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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.
Mobile software maker Myriad is preparing software that lets non-Android-based smartphones run apps designed for Google's mobile OS.
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.
The software kit will let coders create parts of their Android 1.5 applications outside the Dalvik virtual machine, using languages such as C and C++.
Through the use of a new software layer called ART, software on the upcoming "L" version of Android will run faster.
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.
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.
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.
Eager beavers can try a preview version of Google's next mobile operating system as Google tries harder to court developers.