In the Weeds with Dexter Johnson

255 EpisodesProduced by Dexter Johnson

Quick, unscripted, deep dives into various topics of the technological world. A DexJohn's PC podcast presented by Dexter Johnson meant to empower, educate and inform the masses.

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252: Be empowered in the technological world!!

July 13th, 2019

5:30

YOU -- yes, you, can do it. Lots of tech problems or issues arise that I've worked on to completion and with that comes experience, but I didn't gain that experience by shying away, I gained it by embracing the …

251: Nintendo Switch Lite is coming soon!!

July 11th, 2019

3:21

Starting off at $199 the Nintendo Switch Lite may be the gaming system you've been wanting. Read more here: https://www.engadget.com/2019/07/10/nintendo-switch-lite-price-launch-date/ ||
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250: Apps stealing even after they've been told not to?

July 9th, 2019

6:11

Over 1000 Android apps are collecting your information even after you deny permission. This is not ok and Google will be fixing this in an Android …

249: Bluetooth is your friend!! Be safe...

July 3rd, 2019

4:32

Friends don't let friends drive distracted. It's 2019 and we have too much technology at our fingertips that can help us avoid the need of touching …

248: A solar powered car??

June 26th, 2019

5:50

Let's talk about the Lightyear One, more can be read here: https://www.engadget.com/2019/06/25/solar-powered-car-lightyear-one/ . Don't expect the …

247: Class action for AT&T, well deserved!!

June 24th, 2019

3:49

Adminstrative frees are for what exactly? We don't know and AT&T has some explaining to do regarding it. Read more here:

246: Looking into the Black Mirror of our tech future!!

June 19th, 2019

6:02

Technology is great, but it can also be scary, let's make sure that we reel this in while we still can ensure that there is no bias or any other …

245: Is Sign in with Google that bad? No.

June 13th, 2019

7:34

Every since Apple unveiled Sign in with Apple at WWDC, analysts, who primarily cover Apple, are automatically writing off any other option. While I …

244: Hate speech and online communities

June 11th, 2019

4:49

There is no room for hate speech, whether that's online or offline. YouTube had a run-in with this this week, read more here: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/08/business/the-week-in-business-youtube-oil-mexico-trade.html

243: Apple WWDC Keynote Recap | Exciting Updates!!

June 4th, 2019

17:09

Apple's Worldwide Developer conference keynotes always provide us with a glimpse into the future for Apple's platforms. The 2019 keynote did NOT disappoint -- Apple TV, Watch, iOS, iPad OS and Mac updates are nothing …

242: Huawei Ban and consumers | What it means for US?

June 1st, 2019

9:20

Huawei is in quite the predicament. The US and Donald Trump believes that are a bad entity because of their ties in with China -- but are they? What does this mean for consumers and what does it mean for Huawei if they …

241: What are deepfakes?

May 29th, 2019

4:22

Deepfakes are pictures and video that have been superimposed to present themselves as truthful and reliable when the author used a technological …

240: Why are tech companies punished for thinking different?

May 23rd, 2019

7:22

There's always a congressman being open arms, a reviewer upset or someone with an ill-advised post regarding a tech companies latest implementation of a new feature. Can we sit back and try to examine what they want to …

239: How Trump's trade "war" affects the technological world.

May 20th, 2019

5:58

Sometimes people think it's all about them, in this case it's all about YOUR pockets. This trade war doesn't just hurt opposing countries, it hurts the consumers in those countries because fit the bill. It's not right …

238: Proton Mail stops the phishers!!

May 17th, 2019

4:45

Proton Mail aims a providing a secure, privacy focused email service through the means of end to end encryption but hackers always want to get in on the inside. Let's talk about phishing and how they managed to stop it. …

237: Practical Smarthome: Say 'NO' to smartlocks!

May 14th, 2019

6:44

Smartlocks control access to your home and in an age where vulnerabilities run amuck, please put some thought into whether or not this item is for …

236: Google I/O 2019 Key Takeaways

May 9th, 2019

10:48

Google I/O 2019 was kicked off with a bang. News about search, devices, Assistant and more with a privacy focused undertone. Good job, Google. ||

235: Building the practical smarthome!

