10 favorite moments from a decade of Google Play10 favorite moments from a decade of Google PlayVP, Google Play

Reading Time: 3 minutes Think back to 2012: “Call Me Maybe” was on top of the music charts and “Venmoing” wasn’t a mainstream verb yet. Android — with its mission to make mobile computing accessible to everyone, everywhere — was just a few years old.That year, we opened the (digital) doors of Google Play. A decade later, more than…… 10 favorite moments from a decade of Google Play10 favorite moments from a decade of Google PlayVP, Google Play weiterlesen

New Google Workspace features for Android’s larger screensNew Google Workspace features for Android’s larger screensSenior Director, Product Management, Android

Reading Time: 3 minutes After a long day, I love to lounge on the couch, tablet in hand, checking my emails and adding to my to-do lists while watching TV. It’s a great way to stay productive and get things done — and it’s about to get even easier to use your tablet to stay up to date.Earlier this…… New Google Workspace features for Android’s larger screensNew Google Workspace features for Android’s larger screensSenior Director, Product Management, Android weiterlesen

How we’re helping you switch audio between devicesHow we’re helping you switch audio between devicesProduct Manager, Multi-Device Experiences

Reading Time: 2 minutes Not too long ago, I had to plug and unplug my headphones any time I switched from playing games on my computer to listening to music on my MP3 player. So when I finally got my first set of wireless headphones, I was excited to avoid tangled cables and start using a Bluetooth connection. But…… How we’re helping you switch audio between devicesHow we’re helping you switch audio between devicesProduct Manager, Multi-Device Experiences weiterlesen

10 reasons to switch to Android10 reasons to switch to AndroidGroup Product Manager, Android

Reading Time: 4 minutes In the last year, over a billion new Android phones were activated. Ready to join the fun, but not sure which phone is best for you? Consider one that’s loaded with the best of Google, that can fold to fit in your pocket or fit your budget, or has a camera that can capture any…… 10 reasons to switch to Android10 reasons to switch to AndroidGroup Product Manager, Android weiterlesen

Your Chromebook now works better with your other devicesYour Chromebook now works better with your other devicesDirector of Chrome OS Software

Reading Time: 3 minutes During CES and I/O this year, we announced a few new Android and Chromebook features designed to help your phone and laptop work better together. Soon you’ll see some of those features roll out to your Chromebooks so you can try them yourself.Easily access your recent photosWhen you’re trying to stay on task, there’s nothing…… Your Chromebook now works better with your other devicesYour Chromebook now works better with your other devicesDirector of Chrome OS Software weiterlesen

5 of our favorite Android widget features5 of our favorite Android widget featuresProduct Director

Reading Time: 3 minutes Widgets are a simple way to personalize any Home screen, putting the information that’s most important to you — your inbox, the weather, your to-do list or even a photo of your dog — front and center.With the upcoming launch of the nearby traffic widget for Google Maps (more on that soon), 35 Google widgets…… 5 of our favorite Android widget features5 of our favorite Android widget featuresProduct Director weiterlesen

5 of our favorite Android widget features5 of our favorite Android widget featuresProduct Director

Reading Time: 3 minutes Widgets are a simple way to personalize any Home screen, putting the information that’s most important to you — your inbox, the weather, your to-do list or even a photo of your dog — front and center.With the upcoming launch of the nearby traffic widget for Google Maps (more on that soon), 35 Google widgets…… 5 of our favorite Android widget features5 of our favorite Android widget featuresProduct Director weiterlesen

Honoring Lou Gehrig Day with the Chicago CubsHonoring Lou Gehrig Day with the Chicago CubsBrand Accessibility Program Manager

Reading Time: 2 minutes A Major League Baseball game’s ceremonial first pitch is a time-honored tradition that marks the start of the game. This year, Google, Team Gleason, and MLB are teaming up for an inclusive first pitch on Lou Gehrig Day. Tonight, before the Chicago Cubs face the St. Louis Cardinals at Wrigley Field, former NFL player and…… Honoring Lou Gehrig Day with the Chicago CubsHonoring Lou Gehrig Day with the Chicago CubsBrand Accessibility Program Manager weiterlesen

Explore, communicate and customize with AndroidExplore, communicate and customize with AndroidDirector, Product Management

Reading Time: 3 minutes Android is constantly adding features to better connect with the people and devices around you. Today, we’re introducing a set of updates to help your phone stand out as much as you do. From more expressive ways to message your friends, to subtle but smart upgrades to entertainment and accessibility, we ensure that every interaction…… Explore, communicate and customize with AndroidExplore, communicate and customize with AndroidDirector, Product Management weiterlesen

Driving growth in the Middle EastDriving growth in the Middle EastManaging Director, Google MENA

Reading Time: 4 minutes The Nest is an online store that offers curated handcrafts from Egypt, from home accessories to fashion and furniture. When the pandemic started, founders Dina and Omar had to close their physical showroom, which used to drive 90% of their sales. They listed their business details on Google Maps and Search, promoted their products online…… Driving growth in the Middle EastDriving growth in the Middle EastManaging Director, Google MENA weiterlesen

Making Android more accessible for braille usersMaking Android more accessible for braille usersAccessibility Analyst

Reading Time: 2 minutes Editor’s note: Today is Global Accessibility Awareness Day, and we’ll be sharing more on how we’re partnering with people with disabilitiesand what we’re doing to make education more accessible.The heart of our mission at Google is making the world’s information truly accessible. But the reality is we can only realize this mission with the help…… Making Android more accessible for braille usersMaking Android more accessible for braille usersAccessibility Analyst weiterlesen

