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Pretty substantial line, snaking down from the far end out onto the main show floor, and this is still 30 minutes before the I/O keynote.

Oh, wait, this is for the Speechless session on Friday afternoon!

It's always interesting that people are at a conference for the technical details, but are very interested in some comic relief. I'm happy to oblige.

Thanks to everyone that attended the session - I hope you found seats somewhere. And thank you for the fruitful audience suggestions and complete lack of lobbed tomatoes.

For those that missed it on the live stream, that'd be because there was no such thing. We're taking chances enough by improvising to a live audience in person; we need to mitigate the potential career damage slightly by constraining the performance to the folks at the event.

In pale compensation, I offer this picture of the queue for the session.

Oh, and thanks to the excellent presenters:
+Reto Meier +Ellie Powers +Mano Marks and +Dan Sandler 
as well as the austere and thoughtful judges:
+Colt McAnlis +Rachel Garb and +Timothy Jordan 

By the way, you can catch the public version of this show monthly in San Francisco, and occasionally other cities such as LA, Portland, and NY. Details at speechlesslive.com.
(Though these public shows will probably have a lower percentage of I/O presenters at them.)
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Speechless at I/O is on at 4p in room 3! I'm back as the defending champion, but Speechless veteran +Chet Haase​ and newcomer +Ellie Powers​ are amongst this year's list of impressive challengers. We'll either be funny or embarrass ourselves in the attempt -- either way it should be fun to watch.
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Hey #androiddev  - here's something new we're trying towards giving developers new ways to promote their apps to Play users.
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We already pay 30% from all incomes on Google Play back to Google. Why google wants promote rubbish application just because of payment for ads? From these downloads Google probably has no chance to earn more money. Other thing is that it's definitely not service for indie developers it can work just for big companies and web product which can pay for these kind of ads in order to advertise core business not in order to increase income from application.
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Hey #androiddev : you can make your users even happier by cleaning up battery use. Let us know how you like the new tools.
 
Are you developing an Android 5.0 Lollipop application for a special million users this holiday season? Then keep the holiday tidings high by not eating up their battery performance. We've got some new tools in API Level: 21 that can help you find and fix common battery drains.

http://developer.android.com/about/versions/android-5.0.html#Power

#perfmatters  
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Hey #androiddev  we can't wait to see all of the fantastic TV apps come in! :-)
 
Starting today, you can publish your apps for Android TV on Google Play, the largest digital store for apps and games. Make sure to check out the quality requirements for publishing to Android TV. 

In this post, we’ve provided guidance on how to get started building great apps for Android TV and get them published.

http://developer.android.com/distribute/googleplay/tv.html

#AndroidDev   #AndroidTV
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Hi Ellie, Do you know who I need to speak to about getting blockbuster movies with 5.1 surround sound on Google Play Movies UK?
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Looking to build an Android TV app? Learn how to make a great one.
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Here was my last presentation at #io15 - speechless improvised presentations.
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Are you guys planning on uploading it? This was the one I really wanted to watch. 
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Hey #androiddev  - If you've ever started a staged rollout and realized you have a bug, this update is for you. Now you can halt your staged rollout preventing more users from seeing the buggy version.
Here's a small but extremely important little feature that's been added for developers in Google Play. Should a bug be found in the middle of a staged rollout, you can immediately halt said staged rollout to keep the bad code from hitting any additional devices while you work things out. In other words, an emergency brake. It won't roll things back for those who have already received...
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+Ellie Powers Thanks for the link, I sent an email to the support team. Yes the bug is still there as users running API19 are wrongly informed by Play Store that there is a new permission, whereas the permission is actually removed (maxSdkVersion=18) after being requested for the past 3 years! (sorry again for OT, didn't know where to get help).
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Hey #androiddev  Check out how musiXmatch has built an engaged and active userbase.
 
See how Bologna-based musiXmatch has managed to double the amount of active users and get them to stay in the app twice as long using the unique capabilities of the Android platform and Google Play.

Watch the video: http://goo.gl/E0lHb1

#AndroidDev   #Intents
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Hey #androiddev ! We've put together a bunch of our most recommended best practices on how to be successful on Google Play, and we'd love to hear what you think about it. What else would do you wish you knew when you first started building apps on Play? What best practices do you recommend to other developers?
 
Introducing a new guide, “The Secrets to App Success on Google Play”

Publishing your app on Google Play is a good start, but it’s only the first step to building a sustainable app business. That’s why we’ve written “The Secrets to App Success on Google Play,” a detailed guide on the best practices and tools you can use to maximize the reach, retention, and revenue of your new app.

Get the guide now: http://goo.gl/dwT6FH

We’ll release the guide in more languages in the coming months and we’ll continue to update http://developers.android.com/distribute with best practices to help you distribute and monetize your app successfully. 

Once you’ve checked out the guide, we’d love to hear your feedback so we can continue to improve: http://goo.gl/kULrYR.

#AndroidDev   #GooglePlay
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+Aladin Q I'm glad that the matter has been resolved. All the very best in the future mate :)
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Great news for developers in Nigeria, and their users everywhere!
 
Google play

We recently launched merchant payments on +Google Play for developers in Nigeria. To learn more about this program, and other programs we have in the software developer space.

Follow the link http://www.punchng.com/business/technology/we-now-pay-app-developers-online-google-manager/
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And what about Iranians??? :|
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This one is cute!
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Terrific, thanks, goodnight:)
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