Google Ga Ga

May 14th, 2018 · 1 hr 7 mins

About this Episode

Google I/O:

Overall Roundup of things announced on May 8th:
https://9to5google.com/2018/05/08/google-i-o-2018-roundup/

Google shows off new Android P and it looks like a lot of recycled, outdated “upgrades”:
https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2018/05/google-details-new-android-p-features-including-iphone-x-like-gesture-controls/

Confirmed!:
https://9to5google.com/2018/05/08/chrome-os-linux-app-support/

Lots of talk, and some concern, over Google’s AI phone call assistant:
https://www.theverge.com/2018/5/9/17334658/google-ai-phone-call-assistant-duplex-ethical-social-implications

Microsoft Build Roundup:
https://www.zdnet.com/article/google-io-vs-microsoft-build-dueling-yet-similar-visions-for-developers/

After 3 decades of ignoring the issues it created Microsoft fixes Notepad to include line endings for Unix and and MacOS:
http://www.theregister.co.uk/AMP/2018/05/08/windows_notepad_unix_linux_macos/

We were just talking about this, just one company but it’s a start (Windows only :0( ):
https://www.anandtech.com/show/12709/the-acer-swift-3-sf31541-review-ryzen-meets-laptop

Steam App slated for release this summer will allow library to be streamed to Android and iOS devices:
https://store.steampowered.com/news/39998/

Quick: Apple removing apps that share locations data with 3rd Parties
https://www.theverge.com/2018/5/9/17334602/apple-targeting-apps-location-data-sharing-third-parties

Net Neutrality Death Date set for June 11
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-internet/fcc-says-net-neutrality-rules-will-end-on-june-11-idUSKBN1IB1UN

California becomes first state to require solar panels on every new home built:
https://www.theverge.com/2018/5/9/17335832/california-solar-panel-housing-politics-renewable-energy