Android Buffet

Android Buffet

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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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* Comments



* “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”...

Episode 403 – Forbidden

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*  Android News



* TicWatch Pro now available for $249.99

* Android P will have intelligent adaptive battery support





* App News



* Moment Pro Camera brings full manual controls to Android...

Episode 402 – Daylight Saving in July

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* Android News



* Android P adds automatic setting for 24 hour clock

* July security update rolling out for Pixel and Nexus devices.

* New RAMpage attack affects all Android phones released since 2012.





* App News...

Episode 401 – Driven to Less Distraction

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* Android News



* AAA finds Android Auto less distracting than other car systems





* App News



* Play Store’s algorithm quietly changes, tanking some ratings.

* MX Player passes 500 million installs...

Episode 400 – Dueling Vacations

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* Android News



* Android-x86 Project releases first Oreo build





* App News



* Android Messages for desktop browsers is going live

* Datally adds guest mode, daily limits, monitoring of unused apps, and a Wifi map.

* Facer introduces interactive watch faces





* In Other News...

Episode 399 – The End of the Lollypop Guild

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* Android News



* Project Capillary: End to End Encryption for push messaging simplified

* Google’s Digital Well Being Initiative





* App News



* Clean Share removes tracking tokens and other data from a URL before sharing it.

* Google releases standalone Lens app...
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