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The Android Authority Podcast – discussing topics in Android every week.The Android Authority Podcast brings you all the top stories and features based on your favorite mobile operating system: Android. We help make Android more accessible to all, and dive deeper into the details when we can, there'… read more

270 Episodes | 2015 - 2020

Fin Part Deux

January 31st, 2020


This is the last episode of the second season of the Android Authority podcast. That sucks. But that doesn’t mean we don’t have tech to talk about. Adam, Joe, and Jonathan gather for one last time to talk about …

LG’s promise and Google’s experiments

January 25th, 2020


We have a ton of housecleaning to take care of right off the bat including the Moto RAZR, Whatsapp’s dark mode, MWC 2020 and more. Plus, we take a look at LG’s implementation of Android 10 on the LG V50 with dual …

A Samsung fanboy’s wet dream

January 18th, 2020


Fresh off the CES Train, we have some housecleaning to do. We chat about the Escobar Fold, Google hitting a trillion dollar valuation, and in what …

#CES2020 was amazing!

January 11th, 2020


Jonathan Feist leads David Imel, Hadlee Simons, and C. Scott Brown for a roundtable discussion of all the top showings at CES 2020. It was a great …

#CES2020 Preview and Xiaomi’s insecurity

January 4th, 2020


C. Scott Brown joins Joe and Adam to talk about what he’s excited about for CES next week. Looking back on a decade of Android we revisit some of the most iconic Android phones from the 2010s. Plus we look ahead to some …

Google vs. Fortnite, Round 2019

December 28th, 2019


It’s the last podcast of the decade and we’re looking back on the 2010s, and 2019, and looking ahead to 2020. What were the biggest tech fails of 2019? What were the best apps? What were the best games? And what will 5G …

Best of Android 2019: And the winner is...

December 22nd, 2019


Every year, Android Authority looks to award the best smartphone released. But if you ask 50 different reviewers what the best phone of the year is, you’ll get 30 different ideas. But if you look at just the objective …

Google > Ring. Snapdragon > Apple A13. 2 Zooms > Zoom.

December 21st, 2019


OnePlus has a concept phone coming to CES and Samsung has a Star Wars phone out now. The Snapdragon 865 finally beat its Apple counterpart - kinda. The New York Times investigated the location data obtained from a data …

DJI Mavic Mini Podcast Review: Small but mighty

December 18th, 2019


Jonathan Feist from joins Adam to talk about what might be the best bargain in tech in 2019. The DJI Mavic mini is a tiny powerhouse, …

Google dropping features and fancy watches featuring The Mr. Mobile, Michael Fisher

December 14th, 2019


The Mr. Mobile a.k.a. Michael Fisher drops by and joins Adam and Jonathan this week. Samsung has (NOT!) sold 1 million Galaxy Fold units, and we’re …

Meet Google’s new boss, same as the old boss

December 7th, 2019


Adam, Jonathan, and Joe discuss the Escobar Fold 1 and the...unique marketing approach for this phone. Qualcomm’s Hawaii-based processor event …

Deadpool’s Mint and driving with Google in cars

November 30th, 2019


Adam, Jonathan, and Joe get together on this short holiday week to chat about Android Auto. Adam has a new radio and Joe is an old Android Auto soul. …

The Android Authority Black Friday Wish List

November 29th, 2019


Adam, Jonathan, and Joe list the items they’ll be looking to buy this Black Friday. And here they are:

Hello Google Stadia! Farewell, John Legere!

November 23rd, 2019


Joe Hindy takes a turn at the hosting mic while Adam and Jonathan join him to chat. We get some final thoughts on Google Stadia, and why Joe is so set against it. Plus our favorite carrier CEO is stepping down next …

Google Stadia Podcast Review: Life is a subscription

November 23rd, 2019


David Imel joins Adam to talk about Google’s new cloud-streaming gaming platform, Google Stadia. Is this the gaming solution of the future? Is the …

Google checks in on Moto's RAZR ambitions

November 16th, 2019


Adam, Jonathan, and Joe talk mostly Moto RAZR, Motorola’s folding phone and it’s pretty awesome. We also geek out over retro mode on the phone. Also, …

A Pentacamera masterpiece and Google Pixel Perks

November 9th, 2019


We’ve got a ton of housecleaning to do and C. Scott Brown joins Adam and Jonathan to do it. The Google Pixel 4 gets a crazy Black Friday deal. Astro …

Google’s Fit, Moto’s RAZR, and who the hell is BBK??? Featuring Andru Edwards from Gear Live!

November 2nd, 2019


Adam and Joe are joined by Andru Edwards, host of the Geared Up Podcast to talk about the Google Pixel. The battery is small, but people are buying it anyway. We take a look at one of the best deals in phones in 2019, …

Final Pixel 4 thoughts and lots of surprises

October 26th, 2019


David Imel joins Adam and Jonathan to wrap up our final thoughts on the Google Pixel 4. Does Google have the right strategy following Apple’s lead? …

Google Pixel 4 Podcast Review: It’s so Google

October 23rd, 2019


The Google Pixel 4 is a fairly controversial phone. It’s got so much great going for it, but it also falls short in a few key areas. Our review calls it the “but” phone, because it has an amazing camera, but it lacks an …

Motorola’s new RAZR, and Google Pixel 4 final thoughts

October 19th, 2019


Motorola sent out invitations for its folding phone, and we discuss what we’re looking forward to most. Plus, we follow up our Pixel 4 launch podcast …

Made By Google launch event: A Pixel 4 and Nest story

October 16th, 2019


Google introduced us to a whole bevy of devices today, interwoven around a story. We saw announcements about Stadia and Pixel Buds. We saw the new …

OnePlus 7T Pro, Essential Gem, Threads by Instagram, Google's Rules and other existential questions

October 12th, 2019


The OnePlus 7T Pro is official, along with its racing counterpart. Andy Rubin revealed a new smartphone-we-think from Essential that is roughly half a phone. Threads by Instagram allows you to connect to only your …

Huawei is out, Microsoft is in

October 4th, 2019


There used to be a really easy way to install Google Apps onto the Huawei Mate 30 Pro, but that service is no longer. A security researcher found an undocumented API call in the LZ Play service and suddenly everything …

Huawei Mate 30 Pro Podcast Review: It’s Complicated

October 4th, 2019


The Huawei Mate 30 Pro is one of the most gorgeous pieces of hardware to ever come out of the Chinese OEM, or any OEM for that matter. It has …

Gary Explains: Speed Test G 2.0

October 3rd, 2019


Gary Sims of Gary Explains fame is back to announce an exciting new development - literally a development - of Speed Test G 2.0, now with 100% more iPhone! That’s right, Gary rewrote Speed Test G from the ground up to …

Samsung Galaxy Fold Podcast Review

October 2nd, 2019


The Samsung Galaxy Fold is finally here and available for purchase. Reviews editor Eric Zeman joins Adam and Joe to talk about one of the most …

The OnePlus 7T Podcast Review: Not a Pro, but still a Pro

September 28th, 2019


David Imel joins Adam to talk about the OnePlus 7T and give it the full review. Power, endurance, camera, battery, we cover it all on this podcast …

Taking phones to the extremes

September 27th, 2019


Ryan Thomas-Shaw joins Adam and Joe to talk about the ROG phone 2, Asus’s latest gaming phone. Then we take a look at the Xioami Mi Mix Alpha and it’s math-defying 180.6% screen-to-body ratio. Joe introduces us to Mario …

Is the Huawei Mate 30 Pro half empty, or half full?

September 21st, 2019


Adam, Jonathan, and Joe reunite to discuss the latest flagship from Huawei. The Mate 30 Pro  and family are all official, and pretty awesome. Except for one thing - Google didn’t show up. Google services are not …

Hello Moto - A look at the future of smartphones from Motorola

September 19th, 2019


Adam got a chance to sit down for an hour with Douglas Michau, Executive Director North America Business Development at Motorola Mobility. If that …

Everything about the iPhone 11 and the Google Pixel 4...but only one of them was announced featuring Jaime Rivera from Pocketnow

September 14th, 2019


Jaime Rivera from Pocketnow joins Adam and Jonathan on a trip through Cupertino. What did Apple bring to the table? Plus, we know basically everything about the Google Pixel 4 already, and that announcement is still a …

IFA 2019 - Hands on with the Samsung Galaxy Fold, Huawei Mate X, LG G8X, and so, so, so much more

September 7th, 2019


Adam is joined by David Imel and Jimmy Westenberg from the floor of IFA 2019 in Berlin, Germany. They cover a wide range of devices from phones to …

IFA I’m getting a phone, make it Fold!

