Remix OS Stories July 17, 2017

Jide’s Android-powered Remix OS matured last year with version 2.0 and later Marshmallow-based 3.0. Creating a desktop-optimized Android, the company also made hardware and later partnered with others. However, development was notably quiet this year, and Jide has today revealed that it is moving away from the consumer space to focus on enterprise.

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Remix OS Stories February 21, 2017

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Most of us carry incredibly powerful smartphones in our pockets each day and in a lot of cases, those phones are more powerful than some older laptops or desktop computers. For many, their smartphone fully replaces their PC. The main limit with this, of course, is screen size. So, what if you could turn your phone into a full PC with a simple dock and monitor? Soon, you’ll be able to with Remix Singularity….

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Remix OS Stories October 20, 2016

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Jide’s Remix OS hardware — including an all-in-one PC and Surface-like competitor — has been mostly limited to China and the Asian market. Its latest living room device is mini computer that will run Nougat and be optimized for watching video and gaming. Launching as a Kickstarter for $99, it will be shipping worldwide in March.

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Remix OS Stories August 3, 2016

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Multi-tasking on Android has never been great and while it is getting some major improvements with Android Nougat, it still can’t beat a standard desktop OS. The goal of Jide’s Remix OS has always been to create an OS based on Android that does multi-tasking well, and after releasing the latest version last week, Remix OS 3.0 is now available for Google’s most recent tablets.

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Remix OS Stories July 26, 2016

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Based on Android Marshmallow, Remix OS 3.0 is now available for download. The next major version of what is essentially desktop Android was announced back in June with the Surface-like Remix Pro tablet. Features include significant updates to multiple window, increased GPU support, and the requisite stability and bug fixes.

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Remix OS Stories June 15, 2016

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Jide has a long history of making hardware running Remix OS. After announcing an all-in-one PC last month, its next product is the Remix Pro — a successor to a Surface-like tablet announced in 2015. The company also announced Remix OS 3.0 and that its all-in-one PC will come in more screen sizes.

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Remix OS Stories April 25, 2016

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Remix OS has gained some traction as a powerful desktop OS that runs Android apps and has some good interface ideas. Chinese manufacturer Allwinner is now looking to use Remix OS to power a very affordable Chromebook-like laptop.

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Remix OS Stories February 22, 2016

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Update: The beta version of Remix OS 2.0 is now available to download from their site.

Remix OS 2.0 is a full desktop operating system that runs Android apps and is easy to install on Macs and PCs. Remix OS will be graduating into beta on March 1st and with it adds support for older computers with 32-bit processors, dual-booting, and OTA updates.

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Remix OS Stories January 12, 2016

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Remix OS is basically Android skinned for a desktop interface and experience. It’s made by a company called Jide that was founded by a couple of ex-Googlers. Version 2.0 of the OS launched during CES last week and a developer version is now available to install.

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Remix OS Stories January 7, 2016

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With App Runtime for Chrome (ARC), users can run Android apps on their computers. It makes for a decent experience, but ultimately it’s just portrait apps on top of the Mac and Windows interface. Announced at CES, Remix OS 2.0 is a full desktop OS that runs Android apps.

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