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Episode 400 – Dueling Vacations

6/20/2018
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Show Notes 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 Google Home and Chromecast can leak your location. The above... Episode 400 – Dueling Vacations appeared first on Android Buffet.

Duration:00:37:01

Episode 399 – The End of the Lollypop Guild

6/14/2018
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Show Notes 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 Duo passes 500 million installs App wants to use phone microphones to enforce copyrights. Google Translate offering new… Read More » The above... Episode 399 – The End of the Lollypop Guild appeared first on Android Buffet.

Duration:00:50:28

Episode 398 – Fee Fi Phones Fun

5/31/2018
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Show Notes Android News Project Fi adds new phones Android Tablets coming to NY taxis App News Plex adds podcasts Carrot Weather, now in beta on Android Old Google Voice SMS Messages from Hangouts now appear in the Google Voice app In Other News Atari co-founder Ted Dabney dead at 81 Alan Bean dead at 86 The above... Episode 398 – Fee Fi Phones Fun appeared first on Android Buffet.

Duration:00:37:44

Episode 397 – Transitions

5/24/2018
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Show Notes Android News Samsung may ditch Tizen for Wear OS on new watch Android P enterprise improvements detailed. Trusted Places seems to have been removed as a Smart Lock option App News Driving Detective brings Automatic Do Not Disturb while driving using official Transition API AirMirror from AirDroid arrives to control your phone from another Google News… Read More » The above... Episode 397 – Transitions appeared first on Android Buffet.

Duration:01:08:54

Episode 396 – DNSSEC Talk

5/17/2018
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Show Notes Android News Intra, in Early Access, brings DNS-over-TLS to older versions of Android by adding a local VPN. Open-source WearOS alternative Asteroids OS now available for several smartwatches Android P lets you disable System UI and System notifications Treble is turning out to be more important than we thought Google to require OEMs roll out regular… Read More » The above... Episode 396 – DNSSEC Talk appeared first on Android Buffet.

Duration:00:59:09

Episode 395

5/10/2018
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Show Notes Android News May distribution numbers out. Android P adds new biometric API. Faster Adoption with Project Treble Android P battery estimates tell you when your phone is likely to power off. In Android P, notifications for background apps show if they are using the microphone or camera App Standby Buckets groups apps by use and adjusts… Read More » The above... Episode 395 appeared first on Android Buffet.

Duration:00:44:39

Episode 394 – Guru Is Left

5/3/2018
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Show Notes Android News This is what it is like to only use open source software on Android App News PowerAmp is back. Google Now Launcher is now finally dead. In Other News Congress says Facebook has yet to get back to them on any questions they promised to follow up on Cops attempt to use corpse to… Read More » The above... Episode 394 – Guru Is Left appeared first on Android Buffet.

Duration:00:38:38

Episode 393 – A Whole Mess of Wires

4/26/2018
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Show Notes Android News App News Opera releasing a new browser called Opera Touch New Google Task app is official. Google Assistant will be able to remember podcast positions across devices Google closed Nougat Certification in March, all new Play certified devices must be Oreo Android Auto adds ability to view full contact list Google Pay prepares support… Read More » The above... Episode 393 – A Whole Mess of Wires appeared first on Android Buffet.

Duration:00:34:50

Episode 392 – Short Reset

4/19/2018
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Show Notes Android News New Android Distribution Numbers, Oreo at 4.6%, Nougat at 30.8%, Marshmallow at 26%. Protecting Webview with Safe Browsing Android Things Release Candidate Android P: Features So far – ‘Notch Support’, HDR and HEIF support, Indoor Navigation(WiFi RTT), Multi-Camera API, More Informative Notifications, A Rotation Button, etc. Google Maps has school and gym labels, but… Read More » The above... Episode 392 – Short Reset appeared first on Android Buffet.

Duration:00:34:39

Episode 391 – Guru Visits the DMV

4/12/2018
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Show Notes Android News LG investing resources in regular OS updates to their smartphones GCM Server being deprecated April 11, 2019. App News Play Movies will get more features to integrate providers into its streaming search service. Google Phone app gets beta program. Google Voice added wifi/data calling in new beta test. In Other News Democrats propose tough… Read More » The above... Episode 391 – Guru Visits the DMV appeared first on Android Buffet.

Duration:00:49:16

Episode 390 – Lunch Buffet

4/7/2018
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Show Notes Android News Google removes 100 device registration limit from uncertified device page The first Android Go phone in the US is available for $80 App News Google Voice prepares voicemail greeting recording capability in app. Thinking about location tracking…how does geofencing work with temperature control? In Other News Google blocks Crypto Mining Extensions from Chrome Web… Read More » The above... Episode 390 – Lunch Buffet appeared first on Android Buffet.