May 5th, 2019

5:47

Building some smarts into your home can sound daunting, but most importantly -- it is fun as long and you do what's best for you and your budget. I lay out the 4 thought experiments to go on to ensure your smarthome …

234: Finally Google let's us auto delete activity data!!

May 2nd, 2019

2:33

It's been a long time coming, but Google will finally allow us to auto delete location and activity data after 3 or 18 months. More and more …

233: The Galaxy Fold Crumbled and no one cares!!

May 2nd, 2019

4:03

The Galaxy Fold made a stink last week in the tech world, but will people living outside of the tech world care? ||
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232: Google's Pixel Problem....

April 25th, 2019

4:54

An expensive device that simply doesn't hold up over time. Someone has to call these guys out -- sure, the camera is great, but if your device lags …

231: How tech can make our planet greener! (Happy Earth Day)

April 23rd, 2019

5:34

In honor of Earth Day, let's think of ways that we can use tech to do more than just create an app -- how about saving our planet? ||
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230: Microsoft rightfully cautious with facial recognition tech!!

April 19th, 2019

5:38

Microsoft is thankfully being very cautious with it's facial recognition technology and opting to NOT hand it over to California police. Good job …

229: Here we go again, Verizon...

April 18th, 2019

4:22

Verizon raising in-store fees is as fickle as you can be and while it's understandable, it's simply another way that carriers continue to undermine and nickel and dime it's customers at any chance it gets. ||
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228: Net Neutrality passes the House!!

April 15th, 2019

5:04

This is one small step! We must remember that we're dealing with a regime and FCC that wants to be as hands-off as possible. Let's hope they …

227: Be happy that humans help Alexa!

April 11th, 2019

4:58

Recent reports show that humans listen to voice recordings passed to Amazon's Echo devices (Google and Apple also allow this) but not for nefarious reasons, they listen to help parse, understand and categorize …

226: Let's save OUR Internet!! #NetNeutraility

April 9th, 2019

4:58

Our current terrible FCC has fought hard to make the internet a business where companies thrive by throttling and prioritizing companies where ISPs …

225: Do "they" know how to regulate the internet? Short answer, no

April 8th, 2019

6:56

The government has NO IDEA how to regulate the internet and the firms that are on it, which is why we see BS proposal after BS proposal. These …

224: What peak smartphone means for consumers..

April 5th, 2019

3:49

Everyone has a smartphone, but how will creators and the like attack our pockets next? ||
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223: Gripes with Apple TV+

April 4th, 2019

7:15

No one hates Apple TV+, in fact, it's good to see a different take on streaming; however, just because you have big names and a concept does not automatically propel your service ahead of anyone else's. ||
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222: Motion Picture Academy upset at Netflix?

April 3rd, 2019

3:55

Netflix has made a tremendous difference on how we watch movies, for the picture, but is the academy upset that movies that don't appear in theaters can win awards? Steven Spielberg seems to think so behind closed doors …

221: Apple News+, Apple Card, Apple Arcade & Apple TV+, Recap Edition

March 26th, 2019

21:09

Apple brought it big and signified that it's focus will now be on services as these are the markets that it can now capitalize on since the smartphone and tablet market have reached a high saturation point. The services …

220: Tech monopolies killing us?

March 24th, 2019

5:12

Lack of movement, differentiation and madness causes by only a few companies being viable in the technology space. It's not good, it's probably …

219: Disc-free XBox easing us into streaming??

March 22nd, 2019

3:39

We're months away from a disc-free XBox experience. At this point it makes sense, considering the fact that many games are pure digital downloads. With the introduction of Google Stadia, Google's game streaming …

218: Google Stadia, a new cloud gaming platform!!

March 19th, 2019

7:58

Google Stadia is announced!! Meet Google's new cloud focused gaming platform without the updates, downloads and hassles of a normal platform. Did I mention that it's packing more power than PS4 and XBox One X? Read more …

217: The new iPads are coming!!

