Running Android on a desktop computer is very useful for; trying apps before downloading it on your mobile phone, making use of the millions of aps on the Android platform like Whatsapp and running Android games on your desktop computer.
Android is the world’s most used mobile operating system, according to IDC the Android market share for Q2 2014 is round 84.7% (http://www.idc.com/prodserv/smartphone-os-market-share.jsp) Android is an operating system developed by Google and is based on the free and open source Linux operating system.
Step One: You’ll need to download bluestacks on your computer, you can find it in the following link (http://www.bluestacks.com/).
Step Two: After the download is complete, you should start installing it to your computer. During the installation it’s preferred to keep all of the options to the default settings.
Step Three: Now After finishing the installation and launching the Bluestacks emulator you’ll be prompted by the following window (it’s worth noting that when you first launch the emulator it’ll take some time to load).
Step Four: Now, to search for the app you want, first click on the search button on the top left corner of the window.
Step Five: Type the app you want to install (e.g. Angry Birds); then a list of available apps will appear, just click on the app you want and start the installation.
Now, you can install and enjoy any Android app on your computer by just repeating and following the same above steps.