All Posts by Jim Metzendorf

AC Podcast 501: No more Note? Google Pay; Pixel 4a Barely Blue; Chrome
The Blue Phone Conspiracy

AC Podcast 501: No more Note? Google Pay; Pixel 4a Barely Blue; Chrome

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If rumors are to be believed, the Galaxy Note series may have run its course. Hayato, Ara, Joe, and Daniel talk about the possibility of life after Note for the S Pen, Google Stadia, and a limited edition Pixel 4a. There's also a new incarnation of Google Pay, a faster version of Chrome, and the crew try to understand the appeal of the new Twitter feature: Fleets. Listen now...

AC Podcast 498: Pixel 5; RIP Google Play Music; Snapdragon Chromebooks
The Ghost of Pablo Picasso

AC Podcast 498: Pixel 5; RIP Google Play Music; Snapdragon Chromebooks

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Pixel 5 is now available! Jerry makes the case for why it's a good thing that Google is no longer playing the flagship game. He, Dan, and Ara also check out the budget-minded OnePlus Nord N10 5G and N100. The gang rail against new icons, say goodbye to Google Play Music, and compare Google's subscription bundle options to Apple One. Chromebooks powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon chips are...

AC Podcast 496: Google Pixel 5 and OnePlus 8T reviews; Apple iPhone 12
An Editorial Decision

AC Podcast 496: Google Pixel 5 and OnePlus 8T reviews; Apple iPhone 12

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Google's Pixel 5 is their best model yet, but it's not the best phone available. Daniel Bader, Hayato Huseman, and Joe Maring are here with a full review! They also discuss the OnePlus 8T, which has proven to be an extremely well-balanced phone. Apple announced their lineup of iPhone 12 models. Joe is particularly a fan of the iPhone 12 mini as he makes the case for Android makers to...

Jiggle Physics 54: Spidey's face lift; Super Steve Bros.; AC Halloween
Greek God Dating Simulator

Jiggle Physics 54: Spidey's face lift; Super Steve Bros.; AC Halloween

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Peter Parker gets a face lifts that looks curiously similar to Tom Holland in the Spider-Man remaster game for Playstation. CD Projekt RED is the latest studio to require crunch time for employees as the near release of Cyberpunk 2077. The crew also react to Steve from Minecraft and his pixel-y meat as the next fighter for Super Smash Bros. And the Halloween update for Animal Crossing...

AC Podcast 492: TikTok/WeChat Ban; LG Wing; Pixel 5s; PS5
Stressed is the Default Setting

AC Podcast 492: TikTok/WeChat Ban; LG Wing; Pixel 5s; PS5

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Daniel and Jerry are joined by Alex Dobie and Joe Maring to make sense of the impending (at the time of recording) TikTok and WeChat bans in the U.S. The crew also preview the LG Wing and discuss Apple's recent Watch and iPad announcements in comparison to Android-compatible watches and the Galaxy Tab S7. Alex also reports on the rumored Pixel 5s. Plus, the next-gen consoles are coming into focus with pricing and release dates for PS5 and Xbox. Listen now Subscribe in Pocket Casts: Audio...