World’s Smallest Android Phone!

What's up guys, Lou here back with another video. And it doesn't get any less exciting here at Unbox Therapy. Today I am bringing you The World's Smallest? Possibly? Android Smartphone? That's what I'm told. This is the Micro X S240. Company called Posh Mobile.com This was sent to me from a guy named..Tom. What's up Tom? I will link them down in the description. He sent me 3 of these units, so I guess I'm gonna do a give-away as well follow me on Twitter for details there. Maybe you want the smallest smartphone on the planet. Why wouldn't you? Specs: 4 GB ROM, 512 MB of RAM, Dual Core Processor, Multi touch. Well I hope so, hope it's got a touch screen. *LAUGHS* 2 MP camera and a VGA front camera – Listen, It ain't always about specs.

Maybe you have a different agenda. It's for a very specific type of individual. So… Ooh Get out of town! Look at this little guy! This would be cool for a kid to have. Hello? So there's your little display on there. Camera on the back, speaker here. Micro USB on the bottom for charging. Microphone Now it does look like the rear is removable here. Let me see.. I don't have the fingernails necessary I don't think. Theres a bunch of stuff, what do we have? Basic little headset with microphone Micro USB cable, Power brick Let's try this again. Come on Lou, use your muscles. So here we go, battery goes in. Come on battery… Little bit of juice Give us something Ooh POSH Mobile So…POSH Dare I… *Woosh* This little guy I mean.. Here is the set up Yes, this is small Oh my…*Laugh* Look at how small the keyboard is Do you see that?…What do I…

Oh man… What do you need for this? A little pen or something Look at that! It's a real phone Very dimly lit capacitive buttons The brightness of the screen is surprising, I didn't expect it to be that bright. The main thing here is just how small it is. Benjamin Button He's a li.. I think he get's smaller as time goes on He still needs a phone Phone, messages and contacts by default You scroll over here… little skin on this android it looks like Browser, clock… camera! *oOoOo's* Did that work? I think… Yea! *Chuckles* Just a little delay! Hello to the world From 1999 Ooo…I think i'm getting better Maybe not… You're not going to want to write a novel on this guy here *Laugh* Man..Look at that tiny little Youtube player Is the orientation locked here? There we go! Speakers not terrible! There you can see it…How do they get it all in there? I dunno how they get it all in there.. Galaxy Note 5 Wow…It's the smart car of phones! If you're a… little different kind of person This might be just what you're looking for Cause I like to suprise people…

In weird ways… Wow… What is this? This is the quietest I've been…This is mysterious.

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I Bought The Cheapest Smartphone on Amazon…

I've used a lot of famous and expensive smartphones like the iPhone X, the Samsung phone , and the Pixel 2XL in my pocket. These phones are pretty expensive, but in reality, not everyone can afford it. A lot of times when I unbox a money saving phone the radios in these internationally sold phones don't work that well I want to find the cheapest smartphone on Amazon but there are a few rules 1.

Can't be used can't be 2. Must be able to buy it on Amazon Prime 3. Must be able to support LTE 4. Must be a smartphone 5. Use Android if possible This is the phone cost me $49.99 Alcatel onetouch IDEAL From the box, the phone is still running the old version of Android , but the old version of Android is turned over to see the 4.5-inch 854×480 resolution screen on the back. As I said before, 4G LTE is 200W in the front and 800W in the rear. Camera 1.1GHz Octa-core processor Android version 5.1 Back to the era of 5.1, this is more important, the supported 4G signal frequency band supports both WCDMA and GSMA 850, 1700, 1800, 1900 American residents can use it with confidence by inserting a SIM card and as long as 49 Oh! Open the box and see what the $49 is.

Stop thinking about those good-looking phones that are 10 times more expensive than this one. First, get the device body, the removable battery! There is also a piece of paper in the front, so you know what it will look like when you turn it on The micro USB port at the bottom does not need to consider any symmetry issues at all. It needs to be placed where it needs to be placed. I guess there is no fast charging battery. This 1780mAh battery cannot be bought on Amazon. This is the back cover and the AT&T logo is posted.

What is the rating of this phone on Amazon? Seems like 3.5 stars? That's right, it's 3.5 stars. Based on this price, you shouldn't have high expectations. Simple and rude hhhh Good! Power on! Okay that's stupid bezels oversized bezels We don't care once we don't care this reminds me of the small Pixel 2 oversized capacitive buttons that I'd get sprayed on are common on older phones no glass backs, no wireless charging I went to see how much electricity it got from the factory, the screen is too dark hhhhhh The keyboard speed is a little slow, look at the difference hhhhhhh Also, I just want to connect to wifi, he told me it takes two minutes hhhhhhhhh What the hell is the same viewing angle, these two The screen is literally going down and down a $50 phone every day, the screen is completely invisible Wish the brightness could be turned up a bit, oh so much better! It 's not an OLED for a comparison dude I'll remind you, this phone is only $49 and I'm bragging that this phone has some pre-installed software and it's not that fast.

Time to look at the camera. It's a little nervous. The shutter lag is a bit high. ……The latitude is too low. Either it's too bright, or it's dark. The front camera is probably bad. It's not like human skin and zombies. However, the details are still wide and you can zoom in and out. But not being able to touch to focus the camera is really bad to test the speakers may be good may be bad latest Unbox Therapy video is this a Facebook ad? Come use Facebook. Have you heard of Facebook? have you heard of it? guys? The maximum brightness is 480p. Turn up the volume . The speaker of this phone may be accidentally covered on the back. Of course, the speaker is very bad. Of course, look at youtube . Positioning is for those who have never used a smartphone.

For those people, it's okay. After all, he has achieved the experience and price that a smartphone should do. How to balance it? I definitely don't want to buy a $49 phone if I can but $7,890 or even $500 is a bit pricey for us on the low end and you can indeed see some phones that improve that quality on Amazon in the US , I will definitely not buy it for $49. It should sell for one or two hundred dollars. There are some mobile phones at this price. It is a huge improvement compared to it. Don't buy this mobile phone. I bought it as a tape recorder or a backup machine. I don't hate the experience of this mobile phone. Just $49 Jack is more than $49 for a lunch.

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Is My iPhone Listening To Me? Apple Experts Tell The Truth!

