Android Team Shifting Focus to User Experience with Gingerbread

One of the things that Android can’t brag about is the user experience on the platform.  It lacks a certain “slickness” and “smoothness” when compared to its iPhone competition.  Apparently, this has not escaped the Android team’s notice, as TechCrunch is ...

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Froyo Today, Gingerbread Later This Year?

With all the rumors flying around, it’s practically a given that Froyo, the next version of Android, will be launched today at Google I/O. We have a bit more indication that this is the case, as well as news that points to a launch of the next version after that, Gingerbread, later this ...

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Froyo and Gingerbread Aim to End Android Platform Fragmentation

Engadget is reporting today that the Google is looking to tackle the growing problem of Android fragmentation head on with the next two installments of Android: Froyo and Gingerbread. You know, the kind of fragmentation that has users running four different versions of the Android OS on ...

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Name of Next Android Release to be “Gingerbread”

In a post on LWN.net, Brian Swetland reveals the name of Android’s next release. “We maintain a set of patches on top of Linux, which we periodically rebase to the latest released Linux kernel. We’ve been doing this roughly every other kernel release since about 2.6.14. This ...

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