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Android Authority Podcast
Discussing topics in Android every week.

Made By Google launch event: A Pixel 4 and Nest story
Oct 15 • 56 min
Google introduced us to a whole bevy of devices today, interwoven around a story. We saw announcements about Stadia and Pixel Buds. We saw the new Pixelbook Go, Nest Mini 2, Nest Wi-Fi, and the Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4XL. There were few surprises, but…
OnePlus 7T Pro, Essential Gem, Threads by Instagram, Google’s Rules and other existential questions
Oct 11 • 66 min
The OnePlus 7T Pro is official, along with its racing counterpart. Andy Rubin revealed a new smartphone-we-think from Essential that is roughly half a phone. Threads by Instagram allows you to connect to only your bestest buddies and Google is cracking…
Huawei is out, Microsoft is in
Oct 4 • 55 min
There used to be a really easy way to install Google Apps onto the Huawei Mate 30 Pro, but that service is no longer. A security researcher found an undocumented API call in the LZ Play service and suddenly everything went down. Meanwhile, Microsoft…
Huawei Mate 30 Pro Podcast Review: It’s Complicated
Oct 4 • 35 min
The Huawei Mate 30 Pro is one of the most gorgeous pieces of hardware to ever come out of the Chinese OEM, or any OEM for that matter. It has stunning hardware, a wonderful camera that works brilliantly in low light. But it’s missing the one thing that…
Gary Explains: Speed Test G 2.0
Oct 3 • 31 min
Gary Sims of Gary Explains fame is back to announce an exciting new development - literally a development - of Speed Test G 2.0, now with 100% more iPhone! That’s right, Gary rewrote Speed Test G from the ground up to make the testing suite cross platform…
Samsung Galaxy Fold Podcast Review
Oct 2 • 38 min
The Samsung Galaxy Fold is finally here and available for purchase. Reviews editor Eric Zeman joins Adam and Joe to talk about one of the most anticipated phones of the year. What are you getting for your $2000? Eric takes us through his week-long review,…
The OnePlus 7T Podcast Review: Not a Pro, but still a Pro
Sep 27 • 39 min
David Imel joins Adam to talk about the OnePlus 7T and give it the full review. Power, endurance, camera, battery, we cover it all on this podcast review. Is this David’s favorite OnePlus phone ever? Is it his favorite phone ever? Find out what the…
Taking phones to the extremes
Sep 27 • 64 min
Ryan Thomas-Shaw joins Adam and Joe to talk about the ROG phone 2, Asus’s latest gaming phone. Then we take a look at the Xioami Mi Mix Alpha and it’s math-defying 180.6% screen-to-body ratio. Joe introduces us to Mario Kart Tour on Android, and we round…
Is the Huawei Mate 30 Pro half empty, or half full?
Sep 20 • 71 min
Adam, Jonathan, and Joe reunite to discuss the latest flagship from Huawei. The Mate 30 Pro and family are all official, and pretty awesome. Except for one thing - Google didn’t show up. Google services are not shipping with the devices, making them…
Hello Moto - A look at the future of smartphones from Motorola
Sep 19 • 64 min
Adam got a chance to sit down for an hour with Douglas Michau, Executive Director North America Business Development at Motorola Mobility. If that sounds like a lot, that’s because there was a lot to say. Adam is joined by Jonathan to talk about what…
Everything about the iPhone 11 and the Google Pixel 4…but only one of them was announced featuring Jaime Rivera from Pocketnow
Sep 14 • 66 min
Jaime Rivera from Pocketnow joins Adam and Jonathan on a trip through Cupertino. What did Apple bring to the table? Plus, we know basically everything about the Google Pixel 4 already, and that announcement is still a month out. Google may soon save you…
IFA 2019 - Hands on with the Samsung Galaxy Fold, Huawei Mate X, LG G8X, and so, so, so much more
Sep 7 • 53 min
Adam is joined by David Imel and Jimmy Westenberg from the floor of IFA 2019 in Berlin, Germany. They cover a wide range of devices from phones to foldables to wearables and everything in between. They’ve got the Mate X, the Galaxy Fold, The LG G8X, the…
IFA I’m getting a phone, make it Fold!
Sep 6 • 57 min
Chris Thomas from the SoundGuys and the SoundGuys Podcast joins us to talk about some sound advancements from IFA. Also, the Samsung Galaxy Fold is shipping now! But LG has a very interesting answer to the Fold in the form of a patent. But maybe it’s time…
This is Android 10, and we can’t wait…
Sep 3 • 39 min
Android 10 is officially here, and rolling out to phones as we speak. Adam and Joe walk you through all the new features coming to our favorite operating system. We’ve got new permissions, dark mode, brand new gesture controls, and so much more! This is…
IFA preview and how ethical is your phone?
Aug 30 • 60 min
C. Scott Brown joins Adam, Jonathan, and Joe discussing IFA in Berlin. Also, a protip on how to prevent calendar spam, which is unfortunately a thing now. After that, we go hands on with the Fairphone 3 in all its modular glory. Samsung hasn’t released…
Android is dead. Long live Android!
Aug 23 • 58 min
Adam, Joe, and Jonathan discuss Google’s rebrand of Android. Desserts are gone; letters are gone. The logo has changed, and the wordmark is different. We discuss the new look, and feel of Android’s signage. Also, Google has a new Home mini coming out with…
The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Podcast Review: Leading, but is it a leader?
Aug 23 • 45 min
Adam and David Imel talk about Samsung’s latest flagship, the Samsung Galaxy Note 10+. The Note line has long been the “everything” phone but is that the case still? David goes in depth on the specifications, battery, performance, and cameras. Is the…
Gary Explains: RISC-V: The open-sourced hardware solution of our dreams
Aug 20 • 62 min
Gary Sims of Gary Explains comes on the show to talk about open-sourced hardware and some of the myths that surround the RISC-V ISA. Is this the Linux version of hardware that we’ve all been waiting for? Gary has a few things to say about that. Want to…
So you think you can zoom? Hold my beer.
Aug 16 • 57 min
Adam, Joe, and Jonathan take a look at the Motorola One Zoom, which doesn’t have Android One, and might not even zoom. Speaking of cameras, Xiaomi and Samsung announced a new 108 MP camera sensor that’s going into a near-future Xiaomi phone. DJI has a new…
Final Samsung Note 10 Notes and Netflix’s foe
Aug 9 • 70 min
The Samsung Note 10 wasn’t the only news of the week! Adam, Joe, and Jonathan explore new rumors about the Google Pixel 4 - more RAM, less battery. Meanwhile, Netflix, Hulu, CBS, and Disney are all fighting each other while pirates are looking on and…
Note 10-ium Leviosa
Aug 8 • 42 min
Samsung’s Unpacked event has come and gone and Adam, Joe, and Jonathan are breaking it all down. We’ve got the Note 10, and the Note 10+, we’ve got a souped up S-Pen, we’ve got a new smartwatch, and a new ultraportable notebook. Microsoft is on stage with…
Looking back at our long-lost phones
Aug 7 • 30 min
When Adam stumbled across an old phone favorite in a box, it got him thinking - what other phones hold special places in the collective hearts of the Android Authority team? So he set out to find out. C. Scott Brown, Adam Molina, Ryan Thomas-Shaw, Joe…
Samsung’s shock and awe
Aug 2 • 73 min
Adam, Joe, Jonathan, and a new friend discuss rumors of a leaked dongle seemingly confirming at least one Samsung Galaxy Note will not have a headphone jack. That sucks - we discuss. The best midrange phone on the market right now goes under the…
Asus ROG phone 2 is an absolute unit
Jul 27 • 68 min
David Imel joins Adam, Joe, and Jonathan to talk about the latest from Asus - the ROG Phone 2. It is a powerhouse in every way possible and a new line of accessories brings gaming to the next level. The Samsung Galaxy Fold is coming back in September and…
Will the Samsung Galaxy Note get the snappier Snapdragon?
