09-03-2011 08:35 PM
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  1. elvisgp's Avatar
    Like many of you, I am extremely excited for android 4.0 ICS. I cant help but imagine what it will be like. I kind of hope the leaked screenshots are fake as it looks like gingerbread. I really want a new UI that will just make ios and wp7 users shut up with aw. I also hope for everything like transitions, to be hardware excelerated. So, what dou guys think ICS will be like? What new features do u want and/or are looking forward to? What do u think the new UI will be like, if there even is one? Will there be anew UI? Share your thoughts below. :-)
    Sent from my amazing galaxy tab 10.1 which also eats ipads
    08-25-2011 06:03 PM
  2. TheDave's Avatar
    I think we will finally see a polished, universal OS optimized for dual-core technology. I think you will see devices being updated more synchronously to put an end to this insane fragmentation too.

    ICS will be everything an OS is supposed to be, IMHO
    08-25-2011 08:20 PM
  3. the one and only M's Avatar
    I really want a new UI that will just make ios and wp7 users shut up with aw. I also hope for everything like transitions, to be hardware excelerated.
    Yep. The bouncy effects like on iOS, eliminating some of the quirks still present, and more polish overall is really all I'm hoping for. For some reason I don't think they'll address this this time around. What I'm expecting is gingerbread with a couple new features thrown in.
    08-25-2011 08:59 PM
  4. elvisgp's Avatar
    Well, honeycomb has a really nice UI and it looks a lot better than gingerbread. I have hope that Google knows what they need to do to win people over from the iPhone 5.

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    08-25-2011 09:49 PM
  5. rightontime's Avatar
    I'm personally not a fan of the bouncing effect. I prefer the glow we have now.

    I'm fine if it was honeycomb with the gingerbread status bar instead of the bottom bar. Just make it smooth and improve he stock Widgets.
    08-25-2011 10:26 PM
  6. elvisgp's Avatar
    I'm personally not a fan of the bouncing effect. I prefer the glow we have now.

    I'm fine if it was honeycomb with the gingerbread status bar instead of the bottom bar. Just make it smooth and improve he stock Widgets.
    I agree with u.

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    08-26-2011 10:26 AM
  7. elvisgp's Avatar
    Anyone else have opinions?

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    08-26-2011 10:28 AM
  8. slinky317's Avatar
    These were the supposedly leaked images of ICS:

    Exclusive Leak: First Android Ice Cream Sandwich Screenshots, Plus More ICS Details
    RootzWiki - Ice Cream Sandwich Pics [RootzWiki Exclusive]

    Whether they're real or not, who knows. And frankly, if they are real, I'm not too impressed...
    08-26-2011 10:33 AM
  9. elvisgp's Avatar
    Yeah I saw those pictures too. I wasn't that impressed either. But we don't know if it's real or fake. We also don't know if it's an early build or late build.

    sent from my Droid X, which also eats iPhones.
    08-26-2011 11:35 AM
  10. EggoEspada's Avatar
    More or less, it'll probably look like a more smaller Honeycomb UI. Also, yea the pics leaked were all that impressive, but there's plenty more changes not shown. Example, multitasking, the split panel apps, improved stock apps, improved keyboard, and much more. Those pictures didnt give me too much to go on, so I'll wait till something leaks to judge.
    08-26-2011 11:49 AM
  11. irl Panda's Avatar
    These were the supposedly leaked images of ICS:

    Exclusive Leak: First Android Ice Cream Sandwich Screenshots, Plus More ICS Details
    RootzWiki - Ice Cream Sandwich Pics [RootzWiki Exclusive]

    Whether they're real or not, who knows. And frankly, if they are real, I'm not too impressed...
    I honestly don't know what I want with Android 4.0 because I'm completely content right now with Android. However, I do hope to God that all of those pictures are fake. They look worse now than they did when they were first leaked.
    08-26-2011 11:59 AM
  12. Bobrowe78's Avatar
    I hope it looks a lot like honeycomb, its the best looking os there is
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    08-27-2011 06:58 PM
  13. elvisgp's Avatar
    I hope it looks a lot like honeycomb, its the best looking os there is
    Can't argue with that.:-)

