Google Play services 4.4
A new release of Google Play services has now been rolled out to the world! This release includes a major enhancement to Maps with the introduction of Street View, as well as new features in Location, Games Services, Mobile Ads, and Wallet API.
Android Developers Backstage
In this episode, the second in a bizarrely and completely unplanned series on Play Store technology, Tor Norbye and Chet Haase are joined by Ficus Kirkpatrick from the Play Store team (and from many other Android projects from the early days). Listen in to hear what Volley is for and how you can use it to simplify your network requests and bitmap download/caching code.
Android Studio 0.5.8 Released
Android Studio 0.5.8 has been released to the canary channel with more bug fixes, support for the new Gradle plugin, new lint checks, layout editor improvements and more!
DevBytes: Android Wear Page Notifications VIDEO
Wayne Piekarski shows developers how to take an existing application with notification code, and add extra pages to notifications quickly and easily.
Custom Layouts on Android
In this post, Lucas Rocha will demonstrate four different ways of implementing custom layouts and discuss their respective pros and cons.
Result for Android UI/UX (Re)Design Challenge 2.0
Talor Ling shares the list of winners of the Android UI/UX Design Challenge 2.0
Bluetooth LE – Part 5
Part 5 of the Bluetooth LE tutorial for Android.
Announcing Kickflip – Live Mobile Video Streaming for All!
Kickflip is a new live video streaming SDK which gives every mobile app developer the ability to add live HD video broadcasting to their applications in just a few simple lines of code.
Android Tips Round-Up, Part 4
Dan Lew shares the fourth round-up of Android tips.