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March 2016

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February 2016

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January 2016

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For Previous events visit our archives:  http://goo.gl/pkxXAu


Android Coliseum: Hangout #152 [March 9, 2016]

[ON AIR 10PM EST]

Host:  Cass

Event link:

https://plus.google.com/events/cof075ks4hujvcqgdqs8tlsj9u0

Youtube:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v1_TUjdYUm0

Chatroom:

hangouts.androidcoliseum.com

Android Coliseum Hangout Team Players

Martin

Sivan

Cass

Ryan?

Hangout Topics

Topic Lead

Title

Link (Goo.gl)

Android N preview

  • Native multi-window
  • System Level call blocking
  • Notification shade redesign
  • What else?

[MG]

ZTE Grand X View tablet sales halted in Canada due to technical issue

http://goo.gl/0f18r9

[MG]

Starbucks Mobile Order & Pay available March 15th across all Canadian provinces except Quebec

http://goo.gl/5E5O5P

[MG]

Bell updating Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy Note 5 to Marshmallow this month

http://goo.gl/1erL6f

[MG]

Facebook Messenger going the material way

[C]

TD Canada Trust’s new mobile payment

http://goo.gl/YJQP1K

[S lead]]

Smartphone Product placement

Father.io - Immersive Game play

Reviews [http://reviews.androidcoliseum.com]


Android Coliseum: Hangout #151 [March 2, 2016]

[ON AIR 10PM EST]

Host:  Cass

Event link:

https://plus.google.com/events/c5m05q95t7me6n9g4ufpp1rngio

Youtube:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tIZ5-IsMUYY

Chatroom:

hangouts.androidcoliseum.com

Android Coliseum Hangout Team Players

Martin

Ryan

Cass

Hangout Topics

Topic Lead

Title

Link (Goo.gl)

MWC Hangover edition

[R]

Google’s VR section on the store

[R]

Google IO registrations go live March 8

https://events.google.com/io2016/

[MG]

Samsung confirms Canadian carriers will sell Exynos 8890-equipped GS7

http://goo.gl/uQxd6M

[C]

Samsung Pay is coming to Canada in 2016

http://goo.gl/szpkbZ

[MG]

Canadians mostly not interested in wearables

http://goo.gl/ivlNNK

[R]

Google’s Handsfree payment

http://googlecommerce.blogspot.com/2016/03/testing-testing-one-two-hands-free.html

[MG]

Google Photos update

  • New button bar
  • More insight into albums

https://goo.gl/IzbFsD

[R]

Android Pay - Can ALMOST ADD A CARD!!!!

Reviews [http://reviews.androidcoliseum.com]


 

Android Coliseum: Hangout #150 [February 24th, 2016]

[ON AIR 10PM EST]

Host:  Cass

Event link:

https://plus.google.com/events/cglngdjjgdo8urtks4de6qf14ns

Youtube:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lBlRwOtGKqE

Chatroom:

hangouts.androidcoliseum.com

Android Coliseum Hangout Team Players

Martin

Cass

Ryan

Sivan

Hangout Topics

Topic Lead

Title

Link (Goo.gl)

Sony, LG and Samsungs… OH MY!

RM

LG’s G5 and accessories

  • 360 Cam
  • 360 VR
  • Rollbot

http://goo.gl/MuIQd9

CM

Samsung’s S7 duo; gear 360

http://goo.gl/lzzz8h

MG

Sony’s Xperia X family is the new performance device lineup

  • X Performance coming to Canada this summer
  • The Z series is at it’s end

http://goo.gl/Yat7Tn

RM

ZTE Blade

RM

Alcatel Idol 4 & 4S

MG

HTC One A9 receiving Marshmallow 6.0.1

RM

ZTE Axon Pro gets Marshmallow

http://goo.gl/Xm0mtu

SR

Oppo new cool tech

http://goo.gl/hlzOEq

http://goo.gl/0nUDm2

MG

Gmail rich text formatting in version 6.0

Google announces Android RCS compatible messenger

Facebook’s new ‘reactions’

Reviews [http://reviews.androidcoliseum.com]


Android Coliseum: Hangout #149 [February 10th, 2016]

[ON AIR 10PM EST]

Host:  Cass

Event link:

https://plus.google.com/events/c4ah05gtfnc6csm99fqegf371as

Youtube:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6zqTjxTWj-I

Chatroom:

hangouts.androidcoliseum.com

Android Coliseum Hangout Team Players

Cass

Martin

Ryan

Hangout Topics

Topic Lead

Title

Link (Goo.gl)

Post Superbowl / Pre V-Day

[R]

Pagaré pebble strap

http://goo.gl/5Sx9o0

[R]

MWC (Feb 22 - 25)

R

HTC One M8 / M9 getting Marshmallow

http://goo.gl/5fqSb6

MG

Sony Z5 getting Marshmallow

  • Z2, Z3 Europe are getting the latest beta built before public release

MG

Marshmallow for Android Wear

  • all new gestures

One Plus 2 price drop by $50

MG

NHL & Roger GameCenter Live app total revamp

R

Alcatel OneTouch leak [box is VR viewer]

http://goo.gl/yY5suK

Reviews [http://reviews.androidcoliseum.com]


