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And now it is official which #androidwear  watches will get wifi support with the upcoming update. And surprise, suprise: Samsungs Gear Live is included (see the fine print in this mail from the Google Store). Guess now a bunch of #io14  attendees will be pretty unhappy that they choose the LG G Watch...
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+georg held wohingegen Apple und Microsoft bei ihren Updates fehlende Hardware magisch dazuzaubern können, nehme ich mal an, richtig?
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The age of drone graffitis is finally upon us! This is a rough first try - sure. But an important milestone for humanity (or its mechanical successors) nonetheless! ;)
via: http://www.wired.com/2015/04/age-drone-vandalism-begins-epic-nyc-tag/
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great!

I'm looking forward to being notified of when I finally can by my real light saber and my warp drive.
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Yet another app that is guaranteed to get loads of clueless comments on the Play Store ;) (like the Webview or Google Play Services).
Oh and for those that actually do wonder what that app is all about: It's part of Project Fi and responsible for handling connections to Open Wi-Fis and routing everything through a VPN to protect user data.
See: https://support.google.com/fi/answer/6164833?p=google_settings_VPN&rd=1
 
New Google app, or rather this is how Google will be able to make improvements to the system app present on 5.1 (at least on my Nexus 6).

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Google Connectivity Services helps Android handle network connections. Keep it updated to ensure your device has the latest networking capabilities, including support for connecting to Wi-Fi networks automatically and using a Google VPN to help secure your data.

#updatewednesday  
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I heard the rumblings before, but I'm still - a bit - surprised that MS is actually going down that road. In theory this sounds great for developers: MS is giving them tools to easily port their apps to run in Windows. In practice such solutions are always way more tricky than it sounds. Porting an app to a different platform is not just about making it run. So best case scenario loads of devs jump on this and the Windows app ecosystem grows. OTOH they could also end app with loads of crappy, quickly ported apps. Which would hurt the platform reputation as those would inevitably be worse than on Android or iOS itself. Also such a move sends mixed messages to devs about the MS / Windows platform itself.
Still: Will be interesting to see how this plays out in the end, right now I can't shake the feeling that this move is kinda desperate.
After months of rumors, Microsoft is revealing its plans to get mobile apps on Windows 10 today. While the company has been investigating emulating Android apps, it has settled on a different...
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Why not? Learning by doing is always a good recipt... 😉
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Seems like Microsoft is following in the footsteps of Motorola and Canonical: WIndows 10 phones will present a desktop-ish environment when connected to a bigger monitor. We'll see if they'll be more successful with this than the others before. Personally I think that history has proven time and time again that the all-in-one device approach is the wrong one, but I'll let myself be surprised ;)
During its Build 2015 keynote, Microsoft just unveiled a new Windows 10 feature it's calling Continuum for Phones. It allows smartphones running Microsoft's latest OS to transform into desktop PCs...
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+Andreas Proschofsky ? I never mentioned privacy at all so i dont know what you are referring to. What i meant with public was the casual user as such. I think it would be better to release such devices first to professionals and after one or two iterations to the public. Google mostly gone the public way where as MSFT mostly focused professinals first.

But sorry you are right. Back to topic.
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Mozilla is planning to severely increase the pressure on non-https-websites by reserving certain features to encrypted communication (especially everything that is privacy / security sensible - think webcam access). Personally - i wholeheartedly agree with that course of action. I know that this might be troublesome for some sites (though it's not gonna happen tomorrow anyway), but we seriously have to get rid of non-encrypted communication on the web.
The browser is going to treat not using SSL encryption as a security flaw.
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so say we all!
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This should really be a default feature. If only to preserve battery life.
 
The Google Accessibility¹ Team just released a new Chrome Extension plainly called Animation Policy which allows you to tell Chrome to run all animations only once, or disable animations completely.

It works on all animated image formats and animated SVG but does not affect videos.This extension uses the new animationPolicy property of the chrome.accessibilityFeatures² API.

Give it a try now and install Animation Policy at https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/ncigbofjfbodhkaffojakplpmnleeoee

¹ https://www.google.com/accessibility 
² https://developer.chrome.com/apps/accessibilityFeatures

Source: https://codereview.chromium.org/1109953003
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Hm... does it also start animation only when in focus? That would make sense! 
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Seems like Apple has hit some serious production problems with the Taptic Engine of its #AppleWatch 
The taptic engine, a key component of the Apple Watch, made by one of two suppliers was found to be defective, prompting Apple to limit the availability of its highly anticipated smartwatch.
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Well this is something that other articles on the recent announcements from Microsofts Build conference didn't mention. Obviously Windows 10 Mobile (yes they are seriously going with that name) will be able to run unmodified Android APKs. (at least as long as the don't use any of the Google Play Services APIs). So MS will pack its own Android runtime. This is even more of a double-edged sword. Just ask Blackberry... Why would a dev go the extra mile for building a proper Windows Phone app when they can just support it through Android? Sure - MS is in better situation, still this will be tricky to pull of. OTOH this would be a good foundation for (also) building phones with a Microsoft fork of Android. Just sayin' ;)
Company says that it's "building bridges" to developers on other platforms.
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And we have a final name for "Project Spartan": The IE successor is called Microsoft Edge. Really looking forward to see what they have achieved with the rendering and javascript engines. The UI looks ok, too. All the much lauded new features like webpage annotations look like gimmicks though (that are better served through extensions). Reminds me a bit of the path they took with IE8. (remember WebSlices?)
Microsoft first revealed its new browser plans back in January. Known as Project Spartan initially, Microsoft is revealing today that the company will use the Microsoft Edge name for its new...
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More breakage??? Count me in! 😸
 
Live on the bleeding edge? Try out our latest features. (They'll be rough around the edges!)

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.chrome.dev

Announcement: http://blog.chromium.org/2015/04/dev-channel-for-chrome-on-android.html
Welcome to Chrome Dev for Android!• Live on the bleeding edge: Try out our ...
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Sky Force 2014
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Cardboard
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Cardboard puts virtual reality on your smartphone. Try a variety of immersive demos on Android, and get inspired to build your own using the

Google+
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The Grand Budapest Hotel
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THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL recounts the adventures of legendary concierge Gustave H. and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most tru

Wear Mini Launcher
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It's often a pain to open an app on your wear device. You have to remember its name of scroll through different lists to find and launch it.

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Cámara de Google
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Google Nu Snabbstart
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Uppgradera översikten på enheten så att du alltid har Google Nu nära till hands. Dra åt höger från den primära startskärmen så hittar du Goo

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Chromecast is the easiest way to enjoy online video and anything from the web on your TV. Plug it into any HDTV and control it with your exi

Android Device Manager
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Plex for Plex Pass is a free version of our popular Plex for Android application, but requires a premium Plex Pass subscription.Plex organiz

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Vegan Ice Cream that is actually *really* tasty. What could you want more?
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Nicht unbedingt einer der schönsten Parks in Wien, aber besser als kein Park ;)
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Surprised to find out that Fergburger actually lives up to the hype: They do some pretty yummy burgers! So definitely a "must" if you stay in Queenstown. Be prepared for waiting in line for quite some time though as there usually are a lot of people trying to get a Fergburger - no matter which time of the day.
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Incredibly tasty falafel sandwich. Highly recommended!
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Can't say enough positive things about the Vudu Cafe: Fantastic place to grab a breakfast, I especially recommend their pancakes. But they also got some very good salads and sandwiches. And the coffee is delicious, too.
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Best place in town for all your british food needs.
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