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The Android podcast for everyone. A weekly show about Android, Google, and the best of mobile technology.

The Android podcast for everyone. A weekly show about Android, Google, and the best of mobile technology.

 

#100

The Simplest AI

This week, we cover AI sentience, midrange smartphones, our thoughts on Prime Day, and more. Links: ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/apps-software/google-assistant/can-googles-lamda-chatbot-actually-be-sentient"> Can Google's LaMDA chatbot actually be sentient? | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/phones/tcl-stylus-5g-review">TCL Stylus 5G Review: Not the Note you're looking for | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/phones/moto-g-stylus-5g-2022-review"> Moto G Stylus 5G (2022) review: Finally, a Motorola phone I can recommend | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/phones/is-samsung-galaxy-s22-fe-canceled"> The Galaxy S22 FE might be canceled, signaling possible end of Fan Edition phones | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/chromebooks-laptops/prime-day-dates-confirmed-heres-when-the-summer-sale-begins"> Prime Day dates confirmed: here's when the summer sale begins | Android Central</a> Sponsors: --- [Indeed] (http://www.indeed.com/acp) : Choose Indeed and join 3 million companies worldwide who use Indeed to hire great people and help grow their teams faster. Get started right now with a free $75 sponsored job credit at <a href= "http://www.indeed.com/acp">indeed.com/acp</a>. Offer valid for a limited time. Terms and conditions apply. ... Read more

20 Jun 2022

54 MINS

54:14

20 Jun 2022


#99

The Mainframe Era of AR

In the wake of Apple's WWDC 2022, we have many thoughts and questions as Android users. We also ponder what's going on in the AR space with Google, Apple, and others. Links: ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/apps-software/ios-16-features-android"> 10 things iOS 16 'stole' from Android | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/gaming/virtual-reality/why-apple-ar-vr-isnt-ready"> AR isn't ready for the real world yet, and Apple's WWDC conference proved it | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/tablets/ipados-16-stage-manager">iPadOS 16 and Stage Manager aim to narrow the gap between the iPad and Samsung DeX on Galaxy Tablets | Android Central</a> Sponsors: --- [Indeed] (http://www.indeed.com/acp) : Choose Indeed and join 3 million companies worldwide who use Indeed to hire great people and help grow their teams faster. Get started right now with a free $75 sponsored job credit at <a href= "http://www.indeed.com/acp">indeed.com/acp</a>. Offer valid for a limited time. Terms and conditions apply. ... Read more

13 Jun 2022

59 MINS

59:45

13 Jun 2022


#98

In conversation with Nothing’s Carl Pei

Shruti Shekar and Nick Sutrich sit down with Carl Pei to discuss his journey from OnePlus to Nothing, creating meaningful products, and everything in between. Links: ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/phones/nothing-phone-1-save-the-date"> Nothing phone (1) launch date officially confirmed — RSVP now for the big reveal | Android Central</a> Sponsors: --- [Indeed] (http://www.indeed.com/acp) : Choose Indeed and join 3 million companies worldwide who use Indeed to hire great people and help grow their teams faster. Get started right now with a free $75 sponsored job credit at <a href= "http://www.indeed.com/acp">indeed.com/acp</a>. Offer valid for a limited time. Terms and conditions apply. ... Read more

08 Jun 2022

50 MINS

50:32

08 Jun 2022


#97

Google's chance at making more money

Huawei and ZTE are banned in Canada. It's a move that's mostly political, and based moreso on their networking hardware than phones. The gang chime in on that, plus a preview of Nothing phone components, Pixel Watch, and more. Links: ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/phones/huawei-canada-trade-ban">Huawei and ZTE are now banned in Canada over cybersecurity concerns | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/phones/nothing-phone-1-design-interview"> Nothing phone (1) preview highlights internal components, unified design | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/phones/pixel-7-pixel-watch-ecosystem"> Pixel Watch and Pixel 7 could make me ditch Apple for good | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/wearables/google-pixel-watch-ram-storage-charging-rumors"> The Pixel Watch sounds like a powerhouse despite its aging chipset | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/apps-software/wear-os-3-google-io">Wear OS 3 was absent at Google I/O 2022, but that’s just fine | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/wearables/wear-os-app-beta">Wear OS companion app opens up beta program, could be a sign of things to come | Android Central</a> Sponsors: --- [Indeed] (http://www.indeed.com/acp) : Choose Indeed and join 3 million companies worldwide who use Indeed to hire great people and help grow their teams faster. Get started right now with a free $75 sponsored job credit at <a href= "http://www.indeed.com/acp">indeed.com/acp</a>. Offer valid for a limited time. Terms and conditions apply. --- [Truebill] (https://truebill.com/acp) : Don’t fall for subscription scams. Start cancelling today at <a href= "https://truebill.com/acp">truebill.com/acp</a>. It could save you THOUSANDS a year. ... Read more

