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

#40: I'm singing!

April 7th, 2016 · 58 minutes

The Power of Material is proven, as Google bows to Yasmine's will. We discover Andy has a podcast about Hamilton. Russell brags that he totally gets exercise and stuff. And of course we discuss Google, and their amazing track record at buying companies.

#39: I/O Lasagna for One

March 31st, 2016 · 69 minutes

Yasmine isn't crying, it's just been raining on her face. Could it be that Russell will end up making Lasagna for one at Google I/O? Andy is unsurprisingly excited about camera filters.

#38: Yak Yak Take It Back

March 24th, 2016 · 64 minutes

Russell finally finds his Hangouts app. Yasmine has triumphantly found Andy, who is, as luck would have it, alive. What was his 'holiday' like? Tune in to find out.

#37: Whaaaaaaat?

March 17th, 2016 · 63 minutes

Android N! New! Naughty! Nifty! Nasty! Nauseating! Nutty! Nougatey Nutella! Google may have tried a curve ball last week by announcing it just after we recorded but the Material crew has the last laugh this week as we deep dive on into N.

#36: #OneDayIWill Buy a Material Shirt

March 10th, 2016 · 62 minutes

It's a Material world, and you can take our Material shirts for a whirl. No need to hurl, we also unfurl...dammit. Rhyming is hard. Raspberry Pi 3. International Womens Day. Google I/O. Project Fi comes to all of the US. Ain't no lie, it's extra fly.

#35: Real Material Money

March 3rd, 2016 · 66 minutes

Russell has a run-in with a furry critter. Yasmine gets glassed. Andy upgrades his visuals for our audio podcast. We put the LG G5 under the spotlight. Philanthropy takes another victim...this time the Father of Search Amit Singhal

#34: What's a Hamilton?

February 25th, 2016 · 75 minutes

Do Yasmine's valiant efforts to Tap'n'Pay all day finally pay off? Did Andy's wish to get tickets to whatever on earth a 'Hamilton' is work? Does Russell even lift, bro? These questions answered as we talk conversion, encryption and Mobile World Congress!

#33: cccccccc

February 18th, 2016 · 70 minutes

The Rick Roller is outed. And shamed. And maybe harassed just a little. Not that he's bitter and writing the show notes or anything. Yasmine is showered in burritos. Andy's secret is out. Become an Android Developer with this one simple trick...

#32: Material The VR Musical

February 11th, 2016 · 77 minutes

Andy gets a new hat. Rusty gets a Pixel-C. The Great Android Auto Install of 2016 is finally completed. Yasmine loves virtual reality, as does Andy...but can Russell be a convert? He tries the Samsung Gear VR...what happens next will shock you.

#31: The Andy And Yasmine Interrupting Show

February 4th, 2016 · 64 minutes

Andy finds a solution for his 5X Camera woes. Russell attempts to finally install Android Auto. Yasmine is excited about I/O and has a new furry friend. Google pays cash money to researchers and RUUUUMMMOOOOOURS. You love them. Admit it