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.

Mobile Roar 60: Round and Round

Aug 29th - This week we're talking about new round (and square) smartwatches for IFA, poor Amazon Fire Phone sales, exploding OnePlus One, Swing Copters drama, and much more!

Mobile Roar 59: War on Bezels

Aug 22nd - Bezels. They're everywhere. Your TV, computer, tablet, and of course phone. Manufacturers are trying their best to rid the world of bezels. This week Sharp unveiled one of the best attempts yet at a bezel-less phone, the Aquos Crystal for Sprint. We also talk about the HTC One M8 with Windows, crazy Moto 360 pricing rumors, a death in the Framily, and much more!

Mobile Roar 58: Double Bird Salute

Aug 15th - OnePlus has a knack for providing content for the podcast. This week they had good intentions to get more women involved with their OnePlus One invites, but it went terribly wrong when they asked forum members to rate the women.

Mobile Roar 57: Framily Drama

Aug 8th - Topics from this episode include the Samsung vs. Apple patent war ending outside the U.S., big changes in the Sprint Framily, and whether we're getting scammed by fancy product videos. Join us!

Mobile Roar Podcast 56: Whale of a Phone

Aug 1st - Topics from this episode include our Fire Phone review, the Moto Nexus "Shamu" device, flammable Samsung phones, things Windows Phone does better than Android, and much more!

Mobile Roar Podcast 55: Dude, Where’s My Phone?

Jul 25th - "Dude. where's my phone?" We've all muttered a similar phrase at one time or another. Losing or having your phone stolen is a big fear these days. We share some of our stories of phone theft, and what we do about it.

Mobile Roar 54: Hypebeast Troubles

Jul 18th - Chris is back from the land of Technical Difficulties to join us this week. We talk about his brief time as an owner of the OnePlus One, and all the recent drama involving the device. We also discuss the current landscape of Android Wear apps and why they could be better.

Mobile Roar 53: Samsung Black Hole

Jul 11th - This episode started with three guys, but finishes with just two. Despite some glitches Kevin and Joe are able to hold it together for a great show. The guys talk about Samsung's declining numbers and what they mean, plus HTC's ascent back to profitability.

Mobile Roar 52: Material Duarte

Jul 4th - On this weeks special Fourth of July edition of the Mobile Roar podcast we continue to examine the impact of last week’s big Google I/O announcements, particularly what soon-to-be-released Android Wear devices mean for the future of the platform. We also talk Google’s Songza acquisition, the T-Mobile cramming scandal, and fireworks safety.

Mobile Roar 51: Google I/O 2014

Jun 27th - "Android is everywhere." Everyone always says that, but this year at I/O it was demonstrated on stage. They showed it on watches, TVs, cars, phones, tablets, and even PCs. We talk about all of this, plus Android's new design, and why protesters hate Google.

Mobile Roar 50: Phone On Fire

Jun 20th - As Alicia Keys once said: "this phone is on fire!" Okay, maybe those weren't her exact words, but it fits for this week. Amazon has officially announced the Fire Phone, and we're not sure if it's cool or lame.

Mobile Roar Podcast 49: Metal & Bezels

Jun 13th - Joe and Chris hold down the fort this week while Kevin is away at a Samsung event. The guys talk about the infamous Samsung Galaxy F and Samsung's continued battle with LG. They also talk about "Quantum Paper" and Google's plan to unify the internet.

Mobile Roar Podcast 48: Great Artists Steal

Jun 6th - The terrific trio is together again just in time to disect WWDC 2014. The big mobile news from the event was, of course, iOS 8. The guys discuss whether or not it matters that many features were "borrowed" from Android.

Mobile Roar Podcast 47: Let’s talk about the LG G3

May 30th - With Joe away on his honeymoon, Chris and Kevin discuss the launch of the LG G3 and its QuadHD display, Google's self-driving car and its peculiar smiling face, and Apple's upcoming WWDC 2014 keynote and more on the Beats Audio acquisition.

Mobile Roar 46: Sour Patch Google

May 23rd - Has Google gone sour? The guys talk about the rumor that YouTube is interested in buying Twitch, and the negative reactions to that news. Would this have happened a couple years ago? Is Google+ to blame?