Google revs Android SDK

Summary:Speaking of Android, Google released a new SDK (sdk v0.9_r1) a few hours ago.

Google revs Android SDK
Speaking of Android, Google released a new SDK (sdk v0.9_r1) a few hours ago. Some features that caught reader plusminus' eye include:

  • The new Desktop-Style Home-Screen (moveable and customizable shortcuts. Completely slideable once to left and right!)
  • StreetView (awesome implementation, can use Compass if available! Feels just like on the Desktop.)
  • The browser (feels faster)
  • SMS-Sending
  • Ringtones for Contacts
  • New Dialer (+ Calculator)

You can find 31 additional screenshots here.

VentureBeat also has posted an analysis of the Android SDK.

Topics: Google


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