Android Pay, for contactless payments with your smartphone, is now officially available for use in the UK. It follows on from its launch in the United State last year.
Google has released its latest Android platform stats, for May 2016, based on active devices interacting with Google Play over the period of a week.
The European Commission has now formally charged Google with breaking competition rules over its Android mobile operating system.
The organisers of Droidcon London – which is described as the largest Android developer conference in Europe – are calling for papers. The 2016 event runs at the Business Design Centre, in Angel, on October 27th and 28th 2016, which are a Thursday and Friday. The organisers write: We’re putting on two days of expert lead talks by the champions ...
Just to record – you can now find Android Studio 2.0 on Google’s stable release channel. It’s available as an update or separate download. Android Studio is Google’s official development environment for building Android apps, including such things as code analysis tools and emulators, as well as code editors. The headline features both involve saving development time: Instant Run functionality ...
Google has released its latest Android platform stats, for April 2016, based on active devices interacting with Google Play over the period of a week. At last, the thing that stands out is the growth for Marshmallow Android. Its platform share has doubled in the last month, albeit from a small base. Version 6.0 – represented by API level 23 – now records 4.6% of platform ...
Like Apple Pay, the NFC-based system uses tokenisation, i.e. that when you tap your phone for a small payment your associated account details aren't transmitted
How Android-related patent licensing became a significant revenue generator for Microsoft.
Google has updated its Android design guidelines. Does this mean Android will be adopting some iOS-style navigation elements?
The times they keep a changing. A sign of ageing used to be that policemen were getting younger, now it seems that dessert-based versions of Android fly by ever sooner. We’ve only just had Marshmallow for ‘M’ (v6.0 API 23) and here comes ‘N’.