29 May 2022

1 HR 03 MINS

1:03:58

29 May 2022


#96

The Beautiful Chaos of Android

Shruti and Nick sit down with Qualcomm General Manager of Handsets, Chris Patrick, to discuss the chip manufacturer's latest announcements and talk about where the industry is headed. Then, Jerry and Alex join in to share their thoughts on how new processors will benefit the most important people—You! Links: ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/phones/snapdragon-8-plus-gen-1-launch"> The new Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1 pushes flagship Android smartphones to new heights | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/phones/snapdragon-7-gen-1-launch">The Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 arrives to bring a new era of powerful mid-range Android phones | Android Central</a> Sponsors: --- [Manscaped] (https://www.manscaped.com/) : Get 20% Off and Free Shipping with the code ACP at <a href= "https://www.manscaped.com/">Manscaped.com</a>. ... Read more

20 May 2022

1 HR 14 MINS

1:14:27

20 May 2022


#95

Googley, Googles, Googler, Google I/O

Google I/O 2022 has come and gone, and we have SOOOO much to discuss. We chime in on all the software and hardware announcements. We end the episode by paying tribute to our friend and co-worker, Babu Mohan, who passed away unexpectedly earlier this year. He will be greatly missed as a member of the Android Central family. Links: ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/tag/google-io-2022">Google IO 2022 | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/apps-software/google-io-2022-biggest-announcements-keynote"> Google I/O 2022: Biggest announcements from the keynote | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/apps-software/google-wallet-rebranding-confusing-google-pay"> The Google Wallet / Google Pay split is messy but might just work | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/wearables/google-smart-glasses-google-io-2022"> Google teases smart AR glasses that put Google Translate on your face | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/apps-software/google-makes-it-easier-to-remove-search-results-about-yourself-and-control-your-ads"> Google makes it easier to remove search results about yourself and control your ads | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/wearables/galaxy-watch-4-google-assistant-not-yet-but-soon"> The Galaxy Watch 4 isn't getting Google Assistant just yet, but it's close | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/phones/google-pixel-family-looking-good"> After 10 years of Google’s messy hardware strategy, it looks like they finally got it right | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/phones/why-pixel-fold-awol-at-io">Google I/O ignored the Pixel Fold, but don't lose hope | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/phones/google-pixel-7-7-pro-official"> Here's your first look at the Pixel 7 and 7 Pro, coming later this fall | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/accessories/google-pixel-buds-pro-announced"> Google's Pixel Buds Pro are coming in July and bringing ANC with them | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://techcrunch.com/2022/05/10/the-ipod-is-dead/?tpcc=tcplustwitter&guccounter=1"> The iPod is dead | TechCrunch</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/samsung-needs-bring-back-its-ipod-competitor"> Samsung needs to bring back its iPod competitor | Android Central</a> Sponsors: --- [Indeed] (http://www.indeed.com/acp) : Choose Indeed and join 3 million companies worldwide who use Indeed to hire great people and help grow their teams faster. Get started right now with a free $75 sponsored job credit at <a href= "http://www.indeed.com/acp">indeed.com/acp</a>. Offer valid for a limited time. Terms and conditions apply. ... Read more

16 May 2022

1 HR 11 MINS

1:11:50

16 May 2022


#94

A Pixel Watch Mystery

We talk about our exclusive leaked images that seem to show Google's first smartwatch. Accident or intentionally left behind? The gang also offer their take on the Nothing Launcher, trouble at Netflix, and Nick's review of the OnePlus Nord N20 5G. Rounding things out, each of our hosts have $44 billion to spend. What do they buy with their hypothetical money? Links: ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/wearables/google-pixel-watch-live-images-exclusive"> Google Pixel Watch: Exclusive leaked images seem to show Google's first smartwatch | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/wearables/poll-would-you-buy-pixel-watch-current-design"> Poll: Would you buy the Pixel Watch if this were the final design? | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/wearables/google-pixel-watch-leaked-images-with-bands"> More images of the alleged Pixel Watch emerge, and it all comes together (almost) | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/wearables/google-stays-mum-pixel-watch-leak"> Google stays mum on Pixel Watch leak despite past track record of quashing rumors | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/apps-software/nothing-launcher-beta-is-out-now-to-give-you-an-early-taste-of-nothing-os"> Nothing Launcher beta is out now to give you an early taste of Nothing OS | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/streaming-tv/netflix/netflix-stock-plummet-password-sharing"> Netflix's streaming woes are about more than password sharing | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/streaming-tv/netflix-losing-appeal-poll-responses"> Netflix is losing its appeal as many of our readers plan to leave or have already left | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/phones/oneplus-nord-n20-review">OnePlus Nord N20 5G review: Return of the OnePlus X | Android Central</a>[ ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/apps-software/heres-what-elon-musk-couldve-bought-for-dollar44-billion-instead-of-twitter"> Here's what Elon Musk could've bought for $44 billion instead of Twitter | Android Central</a> Sponsors: --- [Truebill] (https://truebill.com/acp) : Don’t fall for subscription scams. Start cancelling today at <a href= "https://truebill.com/acp">truebill.com/acp</a>. It could save you THOUSANDS a year. --- [Manscaped] (https://www.manscaped.com/) : Get 20% Off and Free Shipping with the code ACP at <a href= "https://www.manscaped.com/">Manscaped.com</a>. ... Read more

