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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.

iVdopia bringing video ads to Android apps

iVdopia is a mobile advertising platform which debuted on the iPhone 3G in March of 2009. If you thought the occasional banner ad popping up in your app was annoying, your gonna really hate this. Mobile ad giant iVdopia is bringing its video-serving advert formats to Android.

Gowalla for Android Beta Available Now

Gowalla is an extremely popular location-based social networking game. It is one of the most used apps on the iPhone. Its often compared to foursquare because it allows you to share your locations, experiences, and pick up stamps for their 'passport'.

Google acquires reMail iPhone App

Google has recently acquired reMail from the AppStore and the removed it form the iPhones AppStore. Ha, take that Apple. One of the best apps for the iPhone could make its way to Android soon. Although this may end up being mashed together with the gmail app to enhance its functionality.

Official BBC App Coming to Android

If you are from the UK this is great news for you. BBC has an Android app in the works and it should be available soon in the Android Market. This app will aim to delivery the full BBC news experience bringing not only news but sports as well and there is a chance that the iplayer, which is a video service that allows you to catch up on news you missed, will be included also.

Xperia X10 On AT&T For $199 In April?

It seems like it has been a year since this phone was announced. We all wanted to get our hands on this beautiful piece of work and most of all, test out another custom UI dubbed Rachael. The folks over at BoyGeniusReport (BGR),  are making a strong statement that this phone will be coming to AT&T this April or May.
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