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BeyondPod has been removed from Android Auto, but a fix is in the works

Saturday, August 11th, 2018

In an interesting twist, BeyondPod, a podcast manager that has been around since seemingly the beginning of Android, has been removed from Android Auto. This isn't entirely surprising - prior to this April, it hadn't had a public update in two years, and people had been complaining about the huge amount of bugs.

BeyondPod was once one of the greatest podcast managers out for Android, and it still has its fans.

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BeyondPod has been removed from Android Auto, but a fix is in the works was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

[Update: Maybe not] The Pixel 3 will only have gesture navigation, with no option for standard nav buttons

Tuesday, August 7th, 2018

As we all know by now, Google's implementation of gesture navigation is pretty lackluster. Given that it still takes up the same amount of space as the regular nav bar, it doesn't have any real benefits and just makes things confusing.

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[Update: Maybe not] The Pixel 3 will only have gesture navigation, with no option for standard nav buttons was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

This is Google’s (rather boring) statue for Android 9 Pie

Tuesday, August 7th, 2018

Android 9 Pie was officially released earlier today, but there was one thing missing from the announcement: the statue. You see, Google creates a statue to put on display at its Mountain View campus for each new Android dessert version. Lately, the statues had been getting pretty stale, though the Oreo one showed some improvement. The statue for Android 9 Pie, however, marks the return to boring bugdroids.

The statue, which was unveiled at 3:14pm PT, only consists of the bugdroid waving with a pie to its left and a slice of pie to his right.

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This is Google's (rather boring) statue for Android 9 Pie was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

This is Google’s (rather boring) statue for Android 9 Pie

Tuesday, August 7th, 2018

Android 9 Pie was officially released earlier today, but there was one thing missing from the announcement: the statue. You see, Google creates a statue to put on display at its Mountain View campus for each new Android dessert version. Lately, the statues had been getting pretty stale, though the Oreo one showed some improvement. The statue for Android 9 Pie, however, marks the return to boring bugdroids.

The statue, which was unveiled at 3:14pm PT, only consists of the bugdroid waving with a pie to its left and a slice of pie to his right.

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This is Google's (rather boring) statue for Android 9 Pie was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

The Pixel 3 will only have gesture navigation, with no option for standard nav buttons

Monday, August 6th, 2018

As we all know by now, Google's implementation of gesture navigation is pretty lackluster. Given that it still takes up the same amount of space as the regular nav bar, it doesn't have any real benefits and just makes things confusing. You'll probably be disappointed to hear that the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL will ship with gesture navigation, and there won't be an option to use the standard three-button layout that's been used for years.

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The Pixel 3 will only have gesture navigation, with no option for standard nav buttons was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

[Update: Google responds] Google still hasn’t fixed the Pixel 2’s 8-month-old panorama issue, so someone made a workaround (root required)

Friday, July 13th, 2018

As we all know, the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL use the same camera hardware. But while the Pixel 2 XL hasn't had any major camera issues (at least recently), the Pixel 2 has been having problems with its infinity focus point essentially since launch, leading to blurry panoramas.

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[Update: Google responds] Google still hasn't fixed the Pixel 2's 8-month-old panorama issue, so someone made a workaround (root required) was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Google still hasn’t fixed the Pixel 2’s 8-month-old panorama issue, so someone made a workaround (root required)

Thursday, July 12th, 2018

As we all know, the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL use the same camera hardware. But while the Pixel 2 XL hasn't had any major camera issues (at least recently), the Pixel 2 has been having problems with its infinity focus point essentially since launch, leading to blurry panoramas. It's been eight months since the issue was first reported, but because Google still hasn't fixed it, an owner decided to take things into his own hands.

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Google still hasn't fixed the Pixel 2's 8-month-old panorama issue, so someone made a workaround (root required) was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

YouTube TV goes ded in the middle of fancy soccer game

Wednesday, July 11th, 2018

Yes, you read that right: YouTube TV has gone down amidst a major sports game yet again. This last happened during Game 2 of the NBA's Eastern Conference Finals, and it seems like Google's streaming service just isn't built to handle all of the World Cup fans either.

You'd think that Google would try to strengthen its service before such a big game, but apparently not.

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YouTube TV goes ded in the middle of fancy soccer game was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Ok Google voice detection has been broken on the Nexus 6 for nearly two months

Monday, June 25th, 2018

The whale known as the Nexus 6 hasn't been in the news for some time, but a pretty annoying bug has been plaguing owners for almost two months now. "Ok Google" voice detection basically isn't working, showing the Voice Match setup page anytime the launch phrase is said.

Any time a Nexus 6 hears "Ok Google," it'll bring you to the "Access your Assistant with Voice Match" setup page, which prompts you to record three recordings of your voice.

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Ok Google voice detection has been broken on the Nexus 6 for nearly two months was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Google to fix Android Auto’s intermittent failure to start with February security patch

Monday, January 22nd, 2018

For a system that is meant to be used while you're in a car, Android Auto has a few too many bugs. One of the most recent ones that has arisen is Android Auto's intermittent failure to even start when you get in the car and plug your phone in. Google has addressed this issue and says that the fix will be rolling out with the next security patch.

For some, Android Auto just isn't starting at times when the user's phone is plugged into their car.

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Google to fix Android Auto's intermittent failure to start with February security patch was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

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