August 2018

Make the most of Notifications with the redesigned Wear OS by Google

Posted by Hoi Lam , Lead Developer Advocate, Wear OS by Google Today we announced that we are evolving the design of Wear OS by Goo...

Verifying your Google Assistant media action integrations on Android

Posted by Nevin Mital, Partner Developer Relations The Media Controller Test (MCT) app is a powerful tool that allows you to test t...

Exclusive new organic acquisition insights on the Google Play Console

Posted by Tom Grinsted, Product Manager, Google Play We've updated the Play Console acquisition reports to give new insights into ...

Evolution of Android Security Updates

Posted by Dave Kleidermacher, VP, Head of Security - Android, Chrome OS, Play At Google I/O 2018 , in our What's New in Android S...

Streamlining the developer experience for instant games

Posted by Vlad Zavidovych, Software Engineer; Artem Yudin, Software Engineer Google Play Instant enables people to experience your ga...

Alternative input methods for Android TV

Posted by Benjamin Baxter, Developer Advocate and Bacon Connoisseur All TVs have the same problem with keyboard input: It is very c...

Streaming support spec for hearing aids on Android

Posted by Seang Chau, Vice President, Engineering According to the World Health Organization 1 , around 466 million people worldwide...

Updating Wear OS Google Play Store policy to increase app quality

Posted by Hoi Lam , Lead Developer Advocate, Wear OS by Google Today we are announcing a new initiative to improve Wear app qual...

Google releases source for Google I/O 2018 for Android

Posted by Shailen Tuli, DPE Today we're releasing the source code for the official Google I/O 2018 for Android app. The 2018 v...

Looking forward with Google Play

Posted by Purnima Kochikar, Director, Google Play, Apps & Games On Monday we released Android 9 Pie . As we continue to push the And...

Meet the first Indie Games Accelerator class

Posted by Vineet Tanwar, Business Development Manager, Google Play In June, we announced the Indie Games Accelerator , a new four mon...

Android Pie SDK is now more Kotlin-friendly

Posted by James Lau, Product Manager ( @jmslau ) When using the Java programming language, one of the most common pitfalls is trying ...