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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

Direct download: acpc101.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:31pm EST

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!

Direct download: acpc-io12.mp3
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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.
Direct download: acpc100.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:39pm EST

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

Direct download: acpc-99.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:27pm EST

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

Direct download: acpc98.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:52pm EST

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

Direct download: acpc97.mp3
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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?

Direct download: acpc96.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:38pm EST

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
Direct download: ctia-1-final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:18pm EST

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!)

Direct download: sgsiii-final.mp3
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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

Direct download: acpc94.mp3
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Thing 1: Hardware news

Thing 2: Software news

Thing 3: Other news

Direct download: acpc93.mp3
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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

Direct download: acpc92.mp3
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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

Direct download: acpc91.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:47pm EST

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

Thing 2: ICS updates; and lack of them

Thing 3: New phone reviews

Direct download: acpc90.mp3
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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

Direct download: acpc89.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:55pm EST

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!)

Direct download: mobilenations_mwc12_03.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:01pm EST

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.)


Direct download: mobilenations_mwc12_02.mp3
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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!

Direct download: mobilenations_mwc12_01.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am EST

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

Direct download: androidcentral88.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:56pm EST

Thing 1: Chrome for Android!

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

Thing 3: Other odds and ends

Direct download: acpc87.mp3
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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

Direct download: acpc86.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:13pm EST

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?

Direct download: acpc85.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:31pm EST

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
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00pm EST

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!

Direct download: CES_2012_-_Special_Edition_Podcast_with_Mobile_Nations.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:10pm EST

Thing 1: The Sprint Galaxy Nexus

Thing 2: Google TV lives!

Thing 3: CES preview

Direct download: acpc83.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:19am EST

Thing 1: 2011 Android Central Awards

Thing 2: A look ahead at 2012

Direct download: acpc82.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:13am EST

Hope everybody had a good one!

Direct download: holidayfinalmp.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:02pm EST

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
Direct download: acpc81.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:46pm EST

Thing 1: The ASUS Transformer Prime

Thing 2: State of the Galaxy Nexus

Thing 3: The Carrier IQ saga

Direct download: acpc80.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:25pm EST

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

Direct download: acpc79.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:25pm EST

Thing 1: Motorola Droid RAZR

Thing 2: Barnes & Noble Nook Tablet

Thing 3: Flash is dead, long live Flash

Odds and ends

Direct download: androidcentral78.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:05pm EST

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

Direct download: acpc77.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:43pm EST

Thing 1: Latest Galaxy Nexus news

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

Thing 3: Odds and ends

Direct download: acpc76.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:06pm EST

Thing 1: Samsung Galaxy Nexus

Thing 2: Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich

Direct download: acpc75.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:11pm EST

CTIA Enterprise & Apps Special Editions

Direct download: acpc74.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:37am EST

Thing 1: CTIA preview

Thing 2: HTC Sensation XL

Thing 3: HTC's little permissions problem

Thing 4: Other odds and ends

Direct download: acpc73.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:57pm EST

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

Direct download: acpc72.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:56pm EST

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

Direct download: acpc71.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:40pm EST

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

Direct download: acpc70.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:06pm EST

Thing 1: U.S. Galaxy S II event

Thing 2: New stuff out of IFA

Thing 3: The Droid Bionic saga

Contests

Direct download: acpc69.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:14pm EST

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

Direct download: acpc68.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:04am EST

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!

Agenda

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!

Hosts

Direct download: mobilenations05.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:15am EST

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

Direct download: acpc66.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:04am EST

Thing 1: Netflix on more phones, fewer tablets

Thing 2: More new phones and tablets

Thing 3: Apps worth mentioning

Also:

Direct download: acpc65.mp3
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Thing 1: Motorola Droid 3 in stores now

Thing 2: Google's Q2 earnings call

Thing 3: Odds and ends

Direct download: acpc64.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:18am EST

Thing 1 - Motorola Droid 3 launches

Thing 2 - Google Maps goes offline

Thing 3 - Tablet pricing

Direct download: acpc63.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:14am EST

Writers' roundtable - Google+

Direct download: acpc62.mp3
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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

Voicemails

  • Tony's voicemail
  • Michael's voicemail
Direct download: acpc61.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:35pm EST

Thing 1 - The HTC EVO 3D

Thing 2 - The HTC Sensation 4G

Voicemails

  • Eugene's voicemail
  • Jaime's voicemail
  • Jeremy's voicemail
  • Ken's voicemail
  • Randy's voicemail
  • Trevor's voicemail
Direct download: acpc60.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:11pm EST

Thing 1 - Google unveils Google Wallet

Thing 2 - The bootloader bruhaha

Thing 3 - Movies and the streaming situation

Bonus: More new devices!

