TARA Joined Android Dev Summit 2021

Google’s Android Dev Summit 2021 took place as a virtual event and offered developers many interesting insights. The Android team focused on “Modern Android Development” to improve development in Kotlin, for example with Jetpack components and new tooling features coming with Android Studio Bumblebee. In addition, “Material You” was featured as the evolution of Material Design, providing a fresh look and better support building across device categories and larger screen sizes.

With Android 12, Android TV and Google TV devices will receive updates and new features. One focus is to further improve the user experience during playback through extensive use of recommendations, the “Discover Tab”, the “Play Next” and “Continue Watching” row. Furthermore, the Google TV smartphone app will get remote control capabilities for the Android TV and Google TV devices.