Android 4.4.4 released
Builds for Android 4.4.4 have been released. See the Source Code Tags and Builds table on Codenames, Tags, and Build Numbers for the new builds, tags, and devices supported.
Android 4.4 CTS packages updated
Revision 3 of the Android 4.4 Compatibility Test Suite (CTS) and Android 4.4 CTS Verifier have been added to Compatibility Downloads. Packages for x86 architectures are included for the first time.
ART introduction completely revised
Introducing ART has been rewritten to reflect forthcoming changes and prepare developers and manufacturers for the runtime's adoption.
Brand guidelines published
Manufacturers have their own set of guidelines for Android brand use.
Graphics architecture document published
Android engineering describes the system-level Graphics Architecture in great detail.
Explore the Source
Get the complete Android platform and modify and build it to suit your needs. You can also contribute to the Android Open Source Project repository to make your changes available to everyone else in the Android ecosystem.
Port Android to Devices
Port the latest Android platform and create compelling devices that your customers want.
Sometimes, a device can't do it all. Tap into Android's open accessory standard and build accessories to complement the wide variety of Android-powered devices.
Being Android-compatible lets you offer custom features but still give users and developers a consistent and standard experience across all Android-powered devices. Android provides guidance and a test suite to verify your Android compatibility.