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Myriad Alien Dalvik To Enable Android Apps On Non-Android Platforms

Application eco-system is the biggest advantage of today's smartphone market, Google Android just surpassed Apple iOS in terms of total usage - with this added advantage of wider audience the Android application eco-system is bound to expand as more developers come-in to get advantage of this large user-base. To makes things even more interesting and favoring for the Android app. eco-system, Myriad the team behind Dalvik Turbo virtual machine has demonstrated "Alien Dalvik" virtualization which allows Android applications to run on non-android platforms like Nokia N900 (MeeGo) without any modifications at same performance levels.

Dalvik Turbo Virtual Machine Demo

Alien Dalvik is scheduled to get unveiled at upcoming Mobile World Congress and an official demonstration video is already out showing it in action.

Google Android 2.3 Gingerbread Successfully Ported To Nokia N900

NitdroidWhile native Android OS devices are still waiting for the newest Android 2.3 Gingerbread update port, a developer who goes by handle "drunkdebugger" at NITDROID forums has achieved success in porting Android 2.3 Gingerbread on Nokia N900.

Project NITDROID aims to develop a stable and working port of Android OS for the Nokia Internet Tablets (N8x0 and N900) and an automatic installer for Android 2.2 on Nokia N900 is already under active development and is used by many. Since, Nokia N900 Maemo OS and Google Android share the same Linux love under the hood developers are able to achieve this success this early and easily.

Android Port For Nokia N900

A video demonstration of Nokia N900 running Google Android 2.3 follows after the jump.

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