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.
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.
# 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.