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Episode 353 – Snore Spy

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Guru is being exiled this week.

Show Notes



* 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...

Episode 351 – Nougat is Catching On

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Show Notes



* Android News



* Platform distribution numbers released for June, Nougat now at 9.5%,

* Andy Rubin claims Android has forced us to fight with technology.

* Paranoid Android ROM is back.





* App News



* Google Family Calendar and Family note sharing through Google Keep unveiled...

Episode 350 – Google I/O

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Google I/O was last week

Show Notes



* Android News



* Android App beta on Chrome OS will last at least through the summer.

* Android O users will update graphics drivers through Play Store

* Android O will allow you to automatically reenable wifi near trusted networks...

Episode 349 – It’s a Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

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Google I/O began today. But we’re not talking about that.

Show Notes



* Android News



* It is time for Google to take responsibility for Security Updates

* Amazon Echos run Android.

* Marshmallow based Replicant 6.0 released...

Episode 348 – Your Podcast is On the Left

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* Android News



* Researchers find an average of ~8400 pieces of Android malware per day





* App News



* Amazon adds Alexa calling and Messaging between Echo Devices and the Alexa app

* Waze now lets you record your voice for turn-by-turn directions...

Episode 347 – Coke Pepsi

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We’re Back

Show Notes



* Android News



* May distribution number released, Nougat at 7.1%, Marshmallow at 31.2%, Kitkat at 32%.

* May’s Android security update live.

* The Google Assistant SDK is now publicly available.

* Google Cloud Speech API updated and now open to all developers...

Episode 346 – Have Hermit Crab Will Travel

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Slow news week, and Guru is away next week, so no show.

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* Google Voice has improved spam filtering

* HBO Go improved with ability to resume and more.

* Android Pay is letting you add Paypal...

Episode 345 – Let’s Build Some Show Notes

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Not preplanned.

Show Notes



* Android News



* Changes to Device Identifiers in Android O

* April Distribution Numbers out.

* April Security patch fixes Broadcom security issues





* App News



* MXPlayer regains AC3 support

* Dropbox app gets document support

* Text-to-Speech gets additional support...

Episode 344 – Flaming Delay

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The last few seconds of the show, where we said goodbye, got corrupted. Apologies.

Show Notes



* Android News



* Google introduces PAX: The Android Networked Cross License Agreement

* Google is moving to a new issue tracker alongside Android O...
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