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Phil Nickinson, Jerry Hildenbrand, Alex Dobie, and the Android Central crew bring you the best damn Android podcast on the planet with the latest and greatest phone and tablet news.
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Phil Nickinson, Jerry Hildenbrand, Alex Dobie, and the Android Central crew bring you the best damn Android podcast on the planet with the latest and greatest phone and tablet news.

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356: Dial D for Duo

10/13/2017
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Your privacy and personal data are a major topic this week as Daniel Bader, Andrew Martonik , and Jerry Hildenbrand talk about Google’s quick decision to disable touch-activated listening on the Home Mini before it becomes available to consumers. OnePlus is taking some heat once again; this time for data collection concerns regarding OxygenOS. On a more positive note, Google is adding Duo video calling to the dialer and SMS app on Pixel, Nexus, and Android One phones. Also, Disney has...

Duration: 01:33:52


355: Pixel Central

10/6/2017
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Daniel Bader, Jerry Hildenbrand, Russell Holly, and Andrew Martonik convene for a detailed breakdown of all the announcements from Google’s Pixel hardware event this week. They get the bezel bashing out of the way quickly before moving on to Google’s Home Mini and Home Max, followed by a look at the Pixelbook. Besides Jerry, who is the target audience for Chrome OS on such a high end piece of hardware? Are the specs simply overkill for what can be accomplished on the device? It’s a...

Duration: 01:46:51


354: Android Users Love To Worry

9/29/2017
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Daniel Bader, Jerry Hildenbrand, Russell Holly, and Phil Nickinson talk about the motives and strategies behind some significant moves in the industry this year, including Google’s HTC deal and Amazon’s new Echo products and Fire TV 4K. It’s update-mageddon! With Google extending security updates for Nexus 5X and 6P, and the Moto X Pure Edition just now getting Android 7.0, what can users reasonably expect from manufacturers in the way of support for devices they already...

Duration: 01:20:41


353: 2 Fast 2 XL

9/22/2017
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It’s a huge week of news and leaks in the Android world! Daniel Bader, Andrew Martonik, and Jerry Hildenbrand settle in for a roundtable feast of epic proportions, beginning with Android 8.0 updates to some Motorola phones, the Blueborne Bluetooth vulnerability, and data throttling on T-Mobile.It’s a huge week of news and leaks in the Android world! Daniel Bader, Andrew Martonik, and Jerry Hildenbrand settle in for a roundtable feast of epic proportions, beginning with Android 8.0 updates...

Duration: 01:46:27


352: Getting lit with iris scan

9/15/2017
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This week, Daniel Bader, Alex Dobie, and Jerry Hildenbrand dissect the technology in Apple’s new iPhone X for a deep dive into wireless charging, facial recognition, and the impact they have the entire smartphone industry. Additionally, LG’s V30 continues to generate buzz in the market while the Galaxy Note 8 is now shipping, and the Pixel 2 is officially set for an October 4th announcement. The crew also talk about Andy Rubin, Vic Gundotra, computational photography, and more! Show...

Duration: 01:39:49


351: Squeeze away!

9/8/2017
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This week, Daniel Bader, Andrew Martonik, and Alex Dobie are joined by Russell Holly for an epic roundtable of new phone goodness. The crew starts off with the LG V30. Is it living up to Daniel’s initial impressions? T-Mobile is including Netflix subscriptions with their ONE plans. Also, reviews are out for the Galaxy Note 8 and S8 Active. In the rumor mill, Google may buy HTC, and the Pixel 2 is taking form. All that, plus an update on what’s happening with ARCore! Show Notes and...

Duration: 01:44:47


350: Phones, wearables and currywurst

9/1/2017
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International nerds of mystery, Andrew Martonik, Alex Dobie, and Phil Nickinson, have traveled all the way to Berlin, Germany for IFA 2017 to bring you the latest announcements in the Android universe. They do a deep dive into the LG V30, Moto X4, plus new wearables from Samsung, connected speakers, and more! Show Notes and Links: LG V30 hands-on: A galaxy of good ideasLG V30 specs: Snapdragon 835, dual cameras, Quad DACThe LG V30 is the phone the G6 should've been from the startLG V30...

Duration: 01:06:45


349: The Essential Note 8 podcast

8/23/2017
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Daniel Bader, Andrew Martonik, and Michael Fisher sequester in a New York City hotel to talk about the newly released Essential Phone—and after months of rumors, leaks, and speculation, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is here! Show Notes and Links: Essential PhoneSamsung Galaxy Note 8 is official

Duration: 01:52:28


348: Late and Full of S&!%

8/15/2017
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Daniel Bader, Andrew Martonik, and Jerry Hildenbrand follow up on Andrew’s second opinion article about the Moto Z2 Force. They also talk about Bluetooth 5, the LG V30, and the installed base of Nougat, which is now at 13.5% of all Android devices. This brings up a great question: Is it better to buy a slightly older “flagship” phone, or a brand new mid-range device? Show Notes and Links: Moto Z2 Force, a second opinion: Just not enoughBluetooth 5 and the HTC U11: You had it all...

