The next version of the Google Android Operating system has been officially announced and will be known as the Ice Cream Sandwich. The announcement was made by Google during the Google I/O Developer Conference 2011.
The Android Ice Cream Sandwich has for now been only officially named and given a logo. Its code name and rest of the information will be presented to the world in the times to come.
The latest Android operating system will be a one stop solution with support for multiple devices like smartphones, tablet PCs and convertible laptops, with just one version. It will have all the features from Google’s earlier operating systems besides a bunch full of newbies.
The user interface of the new operating system will be a holographic one, the one which we have seen in movies like Star Trek. Along with that Google plans to do some real hard work with the widgets and has confirmed plans on investing in application framework which in turn will ultimately help the users.
The Android Ice Cream Sandwich is expected to be a step ahead with inbuilt support for Near Field Communications (NFC) along with Augmented Reality facility. With 3D being the buzz word today, it is highly expected that the new OS will support it as well.
However, users will have to wait till the last quarter of the present year for the release of this news operating system.