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We are always looking for ways to make learning Android development accessible for all. In 2020, we announced the launch of Android Basics in Kotlin, a free self-paced programming course. Since then, over 100,000 beginners have completed their first milestone in the course. Android Basics in Kotlin teaches people with no programming experience how to build …

Android CameraX was designed to make camera development easier. As CameraX was being developed, camera application developers have shared their passion and enthusiasm with us, and many great ideas have been built into the current API. One great example is the CameraX Extensions API. We’ve recently rearchitected these extensions with input from the developer community, and …

There is an ever-increasing number of apps competing for people’s attention and their wallets. At the same time, as smartphones become increasingly affordable and ubiquitous, the diversity of the audience for any app is growing. To maximize the opportunity presented by these expanding audiences, developers need monetization strategies that increase LTV and maximize revenue. This …

Introduction Battle passes (or season passes) have grown increasingly popular in mobile games. With as many as 30 of the top 100 games on Google Play now featuring a battle pass. Recently, game developers have continued to invest in and innovate with battle passes as a primary method of driving engagement, retention and monetization. This …

This article is part of a partnership between Newzoo and Google. The mobile games market in Latin America is vast and growing, generating $3.5 billion in revenues via consumer spending in 2021, as shown in our new Global Games Market Report (download the free version here). In this article, we will explore some of our actionable …

In April, we announced our first version of the Android for Cars App Library as part of Jetpack, reaching a milestone to let developers publish their navigation, parking, charging apps on the Google Play Store. Today, we’re announcing that version 1.1 is in alpha, which brings the following features to developers: Sign-in template – Allows users to sign …

iOS 14.5 brings exciting new features to iPhone, including the ability to unlock iPhone with Apple Watch while wearing a face mask, more diverse Siri voices, new privacy controls, skin tone options to better represent couples in emoji, and much more. iOS 14.5 builds on the reimagined iPhone experience introduced in iOS 14, and is …

The studio will explore new 5G applications and drive further adoption. What’s the news? AT&T is officially opening the doors to a new innovation space – the AT&T 5G Innovation Studio. The studio, located in Plano, Texas, brings together the power of AT&T’s business, consumer and network organizations to accelerate the path to market for …

Apple Fitness+, the first fitness service built around Apple Watch, is introducing even more ways to make fitness welcoming and inclusive to all with brand new workouts geared specifically toward pregnancy and older adults, as well as several new Yoga, High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT), and Strength workouts for beginners. These workouts are designed to …

  Google helps protect billions of users every day through the use of a robust set of tools designed to keep users safe online. We’re proud to provide a wide range of these same resources to help developers build safe and successful apps. User participation increases when people have a safe and positive app engagement. …