Welcome to the Android Police Podcast, Episode 59.
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- Matthew Smith, Host
- Bob Severns, Editor, A/V
- David Ruddock, Co-host
- Cameron Summerson, Co-host
- Eric Ravenscraft, Co-host
- 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.
- 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 Galaxy S4 is having some shipping and supply problems.
- The HTC One, on the other hand, is doing alright.
- Device Updates: Sprint GS3 gets Multiview, T-Mobile Galaxy S Relay 4G gets Jelly Bean, Verizon's Spectrum 2 getting Jelly Bean soon, Sony announces Jelly Bean for a ton of devices, T-Mobile's HTC One S getting Jelly Bean, Sprint's Photon Q getting Jelly Bean.
- David gets some quality time with the Korean version of the Optimus G Pro.
- 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.
- Sony buys some flowers for developers of the Xperia Z.