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Ryan Whitwam / Android Police:
Google brings back play/pause touch controls to Home Mini via long press on sides, after top touch input was disabled due to bug that caused unwanted recording   —  The Google Home Mini is a super-affordable way to get Google Assistant in your life, but Google was forced to hobble the device shortly …
Dec 10, 2017, 12:55 AMIn context
David Ruddock / Android Police:
Qualcomm details Snapdragon 845, the successor to 835: 30% faster graphics, better power efficiency and connectivity, 4K HDR, Secure Processing Unit, more   —  Qualcomm detailed its next-generation chipset, the Snapdragon 845, at a press conference in Hawaii this morning.
Dec 6, 2017, 2:33 PMIn context
Ryan Whitwam / Android Police:
Google's new Play Store policy bans all non-lockscreen Android apps from placing ads on the lockscreen   —  Ads are just a fact of life in mobile apps.  You can't completely avoid them, but there are some ad implementations that are so annoying that Google has explicitly disallowed them from the Play Store.
Dec 1, 2017, 2:25 AMIn context
Corbin Davenport / Android Police:
YouTube Go, a lightweight YouTube app designed for slower internet connections, leaves beta; available in India, Indonesia, and other select countries   —  Earlier this year, Google released ‘YouTube Go,’ a super-lightweight version of the YouTube app tailored for developing countries.
Nov 27, 2017, 10:10 PMIn context
David Ruddock / Android Police:
Pixel Buds review: gestures and Assistant work well, quick pairing is good when it works, but Translate is janky, subpar comfort, lifeless audio, it's expensive   —  The Pixel Buds mark Google's first foray into personal wireless audio.  I won't make you wait: it's not gone well.  —  THE GOOD
Nov 16, 2017, 12:50 PMIn context
Rita El Khoury / Android Police:
WhatsApp starts rolling-out feature that lets you delete sent messages within 7 minutes   —  Message recalls have been rumored on WhatsApp for months now and every couple of weeks, we got a glimpse of the functionality in a beta version but it was always a false alert and never properly worked.
Oct 27, 2017, 12:00 PMIn context
Ryan Whitwam / Android Police:
T-Mobile ends unlimited LTE roaming in Canada and Mexico, will limit to 5GB per month starting November 12   —  One of T-Mobile's big “uncarrier” moves was to offer international roaming data to most customers for free.  However, Canada and Mexico were special cases where you'd get full-speed LTE data on most plans.
Oct 14, 2017, 12:10 PMIn context
Artem Russakovskii / Android Police:
Google rolls out patch to partially fix bug that caused Google Home Minis to repeatedly record, transmit audio to company, says it is working on a long-term fix   —  When the first home assistants were announced, I was excited.  A device I could wake up with a simple hotword that would answer my questions …
Oct 10, 2017, 7:40 PMIn context
Scott Scrivens / Android Police:
New Android Wear 2.0 features can now be delivered through the Play Store, no OTA required   —  Android Wear is entering a potentially critical time.  Wear 2.0 hasn't been received nearly as well as might have been expected, with many observers understandably worrying for its future.
Oct 10, 2017, 6:45 PMIn context
Ryne Hager / Android Police:
Google announces ‘made for Google’ program to certify accessories   —  The focus of today's announcement might have been the new Pixel phones, but Google also had a nice little surprise that accompanied all the hardware-related news.  At the bottom of the blog post for the new Pixel phones …
Oct 4, 2017, 5:45 PMIn context

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