2018

Android Pie la mode: Security & Privacy

Posted by Vikrant Nanda and Ren, Mayrhofer, Android Security & Privacy Team There is no better time to talk about Android dessert...

Wrapping up for 2018 with Google Play and Android

Posted by Patricia Correa, Platforms & Ecosystems Earlier this year we highlighted some of Google Play's milestones and commitm...

In reviews we trust � Making Google Play ratings and reviews more trustworthy

Posted by Fei Ye, Software Engineer and Kazushi Nagayama, Ninja Spamologist Google Play ratings and reviews are extremely importa...

More visibility into the Android Open Source Project

Posted by Jeff Bailey, AOSP Team AOSP has been around for more than 10 years and visibility into the project has often been restricted...

Notifications from the Twitter app are easier on your battery

This blogpost is a collaboration between Google and Twitter. Authored by Jingwei Hao with support from C�sar Puerta, Fred Lohner from Twit...

New Keystore features keep your slice of Android Pie a little safer

Posted by Lilian Young and Shawn Willden, Android Security; and Frank Salim, Google Pay New Android Pie Keystore Features The And...

Effective foreground services on Android

Posted by Keith Smyth This is the fourth in a series of blog posts in which outline strategies and guidance in Android with regard ...

Google Play services discontinuing updates for API levels 14 and 15

Posted by Sam Spencer, Technical Program Manager, Google Play The Android Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) platform is seven years old and th...

Improve media and messaging app integrations with Android Auto

Posted by John Posavatz, Product Manager, Android Auto At Google I/O this past May, we provided a sneak preview of several new media a...

Android codelab courses are here!

Posted by Jocelyn Becker, Senior Program Manager, Google Developer Training The Google Developers Training team recently published an ...

Celebrating the developers behind the best apps and games of 2018

Posted by Purnima Kochikar, Director, Business Development, Games & Applications Today, we announced our annual Best of 2018 list...

SDK Developers: sign up to stay up to date with latest tips, news and updates

Posted by Parul Soi, Strategic Partner Development Manager, Google Play Android is fortunate to have an incredibly rich ecosystem of SD...

Fast Pair Update

Posted by Seang Chau (VP Engineering) Last year we announced Fast Pair , a set of specs that make it easier to connect Bluetooth heads...

Wear OS by Google: final API 28 emulator with new redesigned UI

Posted by Hoi Lam , Lead Developer Advocate Today, we are launching the final API 28 emulator image for developers. This image will a...

Getting screen brightness right for every user

Posted by Ben Murdoch, Software Engineer and Michael Wright, Android Framework Engineer The screen on a mobile device is critical to the...