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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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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 plans to let the AMP Project have an open governance model, soon!

Yesterday, Malte Ubl, tech leader in the AMP project at Google, announced that the AMP Project team is planning to set up an open...
Firefox Nightly browser: Debugging your app is now fun with Mozilla’s new ‘time travel’ feature

Developers of Firefox Focus set to replace Android’s WebView with GeckoView

Yesterday, Mozilla announced that they will be releasing a new version of Firefox Focus for Android next week. This version will be powered by...
Microsoft launches progressive web apps

Google’s ‘mistakenly deployed experiment’ covertly activated battery saving mode on multiple phones today

Multiple Google Pixel phones experienced an automatic activation of the ‘Battery Saver mode’ today when their phone was almost fully charged. Reddit saw a...
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Tor Project gets its first official mobile browser for Android, the privacy friendly Tor...

The Tor Project released its first mobile browser on the Google Play Store, called the Tor Browser, last week. The browser is currently an...

Google enhances Wear OS design, adds a Google Assistant feed and much more

Last week, Google announced that they have made some enhancements in the Wear OS design to provide users a quicker access to information and...

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

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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