Google made some major announcements at the Google I/O 2011 event today. Google Music Beta service has also been announced!
You can now upload your personal music collection to listen anywhere, keep everything in sync, and forget the hassle of cables and files – all thanks to Google Music. It will be available for Android phones, tablets, Windows and Mac.
Google just announced Honeycomb 3.1 software update for Verizon Android tablets i.e Motorola XOOM. Honeycomb 3.1 is the next major update rolling out to the Android tablet version of the OS.
Some of the features demonstrated of Honeycomb 3.1 include widgets resizing, enhanced task switcher, USB input devices support, USB host i..e Microsoft Xbox 360 controller!
Honeycomb Android 3.0 is specifically designed for tablets powered by the Android OS, but the power of developers can take it on any device they want. Android 3.0 was first ported to the Nexus One, and now it has been ported to the Nexus S as well.
Motorola XOOM is the first Android tablet to run Honeycomb, but you can enjoy the full SDK port on your Nexus S as well.
Google has released the first preview SDK for Android 3.0 Honeycomb which is the next major release of the Android platform and is optimized for tablet devices. They’re offering a Preview SDK so you can get a head-start developing applications for it or simply optimize your existing application for upcoming tablets.
New UI, redesigned keyboard, visual multitasking, new and updated apps etc. are all part of the new Honeycomb experience on tablets and will eventually make its way to mobile phones as well.