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Ryan Whitwam / Android Police:
Android 9 Pie finally fixes a Wear OS phone call audio bug that was first reported over 10 months ago   —  In late 2017, Wear OS users reported via Google's issue tracker that Bluetooth call audio was thoroughly busted.  Then, they waited... and waited.  This has been going on for so long …
Aug 8, 2018, 4:50 PMIn context
Scott Scrivens / Android Police:
Images and video of alleged Google Pixel 3 XL production unit leak, showing a large notch on the top of the display and USB-C earbuds in the box   —  We're now just a couple of months out from the reveal of Google's latest Pixel phones, so we expected that leaks and rumors would start to intensify.
Aug 8, 2018, 1:35 PMIn context
Ryan Whitwam / Android Police:
Google Maps is rolling out a feature that shows the battery level of a device used when it is sharing location   —  Google has gone through several version of location sharing over the years, all the way back to Google Latitude.  That feature was inside Maps, but then location sharing moved to Google+.
Aug 3, 2018, 10:25 AMIn context
Richard Gao / Android Police:
Acer says its latest business-focused Chromebooks, which both have 13.5-inch displays, will be available in September for $649+   —  New Chromebooks will be available in September in robust configurations starting at $649.99; Ideal for professional environments, the Chromebooks are fast, secure, simple and easy to manage
Aug 2, 2018, 2:10 PMIn context
Richard Gao / Android Police:
Following its mobile apps, YouTube now supports different aspect ratios, including vertical video, on its web player   —  If it were up to us, every video would be 16:9, with some exceptions made for some more cinematic footage.  But because there are older videos and people unaware …
Jul 30, 2018, 5:45 PMIn context
Corbin Davenport / Android Police:
Google updates Play Store policies, no longer allowing crypto miners, apps that aid the sale of firearms or accessories, apps that primarily serve ads, and more   —  Google regularly updates its Play Store developer policies; the last time it happened, fake ID apps were banned from being submitted by developers.
Jul 26, 2018, 6:55 PMIn context
Killian Bell / Android Police:
Google Maps on Android removes ability to hail an Uber from within the app, after adding the integration in January 2017   —  Google has removed the ability to book an Uber ride from inside Google Maps.  You can still look up the route in Maps and then “request the ride from the Uber app,” …
Jun 18, 2018, 2:00 PMIn context
Ryan Whitwam / Android Police:
The Fitbit Ace, a fitness tracker designed for kids, is now available for $100, with motion, step, and sleep trackers, activity reminders, and waterproofing   —  Fitbit has been in the business of making fitness trackers and wearables for years, but they've all been designed for adults.
Jun 11, 2018, 6:10 PMIn context
Ryan Whitwam / Android Police:
The tablet section on the official Android website has been restored; Google SVP Hiroshi Lockheimer says removal was the result of a bug during a site update   —  Google has been doing an impressive job of pretending Android tablets don't exist for the last few years, and now it's done pretending.
Jun 1, 2018, 7:15 PMIn context
Richard Gao / Android Police:
Pandora matches Spotify and Apple Music with new $14.99/month Premium Family Plan for up to six members   —  Pandora isn't nearly as popular as it once was, but it still has a fairly sizable userbase.  The company has just quietly introduced a new family plan, aptly dubbed 'Premium Family …
May 28, 2018, 7:55 AMIn context

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