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Android 1.5 was released on April 27th 2009, which was based on Linux kernel 2.6.27. This was the first version to use a dessert as a codename ("Cupcake") This update included several improvements and UI changes.
- Support for third-party virtual keyboards with text prediction and user dictionary for custom words - Support for Widgets: miniature application views that can be embedded in other applications. Some receive periodic updates - Video recording and playback in MPEG-4 and 3GP formats - Auto-pairing and stereo support for Bluetooth (A2DP and AVRCP profiles) - Copy and paste features in web browser - User pictures shown for Favorites in Contacts - Specific date/time stamp shown for events in call log, and one-touch access to a contact card from call log event - Animated screen transitions - Auto-rotation option - New stock boot animation - You can upload videos to Youtube - You can upload photos to Picasa