Android Development

Google posts Android 5.zero manufacturing unit picture for Nexus four

Days after sharing the Android 5.zero manufacturing unit pictures for Nexus 5, Nexus 10 and Wi-Fi Nexus 7 (2012, 2013) units, Google has revealed the Lollipop manufacturing unit picture (LRX21T) for Nexus four smartphone. The corporate has additionally launched the Android 5.zero binaries for the smartphone. The discharge of manufacturing unit picture signifies an impending arrival of the OTA replace, ...

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CyanogenMod 11.0 M6 now available for supported devices

CyanogenMod team has released the CM 11.0 M6 builds today for the supported devices and also revealed that there won’t be any builds titled “stable” from now on. If you have been waiting for CyanogenMod 11.0 Stable, install the M-builds like the current one, which according to the CM team are as stable as it gets. “Don’t expect a build ...

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CyanogenMod 11.0 M5 available for over 50 devices

CyanogenMod team has released the latest Snapshot build of CyanogenMod 11.0 release (based on KitKat) for over 50 devices. Available via CM’s community distribution portal and CM updater, the M5 build brings host of changes from M4 build. Here is the full change-log With five Snapshots builds out, we expect to start seeing release candidate (RC) builds soon, which will ...

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Alleged change-log for Android 4.4.3 leaked online

The reports about an upcoming Android release have been going around for the last few weeks. According to reports, Google is preparing Android 4.4.3 as a bug-fixing release and it will be rolled out in the coming weeks. Now, Android Police has obtained an alleged list of changes or fixes that we should expect to see in Android 4.4.3. There ...

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Google Play developer program policy updated, devs get 15 days to comply

Google earlier today sent out an email notification to the registered Google Play developers, informing them that it has made a few changes in Google Play developer program policy. These policy changes revolve around sexually explicit material in applications, new app promotion policy, disclosure about in-app payment and more. Google has stated that the new applications published after the notification ...

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Google announces new features for game developers at GDC 2014

With Game Developers Conference (GDC) 2014 opening today, Google is announcing a host of new features for the Android game developers. These features include game gifts, Play Games Unity Plug-in, enhanced Play Games statistics, and a preview of Play Games C++ SDK. Here is a quick look at these upcoming features: Game Gifts: A service that allows players to send ...

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TWRP v2.7 brings new features, drops support for older devices

Team Win has announced the launch of TWRP v2.7, which is now available for various supported devices. The new version of this custom recovery brings a host of new features but drops support for select older devices. The team is still willing to support these older devices but as they don’t have these devices for testing, they need testers, who ...

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CyanogenMod 11.0 M4 release coming today

CyanogenMod team has announced that it is releasing CM 11.0 M4 builds for over 50 devices today. This snapdhot build comes with host of new features/ bug fixes and can be installed by going to CM Updater or manually flashing a downloaded copy from CM download portal. Based on Android 4.4.2, the CM 11.0 M4 builds are still being churned ...

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XDA starts giving India its due, adds forums for Micromax & Lenovo devices

Popular forum XDA Developers has finally decided that it is high time they started giving Indian users their due.  India is the second biggest source of traffic for XDA and until now there were no forums for India-specific devices and related topics were often scattered around general forums, making it hard for both users and moderators. “What many people don’t ...

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