Welcome to the Android Police Podcast, Episode 57.

Don't forget - the Android Police Podcast's live broadcast is every Thursday at 5PM PST (www.androidpolice.com/podcast). The unedited video version of the podcast can be found here - and will likely include various verbal expletives, technical snafus, tangents, and probably a good 5-10 minutes of pre-podcast banter as we prepare. Watch at your own risk!

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The Cast

  • Matthew Smith, Host
  • Bob Severns, Editor, A/V
  • David Ruddock, Co-host
  • Cameron Summerson, Co-host
  • Eric Ravenscraft, Co-host


Android At Arms

  • A California court rules that getting in an accident because you were screwing with your maps app can get you just as dead as screwing with a text message. This was a good use of a court's time.
  • Microsoft's fake consumer advocacy group complained about Google bundling its apps with its dominant operating system, failed to notice the real irony.

Code Google

The Hotsheet

Developer News

In Other News

  • Sony is probably bringing native support for DualShock 3 controllers to Xperia phones. This is what is called "product synergy," or as its known in the consumer world, "common sense."
  • Cameron will show you how to make your Transformer Pad Infinity look a bit more stock Android-y. #holoyolo
Eric Ravenscraft
Eric is a snarky technophile with a taste for the unusual. When he's not obsessing about Android, you can usually find him obsessing about movies, psychology, or the perfect energy drink. Eric weaves his own special blend of snark, satire, and comedy into all his articles.

  • EMullins

    Bob, you sly fox. You just had to add the Georgian Monks part. You devil you. Haha.

  • Craig M

    Being able to play Google Music through another player would be boss. Why hadn't I thought about this before?

  • Bob T

    The correct spelling is Gregorian monks or chant, not Georgian.

  • waleonishmail

    the g1 had a smaller screen than iphone. 3.2" screen