BlueStacks, the creator of “Layercake” emulator, which allows Android Apps to run on Windows and Mac computers today announced that they are partnering with AMD to launch AMD AppZone, which will contain the largest selection of Android Apps for PCs. Current figures state that there will be over 500,000 Android apps available to over 100 million Windows computers, more apps than any existing PC app store including Intel AppUp or the Windows 8 App Store.
Collaboration of BlueStacks with AMD also means that they can take advantage of optimizations for AMD GPU and APU technology enables a superior experience on AMD powered PCs relative to other app stores like AppUp. With the new Windows 8 operating system just around the corner, this venture can be a good business model to offer new solutions to the PC customers.
Starting today, consumers can access the AMD AppZone and browse through the complete collection apps that are free to download. AMD and BlueStacks are also working with leading PC manufactures to have AppZone and popular Android Apps. The apps are available in multiple languages including English, German, Korean, Chinese Simplified and Traditional, French, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese. Categories will include games, social, news, shopping, music, business and education.