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All stories subject to change before showtimeGUEST: Mauricio Balvanera, Independant Producer/Sound Designer
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JHThis episode of all About Android is brought to you by Ford, featuring BLIS, the Blind Spot Information System with Cross-Traffic Alert; and Active Park Assist. Check out these available features on the 2013 Ford Fusion and 2013 Ford Taurus, and learn more at Ford.com/technology.I can add to this if you like. I'm driving a Ford to Petaluma and have used Ford's Active Park Assist. It's creepy awesome - Mau

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JHWelcome to All About Android, Episode 90, recorded on Tuesday, December 18, 2012. Your weekly source for the latest news, hardware and apps for the Android faithful.

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I'm Jason Howell --- and I'm Ron RichardsTimes for segments

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Intro0:05:00

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This week, we'll be discussing the Android phone (rumor), Galaxy Note III (rumor), the long awaited update to Facebook (fact), and list a few of our favorite Android things from 2012.News0:05:00

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6:46News (3 top stories)LinksVIDEO0:10:00Apps0:05:00

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JHApple loses bid for permanent ban on Samsung phones in U.S.http://news.cnet.com/8301-13579_3-57559701-37/apple-loses-bid-for-permanent-ban-on-samsung-phones-in-u.s/AD0:05:00

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Samsung loses bid for new trial after Apple's $1B verdicthttp://news.cnet.com/8301-13579_3-57559707-37/samsung-loses-bid-for-new-trial-after-apples-$1b-verdict/Android Arena0:05:00

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In what seems to be one of US District Court Judge Lucy Koh's final appearances in the Apple/Samsung patent case, she had this news to deliver:- No injunction as Apple wasn't able to prove infringement has caused irreparable harm.
- has not "established that either the ’915 or the ’163 patents actually drive sales of any Samsung products. "
- Koh was sympathetic to the "trade dress" claim but none of the products are ont he market anymore
- Apple will likely ask for injunction on appeal, but not likely
Separate order: No retrial over jury foreman Velvuin Hogan
- Not clear that Hogan intentionally concealed or even knew of a relationship between Seagate and Samsung
- Pointe dout Samsung didn't inquire much about Seagate during jury selection

Judge Koh still must issue a ruling on damages.

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RRGoogle says Nexus 4 supplies are scarce and erratic, offers unreserved apology for delayshttp://www.theverge.com/2012/12/17/3775726/google-apologizes-for-nexus-4-delays-says-supplies-are-scarce-and-erratic

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6:56Best of Android 20120:10:00

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Nexus 7

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Later, the Nexus family (4, 7, 10)

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Chrome

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Android/iOS app parity - there yet?

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Play store rebranding - successful?http://www.androidpolice.com/2012/12/18/editorial-9-months-later-is-the-google-play-brand-switch-actually-working-for-android/

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7:06AD

This episode of [show] is brought to you by Ford.
Ford has developed various available technologies to collect vehicle data and use it to
enhance and improve the overall driving experience.
● Two examples of this are BLIS, the Blind Spot Information System and Active
Park Assist.
Here’s how BLIS works:
● Sensors in both vehicle rear quarter-panels scan potential blind spots to detect
traffic.
● If another vehicle is indeed in the blind spot, both audible and visual alerts warn
the driver.
BLIS technology also enables a feature called cross-traffic alert.
● This can warn the driver of oncoming traffic when backing out of a parking space
with obstructed views, such as between two large vans.
http://ford.com/technology0:05:00

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Another helpful technology is Active Park Assist, which uses sensors to:
● identify a suitable parallel parking space
● calculate the trajectory, and
● steer the car precisely into the spot.
● It does all of this in as little as 24 seconds.
● All the driver operates are the accelerator, gear selector and brake pedal.
It’s clear that Ford is staying on top of new technologies to help improve the overall
driving experience.
BLIS with Cross-Traffic Alert and Active Park Assist are available in the 2013 Ford
Fusion and 2013 Ford Taurus.
● You can learn more about this and other technologies Ford is bringing to its
vehicles at Ford.com/technology.

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7:11Hardware (3 top stories)LinksVIDEO0:10:00

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JHAmazon smartphone reportedly in production, set to go on sale in mid-2013http://9to5mac.com/2012/12/17/amazon-smartphone-reportedly-in-production-set-to-go-on-sale-in-mid-2013/

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Foxconn reportedly manufacturing Amazon smartphone
http://www.engadget.com/2012/12/17/foxconn-reportedly-manufacturing-amazon-smartphone/

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A new report from Taiwan Economic News points to Foxconn manufacturing the as-yet-rumored Amazon Android phone mid-2013. The device is said to hit the $100-200 price range when it releases. No word whether that is to be the unsubsidized price or not.- Taiwan Economic News says that Amazon has ordered 5 million handsets from Foxconn
- The Amazon phone would launch in Q2 or Q3 of 2013 and cost $100 to $200 at launch
- Back in July, Bloomberg reported Amazon was planning a smartphone

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RRSony's Upcoming 'Yuga' Bears It All For The Camera - Packs A 5" 1080P Display, S4 Pro, 2GB RAM, And A 12MP Rear Shooterhttp://www.androidpolice.com/2012/12/18/sonys-upcoming-yuga-bears-it-all-for-the-camera-packs-a-5-1080p-display-s4-pro-2gb-ram-and-a-12mp-rear-shooter/

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RRGalaxy Note III rumored with 6.3-inch displayhttp://www.androidguys.com/2012/12/13/galaxy-note-iii-rumored-with-6-3-inch-display/

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7:21Email0:05:00

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JHHey Jason, Ron, & Chad.

