Android Buffet

Android Buffet

Guru and Jere

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Episode 437 – Amped Up

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* Android News



* How to Turn Any Android Smartphone into a Google Pixel

* Your Android Phone is Now a Security Key

* Future Android system updates could be initiated from the Play Store

* Silence your Phone Via Google Home...

Episode 436 – DND Thoughts

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* Android News



* Q will disable install unknown apps permission after each use.

* Scoped Storage in Q will remove permissions for apps writing to their own files, but will not be able to write to other app folders. Audio, Images, and Video will have shared libraries with new permissions...

Episode 435

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* Android News



* Pixel’s Call Screen feature might make its way to other phones





* App News



* AOSP Application Updates – The calculator is out, and the calendar and music application have been stripped to the simplest version possible...

Episode 434 – Pixel Woes

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* Guru buys a Pixel 3 XL. Enjoys it. It dies. Guru sad.

* Android News



* Android will still prompt new, existing European users to select default browser and search app

* Google’s original Pixel gets a speed test to show how 4 versions of Android affect performance.





* App News...

Episode 433 – Q-Tip

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* Android News



* Introducing Android Q Beta



* Additional privacy protections

* More control over location

* Sharing Shortcuts

* Randomized MAC Addresses

* WPA3/Enhanced Open

* Wifi Performance Mode

* Dynamic Depth image format

* AV1 codec

* Native MIDI API

* TLS 1.3 support...

Episode 432 – With All Due Respect to John Moschitta Jr

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* Android News



* Continued Conversation comes to Smart Display

* Book a table with the Google Assistant across the country with more devices

* Android Beta community moves from Google+ to Reddit





* App News



* Ubiquiti offers its own wifi analyzer app...

Episode 431 – Off to Vancouver

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* Android News



* Google delays RCS API support from Android Q

* Shaping the future of mobile with Android

* There might be 100 milliion phones launched with Google Assistant buttons this year

* Android One gets a new logo...

Episode 430 – Persons of Interest

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* Wear OS makes up less than 12% of smartwatch sales in the US* For some people, their phone is the only computer they’ll need.







App News







* Google Voice adding Anonymous Caller ID option in settings* Google plans to let preloaded apps update via Google Play even if you do...

Episode 429 – Power Play

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* How did you decide on your current phone?* Google wants a VP of Wearables and might finally take smartwatches seriously.* Google bringing file encryption to low-power Android phones* Migrating to modern Android management solutions* Android Q may deliver RCS support to third-party...

Episode 428 – Interconnects

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* Chrome OS Tethering now supports 15 more Chromebooks and 30 more smartphones* Latest update moves About Phone Front and Center* Introducing Trust Web Activity for Android







App News...
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