Gboard Android 12

Gboard Lookin’ Extra Hot on Android 12 Beta 3

Be prepared for us to talk a lot about this app or that app receiving its "Material You update," because as Android 12 gets closer to launch, Google is going to continue to prepare its main apps with theme makeovers to match their new design language. It's a...
Android 12

What’s New in Android 12 Beta 3? (Updated)

A new Android 12 Beta 3 is arriving now on Pixel phones and we've got the details on what's new. Even though we're getting close to the stable version and final beta, Google is still sneaking in new features for us to play with. In this post, we'll try to list...
Android 12

Android 12 Beta 3 is Here for Your Pixel Phone

A new Android 12 Beta build is here and you can grab it immediately on your Google Pixel phone. The new build introduces the final Android 12 APIs (API Level 31) and adds a handful of new features to play with before we get to the final beta and then stable...
Android 12 Beta

Android 12 Beta 2.1 Update Just Dropped!

Google just pushed out the Android 12 Beta 2.1 build for Pixel phones, likely as a bit of a bug fixer before we get Beta 3. The updated build is available right now for the Pixel 3, Pixel 3a, Pixel 4, Pixel 4a, and Pixel 5. Here is the new Android 12 Beta 2.1...
Android 12

Android 12 Most Installed Android Beta ‘By Far’

Google's Dave Burke, VP of Engineering for Android, detailed this week that the Android 12 beta is by far the platform's most downloaded and installed beta ever. That, obviously, is fantastic news for Google. Unfortunately, Burke doesn't provide specifics and...

This Android 12 Beta 2 Animation is Everything

The change to the notification panel in Android 12 Beta 2 is still a bit of shocking experience each time I swipe down the statusbar, even 24 hours into this. But here's the thing - if you do it slowly and watch the careful animation that Google introduced...