Linked by chandler on Sun 16th May 2010 19:28 UTC
Google Google is set to announce Android 2.2 at the Google I/O event this week and one of the highly anticipated features will provide a big boost for performance and battery life. Originally the Dalvik virtual machine was implemented as an interpreter, but now a JIT compiler will be used. Already benchmarks show a roughly 6x improvement in numeric performance with the new JIT. While this will make Snapdragon-powered phones like the Nexus One seem even more responsive it will have the biggest impact on lower end phones using ARM11-based chipsets. It remains to be seen how many existing models will receive upgrades to 2.2.
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RE[5]: Desire!
by nt_jerkface on Mon 17th May 2010 21:41 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Desire!"
nt_jerkface
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2009-08-26


This part is FUD.
* Android has just as much quality and variety of applications as the iPhone. In fact, I'd argue there's more variety on Android due to Apple's strict control over iPhone apps - but the fact is the average user is served equally well on either platform (as I don't want to start a stupid platform war)


Opinion you disagree with is not FUD but more importantly his opinion is well supported by the fact that the iphone still has much better support from medium and large gaming companies.

Just look at how many iphone games EA has published:
http://www.ea.com/games?platform[]=variationtype.game.iphone

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