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Streaming support spec for hearing aids on Android

Posted by Seang Chau, Vice President, Engineering According to the World Health Organization1, around 466 million people worldwide have disabling hearing loss. This number is expected to increase to 900 million people by the year 2050. Google is working with GN Hearing to create a new open specification for hearing […]

Google releases source for Google I/O 2018 for Android

Posted by Shailen Tuli, DPE Today we’re releasing the source code for the official Google I/O 2018 for Android app. The 2018 version constitutes a comprehensive rewrite of the app. For many years, the app has used a ContentProvider + SyncAdapter architecture. This year, we rewrote the app using Architecture […]

MotionLayout – Collapsing Toolbar – Part 1

At Google IO 2018 ConstraintLayout 2.0 was announced and the biggest new addition was MotionLayout which gives us an amazing new tool for layout animations. Nicolas Roard has already published an excellent introduction to MotionLayout and I would highly recommend giving that a read to understand the basics and components […]

Meet the first Indie Games Accelerator class

Posted by Vineet Tanwar, Business Development Manager, Google Play In June, we announced the Indie Games Accelerator, a new four month program to help indie game startups from India, Pakistan and Southeast Asia supercharge their growth on Android. We have been truly impressed by the overwhelming responses we have received, […]

Android Pie SDK is now more Kotlin-friendly

Posted by James Lau, Product Manager (@jmslau) When using the Java programming language, one of the most common pitfalls is trying to access a member of a null reference, causing a NullPointerException to be thrown. Kotlin offers protection against this by baking nullable and non-nullable types into the type system. […]