Android Coliseum: Hangout #148 [February 3rd, 2016]

[ON AIR 10PM EST]

Host:  Cass

Event link:

https://plus.google.com/events/cfa37mjfe571su00jbotuk3t6cg

Youtube:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F-AmgE9i8ys

Chatroom:

hangouts.androidcoliseum.com

Android Coliseum Hangout Team Players

Martin

Cass

Rob

Cass

Sivan

Hangout Topics

Topic Lead

Title

Link (Goo.gl)

Rob

G4 having bootloop issues

  • Marshmallow is being pushed to many devices

http://goo.gl/i2iyx0

Ryan

Droidcon MTL officially cancelled

http://www.droidcon.ca/posts/5 

Ryan

My Tracks is closing

https://plus.google.com/+RobertAndersenMightyTallDude/posts/YH1WUkiJdZA 

[MG]

Copy is closing

http://goo.gl/8rX83g

[MG]

HTC One M10 - Impressive screen and better camera

[SR]

Oppo F1 preorders

http://goo.gl/2KAuro 

[RB]

6P and 5X $50 price drop

[MG]

Uber Legalized in Edmonton

[MG]

Swiftkey being acquired by Microsoft $250 Million

Ryan

Alcatel OneTouch Idol 4 and 4S leaked in full by the manufacturer

http://goo.gl/IU9yHJ

Reviews [http://reviews.androidcoliseum.com]


Android Coliseum: Hangout #147 [January 20th, 2016]

[ON AIR 10PM EST]

Host:  Cass

Event link:

https://plus.google.com/events/c6kruo0rs3iguev2lc7di3jbkek

Youtube:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E4mLkjo9Pag

Chatroom:

hangouts.androidcoliseum.com

Android Coliseum Hangout Team Players

Ryan

Martin

Cass

Sivan

Hangout Topics

Topic Lead

Title

Link (Goo.gl)

R

Rogers eliminating BYOD program

  • Bell
  • Telus

R

Pengate fixed?

http://goo.gl/2uo40t

R

HTC One M9 / Moto G (2015) gets Marshmallow

(G3 coming soon… what about my G4?)

  • Some G4 owners on Marshmallow [MG]

MG

HTC getting the chance for 2 Nexus devices this year?

http://goo.gl/iwno49

MG

HTC Vive pre-order set to being February 29th

MG

Starbucks Mobile order & pay launches on Android (Toronto, Vancouver)

http://goo.gl/xc1pvB

[C]

Fitbit Blaze goes live at Bestbuy will ship in March

http://goo.gl/y4MJnj

S

Whatsapp now free (no more $1/yr)

Reviews [http://reviews.androidcoliseum.com]


Android Coliseum: Hangout #146 [January 13th, 2016]

[ON AIR 10PM EST]

Host:  Ryan

Event link:

https://plus.google.com/events/c0es1nr64rsshmalmjjduerq1a0

Youtube:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xlGUUp7RDRI

Chatroom:

hangouts.androidcoliseum.com

Android Coliseum Hangout Team Players

Ryan

Martin

Sivan

Hangout Topics

Topic Lead

Title

Link (Goo.gl)

Save 20% on DroidCon Montreal

  • at the same time as Google I/O

http://goo.gl/0MZbzg

MG

Samsung to release foldable smartphone 2016

http://goo.gl/unlk2s

MG

Facebook purposely made it’s app crash

http://goo.gl/dFmfPH

MG

OLG Gambling app coming soon

http://goo.gl/JDkj6M

MG

UberEats now available in Toronto

http://goo.gl/30T7CP

MG

MasterCard bringing payments to more wearables with Coin partnership

http://goo.gl/2hu57g

MG

Smart Paintball mask

http://goo.gl/qiCujC

Lenovo announced the phasing out of Motorola brand

*Cast built-into Chrome coming soon!

  • chrome://flags/#media-router
  • Enable

LG teasing “play” for MWC

Blackberry confirms only Android devices from here on out (well for 2016)

Google+ Update to remove nav bar as you scroll

Google Maps drive mode

MG

SoundCloud and Universal strike major licensing deal

Reviews [http://reviews.androidcoliseum.com]


Android Coliseum: Hangout #145 [January 6th, 2016]

[ON AIR 10PM EST]

Host:  Cass

Event link:

https://plus.google.com/events/c7ehkr6s0dcoke3sjr6hes02ctk

Youtube:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QToOY3CjS90

Chatroom:

hangouts.androidcoliseum.com

Android Coliseum Hangout Team Players

Ryan

Martin

Cass

Sivan

Rob

Hangout Topics

Topic Lead

Title

Link (Goo.gl)

Happy New Year 2016!

MG

Crave TV Planned expansion for early January on Hold

MG

Phablets were all the craze this past holiday and dominated sales

http://goo.gl/F2YB70

MG

Notification App Snowball acquired by Credit-Karma

RM

Upgraded OnePlus X launch planned

OnePlus launches parts store

RM

CES OVERLOAD!

http://goo.gl/jO1iro

Sivan

Oppo Announces New Mid-Range Photo-Focused F Series, F1 Coming In January

http://goo.gl/RkbI3d 

What do you think will happen in 2016?

Reviews [http://reviews.androidcoliseum.com]