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#211: Fresh Fruit Out of Season

July 11th, 2019 · 75 minutes

It's summer sale time! This week, Andy and Flo run you through some of the better deals in the Google Store, including a massive discount on the Pixel 3 and 3 XL. After the first break, we'll dive into the 1,000 Android apps taking your data despite permission blocks. Then, we'll discuss the Twitter thread by Google Photos product lead David Lieb asking for feedback on the service, and why your IP68-rated phone isn't water resistant.

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