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Samsung, LG, and Royole flaunt futuristic folding phones

Our best of Android tournament has begun, and you can vote for your favorites! Samsung’s phones are too tall, and now they’re fixing the UI to compensate. Google introduced native Android support for “foldables”. Samsung shows us how that’s going to work with its first foldable phone. LG is joining the folding phone party in January and we go hands on with a foldable phone you can buy today! Tech We Like: Samsung 128GB 100MB/s (U3) MicroSD EVO Select Memory Card Visit...


OnePlus 6T Podcast Review

This is a featured story of the Android Authority Podcast were we take a deep dive into a single topic. Today’s topic is our OnePlus 6T review. We’ve brought in David Imel, our chief reviewer here at Android Authority for his take on OnePlus’s latest flagship. OnePlus 6T – features, specs, pricing, and everything you need to know OnePlus 6T first impressions: All about trade-offs Buy the OnePlus 6T Recorded November 5, 2018 The Android Authority podcast is: Adam Doud -...


Huawei and Honor magic and Google Home Hub hacking

The OnePlus 6T is here and we’ve gone hands-on. Stand by for our podcast review next week! Spotify and Google are working together to bring you music on demand with the power of your voice. Act now to take advantage! Our official Huawei Mate 20 Pro review is live. Is this the best phone money can buy now? The Google Home Hub is your familiar Google Home but with a screen. Security vulnerabilities found in the Google Home Hub are nothing to worry about, says the creator. The Honor...


EU vs Google vs OEMs: Someone is getting screwed

Our full review of the Razer Phone 2 is in, and it’s basically what we expected it to be. The Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 is Xiaomi’s latest flagship, packing a 93.4 percent screen-to-body ratio and up to 10GB of RAM. Night Sight on the Google Pixel 3 is the answer to low-light cameras, and it’s a really, really good answer. Google will start charging for Google Play services in the EU, and OEMs will pay a lot, as it turns out. Want to make an Android phone? That’ll be two years of updates,...


The Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL Podcast Review

Our Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL reviews are in, and we have Kris Carlon, Managing editor of Android Authority and our chief reviewer of the phone in house to talk all about Google's newest hardware. Find out why he calls it "The Android iPhone". And find out who Billy is. When you're done, check out our full review of the phones on Recorded October 22, 2018 at 1:00pm EST The Android Authority podcast is: Adam Doud - @DeadTechnology Jonathan Feist - @JFeist1 /...


Mates, we have new Mates!

The clash between Google and the EU took another step, and maybe not for the better. Google’s event made it look a lot more like Apple and Amazon, and we discuss. The Huawei Mate 20 Pro, Mate 20, and Mate 20 X gaming phone are official. The Asus ROG phone is the gaming phone of your dreams. Tech We Like: eufy Smart Plug Mini By Anker Visit Recorded October 18, 2018 Time codes: 1:55 - Google altering business model of Android to comply with European...


Everything you ever wanted to know about 5G (but were afraid to ask)

5G is coming, and at the Motorola Z3 launch event in Chicago, Verizon was all over that 5G train. So we rounded up three experts, from Qualcomm, Motorola, and Verizon to talk about it. Then we brought in Android Authority’s resident engineering expert, Robert Triggs, to wrap it all up in a nice neat little bow for you. It’s our next featured story of the Android Authority podcast! Recorded October 17, 2018 @ 1:00pm EST Articles for further reading: What is 5G, and what can we expect...


When Three Cameras Just Won’t Do

We give a eulogy to Google Plus, Google’s fallen social network. 66% of our podcast will miss it quite a bit. The Razer Phone 2 is out now and it is doing a lot of things right. Samsung introduced us to the world’s first phone with four cameras on the back in the Samsung Galaxy A9. Also, Samsung might be leaving the headphone jack out of its flagships late next year. Are the headphone jack’s days (even more) numbered? Tech We Like: Logitech G910 Orion Spark RGB Mechanical Gaming...


Google Pixel 3 launch: An event 45 days in the making

It’s finally here! The Google Pixel 3 is official, and to celebrate we podcasted live immediately following the event. Google introduced us to the Google Home Hub, the Pixel Slate and the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. We were joined from the show floor by Managing Editor Kris Carlon for his first impressions as well. Be sure to join the conversation using the hashtag #AAPodcast on twitter, and we’ll see you there! The Android Authority podcast is: Adam Doud - @DeadTechnology Jonathan Feist -...


#Phonepocalypse Now!

Microsoft is becoming best buds with Android, allowing you to use your phone on your computer. That’s pretty next level. We have an avalanche of phones headed your way in October - we’re breaking them all down here. Our full review of the LG V40 ThinQ is in, all five cameras and a sweet DAC. We got our first look at the Nokia 7.1 - the surprisingly awesome midranger. Finally, Google assistant got a fresh coat of paint and we like it. Tech we like - Royale RoWrite Recorded October...


Happy Birthday Google and Android!

