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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 Google’s Android Studio 3.3

Google’s development suite for Android apps gains a raft of improvements

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

The first production release is now available for Android and iOS developers

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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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How to turn your Android phone into a powerful collaboration hub

With the right set of apps, you can turn your Android phone into a collaboration hub — and then stay connected and productive -- wherever you might be.

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How to find handy but hidden Android features

Android's practically overflowing with options, and it's easy to lose track of some useful features along the way. Here are a few handy but hidden capabilities you probably forget to use.

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Mingis on Tech: The lowdown on Android security

Google's Android OS sometimes gets unfairly maligned as being weak on security. Computerworld blogger JR Raphael explains why that's a misconception and how users can keep their devices safe.

App dev trends going hot -- and cold

21 hot programming trends—and 21 going cold

Hot or not? From the web to the motherboard to the training ground, get the scoop on what’s in and what’s out in app dev

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