Qualcomm introduced us to the SoC that will power your smartphone next year. Huawei’s CTO has the right to remain silent, eh? Samsung’s mobile division is in a bit of trouble with a huge drop in sales YoY. We are enamored with the dual-screened Vivo Nex 2, but aren’t sure why. In a notification showdown, Android still comes out on top. Google is shutting down two of its seven messaging apps, because: Google.
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Recorded December 7, 2018 at 7:30PM CST
2:50 - Top 5 Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 features you should know
12:45 - Huawei CFO arrested in Canada for reportedly violating US sanctions against Iran
21:15 - Samsung sees biggest smartphone sales decline since Gartner started tracking it
26:35 - Dual-screen Vivo Nex 2 officially shown off, complete with triple-camera setup
34:00 - iOS notifications have been improved, but Android’s are still better
40:30 - Google Hangouts as we know it is shutting down
40:30 - Google Allo is shutting down in March 2019
The Android Authority podcast is:
Adam Doud - @DeadTechnology
Jonathan Feist - @JFeist1 / @DroneRush
Joe Hindy - @ThatJoeHindy
Produced by Adam Doud