That didn't take long at all. Probably the complete opposite, actually. But, while Google I/O is still going strong, and we're covering everything that slips out of the conference, Google and the Android Team have officially made the Android 2.2 Software Developer's Kit (SDK) available for download.
There's no doubt that there's plenty of people out there actively calling out for certain features for Android to adopt. While speeding up the browser may not be at the top of everyone's list, especially considering the native Android browser is pretty quick in of itself, but we know for a fact that adding applications to your SD card is one of the most highly anticipated features ever. And, sure enough, Google has pulled the curtain off the feature.
Today, T-Mobile official announced the newest addition to the myTouch family, the myTouch 3G Slide. We’ve heard many rumors in past few months about this device but now it official. This device is slated for release in June, that’s right folk, next month you can go pick one up. This is an Android 2.1 device with a custom version of HTC’s Sense UI called Espresso. It also packs in a few other surprises as well.
This would be totally cool, can you imagine playing all your games on your handset with a Bluetooth controller? Zeemote has just released an Android SDK for their JS1 controller. Most Android devices would benefit from this because it will be compatible with 1.6 and up. By the time developers integrate this remote into their games, most phones should have their update.
It’s been a long time coming but the long awaited Gamifone has been announced for a T-Mobile release. Garmin was one of the first members of the OHA, promised to produce an Android handset, seemed like it would never come to fruition. This may be the first announcement of great Android devices for T-Mobile.
Since the release of the G1, highly anticipated Android has been given their own space full of information and teasery, that’s right, teasery. The HTC Incredible now has a coming soon site, but unlike its predecessors, there not much information on this site and you can forget about an emulator, for now.
We're all aware of AT&T's recent Android releases with certain Google apps removed or replaced. These are the most restricted Android devices on the market today. Orange may be following suit with their upcoming Android devices. Google Maps, Youtube, Gmail, Gtalk and possibly Search too will all be removed in their devices.
Android just got access to a whole new library of pre-written Java-Based applications. Myriad launched a tool called J2Android earlier last week. This tool can be used to convert thousands of MIDlet applications and games already on the market and allows Dalvik to run them.
Yesterday we let you all know that BlueAnt plans on bringing a headset and an app to Android. Today a video demo of the headset emerges and it looks quite impressive. Besides being designed for use in extreme conditions, it has a few other surprises as well.
DSP Group brings the smart phone user experience to the cordless home phone via the interactive multimedia handset. This device has just debuted at this years Cebit. DSP Group has been on of the leaders in telecommunications for the past 20 years. This will be their first entry into the world of Android.