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Google, and the disappearing case of open source Android

How open source is Android? That’s an old chestnut, and the brief answer could be that the Android Open Source Project is very open source. However, the versions of Android promoted by Google – that are actually on your phone – are increasingly less so, as Google maintains its grip on…

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Top Ten Android posts in August

What was hot on the Eyes on Android blog in the month of August? Here’s the answer. Find out what your Android-interested peers have been reading! Topics covered include Microsoft’s Sharks Cove, Droidcon London 2014, Microchip’s Bluetooth Smart, and Google Cardboard… Taking it in reverse order…

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Google fleshes out Fit with preview SDK

Google Fit was announced at the company’s I/O event back in June as part of the wearables theme. Well, Google has now fleshed out its vision for supporting fitness apps with a preview SDK available to developers…

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Simpified sign-in rolls out with Chrome beta

Simplified sign-in is now being rolled out with the latest version of Google’s browser app, writes Google. When you are signed into the latest Chrome beta for Android, you won’t need to sign in again on other Google websites, such as Gmail, Maps, Calendar or the search…

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