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It doesn't run Android as if it was a tablet though. Which I believe is what we are trying to do. We're just playing around with it.

It does, it lets you choose the form factor in the settings for each app, so just choose tablet.

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It's because it's obviously running x86 so most apps won't be compatible as they are made for ARM.

Chrome for Android is x86 compatible though.

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Sweet :D

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It does, it lets you choose the form factor in the settings for each app, so just choose tablet.

Yea, the point is, it doesn't boot the Android OS, Android that you can use as an OS ;)

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Chrome for Android is x86 compatible though.

Oh really?

Is there a list of x86 compatible apps. I'd like to check my apps against them to see if i see the same error with some.

It does, it lets you choose the form factor in the settings for each app, so just choose tablet.

Yeah but this is vanilla Android.

I'm pretty sure that's why the few of us are playing with it.

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Yeah but this is vanilla Android.

I'm pretty sure that's why the few of us are playing with it.

Bluestacks lets you mess with the OS ? I only remember getting some small Apps only screen

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Yea, the point is, it doesn't boot the Android OS, Android that you can use as an OS ;)

I've got a file manager working. Placed the APK directly into /system/app/ and reboot.

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As stated previously in the thread. You can't simply add the apps to downloads and install them as you can't set third party source installs.

Bluestacks lets you mess with the OS ? I only remember getting some small Apps only screen

No, I mean WindowsAndroid is vanilla and that BlueStacks isn't a real working OS liek we're playing with here.

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I've got a file manager working. Placed the APK directly into /system/app/ and reboot.

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As stated previously in the thread. You can't simply add the apps to downloads and install them as you can't set third party source installs.

No, I mean WindowsAndroid is vanilla and that BlueStacks isn't a real working OS liek we're playing with here.

Can you link to the apk you used for the file manager?

I tried a lot and they all failed to load

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I understand what you mean :)

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Just a quick note reg. Chrome for Android.

Chrome can not be installed from the Google Play store if you have an Android version below v 4.1, so only 4.1 + through the Play store.

I have had some success installing apk's for chrome on lower versions before, but some versions out there are fake or older versions not fit for regular use. Be cautious when using those custom apk's! If you have a rooted Android phone (or ideally a tablet) with Chrome you can attempt to extract it, but I can not guarantee it will work. Nandroid backup method mentioned above is a good way to try it.

I will play with this version once it runs, getting a openGL error saying it is v. 1.10 which is BS. Updating drivers and will see.

Maybe I will try to make a cyanogenmod version of it with included file manager and gapps.. Sounds fun :)

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This is really going to be cool when they finally get all the bugs worked out. Can't wait for that to happen.

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This is really going to be cool when they finally get all the bugs worked out. Can't wait for that to happen.

Word.. So far this version is pretty unstable, but I will look at running other versions on this kernel tomorrow.. Play store never finish downloading, rotation issue, etc etc.

If I get a more stable version working I will post it for sure :)

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I think the problem with downloading via the Play Store is that it doesn't know what the phone/tablet is. I've updated mine as another device, and it still doesn't work.

I'm not sure what checks the store does though. The device I'm using isn't x86, so that could still be an issue.

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I think the problem with downloading via the Play Store is that it doesn't know what the phone/tablet is. I've updated mine as another device, and it still doesn't work.

I'm not sure what checks the store does though. The device I'm using isn't x86, so that could still be an issue.

Yeah, will have to spoof the device to know for sure.. Will update tomorrow and see where it goes

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http://www.android-x86.org/ Bootable but limited amount of systems it will work well on atm

Gingerbread though.

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It's because it's obviously running x86 so most apps won't be compatible as they are made for ARM.

Once again... this is not the problem, My phone is the XT890 (RAZRi intel atom x86) and every app works, the ones that haven't worked are chaos rings 1 and 2 from square enix and that has to do with the fact that the graphics acceleration isn't compatible at all)

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Win7 X64

I also had a play with it, and noticed many of the issues already posted

GOOGLE! GET OFF YOUR BUTTS, AND COMPILE ONE OF THESE FOR AN X86 :p

My thanks to Detection for this, was fun to play with on a big (22inch) screen :)

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GOOGLE! GET OFF YOUR BUTTS, AND COMPILE ONE OF THESE FOR AN X86

While you are waiting for Google, you may want to check out the Jar of Beans VM. It's really fast. :)

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Gingerbread though.

Nope.

ICS and JB 4.2 are available.

Glassed Silver:ios

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Just Noticed Official Website goes Under Maintenance ( Maybe it is Under Maintenance for some time, But i noticed it now )

New Version Coming Soon ?

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Just Noticed Official Website goes Under Maintenance ( Maybe it is Under Maintenance for some time, But i noticed it now )

New Version Coming Soon ?

Updated Version ( 28 March 2013 ) now available !!!

Also WindowsAndroid got a new name... Windroy

:rofl:

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