Friday, December 16, 2011

Android Ice Cream Sandwich

The Ice Cream Sandwich combines the tablet optimized Honeycomb and Gingerbread in a cohesive whole. The unification of the UI and APIs means that developers will not have to worry about multiple devices and hardware configurations and simply have to develop their apps for one OS and it also will automatically work perfectly across many devices. This is what Google promised us at their I/O event whenever they first announced Ice Cream Sandwich that is what they delivered today.

Ice Cream Sandwich

Optimized intended for smartphone and tablet use
New program, with a new typeface called 'Roboto', kept up to date animations, transition effects, multi-touch gestures in addition to live wallpapers
Improved multitasking
New homescreen version and favorites tray
Improved lock tv screen with facial unlock
Improved notification food list
Resizable widgets, viewable through the app menu
Built-in screenshot utility
Improved word input and spell-checking
Improved voice suggestions
Ability to monitor and control facts usage
Improved accessibility for disabled end users
New Peoples app
Improved Gmail in addition to Calendar app
Improved web browser with chance to save web pages and incognito manner
Visual voicemail
Improved camera app having face detection and panorama mode
Much better video recorder with continuous auto-focus, driving while recording, snapshot while recording in addition to time lapse mode
Redesigned Gallery request with photo editor
Android Beam intended for transferring data using NFC
Wi-Fi Strong and Bluetooth HDP support
Ice Cream Sandwich

But Ice Cream Sandwich is in excess of just unification of the smartphone in addition to tablet versions of Android. It brings an overwhelming volume of new changes and features to the OS that combine the most beneficial of Gingerbread and Honeycomb, while adding some new features along the route, such as the improved lock in addition to notification screen, new camera app, new Peoples app and a more rewarding browser, just to name a several.