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Google released source code for the new version of Android

Google has opened the source code of the last to date version of the operating system Android, codenamed Ice Cream Sandwich.This was reported in the group for developers of social networking Google +. Posted code belongs to Android 4.0.1 – this version of the operating system will use the smartphone Galaxy Nexus, which Google announced in October.Code repository is available at this link , related instructions posted on the Android.

It is noted that in the repository along with the code Ice Cream Sandwich contains code Honeycomb, who has not previously been published. However, Google noted that Honeycomb is unfinished system, and encourage developers to focus on the new OS. The publication of source code will enable developers to begin writing applications for the Android 4.0. In addition, after the publication of code enthusiasts usually are own “unofficial” build OS for installation on different devices.

It is expected that the first device running Android 4.0 smartphone will be the Galaxy Nexus, which is a collaboration and Google by Samsung. The exact dates of its receipt of the sale were not disclosed. In the year 2012 will be presented several devices based on the Ice Cream Sandwich. In addition, the update to Android 4.0 OS will be the owners of some units already produced.

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