01 May 2022

1 HR 15 MINS

1:15:27

01 May 2022


#93

Is Carl Pei the Next Steve Jobs?

This week, we talk about killing in VR, sideloading apps, Carl Pei, Galaxy Watch 4, and more. Links: ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/gaming/virtual-reality/quest-pro-t-rex-super-resolution"> Oculus Quest Pro could get a Super Resolution upgrade with T-REx tech | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/gaming/virtual-reality/meta-games-showcase-2022"> Every new Quest 2 game announced at Meta Games Showcase 2022 | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/phones/tim-cook-is-right-and-wrong-about-sideloading"> Tim Cook is right and wrong about sideloading | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/phones/oneplus-10-onleaks-spec-leak"> The OnePlus 10 might ditch this iconic hardware feature | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/phones/one-plus-10-base-model-when"> No OnePlus 10 phone yet, but here's why it likely hasn't been announced | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/wearables/i-bought-a-samsung-galaxy-watch-4-again-and-im-still-not-impressed"> I bought a Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 again — and I'm still not impressed | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/wearables/more-galaxy-watch-4-owners-are-finally-receiving-this-long-awaited-health-feature"> More Galaxy Watch 4 owners are finally receiving these long-awaited health features | Android Central</a> Sponsors: --- [Indeed] (http://www.indeed.com/acp) : Choose Indeed and join 3 million companies worldwide who use Indeed to hire great people and help grow their teams faster. Get started right now with a free $75 sponsored job credit at <a href= "http://www.indeed.com/acp">indeed.com/acp</a>. Offer valid through April 30. Terms and conditions apply. ... Read more

24 Apr 2022

1 HR 10 MINS

1:10:44

24 Apr 2022


#92

Exynos, more like ExyNOPE

Rumor has it that the Samsung Galaxy S23 and S22 FE might use MediaTek chips for the first time. The team also discuss privacy and safety issues when it comes to smartphone photography and trackers like Apple AirTags. They also survey the current VR landscape, and more. Links: ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/phones/galaxy-s22-fe-mediatek-rumor"> The Samsung Galaxy S23 and S22 FE may use MediaTek chips for the first time | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://twitter.com/Mrwhosetheboss/status/1511789575341064192?s=20&t=Z9TT57Cru1YZ_Hxw_5MKtA"> Arun Maini on Twitter: "A smartphone feature I would love to see: Being able to tap a button and instantly snap a photo, without needing to open the camera app first. Even if you can't see exactly what you're capturing, you'll at least get SOMETHING, for all those moments that happen way too quickly!" / Twitter</a> ---<a href= "https://twitter.com/samleecole/status/1511698135931887623">Samantha Cole on Twitter: "AirTags are being used across the country to stalk and harass women—by vindictive ex-boyfriends, fathers, husbands. We went through 150 police reports and found this disturbing pattern of abuse: https://t.co/lh1tQQ1BRD" / Twitter</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/moss-book-2-review-psvr">Moss: Book II review: The PSVR's last hurrah is as spectacular as its first | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/gaming/virtual-reality/gdc-2022-provided-a-glimpse-into-the-future-of-ps-vr2-games"> GDC 2022 provided a glimpse into the future of PS VR2 games | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/rek-vr-sports-metaverse">REK proves the future of sports has no balls | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/gaming/virtual-reality/the-meta-quest-gaming-showcase-might-be-the-best-way-to-spend-your-420"> Among Us VR, Cities VR, and Espire 1 confirmed for Meta Quest Gaming Showcase | Android Central</a> Sponsors: ---<a href= "https://www.keepersecurity.com/get-keeper.html?utm_campaign=podcast-sponsorship&utm_medium=podcasts"> Keeper Security</a>: Remove the Pain of Remembering Passwords. Securely store your passwords with Keeper and never worry about remembering them again. Start your free trial at <a href= "https://www.keepersecurity.com/get-keeper.html?utm_campaign=podcast-sponsorship&utm_medium=podcasts"> www.get-keeper.com</a>. --- [Indeed] (http://www.indeed.com/acp) : Choose Indeed and join 3 million companies worldwide who use Indeed to hire great people and help grow their teams faster. Get started right now with a free $75 sponsored job credit at <a href= "http://www.indeed.com/acp">indeed.com/acp</a>. Offer valid through April 30. Terms and conditions apply. ... Read more

