• The Android-x86 7.1-rc2 released

    Android-x86The Android-x86 project is glad to announce the 7.1-rc2 release to public. This is the second release candidate for Android-x86 7.1 (nougat-x86). The prebuilt images are available in the following site:

  • 3 Ways You Can Use Android as a Desktop Operating System

    Android-x86Android is without a doubt the world’s favorite mobile operating system. But how does it fare on desktop and laptop computers?

  • Android-x86 Fork Lets Users Install and Run Android 7.1.2 Nougat on Their PCs

    Android-x86After 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.

  • The Android-x86 7.1-rc1 released

    Android-x86The Android-x86 project is glad to announce the 7.1-rc1 release to public. This is the first release candidate for Android-x86 7.1 (nougat-x86). The prebuilt images are available in the following site:

  • How to Run Android on Your Computer

    Android-x86Android isn’t largely thought of as a desktop operating system, but if you’re curious about how Google’s mobile OS works, running it on a device you already have isn’t a bad idea. This will give you an idea of what to expect on a phone or tablet, all without making a single change to your laptop or desktop since you can easily do this from a flash drive or memory card.

  • AndEX Project Now Lets You Run Android 7.1.1 Nougat Live on Your PC or Laptop

    Android-x86If 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.

  • Android Marshmallow on PC Falls Flat

    Android-x86The Android-x86 Project eventually may become a viable operating system alternative for your desktop and laptops computers, but it's not there yet. You will have to wait a while for the developers to fix a number of failures with the latest release upgrading Android-x86 to Marshmallow 6.0.1.

  • Android-x86 6.0 Is Here If You Want to Run Android 6.0 Marshmallow on Your PC

    Android-x86Today, September 13, 2016, Android-x86 developer Chih-Wei Huang was happy to announce the general availability of the final release of the Android-x86 6.0 operating system for personal computers.

  • Remix OS for PC 3.0.204 Update Adds Android Security Patch for September 2016

    Android-x86Today, 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.

  • Remix OS Creators Announce New Android PCs, Partnership with Android-x86 Founder

    Android-x86Today, 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.

  • Android x86 Project lets you Run Android 6.0 Marshmallow on your PC | Download First Release

    Android-x86We have already seen some projects based on Android OS to run the AOSP source on your PC alongside Windows just like the popular Remix OS that was recently updated to version 2.0 supporting the Android 5.1.1 Lollipop. Similarly, the Android x86 project lets you run the Android OS on the x86 platform.

  • Android-x86 6.0 Promises to Let You Run Android 6.0 Marshmallow on Your PC

    Android-x86Chih-Wei Huang from the Android-x86 project was proud to announce the availability of the first Release Candidate (RC) build of the upcoming Android-x86 6.0 operating system.

  • Remix OS Beta Brings Android to the Desktop with 32-Bit Support

    Android-x86The Android-x86-based Remix OS has just entered Beta, and a new version of this new Linux distribution has been made available.

  • 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.

  • How to install Android on a PC

    Android-x86Android is the most popular mobile operating system in the world, but that does not mean it can’t be installed on the desktop. There are many ways to get Android running on a PC, including virtual device emulators like Genymotion, bootable USB versions like Remix OS, or even full stand alone applications like BlueStacks. Each have their advantages and disadvantages depending on your needs. Here is the full breakdown of each.

  • Jide releases Remix OS for 32-bit PCs (older notebooks, tablets, etc)

    Android-x86Remix OS is a version of Android designed to feel like a desktop operating system. In January the developers at Jide released an alpha version for PCs, allowing you to run Android apps and games on many computers… but only if they had 64-bit processors.

  • A New Test Release For Android-x86 6.0

    Android-x86A new test release of Android-x86 6.0-Marshmallow is now available for those wanting to deploy the latest version of Android on their Intel/AMD hardware.

  • Android-x86 4.4-r4 (KitKat-x86)

    Android-x86The is glad to release the 4.4-r4 to the public. This is the fourth and probably the last stable release of Android-x86 4.4 (kitkat-x86). The prebuilt image is available in the following site as usual:

  • Remix Mini by Jide Review – $70 of Android Desktop Experience

    Android-x86Something has either gone horribly wrong or gloriously right when your PC costs less than your mouse. We're going to say gloriously right - The Remix Mini is the latest hardware option from Jide, the company that recently burst into the headlines when they released their own free build of android (Remix OS) featuring multi-window and the ability to be installed on most AMD or Intel devices.

  • Phoenix OS is (another) Android-as-a-desktop

    Android-x86Google Android may have been developed as a smartphone operating system (and later ported to tablets, TVs, watches, and other platforms), but over the past few years we’ve seen a number of attempts to turn it into a desktop operating system.