Google has available the strongest indicator yet that version 3.0 (a.k.a. Honeycomb) of its ever more popular open-source Android OS would be releasedon February 2. The new edition of Google Android, which has previously found market traction via smartphone devices, could be thefirst updated iteration optimised specifically to run on tablet pc's. News of the launch broke on Friday when tech journalists from outlets just like PC Magazine began receiving invitations sporting. Google’s new ‘Honeycomb’ logo (seen above). The Tech Herald will be awaiting its official invite—cough. In the clear precursor to Honeycomb’s upcoming arrival, Google provided software developers with entry tothe newest version on the Android SDK on Wednesday of last week. The development kit offers up an enhanced UI framework and enhanced visuals (both 2D and 3D), usingsupport for multi-core processing architecture, wider connectivity, and optimised software. Several of the soon-to-be-launched tablet platforms supposed tocarry Google android version 3.0 include Motorola’s remarkable Xoom and LG’s potentially 3D-touting G-Slate. Google has notyet said if the operating system will succeed Android os version 2.3 (Gingerbread) insmart phone handsets.