Make use of Maru OSIt sounds cool, but the Maru OS have a drawback. One of them is that it is only available for the Nexus 5 phone that is codenamed Hammerhead. If you have this handset, try out Maru. It is very impressive. To use the MaruOS, you will need to download an update.zip file if you have installed a custom recovery or download a desktop installer (options for Windows, MacOS, and Linux are available.
Get started with the desktop installerIf you want to install a new version of Android OS on your smartphone, you are probably using the custom recovery. However, if you prefer using the desktop installer, it is pretty simple and straightforward. Download the correct version and then connect your Android handset via USB. You need to know that your phone’s contents will be wiped, so if you have any files, movies, photos, or songs, you should back these up. If you are using Windows, activate USB debugging, then download and install Google USB drivers. How to install USB drivers for Android Eventually, go to the download the ZIP, unzip and double click to install it. For Linux, open the unzipped downloaded file, and then run: ./install.sh For MacOS, unzip the desktop install and click install. Then select Open.
Use Maru handset as a PCAfter you have installed Maru, you should now maximize the productivity. After you’ve restarted your handset and connected it to a HDMI, all you need is the Bluetooth mouse and keyboard. You can then start using your Android device as a desktop. Go to the Settings, and finds Desktop. Hit Dashboard and then swipe the switch on the top to B. Google’s upcoming Andromeda and what it means for Android and Chrome OS
Maru alternativesDon’t have a Nexus 5? Don’t worry. There are also other alternatives that work just fine. There are a few Google Play Store applications available on your Android handset. No installers or TWRP recovery are installed here.
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September 07 2015