Last Developer Preview Rolled Out for Android Nougat


Google has released Developer Preview 5, the last and final preview incarnation of Android Nougat before its release coming late this summer.

Jul 19, 2016 1:54:28 PM

Topics: Android N

Android N APIs Finalized in Developer Preview 4 Release


Google released the the fourth Developer Preview for Android N with the final SDK, and the final APIs for the N release are set. Developers can start downloading the final SDK through the SDK Manager in Android N.

Jun 15, 2016 2:37:25 PM

Topics: Android N

Android N Notifications Explained

Notifications are often the first interaction users have with an app, and are equally important for user retention. In Android N, Google has made a few changes to the notification layer to improve the user experience and make it easier for developers to keep users engaged with their app.

Jun 9, 2016 11:12:41 AM

Topics: Android Development, Android N

Android heading for major tools update

It wouldn’t be Google I/O without a healthy dose of Android news to discuss, and this year’s event, though vastly different in appearances, still contained numerous new tidbits on Android N and the future of the mobile device platform.

May 18, 2016 6:31:24 PM

Topics: Google I/O, Android N

The I/O16 Keynote in a Nutshell


May 18, 2016 4:05:25 PM

Topics: Android Development, Android N

Google announces Android Studio 2.1 with Android N Developer Preview support

Android developers looking to test Google’s upcoming operating system can now do so through Android Studio. Google announced an update to its integrated development environment with support for the Android N Developer Preview.

Apr 27, 2016 2:15:35 PM

Topics: Android, Android Studio, Android N

Android N developer preview on Sony Xperia

A select number of Sony Xperia Z3 devices will be getting access to the Android N Developer Preview in order for developers to try out and give feedback on the upcoming software. Xperia Z3 versions D6603 and D6653 will be able to flash the preview.

Apr 20, 2016 3:12:00 PM

Topics: Android, Android N

Take on Android Security with Mark Murphy

AnDevCon had a moment to talk with veteran speaker Mark Murphy, founder of CommonsWare and the author of "The Busy Coder’s Guide to Android Development," about Android secuirty (then and now) as well as how he became so well known in the Android community.

Apr 6, 2016 11:40:39 AM

Topics: Android Development, Android, Android Security, AnDevCon, Android N

Android N adds features for developers

As Google prepares to release Android N later this year, developers and users are beginning to dig through the changes proposed for this new version of the mobile operating system. Some of the changes in N include the inclusion of an always-on VPN, the addition of direct boot mode, and the merging of two compiler types.

Mar 16, 2016 1:25:30 PM

Topics: Android Development, Android, Android N

Google Previews Android N

Google is giving developers an early look into its upcoming Android operating system: Android N. The company said it is giving developers the preview earlier than usual in order to give them more time to address feedback and make changes.

Mar 15, 2016 11:18:57 AM

Topics: Android N