Authors Gurupriyan

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Gurupriyan is a Software Engineer and a technology enthusiast, he's been working on the field for the last 6 years. Currently focusing on mobile app development and IoT.

What’s new with Fast Pair

Posted by Catherina Xu (Product Manager) Last November, we released Fast Pair with the Jaybird Tarah Bluetooth headphones. Since then, we’ve engaged with dozens of OEMs, ODMs, and silicon partners to bring Fast Pair to even more devices. Last month, we held a talk at I/O announcing 10+ certified devices, […]

Xiaomi Mi A3 with 48MP triple camera, Snapdragon 665 processor launched

Xiaomi Announces Mi A3 With Rear Triple Cameras, Android 9 Pie, And In-Screen Fingerprint Scanner Xiaomi has officially announced the Mi A3, the latest iteration of its affordable Android One smartphone series. The Mi A3 is the third generation of Xiaomi A series and the successor to Mi A2 that was […]

ViewPager2

ViewPager has been around for a number of years now, and was added in support library V22.1.0. In February 2019 the first alpha of ViewPager2 was released. In this post we’ll take a look at how ViewPager2 differs from ViewPager, and how to implement it. The main difference between ViewPager2 […]

Parcelize

A Parcel is an optimised serialisation format for Android which is designed to enable us to transfer data between processes. This is something that most Android developers need to do occasionally, but not that often. Making a class Pareclizable actually requires a little bit of effort, but there’s a Kotlin […]

HEIF Images

One of the new features in Android Q is support for High Efficiency Image Format (HEIF) images, but why is this important? In this post we’ll take a look at what HEIF actually is, and understand a little about the benefits that it might offer. HEIF was developed by the […]

Kotlin named Breakout Project of the Year at OSCON

Posted by Wojtek Kaliciński, Developer Advocate, Android Stephanie Saad Cuthbertson announces support for Kotlin during the Developer Keynote at I/O 2017. Today at OSCON (the O’Reilly Open Source Software Conference), Kotlin was awarded the Open Source Award for Breakout Project of the Year. There is no doubt to us why […]

Al Solves Rubik’s Cube In Less Than A Second

This AI Can Solve Rubik Cube Faster Than Any Human Researchers and mathematicians at the University of California (UCI), Irvine have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm that can solve the Rubik’s Cube in just over a second. Dubbed as DeepCubeA, this deep reinforcement learning algorithm can solve the Rubik’s Cube […]

Elon Musk’s Neuralink will connect human brains with computers

Elon Musk’s Neuralink wants to insert sensors in human brains Neuralink, co-founded by Elon Musk in 2016, is the brain-machine interface start-up that is focused on helping people with brain disorders. It is ultimately aimed at connecting “humans and computers” to “understand and treat brain disorders, preserve and enhance one’s own brain, […]