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The Droid Life Show is a podcast about the world of Android smartphones, apps, and general technology news. We also talk a lot about Google and their products, while bringing you the hottest of hot related takes from Mt. Tech Take. It's off the cuff, fun, casual, and generally includes freebies. Who doesn't love freebies and gadgets?

The Droid Life Show is a podcast about the world of Android smartphones, apps, and general technology news. We also talk a lot about Google and their products, while bringing you the hottest of hot related takes from Mt. Tech Take. It's off the cuff, fun, casual, and generally includes freebies. Who doesn't love freebies and gadgets?
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The Droid Life Show is a podcast about the world of Android smartphones, apps, and general technology news. We also talk a lot about Google and their products, while bringing you the hottest of hot related takes from Mt. Tech Take. It's off the cuff, fun, casual, and generally includes freebies. Who doesn't love freebies and gadgets?

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Droid Life Show: Episode 180 - Android Pie!

8/10/2018
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On this episode of the Droid Life Show, it's time for some Android Pie! Android 9.0 is officially Android Pie and it has been released to Pixel and Essential phones already, so we'll recap the new Android versions best features and how you can get it. After that, it's on to the latest massive Pixel 3 XL leaks, followed by the Galaxy Note 9 and Moto Z3 launches, Fortnite for Android, and more. It's a packed show! Since it's a packed show, we're dropping trivia this week. Apologies for that,...

Duration:01:10:30

Droid Life Show: Episode 179 - Smart Displays, Pretty Smart

7/27/2018
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On this episode of the Droid Life Show, we're diving into Google Assistant-powered smart displays, since Lenovo's is now available and we have had a chance to review it. These things are pretty cool. We'll also talk final Android P preview, the latest on Samsung's Note 9, and which cities are now scheduled to receive 5G at some point this year. We have trivia this week and it's sponsored by Honor! As you probably guessed, that means super sweet prizes, including an Honor 7X phone to one...

Duration:00:58:04

Droid Life Show: Episode 178 - Prime Day, Kid

7/13/2018
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On this episode of the Droid Life Show, we're taking a look at the latest in Galaxy Note 9 rumors, as well as Samsung's upcoming Tab S4 tablet and new Galaxy Watch. From there, we want to see how Android P Developer Preview 4 is holding up, share some thoughts on Mobvoi's new TicWatch Pro, and why Tim is still so in love with the OnePlus 6. We'll also likely dive into some final thoughts on the Moto Z3 Play, which phones T-Mobile has activated RCS Universal Profile on, and what you can...

Duration:01:05:32

Droid Life Show: Episode 177 - Weird Colored Pens

6/29/2018
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On this episode of the Droid Life Show, we're recapping the last two weeks in Android. During that span, we got dates on announcements of the Galaxy Note 9 and something new from Motorola, as well as our best looks yet at the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. In addition to those bits of news, we want to talk a bit about the radically designed Oppo Find X, OnePlus' new update schedule, Google Home's best new feature, and ask why in the hell you guys are still into physical keyboards. We also have...

Duration:01:13:02

Droid Life Show: Episode 165 - Yes, Sony, Let's Do This.

2/23/2018
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On this episode of the Droid Life Show, we're getting hyped for MWC, which starts this weekend. We've got big events from Samsung and Sony, plus a bunch of early announcements from Google. And so you know, Sony might just steal this show while so many others have taken this year off (LG, HTC, Huawei, etc.) Outside of MWC, we'll catch you up on HTC's recent layoffs, Google Pay, YouTube TV, how bad companies are at Android updates these days, and say goodbye to one of the originals in Swype.

Duration:01:24:39

Droid Life Show: Episode 164 - Bring on Android iMessage

2/9/2018
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On this episode of the Droid Life Show, we're diving into the latest rumors on the Galaxy S9 (because why not?), but also talking through a bunch of big Google happenings. From Android Messages possibly turning into Android's iMessage to Pixel Visual Core going live to Google working on a game streaming service, the company behind Android is busy. Outside of that news, we'll catch you up on LG's next phone, HTC's U12, 5G pricing and news, and discuss whether or not anyone uses Instagram...

Duration:01:22:49

The Droid Life Show: Episode 163 - This is (Likely) the Galaxy S9

1/26/2018
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On this return episode of the Droid Life Show, we're reacting to our first clean shots of the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+. We also have a date where we'll see them officially, so you'll want to tune in, Samsung fans.

Duration:01:34:30

The Droid Life Show: Episode 162 - Best of CES 2018!

1/12/2018
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On this episode of the Droid Life Show, we're recapping CES and talking about our Best of CES 2018 picks! We loved the fun stuff that Nanoleaf showed off (Remote and new touch-sensitive lights), NVIDIA's Big Format Gaming Displays (BFGD), Synaptics in-display fingerprint readers, and the fact that Google Assistant was everywhere, including new display smart speakers. We'll also just share any other fun stories from this year's show!

Duration:01:32:10

The Droid Life Show: Episode 161 - PEACE, 2017.

12/29/2017
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On this final Droid Life Show of 2017, we're running through another great year in Android. This may not be a day-by-day recap, but we'd love to talk about the big stories that stood out, preview CES a bit more, and even attempt to make a couple of 2018 predictions. If that sounds like a good time, be on the lookout for topics like our discussion over Android phone of the year, Google and its major focus on hardware, Essential swinging and missing pretty massively, how Samsung still managed...

