Zettai Geek Dayo

Zettai Geek Dayo

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A tech podcast with a geek girl groove. Broadcasting from Osaka, Japan with your host, Kaylee.


28. Mac Oh, Mac Oh, To Marzipan We Go. With An AirPod Here And An iTunes There… ♪
Apr 15 • 23 min
Price increases abound, an increase of future macOS fears and an increase for my love of AirPods! Plus, shameless begging to be readded to Apple Podcasts. All this when you grab a Marzipan sandwich for #ZettaiGeekDayo! Disney on Twitter: “Welcome to the…
27. Respect For Customers? WOW! What A Difference! ♪
Apr 8 • 20 min
Frustrations with a certain streaming service‘s recent behaviour, why you should NEVER read the comments and did we get a sponsor or are we just stuck in the ‘80s?! And who’s this “we”, anyway? All this as we flashback to the future on #ZettaiGeekDayo!…
26. Hey! Don’t Write Reiwa Off Yet! It’s Only In Your Head You Feel Showa ♪
Apr 1 • 8 min
This week, I talk about exciting news in the world of Japanese calendar systems, as well as the latest and greatest in Japanese technology! Back from her hibernation, it’s Kaylee with another #ZettaiGeekDayo! Japanese era name – Wikipedia Japan announces…
25. Don’t It Always Seem To Go, Don’t Know What You’ll Get ‘Til Hair Force Says So, They Paved High Sierra And Put Up A Moh-ha-vee ♪
Oct 10, 2018 • 53 min
4K BS/CS Tuners arrive, as does a new (poorly named) payment service. Plus, how to Switch your Switch SD card without Switching to Windows, thoughts on my Mojave clean install & rumours of Macs & iPads! Grab a copy of Norton Utilities for #ZettaiGeekDayo!…
24. GanbaaChai MAX! Jodan Chai MAX! ♪
Sep 21, 2018 • 39 min
Thoughts on iPhone XS MAAAAAAX, the new Apple Watch, future gadgets and future projects! (Edited with Ferrite Recording Studio on my iPhone XS Max because why not?!) The one and only one show note this time: Chai Maxx / ももいろクローバーZ(MOMOIRO CLOVER) It’s a…
23. I’m All ’bout That Beta, ’bout That Beta, No Trouble ♪
Jun 11, 2018 • 54 min
WWDC’s gone, but I’m back! And crazy enough to be in beta land. My impressions of iOS 12, watchOS 5, tvOS 12 & macOS 10.14 Mojave (moh-ha-vee?). Plus, I’ve switched my devices up yet AGAIN?! All this & MORE (after the credits!) on #ZettaiGeekDayo! As…
21. Rest High Above The Clouds, Some Restriction, Games, Nintendo Bounced ’round This World ♪
Mar 21, 2018 • 38 min
GymKit’s here & 9-year olds we should fear! (Maybe…) Plus, you can climb aboard Lapras or the Sakura train, but your GoPro climbing on Sushiro’s a no go. And we chat about Nintendo’s coolest service EVER. Point your satellites to view #ZettaiGeekDayo! As…
20. Netflix Eyes Are Watching You… ♪
Mar 11, 2018 • 30 min
LINE Pay adds bill pay, banks add QR code pay & TDK adds voice to a plant! Plus, toilet pictogram standards (Finally!) and how to scare your primary schoolers with an old TV. All this, and a ride on the sushi conveyor belt, on this week’s #ZettaiGeekDayo!…
19. Girls Hit Your Wi-Fi Button, ‘Cause LINE Mobile’s Gon’ Give It To You ♪
Mar 2, 2018 • 20 min
LINE Mobile adds Wi-Fi, JapanTaxi adds money and McDonalds adds a new ordering method! Plus, how to get TV service with your NTT Hikari internet line! All this, if your mom doesn’t lock up your AC adapters, on this week’s #ZettaiGeekDayo! As always, if…
18. Curl Away With Me, Baby. Over The Weekend, We Could Turn the World to Gold (or Silver or Even Bronze Would Be Amazing!) ♪
Feb 21, 2018 • 28 min
We talk about how to make game show buzzers with plastic containers, push buttons and a Makey Makey! Plus, the horrors of trying to watch the Olympics on broadcast TV! All this, and a bit of curling talk, if you sweep your podcatcher onto #ZettaiGeekDayo!…
17. Stars In The Sky Were Curling, One Night Perfect For Twirling, The Night A Pac-Man Kissed A Ghost ♪
Feb 14, 2018 • 34 min
SoftBank hails a ride (share), CoinCheck checks in & docomo’s seeing double! Plus, how to watch the Olympics & cutting through the BS(/CS) of satellite TV. All this, & some “obligation chocolates”, if you’ll be my valentine on this week’s #ZettaiGeekDayo!…
16. Tell Me Sazae, Where Is My Package This Time? Is This The Metro? Or Bike 199? ♪
Feb 7, 2018 • 42 min
A survey of streaming video, SoftBank & LINE Mobile team up, and take a ride with your packages (& Yamato) down to Wakayama! Plus, it’s the end of an era for Sazae-san AND Osaka! All this and more, if you can get Back In Time for #ZettaiGeekDayo! As…
15. I Told You ’bout Living In The J A X A, Don’t You Know That I’m A Caterpillar Of Love ♪
Jan 31, 2018 • 29 min
Walmart & Rakuten team up, live it up in JAXA’s simulated space station & a new portable iOS keyboard! Plus, some Pokemon news and if you’re “very hungry”, do I have the cafe for you! All this, and a few instant photos, on this week’s #ZettaiGeekDayo! As…
14. But I’ll Keep Pushing Back, Inching Closer To You, So Just Run, Run, Run ♪
Jan 24, 2018 • 25 min
