Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 24th May 2012 18:46 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless "Intel has released the long awaited x86 system image of Ice Cream Sandwich for the Android SDK and emulator. This will allow the Android emulator (long plagued with slow and buggy performance) to run at native speed on computers using the Intel x86 architecture."
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Briliant move, Intel!
by dsmogor on Fri 25th May 2012 11:10 UTC
dsmogor
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2005-09-01

This way Intel pretty much ensures most Android apps will be developed to run on x86 first ;)
The way from that to actually making x86 version available on market is simply passing it through system testing. Couldn't be easier.
The same way firebug paved a way for firefox compatibility big time.

Edited 2012-05-25 11:10 UTC

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RE: Briliant move, Intel!
by nzgreen on Sat 26th May 2012 11:13 in reply to "Briliant move, Intel!"
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2008-01-07

I don't think developers will develop for x86 first because it has a faster emulator. There are next to no x86 devices in the market.

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