Android 2.2 (aka Froyo) has finally been announced at the Google I/O event, and apart from native USB and WiFi tethering, it also comes with a bunch of other new features that Android users will certainly love. At the top of the list is the ability to install apps on the SD card. Speaking of apps, auto-update is now available as well as OTA app installations from a PC. Universal search is also a go on Android 2.2 which we’ve seen briefly in the homescreen of a Nexus One that was used to demo flash on Android.
Compass support is now integrated in Google Maps browser, and its default web browser now come with full Flash support and has been improved to become, as Google claims, the fastest brower in the mobile market today. They’ve also allowed music streaming and voice gestures to launch apps too.
Here's a short video presentation highlighting the improvements in Android 2.2:
No word though on when the Android 2.2 update will become available, but hopefully, it won’t be that long of a wait.