Android 11 to bring support for resizable picture-in-picture mode (among other things)

Google brought picture-in-picture support to Android starting with Android 8.0. This lets you, for example, keep watching a YouTube video in a small screen while you navigate away from the YouTube app and open the home screen or other apps. Up until now, you could move that picture-in-picture window around… but you couldn’t change its […]

Magisk Canary build lets you root devices running Android 11 DeveloperPreview

Android 11 isn’t set to ship until later this year, but Google has been releasing developer preview builds since February. And now you can root them using the latest pre-release build of Magisk. Magisk is one of the most popular tools for rooting Android phones and gaining access to files and settings that would otherwise […]

What’s new in the Android 11 Developer Preview?

With little fanfare, Google has dropped the first developer preview of Android 11. The release comes about three months ahead of the company’s annual Google IO developer conference, and gives us our first look at the next version of the operating system that powers most of the world’s smartphones. Google says Android 11 includes “behavior […]