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.



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#61: Scratch And Sniff Snickers

August 25th, 2016 · 62 minutes

Russell makes a Note, then makes six more. Yasmine's outruns a haboob even though her Nougat joke making license has expired. Andy turns an odd shade of Fuchsia. We also attempt to pronounce German town names, because at this point, why the heck not?

#60: Knock Knock. Who's there? The Material Trio!

August 18th, 2016 · 68 minutes

Andy falls hard for the Nvidia Shield. Russell pines for his in transit Note 7. Yasmine just wants someone to answer her Duo calls. There's also some uncomfortable revelations about just who is in who's address book.

Material, your source of weekly Google Drama all packed into one neat little bow. A bow that's delivered right to your podcast ap…

#59: Koala Powered Fridge Olympics

August 11th, 2016 · 57 minutes

Yasmine finally acknowledges that Russell did one thing right, just the one thing though. Andy tries not to mention the 'O' word, running in five circles around it instead. Russell pulls the old 'you made this thing?', 'I made this thing' trick.

Yes kids, it's yet another fun filled episode of Material Podcast! Your one stop shop that you liste…

#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.

#57: Ihnatko Atsume

July 28th, 2016 · 67 minutes

Yasmine goes deep into stealth mode and poses as an iOS Developer. Andy has new phones, again. Russell finally remembers to submit his work to the teacher. In a huge surprise to all of us, it turns out that we are indeed beloved all around the world. We also talk about spam calls, Google Maps and what it means to be truly Motorola-ey.

#56: He Who Controls The Sausage Controls The Vote

July 21st, 2016 · 55 minutes

Andy has an NVIDIA Shield. Yasmine tries to pronounce Neko Atsume. Russell finally has official Android apps on his Chromebook. Also more Android Nougat talk and the Americans try to get political.

#55: Pokémon No Go

July 14th, 2016 · 65 minutes

Yasmine discovers a fan in Minnesota. Andy gets himself a bargain. Russell is angry about privacy myths. Also: do you dare to believe you will wear Google made Android Wear on your wrist and not your hair? Plus Pokemon. Of course. Deal with it.

#54: Wireless and Chill

July 7th, 2016 · 61 minutes

Apparently America Brexited a while back and they are still celebrating, typical Yanks, am I right Europeans? Sorry America, I get it, you're happy and you get a day off. U-S-A, U-S-A, I doing it right?

So today we answer your listener questions, because we know you'd never quit us. No wouldn't, right? Good...not that we…

#53: Randine Rocks Your Blok Party

June 30th, 2016 · 58 minutes

Andy's back from a long train ride. Russell has a Chromebook. Yasmine is excited about Bloks again. Is this show trending? Only one way to find out Google "what is Randine and is she randmean?" right this second! No really. Open The Google. Go to search. Type in that exact phrase. This is your homework. LISTENERD ARMY DEPLOY!

#52: Up All Night To Get Yucky

June 23rd, 2016 · 57 minutes

Andy's on assignment at an IOT conference. Yasmine's in a password heaven. Russell is a Material Girl in a Virtual World. What happens next will shock you. Also our first look at the One Plus 3. Who is it for? Does it equal four? If you throw it would you yell FORE? So many questions...but will we have answers?