Less to stress and more to love with Messages by GoogleLess to stress and more to love with Messages by GoogleGroup Product Manager

Reading Time: 3 minutes Messaging is how we stay in touch with friends, keep up with family, and get things done. But it’s not always as easy as it should be. Conversations with friends on other platforms can be unnecessarily challenging. Important messages slip through the cracks because of cluttered inboxes. And sometimes we forget entirely to reach out…… Less to stress and more to love with Messages by GoogleLess to stress and more to love with Messages by GoogleGroup Product Manager weiterlesen

12L: A new look for Android’s larger screens12L: A new look for Android’s larger screensVP of Engineering, Android

Reading Time: 2 minutes Tablets and foldables are my favorite devices for content and productivity. The large, portable screens are easy on the eyes and the perfect way to watch a movie, answer emails or video chat.On tablets, we introduced Kids Space and Entertainment Space for the whole family to watch content, and spotlighted apps to stay connected, entertained…… 12L: A new look for Android’s larger screens12L: A new look for Android’s larger screensVP of Engineering, Android weiterlesen

Introducing the Privacy Sandbox on AndroidIntroducing the Privacy Sandbox on AndroidVP, Product Management, Android Security & Privacy

Reading Time: 3 minutes Mobile apps are a core part of our everyday lives. Currently over 90% of the apps on Google Play are free, providing access to valuable content and services to billions of users. Digital advertising plays a key role in making this possible. But in order to ensure a healthy app ecosystem — benefiting users, developers…… Introducing the Privacy Sandbox on AndroidIntroducing the Privacy Sandbox on AndroidVP, Product Management, Android Security & Privacy weiterlesen

Unpacking 7 features on the latest Samsung Galaxy devicesUnpacking 7 features on the latest Samsung Galaxy devicesDirector of Android Partner Engineering

Reading Time: 4 minutes Today at Galaxy Unpacked, Samsung unveiled the new Galaxy S22 series and Galaxy Tab S8 series and updates coming soon to the Galaxy Watch4 series. Together with Samsung, we’re introducing new features that help you communicate in new ways, get more done and stay entertained with your Galaxy devices.More ways to connect with live sharing…… Unpacking 7 features on the latest Samsung Galaxy devicesUnpacking 7 features on the latest Samsung Galaxy devicesDirector of Android Partner Engineering weiterlesen

CES 2022: Making the most of your drive with GoogleCES 2022: Making the most of your drive with GoogleProduct Director, Android for Cars

Reading Time: 4 minutes Editor’s note: Google planned to attend CES 2022 but pulled out of having an in-person presence due to concerns over COVID-19.Google’s vision of helpfulness on the road is to provide a safe and seamless connected experience. Today, we’re introducing several updates for cars compatible with Android Auto and cars with Google built-in.Your Android phone as…… CES 2022: Making the most of your drive with GoogleCES 2022: Making the most of your drive with GoogleProduct Director, Android for Cars weiterlesen

CES 2022: Better together with Android and beyondCES 2022: Better together with Android and beyondVP of Multi-Device Experiences

Reading Time: 6 minutes Editors note: Google planned to attend CES 2022 but pulled out due to concerns over COVID-19.The average U.S. household had 25 connected devices in 2021, up from 11 in 2019. If you’re like me, you want to pick and choose the devices that work best for you regardless of brand. You also want to easily…… CES 2022: Better together with Android and beyondCES 2022: Better together with Android and beyondVP of Multi-Device Experiences weiterlesen

A closer look at Android 12 (Go edition)A closer look at Android 12 (Go edition)Group Product Manager

Reading Time: 4 minutes Android (Go edition) launched in 2017 with the goal to help more people access the best of Android and Google through affordable, entry-level phones. Fast forward to today — over 200 million people actively use an Android (Go edition) phone.With the recent release of Android 12 (Go edition), we’re building on what you care about…… A closer look at Android 12 (Go edition)A closer look at Android 12 (Go edition)Group Product Manager weiterlesen

