At the core of every flagship Android phone, underneath the layers of brand-specific and device-specific extras, lies the same open-source foundation of Android, the Android Open Source Project. To help us all better understand that foundation, Google has made it possible to browse and search through Android Open Source Project code in a way that makes sense.
android open source project Stories December 11, 2019
android open source project Stories September 5, 2019
Android 10 code find corroborates that Pixel 4 will have 90Hz display
Last month, our Stephen Hall exclusively reported almost the entire spec sheet for the Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL. One of the most exciting details first uncovered there, the inclusion of a 90Hz display on both Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL, possibly branded as a “Smooth Display,” has now been corroborated by a piece of code uncovered in the Android Open Source Project.
android open source project Stories April 8, 2019
Last week, we were treated to the first appearance of the Google Pixel 4 inside the Android Open Source Project (or AOSP), which gave us a fairly clear indicator that the device is in-development and possibly already in some (but not all) Google developers’ hands. Today, the Google Pixel 4 has surfaced again in AOSP, this time side-by-side with the continuously-leaked Pixel 3a.
android open source project Stories April 2, 2019
It’s barely April and Pixel 4 leak season has already begun. Today, we’ve shockingly found our first reference to Google’s next phone, the “Pixel 4,” inside of the Android Open Source Project.
android open source project Stories December 11, 2018
Google has two operating systems intended for mobile devices (and more), Android, which we know and love, and Fuchsia, Google’s OS of the future. These two have just gotten further connected with the incorporation of the official Fuchsia SDK and a Fuchsia “device” into Android’s AOSP code.
android open source project Stories November 9, 2018
In an interesting turn of events this Friday evening, the beginnings of support for the Java programming language has arrived for Fuchsia. Where things get interesting is that this change was found in Android’s code, not Fuchsia’s.