Jul 19 • 55 min
It’s our one-year anniversary, and we’re celebrating with our friends! Sam Moore and David Imel join Adam and Joe for a lively discussion about Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 855+. Will it go into the Note 10? Speaking of which, we run down the lengthy list of…
Samsung Galaxy S10 5G Review: Big and Beautiful
Jul 19 • 50 min
Last week, Adam went to downtown Chicago to test out Sprint’s 5G network, and he did so on a Samsung Galaxy S10 5G. Since then, he’s been using the 5G in LTE territory and putting it through its paces. The verdict? This is a gorgeous piece of hardware,…
Switching on Sprint’s 5G
Jul 13 • 75 min
Adam, Joe, and Jonathan discuss the newly announced Nintendo Switch Lite - gaming for all! Adam spent an afternoon in downtown Chicago checking out Sprint’s new 5G network. Along with some sound clips from Sprint CTO Dr. John Saw, he has something very…
US Government all up in your Google
Jul 6 • 68 min
Adam, Jonathan, and Joe discuss Huawei’s place in the US-China Trade War. Also, US government officials might be coming after your encryption. And speaking of privacy, just how much is your data worth? Many Americans don’t know what phone they’re using or…
Android on your desktop? Android IS your desktop!
Jun 29 • 50 min
Adam Molina joins us from the SoundGuys podcast to talk about speaker cables, and the coat hangers that love them. Meanwhile, we get a great new look at Android Q beta 4’s desktop layout courtesy of Flow Desktop. Microsoft might be working on a new…
LG V50 5G Podcast review, plus talking Sprint 5G deployment with Richard Self, Director of RF Engineering
Jun 27 • 45 min
Adam and Jonathan sit down and talk to Eric Zeman, Reviews Editor at Android Authority to talk all about the LG V50, LG’s first 5G smartphone. Plus Eric tested Sprint’s 5G network in Dallas Texas, and he tells us all about that. Finally, we had the…
Google pushes RCS into the Fold
Jun 21 • 73 min
Adam returns from vacation with some Sabotage! YouTube remasters up to 1,000 music videos and bring the RCS protocol to your phone. Meanwhile, Scott Adam Gordon checks in on how smartphones are getting really interesting again. Including the Samsung…
Google Pixel 4 confirmed and E3 gaming
Jun 14 • 67 min
Joe, Jonathan, and Sam Moore talk about Google’s confirmed leak of the Pixel 4, E3, Xiaomi Mi Band 4, more E3 and Google Stadia. What is the future of mobile gaming? Recorded June 13, 2019 Time codes 2:30 – Google confirms a render of the Pixel 4 7:40 –…
Introducing our new home!
Jun 8 • 1 min
Community is everything for us at the Android Authority Podcast. So we rebuilt our landing page to make it your one-stop shopping for everything you need to know about the podcast. Past shows, subscribe links, host information and more. Check it out today…
Google Stadia and be recognized
Jun 7 • 50 min
Adam, Jonathan, and Joe talk about the Asus Zenphone 6 with a contribution from a vacationing David Imel. We now know a lot more about Google Stadia and two thirds of us have already preordered. We go submarining looking for the selfie camera underneath…
Apple’s WWDC Keynote: Know thy enemy featuring Megan Morrone from TWiT!
Jun 5 • 52 min
WWDC is on and Apple packed a lot into its keynote. Adam and Joe needed an expert, so we snagged the biggest Apple expert we could find - Megan Morrone from the This Week in Tech network! Adam, Joe, and Megan break down all the biggest announcements…
Helloooooo Moto Z4 and the Pixel is on the right track
May 31 • 54 min
Say hello Moto to the Moto Z4 and continuing support for Moto Mods! Adam, Jonathan, and Joe look at Moto’s latest not-a-flagship flagship. Adam Sinicki asks the question “Is the Pixel 3a what the Pixel should have always been” and the answer is not as…
Gary Explains: ARM’s new toys and how the SoC works
May 27 • 40 min
Gary Sims from Gary Explains joins Adam, Jonathan, and Joe to talk about ARM’s latest CPU and GPU, the Cortex A77 and the Mali-G77. But we go deeper, talking about how an SoC is constructed, and why it is constructed the way it is. What freedoms do OEMs…
Huawei’s Woes
May 24 • 54 min
This is not a featured story of the Android Authority Podcast, but it is centered on Huawei and the trouble it found throughout the week. What happened? What’s happening now? What’s going to happen? Adam and Jonathan are joined by news hound, C. Scott…
Pixel 3a XL Podcast Review: Not a Nexus
May 18 • 20 min
Despite comparisons to its old siblings, the Nexus phones, reviewed Dhruv Bhutani thinks this Pixel 3a XL is cut from a different cloth. The software is incredible, as is the camera. In North America, the price is unbeatable. Beyond that part of the…
Google’s excuses and a new OnePlus in town
May 17 • 62 min
Adam, Jonathan, and Joe are joined by Chris Thomas, executive editor of Google’s reason for including a headphone jack in the Pixel 3a series doesn’t sit well with any of them. It’s a great thing for a bad reason. Samsung is fixing the…
OnePlus 7 Pro Podcast review: 2019 Champion?
May 16 • 43 min
David Imel joins Adam and Jonathan to discuss OnePlus’s latest offering. The full written review and video are out, so we settle down for a podcast about the company that never settles. OnePlus claimed on stage that this was the best phone we would see in…
Google Pixel 3a: “A” is for “Nexus” featuring Jason Howell from All About Android!
May 10 • 63 min
We are joined by distinguished guest Jason Howell from the All About Android podcast/TWiT network. Adam, Jonathan, and Jason discuss Google I/O and the feeling from the floor. Exciting, or just a bit ho-hum? We look at all the new features dropping in…
Google I/O 2019 wrap up
May 8 • 62 min
The Google I/O keynote is over and we’re left to digest so much of what was announced. We got new advancements in Google lens, Google Assistant, Android Q, Nest Home products, and so much more! Adam, Joe and Jonathan cover everything that came out during…
LG, Motorola: Winners who still somehow lose featuring Juan Carlos Bagnell a.k.a. @SomeGadgetGuy
May 3 • 70 min
Adam, Joe, and Juan dive deep into the LG G8 and also examine why LG has seen 9 straight quarterly losses. But at least it didn’t fail as mightily as the Energizer P18k Pop phone with an 18,000 mAh battery. Hadlee Simons takes us on a South African tour…
Samsung vs. iFixit
Apr 26 • 61 min
Adam, Joe, Jonathan, and C. Scott Brown break down the post mortem of the Galaxy Fold, including the last minute takedown of iFixit’s posts. OnePlus is selling tickets to its launch event for the OnePlus 7 Pro. Invitations are open for Mario Kart Tour…
Samsung’s Fold Foibles, Apple’s submission, and new best friends
Apr 20 • 66 min
The Samsung Fold is in the wild, but so far, it hasn’t gone well. But is that necessarily Samsung’s fault? We’re not so sure. Some of the issues were easily correctable. Others, not so much. Plus, Apple falls under Qualcomm’s dominance, begging the…
Qualcomm’s latest, Oppo’s copy, and Samsung’s crazy flipper
Apr 12 • 48 min
Adam, Jonathan, and Joe break down the latest processors from Qualcomm, the Snapdragon 665, 730, and 730G. Oppo released a new phone with some curiously familiar technology in the camera department. Sharp and Samsung are both pushing the limits of…
The LG G8 Thinq Podcast Review: Bland advancement
Apr 10 • 29 min
The LG G8 Thinq has landed. The phone has a beautiful but unremarkable design. It’s powerful and fast and a flagship in every sense. Plus, the LG G8 Thinq adds a few other tricks like Air Motion to the mix. Is this the next generation of flagship phone?…
Huawei’s killer camera, Android Q’s killer features, and 5G’s killer speed!
