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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.

As US-China tech cold war escalates, Google revokes Huawei’s Android support, allows only those...

Update: On Wednesday, according to a leaked memo received by BBC, UK-based chip designer ARM has told staff it must suspend business with Huawei....
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Google I/O 2019 D1 highlights: smarter display, search feature with AR capabilities, Android Q,...

This year’s Google IO 2019 was meant to be big, and it didn't disappoint at all. There's a lot of big news to talk...
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Android Studio 3.4 releases with Android Q Beta emulator, a new resource manager and...

Yesterday, Google released Android Studio 3.4, the latest version of its integrated development environment (IDE). Version 3.3 was released earlier this year. This release...

DARPA plans to develop a communication platform similar to WhatsApp

Yesterday, the Defense and Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) announced that they are developing a new and highly secure communication platform. This program will...
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AndroidHardening Project renamed to GrapheneOS to reflect progress and expansion of the project

The AndroidHardening project team announced yesterday that they’ve changed the Project name to GrapheneOS. Daniel Micay, a security researcher, shared the details about GrapheneOS on...
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Google Podcasts is transcribing full podcast episodes for improving search results

On Tuesday, Android Police reported that Google Podcasts is automatically transcribing episodes. It is using these transcripts as metadata to help users find the...
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Replete 2.0 updated with ClojureScript 1.10.516!

Mike Fikes, the creator of Replete, a ClojureScript REPL for iOS and Android, announced last month that Replete 2.0 has been updated with ClojureScript...
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Google is planning to bring Node.js support to Fuchsia

Google is, reportedly, planning to bring Node.js to Fuchsia. Yang Guo, a staff software engineer at Google, posted a tweet, yesterday, where he says...
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Google announces the stable release of Android Jetpack Navigation

Yesterday, Google announced the stable release of the Android Jetpack Navigation component. This component is a suite of libraries and tooling to help developers...
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Android Q Beta is now available for developers on all Google Pixel devices

Google released Android Q beta along with a preview SDK for developers, yesterday. Android Q beta is available for any Pixel device, including the...

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