10 Apr 2022

1 HR 09 MINS

1:09:48

10 Apr 2022


#91

The S22 Ultra Saga

The gang praise the OnePlus 10 Pro, especially as an alternative to Google and Samsung hardware. We also hear more about Nothing, Andrew's S22 Ultra frustrations, and more. Links: ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/oneplus-10-pro-review">OnePlus 10 Pro review: Back on the right path | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://twitter.com/Captain2Phones/status/1509555958632128522?s=20&t=Th8xYlg_KKBM9e6A_BzVfw"> Michael Fisher on Twitter: "My practical take on the OnePlus 10 Pro: at $899 it's a solid choice for people who want a Google or Samsung alternative. ✅Attractive ✅Charges quickly ✅Lasts long ✅150° camera is cool ❌Cameras could be better on the whole ❌Software is weird ❌No ATT 5g ❌8/128 only (USA) https://t.co/ypcKzfmhFI" / Twitter</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/phones/why-i-canceled-my-galaxy-s22-ultra-pre-order"> Why I canceled my Galaxy S22 Ultra preorder | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.reuters.com/article/tech-antitrust-google-maps-idCNL2N2VQ2OT"> EXCLUSIVE-U.S. probe of Google Maps picks up speed -sources | Reuters</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/google-antitrust-maps-justice-department"> Justice Department probe into Google Maps dominance gains traction | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://twitter.com/nothing/status/1509802795431514118?t=7NXWScgMY2IKeHRRdLso9A&s=09"> Nothing on Twitter: "Say hello to just Another (1). You’ve seen a phone just like this before. Experience edge-to-edge monotony. It’s inspiringly uninspired. Utterly unoriginal. And exactly the same as everything else. Coming to bore you soon. https://t.co/pLWW07l8G7 https://t.co/2FHHI5ELr1" / Twitter</a> Sponsors: ---<a href= "https://www.keepersecurity.com/get-keeper.html?utm_campaign=podcast-sponsorship&utm_medium=podcasts"> Keeper Security</a>: Remove the Pain of Remembering Passwords. Securely store your passwords with Keeper and never worry about remembering them again. Start your free trial at <a href= "https://www.keepersecurity.com/get-keeper.html?utm_campaign=podcast-sponsorship&utm_medium=podcasts"> www.get-keeper.com</a>. ... Read more

04 Apr 2022

1 HR 02 MINS

1:02:44

04 Apr 2022


#90

Google is watching you...

This week, we take on Samsung's Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra, Google's data collection practices, and why Galaxy Watch 4 was a flop. We also speculate about Nothing as their first Android smartphone is set to arrive this summer. ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/samsung-galaxy-tab-s8-ultra-review"> Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra review: Undoubtedly overpowered | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/phones/nothings-first-android-smartphone-will-arrive-this-summer"> Nothing's first Android smartphone will arrive this summer | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/apps-software/google-was-quietly-collecting-your-messages-and-phone-app-data"> Google was quietly collecting your Messages and Phone app data | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/poll-what-smartphone-oem-are-you-using"> Poll: What brand is your current Android smartphone? | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/wearables/despite-its-commercial-success-the-gw4-was-a-flop-after-all"> Despite its commercial success, the Galaxy Watch 4 was a flop after all | Android Central</a> ... Read more

28 Mar 2022

1 HR 21 MINS

1:21:25

28 Mar 2022


#89

Benchmarks Suck

Nick and Shruti are joined this week by Chris Wedel and Derrek Lee to talk about Galaxy S22 throttling, the validity of benchmarks, Apple's M1 compared to other processors, and more. Links: ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/tablets/the-ipad-air-with-m1-silicon-proves-samsung-has-a-mid-range-tablet-problem"> The iPad Air with M1 silicon proves Samsung has a mid-range tablet problem | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/phones/samsung-starts-rolling-out-a-fix-for-the-galaxy-s22s-throttling-issue"> Samsung starts rolling out a fix for the Galaxy S22's throttling issue | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/pixel-march-2022-feature-drop">Pixel March 2022 feature drop is live with updates for Snapchat, At a Glance, and more | Android Central</a> Sponsors: --- [Indeed] (http://www.indeed.com/acp) : Choose Indeed and join 3 million companies worldwide who use Indeed to hire great people and help grow their teams faster. Get started right now with a free $75 sponsored job credit at <a href= "http://www.indeed.com/acp">indeed.com/acp</a>. Offer valid through March 31. Terms and conditions apply. ... Read more

