How to Run Android Apps on Windows

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YouWave Android is a software platform developed to run the thousands of Android apps out there on your PC. No phone is required to run these apps. It is also a gateway tool from your PC to your phone, letting you install apps to your phone. YouWave Android Platform is currently implemented using Android 2.1 operating system.  Apps are displayed as icons in the App Manager window. Users can easily view, navigate around, and manipulate the apps, therefore our platform makes the management of apps easy and intuitive. This is as close as possible to the user experience on an Android smart phone. All you need to run an app is to double click on it, and enjoy!

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Android 3 Video Preview

More Americans are using Smartphones running Google’s Android than Apple’s iPhone. RIM’s BlackBerry is in the first place with 37.6 percent market share of smartphones, Google Android second place with 26.0 percent. Apple is position on the third place and Microsoft Phone fourth.
This is just a introduction what’s going on with smartphones operation system and the reason why Google is investing on Android. Now with the version 3.0 Honeycomb. As you can see 3.0 can run on Smartphones and Tablets. Check out the new features in this video.

Download Android Live CD


Now Google Android can be tested also in our PC or Netbook. LiveAndroid lets you download a LiveCD disc image of the Google Android operating system and run Live on your desktop. Just burn the image to a disc, stick it in a CD-ROM drive, and reboot your computer and you can check out Android without installing it or affecting any files on your PC.


You can also use the disc image in a virtualization application like VirtualBox, VMWare or Microsoft Virtual PC if you want to try the operating system without even rebooting your computer.


LiveAndroid running in a netbook with touchscreen.

Anothe LiveAndroid Video:

Download Android LiveCD

Android SDK available for download


First two days that Android SDK beta is available for public download and Windows, Mac OS X and Linux can download from Android download page. Other info about Android 0.9 SDK beta you can fund at at the Android Developers’ Site, or if you want to get straight to the bits, you can visit the download page. Another page dedicated to SDK is Developer Forum if you have any questions or something else.Screenshot by

Rumour: Google to Buy Skype?

google_skype-small All of us online geeks have watched as eBay’s ownership of Skype not go as well as anyone had hoped. eBay recently agreed that they paid too much for the company, and developments of the platform haven’t been as aggressive as I would like.

Now, over on a blog on Guardian, there is a post saying Google might be looking to purchase Skype from eBay. This makes sense on many levels to me, as they gear up for their Android platform, and it would give eBay a good influx of cash to develop their business further.

Could Google have interest in Skype? I sure hope so because maybe then we will finally see Skype-In numbers come to Canada where most voice over IP services are managed by broadband providers, and are super expensive.

[via forevergeek]