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Thing 1: 2011 Android Central Awards

Thing 2: A look ahead at 2012

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Hope everybody had a good one!

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Google Currents is finally live, 10 days of 10-cent apps celebrate 10 billion downloads, and we throw a massive Samsung Galaxy Nexus Q&A. Listen in!

Thing 1: Google Currents

Thing 2: 10-cent app extravaganza

Thing 3: Your Samsung Galaxy Nexus questions

  • Lots and lots of questions
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Thing 1: The ASUS Transformer Prime

Thing 2: State of the Galaxy Nexus

Thing 3: The Carrier IQ saga

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Phil, Cory, Alex and Mickey take on the Samsung Galaxy Nexus -- which might or might not be available where you live -- the new Amazon Kindle Fire, and Google's new Google Music store. Plus, more of your questions. Listen in!

Thing 1: Galaxy Nexus is finally here! (sort of)

Thing 2: Amazon Kindle Fire is here!

Thing 3: Google Music redux

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Thing 1: Motorola Droid RAZR

Thing 2: Barnes & Noble Nook Tablet

Thing 3: Flash is dead, long live Flash

Odds and ends

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Thing 1: HTC Rezound

Thing 2: Barnes & Noble Tablet specs, pricing leaked

Thing 3: Latest on the Galaxy Nexus and Droid RAZR

Thing 3: In-app advertising

Duke Nukem ditches the ads after initial complaints

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Thing 1: Latest Galaxy Nexus news

Thing 2: An awesome app, and in-app purchasing

Thing 3: Odds and ends

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Thing 1: Samsung Galaxy Nexus

Thing 2: Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich

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CTIA Enterprise & Apps Special Editions

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Thing 1: CTIA preview

Thing 2: HTC Sensation XL

Thing 3: HTC's little permissions problem

Thing 4: Other odds and ends

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Thing 1: Ice Cream Sandwich/Nexus Something at CTIA

Thing 2: Amazon Kindle Fire

Thing 3: HTC ThunderBolt gets Gingerbread

Thing 4: We've still got more

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Listen to this episode

Thing 1: Samsung Galaxy S II

Thing 2: The HTC Rhyme (you know, for girls)

Thing 3: NVIDIA Kal-El and Adobe 3D

Thing 4 - More hardware news

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Listen to this episode

Thing 1: Droid Bionic is finally here!

Thing 2: A slew of new Sony Ericsson stuff

Thing 3: Cricket Samsung Vitality

Thing 4: Other odds and ends

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Thing 1: U.S. Galaxy S II event

Thing 2: New stuff out of IFA

Thing 3: The Droid Bionic saga


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Thing 1 - Steve Jobs steps down as CEO

  • Not Android news.

Thing 2 - HP shutting down webOS device work

Thing 3 - HTC bootloader unlocking

Thing 4 - No Galaxy S II for Verizon

Verizon won't have a Galaxy S II variant, WSJ says, citing anonymous sources

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Mobile Nations 5: A wedding and a funeral Phil, Kevin, Derek, Dan, Georgia, and Rene talk HP dumping webOS hardware, Google picking up Motorola Mobility, RIM's new BlackBerrys reviewed, and what it means for Microsoft and Apple. This is MobileNations!



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!


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Google purchases Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion

Google's purchase of Motorola - a Q&A

Motorola won't have exclusive on Nexus devices, Andy Rubin says

OEM partners supportive of Motorola Mobility acquisition, praise Google's defense of Android

Motorola Mobility Holdings (MMI) opens up more than 50 percent

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Thing 1 - HTC's 'marriage' to Beats Entertainment

Thing 2 - Ice Cream Sandwich leak

Thing 3 - Farewell, Google App Inventor


Thanks to for sponsoring this episode of the Android Central Podcast.

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Thing 1 - TouchWiz on the Galaxy Tab 10.1

Thing 2 - HTC explains bootloader unlock process

Thing 3 - Patents

  • Google's chief legal officer calls patent war 'a hostile, organized campaign against Android'
  • Editorial: Keep it in the courtroom, folks
  • Google to Microsoft: 'We didn't fall for it' [updated with Microsoft's retort]

Thing 4 - Scary, scary malware!

