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Blast off into Entertainment Space on your Android tabletBlast off into Entertainment Space on your Android tabletProduct Manager, Google Play

Reading Time: 3 minutes Tablets are the perfect device to stay entertained, whether you’re watching a movie from your bed, playing games on your daily commute or reading a book while you travel. The screen is bigger than your phone, but more portable than your TV.  In fact, over the last year, we’ve seen over 30 percent more people […]

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6 new ways Android can help this holiday season6 new ways Android can help this holiday seasonProduct Manager, Android

Reading Time: 5 minutes With the holidays around the corner, we’re sharing six new Google features for Android—a few more ways your phone gets more helpful over time, even outside of major OS updates. Whether you’re texting holiday greetings to loved ones or winding down with a book, here’s how Android can help. 1. Mix up more of your […]

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“The Mandalorian” in AR? This is the way.“The Mandalorian” in AR? This is the way.Head of Creative

Reading Time: 2 minutes In a galaxy far, far away, the Mandalorian and the Child continue their journey, facing enemies and rallying allies in the tumultuous era after the collapse of the Galactic Empire. But you don’t need a tracking fob to explore the world of the hit STAR WARS streaming series. Google and Lucasfilm have teamed up to […]

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What to expect in Series 2 of the Apps, Games & Insights podcastWhat to expect in Series 2 of the Apps, Games & Insights podcastGlobal Marketing, Platforms & Ecosystems

Reading Time: 3 minutes Can apps become the key to education? Interest in e-learning has been growing over the last few years but, with the emergence of distance learning, it’s poised to change all types of education. In the first episode, we talk with Elliott Rayner, Head Of Product Marketing, and John Quintana, Head of Guided Learning Experiences, from […]

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Explore Kids Space: A way to nurture your kid’s curiosityExplore Kids Space: A way to nurture your kid’s curiosityUX Director, Kids & Families

Reading Time: 3 minutes Parents have told us that they’re constantly wrestling with the role of technology in their children’s lives, and this is especially true for the many families who are spending more time at home. But kids are natural explorers and when they have access to great content, it can be a magical experience–they can read up […]

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#IMakeApps: One developer’s life on the road#IMakeApps: One developer’s life on the roadDirector

Reading Time: 2 minutes Sterling Udell and his wife Teresa always loved to travel and the opportunity to hit the road full-time was a dream for them. At some point, they realized that software development was a remote-friendly job, and decided not to put off traveling any longer. Check out more #IMakeApps stories on g.co/play/imakeapps. What kickstarted your nomadic […]

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Creating stargazing apps and the perfect loafCreating stargazing apps and the perfect loafDeveloper Marketing

Reading Time: 3 minutes Editor’s note: Maurizio Leo is a software engineer-turned baker, and co-founder and developer of SkyView, a stargazing app that uses your camera to identify objects in the sky. As a part of our I Make Apps series, we talk to him about developing his app, as well as his baking side hustle.  1. Tell us […]

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From puzzles to poster-making: 2019’s Google Play Award winnersFrom puzzles to poster-making: 2019’s Google Play Award winners

Reading Time: 3 minutes To kick off this year’s Google I/O, we hosted our fourth annual Google Play Award ceremony to recognize the most innovative developers behind the top apps and games on Google Play over the past year. These apps and games had stiff competition across nine categories, including new additions like Most Inventive, Best Living Room Experience […]

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Tips from the people behind your favorite Google productsTips from the people behind your favorite Google products

Reading Time: 5 minutes I’m one of those people who always cuts it close at the airport—it’s a race through security, with just enough time to grab the airline essentials: water bottle, magazine, a soft pretzel if I’m lucky. But I just learned that I can whip out Google Maps to find my way around the airport (by searching […]

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Making a difference with Android and Google PlayMaking a difference with Android and Google Play

Reading Time: 2 minutes As mobile platforms with global scale and billions of users, a core tenet of Google Play and Android is to have a positive effect on and change the communities in which we operate. Over the years, we’ve facilitated innumerable connections between people, developers, and nonprofits, and in the video below, we share the stories of […]

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Six ways Google can keep you up to speed in PyeongChangSix ways Google can keep you up to speed in PyeongChangProduct Manager

Reading Time: < 1 minute 5. Get your head in the game with the Assistant Your Google Assistant can help you stay up to date throughout the games. Curious about winners? Just say “Hey Google, who won women’s 1000 meter speed skating in the Olympics?” Rooting for a specific country? “Hey Google, how many medals does Iceland have in the […]

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Keeping you safe with Google Play ProtectKeeping you safe with Google Play ProtectProduct Manager, Android Security

Reading Time: 2 minutes Whether you’re checking email for work, playing Pokémon Go with your kids or watching your favorite movie, confidence in the security of your device and data is important. And since day one, Android has been built with security in mind. As we’ve grown, so have our security services, which constantly protect the 2 billion active […]