What Is Froyo?

Google’s out with Android 2.2—codename: Froyo—and so far we’re impressed. But what is it, exactly?

It’s a mobile platform…

Froyo (following Google’s adorable alphabetized dessert naming convention) is the latest iteration of Android, Google’s mobile operating system. Simple enough! If you bought an Android phone recently, Froyo’s what it will eventually be running.

Read the full story over on Gizmodo via What Is Froyo?.

“Congratulations, Nexus One users! You’re guaranteed to be in the first Froyo update. Everyone else, you’re just going to have to hold tight; firmware updates are largely up to the carriers and OEMs, and some poor saps only got their Android 2.1 upgrade in the last week. The more recent Android handsets should see an update in the next few months.”