Schmidt: Android to Merge Phone and Tablet Versions
Speaking at Mobile World Congress today Google CEO Eric Schmidt said that eventually the smartphone version of Android (Gingerbread 2.3) and the tablet version of Android (Honeycomb 3.0) will merge into one Android platform that can run on all devices with the code name starting with the letter "I." He didn't say when this might happen, nor what features might be carried over or adopted in the unified version of Android. He believes this (and features of Gingerbread in particular) will help solve fragmentation issues.
First Look: What's New In Android O
Google this week released the first public beta of Android O, the next version of its core mobile platform. Android O has a handful of interesting new features, including picture-in-picture, notification dots, autofill for app logins, easy text selection, and much more.
Microsoft Releases New Office Apps for Android Smartphones
Microsoft today released a preview version of Office for Android smartphones. The latest renditions of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint closely match those available to the iPhone.
Google Play Services to Drop Support for Gingerbread
Google today said the next iteration of Google Play Services will sever backward compatibility with devices running Android 2.3 Gingerbread. Today, Google Play Services — the core code behind app compatibility across Android platforms — is 10.0.0 and supports API level 9.
Android N Preview Adds Multi-Window to Core Platform
Google today released a very early developer preview of Android N. Google hopes giving early access to the base code will help developers provide feedback so Google can push Android N to phone makers by the summer months.
its called "Ice Cream"
this isnt new news as to the Name really.. weve known on PPCGeeks for a bit now