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Android Authority Podcast

Dec 8, 2018

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

Time codes:

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