Both Google and Android had birthdays this year - 20 and 10 respectively. This is a double dose of milestone birthdays and we have a lot to talk about because of it! We’ve got it all - inside tips on how to get the most out of Google’s services, a couple of throwbacks to the birth of Google and Android. It’s all here on the Android Authority Podcast! Recorded September 27, 2018 Time codes: 2:25 – Google turns 20: The 20 biggest milestones in Google’s history 12:40 – Android turns 10...


Smart displays and bad excuses for removing headphone jacks

Google might be including their new Home Hub device in their October event, but we have a review of the JBL Link View right now. Manufacturers keep leaving out the headphone jack for no reason and new devices are leaking like a rusty faucet. This podcast is sponsored by MNML Cases. Check out and use the promo code “AAPOD” to get 15% off your order. September 20, 2018 8:30PM EST Time codes: 1:45 - Google Home Hub smart display rumor 6:40 - JBL Link View review 12:10 -...


The Good, the Bad, and the Beauty of OnePlus

We check in to see what Android’s main competition Apple is up to. Turns out it’s up to about 1,100 bucks. OnePlus is delighting and frustrating it customers with its upcoming OnePlus 6T. We are rapidly approaching an age where three cameras just won’t be sufficient anymore. And Google is shuttering its Inbox email client to mixed reactions. This podcast is sponsored by MNML Cases. Check out and use the promo code “AAPOD” to get 15% off you order. September 13, 2018...


Samsung knows when to fold ‘em

We take AI photo enhancement for a spin with the Huawei P20 Pro, the LG V35s, and the Google Pixel 2. Samsung is bringing us a folding phone, and likely this year. We discuss. Chrome 69 is Google’s 10th birthday surprise with some major enhancements. And by the way, Google wasn’t to kill URLs as well. Multiple OEMs are launching beta testing for Android Pie, and much more quickly than we expected. And finally, OnePlus looks to open a physical store in France and we’re not so sure...


Is Bluetooth Dangerous? NO! Part 2

You may be wondering - with all the headphone jacks disappearing from our phones, and Bluetooth quickly becoming more and more common - is Bluetooth dangerous? Where do we turn for answers? Google of course! But the search results of Google are littered with lies and false information; so much so that it’s hard to tell what’s true? Well, wonder no more. We’ve teamed up with our friends, the SoundGuys to learn about Bluetooth, and other forms of non-ionizing radiation. Part 1 of this...


Wear OS Got a Brand New Coat

We discuss the new design of Wear OS and the usefulness of smartwatches in general. Fortnite fumbled it’s Play store-less launch much to Google’s delight, but Google was a little bit of a jerk to them because of it.It’s IFA-week so we’ve got a gaggle of device launches including the Mi Band 3, the Honor Play, and more. Plus, we take a look at Hollywood’s version of our gadget future and discuss which one we’re closest to today. Don’t forget to answer our question of the show: What 5 apps...


Full Frontal Google Pixel 3 XL

Jonathan Feist is our friend from and he’s here to tell us all about the two biggest drone announcements of the year - the DJI Mavic 2 Pro and the Mavic 2 Zoom. Everything you could possibly want to know about the Google Pixel 3 XL is already out there - photos, camera samples, box contents, headphones - you name it, we know it...45 days before its announcement. We break down the five best premium apps you can buy for Android right now. And finally, we take a long look at...


Everything Android at IFA 2018 in Berlin

Android Authority is going to be at IFA 2018 in Berlin. This podcast is our roundup of what we expect to see at Internationale Funkausstellung this year, including an exclusive look at new gradient colors on the Huawei P20 Pro, two new gaming phones from Honor and ASUS, a new phone from BlackBerry - the Key2 LE, and a new phone from Nokia. We're excited about the ASUS ROG Phone, and possibly the LG V40, but we'll have to wait and see! Join us as we speculate about things to come. The...


Samsung Galaxy Note 9: The Podcast Review

One of the biggest devices of the year is here, and our reviewer is in the studio to tell us all about it. Is the Note 9 the best smartphone money can buy? Does it earn the comma in its price tag? We brought in the reviewer of the Note 9, David Imel to tell us all about it. It's fast, it's huge, and the S Pen is awesome, but is it the best phone of 2018? David bears all on this featured story of the Android Authority podcast. The Android Authority podcast is: Adam Doud -...


The Moto Z3 is bad for my Digital Wellbeing

Recorded August 16, 2018 8:30PM EST Our full review of the Moto Z3 and the Lenovo Smart Display are in, and we're ready to talk about them. Plus, Xiaomi hits us with a new phone and a new sub-brand. No one trusts Huawei and yet no one seems to know why. And finally, Android Pie is concerned about our Digital Wellbeing, and now, so are we! Time codes: 05:00 - Motorola Moto Z3 review: Is the promise of 5G enough? 11:50 - Motorola Moto Z3 vs the competition 12:30 - Lenovo Smart Display...