Topic: android

SD Times news digest: Android Studio 3.4 now available, Microsoft acquires Express Logic, Silicon Labs releases Series 2

The Android Studio team released Android Studio 3.4 as a response to users’ problems with core features in the IDE, according to a company post. One of the improvements is a revamped user interface called Project Structure Dialog (PSD) that allows users to manage Gradle project files, a feature that has been a “long-standing request … continue reading

Android updates its app permissions procedures based on developer feedback

In an effort to give users more control over their Android devices, Google has been making changes to its requirements for app permissions. From the start, Google wanted to make Android an open-source operating system, but as it’s grown, every decision made has also come with tradeoffs. “Users want more control and transparency over how … continue reading

SD Times news digest: PubNub gets funding, Deque Systems’ Axe for Android, and Shopify to version its API releases

Data Stream Network provider PubNub has announced that it has raised $23 million in Series D funding, bringing its total funding up to $70 million. PubNub offers a real-time messaging and edge computing platform that can be used to develop apps that provide connected shared experiences, such as live chat, rideshare, and enterprise collaboration. The … continue reading

Visual Studio 2019 now available for Windows and Mac with improved code and project management

Visual Studio 2019 is now generally available for Windows and Mac. Microsoft says that updates to the IDE improve on source control, starting up new projects, code navigation, debugging and AI-assisted code completion. “These capabilities work with both your existing project and new projects – from cross-platform C++ applications, to .NET mobile apps for Android … continue reading

Android adds new features for Android App Bundles

Last year Google made it easier for Android developers to utilize modular development with the release of Android App Bundles and Google Play’s Dynamic Delivery. Over the past year, developers have implemented these new models in over 60,000 applications, resulting in reduced app sizes and time needed to manage releases. Now, the Android team is … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Google’s new app icon specification, Android Q’s restrictions on how apps access network information, and SUSE is now its own company

Google has introduced a new design specification for app icons. App developers will be able to submit new icons to the Google Play Console starting in early April. After May 1, developers will no longer be able to submit icons that do not meet the new specifications. By June 24, all icons, new and old, … continue reading

Android Q will come with new capabilities for protecting location data

The upcoming release of Google’s operating system was unveiled this week, and the company is now giving insights into how it will handle location data and what that will mean for developers. According to the company, while location data can be imperative to giving users recommendations based on where they are, it is also a … continue reading

Google unveils the next version of Android

The upcoming version of Google’s mobile operating system Android is now available for early adopters and developers. Early adopters can access Beta 1 of Android Q by enrolling any Pixel device and developers will have access through a preview SDK. According to Google, the release continues to focus on security and privacy by including work … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Windows Calculator now open source, Waymo releases Laser Beam Honeycomb sensor, and Android rewarded products in beta

Microsoft is trying to foster community collaboration and participation by open sourcing the Windows Calculator. The source code, build system, unit tests, and product roadmap will now all be available on GitHub. Developers can get involved by participating in discussions, reporting or fixing issues, suggesting new feature ideas, prototyping new features, or designing and building … continue reading

Google focuses on accessibility and compatibility for the future of Android

The future of Android-powered devices includes greater accessibility to the broader features of its mobile operating system. Google laid out its plan for upcoming developments and features in the Android ecosystem during MWC Barcelona this week. In addition to highlighting new kinds of hardware, such as the folding-screen smartphones from Samsung and Huawei, the company … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Waymo improves disengagement rate, Google’s app security in 2018, and Microsoft’s AppWindow

Self-driving company Waymo has released a report detailing its disengagements, or how often a human had to take over driving, in California. According to the company, its disengagement rate in California dropped to 0.09 per 1000 miles in 2018, which is a 50 percent reduction and 96 percent increase in the average miles driven between … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Red Hat cloud-native integration, Oracle Blockchain Platform, and Android Things

Red Hat has introduced new solutions in its Red Hat Integration portfolio. The new solutions offer new ways of connecting application, data, and devices across hybrid architectures. They include Red Hat AMQ Online, Red Hat AMQ Streams, new connectors for Red Hat Fuse Online, and end-to-end API support. “Digital transformation is predicated on the notion … continue reading

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