Android Honeycomb 3.0 SDK add-on finalized and available

Google has released the full Honeycomb 3.0 SDK updates, meaning developers can download and begin work with the finalized APIs for Honeycomb.  This comes in preparation for the launch of the Motorola Xoom on Feb. 24 and will let developers check what they've built using the 3.0 SDK preview against the final version before the Honeycomb tablets start to roll out.  If you're an app developer, or just like to keep your SDK current, you can update things through the SDK manager.

It's worth noting that the AOSP source (as well as Motorola's open-source portions) should be released before the Xoom is launched, so be on the lookout for that come Thursday morning if you're a DIY kind of person.  [Android Developers blog]

Jerry Hildenbrand
Senior Editor — Google Ecosystem

Jerry is an amateur woodworker and struggling shade tree mechanic. There's nothing he can't take apart, but many things he can't reassemble. You'll find him writing and speaking his loud opinion on Android Central and occasionally on Twitter.

  • CM8!!!!!
  • i dont think you will see cm8 for phones because its a tablet os but now we will see CMN1 (cyanogenmod: nook 1)
  • I still don't see why you wouldn't be able to put Honeycomb on phones if Android is open source and you can do a little bit of tweaking and stuff.
  • You could put honeycomb on a phone but I wouldn't recommend it. I have had it on my nook for a while and works great on a tablet but I couldn't see myself using daily on my droid2 since its all touchscreen controls. Plus the controls would either be too small on the screen or if they made them bigger to fit a phone screen would look horrible.
  • I can see CM8 on a phone in 1 of two ways First, unmodified. At 800x480, Honeycomb looks nothing like tablet honeycomb, in fact it looks very similar to other stock phone roms. Second, modified. Can't hit the home button on the touchscreen? Hit your phone home button. Just remap the screen buttons to your phone. Can't be hard.
  • am i doing something wrong? i swear this thing is as slow as the last one on the emulator
  • yea baby honeycomb is gonna be even better on the nook color!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • when im trying to dl the sdk it says acess is denied...hmmm what am i doing wrong
  • You might need to launch the SDK manager as Administrator by right clicking on it and click Run as Administrator. Worked for me by doing that. Otherwise, I got your error.
  • Can't wait to put this on my nook color!!!!!
  • Does anyone know how to pull the wallpapers from it? The new ones are gorgeous!
  • Well Deeper Blue should have an awesome new ROM by the weekend :)
  • which just so happens to be my birthday...thanks google thanks deeper blue :P
  • Wasn't it said that the preview 3.0 sdk had phone capabilities and even a "phone friendly" launcher and lockscreen?
  • I would be happy with cm7 and the hc lockscreen.
    Sadly I can't get cm7 to work with a running camera. 0004 hw.
  • Thanks for the heads up!
  • no new music app? They better fix this...
  • Jerry, you need to lose that stock theme. Stock ubuntu is ugly!!
  • Here is 3.0 with the phone UI UGLY! All you have to do is adjust LCD Density 120 from 240 to activate the Smartphone UI. Tablet Version