Tuesday, 18 October 2011

Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich is here!

Exciting new SDK!

Some of the amazing new features for developers:

  • Unified UI framework for phones, tablets
  • Social API
  • Calendar API
  • Visual voicemail API
  • Android Beam
  • Low-level streaming multimedia
  • Media effects for transforming images and video
  • New media codecs and containers (support for Matroska!!)
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • OpenGL ES texture views
  • Hardware-accelerated 2D drawing
  • VPN client API

And a lot more! Checkout the full change log here
Developers, don't forget to read the hightlights and the differences report.

oh, and watch the cool promo video