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Andrew is dodging the Blue Angels as they get ready for Seafair in Seattle, and we're podcasting in the Danger Zone anyway, going a day early and without any real preparation. So you know this one's going to be fun! Join us for more on Android Wear, where Motorola's at these days, Android L and the rumored "Shamu" Nexus device, HTC and Windows Phone 8 (yes, really), and loads more of your questions!

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Thing 2: Awesome Apps of the Week!

Thing 3: Other stuff

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We've had a ridiculous amount of HTC One M8 news this week, and for good reason — it's finally official! Plus, we check in from the GPU Developer Conference in San Jose, and answer a whole bunch of your questions live. Join us!

Thing 1: The all-new HTC One M8

Thing 2: The GPU Developer Conference

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Google has announced Android Wear — it's software platform for wearables — and along with it we saw a couple new smartwatches announced. So Phil from Android Central, Adam from, CrackBerry Kevin and Mobile Nations Design Director David Lundblad got together to hash it all out.

(Warning: There's a little bit of NSFW language in this one.)

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We're just about finished here at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, so the guys all get together to hash out what we saw, what we didn't see — and what we wish we'd never laid eyes on.

Join us!

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We're in Barcelona, Spain, for Mobile World Congress, where Samsung just announced the Galaxy S5, Galaxy Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo, and the Gear Fit. Join Alex Dobie and Phil Nickinson as they break down this latest round of announcements.

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We're back with a hodgepodge of Android news from the past week, including an expansion for Chromecast, a red Nexus 5, more of what we expect from Mobile World Congress — plus we answer your questions, live!

Thing 1: Devices, devices everywhere

Thing 2: More things

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We survived the Great Google Outage of 2014 and the Great Florida Ice Storm of, erm, also 2014 and have made our triumphant return for the 169th edition of the Android Central Podcast! Good thing, too, because there was that little thing where Google sold Motorola off to Lenovo this week. Plus we chat up some of the more rumoriffic stories of the week, and answer a few your your questions. Join us!

Thing 1: Google sells Motorola to Lenovo, plays nice with Samsung

Thing 2: Rumors we haven't bothered with

  • Google gets Samsung to tone down custom software?
  • Google to wind down the Nexus line after 2014?

Thing 3: Other stuff

Download all the Mobile Nations Android apps!

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What post-CES lull? Google bought Nest and its excellent connected-home products for $3.2 billion. Plus Richard Devine checks in from Europe's Moto X launch. You still probably shouldn't drive with Google Glass, and we answer more of your questions, live!

Thing 1: Google Buys Nest for $3.2 billion

Thing 2: Moto X in Europe, Moto G GPe in the U.S.

Thing 3: Other stuff

The new suite of Mobile Nations Android apps

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We're live from the Las Vegas Convention Center for CESlive and CES 2014, where wearables is the name of the game. Well, that and new Android phones and tablets. And processors. And lots of wearables. And we're bringing it all to you, live from the floor.

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