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And then I installed Square's LeakCanary on the project I've been working on for many months, and after running through everything for the first time without seeing a single leak I was all like...

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Google's apps suck...

... all of my battery life.

You know, it's really frustrating that Google's apps are consistently the worst offenders of battery drain and hung services on all of my Android devices. Watch 1 video? Youtube OfflineTransferService runs for days. Make one Google search? Google SearchService will run until you force close it. Check out your G+ stream? NetworkQueueService is here to stay! Look up an address in Maps? UploadService runs for no reason, in a persistent restarting loop. Have location entirely disabled? Still have 4 location services running. Disconnect Android Wear device? 9 Bluetooth services and 3 Wear services will run forever, anyway.

Getting really tired of this. The only apps I have disabled on my N5 are Google apps. Hey, +Colt McAnlis, how about getting your company to practice what it preaches? 

Here are just a few screenshots from the last few weeks.

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+Colt McAnlis thanks for the awesome season 1. Can't be more excited.
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Irony: Unable to watch the AWS Summit keynote live stream due to bandwidth issues.
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PSA: There appears to be a regression in AlarmManager behavior on Android 5.1, where repeat intervals of less than a minute are rounded up to a minute.
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Maybe, but if you think you need the system to wake your app up more than once per minute you may have more serious problems.

In fact, if you think you need the system to wake up your app even once per minute, you still probably have more serious problems. 😉
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Ugh, now the Google+ app randomly jumps to the top of the main stream whenever it wants. This was highly annoying when the issue was only in communities, but a deal breaker on the main stream.

Honestly, how does this get past QA?
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It's been so long since I didn't suffer from this on a daily basis.
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Comcast drops plans to acquire Time Warner Cable.

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Yeah... Nice to remind me to leave this group. Good luck!
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+Droidcon NYC 2015 Super Early Bird tickets on sale for $99 till midnight (edt). (reg. $399) #androiddev   #droidconnyc  
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A lot of interesting information in the Stack Overflow Developer Survey, and some very surprising. Perhaps the only thing more surprising than the tab vs space results is this compensation breakdown.

http://stackoverflow.com/research/developer-survey-2015
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Does anyone know of a way to completely disable the "Tool Window" from popping up every time you run a project from Android Studio?

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crazy solution: In IntelliJ, at least, you can choose 'floating mode' for the tab. Then move the floating tab to another screen, turn that screen off, then you'll not see it on every run.
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The #cordcutting  process begins...
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On sale at +Crutchfield for $99 until Feb 28. Chose this one because it also comes with a traditional remote. http://www.crutchfield.com/p_596SMRTCTL/Logitech-Harmony-Smart-Control.html
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  • Paul Burke
    Android Developer / Consultant, 2008 - present
  • Touch Lab
    Creative Director / Product Designer, 2012 - 2013
  • Droplat LLC
    Co-Founder & CEO, 2010 - 2011
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Android app designer and developer based in Brooklyn, NY.

I'm a technology enthusiast, and the only thing I love more is music.
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Published first app on Android Market before it supported paid apps.
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