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Fewer hot takes, endless mimosas.


216: Taylor Swift with Country Vibes
Dec 5 • 71 min
When everything is bad, sometimes — if you wish hard enough, a hero appears. That hero is: Baby Yoda. This week: Ryan joins Team Fancy Camera®, Carlos kicks the tires on a Model 3, and the scourge that is Bublé station creep. πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦.Links:
215: Upper Middle Class Phrase
Nov 14 • 64 min
We take a couple of weeks off for some R&R and demo days and all of a sudden two new streaming services launch. Cord-cutters beware: the holiday season is nigh and it appears we have the power to double your entertainment budget at the drop of a mic. This…
214: The Car Episode
Oct 24 • 85 min
We've accidentally pivoted to being Car Talk for people in the 25-34 demo. This week: the King James Version of the NBA controversy, Disney going hard in the paint, and feeding the customer sat machine. πŸ€.Links:Custom Licence Plate - Adhesive Licence…
213: Thank You for the Shame
Oct 10 • 89 min
Worlds are colliding. Joanna Gaines just installed Still or Sparkling® taps at her new coffee shop and we couldn't be happier. There's a 10% royalty attached to that branding though and we only accept payment in Chalk Paint. This week: backup shaming,…
212: The Lady Friend Knows a Parking Lot
Oct 4 • 92 min
When Bryce Harper was traded to the Phillies by the Washington Walgreens, fans in America’s capital did not find it quite so Nice!. #expiredjokes This week: taking a number at the IKEA DMV, browsing the aisles at Target, and pondering the looming…
211: Mean Streets of Larkspur
Sep 26 • 95 min
Quick! Download this episode before TiVo gets the bright idea to sell pre-roll ad inventory against podcasts too! This week: what we talk about when we talk about always on displays, long exposure risotto, and Carlos hates on an Ed Sheeran collab before…
210: Cheez-It Throw Pillow
Sep 19 • 88 min
When the robots come for our jobs, what they’ll remember was if you were mean to those autonomous Bolt EVs in San Francisco rush-hour traffic and if you helped a Roomba off a cliff. Choose wisely. This week: shucking hard drive oysters ordered from Amazon…
209: Iced Coffee Sugar Bomb
Sep 13 • 93 min
Due to the passage of California AB-11, which puts a mandatory waiting period on issuing hot takes, this week’s show was recorded a day late for compliance purposes. Please enjoy these cogent, room temperature takes. This week: mixed recycling, the…
208: Surge Pricing on Listerine
Sep 5 • 84 min
Look. We'll make you a deal. Become a founding member of our show before Flag Day and we'll give you three years for the price of one. That's only… wait — what's zero divided by 36? This week: problematic TV of the '90s and early aughts, ice baseballs,…
207: Intel Mojo
Aug 29 • 102 min
With the Chase Center opening up in just over a month, we, as biz dev and synergy experts, have an incredible opportunity to help a deserving brand acquire the naming rights for what was formerly known as Oracle Arena. Leading candidates include: the…
206: Chalupa Cravings Box
Aug 22 • 91 min
“Teddy told me that in Greek, “nostalgia” literally means, “the pain from an old wound”. It’s a twinge in your heart, far more powerful than memory alone. This device isn’t a spaceship. It’s a time machine. It goes backwards, forwards. It takes us to a…
205: Money as a Service
Aug 15 • 60 min
When you really think about it, isn’t life just one big espresso machine that won’t fit under your kitchen cabinets? This week: dog influencers, sweatpant shoes, and Ryan would like to take a moment to talk about video games. πŸ‘Ύ.Links:Allbirds SocksVolvo…
204: Norwegian Cold Brew
Aug 8 • 88 min
Rumor has it Tim Cook was first choice to be the voice of Simba in the new Lion King remake but talks fell apart when he insisted on changing the lyrics of the iconic song to “I Just Can’t Wait to be King [of Undifferentiated Consumer Financial…
203: Waiver Wire
Jul 25 • 90 min
How many different kinds of smart light switches does one need to install in their home before you need to stage an intervention? Asking for a co-host. This week: headphones, trade deadlines, and we play a game of Faker Upper. 🏑.Links:Category:HGTV…
202: Supercharger Lifestyle
Jul 18 • 77 min
Yes Tim, we'll go exclusive to Apple Podcasts Plus. Our terms are that we are to be paid entirely in iPod Socks and we want a handwritten apology for the butterfly keyboard. This week: an exciting new BlackBerry, iPad workflow hypotheticals, and Disney…
201: LeBron Pods
Jul 11 • 109 min
Phil Schiller courageously once said the future is wireless. Cord cutters talk a big game. Then explain the abomination that is the Panasonic NI-WL600 cordless iron. We'll wait. This week: ethical design, coding classes for mere muggles, and that lonely…
200: No Tip
Jun 27 • 109 min
Where do you see yourself in five years? Plus: the question we’ve been building towards for 200 episodes. Does Tim Cook tip restaurant servers in iCloud storage? An investigation. πŸ•΅πŸ»‍♀️Links:Lyft is rebranding its bikeshare and launching new electric…
199: Okay and Goodbye
Jun 20 • 92 min
The Failing New York Times drops the ball yet again. Instead of asking Democratic candidates what their favorite Spindrift cocktail is, we’re left with a bunch of old dudes saying their wife and Abraham Lincoln are their heroes. This week: how to carry a…
198: Direct to Consumer Row
Jun 6 • 83 min
“To a pro customer with demanding compute needs, everything looks like a cheese grater.” - Mark Twain This week: WWDC 2019, three finger gestures, and the Mac Pro unveiling that explains why Apple acquired the maker of those Heely wheel shoes kids love.…
197: WeWoof
May 30 • 97 min
It’s hard to be excited and blindly optimistic about anything these days. But then came along the world’s greatest startup idea. This week: airline status, dimmer switches, and throwing LeBron and the Lakers under the Buss. 🚌.Links:Meet Doggy Style: An up…
196: Sliding All Over The Place
May 23 • 98 min
To better align ourselves with the way millennials consume their TV, we’ve decided that on a go forward basis we will no longer release episodes weekly. Instead, we’ll bank them and do 12 episode releases — Netflix style. It’ll be called a PodDrop®. This…
195: That’s What The Bend Is For
May 16 • 98 min
Two old people discuss DSL and Bob Costas. Also, other things. This week: Roomba curling, security screws, things that fell off a truck, and Google’s long-standing branding struggle with Nest. 🐦.Links:Gus Ramsey on Twitter: “If you wet Swiffer in front of…
194: EVDUZIT
May 2 • 98 min
With Comcast reporting data usage up 28% YoY for its residential customers, we ask whether or not the FCC is capable of ensuring an Internet robust enough to handle Ariana, Taylor, and Queen Bey. This week: accidental minimalism, minor league mascots,…
193: Seattle Primes
Apr 25 • 112 min
Okay, fine. That was an exciting hockey game. #gocanucksgo This week: Democratic primary challenger dog collars, Tesla's investor day, and summer beauty recommendations from your trusted hosts/lifestyle influencers. πŸ’‡πŸ»‍♂️. PS: Carlos will buy the first…
192: Spindrift Radio Hour
Apr 18 • 89 min
Income $200K+? Know every character on The Wire? Get $1MM in cupcake insurance from $38/mo. This week: ballpark as a service, 5G litigation, foldable phones, and Gene! stirs up conversation about a different kind of TV. πŸ“Ί.Links:Bourbon Tea Party –…
191: Fancy Winnie the Pooh
Apr 12 • 111 min
I could have misheard it , but I'm pretty sure Ryan just challenged the CEO of Audi/VW to a fight. He's registering the vanity plate DONTATME right now. This week: bringing the Disney magic to OTT, the Magic leaves the Lakers front office, and the…
190: Clipboard People
Apr 4 • 69 min
Do you have a minute? We’re collecting signatures for the Orchard Fund. We’re a coalition of activists and thought-leaders dedicated to helping CEOs in the greater Santa Clara area gain the courage to make the pivot from hardware to a services based…
