Items tagged with project astoria

Microsoft announced a huge commitment to closing the “app gap” with its mobile operating system platform by making available new tools aimed at helping developers port their existing iOS and Android apps over to Windows 10. The initiatives were labeled Project Islandwood and Project Astoria for iOS and Android respectively. Today, we’re learning that while Project Islandwood is moving along just fine, Microsoft has hit a roadblock with Project Astoria. It has been revealed that the Android subsystem found in previous Insider Preview builds of Windows 10 Mobile has been ripped out in the shipping version of the operating system. This subsystem allowed smartphones to directly run an Android APK,... Read more...