June 2018

Improving discovery of quality apps and games on the Play Store

Posted by Paul Bankhead, Director, Product Management, Google Play Every day, millions of people come to the Play Store to discover the ...

A New Universal Music Player

Posted by Nicole Borrelli, Android Developer, Programs Engineer The Universal Android Music Player (or "UAMP") is a fa...

Automating your app releases with Google Play

Posted by Nicholas Lativy, Software Engineer At Google I/O we shared how Google's own apps make use of Google Play for successful ...

Compiler-based security mitigations in Android P

Posted by Ivan Lozano, Information Security Engineer Android's switch to LLVM/Clang as the default platform compiler in Android 7...

Launching the Indie Games Accelerator in Asia - helping gaming startups find success on Google Play

Posted by Anuj Gulati, Developer Marketing Manager, Google Play and Sami Kizilbash, Developer Relations Program Manager, Google Emer...

Android Studio 3.2 Beta

Posted by Jamal Eason , Product Manager, Android Starting today, you can download Android Studio 3.2 Beta. Previewed at Google I/O ...

Android Things client library for Google Cloud IoT Core

Posted by Wayne Piekarski, Developer Advocate for IoT +WaynePiekarski @WaynePiekarski We're releasing a client library to make i...

Better Biometrics in Android P

Posted by Vishwath Mohan, Security Engineer To keep users safe, most apps and devices have an authentication mechanism, or a way to p...

Grow and optimize your subscriptions with new Google Play features

Posted by Larry Yang and Angela Ying, Product Managers, Google Play Subscriptions on Google Play continue to see huge growth , with su...

Google Play security metadata and offline app distribution

Posted by James Bender, Product Manager, Google Play In December last year we announced that we would be making updates to app security...

#IMakeApps - Celebrating app makers worldwide

Posted by Patricia Correa, Director, Developer Marketing, Platforms & Ecosystems The Android developer ecosystem is made up of except...

An Update on non-SDK restrictions in Android P

Posted by David Brazdil and Nicolas Geoffray, Software Engineers In Android, we care immensely about providing the best experience to...

Wear OS developer preview reenabling alarms and jobs for background apps

Posted by Hoi Lam , Lead Developer Advocate, Wear OS by Google From the outset of the Wear OS by Google developer preview, battery ...

Android P Beta 2 and final APIs!

Posted By Dave Burke, VP of Engineering Four weeks ago at Google I/O we released the first beta version of Android P , putting AI ...

Project Capillary: End-to-end encryption for push messaging, simplified

Posted by Giles Hogben, Privacy Engineer and Milinda Perera, Software Engineer Developers already use HTTPS to communicate with Firebase...