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...

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.

Android Apps For The Intel Platform Learning Series:Performance Optimization for Android Applications on x86

Android-x86Performance optimization is one of the most important goals every application developer wants to pursue. Android is a resource-limited system, and it therefore requires very strict resource utilization. Compared with a desktop system, performance optimization for Android applications is far more critical.