28 Jan '11, 1am

Google says it's getting closer to releasing Honeycomb, a new version of Android meant for tablet computers

Google says it's getting closer to releasing Honeycomb, a new version of Android meant for tablet computers

Tablets that use Honeycomb will also let users connect a full keyboard through a USB port - something the iPad cannot do - or wirelessly via Bluetooth. Google said an updated Web browser will allow the use of tabs for browsing, so users wouldn't have to open individual browser windows for each Web page. That's a standard feature on desktop Web browsers these days. There will be an updated version of YouTube for Honeycomb as well, which includes a 3-D-like wall for browsing videos. The Android camera software will be updated, too, to make it quicker for users to control exposure, focus, flash, zoom and other options on a tablet's larger screen. Showing off Honeycomb at Thursday on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Google CEO Eric Schmidt, said it will also include a feature that can create live translations of conversations. Mr Schmidt will be...

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