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Android for Cars: Bringing more apps to cars




Posted by Vivek Radhakrishnan – Technical Program Manager, and Seung Nam – Product Manager




With technology in cars becoming more capable, the opportunity to deliver safe and seamless connected experiences for drivers and passengers is greater th...
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What’s new in Wear OS – I/O ’24




Kseniia Shumelchyk, Android Developer Relations Engineer, and Garan Jenkin, Android Developer Relations Engineer




Wear OS has seen incredible growth and advancements over the past year. With watch launches from Pixel, Samsung and more, Wear OS g...
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Latest updates for watch faces on Wear OS




Posted by Anna Bernbaum – Product Manager, and Garan Jenkin – Developer Relations Engineer






At last year’s Google I/O, we launched the Watch Face Format for Wear OS. This year, as part of our continued partnership with Samsung, we are excited t...
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The Second Beta of Android 15




Posted by Dave Burke, VP of Engineering




Today we're releasing the second beta of Android 15, which continues our work to build a platform that helps improve your productivity, minimize battery impact, maximize smooth app performance, give user...
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I/O 2024: What’s new in Google Play




Posted by Paul Feng, Vice President of Product Management, Google Play




At Google Play, we’re passionate about helping people discover experiences they’ll love while empowering developers like you to bring your ideas to life and build successful ...
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What’s new in Jetpack Compose at I/O ‘24




Posted by Ben Trengrove – Developer Relations Engineer, and Nick Butcher – Product Manager for Jetpack Compose





At Google I/O 2024, we announced the upcoming June ‘24 Jetpack Compose release, packed with features designed to make Android develop...
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More frequent, focused updates for Android Studio




Posted by Adarsh Fernando, Senior Product Manager, Android Studio



Three years ago, we changed how we named and versioned Android Studio to make it easier to follow updates – we changed how we numbered the versions of the IDE to more closely map t...
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The First Beta of Android 15




Posted by Dave Burke, VP of Engineering



Today we're releasing the first beta of Android 15. With the progress we've made refining the features and stability of Android 15, it's time to open the experience up to both developers and early adopter...
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The Second Developer Preview of Android 15




Posted by Dave Burke, VP of Engineering



Today marks the second chapter of the Android 15 story with the release of Android 15 Developer Preview 2!

Android 15 continues our work to build a platform that helps improve your productivity while giv...
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Tune in for Google I/O on May 14




Posted by Jeanine Banks – VP & General Manager, Developer X, and Head of Developer Relations



Google I/O is arriving this year on May 14th and you’re invited to join us online! I/O offers something for everyone, whether you are developing a ne...
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Android Studio Iguana is stable




Posted by Neville Sicard-Gregory – Senior Product Manager, Android Studio



Today we are launching Android Studio Iguana 🦎 in the stable release channel to make it easier for you to create high quality apps. With features like Version Control Syste...
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The First Developer Preview of Android 15




Posted by Dave Burke, VP of Engineering



We're releasing the first Developer Preview of Android 15 today so you, our developers, can collaborate with us to build a better Android.

Android 15 continues our work to build a platform that helps imp...
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Prompt users to update to your latest app version




Posted by Lidia Gaymond – Product Manager, Google Play



For years, Google Play has helped users enjoy the latest versions of your app through auto-updates or in-app updates. While most users update their apps this way, some may still be stuck on o...
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A New Approach to Real-Money Games on Google Play




Posted by Karan Gambhir – Director, Global Trust and Safety Partnerships




As a platform, we strive to help developers responsibly build new businesses and reach wider audiences across a variety of content types and genres. In response to strong d...
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What’s new with Google Cast?




Posted by Meher Vurimi, Product Manager




Since we launched Google Cast in 2013, we've been working to bring casting capabilities to more apps and devices. We have come a long way. Now, users can cast to many new devices, like TVs, speakers, smart...
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Leverage Gemini in your Android apps




Posted by Dave Burke, VP of Engineering




Last week we unveiled our most capable foundation model, Gemini. Gemini is multimodal – it can accept both text and image inputs. We introduced a way for Android developers to leverage our smallest mod...
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Faster Rust Toolchains for Android




Posted by Chris Wailes - Senior Software Engineer



The performance, safety, and developer productivity provided by Rust has led to rapid adoption in the Android Platform. Since slower build times are a concern when using Rust, particularly within ...
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