Tag Archive: Developer


Bixby is now open to developers through the Bixby Developer Studio

Alexa-like skills will be offered through the Bixby Marketplace.

As expected, Bixby was a big focus for the 2018 Samsung Developer Conference. Kicking off the company’s keynote, Samsung announced that it’s officially making Bixby open to developers so they can create custom commands for the AI.

These “Bixby experiences” will be offered through the Bixby Marketplace, so just like Skills on Alexa, you’ll be able to browse through custom Bixby interactions that developers create so you can  [Read More…]

Five Developer options even the average user should use

You might not know this, but Android has some nifty and unique features hidden in a secret menu called Developer options. But even if these options are built for the convenience of developers who need additional functions to test apps they are writing, it doesn’t mean the regular user can’t benefit from trying them out.

Also, it wouldn’t hurt to know a bit about these hidden Developer options. Especially since some can actually help you improve your overall Android experience.  [Read More…]

Pokémon Go developer Niantic is opening up its AR development platform

Niantic’s technology is called the Real World Platform.

Niantic, the development team behind Pokémon Go, announced today that it’ll now allow third-party developers to use its AR technology that powers not only Pokémon Go, but Ingress and Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, too.

Niantic’s AR tech is called “Real World Platform”, and it uses a combo of computer vision, object recognition, and depth detection to create for those augmented reality experiences we’ve become so fond of.

If you’re  [Read More…]

Ultimate Backend Developer Bundle: Master Python, SQL, Java, and more for just $49

If you are looking to gain an edge over your co-workers in 2018, you’ll need to do something they can’t. How much Java do you think the guy next to you know? We bet it’s next to zero. The same goes for Python, SQL, and other backend programming languages.

You owe it to yourself, and maybe your family, to get out in front of the crowd. It’s time to learn new things and do what others can’t. It’s time to master  [Read More…]

What’s new in Chrome OS (Stable, Beta, and Developer Channels)

Not sure what’s new in Chrome OS? We’ve got you covered!

Chrome OS, Google’s own desktop operating system, receives regular updates to outfit it with new features, bug fixes, and more. There are three main levels of Chrome OS (Stable, Beta, and Developer) and while you can learn more about what these mean here, this guide will be updated regularly to highlight the main additions with each new release.

We’ll update the Stable section each time a  [Read More…]

How are you liking Android P Developer Preview 3?

Google’s next version of Android gets even better.

Earlier this week, Android P Developer Preview 3 / Beta 2 started rolling out to users across the globe. This iteration of Android P aims to fix a lot of the quirks found in Developer Preview 2 while also adding a few small features here and there.

Some of our AC forum users have already started playing around with the update, and so far, first impressions are quite positive.

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Google releases Android P Developer Preview 3

Factory images and OTA files are available now.

It’s been a little less than a month since Google launched Android P‘s Developer Preview 2, and right on schedule, the company’s now pushing out Developer Preview 3.

Both the factory images and OTA files for DP3 were recently added to the Android Developer website, and one of the highlights for this update includes the ability for developers to publish apps to Google Play’s alpha and beta channels as  [Read More…]

Complete the new Developer Economics Survey: Voice your opinion and win a Galaxy S9!

Developers – Now is the time to share your opinions and enter to win amazing prizes like a Galaxy S9!

Is JavaScript giving you headaches? Do you wish other developers knew how important Swift and Rust will be in the coming years? It’s your chance to turn your opinions into a tool of change! The new Developer Economics survey is open NOW, calling out all software developers to take part. Start right away!

Don’t miss a chance  [Read More…]

Got a Huawei Watch 2? Wear OS Android P Developer Preview 2 is now live

During I/O 2018, Google started rolling out the second Developer Preview for Wear OS based on Android P. It’s available for Huawei Watch 2 owners.

The post Got a Huawei Watch 2? Wear OS Android P Developer Preview 2 is now live appeared first on AndroidGuys.

Wear OS Android P Developer Preview 2 adds enhanced battery saver mode

The Google Assistant also gets a few welcome upgrades.

Following yesterday’s launch of Developer Preview 2 for Android P, Google’s now released DP2 for Wear OS.

Android P isn’t as big of a change for smartwatches as it is for phones, but there’s still plenty to talk about.

The biggest feature found in Wear OS’s second preview of Android P is a new enhanced battery saver mode. When this is enabled, a power-sipping watch face will be  [Read More…]