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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#91: Koalas Are Awesome

March 23rd, 2017 · 63 minutes

Andy calls in sick so Russell brings in two special guests. Who are they and just how great do they think Koalas are? Tune in to find out! Also home automation, The Galaxy S8 and more!

#90: I'm Not Crying It's Just Raining In My Eyes

March 16th, 2017 · 75 minutes

Yasmine. Is. Gone. No really. Which makes writing the description kinda hard. Still, Andy is excited that robots can identify humans and Russell raves regarding RAM. It's going to take some adjustments dear listenerds, so strap yourselves in!

#89: I'm Happy For You, Sad For Me

March 9th, 2017 · 75 minutes

This description couldn't be more clicklisteney if we tried. Yasmine DROPS THE MOTHER OF ALL BOMBSHELLS. Andy cries into his cake. Russell is dumbfounded. What could it possibly be? TUNE INTO THIS MUST LISTEN TO EPISODE OF MATERIAL, THE PODCAST.

#88: Precious Unicorns

March 2nd, 2017 · 64 minutes

Yasmine is back after a mysterious hiatus. Russell is back after sprinting for 3 days straight. Andy isn't back, because he never left. We talk about jerks, MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS, YouTube TV, and creatures procreating inside your phone.

#87: She deserves a week off and more

February 23rd, 2017 · 68 minutes

Yasmine takes a week off. Russell goes missing mysteriously. Left to his own devices Andy finds a new co-host, who seems to have more Android Intelligence than most.

#86: It's Complicated

February 16th, 2017 · 63 minutes

Yasmine wants to TAP AND PAY ALL THE THINGS. Russell likes to occasionally spin crowns. Andy is fascinated by his doodle. Join us for a fun filled episode as we talk Android Wear, Google I/O, Valentines Day and the story behind Google Doodles.

#85: Google Employees: Who You Gonna Call?

February 9th, 2017 · 59 minutes

Yasmine gets excited about directions. Russell wishes he was a designer at DropBox. Andy loves swiping his 5X. Also if you've always wanted to yell "Freeze". "Ok right there ENHANCE" and have a computer magically zoom in on a pixelated photo...well Google has your back.

#84: #NotMyAndroidWear

February 2nd, 2017 · 51 minutes

Andy's back, and he's mad as hell, to prove this he records into a camera. Yasmine never left, but she's mad as hell too, to prove it she yells at LG. Russell is a foreigner so what he's up to doesn't matter.

This week we cover Googlers Uniting, which as it turns out isn't a football team. Android Wear 2.0 is almost upon us and someone has smug…

#83: All About Millennials

January 26th, 2017 · 65 minutes

Andy taps out and is replaced by someone with the coolest name in the world. Allo Allo, Yasmine ranks you below Duo. Russell struggles to write show notes on Australia Day. Has he been drinking?

Who is the guest host? Does she have more electrons than protons or the other way around? Can we finally put this Samsung battery drama behind us? How …

#82: Hostnerd Ham

January 19th, 2017 · 66 minutes

Andy dreams of Ham. Russell is unsure about being a Hostnerd. Yasmine flies Away. Also Android Wear 2.0, Pixels flying off shelves, more Samsung drama and won't somebody think of the driverless cars!