latest Android NFC features, including Android Beam
and Wi-Fi direct pairing
Among other things, Ice Cream Sandwich features a lock screen that can unlock using facial recognition software; Android Beam
, a new technology that lets users send contact information, directions, Web pages and more though near-field communications technology by tapping their phones together; and integration with the Google+ social network that lets users host online video chats among their circles of friends, it was reported.
S Beam expands on Android Beam
[TM] to enhance device-to-device sharing through NFC technology by adding the ability to share photos, videos, documents and other DRM-free content to Android Beam
Features of the new smartphone include Android beam
The Android Ice Cream Sandwich platform tags along features such as NFC and Android Beam
, while guaranteeing access to the Google Play store.
is the name of Android NFC feature that lets users share information between two NFC-enabled devices.
0 Ice Cream Sandwich includes NFC and Android Beam
capabilities, better multitasking through the Recent Apps menu, the Face Unlock security feature and data usage monitoring.
Chrome for Android, giving you a personalized Web experience anywhere you go, Google Play, offering access to 600,000+ apps, books, movies, games and more, Google Maps Navigation for voice-guided, turn-by-turn directions, Voice Actions for Android , letting you control your phone with your voice, Google+, which automatically uploads your photos to a private album online, YouTube HD, for watching videos in high definition, Android Beam
for sharing contact info, photos and more by tapping two compatible smartphones together.
Ice Cream Sandwich, which supports NFC, will feature an application called Android Beam
, which will allow users of two NFC-enabled ICS devices to share information, games , maps, web pages and YouTube videos simply by tapping each other.
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