12 Gingerbread Features to fill your belly.

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    Some thought Google CEO Eric Schmidt might announce Android 2.3 when he appeared at the Web 2.0 Summit last week but that didn't happen. Now Andy Rubin is scheduled to speak at D: Dive Into Mobile on December 6th and everyone is speculating that might be the day for the Android 2.3 announcement.

    Androidandme and XDA have dug up some very cool features that Gingerbread is going to bring to the table.

    For those of you wondering about an entirely different UI you may be disappointed. There will only be some small tweaks: notification bar at the top of the screen has gone from white to black, the launcher buttons are now green instead of translucent, and many of the native app icons have received a makeover.

    Most of the existing native apps will also look slightly updated with tweaks to the styling of menus, check boxes, and radio buttons as leaked in the last Google Maps update. Other small tweaks, as reported by phandroid, include new animations when you swipe across the desktop and when you power off the display.

    For the full list of 12 features check out Androidandme and post your comments here. Enjoy your Gingerbread!!















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    Well i thought it was going to be a complete overhaul of the UI I thought that's what Google said let me know if I'm wrong.
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    i had thought the market and google music was supposed to be froyo but i guess i had heard wrong
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    Well I think I can wait till honeycomb to upgrade still love my rooted droid which still has mega support and I believe features from honeycomb will come to my droid
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    Heywill my droid 2 be able to run ginger?

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    I think its still up in the air as to what phones will get gingerbread and when but I would assume so.

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    Ok I hope so id be pissed if I just bought this then I have to buy a new one the thing tht sucks is no video calls

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    Even though the UI only sees minor changes, they will be welcome improvements. All the additional apps discussed in that article sound pretty nice too.
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    I'm gunna have to unroot my phone for update aren't i

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    You'll probably have to go back to stock if you're running a rom but I think the update will do the unrooting for you. At least that's how its was with me and 2.3.2

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    Will I lose everything I have done with root or will it just get rid of su and set settings back to stock

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    Anybody find it kind of weird in the article, the video for the new market/browser, that the video feed was coming from a Mac? That's blasphemy!!!
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    I, for one, never expected a complete overhaul. After all - an update has been coming out every few months as it stands now...
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    Yes it will :)
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    I love the music sync with iTunes and the new market feature, but now when I'm at work I'll searching for new apps.

    Also happy there was no major overhaul to the UI, I like the way it is now.
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    Anyone wannna answer my q about root

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    I don't know quite what you were asking. Yes you will lose root which means you will lose access to all of your root apps but once you reroot they will be accessible again.

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    Ok like will they be wiped from droid or just unusable

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    Afaik they will not be affected except for being off limits until you reroot.

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    Ok thanks when is honeycomb supposedly coming and will droid# support?

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