Material

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.

#5: Who Makes This Stuff?!

July 30th, 2015 · 68 minutes

This week the Material Manufacturing Analysts examine the top makers of Android phones and what makes them tick. How do the flagship phones stack up? What is the philosophy behind each device? Why do updates take so long? Rooting? All this and more!


#4: Near. Far. Wherever you are...

July 23rd, 2015 · 52 minutes

This week our hosts interview two amazing guests from the Google Nearby team to get the low down on this new and exciting technology. Tune in for some fun inside stories and stay for the free app ideas like the Andy Destressinator 2000. You're welcome.


#3: Google When? Google Now!

July 16th, 2015 · 55 minutes

Machine Learning, Deep Neural Networks and Full Knowledge Graphs are fun, but what have they done for us lately? This week the Material Full Stack Ninja's explore the world of Google Now and context aware devices.


#2: Wear a Fit Cat Rocket Ship

July 9th, 2015 · 53 minutes

This week our hosts explore the world of wearables, specifically Android Wear watches. They manage to do so without using a single watch pun, which, you have to hand it to them is quite impressive!


#1: Switcheroo

July 2nd, 2015 · 44 minutes

This week Andy, Russell and Yasmine explore what enticed them switch to Android, what keeps them there and the role koalas with spy skills play in global espionage.


#0: The Google Car is Coming... For You

July 2nd, 2015 · 40 minutes

In this bonus episode you can find out more about our hosts, their phone histories and how Google will finally come for us all.