Android-x86 Laptop and Netbook
Intel is now interested in pushing “Dual OS” PCs — devices with both Windows 8 and Android on them. But you don’t have to buy a new PC to do this — you can run Android apps and even the Android operating system on your current PC.
The Android 4.3 AOSP code has been available since last week, and as usual the community immediately set to work making it run on a variety of devices. Today’s installment: an Acer laptop running an AMD Brazos C-50 processor.
Google’s Android operating system may designed for low-power devices with touchscreens including smartphones and tablets. But that doesn’t mean you can’t run it on a laptop or desktop computer.
Review of the latest build of android x86 on the Dell Mini 9!
Recently Intel CEO Paul Otellini said he sees a future where you can buy an ultrathin notebook featuring an Intel Atom Bay Trail processor for as little as $200. Now CNET has a few more details about Intel’s vision for the future of cheap notebooks, and that vision includes Google Android.
The Chromebook Pixel is the best Chrome OS laptop money can buy — but at $1299 and up you'll need a fair bit of money to buy one. That's a lot of money to spend on a laptop that runs a browser-based operating system, but it turns out the Pixel isn't limited to just running Chrome OS.
Andriod-x86 is an unofficial project to port Google's Android operating system to run on devices with x86 processors... like the ones made by Intel and AMD. In other words, it lets you run Android on your laptop or desktop PC.
Summary: My hopes for official Android support on the Chromebook Pixel are just that for now: Hopes. You can install and Android 4.2 on the Pixel, or most other laptops, however, without trashing your computer's native operating system.
If you are thinking of putting the latest Android* 4.2 Jelly Bean on a laptop or PC currently running Linux, Windows, or Mac OS with working Internet connection, all you need is a 1GB or larger USB thumb drive and go to Intel's new Android on Intel Architecture Open Source site: 01.ORG. Currently, there are Android Jellybean installer for generic IvyBridge system as well as target devices like: Acer Iconia W700, Lenovo X220t, Lenovo X230T, Samsung XE700T available.
I build the 10" touch overlay for my Eee PC, and the OS is dual-boot of Android x86 and windows 8. With touch enabled, the apps can be operated intuitively. My Eee PC become much useful now.
AnTuTu Benchmark is an benchmarking tool for Android Mobile Phone/Pad. It can run a full test of a key project, through the "Memory Performance","CPU Integer Performance","CPU Floating point Performance","2D 3D Graphics Performance","SD card reading/writing speed","Database IO" performance testing, and gives accurate analysis for Andriod smart phones.
This is Android x86 (4.0.4) Running on my Sony Vaio VGN-N330FH, With: Intel Celeron 1.73GHz, 2gb Ram, 200gb HDD, Mobile Intel(R) 945 Express Chipset Family (Microsoft Corporation - WDDM 1.0). And it's very soo smooth and speedy.
The Android-x86 project is to provides Android operating system that can be installed and runs on netbooks, laptops or tablets. Recently, they have released the Android-x86 4.0.4 RC2 which is based on Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich with bug fixes and supports more drivers. The most interesting key features of all is the ability to run ARM translator.
If you liked the idea of ASUS Transformer, but don’t want to spend for it, how about installing Android on a netbook that is lying around? The idea is great and it is actually possible. The things that you require to get going are a USB Flash Drive with at least 256MB of free space on it and a compatible netbook. Below are few steps that are easy to follow:
Android is taking over the smartphone world as the only viable competitor to Apple's iOS. Google's Andy Rubin recently announced that 850,000 devices are activated every day, which makes it a fantastic platform for development and experimentation.