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Bubble notifications are no longer hidden in Android 11

Bubble notifications are no longer hidden in Android 11

Thanks, I hate it Last year, the Android team introduced bubble notifications as a native option as it was developing Android Q. However, as Android Q progressed through various betas, the feature
Android 11 prepares phones for 5 different states of 5G

Android 11 prepares phones for 5 different states of 5G

Today we get our first major glimpse of what Google developers are doing to prepare Android 11 (or Android R) for 5G connectivity. We see the next-generation operating system update with the Android
Android 11 prepares phones for 5 different states of 5G

Android 11 prepares phones for 5 different states of 5G

Today we get our first major glimpse of what Google developers are doing to prepare Android 11 (or Android R) for 5G connectivity. We see the next-generation operating system update with the Android
Google is giving developers until the end of 2021 to adapt their apps to Android 11

Google is giving developers until the end of 2021 to adapt their apps to Android 11

Most apps should still work out of the box, no updates needed When Google started testing Android 10, it quickly upset developers with far-reaching changes that would lead to broken apps once the OS
Google Pixel 5 release for testing up on AOSP

Google Pixel 5 release for testing up on AOSP

Google Pixel 5 was revealed – for the first time, in text, by a Google developer – in AOSP. AOSP stands for Android Open Source Project, and it represents part of the larger Google/Android equation.
Google Pixel 5 release for testing up on AOSP

Google Pixel 5 release for testing up on AOSP

Google Pixel 5 was revealed – for the first time, in text, by a Google developer – in AOSP. AOSP stands for Android Open Source Project, and it represents part of the larger Google/Android equation.

From Crypto Self-Custody to Music Rights, This Mother-Daughter Dev Team Does It All

Developer Cindy Zimmerman and her mother Judy Katzman are among the cryptocurrency community’s most quietly prolific builders.
Windows 10X dual-screen emulator helps you peek at the Surface Neo future

Windows 10X dual-screen emulator helps you peek at the Surface Neo future

Microsoft released a developer-aimed bit of software that’ll allow users to develop apps and test apps with Windows 10X. With the Microsoft Emulator and tools update released today, users can get
Windows 10X dual-screen emulator helps you peek at the Surface Neo future

Windows 10X dual-screen emulator helps you peek at the Surface Neo future

Microsoft released a developer-aimed bit of software that’ll allow users to develop apps and test apps with Windows 10X. With the Microsoft Emulator and tools update released today, users can get

Apple gives developers the ability to distribute custom apps to schools

Apple School Manager now gives developers the ability to distribute custom apps to schools for the first time. The change will allow app-makers to better meet the individual needs of educational

Apple will give the option to buy iOS and Mac apps as a bundle

The latest beta of Apple's Xcode development tool adds a small but nifty feature that will make it easier in some situations to buy apps you want to use across iOS and macOS. Developers who decide to
Iowa caucus Shadow voting app “error” was inevitable

Iowa caucus Shadow voting app “error” was inevitable

The Democratic caucus in Iowa on Monday, February 3, 2020, was a mess because of an error in judgement. It was decided that the process would be facilitated by an app called “IowaReporterApp” to send
Iowa caucus Shadow voting app “error” was inevitable

Iowa caucus Shadow voting app “error” was inevitable

The Democratic caucus in Iowa on Monday, February 3, 2020, was a mess because of an error in judgement. It was decided that the process would be facilitated by an app called “IowaReporterApp” to send
Samsung Galaxy S2 is new world’s longest-updated phone with unofficial Android 10

Samsung Galaxy S2 is new world’s longest-updated phone with unofficial Android 10

If you’re willing to use unofficially-developed software coded by 3rd-party users, your phone can probably last well beyond its creator’s official end-of-support date. Case in point: The Samsung
Samsung Galaxy S2 is new world’s longest-updated phone with unofficial Android 10

Samsung Galaxy S2 is new world’s longest-updated phone with unofficial Android 10

If you’re willing to use unofficially-developed software coded by 3rd-party users, your phone can probably last well beyond its creator’s official end-of-support date. Case in point: The Samsung
You can now buy Glass Enterprise Edition 2, but it’s only meant for developers

You can now buy Glass Enterprise Edition 2, but it’s only meant for developers

The original Google Glass Explorer Edition made a big entrance when it quite literally fell from the heavens during Google I/O 2013. While that model never really stood a chance as a consumer product,

Apple has paid out nearly double the amount to developers than Google has

Google’s Android operating system may have the biggest market share in the world, but if you’re a developer making apps, iOS is clearly where all the money is to be made. In its latest quarterly
Google Play has paid out developers over $80 billion to date

Google Play has paid out developers over $80 billion to date

Modern digital platforms succeed or fail on the backs of developers. Just ask Steve Balmer. For every Android out there, there was a WebOS. Companies can make it easier or harder to develop for their

Why are we obsessed with Instagram's ‘What are you?’ filters?

We're barely one month into 2020, and one social media trend has truly taken the definition of 'viral' and rammed it down our collective throat: Instagram's "What X are you?" story filters.
Apple’s AR glasses deserve an Apple Watch-style ‘early access’ launch

Apple’s AR glasses deserve an Apple Watch-style ‘early access’ launch

Apple's first Watch launched before it was fully baked, but early access helped users and developers learn what worked -- something the AR industry needs.