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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
I just built an app, Messaging + Google Voice. It's the native Android messaging application with Google Voice capabilities. It will allow you to send and receive Google Voice and carrier messages within the same application.
This week's Google I/O conference ushered in an array of new and future developments from the Web search leader, touching on everything from new ideas for laptop computers to Google's own online music storage system. Google's Android mobile OS received several moments in the spotlight as well.