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Boot Linux or Windows 8 from your Android device with DriveDroid

All of us within the Android community would agree that Android as a mobile platform would go a long way even after all the letters in the alphabet have been used up. From this year's Android M until Android Z a decade from now, we'd only see the platform evolve. Google may decide to change the naming convention but it will still be the same mobile OS we've grown to love. Other platforms are expected to be integrated with Android because of its ease. Despite the fact that Android coding can be complicated, developers work hard to add more features and functions to the system.

Run Android apps on Windows 7, Windows 8 with AMIDuOS

The idea to run Android apps on other platforms is nothing new. We said it may be possible by running an emulator on Windows Phone. Last year, Windows 8 was tipped to be dual-booting with Android by June but nothing really materialized. More than a year after mulling over a decision to allow Android apps on Windows, here comes AMIDuOS. Well, this isn't an official Microsoft project but this program can start an Android environment on your Windows 7 or Windows 8 computer.

Ideum Duet smart table now running both Android and Windows 8

No wonder it’s named the Duet. Smart table-maker Ideum has rolled out a new genius of a living room showpiece, and the really cool thing about it is that the new Duet multi-touch coffee table runs on both Android and Windows 8. Yes, you heard that right -- it's a coffee table, aaaand it's also a table-top computer that runs Microsoft's latest OS plus Android on a separate system. Pretty nifty.

iPad Air clone runs Android KitKat, Windows 8.1

I'm not really a fan of clones because I feel they are violating copyright and infringes on many legal things. But then again, seeing popular gadgets being cloned is interesting because most of them can be funny. Apple gadget look-a-likes running Android are nothing new so this Android-powered iPad Air clone is not really surprising. The iPad Air is still pricey but the design is one of the best in tablets today ( not that Apple's design has really changed over the years). If you dig the iPad Air but is a hardcore Android fan, you can get this alternative from China for only $193.

Roku rolls out Screen Mirroring Beta feature for Android

Sharing content is now easier with Roku. The company recently announced the beta version of a screen mirroring featuring for some Android and Windows 8.1 devices. Now, it’s easier to mirror apps, videos, and websites to share with people around you. No need to install other software as any compatible device can mirror the things you want to display right from your phone or tablet to a TV. Of course, all these and more are possible via your Roku device, specifically the Roku HDMI Streaming Stick and the Roku 3.

Acer Extend streams Android content to Windows 8 PCs

There are several solutions on the market that allow you to get Android content from your smartphone or tablet to other devices, such as your TV. One of those solutions for getting content to your TV is Chromecast. If what you want is to get content from the smartphone to your PC, Acer has a new app coming called Acer Extend.

The Minix Neo Z64 is a pint-sized Android PC

Minix is a small Hong Kong-based outfit that specializes in small set-top boxes that allow you to run Android apps on your TV. With this new product dubbed the Neo Z64, they are now offering basically a fanless desktop PC box that fits in the palm of your hand. Would you go for something like this?

ViewSonic ViewPad 10i tablet runs both Android and Windows

With tablets that provide both Android and Windows operating systems slowly starting to crop up, it was only a matter of time before cheaper alternative also appear. ViewSonic, who is probably either popular or notorious for such affordable devices, has just launched what is actually its second dual-booting tablet, this time powered by an Intel Celeron N2910.
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