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With an ever changing landscape of devices, Android Programming has become an increasingly challenging task. That’s why we built the Packt Hub. We provide the latest news from tools and languages like Android Studio, Kotlin and Java.

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RxAndroid 2.1.0 is out with a newly added Async API!

RxAndroid 2.1.0, the latest version of RxAndroid, has an option to post async messages. The async parameter affects Android APIs 16 and newer. It...
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Entry level phones to taste the Go edition of the Android 9.0 Pie version

For a powerful, high quality mobile device experience, Google recently rolled out the Go edition of its AI packed Android 9.0 Pie version. The...
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Google is missing out $50 million because of Fortnite’s decision to bypass Play Store

The launch of Fortnite Android Beta was announced on Epic Games website on August 9, stating that players with Samsung Galaxy devices are the...
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Dagger 2.17, a dependency injection framework for Java and Android, is now out!

After the consecutive release of Dagger 2.15 and 2.16 in May earlier this year, Dagger 2.17 was released with enhanced performance and bug fixes....
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Google buys GraphicsFuzz, bringing fuzzy logic and metamorphic testing to Android graphics drivers

The latest addition to the list of companies acquired by Google is a startup called GraphicsFuzz. The team at GraphicsFuzz consisting of Alastair Donaldson,...
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The new Material Design by Google – what does it mean?

Chances are that you have already noticed the changes in your everyday Google apps like Gmail, Google News, Google Chrome. This change is a...
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Introducing Android 9 Pie, filled with machine learning and baked-in UI features

Google has launched Android 9, the next in line Android Operating system. Named Android Pie, after Android’s convention of naming their OS on sweet...

Google open sources Filament – a physically based rendering engine for Android, Windows, Linux...

Google has just open-sourced Filament, their physically based rendering (PBR) engine for Android. It can also be used in Windows, Linux, and macOS. Filament...

All new Android apps on Google Play must target API Level 26 (Android Oreo)...

At the Google I/O Event held in May 2018, Google advised all developers to update to the latest Android APIs by August 1, 2018....
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Google’s Smart Display – A push towards the new OS, Fuchsia

There is no denying that Amazon Echo, HomePod and Alexa have brought about a revolution in the digital assistant space. A careful study will...

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ABI stability may finally come in Swift 5.0

Version 5 of Apple’s Swift language, used for iOS and MacOS application development, will release early next year. The main focus of this release...

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