Kyle wants to know when the new "O" version of Android will be out. Leo says that Google has a beta program for Android O for recent Google Pixel and Nexus phones.
Elliot wants to switch to Google Fi to Verizon. Leo says that's a great idea, but Elliot's Galaxy S6 won't work on it. He'll have to have a Google Nexus phone. This is because there's a hardware switch that supports the handoff from one carrier to another.
Ginger is ready to buy her first smartphone. She's with Sprint, but she's thinking of moving to Verizon. Leo says it depends on her location for what carrier is best. One service that Leo uses is Google Fi. It uses Sprint, T-Mobile or Wi-Fi.
Leo suggests going to fi.google.com to request an invitation. The service is limited to phones to Google's pure Nexus line. But for the first smartphone, Leo usually recommends an iPhone. Leo suggests choosing her carrier and then deciding which phone from there.
Ron tries to stream music from his NetGear App on his Nexus Tablet but when the tablet goes to sleep, the music stops. Leo suspects that the app doesn't support background streaming. There are plenty of other options out there, like Plex. Leo also uses Google Music from the cloud and streams his music. That works even when the tablet goes to sleep.
Joe is a truck driver and his phone is a 2013 Motorola Moto X. He lives on that phone. Leo says that smartphones are so complete that they are a user's primary computer now. He's thinking of upgrading to the Motorola Moto X or the new Google Nexus 5X. Leo says that the 5X is excellent. It has a great camera, and it's fast.
Britney is going into nursing school after the first of the year and wants to know what tablet she should get: a Samsung Galaxy Tab, Google Nexus 7, or the iPad. Leo says there isn't much difference quality-wise; they're all mature and have stunning screens. So it comes down to what she wants to do with it.
Android 4.4 will be named "Kit-Kat". Google has been naming all of their Android operating systems after desserts, like "Cupcake," "Donut," "Froyo," etc. It's all been generic dessert names, though, until now. There also will be a new Google Nexus phone that Leo guesses will be out in the new few weeks.