All Posts by Jim Metzendorf

AC Podcast 475: Pixel 4a delayed; Rise of Chromebooks; Huawei in trouble
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AC Podcast 475: Pixel 4a delayed; Rise of Chromebooks; Huawei in trouble

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Ara Wagoner swings by to talk with Daniel and Jerry about the rise of Chromebooks as they become increasingly popular in this era of learning and working from home. The team have a spirited discussion about what's great and what can be improved. Plus, they offer tips on what to look for in terms of specs if you want to buy one. Pixel 4a isn't due until July (or maybe even later). Does...

AC Podcast 473: Crrowd; Best-selling smartphones; LG Velvet
The Rodney Dangerfield Problem

AC Podcast 473: Crrowd; Best-selling smartphones; LG Velvet

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Marton Barcza is here to talk about his new app, Crrowd. It's a community for crowd-sourced tech reviews and questions you might have about a gadget. He also chats with Daniel and Jerry about the best selling Android phones and why they aren't necessarily the ones that get the most press coverage. They discuss what it will take for MediaTek to rise up as a true competitor to Qualcomm,...

AC Podcast 472:  Shipments down, Budget phones; Contact tracing explained
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AC Podcast 472: Shipments down, Budget phones; Contact tracing explained

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Daniel and Jerry are joined by Lory Gil of iMore for a chat about global smartphone shipments tumbling. Apple's move to put their flagship processor into a budget phone is a shot across the bow of Qualcomm and all other device manufacturers. They have an in-depth conversation about contract tracing and the technology behind Apple and Google's joint COVID-19 exposure notification API....

AC Podcast 470: OnePlus CMO Kyle Kiang on how the OnePlus 8 will bea
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AC Podcast 470: OnePlus CMO Kyle Kiang on how the OnePlus 8 will bea

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Daniel and Andrew are joined by OnePlus CMO, Kyle Kiang, for a conversation about how OnePlus plans to take on the biggest phone makers in the world, including Samsung and Apple, by focusing on carriers, price, and customer experience. Listen now Subscribe in Pocket Casts: Audio Subscribe in Spotify: Audio Subscribe in iTunes: Audio Subscribe in RSS: Audio Download directly: Audio...

AC Podcast 469: An interview with Motorola on the new Moto Gs
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AC Podcast 469: An interview with Motorola on the new Moto Gs

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Doug Michau, executive director of North American business development at Motorola, speaks with Daniel Bader and Joe Maring about the Moto G Power and Moto G Stylus. They also discuss how Motorola works to create the right experiences for their customers through hardware and software design. Listen now Subscribe in Pocket Casts: Audio Subscribe in Spotify: Audio Subscribe in iTunes...

AC Podcast 467: Merger Aftermath; LG V60; OnePlus8 Pro; 2020 Flagships
The Benefit of the Metric System

AC Podcast 467: Merger Aftermath; LG V60; OnePlus8 Pro; 2020 Flagships

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Daniel and Jerry are joined by Adam Doud! He's a podcast producer and host of 'Benefit of the Doud'. They sit down in a socially distant manner for a conversation about the aftermath of the Sprint / T-Mobile merger. They also discuss Internet access and infrastructure performance as many people around the world shelter-in-place. Adam shares his thoughts on LG's V60, and the crew also...