on the efficacy of the sensors and hardware in a real-world software use scenario.

  • Three ways to run the Android Operating System on your Computer! (Windows/OSX)

    Android-x86In this tutorial, I will demonstrate 3 ways by which you can emulate Android Operating System on your intel/AMD based computer. As you may be aware, Android is based on the ARM architecture and thus, cannot run natively on a desktop CPU which uses the x86 architecture. This presents us with two options to run the operating system.

  • Use HTML5 device orientation to run Windows 8 javascript apps on Android devices

    Android-x86For the last year there's been a good deal of information published on how to use the sensor APIs for Windows 8 device. However if you are interesting in having portable HTML5 code leveraging device sensors typically required a native approach or 3rd party proprietary solution.

  • Dual Boot Windows 8 and Android on Your Acer Iconia W700

    Android-x86The Acer Iconia W700 is a perfect blend of the tablet form factor and ultrabook specs. Sure, it’s a little heavier and chunkier than your average Android tablet, but that’s the price you pay for having the power of a full desktop OS like Windows 8 at your disposal. Well, at least it is if you want that experience out of the box. You could always take you’re existing Android tablet and use something like the Linux on Android Project.

  • Intel looks past Windows, sees Android for Haswell successor

    Android-x86IDG News Service - Intel is now looking to the Android operating system as it breaks away from years of optimizing its top line of Core PC processors, including the recently launched Haswell processors, chiefly for Windows.

  • Rumor: Will Intel-based Android tablets be cheaper than Windows 8 devices?

    Android-x86A few days ago, Intel CEO Paul Otellini said that touchscreen-based products that will use the company's upcoming Bay Trail processor would be sold later this year and that they "are going to be down to as low as $200." Now there's word that those ultra-cheap touchscreen devices may be based not on Microsoft's Windows 8, as most assumed, but with Google's Android OS.

  • Download Preview Version of Intel Android-IA 4.2.2 with Dual Boot Support (Android/Win8) on UEFI and Linux Kernel 3.8

    Android-x86A developer preview version of Android-IA OS has been released recently on (, which includes Android 4.2.2, support for Linux Kernel 3.8, and dual boot support (Android/Win8) on UEFI systems. The new release of Android stack also adds support for signed kernel modules. This is a pre-alpha quality. It is buggy and not highly optimized. You have been warned. Have fun with it if you know what you are doing:-)

  • AMD Re-Launches BlueStacks As The AMD AppZone, Complete With Google Play And Amazon Appstore Compatibility

    Android-x86BlueStacks made quite a splash when they released their alpha x86 Android app player for Windows late last year. When AMD invested millions of dollars into the company, it was clear that they were planning on leveraging the ever-expanding Android platform to put a shot into the arm of their PC chip business.

  • Video Guide: Android ICS Emulator for Microsoft Windows with Intel Hardware Accelerated Execution Manager

    Android-x86Eric Adams, a Software Engineer at Intel, will show you step-by-step how to download and install on Windows the latest Android ICS emulator for x86. He will show you how to install the Intel® HAXM driver, install the Intel® x86 Atom™ System Image, and configure a new x86 based Android Virtual Device.