Tag Archive: #acpodcast


Listener Q&A Edition [#acpodcast]

It’s a listener question extravaganza! We tackle what’s on your mind in the Android world (along with some non-Android questions as well). Join Daniel Bader, Jerry Hildenbrand, Ara Wagoner, and Andrew Martonik for advice on everything from which budget phone to buy, the importance of RCS messaging, and favorite drinks!

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Pixel Buds, Pixelbook Go, Nest Mini, Nest Wifi [#acpodcast]

Made by Google ’19 has come and gone — now it’s time to dissect everything that went down! Daniel Bader, Jerry Hildenbrand, and Ara Wagoner focus this week on Pixel Buds, Pixelbook Go, Nest Mini, and Nest Wifi. Pixel Buds represent the next stage of computing, but Pixelbook Go is a step backwards.

The last few minutes of the show contain general impressions of Pixel 4, but keep your ears open for an episode devoted to our full  [Read More…]

What to expect from Google on October 15 [#acpodcast]

It’s the last episode of Android Central Podcast before Google’s October 15 hardware event! Join Hayato Huseman, Andrew Martonik, and Daniel Bader for last minutes leaks and rumors about the products you can expect to be announced.

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Show Notes and Links: Nest Mini Everything you can expect from Google’s October 15 hardware event: Pixel 4, Pixelbook Go  [Read More…]

iPhone 11 vs. Everything, Huawei’s mess, Fold durability [#acpodcast]

Jerry Hildenbrand, Daniel Bader, and Andrew Martonik have a gander at iPhone 11 compared to the Android flagships, especially as it relates to camera performance. They also discuss Huawei Mate 20 Pro and the mess the company’s strategy has become in absence of access to Google Services.

Finally, they continue to poke holes in the durability of Galaxy Fold.

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IFA phone follow up, more Pixel 4 leaks, iPhone 11 [#acpodcast]

Andrew Martonik, Hayato Huseman, and Daniel Bader follow up on some additional phone announcements from IFA, then dig in to the latest leaks about Pixel 4. They also talk about the various iPhone 11 models, Apple’s $ 329 iPad, and the excellent value of Apple Arcade at only $ 4.99/mo.

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Show Notes and Links: LG G8X hands-on  [Read More…]

New sound bars, new Fire TVs, fixed(?) Galaxy Fold [#acpodcast]

AC Podcast host emeritus Phil Nickinson joins Daniel Bader and Are Wagoner to chat about the wide swath of products announced this week. There are new sound bars from both Roku and Amazon, new Fire TV models from Amazon, and a smart speaker from Sonos. Lenovo is getting in on the new release action as well with tablets that double as Google Assistant displays.

In the phone realm, Android 10 is rolling out to Pixels and Samsung’s Galaxy  [Read More…]

Note 10+ review, Android 10, and rebranding [#acpodcast]

Ara Wagoner and Andrew Martonik join Daniel Bader for a conversation about their Galaxy Note 10+ impressions, including a worthwhile detour into USB-C Power Delivery and PPS charging technology.

Google has ditched letter/food naming conventions for Android in favor of numbers. What we know as Android Q will simply become Android 10. The company has also redesigned Android branding and is putting tighter restrictions on its use.

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Galaxy Note 10 deep dive [#acpodcast]

Daniel Bader, Andrew Martonik, and Hayato Huseman settle in for a long chat about Galaxy Note 10 and 10+. Samsung has bifurcated their flagship phone for the first time, and there are important differences between the models to be aware of before you buy.

During the announcement, Microsoft took to the stage with news about an expanded partnership regarding integration of their apps and services into the Note line. There’s also a bit Android Q beta news to  [Read More…]

Android Q and Third Party Launchers with Developer Chris Lacy [#acpodcast]

Daniel Bader and Ara Wagoner are joined by developer Chris Lacy of Action Launcher and ActionDash fame to discuss Android Q, third party launchers, using your phone less, and much more.

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Daniel Bader and Ara Wagoner are joined by developer Chris Lacy of Action Launcher and ActionDash fame to discuss Android Q, third  [Read More…]

Ive leaves Apple, ZenFone 6 review, Huawei keeping promises? [#acpodcast]

Andrew Martonik, Alex Dobie, and Jerry Hildenbrand talk about Jony Ive’s departure from Apple and what that means for the entire tech community, and Alex provides his review of the Asus ZenFone 6. Plus, the gang take a hard look at the various ways in which Huawei might be able to keep their Android update promise.

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