Working with the WHO to power digital health appsWorking with the WHO to power digital health appsProduct ManagerSoftware Engineer

Reading Time: 3 minutes Nearly 4 billion people around the world don’t have access to the essential healthcare services they need, like immunizations or pediatric care. Complicating matters, the World Health Organization (WHO) estimates a global shortage of 18 million healthcare workers by 2030 — primarily in low-and-middle income countries (LMICs).In many countries, healthcare workers use smartphone applications to…… Working with the WHO to power digital health appsWorking with the WHO to power digital health appsProduct ManagerSoftware Engineer weiterlesen

Get festive this holiday season with new Android featuresGet festive this holiday season with new Android featuresInteraction Designer, Google Assistant

Reading Time: 5 minutes Special delivery! As we head into the busiest time of year, Android is becoming even more helpful with new features that make it a joy to create, capture, relive, and share holiday memories — all while strengthening security and personalization. Let’s take a look at what’s new.Keep your family on track this season with Family…… Get festive this holiday season with new Android featuresGet festive this holiday season with new Android featuresInteraction Designer, Google Assistant weiterlesen

Training the next generation of Android developersTraining the next generation of Android developersHead of Developer Inspiration & Inclusion

Reading Time: 3 minutes Pictured left to right: Natalia Villalobos, Omoju Miller, Laura Markell and Kat KuanIn 2015, Developer Advocate Kat Kuan and I took a walk around the marshlands of Google’s Mountain View campus. We asked ourselves, “Why aren’t there more people of diverse backgrounds building apps for Android?” We noticed that the Android training content offered at…… Training the next generation of Android developersTraining the next generation of Android developersHead of Developer Inspiration & Inclusion weiterlesen

Widgets just got better on Android 12Widgets just got better on Android 12Product Director

Reading Time: 4 minutes Last week, we announced new widgets for Android to bring helpful content and actions from your Google apps right to your Home screen. And today, they’re officially live. Here’s a rundown of what’s now available, and what we’re most excited about.Personalization with Material YouYour device should be just as unique as you are, so we’ve…… Widgets just got better on Android 12Widgets just got better on Android 12Product Director weiterlesen

Bring your WhatsApp chat history to AndroidBring your WhatsApp chat history to AndroidProduct Manager

Reading Time: 2 minutes Switching to a new phone can be a daunting experience, especially if you are moving to a completely different operating system. We want to make this process easier, so with the recent Android 12 release, we added the ability to transfer all your essentials by connecting your iPhone with your new Android phone using a…… Bring your WhatsApp chat history to AndroidBring your WhatsApp chat history to AndroidProduct Manager weiterlesen

A dozen things to love in Android 12A dozen things to love in Android 12VP of Engineering

Reading Time: 4 minutes Android 12, which starts rolling out on Pixel 3 and above today, delivers even more personal, safe and effortless experiences on your device. It features a totally reimagined and personalized user interface, new privacy features that are designed for your safety, and more seamless ways to get right into your gameplay or even switch to…… A dozen things to love in Android 12A dozen things to love in Android 12VP of Engineering weiterlesen

The best of Google available on Samsung Galaxy foldablesThe best of Google available on Samsung Galaxy foldablesVice President, Platforms and Ecosystems Marketing

Reading Time: 4 minutes From split-screen multitasking with the power of Google Workspace apps to hands-free Duo calls in Flex mode, Google and Samsung continue to work together to create more helpful experiences on Android foldables. When we combine the helpfulness of Google’s apps and services with Samsung’s Galaxy Z Fold3 5G and Galaxy Z Flip3 5G devices, a…… The best of Google available on Samsung Galaxy foldablesThe best of Google available on Samsung Galaxy foldablesVice President, Platforms and Ecosystems Marketing weiterlesen

Two new tools that make your phone even more accessibleTwo new tools that make your phone even more accessibleProduct Manager, Google ResearchProduct Manager, Central Accessibility Team

