Google revs Android SDK

Google revs Android SDK

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

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Google revs Android SDKSpeaking 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.

Topic: Google

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  • Android as...

    Desktop operating system. I think it will be nice and safe(because application limited to java ).I hope someone will do some sort of port when the source is release.
    cruggeld
    • Porting?

      The Android SDK is available on 3 platforms (Linux, Windows, and Mac) - See link http://code.google.com/android/download.html
      Eleutherios