14 Mar 2022

1 HR 08 MINS

1:08:32

14 Mar 2022


#88

BIG CHANGES

This week, we examine Ukraine's role in the tech industry and how Big Tech is responding to Russia's invasion of the country. We also talk about Qualcomm partnering with ByteDance in the VR space. The Nothing phone could be coming in April, Pixel Watch vs. Galaxy Watch 4, and more. Links: ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/how-ukraine-has-shaped-android-and-tech-industry"> Ukraine has helped the tech industry, but Big Tech hasn't helped Ukraine | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.theglobeandmail.com/business/article-big-techs-response-to-russia-likely-to-set-precedent-experts-say/"> Big tech’s response to Russia likely to set precedent, experts say - The Globe and Mail</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/qualcomm-bytedance-xr-partnership">Qualcomm and ByteDance prove time is TikToking away for the Oculus Quest | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/samsung-foldable-smartphone-market-q4-2021"> Samsung grabbed 96% of the global foldable smartphone market in Q4 2021 | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/phones/carl-peis-nothing-phone-could-launch-as-soon-as-april"> Carl Pei’s Nothing phone could launch as soon as April | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/google-pixel-watch-and-pixel-6a-carrier-leak"> Pixel Watch leak suggests it could outmatch the Galaxy Watch 4 in one key area | Android Central</a> Sponsors: --- [Manscaped] (https://www.manscaped.com/) : Get 20% Off and Free Shipping with the code ACP at <a href= "https://www.manscaped.com/">Manscaped.com</a>. ... Read more

06 Mar 2022

1 HR 15 MINS

1:15:36

06 Mar 2022


#87

The Empty Stadia

Jerry, Michael, and Nick are joined by Tom Meyer as they hold a wake for the not-dead-but-not-very-lively Google Stadia. They also check in on some different VR tech, the value of the new Motorola Edge+, and more. Links: --- [Stadia: Everything you need to know about Google's cloud gaming service | Android Central] (https://www.androidcentral.com/stadia) ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/stadia-games-and-entertainment-shutting-down"> Stadia Games and Entertainment shutting down, changing focus to partnering with third-party teams | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/stadia-year-review-2021">Stadia year in review 2021: Lives to see 2022, but limps into the future | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/google-project-iris-rumor">Google Project Iris is a new AR/VR headset powered by the cloud | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/google-reportedly-talks-peloton-bungie-and-more-over-stadia-tech-under-new-brand-called-google"> Google reportedly in talks with Peloton, Bungie, and more over Stadia tech under new brand called 'Google Stream' | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/ps-vr2-ps5-vr-official-headset-design-revealed"> PS VR2 (PS5 VR) official headset design revealed | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/motorola-edge-plus-2022-launch">The new Motorola Edge+ (2022) comes for the Galaxy S22 Ultra with its own stylus | Android Central</a> --- [Tom Meyer (@tomeyerz) / Twitter] (https://twitter.com/tomeyerz) Sponsors: --- [Indeed] (http://www.indeed.com/acp) : Choose Indeed and join 3 million companies worldwide who use Indeed to hire great people and help grow their teams faster. Get started right now with a free $75 sponsored job credit at <a href= "http://www.indeed.com/acp">indeed.com/acp</a>. Offer valid through March 31. Terms and conditions apply. --- [Truebill] (https://www.truebill.com/acp) : Don’t fall for subscription scams. Start cancelling today at <a href= "https://www.truebill.com/acp">Truebill.com/acp</a>. ... Read more

27 Feb 2022

1 HR 12 MINS

1:12:33

27 Feb 2022


#86

Blurry Kids

Shruti Shekar and Michael Hicks have entered the chat! Please welcome them into the fold along with Nick Sutrich and Jerry Hildenbrand. This week, we offer up a podcast review of the Samsung Galaxy S22 Plus and Ultra models. Links: ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/samsung-galaxy-s22-plus-review">Samsung Galaxy S22 Plus review: Avoiding the Ultra Note trap | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/samsung-galaxy-s22-ultra-review">Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra review: Reintroducing the Galaxy Note | Android Central</a> --- [Shruti Shekar (@shruti_shekar) / Twitter] (https://twitter.com/shruti_shekar) --- [Nicholas Sutrich (@Gwanatu) / Twitter] (https://twitter.com/Gwanatu) --- [Michael Hicks (@MichaelLHicks) / Twitter] (https://twitter.com/Michael_L_Hicks) --- [Jerry Hildenbrand (@gbhil) / Twitter] (https://twitter.com/gbhil) Sponsors: --- [Manscaped] (https://www.manscaped.com/) : Get 20% Off and Free Shipping with the code ACP at <a href= "https://www.manscaped.com/">Manscaped.com</a>. --- [Shopify] (https://www.shopify.com/acp) : Supercharge your knowledge, your sales and your success. Grow your business with Shopify today - go to <a href= "https://www.shopify.com/acp">Shopify.com/acp</a>. ... Read more

