Saturday, June 24, 2017

Ep. 21 - Frickin' magnets, how do they work?

Episode 21 of Technically Speaking, a podcast all about technology, from smartphones, computers and televisions, to drones, virtual reality and Internet of Things.

In this episode, Nate and Colson are joined by Madison Hanberry to discuss his research into using magnetic ternary structures in computer processors and hard drives to store and process data better, as well as E3, new games from Nintendo, Mircosoft's reveal of the Xbox One X, the OnePlus 5's stunning resemblance to an iPhone 7, as well as Nate's plan to build a server and cut cable in the fall.

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Thursday, June 8, 2017

Ep. 20 - Oh, say can you WWDC?

Episode 20 of Technically Speaking, a podcast all about technology, from smartphones, computers and televisions, to drones, virtual reality and Internet of Things.

In this episode, Nate and Colson go over the recent announcements from Apple's WWDC conference, including the new iMacs and the HomePod Siri speaker. They also discuss the new Surface Pro, Snapchat's stock losses, Nate's new laptop, PayPal integration into Android Pay, and the FCC's decision to rollback net neutrality.

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Monday, May 22, 2017

Ep. 19 - Google I/O and a virus no-go

Episode 19 of Technically Speaking, a podcast all about technology, from smartphones, computers and televisions, to drones, virtual reality and Internet of Things.

In this episode, Nate and Colson wrap up the exciting announcements at Google I/O, including updates to Google Home and Assistant, Google Photos, a new Google Lens, and others. The two also discuss the new UI for Fuschia OS, the WannaCry ransomware that hit thousands of computers, hackers stealing the new Pirates of the Caribbean movie, and Nate's DIY Google Home built from a Raspberry Pi.

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Saturday, May 6, 2017

Ep. 18 - The Old Console, the New Console, and the New New Console

Episode 18 of Technically Speaking, a podcast all about technology, from smartphones, computers and televisions, to drones, virtual reality and Internet of Things.

In this episode, Nate and Colson discuss the new Surface Laptop and Windows 10 S, and the issues surrounding its aim towards students, as well as the New Nintendo 2DS XL, the NES Classic, the original NES, and the lineage of video game consoles. Nate also discusses his plans to use Sling TV to cut cable next year, the ridiculous new Echo Look, and PayPal integration coming to Android Pay.

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Ep. 17 - Suck It, Burger King

Episode 17 of Technically Speaking, a podcast all about technology, from smartphones, computers and televisions, to drones, virtual reality and Internet of Things.

In this episode, Nate and Colson discuss Colson's new LG G6 and his issues with Google Home, Burger King's attempt to hijack Google Homes and Google's multi-voice response to the situation, issues with glare on the Samsung Galaxy S8, a class-action lawsuit against Google and Huawei over battery issues, and Snapchat's CEO's poor choice of words when declining to expand app support to more countries.

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Sunday, April 9, 2017

Ep. 16 - That's Not How the Internet Works

The sixteenth episode of Technically Speaking, a podcast all about technology, from smartphones, computers and televisions, to drones, virtual reality and Internet of Things.

In this episode, Nate and Colson discuss April Fools' Day and company pranks, the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S8 with the Bixby assistant and DeX desktop functionality, Apple's patent for a laptop shell for iPhones and iPads, the launch of YouTube TV, and hackers setting off emergency sirens in Dallas, as well as Nate and Colson's torrenting experiences and Colson's new Nintendo Switch. The two then discuss the repeal of federal internet privacy regulations for consumers.

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Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Ep. 15 - We Ramble Quite a Bit

The fifteenth episode of Technically Speaking, a podcast all about technology, from smartphones, computers and televisions, to drones, virtual reality and Internet of Things.

In this episode, Nate and Colson discuss Colson's completed RasPlex Raspberry Pi and Nate's new Raspberry Pi Zero W, as well as the new Android O developer preview, the new red iPhone, the AMC-Carmike theater merger, the death of Google Hangouts SMS, Super Mario Run on Android, Bixby coming to the Samsung Galaxy S8, and a case of an iPhone electrocuting someone in a bath.

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Sunday, March 12, 2017

Ep. 14 - A LinkedIn Request to the FCC Chairman

The fourteenth episode of Technically Speaking, a podcast all about technology, from smartphones, computers and televisions, to drones, virtual reality and Internet of Things.

In this episode, Nate and Colson discuss their spring breaks, from Colson's visit to Los Angeles to Nate's visit to Texas. Colson discusses his experience seeing Pulp Fiction on film, as well as his plans for his new Raspberry Pi 3 and Plex. The two talk about the new Raspberry Pi Zero W, issues with the Nintendo Switch, the new YouTube TV provider service and rumors that the next iPhone will feature a USB-C port. Nate and Colson then dive into a conversation about net neutrality and its possible future under the Trump administration.

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Sunday, February 26, 2017

Ep. 13 - To Unlimited and Beyond

The thirteenth episode of Technically Speaking, a podcast all about technology, from smartphones, computers and televisions, to drones, virtual reality and Internet of Things.

In this episode, Nate and Colson discuss PlayStation Now being dropped from old Sony products, Nate's TAILS operating system, Google Home and Alexa possibly getting calling capabilities, Google Assistant coming to Android 6.0 devices, rumors of a mobile HTC Vive, as well as the new BlackBerry KeyOne, LG G6 and Nokia 3310 announced at MWC 2017, before diving into a long discussion of the new unlimited data plans offered by Verizon, T-Mobile, AT&T and Sprint.

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Sunday, February 12, 2017

Ep. 12 - Regrettable Purchases

The twelfth episode of Technically Speaking, a podcast all about technology, from smartphones, computers and televisions, to drones, virtual reality and Internet of Things.

In this episode, Colson discusses his decision to return his Samsung Gear S3, amid the release of Android Wear 2.0, as well as his new PlayStation4 Pro and his dive into Raspberry Pi and Plex for 24 fps movies. Nate discusses his recent missteps with tech investments, including his failure at putting a Raspberry Pi inside an SNES controller and his buy-in to the dying Coin card, as well as rooting his phone to get the Google Assistant, only to not use it. Finally, the two discuss their experiences with virtual reality, from PlayStation VR to DayDream to the HTC Vive.

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Sunday, January 22, 2017

Ep. 11 - Night of the Living Craig

The eleventh episode of Technically Speaking, a podcast all about technology, from smartphones, computers and televisions, to drones, virtual reality and Internet of Things.

In this episode, Colson returns as he and Nate discuss the Nintendo Switch following the company's press conference, HTC's shortcomings with the U Ultra, Opera's new Neon concept browser, the death of Vine, AT&T shutting down its 2G bands, Colson's new Samsung Gear S3 Classic and Nate's new Pebble 2 along with Android Wear 2.0, the death of Yahoo, the cause behind the Note 7 fires, and several different Raspberry Pi projects Nate is doing, including a Chromecast replacement and a video game emulator inside an SNES controller.

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Sunday, January 8, 2017

Ep. 10 - Who's Taking A Note While Swimming?

The tenth episode of Technically Speaking, a podcast all about technology, from smartphones, computers and televisions, to drones, virtual reality and Internet of Things.

In this episode, Nate, Daniel and Johnny Mac discuss the new devices revealed at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, including new TVs, smart refrigerators, tablets you can feel, and a clothes-folding robot, as well as the issues facing both iPhones and Samsung phones, including the headphone jack and waterproofing, Amazon Go, the death of CyanogenMod, the practicality of virtual reality and augmented reality, Nate's golden age of cellphones, and a KFC kiosk that guesses customers' orders.

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