Duration:01:34:10

The Droid Life Show: Episode 160 - RIP, Net Neutrality

12/14/2017
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On this Thursday edition of the Droid Life Show, we're back to cover this week's net neutrality repeal, our OnePlus 5T and Pixel Buds reviews, as well as the Google Home Max that we now have in house. Once we're done there, it's on to Android 8.1 updates, Galaxy S9 renders, T-Mobile's upcoming TV service, and the Snapdragon 845, which is official and detailed.

Duration:01:09:10

The Droid Life Show: Episode 159 - Fast Charging Balls

12/1/2017
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On this episode of the Droid Life Show, we return from a holiday break to share initial thoughts on the OnePlus 5T after spending the past week with it, as well as our final thoughts on the Razer Phone. We'll also recap the latest on the Galaxy S9, Google possibly sliding Nest into its hardware division, and what the future for Essential holds with Andy Rubin stepping away. Later in the show, we'll talk Google Now, Samsung's fast charging balls, Oreo updates everywhere, and more!

Duration:01:19:25

The Droid Life Show: Episode 158 - OnePlus 5T is Here

11/17/2017
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On this episode of the Droid Life Show, we're talking (as you probably grabbed from the title) about the latest phone from OnePlus, the OnePlus 5T. We'll dive into the upgrades over the 5, if it's worth it, and also about where OnePlus is headed. After that, it'll be time to dive into Tim's early thoughts on the Razer Phone, our Moto X4 review, initial reaction to the Pixel Buds, why we think Google needs to make a Pixel TV or Google Home TV box, and more!

Duration:01:16:34

The Droid Life Show: 157 - No U11+ for You

11/3/2017
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On this episode of the Droid Life Show, we're recapping the week in Android that included our LG V30 review, the unveiling of HTC's U11+ and the Razer Phone, a confirmation on the OnePlus 5T, Oreo for the Galaxy S8 and S8+, and yet another reason to buy the Essential Phone. If you miss us live and/or want the audio version of our podcast, you can subscribe at the link below: https://www.droid-life.com/show/

Duration:01:00:00

The Droid Life Show: Episode 156 - Burn-in Man

10/27/2017
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On this episode of the Droid Life Show, we'll catch you up on the latest in Pixel 2 XL display drama now that Google has weighed-in with findings from their investigation over burn-in reports. In short, they are giving everyone a 2-year warranty, think the supposed reported display issues are normal, and are also going to issue software tweaks to further prevent bad things from happening. Good guy, Google. After that, we'll talk more on the Pixel 2 and pre-orders, why Google still sucks at...

Duration:01:24:29

The Droid Life Show: Episode 155 - Pixel 2 Reviewed

10/20/2017
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On this episode of the Droid Life Show, we're sharing final thoughts on the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL now that our full review is done. We'll dive into the cameras, display controversies, availability, and of course, whether or not we like the damn things. (Spoiler alert: we really do.) After that, we'll update you on our V30 review, talk about HTC's upcoming event and the possibly of an incredibly hot U11+, Bixby 2.0, the Huawei Mate 10 and 10 Pro, arrival of the Moto X4 in the US, and...

Duration:01:22:39

The Droid Life Show: Episode 154 - Oh Yeah, Pixel 2 Reaction Time

10/6/2017
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On this episode of the Droid Life Show, we're recapping the mega Google event that went down this week! That means reactions to the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, Google Home Mini and Max, Pixelbook, Pixel Buds, and all of the other announcements that came out of this packed event. If we have time for more, well, I'm actually not sure there will be time for much else. Seriously, this event was kind of nuts. Google went HAM.

Duration:01:38:39

The Droid Life Show: Episode 153 - Google Pixel 2 Event Preview!

10/2/2017
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On this episode of the Droid Life Show, we're hypebeasting the Google event that'll go down on October 4! Crazy to think that we are only 2 days away from the madness. Since we're fully expecting to see the new Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, Pixelbook, Google Home Mini, and a new Daydream View all on stage at some point, we thought we'd catch everyone up on what's new. Let's also not forget that there could be some surprises, perhaps in the form of Android 8.1, a new Pixel experience update (like a...

Duration:01:17:35

The Droid Life Show: Episode 152 - Oh Yeah, Google Leak Recap

9/22/2017
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On this episode of the Droid Life Show, boy do we have a ton of stuff to cover. As you know, we revealed what may be all of Google's new products that are scheduled to be announced on October 4. From the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, to the new Google Home Mini, Pixelbook, and refreshed Daydream View, we'll talk about it all. After that, it's on to the Moto X4 Android One phone for Project Fi, Google picking up HTC talent for $1.1B, all of the new Nest products that were announced, and if/when the...

Duration:01:20:00

The Droid Life Show: Episode 151 - Note 8, Essential Reviews

9/15/2017
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On this episode of the Droid Life Show, we’re kicking things off with Google’s confirmation of the Pixel 2 event on October 4 and the latest in rumors surrounding the new Pixel phones. After that, it’s on to our Galaxy Note 8 and Essential Phone reviews, which both wrapped within the last week. Since this is Galaxy Note 8 launch day, you’ll want to listen in if the phone is on your shortlist. Finally. we’ll follow up review talk with a recap of Apple’s latest iPhone X event (because why...

Duration:01:24:35

The Droid Life Show: Episode 150 - We're Kind of Busy at the Moment

8/31/2017
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On this episode of the Droid Life Show, I'll just suggest that you strap in because we're about to dive into it all. And when I say "all," I mean the past two weeks worth of Android and tech madness that included more news than any normal human can possibly handle. We saw Android Oreo go official shortly after the total solar eclipse before hitting AOSP and Pixel and Nexus devices. Seriously, the update is already out! But on top of that, the Galaxy Note 8, LG V30, Moto X4, Nest Thermostat...

Duration:01:16:40