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Google opens its Android Auto beta program to more users

1 month ago   |   By AndroidPhoneFans

Just like almost every other Google app on the Play Store, the Android Auto app has had a beta program. Until today, not everyone could join, as you would be prompted with a “this beta program is full” message if you tried to join. With Android 12 in the pipeline and coming as soon as late August, Google is expanding its beta program. The obvious goal is to get the latest version of Android Auto into the hands of more users so that bugs can be squashed ahead of the final release. In order to join the program, you'll need to follow these steps:
Go to the opt-in page to beta test Android...
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Google expands Android Auto's beta testing program

1 month ago   |   By Engadget

Google has long run an Android Auto beta program, but joining it was almost impossible before today. Those who tried to take part often got an error message that said the program was maxed out. Thankfully, that's no longer the case. Google is expanding the program, giving anyone with an Android device and a willingness to put up with bugs the opportunity to test the platform's latest features before they're available to the public. "As a beta tester, you can help us build a better version of Android Auto. You can test how well new features work with your specific phone and vehicle in your...
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You can now try out the massive Nova Launcher 7 beta through Google Play

You can now try out the massive Nova Launcher 7 beta through Google Play

1 month ago   |   By Android Central

Nova 7 completely rewrites the launcher, so the team took the time to get it right.
What you need to know
After seven months of beta testing through Discord, Nova 7 is rolling out to beta testers in Google Play.
Nova Launcher 7 is a complete rewrite of the launcher's code and features.
To try the beta, you need to join the Discord channel to provide feedback, then opt-in through Google Play.
Nova Launcher has been one of the best Android launchers since the days when Google Play was still called Android Market, but it hasn't retained its king of the mountain status by resting on its...
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Google opens up Android Auto's beta testing program

Google opens up Android Auto's beta testing program

2 monthes ago   |   By The Verge

Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge
Google is launching a new beta tester program for Android Auto , giving users the chance to get early access to features if they're prepared to put up with the potential instability of unfinished software. Android Auto has had a testing program, but attempting to sign up for it has shown a message warning that the program had reached its “maximum number of testers.”
“As a beta tester, you can help us build a better version of Android Auto. You can test how well new features work with your specific phone and vehicle in your part of the world,”...
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