Android 3.0 'Honeycomb' - First look

Summary:Google has lifted the lid on the upcoming Android 3.0 'Honeycomb' tablet operating system - and it sure looks pretty!

Google has lifted the lid on the upcoming Android 3.0 'Honeycomb' tablet operating system - and it sure looks pretty!

Check out the Android 3.0 'Honeycomb' gallery here!

So, what's new?

  • New UI designed from the ground up for tablets - Featuring a System bar for global statuses and notifications, an Action Bar for application control, customizable Home Screen and a Recent Apps list.
  • Redesigned keyboard - More screen space on a tablet means a better keyboard
  • Improved text selection, copy and paste - Yes, copy and paste ... people still use it!
  • New connectivity options - Whole raft of features to help make connecting your tablet to networks and other devices easier.
  • Updated set of standard apps - Browser, camera and gallery, contacts and email are all improved.
  • Loads of new developer features - - New UI framework for creating great tablet apps - High-performance 2D and 3D graphics - Support for multicore processor architectures - Rich multimedia and connectivity - Enhancements for enterprise - Compatibility with existing apps

Home Screen

Customized Home Screen


Text Selection






Looks awesome!


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Topics: Mobility, Google


Adrian Kingsley-Hughes is an internationally published technology author who has devoted over a decade to helping users get the most from technology -- whether that be by learning to program, building a PC from a pile of parts, or helping them get the most from their new MP3 player or digital camera.Adrian has authored/co-authored technic... Full Bio

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