“Android is a popular mobile operating system that has a wide library of apps, some of which are useful on the desktop,” Andrew Kunesh reports for Tuts+. “Luckily, because Android is open source, it can be run on just about any device, including a Mac.”
“In order to run a full install of Android on a Mac, you’ll need to set up and install an Android virtual machine,” Kunesh reports.
“And though there’s a ton of virtualization software available for the Mac, I’ll you how to create an Android virtual machine using VirtualBox, a free open-source piece of virtualization software by Oracle,” Kunesh reports. “Aside from some app incompatibility issues, the new virtual machine can be used to do just about anything you’d do on a standard Android device: from browsing the web to editing documents in Google Drive.”
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