Android 11 Developer Preview Stories May 29

Google this evening announced that it is delaying next week’s Android 11 Beta 1 release and The Beta Launch Show. The company on Twitter said that “now is not the time to celebrate” in light of ongoing societal protests across the US, including in the San Francisco Bay Area, and will reschedule at a future date.

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Android 11 Developer Preview Stories May 27

In lieu of a physical I/O conference, the Android 11: Beta Launch Show will serve to showcase what’s new in the operating system this year. Ahead of next week, Google today posted the list of Android 11 Beta talks that will follow the keynote.

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Android 11 Developer Preview Stories May 6

Android 11 DP4: Picture-in-picture gets resizing and other UI changes

The fourth Android 11 Developer Preview released today, bringing a small swath of changes and upgrades. Included in these, you’ll find that Android 11 is making picture-in-picture resizable and bringing some minor changes to its UI.

[Update: Reverted] Android 11 DP3: You can ‘undo’ removing an app from Recents multitasking

Android’s multitasking screen is getting some useful new tweaks in Android 11, and now, we’ve spotted another. Starting with Android 11’s third developer preview, you can now bring back or “undo” recent apps after they’ve been swiped away.

Despite just being developer previews, the first three Android 11 releases have had their share of new features and UI tweaks. The unscheduled Android 11 DP4 is available today and we’re finding every new feature.

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Last month, Developer Preview 3 redesigned Android’s multitasking screen with larger previews and a row of shortcuts at the bottom. Android 11 DP4 today introduces a new “Select” mode that highlights selectable text.

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