AAA 525: Android 12 is Material You - Privacy Dashboard, Wear, Project Starline, LaMDA, Pixel 'Passport'

Android now powers over 3 billion devices Android 12 Preview: First Look at Google's Radical New Design Android 12 Beta: Designed for you Android 12 will have more precise privacy controls, but experts aren't fully convinced Android 12 Will Let You Fine-Tune Permissions on Data-Hungry Apps Android 12 adds kill switches for camera and mic permissions Now You Don't Have to Worry About Losing Your Chromecast Remote Android phones will act more like iPhones in Android 12 Google is building a digital car key into Android 12, arriving on select phones later this year Android 12 Beta 1 goes live for Pixel phones at Google I/O 2021 What's new for Wear Google Is Finally Taking Smartwatches Seriously Google and Samsung unite to reboot Android watches, with a dose of Fitbit too Samsung teases plans to release a Wear OS smartwatch w/ support 'long into the future' Fitbit devices will run Wear OS in the future Google Project Starline is a holographic video conference system, and you can't have it Google Assistant is going to get a lot more conversational with LaMDA Google Photos to add more personalized Memories collections, 3D Cinematic photos Google Photos is creating animated cinematic photos out of (nearly) nothing Google Photos finally adds a Locked Folder for your private pics People of color are getting a better camera from Google Incredibly detailed Google Maps will be available in 50 cities this year Google is helping you stay safe with new map routing options and telling you when public spaces are crowded Chrome is automating the most annoying part of dealing with a password breach Android 12 Beta reveals model numbers for Pixel 6 family, including foldable 'Passport' Flutter 2.2 announced for faster, less crash-y apps Flutter SDK will be ready for the new 'Material You' design language Samsung is working to port Google's Flutter SDK to Galaxy Watch and other Tizen devices Jetpack Compose 1.0 launching in July; 'Material You' support coming soon Firebase gains App Check security, revamped Remote Config, and more Read our show notes here: Hosts: Jason Howell and Ron Richards Guest: Michael Wolfson Subscribe to All About Android at Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at Sponsor:

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