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

#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.

#59: Koala Powered Fridge Olympics

August 11th, 2016 · 57 minutes

Yasmine finally acknowledges that Russell did one thing right, just the one thing though. Andy tries not to mention the 'O' word, running in five circles around it instead. Russell pulls the old 'you made this thing?', 'I made this thing'.

#58: Titles Are Hard

August 4th, 2016 · 73 minutes

Samsung launches a phone. Russell is in love. Yasmine hates touching whiz. Andy fawns over the specs. Our intrepid team also talks about launchers, family sharing and ventures into some new rumour territory.

#57: Ihnatko Atsume

July 28th, 2016 · 67 minutes

We have amazing listeners all around the world! Yasmine goes deep into stealth mode and poses as an iOS Developer. Andy has new phones, again. Russell finally remembers to submit his work to the teacher.

#56: He Who Controls The Sausage Controls The Vote

July 21st, 2016 · 55 minutes

Andy has an NVIDIA Shield. Yasmine tries to pronounce Neko Atsume. Russell finally has official Android apps on his Chromebook. Also more Android Nougat talk and the Americans try to get political.

#55: Pokémon No Go

July 14th, 2016 · 65 minutes

Yasmine discovers a fan in Minnesota. Andy gets himself a bargain. Russell is angry about privacy myths. Also: do you dare to believe you will wear Google made Android Wear on your wrist and not your hair? Plus Pokemon. Of course. Deal with it.