Intel is ready to launch dual OS devices at CES 2014, partnering up with PC makers and offering both Android on Windows on the same machines. Android will run via virtualization software within Windows, apparently.


This means you’ll be able to use apps from both OSes side by side. Intel is supporting this concept and it’s working with PC manufacturers on a few of these machines. The dual OS idea isn’t new, since Samsung launched the Ativ Q Windows laptop last summer with the ability to launch virtual Android through an app called Dual OS.

ASUS also filed a document recently with the FCC addressing the same dual OS setup. All of this has been tried before with the likes of Bluestacks, but the entire concept hasn’t caught on in the general public, as Microsoft and Google would have probably liked. Let’s see if Intel has better luck with it…