Welcome to the Android Police Podcast, Episode 63.
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- Matthew Smith, Host
- Bob Severns, Editor, A/V
- David Ruddock, Co-host
- Cameron Summerson, Co-host
- Eric Ravenscraft, Co-host
- The SPH-L600 cruises through Bluetooth certification, is going to be huge. No, literally - it's a Galaxy Mega 6.3. It's quite large.
- The HTC One Mini shows up in more photos, still looking slightly smaller than the HTC One, to the surprise of no one.
Android at Arms
- President Obama wants to stop patent trolls, kind of.
- The iPhone 4 on AT&T will be banned just in time for it be discontinued. That's progress.
- The white 16GB Nexus 4 is back in the Play Store, was apparently gone.
- Mobile Chrome stuff is happening on June 7th and 13th. No, it's not exciting.
- The new version of Gmail is rolling out to pretty much everyone now. Accept the warm embrace of the labels.
- Google Glass team on face recognition software: Nope.
- Jelly bean is running on more things than it was running on before, is a larger piece of arbitrary pie chart.
Verizon finally admit the HTC One is coming "later this summer," continuing "Some people in the world don't even have smartphones. You should be grateful."
The Galaxy S4 Active is real, really waterproof.
The Galaxy Tab 3 8 and 10 are here, and they're.... well, pretty boring, actually.
Acer has successfully managed to run Android with an Intel i5 Haswell processor and - wait for it - 1GB of RAM on a giant-ass monitor.
The LG Optimus F3: the first LG phone with TouchWiz except not.
Dead Trigger 2 is coming soon, increases number and quality of zombies by 800%. That figure may not be accurate.