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Nougat for x86 lands

By Richard Chirgwin, 6 Sep 2016

Developer-level code to run Android Nougat on x86 machines has landed.

It's still a little don't-try-this-at-home affair, but the RemixOS devs needed a few days of Nougat (Android 7.0) for to get their branch ready.

Nougat features like multi-window mode and split screen are supported, but the Nougat file manage is still under development. There are also better notification than the RemixOS Marshmallow has, and more settings customisation.

The release has been tested on Eee PCs, the Viewsonic Viewpad 10, Dell's Inspiron Mini Duo, the Samsung Q1U, the Viliv S5, and Lenovo's ThinkPad x61 Tablet.

On the developers' to-do list are kernel upgrades, OpenGL ES hardware acceleration for various GPUs, HDMI audio, and integration with CyanogenMod. ®

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