Froyo - Hands-On with Android OS 2.2

Noah Kravitz
 from Oakland, CA
Published: May 25, 2010

Last week I was pretty much blown away by what Google demoed and promised out of the next update to Android: Version 2.2 "Froyo." From major speed increases to a comprehensive cloud to device API and then some, Android 2.2 brings a lot to the table and makes Google's mobile OS an even more formidable player in the smartphone scene.

While the update is currently available to anyone with a Nexus One device, I turned to the man himself for an expert's take on what many are calling the most significant Android update since 1.5: Our own John Walton. Froyo, as John says, is major:

"Despite my Sense fanboyism of the past, flashing the Android 2.2 ROM has caused me to fall back in love with vanilla Android, and madly."

John's overview of 2.2 is embedded here for your viewing pleasure. For more, head over to DroidDog where John and Andrew Steffy serve up five more Froyo vids along with screen grabs galore. And that's just on the page I linked to - browse around DDog for more Android than you can wag a tail at.

 

 

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