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Google plans to add hearing aid streaming support in future versions of Android

hearing aidHearing aids and Bluetooth headsets have a lot in common, and other mobile operating systems such as iOS already support them. We discovered that hearing aid support was on the way alongside the G.722 codec towards the end of last year. It would allow users to stream audio to their Bluetooth enabled hearing aids. It

Sony confirms 9 Xperia devices will receive Android 9 Pie

When a brand new major version of Android gets released (like Android 9 Pie) it has people wondering when (and sometimes if) their current smartphone will receive the update. This rarely happens to older smartphones, which is why we appreciate the contributions from the developer community here at XDA for the ports they release. This

Firebase adds In-App Messaging, BigQuery exports, Jira integration, and more

Google Firebase Feature Image RedWhether you’re independent or part of a small or large team, you probably rely on tools like Google’s Firebase to make your life easier. Rather than set up your own crash reporting system, you just integrate Crashlytics. Rather than implement your own push messaging service, you just use Firebase Cloud Messaging (FCM.) For smaller or even

Android Messages’ new Material Theme design with Dark Mode rolls out

Google has released the new Material Theme redesign for the Android Messages application in version 3.5.048 to all users. We discovered how to enable it way back in version 3.3 when it was first added as a hidden option, but now it’s rolling out to all users. It’s not just a completely rejigged UI, but

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LineageOS 15.1 for the Google Pixel and Google Pixel XLThere are some amazing projects out there created from the vision of one single person. The bigger the project is though, the harder it can be for just one person to prioritize the development process. This is even more true when it comes to an open source community project like LineageOS. The folks behind the helm