hints that Google is going to release an updated version of their SDK within a few weeks are densifying. Remember that the most recent update was released in early December (14[sup]th[/sup]), more than 6 weeks ago.
Lets start with the announcement form Quang Nguyen in the official Android-Developers-Blog five days ago, according to the Deadline Extension for the Android Developer Challenge where he said:
Additionally to that, one can see the internal SDK-Build-Number in the Android-Online-Documentation which currently shows
The latest downloadable SDK-version is Version m3-rc37a, so there have been at least 8 Builds since the last update. The whole Android-Community is yawing louder and louder for the "forthcoming UI and API enhancements" promised by Nguyen this Monday.
Google definitely needs to dispose the SDK teething problems to create a fertile basis for submissions to the Challenge. Displeasing the developers-community, the creators of the applications Android relies on, could repulse Google in their challenge on the mobile market.
[Update] Dan Morill at the Google Code Days in Munich showing whats next with the Android SDK:
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