Apr 5 • 61 min
We’re no April Fools here. Adam, Joe and Jonathan take a look at their favorite April Fool’s day gags. Plus, they have a moment of silence for Google+ and Inbox. But the really exciting news comes in the form of the Huawei P30 camera, Android Q beta 2,…
Huawei P30 Pro Podcast Review: All our problems are solved
Apr 5 • 34 min
The Huawei P30 and P30 Pro solve a lot of problems that smartphones typically have. They can’t zoom. They can’t take good photos in low light. They don’t last more than a day. The P30 Pro removes all of those problems, and tacks on some gorgeous design…
The Huawei P30 Pro puts the P in Photography
Mar 29 • 53 min
The Huawei P30 Pro is out and it’s bringing 5x optical zoom with a new periscope style camera. It’s an awesome new innovation in smartphone camera tech, and Adam, Joe, and Jonathan are a little in love with it. But can it beat the 2019 flagship king, the…
Stadia as she goes
Mar 22 • 62 min
Adam, Joe and Jonathan get into a long discussion about Google’s cloud-based gaming platform, Stadia. There’s a ton to digest there, and they dig deep into the details. Plus, we look back at WearOS and wonder why a five-year old platform still has so many…
The Galaxy s10e, the Motorola RAZR, and the other leftovers
Mar 16 • 57 min
We had a huge week, which included two other podcasts. So this podcast focuses on what’s left in the news, which is still huge! We’ve got our Samsung Galaxy S10e review, leaked specifications for the Motorola RAZR, and a new concept phone from Vivo. Plus,…
There’s no one like Q
Mar 15 • 49 min
It’s Pi Day and we’re celebrating by saying goodbye to Android Pie. Too ironic? The first beta for Android Q is available and we’re breaking down all the new features coming to your favorite operating system. New notifications, new features, new theming.…
Nokia 9 PureView Podcast Review
Mar 13 • 37 min
The Nokia 9 PureView is here, and Eric Zeman comes aboard to give us all of his thoughts. Nokia’s innovative pentacamera setup, along with the “PureView” branding is sure to give us the best photos we’ve ever seen from a camera…right? HMD Global’s latest…
Samsung and Huawei go 10 rounds featuring Tnkgrl, Myriam Joire from the Mobile Tech Podcast
Mar 8 • 60 min
Myriam Joire a.k.a. Tnkgrl from the Mobile Tech podcast joins Adam and Joe to talk all things tech from the last week. Samsung and Huawei are throwing shade at each other over their folding phone designs, and Corning wants to help by developing folding…
Beyond Barcelona
Mar 2 • 57 min
Never underestimate the amount of news that can pour out of one trade show. Now that we’ve finished our MWC 2019 podcast, we catch you up with news from outside of Barcelona. Motorola’s folding phone is coming soon as are physical Google Assistant…
MWC 2019 Wrap up
Mar 2 • 60 min
Going to MWC can be quite overwhelming, but fortunately, our crack team on the ground kept the content coming, giving Adam, Jonathan, and Joe plenty to talk about. We start off by talking about the most ridiculously awesome device that was at the show,…
Samsung Galaxy S10 Podcast Review
Feb 23 • 37 min
To get a better idea of just what the Samsung Galaxy S10 has to offer, Adam and Joe sit down with David Imel, the chief reviewer of Android Authority. David takes us on a tour of not only the Galaxy S10, but everything that Samsung brought to its Unpacked…
Samsung brings you into the fold
Feb 22 • 76 min
Give it up for the Galaxy Fold! Samsung’s exciting new foldable device is here, and Adam and Joe are arguing about it. Plus, they look at Samsung’s new wearables. Xiaomi released a new flagship MI 9 on the same day as Samsung. Joe wrote the big book of…
BB-8 is getting all Misty featuring Jonathan Strickland from Tech Stuff
Feb 18 • 58 min
You may have heard of Sphero. You may have heard of Star Wars. Adam looked at all the robots he could find. But one robot maker has droids and a passionate developer community, and is here for the long haul. Joining Adam and Joe, is Jonathan Strickland…
Looking ahead to MWC 2019
Feb 15 • 56 min
Up until now, we’ve only seen mid-tier phones. But that’s all about to change with MWC right around the corner. Plus, AT&T is trying to con everyone, and Sprint ain’t having it. OnePlus is killing it in the US and in Barcelona, and finally we take a look…
Nokia and Google Nostalgia
Feb 8 • 51 min
Never seen a Nokia-made, android powered phone in the States? That’s about to change! Also, Adam, Jonathan, and Joe take a look at three new Moto G7 phones. Plus, we look back at the top 50 products that Google has made…and killed. Which fitness tracker…
U.S. vs. Huawei: It’s getting real
Feb 2 • 54 min
Going into February, things are becoming more clear in the United States versus Huawei fight, and the tide may be turning. China is trying to help Huawei however it can. At the same time, Meizu is crowdfunding a buttonless and portless phone, and we’re…
Honor View 20 podcast review
Jan 29 • 40 min
To fully appreciate the Honor View 20, you need to start on the back, because it is gorgeous. However, the Honor View 20 is more than just a pretty face. To tell you all about it, we brought on our reviewer, Lanh Nguyen. Is this the best flagship of 2019?…
Google Play has a problem
Jan 25 • 57 min
Let us regale to you the tale of the startup that deregistered a user’s wi-fi connected garage door because of a bad review. The Google Play store has a clone problem it can’t seem to solve. Xiaomi doubles down on the folding phone concept, and we find…
Getting the Royole Treatment: An interview with Bill Liu, CEO of Royole
Jan 24 • 40 min
You may have heard of Royole, maker of the world’s first (and as of publication, only) folding phone, the FlexPai. Adam puts on his interviewer hat and sits down with Bill Liu, CEO of Royole to talk about flexible phones, the importance of being first,…
Google Pixel 3 Lite revealed?
Jan 18 • 54 min
Down in Las Vegas, Gary Sims took the Snapdragon 855 processor for a spin at CES and the results are impressive. Motorola is hoping you’ll flip for its new flip phone. We get an early look at a potential new midrange form from Google mere months before…
CES 2019 - All your favorite people
Jan 15 • 32 min
For our last CES 2019 episode, we take 5 minutes to talk to some of the faces of CES that make this space so great to work in. Hear from Myriam Joire, Juan Carlos Bagnell, Trisha Hershberger, Jules Wang, Jaime Rivera, Jon Rettinger, C. Scott Brown, and…
CES 2019 Wrap up, featuring Michael Fisher of TheMrMobile/Mobile Nations
Jan 12 • 45 min
Wrapping up a long week of technology and innovation can be hard to do in one podcast, so Adam and Jonathan are joined by Michael Fisher, a.k.a. @TheMrMobile. We broadcasted from the Blue Podcast Studio suite at Treasure Island with some sweet Blue gear…
CES 2019 Special: Samsung’s Press Conference with Daniel Bader of Android Central
Jan 8 • 30 min
Samsung’s press conference brought us a number of goodies at its press conference yesterday. Adam sat down with Daniel Bader, Managing Editor of Android Central to talk about everything we saw in this special CES edition of the Android Authority podcast.…
CES 2019 Preview!
Jan 4 • 65 min
Guest host C. Scott Brown and Adam discuss CES 2019 - first experiences, and what we’ll see…probably. We also caught some OEMs trying to cheat on Benchmark scores and we call them out! Plus, Apple had a really bad day and we wonder what it means for the…
Live podcast Q&A: So Long, 2018!
Dec 28, 2018 • 62 min
We recorded a live podcast on December 27th, on our Android Authority YouTube channel, and took questions from the viewers, which tied in nicely with the news of the week. We look at the Galaxy S9 and it’s One UI/Android Pie update. We look at 2018, and…
Looking back on 2018 - Huawei, Lenovo, and more
Dec 22, 2018 • 49 min
The end of 2018 is here, and we want to know what you this. Please fill out our survey and let us know what you think! We also take a look at the best apps and games of 2018, as judged by our own Joe Hindy. Also, not to be overlooked (again) we look at…
OnePlus 6T McLaren, Start Your Engines
Dec 15, 2018 • 56 min
Vitaminwater wants to know if you can ditch your phone for a year and it willing to pay $100,000 to find out We go hands-on the OnePlus 6T McLaren edition - the fastest phone out there? The Honor View 20 and the Samsung Galaxy A8s are here to start the…
Gary Explains: Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 855 processor
Dec 11, 2018 • 35 min
Qualcomm’s latest flagship SoC is out, and we’re breaking it down here. But processors are complicated, so we got the smartest guy we know to come on an explain everything to us in the awesomest way possible. Don’t forget to check out Gary’s Speed Test G!
