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Android N Will Not Use Oracle's Proprietary Java APIs, Google Confirms

December 30th, 2015

The search engine giant has confirmed that it will strip the parts of Android that are being disputed by Oracle and switch to an open source alternative …

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Google slurps Oracle's OpenJDK for future pots of Android Java brews

December 30th, 2015

Google appears to be lining up OpenJDK – an open-source implementation of the Java platform – for future Android builds. Up until now, the mobile …

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Google's googly: Drops use of Oracle's proprietary Java APIs in Android N as lawsuit rages on

December 30th, 2015

As the epic legal battle between the tech titans over use of Oracles's Java in Google's Android operating system rages on, there has been a slight twist …

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HTC One E9, One E9+ Start Receiving December Android Security Update

December 30th, 2015

It is worth mentioning that the update does not bring any visible improvement to the smartphones' UI nor does it upgrade the Android version.

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Main Library offering Android and Apple workshops

December 30th, 2015

NEWARK – Workshops on how to use Android and Apple phones and other related devices will be held throughout January at the Licking Main Library …

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Starting with Android N, the platform will replace Java with OpenJDK

December 30th, 2015

If the final decision is in favor of Oracle, Google might be responsible for all of the Android powered units sold prior to Android N. A victory for Google …

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Samsung Galaxy S5 gets Android Marshmallow via CyanogenMod [official] CM13 custom ROM

December 30th, 2015

It is 286MB in size and brings Android Marshmallow OS features such as Doze power saving feature, faster Chrome browser, more intuitive Now on …

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Android N doing away with Oracle's Java APIs, OpenJDK to be the new standard

December 30th, 2015

Google has announced a move away from Oracle's proprietary Java APIs. Beginning with the next version of their mobile operating system (Android …

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UAE online retailer accepting pre-orders of Galaxy S6 mini

December 30th, 2015

It supposedly has a 15MP main camera, a 5MP front-facing one, a non-removable batter, a fingerprint sensor, and will run with Android 5.1 and not …

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Android N and beyond to ditch Oracle's Java for open source version

December 30th, 2015

Whatever the underlying reason, Google has confirmed that starting Android N, the mobile platform will be removing its dependency on Oracle's …

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