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Initial impressions of Console OS with Android inside, running on the Surface Pro 2

Initial impressions of Console OS with Android inside, running on the Surface Pro 2

We reported on the Console OS Kickstarter project back in June this year, and now, 7 months later, the first developer preview has been released to backers. Console OS is designed to live in harmony with Windows in a dual-boot configuration. The new OS bring pure Android to Windows-based devices, and because it runs natively on Intel processors, its hardware accelerated and that should result in smooth performance. To give you a better idea of what Console OS is, here is an excerpt from its Kickstarter page:

“Introducing Console OS with Android Inside. We’ve taken Android apart, and put it back together for your PC. Console OS is a fork of Android designed to take everything that has made mobile awesome, and bring it back to your PC. This isn’t an emulator and this isn’t homebrew. This is real, Intel-licensed, native Android that can really toggle with Windows on your PC”

Read rest of the story here: Initial impressions of Console OS with Android inside, running on the Surface Pro 2

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