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Android users are in good company: even Microsoft founder Bill Gates now uses Android. I bet – like you – he’s eager to get this week’s hottest Android news, so let’s dive right in!
Google Burns Amazon
This week Google burned Amazon by removing YouTube support on the Amazon Echo Show and now we hear they’re working on a competitor. We already told you about 5 new devices Google plans to launch (Pixel 2, Pixel XL, Pixelbook, Home Mini, Daydream VR) but they aren’t stopping there… here are 5 MORE we just learned about:
- Google Home Screen (Echo Show competitor)
- Google Ultra Pixel (iPhone X Competitor)
- Google Home Max (Stereo Speakers)
- Google Smart Clothes (Levis Jacket)
- Pixel 2 & XL Specs Leak
Amazon Fires Back
You can already pre-order them from Amazon:
- Amazon Fire TV 4K
- Amazon Echo 2017
- Amazon Echo Plus
- Amazon Echo Connect
- Amazon Echo Spot
- Amazon Echo Buttons (pictured, net yet available)
Also See: How to get a Free $10 Amazon Gift Card
Android Lover Reviews Apple Airpods
iPhone users are likely to love Apple’s bluetooth “Airpod” headphones, but would Android enthusiasts agree? You’ll be interested to find out that they’re pretty darn great:
25+ Apps of the Month
Here are some selected favorites and links to download:
- Blue Apron (new to Android)
- Can’t Talk (auto-reply to chat messages while you’re busy)
- Legitifi (quick, unofficial background check)
- Naptime X (save battery life)
- Tinycards by Duolingo (language learning game)
Find more download suggestions right here!
News You Shouldn’t Miss
Follow and upvote the best Breaking Android News by downloading EarlyBird – News for Android. Here is what YOU voted the top stories of the past week:
- Uber prices to drop 80% in coming years
- Google Maps adds Commuting option
- iPhone 8 has a Note 7 Problem
- Sphero Mini announced for $50
- Galaxy Note 8 is India’s “Gadget of the Year”
Popular Topics & Highly Debated
The best place to discuss Android is AndroidForums.com (download the app) and thousands of interesting conversations happen each and every week. Here are some from the past week:
- Stop popup ads on calls/messages
- YouTube killing battery overnight
- Apps don’t update automatically
- MAC Address constantly changing? Return your device.
- More Note 7 Battery Life Questions
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