An Echo knockoff and rapturous applause for variable font size in a messaging app. Not much innovation so far this year.
The horrific trend in Inbox and now Allo is machine learning auto reply so you can send something canned and inauthentic instead of actually speaking with people. Zombie Robs might approve but I'm far from convinced.
Updated 2016-05-18 14:12:
Android N looks super cool and I can't wait. The #1 productivity enhancement I'd like to see though is copy and paste icons that look like copy and paste. I do not have a clue currently.
Updated 2016-05-18 14:24:
Updated 2016-05-18 14:40:
Android Studio is very nice. Eclipse was painful. I actually like Android Studio more than Xamarin which is saying a lot for a C# leaning person.
It's billed as a bit of a scifi time travel adventure but really it's more of a zombie apocalypse variant. Not really my thing so I initially hated it but that hatred turned to respect and finally, love. Well maybe not quite love but it's a decent read.
Farthest Field: An Indian Story of the Second World War by Raghu Karnad
Very personal and sometimes florid but deeply fascinating story of the Indian Army in World War 2.
Catfood Earth 3.42 is a small update to the latest (2016d) timezone database and the latest timezone world and countries maps from Eric Muller. If you use the political borders, places or time zones layers in Catfood Earth then you'll want to install this version.
Note that this currently just logs the overall score. There are a bunch of other values returned (like number and types of resources on the page) that you could choose to monitor as well. It would also be easy to extend this to monitor more URLs, or to send you an email if the score drops below a threshold.
Updated May 5, 2019 to use version 5 of the PageSpeed API.