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4 Days Ago   Posted by Catherina Xu (Product Manager) Last November, we released Fast Pair with the Jaybird Tarah Bluetooth headphones. Since then, we’ve engaged with dozens of OEMs, ODMs, and silicon partners to bring Fast Pair to even more devices.

5 Days Ago   Posted by Wojtek Kaliciński, Developer Advocate, Android Stephanie Saad Cuthbertson announces support for Kotlin during the Developer Keynote at I/O 2017. Today at OSCON (the O'Reilly Open Source Software Conference), Kotlin was awarded the Open Source Award for Breakout Project of the Year.

7 Days Ago   Posted by Sean McQuillan, Developer Advocate, Android Registration is now open for Android Dev Summit 2019! Learn, share, and connect at #AndroidDevSummit 2019. It's a great place to learn new Android development skills, share feedback and ideas with the Android engineering team, and connect with Android developers from around the globe.

12 Days Ago   Posted by Florina Muntenescu, Android Developer Advocate Displaying text is an important task in most apps, so in Android Q we're continuing to introduce new features to support your needs and improve performance.

13 Days Ago   Posted by Dave Burke, VP of Engineering Android Q Beta 5 launches today! Today we're rolling out Beta 5, bringing Android Q Beta very close to the system behaviors you'll see in the final release.

20 Days Ago   Posted by Don Turner, Developer Advocate for Android Media In Android Q there's a new API which allows applications to capture the audio of other applications.

21 Days Ago   Posted by Patricia Correa, Director, Developer Marketing We just wrapped up the Indie Games Showcase in Europe, Japan & South Korea! Back in March we started our search for some of the newest and most creative indie titles from these regions.

27 Days Ago   Posted by Oscar Rodriguez, Developer Advocate When designing and developing an app or game, at some point you may ask yourself if you want to monetize it.

42 Days Ago   Posted by Sam Lin, Product Manager, Android With Project Marble, the Android Studio team focused our efforts on making the fundamental features and flows of the Integrated Development Environment (IDE) rock-solid.

48 Days Ago   Posted by Dave Burke, VP of Engineering Last month at Google I/O we talked about what’s new for Android developers, from new features in Android Q to the latest in Kotlin and Jetpack.

48 Days Ago   Posted by Vineet Tanwar, Business Development Manager, Google Play In April we opened applications for the 2019 class of Indie Games Accelerator, a program to help top mobile game startups from emerging markets achieve their full potential on Google Play.

49 Days Ago   Posted by Kosuke Suzuki, Product Manager, Google Play Every month, more than 2 billion users from over 190 countries visit the Google Play Store to browse and discover new apps and games.

50 Days Ago   Posted by Doug Stevenson, Developer Advocate Later this year, the Google Play services and Firebase SDKs will migrate from the Android Support libraries to androidx-packaged library artifacts.

55 Days Ago   Posted by Kanika Sachdeva, Product Manager, Google Play At Google Play, we’re committed to providing a positive, safe environment for children and families. Over the last few years, we’ve helped parents find family-friendly content through the Designed for Families program and empowered them to set digital ground rules for their families with Family Link parental controls.

61 Days Ago   Posted by Patricia Correa, Director, Platforms & Ecosystems Developer Marketing Back in March we opened submissions for the Indie Games Showcase, an international competition for games studios from Europe*, South Korea, and Japan who are constantly pushing the boundaries of storytelling, visual excellence, and creativity in mobile.

64 Days Ago   Posted by Peiyong Lin, Software Engineer Android is now at the point where sRGB color gamut with 8 bits per color channel is not enough to take advantage of the display and camera technology.

68 Days Ago   Posted by Posted by Florina Muntenescu & Wojtek Kaliciński, Developer Advocates, Android Last week at Google I/O, we announced a big step: Android development will become increasingly Kotlin-first.

69 Days Ago   Posted by Dan Galpin Developing Android Apps with Kotlin, developed by Google together with Udacity, is our newly-released, free, self-paced online course. You'll learn how to build Android apps using industry-standard tools and libraries in the Kotlin programming language.

69 Days Ago   Posted by Gloria On, Program Manager, Google Play Many developers are increasingly focused on growing their businesses globally, and there were more than 94 billion apps downloaded from Google Play in the last year, reaching more than 190 countries.

75 Days Ago   Posted by Rene Mayrhofer and Xiaowen Xin, Android Security & Privacy Team With every new version of Android, one of our top priorities is raising the bar for security.

75 Days Ago   Posted by Jeff Vander Stoep, Android Security & Privacy Team and Chong Zhang, Android Media Team Android Q Beta versions are now publicly available. Among the various new features introduced in Android Q are some important security hardening changes.

76 Days Ago   Posted by Karen Ng, Group Product Manager and Jisha Abubaker, Product Manager, Android Last year, we launched Android Jetpack, a collection of software components designed to accelerate Android development and make writing high-quality apps easier.

76 Days Ago   Posted by Kobi Glick, Product Lead, Google Play Read this in العَرَبِيَّة‎‎, Bahasa Indonesia, Deutsch, español (Latinoamérica), le français, português do Brasil, tiếng Việt, русский язы́к, ไทย, Türkçe, 한국어, 中文 (简体), 中文 (繁體), or 日本語.

76 Days Ago   Posted by Jamal Eason, Product Manager, Android Android Studio 3.5 Beta is ready to download today. Last year, at Google I/O, we heard from many of you that you wanted us to focus even more on quality and stability over features.

76 Days Ago   Posted by Anwar Ghuloum, Engineering Director and Maya Ben Ari, Product Manager, Android With each new OS release, we are making efforts to deliver the latest OS improvements to more Android devices.

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