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 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?

Mobile Roar 45: Moto E & Empty Boxes

May 16th - This week the guys discuss the ultra-cheap Moto E, OnePlus One contest winners receiving empty boxes, the iPhone 6 rumored screen resolution, Beats Music, and much more.

Mobile Roar Podcast 44: Lets Go to the Mall

May 9th - The gang is back together again as Chris returns from his appendectomy. The guys also talk about Android malware (not "mall-wear") and why you really don't need to install an anti-virus app, plus a whole lot more.

Mobile Roar Podcast 43: Conspiracies & Bike Trips

May 2nd - Appendixes? Who needs 'em! Chris is out this week getting a part of his body removed, but Joe and Kevin hold down the fort. They discuss the OnePlus + Oppo conspiracy, using the Galaxy S5 on a bike trip, the best phones and apps for this month, and more.

Mobile Roar Podcast 42: OnePlus One Equals Two

Apr 25th - The hypebeast has finally been slaughtered. The infamous start-up phone maker, OnePlus, finally revealed their "flagship killer" this week. We discuss the OnePlus One and wonder if they can follow through with their promises, and much more!

Mobile Roar Podcast 41: Chris’ Galaxy S Fail

Apr 18th - Despite all of our warnings, Chris still went out and bought a Samsung Galaxy S5. How does he like it? Let's just say if you've got a HTC One M8 to trade he is interested. Listen to him rant about how much he hates it, and listen to us say "we told you so!"

Mobile Roar Podcast 40: Project Ara & Android TV

Apr 11th - This week the guys discuss Project Ara actually being a real thing, Android TV and the death of Google TV, the 5 types of Android users you meet, crazy Samsung phones, and much more.