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BlueStacks Brings Android Apps To Windows

Bluestacks is a virtualization layer that runs on Windows PCs and allows users to run Android apps. Rather than run a full Android emulator, including the UI, Bluestacks provides enough of the Android OS to run most apps as if they were native Windows apps.
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Dropbox is available if I need to grab files to Bluestacks. I open the Documents folder and open a few documents. Bluestacks selected Word to Go automatically, and I was editing. There is a softkeyboard, but you can use your own physical keyboard just as well.

 

Mike Fratto is a principal analyst at Current Analysis, covering the Enterprise Networking and Data Center Technology markets. Prior to that, Mike was with UBM Tech for 15 years, and served as editor of Network Computing. He was also lead analyst for InformationWeek Analytics ... View Full Bio

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