Android SDK 1.6 Released

Those waiting for a big ol’ bite of the Donut code branch from Android  probably won’t have to wait too much longer, as the software development kit for version 1.6 of Google’s mobile operating system has just been released. What’s in store?

  • Support for different screen resolutions, types, and sizes
  • Support for CDMA
  • Quick Search box from home screen provides predictive results from web and device
  • Text-to-speech language translations
  • Market update with screenshots and filters for new, top paid, and top free downloads within categories
  • Improved camera capture speed and UI
  • VPN options
  • New accessibility tools
  • Ability for developers to create recognized gestures

For a closer look, check out the changelog here, or for the devs in the house, see the new APIs or download the SDK here.

[via Android Developer Blog]

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