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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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If you use Microsoft Exchange, then NitroDesk Touchdown is a must-have, and it works swimmingly in Bluestacks. Once I completed the installation, I set up my connection and email, calendar, tasks and contacts were synchronized. Like Docs to Go, I had to launch the license file before it saw the license (I took the screen shot before that). Did I mention that apps are blazingly fast?

 

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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