Mobile Roar Podcast
Covering everything in mobile from Android to iOS to Windows Phone. Join the editors from Phandroid each week to discuss all the latest news, wins/fails, app picks, and to share some laughs.
Dec 19th - We've got the Samsung Gear VR in this house for this episode. Kevin talks about all the cool stuff it can do and why he loves it. The guys also discuss their picks for the top tech stories of 2014.
Dec 12th - In this episode of Mobile Roar we're talking about the new officially supported Android Wear watch faces, but more importantly, Google's royal screw up. We also cover Iowa's plan to use phones as driver's licenses, the YotaPhone 2, the Lumia 1020 successor getting canned, and Chris's return to the HTC One M8.
Dec 5th - The first crop of Samsung Galaxy S6 rumors have popped up, and the guys roll their eyes at them. Other topics this week include the HTC Hima, CAPTCHA, Candy Crush, and of course STAR WARS!
Nov 27th - This week the guys are giving thanks for their favorite technology. What tech are you most thankful for? They also discuss Nexus 6 bloatware and branding, Samsung not matching their own high hopes, Google Glass stores shutting down, Apple ditching Google search, and more!
Nov 21st - This week the guys are talking about Kevin's Nexus Player review, Apple's war on "freemium" titles, Nokia's weird (but cool?) Android tablet, SnapCash, and Chris may have found "The One."
Nov 14th - The guys discuss Android Lollipop finally rolling out to Nexus devices, new apps from Google, a YouTube music services, and Android Wear updates. Other topics include LG's weird new phones, Kim Kardashian's butt, Doritos-flavored Mountain Dew, and more!
Nov 7th - Chris was finally able to make it out of the Verizon store to join us this week. He shared some early thoughts on the Nexus 9 tablet, and Kevin unboxed the Nexus Player live on the show. The guys also discuss their thoughts on Material Design now that more apps have it.
Oct 31st - Apple Pay has brought mobile payments to the mainstream, but is the mainstream ready yet? A service called "CurrentC" is blocking Apple Pay and Google Wallet are many retail stores. What gives?
Oct 24th - Hey bro, you got any invites? That's the question being asked across the internet this week as Google introduced a brand new email app called "Inbox." We talk about this new app and how Google is changing the way we use email. Happy Birthday to the T-Mobile G1!
Oct 17th - This week Google dropped a NEXUS BOMB on the mobile tech world. Three new devices were announced: the Nexus 6, Nexus 9, and Nexus Player. We were also treated to Android Lollipop, and a big new marketing campaign for Android. Apple was also in the news this week with a very boring iPad event full of terrible Dad jokes.
Oct 10th - It's HTC's turn to dominate the news this week. They announced the HTC RE, a crazy GoPro-like periscope camera, and the Desire Eye, a super selfie phone. Will anyone buy these devices? We also talk about Apple's upcoming iPad event, the beastly DROID Turbo, Chris' weird internet browsing, the Nexus 9, and much more!
Oct 3rd - This week we're talking about LEAKS. So many LEAKS! The Nexus 6 hype has reached critical mass as leaks, renders, and mock-ups are pouring in. We're also talking about the Moto 360 update that fixes everything, Samsung's #GapGate, the prospect of a LG webOS smartwatch, and more!
Sep 26th - This week the mobile world was saturated with Apple drama, and it even seeped into our podcast. #bendgate is real, the iOS 8.0.1 update was a disaster, and Chris had major issues with his iDevices. We also talked about the Moto X review and more!
Sep 19th - It's still Motorola Mayhem™ around these parts. We share our final thoughts on the Moto 360 and Moto G after putting them through the paces in our full reviews. Apple news is still coming in hot and heavy after the release of iOS 8.
Sep 12th - It's been two weeks since the last episode, and EVERYTHING has happened since then. Samsung announced the Galaxy Note 4, Galaxy Note Edge, and some other gadgets. Motorola announced the new Moto X, Moto G, and finally released the Moto 360. Apple announced the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, and Apple Watch. Phew. We had a lot to talk about.