Huawei’s Arrested Development
Dec 8, 2018 • 45 min
Qualcomm introduced us to the SoC that will power your smartphone next year. Huawei’s CTO has the right to remain silent, eh? Samsung’s mobile division is in a bit of trouble with a huge drop in sales YoY. We are enamored with the dual-screened Vivo Nex…
The Best of Android, the Best of Google
Nov 30, 2018 • 52 min
Our Readers Choice Award is in and it should come as no surprise. We also look at the best innovation of 2018, as voted on by the Android Authority staff. Our official review of the Google Pixel Slate is in, so we look at the best Chrome tablet you can…
DGiT Daily - November 30, 2018 - Down goes Daredevil
Nov 30, 2018 • 6 min
Another one bites the dust. Netflix has cancelled its original Marvel tv series, DareDevil, and speculation is that Disney is just consolidating its properties in advance of its own streaming service, but…is it? Our roundup features stories about the…
DGiT Daily - November 29, 2018 - Google Fi cometh
Nov 29, 2018 • 7 min
Google Fi is now an official MVNO which you can sign up for today. It expanded its support phone options, but does it make sense for the average consumer? Your mileage may vary. Our roundup features stories about the notch replacement a.k.a the hole, the…
DGiT Daily - November 27, 2018 - Touchdown!
Nov 27, 2018 • 7 min
NASA successfully landed on the moon resulting in one of the most awesome handshakes ever seen on YouTube. Also, we learn about holes upcoming in phone screens. Yay. Our roundup features stories about new tariffs on phones coming into the US and thanks…
DGiT Daily - November 26, 2018 - Get your a** to Mars
Nov 26, 2018 • 6 min
Your top story of the day - NASA is landing a new spacecraft on the surface of Mars, and you can live stream the seven minutes of terror on YouTube today at 3:00PM ET. Android Authority, CNET, and Amazon (natch) all have awesome Cyber Monday hubs for you…
Our 2018 Best of Android Champion!
Nov 24, 2018 • 45 min
We have crowned our best of Android 2018 Champion, and you won’t want to miss it. Black Friday is here and the deal are a-flying. We announce a new podcast and a new standardized test for smartphones, and examine the upcoming wave of 5G phones.
The Best of Android Awards
Nov 18, 2018 • 36 min
There’s a lot that goes into our best of Android awards every year, but this year we pulled out all the stops. So we wanted to take you through our process on how we decide what phone has the best screen, performance, battery life, camera, and audio, and…
Samsung brings the 8K video
Nov 17, 2018 • 44 min
Black Friday is almost here and we’ve got some great deals we’re looking forward to/. Our Skagen Flaster 2 Review is in and it’s…niche. Samsung unveiled its new Exynos processor with some nifty capabilities. Gary Sims compares processors built on the 7nm…
Samsung, LG, and Royole flaunt futuristic folding phones
Nov 9, 2018 • 48 min
Our best of Android tournament has begun, and you can vote for your favorites! Samsung’s phones are too tall, and now they’re fixing the UI to compensate. Google introduced native Android support for “foldables”. Samsung shows us how that’s going to work…
OnePlus 6T Podcast Review
Nov 6, 2018 • 38 min
This is a featured story of the Android Authority Podcast were we take a deep dive into a single topic. Today’s topic is our OnePlus 6T review. We’ve brought in David Imel, our chief reviewer here at Android Authority for his take on OnePlus’s latest…
Huawei and Honor magic and Google Home Hub hacking
Nov 2, 2018 • 48 min
The OnePlus 6T is here and we’ve gone hands-on. Spotify and Google are working together to bring you music on demand with the power of your voice. Our official Huawei Mate 20 Pro review is live. The Google Home Hub is your familiar Google Home but with a…
EU vs Google vs OEMs: Someone is getting screwed
Oct 27, 2018 • 48 min
Our full review of the Razer Phone 2 is in, and it’s what we expected it to be. The Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 is Xiaomi’s latest flagship, packing a 93.4 percent screen-to-body ratio and up to 10GB of RAM. Night Sight on the Google Pixel 3 is the answer to…
The Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL Podcast Review
Oct 24, 2018 • 48 min
Our Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL reviews are in, and we have Kris Carlon, Managing editor of Android Authority and our chief reviewer of the phone in house to talk all about Google’s newest hardware. Find out why he calls it “The Android iPhone”. And…
Mates, we have new Mates!
Oct 20, 2018 • 55 min
The clash between Google and the EU took another step, and maybe not for the better. Google’s event made it look a lot more like Apple and Amazon, and we discuss. The Huawei Mate 20 Pro, Mate 20, and Mate 20 X gaming phone are official. The Asus ROG phone…
Everything you ever wanted to know about 5G (but were afraid to ask)
Oct 18, 2018 • 37 min
5G is coming, and at the Motorola Z3 launch event in Chicago, Verizon was all over that 5G train. So we rounded up three experts, from Qualcomm, Motorola, and Verizon to talk about it. Then we brought in Android Authority’s resident engineering expert,…
When Three Cameras Just Won’t Do
Oct 12, 2018 • 46 min
We give a eulogy to Google Plus, Google’s fallen social network. 66% of our podcast will miss it quite a bit. The Razer Phone 2 is out now and it is doing a lot of things right. Samsung introduced us to the world’s first phone with four cameras on the…
Google Pixel 3 launch: An event 45 days in the making
Oct 10, 2018 • 43 min
It’s finally here! The Google Pixel 3 is official, and to celebrate we podcasted live immediately following the event. Google introduced us to the Google Home Hub, the Pixel Slate and the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. We were joined from the show floor by…
#Phonepocalypse Now!
Oct 5, 2018 • 43 min
Microsoft is becoming best buds with Android, allowing you to use your phone on your computer. That’s pretty next level. We have an avalanche of phones headed your way in October - we’re breaking them all down here. Our full review of the LG V40 ThinQ is…
Happy Birthday Google and Android!
Sep 28, 2018 • 42 min
Both Google and Android had birthdays this year - 20 and 10 respectively. This is a double dose of milestone birthdays and we have a lot to talk about because of it! We’ve got it all - inside tips on how to get the most out of Google’s services, a couple…
Smart displays and bad excuses for removing headphone jacks
Sep 21, 2018 • 39 min
Google might be including their new Home Hub device in their October event, but we have a review of the JBL Link View right now. Manufacturers keep leaving out the headphone jack for no reason and new devices are leaking like a rusty faucet. This podcast…
The Good, the Bad, and the Beauty of OnePlus
Sep 15, 2018 • 43 min
We check in to see what Android’s main competition Apple is up to. Turns out it’s up to about 1,100 bucks. OnePlus is delighting and frustrating it customers with its upcoming OnePlus 6T. We are rapidly approaching an age where three cameras just won’t be…
Samsung knows when to fold ‘em
Sep 7, 2018 • 45 min
AI photo enhancement with the Huawei P20 Pro, the LG V35s, and the Google Pixel 2. Samsung is bringing us a folding phone, and likely this year. We discuss. Chrome 69 is Google’s 10th birthday surprise with some major enhancements. And by the way, Google…
Is Bluetooth Dangerous? NO! Part 2
Sep 1, 2018 • 38 min
You may be wondering - with all the headphone jacks disappearing from our phones, and Bluetooth quickly becoming more and more common - is Bluetooth dangerous? We turn to Google. But the search results of Google are littered with lies and false…
Wear OS Got a Brand New Coat
Aug 31, 2018 • 45 min
We discuss the new design of Wear OS and the usefulness of smartwatches in general. Fortnite fumbled it’s Play store-less launch much to Google’s delight, but Google was a litle bit of a jerk to them because of it.It’s IFA-week so we’ve got a gaggle of…
Full Frontal Google Pixel 3 XL
Aug 24, 2018 • 44 min
Jonathan Feist from is here to tell us all about the two biggest drone announcements of the year - the DJI Mavic 2 Pro and the Mavic 2 Zoom. Everything you could possibly want to know about the Google Pixel 3 XL is already out there -…
Everything Android at IFA 2018 in Berlin
Aug 21, 2018 • 37 min
Android Authority is going to be at IFA 2018 in Berlin. This podcast is our roundup of what we expect to see at Internationale Funkausstellung this year, including an exclusive look at new gradient colors on the Huawei P20 Pro, two new gaming phones from…
Samsung Galaxy Note 9: The Podcast Review
Aug 20, 2018 • 35 min
One of the biggest devices of the year is here, and our reviewer is in the studio to tell us all about it. Is the Note 9 the best smartphone money can buy? Does it earn the comma in its price tag? We brought in the reviewer of the Note 9, David Imel to…
The Moto Z3 is bad for my Digital Wellbeing
Aug 18, 2018 • 40 min
Our full review of the Moto Z3 and the Lenovo Smart Display are in, and we’re ready to talk about them. Plus, Xiaomi hits us with a new phone and a new sub-brand. No one trusts Huawei and yet no one seems to know why. And finally, Google is concerned…
The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 unpacked!
