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Remembering Google I/O 2016

Last year’s Google I/O was a big show for the company, and I remember a lot of rumblings from the Apple fanbase that they felt Google was lapping Apple in many ways. The urge to switch was strong with many people right after the conference, and they let us know on their podcasts and blogs. I don’t have numbers on how many people switched, but I doubt it was that many. I personally was not particularly moved by what Google showed

Anti-Apple headlines are always good clickbait

I was casually browsing the tech news today about found this gem of an article: Fuchsia, Google’s Experimental Mobile OS, Solves Glaring Problems That Apple Doesn’t Get.

Android O’s new autofill APIs finally catch up to iOS

Android O was announced last month, and one of the big updates is the autofill API which companies like LastPass are really excited about. LastPass on Android can already fill out some forms for you, but it’s kind of a hack built on top of Android’s accessibility framework. You need to go through a couple steps that aren’t that hard, but is something that throws off many users to the point where they don’t do it.

Are fewer Android phones getting updated recently?

Despite Google’s efforts to get manufacturers to upgrade their phones to the latest versions of Android quickly, new versions of Android are actually getting adoption slower than they used to. “That’s madness,” you say, but oh you would be mistaken.

Is Android O as aggressively boring a release as it seems?

Android O was announced and released to developers in beta form today, and I was very excited to see what was in this new major update. I live half in the Android word as well, so anything new and wonderful for Android is good for me too, so I really want to see something great […]