Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
Google announces Android 2.2
Posted on 21-May-2010 07:50. | Tags Filed under: News.



Today at its annual I/O Developer Conference in San Francisco, Google announced Android 2.2. Codenamed Froyo (short for Frozen Yogurt), it is the latest update to the first open and comprehensive platform for mobile devices.

Android 2.2 offers valuable new features for consumers, including portable hotspot functionality, support for Adobe Flash within the Android Browser, and improvements to Android Market.

Android 2.2 also delivers powerful new tools and options for developers. These include performance & speed enhancements; new enterprise capabilities; the addition of the V8 Javascript engine to the Android browser; and a rich new set of APIs and services.

Also this morning, Google offered a preview of an upcoming web-based version of Android Market and an update to the native Music app, which will allow users to access their music from Android-based handsets.

“The growth of the Android ecosystem continues to exceed our expectations,” said Andy Rubin, VP, Engineering. “Every day, 100,000 new people start using Android-based handsets. There are now more than 180,000 active Android developers who have contributed over 50,000 apps to the Android Market. Froyo is another step toward making Android an even better platform for developers, enterprises and consumers.”

Developers can download the Android 2.2 SDK and Android NDK, Revision 4 now from the Android developer site. Froyo will be made available to OEMs and the open source community in the coming weeks.



comments powered by Disqus




Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

$1160 for a car battery??!!
Created by jonathan18, last reply by TimA on 19-Jan-2017 17:03 (34 replies)
Pages... 2 3


The President Of The USA: Donald Trump
Created by TimA, last reply by Sideface on 19-Jan-2017 11:19 (1743 replies)
Pages... 115 116 117


New Ford Mustang or Holden Commodore or alternatives
Created by MikeB4, last reply by WyleECoyoteNZ on 19-Jan-2017 17:06 (40 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Lost Mp3 collection, how to rebuild on the cheap (legally)?
Created by TeaLeaf, last reply by kickintheeye on 18-Jan-2017 23:05 (18 replies)
Pages... 2


Upsize my American houses to McMansion value deal.
Created by kingdragonfly, last reply by richms on 18-Jan-2017 15:48 (14 replies)

Mountain Bike Recommendation
Created by networkn, last reply by joker97 on 15-Jan-2017 22:14 (14 replies)

Stockholm ambulances to trial blocking drivers' music so sirens can be heard
Created by Geektastic, last reply by Oblivian on 19-Jan-2017 15:56 (26 replies)
Pages... 2


New Unlimited Fixed Broadband
Created by LivingSkinny, last reply by noroad on 19-Jan-2017 11:14 (55 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4