New Android 2.3 Gingerbread [ Review ]

New Android 2.3 Gingerbread is released by google in its New Nexus S . It will be available as an update for other version users within a few weeks. Android 2.3 Gingerbread is next in google’s Android 2.2 Froyo. The main feature in this Gingerbread is much improved for touch and key events that it will result in lower CPU usage and faster dispatch speed.

New Features of Gingerbread

New Keyboard – With the new keyboard additional spacing between keys and larger font sizes are provided to give precise touch control. It brings up word suggestions while typing and also you can type numbers & symbols with keyboard shortcut combos.

Selection & Copy/Paste – Now cut-copy-paste can be done  by selecting the starting and ending point without using the cursor. Press & hold , a new selection mode begins.

Power & Application Management – New power management feature you can now see how much battery is being used up by your Android phone on various applications and  you can stop any app instantly. There is a shortcut to manage applications in the options menu.

Near Field Communication (NFC) – Users can swipe items on restaurants,movie posters,stickers etc  to be directed to websites.

VoIP Calling – You can do SIP internet calling with a SIP account. VOIP functionality can now be accessed through your contacts.

Multitasking – The multitasking has improved and feels more faster .You just hold home button to see the running apps and switch between them.

Voice Actions – New voice action you can send messages without keyboard typing it.For example you can say  ”busy with cybervally data center works” and android 2.3 automatically recognizes and types it for you .You can also use this for Google search,Google navigation etc.

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