Direct download: apcp59.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:23am EST

Thing 1 - Google IO recap

Thing 2 - Latest reviews

Thing 3 - Other odds and ends

Direct download: acpc58.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am EST

Google IO Podcast Day 2

Direct download: iopodcast3.mp3
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Google IO Podcast Day 1

Direct download: iopodcast2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:19am EST

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).

Direct download: iopodcast1.mp3
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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

Direct download: acpc57.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:00am EST

Andrew interviews a Boost Mobile exec about the Samsung Prevail.

Direct download: prevail.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:15pm EST

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

Direct download: acpc56.mp3
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Thing 1 - Rubin speaks on the state of Openy

Thing 2 - Wifi-only tablets

Direct download: acpc55.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:22am EST

Thing 1 - Google, openness and privacy

Thing 2 - Android in-app billing

Thing 3 - Android Cloud Music

CTIA wrapup

Direct download: acpc54.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:41pm EST

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.

Direct download: ctia11.mp3
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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?

Direct download: acpc53.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:44am EST

Tablets, tablets, tablets

Tablet software

Direct download: acpc52.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:54pm EST

Top o' the news - Motorola Xoom!

Updates, Updates, Updates!

Hardware news

Software news

Direct download: acpc51.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:06pm EST

 

Windows Phone - One year later

Even more Android

BlackBerry is here, too

 

Direct download: mwcpc-2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:02pm EST

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

Direct download: mwcpc.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:45pm EST

Top o' the news - Sprint Kyocera event

Hardware news

Tablet news

Software news

Google news

Direct download: acpc50.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:19pm EST

Top o' the news - AC goes to Google!

Hardware news

Software news

OS update news

Tablet news

Direct download: acpc49.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:16am EST

Honeycomb SDK preview

Hardware news

Software news

Direct download: acpc48.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:59pm EST

Google leadership shuffle

Samsung Froyo updates

Other OS updates

Hardware news

Software news

Tablet news

Voicemail

Direct download: acpc47.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:46am EST

The post-CES wrapup

Hardware news

Software news

Tablet news

OS updates

Direct download: acpc46.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:51am EST

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!

Direct download: CES_2011_Special_Edition_Podcast.mp3
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Top o' the news

Hardware news

Software news

Tablet news

Direct download: acpc45.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:28am EST

Top o' the news - Here comes LTE

Hardware news

Tablet news

Software news

Google news

OS updates

Direct download: acpc44.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:07am EST

The Nexus S is here, dual-core processors have arrived, major changes to the Android Market, Facebook gets a big update and more of your voicemails and e-mails. Listen in!

Nexus S is released

Hardware news

Software news

OS updates

 

Direct download: acpc_43.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:46am EST

Android 2.3 Gingerbread

Which phones will be updated?

Nexus S is announced

Other OS updates

Honeycomb

Hardware news

Software news

Direct download: acpc42.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:59pm EST

We get a glimpse of Gingerbread!

 

Top o' the news

Hardware news

Software news

OS news

Odds and ends ...

Direct download: acpc41.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:08am EST

It's a special post-Thanksgiving podcast, with special guest Craig Johnston.

 

Gingerbread news

Hardware news

Software news

Tablet news

OS updates

Craig's books

Direct download: acpc40.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:32am EST

Top o' the news - Gingebread is Nigh!

Hardware news

Software news

Tablet news

OS updates

Direct download: acpc39.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:52am EST

Top o' the news - Yes on Nexus 2, no on Gingerbread

Hardware news

Tablet news

Software news

Hacking

OS udpates

Direct download: acpc38.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:08am EST

Casey and Phil talk to HTC's Eric Lin.

Direct download: AC_at_CES.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am EST