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

#69: If Only You Were There When I Met Aparna

October 20th, 2016 · 59 minutes

Russell is away, likely camped out for a Pixel. Kristen replaces him and yet again proves that smarter and more informed co-hosts than Russell are everywhere. Yasmine fangirls over Nat & Lo. Andy blurs the background of background blurring algorithms.

#68: Marsupials Are People Too, You Animals

October 13th, 2016 · 65 minutes

The whole of Australia is yet again angry with Russell. Andy tries to deflect them with Koala Facts. Yasmine thinks Russell should go down for his crimes. The Material team hold an intervention with a Galaxy Note 7 user.

#67: GARPETS: It's Like Carpet For Your Face, Hanging Live On The Line!

October 6th, 2016 · 105 minutes

Our intrepid hosts recorded this episode LIVE. If you missed it, or you prefer audio then this is the show for you. We run down all things Google Event.

#66: Route 66

September 29th, 2016 · 82 minutes

Russell comes to the end of his Noteworthy journey. Yasmine shines a bright light on the Google Assistant while it sweats uncomfortably. Andy dreams big about October 4th.

#65: The Year of the Llama

September 22nd, 2016 · 67 minutes

Russell learns about just how delicious Astronaut Ice Cream is while he waits for his Note 7 to arrive. Yasmine gets angry at the Google Keyboard. Andy makes a shocking discovery inside Youtube. Also the October 4th Google Event. GET HYPE PEOPLES!

#64: Chuck Who? Please, he's 1/4 of a Ruth Porat.

September 15th, 2016 · 64 minutes

Andy is upset about some kind of cooking program? Yasmine is letting her Electrons Slack off. Russell becomes an explosives expert. Former Material Hosts are launched to stratospheric heights. Finally Google's CFO is bad ass. BAD. ASS.

#63: Tick Tick Boom!

September 8th, 2016 · 64 minutes

Yasmine gives up on mailing our listeners 100s of stickers, and decides to sell them instead. Russell has an explosive story. Andy takes a hit for the team and embarks on a quest to get a Book about Yoga.

#62: Side Loaded Experts

September 1st, 2016 · 53 minutes

Russell is replaced by an actual expert. Yasmine gets excited for native night mode. Andy nerds out about more camera stuff. All the best from the world of Google beamed right into your ears. It's the greatest Material yet!

#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.