Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 20th May 2010 18:29 UTC
Google At the Google I/O conference, Google just held its second keynote address, which focussed on Android. The talk was held by Vic Gundotra, and he unveiled a number of new features coming in Android 2.2 "Froyo", as well as some features coming in Froyo+1. The main theme of the entire keynote? Openness and choice, and a whole bucketload of not-so-subtle jabs at Apple. I'd like to apologise upfront for a possible lack of critical notes in this article - I'm still handing out the brownie points to Google for yesterday.
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RE[2]: Comment by phoenix
by kristoph on Fri 21st May 2010 05:44 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by phoenix"
kristoph
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2006-01-01

You missed the point.

The issue is that the vast majority of Android devices are 1.5/1.6 and most users do not update so most developers (like us for example) cannot really make use of 2.x features.

In fairness, iPhone OS 4 will introduce some issues for us too (because it's not compatible with the devices before iPhone 3GS).

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RE[3]: Comment by phoenix
by daveak on Fri 21st May 2010 06:43 in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by phoenix"
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2008-12-29

It will be available for the 3G / 2nd Gen. iPod Touch as well.

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