– Hey, David, I'm thinking about taking
a trip to Disney World. – [David L] That sounds fun. – Then I'm seeing ads for
Disney World on my phone. Is my phone listening to me? – This actually happened. It was a news broadcast, and tried to try use this as an example. – I'm going to Disney soon.
– Oh. – And I wonder if I should Airbnb there? – As I'm planning this trip to Disney and all of a sudden I'm seeing Disney ads. – It's almost like the app is listening to your conversation. – Was that really true? – No, in the way that they thought. But yes, in ways that
they didn't even realize. (imitates dramatic sting) – It's true that certain apps do have access to your microphone, because you gave them
access to your microphone.

For example, Zoom, if you wanna be able to talk
to people on a Zoom call, Zoom needs access to your microphone. But it's not true that these apps that have microphone access are constantly tapping our phones, listening for words and phrases that then they can send off to Google or some advertising network, and immediately send us targeted ads. – Right, but they don't have to do that. Because they have other ways to track what we're interested
in, where we're going, and we're gonna help you turn
a lot of those things off. But one of the really scary parts was the accelerometer data. The accelerometer is one of the
only features on your iPhone that doesn't have to ask permission to send the data to wherever
the heck it wants to.

The accelerometer is what
detects the minor vibrations. Let's say you're riding the bus. So, let's say I have turned off all the privacy features on
my phone, it's all customized, and I think I'm really safe. I get on a bus to New York City. David also has an iPhone, but
hasn't optimized his phone. What Facebook can do, and other apps, is they'll see that his accelerometer data matches mine exactly,
and then they just know that we're interested in the same things, they know we're going to the same places.

Because of that little bump data. So, we hope that in iOS
16, or as soon as possible, Apple gives us the ability to turn off that sending of
accelerometer data to everybody. – Similarly, your location, these tech companies can use your location and make connections if you have a spouse, and you start seeing your ads that your spouse might see. It's because they were able
to build that connection between your two phones, and now you're seeing their ads. – Yep, and it doesn't
even have to have GPS, it could just use your IP address at home. – It's also true that if you have Siri, hey Siri set up…

– Oh boy, here we go!
– Yep, there we go. It's also true that if
you have hey S-I-R-I set up on your iPhone, I don't wanna say it out
loud because it'll trigger, it's listening for those trigger words. It's not recording all of your
conversations all the time unless it happens to get
accidentally activated, and there have been issues with that. – If you're and Apple
person, and you're like, "Apple's better than the Android", and you wanna win an argument, we're gonna give you some ammo right here. – Yes. "Siri Data and your requests are not used to build
the marketing profile, and are never sold anyone." That is not true with Google and Amazon.

– Right, they're actually
using what you search for using the voice assistant, to build marketing profiles
and sell you products. So, is your microphone listening to you? In that case, yes. – But the truth is that everything you do is just being tracked. When you scroll on a social media feed and you pause on a video for 37 seconds, they've tracked that. When you've add something to your cart, and then you abandon that cart, that's been tracked. And they can also learn
from your patterns, Amazon is especially good at this. If you buy cat food every two weeks, don't be surprised that two weeks go by, and you start seeing cat food ads. There's also something
called frequency illusion. Let me read through what that is for you. "After noticing something
for the first time, there's a tendency to
notice it more often, leading someone to believe that it has a high
frequency of occurrence. Put plainly, the frequency illusion is when a concept or thing
you just found out about suddenly seems to crop up everywhere." So, bottom line is that
these big tech companies just have a million
different ways to track you.

What we're gonna do next is help you cut down on
those tracking mechanisms. – Right, we can't build walls,
but we can build fences. ♪ You've been out ridin' fences ♪ Build some fences so that what
you're doing in these apps is not then getting sent. The apps can't see into their
neighbor yards, neighbor's. – Neighbor yards.
– You get it. – Let's open the settings app. First thing we're gonna
do is go down to privacy, tap on that, and let's tap on Microphone. Let's just see which apps
can access my microphone. And right now, a whole bunch. Does Google Maps need my microphone? – I use it in the car for voice search.

– There you go. – It works like, half the
time, it's very frustrating. – So, something like Twitter, I don't upload my own videos
or anything to Twitter, I don't use view their Spaces thing… – Do you ever do their voice search? – Voice search, no. So, just ask yourself, "Does this app need
access to my microphone?" A lot of the time the
answer's gonna be no, sometimes it'll be yes. – If you're not sure,
turn it off to be safe. And then if you're using
the app in the future, it'll just tell you to come
back here and turn it back on.

– [David L] So, we just
wanna make you aware of that, but here are the real tips for you. Let's go back to the main
page of the settings app, we're gonna scroll down and tap on Safari. First thing to turn on,
Prevent Cross-Site Tracking underneath privacy and security. – Cross-Site tracking means
that when you're on one website and you go to the next
one, that next website can see what you were
doing on the first one. Or at least see that you came from there, and possibly what you were searching for. This is gonna help put some walls up between the websites you visit, so they can't see what
each other are doing. – Let's step back to Settings. If you use Chrome instead of Safari, scroll down and tap on Chrome, Allow Cross-Website Tracking, we're gonna turn that switch off.

I think Chrome intentionally did the opposite of Apple, here. – You do? Conspiracy? – Conspiracy.
– I think so. – Oh, I think so. Let's tap back to the
main page of Settings, and scroll up to Privacy. Similar to prevent cross-site tracking, let's tap on Tracking here. Allow Apps To Request To
Track, turn this right off. – Facebook hates this setting so much they took out full page
ads in the New York Times, and said that if we turn this setting off, we're killing small businesses. (dramatic sting) False. – Lie.
– Yep. This, when on, allows apps
to track your activity across other companies,
apps, and websites. It's just collecting all
this information about you, and you don't need it for anything. – Yeah, it's fuzzy too. It's like, if you don't
understand specifically what you're signing up
for, don't sign up for it.

– [David L] Turn it all off. Let's tap back to the
main page of Privacy, scroll down to Apple
Advertising, tap on that. Personalized ads, we recommend
turning this switch off. Turning off personalized ads will limit Apple's ability to
deliver relevant ads to you, but will not reduce the
number of ads you receive. – Probably won't. You're still gonna see high-quality ads because apps don't wanna
have low-quality ads alongside their stuff.