20 Feb 2022

1 HR 11 MINS

1:11:04

20 Feb 2022


#85

Make a Note of it

This week, we deliver a special edition of the show as Jerry, Nick, Ara, and Michael Fisher share their thoughts on everything released at Samsung's latest Galaxy Unpacked event. Links: ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/samsung-galaxy-s22-hands-on">Samsung Galaxy S22 hands-on: Smaller, flatter, and very Note-worthy | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/galaxy-s22-and-s22-plus-announced">The Galaxy S22 and S22 Plus are official with an eco-conscious design, better cameras | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/samsung-galaxy-s22-ultra-launch">Samsung's new Galaxy S22 Ultra takes a Note from the past to bring the S series into the future | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/samsung-galaxy-s22-gets-more-guaranteed-android-updates-googles-own-pixel-6"> Samsung Galaxy S22 gets more guaranteed Android updates than Google's Pixel 6 | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/samsung-galaxy-tab-s8-series-announcement"> Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 series is here with an Ultra model to take on the iPad Pro | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/heres-why-you-shouldnt-care-about-galaxy-tab-s8-ultra-notch"> Why the Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra's notch isn't a big deal | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/galaxy-watch-4-update-watch-faces-setup-youtube-music-google-assistant"> Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 gets a big update, but Google Assistant is still months away | Android Central</a> Sponsors: --- [Indeed] (http://www.indeed.com/acp) : Choose Indeed and join 3 million companies worldwide who use Indeed to hire great people and help grow their teams faster. Get started right now with a free $75 sponsored job credit at <a href= "http://www.indeed.com/acp">indeed.com/acp</a>. Offer valid through March 31. Terms and conditions apply. ... Read more

10 Feb 2022

1 HR 19 MINS

1:19:13

10 Feb 2022


#84

Please Don't Call it "Pro"

Smartphone season is nearly upon us, which means we have a metric boatload of leaks and rumors to share. Tune in and learn what's coming this year along with other news for Google and Android fans. Links: ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/lenovo-sony-bow-out-person-mwc-while-other-phone-brands-stay-person"> Lenovo, Sony will skip in-person MWC 2022 while other Android brands commit to stay | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/soundhound-qualcomm-ai-voice-partnership"> Qualcomm's SoundHound partnership keeps your voice searches off the cloud | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/huawei-p50-series-and-p50-pocket-global-launch"> Huawei P50 Pro and P50 Pocket launch globally with insane cameras | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/samsung-galaxy-s22-series-specs-leak"> Massive Samsung Galaxy S22 specs leak leaves nothing to the imagination | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/samsung-galaxy-unpacked-february-2022-announce"> Samsung confirms Galaxy Unpacked date and time for Galaxy S22 reveal | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/samsung-galaxy-s22-leaked-renders-colors"> Leaked Galaxy S22 renders show off the different colors, models, and angles | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/samsung-galaxy-home-mini-2-certified"> Samsung's Galaxy Home Mini successor could be right around the corner | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/ps-vr2-display-will-be-more-twice-pixel-dense-quest-2"> The PS VR2 display will be more than twice as pixel-dense as the Quest 2 | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/oneplus-nord-2t-leak">OnePlus Nord 2T leak reveals a Dimensity 1300 chipset and 80W fast charging | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/microsoft-surface-duo-android-11-update"> The original Microsoft Surface Duo finally receives the Android 11 update | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/google-pixel-6a-rumored-launch-date"> Google Pixel 6a could launch earlier this year alongside the Pixel Watch | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/chromecast-with-google-tv-replacement-rumored-launch"> Google may be preparing to launch affordable 'Chromecast HD with Google TV' | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/google-assistant-stop-command-without-hey-google"> You can now tell Google Assistant to shut up on Nest devices in a snap | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/can-topics-finally-be-thing-kills-third-party-cookies"> Can Topics finally be the thing that kills third-party cookies? | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/olympians-and-burner-phones-and-online-safety-oh-my"> Olympians, and burner phones, and online safety — oh my! | Android Central</a> Sponsors: --- [Surfshark] (https://Surfshark.deals/ACP) : All you need in a VPN — and more. Go to <a href= "https://Surfshark.deals/ACP">Surfshark.deals/ACP</a> and use code ACP to get 83% off plus 3 extra months for free when you sign up! --- [Indeed] (http://www.indeed.com/acp) : Choose Indeed and join 3 million companies worldwide who use Indeed to hire great people and help grow their teams faster. Get started right now with a free $75 sponsored job credit at <a href= "http://www.indeed.com/acp">indeed.com/acp</a>. Offer valid through March 31. Terms and conditions apply. ... Read more

