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Android 2.0 coming very soon?

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 18 Jul 2009 2:36 User comments (3)

Android 2.0 coming very soon? According to a Google developer, Android 2.0 may be headed to mobile phones by the end of the summer.
The interview, with AndroidGuys, shows a representative of The Weather Channel saying it is preparing its next application release for Andorid 2.0 and that the app will be shipping before the end of August. Android 2.0 apps will not work on older Operating Systems, such as 1.5 (Cupcake), so the app would be useless without an upgrade.

The interviewee also said that Android 2.0 "is greatly improved" in terms of coding and is vastly more stable.

2.0 is dubbed "Donut," following in Google's dessert theme for Android updates, and will "add universal searching, voice control, text-to-speech and gesturing," says Electronista.

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3 user comments

118.7.2009 10:40

Nice but really? Cupcake only recently came out I find it a bit hard to beleive they would do a major update so soon. A few patches I would expect yeah ( maybe 1.6, 1.7.....) but considering how long it took them to get cupcake released only time would tell for the donut.

218.7.2009 15:49

donut, éclair, and flan are all coming out this year, so its pretty likely donut should be here by at least late summer. android development is extremely quick.

318.7.2009 15:51

development of 3rd party roms is actually even quicker, ive already tried out at least 5 different os's, getting updated almost everyday.

my current rom is an ion remix which is extremely fast and has a flashier ui than the original cupcake.

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