Android

Happy 10th anniversary, Android | TechCrunch

https://techcrunch.com/2018/09/23/history-of-android-the-good-the-bad-the-nexus/ It has been 10 years since Google took the wraps off the G1, the first Android phone. Since that time the OS has grown from buggy, nerdy iPhone alternative to arguably the most popular (or at least populous) computing platform in the world. This article is a brief retrospective on the last decade of

Say hello to Android 9 Pie | TechCrunch

https://techcrunch.com/2018/08/06/say-hello-to-android-9-pie/ The nickname for just released Android 9 is “Pie.” If you are a Pixel owner, you’ll be happy to hear that Pie will start rolling out as an over-the-air update today. The same goes for every other device that was enrolled in the Android Beta and qualifying Android One devices. Everybody else, well, you

Android P’s final beta preview is live | TechCrunch

https://techcrunch.com/2018/07/25/android-ps-final-beta-preview-is-live/ Android just dropped Beta 4 for Android P, marking the last preview milestone before the full version launches. The release is primarily focused on developers. It seems that the still unnamed mobile OS version is just around the corner — promised to arrive at some point later this summer.

Google Developers Blog: Announcing TensorFlow Lite

https://developers.googleblog.com/2017/11/announcing-tensorflow-lite.html?m=1 Google has announced TensorFlow machine learning for Android and iOS devices: “we’re happy to announce the developer preview of TensorFlow Lite, TensorFlow’s lightweight solution for mobile and embedded devices! TensorFlow has always run on many platforms, from racks of servers to tiny IoT devices” TensorFlow already supports mobile and embedded deployment of models through

Permissionless data slurping: Why Google’s latest bombshell matters • The Register

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/11/22/permissionless_data_slurping_google/ Somebody else than just your mobile operator gets to know where you are: According to an old Chinese proverb: “When a wise man points at the Moon, an idiot looks at his finger.” Google may have been hoping that you were examining a finger, not reading a Quartz story yesterday, which reveals how Android phones send

Industrial IoT Gateway Based on Android Things – Hackster.io

https://www.hackster.io/mhanuel/industrial-iot-gateway-based-on-android-things-c680d1 This project is a proof of concept of an Industrial Gateway based on Android Things.  Android Things allow to cut development time of the gateway by facilitating the integration with required interfaces such as Ethernet, UART, SPI and I2C. Android Things can be used in common SBC such as Raspberry Pi to have a quick

Android users rejoice! Linux kernel LTS releases are now good for 6 years | Ars Technica

https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2017/09/android-users-rejoice-linux-kernel-lts-releases-are-now-good-for-6-years/ The free and open source Linux kernel powers most of the devices around us. It’s not only present in computers and servers, in Android devices, the Internet of things, and almost anything else you can call “smart.” A major change in the maintenance lifecycle of Linux kernels is coming for good. During a Linaro

Installing Linux on an Android Phone – RHD Blog

https://developers.redhat.com/blog/2017/03/16/installing-linux-on-an-android-phone/?sc_cid=7016000000127ECAAY For Linux developer, being able to run a Linux distro alongside your pre-existing mobile OS on your android phone is a very enticing offer. Installing Linux on an Android device can help you to turn your simple phone into a highly useful tool for web development, troubleshooting, and various other procedures common in the IT industry.