Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 19th Oct 2011 18:27 UTC
Google So, somewhere in the middle of the night (at least for me) Samsung and Google held a joint event, in which they announced both the new Nexus phone, the Galaxy Nexus, and Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich. While the Galaxy Nexus is a pretty impressive phone, what we got to see from Ice Cream Sandwich surely didn't drop too many jaws.
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ICS looks fine
by siki_miki on Wed 19th Oct 2011 21:34 UTC
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Of course some expected to get iCloud-like integration or Siri equivalent, or more stylish/less colorful UI design, but that can for now be covered by third party apps/skins/addon google services.
The look and feel resembles Honeycomb (plus some polish and a lot of under the hood work), which is by no means bad.

Btw. Rubin also said that ICS is going to be open source a few weeks after phone(s) are released.
Other good news is, they claim to designed workarounds for all known Apple patents for the SGNexus and ICS (we'll see if Apple continues with the legal rampage if that's true).

Edited 2011-10-19 21:35 UTC

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