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64-bit Android merged into AOSP, suggests a new API level naming convention is on the way

by: Rob TriggsJune 23, 2014
According to two recent merges to the AOSP master branch, 64-bit Android API levels will be renamed to non-numeric characters, starting with Android "L".
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“Dalvik is dead”: Google replaces Dalvik with ART in AOSP master branch

by: Bogdan PetrovanJune 19, 2014
Google has just pushed changes to the master branch of AOSP that remove the aging Dalvik virtual machine and replace it with ART.
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New method allows you to bring back AOSP Browser on KitKat, no root required

by: Andrew GrushJune 9, 2014
Wish you could return to the days of the old AOSP Browser? A new method now makes it possible on KitKat, no root necessary.
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A look at the Android world outside of Google’s control

by: Simon HillApril 3, 2014
There is a massive Android ecosystem that doesn't depend on Google and it’s growing rapidly. Is there a danger that Google could lose control of Android? We take a look at what it all means.
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The next version of Android could potentially stop many of your favorite root apps from working

by: Andrew GrushJanuary 20, 2014
A recent commit to the Android Open Source Project master tree has been spotted that could potentially stop many root apps from working. The new change could reportedly arrive in the next version of Android.
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Sony releases Android 4.4.1 KitKat AOSP source for Xperia L, Xperia S and several other Xperia devices

by: Andrew GrushDecember 13, 2013
Sony has now released the Android 4.4.1 KitKat-based AOSP source for quite a few Xperia devices including the Xperia Z, Xperia ZL and Xperia S.
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AOSP code and factory images for Android 4.4.2 now online

by: Bogdan PetrovanDecember 11, 2013
Android 4.4.2 began to roll out to users on Monday afternoon, and even if the OTA hasn’t hit all devices yet, Google is going ahead with factory images for the Nexus 4, Nexus 5, both generations of the Nexus 7, and the Nexus 10.
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Is the Nexus 5 based on the LG G2?

by: Darcy LaCouveeAugust 12, 2013

With LG’s latest flagship, the LG G2 having been unveiled late last week in New York, tech pundits, curious consumers, and others are already beginning to think about the arrival of the highly anticipated Nexus 5, rumoured to land in our hands around October this year.

There were more than a few murmurings that we would be seeing a Google Play Edition of LG’s latest flagship, which was publicly denied by LG’s PR. He confirmed that LG did not have any plans to release a Google Edition of the LG G2, but added “… as of right now”. This suggests that, potentially, at some point in the future, we could be seeing a Google Play edition. Could [...]

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Change.org petition asks Qualcomm to support Nexus 7 (2013)

by: Chris SmithAugust 8, 2013
A Change.org petition asks Qualcomm to support Nexus 7 (2013) development by releasing the appropriate binaries and drivers to AOSP.
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JBQ – maintainer of all things holy at AOSP, is quitting

by: Darcy LaCouveeAugust 7, 2013

AOSP has given us so many custom ROM’s, and has extended the lifespan of many an Android.

Today is a sad day for Android, folks.

Technical Lead, Android Open Source Project maintainer, and revered Android personality at Google, Jean Baptiste Queru, has announced he is leaving the AOSP (Android Open Source Project) at Google. And JBQ wasn’t just a mere employee at Android / Google, but really went the extra mile to help independent developers and keep things ‘open.’ As you’ll see from the quote below, JBQ was well known for his keenness to help developers:

So many of your posts on the forums have [...]

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