Reading Time: 4 minutes Every day, people use voice commands, like “Hey Google,” or their hands to navigate their phones. However, that’s not always possible for people with severe motor and speech disabilities. To make Android more accessible for everyone, we’re introducing two new tools that make it easier to control your phone and communicate using facial gestures: Camera Switches…… Two new tools that make your phone even more accessibleTwo new tools that make your phone even more accessibleProduct Manager, Google ResearchProduct Manager, Central Accessibility Team weiterlesen

New Android features coming this seasonNew Android features coming this seasonProduct Lead

Reading Time: 5 minutes With Android, you can look forward to your device getting better and better throughout the year. From accessibility to Android Auto to features that make your life just a little easier, like Assistant and Gboard, we’re rolling out new features that help you do more, stay secure and have more fun with your Android phone.…… New Android features coming this seasonNew Android features coming this seasonProduct Lead weiterlesen

Upgrade your drive with Google as your copilotUpgrade your drive with Google as your copilotProduct Director, Google AssistantProduct Director, Android for Cars

Reading Time: 4 minutes Do you drive with your phone clipped to your air vent? Or does your car have the latest built-in infotainment system? No matter what kind of car you own, Google is ready to make your drive better.  We’re bringing updates to Google Assistant driving mode, Android Auto and cars with Google built-in (welcome Honda!) to…… Upgrade your drive with Google as your copilotUpgrade your drive with Google as your copilotProduct Director, Google AssistantProduct Director, Android for Cars weiterlesen

Polishing up emoji and making them easier to sharePolishing up emoji and making them easier to shareCreative Director

Reading Time: 4 minutes We talk a lot about the most frequently used emoji — 😂, 😭,❤️… But what about 📬? Who will speak for 📓? With over 3,521 emoji, there are a lot you have to scroll past to get to 👑. While working from home, plus the delay of Unicode’s next emoji release, we had some time…… Polishing up emoji and making them easier to sharePolishing up emoji and making them easier to shareCreative Director weiterlesen

Highlights from the Google for Games Developer SummitHighlights from the Google for Games Developer SummitGoogle for Games

Reading Time: 2 minutes This week, we hosted the Google for Games Developer Summit, a free digital event for game developers, publishers and advertisers to come together globally. Though we couldn’t meet in person, we’re grateful for the chance to share our latest solutions for developers to create immersive and memorable gaming experiences for players everywhere.All keynotes and sessions…… Highlights from the Google for Games Developer SummitHighlights from the Google for Games Developer SummitGoogle for Games weiterlesen

A new Android smartphone and 5G partnership with JioA new Android smartphone and 5G partnership with JioCEO of Google and Alphabet

Reading Time: 3 minutes Editor’s note: Today, we announced the next steps in our partnership with Jio Platforms, including a new, affordable Jio smartphone built with an optimized version of Android OS and a new 5G collaboration powered by Google Cloud. The following is adapted from remarks delivered by Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google and Alphabet, at Reliance Industries’…… A new Android smartphone and 5G partnership with JioA new Android smartphone and 5G partnership with JioCEO of Google and Alphabet weiterlesen

6 new features on Android this summer6 new features on Android this summerProgram Manager, Android

Reading Time: 4 minutes From keeping your account password safe to scheduling text messages to send at the right moment, we’re constantly rolling out new updates to the 3 billion active Android devices around the world. Today, we’re welcoming summer with six updates for your Android that focus on safety  — so you’re protected at every turn.1. Android Earthquake…… 6 new features on Android this summer6 new features on Android this summerProgram Manager, Android weiterlesen

16 updates from Google I/O that’ll make your life easier16 updates from Google I/O that’ll make your life easier

Reading Time: 6 minutes Part of our mission is to help make your daily life easier. At I/O this year, we shared news about a wide range of products and services that’ll do just that, from starting your car with your phone to searching your screenshots using Google Lens. Here are just a few of the features you should…… 16 updates from Google I/O that’ll make your life easier16 updates from Google I/O that’ll make your life easier weiterlesen