Andriod-x86 can best be described as an unofficial initiative to port Google's popular mobile operating system to run on devices powered by Intel and AMD x86 processors, rather than RISC-based ARM chips.
Bluestacks users have been able to run Android apps on their Mac OS X and Windows operating systems for quite some time now.
WindowsAndroid allows users to run Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) on Windows PCs and tablets.
BlueStacks and AMD have teamed up to launch AppZone, a curated collection of Android apps for Windows PCs.
BlueStacks has debuted a free public alpha version of its Android app player for Mac OS X.
After three-months of alpha testing, BlueStacks has rolled out the official beta version of its Android App Player.
Google's popular Android operating system is typically associated with RISC-powered ARM devices such as smartphones and tablets.
BlueStacks has rolled out the alpha version of its App Player for Windows. The software allows users to run their favorite Android apps on Windows-based PCs or tablets.
ViewSonic is showcasing a "dual-OS" tablet powered by Intel's Oak Trail processor at Computex 2011.