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.



#58: Titles Are Hard

August 4th, 2016 · 73 minutes

Samsung launches a phone. Russell is in love. Yasmine hates touching whiz. Andy fawns over the specs. Our intrepid team also talks about launchers, family sharing and ventures into some new rumour territory.

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