March 18th, 2019

4:01

Today, the Apple Store went down -- we all know what this means, updates to hardware of some kind. Today, we got a new iPad Air and a new iPad Mini, both rocking the latest A12 processors and featuring Apple Pencil …

216: Tesla Model Y

March 15th, 2019

3:47

The lineup is complete. Tesla just unveiled the Model Y, which looks like a cross between Model 3 and Model X. The future of electric cars continues …

215: "Political Correctness" killing online communities??

March 12th, 2019

7:22

It's 2019 and being politically correct in a diverse world is hard. You can't like, post or suggest something online without the fear of getting …

214: 2019 iPad to still use TouchID?

March 11th, 2019

4:56

Costs matter, but why won't Apple switch all devices to the new hotness. I argue whether FaceID is truly better than TouchID. ||
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213: Facebook focusing on privacy?

March 7th, 2019

4:19

Don't believe it until you see it. Mark Zuckerberg wants Facebook to increase it's stance on privacy; however, what reason do we have to believe them? They've have breach after breach and scandal after scandal -- I …

212: NSA Data Collection to stop? Don't believe it.

March 5th, 2019

5:16

The USA Freedom Act, which allows the lovely men and women of the NSA to harvest Americans call data, will be expiring at the end of 2019. Does this mean there are no alternatives although the NSA claims they haven't …

211: Can't opt out of Facebook phone number lookup??

March 4th, 2019

6:52

Two factor authentication, which is used to secure accounts, is straight up getting abused by Facebook in a case where they have your number, they are utilizing it for lookup in a way that reminds you of the White Pages …

210: 5G Chronicles | Proposed Speed Differences

March 1st, 2019

6:41

5G is supposed to top out at being 10x faster than 4G, but will it matter in the real world? Network congestion is still a thing. ||
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209: Nest "Not-so" Secure had a mic?

February 28th, 2019

5:28

Why weren't we informed about this? If there is a microphone in any consumer facing product, especially one connected to the internet, the consumer …

208: Apex Legends, What makes it different?

February 26th, 2019

5:53

Apex Legends is quickly rising in popularity at the expense (somewhat) of it's counterparts PUBG and Fortnite, what does it mean for this industry of …

207: Comments to get creators in trouble?

February 25th, 2019

4:13

Apparently tech platforms can't control their comments so the creators are to blame! This is how it is going to be for YouTube creators and I cannot …

206: Samsung Unpacked 2019!!

February 21st, 2019

13:26

Folding devices, new Galaxy S devices with NO notch, near wearables and innovation all in one place -- what more could we ask for? Read more here:

205: Amazon buys home wifi company, Eero

February 19th, 2019

5:05

Eero is known for being a fantastic home mesh wifi solution with a focus on ease of use and privacy, but what pitfalls are there when a company like …

204: Apple wants 50% from publishers??

February 14th, 2019

6:53

In the rumored upcoming Apple News subscription service (I'm tired of subscriptions, too) Apple wants 50% of revenue generated by publishers adding content. Not only is this bad for publishers, think of the …

203: Spotify makes podcast push with acquisitions!!

February 11th, 2019

6:50

Spotify has bought Gimlet and Anchor in an attempt to push itself more into the podcast space. I think that this is great for the companies involved, …

202: Google v NYPD??

February 8th, 2019

6:14

The NYPD is upset because it believes that Waze and Google Maps DUI checkpoints on maps impede and interfere with traffic stops. Does it? Or does it make drivers safer by informing them of a potential interaction with …

201: Year of the Linux desktop!!

February 7th, 2019

6:54

Let's claim it Linux fans! Let's inform others about our favorite open source operating system and show friends and family that they can be proud of free software and provide more exposure to the community. Visit

Thank YOU for 200 episodes!!

February 5th, 2019

3:29

In little over a year the In the Weeds podcast has come a long way and I have nothing more than the upmost gratitude and thanks to YOU, the listeners …

200: Microsoft won the SuperBowl!

February 5th, 2019

4:36

Microsoft actually won this year's SuperBowl, not the New England Patriots -- why? Their new adaptive controller, which was released September of …

199: Whats the next "big thing"?

February 4th, 2019

4:11

Short story, I don't know, but I doubt you do either. ||
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198: Facebook did nothing wrong!!

