Tag: api

Android Auto now supports audio and messaging apps

With Android Lollipop, Android Wear, and a bit of Android TV now safely on the road, Google gets to train its real road warrior,...

Jawbone app now able to link with other devices

When Jawbone fitness wristbands hit the market in 2012, you could only link them with proprietary Jawbone-created apps – which was quite understandable at...

Android Wear to get API for making custom watch faces

Despite having its official release and even official devices, Android Wear might still be a bit raw, untested in the wild at the very...

Google Play Services 4.2 brings Cast, Drive API and more

Google has just announced the release of the latest version Google Play services, giving Android developers more tools in their arsenal. While the release...

Facebook Conceal API quickly encrypts large files on disk

Facebook has just made available a new set of cryptographic API for developers on Android. Aptly named Conceal, this Java library will allow app...

Fitness API discovered for Android, could provide needed solution for wearables

There is a new wrinkle to Android today, as a fitness API has been discovered. It gives a glimpse into future plans from Google,...

Google Drive Android API released

Cloud storage is one of those quirky things we’re all supposed to love, but do we really accept it? Often, cloud storage is left...

Google Play Services 4.1 adds turn-based multiplayer and Google Drive goodness

Google has just announced this year's first major update to Google Play Services. While the new features in Google Play Services 4.1 are more...

Oracle versus Google appeal could see scales tipping the other way

Google and Oracle are back in court to once again settle a year-old copyright infringement case which was resolved in favor of Google....

Android camera RAW support and native burst-mode confirmed by Google

Google has confirmed they are working to add RAW image file and native burst shot mode support. This isn't yet available for developers to...

Google Glass Mirror API now open to all developers

Google has just announced that its Google Glass Mirror API no longer requires a whitelist in order to get access. This means that any...

Android camera API refresh may add Camera RAW support

Android has provided an inconsistent camera experience over the years. Some handsets are capable of producing better images than others, but the experience as...