April 2018

Time to celebrate the 2018 Google Play Award nominees

Posted by Purnima Kochikar, Director, Apps and Games Business Development, Google Play This year's Google Play Awards will take pla...

Protecting WebView with Safe Browsing

Posted by Nate Fischer, Software Engineer Since 2007, Google Safe Browsing has been protecting users across the web from phishing an...

Android Things Release Candidate

Posted by Dave Smith , Developer Advocate for IoT Earlier this year at CES, we showcased consumer products powered by Android Things...

DNS over TLS support in Android P Developer Preview

Posted by Erik Kline, Android software engineer, and Ben Schwartz, Jigsaw software engineer The first step of almost every connection...

Time to Upgrade from GCM to FCM

Originally posted by Jen Person on the Firebase Blog . In 2016, we unveiled Firebase Cloud Messaging (FCM) as the next evolution of G...

Protecting users with TLS by default in Android P

Posted by Chad Brubaker, Senior Software Engineer Android Security Android is committed to keeping users, their devices, and their da...

Android Studio switching to D8 dexer

Posted by Jeffrey van Gogh, Software Engineering Manager D8 now default dex compiler Faster, smarter app compilation is always a go...

Introducing new Android Excellence apps and games on Google Play

Kacey Fahey, Developer Marketing, Google Play Congratulations to the latest apps and games featured in the Android Excellence program o...