January 31st, 2019

4:51

We jump at the moment where we feel like we can call someone out over stealing a user's data -- but what about when they're knowingly giving it up …

197: Tim Cook, shut the FaceTime up!!

January 30th, 2019

7:25

FaceTime in the latest version of iOS currently has a serious flaw in which during group FaceTime, you can hear the end recipient before they accept the call prompting many viable concerns. However, Tim Cook cannot get …

196: Facebook to unify messaging?

January 28th, 2019

4:18

What does this mean for users and most importantly our privacy? Facebook had a rough 2018 and this doesn't sound like the best way to kick off 2019. Read more here:

195: Google wants control of the Ads!!

January 25th, 2019

6:05

An upcoming major release of Google's popular web browser, Chrome will break many ad block extensions due to the company cracking down on extensions …

194: Apple, Masters of Deflection

January 18th, 2019

6:28

Apple champions user privacy like no other company on the planet, but don't let that stop you from seeing how they are falling short in so many areas. It is amazing how Apple pundits are not paying attention to the …

193: Favorites at CES 2019!

January 15th, 2019

5:49

There were smart devices everywhere, displays and things for your car -- what was your favorite item at CES 2019? What was mine you ask? The JBL Link Drive, the little plug that puts Google Assistant in your car. Read …

192: 2019 Predictions | Google

January 11th, 2019

13:21

Google did a lot right in terms of pushing Google Assistant and Google Home platforms, but what about the state of Android and overall privacy concerns of its users? I say, do better. ||
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191: 2019 Predictions | The Smarthome

January 8th, 2019

7:11

2019 is going to bring a slew of new wifi enabled devices that can interface with our existing digital assistants and make our lives easier, but let's not forget privacy and ensuring that these devices aren't …

190: 2019 Predictions | Gaming!

January 7th, 2019

8:25

DLC, subscriptions and simply the most beautiful and immersive video games ever created, but does this mean we're living in the best times for gaming …

189: 2019 Predictions | Social Media

January 4th, 2019

6:15

2018 was an awful year for social media and things are only going to get worse for them to get better. Consumers have to ban together and fight for …

188: 2019 Predictions | Apple

January 3rd, 2019

14:25

Services not being that good, Siri getting better and prices rising. Apple isn't going to fail anytime soon, iPhones won't stop being sold, but there …

187: 2019 Predictions | USB-Type C

January 2nd, 2019

6:18

USB Type-C is still going to be a dumpster fire in 2019 unless manufacturers come together and define and set standards. This interface has not lived up to the hype and it won't change in the new year. ||
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186: The 2018 Tech Year in Review!

December 31st, 2018

8:08

A lot happened in 2018, from privacy concerns to mobile design trends and more. It leaves us with a lot to look forward to in 2019! ||
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185: Don't block superchargers!

December 27th, 2018

4:30

Reports are coming in across the internet that irrational, childish truck owners are parking in supercharger parking spots designed for electric vehicles, sometimes leaving these owners stranded. Why? Because driving …

Happy Holidays 2018!!

December 23rd, 2018

1:20

I'll resume normal scheduled programming on Wednesday, the day after Christmas. Until then, listen to some of my backlog! ||
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184: Apple's billion dollar excuses..

December 21st, 2018

4:32

Bent iPads are defective iPads, end of story. As consumers, we don't care about your cooking process that causes a bend! The iPad is meant to lay flat, so stop making excuses for poor choices and products, especially …

183: Samsung's Infinity-O Display

December 20th, 2018

4:53

2018 has been the year of the notch. Apple did it, then suddenly every smartphone manufacturer thought it was ok to burn our eyes with these monstrosities. Now it seems that true innovation may be afoot again. Here's to …

182: Can tech help your health?

December 17th, 2018

4:43

Fitness trackers, diet apps and more all add to the biohacking craze, but can these things help make you healthier? The short answer is yes, if you let them; however, companies occasionally have to jump through hoops to …

181: Self-driving vehicles are here to help, not hurt.

December 14th, 2018

7:15

Design is an iterative process and everyone needs to understand that about autonomous vehicles. These products from Tesla and others will not save the day in version one; however, through mistakes and shortcomings, we …

180: Google CEO Testifying

December 13th, 2018

6:45

Sundar Pichai, the leading man of Google had to testify before the House in regard to the Google data breach and a myriad of other issues including a "can you help us" plea since both Democrats and Republicans believe …

179: Trump administration loves fossil fuels..