September 7th, 2019


Chris Thomas from the SoundGuys and the SoundGuys Podcast joins us to talk about some sound advancements from IFA. Also, the Samsung Galaxy Fold is …

This is Android 10, and we can’t wait...

September 3rd, 2019


Android 10 is officially here, and rolling out to phones as we speak. Adam and Joe walk you through all the new features coming to our favorite …

IFA preview and how ethical is your phone?

August 30th, 2019


C. Scott Brown joins Adam, Jonathan, and Joe discussing IFA in Berlin. Also, a protip on how to prevent calendar spam, which is unfortunately a thing now. After that, we go hands on with the Fairphone 3 in all its …

Android is dead. Long live Android! 

August 23rd, 2019


Adam, Joe, and Jonathan discuss Google’s rebrand of Android. Desserts are gone; letters are gone. The logo has changed, and the wordmark is different. We discuss the new look, and feel of Android’s signage. Also, Google …

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Podcast Review: Leading, but is it a leader?

August 23rd, 2019


Adam and David Imel talk about Samsung’s latest flagship, the Samsung Galaxy Note 10+. The Note line has long been the “everything” phone but is that the case still? David goes in depth on the specifications, battery, …

Gary Explains: RISC-V: The open-sourced hardware solution of our dreams

August 20th, 2019


Gary Sims of Gary Explains comes on the show to talk about open-sourced hardware and some of the myths that surround the RISC-V ISA. Is this the Linux version of hardware that we’ve all been waiting for? Gary has a few …

So you think you can zoom? Hold my beer.

August 16th, 2019


Adam, Joe, and Jonathan take a look at the Motorola One Zoom, which doesn’t have Android One, and might not even zoom. Speaking of cameras, Xiaomi …

Final Samsung Note 10 Notes and Netflix’s foe

August 10th, 2019


The Samsung Note 10 wasn’t the only news of the week! Adam, Joe, and Jonathan explore new rumors about the Google Pixel 4 - more RAM, less battery. …

Note 10-ium Leviosa

August 8th, 2019


Samsung’s Unpacked event has come and gone and Adam, Joe, and Jonathan are breaking it all down. We’ve got the Note 10, and the Note 10+, we’ve got a …

Looking back at our long-lost phones

August 7th, 2019


When Adam stumbled across an old phone favorite in a box, it got him thinking - what other phones hold special places in the collective hearts of the …

Samsung’s shock and awe

August 3rd, 2019


Adam, Joe, Jonathan, and a new friend discuss rumors of a leaked dongle seemingly confirming at least one Samsung Galaxy Note will not have a headphone jack. That sucks - we discuss. The best midrange phone on the …

Asus ROG phone 2 is an absolute unit

July 27th, 2019


David Imel joins Adam, Joe, and Jonathan to talk about the latest from Asus - the ROG Phone 2. It is a powerhouse in every way possible and a new line of accessories brings gaming to the next level. The Samsung Galaxy …

Will the Samsung Galaxy Note get the snappier Snapdragon?

July 20th, 2019


It’s our one-year anniversary, and we’re celebrating with our friends! Sam Moore and David Imel join Adam and Joe for a lively discussion about Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 855+. Will it go into the Note 10? Speaking of …

Samsung Galaxy S10 5G Review: Big and Beautiful

July 20th, 2019


Last week, Adam went to downtown Chicago to test out Sprint’s 5G network, and he did so on a Samsung Galaxy S10 5G. Since then, he’s been using the 5G in LTE territory and putting it through its paces. The verdict? This …

Switching on Sprint’s 5G

July 13th, 2019


Adam, Joe, and Jonathan discuss the newly announced Nintendo Switch Lite - gaming for all! Adam spent an afternoon in downtown Chicago checking out Sprint’s new 5G network. Along with some sound clips from Sprint CTO …

US Government all up in your Google

July 6th, 2019


Adam, Jonathan, and Joe discuss Huawei’s place in the US-China Trade War. Also, US government officials might be coming after your encryption. And speaking of privacy, just how much is your data worth? Many Americans …

Android on your desktop? Android IS your desktop!

June 29th, 2019


Adam Molina joins us from the SoundGuys podcast to talk about speaker cables, and the coat hangers that love them. Meanwhile, we get a great new …

LG V50 5G Podcast review, plus talking Sprint 5G deployment with Richard Self, Director of RF Engineering

June 27th, 2019


Adam and Jonathan sit down and talk to Eric Zeman, Reviews Editor at Android Authority to talk all about the LG V50, LG’s first 5G smartphone. Plus Eric tested Sprint’s 5G network in Dallas Texas, and he tells us all …

Google pushes RCS into the Fold

June 22nd, 2019


Adam returns from vacation with some Sabotage! YouTube remasters up to 1,000 music videos and bring the RCS protocol to your phone. Meanwhile, Scott …

Google Pixel 4 confirmed and E3 gaming

June 14th, 2019


Joe, Jonathan, and Sam Moore talk about Google's confirmed leak of the Pixel 4, E3, Xiaomi Mi Band 4, more E3 and Google Stadia. What is the future of mobile gaming?

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Introducing our new home!

June 8th, 2019


Community is everything for us at the Android Authority Podcast. So we rebuilt our landing page to make it your one-stop shopping for everything you need to know about the podcast. Past shows, subscribe links, host …

Google Stadia and be recognized

June 7th, 2019


Adam, Jonathan, and Joe talk about the Asus Zenphone 6 with a contribution from a vacationing David Imel. We now know a lot more about Google Stadia and two thirds of us have already preordered. We go submarining …

Apple’s WWDC Keynote: Know thy enemy featuring Megan Morrone from TWiT!

June 5th, 2019


WWDC is on and Apple packed a lot into its keynote. Adam and Joe needed an expert, so we snagged the biggest Apple expert we could find - Megan …

Helloooooo Moto Z4 and the Pixel is on the right track

June 1st, 2019


Say hello Moto to the Moto Z4 and continuing support for Moto Mods! Adam, Jonathan, and Joe look at Moto’s latest not-a-flagship flagship. Adam …

Gary Explains: ARM’s new toys and how the SoC works

May 27th, 2019


Gary Sims from Gary Explains joins Adam, Jonathan, and Joe to talk about ARM’s latest CPU and GPU, the Cortex A77 and the Mali-G77. But we go deeper, talking about how an SoC is constructed, and why it is constructed …

Huawei's Woes

May 24th, 2019


This is not a featured story of the Android Authority Podcast, but it is centered on Huawei and the trouble it found throughout the week. What happened? What’s happening now? What’s going to happen? Adam and Jonathan …

Pixel 3a XL Podcast Review: Not a Nexus

May 18th, 2019


Despite comparisons to its old siblings, the Nexus phones, reviewed Dhruv Bhutani thinks this Pixel 3a XL is cut from a different cloth.  The …

Google’s excuses and a new OnePlus in town

May 17th, 2019


Adam, Jonathan, and Joe are joined by Chris Thomas, executive editor of Google’s reason for including a headphone jack in the Pixel 3a series doesn’t sit well with any of them. It’s a great thing for a …

OnePlus 7 Pro Podcast review: 2019 Champion?

May 16th, 2019


David Imel joins Adam and Jonathan to discuss OnePlus’s latest offering. The full written review and video are out, so we settle down for a podcast …

Google Pixel 3a: "A" is for “Nexus” featuring Jason Howell from All About Android!

