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Just a reminder to all Android Wear developers that BIND_LISTENER in AndroidManifest.xml is now flagged as an error by the Android Studio 2.1 lint checker. See my blog post for more information on how to deal with this: http://android-developers.blogspot.com/2016/04/deprecation-of-bindlistener.html
 
Android Studio 2.1 now available as stable

Built on the speed and features of Android Studio 2.0, the stable release of Android Studio 2.1 includes updates so you can try out new features and APIs of the developer preview including the new Jack compiler and Java 8 language support.

In addition to support for the N Developer Preview, Android Studio 2.1 also includes performance improvements to Instant Run which leads to faster edit and deploy build speeds.

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The rollout for the Android Wear API 23 update is now complete! Every Android Wear watch that is paired with a phone has been offered the update, and most users should have installed it already. So it is now possible for developers to support only API 23 and not have to support the older API 22. There are a small fraction of users who have not installed the update, and it is important that they take action to do this soon. If a watch is not getting the OTA, check that it is paired with a phone, or try factory resetting it and pairing again.

To celebrate this occasion, I encourage you to read +Hoi Lam's blog post discussing the use of the shiny new -round resource identifier, introduced in API 23. Read on for more information: http://goo.gl/R8uFCE

#AndroidWear  
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+Crístian Deives they are generally if you have a Nexus 😆
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The Google I/O 2016 schedule has been released, and I'll be there roaming around talking about Wearables, Auto, IoT, and TV. I will also be giving a session with +Ryan Seys on how to bring your Android apps to Android TV. So make sure you come by to learn more about how easy it is to take your existing apps, and add the necessary code to enable it on TV. It is actually a lot easier than you think. I look forward to seeing those who can make it to I/O, but if you can't, we will have a lot of live streams and recordings so everyone can learn about what's new at Google for developers. #io16  

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Bringing your app to the living room can be done in less time than you may think. Join us in this talk, where we'll show you how to port your existing Android app over to millions of Android TV devices in minutes. We've also got some great tips on how to make your app shine on the big screen. Lean back and watch how easy Android TV development can really be, using Android Studio, libraries such as Leanback, and the provided Android TV emulator.
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Awesome, I'll try to visit this session.
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Android Wear developers need to know about a change you might need to make to your app to improve the performance of your user’s devices. If your app is using BIND_LISTENER intent filters in your manifest, it is important that you are aware that this API has been deprecated on all Android versions. The new replacement API introduced in Google Play Services 8.2 is more efficient for Android devices, so developers are encouraged to migrate to this as soon as possible to ensure the best user experience. It is important that all Android Wear developers are aware of this change and update their apps as soon as possible. Check out my blog post at: http://goo.gl/9Hl26U
 
Deprecation of BIND_LISTENER with Android Wear APIs

If you’re an Android Wear developer, we wanted to let you know of a change you might need to make to your app to improve the performance of your user’s devices. If your app is using BIND_LISTENER intent filters in your manifest, it is important that you are aware that this API has been deprecated on all Android versions. The new replacement API introduced in Google Play Services 8.2 is more efficient for Android devices, so developers are encouraged to migrate to this as soon as possible to ensure the best user experience. It is important that all Android Wear developers are aware of this change and update their apps as soon as possible.
Learn more from +Wayne Piekarski at: http://goo.gl/9Hl26U

#AndroidDev #AndroidWear
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+Wayne Piekarski i will check my old pictures and let you know, otherwise I would need to "break" my watch to reproduce it :-)
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The OTA for the Sony Smartwatch 3 (tetra) has started today, and within a week or so, it should be available for all users. When all Android Wear devices have the update, I will make another announcement so that developers know when they can remove API 22 support from their apps. We are almost there with the API 23 rollout. Follow me on G+ for further updates!
 
The OTA updates for the next version of Android Wear are starting to roll out via an over-the-air update, and will appear on all Android Wear watches over the coming weeks. The SDK for API 23 is already available, and more details are discussed in my previous blog post: http://android-developers.blogspot.com/2015/11/api-23-sdk-now-available-for-android.html

Note that you will still need to support API 22 watches in your Android Wear apps until the rollout is complete. When all Android Wear devices have the update, I will make an announcement and you can then remove API 22 support.

Stay tuned for more updates and enjoy the new features in your Android Wear watches!
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Thanks for the update. Here's hoping we can set minSdk 23 soon!
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The OTA for the Sony Smartwatch 3 (tetra) has started today, and within a week or so, it should be available for all users. When all Android Wear devices have the update, I will make another announcement so that developers know when they can remove API 22 support from their apps. We are almost there with the API 23 rollout. Follow me on G+ for further updates!
 
The OTA updates for the next version of Android Wear are starting to roll out via an over-the-air update, and will appear on all Android Wear watches over the coming weeks. The SDK for API 23 is already available, and more details are discussed in my previous blog post: http://android-developers.blogspot.com/2015/11/api-23-sdk-now-available-for-android.html

Note that you will still need to support API 22 watches in your Android Wear apps until the rollout is complete. When all Android Wear devices have the update, I will make an announcement and you can then remove API 22 support.

Stay tuned for more updates and enjoy the new features in your Android Wear watches!
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The OTA is downloaded via your phone's internet connection, and the phone network or device location does not affect the rollout of the OTA. Everyone in the world has the same chance of getting the OTA on a particular day.
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Check out this DevByte from +Josh Gordon about building your own TV channel using the TV Input Framework. To the user, the channels you create look and feel just like regular TV channels. But behind the scenes, they stream video over the internet. There is a sample https://github.com/googlesamples/androidtv-sample-inputs and training guide http://developer.android.com/training/tv/tif/index.html with more information.

