Android-x86 4.4 RC1 released
Posted on: 02/15/2014 09:35 AM

Saw over at DistroWatch that the first release candidate of Android-x86 4.4, based on Android 4.4.2, has been released

Android-x86 4.4 RC1 released


Android-x86 is an unofficial initiative to port Google's Android mobile operating system to run on popular devices powered by Intel and AMD x86 processors, including netbooks and laptops. Yesterday the first release candidate of Android-x86 4.4, based on Android 4.4.2, was made available for public testing: "After several months of development, we are glad to announce the 4.4-RC1 release. This is a candidate of Android-x86 4.4 stable release. The 4.4-RC1 release is based on the Android 4.4.2 (KitKat-MR1 release). We have fixed and added x86-specific code to let the system run smoothly on x86 platforms, especially on netbooks or tablets. Key features: integrate ffmpeg as a stagefright-plugin to support much more multimedia files, now we can play HD and Full HD videos; use the latest long-term stable kernel 3.10.30 with more drivers enabled, most netbooks can run Android-x86 in native resolutions; OpenGL ES hardware acceleration for AMD Radeon and Intel chipsets....



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