Welcome to the Android Police Podcast, Episode 59.

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


Carrier 411

  • Verizon creates a device payment plan like T-Mobile's, only it doesn't make your plan cheaper, includes finance charges, isn't much better than a credit card, kinda.
  • MetroPCS and T-Mobile, sittin' in a tree! M-E-R-G-I-N-G.

Rumor Roundup

Code Google

  • Eric Schmidt says Glass will launch for the public in about a year, hopes that you'll learn to take them off your face when you pee by then.
  • Google buys Wavii, promptly shuts it down, will probably integrate its natural language processing into...stuff.

The Hotsheet

Product Reviews

App Updates

  • Swype finally appears on the Play Store, still won't apologize for being mean to me.
  • Dead on Arrival 2 is coming to Android soon, will probably not live up to its name.

Developer News