189: Plus, No Space
Mar 28 • 104 min
There are a thousand no’s for every yes, they say. Well, we’d sure love to see the list of 999 things that lost out to “partner with Goldman Sachs for a credit card that gives customers 3% back on products that have 40% margins and subscriptions they take…
188: Invited to Buy a Car
Mar 21 • 105 min
We've made this episode about 10% bigger and given it a new name to juice this quarter's cash flows. Shipping late 2026. This week: the Swedes lobby for fair play in Apple's walled garden, Google gets its head in the game, and an exclusive no-holds-barred…
187: Johnny Hollywood
Mar 14 • 106 min
If you want a Model 3, you better purchase one before Tesla pivots again and decides to convert half of their stores into Pinkberry franchises. Everything is amateur hour all the time now … except in energy bar PR — they came to play and brought the…
186: IronAdvisor®
Mar 7 • 104 min
Unveiling a breakthrough new concept in thoughtfully appointed hotels and no Ja Rule is not welcome to invest. This week: deciphering the Fearless Flyer, pondering how Orange County became California’s Texas, and digging up the lede Tesla buried under a…
185: My Human Will Be Back Soon
Feb 28 • 97 min
Little known fact: nutritional facts are listed in descending order by weight. If Tim has his way, Apple’s quarterly earnings reports will have ‘Services’ as the top ingredient. This week: both the SEC and Carlos have beef with Tesla, Jeffrey B. abandons…
184: Sharks Can’t Swim Backwards
Feb 14 • 108 min
With Amazon’s surprise acquisition of eero, podcasters everywhere expressed nervousness about the day Bezos Co. buys Squarespace and there is no one left to buy podcast ads. Not us though. We’re sustained by a generous grant from the John D. & Catherine…
183: Certificate Revoked
Jan 31 • 81 min
“Psst. Hey kid. Yeah, you. Let’s make a deal. I’ll give you $20 a month and you give me root level access to all your web traffic, online shopping history, contacts, location data, personal connections, photographs, videos, life events…” This week: Carlos…
182: Don’t Reduce My Fractions
Jan 24 • 98 min
Loyal listeners, get your bingo cards ready because I think we might clear the board with this one. This week: EVs, mobile payments, streaming video, sparkling water, and a Canadian musician gets a PepsiCo payday. πŸ’Έ.Links:Bubly | Michael Bublé | Super…
181: 20% Judginess Rebate
Jan 10 • 109 min
If there’s two things we know about hockey, it’s that you never leave your goaltender alone when Sorenson is on the move and you definitely should have launched your streaming video project five years ago when it would have actually mattered.* πŸ₯…. Your…
180: Foot Off the Gas
Jan 3 • 94 min
Tim wrote a letter. πŸ“‰.Links:The One Issue the Left and Right Can Agree On | The New RepublicClick for Philips Hue – RunLessWireRaj Mathai on Twitter: “Exclusive: #Raiders and #SFGiants remain in talks re: #ATTPark. Raiders could play in SF for 2019…
179: Adult Furniture Store
Dec 20, 2018 • 115 min
Big news. We're brokering a partnership between Uber Eats and August Home to bring you mimosas from the kitchen straight to your couch via an app. Tech workers in the Mission will love it. In this holiday spectacular, we say good riddance to Paul Ryan,…
178: Rounding Up to 4 Stars
Dec 12, 2018 • 99 min
Okay, follow me here. Pre-made Christmas lights for your roof that spell out “stay in your lane”. Get our lawyers on the phone — it’s going to be big. This week: cable companies, gutter robots, and Carlos does some mythbusting by explaining the profound…
177: Fork the Ecosystem
Nov 29, 2018 • 87 min
With the holidays upon us, it’s so important we not forget the reason for the season: Gritty, the Philadelphia Flyers mascot. This week: an even-handed evaluation of how unmistakably doomed Apple is, Google Home Hub and the voice assistant market, and…
176: Magnolia HQ2
Nov 15, 2018 • 97 min
Life comes with some hard truths. For instance: your time on earth is limited, iPads will likely always be poor productivity devices, and the most difficult of all: JoJo probably isn’t writing her own tweets. We’re sorry. This week: 538's projections on…
175: The Transamerica Period
Nov 8, 2018 • 109 min
"It's been said that iPads are the worst form of computing, except for all those other forms that have been tried." - Winston Chruchill, working at an Apple Store, probably. This week: crawl spaces, elections, and Internet shoes for thirty somethings.…
174: London BART
Oct 25, 2018 • 109 min
Apologies for the two week absence but Carlos really wanted a fresh croissant. This week: travel business, baguette spotting, electric car pricing shenanigans, and Ryan goes about kid-proofing his light switches. πŸ’‘.Links:How to Install a Hue Dimmer Switch…
173: Sun Opulence
Oct 5, 2018 • 108 min
If the past three decades have proven anything, it’s that new software solves every problem This week: diving into to OmniFocus 3, getting things done, and fractured attention as a service, FAaaS for short. 🀯.Links:MoviePass is now forcing former users to…
172: Applesauce and Jeans
Sep 27, 2018 • 130 min
PITCH MEETING, Sand Hill Road, Palo Alto, CA: “we believe we’re strongly positioned to be the market leader for direct to consumer cute lil’ Apple Watch sleeping bags. We’ll give them quirky names like Jasper and Thimble, offer a home try-on, and we’ll be…
171: Hospital White
Sep 20, 2018 • 120 min
“imma let you finish but the lakers had one of the best sports dynasties of all time.” Not quite, but 1989 and 2014 share more in common than you might expect! This week: color temperature, Guy Fieri, an in-car navigation summer miracle, and iOS…
170: Edition Cubed
Sep 13, 2018 • 97 min
Like the Swallows back to Capistrano each year, as do the press to Cupertino every September. This week: Apple hits the clay with their new iPhone Tennis and Tennis Max, fall detection gets added to the Apple Watch just in time for PSL season, and Ryan…
169: A Window Into My Phone
Sep 6, 2018 • 114 min
Stumpgrades and cold brew, smart homes and scooters. This week: Ryan is tired of seeing those Uber ads while Carlos is watching Giants games just for that one Buster Posey commercial at Picco. πŸ›΄.Links:Uber puts CEO Dara Khosrowshahi in ads to save its…
168: Putting the Banana Back Together
Aug 30, 2018 • 107 min
Grammarians and mobile payments aficionados, rejoice! There’s a little something for everyone in this [v good] episode. This week: teaching your pup fetch using your busted eeros, the problematic tweets of a perennially problematic CEO, Amazon’s pie…
167: Sparkling Water Specialists
Aug 23, 2018 • 102 min
With Twitter and @jack struggling to make the hard choices about their platform, we play a round of everyone's favorite game: Incompetence, Ambivalence, or Willful Abdication of Responsibility! This week: Pepsi ramps up adoption of Apple Pay, Tesla moves…
166: The Happy Episode
Aug 16, 2018 • 77 min
After a month away for summer vacation, we’re back — and for one week and one week only, this is an all good news show. Join us to hear tales of marital bliss, calming Italian mountain roads, contactless transit payments, and the best canned cold brew you…
165: Between the Trunk and Frunk
Jul 19, 2018 • 81 min
And now the 2-2 pitch. A swing and a high drive to left. Runners back. It is out of here! A, uh, 107 meter home run for the Montreal Expos? This week: Ryan bricks his electric car, the DOJ takes another swing at blocking the AT&T/Time Warner merger, and…
164: There’s No Autopilot On My Mac
Jul 12, 2018 • 101 min
Location, location, location. LeBron is leaving the dreary, post-RNC wasteland that is the city of Cleveland for the blue skies of Los Angeles, while the Apple Maps team works on charting out just how far it is from Cupertino to the Canadian province of…
163: A Bridge to Nowhere
Jun 28, 2018 • 102 min
