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    Android L

    News about Android L.

    Android 5.0 SDK now available

    October 20th, 2014

    The Android 5.0 SDK is now available to developers ahead of the scheduled launch of Android 5.0 ‘Lollipop’ in November. The software development kit includes finalised APIs and behaviours so developers can update their apps to take advantage of new features including enhanced BLE and NFC support.

    Android L offers one tap WiFi access

    July 1st, 2014

    Android L will offer an easier way for users to share their WiFi passwords, Android Police reports. Network owners will be able to access a ‘write to NFC tag’ option from within the WiFi settings menu. Visitors¬†will then just need to tap the tag with an NFC phone to log on to the network.

    Android L speeds up NFC P2P sharing

    June 27th, 2014

    New support for Android Beam, the name used for NFC peer-to-peer sharing in Android, is to be introduced with Android L, version 5.0 of Google’s operating system. Currently, Android Beam only springs into action once… More

    Android L to offer wide range of new features for mobile payments and commerce

    June 26th, 2014

    The next generation of Android, unveiled at the Google I/O developer conference, will offer mobile payments, banking and commerce providers a wide range of new functions. Android L includes support for BLE’s peripheral mode, tighter… More