What’s new in the first Android 12 Developer Preview

The first Android 12 developer preview hit the streets Thursday, and we’ve played with it for a day. There’s not a lot to see in this release—at least not at first. Most of the interesting bits are hidden, and...

First Android 12 Developer Preview released

As is standard practice by now, this first Developer Preview focuses mostly on under-the-hood and developer features, leaving the user-focused features for later releases. Today, we’re releasing the first Developer Preview of Android 12, the next version of Android,...

Android 12 features, enhancements leaked before launch

While numerous OEMs are rushing to work on Android 11 for their devices, Google has begun with development of Android 12. The tech giant has started already but little is known about the next version of Android. As early...

HarmonyOS is really just Android

Huawei wants to survive. We know it will even with the help of US exports. But then the company needs to de everything right. It may take a while but certainly not impossible. China is such a large country....

HarmonyOS: “fake it till you make it” meets OS development

After getting access to HarmonyOS through a grossly invasive sign-up process, firing up the SDK and emulator, and poring over the developer documents, I can’t come to any other conclusion: HarmonyOS is essentially an Android fork. The way that...

Your Phone app can now run Android apps on Windows 10 PC

Microsoft is simply adapting. There may no longer be the Windows Phone but the software giant is trying to keep up with Android. Mobile apps now run on the Surface Duo with a custom Android interface. But now, we’re...

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