– Let's go back to the main privacy page, scroll up and tap on Location Services. As we mentioned, location is one way these companies can really
pinpoint who you are. And the word to look
out for here is always- – That's privacy, but
it's also battery life. So, whenever you see always, you're saying this app can
always drain my battery. And I think that's even more of a compelling argument sometimes. – [David L] So right now, Facebook has access to my location always, even when I'm not using Facebook.

– What the heck is the point of that? Sorry, Mark. – So, we'll just do While Using the App. Maybe if you want
Facebook to your location while you're using it, fine. Also be aware of Precise Location. When this is on, it's just a
more targeted location of you, also a battery issue. That's a pretty good start
in the Settings app itself, but there's even more. Because individual apps
also have their own personalized ad-tracking stuff in the app, and they're really burying, and it's very frustrating. – But I thought that
we just did everything to protect our phones, and you're telling me
that there's more to do? – There's always more to do. So, let's go to the home screen. – Jeez.
– Let's start- – Quite the journey we're on here! – [David L] Let's start with Facebook. So, on Facebook, tap on your account icon, lower right-hand corner of the screen.

– [David P] At least it's simple. – [David L] Yeah, it's not. Scroll down to Settings
& Privacy, tap on that. Then tap on Settings, then scroll down, and tap on Ad Preferences. Then tap Ad Settings, then scroll down to data about
your activity from partners. – Okay, if you're pulling
your hair out at this point, we don't blame ya. – Use Data from Partners,
turn that switch off. – Well, that was a lot,
but it's important.

I mean, you use data from your partners. – We use data that advertisers and other partners provide to us about your activity on
their websites and apps, as well as certain offline
interactions, such as purchases. – That has to do with the Facebook Pixel, which is on many, many websites. It's not nefarious, but it's the truth, and it is compromising your privacy. – Yes.
– I mean, it's not… It could be used nefariously. – One thing we noticed on Android is that they rather nicely, put Facebook and Instagram
right in one spot, not the case on my iPhone.

– Unbelievable! – So, let's do Instagram next. – Don't tell your Android friends that one 'cause they can use that against you. – Let's open up Instagram
and tap on your account icon, lower right-hand corner of the screen, then tap on that hamburger menu, upper right-hand corner of the screen. We're gonna tap on Settings. Tap Ads, tap Data about your
activity from partners.

Again, Use Data from Partners,
turn that switch off. How about Twitter? They are totally secure. – Yep.
– Just kidding. – [David L] Tap your account icon, upper left-hand corner of the screen, then tap on Settings, gotta
stroll down to find it, Settings and privacy. Tap on Privacy and safety, scroll down to Ad
preferences, tap on that. Turn off that switch
next to Personalized ads. – Unbelievable. I know that there are
a ton of settings here that we're talking about. If you're feeling overwhelmed, or stuck, or searching for answers, and you join our channel, we have a download of a free
PDF for our channel members, so it's not exactly free, but it'll walk you through
this entire process slowly, you can print it out. I know it's a lot. – You might wanna print it out, too, because maybe you update the app, sometimes these settings
get flipped right back on.

– Yeah, it's true. We'll stay in touch with you,
too, if there's new stuff. – They might move it around, they might hide it somewhere else when people start to catch on, and it gets a bit overwhelming. It was overwhelming for me when I was looking through all these apps, and trying to find all this
stuff and digging around. It just, it took a long time. – Well, yeah, I mean they
bury it six levels in. – [David L] Oh wait, there are more apps. – [David P] Oh, no. – Let's go back to the home screen, let's open up Snapchat. Tap on your account icon, upper left-hand corner of the screen, then tap on the settings gear, upper right hand corner of the screen.

We're gonna scroll down, under Additional Services, tap Manage. That's really descriptive. Tap on Ad Preferences, and you get a whole bunch
here, Audience-Based, Activity-Based, Third-Party Ad Networks. – Yeah, at least the explanations are extremely large and legible. – So if you've got poor eyesight, you're gonna be able to really read this. Turn these switches off,
Disable Third-Party Ad, and you're gonna see pop-ups. You will still see a similar number of ads if you disable this feature, but those ads may be less
relevant to your interests.

Disable. – You may be less profitable for us, AKA. – You'll make us less money. Let's do another app, how about Amazon? – Amazon, totally secure though, David. – Yeah, I'm not so sure about that. – Nope. – Tap on your account
icon, bottom of the screen, then tap on your account icon, upper right hand corner of the screen, scroll down to go to your account underneath the account section there. It's kind of a small button. – You're in the account section, but then you have to go to your account. – You're gonna start scrolling, start scrolling to App Preferences, all the way at the bottom,
tap Advertising Preferences. Here we go, submit your preference. Show me interest-based
ads provided by Amazon, do not show me interest-based
ads provided by Amazon.

Do not. After selecting Do not
show me interest-based ads, make sure you hit that Submit button, it's one extra step that they make you do. Make sure you get that "Thank you, your preferences
have been saved" notification. Otherwise, they will not be saved. How 'bout TikTok? – Uh, it's perfect. – Yeah, well actually, you
can't do this on TikTok because they have disabled to your ability to turn off personalized
ads in the United States. – In the United States! – If you live in the European union, you've got the GDPR protecting you. – Yep, O-G-D-P-R. – Yeah, so go into your TikTok settings… I wish I could show you how to do it, I don't know how to do it 'cause
I can't do it on my phone. – Yep, they used to let us do it, but now they're just selling our data and there's nothin' you can do about it.

– You could uninstall the TikTok app. – Well, yeah, but let's
not go crazy here, David. – Let's not go crazy. – People are not gonna stop using TikTok. – We hope this video helped
you answer the question, "Is my iPhone listening to me?" It's a nuanced answer of yes and no. – No. – Please give this video a
thumbs up if you enjoyed, subscribe to this channel
for more videos like this. – We'd love to have you
as a channel member, and a subscriber, and a video liker.

– Thanks for watching. How about TikTok? (yawning muffles speaker) – I'm just yawning. How about TikTok? It's super secure. – What does Dick's Sporting
Goods have to do with it? – Well, it's because it's
not related to Disney World, so then you'd see
uniforms for Disney World. You'd see clothes with Disney outfits. – Okay.
It's kinda cute, but it's not really a good example. (David L sneezes loudly) – Sorry.
– That's all right.

