Episode 449: The State of Podcasting in 2024

Episode 449: The State of Podcasting in 2024

Podcasts are a big deal, but are they still a big deal? What’s new in podcasting? What do the numbers look like? We will discuss that and then get into all the other tech news this week. We’ve got a rousing round of Just the Headlines, and plenty of other witty banter to help you get out there and tech better.

Episode 448: Threads Turns 1, X Isn’t Dead

Episode 448: Threads Turns 1, X Isn’t Dead

Meta Threads turns 1. How is it doing? X was supposed to be dead by now, but it isn't. What's going on with the dueling social media companies? Plus, we've got some hot printer news and all the normal segments you love, including some doozies in Just the Headlines....

Episode 447: YouTube is taking over TVs too!

Episode 447: YouTube is taking over TVs too!

New data shows that YouTube is dominating TV viewing as well. What can others like Disney+ and Netflix do to slow it down? We’ll talk about what that means and cover the rest of the week’s important tech news too. Enjoy!

Episode 446: What does Apple do to make Vision Pro Cheaper?

Episode 446: What does Apple do to make Vision Pro Cheaper?

Many headlines claimed Apple was "halting" the Vision Pro 2 work this week. Then, it was revealed that they are looking to make a cost-saving version. What will that mean when it is released next year? In other news, Julian Assange, of Wikileaks fame, was released...

Episode 445: Password123 Again? Time to Level Up!

Episode 445: Password123 Again? Time to Level Up!

Managing passwords is a pain. Luckily, there is a new way to log in called Passkeys and plenty of ways to manage your passwords to help keep you secure. We’ve also got 2 week’s worth of tech news to catch up on, some good tech tips, and picks of the week, all to help you tech better!

Episode 443: WWDC Preview, Apple Design Awards

Episode 443: WWDC Preview, Apple Design Awards

There is less than a week before Apple kicks off its Worldwide Developers Conference in California. The rumors are flying, but what should we actually expect Apple to announce? They will also announce their app Design Award winners, and once again, there are a lot of...

Episode 442: Google’s AI Overview Needs an Overhaul

Episode 442: Google’s AI Overview Needs an Overhaul

Remember when Google’s Gemini AI had trouble creating images of people? Well, now they’re getting flack for giving horrible advice in their AI Overview feature for Google Search. The Scarlett Johansson ChatGPT story keeps getting weirder. Microsoft Copilot had a big outage. Oh, and we have some tech news that doesn’t involve the wild world of AI. Tune in to tech better!

Episode 440: ChatGPT (and Gemini) Want to be Your Friend

Episode 440: ChatGPT (and Gemini) Want to be Your Friend

OpenAI introduced some big updates to ChatGPT Monday, the day before Google announced a bunch of AI news at their I/O keynote. Both of them, as well as the others, want to be a big part of every aspect of your life. Is this a good thing? We will discuss it and share our thoughts. Plus, we have some other tech news to catch up on after Apple’s iPad event last week.

Episode 435: Erasing Your Digital Footprint?

Episode 435: Erasing Your Digital Footprint?

We all have a lot of data online, is there any chance of getting rid of our digital footprint? We've got a couple services that claim to help, but is it a hopeless endeavor? If it is, we follow that with some very helpful websites in other areas. Then it's on to a...

Episode 434: The Fascinating World of MrBeast!

Episode 434: The Fascinating World of MrBeast!

In the last seven months, Nate and Isla have watched MrBeast videos over 1000 times. Who is MrBeast, and why is he the biggest YouTuber on the planet? We do our best to explain his complicated world and convince you to be a fan! Plus we have our usual tech news and tips to help you tech better!

Episode 433: Big Tech vs Big Government

Episode 433: Big Tech vs Big Government

Nate is on spring break with a horrible internet connection, but we’re trying to make sense of the latest government legal action against Apple. Big government is going after big tech, and the US DoJ is the latest example. Plus, we’ve got some other tech news, tips, and picks to bring your way.

Episode 432: Siri-ously? Apple’s “AI” Story

Episode 432: Siri-ously? Apple’s “AI” Story

As we often discuss, AI is moving fast. Many people say that Apple is getting left behind. Well, this week, Apple’s AI plan is becoming clearer. There’s plenty of other tech news to discuss, like the looming TikTok ban, Walmart’s selling the MacBook Air, and the tech layoffs continue. We also have some witty humor, pro tips, and picks for your enjoyment.

Episode 431: The AirTag Tip We Didn’t Even Know

Episode 431: The AirTag Tip We Didn’t Even Know

Dave comes through with a great ProTip about AirPods that neither of us knew about, that’s rare. No new iPads yet. Rivian announced their new EVs. We’ve got some follow-up on Crypto Watch. Plus some great tips and picks to help you tech better!

Episode 430: Why is Crypto Going Up?

Episode 430: Why is Crypto Going Up?

Bitcoin hit an all-time high today, and we're trying to figure out why. Will it keep going up? Who knows. We were also hoping for some big iPad news this week, but Apple released some other stuff instead. Then we get into the rest of the tech news, some pro tips, and...

Episode 429: Day 26 of Apple Vision Pro

Episode 429: Day 26 of Apple Vision Pro

Today is the 26th day of the Apple Vision Pro being available. We start the show by discussing our experiences with it and some of the other talking points out there. We also have other news to discuss, especially Google Gemini’s AI issues. Plus, we’ve got some great tips and picks to help you tech better!