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What’s new in Google’s Android Studio 3.5 beta

The next version of Google’s integrated development environment for building Android apps is available in a beta release

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Google: Use Kotlin for new Android apps

At the Google I/O conference, Google announced that Android development will become increasingly ‘Kotlin-first’

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Android Q's new 'Bubbles' feature | TECH(talk)

Google has added a new multi-tasking feature in Android Q: Bubbles, which will allow users to perform tasks across different apps without having to actually switch apps.

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What’s new in Google’s Flutter mobile dev framework

The Version 1.2 release for Android and iOS developers provides new web tools and increases stability

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How to create apps that work together across Windows, iOS, and Android

Project Rome SDKs arrive for iOS and Android, so your apps can now take advantage of Microsoft’s cross-platform technologies

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Why Android updates are so late | TECH(talk)

The yearly release of a new version of Android always causes a hopeful stir among users. But most of them have to wait months, or even longer, to get the update on their devices.

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What’s new in Gradle 5.2

The Java and Android build tool adds offers plugin enhancements for Java and C++

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The sad state of the smartphone market | TECH(talk)

With smartphone sales slowing – even for the iconic iPhone – have we reached 'peak smartphone'? And if so, how does the industry innovate its way out of the funk?

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What’s new in Kotlin 1.3

Kotlin 1.3 introduces contracts to the type system

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Mingis on Tech: All about the Google Pixel 3

The Pixel 3 (and the larger Pixel 3 XL) arrive this week, and after a few days of hands-on time with the new device, Computerworld's Dan Rosenbaum has some thoughts. He joins Executive Editor Ken Mingis and IDGE video producer Chris...

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Mingis on Tech: 3 big slices of Android Pie

The newest version of Android is rolling out for Pixel devices already and – eventually – it'll arrive on other Android phones. Computerworld's JR Raphael details what users can look forward to, and why it matters.

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Mingis on Tech: Why BlackBerry's Key2 phone is for 'masters of the universe'

BlackBerry's latest smartphone has a full-featured physical keyboard – no surprise there – and is aimed at users who want to really want to get work done, says reviewer Dan Rosenbaum.

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Kotlin tutorial: Get started with Kotlin

Kotlin can provide huge benefits to developers currently working on Java and Android projects. Here’s how

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Android data tips that will save you money

Cutting back on your Android data use can make your phone bill plummet, and it's easy to do with a few key tweaks. Ready to start saving?

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ML Kit: Google brings machine learning APIs to mobile developers

The beta machine learning kit supports iOS and Android apps via the Firebase IDE and with TensorFlow Lite support

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What’s new for developers in Android P

Kotlin, machine learning, and greater app compatibility get attention in the latest Google developer tools

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Mingis on Tech: For Android phones, a 'notch' too far?

The all-screen design of Apple's iPhone X necessitated a 'notch' at the top of the display for various cameras and sensors. Now, Android phone makers are going with the same design. But why?

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Android Oreo tips: Learn what your software can do

Google's Android Oreo release is full of fresh flavor for your phone. But some of its most useful touches are all too easy to overlook. Whether you've had Oreo for months or are just now getting a taste, it's time to learn something...

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