I just listened to episode 89 were you discussed the Nabi 2.

After getting them (two Nabi2's) home and playing around with them, I was impressed! The kid ui is locked down nicely and pretty snappy when playing some of the preloaded games, ie angry birds . The camera was a little weak,but adequate for a Skype session. But best of all, after putting in a password for "daddy mode" it unlocks the limited ui and turns into a regular android tablet. My only challenge now is figure out how to load the play store. They removed it and replaced it with the Nabi app store. But being a fan of rooting & romming my other Android devices, I should be able to figure it out. Additionally, I was impressed with the bumper case and the robustness of the tablet with case removed. I think my parents are going to out do Santa this year. :-)

Andy 

P.S. I turned my little cousin on to OMGcraft ( 'cause he is addicted to minecraft) and his is a regular viewer of the show ::thumbs up to chad:: [1]
Full email in notes

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http://instagram.com/p/TZWyeXonZ1/Ready Apps

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7:26Apps (3 top stories)LinksVIDEO0:10:00

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RRGoogle's cloud-based music-matching service has arrived... and it's freehttp://arstechnica.com/business/2012/12/googles-cloud-music-service-has-arrived-and-its-free/

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JHFacebook for Android goes native, boosts performance and improves scrollinghttp://www.theverge.com/2012/12/13/3763196/facebook-for-android-native-app

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Facebook: Discover New Places with Nearbyhttp://newsroom.fb.com/News/555/Discover-New-Places-with-Nearby

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RRMajor Google+ app update launches, including new photo + event features [updated]http://www.androidcentral.com/major-google-app-update-coming-today-including-new-photo-event-features

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JHGoogle Zeitgeist 2012https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.android.apps.zeitgeist

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7:36Android Arena!Market LinkVIDEO0:20:00

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Last Week's Pollhttp://aaapoll.com/89http://s8.postimage.org/nlzmah4cl/Screen_shot_2012_12_18_at_12_54_57_PM.png

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This week's face-off:

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Jason - Naught ($.99)https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.blueshadowgames.naughthttp://qrcode.kaywa.com/img.php?s=10&d=https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.blueshadowgames.naught

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Mauricio - ÜberConference (FREE)https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.uberconferencehttp://qrcode.kaywa.com/img.php?s=10&d=https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.uberconference

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Ron - Slice Keyboard (FREE Demo / 4.99 app)https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.istastech.android.slicekeyboarddemohttp://qrcode.kaywa.com/img.php?s=10&d=https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.istastech.android.slicekeyboarddemohttps://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.istastech.android.slicekeyboard

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This Week's Pollhttp://aaapoll.com/90

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ANNOUNCE NEXT YEAR: Gina Trapani, host of TWiG, creator of ThinkUp, and developer of Todo.txt for Android, will be a regular host on AAA starting Tuesday, Jan 8, 2013!http://inside.twit.tv/blog/2012/12/18/all-about-android-adds-gina-trapani.html

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Ready End Music

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7:56Signoff

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Ron - plug

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Jason - plug

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JHThat's it for this week!

Voicemail at 347-SHOW-AAA
Email AND videomail at AAA@TWIT.TV
Twitter @androidshow
Shownotes at TWIT.TV/AAA
Past episodes on our site, as well as iTunes and YouTube

And you can catch us live every Tuesday starting at 5pm Pacific at LIVE.TWIT.TV. Have a great week!
[1] Hey Jason, Ron, & Chad. I just listened to episode 89 were you discussed the Nabi 2. I have 2 boys, a 6 year old and a 3 year old. My parents wanted to get them tablets for Xmas since they take over my mom's ipad every time we come over to visit. But buying 2 ipads or ipad minis was just too expensive. My mom gave the assignment of finding tablets within a reasonable price range. I didn't want my boys to get cheap tablets and have to deal with their frustration with the sub par hardware hosing up. So on black Friday, I narrowed it down to Nook color for $99 plus a kid case for $29, or the Nabi 2 for $129, both at Walmart. After looking at specs, reviews, etc., we went with the Nabi 2. After getting them home and playing around with them, I was impressed! The kid ui is locked down nicely and pretty snappy when playing some of the preloaded games, ie angry birds . The camera was a little weak,but adequate for a Skype session. But best of all, after putting in a password for "daddy mode" it unlocks the limited ui and turns into a regular android tablet. My only challenge now is figure out how to load the play store. They removed it and replaced it with the Nabi app store. But being a fan of rooting & romming my other Android devices, I should be able to figure it out. Additionally, I was impressed with the bumper case and the robustness of the tablet with case removed. I think my parents are going to out do Santa this year. :-) Huge fan of the show and of the twit network. I watch/listen to AAA, TNT, Know How, BYB & The Tech Guy constantly. Thanks for all your hard work. Andy P.S. I turned my little cousin on to OMGcraft ( 'cause he is addicted to minecraft) and his is a regular viewer of the show ::thumbs up to chad::