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New Pixel Phones

Google Announces Three New Pixel Phones

Google has announced the release of three new Pixel phones to be released in the coming months: Pixel 4A, Pixel 5 and Pixel 4A 5G. The first of these new devices will be released by the end of August, with the other two set to ship this fall.

With these new phones, app developers will want to ensure their apps are optimized and ready for all that’s to come.

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App Store

App Store Antitrust Hearings Begin: What This Could Mean for App Developers

The App Store and Play Store have faced accusations of anti-competitive behavior, and now their respective companies are defending themselves before the US House of Representatives. The CEOs of Apple, Google, Amazon and Facebook are testifying before the Antitrust Subcommittee, and the results of this case could impact the app stores.

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Google Play Store

Digital Wellbeing Apps: Google’s Offerings & Developer Opportunities

Following the Android Dev Summit, Google has revealed five new experimental apps, along with instructions on how to design similar ones, to demonstrate how apps can be used to assist with mental well-being in a digital era. Called the Digital Wellbeing Experiments, Google is providing open code and a “Hack Pack” for developers to design their own apps to “help people find a better balance with technology.” As developers work with the experiments or compete with their own wellbeing apps, they should understand how App Store Optimization can help their success.

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