Android Central Podcast
The Android podcast for everyone. A weekly show about Android, Google, and the best of mobile technology. Hosted by Daniel Bader.

We're taking a week off for the Christmas and New Year's holidays, but we'll be back next week with a CES preview! Hope everybody had a good one!

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Thing 1: Some things are scary, some are not

Thing 2: Other odds and ends

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Thing 1: We review Samsung things that are not phones

Thing 2: Updates galore

Thing 3: Other stuff

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Thing 1: Google's been busy

Thing 2: The best Android phone you can get Internationally

Thing 3: Other odds and ends

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We're back with our first full show after the holiday break. On tap: Google's Ingress game, the Google Play store still sucks at selling things, and your e-mails and voicemails.

Thing 1: The Google Play debacle redux

Thing 2: Jelly Beans, leaks, and updates

Thing 3: Other stuff

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Phil and Jerry sit down with AnandTech's Brian Klug to get to the bottom of the LTE in the Nexus 4 - and whether we should expect it to last.

Required reading: AnandTech's "Nexus 4 Includes Support for LTE on Band 4 (AWS)

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We're taking the week off for a little R&R, some food, football and family here in the U.S. Catch y'all next week. And as always, thanks for being a part of Android Central! - Phil

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Thing 1: The Google Play debacle

Thing 2: The Verizon Droid DNA

Thing 3: Other stuff

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Thing 1: Even more Nexus news

Thing 2: HTC's still around

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It's a special Friday edition with Jerry, Alex and Phil. We've got the Nexus 4 phone. We've got the Nexus 10 tablet. And we've got Android 4.2. And we've got the lowdown on all all of it. Join us!

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We've got the entire crew back together on the eve of Google's "Playground" event in New York City. Plus, Phil takes a beating.

Thing 1: Previewing the Google 'Playground' event

Thing 2: The Galaxy Note 2 is here

Thing 3: Other schtuff

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Invites have arrived for an Oct. 29 Google event in New York City. Plus, HTC finally unveils the long-rumored 5-incher it's been hiding. And a whole slew of your e-mails and voicemails.

Thing 1: Google brings us back to the playground

Thing 2: New hardware

Thing 3: Other odds and ends

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Thing 1 - CTIA a bust

Thing 2 - So ... Much ... Nexus ...

Thing 3 - Other stuff

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Where did all of these new HTC devices come from? Plus, our review of the Samsung Galaxy Note 2, a Nikon Android camera, third-hand Nexus rumors that won't die, and more of your e-mails and voicemails.

Thing 1: Samsung Galaxy Note 2

Thing 2: HTC reboots the One X already, brings the VX

Thing 3: Nikon Coolpix S800c

Thing 4: Other odds and ends

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Thing 1: Scary exploits that you'll probably never see

Thing 2: Visiting LG in South Korea

Thing 3: Other odds and ends

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We're back from a couple weeks away, but there's more Android news to talk about than ever before!

Thing 1 - 7 minutes of iPhone 5

Thing 2 - Motorola busts out three new RAZRs

Thing 3 - Other stuff

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Alex and Richard check in from IFA 2012 in Berlin, as Phil and Dan Rubino from WPCentral.com lend a hand. We've got the latest on the Samsung Galaxy Note 2, the Samsung Galaxy Camera, and more from Sony!

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Android Central Podcast 107: Getting giddy over IFA; Galaxy Note 10.1 redux

It's the return of the Greatest Android Podcast in the World! This week, Phil and Alex get giddy over IFA, we take another look at the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (hint: people are hating it for the wrong reasons), and we go over all the new Nexus nonsense. Plus, more of your e-mails and voicemails. Join us!

Thing 1 - IFA 2012 preview

Thing 2 - Google Play Gift Cards finally official

Thing 3 - Why you're wrong about the Galaxy Note 10.1

Thing 4 - Other stuff

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We're back yet again, fresh off the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 event in New York City. Plus, we've got the scoop on the official Google Play Gift Cards, the Pinterest Android app and Instagram update, and more of your e-mails and voicemails.

Thing 1 - Google Play Gift Cards

Thing 2 - Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1

Thing 3 - Other odds and ends

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This week we talk about Android and protecting your passwords, Ouya graduates from Kickstarer with more than $8.5 million pledged, plus more of your e-mails and voicemails. Welcome to the Greatest Android Podcast in the World!