Make sure you get some other
lens there, David, geez. – Did it get on the lens? – No, I don't think so..

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How To Install And Download Google Play store App For Android – it’s easy! #HelpingMind

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8 Android Settings You Need To Turn Off Now [2021]

– Eight Android settings to turn off now. It's been a couple of years since we've last recorded this video and the Android operating
system has changed a lot. Let's dive in. We're going to start with
install unknown apps. – Yeah, let's open up the Settings app on the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip3. If it looks different for you
in your Android Settings app, just tap that search
button on the main page of the Settings app, type out the things that
we're going to talk about in this video. Let's scroll down to
biometrics and security, then scroll all the way down and tap on install unknown apps. Do you want apps in your Android to be able to install other apps on your Android without your consent? – It's like having a party, the apps you've installed are the guests that you
invite to the party, but you're also saying
that they can invite all of their friends too, to your house.

Bad stuff can happen. – For instance, Chrome. Do you want to allow it
to download unknown apps? What I would recommend doing is just turning this off
for all of your apps. – Right.
– And then, if you find yourself in a situation where an app does need to
install a different app, come back here, turn on
the switch, there you go. So just tap that switch next
to allow from this source. That turns it off and the Android even says
installing apps from the source may put your phone and data at risk. – All it takes is one bad one. – Yep.
– So definitely turn this off. – If you want to see allowed, just tap on an app, turn it off.

There you go.
– Boom. – Let's go back to the main
page of the Android settings app and tap that back button, lower right hand corner of the screen. One below biometrics
and security is privacy. Tap on that and then
tap permission manager. Do you want apps to have access
to things like your camera, your microphone, your
contacts, all the time, some of the time? Do you want them to ask? Do you just want to deny them outright? This is where you set it. So, if we tap on camera, for instance, one to look out for here at the top, allowed all the time. These are apps that can
literally access your camera whenever they want.
– Right. – You probably don't want
them to have that power. – Nope.
– So if we choose Facebook, for instance, do you want Facebook to be able to use your camera app anytime you're using Facebook or you going to have them
to ask every single time? – I like "Ask every time" personally. – And if you're concerned
about a specific app too, like Facebook is a big
one for a lot of people, you can just tap see
all Facebook permissions and just set them all here.

So it has an access to my location and my microphone right now. So I tap on microphone again, all the time while using the app, or we'll "Ask every time". – [David P] I like "Ask
every time" for microphone. – [David L] Yeah.
– It's the right thing to do. – It really could be recording your conversation.
– It could. – Whenever you're using Facebook. – And if we go back to
the app permissions page, the next thing we want to
take a look at is location. Which apps do you want to
have access to your location? How often do you want
them to have that access? So allow it all the time. We have four apps right now, Amazon Shopping, Bixby Voice, Facebook-
– Me. – And Google. Do you want these apps to
have access to your location all the time when you're
using your Android? – Yeah, I suppose this
is a privacy concern, but for me, practical person,
more of a battery drainer.

They can use your location all the time. GPS is one of the biggest
drainers of a phone's battery, especially if an app isn't
using it responsibly. Definitely not all the time. – Yeah, so I tap on
Facebook again, for example, picking on Facebook today, but you know. – They deserve it.
– It's the right thing to do. – Allow it all the time. Allow only while using the
app, ask every time or deny. – Yeah.
– You know, pick the one that's right for you. We really don't recommend
doing allow all the time. – Yeah, allow all the
time's bye-bye battery. – And if you don't want
an app to have access to your location ever, you
can just have tap deny.

– Sometimes it's a bank app that wants access to your
location all the time. – Yeah.
– David had that problem. – Yeah, I had that issue with SEFCU. They want to your location all the time
– All the time. – You don't need it, you
don't need it ever, really. – No, I know where the bank is. The bank doesn't need to know where I am. – Boom, roasted. – Let's head back to
the main privacy page. Again, lower right hand
corner of the screen and a single look at send diagnostic data. This is going to send
data from your Android to the Android phone developer. Use a little bit battery life. Can use cellular data sometimes too. – Yep and can send personal
information about you. Cause it's really, it doesn't go into specifically
what data it is sending. Diagnostic data can be things
that you've searched for, things that you've watched.

– [David L] Let's just tap
that switch, turn it right off. – [David P] Turn it off. – And we turn off that
switch, you get this pop-up. They really want you to keep this on. You're going to tap that check mark, turn that off and then tap okay. And then the switch will turn off. – Yeah.
– Let Samsung improve their own products, you know.

– That's it.
– Z Flip3.2, that's what needs a lot of improvement. (David P snickers) And that's more of the hardware. (David P laughing) The design of it. – Everything needs a little- – We asked some people, we had a live stream the other day and we're like, "Oh,
what do you think about the newest smartphone flip phones?" And somebody commented, "Oh, I had two and they already broke," because of the-
– The hinge, yeah. (comical trumpet fanfare) – Next up, tap on the
Google location history. It's a few below send diagnostic data. Do you want Google to be
saving your location history everywhere you go? – I don't really need
that enhanced experience with Google Maps. I just, I'd rather have them not know where I am all the time and save the battery life
associated with that. – Yep, so just tap that
big turn off button. You got to scroll to get the pause button.

Tap that pause button. There you go. Tap, got it, you're all set. Let's tap back again. Scroll down, we're gonna tap
on the usage and diagnostics. Again, another one of these things, it says usage and diagnostics data, use a little bit of battery life, can use a little bit cellular data. We're just going to recommend
turning that right off. – I personally don't feel
a sense of responsibility to these developers. – I don't either. – Yeah, I paid for the phone. Paid for the phone. – Let's head back. One above usage and diagnostics is ads. Opt out of ads personalization. You need to turn this on to turn it off. And we get a lot of comments. "Why would I want to opt
out of personal ads?" – Aren't I going to see (beep) ads now? – Nope, because they can
deliver contextual ads.

