Ice Cream Sandwich, its new Features Plus New Developer Features

Source – Android

All i am going to say is that Android in my point of view, most updated Mobile OS right now. IceCreamSandwich is very much surprising with these features and looking at some snapshots of it… it has gone very much far for OS that has not been in industry for same as Nokia. lets Look at some of the features:

  • Refined, evolved UI

  • Home screen folders and favorites tray

  • Resizable widgets

  • New lock screen actions

  • Quick responses for incoming calls

  • Swipe to dismiss notifications, tasks, and browser tabs

  • Improved text input and spell-checking

  • Powerful voice input engine

  • Control over network data

  • Designed for accessibility

  • Unified calendar, visual voicemail

  • Rich and versatile camera capabilities

  • Redesigned Gallery app with photo editor

  • Live Effects for transforming video

  • Sharing with screenshots

  • Cloud-connected experience

  • Powerful web browsing

  • Improved¬†page rendering performance

  • Improved email

  • Improved auto-completion

  • Nested mail subfolders

  • Resizable Email widget

  • Android Beam for NFC-based sharing

  • Face Unlock

  • Wi-Fi Direct and Bluetooth HDP

And Much more..

Here are some of the Developers Features:

  • Unified UI framework for phones, tablets, and more

  • Social API

  • Calendar API

  • Visual voicemail API

  • Android Beam

  • Modular sharing widget

  • Low-level streaming multimedia

  • New camera capabilities

  • Media effects for transforming images and video

  • Audio remote controls

  • New media codecs and containers

  • Wi-Fi Direct

  • Bluetooth Health Device Profile (HDP)

  • Layout enhancements

  • OpenGL ES texture views

  • Hardware-accelerated 2D drawing

  • Stylus input, button support, hover events

  • Text services API for integrating spelling checkers

  • Accessibility API

  • Text-to-speech API

  • Secure management of credentials

  • Address Space Layout Randomization

  • VPN client API

  • Device policy management for camera


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About jignesh272

I am a Computer Science Student Studying at University Of Western Cape. Almost 6 Years in Java coding but now seem to share knowledge with others around via this site. Hope this site helps you whatever you were looking for.

Posted on October 19, 2011, in Uncategorized and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. this is the MOS for me!!! it looks awesome, and it works just as well!! and when you use it, you don’t get that sense that it was made with c or java, it feels unique and new… it’s almost perfect!!

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