With New API, Developers Can Now Force You to Update Your Apps

Surrounded by supporters House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi celebrates a projected Democratic Party takeover of the House of Representatives

What it does do, however, is ensure that users can keep using the app indefinitely, rather than be stuck in a remote location with an edge connection (yes, some places still have those) waiting for a 48MB app to update.

According to the example provided by Google, the first one - called "immediate in-app update" - will also have an on-screen pop up, letting you know that an update is available. There is no specific date mentioned by Google as to when we will see the API in use on Android apps. Well, it proved so popular (even among mainline Android users) that the app is getting rebranded to just “Files by Google”.

Women Played ‘Pivotal’ Role in Shifting House to the Democrats
Also in the House, Democrats Ilhan Omar of Minnesota and Rashida Tlaib of MI will be the first Muslim women to serve in Congress. Ron DeSantis, who beat Democrat Andrew Gillum in a high profile race that was one of the most closely watched nationally.


The feature was announced as part of Android's In-App Updates API, which Google said is now being tested and will launch to developers soon. This, and the fact that you're now allowed to use the app until the update is complete, suggests that this method will be used for critical updates like bug fixes and security hole plugs. Google has added widely requested features in the latest In-app Updates API.

If you don't already have the app, you can download Files by Google free of charge from the Play Store. The good news is that as Google rolled out new Android versions in recent years, a visible downward trend has been observed in infection numbers compared to the previous years.

US Navy plane intercepted by Russian jet
Then, about 25 minutes later, the fighter jet passed by again, this time turning on its afterburners before speeding away. The statement from the Navy added that the EP-3 was operating within global law and did not provoke the Russian jet.


Android's announcement of its Foldables technology was also a summit highlight, with the company highlighting its support for the forthcoming Samsung device that was previewed this week by Samsung Senior Vice President Justin Denison at the 2018 Samsung Developer Conference.

The new API gives developers two new ways to update their apps.

115 accounts blocked on eve of US elections
Facebook has taken down a network of Facebook pages and Instagram accounts just hours before polls open on election day. It was the US law enforcement that warned Facebook about these accounts.


Related news:

Hot News

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Democrats Seek Hearing on Trump's Ouster of Sessions
Nov 09, 2018 - 04:15
Some Democrats also considered Sessions too eager to do Trump's bidding and overly receptive to his grievances. Chuck Schumer, said he should recuse himself because of his comments on the probe.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Ebola: 300 People Infected In Eastern DR Congo
Nov 09, 2018 - 01:19
Some of these combinations include ZMapp, REGN-EB3, the antiviral drug remdesivir and single-antibody drug called mAb114. The infection is capable of killing 20 to 70 percent of those who are infected depending on the strain of virus.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Manchester United's comeback win at Juventus evokes memories of Alex Ferguson era
Nov 08, 2018 - 23:59
After the match, Mata said he was proud of his team's fight following what turned out to be a vital win for Manchester United . The defeat was Juve's first in 15 games in all competitions since Ronaldo signed from Spanish giants Real Madrid in July.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Tamera Mowry-Housley's Niece Dies in Thousand Oaks Shooting
Nov 08, 2018 - 23:49
The suitemate tweeted earlier that Alaina was one of "a handful of girls" who went line-dancing at the country-western bar. Housley later asked for prayers on social media and said he was "staying positive and wishing there was more I could do".

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Big European clubs consider 'Super League' plan
Nov 08, 2018 - 22:49
Information regarding that meeting was also included in the " Football Leaks " documents, German magazine Der Spiegel reported. Barca, Juve, Manchester City, PSG, Arsenal, Milan, Inter Milan, Roma and Marseille were not immediately available to comment.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Setback for Trump; Democrats set to gain majority in United States lower House
Nov 08, 2018 - 22:34
In suburban areas where key House races were decided, voters skewed significantly toward Democrats by a almost 10-point margin. More women than ever were running, along with veterans and minorities, many of them motivated by revulsion over Trump.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Zion Williamson Could Be Greatest Player In Duke History, Says Dahntay Jones
Nov 08, 2018 - 21:55
Graduate transfer Reid Travis added 22 for the Wildcats, who had won all nine previous season openers under Calipari. Kentucky looks to rebound when it returns to Rupp Arena against Southern Illinois on Friday.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Supreme Court Rejects Net Neutrality Case
Nov 08, 2018 - 21:30
Circuit's decision remains in the record as binding precedent for the FCC's authority to adopt strong net neutrality rules . In this October 9, 2018 photo, police office guards the main entrance to the Supreme Court in Washington .

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Brothel Owner Dennis Hof, Who Died Last Month, Wins Nevada Election
Nov 08, 2018 - 20:36
The HBO reality show Cathouse focused on the daily happenings at Hof's Moonlite BunnyRanch, a legally owned and operated brothel. Deceased brothel owner Dennis Hof managed to win an election for a Nevada state assembly seat in Tuesday's election.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Ruth Bader Ginsburg Hospitalized After Breaking 3 Ribs in Fall | Trending
Nov 08, 2018 - 19:25
Since taking office, President Donald Trump has appointed two conservative justices to the court, shifting it to the right. The Republican president was scheduled to go to the court on Thursday for a formal ceremony seating Kavanaugh.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Le’Veon Bell Opens Up About Contract Holdout With Bizarre Tweets
Nov 08, 2018 - 19:18
Le'Veon Bell is in Pittsburgh , but that doesn't mean he will be reporting for work anytime soon, or anytime at all. If the Steelers match, regardless of the offer, Bell would have to sign that deal with Pittsburgh.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Virat Kohli clarifies 'leave India' remark after social media backlash
Nov 08, 2018 - 18:13
India first play a three-match T20I series, which will be followed up with a four-match Test and a three-match ODI series. If he checks his contract, he may find that he may have violated his contract with this statement.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top United States exempts India from sanctions at Chabahar port in Iran
Nov 08, 2018 - 18:11
Meanwhile the Trump administration's South Asia policy all but necessitates a pass for Afghanistan. Zahedan is also in Iran but closer to the Afghanistan border.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Rohit Sharmas record ton helps India clinch T20 series
Nov 08, 2018 - 18:10
West Indies play the final T20 worldwide of the series on Sunday in Chennai. The 27-year-old Krunal has scored 21 runs from the two T20I matches .

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Trump says USA government will halt if House Democrats investigate him
Nov 08, 2018 - 14:29
Richard Neal of MA , has signaled publicly he would ask for them - a move the White House might fight. "I think she could have won that race, but she didn't want to have any embrace", Mr.