Tag Archive: 2021

Google Play will stop offering 32-bit apps to some phones in 2021

Google’s pushing for 64-bit compatible phones to only use 64-bit apps.

On Wednesday, January 16, Google published a post to the Android Developers Blog to announce a few new requirements that app developers will need to follow in the near future regarding 64-bit applications and games.

Beginning August 1, 2019:

All new apps and app updates that include native code are required to provide 64-bit versions in addition to 32-bit versions when publishing to Google Play.

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T-Mobile will use 100% renewable electricity by 2021

T-Mobile is expected to save $ 100 million in energy costs over the next 15 years.

T-Mobile often markets itself as the Un-Carrier in the United States, and now the company is aiming to position itself as the Un-Non-Renewable Electricity User. Bad jokes aside, T-Mobile just announced that it’ll be joining the RE100 initiative to start using 100% renewable energy sources.

The Un-Carrier’s current goal is to move to 100% renewable electricity by 2021, and as a  [Read More…]

Droidcon NYC adds to its Sept. 20-21 lineup, we’ve got a 25% discount for you!

A bit of news today from Droidcon NYC, which is scheduled for Sept. 20-21.

Square’s Jake Wharton has been added to the lineup. There also will be talks from Google on the new Material Design language (and expect a “retort” from Tumblr, apparently) as well as Wearables. Vine will be on hand to discuss recording and playing video on Android, and emerging frameworks such as RxJava, Dagger and Flow/Motar will get some love.

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