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Episode 20 The fat lady is singing

By on Mar 16, 2015 in Podcast episode | 0 comments

Today is the last episode of Droid today. It’s been a fun adventure which I’ve really enjoyed but this was always a month challenge which would only continue if certain goals were met. Unfortunately they weren’t but I don’t mind. I really enjoyed the experience and I hope you enjoyed listening too. But to finish we have one more episode. Check out the links! Links New Niantic Labs project coming Microsoft reportedly bringing Cortana to Android (and iOS) Neptune suite Google bringing open API to Google now  ...

Episode 19 What a Wunderful update

By on Mar 12, 2015 in Podcast episode | 0 comments

On today’s episode we have NO smartwatch news! Hurrah! Instead we’re looking at a brand new material design and feature update to Wunderlist as well as the NCAA March Madness app [Chris also tries to explain MarchMadness]. Then we move on to a couple of new devices including the Vaio phone (not connected with Sony in anyway) and the launch of the Nexus 6 on Verizon. Finally we take a look at an App that you may want to recommend. Links Wunderlist update NCAA March Madness Vaio phone The nexus 6 on verizon What’s Up?...

Episode 18: Chromebook Pixel Update

By on Mar 11, 2015 in Podcast episode | 0 comments

In today’s episode we look at the newly updated Chromebook pixel as well as the new Google store to go with it! Plus we take a quick look at the updated Google play store app and finally Cyanogen announce a partnership that could be a key step in “freeing” Android from Google. Links Chromebook pixel update Google Store Google Play app update Cyanogen announce partnership with Boxer...

Episode 17: Android 5.1 Cometh

By on Mar 10, 2015 in Podcast episode | 0 comments

In today’s episode we welcome the official release of Android 5.1 (more than a week after it’s landed on Android One) with checking out some of the new features it introduces. We also talk about the release of HTC blinkfeed for other android devices and a couple of Android wear stories. Links Android 5.1 features HTC Blinkfeed for all! (with Android 4.4+) Moto 360 joins Moto Maker New features coming soon to android wear. ...

Episode 16 Android wear vs the Apple watch

By on Mar 9, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Today it’s a battle royal, to the death! Android wear vs the Apple watch! Which side will you choose? Oh but before all that we have some news including an Update to the amazing VSCO cam app, An Android wear add and an interesting new RSS reader for your lock screen. Fancy giving us a review on itunes? Links Android wear ad VSCO cam update Corgi for feedly The Apple watch Which do you think is better? The Apple watch or Android...

Episode 15: Is Android too complicated?

By on Mar 6, 2015 in Podcast episode | 0 comments

Wow what a week hey! Today we take a moment to look back on Mobile World Congress and the news that hit the shelves this week. On top[ of that we also look at a few stories from today before ending with a debate on whether Android is too complicated or not. Fancy giving us a review on iTunes? Links Google’s wireless plan may just be for the Nexus 6 Acer launches a high powered Chromebox Episode 14 of Droid today where we look at the Nvidia Shield Navi, the watch face from Tha PHLASH Samsung puts it’s smartwatches on hold   Do you think Android is...

Episode 14: What makes a good app?

By on Mar 5, 2015 in Podcast episode | 0 comments

Today we have a break from the constant news and rumours with a little discussion about what makes a good app. Leave your thoughts and ideas in the comments below. We also talk about the end of Softcard and the future of Google Wallet, The Google play stores third birthday and the new Nvidia Shield tablet. Links RIP softcard Happy Bday Google Play store Nvidia shield box  ...

Episode 13: Recovering from cancer with a the help of a smartphone

By on Mar 4, 2015 in Podcast episode | 0 comments

Today we have more laid back episode than the past couple of days with a few new news stories plus a story to lift your spirits about how a tech blogger used their mobile phone to recover from cancer…it was an iPhone but many of the same lessons apply. Links OnePlus One on sale in more countries [all of the EU] Google Contacts is getting an updated look LG to add a new flagship line above the G series Life after cancer: How the iPhone helped me recover from cancer  ...