If you haven’t heard already, the Android Authority Podcast is back! Today, July 20, we’re releasing four brand new episodes, so load up those podcast players and start listening!

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We’ll bring all-new episodes out every Friday, covering all the top news, reviews, and features from the past week. Plus, we’ll have bonus episodes called “Featured Stories,” which will dive deep into a single topic you care about.

Featured stories will be based on top tier device reviews, interviews with leaders around the industry, event coverage, and other important topics as they come around.

We want to hear from you, though. What kinds of topics do you want to hear about? Email us at podcast@androidauthority.com or use the #AAPodcast hashtag on twitter. We’ll be listening!

For now, here are four new episodes for your listening pleasure.

Wistful Memories of Samsung’s Past

Recorded June 26, 2018

Adam Doud, Jonathan Feist, and Joe Hindy talk about the OEMs that pushed out Android Oreo the fastest and the results may surprise you. Android Authority readers are all stuck on a phone from the past. Plus, as much as Adam loves the Axon M, another OEM almost beat ZTE to the folding phone punch: Samsung. Finally, we look at AT&T’s new cord-cutting TV service and how it’s already leveraging the Time Warner merger.

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01:10 – Which manufacturer updates its phones fastest? Android Oreo edition

10:25 – A lot of you want another Samsung Galaxy S5

17:55 – Samsung’s cancelled foldable phone shows up in leaked photos

25:00 – AT&T to give free TV service to unlimited plans customers

Featured Story – Samsung Galaxy Note 9 rumor roundup

Recorded July 8, 2018

One of the biggest devices of the year is just a few weeks away. Is the Note 9 just a spec bump, or a big beefy powerhouse you’ll want in your pocket? All of that will be covered in this featured story of the Android Authority Podcast. This is our first Featured Story podcast, something we’ll try to do at least once a month. This time, it’s a rumor roundup of one of the biggest devices of the year, the Note 9.

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All Note 9, all the time.

OnePlus’s promises and Samsung says so long to Tizen

Recorded July 12, 2018

Samsung is saying hasta la vista to its Tizen operating system, in favor of WearOS for its next smartwatch. What?!?! OnePlus proves it’s way up there in customer communications. A $2,500 phone makes an appearance, proving one of our hosts has “the gift.” We learn a lot about HTC’s past, present, and future. Finally, we round things off by discussing how to make your phone work better.

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01:20 – Samsung Gear S4 may arrive as ‘Galaxy Watch’ (Update: Even more evidence)

7:40 – Here’s the list of all the promises OnePlus just made to OnePlus fans

14:45 – Porsche Design Huawei Mate RS review: Is it worth that premium?

22:40 – HTC trivia: How much do you know about the maker of the first Android phone?

30:10 – Charging habits to maximize battery life and Why is my phone so slow? Common causes explained

Google, we no longer trust you

Recorded July 20, 2018

We pit the OnePlus 6 against the best smartphone camera on the market. Google is doing its best Microsoft impression by getting sued for anti-trust laws. We look at the value Moto Mods add, and finally we round up the features we want to see in 2019 flagships.

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2:15 – OnePlus 6 camera shootout (and a giveaway!)

5:45 – No, your phone is not always listening to you

16:05 – Google vs the EU: Which side are you on?

27:30 – Moto Z3 Play review: The value is still in the Moto Mods

35:50 – 2019 flagship features we want to see

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