Thing 5 - Google TV gets affordable

Things 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

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Thing 1: Netflix on more phones, fewer tablets

Thing 2: More new phones and tablets

Thing 3: Apps worth mentioning


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Thing 1: Motorola Droid 3 in stores now

Thing 2: Google's Q2 earnings call

Thing 3: Odds and ends

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Thing 1 - Motorola Droid 3 launches

Thing 2 - Google Maps goes offline

Thing 3 - Tablet pricing

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Writers' roundtable - Google+

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Thing 1 - Verizon's tiered data plans

Thing 2 - The EVO 3D cometh!

Thing 3 - Archos hits hard with affordable tablets


  • Tony's voicemail
  • Michael's voicemail
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Thing 1 - The HTC EVO 3D

Thing 2 - The HTC Sensation 4G


  • Eugene's voicemail
  • Jaime's voicemail
  • Jeremy's voicemail
  • Ken's voicemail
  • Randy's voicemail
  • Trevor's voicemail
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Thing 1 - Google unveils Google Wallet

Thing 2 - The bootloader bruhaha

Thing 3 - Movies and the streaming situation

Bonus: More new devices!

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Thing 1 - Google IO recap

Thing 2 - Latest reviews

Thing 3 - Other odds and ends

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Google IO Podcast Day 2

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Google IO Podcast Day 1

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Jerry and Phil are in San Francisco for Google IO 2011. Join them as they predict what we'll see (and play a little catch-up for the past couple weeks).

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Thing one - a slew of new phones

Thing 2 - Dog Wars and other offensive apps

Thing 3 - The location sensation scandlation

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Andrew interviews a Boost Mobile exec about the Samsung Prevail.

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Thing 1: Gingerbread's a-comin'!

Thing 2: The HTC Sensation and Sense 3.0

Thing 3: Maybe you shouldn't be rooting your phone

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Thing 1 - Rubin speaks on the state of Openy

Thing 2 - Wifi-only tablets

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Thing 1 - Google, openness and privacy

Thing 2 - Android in-app billing

Thing 3 - Android Cloud Music

CTIA wrapup

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Phil Nickinson, Kevin Michaluk and Dieter Bohn recap all the Android news (and a little bit of BlackBerry and other stuff) from the CTIA Wireless show in Orlando.

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Three things (or maybe 4 things)

Thing 1: Malware, trojans and viruses, oh, my!

Thing 2: AT&T's fake 4G

Thing 3: Where, oh where, has my ThunderBolt gone?

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Tablets, tablets, tablets

Tablet software

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Top o' the news - Motorola Xoom!

Updates, Updates, Updates!

Hardware news

Software news

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Windows Phone - One year later

Even more Android

BlackBerry is here, too


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We're live in Barcelona, Spain. Mobile World Congress doesn't even start until Monday, and we're already seeing new phones. Enjoy!


Mobile World Congress 2011 - Pre event podcast

Sony Ericsson press event

Samsung press event

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Top o' the news - Sprint Kyocera event

Hardware news

Tablet news

Software news

Google news

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Top o' the news - AC goes to Google!

Hardware news

Software news

OS update news

Tablet news

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Honeycomb SDK preview

Hardware news

Software news

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Google leadership shuffle

Samsung Froyo updates

Other OS updates

Hardware news

Software news

Tablet news


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The post-CES wrapup

Hardware news

Software news

Tablet news

OS updates

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We're barely a day into the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, and we already have a baker's dozen Android phones, the Motorola Xoom tablet, more LTE than we can shake a stick at, AT&T suddently grew a pari of LTE big ones, and there's more on the horizen.

So join SPE editors Dieter Bohn, Phil Nickinson, Rene Ritchie and Kevin Michaluk, Android Central's Cory Streater and The Cell Phone Junkie's Mickey Papillon and Joey Koppes for the Greatest CES Podcast in the World -- Part 1!

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