With the release (or anticipated release for most Android users) of Android 2.2 aka ‘Froyo’, comes some really exciting features especially user features.
New on the Home screen are tips widget. These will assists new users with configuration of their multiple home screens. Also on the Home screen are new dedicated shortcuts to Phone, App launcher and Browser.
One for the corporate user is greater Exchange support. The new features here will include:
- Improved security
- Remote wipe
- Exchange Calendars
- Global Address Lists look-up
With Android 2.2, some devices will be used as a portable Wi-Fi Hotspot that can take up to 8 devices. You will be able to use this functionality to not only browse the web but share between to 2 devices.
I’m really excited about getting this update. I just wish Motorola would get a move on and release it for the Milestone!
For more details on Android 2.2 platform highlights, check out the section in the SDK