Google Feature Hokey Pokey
Android FaithfulJanuary 03, 2024
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Google Feature Hokey Pokey

It's the first episode of the new year and if you thought Android news was light due to the holiday break, think again!

Featured in this episode:


  • Google and Samsung might merge Quick Share and Nearby Share
  • Beeper says it’s done dealing with Apple over iMessage for Android app issues
  • Global premium smartphone market sees record sales in 2023
  • Android may soon estimate phone battery life expectancy
  • Patron News Story Pick: Google Maps Driving Mode on Android might disappear in 2024


  • Samsung hosting Galaxy S24 Unpacked event in San Jose
  • More Galaxy S24 series renders leaked
  • Galaxy S24 series AI and camera features leaked
  • Nothing Phone (2a) specs and pricing leaks
  • Carl Pei tweets teasing a “New Year, New Phone"
  • OnePlus 12R specs aplenty


  • Android Auto now syncs phone wallpaper to display
  • Google Clock gets Pixel-inspired weather forecast redesign
  • Microsoft brings Copilot AI assistant to Android


  • contacts sync issues from Google Contacts to Mac
  • Google's Find My Device tracker launch is still in progress
  • Green bubble complaints signify the need for new friends

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