Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Android 1.6 Donut

Based on Linux kernel 2.6.29 On 15 September 2009, the 1.6 (Donut) SDK was released.

Included in the update were: 
  • Search: Voice Search & text entry search enhanced to include bookmarks & history, contacts, the web, and more.
  • Search: Developers can now include their content in search results.
  • Text to speech: Features a multi-lingual speech synthesis engine to allow any Android application to "speak" a string of text.
  • Android Market: Allows easier searching, app screenshots, etc.
  • Camera, camcorder, and Gallery: Updated integrated with faster camera access.
  • Gallery: Now enables users to select multiple photos for deletion.
  • System: Updated technology support for CDMA/EVDO, 802.1x, VPNs, and a text-to-speech engine.
  • Display: Support for WVGA screen resolutions.
  • Speed improvements in searching and camera applications.
  • Expanded Gesture framework and new GestureBuilder development tool.
  • Google free turn-by-turn navigation.
(Source: Wikipedia)


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