If you have an app that streams video, creating your own channel is a great opportunity to increase user engagement!
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The rollout for the Android Wear API 23 update is now complete! Every Android Wear watch that is paired with a phone has been offered the update, and most users should have installed it already. So it is now possible for developers to support only API 23 and not have to support the older API 22. There are a small fraction of users who have not installed the update, and it is important that they take action to do this soon. If a watch is not getting the OTA, check that it is paired with a phone, or try factory resetting it and pairing again.

To celebrate this occasion, I encourage you to read +Hoi Lam's blog post discussing the use of the shiny new -round resource identifier, introduced in API 23. Read on for more information: http://goo.gl/R8uFCE
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If you’re an Android Wear developer, we wanted to let you know of a change you might need to make to your app to improve the performance of your user’s devices. If your app is using BIND_LISTENER intent filters in your manifest, it is important that you are aware that this API has been deprecated on all Android versions. The new replacement API introduced in Google Play Services 8.2 is more efficient for Android devices, so developers are encouraged to migrate to this as soon as possible to ensure the best user experience. It is important that all Android Wear developers are aware of this change and update their apps as soon as possible. Check out my blog post for more information: http://goo.gl/9Hl26U
 
Deprecation of BIND_LISTENER with Android Wear APIs

If you’re an Android Wear developer, we wanted to let you know of a change you might need to make to your app to improve the performance of your user’s devices. If your app is using BIND_LISTENER intent filters in your manifest, it is important that you are aware that this API has been deprecated on all Android versions. The new replacement API introduced in Google Play Services 8.2 is more efficient for Android devices, so developers are encouraged to migrate to this as soon as possible to ensure the best user experience. It is important that all Android Wear developers are aware of this change and update their apps as soon as possible.
Learn more from +Wayne Piekarski at: http://goo.gl/9Hl26U

#AndroidDev #AndroidWear
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The next Android N Developer Preview 2 is out today! I'm particularly excited about the support for apps getting access to directories on external SD cards and USB drives. The API for getVolumeList() changed slightly from DP1 to DP2, and we will be updating the sample https://github.com/googlesamples/android-ScopedDirectoryAccess soon.

I noticed there is a problem introduced with the latest NDK plugin 12.0.2753695, that causes an error message "Invalid revision: 12.0.2753695 beta 1". There are two workarounds you can do right now until this problem is fixed:

1. Uninstall NDK 12.0.2753695. If you need NDK support, change to the stable channel and install a previous stable NDK version.

2. Edit $SDK/ndk_bundle/source.properties and edit line 2 to read Pkg.Revision = 12.0.2753695-beta1

This problem is being fixed right now, and so an update will be out shortly.
 
Android N Developer Preview 2, out today!

The 2nd Developer Preview of #AndroidN is out today, bringing Vulkan, support for Emojii Unicode 9, launcher shortcuts and more!

http://goo.gl/OYIZtb
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Received some screenshots of it. Looking good.
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The OTA for the Sony Smartwatch 3 (tetra) has started today, and within a week or so, it should be available for all users. When all Android Wear devices have the update, I will make another announcement so that developers know when they can remove API 22 support from their apps. We are almost there with the API 23 rollout. Follow me on G+ for further updates!
 
The OTA updates for the next version of Android Wear are starting to roll out via an over-the-air update, and will appear on all Android Wear watches over the coming weeks. The SDK for API 23 is already available, and more details are discussed in my previous blog post: http://android-developers.blogspot.com/2015/11/api-23-sdk-now-available-for-android.html

Note that you will still need to support API 22 watches in your Android Wear apps until the rollout is complete. When all Android Wear devices have the update, I will make an announcement and you can then remove API 22 support.

Stay tuned for more updates and enjoy the new features in your Android Wear watches!
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The OTA for the Sony Smartwatch 3 (tetra) has started today, and within a week or so, it should be available for all users. When all Android Wear devices have the update, I will make another announcement so that developers know when they can remove API 22 support from their apps. We are almost there with the API 23 rollout. Follow me on G+ for further updates!
 
The OTA updates for the next version of Android Wear are starting to roll out via an over-the-air update, and will appear on all Android Wear watches over the coming weeks. The SDK for API 23 is already available, and more details are discussed in my previous blog post: http://android-developers.blogspot.com/2015/11/api-23-sdk-now-available-for-android.html

Note that you will still need to support API 22 watches in your Android Wear apps until the rollout is complete. When all Android Wear devices have the update, I will make an announcement and you can then remove API 22 support.

Stay tuned for more updates and enjoy the new features in your Android Wear watches!
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    PhD, 1999 - 2004
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Developer Advocate at Google
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Wayne Piekarski is a Developer Advocate at Google, focusing on Android, Wear, and the Internet of Things. He has worked for 15 years in academia and industry in the areas of wearable computing, outdoor augmented reality, 3D user interfaces, and mobile devices, with a PhD from the University of South Australia. Wayne works to get developers excited about new mobile and wearable technologies, through conferences, social media, and training materials. He also works to advocate for developers within Google, ensuring developers have the right tools and information to support their work.
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Senior Developer Advocate at Google
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  • Google
    Senior Developer Advocate, 2014 - present
  • Qualcomm
    Staff Engineer, 2010 - 2014
  • WorldViz
    Development Manager, 2007 - 2010
  • University of South Australia
    Senior Lecturer and Co-Director of the Wearable Computer Lab, 1999 - 2007
  • SE Network Access
    Manager of Research and Development, 1996 - 2001
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    Visiting Researcher, 1999 - 1999
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