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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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Android Q will reportedly give network carriers more control over network devices

Recently, four commits were made in Android’s Gerrit source code management, under the title “Carrier restriction enhancements for Android Q.” These new commits specify...

Android Studio 3.3 released with support for Navigation Editor, C++ code lint inspections, and...

Android Studio 3.3 has been released, earlier this week with official support for Navigation Editor, Project Marble, improved incremental Java compilation when using annotation...
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7 Android Predictions for 2019

Emerging technologies not only change the way users interact with their devices but they also improve the development process. One such tech where most...
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Project Fi is now Google Fi, will support multiple Android based phones, offer beta...

Google has officially announced that its Project Fi will be rebranded to ‘Google Fi’. They have also expanded Fi’s support to multiple phones like...
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An ethical mobile operating system, /e/ – Trick or Treat?

Previously known as eelo, /e/ is an ‘ethical’ operating system for mobile phones. Leading the project is Gaël Duval who is also the creator...
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5 ways to reduce App deployment time

Over 6,000 mobile apps are released on the Google Play Store every day. This breeds major competition among different apps that are constantly trying...

Motorola partners with iFixit to support users’ ‘Right to Repair’; provides OEM Fix Kits

On Tuesday, iFixit announced its partnership with Motorola to supply customers with repair kits for Motorola’s smartphones. Users can either send their device to...
Mozilla launches Firefox 63.0

Firefox 63.0 is released for desktop and Android, aiming to give users “greater control...

Mozilla has today released Firefox 63.0 for desktop and Android, just over a month since the release of Firefox 62.0. The release brings a...

Google to charge a licensing fee from Android-based smartphone vendors in the EU to...

In compliance with the EU regulations set up when Google was fined $5 Million in July, for breaching EU antitrust laws, Google has made...
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Google releases Oboe, a C++ library to build high-performance Android audio apps

Yesterday, Google released the first production-ready version of Oboe. It is a C++ library for building real-time audio apps. One of its main benefits...

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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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