If a bipartisan coalition of legislators installed some Hue lights and a Nest in the Capitol building, would that be enough to make it a ‘Smart House’ … of Representatives? Ha. It’s funny because compromise is dead and we’re all so screwed. This week:…
162: High End of the Low Tier
Jun 21, 2018 • 77 min
Legend has it, the original WALL-E screenplay was actually about the development of the next generation Mac Pro but was scrapped when it didn’t test well with the pro workflows team. This week, we go to the movies and stack rank all the Pixar films. Also:…
161: Big MUNI
Jun 14, 2018 • 132 min
Steal a pod on the road, steal a Doritos Locos Taco. This week: public/private pizza pothole partnerships, the return of Still or Sparkling, and a tale of two Amazon retail concepts. Re: last week's absence. We were trying out App Limits and locked…
160: Hors d’oeuvre Singles
May 31, 2018 • 90 min
Ryan has low expectations for WWDC, Carlos has low expectations of Disney, and Larry Bird has low expectations of scooter regulatory compliance. This week: Basketball Twitter®, grilled cheese, and assigning a special counsel to french fries. πŸ€.Links:9…
159: Hot Desking
May 24, 2018 • 91 min
Elon Musk has voiced concerns about the way Tesla has been covered in the media recently, questioning the legitimacy of the media’s ethics and connection with the truth. Here’s some of that inconvenient reporting from the past year. Consumer Reports…
158: Thoughts on Pool Cleaning
May 17, 2018 • 94 min
When the algae blooms, sometimes you just have to do the show standing up. This week: counting the rings on your suitcase, IKEA’s new butterfly switch meatballs, and recovering sunken treasure in the San Francisco Bay. πŸ›΄.Links:Away Luggage’s Latest ‘Star…
157: Backhanded Compliment
May 10, 2018 • 88 min
A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, a brand marketing and IP licensing deal was forged between a direct-to-consumer luggage startup and mouse themed mega-corporation. The UPS driver was their only hope. This week: speculation on when LeBron will…
156: French Fry Treatise
May 4, 2018 • 97 min
More cardboard boxes, more weekends spent in a crawl space — that's the power of Home Depot. This week: Pocket Casts gets acquired for an undisclosed number of tote bags, some well placed little birdies, and the ketchup Rorschach test for food.…
155: Chicken Ranch Spring Break
Apr 18, 2018 • 124 min
We wanted you to hear this straight from us before someone goes and leaks it to Bloomberg News. Okay. Ready? Opening up this wall would really brighten up your ranch style home! This week: Bird gets its wings clipped by the city, GOAT iPhone Power…
154: Fixer Upper Math
Apr 12, 2018 • 105 min
The American dream is alive and well — turns out it was just hiding in Waco, Texas. This week: Congress asks if Facebook is the worst house on the best block, Uber bets on e-bikes adding some curb appeal, and Apple's professional product line as the…
153: Full Name Treatment
Apr 5, 2018 • 100 min
Hi, Listener. We have your large Silken Splendor and a pound of fair trade media industry news to take home. Plus: Apple's rumored move away from Intel processors for the Mac, Buster Posey's new restaurant, and Backstage®οΈ presented by American Express.…
152: Pause for Yawns
Mar 28, 2018 • 98 min
If, even as an adult, one truly never stops learning — where’s your 200GB? This week: new developments on Uber’s autonomous vehicle struggles, Facebook’s oddly consistent position on user privacy, and Carlos takes Ryan to task for irresponsibly…
151: Don’t Ever Read the Comments
Mar 22, 2018 • 100 min
That’s a real nice democracy you have there. Would be a shame if something were to happen to it. This week: Facebook has its psychographs full with a privacy controversy that just might stick, Uber’s autonomous driving project is involved in its first…
150: Hogglepog House
Mar 15, 2018 • 100 min
Elon Musk thinks he can get to Mars by 2019 but can’t even get a supercharger installed at King’s Cross station for muggles to charge their Model 3s. This week: midterm elections, sad hamburgers, an update on wearables, and much ado about iPhone X.…
149: You Can’t Podcast in Daylight
Mar 7, 2018 • 74 min
In light of the recent boom of big money moving into spoken audio, we are proud to announce we have become the official podcast partner of the Washington Wizards. This week: airport wine, the health of the Mac, and an investigation into Italy’s most…
148: Fishing on eBay
Mar 1, 2018 • 79 min
The greatest trick the Devil ever pulled was convincing the world there was money to be made in streaming music. This week: Ryan and Carlos have a difference of opinion about Spotify’s IPO filing, Amazon really wants you to buy those other six waffle…
147: We All Have Strong Opinions About the Notch
Feb 22, 2018 • 92 min
"Your honor. If the State of California and City of San Francisco didn't want us Uber drivers to use bike lanes as UberX waiting areas, you shouldn't have painted them the same color as a cactus. That's entrapment." This week: spending money to make…
146: iMessage Match
Feb 14, 2018 • 100 min
Struggling to break our Olympic fever, the conversation gets weird early and often; this is one of the good ones. This week: Mikey B. and the NYT failing all the way to the bank, 4K uphill skiing, Omni’s roadmap for 2018, and PepsiCo’s sparkling water…
145: 30 Minutes to Mars
Feb 8, 2018 • 112 min
"Waiting is the hardest part." - Tom Petty, as quoted by Elon Musk. This week: space junk, Model 3 delays, fancy cameras, and Netflix pulls a Beyoncé. 🀫 .Links:Falcon Heavy Test Flight | SpaceXNetflix’s ‘The Cloverfield Paradox’ Is an Exercise in Smart…
144: My Esteemed Colleague Nancy
Feb 1, 2018 • 89 min
Much like the upcoming Amazon/JPM/Berkshire Hathaway health care experiment, we too are “free from profit-making incentives and constraints”. This week: production cut rumors for iPhone X, sizing up Apple’s 2017, and starting out 2018 centered by…
143: Fried Chicken and Champagne
Jan 25, 2018 • 105 min
If a HomePod debuts in a forest and nobody is around to give Siri a request it can’t answer, does it really exist? This week: Amazon’s line-less concept store Amazon Go opens to record lines, Ryan hits the slopes and one of us gets hoodwinked by the…
142: Taxes and Follow Up
Jan 18, 2018 • 87 min
Grab your shovel and put on your best suit, it’s time to market the hell out of this corproate tax giveaway. This week: Coke is thirsting after those adventurous millennial consumers while Walmart and Apple go fishing for a pat on the back from Fox &…
141: Gene!Coin
Jan 11, 2018 • 98 min
This week's episode is a rerun. It's all new content, sure, but it feels like watching Hamilton for a seventh time — rewarding except you already know the lyrics by heart. On the docket: economic nationalism, unpopular policy positions, and our sincerest…
140: AmazonBasics Advil
Jan 4, 2018 • 105 min
New year, new us! This week, we talk squad goals for 2018 and our new year's resolutions (spoiler: rosé all day! 😊 ). Plus: our bestie Jeff had an a-maz-ing holiday season while Tim and fam took it slow over the Xmas break. Also, Gene!Links:Password with…
139: The Taylor Swift of Disney
Dec 21, 2017 • 119 min
Like sands through the hourglass, so are the days of a garbage fire of a year. This week, we look back on 2017 and search for the gems in a sea of fake news and unsold Snapchat glasses. Plus: Disney’s mousetrap caught a Fox while net neutrality gets the…
138: Putting the Chewbacca Back in Christmas
Dec 14, 2017 • 95 min
For any number of reasons, sometimes in life you just have to retire certain things. E.g.,: Kobe Bryant’s jersey numbers or a beloved pair of sneakers. We think the New York Times might want to look into that. #theupshot This week: some wishes come true,…
137: OLED Lobbyists
Dec 7, 2017 • 105 min
We regret to inform listeners that due to a lack of reciprocity in our business relationship with Amazon, we will no longer be offering our Chef’s Specials for purchase using Dash buttons or through Amazon Fresh. In progress Prime Air drone deliveries…
136: What’s on Your Wall, Sir?