Duration: 01:20:54


347: VRAR

8/4/2017
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This week, Daniel Bader and Jerry Hildenbrand are joined by VR expert Russell Holly to talk about Moto Z2 Force reviews and several other newly announced Moto phones. Thanks to some recent leaks, we know even more about the Galaxy Note 8 and upcoming LG V30. A major topic this week is the ASUS ZenFone AR. Russell guides us through the device and where Asus along with Tango fit into the Augmented Reality world. Also discussed is Apple’s ARKit, and how hot does your phone get in a heavy...

Duration: 01:19:05


346: ‘O’ Words

7/28/2017
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This week, Daniel Bader, Andrew Martonik, and Jerry Hildenbrand are joined by Mr. Mobile himself, Michael Fisher, to talk about Samsung’s dominance in the Android phone market, a hypothetical Galaxy Note Pro, and LG’s most recent earnings. In addition, the crew dives deep into the newly announced Moto Z2 Force by analyzing its place within the Moto product range and upper echelon of smartphones. All that, plus Android O Dev Preview 4, the Emperor’s new gadget, and more! Show Notes and...

Duration: 01:18:53


345: Two guys talk about the Galaxy Note 8 and stuff

7/22/2017
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This week, Andrew Martonik and Jerry Hildenbrand discuss a universe of Android news, including ‘Andromeda’, the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 8, Bixby Voice, Bluetooth fixes, and more!

Duration: 01:13:46


344: Not the smartest home on the block

7/14/2017
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This week, we invited our homebody friends, Mikah Sargent and Phil Nickinson, to chat about smart homes and how they're changing the way we live. Should you buy a Google Home or an Echo or, if you're into Apple, should you wait for the HomePod, which is hatching later this year? And what about ecosystems and standards? What *is* a Zigbee, anyway? All of these questions are answered — or at least acknowledged — and more!

Duration: 01:25:43


343: Google vs. the EU vs. our sanity

7/7/2017
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There isn't a lot going on right now, but somehow Andrew, Daniel and Jerry still manage to fill 90 minutes of hot takes. Most of that time is spent talking about Google's showdown with the European Commission on Android's dominant position in the market, while the rest is spent between talking about Motorola's strange smartphone strategy, and why Amazon would make a pretty damn good carrier.

Duration: 01:25:03


342: Fast-Acting, Triple Action Launcher

7/3/2017
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Action Launcher is one of the most popular launchers on the Play Store, and it just received its biggest update in years. So what better time to bring on its owner and chief developer, Chris Lacy, for a chat about its past, its present and its future? Right now, by the way. The time is right now.

Duration: 01:27:04


341: OnePlus 5 review

6/21/2017
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This week, Daniel, Andrew, Alex and special guest Michael Fisher (MrMobile) talk about one thing — the OnePlus 5. From design to performance to whether the dual camera lives up to expectations, join them as they run through one of the most anticipated phones of the year. If you're on the fence about getting a OnePlus 5, this is a must-listen!

Duration: 01:26:38


340: A mess of Pixels

6/18/2017
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This week, Daniel, Flo, Alex and Jerry discuss the latest Pixel 2 rumors — will it be made by HTC, LG or both? — and what that means for the future of the Pixel program. Also discussed: - HTC did good with the U11 - Apple's WWDC announcements: Is the iPad the best Google tablet around? - Bixby sucks. When will it be good? - The OnePlus 5 is coming, but is it a lot of hot air? - Locked phones will be banned in Canada this year. How does that change things, and how does it compare to...

Duration: 01:22:53


339: Raising an Oreo to Android 8.0

6/11/2017
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We've quickly nearing a new release of Android, and Daniel, Andrew, and Jerry are excited af! Well, maybe not af but definitely a bunch! Along with a new release of the Android O developer preview, we learned that the new version will be version 8.0 — but the number was not the only new thing! The guys dig deep into the new release. And along with talking about their reviews of the Sony Xperia XZ Premium and Moto Z2 Play, the guys dig into all the latest juicy rumors of the OnePlus 5,...

Duration: 01:35:26


Android Central Podcast episode 338

6/3/2017
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Duration: 01:20:01


337: The pricey OnePlus 5 and the accidental OnePlus X

5/28/2017
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This week, Daniel, Andrew and Flo close the door on Google I/O and open it to the OnePlus 5. And while they're at it, they talk about Motorola's newfound confidence, and whether the HTC U11 can make up some ground. Oh, and there's some OnePlus X reminiscing ❤️

Duration: 01:27:35

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