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WSA PacMan makes sideloading Android apps on Windows 11 easy

The Windows Subsystem for Android (WSA) allows you to run Android apps on a Windows 11 PC. While the software is still in beta, it’s publicly available to anyone in the Windows Insider Preview program running Dev Channel or Beta Channel pre-release builds of Windows 11. When you install WSA, you’ll also get the Amazon […]

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WSATools makes sideloading Android apps on Windows 11 easy

The Windows Subsystem for Android lets you run Android apps on Windows 11. Available as a preview for Windows Insiders on the beta or dev channels, installing WSA will also install the Amazon Appstore, which currently allows you to install about 50 Android apps. But shortly after Microsoft released the first preview builds of WSA, […]

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Lilbits: Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra could kill the Galaxy Note

Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy S22 Ultra might be the phone that fully replaces the Galaxy Note series in Samsung’s smartphone lineup. Not only does it support S-Pen input, but you can also store the pen inside the phone when you’re not using it, according to leaked real-world pictures. That was pretty much the last thing setting […]

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Install the Google Play Store on Windows 11 with this Windows Subsystem for Android hack

The new Windows Subsystem for Android is designed to let you run Android apps on Windows 11 computers. The official way to get apps is through the Microsoft Store and/or Amazon Appstore. Unofficially you can sideload apps from any source (we have a guide for doing that). But what if you want to install the […]

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Lilbits: GPD Pocket 3, Windows Subsystem for Android, and an Amlogic A311D2 single-board PC

The upcoming GPD Pocket 3 is one of the most unusual handheld computers I’ve seen in a while. Not only is it a mini-laptop with a convertible tablet-style design, a touchpad above the keyboard, and pen support. It also has a modular port feature that lets you swap out a USB-A port for an RS-232 […]

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Lilbits: TCL’s concept smart glasses, PineNote E Ink tablet, and using the Raspberry Pi 400 as a keyboard

TCL, which has a habit of showing off display technology that may or may not ever see the light of day, has released a video showing a concept for a set of augmented reality smart glasses with micro LED displays. In other tech news from around the web, Microsoft plans to bring support for running […]

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Waydroid could bring Android apps to Windows before Microsoft does

Waydroid is an open source tool that installs an Android image in a container on Linux devices in order to let you run Android apps on Linux phones or PCs. But you know what else runs Linux these days? Windows PCs, thanks to Microsoft’s Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL). So Waydroid developer Erfan Abdi took […]

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Android app support could be coming to Xbox as well as Windows 11 PCs

Windows 11 is scheduled to ship on October 5, 2021 and it’ll bring a bunch of changes including a refreshed user interface, new window-snapping behavior and a brand new Start Menu. One feature that won’t be ready to go on day one? Support for running Android applications on Windows PCs. Microsoft says it plans to begin […]