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.



Latest Episodes

#98: Oscillating Fan Sounds

May 11th, 2017 · 77 minutes

Andy needs help relaxing, so Google helps out by burning down his house. Russell is excited about Google I/O but cautiously optimistic about Fuchsia OS. Also storage strategies and the worlds teeniest tiniest Android phone.

#97: Paws For The Applause

May 4th, 2017 · 77 minutes

This weeks episode brings you all the best puns and rhymes. On a more important note Andy calls Russell charming. Yes, he has it on tape y'all. Russell is so flustered he forgets to compliment him back. Mutual back patting aside our hosts rate Google's recent foray into hardware and talk about those crazy peeps from Seattle trying to use a fishing…

#96: We Didn't Start The Fire

April 27th, 2017 · 72 minutes

Russell has a shiny Galaxy S8 he won't stop talking about. Andy is living life in 360 degrees now. Huyen is empathetic towards Todd and Tina. We also dig into why Google is burning books and blocking ads.

#95: That's How Lex Luthor Lost A Hand

April 20th, 2017 · 72 minutes

Galaxy S8 reviews are in! Is it the best phone ever? Various sites way in an there's even a tear down already. Those iFixit people don't mess around. There's also a new Google Earth and Google turns your scribbles into Clip Art! All this and more on this weeks episode of Material.

#94: Finnish Him

April 13th, 2017 · 68 minutes

Andy loops himself into a boot. Russell dreams of S8 sheep. Also Patent our time? Penny Arcade Expo to the rescu...oh wait that's not what PAX stands for. Finally fact checking and more fact checking. Who fact checks the fact checkers in case someone is writing them fat cheques?

#93: It's What The Youths Like

April 6th, 2017 · 76 minutes

Andy confesses that he knows exactly what young people want. Russell thinks Samsung is improving. Kelly wants to know where all the Android tablets went. Also yoyo's and pogo sticks. This episode is lit AF yo.

#92: Live from New York

March 30th, 2017 · 66 minutes

Andy gets juiced and dined by Samsung and brings us his live impressions. Russell likes shiny things. Zarah is back to tell us all about Android O which Google rudely dropped on developers just after last weeks show recorded.

#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.