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Paranoid Android Team Host a Reddit AMA, Talk about the Future of PA and More!
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve heard of Paranoid Android. We’ve covered some of the project’s new and innovative features here on the XDA Portal several times in the past, and we are very much a fan of how the team routinely thinks outside of the box with features such as Halo, Pie Controls, and more.
Earlier today, the Paranoid Android hosted an AMA over on Reddit. In the session, they covered many interesting topics ranging from their team name, their backgrounds, their goals, the modularity of Android, legacy support for devices such as the forgotten Galaxy Nexus, Cyanogen Inc, OTA delta updates, the future of Halo and PIE, and more.
Here are a few of the more notable interactions:
Naturally, we’ve left many interesting questions out, so we suggest that if you’re a fan of PA, you should grab a cup of coffee and sit down for the entire AMA. The entire AMA can be found over in the comment thread on Reddit.
[Many thanks to XDA Senior Member aeppacher for the tip!]
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