Once downloaded, the tablet will proceed to install the app for you. Below weve listed some new features and screenshots of the upcoming tablet os, which will debut with the motorola xoom on feb. Download the pocketmags app today and enjoy more than 15 complimentary issues. In late june, weve seen the announcement of worlds first android 3. We have been seeing breadcrumbs, or honeycomb crumbs over the. Jun 16, 2011 i installed honeycomb on my viewsonic gtablet. Android honeycomb video shows slick tablet os cnet. Android honeycomb is a successive version of the android operating system for compatible phones and devices. Android honeycomb is the codename for the eighth version of android, designed for devices. Google spills the details on tablet os, honeycomb pcworld. Honeycomb debuted with the motorola xoom in february 2011. Though no official ice cream sandwich update has emerged for the samsung galaxy tab 10. Android is a linuxbased operating system for mobile devices such as smartphones and tablet computers.
The installation was perfect, and went right the first time. First of all you will need to download the nook honeycomb image from here and then you will have to unzip by using winzip onto your computer. If you want to download the zip file, youll need to go to using the browser on the phone and download it from there. Besides the addition of new features, honeycomb introduced a new socalled holographic user interface theme and an interaction model that built on the main features of. The gtablet with honeycomb is more powerful and faster than my core i5 laptop for some apps. Engadget says that the new interface looks more or less nothing like android.
The functionality is amazingly better than outofthebox viewsonic version of android 2. Googles just released some tantalising information about android 3. First appearing on the motorola xoom in february 2011, android 3. I personally would not even think about buying a tablet. Google has accidentally made public a youtube video that shows android 3. I recommend installer version for maximum simplicity. It introduces a brand new, truly virtual and holographic ui design, as well as an elegant, contentfocused interaction model. Another alternative is to use another android email client. Googles powerful new honeycomb tablet os takes on ios 4. Honeycomb is termed as next version of android platform. Google has announced an event to be hold on february 2 at its mountain view headquarters.
Its not exactly official, but if you want to step up the operating system on your nook color, an android 3. Its a fully functional adnroid os on your pc, so you can install thousand of free android games and apps in your. All the android users waiting from long to get adobe on their handsets, now finally can have it. It is now a valuable resource for people who want to make the most of their mobile devices, from customizing the look and feel to adding new functionality. Well wait wait wait not only this, current release shows the availability of flash for android 3. Google showed off other enhancements to the os, such as a contact shortcuts feature that allows you to create quick. Go figure, it seems that honeycomb is able to run on a pc.
Take control of your mobile browser by personalizing firefox with addons like ad blockers, password and download managers and more. Other then all the new features and apis, android 3. This version is an adaptation for larger screens to better support tablets. This method uses a virtual image for the honeycomb rom and installs it on the sd card of the device. Sites like computer world and androidandme have already done some indepth overviews that cover the newest honeycomb 3. It has variety of new features for users and application developers. Tmobile celebrated its gslate announcement by posting the same video. Android honeycomb is the codename for the eighth version of android, designed for devices with larger screen sizes, particularly tablets. With this guide, you will be able to convert your nook color from an ereader into a honeycomb tablet and enable android market on it to be able to install and use hundreds of thousands of apps. Find the latest and greatest on the worlds most powerful mobile platform. K9 mail works well with gmail accounts and can both download attachment to the. Released only for the motorola xoom tablet so far, the new operating system, which started life on android smartphones but is now formatted for the larger.
Browse devices, explore resources and learn about the latest updates. To provide complete solution for android on eee pc platforms first and then to provide solutions for common x86 platforms as well. The smartphone market is much, much bigger than the tablet market, so why arent smartphones the focus of android 3. The platform is developed keeping in mind the requirements of devices like tablets. At least make two versions of the gui smartphonefriendly and tabletfriendly so all android users get the benefits of honeycomb and future os updates. Major android tablets being released this year such as the motorola xoom and tmobile gslate will come installed with honeycomb the nook color was the first device on the market running android 3. The first device featuring this version, the motorola xoom tablet, was released on february 24, 2011. An open source project by the name of android x86 has been attempting to boot the latest honeycomb build to netbooks and laptops with some success their project goal.1111 137 109 937 655 76 660 1578 1579 1065 531 1180 351 414 177 451 31 718 290 914 150 474 1077 498 675 89 630 128 448 410 178 305 1493 714 1483