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Google showcases iPhone-like features on its mobile phone platform Android

Google has demonstrated the functionality and features of Android, an open and comprehensive mobile platform consisting of an operating system, middleware, user-friendly interface and applications for mobile devices.

At a conference in US, the Android engineering team showed off the use of Google Maps Street View and a touch-screen interface with abilities known for their presence on Apple’s iPhone.

Google has demonstrated the functionality and features of Android, an open and comprehensive mobile platform consisting of an operating system, middleware, user-friendly interface and applications for mobile devices.

At a conference in US, the Android engineering team showed off the use of Google Maps Street View and a touch-screen interface with abilities known for their presence on Apple’s iPhone.

The demonstrations also featured a central notification service that can display new email, missed phone calls, and calendar appointments; the ability to unlock the phone using a specific connect-the-dots swipe across the screen; and an option to put browser or contact list shortcuts on the Android desktop. [Source: News.com]

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