Android 3.0 honeycomb review

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With iPad 2 for now will be how the Android market fair and what got up there sleeves to compete with iPad.

Android 3.0 or Honeycomb, as he is now known officially, arrive early to a Tablet near you.

Google offers this new Android interface to a range of Tablet PCs . It includes a lot of cutting-edge technology coupled with a holographic user interface system.

Honeycomb continues where Mobile Android phone left you with enhanced multitasking, notifications of rich, customization of the display home, widgets and more. But Honeycomb transforms the user interface with a vibrant experience, 3D and deeper interactivity, making them feel familiar but even better than before.

There will also be new applications written specifically for Honeycomb that make heavy use of the best recruitment of user, powerful graphics and additional media skills.

Two new "bars" are available. "Systems" and "Implementation" bar. The "bar of systems" is always present along the bottom. So if you are running an application system tray will remain visible giving information of the system and updates (incoming mail, for example, etc.)

The "application bar" is present while running an application. The "application bar" will give you options of navigation, General options and will be a key point on the screen to access the information in the application.

As with all android systems it is a choice of 5 customized home screens that give users access to the entire contents of the honeycomb. All home screens have an orientation of grid that allows placement of the home screen widgets, shortcuts app and wallpapers using a mode of visual design dedicated to place as I wanted to.

As with previous versions of android and the iPad there is an improved soft keyboard. The keys have been reformed and repositioned to write better, and new keys, such as a tab, have been added to provide richer and more efficient text entry. Users can touch hold keys to access the menus of special characters and change the modes of entry of text and voice from a button in the system tray.

Selection of improved text, copy and paste

When you enter or display text, a new user interface allows users to quickly select a Word by the suspension of the press, and then set the selection area as necessary by dragging a set of arrows of limit to new positions. Users can choose an action from the action bar, and copy to the Clipboard, share, paste, web search, or search.

New connectivity options

Android 3.0 includes new features of connectivity that add useablility and comfort for users. Built-in support for cameras and MP3 allows users to instantly synchronize multimedia files with a USB-connected camera or a desktop computer, without the need to mount a USB hardrive. Users can also connect full keyboards on USB or Bluetooth.

Updated suite of standard applications

Included in honeycomb is a new browser. The new browser features that allow users to navigate and organize more efficiently. Multiple sheets of replace the browser Windows and a new "Incognito" mode allows anonymous browsing.


The e-mail application uses a new two-pane interface to view and organize your e-mail much faster. The application allows users to select one or more messages, then select an action in the action toolbar, how to move to a folder. Users can synchronize attachments for later consultation and follow up email through a Widget from the home screen.

Camera and Gallery

The camera application has been redesigned to take advantage of a larger screen for quick access to the exposure, focus, flash, zoom, face front camera and more. To allow users to capture scenes in new ways, it adds support for time-lapse video recording. The gallery application allows users to view albums and other collections in full screen mode, with easy access to thumbnails of other photos from the collection.

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