Daniel Bader, Andrew Martonik, Jerry Hildenbrand, and Hayato Huseman are here with a cornucopia of Android news. First up, they address solutions to some common problems with Pixel 3 that have been vexing early adopters, and its lack of face unlock as a missed opportunity to set an example for OEMs to follow.
Jerry shares his expertise on the USB-C spec, and how the new iPad Pro will drive demand for more, and better quality peripherals from all manufacturers — and benefiting all users in the process.
Hayato reviews the new Palm phone. It's certainly tiny. And as a device running full Android 8, it CAN do more than the minimal amount of tasks it's intended for. But does it actually help someone achieve improved digital wellness?
Lastly, the discussion turns to the announcements from Samsung's developer conference, particularly Samsung's Android 9 Pie interface called 'One UI', and their Infinity Flex Display technology. Whether or not you want one, foldable devices are on the way.
Show Notes and Links:
- Common Google Pixel 3 issues and how to fix them
- Google Pixel 3's memory management issues will be fixed 'in the coming weeks'
- The Pixel 3 should have had face unlock as an example for OEMs to follow
- A USB-C iPad Pro is great for the mobile industry. Here's why
- Palm Phone review: Tiny phone riding on a big reputation
- Samsung's new Android 9 Pie interface is called 'One UI', beta begins in November
- Samsung's foldable phone will have Infinity Flex display — Here's what we know
- Samsung's new Infinity Flex Display will hit mass production soon, enabling foldable phones of all kinds
- Samsung will cave in to the display notch trend — maybe even with the Galaxy S10
- Android will officially support foldable phones, but app developers need to do the work