Category: Android News

Important announcements for Android OS at Google I/O 2017

Last week Google held its famous event for the present year, where thousands of developers gathered to know the latest trends related to Android OS (Android Operating System).   The congress took place at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California and it brought important news about next Android version, Google Lens, Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality, among other technologies. Android O Google announced the release of Android’s next version: Android O (Android Oreo sounds to be its delicious name, although still unofficial). This time improvements on speed, performance and battery life are going to be added, or “Fluid Experiences”...

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How online courses can help you find a job

Online courses became the main alternative to traditional education to get an specialization. Online education is based on students interests, mainly considering their time and learning pace. Making the decision to take an online course allows professionals to boost their careers and improve their job opportunities, having a degree is not enough anymore. How this learning process contribute to my professional profile? There are so many ways to get the most out of online education, being a self taught person and being aware of trends can help you to outstand on your work area. The Google Developer Expert and...

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The contribution of Android to economic growth

Android Operating System was created with the aim of offering an accessible and free development platform. The outcome of this has gone beyond expectations, generating a positive impact to the world’s economy. The launch of an open source system has allowed companies to reduce production costs by 25 percent, developers didn’t have to pay a fee for a license anymore and development time was reduced for those who chose to create their own personalized system. Android also helped to innovate the mobile market providing more choices for consumers, allowing developers to customize a wide range of mobile devices without...

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Android helps innovate the mobile market

According to Google´s registers there are more than 24,000 types of Android devices made by 1,300 different brands worldwide. Since its appearance Android has contributed to the rise of mobile market providing a wide range of choice for every kind of consumer.   People from all over the world now have access to powerful devices ranging between $100 and $500. Something that seemed unthinkable nearly 10 years ago, and Android´s contribution to the cause of getting more device options at affordable prices is undeniable. But, how does Android innovate the market? Well, to get started, being Android an open...

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How Android device compatibility help apps work properly

Since its creation with the open source project, to provide accessibility has been one of Android main features. This gives developers the opportunity to reach a huge potential audience at global scale. As we’ve seen in previous articles, Android is present on smartphones, Smart TVs, Tablets and even wearables.   But, how does Android covers this wide range of devices? To do so, certain compatibility must be implemented in order to enable some features variability and user interfaces flexibility. This can even be done by using a single application package (APK). The Android app framework allows developers to specify...

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