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Old Android 1.6 Cupcake ported on a graphic calculator

The Android OS being ported to difference devices is not an unusual occurrence. In fact, we can expect it happening on almost any device because that's how open source Android is. Aside from smartphones, Android also runs on tablets, smartwatches, computers, smart TVs, smart home appliances, and cars among others. We're expecting more will be added to the list because Android really is easy to decode, tweak, and run.

LG G4 system apps ported to the G3

Quite recently, you will remember that LG launched its newest flagship smartphone, the LG G4, with a spanking new UX based on Android 5.1. It is not sure whether LG will cascade the new interface to last year’s flagship – the LG G3 – but it has been traditional for the Korean manufacturer to at least bring some features from the flagship to the ones down the line. For now though, we have the next best thing – LG G4 apps ported for the G3.

Jolla Launcher Alpha ported to Android 4.2 devices

Jolla has started the alpha testing of its Jolla Launcher for Android, available only for a selected few alpha testers. Of course, this being Android, there is very little to stop more arduous users from taking it and making it available for a wider public, just as what one XDA member did for anyone who owns an Android device version 4.2 or higher.

Nexus 5 gets an unofficial Sailfish OS port

Jolla's Sailfish OS is officially intended for only one smartphone, but it has sailed and continues to sail into other territories. The latest device to welcome it at the docks is Google's latest and greatest smartphone and from the looks of it, it works quite well on the Nexus 5.

Wine on Android demoed, development still in early stages

Linux and Unix users might be pleased to know that work on an Android port of Wine has started. Those who were attending the Free and Open Source Software Developers European Meeting (FOSDEM) in Brussels had the opportunity to see Wine on Android in action, despite the fact that the port is still in the very early stages of development. How early are we talking? To give you an idea, today we were shown Wine running on an emulated version of Android.
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