Redmond has just pushed an update to its Windows remote desktop app on mobile platforms. While there is nothing groundbreaking in this maintenance release, in a way it is reassuring to see Microsoft's commitment in maintaining its app on other platforms.
Tagged: Windows 8
Microsoft also has a surprise for Android users. It has just launched its promised Remote Desktop app for Android and iOS earlier than the expected end of the month release.
Microsoft seems to be on a track of trying to make nice with other operating systems. First, there have been rumors of the tech giant seeking to dual-boot with Android, and now we're getting word that Microsoft will be bringing its remote desktop feature to Android and iOS soon.
Samsung surprised the entire crowd up on stage in London for their Premiere event, and announced a brand new 13.3-inch 3200 × 1800 qHD+ resolution tablet that dual boots both Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean and Windows 8. We immediately got excited and wanted to learn more, and now we have have on pictures and impressions below. I want one already!
Samsung would be throwing us a curve ball today at their Premiere Event in London, and they've done just that. The folks from Sammy have just announced the convertible, dual-booting Windows 8 and Android 4.2.2 powered ATIV Q tablet. Rocking a massive 13.3-inch "world's highest resolution" qHD+ 3200 x 1800 display. Wow! More details after the break.
ASUS revealed their new Transformer AiO (All in One) Windows 8 PC that doubles as an Android tablet, and today we have good news for anyone that owns this unique device. While most smartphones and tablets are still waiting for the latest version of Android, ASUS has just started pushing out Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean for this beast of a device.
BlueStacks has been offering Windows users the ability to run Android apps for some time now. In fact, they launched in beta way back in March of last year. Of course, since that point we have seen numerous improvements. Not the least of which is additional apps. When they first launched on Windows, the apps were rather limited and now they are touting more than 750,000. And on that note, Bluestacks has recently been optimized for Windows 8 tablets including the Microsoft Surface Pro.
Android app you wanted to have on your PC, then we've got some encouraging news for you. The folks over at Socketeq have released a piece of software they're appropriately calling WindowsAndroid. The biggest draw of WindowsAndroid is that it runs Android natively on your Windows machine, meaning that there's no need for emulation.