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You may not be familiar with USSD (Unstructured Supplementary Service Data) but there's a good chance you've used it before -- by dialing *225# (or something similar) to check the balance on your account. Just like SMS, it's a protocol baked into every GSM phone. Unlike SMS, it allows session-base

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W3C tests HTML5 browser compatibility, crowns IE9 the champ Myriad Dalvik Turbo hands-on: Android apps just got fast Myriad 'Alien Dalvik' runs Android apps on any phone... starting with MeeGo (video) It wasn't that long ago that Myriad gave us an exclusive sneak peek at its platform agnostic

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Last week, Myriad outed its plans to unveil Alien Dalvik 2.0 -- which works on iOS -- at CTIA, which starts today. But, knowing our readers would be champing at the bit to see it in action a little early, we got an exclusive sneak preview of the software for you right now. As a quick refresher, A

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What if you could run Android apps on other platforms? That's exactly the question Benoit Shillings and his team at Myriad asked themselves before setting out to create Alien Dalvik. The resulting software provides a host environment for the (mostly Java-based) Android apps to run pretty much anywh

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Even on the latest round of Snapdragon-powered models, Android apps don't typically seem to exhibit the same level of buttery-smooth prowess as their iPhone equivalents. There are a variety of reasons for that, but the most damning seems to stem from Google's choice of the Dalvik Java runtime, whic

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