Android users get a big gift today when the newest OS, Ice Cream Sandwich, will finally be revealed along with the hopes of ending the fragmentation issues that
While the newest Apple operating system, iOS5, obviously mimics many features that have long been standard in Android, the latter has always suffered from its lack of consistency across the many devices, especially once tablets began production. Where with Apple, iOS is the same on an iPhone as it is on an iPad, even across the variations of devices, there are currently an almost incalculable number of combinations of Android phones, tablets and operating systems.
It’s made for a tough haul for developers as bugs in one version exist, and not in others. When bugs are fixed in one, they then appear in others.
Ice Cream Sandwich promises to solve those issues with a unifying experience. The Samsung Nexus phone, due to be revealed soon, will be the first device with the OS and looks to be a beast of performance and user experience. If the sneak peeks and spy shots of the phone hold true, the sexy, curved glass shape will be something that Apple would approve of.
More to come as details are given.
- Here’s How Some Ice Cream Sandwich Widgets Might Look Like (pocketnow.com)
- Ice Cream Sandwich may have a built-in photo editor to help your pictures turn out halfway decent (engadget.com)
- Rumor: Ice Cream Sandwich will include built-in photo editing tools and filters (digitaltrends.com)
- [Exclusive] Ice Cream Sandwich Will Finally Bring Native Screenshot Capabilities To Android (androidpolice.com)
- Ice Cream Sandwich Announcement of the Day (geeks.thedailywh.at)
- Developers expect much from today’s Android 4 upgrade (infoworld.com)