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Android Heading to Desktops, Laptops?

A new revelation by the website PatentlyApple shows how Google could soon be porting its immensely popular mobile OS platform Android to desktop and notebook computers.

Apparently, the speculations started when the patent enthusiast site learned about a new patent filed by the Mountain View based tech giant that focused on sort of the same technologies Apple uses in its Magic Trackpad and Multi-Touch Trackpad.

Google first made its entry into the notebook and desktop OS market with the launch of its cloud based ChromeOS which could not live up to the high expectations of users across the globe.

"In many ways that's understandable considering that Google is working on the Android for x86 project along with a serious list of other Intel-Android related projects," the PatentlyApple report read.

It went on adding: "Android is headed for the desktop and today's report lays out Google's specific work on trackpad operations corresponding to touchscreen events".

The website also stated that the new patent filed by Google describes a new device that could be configured to "map trackpad operations to corresponding touchscreen events." Users can use the said multi-touch technology in conducting operations such as zooming and pinching on the trackpad.