May 11th, 2019


We are joined by distinguished guest Jason Howell from the All About Android podcast/TWiT network. Adam, Jonathan, and Jason discuss Google I/O and the feeling from the floor. Exciting, or just a bit ho-hum? We look at …

Google I/O 2019 wrap up

May 8th, 2019


The Google I/O keynote is over and we’re left to digest so much of what was announced. We got new advancements in Google lens, Google Assistant, Android Q, Nest Home products, and so much more! Adam, Joe and Jonathan …

LG, Motorola: Winners who still somehow lose featuring Juan Carlos Bagnell a.k.a. @SomeGadgetGuy

May 3rd, 2019


Adam, Joe, and Juan dive deep into the LG G8 and also examine why LG has seen 9 straight quarterly losses. But at least it didn’t fail as mightily as the Energizer P18k Pop phone with an 18,000 mAh battery. Hadlee …

Samsung vs. iFixit

April 26th, 2019


Adam, Joe, Jonathan, and C. Scott Brown break down the post mortem of the Galaxy Fold, including the last minute takedown of iFixit’s posts. OnePlus …

Samsung’s Fold Foibles, Apple’s submission, and new best friends

April 20th, 2019


The Samsung Fold is in the wild, but so far, it hasn’t gone well. But is that necessarily Samsung’s fault? We’re not so sure. Some of the issues were …

Qualcomm’s latest, Oppo's copy, and Samsung’s crazy flipper

April 13th, 2019


Adam, Jonathan, and Joe break down the latest processors from Qualcomm, the Snapdragon 665, 730, and 730G. Oppo released a new phone with some …

The LG G8 Thinq Podcast Review: Bland advancement

April 10th, 2019


The LG G8 Thinq has landed. The phone has a beautiful but unremarkable design. It’s powerful and fast and a flagship in every sense. Plus, the LG G8 …

Huawei’s killer camera, Android Q’s killer features, and 5G’s killer speed!

April 5th, 2019


We’re no April Fools here. Adam, Joe and Jonathan take a look at their favorite April Fool’s day gags. Plus, they have a moment of silence for …

Huawei P30 Pro Podcast Review: All our problems are solved

April 5th, 2019


The Huawei P30 and P30 Pro solve a lot of problems that smartphones typically have. They can’t zoom. They can’t take good photos in low light. They …

The Huawei P30 Pro puts the P in Photography

March 30th, 2019


The Huawei P30 Pro is out and it’s bringing 5x optical zoom with a new periscope style camera. It’s an awesome new innovation in smartphone camera tech, and Adam, Joe, and Jonathan are a little in love with it. But can …

Stadia as she goes

March 22nd, 2019


Adam, Joe and Jonathan get into a long discussion about Google’s cloud-based gaming platform, Stadia. There’s a ton to digest there, and they dig deep into the details. Plus, we look back at WearOS and wonder why a …

The Galaxy s10e, the Motorola RAZR, and the other leftovers

March 16th, 2019


We had a huge week, which included two other podcasts.  So this podcast focuses on what’s left in the news, which is still huge! We’ve got our …

There’s no one like Q

March 15th, 2019


It’s Pi Day and we’re celebrating by saying goodbye to Android Pie. Too ironic? The first beta for  Android Q is available and we’re breaking down all the new features coming to your favorite operating system. New …

Nokia 9 PureView Podcast Review

March 13th, 2019


The Nokia 9 PureView is here, and Eric Zeman comes aboard to give us all of his thoughts. Nokia’s innovative pentacamera setup, along with the “PureView” branding is sure to give us the best photos we’ve ever seen from …

Samsung and Huawei go 10 rounds featuring Tnkgrl, Myriam Joire from the Mobile Tech Podcast

March 9th, 2019


Myriam Joire a.k.a. Tnkgrl from the Mobile Tech podcast joins Adam and Joe to talk all things tech from the last week. Samsung and Huawei are …

Beyond Barcelona

March 2nd, 2019


Never underestimate the amount of news that can pour out of one trade show. Now that we’ve finished our MWC 2019 podcast, we catch you up with news …

MWC 2019 Wrap up

March 2nd, 2019


Going to MWC can be quite overwhelming, but fortunately, our crack team on the ground kept the content coming, giving Adam, Jonathan, and Joe plenty …

Samsung Galaxy S10 Podcast Review

February 23rd, 2019


To get a better idea of just what the Samsung Galaxy S10 has to offer, Adam and Joe sit down with David Imel, the chief reviewer of Android Authority. David takes us on a tour of not only the Galaxy S10, but everything …

Samsung brings you into the fold

February 23rd, 2019


Give it up for the Galaxy Fold! Samsung’s exciting new foldable device is here, and Adam and Joe are arguing about it. Plus, they look at Samsung’s …

BB-8 is getting all Misty featuring Jonathan Strickland from Tech Stuff

February 18th, 2019


You may have heard of Sphero. You may have heard of Star Wars. Adam looked at all the robots he could find. But one robot maker had a great product, …

Looking ahead to MWC 2019

February 16th, 2019


Up until now, we’ve only seen mid-tier phones. But that’s all about to change with MWC right around the corner. Plus, AT&T is trying to con everyone, and Sprint ain’t having it. OnePlus is killing it in the US and …

Nokia and Google Nostalgia

February 8th, 2019


Never seen a Nokia-made, android powered phone in the States? That’s about to change! Also, Adam, Jonathan, and Joe take a look at three new Moto G7 phones. Plus, we look back at the top 50 products that Google has …

U.S. vs. Huawei: It's getting real

February 2nd, 2019


Going into February, things are becoming more clear in the United States versus Huawei fight, and the tide may be turning. China is trying to help Huawei however it can. At the same time, Meizu is crowdfunding a …

Honor View 20 podcast review

January 30th, 2019


To fully appreciate the Honor View 20, you need to start on the back, because it is gorgeous. However, the Honor View 20 is more than just a pretty …

Google Play has a problem

January 26th, 2019


Let us regale to you the tale of the startup that deregistered a user’s wi-fi connected garage door because of a bad review. The Google Play store …

Getting the Royole Treatment: An interview with Bill Liu, CEO of Royole

January 24th, 2019


You may have heard of Royole, maker of the world’s first (and as of publication, only) folding phone, the FlexPai. Adam puts on his interviewer hat …

Google Pixel 3 Lite revealed?

January 19th, 2019


Down in Las Vegas, Gary Sims took the Snapdragon 855 processor for a spin at CES and the results are impressive. Motorola is hoping you’ll flip for …

CES 2019 - All your favorite people

January 16th, 2019


For our last CES 2019 episode, we take 5 minutes to talk to some of the faces of CES that make this space so great to work in. Hear from Myriam Joire

CES 2019 Wrap up, featuring Michael Fisher of TheMrMobile/Mobile Nations

January 12th, 2019


Wrapping up a long week of technology and innovation can be hard to do in one podcast, so Adam and Jonathan are joined by Michael Fisher, a.k.a. …

CES 2019 Special: Samsung’s Press Conference with Daniel Bader of Android Central

January 8th, 2019


Samsung’s press conference brought us a number of goodies at its press conference yesterday. Adam sat down with Daniel Bader, Managing Editor of Android Central to talk about everything we saw in this special CES …

CES 2019 Preview!

January 4th, 2019


Guest host C. Scott Brown and Adam discuss CES 2019 - first experiences, and what we’ll see...probably.

We also caught some OEMs trying to cheat on Benchmark scores and we call them out!

Plus, Apple had a really bad day …

Live podcast Q&A: So Long, 2018!

December 29th, 2018


We recorded a live podcast on December 27th, on our Android Authority YouTube channel, and took questions from the viewers, which tied in nicely with the news of the week.

We look at the Galaxy S9 and it’s One …

Looking back on 2018 - Huawei, Lenovo, and more

December 22nd, 2018


The end of 2018 is here, and we want to know what you this. Please fill out our survey and let us know what you think!

We also take a look at the best apps and games of 2018, as judged by our own Joe Hindy.

Also, not to …

OnePlus 6T McLaren, Start Your Engines

December 15th, 2018


Vitaminwater wants to know if you can ditch your phone for a year and it willing to pay $100,000 to find out

We go hands-on the OnePlus 6T McLaren edition - the fastest phone out there?

The Honor View 20 and the Samsung …

Gary Explains: Qualcomm's Snapdragon 855 processor

December 11th, 2018


Qualcomm’s latest flagship SoC is out, and we’re breaking it down here. But processors are complicated, so we got the smartest guy we know to come on an explain everything to us in the awesomest way possible.

