Android Buffet

Android Buffet

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Episode 361 – Pixel Snob

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The tell of Woe that wasn’t Woe.

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* Android News



* Android O rumored for August 21st release.

* Google’s D8 dex compiler now in preview. Improves compilation times and file sizes.

* In-Band Ringtone Support comes to Android O.

* Android Distribution over the last 5 years...

Episode 360 – Natural Guru

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* Android News



* Android Distribution numbers updated, Nougat is now up to 13.5%, Marshmallow 32.3%.

* How Many Google Devices can be connected to a single account?

* August Security Update is Live

* Lenovo will ship stock Android on all future phones.





* App News...

Episode 359 – Stopping By Woods on a Snowy Evening

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Back to Wednesday

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* Android News



* Bluetooth battery indicators may be added in upcoming version of Android

* Nearby 2.0 API now available





* App News



* VLC for Android crosses 100 million downloads

* Action Launcher adds Google Feed integration, notification dots support, and more...

Episode 358 – O Soon

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* Android News



* Three months later, Google still hasn’t fixed Android Wear’s google account copy bug.

* Developer Preview 4 available, official Android O soon.





* App News



* Waze for Android Auto is now available for approved devices...

Episode 357 – Welcome Home, Guru

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Guru returns to America.

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* Zenwatch 2 supposedly getting Wear 2.0. Stay tuned for commentary.

* Android News



* Android O will have a lot of bluetooth improvements that haven’t been in the beta.

* Google separates HALs from the system to help speed updates...

Episode 356 – Somewhere Over the Ocean

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* Android News



* Android Distribution updated for July 2017, Nougat at 11.5, Marshmallow 31.8, Lollipop 30.1, KitKat 17

* These Android Wear watches start at under $100

* Paranoid Android 2 is out, with new devices and features





* App News...

Episode 355 – Speed Limits are Suggestions

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Week 2 Abroad

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* Android News



* Guru’s smartwatch might finally get Wear 2.0 next month. Guru not holding breath.

* Interview with AndroidFileHost’s VP of PR.

* Latest Play Store offers in-line changelogs for updating apps...

Episode 354 – Catching Up with Guru and the Time Machine

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* Android News



* Android O might be Oatmeal Cookie

* Ending support for Android Market on Android 2.1 and lower.





* App News



* Google Photos gets new sharing UI.

* Action Launcher overhauled with new look and new features...

Episode 353 – Snore Spy

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Guru is being exiled this week.

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* Android News



* F-Droid lead app maintainer is leaving project

* Google Play is fighting an uphill battle against Android adware

* Google Play’s new Android Excellence collections highlight the very best in apps





* App News...

Episode 352 – Holy Android Batman

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* Android News



* Dvmap is said to be first Android virus with code injection

* new reCaptcha Android API introduced.

* Android O is officially 8.0.

* Google shares support cutoff dates for Nexus and Pixel.

* Android O introduces new look for media art in notification controls...
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