Android Buffet

Android Buffet

Guru and Jere

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Episode 413 – New Toys

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* New Toys



* New Chomecast

* Google Home increases focus on smart home

* New Google Home App

* Live Albums

* Get Help at a Glance with Google Home Hub, begins sales October 22 for $149.

* Google Pixel Slate coming this year





* Android News...

Episode 412 – Back to the Home Automation Talk

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In this special episode, Guru and Jere discuss where we are with Home Automation, and return to Z-Wave vs Zigbee, this time with practical issues. Jere outlines his future house plans and wiring, while Guru opines about his budget install...

Episode 411 – Length Required

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* Android News



* 10th Anniversary of the first Android phone

* Google releasing its own smart speaker with display

* Google tests driving mode in Play Services to open Android Auto or start do not disturb automatically.

* Google Voice rolling out wifi calling to Android users...

Episode 410 – Gone

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This podcast is aptly named as the original version was just…gone.

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* Android News



* Android Distribution Numbers updated

* Android collects 10x as much data as iOS because it offers 10 times more usability...

Episode 409 – Conflict

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Last Week’s episode had some technical difficulties

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* Android News



* Man Sues over Google’s Location History Fiasco

* Sony releases infographic to reveal why Android updates can be so slow.

* Streaming audio spec for hearing aids on Android...

Episode 408 – Out of Sync

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* Android News



* Dark themes should be the norm, not the exception

* Every Android P feature

* If we’re dropping the headphone jack Android should adopt USB Audio Class 3.0





* App News



* Chrome to add “Lazy Loading” feature to cut down on resource usage...

Episode 407 – Anchors Away

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* Introducing Android Pie

* Android News



* Google’s Digital Wellbeing Dashboard Beta Signup Available to Android Pie Users





* App News



* MX Player gets revamp, will take on streaming services in India.





* In Other News...

Episode 406 – Podcast Not Acceptable

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* Android News



* Android Wear updated, faster Google Pay, new appointment design, etc.

* Lenovo Smart Display now released.





* App News



* Google Clock now has support for Spotify for Music Alarms





* In Other News...

Episode 405 – Podcast Not Allowed

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* Android News



* Android Distribution numbers updated. Oreo is at 12.1%, Nougat at 30.8%, Marshmallow at 23.5%, Lollipop at 20.4%

* Proposed API would bring notification badges to Android and web apps on Chromebooks...

Episode 404: Podcast Not Found

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* “Hi, in reply to your request for feedback in episode 403. Carry on as your are! At home in the UK and been listening to you both since I started to download podcasts and always look forward to your weekly banter. Thanks”...
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