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.
Mobile software maker Myriad is preparing software that lets non-Android-based smartphones run apps designed for Google's mobile OS.
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 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.
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.
Oracle argues that just because Google says the Android team didn't know about Sun's patents didn't mean they didn't have access to them.
It couldn't be easier to share pictures with Android--but what if you want to share a screenshot of something weird or awesome? It takes a little prep work and a computer, but you can do it. Read more in this blog post by Rob Lightner.
Java Wars 2 is on, as Google has formally responded to Oracle's suit by defending its code and claiming Oracle is being hypocritical about Java licensing.
RIM's BlackBerry PlayBook may be capable of running Android apps, sources tell Bloomberg. This rumor follows a similar one from last month.
We take a look back at last year's Android predictions and take our best guesses for what to look for in 2012.