Android 13 DP2

The second and presumably last Android 13 Developer Preview release was rolled out. Google has highlighted a handful of changes in this release, like the new notification permission, better text wrapping and line heights for some languages, and Bluetooth LE Audio support. 

more: https://android-developers.googleblog.com/2022/03/second-preview-android-13.html

Kotlin 1.6.20-M1

The new version of Kotlin Release Candidate – 1.6.20. Some compiler, native, and tools bugs were fixed. You can find the full list of changes in the link below.

more: https://blog.jetbrains.com/kotlin/2022/02/kotlin-1-6-20-m1-released/

Performance Library in Alfa

Google developers decide to create a new tool that allows you to verify the hardware capabilities of the device in order to properly adjust the operation of specific functionalities (mainly related to image and video).

more: https://android-developers.googleblog.com/2022/03/using-performance-class-to-optimize.html

Maps Compose 2.0.0

A new version of Maps Compose has been released. Two functionalities have been added: observing marker shift events and showing/hiding the info window. Existing API changed as well: position on Marker removed, please use MarkerPositionState instead.

more: https://github.com/googlemaps/android-maps-compose/releases/tag/v2.0.0

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