Phancast - Android News

Top Stories

  • Sept. 29 Nexus event, leaked renders galore
  • Moto 360 2nd Gen impressions

Quick Hits

  • Pebble Time Round is official
  • Amazon selling a 6-pack of tablets
  • Apple didn’t make the Move to iOS app
  • LG G5 rumors
  • Galaxy S7 will still have two models

Wins/Fails

  • Joe: Fast wireless charging is actually fast /
  • Chris: Xiaomi Mi 4c / HTC One A9 (Aero) bezel and LG V10 secondary display
  • Ashley: / G4 speaker broken

App Picks

  • Joe: Samsung SideSync
  • Chris: Gauge Battery Widget
  • Ashley: TV Show Time
Direct download: Mobile_Roar_111.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:50pm EDT
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This week Chris has the new Moto X Pure Edition. He talks about the leather vs plastic backs, and a few problems he's had. We also talk about grandfathered unlimited plans, the release of iOS 9, Cyanogen becoming Microsoft's trojan horse, Snapchat fails, and much more!

Direct download: Mobile_Roar_110.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:04am EDT
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This week is all about Apple. They announced the iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPad Pro, and a new Apple TV. Other topics include Android Pay and Samsung Pay, Galaxy Note 5 review, and OnePlus' apology.

Top Stories

  • iPhone 6s and 6s Plus
  • iPad Pro, Apple Pencil, etc.
  • Apple TV

Quick Hits

  • New Google Wallet app, Android Pay launches
  • 25,000 people signing up for Samsung Pay every day
  • Leaked LG Nexus 5X, bezel looks huge
  • The Fire Phone is officially gone
  • Galaxy Note 5 Review

Wins/Fails

  • Joe: VR headset cereal box / New Google Now interface
  • Chris: iPhone 6S encourages shrinking battery trend / Verizon logo on Droid Turbo 2
  • Ashley: OnePlus actually apologizes for OnePlus 2 launch / 

App Picks

  • Joe: Poop Fiction
  • Chris: Pokemon Go
  • Ashley: Camera51
Direct download: Mobile_Roar_109.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:37am EDT
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This week is all about new smartwatches. The Huawei Watch and new Moto 360 are available for pre-order, and the Samsung Gear S2 was revealed with a few surprises. It's a great time to buy a smartwatch.

Top Stories

  • Huawei Watch and Moto 360 go up for pre-order
  • Samsung Gear S2 fully revealed

Quick Hits

  • Google gets a brand new logo
  • Nexus event scheduled for Sept 29th?
  • Sony Xperia Z5 family announced
  • Apple TV rumor: universal search, motion controller, $149
  • Moto X Pure pre-orders available
  • Blackberry Venice shows up in real photos

Wins/Fails

  • Joe: Double fail: Fingerprint sensor / OnePlus 2 home button doesn’t work when gripped
  • Chris: Instagram landscape / New Google logo 
  • Ashley: Moto 360 2 multiple sizes / (Joe hates the Verizon logo)

App Picks

  • Joe: PAC-MAN 256
  • Chris: The Burger King app
  • Ashley: Lara Croft Go
Direct download: Mobile_Roar_108.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:10am EDT
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