Discussed …

Huawei's Arrested Development

December 8th, 2018


Qualcomm introduced us to the SoC that will power your smartphone next year. Huawei’s CTO has the right to remain silent, eh? Samsung’s mobile division is in a bit of trouble with a huge drop in sales YoY. We are …

The Best of Android, the Best of Google

December 1st, 2018


Our Readers Choice Award is in and it should come as no surprise.

We also look at the best innovation of 2018, as voted on by the Android Authority …

DGiT Daily - November 30, 2018 -  Down goes Daredevil

November 30th, 2018


Thanks again, Android Authority crowd, for letting us butt in. Your normal programming will return next week.

But if you like us, subscribe!

This is your last chance to win a Pixel 3 XL!

Another one bites the dust.

DGiT Daily - November 29, 2018 - Google Fi cometh

November 29th, 2018


Don’t forget to try to win a Pixel 3 XL courtesy!

Google Fi is now an official MVNO which you can sign up for today. It expanded its support phone options, but does it make sense for the average consumer? Your …

Our 2018 Best of Android Champion!

November 24th, 2018


We have crowned our best of Android 2018 Champion, and you won't want to miss it. Black Friday is here and the deal are a-flying. We announce a new podcast and a new standardized test for smartphones, and examine the …

The Best of Android Awards

November 18th, 2018


There’s a lot that goes into our best of Android awards every year, but this year we pulled out all the stops. So we wanted to take you through our …

Samsung brings the 8K video

November 17th, 2018


Black Friday is almost here and we’ve got some great deals we’re looking forward to/. Our Skagen Flaster 2 Review is in and it’s...niche. Samsung unveiled its new Exynos processor with some nifty capabilities. Gary Sims …

Samsung, LG, and Royole flaunt futuristic folding phones

November 10th, 2018


Our best of Android tournament has begun, and you can vote for your favorites! Samsung’s phones are too tall, and now they’re fixing the UI to …

OnePlus 6T Podcast Review

November 6th, 2018


This is a featured story of the Android Authority Podcast were we take a deep dive into a single topic. Today’s topic is our OnePlus 6T review. We’ve brought in David Imel, our chief reviewer here at Android Authority …

Huawei and Honor magic and Google Home Hub hacking

November 3rd, 2018


The OnePlus 6T is here and we’ve gone hands-on. Stand by for our podcast review next week!

Spotify and Google are working together to bring you music on demand with the power of your voice. Act now to take advantage!

EU vs Google vs OEMs: Someone is getting screwed

October 27th, 2018


Our full review of the Razer Phone 2 is in, and it’s basically what we expected it to be.

The Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 is Xiaomi’s latest flagship, packing a …

The Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL Podcast Review

October 24th, 2018


Our Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL reviews are in, and we have Kris Carlon, Managing editor of Android Authority and our chief reviewer of the phone in house to talk all about Google's newest hardware. Find out why he …

Mates, we have new Mates!

October 20th, 2018


The clash between Google and the EU took another step, and maybe not for the better.

Google’s event made it look a lot more like Apple and Amazon, and we discuss.

The Huawei Mate 20 Pro, Mate 20, and Mate 20 X gaming …

Everything you ever wanted to know about 5G (but were afraid to ask)

October 18th, 2018


5G is coming, and at the Motorola Z3 launch event in Chicago, Verizon was all over that 5G train. So we rounded up three experts, from Qualcomm, …

When Three Cameras Just Won’t Do

October 13th, 2018


We give a eulogy to Google Plus, Google’s fallen social network. 66% of our podcast will miss it quite a bit.

The Razer Phone 2 is out now and it is …

Google Pixel 3 launch: An event 45 days in the making

October 10th, 2018


It’s finally here! The Google Pixel 3 is official, and to celebrate we podcasted live immediately following the event. Google introduced us to the …

#Phonepocalypse Now!

October 5th, 2018


Microsoft is becoming best buds with Android, allowing you to use your phone on your computer. That’s pretty next level.

We have an avalanche of phones headed your way in October - we’re breaking them all down here.

Our …

Happy Birthday Google and Android!

September 29th, 2018


Both Google and Android had birthdays this year - 20 and 10 respectively. This is a double dose of milestone birthdays and we have a lot to talk about because of it! We’ve got it all - inside tips on how to get the most …

Smart displays and bad excuses for removing headphone jacks

September 21st, 2018


Google might be including their new Home Hub device in their October event, but we have a review of the JBL Link View right now.

Manufacturers keep leaving out the headphone jack for no reason and new devices are …

The Good, the Bad, and the Beauty of OnePlus

September 15th, 2018


We check in to see what Android’s main competition Apple is up to. Turns out it’s up to about 1,100 bucks.

OnePlus is delighting and frustrating it customers with its upcoming OnePlus 6T.

We are rapidly approaching an …

Samsung knows when to fold ‘em

September 8th, 2018


We take AI photo enhancement for a spin with the Huawei P20 Pro, the LG V35s, and the Google Pixel 2.

Samsung is bringing us a folding phone, and …

Is Bluetooth Dangerous? NO! Part 2

September 1st, 2018


You may be wondering - with all the headphone jacks disappearing from our phones, and Bluetooth quickly becoming more and more common - is Bluetooth dangerous? Where do we turn for answers? Google of course! But the …

Wear OS Got a Brand New Coat

September 1st, 2018


We discuss the new design of Wear OS and the usefulness of smartwatches in general. Fortnite fumbled it’s Play store-less launch much to Google’s …

Full Frontal Google Pixel 3 XL

August 25th, 2018


Jonathan Feist is our friend from and he’s here to tell us all about the two biggest drone announcements of the year - the DJI Mavic 2 …

Everything Android at IFA 2018 in Berlin

August 22nd, 2018


Android Authority is going to be at IFA 2018 in Berlin. This podcast is our roundup of what we expect to see at Internationale Funkausstellung this …

Samsung Galaxy Note 9: The Podcast Review

August 20th, 2018


One of the biggest devices of the year is here, and our reviewer is in the studio to tell us all about it. Is the Note 9 the best smartphone money can buy? Does it earn the comma in its price tag? We brought in the …

The Moto Z3 is bad for my Digital Wellbeing

August 18th, 2018


Recorded August 16, 2018 8:30PM EST

Our full review of the Moto Z3 and the Lenovo Smart Display are in, and we're ready to talk about them. Plus, …

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 unpacked!

August 11th, 2018


Recorded August 10 1:00 ET

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is here with a few surprises in store.

The Galaxy Watch arrives with Tizen and a week of battery life.

Samsung is in the smart speaker business with the Galaxy Home.

Android Pie - We like pie!

August 7th, 2018


Android Pie is official - the name and the build are both hitting the OTA airwaves as we speak. Seeing as how we’re all about Android, we thought we’d talk about it a little bit. Hosts Adam Doud, Jonathan Feist, and Joe …

The Moto Z3, Apple, and Fortnite all take a big number two

August 4th, 2018


Recorded August 3 2:00 ET

Adam went to the launch of the Moto Z3 and Verizon’s 5G network - hear his unfiltered hands on look at Moto’s new phone.

Huawei knocked out Apple as the number two smartphone seller in the …

Android P and the Google Assistant Showdown!

July 27th, 2018


Recorded July 26 8:00 ET

Android P’s final beta has hit the airwaves, and Pixels and Nexi are downloading furiously. What does this mean? We’re that …

Wistful Memories of Samsung's Past

July 20th, 2018


Recorded June 26, 2018

Adam Doud, Jonathan Feist, and Joe Hindy talk about the OEMs that pushed out Android Oreo the fastest and the results may …

Featured Story - Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Rumor roundup

July 20th, 2018


Recorded July 8, 2018

One of the biggest devices of the year is just a few weeks away. Is the Note a spec bump, or is it the big beefy powerhouse …

OnePlus’s promises and Samsung says so long to Tizen

July 20th, 2018


Recorded July 12, 2018

Samsung is saying hasta la vista to its own operating system Tizen in favor of WearOS for its next smartwatch. What?!?! Plus …

Google, we no longer trust you

July 20th, 2018


Recorded July 20, 2018

We pit the OnePlus 6 against the best smartphone camera on the market. Also, great news, because you can put away the tinfoil …

The Android Authority Podcast is back!

