Android 2.2 (Froyo)

Android 2.2 home screen

Android 2.2 (codenamed Froyo) is out. Froyo, while not much of an update cosmetically, is said to provide up to 2x – 5x performance gains for applications thanks to its Just In Time (JIT) compiler. Read more about it here.

Word on the street has it that Google handed out new HTC EVO 4G phones to the developers at this years Google IO conference (19 – 20 May in San Francisco). Last year Google handed out free HTC Magic phones…. a testament to how things have advanced.