November 2018

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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...

Combating Potentially Harmful Applications with Machine Learning at Google: Datasets and Models

Posted by Mo Yu, Damien Octeau, and Chuangang Ren, Android Security & Privacy Team In a previous blog post , we talked about using...

An Update on Project Treble

Posted by Iliyan Malchev, Project Treble Architect Last week at the 2018 Android Dev Summit , we demonstrated the benefits of Project...

Get your app ready for foldable phones

Posted by Leo Sei, Product Manager on Android As you may have heard from the Android Dev Summit, we announced that we're expanding...

Unfolding right now at #AndroidDevSummit!

Posted by Stephanie Cuthbertson, Director of Product Management Today, at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA, we kicked o...

R8, the new code shrinker from Google, is available in Android studio 3.3 beta

Posted by Leo Sei, Product Manager on Android Studio and R8 Android developers know that APK size is an important factor in user engagem...