So your iPhone help website
or an Android help website, you'll see, hey, we're an
iFix Pro or you know, one- – Yeah, something that's actually relevant to what you're looking at. Not something that's been spying on you as you've gone from site
to site, to site, to site, and then it's giving you ads for Tahiti when you're on your bank website. – Also, if advertisers have
less information about you, you become a less valuable
advertising target, you may actually see fewer ads. – Right, it's amazing to me the pushback we get on this one.

Seriously, turn it off, live
with it for a little bit. I think you'd be pleasantly surprised. – Let's turn that switch on, tap OK. Next up another big one, data usage access for a specific app. Let's tap back to the main
page of the settings app, scroll down and tap on apps. Then tap on those three dots in the upper right-hand
corner of the screen. – This is a really creepy part
of the settings app for me. – Let's tap special access. And then at the bottom of the screen here, tap usage, data access. You've got a big list of
apps and they all say allow. Let's tap on one, allow usage tracking. Allow apps to monitor
which other apps you use and how often and identify
your service provider, language settings, and other usage data.

– Yeah, which apps I use and how often and sending it everywhere? No, thanks. – [David L] So turn that off.
– [David P] It's creepy. – Go through this list of your apps and figure out which
ones you want to allow. I think for almost all of
them, it's gonna be deny. – Why would you want
to allow any of these? – It's a lot of tracking. – Yeah.
– It's a ton of tracking. – Everybody's tracking each other. It's kind of like a
neighborhood watch for the apps, but it's really not necessary. – The neighborhood watch. And they're all watching you.
(canned laughter) Next, let's go back to the
main apps page in settings. – We've been kind of mean
to Facebook in this video, but I think we should just double down. Let's keep picking on them. – It's the right thing to do. – [David L] So when you're in
settings apps on your Android, click on any app, tap on any app, we'll choose Facebook for instance.

– Me.
– [David P] Good choice. – Then tap mobile data. Do you want Facebook in this
case to be able to use data in the background of your
Android all the time? – Definitely not, because who knows what
they're doing with that. And it could be downloading pictures- – I'm happy to.
– Facebook is already a big data user.
– Yeah. – It's kind of a hog. I don't trust them. – Yeah, some apps you're going to want it. You know, music apps, messaging apps, you might want this on, but- – Yeah, Apple Music, if
you had that, for instance. – Spotify.
– Spotify. Pandora, you want to be
able to close the app. You want to keep hearing the music. – Yep.
– Leave this on. – And also allow data usage
while data saver's on. We turned off a lot of
background data usage, we'll turn them both off for you.

– Yup. – Those are eight Android
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Android 12 preview: here’s Google’s radical new design

(rubs hands) – Android 12, it is here
or it's being announced. The new beta where Google
actually tells us what the biggest new user
facing features will be, has been announced. And, I have seen a demo
and I've played around with the beta here on my phone, and I have some thoughts. Do you wanna hear my thoughts or would you rather just see
what's new in Android 12? Oh, why not both… This is Android 12. (upbeat music) Android 12 looks different
from what you're used to on Android, actually very different. Google says that this is
the biggest visual overhaul since 2014, or maybe ever, depending
on who you're asking. And yeah, a lot of the pieces of this operating system here do look very different, but it all basically still works the same. You've got a home screen, you swipe up for apps, you swipe on for quick settings and for your notifications,
etcetera, etcetera.

What you're really looking at here with these big buttons and
the really big bubbly sliders and so on is how the Android team has decided to implement a new design system that Google is calling Material U. Now, Material UX or material UI just Material U like Y O U, whatever. Now, when you're looking at the B roll and the screen recordings and the screenshots on this phone, you should know that it is how Google is implementing Material U on the Pixel. Whether and how Samsung or Xiaomi or OnePlus decide to implement
it is going to be different. And also, you know, much later because their updates always
come later than the Pixel. Anyway, I don't have the full details on Material U and how it works and so on. But, I do know that it's
supposed to apply to everything from the web to Android,
to apps, to even hardware.

What that means is I'm just,
I'm not going to get any of the HETI UI versus UX versus you. You stuff here. I'm just going to talk about what I am seeing here on this phone. And what I am seeing is good. For the Android team the U part of material you hear is an
automatic theming system. So, when you set a new wallpaper you're gonna to be given
the option to have Android pull up some colors from your photo and then, apply that theme with
those colors to the system. So you can see here that the
buttons have turned green, and there's also an algorithm for pulling out complementary
colors from the photo. It's kind of neat, but I don't know that I would have picked
this particular green if I were beaming at myself. And the good news is is you can pick whatever
colors you really want to. So that's neat, but really I
can tell you the whole story of this visual redesign just by looking at a couple
of screen recording.

So, here's Android 11
and here is Andrew 12. So first there's a bunch of new like lighting effects when you unlock the phone,
you can kinda see colors and shadows and light kinda sweep around. And, in general there's just more animations all over the operating system. And we're gonna come
back to why that is, but look, they're even taking advantage of these animations on
the lock screen buttons, and you can see the little color from the material U theming as well. Now, when we pull down the quick settings
and notification shade you see that they are just
very big, easy to recognize easy to understand buttons. Google's just not afraid of taking up more space with all of their UI and they're not trying to cram everything into the most information
dense thing possible.

I actually think it's
like a nice direction. There is another subtle difference in the notification shade, you can see that it's just covering
the entire screen instead of sort of being a translucent layer over. It makes it into an entirely new space. And if you look at the
notifications themselves you'll see that they're
groups together and signified by a bunch of bubbles for
each individual group. So there's conversations and silent notifications and whatever. But if you slide an
individual notification away there's this really
subtle effect where the hard corner turns into a bubble for just that notification to indicate that is its own separate thing. Now on the home screen, let's just pause a moment
to look at these widgets. They are brand new and they're based on an entirely new
system for making widgets that is based on these principles from the material U design system.

So, Google is gonna
update a bunch of their own widgets, but they're also hoping that they can get a bunch of developers on board to update their old
widgets to the new system. And, I really hope it works
because the widget ecosystem on Android has gotten really
crufty and messy over time and it is due for a refresh. Now, next stop are quick settings and Google changes quick
settings every single year. And this year is no different. The new thing this year is that the buttons are huge! I mean, just look at
them, but I don't know. I kinda like it. Google also puts smart home controls and Google wallet into
quick settings finally, which means that now holding
down the power button brings up the assistant just like it does on the iPhone
and on Galaxy phones. And all of that means "adiós weird power button menu from Android 11!". You tried… Finally in quick settings there are toggles for
camera and mic access and we're going to get
to those in a minute.

