Videos and Other Resources for Audio Implementation
The Audio team offers video on buffer sizes and their relationship to audio latency, as well as other videos on improving audio performance and related clarifications to text throughout the Audio section.
CTS 5.1 R2
Packages for the 5.1 R2 version of the Android Compatibility Test Suite (CTS) are available for download.
SELinux neverallow Rules
New guidance has been offered on the use of Security-Enhanced Linux (SELinux)
rules, which prohibit behavior that should never occur.
Build Numbers for Nexus 6 and 7
Build numbers LYZ28E and LMY48G have been added for Nexus 6 (T-Mobile ONLY) and Nexus 7 (flo), respectively.
Security Updates and Resources
Sign OTA Packages and Release Keys
5.1 Compatibility Definition Document
The Android 5.1 Compatibility Definition Document (CDD) has been published to reflect the requirements of the latest version of Android.
Explore the Source
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Port Android to Devices
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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.
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