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Android Messages v2.7 prepares to add new message indicators, RCS support for dual-SIM phones, and drops 6 MB … – Android Police

It’s time for a new version of Android Messages. The latest update takes a slightly larger than average jump from v2.5 to v2.7, but no obvious changes to the UI are really popping out. However, the apk did get much smaller with this release, and there are some things visible …

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Build your first basic Android game in just 7 minutes (with Unity) – Android Authority (blog)

Making a fully working game for Android is much easier than you might think. The key to successful Android development— or any kind of development— is to know what you want to achieve and find the necessary tools and skills to do it. Take the path of least resistance and …

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Get Google's Awesome 'Android x Justice League' Wallpapers Right Now – Gadget Hacks

DC’s highly anticipated new Justice League movie is opening tonight, and Google just pushed out a nice treat for Android fans heading out to the movie. Over on the official Android Twitter account, we found a few exclusive “Android x Justice League” wallpapers featuring our favorite bugdroid. These wallpapers come …

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Android smartphones expected to follow Apple's iPhone X lead in adopting 3D sensor tech – AppleInsider (press release) (blog)

  By Roger Fingas Friday, November 17, 2017, 06:59 am PT (09:59 am ET) Looking to keep up with the competition from Apple’s iPhone X, a number of Android smartphone makers are expected to adopt 3D sensors for products launching in 2018. Among those are major Chinese brands Huawei, Oppo, …

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LastPass will not be affected by Google's changes to Accessibility Services – Android Authority (blog)

A few days ago, Google announced that it would clamp down on apps that use Accessibility Services “incorrectly.” This move has the potential to cripple apps like LastPass and Action Launcher that use Accessibility Services in different ways, but LastPass confirmed it will not be affected by the changes. To …

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Twitter's tweetstorm feature starts showing up in the Android app – Android Police

When 280 characters aren’t enough… Back in September, a developer discovered a hidden feature in Android’s Twitter app that would allow you to type out several tweets and queue them to send one by one, making it easier for anyone to launch a “tweetstorm” without having to type and send …

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Android security: Sneaky three-stage malware found in Google Play store – ZDNet

Google is once again facing questions about the security of the Play Store for Android. Image: Getty Another crop of Android apps hiding malware have been discovered in – and removed from – the Google Play store. Researchers at ESET discovered eight apps available to download via Google Play which …

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Firefox v57 'Quantum' now available for Android with updated design, improved performance, and Custom Tabs … – Android Police

Firefox has been falling in marketshare for a number of years now, mostly due to increased competition from Google Chrome. Over the past year or so, Mozilla has been working on a number of massive fundamental changes to Firefox to make it faster and better than ever, and version 57 …

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Amazon Music app for Android quietly gets Chromecast support – Ars Technica

Sam Machkovech The Amazon Music app has been around for years and has supported connecting to a number of external devices for music playback. But Google’s Chromecast wasn’t one of them until now. Amazon has quietly updated the Amazon Music app for Android to include Chromecast support, allowing Android users …

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