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How we fought bad apps and malicious developers in 2018

Posted by Andrew Ahn, Product Manager, Google Play Google Play is committed to providing a secure and safe platform for billions of Android users on their journey discovering and experiencing the apps they love and enjoy. To deliver against this commitment, we worked last year to improve our abuse detection […]

An Update on Android Things

Posted by Dave Smith, Developer Advocate for IoT Over the past year, Google has worked closely with partners to create consumer products powered by Android Things with the Google Assistant built-in. Given the successes we have seen with our partners in smart speakers and smart displays, we are refocusing Android […]

Google releases source code of Santa Tracker for Android 2018

Posted by Chris Banes, Chief Elf of Android Engineering Today, we pushed the source code for Google’s Santa Tracker 2018 Android app at google/santa-tracker-android, including its 17 mini-games, Santa tracking feature, Wear app and more! Visually the app looks much the same this year, but underneath the hood the app […]

Grow your app business internationally through localization on Google Play

Posted by Chris Yang, Program Manager, Translation Service It is not uncommon for developers to have the following concerns and thoughts when considering whether to localize their apps: “I just don’t have the time!” “Translation is too expensive.” “High-quality translation is just hard to find.” Does this sound familiar? At […]

Android Studio 3.3

Posted by Jamal Eason, Product Manager We are excited to kick off the new year with a stable release of Android Studio 3.3 focused on refinement and quality. You can download it today from developer.android.com/studio. Based on the feedback from many of you, we have taken a step back from […]

Rialto: V1.1.0

Rialto is a new Android text styling library based upon Annotation Spans. Rialto enables you to provide consistent text formatting throughout your app by using annotations in your string resources. Previously we have looked at how to use Rialto, and I am extremely please to release Rialto 1.1.0 which contains […]