Oh you know what, one more
thing I just have to talk about that's not in the screen
recordings, the new lock screen when you don't have any notifications you have this giant clock on it and it's dope and it
matches your color theme. We do have notifications. It's still pretty big. It just gets a little bit smaller. It's a good lock screen! Now the version of the Android beta that Google is releasing
this month, doesn't have all of the gewgaws and bells and
whistles that you just saw but, there's enough here that you can see where
Google is going with it.

Like, even if you just
look at the settings I have all of the icons
and the text is bigger and they've got this new
over scroll animation that kinda squeezes things together. It's a big redesign but it's not a complete overhaul
of how everything works. Every design gets crufty over time. And Android was definitely
starting to show a lot of inconsistencies as new features piled on and old ones were kind of half forgotten. I see this design as a general cleanup. All the buttons are big and bubbly and I see a sense that things are going to be a
little bit more coherent now, and, I dig that. So that is the new design
system, but I wanna come back to a thing I mentioned at the
top to the smoothness thing.

Android has a, a reputation that the
only way to make it smooth and good-looking is to
throw more powerful hardware at it with faster refresh
screens or more RAM or whatever. With Android 12, Google's promising that they're going to make
the animation smoother for everybody through
software improvements. So, we sat down with Sameer Samat, the VP of product management for
Android and Google play. And here's how he explains it. – So we've done a few
things to make things to make the system feel smooth. We've reduced lock
contention and key services, [Sameer] activity window
and package manager. What that really means is, there are multiple different parts of
the system trying to talk to the operating system at the same time. And that's when you see things jitter or genic, by smoothing a lot of that out and by reducing,
for example, the amount of time that Android system
server uses by 22%, actually. We've been able to make all the motion and animation feel super smooth. – All right, there are
a few other interesting features that are being announced today. So, there is a proper remote
control app for Android TV.

They're going to have car unlock
that works with NFC or UWB if your phone has it and that'll work with a
few different partners. And later this year, if
you have a Chromebook it's going to be able to
directly access the photo library on your Android phone. So next up is privacy updates. Google is putting privacy updates in every version of Android. That is great. And this year there really are a bunch.

The main thing that Google is trying to do this year is tamp
down on unfettered access to your location, your
camera and your microphone. So there are new indicators in the upper right-hand corner
when they're being accessed. And there are those new
buttons and quick settings that just fully turns off your
camera or your microphone. So, when you toggle them off, an app that looks your camera just gets a black, nothing. It thinks the camera's there, but really it's just getting nothing. There is also a new privacy dashboard that will show you how often those sensors have been accessed and by which apps. So you can view your data
from the past 24 hours in a pie chart or in a
timeline, and then turn off all the different
access stuff from there. Now for location, there is a
new kind of permission that you can grant to an app that's
approximate location instead of just precise location. So, say you've got
something like a weather app and you don't want it to
know your precise GPS pin but you want to know what
neighborhood you're in, you can give it an approximate location.

So let's all the privacy stuff
for sensors, but there's also this new part of the
operating system called the Android private compute core. Now you might think
it's a chip because core but it's not, instead it's,
it's like a sandbox part of the operating system for
machine learning things. It doesn't store data. It runs processes. – A good way to think
about it is, when you have these advanced technologies,
like for example speech recognition or
natural language processing, and they need access
to certain information. Another favorite example
of mine is smart reply. [Sameer] Awesome feature,
looks at your notifications your chat notifications,
and suggests replies based on a speech and language model.

All of that runs on device
in private compute core. – From my perspective, basically
what all that means is that if Google wants Android to be
able to do something with AI that you might think is creepy, now they can put all of
those processes in a box and limit all communication
into and out of that box and everything in the box
can't access the network and it's only accessible via limited API. So, that all seems great
but is it more secure? We'll see. So that's all the privacy
stuff that Google wants to talk about but, there is another
kind of privacy that Google really isn't keen
on discussing that much. And that is app tracking for ads. Now, there have been rumors
that Google would follow Apple and limit some kind of app
tracking for things like ads but, Google also makes
all of its money on ads.

So – Taking a step back on this one, there's obviously a lot changing
in the, in the ecosystem. One thing about Google is
that, it is a platform company. It's also a company that is
deep in the advertising space. So we're thinking, very deeply about how we should evolve
the advertising ecosystem. You've seen what we're doing on Chrome. [Sameer] From our standpoint on Android, we don't have anything
to announce at the moment but we are taking a position that privacy and advertising don't need
to be directly opposed with each other, [Sameer] that we don't believe is healthy for the overall ecosystem as a company.

So we're thinking about that working with our developer partners and we'll be sharing more later this year. – All right, well, stay tuned for news from Google on that later. And speaking of later, when are you gonna be
able to get Android 12 on your Android phone? Well, do you have a Pixel? Because then the answer is easy. You're going to get it this fall. Do you not have a Pixel?
Well, then the answer is later. Google says that the speed by which companies are
updating their phones to the latest version of
Android has improved by 30% but still, other manufacturers besides Google just take awhile to get the latest version of Android on their phones. That's just how Android works. Alright. That's Android 12, a huge redesign that adds some consistency and coherency with big buttons,
big sliders, big everything! There's more theming options. There's a bunch of privacy indicators.

There's a bunch of stuff that they put in the developer betas that
I haven't even covered here and a TV remote. This isn't the most massive release ever but you know what, it's enough. (transition sound) Hey everybody, thanks
so much for watching, right now it is the middle
of Google IO, which means that there is a lot going
on and we're going to have a lot more coverage of
everything Google has announced, and, you know, in general
it's just a big tech week. So I think there's gonna
be a couple more videos on the verge you're
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Unfolding the first trifold phone

(instrumental music) – Folding phones are boring. Look we've had the first
wave of foldable devices and they're neat, but you've
seen all that already. This is about what comes next after the current generation of foldables. Sling like the tri-fold from TCL, a wild new concept, folding
tablet, phone thing. (techno-music) Unlike most foldables the
tri-fold has two hinges, which lets it fold up into thirds . You can use it as a phone, you can unfold it once
to use as a bigger screen or fold the unfolded
into a full size tablet. It's not a half way compromise
like some of the other foldables that we've seen which basically turn into just slightly
wider phone displays.