Nov 30, 2017 • 97 min
How exactly does one make a wreath out of cactus? Asking on behalf of an ethically troubled ride sharing company. This week: Bublé, flip flops, revenue matching, and iPads — again. 🎁 .Links:Google finally fixes the burger emojiUber Paid Hackers to Delete…
135: Sock Full of Nickels
Nov 15, 2017 • 101 min
Just when we thought we were Out of the Woods, streaming Taylor Swift’s new album Reputation may be just a figment of our Wildest Dreams. For you see, it seems there’s still some Bad Blood, a story we know All Too Well. Look what you made her do, meager…
134: Papers Across My Desk
Nov 9, 2017 • 102 min
Once Mueller wraps up his Russia Inquiry, perhaps he can look into cilantro’s meddling in the burrito emoji. This week: one of us has an iPhone X, TiVo has a new interface, the Astros have a championship, and nobody should have a Whopperito. And that’s…
133: Finding Time for Screens
Oct 26, 2017 • 90 min
Under the equal-time rule of the Honesty in Podcast Programming Online Act of 2017 (HIPPO), we are bound by law to spend 20 minutes talking about playing Jeopardy with Alexa and Alex Trebek on the Echo. Sorry, not sorry. Plus: we take a sneak peek at Tim…
132: Kabletown’s SEAL Team Six
Oct 19, 2017 • 117 min
Everyone is pouring billions into the original streaming content land rush of 2017 and nobody is happy. Little do these execs know they could pick up the rights to Supermarket Sweep for the price of a Kindle Oasis; heck, Jeff just bought 400 grocery…
131: What the Sears
Oct 11, 2017 • 89 min
Some days you feel like a Dallas Star, others you might as well be on teeth collection duty for the Redmond VLOOKUPs. This week, we’re a little out of sorts, but only because we spent all our time trying to think of one current living hockey player who…
130: An IKEA Family Deal
Oct 4, 2017 • 64 min
The more things change, the more they stay the same. This week, we dive deeper into the new Echos, look at iPhone X and its probable effect on total iPhone sales, and re-litigate the merits of an actual Apple TV. Plus: we learn that the start of Ryan’s…
129: Busy Season
Sep 28, 2017 • 113 min
Episode tasting notes: hints of apple and cactus, bitter at points but with a smooth finish. This week: two very uninformed people talk about wine, the moral leadership of Coach Pop, and Amazon’s quartet of new Echos. Also, Ryan is apparently quite pupset…
128: Genius Grove
Sep 21, 2017 • 108 min
If you accidentally create a branded podcast for a local restaurant group, how would one go about parlaying that into some type of ‘free food for life’ situation? Asking for a friend. This week, we talk Blue Barn, emergency pods, early Apple Watch…
127: Bag of Worms
Sep 14, 2017 • 117 min
Christmas in Cupertino is here and we hope you took your change jar to the CoinStar at the Safeway because Tim Cook ain’t f***ing around with these new price points. This week, we cut through all the queso and fake news and review Apple’s September media…
126: The Ryan Doctrine
Sep 7, 2017 • 94 min
Garlic fries and chicken tenders, Jeff Bezos as Seattle’s true 12th man, and a crash course in the time honored tradition of cheating in New England sports. Plus: two very different opinions on Apple’s upcoming iPhone pricing strategy and a preview of…
125: Amazon Sprinkles
Aug 31, 2017 • 64 min
Disconnecting and staying connected, entertainment economics, and fair-trade Echo Dots. Plus: Amazon does Apple a solid and slashes the price of avocados so millenials can afford the upcoming iPhone. Don’t worry Gen Y, homeownership is just a couple of…
124: The 30 Rock of Pizza
Aug 17, 2017 • 87 min
Americans have always been innovators, pioneers and visionaries. We invented the light bulb, the television, the iPhone and most notably — the Domino's DXP. This week: bad ice cream, pizza chain reinvention, subscription fatigue and we catch utopian…
123: Munster of the East
Aug 10, 2017 • 90 min
Sleepless nights, 4K vindication, and extremely expensive iPhones. This week, intrepid firmware sleuths spoil Apple Christmas and Ryan posits that Apple’s doubling down on secrecy may be a fool’s errand at scale. Plus: Bob Iger cancels his corporate…
122: Insert Your New Co-Host
Jul 27, 2017 • 96 min
Planes, trains and automobiles. This week: timely travel recommendations, Apple’s forthcoming “big beautiful plants”, Netflix as a relentless original content machine and scenes from the continuing decline of our democracy. Priority boarding of this…
121: What’s the Thing About the Sleeping Bag?
Jul 20, 2017 • 84 min
Amazon moved markets but all anyone can talk about is Swole Bezos: Mr. 206. This week: meal kits, self-drowning robots, a Star War, and our quarterly productivity intervention. We also mark the 1/8th milestone for the Trump presidency. Pardons, MAGAnomics…
120: Thoughts on K-Cups
Jul 13, 2017 • 93 min
The date was July 12th, 1998. A young Sammy Sosa was nipping at the heels of one Mark McGwire in the most talked about race in all of professional sports: which major league slugger could collect the most free AOL dialup hours. This week: Prime Day,…
119: A Terry Gross Way
Jul 6, 2017 • 83 min
An ethical quandary for the digital age, some cold water for pie-in-the-sky near-term transportation disruption, and 10 years of iPhone. Plus: Ryan lives on the edge with public betas and visits to a sketchy taco joint in the Nevada desert. πŸ˜“…
118: Citrus Forward
Jun 29, 2017 • 72 min
With the Giants on pace for their first 100 loss season in 30 years: a little inside baseball inside AT&T Park and a run around the follow-up bases. Plus: #fakenews and magazine covers with the golfer-in-chief, the realities of Apple’s doubling down on…
117: Free as in Shipping
Jun 22, 2017 • 80 min
Jeff Bezos spent $13.4B on groceries, Travis Kalanick was forced to resign from the company he founded, and Carlos got a new laptop. Looks like we all had a big week. Plus: a recap of the 3rd season finale of "Better Call Saul", a tour of Georgia’s most…
116: Cactus Time
Jun 15, 2017 • 92 min
K.D. seems like the kind of guy that would wait the extra four minutes for a Lyft instead of an Uber, right? Speaking of which: the Holder/Uber report is out, the Finals are over, and Donald Trump is absolutely not under investigation. Plus: coming down…
115: Tiny Waffles
Jun 8, 2017 • 96 min
We’re back from Rome with spices and an iPad software overhaul the likes of which has never been seen this side of the Atlantic. This week: we cover the jam-packed, Kirkland Signature sized WWDC 2017 keynote. 🌭 .Links: https://t.co/DlOhH7Pd8V””…
114: Reincorporate in Jokkmokk
Jun 1, 2017 • 110 min
Clinton at the Code Conference. Our preview of the NBA Finals. Vexing times in streaming music. Following the money with Uber. Existing car makers vs. Tesla. Final predictions for WWDC ’17. Elitism is not a four letter word. Trust us, a small group of…
113: Only Google
May 25, 2017 • 85 min
Carlos makes the case that Apple has made a huge mistake with its Mac strategy. The Trump press team doesn’t understand the question and certainly won’t respond to it while Sundar Pichai wonders if these cut-offs effectively hide Google Photos’ thunder.…
112: Horizontal Integration
May 17, 2017 • 90 min
Fake it ‘til you make it seems to be the motto of 2017, but when guessing where North Korea is on a map, perhaps don’t choose Australia. This week: Target gets into bed with Casper, a jog through the WWDC rumor mill, and Ryan realizes he may be…
111: Rome of the West
May 10, 2017 • 85 min
This week, Amazon has something they’d like to Echo Show you, Peet’s probably kind of regrets teaming up with Juicero, and another hyperlocal discussion of Bay Area restaurants. Plus: Apple’s connected home stumbles and a double dose of Better Call Saul.…
110: iPod Hi-Fi 2.0
May 4, 2017 • 99 min
With the Giants having a decidedly ‘ruff’ start to the season, we instead turn our attention to those wonderful Buster Posey Toyota ads, Apple’s Q2 results, ESPN’s changing fortune, and an FCC that seems to have forgotten whom it works for. Plus: an…
109: Peak Cactus
Apr 27, 2017 • 91 min
Carlos recounts the saddest way to spend Earth Day and Ryan ponders sending Michael Barbaro of The Failing New York Times an edible arrangement. Plus: Better Call Saul is getting really good, the worrisome world of “free” online services, and Internet…
108: More Orangey Than Peachy
Apr 20, 2017 • 95 min
Uber selectively opens the kimono, we parking lot some questions about Tesla’s questionable valuation and take a 30,000 feet look at the smartphone landscape ahead of the iPhone’s 10th anniversary. Plus: we round up some best practices from Jimmy McGill…
107: Full of Walls
Apr 14, 2017 • 96 min
Can a Swedish meatball conglomerate make Internet lightbulbs go mainstream? Will Amazon release its next original series exclusively through an Alexa skill voiced by James Lipton? Will United overbook this podcast episode? You asked, we answered.…
106: The Pope Spot
Apr 6, 2017 • 78 min
Like a rich tomato soup on a foggy evening, this episode feels like home — which is to say, follow up. Plus: Carlos has a run in with Usher, Apple calls a mulligan on the trash can Mac Pro, and SF gets put on notice for its big city ego.Links:TSA Preβœ“® |…
105: Let’s Just Agree You’re Wrong
Mar 23, 2017 • 91 min
As a nation we have never been more divided, well except maybe during that whole civil war thing. Look no further than today’s Apple — three year old Macs, peppermint iPhones, multi-iPad lifestyles, and people who insist on leaving no thumb safety slots…
104: Ikea Based Existence
Mar 9, 2017 • 85 min
Blue Barn. Internet light bulbs. Giants baseball. Lather. Rinse. Repeat. πŸ›.Links:Williams Sonoma Alameda Warehouse OutletiOS - CarPlay - AppleDodgers agree to terms with former Giants reliever Sergio Romo - LA TimesLocations - Blue Barn GourmetPairing…
103: Fleet of Corgis
Mar 2, 2017 • 94 min
This week is all about fast food and cacti, wherein we pick apart The Ringer's 'Top 50 Fast Food Items in America' and look at Uber's cavalcade of PR crises over its questionable corporate culture. Astute listeners have had the inside track on the sketchy…
102: Where Do I Put the Dock?
