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Through the use of a new software layer called ART, software on the upcoming "L" version of Android will run faster.
You don't need the newest version of Android to get all of the performance benefits. Here's how you can speed up your Android device in one easy step.
Eager beavers can try a preview version of Google's next mobile operating system as Google tries harder to court developers.
Google really wants better software for Android and the Web. At Google I/O this week, it will attempt to help programmers get more out of both.
If you're a developer eagerly waiting to port your apps to Tizen OS the moment a phone ever gets released, there's an easy way to do so.
The software, designed to load apps faster than the current Dalvik virtual machine, is built into Android 4.4 and could arrive in the next version of Google's mobile OS.
A new benchmarking tool for touchscreen response times shows Apple's iPhone 5 is twice as fast as Android competitors. It's a close race for top spot in the Android pack.
Owners of iPads and other non-Android devices will now be able to run Android apps thanks to Myriad Group's new Alien Dalvik 2.0 software.
We talked to Myriad about Alien Dalvik, the software that can put Android apps on MeeGo phones like the upcoming Nokia N9 -- not to mention in cars and aeroplanes.
The brilliant Nexus 4 is well catered with custom ROMs -- special versions of Android that make things faster, smoother or more intuitive.