Get more done across devices with AndroidGet more done across devices with AndroidGroup Product Manager, Multi-Device Experiences

Reading Time: 4 minutes Adding technology to your life should make every day a little easier. But that only happens if the devices are able to anticipate your needs and move smoothly from one activity to the next throughout the day. We’ve been hard at work building on our efforts to bring you even more simple and helpful ways…… Get more done across devices with AndroidGet more done across devices with AndroidGroup Product Manager, Multi-Device Experiences weiterlesen

New ways to stay connected and entertained in your carNew ways to stay connected and entertained in your carSenior Product Manager

Reading Time: 3 minutes Our work in cars has always been guided by our goal to help make your driving experience easier and safer. Today, we’re introducing several updates for cars compatible with Android Auto and cars with Google built-in to help you stay connected and entertained while enhancing your experience on the road.A brand-new look for Android AutoSince…… New ways to stay connected and entertained in your carNew ways to stay connected and entertained in your carSenior Product Manager weiterlesen

Living in a multi-device world with AndroidLiving in a multi-device world with AndroidVP of Product Management

Reading Time: 6 minutes Android has grown into the most popular OS in the world, delivering access, connectivity and information to people everywhere on their smartphones. There are over three billion active monthly Android devices around the world, and in the last year alone, more than a billion new Android phones have been activated. While the phone is still…… Living in a multi-device world with AndroidLiving in a multi-device world with AndroidVP of Product Management weiterlesen

What’s beta than Android 13?What’s beta than Android 13?VP of Engineering, Android

Reading Time: 4 minutes Every year and with every release, we make Android better based on your feedback. With Android 13, we’re continuing to improve the quality and performance of the platform while building on many areas that matter most to you, like privacy and security, personalization and large-screen devices.Today, we’re sharing more about Android 13 and releasing the…… What’s beta than Android 13?What’s beta than Android 13?VP of Engineering, Android weiterlesen

Ask a Techspert: How do digital wallets work?Ask a Techspert: How do digital wallets work?Contributor

Reading Time: 5 minutes In recent months, you may have gone out to dinner only to realize you left your COVID vaccine card at home. Luckily, the host is OK with the photo of it on your phone. In this case, it’s acceptable to show someone a picture of a card, but for other things it isn’t — an…… Ask a Techspert: How do digital wallets work?Ask a Techspert: How do digital wallets work?Contributor weiterlesen

Make connections that Matter in Google HomeMake connections that Matter in Google HomeSenior Director, Google Home Ecosystem

Reading Time: 3 minutes We’re entering a new era of the smart home built on openness and collaboration — one where you should have no problem using devices from different smart home brands to turn on your lights, warm up your living room and set your morning alarm. All of them should work together in harmony.Matter, the new smart…… Make connections that Matter in Google HomeMake connections that Matter in Google HomeSenior Director, Google Home Ecosystem weiterlesen

Buckle up: McLaren has a new Android and Chrome F1 race carBuckle up: McLaren has a new Android and Chrome F1 race carVP of Marketing, Google

Reading Time: 2 minutes At this weekend’s Miami Grand Prix, I’ll be cheering on two of my favorite Formula 1 drivers — Lando Norris and Daniel Ricciardo — as they race around the track in McLaren Formula 1 cars fashioned with Android-inspired engine covers and slick, Chrome-inspired wheel covers.Earlier this year, Google became an Official Partner of the McLaren…… Buckle up: McLaren has a new Android and Chrome F1 race carBuckle up: McLaren has a new Android and Chrome F1 race carVP of Marketing, Google weiterlesen

Get more information about your apps in Google PlayGet more information about your apps in Google PlayVice President, Product, Android Security and Privacy

Reading Time: 2 minutes We work hard to keep Google Play a safe, trusted space for people to enjoy the latest Android apps. Today, we’re launching a new feature, the Data safety section, where developers will be required to give people more information about how apps collect, share and secure users’ data. Users will start seeing the Data safety…… Get more information about your apps in Google PlayGet more information about your apps in Google PlayVice President, Product, Android Security and Privacy weiterlesen

Ask a Techspert: What’s that weird box next to my emoji?Ask a Techspert: What’s that weird box next to my emoji?Contributor

Reading Time: 5 minutes A few months ago, I received a message from a friend that, I have to confess, made absolutely no sense. Rows of emoji followed by different boxes — like this 􏿿􏿿􏿿􏿿􏿿􏿿 — appeared…so I sent back a simple “huh?” Apparently she’d sent me a string of emoji that were meant to tell me about her…… Ask a Techspert: What’s that weird box next to my emoji?Ask a Techspert: What’s that weird box next to my emoji?Contributor weiterlesen

Top news from the Google for Games Developer SummitTop news 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 developers, publishers and advertisers to discuss what’s new in games. And with over three billion global players across platforms, there was plenty of ground to cover. From Android Game Development Kit updates to the new Immersive Stream for Games, we…… Top news from the Google for Games Developer SummitTop news from the Google for Games Developer SummitGoogle for Games weiterlesen

New Android features for messaging, entertainment and moreNew Android features for messaging, entertainment and moreProduct Manager

Reading Time: 6 minutes The Android team has been busy working on a suite of updates that add new dimensions to the apps you already love. From huge updates to messaging (including more connection with your iPhone friends) to powerful photo editing tools and even smarter ways to pay for parking, these upgrades bring more helpful technology to messaging,…… New Android features for messaging, entertainment and moreNew Android features for messaging, entertainment and moreProduct Manager weiterlesen