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Tomek Kondrat · Apr 3, 2014

Easy Guide to Installing Android on Your PC

When you hear the word "Android," you almost automatically associate this with smartphones and tablets baked in top secret Mountain View labs. However, Android isn't only compatible with the ARM architecture. Rather, it also works with x86 personal computers like netbooks, notebooks, and traditional computers. This is of course thanks to the Android x86 project. If you've ever wanted to try Android on your computer, there's no better time than the present. Earlier today, we talked about how the Android...

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Conan Troutman · Nov 21, 2012

Android x86 Tutorial Helps You Load Android on your PC

You may already have heard of the Android-X86 Project, which aims to port the Android Open Source Project to the x86 platform. Although it's already possible to run Android apps on a PC via BlueStacks or use an emulator such as Jar Of Beans, the x86 project would allow you to install Android on your PC as a fully fledged OS and dual boot alongside Windows, Linux or both. XDA Senior Member kaptinkrunk has done exactly this, and has written up...

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Ian Stacy · Mar 18, 2012

More Magic from the Android-x86 Project–ICS Ported to the Asus X101 Netbook

The Android-x86 Project has done a lot of impressive work porting the Android OS to devices with x86 processors. When the project started a lot of users downloaded their semi-functional Android 1.6 'Donut' image and installed it, myself included. The build was intriguing to say the least, and was rather simple to install. The Project saw a lot of updates over the following months and the build became more and more functional. Now, the wizards from the Android-x86 Project have...

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