AOSP Stories August 6

Android 9 Pie source code is now live in AOSP

With this morning’s official launch of Android Pie on Pixel devices, it was only a matter of time before AOSP followed suit. The official source code for the latest version of Android is now live for OEMs and developers to read or build themselves.

AOSP Stories June 11

References to AOSP code found in Fuchsia source, but it’s not what you think

Sometime in late May, Fuchsia, Google’s in-development OS for mobile (and more), added a loose connection to AOSP in the form of new ‘projects’ in their Gerrit source code management hub, but now the code is being used and we can see what it’s actually for.

AOSP Stories June 4

Substantial leaks for the third-generation Made by Google devices emerged later than usual this year, with concrete rumors first surfacing at the end of May. In the coming months, there will be more and more rumors with one good source of news coming directly from Google’s Android Open Source Project.

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AOSP Stories June 1

AOSP commit hints at native ‘face authentication’ support in Android alongside iris scanning

Back in March, we saw a third-party start work on adding official iris scanning functionality to the Android Open Source Project. Now, we’ve found code commits that hint at a more elaborate face recognition feature than the current Trusted Face Smart Lock.

AOSP Stories April 18, 2017

Google’s AOSP website gets a Material Design overhaul

Google’s Material Design language continues its crawl into the nooks and crannies of the Mountain View company’s various web properties today, this time with the Android Open Source Project website. The website has a new, cleaner design that leaves much of the same functionality but makes it easier to access and prettier overall…

AOSP Stories April 4, 2016

One developer has managed to install AOSP KitKat on Google Glass

While the previous version of Google Glass is dead and dying, it is still an Android device. And that means it’s hackable, mod-able, and will probably be tinkered with for years to come. Similar to how other aging devices still have developer support, Reddit user jtxdriggers has managed to install 4.4 KitKat on Glass.

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