All About Android

Jan 24th 2023

All About Android 614

Nord to Nothing

Co-Hosted by Mishaal Rahman, JR Raphael
Google layoffs, Twitter API fallout, Stadia controller, TicWatch Pro 5, Pixel Tracker
Records live every Tuesday at 8:00pm Eastern / 5:00pm Pacific / 01:00 (Wed) UTC.
Category: News
  • Android 13 is running on 5.2% of all devices five months after launch
  • Android 14 Could Prevent You from Installing Ancient Apps
  • Android’s share menu could finally be more consistent in Android 14
  • Twitter’s new developer terms ban third-party clients
  • Google cuts 12,000 jobs, the largest layoff in the company’s history
  • Area 120, Google’s in-house incubator, severely impacted by Alphabet mass layoffs
  • Google’s Fuchsia OS was one of the hardest hit by last week’s layoffs
  • @readDanwrite: Google NYC employees who arrived at the office early this morning stood in a line to test their badges-- if light turned red, it meant you had been laid off. if green, you were safe.
  • @Za_Raczke: Google is working on a smart tracker similar to Apple's AirTag, codename "grogu".
  • Mobvoi's next TicWatch Pro looks way sleeker than its last in this leak
  • Google Stadia is Finally Dead
  • The controller lives on: Play wirelessly with Bluetooth
  • @MishaalRahman: Google Messages is starting to roll out support for having up to 100 members in an end-to-end encrypted group chat!
  • Google Messages E2E encryption for group chats currently limited to 21 people
  • @MishaalRahman: The Google Clock app now lets you record your own audio to use as an alarm. This is rolling out to users on the existing 7.3 release via a server-side update.
  • Google Clock's new interface makes it a little too easy to dismiss alarms — but there's a fix
  • Google Podcasts disappearing from Search results as it goes on life support
  • JR's tip of the week: Search alternative Swurl
  • From the Nord to the Nothing phone.
  • Nothing phone spotted in the wild... in Dubai!
  • How can I send app ideas to Google?

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