The cm-x86-13.0-rc1 is released - - 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...

The Android-x86 6.0-r1 released - - The Android-x86 project is glad to announce the 6.0-r1 release to public. This is the first stable release of Android-x86 6.0 (marshmallow-x86). The prebuilt images...

The Android-x86 6.0-rc1 released - - The Android-x86 project is glad to announce 6.0-rc1 release to public. This is the first release candidate for Android-x86 6.0 (marshmallow-x86) stable release. The...

Optimizing Android Game mTricks Looting Crown on the Intel Atom Platform

Android-x86Games for smartphones and tablets are the most popular category on app stores. In the early days, mobile devices had significant CPU and GPU constraints that affected performance. So most games had to be simple. Now that CPU and GPU performance has increased, more high-end games are being produced. Nevertheless, a mobile processor still has less performance than a PC processor.

Run Android 5.0.2 Lollipop on Your PC with AndEX Live CD

Android-x86Arne Exton had the pleasure of informing Softpedia about its brand-new Android-based Live CD operating system that allows anyone to run the latest Android 5.0.2 “Lollipop” mobile operating system on desktop or laptop computers. The distribution uses Arne’s special Linux kernel 3.10.58-exton-android-x86+, which includes support for the NTFS file system, as well as some extra drivers.

Developing C++ Android NDK Games using Linderdaum Engine on Intel Architecture

Android-x86Linderdaum* Engine is an open source, purely object-oriented 3D gaming engine for Microsoft Windows*, Google Android*, and BlackBerry OS 10 written in C++. It is designed to be an integrated solution for the development of interactive 3D applications, for game, industrial, and scientific visualization.

Compiling ZeroMQ library for Android Applications on Intel x86 Platforms

Android-x86ZeroMQ is an open source library widely used by programmers around the world. Its Wikipedia definition is as follows: “ZeroMQ (also spelled ØMQ, 0MQ or ZMQ) is a high-performance asynchronous messaging library aimed at use in scalable distributed or concurrent applications. It provides a message queue, but unlike message-oriented middleware, a ZeroMQ system can run without a dedicated message broker. The library is designed to have a familiar socket-style API.”

AndEX (Android) x86 5.0.2 Lollipop Live CD with kernel 3.10.58-exton-android-x86 :: Free Download

Android-x86I have compiled an Android x86 system (Lollipop 5.0.2), which can run live (from CD) or be installed on almost all laptops (and some Desktop computers). For example Acer (Aspire), HP, Samsung, Dell, Toshiba, Lenovo, Thinkpad, Fujitsu, Panasonic and Ausus laptops.

JumpChat Case Study – Using MediaCodec for Hardware Decode on Intel Atom Processor-based Devices

Android-x86On Android*, communication apps that do video streaming can take advantage of hardware acceleration available on Intel® Atom™ processors. This is an easy way to gain performance, while reducing CPU utilization and power.

Building Native Android Apps Using Intel(R) C++ Compiler in Android Studio 1.0.1

Android-x86The current Android Studio* release is 1.0.1 at the time of this writing. The Intel® C++ Compiler for Android as part of Intel® Integrated Native Developer Experience (Intel® INDE) is supporting Android Studio 1.0.1 in Intel INDE 2015 Update 1. Since Android Studio 1.0.1 does not support Android NDK, instructions have been provided in this article with steps on how to build a native Android* app using Android NDK r10d and Intel C++ Compiler for Android.

How to prepare libGDX to natively support Intel x86 CPUs running Android

Android-x86With Android x86-based Intel® architecture devices increasing in prominence in the marketplace, the libGDX team set out to ensure developers could seamlessly deploy their games and apps with the use of a single cross-platform framework. This case study gives a brief introduction to libGDX and then shows how little effort it takes to port a huge existing code base to x86-based Android devices!

Android Apps For The Intel Platform Learning Series: NDK and C/C++ Optimization

Android-x86This chapter introduces the Android NDK for C/C++ application development, along with related optimization methods, and optimization tools. Because Java is the recommended application development language for Android developers, the optimization tools presented in previous chapter were mainly for Java. However, C/C++ development shouldn't be excluded from Android app development.