Sunday, October 23, 2011

Android Ice Cream Sandwich Features

Android as you are already familiar with is a mobile operating system developed by Google and the open handset alliance. Since it was first released it has seen a number of updates and each update has a code name. The latest being Ice Cream Sandwich. All these code names are based on dessert items. Cupcake, Donut, Eclair, Froyo, Gingerbread, Honeycomb, Ice Cream Sandwich.

With the latest Andriod ICS - Ice Cream Sandwich debuting first on the Samsung Galaxy Nexus. It has been built by Samsung for Google and developed jointly by engineers from both companies.

The new OS has some stunning features and worth checking out. 

Hardware buttons have been done away with to make room for software buttons

Features a new font optimized for HD display

Voice typing

Gmail comes with offline search

Access Apps from the lock screen

Facial recognition for face unlock

New tabbed web-browser, you can open up to 16 tabs

Set a cap on your data usage

Camera App with zero shutter lag and zoom while recording

Photo editor

People App  which combines high-resolution photos and updates from Google+, Facebook etc.

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