Nexus Special

Nexus Special
Technological Convergence

#66: Apple September Event 2019
Sep 11 • 60 min
Apple’s 2019 iPhone event is here! Services, a new watch, new iPhones, plus a new iPad are here, with Brian Mitchell and Ryan Rampersad.
#65: WWDC 2019
Jun 5 • 92 min
Brian and Brandon discuss all the new things from Apple’s WWDC19 keynote!
#64: Google I/O 2019
May 7 • 53 min
Ian and Ryan discuss Google I/O 2019 - services, enhancements, privacy upgrades, phones and more!
#63: New Year’s Eve 2018
Jan 1 • 72 min
2018 shaped up to be a big year in many ways! Join Ryan, Brian, and Ian as they discuss the biggest themes and trends in science and technology this year. And of course, your annual State of The Nexus report!
#62: Apple October Event 2018
Nov 1, 2018 • 42 min
Brian and Ryan discuss new MacBook Airs, mac minis, and iPad Pros!
#61: Made by Google 2018
Oct 10, 2018 • 62 min
Despite the fact that the Pixel 3 may be the most leaked phone of all time, Google had a few new things to show us at their annual hardware event. Join Ryan and Ian as they discuss the Pixel 3, Home Hub, and Pixel Slate!
#60: Apple September Event 2018
Sep 13, 2018 • 48 min
Brian and Ryan discuss the Apple September 2018 iPhone event, and we talk all about the new Apple Watch Series 4 and three new iPhones – iPhone X🅂, iPhone X🅂 Max and iPhone X🅁, and of course, what we did not hear about at this keynote.
#59: WWDC 2018
Jun 4, 2018 • 42 min
Brian Mitchell and Ryan Rampersad discuss WWDC 2018: iOS performance updates, watchOS maturity, tvOS surrounds, macOS in the desert and of course no long awaited hardware updates!
#58: Google I/O 2018
May 9, 2018 • 81 min
Google has plenty of new announcements for us this year, including Android P features, machine learning, a revamp of Google News, machine learning, Google Lens rolling out to more phones, and machine learning! Sit down with Ian R Buck and Betsy Dadabo to…
#57: New Year’s Eve 2017
Jan 7, 2018 • 137 min
A lot happened in the world of technology in 2017! Ian R Buck, Brian Mitchell, and Ryan Rampersad analyze the major stories to glean lessons about what is coming in the future.
#56: Made by Google Event 2017
Oct 5, 2017 • 75 min
Google has announced their major new hardware for the next year! Despite the leaks ahead of time, there were still a few surprises in store. Join Ryan Rampersad and Ian R Buck to hear all about it!
#55: Apple September 2017 Event
Sep 13, 2017 • 65 min
Brian and Ryan discuss the Apple September 2017 Event. Apple Watch Series 3, Apple TV 4K, iPhone 8, iPhone X, and more!
#54: Solar Eclipse 2017
Aug 26, 2017 • 43 min
Ian R Buck joins Ryan Rampersad in the studio to talk about the “Great American Eclipse.” And surprise, Ian brought a microphone with him during his trip to see the eclipse with Scott Kopp, so we get to hear coverage from the event itself!
#53: E3 2017
Jun 15, 2017 • 75 min
Andrew Bailey and Ian R Buck discuss E3 2017: EA, Microsoft and their new Xbox, Bethesda, Ubisoft, Sony and of course Nintendo.
#52: WWDC 2017
Jun 8, 2017 • 75 min
Ryan and Brandon discuss WWDC 2017’s keynote: new Macs, updates in iOS 11, a new iPad and a new product - HomePod!
#51: Google I/O 2017
May 19, 2017 • 65 min
Google has given us a glimpse of their plans for the next year! Join Ian and Ryan as they unpack the biggest announcements, in half the time it would take to watch the entire keynote.
#50: Nintendo Switch Reveal
Jan 21, 2017 • 78 min
Savannah Haslow and Ian R Buck sit down to talk about all the details Nintendo revealed about the Switch, and what it means for the system’s potential.
#49: Apple Event October 2016
Oct 28, 2016 • 50 min
Brandon Johnson and Brian Mitchell discuss and recap the new MacBook Pros from the October 2016 Apple Event.
