Android Apps in Windows
This may sound unheard of, but it is on its way into reality. Since Windows happens to be the popular operating system and used by more number of people for their PC's, the idea of adding Android Apps to Windows operating system will definitely prove to be a great idea. This will enable gain more popularity for Android Apps. This is how it is all set to work.
Strategic alliances behind this idea
BlueStacks Company has created Apps that enables to run Android Apps on Windows operating systems. They have in collaboration with AMD tried to establish cross-platform applications to the tablets and PCs that are powered by AMD. This is expected to be the largest collection of Android Apps for PC's. The other popular attraction on the anvil is that AMD is trying to bring thousands of such apps to the forthcoming generation of Windows 8 based slates, laptops, tablets and AiO desktop PCs.
Currently only some of these are available in the market. Even if you don't have the new Windows PC, you can still download the apps directly from BlueStacks. Just follow download the master Android on Windows app or even from the AMD AppZone. The player is installed automatically along with the app.
The BlueStacks Cloud Connect enables you to connect the Android apps to your computer systems provided the apps are already available on your smart phone. On clicking the AppZone player's settings button and the Cloud Connect button, all you need to do is to follow the set of instructions from there-on.
Why wait for Windows 8?
For those who do not want to wait till the PC's are released, still the apps can be downloaded from AMD AppZone that would automatically install the player along with the apps. The idea to bring Android apps into PC looks to be a promising strategy as most of the Android apps are optimized and suited to integrate well with Windows and the AMD hardware.
What is to be done if there are users who do not have the Windows 8 but it is the earlier versions? The BlueStacks has come up with solution for these concerns also. The BlueStacks Android Player can be availed and installed from their BlueStacks App Player to run the same on Windows XP, 7 or 8 PC's directly from BlueStacks. In the words of Rosen Sharma, BlueStacks' CEO, the partnership with AMD is aligned to steeply increase the apps for existing PCs much beyond any other PC app stores.
The apps can be run fast and in full screen on Windows and Mac as well. Some of the apps that are familiar to most of the users and are already popular include the Angry Birds Space, Kik Messenger, Where's My Water and the like. All this has been possible with the implementation of an emerging technology called 'LayerCake' that has taken over 2 years to build it successfully. In addition to LayerCake, BlueStacks has implemented Wine, an open source program and CrossOver, a commercial program. These features enable to run Windows applications on Linux, Mac OS X and other UNIX systems.
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