Material is a weekly discussion about the Google and Android universe. Your intrepid hosts try to answer the question, “What holds up the digital world?” The answer, so far, is that it’s Google all the way down.
June 23rd, 2017 · 71 minutes
Andy loves notifications. Russell hates colours. Flo is worried she's going to hurt Bixby's feelings. That's right folks, it's another Material episode featuring OnePlus, Samsung, Google Backup and more!
June 15th, 2017 · 79 minutes
Andy gets a YouTube strike. Russell still thinks his S8 is cool. Flo goes to town with a FLIR camera to prove him wrong. Manu leaves the Apple orchard and brings his chips to Google. Also the Pixel 2, because everybody loves rumours with Pixels in them.
All this and more on this weeks egalitarian episode of Material.
June 8th, 2017 · 72 minutes
Andy and Russell talk WWDC and Android Wear 2.0! But before you tune out, they break down some legit FUD that Mr Cooking Man was throwing out in Google's direction and also discuss what they love (and don't love) about Android Wear.
June 1st, 2017 · 76 minutes
Andy gets a book of photos. Russell smashes a Pixel for science. Kelly can't help but wonder if, essentially, our hosts are mad. We also cover the Essential Phone, more dog and cat news as well as Android Wear 2 and much more.
May 24th, 2017 · 71 minutes
EPISODE 100!!! ONE. HUNDRED!!! Did we mention this is our hundredth episode?! A special guest makes an appearance, we dissect more Google I/O news and we end on a touching personal note. I'm not crying, it's just raining in my eyes.
May 18th, 2017 · 47 minutes
Hot off the press is Materials amazingly hot take on the Google I/O 2017 Keynote. Andy brings the journalistic integrity you know and love, Russell has been won over by swag.
May 11th, 2017 · 77 minutes
Andy needs help relaxing, so Google helps out by burning down his house. Russell is excited about Google I/O but cautiously optimistic about Fuchsia OS. Also storage strategies and the worlds teeniest tiniest Android phone.
May 4th, 2017 · 77 minutes
This weeks episode brings you all the best puns and rhymes. On a more important note Andy calls Russell charming. Yes, he has it on tape y'all. Russell is so flustered he forgets to compliment him back. Mutual back patting aside our hosts rate Google's recent foray into hardware and talk about those crazy peeps from Seattle trying to use a fishing…
April 27th, 2017 · 72 minutes
Russell has a shiny Galaxy S8 he won't stop talking about. Andy is living life in 360 degrees now. Huyen is empathetic towards Todd and Tina. We also dig into why Google is burning books and blocking ads.
April 20th, 2017 · 72 minutes
Galaxy S8 reviews are in! Is it the best phone ever? Various sites way in an there's even a tear down already. Those iFixit people don't mess around. There's also a new Google Earth and Google turns your scribbles into Clip Art! All this and more on this weeks episode of Material.