Tag Archive: Brief


In Brief: LG G7, Moto Z3, T-Mobile’s new uncarrier move, and much! (Episode 19)

This time on In Brief, Matt, Andrew, and Donovan talked about the LG G7 ThinQ, T-Mobile’s UnCarrier Next program, the Z3 and its 5G Moto Mod, and our thoughts of Android 9 Pie. Check it out!

What we talked about today LG G7 ThinQ Review – Is LG finally back? T-Mobile gets personal with customer support and teams up with Pandora Motorola Moto Z3 review Android Pie Review: The reason why I gave up my iPhone X Visit our  [Read More…]

In Brief: Gaming phones, Gmail changes, and more

Welcome to In Brief, our periodic podcast which aims to provide you with all of the important things happening in the world of Android.

In this episode, we discuss how a brand new gaming phone, some changes coming for everyone to Google’s favorite email service, Google Lens, and a security update.

Topics

Google Security Patch for June Google Lens released as a standalone app All Gmail users to get new look inside of a month ASUS launches ROG Phone

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In Brief: YouTube Music, Google Home, and Google Lens (Podcast)

Matt and Scott discuss the rollout of YouTube Music over the coming weeks and how it fits with Google Play Music. Additionally, the pair chat about Google Home statistics and the new features of Google Lens.

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In Brief: Nokia X6, HTC Exodus, and new Galaxy S9 colors

Welcome to In Brief, our periodic podcast which aims to provide you with all of the important things happening in the world of Android. In this episode, we discuss the newly announced Nokia X6, HTC’s big bet on the blockchain, and some brand new colors coming for the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus. […]

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AndroidGuys In Brief: OnePlus, Motorola, Verizon (Podcast)

Welcome to In Brief, our periodic podcast which aims to provide you with all of the important things happening in the world of Android. In this episode, we discuss some last minute leaks for the OnePlus 6 smartphone, launch details for Motorola’s G6 and E5 line, and Verizon’s new Visible service.

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In Brief Podcast Episode .5

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Alexa’s new ‘Brief Mode’ makes the assistant talk less

Rolling out to Alexa users now.

Amazon’s constantly adding new features to Alexa to ensure it’s as helpful as can be, but the latest goodie actually makes the assistant talk less. As part of a new feature called “Brief Mode”, Alexa’s responses are shortened, and in some cases, replaced with just an audio cue rather than saying “Ok.”

According to users on Reddit, they were first informed of the feature when normally interacting with Alexa. In one  [Read More…]

Daily news brief: Pixel smartwatch vs. Android-powered pancreas

What happened on October 13? I’ll tell you later, I’m writing the news.

Earlier today, I went to the drug store to buy Halloween candy. It was fun, but it also reminded me that it’s almost fall, which is also the end of launch season. As far as release years go, I think 2016 will go down in the books as being one of the more interesting: The subtle creep of the $ 400 powerhouse; Samsung’s  [Read More…]

Daily brief: An Android Experiment in carrier satisfaction

What happened on October 12? You tell me, I was too busy napping.

There’s no question that Google’s decision to go with Verizon as its exclusive U.S. carrier for the Pixel has been divisive, but it’s looking increasingly like the provider understands how passionate people are about the feeling of openness that Google built around its Nexus brand. And we’re happy about that, since there’s nothing worse than a carrier ruining a phone.

And after reporting  [Read More…]

Daily news brief: A smarter Android, coming soon

What happened in Android on October 11? The same thing that happens every night, Pinky: It tried to take over the world.

This weekend, I celebrated Canadian Thanksgiving the only way I know how: Taking a bunch of cool gadgets up to a rented cottage north of Toronto. There, I used the Moto Insta-Share Projector to cast Blue Jays baseball (#ourmoment) and the Presidential Debate (#notgoingthere) onto a patch of blank wall from a Moto Z  [Read More…]