Our online glossary is here to help you make sense of the terminology used in the cell phone industry. It covers mobile technologies, such as 3G and 4G, and even includes a bit of information on smartphone operating systems and the companies that make the cell phones and other mobile technology devices we all use.
Android 2.3, also known as Gingerbread, was released in December 2010. It included improvements such as a refined user interface, enhanced copy and paste functionality, Near Field Communication support, a new on-screen virtual keyboard, and support for larger screen sizes and resolutions. Later updates to Android 2.3 added video calling in the Google Talk app (2.3.4) and the new Google Wallet mobile payments app (2.3.7). The first smartphone to use Android 2.3 Gingerbread was the Google Nexus S, built by Samsung.
Also known as: "Android 2.3 Gingerbread", "Gingerbread"
Referred to by: Android 4.0
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