#48: Made By Google Event
Oct 10, 2016 • 90 min
Ian R Buck and Ryan Rampersad discuss the new hardware announcements from Google; what their capabilities are, who they are meant for, how much they cost, and more!
#47: Apple September Event 2016
Sep 8, 2016 • 80 min
Brandon Johnson, Brian Mitchell, and Ian R Buck go over the new announcements from Apple’s September Event. iPhone 7, Apple Watch Series 2, Mario Bros. Run, and more!
#46: WWDC 2016
Jun 13, 2016 • 68 min
Brian Mitchell and Ryan Rampersad discuss the annual WWDC 2016 keynote: watchOS, tvOS, macOS and iOS - all new!
#45: Google I/O 2016
May 22, 2016 • 57 min
Ian R Buck and Ryan R Rampersad sit down for their annual Google I/O discussion: Google Assistant, Home, Allo and Duo, N, VR and more!
#44: Apple Special Spring Event 2016
Mar 22, 2016 • 59 min
Ryan, Brian and Brandon discuss Apple’s Special Spring Event: EncrypTIM, EnvironmenTIM, watch straps, iPhone SE and iPad Pro.
#43: CES 2016
Jan 11, 2016 • 61 min
Ian R Buck, Ryan Rampersad and Matthew Petschl discuss CES 2016 — Chips, OLEDs, Drones, Hovering, and so much more.
#42: New Year’s Eve 2015
Dec 29, 2015 • 86 min
Ian R Buck, Ian Decker and Ryan Rampersad discuss 2015 on this New Year’s eve special.
#41: Google Nexus Event 2015
Oct 1, 2015 • 83 min
Nexus enthusiasts, Ian R Buck and Ryan Rampersad, discuss the latest event from Google - covering the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P, plus new Chromecasts and tablet-chromebook convertibles.
#40: Apple Fall Event 2015
Sep 14, 2015 • 58 min
Ryan Rampersad and Brian Mitchell discuss the iPad Pro, new Apple TV and the iPhone 6s and 6s+, and more!
#39: E3 2015
Jun 19, 2015 • 43 min
Andrew Bailey and Ryan Rampersad discuss the latest from E3 2015: Bethesda, Microsoft, EA, Ubisoft, Nintendo, PC and the gauntlet winner - Sony!
#38: WWDC 2015
Jun 9, 2015 • 64 min
Brian Mitchell, Ryan Rampersad and first time guest Matthew Linder (Snuffy) discuss today’s WWDC keynote event: OSX El Capitan, iOS 9, watchOS 2 and Apple Music.
#37: Google I/O 2015
May 29, 2015 • 90 min
Ryan Rampersad and Ian R Buck discuss the Google I/O 2015 keynote and more!
#36: New Year’s Eve 2014
Jan 1, 2015 • 65 min
It’s New Year’s Adam at The Nexus, and we host a summary of fun show with your favorite hosts, Andrew Bailey, Steven Orvis, Matthew Petschl and Ryan Rampersad, discussing the entire year!
#35: Apple October Event
Oct 16, 2014 • 24 min
Brian Mitchell and Ryan Rampersad discuss OSX Yosemite, the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3, the new Mac mini and highly pixelated Retina 5K iMac.
#34: Lollipop, Nexus 6 and 9 Launch
Oct 15, 2014 • 29 min
Ian R Buck and Ryan Rampersad discuss the launch of Android 5.0 Lollipop, the Nexus 6 and 9 and a new entry, the Nexus Player.
#33: Apple September Event 2014
Sep 9, 2014 • 29 min
Brian Mitchell and Ryan Rampersad discuss the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus and “one more thing” - the Apple Watch, from the 2014 Apple September Event!
#32: IFA 2014
Sep 7, 2014 • 47 min
Ryan Rampersad and Matthew Petschl discuss all of the phones and watches that out during IFA 2014.
#31: Google I/O 2014
Jun 26, 2014 • 44 min
Ryan Rampersad and Matthew Petschl talk about the major topics from the Google I/O 2014 Keynote: Material Design, Android L, TV, Auto and so much more.
