Android L and Xposed: Keep Calm and Wait for It

After CyanogenMod published its blog post about its plans forAndroid L support, Xposed Framework creator rovo89 is making a similar appeal to the Android community for a bit of objective analysis and a lot of patience. The summary of the situation is that Android L is still a fast-moving target that it isn’t practical to work on polishing Xposed for it. The developer would rather release a version that works well a bit later, rather than one that is too early but barely functions.   The biggest factor in this uncertainty of Xposed’s immediate release on Android L, even in a preview form, … Continue reading Android L and Xposed: Keep Calm and Wait for It

Google Blurs The Line Between Web And Native Apps On Android

Today at Google I/O, Chrome Director of Product Management Avni Shah introduced the new version of Chrome coming in the next Android update dubbed Android L. As expected, we got a couple of feature updates. But it isn’t just a better version of Chrome. There is a clear and more profound message coming from Google. The company wants to blend native apps with web tabs. And the end of native apps as we know them could be closer than we might think. In Android L, the redesigned app switcher looks a lot like Safari on iOS 7. It shows you … Continue reading Google Blurs The Line Between Web And Native Apps On Android