XDA Developers: Android Studio 3.5 goes stable with all fixes and enhancements from Project Marble

XDA Developers: Android Studio 3.5 goes stable with all fixes and enhancements from Project Marble.
https://www.xda-developers.com/android-studio-3-5-stable-project-marble/

A Guide to Using Android Without Selling Your Soul to Google :: Gizmodo

Welcome to your new (or factory reset) Android phone! The prompt to sign in with Google arrives about five screens in, after you’ve chosen your language and connected up to wifi. When you’re prompted to sign in, hit Skip instead, then hit Skip again to confirm that yes, you really do want to use Android without a Google account.

A Guide to Using Android Without Selling Your Soul to Google :: Gizmodo

Lots of good tips is you want to avoid being a Google product. I’ve tried this sort of thing and it’s tough to do given how tightly Google is woven into Android

CNET: How to send texts from your PC and Mac using Android Messages

CNET: How to send texts from your PC and Mac using Android Messages.
https://www.cnet.com/how-to/how-to-send-texts-from-your-pc-and-mac-using-android-messages/

Android Police: Android x86 7.1 R1 now available, brings Nougat to your PC

Android Police: Android x86 7.1 R1 now available, brings Nougat to your PC. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIwtb271Tc

XDA-Developers: Android Messages 2.9 Prepares for Sending Messages over Google Chrome, Firefox, and more

XDA-Developers: Android Messages 2.9 Prepares for Sending Messages over Google Chrome, Firefox, and more. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIwy6et1Dc

The Next Web: Linux Launcher turns your Android phone into command line interface

The Next Web: Linux Launcher turns your Android phone into command line interface. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIwmdy57DQ

The Verge: Google releases Android O to developers, promising better battery life and notifications

The Verge: Google releases Android O to developers, promising better battery life and notifications. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIwh9qCwzk