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The Phancast is conversations about the biggest and more interesting stories in the Android world. Produced by

The Phancast is conversations about the biggest and more interesting stories in the Android world. Produced by


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The Phancast is conversations about the biggest and more interesting stories in the Android world. Produced by




Phancast Weekly Oct 16-20

The guys talk about the Huawei Mate 10, ZTE Axon M, Pixel 2 first impressions, and the HTC U11 Plus.


Phancast Weekly: Oct 9-13

This week the guys talk about Android Wear updates, Google Home Mini spying on people, and Google teaming up with Apple and Amazon for "Movies Anywhere."


Phancast Weekly: Pixel 2 Week

This week is all about the Pixel 2 and the Google event. The guys talk about the search bar placement, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, new Google Home devices, first impressions of the Pixel Buds, and cloud storage vs SD cards.


Phancast Weekly: Sept 25-29

Topics this week include Google's smart jacket finally going up for sale, Apple switching to Google for Siri and iOS search, 4 new Amazon Echo devices, a bogus Ultra Pixel leak, and rumors about a Google Home with a screen.


Phancast Weekly: Sept 18-22

This week the guys talk about Motorola flip-flopping on Oreo update, a massive Google leak including the Pixel 2, the Moto X4 coming to the U.S. via Android One, and the Google+HTC deal.


Phancast Weekly: Sept 11-15

This week, the guys talk about the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2, the iPhone X and iPhone 8 compared to Android, Pixel 2 being "only on Verizon" again, Google's Pixel 2 teaser, and rumors about the Google Bisto headphones.


Phancast Recap: Sept 4-8

The topics this week include the Bixby Speaker, new Pixel 2 details, Google buying HTC, and the Galaxy S8 Active unlocked model.


Phancast: Aug 28 - Sept 1

This week the guys talk about the ugly Fitbit Ionic, Essential phone drama, Tango being converted into ARCore, the LG V30, and Galaxy S9 rumors.


Mobile Roar Update: The Future

Long time no podcast. Joe shares an update on what happened to Mobile Roar and details of a brand new show to replace it. Thanks for sticking with us!


Mobile Roar 168: Google I/O is over

We're back! This week, we're talking about everything that happened at Google I/O. Was it a boring show? Is that a bad thing? We also talk about the new stuff in Android O, the HTC U11, and much more! Top Stories Google IO recapAndroid O beta Quick Hits HTC U11 announcedLG G6 one month laterOnePlus 5 might not have headphone jackAndy Rubin showing something off May 30thSamsung changed storage on Galaxy S8Galaxy S camera comparisonsPokemon GO Pidgey purgatory Wins/Fails Joe: DJI Spark /...


Mobile Roar 167: Are we biased?

Chris and Joe discuss the multiple issues people have reported with the Samsung Galaxy S8. Are these things worth worrying about? Should we even talk about them? Is it unfair to scrutinize the S8 so much? All that, and much more! Top Stories Samsung Galaxy S8 issues & bias Quick Hits Galaxy S8 vs old Galaxy S camera testGalaxy S8 vs LG G6 camera testGoogle announces when Pixel support will endThere will be a Note 8HTC U 11 specs leakJelly is a tiny LTE Android smartphoneSheeple added to...


Mobile Roar 166: Galaxy S8 Fails

This week on the podcast, Chris and Joe have the Galaxy S8. An excellent phone with no shortage of annoyances. The guys share their honest opinions. Other topics include Snapchat being snobs, Instagram Stories, and Juicero. Top Stories Samsung Galaxy S8 & S8 Plus Quick Hits Best Android Phones updateSnapchat CEO says the app was only supposed to be for rich peopleInstagram Stories more popular than Snapchat storiesSome Galaxy S8 users are reporting a red tint on the displayThe LG V30 is...


Mobile Roar 165: Feels Good in the Hand

Joe has the LG G6 and Chris has the Moto G5 Plus. Two phones on opposite sides of the spectrum. The guys talk about their impressions with the devices and much more. Top Stories LG G6 & Moto G5 Plus Quick Hits Andy Rubin teases bezeless phoneApple Carplay vs Android Auto videoHTC has shipped 2.1 million Pixel phones, Pixel 3 up for grabsSamsung: Don't expect foldable phones until 2019 Wins/Fails Joe: Pebble watches will keep working / Facebook storiesChris: Thinnest cases for the Pixel /...


Mobile Roar Extras: Galaxy S8 First Impressions

This is quick episode where Chris and Joe share their first impressions of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+. Topics from the discussion: We'll be back next week with a full episode!


Mobile Roar 164: Android Oh My

Top Stories Android O is here Quick Hits Google Home speaking ads?Free google home with LG G6Samsung confirms BixbyLG G6 launching March 30 at VZ, April 7 elsewhereLG hit with lawsuit over bootloopsLeaked Galaxy S8 desktop dockSuperscreen KickstarterWeird iPhone case with Android on backHTC U Ultra getting raked in reviewsCyanogen CEO confirms Nintendo approached them about Android on Switch Wins/Fails Joe: HD HomeRun is cool / G5 is crapping outChris: ZTE Axon 7 is fantastic (who knew?)...


Mobile Roar 163: (fixed) Woody Goes to MWC

In this episode we're recapping Chris' trip to MWC 2017. He shares his thoughts on the LG G6 and the plethora of other new phones. We also debate the merits of software buttons. Top Stories Quick Hits Software vs Capacitive Debate Wins/Fails App Picks


Mobile Roar Corrections

We don't have a full episode this week, but we wanted to make some corrections from the last episode. Thanks to everyone who let us know about the errors. We'll be back next week with a full episode with tons of news from MWC!


Mobile Roar 162: V8 Pro Veggie Juice

This week we're talking about the surprisingly awesome ZTE Blade V8 Pro. Other topics include more Samsung Galaxy S8 leaks and rumors, very promising LG G6 info, Pokemon GO Gen 2, and more! Top Stories ZTE Blade V8 Pro Quick Hits Verizon brings back unlimited dataSamsung Galaxy S8 has on-screen buttons, rumored for April 21, 6.2-inch+LG G6 is about same size as LG G5, rumored for March 10LG G6 has 1:1 shooting modeLG V30 will have Snapdragon 835 and 6GB RAMSamsung could bring back Note 7...


Mobile Roar 161: What to Wear 2.0

We're back to talk about new LG watches with Android Wear 2.0, more Galaxy S8 and LG G6 leaks, and the resurgence of wireless charging. Top Stories LG Watch Style, LG Watch Sport, Android Wear 2.0LG G6 & Samsung Galaxy S8 roundup Quick Hits Google is killing the Google Now LauncherSnapchat admits to prioritizing iOS over AndroidNext iPhone may come with wireless chargingVerizon has its own Android Wear24 watchT-Mobile is now tied with Verizon in 4G network speeds Wins/Fails Joe: Moto Mod...


Mobile Roar 160: Galaxy S8 & Trump's phone

This week we're joined by Andrew Myrick to talk about Samsung Galaxy S8 and LG G6 rumors, the Note 7 investigation, and Donald Trump's Android phone. Top Stories Galaxy S8 leaks/rumors galoreSamsung is hoarding the Snapdragon 835Results from Note 7 investigationNote 8 confirmation Quick Hits Google Voice gets an updateDonald J Trump uses an insecure Android phoneGoogle I/O Dates/Location ConfirmedNew Pixel 2 rumorsHTC is not making an Android Wear watchLG Android Wear 2.0 Smartwatch /...