Thing 1: Google two-step authentication

Thing 2: Ouya's monster Kickstarter campaign

Thing 3: Other odds and ends

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What a tangled web we weave. Google Wallet finally becomes useful, though not everybody's excited about that. The Nexus Q gets delayed in hopes of one day becoming a real boy, and Ice Cream Sandwich hits 16 percent of all Android devices. Plus, more of your questions! Welcome to the Greatest Android Podcast in the World!

Ice Cream Sandwich updates, and lack of

More Android hardware

Things that are pretty awesome, and one that isn't

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Thing 1: Nexus 7 all up in here

Thing 2: Software, software, software

Thing 3: Other odds and ends

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Thing 1: Jelly Beans all over the damn place

Thing 2: Galaxy S III all over the damn place

Thing 3: Other odds and ends

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Thing 1: Google I/O aftermath

Thing 2: Galaxy Nexus banned, coming back next week

Thing 3: Other odds and ends

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Phil, Alex and Jerry wrap up all the news from Day 1 of Google I/O 2012, including Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, the new Nexus 7 tablet, the Nexus Q media streaming orb, and so much more. Join us!

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As the title might have tipped you to, we've hit a milestone. It's Episode 100! Hear Phil scream like a little girl! Hear us talk ad nauseam about the Galaxy S III -- again! Hear our predictions for Google IO, which we'll be at next week. And hear nearly a dozen of your voicemails. It's our most epic podcast EVAH!

Thing 1: Galaxy S III in the U.S., sort of

Thing 2: Google IO coming up next week - our predictions!

Thing 3: Lots and lots of voicemails

  • We love you all.
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Folks are all riled up over Verizon's new plans, which go into effect on June 28. We get a head start on the complaints.

Thing 1: Verizon's new shared data plans

Thing 2: The HTC Media Link HD review

Thing 3: Other stuff

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Look, we can't help it. We had to talk about the Samsung Galaxy S III. We mean, it is​ coming to four major U.S. carriers and one regional carrier. We just couldn't avoid it. Plus, CrackBerry Kevin stops by to talk about his visit to Android on his World Tour. Also, Google buys some stuff, and we handle some more of your e-mails and voicemails. Join us!

Thing 1: Galaxy S III headed to the U.S.

Thing 2: CrackBerry Kevin's World Tour

Thing 3: Google making moves

Thing 4: Other odds and ends

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We're back, baby, with the Greatest Android Podcast in the World! On tap this week: The Samsung Galaxy S III is released, we go hands-on with the Intel-powered Orange San Diego in the UK, rap a bit about the Android 4.0.4 update for the Verizon Galaxy Nexus, plus  more of your e-mails and voicemails. Join us!

​Thing 1 - The Galaxy S III is here! Sort of!

Thing 2 - The Intel era is upon us

Thing 3 - Other odds and ends

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Thing 1: EVO 4G LTE delayed

Thing 2: Sense 4 and multitasking

Thing 3: Google Music drama

Thing 4: More than one Nexus?

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Phil, Anndrew and Jared are in New Orleans for the bi-annual CTIA conference.

Anndrew held the Vu http://www.androidcentral.com/lg-optimus-vu-hands

Discuss Spectrum crunch, and AT&T's connected home ideas http://www.androidcentral.com/big-4-keynote-ctia-liveblog
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We've live in London from the Samsung Galaxy S III event, and we've got your complete lowdown on Samsung's newest flagship phone. Join Phil and Alex for all the inside info in this week's special podcast! (Note: No video this week, but you get it and all the sexy SGSIII info a little early. Huzzah!)

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Thing 1: The 'Next Galaxy' is nigh!

Thing 2: T-Mobile HTC One S now available, One X up next on AT&T

Thing 3: Google Drive is here

Thing 4: Best of the rest

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Thing 1: Hardware news

Thing 2: Software news

Thing 3: Other news

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Thing 1: The HTC One X

Thing 2: The HTC One S

Thing 3: The Sprint HTC EVO 4G LTE

Thing 4: Google Project Glass

Thing 5: Instagram on Android

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Thing 1: Hardware news

Thing 2: Software news

Thing 3: Other news

Thing 4: Android 4.0.4 and the Nexus saga

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Thing 1: Samsung Galaxy S III rumors, leaks, and nonsense

Thing 2: ICS updates; and lack of them

Thing 3: New phone reviews

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We're back for our first sit-down since Mobile World Congress. Phil, Jerry, Mickey, Alex and Cory wrap up Barcelona, welcome in (or not) Google Play, and talk a whole bunch about privacy and security. Join us!

