Google gives devs an Android L emulator image for Intel-powered devices

Android logoIntel has been pushing for a long time to get official support for its processors from Google, going so far as to help contribute to the Androidx86 project and release source code for Android running on Intel chips. Now, Google is finally giving developers tools to make sure apps work on Intel-based hardware with a new emulator image released today.

Google had promised 64-bit support for Android L, and had added support back in July to the Native Development Kit (NDK) revision 10 for "arm64-v8a, x86_64, mips64". Unfortunately, there was no good way for developers to test out their apps on Intel hardware, but this new emulator image changes that. Now, developers can test out apps in an Intel environment with full 64-bit compatibility.

This is more interesting because, as mentioned before, the vast majority of the work so far has been Intel trying to prove that its platform is worth Android support. It has gotten Asus to release an Intel smartphone in Taiwan and some Intel tablets, Lenovo released a smartphone for China, Dell had a tablet, and Motorola even had an Intel variant of the RAZR for its favorite markets (Europe, Mexico, and Brazil). The RAZR could have been viewed as Google officially adopting Intel, but this is the proof that Android is giving its support to Intel.

Source: phoneArena

Tags: Android, Google, Intel, OSes

Comments
Add comment

Your name:
Sign in with:
or
Your comment:


Enter code:

E-mail (not required)
E-mail will not be disclosed to the third party


Mohamed#10 0
It's a joy to find soomnee who can think like that
Reply 
Mohamed#20 0
It's a joy to find soomnee who can think like that
Reply 
Mohamed#30 0
It's a joy to find soomnee who can think like that
Reply 
Daling#40 0
Always the best content from these <a href="http://rdrmiyldp.com">pruoigidos</a> writers.
Reply 
Daling#50 0
Always the best content from these <a href="http://rdrmiyldp.com">pruoigidos</a> writers.
Reply 
Daling#60 0
Always the best content from these <a href="http://rdrmiyldp.com">pruoigidos</a> writers.
Reply 
SheekHair#70 0
I love Google Voice. There SMS feature in truth got me into it. I am able to send free text megssaes to Bangladesh, India, and USA. It saves me some good money on my texting plan from Verizon Wireless because I can utilize that to text. I think Google always does a very job of giving customers what they require and need. I have heard in the future they are incorporating Voice with the Android. Plus they purchased a new VoIP company which they will mix with the other two to give some outstanding features. I need to get myself an Androind now haha. http://gffwpx.com [url=http://pxcvwogny.com]pxcvwogny[/url] igyhowxor
Reply 
SheekHair#80 0
I love Google Voice. There SMS feature in truth got me into it. I am able to send free text megssaes to Bangladesh, India, and USA. It saves me some good money on my texting plan from Verizon Wireless because I can utilize that to text. I think Google always does a very job of giving customers what they require and need. I have heard in the future they are incorporating Voice with the Android. Plus they purchased a new VoIP company which they will mix with the other two to give some outstanding features. I need to get myself an Androind now haha. http://gffwpx.com [url=http://pxcvwogny.com]pxcvwogny[/url] igyhowxor
Reply 
SheekHair#90 0
I love Google Voice. There SMS feature in truth got me into it. I am able to send free text megssaes to Bangladesh, India, and USA. It saves me some good money on my texting plan from Verizon Wireless because I can utilize that to text. I think Google always does a very job of giving customers what they require and need. I have heard in the future they are incorporating Voice with the Android. Plus they purchased a new VoIP company which they will mix with the other two to give some outstanding features. I need to get myself an Androind now haha. http://gffwpx.com [url=http://pxcvwogny.com]pxcvwogny[/url] igyhowxor
Reply 

Last news

 
Galaxy Note10 really is built around a 6.7-inch display
 
You may still be able to download your content
 
Facebook, Messenger and Instagram are all going away
 
Minimize apps to a floating, always-on-top bubble
 
Japan Display has been providing LCDs for the iPhone XR, the only LCD model in Apple’s 2018 line-up
 
The 2001 operating system has reached its lowest share level
 
The entire TSMC 5nm design infrastructure is available now from TSMC
 
The smartphone uses a Snapdragon 660 processor running Android 9 Pie
The Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Review
The evolution of the successful smartphone, now with a waterproof body and USB Type-C
February 7, 2017 / 2
Samsung Galaxy TabPro S - a tablet with the Windows-keyboard
The first Windows-tablet with the 12-inch display Super AMOLED
June 7, 2016 /
Keyboards for iOS
Ten iOS keyboards review
July 18, 2015 /
Samsung E1200 Mobile Phone Review
A cheap phone with a good screen
March 8, 2015 / 4
Creative Sound Blaster Z sound card review
Good sound for those who are not satisfied with the onboard solution
September 25, 2014 / 2
Samsung Galaxy Gear: Smartwatch at High Price
The first smartwatch from Samsung - almost a smartphone with a small body
December 19, 2013 /
 
 

News Archive

 
 
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031




Poll

Do you use microSD card with your phone?
or leave your own version in comments (15)