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Google's Gboard now uses AI to suggest relevant GIFs, emoji and stickers

Google's Gboard for Android gets an AI-backed update, will now recommend GIFs, emoji and stickers based on your conversation

Android Q 'multi-resume' feature will allow two apps to run simultaneously

The new multi-resume feature is expected to become a 'mandatory behaviour' in the next version of Android, Android Q.

Google could provide Android Q before AOSP release under Project Treble: Report

Android Q could be available onto smartphones before device makers create beta versions, suggests a Project Treble official during the Android Dev Summit 2018.

Google confirms dark mode saves battery life on Android smartphones

Google is encouraging developers to add dark themes to save battery life on Android smartphones.

Google starts offering manual backup option for Android smartphones

Android device owners can now consider backing up their data to Google Drive through a manual option. This feature appears to be available on different versions of Android.

Google's Android Oreo grows according to latest date, but Android Pie is still missing

Android Pie continues to remain absent from Google's October numbers on Android adoption. The most used version of the Google OS is Android Nougat, with 28.2 per cent devices running it.

Google protected Andy Rubin over sexual misconduct, says NYT; he calls it 'smear campaign'

According to a New York Times report, Android co-founder Andy Rubin had to resign from Google in 2014 after a complaint of sexual misconduct against him was found to be credible

Google's Android operating system is officially ten years old

Google is marking October 22 as the completion of ten years of Android, its mobile operating system. Android has been seen on over 2 billion devices worldwide since its inception.

Google to charge $40 per device to Android makers

Google said it was updating the compatibility agreements with mobile device makers and may ask them to pay a fee for Google Play and other its other Android apps used in Europe.

Google to charge smartphone makers for Google Play Store in Europe

Samsung Electronics Co, Huawei Technologies Co and other device makers will have to pay Google an undisclosed amount for access to the Google Play app store.


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