AMD AppZone Brings Android Mobile Apps to Windows 8 PCs

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http://www.thevarguy.com – AMD (NYSE: AMD) has opened an online showcase, AppZone, for applications and games powered by its accelerated processing units (APUs) and graphics processing units (GPUs). That’s nice but it’s not the cool part — a collaboration with BlueStacks, an AMD-backed software developer whose technology enables Android apps to run on notebooks, desktops, PCs and tablets — will bring Android-based apps to AMD-powered PCs running the Windows 8 operating system through the AppZone Player, now expanded from supporting Intel-based PCs to the AMD platform. That’s going to give an immediate (IT news)