This week on the podcast, Chris and Joe have the Galaxy S8. An excellent phone with no shortage of annoyances. The guys share their honest opinions. Other topics include Snapchat being snobs, Instagram Stories, and Juicero.

Top Stories

  • Samsung Galaxy S8 & S8 Plus

Quick Hits

  • Best Android Phones update
  • Snapchat CEO says the app was only supposed to be for rich people
  • Instagram Stories more popular than Snapchat stories
  • Some Galaxy S8 users are reporting a red tint on the display
  • The LG V30 is rumored to include a new curved OLED display panel
  • Android Pay gets PayPal integration soon
  • HTC U announcement May 16th with “Squeeze”

Wins/Fails

  • Joe: Samsung goodie box / Samsung blocks Bixby remapping
  • Chris: Double Honor selfie stick / $400 Juicero + Dude gets caught stealing 100 phones at Coachella

App Picks

  • Joe: InstaSwipe
  • Chris:

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Direct download: Mobile_Roar_166.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:46am EDT
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Joe has the LG G6 and Chris has the Moto G5 Plus. Two phones on opposite sides of the spectrum. The guys talk about their impressions with the devices and much more.

Top Stories

  • LG G6 & Moto G5 Plus

Quick Hits

  • Andy Rubin teases bezeless phone
  • Apple Carplay vs Android Auto video
  • HTC has shipped 2.1 million Pixel phones, Pixel 3 up for grabs
  • Samsung: Don't expect foldable phones until 2019

Wins/Fails

  • Joe: Pebble watches will keep working / Facebook stories
  • Chris: Thinnest cases for the Pixel / Ostrich made Chris cry

App Picks

  • Joe: Precise Volume
  • Chris: All in one Gestures (Bixby remapping app)
Direct download: Mobile_Roar_165.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:28am EDT
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