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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#117: C 1.1 Billion HT's

September 22nd, 2017 · 86 minutes

Russell kills his Google Home in dramatic fashion. Nest strikes fear into Flo. Andy explains who or what a Hoda is. Also the upcoming Google Announcement leaks all over our shoes and BREAKING NEWS at the end of the show.

#116: Embrace The Notch

September 15th, 2017 · 70 minutes

Russell buys a phone he feels is essential. Andy takes things up a notch. Flo advises us to stay in our lanes. We talk about the Pixel 2 announcement, the iPhone Flat Tyre X, and how Google needs to sort things out with yet another equality lawsuit on their hands.

#115: By Version 30 It Had Better Be Great

September 7th, 2017 · 70 minutes

Flo has an LG V30! Russell's finger is hovering over the Essential Phone cancel pre-order button. Andy found a shortcut on his new Android bike. We also talk about the growing influence Google has on the world and if they'd ever use that for evil.

#114: Arrrrrrrr Core

September 1st, 2017 · 66 minutes

Andy gets some Oreos. Russell gives a Keynote. Flo goes on a secret assignment. Also Google announces ARCore and some website called "you tub" gets a redesign.

#113: Total Eclipse Of The Wallet

August 24th, 2017 · 68 minutes

Andy gets a Pixel from a totally not a scam deal. Russells finger slips on titanium and ceramic, and he ends up poorer for it. Flo touched a Note 8, and totally didn't spontaneously combust. All this and more on this episode of your second favourite podcast, MATERIAL!

#112: Rappers Delight (feat Ihnatko)

August 18th, 2017 · 63 minutes

Andy drops some sick beats. Flo confesses to using Allo. Russell wonders if he paid $3 Billion dollars to Apple, would they make him the default search engine for iOS. That's right kids we talk about Allo for Web, Google's search deals and the history of rap. All this and more on another fun filled episode of your second favourite podcast, MATEEEE…

#111: Margerite Dyson Left A Lovemark

August 11th, 2017 · 72 minutes

Wow, what a week for Google. What a week. We start off with follow up, we end with the wonder that is the Jelly phone but the middle is full of important Google news. This is an episode not to be missed.

#110: The Camera Wars, Begun They Have

August 4th, 2017 · 74 minutes

Andy has feels about cameras. Flo has feels about marketing jargon. Russell just has no feels, he's a heartless Australian. This week we talk Z Force scratching, E Plus battery life and the drugs beings smoked in Moto's Marketing Department. Also Camera's, because Vic Gundotra thinks iPhone is The Phone.

#109: If You Can Drop A Baby, You Can Drop A Camera

July 28th, 2017 · 70 minutes

Flo attends and exclusive Asus event. Andy attends an exclusive Moto event. Russell sits at home in his pants (the British meaning btw) and downloads the latest Android O preview. It is therefore a HUGE shock that we talk about AR, Asus, The Motorola Z2 Force and Android 0.

#108: Too Many Hits

July 21st, 2017 · 63 minutes

Andy runs a blind camera test...the results may shock you! Flo heads to the city to augment her reality. Russell transgresses against the One True TV Platform and buys into WebOS.

We also talk image processing, Google Glass and why Australian money is best money. It really is. Trust me on this one. Ok ok it's not worth anything, but it's so dam…