Android is without a doubt the world’s favorite mobile operating system. But how does it fare on desktop and laptop computers?
With Jide’s announcement that they’d stop working on Remix OS for the consumer market, focusing on the enterprise market instead, people who like to use Android as a desktop OS lost an option. Luckily, others have not given up on the concept yet, and Phoenix OS 2.1 based on Android 7.1 with desktop improvements has just been released for computers based on Intel/AMD 32-bit and 64-bit x86 processors.
After informing us last week about the release of a new build of his RaspAnd operating system for Raspberry Pi 3 and Raspberry Pi 2 single-board computers, developer Arne Exton today announced a new version of his Android-x86 fork.
GNU/Linux developer Arne Exton was happy to announce the release of a new build of his custom built Android-x86 project that lets uses runs the latest Android mobile operating system on their personal computers.
If you've been waiting to install the latest Android 7 Nougat mobile operating system on your PC, we'd like to give you the good news that developer Arne Exton just updated its AndEX project to the latest Android 7.1.1 stable release.
The Android-x86 project is glad to announce cm-x86-13.0-r1, the first stable release of CyanogenMod 13.0 porting for Android-x86. The prebuilt images are available in the following site:
The Android-x86 project is glad to announce cm-x86-13.0-rc1, the first release candidate of CyanogenMod 13.0 porting for Android-x86. The prebuilt images are available in the following site:
Today, September 22, 2016, Softpedia was informed by Arne Exton about the the immediate availability of an updated version of his popular, yet commercial AndEX Live system.
Today, September 13, 2016, we are being informed by Jide Technology about the availability of the latest OTA software update for the Remix OS for PC Android-x86-based operating system.
Today, September 4, 2016, Arne Exton is happy to inform us about the release of the first build of his AndEX project based on Google's recently released Android 7.0 Nougat mobile operating system.
The guys over Remix OS have released last evening, August 31, 2016, a new update to their Android-x86-based operating system for personal computers, version 3.0.203.
Jide Technology informs Softpedia about the availability of an updated version of their Remix OS distribution for personal computers based on the open-source Android-x86 project.
Jide's 'Remix OS' has hit version 3.0, bringing a wealth of new features to the Android Marshmallow-based OS for PCs.
Chuwi 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.
Today, June 16, 2016, Jide Technology, the creators of the well-known Android-x86-based Remix OS, have announced an official partnership with Android-x86's founder as well as the availability of multiple new Android PCs powered by Remix OS.
Interview Which platform will the next billion people on the internet use? Is it more likely to be Microsoft’s Windows squeezed onto low-cost mobile hardware, or a mobile OS given some steroids? Three former Google executives are betting it's the latter.
Deep dive Jide’s Remix OS is Android for a desktop or tablet OS: with multitasking, overlapping windows and the shortcut conveniences you need for productivity-style work. And the firmware tweaks to make it run well on x86 processors. I’ve seen what the next billion internet users will be running.
The Android-x86-based Remix OS has just entered Beta, and a new version of this new Linux distribution has been made available.
Remix 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.
It was not long ago that we discussed both Android tablets and the Pixel C, where we explored the shifts in hardware and software that the big-screen Android devices have been going through in accordance to the tablet market as a whole.
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