Android Episodes

Android news and rumors, including the latest on OS updates and new phones.
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Tue. 03/08 – The Spring Apple Event

March 8, 2022

All the news from the Spring Apple event this afternoon. Google is buying a cybersecurity company. A bunch of cybersecurity companies band together to protect critical infrastructure. Amazon launches an app to allow anyone t…

Crypto DAOs Samsung Android Gaming

Tue. 02/22 – The Original (DAO) Sin Solved?

Feb. 22, 2022

Has the mystery of the original The DAO controversy been solved? We finally have Sony’s new PlayStation VR2 design. Crypto exchange FTX makes a big move into gaming. Datapoints suggesting remote work is here to stay. And a r…

Meta Android

Tue. 02/15 – The Great Returning To The Office?

Feb. 15, 2022

Is the great Returning To The Office beginning with the Tech Industry? Really cool new way to use your Android apps on your Windows or Chromebook devices. Instagram lets you send private likes. The tech cold war between Indi…

Apple Android Privacy

Fri. 02/11 – A New CIA Bulk Surveillance Program?

Feb. 11, 2022

Allegations of a new, widespread bulk surveillance program being run on American citizens by the CIA. Apple is planning AirTag updates to curb their use for stalking people. The first Android 13 developer preview is out. And…

Crypto Meta Samsung Android

Wed. 02/09 – The Samsung Galaxy S22 Event

Feb. 9, 2022

All the headlines from the Samsung event, including the new S22 lineup and some massive new tablets. Can Meta’s stock crash so much that it would become immune to antitrust liability? And, look, the alleged Bonnie and Clyde …

Microsoft Google Android

Fri. 12/10 – Google Play Games Coming To Windows

Dec. 10, 2021

Google Play games are coming to Windows, while Microsoft was apparently willing to bend over backwards if Apple had let xCloud games into the iOS app store. Meta’s first tangible foray into the Metaverse. The English Footbal…

Google Android

Tue. 10/19 – The Google Pixel Event And The Pixel 6

Oct. 19, 2021

All the headlines from Google’s latest Pixel event with the new Pixel 6. Some odds and sods from yesterday’s Apple event. Maybe Facebook’s crypto project is about to debut. How much money can the delivery space attract or ev…

Microsoft Android

Tue. 08/31 – Windows 11 Will Launch Without Android Apps

Aug. 31, 2021

Microsoft has missed the window for Windows 11 to support Android apps, at least at launch. Apple is getting into classical music and Amazon is going deeper into the red-hot audio space. Facebook turns the temperature down o…


Wed. 08/11 – Samsung’s Galaxy Unpacked Event

Aug. 11, 2021

All the flipping and folding phone news from today’s Samsung Galaxy Unpacked event. A big crypto crime in the DeFi space. Did AWS beat out Microsoft for a secret NSA contract? And why are all the major tech platforms so conc…

Google Android

Thu. 08/05 – Nest Refreshes Everything

Aug. 5, 2021

Google has refreshed the entire Nest lineup and I guess TPU’s will be a thing going forward. Ethereum’s latest hard fork is live and bringing big changes. There’s a new Joint Cyber Defense Collaborative with Amazon, Google, …

Google Android

Tue. 08/03 – The Pixel 6 And The New Tensor SoC

Aug. 3, 2021

Google unveils the new Pixel 6 lineup, but the really interesting detail is the chip inside them. Apple makes Magic Keyboard with Touch ID available as a standalone product. Microsoft makes Windows as a service live. Now Chi…

Samsung Android

Wed. 03/17 – Samsung’s 2nd Unpacked Brings New A-series Phones

March 17, 2021

Samsung’s second Unpacked event of the year brings new midrange phones. But are they really discontinuing the Galaxy Note, and are chip shortages the real reason why? Are reductions in app store fees really what they’re crac…

Google Android

Mon. 02/01 – Google Deadpools The Pixel Slate

Feb. 1, 2021

It’s a day ending in -a-y, so that must mean Google discontinued another flagship product. Microsoft reports that its next growth industry is cybersecurity. Ring has basically doubled the amount of police and fire department…

Samsung Android

Thu. 01/14 – Samsung Unpacked Brings The New Galaxy S21 Lineup

Jan. 14, 2021

All the news from the Galaxy Unpacked event. The tech stock IPO first day pop bubble continues. Asus persists with that dual screen laptop thing. BMW has a new way to unlock your car with your phone. And Google absolutely sw…

Google Android

Wed. 09/30 – The New Pixel Phones, Chromecast and More From Today’s Google Event

Sept. 30, 2020

All the news from the Google Launch Night. Say hello to Google TV. Say hello to a new Chromecast and the new Nest Audio smartspeaker. Say hello to the Pixel 4a 5G and the new Pixel 5. But is this a new pivot to midmarket for…