July 18th, 2018


The Android Authority Podcast is back, bringing you all the top stories of the past seven days. Hosts Adam Doud, Jonathan Feist, and Joe Hindy will give you the news, opinions, and commentary every Friday. Plus, we'll …

From out of the silence...

July 11th, 2018


What's going on here? What's all this music? What does it mean?


See you soon...

Podcast Final - AAP/FDP #115

July 18th, 2017


Joshua Vergara, Joe Hindy, Jonathan Feist, Lanh Nguyen, Nirave Gondhia, David Imel and Adam Molina are on deck for the final AA Podcast. We have …

OnePlus 5 Guys | podcast

July 11th, 2017


Joshua Vergara, Joe Hindy, Jonathan Feist, Lanh Nguyen, Nirave Gondhia and David Imel get together to chat about how the end is nigh, sadly. This is our officially announcement that the end of the Android Authority …

114: Word of the day: Penultimate

July 4th, 2017


Joshua Vergara loves the word "penultimate," he just doesn't like what it means for the show. Jonathan Feist, Joe Hindy, David Imel and Adam Molina …

113: Salty about being salty

June 26th, 2017


That's right, our lovely listeners, the Android Authority Podcast is coming to a close in a couple of episodes. Listen to this week's episode for more information about it and how you can enter to get some love from us …

112: E3 and Teddy Bears

June 19th, 2017


Jonathan Feist, Joe Hindy, David Imel and Adam Molina get together to chat technology in episode 112 of the Android Authority Podcast. Josh is off to …

111: Assisted Off the Grid

June 12th, 2017


Joshua Vergara, Jonathan Feist, Joe Hindy and David Imel get together early Sunday morning to chat technology in episode 111 of the Android Authority …

Podcast Special: Computex 2017

June 8th, 2017


Joshua Vergara (@jvtechtea) hung out in Taipei for Computex 2017. Joined by returning and special guests Nicole Scott (@nicole_scooter) from Mobile …

110: The Essential show

June 5th, 2017


Jonathan Feist, Joe Hindy, David Imel and Adam Molina get together to chat technology in episode 110 of the Android Authority Podcast. Andy Rubin has …

109: Spark Watch

May 29th, 2017


Joshua Vergara, Joe Hindy, Jonathan Feist and David Imel get together to chat phones, watches and drones in episode 109 of the Android Authority Podcast. We share some final thoughts on Google I/O, but mostly we're …

Special: Google I/O 2017

May 23rd, 2017


Joshua Vergara is in San Francisco for Google I/O 2017. Taking a couple days to let it all sink in, Kris Carlon, Nirave Gondhia, David Imel and Edgar Cervantes join together to chat about the event. Google I/O provided …

108: Patent a breathe

May 15th, 2017


Joshua Vergara, Joe Hindy, Jonathan Feist, David Imel and Adam Molina get together to chat technology in episode 108 of the Android Authority …

107: Trigger Warning

May 9th, 2017


Joshua Vergara, Joe Hindy, Jonathan Feist and David Imel are still on the mic, with Adam Molina returning from a little bug to chat technology on …

106: $4700 Protection

May 2nd, 2017


Joshua Vergara, Joe Hindy, Jonathan Feist and David Imel get together to chat technology in episode 106 of the Android Authority Podcast. The NAB …

105: Galaxy S8, Mi 6

April 24th, 2017


Joshua Vergara arrives late for the show, understandably, while Jonathan Feist and Adam Molina follow David Imel's lead through the intro and outro …

104: But Not Really - Team Update

April 17th, 2017


Joshua Vergara, Jonathan Feist and Joe Hindy take a few minutes, or 40, to bring you up to speed and give you an idea what the team is working on. Please note, this is not a normal episode of the Android Authority …

103: Channel Surfing

April 10th, 2017


Joshua Vergara is joined by Joe Hindy, David Imel and Adam Molina for another great episode of the Android Authority Podcast. The guys enjoy a …

Special episode: Samsung Unpacked - Galaxy S8 with Engadget

April 1st, 2017


Joshua Vergara was in New York for the Samsung Unpacked event, where they announced the Galaxy S8 - you know he recorded a fun special episode with awesome guests to memorialize the trip. This week, John Velasco and …

102: Android O, breaking even

March 27th, 2017


Joshua Vergara returns from vacation, Jonathan Feist, Joe Hindy, David Imel and Adam Molina join him for Android Authority Podcast #102. Only one …

101: Google Shamu 2 – is it waterproof?

March 20th, 2017


Jonathan Feist, Joe Hindy, David Imel and Adam Molina take to the airwaves for Android Authority Podcast #101. With Josh on holidays, the team talks …

Episode 100!

March 13th, 2017


Have you heard of the Android Authority Podcast? It's two years old and has a few episodes available - this is a milestone we're very proud of, this …

MWC 2017 | Podcast special

March 6th, 2017


Watch the show on YouTube here: 

Joshua Vergara is in Barcelona, Spain. Admittedly, a good group from Android Authority is in Barcelona for MWC 2017, the biggest mobile show of the year. In this special episode of the …

Qualcomm special episode

February 20th, 2017


Joshua Vergara and David Imel spent a few days in San Diego with Qualcomm, Joe Hindy, Jonathan Feist and Adam Molina hung out at home, recording two …

099: It's not you, it's your phone

February 13th, 2017


Joshua Vergara, Joe Hindy, Jonathan Feist and David Imel officially close out the double digits with episode 99 of the Android Authority Podcast. That might be a lie, with a special episode coming next week, delaying …

098: Razerbit gaming phone

February 6th, 2017


Joshua Vergara, Jonathan Feist, David Imel and Adam Molina get excited for technology on the 98th episode of the Android Authority Podcast. Razer …

097: Retroactive resolutions

January 30th, 2017


Joshua Vergara, Joe Hindy, Jonathan Feist, David Imel and Adam Molina take on the hard topics of the week, including figuring out what our personal …

096: Soundbeards

January 25th, 2017


Joshua Vergara, Joe Hindy, Jonathan Feist and David Imel are joined by an all new personality on the show, from our very own, Adam …

095: CES is over, what will Alexa conquer next?

January 18th, 2017


Welcome to the first normal episode of the Android Authority Podcast in 2017! Hosted by Joshua Vergara, Jonathan Feist and David Imel ask Joe Hindy what he thought of CES 2017, enjoying his valuable outsider's …

CES 2017 Podcast 4 (Final)

January 12th, 2017


The show is over - CES 2017 has come to a close! Josh, Jonathan, Lanh and Andrew Grush hang out for a bit to discuss the best and our favorites from our week in Las Vegas. Phones, laptops, smart cars, drones and so much …

CES 2017 Podcast 3 with Patrick Norton (TekThing)

January 8th, 2017


Josh sits down with one of the first people that got him into technology - the great Patrick Norton of TekThing and classic TechTV days. They sit …

CES 2017 Podcast 2 with Pocketnow!

January 7th, 2017


Josh is joined by Jonathan Feist and David Imel as they collectively welcome two of Pocketnow's best, Jaime Rivera and Juan Bagnell. Discussions …

CES 2017 Podcast 1 (with many guests!)

January 6th, 2017


We're back at CES 2017 with the first in a series of daily podcasts hosted by Joshua Vergara! In this first episode, recorded right on the floor of Pepcom Digital Experience in the Mirage hotel, Josh is joined by AA …

094: Goodbye 2016!

January 1st, 2017


We made it! 2016 wraps up for the podcast with this one last episode with Joshua Vergara, Joe Hindy, Jonathan Feist and David Imel. Loosely talking about the latest in Android news, the team discuss their Christmas …

093: Happy Holidays!