docomo wants in on mobile payments, mineo wants in on iPhones and we all want in on the kotatsu! Plus, THE SOUND of Panasonic, retro games are new again and how to get to Tokyo for cheap! All this, with 20% fewer idols, on this week’s #ZettaiGeekDayo! As…
13. And Now I Just Can’t Find The Words That I Need To Say, Don’t Have The Courage Yet, Keep Backing Away… ♪
Jan 17, 2018 • 33 min
docomo helps travellers, au helps parents and SoftBank helps teachers! Plus, mixi’s still open (somehow), DMM’s chomping at the Bit(coin) and an MVNO warning when travelling to the States! All this (and a few idols) on this week’s #ZettaiGeekDayo! As…
12. Louie Louie, Oh No, Said We Gotta Go, Back To Ja-pa-a-an ♪
Jan 10, 2018 • 25 min
aibo goes for a walk at the Sony Store, the cool tech lucky bags this year & the incredible expanding suitcase from Muji! Plus, a word on that YouTube video and a word with my folks on tech, Japan & tech in Japan! All on this week’s #ZettaiGeekDayo! As…
11. We’ll Take A Cup Of Your Money, For Days Of Rigged Crane Games ♪
Jan 3, 2018 • 35 min
Goodbye to garakei LINE, Space World & TicketCamp. Plus, KFC breaks records, AbemaTV makes a move for new year’s programming and what DO we do in Japan for “Oshogatsu”? Spend your days of auld lang syne with #ZettaiGeekDayo! As always, if you have any…
10. Colonel Claus Is Coming To Town! ♪
Dec 26, 2017 • 28 min
Digital Gachapons, Panasonic’s at your door and Amazon “Towers” over the competition! Plus, a couple of fun train stories, Christmas in Japan & a brief history of time, err, LINE. Celebrate the ho-ho-holidays with #ZettaiGeekDayo! As always, if you have…
09. Oh, The Robots Inside Are Frightful, But Design Is So Delightful, And Since We’ve No Train To Go… ♪
Dec 19, 2017 • 35 min
Rakuten wants to break the “4th” wall (and beyond!), how to delete your LINEs & scan your QRs. Plus, robots at the airport, cars driving in a “Maru”, online crane games & how to buy used Apple gear in Japan! All this & more on this week’s #ZettaiGeekDayo!…
08. Last Christmas, I Gave You WiMAX, But The Very Next Day, You Used Up Your Cap ♪
Dec 12, 2017 • 28 min
The 2nd “Wave” of LINE’s smart speakers, self-driving taxis in Yokohama, plus SIM cards and Hue lights and drones working overtime! (Oh, my). And the wait is over: WiMAX! (And Pocket Wi-Fis, too!) All this & more on this week’s #ZettaiGeekDayo! As always,…
07. Silent Night, Hikari Night, Internet Works Best With “Light”… ♪
Dec 5, 2017
au tries to save “garakei” memories, LINE’s been formatted to fit your screen & things are “popping up” at Amazon. Plus: cool train history, follow-up on prepaid cards & how to choose home internet service! All this & more on this week’s #ZettaiGeekDayo!…
06. Rockin’ Around The Te-re-bi, Have A Happy Donki Day ♪
Nov 28, 2017 • 26 min
iPhone X on a Scavenger Hunt, Atom(ic) PCs from Donki, Cyber Monday (on a Friday?) & something called… Diper ID? Plus TV talk (Not shows… TVs!) & what you need to know to get mobile data when visiting Japan! All this & more on this week’s #ZettaiGeekDayo!…
05. I Can See Clearly Now, My Tea Is Gone ♪
Nov 21, 2017 • 30 min
My thoughts on Alexa in Japan, new ways & places to pay with Apple Pay, a phone you can fit in your wallet and… clear tea?! Plus, a report on the perfect MVNO if you need lots of data: IIJmio! Make your Dreams Come True with this week’s episode of…
04. Wake Up Echo, I Think I Got Something To Say To You ♪
Nov 13, 2017 • 35 min
My massive series on mobile & internet service begins! Carriers & contracts & MVNOs! (Oh my…) Plus: SO. MUCH. NEWS. Alexa’s here! What chargers should you get for your iPhone X? And a chat with… Pikachu?! All this & more on this week’s episode of…
03. Aibo, Aibo, To Tokyo I Go… ♪
Nov 7, 2017 • 29 min
This week, I take a look at a few transportation options on my trip to Tokyo, plus there’s drone news and pet news?! (The robot kind!) And of course, how did X-mas go? All this and more on this week’s episode of Zettai Geek Dayo! As always, if you have…
SP01. ‘Twas The Night Before X-mas
Nov 2, 2017 • 1 min
A Poem, by Kaylee ‘Twas the night before X-mas, and all through the flat. Not a creature was stirring, except my QI mat. The cases were hung, by the Macintosh with care, In hopes the delivery soon would be there. When on my nightstand, there arose a light…
02. I See Streams Of Green, New iPhones, Too ♪
Oct 30, 2017 • 19 min
Welcome to another episode of Zettai Geek Dayo! This week, we talk about Halloween & how television, in part, helped to popularize the holiday in Japan. And speaking of television, we discuss & compare streaming services from a wide variety of Japanese…
01. Clova WAVE & You’re Sittin’ On Top Of The World ♪
Oct 23, 2017 • 20 min
From Osaka, Japan, it’s the premiere episode of Zettai Geek Dayo, a tech podcast with a geek girl groove! I’m your host, Kaylee, and I’m definitely a geek. But I got so excited about Alexa coming to Japan, as well as voice assistants from Google and…