30 Jan 2022

1 HR 24 MINS

1:24:55

30 Jan 2022


#83

Press, Press, Smash

The January 2022 update is available now for Pixel 6 phones. It brings some quality of life improvements for their users. But the the news isn't so good for NVIDIA Shield TV after an Android 11 update. However, NVIDIA says fixes for Plex, Kodi, and more are on the way. The crew also dig into a lot of other news, such as why Airlines have such a bee in their bonnet about 5G, YouTube Premium discounts, scaling back on original content, and lousy trade-in values from Apple for Android phones. Links: ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/how-does-5g-pose-threat-airline-industry"> How does 5G pose a threat to the airline industry? | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/att-and-verizon-5g-upgrades-delayed-airlines-warn-major-disruption"> AT&T and Verizon 5G upgrades delayed as airlines warn of 'major disruption' | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/att-and-dish-outspend-t-mobile-fcc-mid-band-spectrum-verizon-sits-one-out"> AT&T and Dish outspend T-Mobile in mid-band 5G spectrum auction, Verizon sits this one out | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/google-pixel-january-security-update"> January 2022 update for Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro is finally available | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/nvidia-promises-fixes-broken-plex-kodi-and-more-nvidia-shield-tv-after-android-11-update"> NVIDIA promises fixes for broken Plex, Kodi, and more on NVIDIA Shield TV after Android 11 update | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/google-pay-shakeup-replaces-bank-plans-crypto-cards-digital-passports"> Google Pay may add crypto cards to attract its 'Next Billion Users' | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/youtube-premium-annual-subscription-discount"> YouTube Premium gets a nice discount with new annual subscription plan | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/youtube-winds-down-originals-amid-exec-departure"> YouTube scales back original content following executive departure | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/google-project-iris-rumor">Google Project Iris is a new AR/VR headset powered by the cloud | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/google-apple-argue-against-senate-bills"> Google, Apple warn of 'harmful consequences' from proposed Senate bills | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/apple-cuts-android-trade-value">Apple lowers the trade-in value for some of the best Android phones | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/logitech-pen-review">Logitech Pen review: The best Chromebook stylus ever | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/3-reasons-you-should-buy-chromebook-tablets-instead-android-tablets"> 3 reasons you should buy a Chromebook tablet instead of Android | Android Central</a> Sponsors: --- [Indeed] (http://www.indeed.com/acp) : Choose Indeed and join 3 million companies worldwide who use Indeed to hire great people and help grow their teams faster. Get started right now with a free $75 sponsored job credit at <a href= "http://www.indeed.com/acp">indeed.com/acp</a>. Offer valid through March 31. Terms and conditions apply. --- [Surfshark] (https://Surfshark.deals/ACP) : All you need in a VPN — and more. Go to <a href= "https://Surfshark.deals/ACP">Surfshark.deals/ACP</a> and use code ACP to get 83% off plus 3 extra months for free when you sign up! --- [Manscaped] (https://www.manscaped.com/) : Get 20% Off and Free Shipping with the code ACP at <a href= "https://www.manscaped.com/">Manscaped.com</a>. ... Read more