Duration:00:14:46

Episode 389 – Bunkering Down

3/30/2018
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Show Notes Android News Google is starting to block GApps on ‘uncertified’ devices, but you can register an exemption for ROMs App News Amazon offers Kindle Lite app. Google Play Movies and TV gets streaming service integration and watchlist. Its currently partnered with two dozen streaming services and TV Everywhere apps, including Hulu, Amazon Prime Video, ABC, HGTV,… Read More » The above... Episode 389 – Bunkering Down appeared first on Android Buffet.

Duration:00:13:49

Episode 388 – Zigbee vs Z-Wave Redux

3/22/2018
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App News Google Phone app switches to system settings for sound and vibration control Youtube Livestream will soon be possible directly from camera apps Monitor your phone’s GPS and Wifi Scanning with Toggle Track Ikea releases AR app for Android. Google Pay app now supports transit tickets for LV Monorail Android Auto now allows phones to be unlocked… Read More » The above... Episode 388 – Zigbee vs Z-Wave Redux appeared first on Android Buffet.

Duration:01:07:32

Episode 387 – P Notes on Pi Day

3/16/2018
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Show Notes Android News Android Wear might be renamed Wear OS Android users have higher brand loyalty than iOS. P Notes – Developer Preview released, final version in Q3 P is for privacy…HTTPS by default in apps, cloud backups require a passcode, dynamically changing MAC address per network, support for hardware security modules. Bluetooth icon disappears from the… Read More » The above... Episode 387 – P Notes on Pi Day appeared first on Android Buffet.

Duration:01:26:45

Episode 386 – Eleven Parks

3/7/2018
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Android News Google Lens is rolling out through Google Photos. Smart Lock for Passwords is underused and underrated Android P may support blocking calls from unknown, private, and pay phone numbers Unofficial APIs may be blocked in Android P, but developers can request new APIs. Native Support for Iris Scanners is coming to Android App News Sirius XM… Read More » The above... Episode 386 – Eleven Parks appeared first on Android Buffet.

Duration:00:47:18

Episode 385 – Jere Gets a Date

2/28/2018
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Android News Chromebooks may get native support for some Linux apps Crankshaft is a distribution that turns a Raspberry Pi with 7″ touchscreen into an Android Auto head unit App News Files Go now adds backup to Google Drive option Gmail prepares to add trip related label and automatic transfer for non-Google accounts. Google Home might offer pairing… Read More » The above... Episode 385 – Jere Gets a Date appeared first on Android Buffet.

Duration:00:53:43

Episode 384 – The Kachunk Machine

2/22/2018
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Android News Say Hello to a Better way to Pay Android P will restrict camera and mic usage by background apps App News Swype, the pioneering keyboard, is dead. Mega Man Mobile for Android LastPass finally gets support for Oreo Autofill Home Automation Notes The $20 WyzeCam is moving to V2, adding IFTTT and Amazon Echo Show/Spot compatibility.… Read More » The above... Episode 384 – The Kachunk Machine appeared first on Android Buffet.

Duration:01:03:30

Episode 383 – Android Pi Pie

2/14/2018
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Show Notes Android News Android P will add call recording tone support so you can record phone calls lawfully Android P will reportedly feature even deeper Google Assistant integration, possibly major aesthetic change. Android x86 7.1 now available. Contextual Visual Responses now available on Chromecast App News Google testing app called Reply, which adds smart replies to other… Read More » The above... Episode 383 – Android Pi Pie appeared first on Android Buffet.

Duration:01:00:51

Episode 382 – Zigbee and Z-Wave

2/7/2018
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Z-Wave is the simpler, but ultimately a proprietary protocol, with chips only available from one company. Zigbee is the more flexible, open protocol with chips available from multiple manufacturers, and can be configured for any short-range wireless task, but it uses the crowded 2.4GHz band. The new Echo Plus includes a built-in Zigbee hub, perhaps for that reason.… Read More » The above... Episode 382 – Zigbee and Z-Wave appeared first on Android Buffet.

Duration:00:53:50

Episode 381 – MQTT-Pi

1/31/2018
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MQTT MQTT is a subscription protocol, as opposed to HTTP, which is a request based protocol. If you want to send information/commands over HTTP, you would make a request, and an HTTP server would respond with the information. In an MQTT environment, information is published to the MQTT broker and a client has to keep a constant connection… Read More » The above... Episode 381 – MQTT-Pi appeared first on Android Buffet.

Duration:01:21:22