Froyo and Gingerbread might be the Windows 98 and XP of the Android world, but Google has not given up on the aging, but still very popular platforms. The latest YouTube app serves up new features and a different UI to devices running older installs. And for good reason, too.
Android’s update scheme often older hardware running older software.
Since Google Hangouts was released last week, users haven’t been too happy with the lack of SMS and Google Voice integration. Google has already told us that SMS messaging will be included in the near future, and today a Google member is assuring us that Voice will also be a part of future versions.
At the Google I/O Developer conference, the Internet Giant announced the release of Android 2.2, Froyo, the next major update. In any computing device, good speed is something which is always appreciated and Android 2.2 comes with some impressive speed and performance improvements along with a bunch of new features.
Google recently showed off Android 4.2 and some of the cool features that go with it, including some pretty wild camera effects. One of the features they demoed was a Music Explorer that can be used to discover new artists and music in the Play Store. That feature has existed in the Play Store for a while, but Google’s taken it a step further and really improved the interface.
A huge gingerbread man has been put up on the Google campus in Mountain View, Calif., suggesting that Gingerbread, the next release of Android, may be released soon. Past dessert-themed displays have heralded the release of previous versions of Android such as Froyo. There's still a bit of confusion swirling around Gingerbread.
New data on the state of the Android ecosystem has been posted to Google’s Android Developers site. The big reveal? Gingerbread, the version of the Android mobile operating system released back in December 2010, is still leading with 57.5% of Android OS share. Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) is at 20.9%, and Android 2.2 (Froyo) has 14%. Yes, Froyo – released in May 2010.
I want to make an android application that allow user change the voice during phone call. For example: You are a man, you can change the voice to a woman or robot when talking over phone. It is like a funny prank.
I work around android's api and google for some days but still have no idea.
Hi guys, I need some to know if you've come across a firmware when flashed using LG Flash Tool flashes the original Froyo/Gingerbread bootloader. This will be useful for me now to get my phone working again obviously but will be useful to us in the future incase ICS drop with a major bug. at least we will then have an option of getting back to Gingerbread.