Ice Cream Sandwich officially announced!!!

Discussion in 'Android News' started by Preach2k, May 10, 2011.

  1. Preach2k
    Offline

    Preach2k DF News Team Premium Member

    Joined:
    Jun 30, 2010
    Messages:
    1,922
    Likes Received:
    318
    Trophy Points:
    148
    Location:
    Hometown Brooklyn, NY Now Fuquay Varina, NC
    Ratings:
    +329
    Current Phone Model:
    Galaxy Note 4
    Twitter:
    DroidNCState
    Ice Cream Sandwich officially announced, coming in Q4





    [​IMG]


    Google today officially announced at IO the next iteration of Android, labeled Ice Cream Sandwich. This is going to be an operating system combining the tablet OS and the phone OS. It is one operating system that manufacturers will be able to put on any device.
    They showed off different devices that are currently running Android and the need for one OS to be able to power any form factor.
    Google said that Ice Cream Sandwich will be released in Q4.
     
    Last edited: May 10, 2011
  2. mtnbkrbob
    Offline

    mtnbkrbob Member

    Joined:
    Nov 17, 2009
    Messages:
    160
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    16
    Location:
    dansville michigan
    Ratings:
    +0
    :icon_ banana:
     
  3. UltraDroid
    Offline

    UltraDroid DF Super Moderator Staff Member

    Joined:
    Apr 21, 2010
    Messages:
    2,486
    Likes Received:
    153
    Trophy Points:
    143
    Location:
    Cleveland, Ohio - The North Coast!
    Ratings:
    +156
    That's great news - but my question is how soon that OS will be available to the developers of custom roms. Having multiple rooted android phones, all rooted and all having custom roms, I'm not interested in OTA updates.

    -Mike
     
  4. chasehammer
    Offline

    chasehammer Member

    Joined:
    Mar 21, 2011
    Messages:
    96
    Likes Received:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    8
    Location:
    Franklin, TN
    Ratings:
    +1
    sweet so it will be on phones 2 generations from now woot !!!
     
  5. Travillion
    Offline

    Travillion Member

    Joined:
    Aug 9, 2010
    Messages:
    34
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    6
    Location:
    State College, PA
    Ratings:
    +0
    Could this have anything to do with the Bionic's delay? Probably not, but I would be willing to wait a few months if that meant the phone launched with Ice Cream.
     
  6. tgyberg
    Offline

    tgyberg Silver Member

    Joined:
    Dec 18, 2009
    Messages:
    3,843
    Likes Received:
    248
    Trophy Points:
    178
    Location:
    Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Ratings:
    +248
    Current Phone Model:
    GNote2
    I wonder if it will take more than a 1ghz single core to run the OS properly?
     
  7. IanG
    Offline

    IanG Member

    Joined:
    Dec 26, 2009
    Messages:
    224
    Likes Received:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    18
    Ratings:
    +1
    I'm still waiting on Gingerbread for my Thunderbolt.
     
  8. sonicfreak360
    Offline

    sonicfreak360 Member

    Joined:
    Aug 19, 2010
    Messages:
    534
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    16
    Ratings:
    +0
    Root it and get custom roms, right?


    Sent from my Droid using Tapatalk
     
  9. bplewis24
    Offline

    bplewis24 Member

    Joined:
    Feb 24, 2011
    Messages:
    777
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    16
    Location:
    Sacramento, CA.
    Ratings:
    +0
    [​IMG]

    Gotta have the official version!
     
  10. RyanPm40
    Offline

    RyanPm40 Active Member

    Joined:
    May 3, 2010
    Messages:
    615
    Likes Received:
    14
    Trophy Points:
    33
    Ratings:
    +16
    I don't believe there are any Gingerbread ROMs for the Thunderbolt yet. I'm still waiting on it, too.

    Are there any phones besides the Nexus S that even have 2.3 yet, nevermind 2.4?!
     
  11. regkilla
    Offline

    regkilla Member

    Joined:
    Jun 22, 2010
    Messages:
    604
    Likes Received:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    18
    Location:
    bay area, California
    Ratings:
    +1
    Android OS 3.5
     
  12. tgyberg
    Offline

    tgyberg Silver Member

    Joined:
    Dec 18, 2009
    Messages:
    3,843
    Likes Received:
    248
    Trophy Points:
    178
    Location:
    Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Ratings:
    +248
    Current Phone Model:
    GNote2
    My X has 2.3 :)
     
  13. jodyberry
    Offline

    jodyberry Member

    Joined:
    Dec 13, 2009
    Messages:
    188
    Likes Received:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    18
    Ratings:
    +1
    Ice Cream?? Gingerbread??

    Are these operating systems or desserts?!!
     
  14. Preach2k
    Offline

    Preach2k DF News Team Premium Member

    Joined:
    Jun 30, 2010
    Messages:
    1,922
    Likes Received:
    318
    Trophy Points:
    148
    Location:
    Hometown Brooklyn, NY Now Fuquay Varina, NC
    Ratings:
    +329
    Current Phone Model:
    Galaxy Note 4
    Twitter:
    DroidNCState
    Ice Cream Sandwich is a Ginger Bread and Honeycomb combined for phones only.
     
  15. yurdle
    Offline

    yurdle Member

    Joined:
    Jun 29, 2010
    Messages:
    166
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    16
    Ratings:
    +0
    my understanding was it would combine the two and also be for both?