The OS comes before Apple’s new iPhone 4.0, which will boast multitasking and other features. Vic Gundotra, vice president of engineering for Google, went on the war path versus Apple.
4App Data Backup API
5Cloud-to-Device Messaging API
6Data Tethering, Portable WiFi Hot Spot Android 2.2 boasts data tethering and a WiFi hot-spot capability.
7Android 2.2s New V8 Engine
8Voice Input Intentions
9Adobe Flash 10.1, Air Support
“It turns out that on the Internet, people use Flash,” Gundotra said, a stab at Apple’s refusal to support the technology for its iPhone and iPad. eWEEK has a review of Flash running on an Android 2.2-based Nexus One here.
Here, Gundotra shows how the OpenTable app was pushed from the Android Market on his desktop to his smartphone.