Google releases Android 3.1, announces Android Ice Cream Sandwich

Emil

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At Google I/O 2011 today, the company made a bunch of Android announcements. First off, Android 3.1 (codenamed Honeycomb, just like Android 3.0) is now official, offering the following features for…

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madboyv1

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Funny how we are talking about version 3.1 (and speculating about version 4), while many phones run on 2.3 or older. Even the new Samsung Galaxy S II ships with version 2.3. Google might be going too fast for the industry. =(

Then again I do not know how the OS upgrade path is for Andriod phones (if any), so that is a terrible assumption I've made. *rolleyes*
 

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madboyv1 said:
Funny how we are talking about version 3.1 (and speculating about version 4), while many phones run on 2.3 or older. Even the new Samsung Galaxy S II ships with version 2.3. Google might be going too fast for the industry. =(

Then again I do not know how the OS upgrade path is for Andriod phones (if any), so that is a terrible assumption I've made. *rolleyes*
Android 3.x is for tablets only.
 

madboyv1

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Ah, thanks for the info. That would explain all the PC/Tablet related items in that list; I was wondering about that myself. I probably got mixed up when I kept on hearing about how people were lamenting 2.3 being used on tablets instead of 3.0.

Anyways, Andriod 4.0 will be much welcomed since it'll work on all devices, hopefully simplifying the Android ecosystem. =)
 
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They should skip on making phones and make ice-cream sandwiches; that looks good.