All Posts by Jim Metzendorf

AC Podcast 490: OnePlus 8T and Clover; Banned in India; Galaxy Fold 2
Eliminating Fun

AC Podcast 490: OnePlus 8T and Clover; Banned in India; Galaxy Fold 2

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Daniel, Hayato, Jerry, and Harish convene for a look at the OnePlus 8T and the entry-level OnePlus Clover. The government in India sucks the fun out of smartphones with a ban on PUBG Mobile (along with Alipay and Baidu). The crew also talk about the TikTok situation and a fresh roadblock over algorithms. Hayato reports on his first impressions of the Galaxy Fold 2 — the good news is...

AC Podcast 487: Surface Duo; Microsoft loves Samsung; Project xCloud
Windowing Android

AC Podcast 487: Surface Duo; Microsoft loves Samsung; Project xCloud

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You get two Dans for the price of none this week as Daniel Rubino from Windows Central joins Daniel Bader and Jerry Hildenbrand for a dive into the how and why of Microsoft's Surface Duo. They maintain a focus on Microsoft's involvement with the Android/Google world by also discussing their partnership with Samsung, Xbox Project xCloud, and efforts to purchase TikTok. Listen now...

AC Podcast 485: Antitrust Hearing; Note 20 Leaks; Huawei leads shipments
Being cautious was reasonable

AC Podcast 485: Antitrust Hearing; Note 20 Leaks; Huawei leads shipments

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Google's CEO testified before the United States Congress House Judiciary Committee along with the leaders of Facebook, Apple, and Amazon. Jerry, Andrew, and Daniel evaluate the hearing and possible outcomes. They also engage in a significant amount of phone talk, thanks to leaks about the upcoming Galaxy Note 20. Huawei supplants Samsung as the world's largest smartphone maker (at...

AC Podcast 483: 125W charging; OnePlus Nord; Pixel 4a leak
The Allure of Fast Charging

AC Podcast 483: 125W charging; OnePlus Nord; Pixel 4a leak

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Daniel, Andrew, and Jerry touch on the recent Twitter hack before diving into OPPO and Realme's ludicrously fast 125W charging speeds. There's more to say about OnePlus Nord, thanks to an exclusive video from the amazing Marques Brownlee. Pixel 4a is still on the way, and there is a ton of other Google news to cover this week. Dig in! Listen now Subscribe in Pocket Casts: Audio...

AC Podcast 482: Android 11 Beta 2 & Pixel weirdness, ft. Jason Howell
Don't screw it up

AC Podcast 482: Android 11 Beta 2 & Pixel weirdness, ft. Jason Howell

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Jason Howell of "All About Android" and many other shows on the TWiT network joins Jerry and Daniel to examine all the new features in Android 11 Beta 2. They also talk about Microsoft's first foray into an Android phone, the Surface Duo. It's certain to be a niche product, but will it be too niche? And for that matter, will it be any good? This episode is chock full of Google-y...