In Spain began the week at party, but on the other side of the pond had planned for the Monday news that we had been waiting for weeks: Google officially launched its second smartphone, Google Nexus S, manufactured by Samsung, and with it the factory operating system: Android 2.3 Gingerbread. We leave you with this and more news in our usual short, the best of the week:
List of posts about Gingerbread:
- Google has released the Gingerbread SDK and our colleague Antonio Raya has made us a full summary of the main novelties of version 2.3 of Android. In the first part analyses the changes in the face of the user: interface and multimedia; and in a second explains the novelties in the technical section: hardware and development.
- And with the introduction of the system become the doubts of what manufacturers update their terminals and when. The first confirmations come from part of Samsung and LG, the Galaxy S and Optimus families update.
- As it could not be of another form, the first handset that will receive the OTA Gingerbread will be Nexus One, but not up to within a few weeks.
Apart from the launch of Gingerbread, in the section on operating systems include:
- Produced 300,000 devices Android activations daily (and growing) according to Andy Rubin
- Google lets us glimpse something Android Honeycomb interface on a Motorola tablet and show us a preview of Google Maps 5.
- BlackBerry App World now accepts applications for BlackBerry PlayBook
- We see in video will be like the function copy and paste in the next update of Windows Phone 7
We continue with software. Applications news:
- Firefox Mobile will come to the Android Market this month
- Angry Birds snares. The game has sold 42 million copies
- iOSFlashVideo allows you to view Flash videos in iOS without Jailbreak
- Priority Inbox becomes Gmail for Android
A couple of news on terminals:
- HTC unveiled the HTC Knight with WiMAX connectivity
- There will be no low range with Windows Phone 7 phones for now
- IPhone 4 white come out in spring 2011
In relation to operators:
- We highlight the interview to José Romero of Vodafone, published in two parts. A first on the current state of the market, the rates and services of attention to the client and a second part focused on mobile Internet and smartphones
- What’s new in the online shop of Movistar, which in the wake of Vodafone and Orange and launches a mobile outlet store
The best news of the week
And as always, we ended up listing the five most voted news this week:
- Google officially presents the Nexus S, the first smartphone with Android 2.3 Gingerbread
- The Samsung Galaxy S and LG Optimus families will be upgraded to Android 2.3
- The Nexus One will receive the OTA Gingerbread in a few weeks
- Android: 300,000 activations per day and growing, according to Andy Rubin
- Google presents the SDK of Android 2.3 Gingerbread officially, part I: interface and multimedia