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Android Authority Podcast

Sep 1, 2018

We discuss the new design of Wear OS and the usefulness of smartwatches in general. Fortnite fumbled it’s Play store-less launch much to Google’s delight, but Google was a little bit of a jerk to them because of it.It’s IFA-week so we’ve got a gaggle of device launches including the Mi Band 3, the Honor Play, and more. Plus, we take a look at Hollywood’s version of our gadget future and discuss which one we’re closest to today.

Don’t forget to answer our question of the show: What 5 apps would you want notifications form on the Mi Band 3? Use the hashtags #AAPodcast and #MiBand5

Time codes:

2:15 – Huge Wear OS redesign is coming, check out how it works in these GIFs

11:10 - Fortnite’s first Android Installer had a major security flaw

22:20 - Xiaomi Mi Band 3 review

28:55 - Honor Play review: Flagship specs on a budget

34:35 - How sci-fi movies and TV shows have imagined mobile phones, smartphones and tablets

The Android Authority podcast is:

Adam Doud - @DeadTechnology

Jonathan Feist - @JFeist1 / @DroneRush

Joe Hindy - @ThatJoeHindy

Produced by Adam Doud