Android Studio 2.2 Released

Android Studio 2.2 Released

Android has released its latest development IDE, Android Studio 2.2. Twenty plus features have be added to Android Studio 2.2. This includes the following advancements, “from designing UIs with the new constraint layout, to developing C++ code with the Android NDK, to building with the latest Jack compliers, to creating Espresso test cases for your app, Android…

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Android 7.0 Nougat Rollout

Android 7.0 Nougat Rollout

Recently Android 7.0 Nougat was released to Nexus devices users. The LG V20 will be the first smartphone with Android 7.0 Nougat installed. Another release to the public, particularly developers, is the Android Open Source Project (AOSP), which allows users to examine the new Android 7.0 Nougat source code. Android 7.0 Nougat’s 250 new features include VR…

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Google's New App, Duo

Google’s New App, Duo

With the popularity of Apple’s Facetime, Google has developed it’s own video calling app called Duo, “a simple 1-to-1 video calling app available for Android and iOS. Duo takes the complexity out of video calling, so that you can be together in the moment wherever you are.” A Google account is not required but rather a simple…

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Apple and SAP

Apple and SAP

Apple is increasing its business focus by collaborating with software company, SAP: “Under the new deal, Apple and SAP plan to release programming tools that software developers can use to build apps for Apple’s handheld devices.” Since businesses currently utilize SAP’s expertise in inventory, manufacturing, sales and other operations, a united Apple and SAP will further…

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Android N Developer Preview 2

Android N Developer Preview 2

Yesterday, the second Android N development preview was released to participating developers. A number of features have been introduced. The features include Vulkan a new 3-D rendering API, launcher shortcuts , Emoji Unicode 9 support with “generic look in favor of a more human-looking design”, API changes (which include multi-window support and notifications) and bug…

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