Feb 23, 2017 • 103 min
Growing up means accepting many hard truths: that life is finite, that right doesn't always conquer wrong, and that IKEA is for meatballs and not your marquee home furnishings. This week, those unsettling realizations plus: immersive business 3-in-1s from…
101: Mr. Musk
Feb 9, 2017 • 69 min
It's been another exhausting week. First the FTC fines Vizio $2.2M for tattling to advertisers that you just watched thirty eight episodes of the West Wing in a row while crying under a blanket. Then Travis Kalanick gets thrown under the uberX for…
100: Sports and Old Age
Feb 2, 2017 • 77 min
Episode πŸ’―. When we started out two and a half years ago, we famously said: "…we choose to record this mostly weekly program and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard." Suffice it to say, mission accomplished. This week,…
99: The Los Angeles Chargers of San Diego
Jan 19, 2017 • 85 min
Due to San Francisco voters failing to support construction of our new podcast studio with taxpayer money, we are saddened to say we have no choice but to relocate to Los Angeles. We're still working on how to adapt the PSL scam for podcasting — stay…
98: Not Qualified to be a Futurist
Jan 12, 2017 • 91 min
As the state of our political discourse continues its descent to new and previously unfathomable lows, riding on a golden escalator, we look back to a simpler time ten years ago before the smartphone was made great.This week, your hosts talk a decade of…
97: T Word Circles
Jan 5, 2017 • 90 min
New year, same us. We go back to basics this week as we struggle to find common ground over Apple’s tumultuous 2016 and who their products are actually for. Those arguments plus: an expanded ‘Picks of the Year’ for 2016, curating the proper pup to human…
96: Losing a PR Battle to the DMV
Dec 22, 2016 • 92 min
In the thrilling final episode of 2016, Ryan attempts to recreate in his apartment the 1999 Disney Channel Original Movie ‘Smart House’. Plus, we welcome the future in the form of Amazon’s cashier-less utopian retail concept store, red-light runnin’…
95: Jony Ive’s Scrapbook
Dec 1, 2016 • 81 min
In light of president-elect Trump’s intent to pull out of NAFTA, Carlos takes the first steps in ending his cold war with Canada’s second most famous singer/songwriter/hockey player, Michael Bublé. Life is too short, and as a wise man once said — it’s a…
94: Basket of Corgis
Nov 10, 2016 • 107 min
After a bitter and prolonged presidential contest, Ryan and Carlos reflect on the results of Tuesday’s election, America in 2016, and try to understand how we got here.Alas, being the patriots we are — resolute in not succumbing to complete…
93: Typing on a Wet Banana
Oct 27, 2016 • 96 min
In this week’s look at the law of large numbers, we turn not to Apple’s growth trajectory but instead, a California absentee ballot with enough propositions to fill Levi’s Stadium. Plus: the Microsoft’s Surface Studio, aging Macs, moving, autonomous car…
92: Locker Room Talk
Oct 14, 2016 • 67 min
What a historic week for all the wrong reasons. Had you asked us last Wednesday about the hypothesis that enough awful, disgraceful and troubling news stemming from a presidential race in a first world country could slow the passage of time — we probably…
91: Putting Nonsense Things on Burgers
Oct 6, 2016 • 84 min
“And you know what they call a Clubber with Cheese in Paris?”“They don’t call it a Clubber with Cheese?”“No. They call it Royale with Cheese.”“Royale with Cheese? What’d they call a Buffalo Bleu?”“Buffalo Bleu’s a Buffalo Bleu, but they call it Le Buffalo…
90: Actively Not Connecting it to the Internet
Sep 15, 2016 • 99 min
September is a time of great change: new Apple software releases, unsettling general election polling data, the color of the leaves in places that aren’t California, you know — change. This episode, we give our early impressions of iOS 10 and watchOS 3,…
89: He Never Has the Same Driver Twice
Sep 8, 2016 • 105 min
This is 7. Actually, this is episode 89. In a courageous move, we run through Tuesday’s iPhone 7 and Apple Watch Series 2 event. Please note that the high-gloss finish of this podcast is achieved through a precision nine-step recording process. Its…
88: Hey Ms. Echo
Aug 18, 2016 • 97 min
As is often the case, art takes time – or at least that’s our excuse for this episode being three weeks delayed. This week features a preview of the upcoming Apple event and the rumors surrounding it, chip credit cards, a check-in on Amazon Echo and much…
87: Paragon of Fitness
Aug 4, 2016 • 118 min
For your listening pleasure, we’ve eliminated all GMOs, salt, and added sugar from our usual episode recipe and have instead replaced it with a refreshing mimosa — no refills. This week, we talk marathons, nutrition and how long it takes to forget the…
86: Skinny Bundle of Politics
Jul 21, 2016 • 79 min
We take a break from watching America devolve into madness, apologies, we mean America being made great again, to talk about matters of greater frivolity. This week we check in on Eddy Cue who never wanted to offer you jerks a dumb skinny bundle anyway,…
85: Ikea Inflation
Jul 14, 2016 • 79 min
This week’s show encourages listeners traveling two or fewer floors take the stairs. It’s not so bad and it’ll give them a chance to think about the out of control price inflation of IKEA furniture, what to make of the forthcoming iPhone 6S-S, the…
84: Gentlemen’s Wirecutter
Jun 30, 2016 • 84 min
Little known fact: we were going to call this show Any Given Wednesday but decided to go in a different direction at the last moment. Anyhow, I estimate it will take you about forty minutes to listen to the episode, an hour tops — I swear. Today, we’re…
83: HBO Words
Jun 23, 2016 • 92 min
It would appear that everyone in the Bay Area is in a perpetual state of auditioning for their very own reality television show. As such, your hosts survey the field of pizza phoners, calamitously loud typists, and skeevy middle fingerers. But it’s not…
82: Springy Dessert
Jun 16, 2016 • 125 min
Annual vacations to Italy, frequent rafting trips, an adorable dog, improbably photogenic friends. One would think the meticulously selected members of the Apple Stock Photography family have it all. But who are they — really? We investigate.And what’s…
81: Back Up Plan
Jun 9, 2016 • 121 min
Good evening and welcome to the show. Would you like still or sparkling water with your podcast this evening?As with most things in life, it’s never that simple. This week, we pour out a can of La Croix passionfruit water for the short-lived Keurig KOLD,…
80: Unannounced Delay
Jun 3, 2016 • 95 min
$10 artisanal toast? Okay. $15 sustainably farmed arugula and caper salad? Fine. A French themed hypo-allergenic bakery for dogs in the Marina? Shut it down, everybody. Carlos encounters a review of said dog bakery ghostwritten by a proud “dog mom” from…
79: Dog Parenting
May 19, 2016 • 104 min
Carlos makes the case that while yes, millennials are most certainly the worst, they came of age during the best possible period of technological change. Ryan advocates for running with open hands and an open heart, armband optional. Plus: corgis in…
78: Star Directory
May 12, 2016 • 84 min
Instagram redesigned their app and everyone lost their minds, but the Internet mob is missing the forest through the trees. What they really should be asking themselves is: which pups are the best Instagram pups? Should I follow more dogs than people? Am…
77: 1Pricing
May 5, 2016 • 94 min
As part of a surprising management coup this week, In-N-Out hired away Super Duper’s VP of deliciousness in the midst of the all important Bay Area Burger finals. Super Duper, the no. 1 seed remains confident this will not negatively affect their garlic…
76: Piloting the Phone
Apr 28, 2016 • 84 min
Two grossly unqualified urban dwellers discuss the future of autonomous and semi-autonomous transportation systems. Yes folks, it’s time for the self-driving car episode. Also, other things.