December 27th, 2016


In this edition of the Android Authority Podcast, Joshua Vergara is joined by Jonathan Feist, Joe Hindy and David Imel, a casual episode turns into serious discussion on gaming on mobile, Note 7 airplane nuisances, the …

092: We're always listening

December 20th, 2016


In this edition of the Android Authority Podcast, Joshua Vergara is joined by Jonathan Feist, Joe Hindy and David Imel, with more stories of global travel and bad weather. Topics of the week included further discussion …

091: A Pebble in the Ocean

December 15th, 2016


In this edition of the Android Authority Podcast, Joshua Vergara is joined by Jonathan Feist, Joe Hindy, and a returning Nirave Gondhia (happy belated birthday!) as they get together to talk about two of the main topics …

090: Boot Loops Cereal

December 6th, 2016


While Josh is out, for the third (and potentially final) time, to acquire Snapchat Spectacles, the rest of the gang gets together to talk about the week's Android news. This episode, we have Jonathan Feist, Joe Hindy, …

089: Thanks for lighting a candle

November 24th, 2016


Joshua Vergara, Joe Hindy, Jonathan Feist and David Imel spend some time this week being thankful for you, our readers and listeners, in our …

Special: DJI & LA Auto Show

November 22nd, 2016


Joshua Vergara and Jonathan Feist are hanging out in LA, taking in the LA Auto Show, or at least Automobility LA, the press version of the show, and the immensely entertaining launch event for the DJI Inspire 2 and …

088: The no Joe show!

November 15th, 2016


Joshua Vergara does his best to keep the team in line, while Jonathan Feist experiences internet issues and Lahn Nguyen and David Imel keep us entertained. Another informative episode of the Android Authority Podcast is …

087: Crap on Joe day

November 8th, 2016


Joshua Vergara, Jonathan Feist, Joe Hindy and David Imel enjoy a long check in before getting into another great episode of the Android Authority Podcast. Starting the show off with a lengthy Halloween talk (Joe dressed …

086: Furbies can't make phone calls

October 31st, 2016


Jonathan Feist returns from Japan, Joe Hindy and David Imel have questions and our regular Android Authority Podcast tech talk ensues for another …

085: Chirp, chirp from the other guys

October 24th, 2016


Joshua Vergara, Joe Hindy and David Imel give great insight into their personal lives on the latest episode of the Android Authority Podcast. The check in includes a remote hello from Jonathan from Japan, and Josh's …

084: We're just full of bad ideas today

October 17th, 2016


In an explosive episode (sorry, I had to do that) Josh and Joe are joined by returning hosts Lanh and David to talk about the week's top Android news. The Galaxy Note 7 discontinuation is obviously the biggest pieces of …

083: Pixelation (+1 for bad pun)

October 11th, 2016


Join Joshua Vergara, Jonathan Feist, Joe Hindy, and a returning Nirave Gondhia as they get together for another fun episode of the Android Authority Podcast! In this episode, it's all about the Google Pixel event where …

082: No animals were harmed

October 3rd, 2016


Join Joshua Vergara, Joe Hindy and Jonathan Feist for another great episode of the Android Authority Podcast. Topics for the week start off with our …

081: The Better-ness

September 26th, 2016


Join Joshua Vergara, Joe Hindy and David Imel for another great episode of the Android Authority Podcast. Joe wanted to rant a little about the Windows 10 anniversary update, Josh explained his long trip that included …

080: The dropout show

September 18th, 2016


Join Jonathan Feist and Joe Hindy as they welcome David Imel from VR Source to another great episode of the Android Authority Podcast. Joe goes out of his way to remind us that Lithium is a highly combustible substance, …

079: It's IP-all that!

September 13th, 2016


Join Joshua Vergara, Joe Hindy and Jonathan Feist for another great episode of the Android Authority Podcast. Closing out our thoughts and impressions of IFA, we turn to a significant phone release, the iPhone 7 and …

IFA 2016 special edition

September 7th, 2016


Join Joshua Vergara, along with Nicole Scott (@Nicole_Scooter), Jaime Rivera (@Jaime_Rivera) and Juan Carlos Bagnell (@SomeGadgetGuy) to talk IFA …

078: Be together, not the same

August 28th, 2016


Join Joshua Vergara, Jonathan Feist, Joe Hindy and Andrew Grush for more talk about Android and the tech world on the Android Authority Podcast. This week we have just two tiny, barely significant topics, Android 7.0 …

077: The perfect Duo

August 22nd, 2016


Join Jonathan Feist and Joe Hindy for more talk about Android and the tech world on the Android Authority Podcast. This week the duo talk about Google Duo, the world's fastest mobile networks, new phone rumors from …

076: Take Three!

August 16th, 2016


Join Joshua Vergara, Joe Hindy, Jonathan Feist, Nirave Gondhia and Lanh Nguyen for a for more talk about Android and the tech world on the Android Authority Podcast. This week we discuss the latest renders of the LG …

075: Phrasing!

August 9th, 2016


Seven. Joshua Vergara has his hands full this week with a total personality list of seven. Joe Hindy, Jonathan Feist, Andrew Grush, Nirave Gondhia, …

074: John's car is melting

August 1st, 2016



With Joshua Vergara away at a Samsung event, Jonathan Feist and Joe Hindy bring John Dye back onto the show - who ends up joining from a coffee shop due to weather issues in his area. A fairly chill conversation …

073: Part of a greater candy bar experience

July 27th, 2016


Joshua Vergara is joined by Joe Hindy, Jonathan Feist and are happy to have Lanh Nguyen partake in the shenanigans as they round out a short discussion, possibly ending our long running topic of Pokemon. Once that was …

072: Josh's 1GB Hard Drive

July 19th, 2016


Joshua Vergara leads the team through a lengthy introduction, where Joe Hindy talks Pokemon Go, Nirave Gondhia talks about returning home to the UK and Jonathan Feist is hanging out in downtown Portland for a while. …

071: Took a Selfie of Herself

July 12th, 2016


That's what he said. In a super chill, but overly thoughtful episode, Joshua Vergara, Joe Hindy and Jonathan Feist muse over the release of Pokemon …


July 6th, 2016


Joshua Vergara is back, safe and sound, and is joined by Joe Hindy, Jonathan Feist and Nirave Gondhia. Tune in to listen to our ramblings on Brexit, just a little, but only after we dive into the fancy new name for …

069: Podcast McPodcastface & the SonyMoto XYZ

June 27th, 2016


Our best wishes go out to Josh, his family and his neighbors as they deal with a forest fire dangerously close to their homes in California.

Jonathan Feist leads a wildly off topic episode while Joe Hindy, Andrew Grush …

068: The VRSource Edition!

June 18th, 2016


Coming live from E3 2016 in Los Angeles, Josh is joined by Jonathan Feist and heads of VRSource Android Grush and John Velasco (for his first ever podcast!) to talk video games and VR from the trade show floor. Well, …

067: Los Angeles interlude

June 15th, 2016


With a large group of our team meeting up in Los Angeles for a few days, Josh Vergara, Andrew Grush and Jonathan Feist stole a few minutes away to …

066: Computex was more than bad weather

June 7th, 2016


Jonathan Feist and Joe Hindy get to ask Nirave Gondhia and Lanh Nguyen all about Computex on this episode of the Android Authority Podcast. Virtual …

065: Yezz Buddy!

