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Ha! Just caught it. Found myself updating Android Studio (investigating using Firebase, but that’s another story) and the new version 1.5 is what I now have – Google has just updated its Android IDE (integrated development environment).
Just a quick post to flag that although Droidcon London 2015 may be over, you can now view presentations online.
Adding map functionality to an app can be quite straightforward in Android, and is a suitable topic for an entry in our Build your own Android app series.
Android Wear will now enable cellular comms, Google has announced, in addition to Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. It means users will be able to take calls direct from their watch.
A bit late with this, but I want to keep the monthly benchmarks going – Google has published the latest Android platform stats, for November 2015. As always, they are based on active devices interacting with Google Play over the period of a week.
Once again Droidcon London proved an enjoyable and educational event.
Google first announced its Brillo IoT platform – “underlying operating system for the Internet of Things” – back in May at its I/O 2015 event. Having been available to early access partners, Google is now opening up the lightweight embedded OS, which is based on Android, to the wider developer community.
Oh what a fool. And I have nobody but myself to blame. I have lost the private key for updating my Android app on Google Play. It will now be frozen, forever.
The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) has announced the general availability of its Bluetooth Developer Studio.