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Inside Google at I/O: Gemini, AI and Android 15 - Android Faithful Episode #44

We're incredibly thrilled to sit down with Sameer Samat (President, Android Ecosystem) and Dave Burke (VP Engineering, Android) for an in-depth chat at Google I/O.

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Inside Google at I/O: Gemini, AI and Android 15 - Android Faithful Episode #44

Google I/O 2024 kicked off with lots of news and updates about how Google is integrating artificial intelligence even deeper into Android with Gemini. We're incredibly thrilled to get the opportunity to sit down with Sameer Samat (President, Android Ecosystem) and Dave Burke (VP Engineering, Android) for an in-depth chat breaking down some of the more interesting aspects of Gemini and Android, as well as getting a special perspective on what Android 15 brings to users.

Topics discussed during the interview:

  • A look at the journey of Gemini and Android over the past year
  • How Gemini and AI fit into the overall Android product strategy
  • Balancing the 7 years of updates commitment and the speed of AI growth
  • Details on Scam Detection with Gemini and Android
  • How developers can harness Gemini and convince their managers to invest in AI
  • The requirements for the latest Android Studio for developers
  • Insight into the power management improvements within WearOS 5
  • How the theft detection in Android 15 works
  • Sameer and Dave's favorite features of Android 15
  • Confirmation of the Android 15 dessert name!

We hope you enjoyed this special Google I/O edition of Android Faithful and huge thanks to Sameer, Dave and the Google PR team for giving us some time during a very busy event. We'll be back next week with our regular/usual episode where we'll dive even deeper into all the Google I/O news and announcements.

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