75: A Surprising Number of Kindles
Apr 20, 2016 • 89 min
Sure, cold pizza may have all the calories and only a fraction of the taste, but our listeners needn’t worry — this week’s episode is fresh out of the oven. Grab a mimosa and let’s talk new Kindles, Prime-by-the-month, with a side of Model X claim…
74: Buster Posey’s Good Friend
Apr 13, 2016 • 86 min
Stepping up to the plate, batting eighth for the Los Angeles Lakers of Anaheim, Kobe ‘The Akron Hammer’ Bryant.This episode, get a rundown on an historic week of professional basketball, follow up on baseball walk-up anthems, and a much deserved…
73: Reserved Thumb Space
Apr 7, 2016 • 93 min
Ryan’s got a feeling … that tonight’s gonna be a good podcast … that tonight’s gonna be a good good podcast. Also this week: our long college basketball nightmare is over, staying loyal to a team vs. players, IKEA meatballs in VR, and it is revealed that…
72: Jumbo Photography
Mar 31, 2016 • 109 min
Alexa, write a brief summary of this episode.” Ok. It will take you about 32 minutes to get to work via US-101. smdh. Also this week in a super-sized episode: everything Apple, the FBI was like ‘lol jk nvm’, Oculus, and the return of baseball.
71: Funny Money
Mar 17, 2016 • 86 min
Wayne Gretzksy never waited two whole days for UPS to deliver a hockey puck and neither should you. This week, get expert bagel rankings and ice cream pint picks with a generous side order of Apple rumors. Also discussed: the new A4, Amazon’s expanded…
70: White Whale
Mar 2, 2016 • 90 min
Carlos helps Ryan with a refresher in the American classics and offers estate planning advice in advance of his marathon. Plus updates on the week in Apple, Mac encryption, scary Google robots and which backpack goes best with a three piece suit.Also, a…
69: Collecting My Dignity
Feb 25, 2016 • 68 min
Your resident futurists discuss whether VR will ever go mainstream or if Alexa is a more interesting future that’s already here . Also covered: Apple holding its position against the US government, Siri in OS X 10.12, Google Fiber, and that time Carlos…
68: Time Flies When You’re Getting Things Done
Feb 18, 2016 • 85 min
After answer some of Carlos’s spots questions, your hosts discuss the utility of a standalone camera, Omnifocus, Momentum, being happy with what you have, virtual reality, Bill Simmons’s new website, and the FBI’s lawsuit against Apple. They also provide…
67: Being an Adult is Hard
Feb 10, 2016 • 65 min
After (just a little bit) of political talk, Ryan and Carlos discuss Tim Cook’s Super Bowl photo, iPhone 7 camera rumors, being a morning person, the future of the iPad, talking to AI in public, the Amazon Echo, Draft Kings, Super Bowl commercials, Gene…
66: Podcast Deficit
Feb 4, 2016 • 76 min
This week, topics include natural scrolling in OS X, SF hosting the Super Bowl, whether Twitter is too complicated or too simple, more on Apple’s earnings, Zags’s acquisition of Mophie, memories of the NES, managing podcasts, EA revealing next ten console…
65: Disrespectfully Disagree
Jan 28, 2016 • 109 min
The day is finally here: Ryan bought Omnifocus. On this week’s show, Ryan and Carlos discuss their use of the app and how it helps keep them organized. Other topics include software pricing, note taking apps, whether too much choice is a bad thing,…
64: Never Obsolete
Jan 21, 2016 • 79 min
If you’ve been looking for lengthly discussions on IMAX, wearing an Apple Watch upside down, and iPhone home screens, this this week’s episode is for you. Other topics include the Mighty Ducks, technology’s role in movies, Ryan disabling the notification…
63: HBO Later
Jan 14, 2016 • 99 min
After an extensive conversation about which pocket they keep their phone in, Ryan and Carlos discuss how to capture random ideas, Microsoft Groove, Twitter mulling the expansion of tweets to 10K characters, more about rumors the iPhone 7 not having a…
62: Jokes that Nobody Will Get
Jan 7, 2016 • 78 min
In their first show of the new year, Ryan and Carlos discuss Ryan’s broken Cinema Display, Ikea furniture, the San Francisco rental market, the return of darth on Twitter, pre-orders of the Oculus Rift, multi-purpose arenas, audiobooks, Comcast, Ford…
61: When Do I Scan My Wrist?
Dec 31, 2015 • 83 min
Ryan and Carlos close out 2015 with brief discussions about the Lakers, Warriors, and Samsung Pay. They then recap the year and look ahead to 2016 by discussing their favorite purchases, most regretted purchase, biggest technology disappointment, favorite…
60: Fit and Finish
Dec 10, 2015 • 92 min
In their second annual special (and sporadic) holiday edition of Technically Correct, Ryan and Carlos discuss the Warriors, Apple’s “Smart” Battery Case, thinness vs. battery life, the Apple Watch (wearing it upside down, the fitness app, and whether it…
59: Standalone Holiday
Dec 3, 2015 • 104 min
Fresh off of their Thanksgiving break, Ryan and Carlos discuss Legos, what they’re watching on TV, Kobe retiring, the Golden State Warriors, wireless headphones, TiVo, in-market MLB streaming, Comcast’s streaming TV service, Adele and streaming music,…
58: I am the Problem
Nov 18, 2015 • 72 min
As the holiday season gets into full swing, Ryan and Carlos discuss Star Wars promotional tie-ins, late night retail shopping, Coffee-mate, the adverse effect of video game DLC, Aldo’s Adventure, IPTV pricing, more on the new Apple TV, early adopters…
57: It’s For Somebody, Maybe
Nov 12, 2015 • 87 min
Before discussing Carlos’s first Star Wars experience, your hosts talk about Naturebox, falling asleep to podcasts, Amazon Prime Now, organizing photos in Adobe Lightroom, the lack of GPS receivers in DSLRs, iOS Reminders vs. OmniFocus, voice over LTE,…
56: Smugly Satisfied
Nov 5, 2015 • 81 min
Introducing Technically Correct’s new vertical: medication. After discussing their love of Claritin and generic vs. name brand drugs, Ryan and Carlos get back to the show’s roots and discuss Apple TV first impressions, the setup process for Apple…
55: Yeah, I’m That Guy
Oct 29, 2015 • 74 min
In an extra exciting edition of Technically Correct, Carlos discusses his first week with his new 5K iMac. Other topics include Advil (yes, really), reducing the length of the NBA season, the new Apple TV pre-order process, awful Airbnb ads, in-place vs.…
