Google prepares Android for the RISC-V era

Google is bolstering its support for the RISC-V open instruction set architecture (ISA) in Android.

RISC-V – developed a decade ago at the University of California, Berkeley – has rapidly gained popularity in various spaces, from embedded systems to servers and mobile computing. Google's move towards integrating RISC-V into Android signals a new era of collaboration and innovation in the hardware ecosystem.

At the RISC-V Summit in 2022, Google revealed that it had...

Google releases Flutter 3.7 and teases future improvements

Google held its Flutter Forward event this week where it announced version 3.7 of the framework and teased future improvements.

Flutter started life as a framework for developing Android and iOS apps. Over the years, it’s expanded to help developers build apps for not just mobile, but also desktop, web, and more, all from a single Dart codebase.

Google says Flutter has attracted five million developers and over 700,000 apps have been created using it. Based on GitHub...