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Take that, spooks! Android 9.0 P to block mic access for idle apps, too

Take that, spooks! Android 9.0 P to block mic access for idle apps, too

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Android 8.0 Oreo is already on a next level when it comes to managing background apps, permissions, or idle resources, but the next, Android 9.0 P version that will be announced at Google's I/O event in May, will go even further, it seems.

ASUS X00RD Seen on Geekbench May Be An Android Go Phone

ASUS X00RD Seen on Geekbench May Be An Android Go Phone

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Google announced Android Go at Google I/O last year. This version of Android is lightweight and specially made for phones with entry level specs. The OS which is also known...

Android P leak says Google improving notch design support, more deeply integrating Assistant

Android P leak says Google improving notch design support, more deeply integrating Assistant

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Android P is expected to be teased at Google I/O later this year, but details of the update have started trickling out today.

Project Treble compatibility unofficially ported to Xiaomi Redmi Note 4, more devices likely to follow

Project Treble compatibility unofficially ported to Xiaomi Redmi Note 4, more devices likely to follow

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One of Android's biggest criticisms over the years has been how fragmented its version distribution is at any given time. At Google I/O in May last year, Google unveiled a plan to modularize the OS and make it easier to update. Project Treble, in short, separates out the base-level Android framework from the vendor implementation so OEMs are able to release OS updates without having to wait for chipmakers to update drivers.

Microsoft Build 2018 developer conference starts on May 7 in Seattle, to clash with Google I/O

Microsoft Build 2018 developer conference starts on May 7 in Seattle, to clash with Google I/O

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Microsoft Build 2018 Dates Announced, Clash With Google I/O

Microsoft Build 2018 Dates Announced, Clash With Google I/O

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Microsoft Build 2018, which is taking place in Seattle between May 7 and May 9, will clash this year's Google I/O.

Microsoft's Build conference will overlap with Google I/O this year

Microsoft's Build conference will overlap with Google I/O this year

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Microsoft and Google typically schedule their annual developer conferences within a week or two of each other. That won’t be the case this year, however, as we learned on Thursday that the two conferences will overlap this year.

You Can Tell Google Home to Show You Weather on Select Chromecasts

You Can Tell Google Home to Show You Weather on Select Chromecasts

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Back at Google I/O 2017, one of the big new upcoming Google Home features Google showed off was called Visual Responses. As the name suggests, these were responses you’d get from Google Assistant queries through to a display. Think weather or calendar visualizations on a display with a Chromecast attached. Yesterday, the first of these … Continued

Microsoft Build will run from May 7 to 9 in Seattle, will overlap with Google I/O

Microsoft Build will run from May 7 to 9 in Seattle, will overlap with Google I/O

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Scheduling tech conferences is hard, especially in May, when seemingly every company wants to hold a major event, including Google and Microsoft. Typically, Google I/O and Microsoft Build, the flagship developer conferences for both companies, happen within a week or two of each other in May. But not this year. Read More

Microsoft Build 2018 developer conference to return to Seattle May 7 to May 9

Microsoft Build 2018 developer conference to return to Seattle May 7 to May 9

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It's official. Microsoft's annual Build developer conference is in Seattle again this year, and will go head-to-head with Google's I/O developer show.

Chromecast-connected TVs can now display weather information

Chromecast-connected TVs can now display weather information

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You would think that all Google-supported products would be easy to connect once they’re released. But apparently, it’s not that easy and not that immediate. But at last year’s Google I/O conference, they did share a lot of new features that Google Assistant would bring to the table, or rather, your speakers and other devices

Microsoft might hold its Build conference at the same time as Google I/O

Microsoft might hold its Build conference at the same time as Google I/O

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According to a tweet by leakster WalkingCat, Microsoft will be holding its Build 2018 developer conference from May 7 through May 9 in Seattle, kicking it off just a day before Google I/O. Read more...

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