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Biometrics – AndroidX

Android has supported fingerprint sensors since API 23 and previously we looked at the new APIs to handle them using BiometricPrompt and BiometricManager. For the latter we looked at how to create a compat wrapper so that this works back to API 23. But we didn’t implement one for BiometricPrompt. […]


Recently I saw a tweet by Britt Barak stating that we don’t talk about burnout enough and she’s also recorded a podcast about it. This made me think about my experiences with burnout and it made me wonder if sharing my experiences might help others who are unfortunate enough to […]

Moving Android Studio and Android Emulator to 64-bit versions

Posted by Sam Lin, Product Manager, Android With Project Marble, the Android Studio team focused our efforts on making the fundamental features and flows of the Integrated Development Environment (IDE) rock-solid. Performance is an underlying tenant to delivering a high quality IDE. To this end, we are sharpening our product […]

Indie Games Accelerator – Introducing class of 2019!

Posted by Vineet Tanwar, Business Development Manager, Google Play In April we opened applications for the 2019 class of Indie Games Accelerator, a program to help top mobile game startups from emerging markets achieve their full potential on Google Play. We’re truly awed by the response we have received with […]

Improved app quality and discovery on Google Play

Posted by Kosuke Suzuki, Product Manager, Google Play Every month, more than 2 billion users from over 190 countries visit the Google Play Store to browse and discover new apps and games. As part of making Google Play a great discovery experience, we continue to increase our focus on quality. […]

Building a safer Google Play for kids

Posted by Kanika Sachdeva, Product Manager, Google Play At Google Play, we’re committed to providing a positive, safe environment for children and families. Over the last few years, we’ve helped parents find family-friendly content through the Designed for Families program and empowered them to set digital ground rules for their […]