Monday , October 23 2017

Android, Modding & Updates

With Android 7.0 CDD, Google says OEMs will have to comply with USB-C and headphone standards, and more

Google’s Android Compatibility Definition Document is probably not something you’ve heard much about before now, but if you’re a hardware developer using Android, then you know all about it. The 85-page document sets out a whole range of things, including how software must work, including APIs, namespaces, device administration, text-to-speech, and …

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While global smartphone sales slow, Android’s market share surges ahead, renewing the need for Google to address the lower end of the market

The market results for Q3 2016 are in for smartphone sales, and global smartphone shipments grew 6%, down from 9.5% the previous year, however, Android shipments increased by 10.3%, the only device type measured to actually see an increase. The report also shows iOS seeing a 5.2% decline in total …

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