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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.

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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Microsoft Your Phone: Mirror your Android phone apps on Windows

In the Microsoft Surface event in New York last week, they announced a new application called Your Phone. It will work with Windows 10. The...
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What role does Linux play in securing Android devices?

In this article, we will talk about the Android Model particularly the Linux Kernel layer, over which Android is built. We will also talk...

A decade of Android: Slayer of Blackberry, challenger of iPhone, mother of the modern...

If someone says Eclair, Honeycomb, Ice Cream Sandwich, or Jelly Bean then apart from getting a sugar rush, you will probably think of Android...
Machine Learning

Fuchsia’s Xi editor is no longer a Google project

Raph Levien, an ex-software engineer at Google’s Fuchsia project, announced yesterday that Fuchsia’s Xi editor is no longer a Google-owned project. It is now...
Firefox Nightly browser: Debugging your app is now fun with Mozilla’s new ‘time travel’ feature

Mozilla updates Firefox Focus for mobile with new features, revamped design, and Geckoview for...

Mozilla announced a major update to Firefox Focus, a free and open-source privacy-focused browser by Mozilla for Android, iOS smartphones and tablets, yesterday. Firefox...

GraphicsFuzz, the graphics testing framework, is now open-source

GraphicsFuzz, the online graphics testing framework quietly went open source on Monday. There is no official announcement as of now and they are still...
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Android Studio 3.2 releases with Android App Bundle, Energy Profiler, and more!

Yesterday, Google announced the stable release of Android Studio 3.2 with a variety of new features and improvements. This version comes with 20+ features...
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6 common challenges faced by Android App developers

The primary target for businesses while working on mobile apps is the Android platform, thanks to the massive market share the mobile operating system...

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Google to discontinue Allo; plans to power ‘Messages’ with Rich Communication...

Yesterday, Google announced that they are shutting down Allo, an instant messaging app for the Android and iOS platforms. This news does not come...

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