Google last week announced the availability of four Android apps on Chrome OS as the result of a projected called App Runtime for Chrome (beta). That was pretty exciting, but what if you could run more than just four Android apps on Chrome OS? And what if you could run them on other operating systems as well? A developer by the name of “Vladikoff” had that same thought, so he went and built a runtime called ARChon (App Runtime for Chrome) that allows Android to spread its wings.
The initial release of ARChon was hamstrung by several limitations, such as limited apps support and only working on Chrome OS. However, Vladikoff has been hard at work tweaking his runtime, and the latest version now allows you to run any Android app on Windows, Mac, and Linux, in addition to Chrome OS.
Read more at Hot Hardware.