JIT – now making your Donut build twice as fast.

is a method of converting bytecode into native machine code, rather than Android’s Dalvik VM simply interpreting the bytecode. This speeds up apps and overall performance drastically. Cyanogen’s Nexus One build Beta 3 included JIT and has set the top speed on BenchmarkPi; OpenEclair 1.0.1 included JIT and absolutely flew.

The Philips GoGear Connect: player in Android 2.1

An Android 2.1 television? It seems the evolution of Android will extend past just being on various different mobile devices such as handset and netbook. There is also rumors that our favorite OS will end up on set top boxes and DVR's. This little invention by Phillips looks really intriguing.

AT&T picking up HTC Desire, Sprint grabbing HTC Hero2

BGR just received word from an unnamed source at HTC that states the Desire will be headed to AT&T while the Legend will land on Sprint. They also told them that Google will be looking to sell an AT&T 3G-compatible Nexus One directly through their web store, but the unit for AT&T network will be the Sense UI Desire. But unlike the current Nexus being only available via Google's phone site, there will also be an option for AT&T customers to pick this puppy up in stores.

Mystique Chapter 3 Obitus now available in Android Market

It been a long time coming but the guys over at Bendroid have finally released the 3rd chapter in their popular horror game. Mystique Chapter 3 Obitus is now available for download in the Android Market for only $2.99. This will surely be a hit just like the previous ones.

Vaja Google Nexus One leather case Winners Has Been Announced

These are some exciting times here at AndroidCommunity. Our top dog Vincent(CoFounder) of AndroidCommunity made an announcement at the beginning of the moth that he would be giving away a few Vaja Google Nexus One leather cases. Ever since then we all have been stalking the thread day and night hoping that our name will be pulled out the proverbial hat. Well it finally happened last night.

Slacker Radio 2.0 Allows Station Caching for Listening Without a Connection

Slacker, Inc. has finally unveiled  their v2.0 of their software for Android handsets the big update in this new version is that Slacker Radio Plus. This edition allows users to cache their favorite radio stations and listen to them offline. That means you can have your music with you whether you have a data connection or not. This is great for users that has Android devices with no data plans. You can hop on WIFI, cache all your music and still have it with you while you are on the go.

Android Market Has the Highest Percentage Of Free Apps

At this years Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, the company Distimo presented a study on the status of the Android Market. Their results showed that Android had the highest concentration of free apps in respect to the total amount of apps available. Every month more than 3,000 applications are added to Android Market. And out of the total, 57% of applications are free.

Verizon and the Saygus VPhone with Skype?

It seem Verizon wants to hit the ground running after the recent announcement of a partnership with Skype. There has been reports that the two are in the process of making a VOIP capable phone. This leads us to the Saygus VPhone. This phone is capable is video chat as well as VOIP.
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