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How to Run Android Apps on ANY Operating System

This tutorial is about how to run Android Apps on any operating system (Windows, Mac, Linux and Chrome OS …)

I had posted a short article before about how to do this with ARC Welder but in this post I tried making a video of it so you can see it in action.

Adobe Lightroom for Mobile Is Now a Completely Free Standalone Photo Editor

iOS and Android: Adobe’s mobile version of Lightroom used to require the desktop app and a subscription to Creative Cloud to really work. Not anymore. Now you can use Lightroom on your tablet and phone to edit photos without a subscription.

Cortana for Android Public Beta Now Downloadable for All

Cortana, the Microsoft-made personal assistant, is now available for all to download on Google Play. Still sporting a beta tag, Cortana offers most of what Siri or Google Now provides you, with exception that she is powered by Bing, Microsoft’s search platform. When speaking to Cortana, you can ask her to set alarms, get calendar event reminders, and quite a bit more.

Google Handwriting Input in 82 languages on your Android mobile device

Google Handwriting Input, lets users handwrite text on their Android mobile device as an additional input method for any Android app. Google Handwriting Input supports 82 languages in 20 distinct scripts, and works with both printed and cursive writing input with or without a stylus. Beyond text input, it also provides a fun way to enter hundreds of emojis by drawing them (simply press and hold the ‘enter’ button to switch modes). Google Handwriting Input works with or without an Internet connection.

How to run Android Apps on Windows, Mac, Linux and Chrome OS

If, for some reason, you’re looking to run Android apps on a computer, you now have a simple way to pull it off as long as you have the Chrome browser installed. According to Ars Technica, Google has opened its App Runtime for Chrome (ARC) tool to anyone looking to try out Android apps on a computer. ARC works inside the Chrome browser regardless of operating system, so Windows, Mac, Linux and Chrome OS users should all be able to test Android apps on their desktops and laptops.

Christmas Gift From Amazon: $220 Worth of Apps for Free

Amazon has announced it’s largest giveaway bundle ever! Starting December 24th and running until December 26th, Amazon Appstore will offer a number of paid apps and games for free, as part of the largest Free App of the Day bundle ever. The bundle includes apps and games from developers like Halfbrick Studios (Fruit Ninja), Rovio Entertainment (Angry Birds) and SEGA (Sonic the Hedgehog), which range in price from $0.99 to $64.99, all for free—saving customers up to $220.

How To Use Your Smartphone as a Wi-Fi Hotspot

Most modern smartphones can be turned into portable Wi-Fi hotspot and other devices, such as a laptop computer, can connect to your phone’s network, via USB tethering or Bluetooth tethering and you can share your device’s Internet connection with them. Follow this guide to get tethering set up on your phone.