This is a full blown tablet. It's nearly as big as an iPad, but you can still fit it in your pocket. The screen folds from a 10 inch tablet down to 6.65 inch phone. You could also open it two-thirds the way and ya know prop that up it'll auto rotate so you can use in whatever
orientation you want. There's a lot of weird use cases that you could probably use this for. The screen on this one is a 3k panel, but again that's just this prototype.

We have no idea if the finished
version will have that, but the tri-fold shows just
how hard it's gonna be to turn these ideas into reality. I've gotten to play around
with the prototype for a bit and it's really rough to use right now. It is incredibly heavy for a phone. It's got those big metal hinges
and there are three separate batteries to power all those displays, it's basically three phones.

And even though it's really
thin as a tablet the phone mode is super thick and that's
before your worrying about things like the software, which is basically non-existent. Durability which is a huge question or price which who even knows. (techno music) But looking even further into the future. TCL also had a very early
mock up of a rollable phone. This is really cool idea
that's a phone that has a fully flexible display that
slides around the side and behind the phone. And it could roll back out
and become a larger display when you need more space. The way it will, in theory, work is that there's gonna be motors
on the inside of the phone and you'll press a button
and it'll expand out from a 6.75 inch display
to a 7.8 inch screen.

Now that doesn't sound like a
lot, but your actually getting almost double the screen space
it's almost twice as wide. The whole system is actually
pretty similar to the rollable Oled TV that LG's been
showing off for years. Now again this is a really early concept, it's not even a functional
device, just plastic and a screen that's literally
just a sheet of paper.

Is this a good idea? Who knows. It does avoid some of the
issues of current foldables, like those easily breakable hinges and the creased display which is cool. But it's almost guaranteed
to have issues of its own. Moving parts they're tricky. Now the tri-fold is
just a proof of concept and the plastic sliding one even more so. You won't actually be able to
buy either of these devices and it's not clear if TCL's
actually gonna make products based on these concepts in the future.

So why should you care. Well, first of all, because it's cool. I mean look at this thing
it's a phone that unfolds into a giant full size tablet. And it actually turns on and runs android, it's like a science fiction prop. But it's also important,
because TCL is planning on eventually making
foldable and rollable phones that might actually look like these. Possibly as early as next year. The company says that it's
experimenting with dozens of different form factors right now.

So it's possible that phones like these, could be real one day. Look phones have basically been the same for the last decade. Black boxes with touch screens. Devices like the tri-fold
or that sliding concept, even if they're not here yet, show off what the future phones might one day look like. And that's really exciting idea. Thanks so much for watching. If you want to see more videos
about cool phones check out our Galaxy S20 ultra review. You can actually buy that one.

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Google I/O 2021 keynote in 16 minutes

