Feb 08 AT 6:16 AM Nick Gray 8 Comments

Android and Me podcast 010: Google, Lenovo and the future of Motorola


This week on the Android and Me Podcast we invited former Android and Me editor Anthony Domanico to join us to discuss Google’s sale of Motorola to Lenovo. For now, no one knows how Lenovo will manage Motorola and what the fate of the brand will be, but we explore some of the possible outcomes and what things could look like 2-5 years down the road.

We’d also like to remind you that the Android and Me Podcast is now available on Stitcher. You can download and listen to the latest episode using the Stitcher app, and don’t forget to review the show while you’re at it!

Android and Me staff on this week’s show




Nick is a tech enthusiast who has a soft spot for HTC and its devices. He started HTCsource.com (the first HTC blog) back in 2007 and later joined the Android and Me family in the summer of 2010.

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  • trey

    Take a dump in the toilet, then stand up and look at it. That’s what Motorola will look like in 2-5 years from now under Lenovo.

  • robert


    Your audio is always very weak compared to the rest of the guys every week. It is a pain turning the volume up and down trying to listen to your podcast. Can’t you fix it some how??

    • http://www.androidandme.com Brooks Barnard

      I agree with Robert. If you could turn your mic up a tad it would make for easier listening…

      • http://htcsource.com Nick Gray

        I’ll see what I can do. We record with hangouts, so there’s not much that can be tweaked. I am going to order a better mic soon, so things should get better once that comes in. Thanks for the feedback. If there are any other changes we can make to improve the show, let us know!

        • http://www.anthonydomanico.com Anthony Domanico

          You also need better interwebs so video doesn’t hang :-p

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  • Chuxter

    Within this Podcast, they mention that Windows Phone doesn’t have a YouTube app. I personally use the Nexus 5 and am an Android fan, but to be fair to Windows Phone, it should be noted that Microsoft has released a YouTube app more than once, but it has been blocked by Google each time. Proponents of WP speculate that it is because the app experience Microsoft made was far superior to that of any other device, which Google didn’t like. I’m not sure if I believe THAT, but I can see Google wanting to block it as a way of making sure Microsoft doesn’t gain as much marketshare.


    Microsoft’s response:

    • http://htcsource.com Nick Gray

      Yeah, there has been a lot of drama over the YouTube app Microsoft made for WP. Technically, there are a half dozen of them that can be downloaded, but it doesn’t really count if it’s not made by Google.

      Initially, the reason Google forced Microsoft to pull it was because there were issues with ads and Microsoft gave users the ability to download the videos. I think those were fixed, so I’m not sure what Google’s issues are now.