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How to Run Android Apps on a PC

As Android continues to win market share despite being a very young mobile operating system, the number of applications for it is rising too. Many of us have favorite apps, but we use them almost exclusively on smartphones or tablets. Did you know that you can also run Android apps on your desktop computer or laptop? BlueStacks App Player has been available for some time in an alpha version, and is about to go into a beta version, which you can sign up to test.
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ABI: With 58% Market Share, Android Will Top iOS In Smartphone App Downloads This Year, But Apple Will Win On Tablets

Technology : TechCrunch (last year)

There are a number of ways to measure a mobile platform's relative success, but if you're looking at the number of mobile app downloads as the metric of choice, then the analysts at ABI Research have just predicted that Android will... Read Post

Smartphone operating systems: The rise of Android, the fall of Windows

Technology : Open Source (last year)

While Android and Apple's iOS continue to rise, the arrival of Windows Phone 8 actually saw Microsoft's share of the smartphone market fall. The race for the number three smartphone operating system is wide open. Read Post

Facebook now lets app developers target their ads to specific smartphone and tablet models

Technology : The Next Web Blog (2 hours ago)

Facebook is giving advertisers and developers the ability to target ads at specific smartphones and tablets. The new parameters will allow them to specify not only a specific mobile OS, such as Android or iOS, but also individual de... Read Post


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