54: Sorry to Interrupt Myself
Oct 22, 2015 • 74 min
On this week’s show, Ryan and Carlos discuss Carlos’s decision to purchase a 5K 27” iMac, Intel processor naming conventions, more about the TiVo Bolt, Sorkin’s new Steve Jobs movie, Tim Cook’s appearance at WSJDLive, Overcast’s new pricing structure,…
53: Dogless Frauds
Oct 15, 2015 • 77 min
Picking up from the previous show, Carlos talks about his recent experience with playing Midtown Madness 2, his love of Palm, and how well old hardware and software holdup. Other topics include the MLB postseason, Ryan killing his Mac Mini, Overcast 2,…
52: Math Mountain
Oct 1, 2015 • 70 min
After reminiscing about some of their favorite old games, Ryan and Carlos discuss in app purchases and DLC, the iPhone 6s (purchasing experience, setup process, and initial impressions), watchOS 2, the TiVo Bolt, Microsoft Office pricing for the iPad Pro,…
51: It’s Like Filling the Bathtub to Wash Your Hands
Sep 23, 2015 • 110 min
In another extra long episode of Technically Correct, Ryan and Carlos discuss text editors on the Mac, initial iPhone 6s reviews, the iPhone Upgrade Program, whether the iPhone and iCloud is a trap, watchOS 2 first impressions, Carlos’s switch to the…
50: Inception Oreos
Sep 17, 2015 • 114 min
Ryan and Carlos are back after a three week hiatus with an extra long episode of Technically Correct. Topics include Campbell’s Soup K Cups, Ryan’s recent trip to Europe, the rise of daily fantasy football, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Apple’s fall…
49: Becoming More Worldly
Aug 20, 2015 • 137 min
Before taking a three week break, Ryan and Carlos bring you an extended episode of Technically Correct. Topics include the east coast bias in baseball coverage, AT&T’s international roaming plans, Carlos’s new desk setup, improvements in modern day…
48: I Do Plenty of That, Sir
Aug 14, 2015 • 49 min
On this week’s show, Ryan and Carlos get right to it and discuss Google’s restructuring into Alphabet, self driving cars, Apple’s recent stock market woes, the death of Instacast and alternatives to replace it, pricing of applications on iOS and OS X, ad…
47: I Came With an Agenda
Aug 6, 2015 • 62 min
In a rapid fire edition of Technically Correct, Ryan and Carlos cover their largest variety of topics yet, including tech purchases they regret, iCloud for Windows, Newegg, the Amazon store card, whether or not to buy a standalone camera, a variety of…
46: I Have to Map Out This Curve
Jul 30, 2015 • 69 min
Brush up on your microeconomics, because this week Ryan and Carlos discuss marginal utility (of fancy dinners). Other topics includes follow-up from last week’s discussion on new payment standards, iPhone battery life, Ryan’s iPhone backup problem,…
45: Transbay Latency
Jul 23, 2015 • 75 min
Ryan and Carlos get philosophical and start this week’s show by talking about their aspirational goals. They then discuss Bill Simmons joining HBO, social media influence on SportsCenter, new 4” iPhone speculation, the future of the iPhone lineup, Apple’s…
44: Please Bring Your Wrist Closer to the Scanner
Jul 16, 2015 • 80 min
On this week’s show, topics include Amazon’s anticlimactic Prime Day, Ryan’s experience with the iOS 9 pubic beta on iPad, the usefulness of public betas, being self-conscious when using Apple Pay, the transition to chip-and-pin credit cards, new iPods,…
43: Along for the Ride
Jul 9, 2015 • 67 min
After (unsuccessfully) trying to justify buying Retina iMacs, Ryan and Carlos discuss Ryan’s first week with his new car, the appeal of “new,” Amazon Prime day, Apple’s new third party accessory packaging standards, and the pros and cons of the iPhone 6…
42: I Have Standards
Jul 2, 2015 • 74 min
In a show dedicated to first impressions and hot takes (as Carlos would say), this week’s episode covers Apple Music, Carlos’s review of the Pizza Hut Hot Dog Bites Pizza, and Ryan’s new car. Other topics include Instagram, the iPhone turning 8 years old,…
41: I’ll Wait for it to Come Out on DVD
Jun 25, 2015 • 66 min
Now that Taylor Swift has saved Apple Music, what else should she fix in the Apple ecosystem? Ryan and Carlos discuss that and more, including the continuing decline of optical media, the future of movie theaters and new release movies, how big a role…
40: I’m the Best Podcaster in the World
Jun 18, 2015 • 56 min
It’s simple. After discussing LeBron James’s self-aggrandizing press conference and the Warriors winning the NBA title, Ryan and Carlos discuss Apple Music, using Reminders in iOS, various E3 topics (the Xbox One Elite Controller and backwards…
39: Extravagant Cuffs and Salsa Dancing
Jun 11, 2015 • 88 min
Where else on the internet can you go for a discussion of Pizza Hut’s Hot Dog Bites Crust Pizza and a comprehensive recap of WWDC? Tune in for this and more on the latest episode of Technically Correct.
38: Grading on a Curve
Jun 4, 2015 • 76 min
With WWDC less than a week away, Ryan and Carlos discuss the latest rumors. Other topics include their iOS 9 wish list, Apple Watch (defending positive reviews, the utility of third party apps, and the compelling nature of the activity tracker), SYNC 3 on…
37: Come for the Sports, Stay for the Tech
May 22, 2015 • 66 min
This week’s show is big there isn’t any room for a witty summary. Topics include big egos in professional sports, kids at the podium after games, WWDC speculation, customization on iOS vs. Android, iPad software and hardware rumors, the demise of Gene…
36: Wavy Lay’s
May 14, 2015 • 56 min
After talking about their favorite regional sports advertisers, ice cream flavors, and chip varieties, Ryan and Carlos discuss Bill Simmons leaving ESPN, Uber driver compensation, their impressions of Apple Watch after a week of use, and the rumored…
35: Dog Pictures on the Wrist
May 7, 2015 • 70 min
Two words. Apple Watch. Ryan and Carlos both have theirs in this week’s episode, and there’s lots to talk about.
34: The Edition of Podcasts
Apr 30, 2015 • 82 min
In another dramatic plot twist, Carlos reveals to Ryan that he pre-ordered and received an Apple Watch. Other topics include how much they would pay to have dinner with Steve Ballmer, Coin, UberEATs, and favorite food items from Trader Joes.
