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

Shruti and Nick sit down with Qualcomm General Manager of Handsets, Chris Patrick, to discuss the chip manufacturer's latest announcements and talk about where the industry is headed. Then, Jerry and Alex join in to share their thoughts on how new processors will benefit the most important people—You!

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Google I/O 2022 has come and gone, and we have SOOOO much to discuss. We chime in on all the software and hardware announcements. We end the episode by paying tribute to our friend and co-worker, Babu Mohan, who passed away unexpectedly earlier this year. He will be greatly missed as a member of the Android Central family.

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We talk about our exclusive leaked images that seem to show Google's first smartwatch. Accident or intentionally left behind? The gang also offer their take on the Nothing Launcher, trouble at Netflix, and Nick's review of the OnePlus Nord N20 5G. Rounding things out, each of our hosts have $44 billion to spend. What do they buy with their hypothetical money?

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This week, we talk about killing in VR, sideloading apps, Carl Pei, Galaxy Watch 4, and more.

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Rumor has it that the Samsung Galaxy S23 and S22 FE might use MediaTek chips for the first time. The team also discuss privacy and safety issues when it comes to smartphone photography and trackers like Apple AirTags. They also survey the current VR landscape, and more.

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The gang praise the OnePlus 10 Pro, especially as an alternative to Google and Samsung hardware. We also hear more about Nothing, Andrew's S22 Ultra frustrations, and more.

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This week, we take on Samsung's Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra, Google's data collection practices, and why Galaxy Watch 4 was a flop. We also speculate about Nothing as their first Android smartphone is set to arrive this summer.

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Category:general -- posted at: 8:16pm EDT

Nick and Shruti are joined this week by Chris Wedel and Derrek Lee to talk about Galaxy S22 throttling, the validity of benchmarks, Apple's M1 compared to other processors, and more.

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Category:general -- posted at: 8:11pm EDT

This week, we examine Ukraine's role in the tech industry and how Big Tech is responding to Russia's invasion of the country. We also talk about Qualcomm partnering with ByteDance in the VR space. The Nothing phone could be coming in April, Pixel Watch vs. Galaxy Watch 4, and more.

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Category:general -- posted at: 5:21pm EDT

Jerry, Michael, and Nick are joined by Tom Meyer as they hold a wake for the not-dead-but-not-very-lively Google Stadia. They also check in on some different VR tech, the value of the new Motorola Edge+, and more.

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Shruti Shekar and Michael Hicks have entered the chat! Please welcome them into the fold along with Nick Sutrich and Jerry Hildenbrand. This week, we offer up a podcast review of the Samsung Galaxy S22 Plus and Ultra models.

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This week, we deliver a special edition of the show as Jerry, Nick, Ara, and Michael Fisher share their thoughts on everything released at Samsung's latest Galaxy Unpacked event.

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Category:general -- posted at: 10:30am EDT

Smartphone season is nearly upon us, which means we have a metric boatload of leaks and rumors to share. Tune in and learn what's coming this year along with other news for Google and Android fans.

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:36am EDT

The January 2022 update is available now for Pixel 6 phones. It brings some quality of life improvements for their users. But the the news isn't so good for NVIDIA Shield TV after an Android 11 update. However, NVIDIA says fixes for Plex, Kodi, and more are on the way. The crew also dig into a lot of other news, such as why Airlines have such a bee in their bonnet about 5G, YouTube Premium discounts, scaling back on original content, and lousy trade-in values from Apple for Android phones.

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Category:general -- posted at: 9:23am EDT

This week, Ara, Nick, Jeramy, and Chris Wedel survey the smartwatch landscape and offer suggestions on the best ones for fitness. They also talk about Samsung's blown Exynos 2200 launch schedule, Spotify's blown lossless streaming, and how a judge has dealt a blow to Meta regarding an FTC lawsuit.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:17pm EDT

We're back! Ara, Nick, and Jeramy check out the first two new phones of 2022: Samsung's Galaxy S21 FE, and the OnePlus 10 Pro. There's also a ton of smartwatch news to explore from CES 2022, plus Chromebook and VR goodness.

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