Johnny Cash turned up to eleven [#acpodcast]

Daniel Bader, Andrew Martonik, Russell Holly, and Jerry Hildenbrand convene to talk about LG, the death of Google Now as Google Assistant takes its place, and the race for mindshare in the voice assistant and smart speaker market.

They also tackle the latest rumors and leaks of the Galaxy S9, which is set to launch February 25th. Join us!


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Jim Metzendorf
  • 1) 2) My work here is done.
  • Fun fact, "Unearthed" was the first box set I bought. I'm desperate for a vinyl release of it so I can display it alongside the other American albums.
  • Jerry, you're the bestest. *tips hat*
  • Yes! Love the boy's, thank you ALL for the podcast, kind regards Richard U.K
  • What is getting bleeped out? It's driving me nuts trying to figure out why! Did I miss something?
  • I think they said ********. Or maybe ********?
  • It's when they say "Alexa" or "hey Siri", so they don't activate people's assistants. What's disturbing is that it's apparently less work to go through and censor the recording than it is to deal with the emails complaining about it lol.
  • Still don't get the trash talk on Bixby. Sure if GA could do any of the things I use Bixby for then yes, I would probably use GA fully but since GA can't control my phone, Bixby is my go to. If I need context from the world, then I use GA. Pretty simple.
  • On Jerry's point about assistant naming, Cortana is the worst by far. It's the best, coolest name, but it sets an unrealistic expectation for anyone familiar with the "actual" Cortana.
  • Just out of curiosity, did Play Music make you change the name of the podcast because it had 'Johnny Cash' in the title?
  • On the calendar cards being removed from your Google Feed, that coincided with Google adding a calendar reminder to the weather widget on the Pixel Launcher home screen. I guess they considered it redundant.
  • I laughed when you guys censored the A word. (Alexa) LOL
  • Raspberry Beret is mostly unknown because you'll only find their kind on second hand stores. 😎