Google Android Platform

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Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich Review

Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich Review

The latest version of the Android platform is 4.0 or Ice Cream Sandwich. It offers a host of improvements and it brings smartphones and tablets together. We take a closer look in this review.

Android 4.0 from a Developer’s Perspective

Developers were reluctant to produce apps for Android 3.0 Honeycomb as it only appeared on one type of device — tablets. But with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich there is greater impetus on developers to take advantage of the tools introduced in this new combined mobile phone and tablet OS.

Best Android Handwriting Apps

You don’t always have to rely on your keyboard — there are many handwriting apps available for Android that will either convert your script to text, save it as it is for quick note-taking, or require you to learn a series of symbols to enter characters into your phone.

Test Your Knowledge of Android History

The Android mobile phone platform has been around for a few years now, but how much do you know about its founding years, the OHA and the various confectionary-based version names?