Aug 10, 2018 • 42 min
The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is here with a few surprises in store. The Galaxy Watch arrives with Tizen and a week of battery life. Samsung is in the smart speaker business with the Galaxy Home. Fortnite is on Android - mostly. What are the exceptions? We’ll…
Android Pie - We like pie!
Aug 7, 2018 • 41 min
Android Pie is official - the name and the build are both hitting the OTA airwaves as we speak. Seeing as how we’re all about Android, we thought we’d talk about it a little bit. Hosts Adam Doud, Jonathan Feist, and Joe Hindy all discuss the latest update…
The Moto Z3, Apple, and Fortnite all take a big number two
Aug 3, 2018 • 48 min
Adam went to the launch of the Moto Z3 and Verizon’s 5G network. Huawei knocked out Apple as the number two smartphone seller in the world, but we have to wonder if those numbers are fudged just a bit. Samsung releasing the Galaxy Note 9 early might be…
Android P and the Google Assistant Showdown!
Jul 27, 2018 • 40 min
Android P’s final beta has hit the airwaves, and Pixels and Nexi are downloading furiously. Android O has taken the world by storm - doubling its install base to…10%.In an assistant showdown, Google Assistant reigned supreme in every category except one.…
Google, we no longer trust you
Jul 20, 2018 • 45 min
We pit the OnePlus 6 against the best smartphone camera on the market. Also, great news, because you can put away the tinfoil hats for now. Google is doing its best Microsoft impression by getting sued for anti-trust laws. We look at the value that Moto…
Wistful Memories of Samsung’s Past
Jul 20, 2018 • 31 min
Recorded June 26, 2018 Adam Doud, Jonathan Feist, and Joe Hindy talk about the OEMs that pushed out Android Oreo the fastest and the results may surprise you. Plus, Android Authority readers are all stuck on a phone from the past. Plus, as much as Adam…
Featured Story - Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Rumor roundup
Jul 20, 2018 • 36 min
One of the biggest devices of the year is just a few weeks away. Is the Note a spec bump, or is it the big beefy powerhouse you’ll want in your pocket? This is a different kind of podcast episode which we are calling a featured story. A featured story is…
OnePlus’s promises and Samsung says so long to Tizen
Jul 20, 2018 • 38 min
Samsung is saying hasta la vista to its own operating system Tizen in favor of WearOS for its next smartwatch. What?!?! Plus OnePlus proves that it’s way up there in customer communications. A $2,500 phone makes an appearance in proving one of our hosts…
The Android Authority Podcast is back!
Jul 18, 2018 • 1 min
The Android Authority Podcast is back, bringing you all the top stories of the past seven days. Hosts Adam Doud, Jonathan Feist, and Joe Hindy will give you the news, opinions, and commentary every Friday. Plus, we’ll be bringing you bonus episodes with…
From out of the silence…
Jul 11, 2018 • 1 min
What’s going on here? What’s all this music? What does it mean? #AAPodcast See you soon…
Podcast Final - AAP/FDP #115
Jul 18, 2017 • 117 min
Thank you all for listening. From all of us, good bye. - Josh, Jonathan, Joe, Nirave, Lanh, David, Adam. This is the final Android Authority Podcast.
OnePlus 5 Guys | podcast
Jul 11, 2017 • 19 min
Josh, Joe, Jonathan, Lanh, Nirave and David get together on this second-last (for real this time) podcast. Just a check in to prepare for the final.
114: Word of the day: Penultimate
Jul 3, 2017 • 68 min
Joins us for one of the final Android Authority Podcasts. Joshua Vergara, Joe Hindy, Jonathan Feist, David Imel and Adam Molina talk HTC, Wallpapers and more.
113: Salty about being salty
Jun 26, 2017 • 73 min
In one of our final episodes of the podcast, we talk OnePlus 5 and the LG V30!
112: E3 and Teddy Bears
Jun 19, 2017 • 69 min
Jonathan, Joe, David and Adam get together to chat E3, OnePlus 5, Pixel phone and features and discuss failing manufacturers. Enjoy AA Podcast #112.
111: Assisted Off the Grid
Jun 12, 2017 • 76 min
Joshua Vergara, Joe Hindy, Jonathan Feist and David Imel talk HTC U 11 and personal assistants on Android Authority Podcast episode 111. Trigger warning.
Podcast Special: Computex 2017
Jun 8, 2017 • 56 min
Coming to you to talk Computex 2017 in Taipei, Joshua Vergara is joined by Nicole Scott, Chris Velazco and Michael Josh with a late night podcast special.
110: The Essential show
Jun 5, 2017 • 62 min
Joe, Jonathan, David and Adam chat tech while Josh is at Computex. Essential Phone, LG V30, DJI Goggles and how old is your phone? Enjoy Episode #110
109: Spark Watch
May 29, 2017 • 70 min
Josh, Joe, Jonathan and David team up to talk Google I/O, smart watches, DJI Spark, HTC U11 and more. Enjoy Android Authority Podcast #109.
Special: Google I/O 2017
May 23, 2017 • 80 min
Josh, Kris, Nirave, David and Edgar chat all things Google I/O 2017. An impressive show as insight into the future of Google powered computing.
108: Patent a breathe
May 15, 2017 • 79 min
Josh, Joe, Jonathan, David and Adam chat Google I/O, root, LG market share, HTC 10 and more. Enjoy Android Authority Podcast Episode #108.
107: Trigger Warning
May 8, 2017 • 98 min
Josh, Joe, Jonathan, David and Adam get together to chat Android numbers, HTC U 11, Blackberry Keyone and more - Enjoy Android Authority Podcast 107.
106: $4700 Protection
May 2, 2017 • 94 min
Josh and Jonathan talk DJI and NAB Show, Joe and David chat cameras and personal assistants, enjoy Android Authority Podcast episode 106.
105: Galaxy S8, Mi 6
Apr 24, 2017 • 100 min
Joshua Vergara, Jonathan Feist, David Imel and Adam Molina chat Xiaomi Mi 6, Samsung Galaxy S8 and more on the Android Authority Podcast #105.
104: But Not Really - Team Update
Apr 17, 2017 • 41 min
Josh, Jonathan and Joe take a few minutes to bring you up to speed on what the team is working on. Enjoy this mini-show, Android Authority Podcast 104.
103: Channel Surfing
Apr 10, 2017 • 73 min
Joshua Vergara, Joe Hindy, David Imel and Adam Molina get together for Android Authority Podcast 103, talking YouTube TV, Pebble and software buttons.
Special episode: Samsung Unpacked - Galaxy S8 with Engadget
Apr 1, 2017 • 92 min
Joshua Vergara, John Velasco, Nirave Gondhia, Chris Velazco, Cherlynn Low and Evan Rodgers were in NY to chat Samsung Galaxy S8 in this special Android Authority Podcast.
