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.



#317: Accept the Challenge

July 23rd, 2021 · 62 minutes

Flo's SIM woes continue unabated, and Andy realizes the stronghold that Chrome has on his life. We talk about the latest Google executive to leave after publishing an offensive manifesto and then liven it up with the good news about a Big Ass Chromebook. Andy will fanboy a bit over the latest Android-powered Micro Four Thirds camera, Flo will rejoice over Verizon saying "yes" to RCS, and we pull a little from the Pixel 6 rumor mill.

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