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While primarily intended for mobile devices, the Android OS is now also used officially used for smartwatches, TVs, and cars. Google, who acquired the company in 2005, has developed Wear OS for smartwatches, Android TV for smart TVs, and Android Auto for cars. Unofficially, Android can also be installed on a personal computer through a third-party software. App developers are often the ones to use Android on a PC, in order for them to make sure that the app runs smoothly through every step of development. There are different ways to install Android on a PC, and one of them is to run a device emulator. As the name suggests, a device emulator lets users simulate an Android device as a virtual device. Essentially, the user is running Android on his PC, which is emulating an Android device. The other ways to use the Android OS on a PC is to use a software that is based on the Android Open Source Project. Programs like Android-x86 and Remix OS were created to run the mobile operating software on other platforms, such as computers with x86 architecture. With these programs installed, users can use the Android OS as an alternative desktop operating system and run Android applications on their computers.