Rv mobitech Phone Similarly QuickLook feature, Live Folders in Android show common data items, such as contacts, favorite apps, email messages, playlists, bookmarks, RSS feeds, etc, without having to run a system application that handles a specific data item.
The content of a Live Folder updates in real-time as new data is created on the device or in the cloud. What’s best, developers can extend the built-in support for common data items and register new data types.
For instance, Twitter client app might register tweet as a new data type with the system, thus enabling you to create Live Folders of tweets from your friends. Android 1.5 comes with a couple of Live Folders preset on your Home screen that provide quick, convenient access to your contacts, stocks, bookmarks, etc.