26 Jan 2022

1 HR 37 MINS

1:37:39

26 Jan 2022


#82

A Smart Ass Scale

This week, Ara, Nick, Jeramy, and Chris Wedel survey the smartwatch landscape and offer suggestions on the best ones for fitness. They also talk about Samsung's blown Exynos 2200 launch schedule, Spotify's blown lossless streaming, and how a judge has dealt a blow to Meta regarding an FTC lawsuit. Links: ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/samsung-exynos-2200-launch-delayed"> Samsung misses its initial Exynos 2200 launch schedule — here's why | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/spotify-hifi-lossless-tier-delayed-indefinitely"> Spotify delays its long-awaited feature for premium users indefinitely | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/judge-denies-metas-motion-dismiss-ftc-antitrust-lawsuit"> Judge deals a blow to Meta, allows FTC antitrust lawsuit to move forward | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/google-home-speaker-group-changes-sonos-patent-ruling"> Google Nest speakers are losing this handy feature due to Sonos ruling | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/communications-issues-silence-population-one-players-fix-coming"> Population: One developers roll out the fix to the communications issue | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/android-13-leak-lockscreen-home-button-qr-codes"> New Android 13 features could make your lock screen more useful | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/future-wear-os-smartwatches-180-rotation"> Future Wear OS smartwatches will finally cater to the lefties of the world | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/heres-what-google-and-fitbit-need-do-keep-pace-samsung-and-apple-wearables-space"> Here's what Google and Fitbit need to do to keep pace with Samsung and Apple in the wearables space | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/what-fitness-tech-and-apps-do-android-central-staff-use"> What fitness tech and apps do the Android Central staff actually use? | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/how-im-using-fitness-tech-train-my-marathon"> How I'm using fitness tech to train for my marathon | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/fitness-smartwatch-touchscreens-are-worst"> Fitness trackers keep ditching buttons for touchscreens, and it's terrible | Android Central</a> Sponsors: --- [Indeed] (http://www.indeed.com/acp) : Choose Indeed and join 3 million companies worldwide who use Indeed to hire great people and help grow their teams faster. Get started right now with a free $75 sponsored job credit at <a href= "http://www.indeed.com/acp">indeed.com/acp</a>. Offer valid through March 31. Terms and conditions apply. --- [Surfshark] (https://Surfshark.deals/ACP) : All you need in a VPN — and more. Go to <a href= "https://Surfshark.deals/ACP">Surfshark.deals/ACP</a> and use code ACP to get 83% off plus 3 extra months for free when you sign up! ... Read more

16 Jan 2022

1 HR 24 MINS

1:24:25

16 Jan 2022


#81

The Scrolls of Alexandria

We're back! Ara, Nick, and Jeramy check out the first two new phones of 2022: Samsung's Galaxy S21 FE, and the OnePlus 10 Pro. There's also a ton of smartwatch news to explore from CES 2022, plus Chromebook and VR goodness. Links: ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/samsung-galaxy-s21-fe">Samsung Galaxy S21 FE review: Better phone, worse price | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/samsung-home-hub-smart-home-announce"> Samsung's new Home Hub wants to be the ultimate smart home controller | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/samsung-foldable-display-concepts-ces-2022"> Samsung's foldable concepts show how it could evolve beyond the Galaxy Z Fold 3 | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/oneplus-10-pro-already-shaping-be-one-best-phones-2022"> OnePlus 10 Pro is already shaping up to be one of the best phones of the 2022 | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/oneplus-10-pro-camera-upgrades">OnePlus reveals more details on the OnePlus 10 Pro's second-gen Hasselblad camera system | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/razer-x-fossil-gen-6-announce">Razer gets its own limited-edition Fossil Gen 6 smartwatch for gamers | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/garmin-vivomove-sport-debuts-ces-2022"> Garmin Vivomove Sport debuts with a 'hidden' display and an affordable price tag | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/google-ces-2022-announcements">You'll soon be able to use your Wear OS watch to unlock your Android phone or Chromebook | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/ces-2022s-chromebooks-kick-bright-new-trend"> CES 2022's Chromebooks kick off a bright new trend | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/asus-chromebook-flip-cx5-cx5601">ASUS stuns CES 2022 with a 16-inch ASUS Chromebook Flip CX5 | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/qualcomm-and-microsoft-are-working-together-new-chips-metaverse"> Qualcomm and Microsoft are working together on new chips for the metaverse | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/oculus-quest-pro-and-quest-3-release-dates-and-new-display-tech-leaked"> Oculus Quest Pro and Quest 3 release dates and new display tech leaked | Android Central</a> --- [PS5 VR (PSVR 2): Release date, price, and everything we know so far | Android Central] (https://www.androidcentral.com/psvr-2) ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/january-pixel-update-fixes-chromecast-volume-controls-android-12"> Chromecast volume controls return on Android 12 — but there's a catch | Android Central</a> ---<a href= "https://www.androidcentral.com/sonog-wins-patent-infringement-case-against-google"> Google products face import ban following Sonos patent infringement ruling | Android Central</a> Sponsors: --- [Shopify] (https://www.shopify.com/acp) : Supercharge your knowledge, your sales and your success. Grow your business with Shopify today - go to <a href= "https://www.shopify.com/acp">Shopify.com/acp</a>. --- [Surfshark] (https://Surfshark.deals/ACP) : All you need in a VPN — and more. Go to <a href= "https://Surfshark.deals/ACP">Surfshark.deals/ACP</a> and use code ACP to get 83% off plus 3 extra months for free when you sign up! ... Read more

10 Jan 2022

1 HR 20 MINS

1:20:53

10 Jan 2022