Android may have gotten out to a late start against the iPhone’s iOS, but they’re definitely making up for lost time now with releases of Nexus S and Android 2.3. (Codename Gingerbread). But the world is already looking toward what’s next – Android 3.0 Honeycomb, which was recently previewed at the Consumer Electronic Show in Las Vegas.
What’s the big difference with this version of the mobile platform? Well, it’s not exactly a mobile platform. Specifically, Honeycomb was designed for “mobile devices with larger screen sizes.” Yes, this means tablets. Honeycomb offers a virtual and holographic user interface, along with Android’s refined multi-tasking, notifications, access to the Android market and more.
Plus, upgrades to the Web browser include tabbed browsing, form auto-filling, Google Chrome bookmark syncing and updated privacy modes, including “incognito mode.”