102: Android O, breaking even
Mar 27, 2017 • 106 min
Josh, Joe, Jonathan, David and Adam get together to chat Android O, Huawei Watch 2, Super Mario Run a more. Enjoy Android Authority Podcast #102.
101: Google Shamu 2 – is it waterproof?
Mar 20, 2017 • 92 min
Jonathan, Joe, David and Adam chat Walleye, Muskie, Taimen phones, Hangouts Meet and Chat, lost phones and LG G6. Enjoy Android Authority Podcast #101.
Episode 100!
Mar 13, 2017 • 125 min
Episode 100! Josh, Joe, Jonathan, David and Adam welcome you to the official #100 of the Android Authority Podcast. Ready for a laugh and the next 100?
MWC 2017 | Podcast special
Mar 6, 2017 • 101 min
Joshua Vergara meets with Juan Carlos Barnell, Nicole Scott and Michael Fisher at MWC 2017 in Barcelona, Spain. Spoiler: LG G6 and Nokia stole the show.
Qualcomm special episode
Feb 20, 2017 • 92 min
Josh and David are with Qualcomm in San Diego, Joe, Jonathan and Adam read the news at home. Verizon unlimited plan, NOVA Legacy and more. AA Podcast.
099: It’s not you, it’s your phone
Feb 13, 2017 • 78 min
Josh, Joe, Jonathan and David use AA Podcast 099 to talk iPhone/Android in the dating world, Galaxy S8 fingerprint reader, Android Wear 2.0 and more.
098: Razerbit gaming phone
Feb 6, 2017 • 102 min
Josh, Jonathan, David and Adam talk Trump’s immigration policies, Razer buying Nextbit, Nexus 6 & 9, AI/AR and Google Voice update. Enjoy AA Podcast #098.
097: Retroactive resolutions
Jan 30, 2017 • 100 min
Josh, Joe, Jonathan, David and Adam get together to chat phone trends, with bezel talk, Hugo Barra and LG G6 vs Galaxy S8 on Android Authority Podcast #097.
096: Soundbeards
Jan 24, 2017 • 89 min
Josh, Joe, Jonathan and David are joined by Adam Molina to talk tech, including audio gear, in the latest Android Authority Podcast. Enjoy AAPodcast #096.
095: CES is over, what will Alexa conquer next?
Jan 18, 2017 • 77 min
2017 is under way for the Android Authority Podcast, join Josh, Joe, Jonathan and David for our final CES recap, with autonomous cars and AI technology.
CES 2017 Podcast 4 (Final)
Jan 11, 2017 • 56 min
Closing out CES is always a sad relief, join Josh, Jonathan, Lanh and Andrew Grush as we recap the show, talk about our favorites from Las Vegas 2017!
CES 2017 Podcast 3 with Patrick Norton (TekThing)
Jan 8, 2017 • 58 min
This one is a special moment for Josh as he sits down with one of the first tech people he ever watched on TV and beyond - Patrick Norton!
CES 2017 Podcast 2 with Pocketnow!
Jan 7, 2017 • 75 min
The crew gets together with Pocketnow for a really fun episode!
CES 2017 Podcast 1 (with many guests!)
Jan 5, 2017 • 48 min
What happens when a tired AA team gets a few drinks and tells everyone to join them for the podcast?
094: Goodbye 2016!
Dec 31, 2016 • 61 min
Josh, Joe, Jonathan and David wrap up 2016 by answering your questions and remember some highlights from the year. Enjoy AA Podcast 094 - Happy New Year!
093: Happy Holidays!
Dec 26, 2016 • 87 min
Joshua Vergara, Joe Hindy, Jonathan Feist and David Imel chat the holidays, a bad joke with the Note 7, Super Mario Run and the future of mobile gaming. Enjoy AA Podcast 093.
092: We’re always listening
Dec 20, 2016 • 92 min
Joshua Vergara, Joe Hindy, Jonathan Feist and David Imel get together to chat Pebble, GBoard and more Android news for Android Authority Podcast #092
091: A Pebble in the Ocean
Dec 15, 2016 • 96 min
The Galaxy S8 might take away the headphone jack? Say it ain’t so! And Pebble died!
090: Boot Loops Cereal
Dec 6, 2016 • 112 min
Android 7.1 comes to the Nexus, LG comes for your faulty Nexus 5X, and the Snapchat Spectacles fail to come into Josh’s possession.
089: Thanks for lighting a candle
Nov 24, 2016 • 98 min
Joshua Vergara, Joe Hindy, Jonathan Feist and David Imel have much to be thankful for this year - thank you for another great year of the AA Podcast. Enjoy AA Podcast #089.
Special: DJI & LA Auto Show
Nov 22, 2016 • 97 min
Joshua Vergara, Jonathan Feist and Nicole Scott talk cars and drones in LA, Joe Hindy and David Imel talk Android from home. Enjoy a special AA Podcast.
088: The no Joe show!
Nov 15, 2016 • 95 min
Joshua Vergara, Jonathan Feist, Lanh Nguyen and David Imel join together to rock the Android Authority Podcast. OnePlus, Porsche and Google on deck. No Joe.
087: Crap on Joe day
Nov 8, 2016 • 101 min
Joshua Vergara, Jonathan Feist, Joe HIndy and David Imel get together to talk Mi MIX, LG V20, Nexus 6P, Galaxy S8 and OnePlus 3T. Enjoy AAPodcast 086.
086: Furbies can’t make phone calls
Oct 31, 2016 • 97 min
Jonathan Feist, Joe HIndy and David Imel get together to talk Japan, Google updates, HTC, Apple processors and two new Xiaomi phones. Enjoy AAPodcast 086.
085: Chirp, chirp from the other guys
Oct 24, 2016 • 101 min
Joshua Vergara, Joe Hindy and David Imel get together to chat Google Pixel, LG V20, LeEco event and otherwise chat about Android. Enjoy AA Podcast 085.
084: We’re just full of bad ideas today
Oct 17, 2016 • 109 min
The Note 7 is discontinued and Josh learns a terrible truth. Lanh and David join to talk Nougat 7.1 and Xperia XZ!
083: Pixelation (+1 for bad pun)
Oct 10, 2016 • 130 min
Let’s talk about the Google Pixel - but first, Google Wifi, Google Home, oh my!
082: No animals were harmed
Oct 3, 2016 • 78 min
Join Joshua Vergara, Joe Hindy and Jonathan Feist for more talk about Android tech. Note 7 issues, Pixel vs Nexus and expectations for Google’s Oct 4th.
081: The Better-ness
Sep 26, 2016 • 104 min
Joshua Vergara, Joe Hindy and David Imel get to know each other, talk ZTE Axon 7, iPhone 7, and Google Allo - enjoy AA Podcast 081!
080: The dropout show
Sep 18, 2016 • 75 min
Jonathan Feist, Joe Hindy and David Imel of VR Source talk launchers, root, batteries and Nexus… rather, Pixel apps and devices. Enjoy AA Podcast 080.
079: It’s IP-all that!
Sep 13, 2016 • 96 min
Join Joshua Vergara, Joe Hindy and Jonathan Feist for a roundup of IFA, audio talk around the iPhone 7, Sony Xperia XZ and LG V20. Enjoy AA Podcast 079.
IFA 2016 special edition
Sep 6, 2016 • 95 min
Joshua Vergara is joined by Nicole Scott, Jaime Rivera and Juan Carlos Bagnell in Berlin to talk IFA 2016. Announcements, smartwatches, tight pants and gender generalizations abound.
078: Be together, not the same
Aug 28, 2016 • 75 min
Joshua Vergara, Joe Hindy, Jonathan Feist and Andrew Grush talk Android 7.0 Nougat, that’s a big deal, and cheer for IFA in September. Enjoy AA Podcast 078.
077: The perfect Duo
Aug 22, 2016 • 80 min
The duo Jonathan Feist and Joe Hindy talk Duo, Nokia, Google phones, cloud storage disasters and the world’s fastest mobile networks. Enjoy AA Podcast #077.
