What’s new on Android and Google Play and new resources

Google Play September 2019
 
Welcoming Android 10
Welcoming Android 10
The latest version of Android brings advanced machine-learning with support for 5G and foldable devices, a bigger focus on privacy and security, and controls expansion for digital well-being.
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Important reminder: Apps that have children and families as target audience will be subject to expanded review times. Read our blog post for the latest information and consult our developer guide and Play Academy training for details on how to manage your app release.
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Experiment with app rewards
Experiment with app rewards
Now in Android: Episode #3
Now in Android: Episode #3
Optimizing Android app experiences for Chrome OS
Optimizing Android app experiences for Chrome OS
What’s new on Android
What’s new on Android
Reach Android users at large: optimizing your app to take advantage of different form factors.
Android Dev Summit: sign-up to follow the livestream and latest Android announcements.
Updates to Android’s brand: building Android as inclusive and accessible as possible.
Android Studio 3.5 ready to download: develop with the memory efficient and faster IDE for app development.
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What’s new on Google Play
What’s new on Google Play
Google Play store’s visual refresh: a new visual design that improves app discovery and accessibility for our diverse set of users.
Google Play Developer API: developers using versions 1 and 2 will have to migrate to version 3 by December 1, 2019.
New Play Console app tags: describe the content and functionality of your game by providing up to 5 tags.
Update your store listing videos: starting November 1, videos with YouTube monetization turned on will no longer play on Google Play.
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New resources to help with pre-registration
New resources to help with pre-registration
Best practices to capture early consumer interest and accelerate launch performance on the Play Store.
Case study: Nexon increases 60 day retention and monetization with pre-registration rewards.
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New Google Play webinar series: A business guide to Key Performance Indicators for apps and games
New Google Play webinar series: A business guide to Key Performance Indicators for apps and games
Starting in October, we are debuting a new series of webinars focused on mobile business growth. Sign up for upcoming sessions and expand your knowledge on key growth performance metrics.
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Google Play adds a new form of payment to the India store
Google Play adds a new form of payment to the India store
We have launched UPI (Unified Payments Interface) as a new payment method on the Play Store, allowing users to directly use their bank accounts to settle for premium apps, games, and in-app content on their Android phone.
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What’s new on Chrome OS
What’s new on Chrome OS
VLC on Chromebooks: learn how VideoLAN adapted its Android app for immersive experiences on Chrome OS and larger screens.
Design systems with CSS Houdini: learn how to use a set of in-development web specs to create engaging and better performing experiences for your web-based design systems.
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Differential privacy open-source library
Differential privacy open-source library
We are continually innovating new technologies to keep user data private, safe and secure. To help developers gain useful insights from data while protecting user privacy, we’re rolling out the open-source version of the differential privacy library that helps power some of Google’s core products.
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