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Notifications from the Twitter app are easier on your battery

Push notifications are an important way to keep Twitter users informed about what’s happening. However, they can be a significant and often overlooked source of battery drain. For example: high priority notifications can wake a phone from Doze, and fetching data upon push notification delivery via the network can drain […]

New Keystore features keep your slice of Android Pie a little safer

Posted by Brian Claire Young and Shawn Willden, Android Security; and Frank Salim, Google Pay New Android Pie Keystore Features The Android Keystore provides application developers with a set of cryptographic tools that are designed to secure their users’ data. Keystore moves the cryptographic primitives available in software libraries out […]

Google Play services discontinuing updates for API levels 14 and 15

Posted by Sam Spencer, Technical Program Manager, Google Play The Android Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) platform is seven years old and the active device count has been below 1% for some time. Consequently, we are deprecating support for ICS in future releases of Google Play services. For devices running ICS, […]

Android codelab courses are here!

Posted by Jocelyn Becker, Senior Program Manager, Google Developer Training The Google Developers Training team recently published an updated version of our Android Developer Fundamentals course as a series of Google codelabs. Codelabs made their debut as onsite tutorials at Google I/O in 2015, and have skyrocketed in popularity as […]