May 31st, 2016


Josh Vergara, Joe Hindy and Jonathan Feist are joined by Nirave Gondhia for another great episode of the Android Authority Podcast. As is usually the case, our goal to rehash our thoughts on Google I/O is totally …

064: Live from Google I/O 2016

May 23rd, 2016


Josh Vergara is joined by Lanh Nguyen and Kris Carlon for a special episode of the AA Podcast from Google I/O 2016. As the Google fanatic event of the year, Google I/O announced a slew of new apps and services that we …

063: Notice me Senpai

May 17th, 2016


Josh Vergara, Joe Hindy and Jonathan Feist are joined by John Dye, at least until security pulls him out of his old school, for a pretty chill …

062: Intel's Out, The Rock Is In

May 10th, 2016


Keeping things chill, Josh Vergara, Joe Hindy and Jonathan Feist keep it real on this episode of the AA Podcast. A quick chat about navigation apps has us joking about T-Pain, Joe thinks the new Baywatch has smart …

061: Cooking Class

May 4th, 2016


Josh Vergara, joined by Joe Hindy, Nirave Gondhia and Jonathan Feist are excited to welcome John Dye to the latest episode of the AA Podcast. More than one laugh was shared as the extended check-in revealed more behinds …

060: The Nexus Citrus

April 25th, 2016


Andrew Grush returns to join Josh Vergara, Joe Hindy and Jonathan Feist for the latest episode of the AA Podcast. Joe's spirited discussion on what makes a flagship smartphone stand out continues this week, moving the …

059: Good enough for the Average User

April 20th, 2016


Josh Vergara leads the way for Joe Hindy, Nirave Gondhia and Jonathan Feist to chat about Android stuff. With the goal of chatting about the HTC 10 and TV commercials, Joe gets the panel debating flagship devices and …

058: 1 Star Until Fixed

April 12th, 2016


Josh Vergara returns from his trip to San Francisco for the Microsoft Build conference and has a few things to say about it. Joining him are Joe Hindy and Jonathan Feist to also talk about Kingdom Hearts Unchained X, …

057: LG G5, Miitomo and April Fool's pranks

April 5th, 2016


With Josh away, Jonathan Feist, Joe Hindy and Nirave Gondhia get up to all sorts of April Fool's Day inspired trouble. This episode is not available …

056: Gotta catch 'em AMOLEDs

March 29th, 2016


Getting back to our normal routine, for one week, Joshua Vergara hosts as Joe Hindy and Jonathan Feist record on a Saturday. We concede that some of the biggest news from the week is the announcement of the new iPhone …

Talking VR at SXSW 2016

March 22nd, 2016


The Android Authority team goes outside of their general zone and visits SXSW, the film/music/tech festival held in the wonderful city of Austin, …

055: Android N and ten cents for charity

March 15th, 2016


What was supposed to be a thorough discussion on Android N, turns into Joshua Vergara, Joe Hindy and Jonathan Feist catching up, talking about apps, Amazon and sharing some strange theories before getting on point. …

054: Failure to Launch(er) in London

March 7th, 2016


Joined by fellow London correspondent and returning podcast guest Robert Triggs, Josh and Nirave manage to get a live podcast recorded and filmed in a random hotel lobby in Central London. As Josh tries to handle having …

MWC 2016 Podcast with special guests!

February 28th, 2016


It took way too long to get this episode out, but the spotty WiFi connections across Barcelona and the 5+ GB size of the original YouTube edition kept Josh from getting this special podcast out to you earlier. So sorry, …

052: One Year Anniversary!

February 16th, 2016


Officially celebrating our One Year Anniversary of the FDP... sorry, I mean the Android Authority Podcast, join our full panel as we answer your …

051: USB Type-Combustion

February 9th, 2016


Host Joshua Vergara returns as host this week and is joined by Jonathan Feist, Joe Hindy, and Nirave Gondhia to focus upon a few of the best topics from the week's news. On the docket this week, we have Microsoft buying …

050: Josh's pink iPhone and the Galaxy S7

January 31st, 2016


In Josh's absence this week, it was only fair that we poke fun at him for his pink iPhone. Jonathan Feist, Joe Hindy and Nirave Gondhia take the stage for discussion on the upcoming Final Fantasy IX release on Android, …

049: Stock Android Thoughts and Mate 8 Reactions

January 25th, 2016


After issuing a few SPOILER ALERTS for apparently no reason at all (don't worry, they aren't all that bad), the fellas get into a slightly more structured look at the week's Android news. Josh, Jonathan, Andrew, and Joe …

048: Returning from CES

January 19th, 2016


Pretty much everyone from the AA Podcast got to head to CES and see some great technology - except Joe. With that in mind, Joshua Vergara and …

CES Podcast 5: Final Days On the Fly

January 13th, 2016


Power outages and dead camera batteries don't stop us from making the final episode of the Android Authority Podcast from getting out to your eyes and ears. Join us on the very last day of CES 2016 as we try to make the …

CES Podcast 4 with Myriam Joire!

January 10th, 2016


Tech reporting veteran and all around awesome person Myriam Joire (@tnkgrl) brings the knowledge and fun to this edition of the podcast. Few holds …

CES Podcast 3 with TechnoBuffalo and MobileGeeks

January 8th, 2016


Mark Burstiner (@markb) and Nicole Scott (@nicole_scooter) join Josh (@jvtechtea) at the Android Authority booth to talk about the first couple days …

CES Podcast 2: CES Finally Begins

January 7th, 2016


In the dead of night on the first official day of CES, Josh gets together with Jonathan Feist and Edgar Cervantes to recount all of the events leading up to that evening. Press conferences, free phones, Android/PC …

CES Podcast 1 with MobileGeeks and Pocketnow!

January 6th, 2016


Join us as Josh brings you a podcast every day that Android Authority is in Las Vegas for CES! And, along with our faithful podcast listeners, all of …

047: Best of 2015

January 1st, 2016


Join us for our last episode of 2015! Jonathan Feist, Andrew Grush, Joe Hindy and Nirave Gondhia are all on board to share a few laughs as we recap our first year of the podcast. We guessed a few things right, and even …

046: Holiday greetings and bad drivers

December 25th, 2015


For this holiday week, Jonathan Feist, Andrew Grush and Joe Hindy got together to talk about their plans and the weather. Our boss and a few of our …

045: Star Wars and Android N(irave)

December 21st, 2015


With most of our regular panel back on the show, join Jonathan Feist with Andrew Grush, Joe Hindy, Nirave Gondhia and returning guest Jimmy Westenberg

044: Galaxy S7 rumors and Pixel C

December 14th, 2015


Join us for an informative and Star Wars Cardboard riddled episode of the Android Authority Podcast! In the absence of almost our entire panel, Jonathan Feist is joined by Lanh Nguyen, Jimmy Westenberg and Rog Triggs. …

043: LCD, OLED or Quantum Dot display?

December 7th, 2015


With Joshua Vergara enjoying some time away this December, Jonathan Feist is leading the way with Andrew Grush, Joe Hindy and Nirave Gondhia rounding out the discussions and shenanigans. As we recap our Thanksgiving …

042: Thanksgiving with AA!

November 28th, 2015


Join us for a very special episode of the Android Authority Podcast! The full panel gets together (Joe Hindy, Jonathan Feist, Nirave Gondhia, Andrew …

041: Subscriptioned to death!

November 23rd, 2015


Joe Hindy and Jonathan Feist get together this week with Josh to talk about the topics of the week, but there weren't too many things to talk about …

040: Binge On this!

November 16th, 2015


Josh Vergara leads Andrew Grush, Joe Hindy, Jonathan Feist and Nirave Gondhia through an interesting conversation on carriers, the idea was to discuss net neutrality and T-Mobile's new video streaming perks, but we …


November 10th, 2015


Josh is joined this week by Jonathan Feist, Andrew Grush, and Joe Hindy as the slow news week winds down. Though it was definitely a slower week than most, that didn't keep the guys from finding things to talk about - …

038: OnePlus X and Chromedroid

November 1st, 2015


With Josh Vergara sitting this one out, Jonathan Feist leads while Andrew Grush, Joe Hindy and Nirave Gondhia spend a good amount of time saying really nice things about the OnePlus X and the Samsung Galaxy View. One is …

037: HTC One A9 and the Question of Derivation

October 28th, 2015


A very chill episode of the Android Authority Podcast brings Jonathan Feist, Joe Hindy, and host Joshua Vergara together to talk about a number of simple topics: the HTC One A9, the iPhone, rumors about the OnePlus X, …

036: What we won't do for a OnePlus Two

October 19th, 2015


With Joshua Vergara and Joe Hindy sitting this one out, Jonathan Feist leads while Andrew Grush and Nirave Gondhia spend a good amount of time figuring out if OnePlus has a good marketing strategy with the Two, or if …

035: Marshwindow

October 13th, 2015


The full panel gets together this week to mull over what was a pretty slow week in Android news - Joe had just put out a great review of Android …

034: Nexus, Nexus, Nexus!

October 5th, 2015


Google recently announced two new Nexus devices, is there anything more to say? Of course there is. Josh leads the entire panel through some talk …

Podcast 033: If a Nexus leaks, will you still buy it?