#30: E3 2014
Jun 12, 2014 • 71 min
Andrew Bailey and Ryan Rampersad discuss the latest news from the Microsoft, EA, Ubisoft, Sony and Nintendo E3 conferences.
#29: WWDC 2014
Jun 3, 2014 • 43 min
Ryan Rampersad and Matthew Petschl discuss the 2014 WWDC Keynote event, jam packed with Craig jokes, OSX 10.10 Yosemite, iOS 8 and so much developer news!
#28: CES 2014
Jan 11, 2014 • 97 min
The Nexus CES 2014 Special, hosted by Ryan Rampersad, Matthew Petschl and Ian R Buck, discussing all the major keynotes, from Intel, Nvidia, Sony to Yahoo and T-Mobile. This is not the CES of The Internet of Things, but rather, the CES of the middle 85%.
#27: The Internet Showed Up
Dec 31, 2013 • 104 min
In our annual year end special episode, we look back at many of the events, products, releases and more that made 2013 a fantastic year, with Ryan Rampersad, Andrew Bailey and Matthew Petschl.
#26: Apple iPad Event 2013
Oct 24, 2013 • 29 min
Ryan Rampersad and Matthew Petschl reveal the details of the Apple iPad Special event: OSX Mavericks is free, new lower priced models of the retina MacBook Pro, the new iPad Air and the new retina iPad mini.
#25: Apple iPhone Event 2013
Sep 10, 2013 • 43 min
Apple releases the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C and Ryan Rampersad and special guest Brian Mitchell to discuss today’s announcement, from a unapologetically plastic case to sub-epidermal fingerprint scanning, and so much more!
#24: The Moto X Event
Aug 1, 2013 • 28 min
Matthew Petschl and Ryan Rampersad discuss the fabled and infamous Moto X event, the newest Android phone, its hardware, software, specs, and all the gimmicks from pricing to customizability and more!
#23: Breakfast with Sundar
Jul 25, 2013 • 46 min
Ryan Rampersad and Matthew Petschl discuss Google’s new Nexus 7 device with a high resolution screen and Snapdragon S4 Pro processor along with Android 4.3 and a surprise Chrome peripheral, the Chromecast, a HDMI-USB dongle that allows streaming to the TV…
#22: BUILD 2013
Jun 28, 2013 • 27 min
Matthew Petschl and Ryan Rampersad discuss the changes in Windows 8.1: start buttons, lock screens, wallpapers, security and all of the great things Steve Ballmer said during his time on stage at BUILD 2013.
#21: E3 2013
Jun 17, 2013 • 133 min
On the heels of E3, Ian R Buck, Kyle Schaplowsky, Samuel Roth and Ryan Rampersad discuss the Sony and Microsoft keynotes for the PS4 and Xbox One and the Nintendo Direct event.
#20: WWDC 2013
Jun 12, 2013 • 45 min
Brian Reinhardt joins Ryan Rampersad and Matthew Petschl to discuss WWDC 2013: Mavericks, iOS 7, MacBook Airs and Mac Pros and so much more.
#19: Xbox One Reveal
May 22, 2013 • 45 min
Ryan Rampersad, Ian R Buck and Matthew Petschl discuss this morning’s Xbox One announcement from Microsoft and all of the new features, from the new design, to the specs and even some speculation on where we go from here.
#18: Google I/O 2013
May 15, 2013 • 80 min
Ian R Buck and Ryan Rampersad discuss the 2013 Google IO keynote, featuring new APIs for game achievements and multiplayer, a new unified chat service, a new Google Maps interface, a really expensive S4, a new music service to compete with Pandora and…
#17: Your Beloved
Apr 1, 2013 • 34 min
Ryan Rampersad and Matthew Petschl host a special to discuss breaking news: Gmail Blue, Biebian Linux, 3D-3D printers, Freedom Bay, Twttr and so much more on this special occasion.
#16: The Fifth Quarter
Feb 17, 2013 • 45 min
Ryan Ramepersad and Matthew Petschl discuss the future of the network after having defeated the infamous dash, and review the first quarter of the new year — huge growth.
