Android Faithful

Android Faithful

Android Faithful is your weekly source for Android news, hardware, apps, and more. Join Jason Howell, Huyen Tue Dao, Mishaal Rahman and Ron Richards, along with a host of Android friends and experts, as they keep you up to date every week on everything important to the world of Android. From phones and foldables to tablets and TVs and more. We are the Android Faithful.

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Chonky Watches: Inside Wear OS 4 on the OnePlus Watch 2
February 28, 2024
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Chonky Watches: Inside Wear OS 4 on the OnePlus Watch 2

Bjorn Kilburn, VP of Wear OS at Google joins Jason Howell, Mishaal Rahman, Ron Richards, and Huyen Tue Dao to talk about the new Hybrid Architecture features of Wear OS 4 and the new OnePlus Watch 2. Plus, it's a super-sized episode with all the biggest gadget news from Mobile World Congress 2024! ...

Leica Liking Friends
February 21, 2024
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Leica Liking Friends

It's a big week as Android 15 has landed and Huyen, Mishaal and Ron are excited to talk about it with our special guest, Android Developer Zarah Dominguez joining us direct from Austrailia! Featured in this episode: NEWS The first Developer Preview of Android 15 is here Mishaal breaks down why it w...

Google Gemini Rollout Rollercoaster
February 14, 2024
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Google Gemini Rollout Rollercoaster

Ron, Jason, Huyen, and Mishaal are unimpressed by the rollout of Gemini as an Assistant replacement, MIshaal shows a reputable leak of the Pixel Fold 2, and Android 15 is likely days away from release! Featured in this episode: NEWS Bard AI chatbot replaces Google Assistant, available in new Gemini...

More Bang For The Bezel
February 07, 2024
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More Bang For The Bezel

Ron Richards, Huyen Tue Dao, Mishaal Rahman, and Jason Howell are joined by Chih-Hao Kung from ASUS to talk all about the ROG Phone 8 and the state of Android gaming phones in 2024. NEWS Android 15 to bring audio sharing, more immersion, and enhanced app archiving. Amazon job listing spells impendi...

Fossil Becomes Fossilized
January 31, 2024
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Fossil Becomes Fossilized

Ron, Jason, Huyen, and Mishaal are joined by Florence Ion to discuss what Samsung is doing right, what Google is doing wrong, and what Onn has that Logitech doesn't. Featured in this episode: NEWS Google Pixel devices lose Assistant microphone shortcut Google accidentally reveals Assistant with Bar...

Samsung's AI Secret Is Google
January 24, 2024
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Samsung's AI Secret Is Google

Mishaal returns from Galaxy Unpacked 2024 with the S24 in hand, plus plenty of rumory goodness from Google and OnePlus. Featured in this episode: NEWS Samsung Unpacked 2024 was full of AI... by Google. Samsung Galaxy Ring is a smaller fitness wearable. Samsung looks to bring non-invasive glucose mo...

Samsung Slows to Second
January 17, 2024
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Samsung Slows to Second

Post-CES hangover is in effect with guest Adam Doud fresh from Vegas with some hot hardware in hand to show off. Plus, a bonus chat with Mishaal from the road! Featured in this episode: NEWS Samsung's reign as top smartphone maker comes to an end Google layoffs lead to the end of many Assistant fea...

Windows in the Front, Android in the Back
January 10, 2024
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Windows in the Front, Android in the Back

It's the annual CES 2024 mega-super-duper-crazy-awesome Android extravaganza, featuring Sandeep Chivukula from Google! Featured in this episode: NEWS Deep dive with Sandeep Chivukula, Director of Product Management for Multi-Device Experiences at Google QuickShare, Fast Pair on big screens, Pixel 8...

Google Feature Hokey Pokey
January 03, 2024
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Google Feature Hokey Pokey

It's the first episode of the new year and if you thought Android news was light due to the holiday break, think again! Featured in this episode: NEWS Google and Samsung might merge Quick Share and Nearby Share Beeper says it’s done dealing with Apple over iMessage for Android app issues Global pre...

Nearby Husbands
December 20, 2023
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Nearby Husbands

The last official episode of the year is a biggy! Jason Howell, Ron Richards, Huyen Tue Dao, and Mishaal Rahman welcome not one but two amazing guests: Gizmodo's Florence Ion and The Verge's Sean Hollister! Featured in this episode: NEWS Sean was in the courtroom for the entire Epic v Google case! ...