September 28th, 2015


What starts off as a collection of selfie stick belittling, turns into Andrew Grush, Joe Hindy and Nirave Gondhia following along as Jonathan Feist …


September 21st, 2015


We have a full panel this week as all five hosts get together to talk Android! Joshua Vergara is joined by Joseph Hindy, Andrew Grush, Jonathan …

031: A Smart Styl-ish

September 14th, 2015


Just days after returning from IFA, Josh gets together with Jonathan Feist and Joe Hindy to talk about the past week's news - but they are also joined by Nirave Gondhia, who got off a long and arduous journey from …

030: IFA 2015 with Dom Esposito

September 8th, 2015


Recurring guest Dom Esposito joins host Josh, Lanh, and Nirave for a late night podcast after a long day at IFA 2015. Without some of the big players coming to the show this time around, the crew ponders the growing …

029: The S Pen doesn't go both ways

August 31st, 2015


Josh leads the crew through conversations that continually devolve into childish humor, you may laugh at us, but you are sure to laugh. Andrew, Joe …

028: Marshmallow and Canadian bacon

August 23rd, 2015


Jonathan Feist, Andrew Grush and Joe Hindy share their thoughts on Samsung’s newest large sized phones. In this grab bag of an episode we also discuss a major Android Wear update, Project Ara, Alphabet and the official …

027: Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and S6 Edge Big with Dom Esposito!

August 15th, 2015


With another Samsung launch comes every discussion about the new devices, their merits, and their faults. Unfortunately for the brand new Samsung …

026: Stagefright

August 10th, 2015


In a week that falls between a few relly big launches, the AA Podcast team decides to table the Galaxy Note 5 talk in lieu of more pressing, security matters. Joshua Vergara is joined by Nirave Gondhia and Jonathan …

025: Moto X and OnePlus 2

August 3rd, 2015


From a mostly quiet garage in the middle of one of Southern California's hottest summer days, Josh gets together with Jonathan Feist, Andrew Grush, and returning guest Lanh Nguyen to talk about the big launches from the …

024: Prime Day, Shmimeday

July 20th, 2015


With Andrew Grush out with his family and Joe Hindy nursing a little illness, we have a panel including Nirave Gondhia and Jonathan Feist for this week's Android Authority Podcast! The guys talk about Prime Day and how …

023: Android Authority... After Hours

July 13th, 2015


In a most interesting episode, Josh gets together with most of the typical panel - Joe Hindy, Andrew Grush, and Jonathan Feist - to talk about a new trend in VR. They manage to keep it from getting too uncomfortable and …

022: Back At It!

July 5th, 2015


Sorry for the lack of episode last week, but we have been hard at work to find the best weekly schedule to bring you the Android Authority Podcast …

FDP 021: E3!

June 22nd, 2015


What happens when you inject an Android publication into one of the biggest gaming expos of the year? Well, they look at the future of Android gaming - while getting really distracted in the process. But that is just …

FDP 020: WWDC 2015, BlackBerry Android, and more!

June 15th, 2015


Hot off the heels of Apple's WWDC 2015, the gang gets together for the weekly talk about all things Android! We know, that sounds a little off the rail, but with all that happened on stage at the keynote, the guys just …

FDP 019: Google I/O Redux

June 8th, 2015


Josh's cold after much traveling kept last week from being podcast-full, but we're back now with a look back at the announcements made at Google I/O! …

FDP 018 - Oppo R7 Launch with Guests

May 26th, 2015


Darcy and Josh found themselves in China for the launch of a couple new Oppo smartphones, the R7 and R7 Plus. After seeing the phones and getting their content out, the guys also got to see the Oppo factory! But in a …

FDP 017: Ask us Anything!

May 26th, 2015


The team gets together to respond to your burning questions for us! Instead of the usual poll that we put up on the Google+ page, we simply requested …

FDP 016: Android M and LG G4

May 12th, 2015


The gang gets together for another episode of the FDP! Yes, we changed the name of the podcast and in the beginning of this spirited conversation the team talks about why it happened. Jonathan Feist, Joseph Hindy, …

FDP 015: LG G4 with Special Guests!

May 1st, 2015


That's right, we've changed the name of our podcast to just FDP. We saw that you guys like the hashtag #FDP and we wanted to keep it, too! And among other reasons, "Friday Debate" just didn't make as much sense anymore. …

Project Fi | The Friday Debate Podcast 014 | Android Authority

April 25th, 2015


The gang gets together, catches up on the week's personal happenings, and then gets talking about Project Fi. For those who don't know, Project Fi is a new wireless service (basically a MVNO) by Google that focuses on …

Flagships vs Midrange | The Friday Debate Podcast 013 | Android Authority

April 21st, 2015


This week we welcome another guest to the podcast, writer Nirave Gondhia as we take on a topic that was picked by you, our fans. A poll posted on …

Apple Watch, Galaxy S6, and One M9 | The Friday Debate Podcast 012 | Android Authority

April 11th, 2015


This week, the team gets together to talk about upcoming devices - in particular, the new phones from Samsung and HTC. Our main question centered on …

Chrome OS | The Friday Debate Podcast 011 | Android Authority

April 4th, 2015


And to round out our double feature for today, we have the team back again for a round of Chrome OS talk. This past week (on April Fool's Day, no …

Sci-Fi Today | The Friday Debate Podcast 010 | Android Authority

April 3rd, 2015


Technical difficulties kept the Friday Debate Podcast from releasing last week, but after a lot of fiddling around with the audio, we're bringing you …

Specs vs Experience | The Friday Debate Podcast 009 | Android Authority

March 23rd, 2015


Don't forget to talk about the 'cast with the hashtag #FDP and tag Android Authority across social media networks!

The flagship reviews and some …

Our Tech Origin Stories | The Friday Debate Podcast 008 | Android Authority

March 14th, 2015


Andrew Grush picks a pretty light topic for our first podcast back from MWC 2015 - our tech origin stories. Josh is joined by the usual co-hosts to talk about how they all started in the world of tech. Andrew Grush, …

Best thing at MWC 2015? | The Friday Debate Podcast 007 | Android Authority

March 9th, 2015


MWC was incredibly busy but the guys got together to talk about their favorite things from the show. Youtube reviewer Lanh Nguyen joins Josh with the co-founder and Editor-in-Chief Darcy Lacouvee as they recount various …

Special Pre-MWC with PocketNow and MobileGeeks! | The Friday Debate Podcast 006 | Android Authority

March 2nd, 2015


In this special edition of the FDP, Josh gets together with a couple very special guests to talk about the devices they will be covering at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. Michael Fisher (@captain2phones) …

Sony Mobile's Decline? | The Friday Debate Podcast 005 | Android Authority

February 20th, 2015


Sony recently announced that it would take less risks in the mobile and television divisions, bringing focus more to the Playstation brand. Our guys …

Thoughts on Smartphones and Wearables | The Friday Debate Podcast 004 | Android Authority

February 13th, 2015


Do you have a smartwatch on right now? If not, why do you think that is so? These are questions that the Android Authority podcast team explore in this edition of the Friday Debate Podcast, episode 4! Lanh Nguyen of the …

Android One and Lollipop Rants | The Friday Debate Podcast 003 | Android Authority

February 6th, 2015


Android One was a program that Google announced last year at I/O, supposedly bringing the best Android smartphone experience to developing markets. …

HTC One M9 and Phone Designs | The Friday Debate Podcast 002 | Android Authority

January 23rd, 2015


The podcast team gets together to talk about the growing rumors of the HTC One M9. Considering that it might look very much like the One M8, they speak about how companies are starting to keep their designs and whether …

The Friday Debate Podcast 001 - Project Ara | Android Authority

January 17th, 2015


Welcome to our first official episode of The Friday Debate Podcast by Android Authority! Join host Joshua Vergara along with lead editor Android Grush, writer Jonathan Feist, and YouTube app guy Joseph Hindy as they …

The Friday Debate Podcast Pilot - Best of CES 2015? | Android Authority

January 15th, 2015


Live from our AirBnB'd house just a few blocks away from the craziness of the Las Vegas Strip, Android Authority brings you the pilot episode of its brand new podcast, The Friday Debate. Join host Joshua Vergara, guest …

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