#15: CES 2013
Jan 11, 2013 • 78 min
Ryan Rampersad and Ian R Buck discuss the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show, from huge 4K resolution TVs to 4K tablets, from a rift in your oculus to steam in your living room, new processors everywhere and so much more!
#14: Big Year
Dec 31, 2012 • 59 min
Ryan Rampersad hosts the end of year finale with Andrew Bailey, Ian R Buck and Matthew Petschl as guests with discussion on the big gadget releases, huge games, the legacy of laptops, and some end of the year statistics.
#13: The Google Nexus Event
Oct 29, 2012 • 61 min
Despite a massive hurricane, Google delivered the next set of Nexus devices; Ryan Rampersad, Ian R Buck, and special guest Sam Roth have a discussion on the Nexus 4, updated Nexus 7, and full tablet Nexus 10 along with a medley of Android 4.2 updates.
#12: The Apple iPhone 5 Event
Sep 13, 2012 • 50 min
With news from the iPhone 5 Apple event, Ryan Rampersad has Apple expert Brian Mitchell explain the big news from this Apple Event: the new iPhone 5 with a tall screen, the 5th generation iPod touch, the 7th generation iPod nano, new headphones and much…
#11: Start Making Holes
Aug 13, 2012 • 24 min
On this State of The Nexus episode, Matthew Petschl and Ryan Rampersad review the progress of the network since May with views, downloads and some holes. Then we discuss our dire need of guests and what we plan on doing in the coming months.
#10: The Mars Curiosity Rover
Aug 7, 2012 • 35 min
We saw the Mars Curiosity Rover successfully land on Mars. It was an incredible moment and Sam Ebertz and Ryan Rampersad reflect on our thoughts during those moments and what we thinking will become of this landing and more to come.
#9: Sam Is Back
Jul 29, 2012 • 35 min
Sam has returned! Ryan Rampersad along with Matthew Petschl and Max Marti reunite with Sam Ebertz from China and Japan on his one-month vacation! Despite some editing woes, we discuss some interesting nights, maglev trains, three of Sam’s big highlights…
#8: Did You Get That Deal?
Jul 8, 2012
Ryan Rampersad is joined by Chris Rampersad as a special guest in the studio and discuss the idea of photos and backing them up and why it’s important to have a social network presence even if you don’t really want to.
#7: WWDC 2012 Keynote
Jun 18, 2012 • 63 min
Ryan Rampersad and special guest and long-time friend Brandon Hoeflin discuss the MacBook Airs, MacBook Pros, high resolution screens, retina displays, Mountain Lion features, the lack of Siri and dictation, and so much more!
#6: E3 Wrap 2012
Jun 8, 2012 • 44 min
Matthew Petschl and Ryan Rampersad recount our console history, relive our childhoods, and then drool over Halo 4! Of course, they briefly mention the poor performance of Nintendo and Sony with the GamePad and Cross-Play, not to mention not enough Final…
#5: When The Wind Is Howling
May 12, 2012 • 27 min
Matthew Petschl and Ryan Rampersad discuss our progress as a network, some interesting statistics for unique views, downloads and likes, as well as plans for the summer.
#4: I’m Not Into Skirting
Apr 8, 2012 • 96 min
On Easter eve, Ryan has his father as a guest in the studio and chat about Microsoft’s Windows 8, Best Buy’s closing and possible solutions, Android, animal travesties, more on meta-podcasting and so much more on this Nexus Special.
#3: The new iPad – I Don’t Do Millimeters
Mar 10, 2012 • 57 min
Matthew Petschl and Ryan Rampersad pretend everyday is everyday, and discuss the new iPad without a name. We share our thoughts on the new hardware and the updated software, we talk about the future of the iDevices line up, what will happen to the screens…
#2: State Of The Nexus
Feb 24, 2012 • 27 min
Matthew Petschl and Ryan Rampersad discuss the current state of The Nexus: At The Nexus and The Universe, progress, studios, video, audio, downloads, views, Amazon S3 usage and more!
#1: Looking Back and Ahead at the Same Time
Jan 1, 2012 • 62 min
Happy New Year! Matthew and Ryan have a guest this week, William, and chat about the biggest events of the year, from Amazon to Apple, and Microsoft to HP, all that and more in this reflection and speculation episode.