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Google has debuted new Operating System for Mobile Devices

After a long waiting Google has debuted its Android 2.2 (Froyo) operating system for mobile devices.The latest iteration of the popular OS boasts a number of new features, including portable hotspot functionality (tethering), support for Adobe Flash within the Android Browser.

In addition, Froyo offers significant performance enhancements, new enterprise capabilities, a supercharged V8 JavaScript engine, as well as a fresh set of APIs and services.

Android SDK Tech Lead Xavier Ducrohet offered an in-depth look at some of the enhancements in the latest version of the OS, including:

# Speed: The Dalvik JIT compiler in Android 2.2 delivers between a 2-5X performance improvement in CPU-bound code vs. Android 2.1.

# Enterprise capabilities: Google has added Exchange capabilities such as account auto-discovery and calendar sync.

# Faster, more powerful browser: The V8 JavaScript engine – which is now part of the Android browser (in 2.2) – results in a 2-3X improvement of JavaScript performance vs. 2.1.

# Rich set of new APIs and services: New data backup APIs allow apps to participate in data backup and restore.

# Additions to Android Market: The Market currently offers Android application error reports, along with a bug reporting feature.

Check out the Demo.

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