"Iron Man gets a Galaxy S6 of his own"
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Iron Man gets a Galaxy S6 of his own
Brian Tong here with your Googlicious for everything Google that we can pack inside of a show.
Let's get to the stories, and we start with Android Lollipop adoption.
That's finally starting to gain some momentum, nearing 10% of Android's user base.
Now, it's not nearly as significant as other platforms, but it made a big jump from 5% at the same time last month, to 9.7%.
Now, one of the obstacles holding it back, the super slow rollout.
More devices are finally getting the update, with the Nexus 7 from 2012 to 2013, and the Nexus 10.
But the current Nexus 9 Flagship Tablet Still nothing.
Alright, a Sam mobile report says an upcoming 5.1.1 update for the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge will bring new features to their camera app.
The report says the new update will add support for the full Google Camera API on Lollipop, including features like shooting in RAW and the option to control the shutter speed, which the S6 line is currently lacking.
Now the HTC One M9 and LG G4 both Have those features.
They also report the Galaxy Note Five is still expected to launch in the second half of the year.
Code name Noble internally at Samsung.
It's expected the next flagship note will also bring these features and possibly add even more.
Now, if you're a Marvel fan and a Samsung fan.
You might want to wait just a little bit before you get your next phone after a report from the Korea Times says that the Korean giant will release Iron Man versions of the Essex and Essex Edge in in partnership with Marvel.
Now check this out, they look pretty sweet.
The idea is to help promote Age of Atron, which really needs it since it just Scored the second highest opening ever for US box offices.
The first one, the first Avengers movie.
Now there are already Marvel themed wallpapers, home screen icons and ringtones that you all can get right now as well And SamMobile also reports that Samsung will be announcing the Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 and 9.7 inch screen versions in June.
There will be four variance, with the two screen sizes we mentioned, and a WiFi, or WiFi LTE version.
They're expected to use metal in the frame this time around And featured the latest 64-bit Exynos processor with a 2048 by 1536 resolution.
Google recently announced that new custom voice actions are now rolling out and will allow you to say special commands with OK Google that can launch specific apps like NPR, or you can ask it to show you attractions near you Using the TripAdvisor app.
It's really their way of using their killer voice recognition and plugin and functionality with third-party apps for a better experience.
Meerkat has made its way onto Android.
Now, they're still saying its in beta, so don't expect it to work perfectly, but it has been able to beat Twitter's Periscope to the Android platform.
And I know a lot of you are tired of the whole May the 4th Be With You thing.
We're done with that.
But, if you're still a fan that can't get enough of your Star Wars fix, try using the Google app which can now answer questions about Star Wars characters, and it will pull information straight from the Star Wars data bank online.
You gotta try it, cause it's pretty slick.
All right, All right, that's gonna do it for this week's show.
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