Thing 1: Anything more from Mobile World Congress?

Thing 2: So long Android Market, hello Google Play

Thing 3: Photos and the privacy inqusition

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Phil, Dan, Alex, and Simon talk Mobile World Congress day one, including Nokia on both Windows Phone and Symbian (biggest. Camera. Phone. Ever.), Galaxy Note 10.1, the return of the Padphone, Huawei, and yet another plethora of Android devices. Listen in! (And send food!)

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Phil, Simon, and Alex leave Dan to prepare for Nokia while they discuss the massive influx of Android Phones already announced -- before the show has even begun! We've got your LG and HTC right here. Listen in! (No video. You don't wanna see the shape we're in.)


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Phil, Simon, and Alex have splashed down in Barcelona and are ready to assault Mobile World Congress 2012, Mobile Nations style, and bring you back absolutely everything Android, Windows Phone, BlackBerry, (and even iPhone and iPad if they can find it!). Listen in!

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We've got the Samsung Galaxy Note in our hot little hands, the Motorola Droid 4 is in our rear-view mirror, and we wax philosophic about what works and what doesn't in Android's app permissions scheme. Plus, we catch up on e-mails and voicemails. Join us!

Thing 1- Samsung Galaxy Note cometh!

Thing 2 - Motorola Droid 4, and Ice Cream Sandwich updates

Thing 3 - More Mobile World Congress pre-release madness

Thing 4 - Other odds and ends

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Thing 1: Chrome for Android!

Thing 2: Google Wallet cracked, hacked, covered and diced

Thing 3: Other odds and ends

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We're back with another edition of the Greatest Android Podcast in the world to talk Google's new privacy policy and the attacks from Microsoft and questions from Congress. Plus, more on malware scares and what Google's doing to protect you. We've brought  Paul O'Brien from MoDaCo along for the right, so let's get to it!

Thing 1: Google privacy policy still under fire

Thing 2: The best/top/favorite Android phones

Thing 3: Other odds and ends

Thing 3.5: Updates galore

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Thing 1: Two new Verizon devices in hand

  • The Droid RAZR MAXX
  • The LG Spectrum

Thing 2: Google privacy

Thing 3: Open-sourced webOS on Android?

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We now return you to your regularly scheduled Android Central Podcast, where we finally put CES 2012 behind us and look ahead to Mobile World Congress, talk some in-car Android wishes, figure out what's wrong with Lightsquared -- and answer a few of your e-mails and voicemails. Join us!

Android Central Podcast No. 84 for Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012

Thing 1: CES recap

Thing 2: 11 billion downloads, Google Wallet still alive

Thing 3: Ice Cream Sandwich updates

Thing 4: Other random stuff

Direct download: acpc84.mp3
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Mobile Nations + TCPJ Special: CES 2012 wrap up

Mobile Nations editors Kevin Michaluk, Phil Nickinson, Rene Ritchie, Daniel Rubino, Derek Kessler, Simon Sage and Jared DiPane join Mickey and Joey of The Cell Phone Junkie to wrap-up the biggest events of the 2012 CES. Listen in!

Hosts

Feedback

Got something to say? Agree or disagree with something we said? Have something you want us to discuss on a future show? Don't just sit there yelling at the screen, dammit, let us know!

Credits

Our music is pROgraM vs. Us3R by by morgantj. Introduction by Joseph Holder.

Thanks to the Mobile Nations network of stores for sponsoring this podcast.


Mobile Nations teams up with The Cell Phone Junkie to talk CES 2012 -- all the pre-show news from BlackBerry, Android, iPhone and iPad, and Windows Phone including Playbook OS 2.0, 18 new Android devices -- today! -- Apple's non-presence, and the Titan 2 and Nokia Lumia 900. Listen in!

Hosts

Feedback

Got something to say? Agree or disagree with something we said? Have something you want us to discuss on a future show? Don't just sit there yelling at the screen, dammit, let us know!

Credits

Our music is pROgraM vs. Us3R by by morgantj. Introduction by Joseph Holder.

Thanks to the Mobile Nations network of store for sponsoring this podcast, and to our fantastic live chat members for keeping us honest and making us smart!

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Thing 1: The Sprint Galaxy Nexus

Thing 2: Google TV lives!

Thing 3: CES preview

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