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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...

February 29th 2012 at 9:12am 0 Comments
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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...

October 20th 2011 at 10:22pm 0 Comments
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Engadget got a sneak preview of Myriad's Alien Dalvik 2.0 running on an iPad. Alien Dalvik is a small bit of custom code that allows almost any non-Android device to run unaltered Android apps. Version 2.0 of the software allows Android apps to run on iOS. Interestingly, Alien Dalvik 2.0 runs...

October 10th 2011 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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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...

October 10th 2011 at 7:30am 0 Comments
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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...

February 18th 2011 at 3:52pm 0 Comments
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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...

February 17th 2010 at 3:39pm 0 Comments