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    08-27-2011 09:49 PM
  14. kagenish's Avatar
    i just want it to look slick, smooth and beautiful i love how honeycomb is but it also want ice cream sandwich be more integrated making it better. my friend skip android and went to WIN 7 phone because it was simple post pic on Facebook and other apps.
    08-28-2011 02:11 PM
  15. EggoEspada's Avatar
    Yea, the imtergration could be better. What we have now works pretty well and can share almost anything right within other apps, but it just doesnt feel that 'connected' I love how when you take a picture on your phone, it can automatically upload to your G+ account and you can do what you want with it from there, that's something I'd like to see with Facebook and Twitter. Maybe some more services like Tumblr, Flickr, etc. Also It'd also be pretty cool to share what you're listening to in Google Music through other services right from the app.
    08-28-2011 02:26 PM
  16. kagenish's Avatar
    Yea, the imtergration could be better. What we have now works pretty well and can share almost anything right within other apps, but it just doesnt feel that 'connected' I love how when you take a picture on your phone, it can automatically upload to your G+ account and you can do what you want with it from there, that's something I'd like to see with Facebook and Twitter. Maybe some more services like Tumblr, Flickr, etc. Also It'd also be pretty cool to share what you're listening to in Google Music through other services right from the app.
    yeah agree
    08-28-2011 02:42 PM
  17. Bobrowe78's Avatar
    I just hope we see something soon, I got a Droid charge and it sucks so I'm really wanting ics to come out soon so i can get rid of it
    08-28-2011 02:59 PM
  18. dsignori's Avatar
    My image of ICS is anything that retains the capacitive button functionality. I can't see a phone with no capacitive buttons being especially usable.

    Other than that, I wouldn't mind a better default dialer and music player.
    08-28-2011 07:33 PM
  19. efn77mx's Avatar
    I honestly don't know what I want with Android 4.0 because I'm completely content right now with Android. However, I do hope to God that all of those pictures are fake. They look worse now than they did when they were first leaked.
    I also hope, and believe them to be fake. The "About" Screen is why I have my doubts. I've used and seen several different Android devices, and under model number, it never says "Evo 4G, or Epic 4G" or WHATEVER that phone happens to be named. It has the manufacturer model number. Those pictures just say "Nexus S"....that's what I'm not buying into.
    08-28-2011 07:56 PM
  20. tsak6789's Avatar
    I'll be happy if it allows me to run more apps on my Samsung G10.1.
    08-28-2011 08:54 PM
  21. jjt981's Avatar
    I think the only thing I'm really looking for is better widgets, the only reason i don't have a nexus devices (other then having verizon) is that i love the widgets htc and other makers have, I know you can get some that look the same from the market but i like the unity of the ones that come with phones made by HTC or Samsung.
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    08-29-2011 11:20 AM
  22. irl Panda's Avatar
    I think the only thing I'm really looking for is better widgets, the only reason i don't have a nexus devices (other then having verizon) is that i love the widgets htc and other makers have, I know you can get some that look the same from the market but i like the unity of the ones that come with phones made by HTC or Samsung.
    There is a launcher that has pretty much the exact same widgets. These are even theme-able. In fact, I believe there is a Sense theme that looks just like regular ol'Sense.
    08-29-2011 11:25 AM
  23. CypherMax's Avatar
    I think there will be a separate "touch bar" near the bottom of the device which doesnt cut into the phones display like on honeycomb. It can display different buttons and action based on functions of current open app in full color. There will be a multitasking button there at all times. It would be cool to hold down on a picture or page then on the "touch area" up pops most common options to share with Facebook, Google+, gmail etc. It will have a similar UI color scheme as honeycomb and be much smoother with more hardware acceleration. New Widgets and maybe a more customizable launcher. I know this sounds a little far fetched but boy would it be sweet. Doesn't sound impossible though...
    08-29-2011 11:50 AM
  24. elvisgp's Avatar
    I think there will be a separate "touch bar" near the bottom of the device which doesnt cut into the phones display like on honeycomb. It can display different buttons and action based on functions of current open app in full color. There will be a multitasking button there at all times. It would be cool to hold down on a picture or page then on the "touch area" up pops most common options to share with Facebook, Google+, gmail etc. It will have a similar UI color scheme as honeycomb and be much smoother with more hardware acceleration. New Widgets and maybe a more customizable launcher. I know this sounds a little far fetched but boy would it be sweet. Doesn't sound impossible though...
    Nice. I pretty much want the same thing.

    sent from my Droid X, which also eats iPhones.
    08-29-2011 12:07 PM
  25. Mooem's Avatar
    On a phone, I expect ICS to borrow heavily from Honeycomb's holographic UI (as been said already by Google).

    On the tablet, I hope they make some minor adjustments to the black status bar. I'd personally like to see it be either transparent or have it only extend as far as the home buttons and notification tray/clock requires. Basically eliminate the dead space. For new notifications or ongoing services (like music), the bar will extend with some sort of spiffy animation. I guess I can dream.
    08-29-2011 12:54 PM
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