33: Pour out a Mimosa
Apr 23, 2015 • 71 min
You may not be able to judge a book by its cover, but Carlos argues that you can judge people based on the apps in their OS X dock. Other topics on this week’s show include an update on Carlos’s and Ryan’s new Retina MacBook Pros, the aesthetics of…
32: Typing on a Microwave
Apr 16, 2015 • 59 min
In a dramatic plot twist, Ryan and Carlos discuss their first impressions of the New MacBook and how those led to their decision to instead purchase Retina Macbook Pros. They also cover the state of Apple’s laptop lineup, Apple Watch pre-orders and try-on…
31: Quirky Button
Apr 2, 2015 • 56 min
Following another discussion about songs and ad reads in podcasts, Ryan and Carlos discuss the new ESPN.com, Amazon Dash, Tesla’s “range anxiety” update, Apple Watched pre-orders and try-on appointments, more Apple TV rumors, and the two most recent…
30: Immaterial Jersey
Mar 19, 2015 • 70 min
After some sports talk, Ryan and Carlos further discuss the new MacBook and Apple Watch, the ideal Mac setup, Nintendo making mobile games, sending money to friends online, whether unbundling TV services is really cheaper than existing cable packages, and…
29: Minimalist Mood
Mar 12, 2015 • 99 min
“Spring Forward” with this week’s episode of Technically Correct. After discussing the results of Carlos’s iPad only experiment, Ryan and Carlos spend the rest of the show discussing Apple’s spring event, including the Apple TV price reduction, the new…
28: The Business Dinner Context
Mar 5, 2015 • 77 min
Despite less than optimal recording conditions, Ryan and Carlos bring you another edition of Technically Correct. On this week’s show, they discuss Carlos’s ongoing iPad experiment, the upcoming Apple event, Apple Watch pricing, bands, and communication…
27: The Digital Equivalent of Water
Feb 19, 2015 • 66 min
Ryan and Carlos get a bit meta and start this week’s episode by discussing ad reads in podcasts. They then cover the continuing sorry state of in-car technology, Apple Car rumors, The New Yorker’s profile of Jonathan Ive, more Apple Watch speculation, the…
26: Cactus of Society
Feb 11, 2015 • 92 min
On this week’s very special episode of Technically Correct, Ryan and Carlos spend the first half of the show discussing the popularity of the NBA, consumers’ rejection of coffee DRM, Photos for OS X, iOS 9 rumors, and Carlos’s disappointment with Apple’s…
25: Stage Right Shark
Feb 5, 2015 • 58 min
After recapping the Super Bowl, Ryan and Carlos discuss Nintendo’s YouTube Partner Program, the convergence of mobile and desktop operating systems, Apple stylus rumors, the stagnant state of Apple TV, more Apple Watch expectations, Outlook on iOS, AOL…
24: Based On Nothing At All
Jan 29, 2015 • 70 min
Earnings! Earnings! Read all about it! On this week’s episode, Ryan and Carlos discuss Apple’s, Samsung’s, and Microsoft’s earnings releases, the closure of Joystiq, how to pronounce “GIF,” Apple Watch expectations, market share vs. profit share, Uber’s…
23: Windows All The Way Down
Jan 22, 2015 • 86 min
In another jam packed episode of Technically Correct, Ryan and Carlos cover “Deflategate”, the sorry state of CarPlay, why consumers generally don’t like enterprise focused software, the challenge with managing photos on a smartphone, Overcast and…
22: The Hamburger Button
Jan 15, 2015 • 69 min
New year, old tradition. Ryan and Carlos start off this week’s episode with some sports talk, including the state of the NBA at the halfway mark, professional American leagues expanding overseas, and the NFL coming back to Los Angeles. They then discuss…
21: I See Many iPads
Jan 8, 2015 • 109 min
How many days into the year is it still ok to say “Happy New Year”? Ryan and Carlos discuss that and much more on Technically Correct’s first episode of 2015. Topics include Ryan’s nightmare NFL playoff scenario, 12” Macbook Air rumors, whether or not…
20: Coffee Hacker
Dec 22, 2014 • 93 min
In a very special (and somewhat sporadic) holiday edition of Technically Correct, Ryan and Carlos talk about their Christmas tree and decorations preferences, Carlos purchasing an iPad Mini, troubles with Instant Hotspot, Ryan’s positive Apple support…
19: Refute the Blandness
Nov 25, 2014 • 63 min
Coming off of a short week, this episode of Technically Correct covers Carlos’s dislike of holiday music, Christmas creep, Ryan replacing his Kindle and iPad Air with an iPad Mini, Serial, video games being released in a broken state, SteamOS, Super Smash…
18: The Moral Reckoning of a Shady Company
Nov 20, 2014 • 72 min
Ryan and Carlos stay (mostly) on technology topics this week with discussions about the outrage over Monument Valley expansion pricing, the relative value of apps, iOS 8 instability, Uber’s continuing growing pains, the madness of top level domains, the…
17: Mobile Boss
Nov 13, 2014 • 59 min
Continuing the trend of starting the show off with some sports talk, Ryan and Carlos discuss life in the post-baseball world and the Lakers’ dismal start to the season. They do also talk about some technology news (that is what the show is about, after…
16: Securitized
Nov 6, 2014 • 73 min
It’s an even year, so you know what that means - your San Francisco Giants are World Series Champions. Ryan and Carlos reflect on the Giants’ postseason run, and then bid farewell to the MLB season by discussing the start of the NBA season, Carlos’s first…
15: E-mail Didn’t Always Talk (Part 2)
Oct 30, 2014 • 51 min
In the finale of their second two part epic episode, Ryan and Carlos discuss of whether or not the iPhone 6’s bigger screen is an improvement, Ryan’s first impressions of the Kindle Voyage, Google Inbox, Fantastical’s iOS 8 update, Newsify, Instacast 5,…
14: E-mail Didn’t Always Talk (Part 1)
Oct 23, 2014 • 60 min
In part one of another epic two part episode, Ryan and Carlos discuss their iPhone “Do Not Disturb” schedules (that’s what you tune in for, right?), the iPad product lineup, the new retina iMac, and their first impressions of OS X Yosemite, Continuity,…
13: Eating Dictionaries for Breakfast
Oct 16, 2014 • 68 min
After reminiscing about the early days of Wi-Fi, Ryan and Carlos talk about HBO’s upcoming standalone service, the implications of debundling TV from traditional cable packages, Google Shopping Express, Apple’s awkward naming conventions, last minute iPad…
12: That Sounds Like a Made Up Name
Oct 9, 2014 • 79 min
Sports news, get your sports news here! Ryan and Carlos again enter the wide world of sports to talk about the Giants postseason run, leaving baseball games early, this year’s awful television coverage of the MLB postseason, and the NBA’s new TV…
11: The Bulge is Very Small
Oct 2, 2014 • 74 min
Not even a cold can slow down Technically Correct. In this week’s show, Carlos and (a nasal-y) Ryan discuss the MLB playoffs, the lack of app support for the iPhone 6 display, Ello, the PowerBeats 2, speculation about Apple Watch pricing, upgradability,…
10: Emoji Connoisseur
Sep 25, 2014 • 105 min
After spending a couple of weeks in the safe haven of Apple news, Ryan and Carlos branch out a bit in this week’s episode. They discuss ESPN’s suspension of Bill Simmons, the NFL’s future as America’s most popular sport, the Blackberry Passport, problems…
9: The Devil is in the Details
Sep 18, 2014 • 92 min
Apple’s fall event may have been a week ago, but news related to the event is just getting started. In a jam packed episode, Ryan and Carlos discuss NFC only being available for Apple Pay, Apple Watch battery life and pricing, iPhone 6 wi-fi calling and…
8: 40,000 of Those Are Subway
Sep 11, 2014 • 89 min
Like Apple at this week’s event, Ryan and Carlos skip the pleasantries and jump straight into things, spending the entire show discussing the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, iOS 8, Apple Pay, and Apple Watch.
7: We’re Going to Help Some People
Sep 4, 2014 • 75 min
Another week, another show. On this edition of Technically Correct, Ryan and Carlos discuss rumored “iWatch” release dates, NFC and mobile payments on the iPhone 6, 1Password’s free iOS 8 update, new Samsung Galaxy products, the iCloud photo data breach,…
6: A Whole Lot of Bezel
Aug 28, 2014 • 102 min
In this week’s episode of Technically Correct, Ryan and Carlos start with extended conversations about Uber (stop us if you’ve heard that before) and Apple’s upcoming product event. They also discuss Dropbox’s upgraded pro accounts, Amazon Fire Phone…
5: We’ll Edit This Out in Post (Part 2)
Aug 21, 2014 • 55 min
In the finale of Technically Correct’s epic two part show, Ryan and Carlos talk about Microsoft’s tablet and smartphone strategy, the 10 year anniversary of podcasting, Overcast, PS4 and Xbox One sales, in-app purchases in games, Threes, and using…
4: We’ll Edit This Out in Post (Part 1)
Aug 14, 2014 • 63 min
In part one of an epic two-part episode of Technically Correct, Ryan and Carlos discuss WebPass, the current and future state of Netflix, the importance of live sports for cable TV, Uber’s (allegedly) shady business tactics, and Steve Ballmer buying the…
3: Insert it Upside Down
Aug 7, 2014 • 88 min
After discussing Carlos’s Jeopardy strategy and Ryan’s love of Sugar Ray (you know, like every good podcast should start), the third episode of Technically Correct covers Apple’s new CDN, Comcast’s faster speeds, iPhone 6 speculation, Microsoft’s new 5th…
2: The George Clooney of Uber
Jul 31, 2014 • 78 min
After a successful first episode, Technically Correct keeps the ball rolling (as Carlos would say) with a discussion of the Oculus Rift, EA’s subscription service on the Xbox One, the future of Nintendo, 1Password on iOS 8, passenger ratings on Uber,…
1: Ace in the Sleeve
Jul 24, 2014 • 78 min
Ryan, Carlos, and the train which runs near Carlos’s apartment introduce the show and discuss media on the XBOX and PS4, Amazon Instant Video, the nightmare of cancelling Comcast, Microsoft’s misguided vision of Windows, declining iPad sales, Carlo’s new…