Android Auto expanding horizons with third-party navigation apps

Google is making the right moves with Android Auto for wider adoption by app developers, manufacturers, as well as users. The platform has been around for quite some time now but there has been reluctant adoption by carmakers and app developers. Partly because of the stringent set of requirements for apps owing to safety.

Link: Android Auto expanding horizons with third-party navigation apps
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AI in cyber: Using artificial intelligence create more resilient cyber security

During COVID-19 the human-side of business takes on new meaning. Elevating B2B experiences during a time of heightened vulnerability will help create memorable experiences and a brand loyalty that will transcend the pandemic.

Link: AI in cyber: Using artificial intelligence create more resilient cyber security
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Microsoft prices its dual-screen Android phone at $1,399, will arrive Sept 10

(Reuters) – Microsoft Corp on Wednesday said the Surface Duo, its dual-screen smartphone powered by Alphabet Inc’s Android operating system, will start at a price of $1,399 and arrive in stores beginning Sept. 10. The Surface Duo folds closed like a book. Unlike devices such as Samsung Electronics Co Ltd’s Galaxy Z Fold 2 that use special flexible glass to create a single display, the Duo has two traditional screens separated by a hinge but synchronized to work together.

Link: Microsoft prices its dual-screen Android phone at $1,399, will arrive Sept 10
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An Android operating system that prioritizes mobile data privacy

Android and iOS devices are notorious for uploading your personal data to their cloud services without your permission. If you are concerned about your mobile data privacy, you have another option to consider for your next smartphone: the /e/ operating system, a free and open source,…

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Mobile Apps for Small Business Productivity

I’ve been designing and marketing websites and businesses for over 24 years and prior to this I worked in sales, marketing and big business for almost 18 years… which makes me not only old, but also highly experienced at this marketing and Internet stuff. I’ve won lots of awards and helped thousands of people, and this website is a testament to the information I share freely to help others succeed online.

Link: Mobile Apps for Small Business Productivity
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Google Makes Building Android Apps on Chrome OS Easier

Google today launched ChromeOS.dev, a new site that aims to help developers get started with building Android apps for the company’s Linux-based operating system. With today’s update, Google is also making it easier to build and test Android applications on Chromebooks. From a report: The new ChromeOS.dev site, which is available in English and Spanish for now, is meant to “help developers maximize their capabilities on the platform through technical resources/tutorials, product announcements, code samples and more,” a Google spokesperson told us.

Link: Google Makes Building Android Apps on Chrome OS Easier
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Develop Uno Platform projects on Linux with Visual Studio

Uno Platform is bringing their support to Linux. Uno allows you to build native mobile, desktop, and WebAssembly apps with and XAML from a single code base. You can build Linux applications with Uno using Visual Studio and Ubuntu on WSL. In collaboration with Uno, we built a mock-up snap that measures and adjusts the speed of an IoT device to demonstrate what you can do.

Link: Develop Uno Platform projects on Linux with Visual Studio
via ubuntu.com

6-Step Mobile App Accessibility Checklist

As of midyear 2020, 20 percent of ADA digital lawsuits in federal court claimed apps were inaccessible. This unfortunate trend demands better resolution. More than ever, people are logging on less and relying on apps more—including people with disabilities. However, companies have been slow to…

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Apple macOS Big Sur Preview

MacOS Big Sur is the name of the next operating system version that runs on Apple laptops and desktops. Although its general release is set for the fall, a public beta is now available to everyone who wants to test Cupertino’s latest. Big Sur embodies the most radical overhaul to Apple’s flagship OS in years.

Link: Apple macOS Big Sur Preview
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Google makes building Android apps on Chrome OS easier

today launched .dev, a new site that aims to help developers get started with building Android apps for the company’s Linux-based operating system. With today’s update, Google is also making it easier to build and test applications on chromebooks. The new ChromeOS.dev site, which is available in English and Spanish for now, is meant to “help maximize their capabilities on the platform through technical resources/tutorials, product announcements, code samples and more,” a Google spokesperson told us.

Link: Google makes building Android apps on Chrome OS easier
via techcrunch.com

Microsoft Surface Duo Phone Goes on Sale Starting at $1,399

Microsoft begins taking orders for its dual-screen Surface device in the U.on Wednesday, an attempt to re-enter the mobile handset market with a product that blends the features of a tablet with those of a phone. From a report: The Android-powered Surface Duo starts at $1,399 and will be available Sept.

Link: Microsoft Surface Duo Phone Goes on Sale Starting at $1,399
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Dual-Screen Mobile Productivity, Do One Better

Single PixelSense™ Display: 5.AMOLED, 1800×1350 (4:3), 401 PPI. Countries: U.LTE: 4×4 MIMO, Cat.18 DL / Cat 5 UL, 5CA, LAA. Up to 1.2Gbps Download / Up to 150Mbps Upload. Wired: DisplayPort over USB-C®. Supports video out when connecting via HDMI Adapter.

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