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Cody Toombs / Android Police:
Google Play Store to require apps to target SDK no more than one year older than current release starting late 2018; new, native apps must offer 64-bit in 2019   —  The Play Store created some controversy last month after announcing plans to remove apps that used Accessibility Services …
Dec 19, 2017, 6:25 PMIn context
Richard Gao / Android Police:
Essential Phone's camera app has been downloaded ~50K times, according to Google Play, suggesting sales have been weak   —  By now, it should be apparent that the Essential Phone hasn't sold in the numbers that Andy Rubin and co. had thought it would.  Having started at an MSRP of $699 …
Dec 14, 2017, 8:45 PMIn context
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

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