076: Take Three!
Aug 16, 2016 • 84 min
Joshua Vergara hosts Joe Hindy, Jonathan Feist, Nirave Gondhia and Lanh Nguyen to talk LG V20, rapid charging, BlackBerry GTEK50 and iOS apps on Android.
075: Phrasing!
Aug 9, 2016 • 73 min
Join Josh Vergara, Joe Hindy, Jonathan Feist, Andrew Grush, Nirave Gondhia, Lanh Nguyen, John Dye and the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 for AA Podcast #075
074: John’s car is melting
Aug 1, 2016 • 56 min
Jonathan Feist, Joe Hindy and John Dye make for a small panel on a shorter podcast, talking about the ZTE Axon 7, Prisma and rumored HTC Nexus phones. Enjoy AAPodcast #074.
073: Part of a greater candy bar experience
Jul 27, 2016 • 75 min
Flagship reviews go under the microscope during a discussion on the Motorola Moto Z. Join Josh, Joe, Jonathan and Lanh for AA Podcast 073.
072: Josh’s 1GB Hard Drive
Jul 19, 2016 • 81 min
Join Joshua Vergara, Joe Hindy, Jonathan Feist and Nirave Gondhia for a chat about the Note 7, USB Type-C audio and Prime Day. Enjoy AA Podcast #072.
071: Took a Selfie of Herself
Jul 12, 2016 • 82 min
Josh, Joe and Jonathan take a moment to chat Pokemon GO and Final Fantasy VII before getting into the topic of beauty mode for Selfies. Enjoy AA Podcast 071
Jul 6, 2016 • 79 min
Joshua returns to join Joe, Jonathan and Nirave to chat Android Nougat, Final Fantasy Brave Exvius, the Galaxy Note 7 and Brexit. Enjoy AA Podcast 070.
069: Podcast McPodcastface & the SonyMoto XYZ
Jun 27, 2016 • 75 min
Jonathan, Joe, Andrew and Nirave sit down to talk Moto Z, Xperia X and the app market, but only after talking about hot leather - enjoy AA Podcast #069
068: The VRSource Edition!
Jun 17, 2016 • 77 min
Live from E3 2016, VRSource takes over the Android Authority Podcast!
067: Los Angeles interlude
Jun 14, 2016 • 7 min
Coming to you from Los Angeles, Josh, Andrew and Jonathan take just a few minutes to explain what they are up to in California and tease what comes next. Hint: VR Source.
066: Computex was more than bad weather
Jun 7, 2016 • 67 min
Jonathan and Joe are joined by Computex adventurers Nirave and Lanh to talk VR, Moto G4/G4 Plus, ASUS Zenfone, Taiwan and more. Enjoy podcast # 066.
065: Yezz Buddy!
May 30, 2016 • 82 min
Josh, Joe, Jonathan and Nirave join forces to make fun of bad phone names and bad apps, talk Pebble and Nexus updates. Enjoy Android Authority Podcast 065
064: Live from Google I/O 2016
May 23, 2016 • 67 min
Live from Google I/O 2016, join Josh, Lanh and Kris for an overview and opinions of the show and their thoughts on all of Google’s new services.
063: Notice me Senpai
May 17, 2016 • 94 min
Josh, Jonathan, Joe and John chat dead apps, VR, Google’s romance novels and the average user vs the average blogger. Enjoy Android Authority Podcast # 063.
062: Intel’s Out, The Rock Is In
May 10, 2016 • 82 min
In a super chill episode, Josh, Joe and Jonathan take an hour to discuss navigation apps, social media rants, The Rock Clock, Intel, what’s missing in stock Android and more. Enjoy the Android Authority Podcast #062.
061: Cooking Class
May 3, 2016 • 70 min
Josh, Joe, Nirave and Jonathan welcome John Dye to the latest episode, discussing cooking classes, mods, Uber, Nexus 9 and Google I/O. Enjoy AAPodcast 061
060: The Nexus Citrus
Apr 25, 2016 • 75 min
Josh, Joe, Andrew and Jonathan hang out to talk phones we don’t like, Live Cases, Moto G 4th gen, gaming and more. Enjoy AA Podcast 060.
059: Good enough for the Average User
Apr 20, 2016 • 77 min
Josh leads Joe, Nirave and Jonathan through a discussion on what makes an Android flagship, HTC 10 and phone advertising. Enjoy AA Podcast 059
058: 1 Star Until Fixed
Apr 11, 2016 • 73 min
Josh Vergara, Joe Hindy and Jonathan Feist are here to talk Microsoft, LG G5, Kingdom Hearts and Reddit. Enjoy AA Podcast 058.
057: LG G5, Miitomo and April Fool’s pranks
Apr 5, 2016 • 68 min
Come join us for for discussion on Miitomo, April Fool’s Day pranks and the LG G5. Enjoy AA Podcast #057
056: Gotta catch ‘em AMOLEDs
Mar 28, 2016 • 60 min
Apple has a new phone and tablet, LCD is no longer the cheapest display panel and Pokemon Go may or may not get us up out of our chairs. Enjoy AA Podcast #056.
Talking VR at SXSW 2016
Mar 22, 2016 • 66 min
The team visits one of the biggest festivals of the year to learn and discuss virtual reality, 360 video, and more!
055: Android N and ten cents for charity
Mar 15, 2016 • 80 min
Josh leads Joe and Jonathan through a maze of random talk about Amazon and apps before getting to Android N. Enjoy episode number 055 of the Android Authority Podcast.
054: Failure to Launch(er) in London
Mar 7, 2016 • 60 min
Josh goes across the pond to hang with Nirave and returning podcast guest Robert Triggs!
MWC 2016 Podcast with special guests!
Feb 28, 2016 • 92 min
MWC 2016 was the stage for Samsung’s latest Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge, and the new LG G5, as well as this podcast. Enjoy!
052: One Year Anniversary!
Feb 16, 2016 • 96 min
Officially celebrating our first year of the FDP, er, AA Podcast, join us for a mailbag episode of laughs, memories and all the technology.
051: USB Type-Combustion
Feb 8, 2016 • 71 min
An unfortunate mishap with USB Type-C and thoughts on midrange vs. flagship smartphones bring the guys together this week!
050: Josh’s pink iPhone and the Galaxy S7
Jan 31, 2016 • 77 min
Josh used an iPhone for December and lived to tell about it, Final Fantasy IX is coming to Android and Samsung is changing things up with the Galaxy S7
049: Stock Android Thoughts and Mate 8 Reactions
Jan 25, 2016 • 75 min
Does Android need to go stock across every phone? Also, how do we feel about the Huawei Mate 8?
048: Returning from CES
Jan 18, 2016 • 66 min
Joe didn’t get to go to CES, but he still has plenty to say about what went down at the first tech trade show of the year.
CES Podcast 5: Final Days On the Fly
Jan 12, 2016 • 41 min
Power outages and dead camera batteries don’t keep us from bringing you a great final episode of our CES series.
CES Podcast 4 with Myriam Joire!
Jan 10, 2016 • 43 min
Tech reporting veteran and all-around awesome person Myriam Joire joins us for a spirited conversation!
CES Podcast 3 with TechnoBuffalo and MobileGeeks
Jan 8, 2016 • 38 min
We have guests on the podcast again as we talk the first two days of CES 2016!
CES Podcast 2: CES Finally Begins
Jan 7, 2016 • 41 min
It’s finally the first day of CES and the guys get together to discuss what has happened thus far.
CES Podcast 1 with MobileGeeks and Pocketnow!
Jan 6, 2016 • 51 min
Josh returns and brings some friends for the first of our CES series of podcasts!
047: Best of 2015
Jan 1, 2016 • 84 min
Happy New Year! Humorous recap of 2015, expectations for 2016 and CES
046: Holiday greetings and bad drivers
Dec 25, 2015 • 58 min
Happy Holidays everyone! Join us to talk best apps and games of the year, Google’s rumored Ford partnership for self driving cars
045: Star Wars and Android N(irave)
Dec 20, 2015 • 79 min
Star Wars release and the tech used to promote it, Best of Android winners, Android N could be named by you.