good morning everyone it's great to be back at io today i'm excited to share our latest breakthrough in natural language understanding lambda it's a language model for dialogue applications and it's open domain which means it's designed to converse on any topic and while it's still in research and development we've been using it internally to explore novel interactions for example say you wanted to learn about one of my favorite planets pluto lambda already understands quite a lot about pluto and millions of other topics let's listen to a conversation the team had with pluto a few days ago i'm so curious about you i sense your excitement ask me anything tell me what i would see if i visited you would get to see a massive canyon some frozen icebergs geysers and some craters it sounds beautiful i assure you it is worth the trip however you need to bring your coat because it gets really cold i'll keep that in mind hey i was wondering have you ever had any visitors yes i have had some the most notable was new horizons the spacecraft that visited me let's break down what made it feel so natural first learn concepts as you saw the model talked about the new horizon spacecraft and the coldness of space lambda synthesized these concepts from its training data because none of the responses were predefined lambda answered with sensible responses keeping the dialogue open-ended natural conversations are generative and they never take the same path twice and lambda is able to carry a conversation no matter what we talk about yet it's still early research so it doesn't get everything right sometimes it can give nonsensical responses imagining pluto doing flips or playing fetch with its favorite ball the moon other times it just doesn't keep the conversation go going we believe lambda's natural conversation capabilities have the potential to make information and computing radically more accessible and easier to use we look forward to incorporating better conversational features into products like google assistant search and workspace lambda is a huge step forward in natural conversation but it is still trained only on text when people communicate with each other they do it across images text audio and video so we need to build models that allow people to naturally ask questions across different types of information these are called multimodal models for example when you say show me the part where the lion roars at sunset we will get you to that exact moment in a video advances in ai are helping us reimagine what a map can be but now you can also use it to explore the world around you you'll be able to access live view right from the map and instantly see details about the shops and the restaurants around you including how busy they are recent reviews and photos of those popular dishes in addition there are a host of new features coming to live view later this year we're adding prominent virtual street signs to help you navigate those complex intersections second we'll point you towards key alarm landmarks and places that are important for you like the direction of your hotel third we're bringing it indoors to help you get around some of the hardest to navigate buildings like airports transit stations and malls indoor live you will start rolling out in top train stations and airports in zurich this week and will come to tokyo next month we're bringing you the most detailed street maps we've ever made take this image of columbus circle one of the most complicated intersections in manhattan you can now see where the sidewalks the crosswalks the pedestrian islands are something that might be incredibly helpful if you're taking young children out on a walk or absolutely essential if you're using a wheelchair thanks to our application of advanced ai technology on robust street view and aerial imagery we're on track to launch detailed street maps in 50 new cities by the end of the year so we're making the map more dynamic and more tailored highlighting the most relevant information exactly when you need it if it's 8 a.m on a weekday we'll display the coffee shops and bakeries more prominently in the map while at 5 pm we'll highlight the dinner restaurants that match your tastes you'll start seeing this more tailored map in the coming weeks people have found it really useful especially during this pandemic to see how busy a place is before heading out now we're expanding this capability from specific places like restaurants and shops to neighborhoods with the feature called area business say you're in rome and want to head over to the spanish steps and its nearby shops with area business you'll be able to understand at a glance if it's the right time for you to go based on how busy that part of the city is in real time area busyness will roll out globally in the coming months let's talk about all the ways we're innovating in shopping soon on chrome when you open a new tab you'll be able to see your open carts from the past couple of weeks we'll also find you promotions and discounts for your open carts if you choose to opt in your personal information and what's in your carts are never shared with anyone externally without your permission we capture photos and videos so we can look back and remember there are more than four trillion photos and videos stored in google photos but having so many photos of loved ones screenshots selfies all stored together makes it hard to rediscover the important moments soon we're launching a new way to look back that we're calling little patterns little patterns show the magic in everyday moments by identifying not so obvious moments and resurfacing them to you this feature uses machine learning to translate photos into a series of numbers and then compares how visually or conceptually similar these images are when we find a set of three or more photos with similarities such as shape or color we'll surface them as a pattern when we started testing little patterns we saw some great stories come to life like how one of our engineers traveled the world with their favorite orange backpack or how our product manager christy had a habit of capturing objects of similar shape and color we also want to bring these moments to life with cutting edge effects last year we launched cinematic photos to help you relive your memories in a more vivid way cinematic moments will take these near duplicate images and use neural networks to synthesize the movement between image a and image b we interpolate the photos and fill in the gaps by creating new frames the end result is a vivid moving picture and the cool thing about this effect is it can work on any pair of images whether they were captured on android ios or scanned from a photo album in addition to providing personalized content to look back on we also want to give you more control we heard from you that controls can be helpful for anyone who has been through a tough life event breakup or loss these insights inspired us to give you the control to hide photos of certain people or time periods from our memories feature and soon you'll be able to remove a single photo from a memory rename the memory or remove it entirely instead of form following function what if form followed feeling instead of google blue we imagined material you a new design that includes you as a co-creator letting you transform the look and feel of all your apps by generating personal material palettes that mix color science with a designer's eye a new design that can flex to every screen and fit every device your apps adapt comfortably every place you go beyond light and dark a mode for every mood these selections can travel with your account across every app and every device material u comes first to google pixel this fall including all of your favorite google apps and over the following year we will continue our vision bringing it to the web chrome os wearables smart displays and all of google's products we've overhauled everything from the lock screen to system settings revamping the way we use color shapes light and motion watch what happens when the wallpaper changes like if i use this picture of my kids actually getting along for once i set it as my background and voila the system creates a custom palette based on the colors in my photo the result is a one of a kind design just for you and you'll see it first on google pixel in the fall starting from the lock screen the design is more playful with dynamic lighting pick up your phone and it lights up from the bottom of your screen press the power button to wake up the phone instead and the light ripples out from your touch even the clock is in tune with you when you don't have any notifications it appears larger on the lock screen so you know you're all caught up the notification shade is more intuitive with a crisp at a glance view of your app notifications whatever you're currently listening to or watching and quick settings that give you control over the os with just a swipe and a tap and now you can invoke the google assistant by long pressing the power button and the team also reduced the cpu time of android system server by a whopping 22 percent and with android 12 we're going even further to keep your information safe to give people more transparency and control we've created a new privacy dashboard that shows you what type of data was accessed and when this dashboard reports on all the apps on your phone including all of your google apps and we've made it really easy to revoke an app's permission directly from the dashboard we've also added an indicator to make it clear when an app is using your camera or microphone but let's take that a step further if you don't want any apps to access the microphone or camera even if you've granted them permission in the past we've added two new toggles in quick settings so you can completely disable those sensors for every app android's private compute core enables things like now playing which tells you what song is playing in the background and smart reply which suggests responses to your chats based on your personal reply patterns and there's more to come later this year all of the sensitive audio and language processing happens exclusively on your device and like the rest of android private compute core is open source it's fully inspectable and verifiable by the security community with a single tap you can unlock and sign into your chromebook when your phone is nearby incoming chat notifications from apps on your phone are right there in chrome os and soon if you want to share a picture one click and you can access your phone's most recent photos to keep movie night on track we're building tv remote features directly into your phone you can use voice search or even type with your phone's keyboard we're also really excited to introduce support for digital car key car key will allow you to lock unlock and start your car all from your phone it works with nfc and ultra wideband technology making it super secure and easy to use and if your friend needs to borrow your car you can remotely and securely share your digital key with them car key is launching this fall with select google pixel and samsung galaxy smartphones and we're working with bmw and others across the industry to bring it to their upcoming cars that was a quick look at android 12 which will launch this fall but you can check out many of these features in the android 12 beta today let's go beyond the phone to what we believe is the next evolution of mobile computing the smartwatch first building a unified platform jointly with samsung focused on battery life performance and making it easier for developers to build great apps for the watch second a whole new consumer experience including updates to your favorite google apps and third a world-class health and fitness service created by the newest addition to the google family fitbit as the world's largest os we have a responsibility to build for everyone but for people of color photography has not always seen us as we want to be seen even in some of our own google products to make smartphone photography truly for everyone we've been working with a group of industry experts to build a more accurate and inclusive camera so far we've partnered with a range of different expert image makers who've taken thousands of images to diversify our image data sets helped improve the accuracy of our auto white balance and auto exposure algorithms and given aesthetic feedback to make our images of people of color more beautiful and more accurate although there's still much to do we're working hard to bring all of what you've seen here and more to google pixel this fall we were all grateful to have video conferencing over the last year it helped us stay in touch with family and friends and kept businesses and schools going but there is no substitute for being together in the room with someone so several years ago we kicked off a project to use technology to explore what's possible we call it project star line first using high resolution cameras and custom built depth sensors we capture your shape and appearance from multiple perspectives and then fuse them together to create an extremely detailed real-time 3d model the resulting data is huge many gigabits per second to send this 3d imagery over existing networks we developed novel compression and streaming algorithms that reduce the data by a factor of more than 100 and we have developed a breakthrough light field display that shows you the realistic representation of someone sitting right in front of you in three dimensions as you move your head and body our system adjusts the images to match your perspective you can talk naturally gesture and make eye contact it's as close as we can get to the feeling of sitting across from someone we have spent thousands of hours testing it in our own offices and the results are promising there's also excitement from our lead enterprise partners we plan to expand access to partners in healthcare and media thank you for joining us today please enjoy the rest of google i o and stay tuned for the developer keynote coming up next i hope to see you in person next year until then stay safe and be well

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