Dalvik

11.06.13
'ART' experiment in Android KitKat improves battery life and speeds up apps
11.06.13

'ART' experiment in Android KitKat improves battery life and speeds up apps

Efforts have been made to speed up the Dalvik runtime that underscores most Android apps, but some...

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05.04.12
Xamarin's XobotOS opens prospect of Android port to C#, can of worms
05.04.12

Xamarin's XobotOS opens prospect of Android port to C#, can of worms

Would it be ironic if Android developers did an end-run around Microsoft patents by using Microsof...

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10.10.11
Hands-on with Myriad's Alien Dalvik 2.0 on an iPad (video)
10.10.11

Hands-on with Myriad's Alien Dalvik 2.0 on an iPad (video)

Last week, Myriad outed its plans to unveil Alien Dalvik 2.0 -- which works on iOS -- at CTIA, wh...

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09.22.11
OpenMobile demos ACL for MeeGo, promises 100 percent compatibility with Android apps (video)
09.22.11

OpenMobile demos ACL for MeeGo, promises 100 percent compatibility with Android apps (video)

OpenMobile is a new company on the application compatibility scene whose primary product, the App...

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05.30.11
Open source project brings Android apps to iOS with 'Hello world' panache (video)
05.30.11

Open source project brings Android apps to iOS with 'Hello world' panache (video)

Ever think you'd see Android applications executing natively within iOS? A project called "in-the...

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03.29.11
Google hires Java founder James Gosling amid Oracle infringement suit - ah, snap!
03.29.11

Google hires Java founder James Gosling amid Oracle infringement suit - ah, snap!

And the war wages on... We've been reporting on the showdown between Oracle and Google over Java-rel...

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02.18.11
Myriad Alien Dalvik hands-on (video)
02.18.11

Myriad Alien Dalvik hands-on (video)

What if you could run Android apps on other platforms? That's exactly the question Benoit Shillings...

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02.11.11
IcedRobot Android fork to sidestep legal battle between Oracle, Google
02.11.11

IcedRobot Android fork to sidestep legal battle between Oracle, Google

We'd prepared ourselves for a drawn-out legal battle between Oracle and Google when we heard the for...

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02.11.11
Bloomberg: RIM working to let BlackBerry PlayBook run Android apps, but Dalvik's not the way
02.11.11

Bloomberg: RIM working to let BlackBerry PlayBook run Android apps, but Dalvik's not the way

We'd heard sweet, sweet rumors that RIM would include a Java virtual machine in the BlackBerry Play...

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