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Friday, 19 August 2011 10:34

Ice cream sandwich will get developers love

Written by Fuad Abazovic
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Unification
The biggest problem of tablets based on ARM CPUs is that Android lacks developers' attention. Most developers want to focus on it more, but only after it reaches its next level, better known as Ice cream sandwich.

Ice cream sandwich will unify the phone-only Gingerbread Android 2.3.x and Honeycomb Android 3.x into something that we will possibly call Android 4.0 and beyond. This will unite phone and tablet versions into a single system.

Apple is probably planning to do the same at one point, as tablet and phone versions are not so different. We talked to a few developers and in Apple's world, you program your applications for two resolutions. Namely, older iPhone resolution of 320x480 and 640x960 for iPhone 4.

Once you want to optimize applications for iPad, all you need to do is to take the 640x960 resolution from iPhone 4 and push it a little to meet the 1024x768 that you find on iPads.


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+9 #1 chyll2 2011-08-19 12:18
an android article with half of the content relating to Iphone and Ipad
 
 
+5 #2 dan 2011-08-19 13:01
And no mention of Nvidia.. Fudo must not want to get paid this week.
 
 
+3 #3 hoohoo 2011-08-19 19:10
Since this article is really about iProducts, i'D like to add that if the iPad had a Sony OLED screen then I might buy one.

1024x768 is so 1997!
 

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