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Michal Lacki

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My widget keeps dissapering and doesn't appear in the widget menu :/
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Hi, boys and girls!

Just pushed a new beta build (.90) that ... doesn't actually change anything from the LAST beta built. But we did want to make sure that Phil didn't break anything, so it goes to you folks first.

Since we didn't drop word in here last time, here's the official changelog, rockets and all:

🚀 New splash screen on cold start.
🚀 Updated Google Play Services.
🚀 Moved open in browser and favorite a story into the Action Bar.
🚀 Added setting to choose which browser to open in.
🚀 Fixed inaccurate comment counts.
🚀 Fixed forums crash in Android N.
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Thanks for the heads up. 
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Mark Rossi

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What is this all about? 
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I did fix this in the upcoming release (some other tweaks to the ActionBar a bit in other areas too).  Thanks for the heads up (as always).
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Bridger Burt

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I can't believe I'm going to say this.... but I think the splash needs to be a little longer.... haha
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Mike is a pretty lady. Got it.
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Mark Rossi

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The new splash screen broke my favorite forums screen.
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Lol. It's ok Mike, I realize it's early.
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Mark Rossi

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In the forums, there is a thread that I participated in, but it's not listed in my participated threads. If I navigate to the correct forum, the thread is there and shows my response.
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Unfortunately I'm not even sure which thread it was now. It could be there.
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Orane Bembridge

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Seeing this if I have a story open and try to access the pullout menu. 
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+Mike Wolfson​ Glad to be of help. And I would never assume that anything is trivial when I can't do it myself, lol. Love the app. Something I check several times a day. Keep up the good work man! 
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Jeremy MacMull

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Evening,

Not sure if this has been reported already but clicking on links (external web links) within stories in the app doesn't work. It just takes me back to the ac app.

S7 edge UK Vodafone. Android 6.01 April security patch. 
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OK, can replicate, thanks for reporting.
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Kevin Borer

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More scrolling issues, I don't want this to be a theme but this is confusing as hell.

Looking at the new wiley fox specs article and there is a table at the bottom with the specs and the last phone spark + (I think) is not visible. When trying to scroll right to left to see the last column the app wants to jump to the next article. I was able to find a spot near the left edge of the phone that would let me scroll to see the column, every so slowly. Once I did this there was no way to scroll back to see the first column.

I was expecting that jumping from article to article world be a pull in from an edge, not just a swipe left or right. Nexus 6, 6.0.1, June security update, 2.9.0 version of the app I believe 
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I usually scroll down/up then left or right without lifting my finger when checking out tables, just a tip ;) though yes, this should be easier
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Josh Smith

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I'm not techie enough to know what the problem is, but I seem to be have an issue opening some Android Central links from Google Search. When I try, I get the following message (the message only pops up for a split second, so it took me several attempts to get a screenshot!) Any ideas? 
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OK, this is known, and I will add that soon.  Next release though (probably not this one).  Thanks anyway for taking the time to let us know. 

FWIW, I will move that up in the priority based on this exchange (so squeaky wheel will get some grease).
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Sean Baker

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When searching for "Chromebook", I expected to find the story about which Chromebooks will be able to run Android apps from Google Play. I only found that story when I searched for "Chromebooks".
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+Tom Kaminski Great!
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Kevin Borer

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Not sure if anyone else has this problem, but I constantly end up refreshing (pull down) when trying scroll through the stories at the top. 
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We have been thinking about this
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Jean-Paul Detiege
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Question: The website now supports different localized editions of Android Central (i.e. US, UK, India, Canada, Global). Does the app support these different editions? Can you choose within the app, or could it match your website selection (maybe through account settings)? +Mike Wolfson +Phil Nickinson
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I asked the server guy, and looks like this is kind of hard to support right now...I will keep it in the bug list, for a time when it may be easier.
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Paul Beebe

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Following this link from a Google search tries to load in the app then force closes. Nexus 6P.

http://m.androidcentral.com/android-security-bulletin-may-2016-live-here-what-you-need-know
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Actually this is something I am actively looking at, and this little hint (cache clear) may be useful to me.  So thanks for reporting!
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Android Central
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Hellooooooooo, children! (In a South Park kind of mood for some reason.)

Fun little update is ready for you.

v2.8.0

🚀 Search results now show snippets as well as headlines.
🚀 Release notes now show on update, and are available anytime in the settings menu.
🚀 Added some items to the NavHeader to make navigation easier
🚀 One secret feature that will reveal itself at the proper time (Hint: Google I/O is near!)

Still have some bugs to squash.
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Bridger Burt

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Just updated my LG G3 to 6.0.0, and noticed the overflow menu has both a blank background as well as black text. Switching to night mode fixed the text to white text, but switching back once again created black on black.
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Finally got rid of these overflow menus in next release (moving those buttons into ActionBar, it is better anyway, one less press to get to that functionality - and prettier ;-) ).
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