Just yesterday we have posted a leaked Windows 10 screenshots with new 3D Live Tiles and changed UI. Microsoft holding an Build 2015 keynote today in San Fransisco and likely to announce Android apps support for Windows 10, which means the software maker lets users to run Android apps on their Windows 10 for phones, tablets and Windows PCs. More details on how to boot Android apps on Windows 10 for phone can be checked right after this break.
If the oft-mentioned turns to be accurate, then, Windows Phone users will be able to access many apps that were never released on the platform. With Microsoft’s announcement of Android apps compatibility for its devices goes live, then it would be graceful to many. Apparently, by adding Android apps support for Windows 10 devices, which is now it decided to gear up and implement it.
The small app ecosystem is a huge drawback for Windows-based handsets, such as Nokia Lumia and the new Microsoft Lumia, and from today onwards it is planning to fix it by providing access to Android apps. But it remains to be seen on how it will impact the company’s Universal app strategy for Windows 10. Microsoft although announced Universal Windows apps to bring a new common Windows runtime to PCs, phones, and slates at last year’s Build conference.
Still, it’s unclear on how Microsoft planning to implement this feature, could be creating its own app store for Android on Windows 10 or support other third-party Android stores like Amazon, is to be seen.
Paul Thurrott, one of the long time Microsoft journalist has reliable sources within the company isn’t happy with this equation. He says that it is a slap on all developers faces who have put their effort and faith in the Windows platform and have spent years developing apps for it,and adds that letting Android apps encroach into the Windows platform will make it ‘even less important’.
Microsoft Windows 10 Build 2015 keynote is only few hours away and we will be covering all the information regarding the aforementioned and many more, as we hear directly from Microsoft itself and should be updated here at TechGiri.com – Mountain for Technical Updates.
The Windows 10 Technical Preview build for select smartphones has been released to those in the Insider Program.