044: Galaxy S7 rumors and Pixel C
Dec 13, 2015 • 73 min
HTC is making a profit again, Best of Android series, Galaxy S7 rumors and Pixel C on Android
043: LCD, OLED or Quantum Dot display?
Dec 7, 2015 • 81 min
Let’s recap Black Friday madness, discuss the Nexus 6, Moto X Pure/Style, the LG V10 and their LCD, OLED and Quantum Dot displays. Plus, Nirave saves Christmas!
042: Thanksgiving with AA!
Nov 27, 2015 • 96 min
We knock back a few drinks, talk Thanksgiving plans, and say what YOU are thankful for before we speak about our own gratitude.
041: Subscriptioned to death!
Nov 23, 2015 • 58 min
Black Friday is fast approaching, but do we have enough money to spare if we are subscribed to too many services?
040: Binge On this!
Nov 16, 2015 • 69 min
T-Mobile’s new video streaming flirts with net neutrality concerns. The BlackBerry Priv is not without complaints.
Nov 9, 2015 • 59 min
We wish the Droid line was available outside of Verizon, but at least we also have the OnePlus X to talk about!
038: OnePlus X and Chromedroid
Nov 1, 2015 • 71 min
OnePlus X is better than we thought, Galaxy View is big, but we like it, Chromedroid or Androidium?
037: HTC One A9 and the Question of Derivation
Oct 28, 2015 • 59 min
Is it all that bad that the HTC One A9 looks incredibly familiar?
036: What we won’t do for a OnePlus Two
Oct 18, 2015 • 72 min
OnePlus has another silly campaign, Marshmallow is still rolling out, time to buy a Nexus 6?
035: Marshwindow
Oct 13, 2015 • 78 min
Is Marshmellow everything we want it to be? Also, Windows Mobile is back, so we have to talk about it.
034: Nexus, Nexus, Nexus!
Oct 5, 2015 • 76 min
Two new Nexus phones and a Pixel tablet, but what about that price?
Podcast 033: If a Nexus leaks, will you still buy it?
Sep 27, 2015 • 74 min
Does the leak culture ruin your purchasing plans? We are still talking about the Blackberry Priv - er, Venice.
Sep 21, 2015 • 75 min
Do you still like talking on the phone? Also, we love the BlackBerry Venice!
031: A Smart Styl-ish
Sep 14, 2015 • 77 min
Nirave reports from CITA in Las Vegas, we talk Pokemon Go, and then talk about the Apple Pencil!
030: IFA 2015 with Dom Esposito
Sep 8, 2015 • 74 min
What did this year’s IFA in Berlin bring to the table?
029: The S Pen doesn’t go both ways
Aug 31, 2015 • 75 min
Concerns with the S Pen, IFA is coming and we laugh at bad tablet ideas
028: Marshmallow and Canadian bacon
Aug 23, 2015 • 75 min
As the crew catches up on the new Samsung devices, the conversation turns to Google, Lenovo, BlackBerry and more.
027: Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and S6 Edge Big with Dom Esposito!
Aug 15, 2015 • 72 min
The guys are joined by Dom Esposito to talk Galaxy Note 5 and S6 Edge Plus.
026: Stagefright
Aug 10, 2015 • 69 min
Just how bad is Stagefright for Android?
025: Moto X and OnePlus 2
Aug 3, 2015 • 81 min
The guys talk about the big launches from last week, the Moto X and the OnePlus 2.
024: Prime Day, Shmimeday
Jul 19, 2015 • 72 min
Prime Day might have been a bust, but we’re still excited for a Huawei Nexus and more!
023: Android Authority… After Hours
Jul 12, 2015 • 81 min
What is the internet for? Also, OnePlus Two and Note 5!
022: Back At It!
Jul 5, 2015 • 76 min
We are back with a few new developments and a couple people short, but still with plenty to talk about!
FDP 021: E3!
Jun 22, 2015 • 62 min
The guys talk about the wonder of gaming that is E3!
FDP 020: WWDC 2015, BlackBerry Android, and more!
Jun 15, 2015 • 93 min
A myriad of topics this week include Apple’s keynote and a potential Android-powered BlackBerry!
FDP 019: Google I/O Redux
Jun 8, 2015 • 100 min
Thoughts on last week’s I/O developments and more!
FDP 018 - Oppo R7 Launch with Guests
May 25, 2015 • 51 min
After seeing the new Oppo phones and even their factory, Josh gets together with a group of guests to discuss!
FDP 017: Ask us Anything!
May 25, 2015 • 92 min
Ask us anything!
FDP 016: Android M and LG G4
May 12, 2015 • 97 min
What do we want from the next Android release? And how is the LG G4?
FDP 015: LG G4 with Special Guests!
May 1, 2015 • 65 min
Some special friends get together to talk about the brand new LG G4 - ON A BOAT!
Project Fi | The Friday Debate Podcast 014 | Android Authority
Apr 24, 2015 • 72 min
How do we feel about Google’s new wireless service, Project Fi?
Flagships vs Midrange | The Friday Debate Podcast 013 | Android Authority
Apr 21, 2015 • 84 min
With midrange devices getting better, is it still worth it to put all the money down for a flagship device?
Apple Watch, Galaxy S6, and One M9 | The Friday Debate Podcast 012 | Android Authority
Apr 10, 2015 • 75 min
The gang talks about the new devices that have just come out - and Apple’s smartwatch that is still a little ways off.
Chrome OS | The Friday Debate Podcast 011 | Android Authority
Apr 4, 2015 • 65 min
With the announcement of more Chrome-centric devices, does a more cloud based computing ecosystem make sense?
Sci-Fi Today | The Friday Debate Podcast 010 | Android Authority
Apr 2, 2015 • 92 min
Has technology moved as far as we expected for today?
Specs vs Experience | The Friday Debate Podcast 009 | Android Authority
Mar 23, 2015 • 67 min
Do specifications mean more to you than the overall experience of using a phone? The other way around? Or both?
Our Tech Origin Stories | The Friday Debate Podcast 008 | Android Authority
Mar 14, 2015 • 73 min
Josh and the gang get together to reminisce about their beginnings in tech - they include gaming, music, and computers, oh my!
Best thing at MWC 2015? | The Friday Debate Podcast 007 | Android Authority
Mar 9, 2015 • 72 min
Youtuber Lanh Nguyen and Co-Founder Darcy Lacouvee join Josh to talk about their favorite happenings from MWC 2015.
Special Pre-MWC with PocketNow and MobileGeeks! | The Friday Debate Podcast 006 | Android Authority
Mar 2, 2015 • 89 min
Josh gets together with some special guests to talk about the days leading up to MWC 2015.
Sony Mobile’s Decline? | The Friday Debate Podcast 005 | Android Authority
Feb 20, 2015 • 63 min
With Sony announcing a shift of focus from mobile, the gang gets together to discuss reasons why Sony Mobile might have gone awry.
Thoughts on Smartphones and Wearables | The Friday Debate Podcast 004 | Android Authority
Feb 13, 2015 • 60 min
Lanh joins the crew to talk wearables and why they might not have taken off the way we expected them to.
Android One and Lollipop Rants | The Friday Debate Podcast 003 | Android Authority
Feb 6, 2015 • 61 min
With Android One seemingly getting Android 5.1 before other phones, we decide to talk about the program, its implications, and its supposed failures.
HTC One M9 and Phone Designs | The Friday Debate Podcast 002 | Android Authority
Jan 23, 2015 • 51 min
The podcast team discusses the HTC One M9, its supposedly familiar design, and the design languages of other OEMS.
The Friday Debate Podcast 001 - Project Ara | Android Authority
Jan 16, 2015 • 62 min
Will modular phones like Project Ara have a place in the current smartphone world?
The Friday Debate Podcast Pilot - Best of CES 2015? | Android Authority
Jan 14, 2015 • 47 min
What was the best item from CES 2015? Sony Smartwatch 3? LG G Flex 2? Sony Bravia Android TV?