BlueStacks Android app player coming to Windows 8, claims to run 400,000 apps
In October BlueStacks unveiled its Android app player for Windows 7, however at the time it was still in an alpha build. Today came the news from CES that the company had made their app player compatible with Microsoft’s upcoming Windows 8, including support for upto 400,000 Android apps. The Android app player will support both the standard desktop and Metro UI modes allowing users to run almost every major Android app in an virtualized environment without any porting. It has also been revealed that many Taiwanese manufacturers are planning to pre-load the app player on their upcoming Ultrabooks, including InHon, which will release its first Ultrabook in March. In the meanwhile hit the break and check out the teaser video of the BlueStacks Android app player for Windows 8.