Android Honeycomb

Android 3.0 Honeycomb Full Preview Guide [DEVELOPER FEATURES]

Hello there and welcome to your full guide and preview of Google's new Android operating system version 3.0, also called Honyecomb, also known as Android's first tablet-centric OS. The first of two main points we'll be going through here are is New User Features. The second of two points is covered in a second post - New Developer Features. In this half of the introduction to the tablet OS we're going to assume you know a bit about developing for Android already. Hope you don't mind. Let's take a look at what you'll be dealing with in this fabulous new system.

Android Honeycomb Event Announced by Google

Publishers have just been invited to an event by Google to be held next Wednesday in California. They've promised to bring "an in-depth look at Honeycomb, Android ecosystem news, and some hands-on demos! " Sounds fantastic - we'll be there with bells on!

Honeycomb update for Notion Ink Adam a work-in-progress

Notion Ink has announced it is working on Android 3.0 Honeycomb for the Adam tablet, though an exact release date for the software update is still unknown. The news confirms, however, that the Tegra 2 slate will bypass Gingerbread altogether and look instead to Honeycomb, Google's tablet-centric version of Android. Doing so would be is understandable, given Notion Ink's work on the Eden UI and multitasking system, intended to turn the smartphone-suited OS into something workable for a 10-inch display. Notion Ink says it is working with NVIDIA at the moment for the necessary Tegra 2 polish. The company has also announced that some Adam touchscreens were damaged in transit, and which will affect deliveries of certain pre-orders; Notion Ink's touchscreen suppliers are working over the Chinese New Year to replace them. No word on other display issues some owners have reported, however.

Motorola XOOM Promo Ad Released, Honeycomb Shines

Motorola has just released this XOOM Android 3.0 Honeycomb tablet ad spot to their YouTube account, and it looks magical. Most of the commercial is one gigantic touchscreen interface where hands reach in and activate wishes and specs for the XOOM, including "software for a tablet," sharing, webcam with Google Talk, 5 megapixel camera, HD video capture, "I want the web to be the web, without restrictions," and more.

G-Slate Will Not Feature Glasses-Free Display?

The LG T-Mobile G-Slate was announced at this year's CES. And although it was greatly overlooked due to the fact that details were few and far between and no physical devices were present, it still will be a key player in the 2011 tablet war. Rumors started to pile in that the device would feature a glasses-free 3D display, and now this is being said to be incorrect, but it will have some 3D options for the user.
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