December 11th, 2018

6:39

Unfortunate. It's the only word to describe how our current administration is acting in Poland. Fossil fuels will only be around for so long and we …

178: Apple "secret" price drops?

December 10th, 2018

7:26

Apple is offering iPhone XR devices at low prices with a trade in and additionally standing up portals for those serving in the armed forces of the …

177: "Classic" consoles revitalizing retro gaming?

December 7th, 2018

6:10

Retro gaming has been a thing and perhaps these classic consoles being released will inspire new players to pick up and appreciate older games. Time …

176: Google is CLUELESS about messaging!

December 6th, 2018

4:27

Google's "famed" chat app Allo is about to bite the dust in March 2019 and if you're a user of it, I have no remorse. Google is terrible at messaging and support for their "pet projects" and they've shown us time and …

175: Will 5G make everything better? Doubt it.

December 4th, 2018

7:14

5G, the latest and greatest when it comes to mobile computing, promising a lot such as speed, low latency but will it deliver? Read more here:

Podcast problems...hope you get this.

December 3rd, 2018

1:24

Distribution seems to be having a few problems, podcatchers haven't been receiving my feed. Hope you get this.

174: Google needs dragonfly's wings clipped..

December 3rd, 2018

4:50

Censorship in any country must stop. When you have a authoritarian government controlling what people see, it's already pathetic enough -- our tech …

173: Burst your tech bubbles!!

November 29th, 2018

4:44

Technology is huge and while one cannot know everything, expand your horizons outside of the things you like to help you love and embrace many forms …

172: iPad IS a computer, sorta...

November 28th, 2018

6:13

Members at The Verge have the internet in the rage because the claim of if you're working on an iPad, you're not doing "real" work was put into the ethos. Work is different for everyone, there are lots of things you can …

171: iPhone XS Sales Slump?

November 26th, 2018

6:42

Sales of the new iPhones have not been following the forecast and it's rumored that Apple is spinning up production of the iPhone X again -- which …

170: Welcome back, here's what's coming up!

November 25th, 2018

2:33

Apple foolery with iPhone X, Google is awful at design and privacy, privacy and more privacy are things to expect during the next week's installments …

169: What keeps you using an app?

November 15th, 2018

3:50

Is it because it's free? Is it because you paid? Either way, the CHOICE is yours, make your usage and lack thereof felt. ||
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168: Your intro to Biohacking!

November 11th, 2018

7:17

"Biohacking is what you get when you combine biology with hacking. It’s a way for individuals to effectively “hack” their bodies to achieve certain …

167: Phones and roads don't mix!

November 10th, 2018

5:09

Where connected, everywhere all the time, but when your life depends on it -- PUT YOUR PHONE DOWN. ||
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166: All About Intel Processors!!

November 8th, 2018

8:17

Need help picking out a new computer,but you're confused by all of the processors that you can choose from? Don't make a mistake by picking a processor that'll be outdated in a year or is already on its way out. Read a …

165: Can you trust tech reviews?

November 7th, 2018

6:47

In a world where there is bias at every corner, what tech reviews can you trust -- if any? My suggestion is to build a wide array of sources so that …

164: Smartphone Utility!

November 6th, 2018

4:18

That supercomputer in your pocket is more than just a glorified Facebook machine, it really is meant to make your life easier. What else could you be …

163: Employees demand transparency from Google.

November 5th, 2018

4:16

Admist drama in the happy house of Google regarding sexual misconduct involving top level executives, employees are rightfully demanding more …

162: Tackling technology addiction!

November 2nd, 2018

6:48

The secret thorn in everyone's side -- your smartphone. The device that causes us so much joy by connecting us with friends and family and making us more productive and efficient than ever; yet, it can cripple us if we …

161: Stop screwing with our timelines!!

November 1st, 2018

3:20

When will algorithms stop imposing their will on us? Twitter wants to create a button to show OUR timelines in chronological order when they …

160: Fall 2918 Mac & iPad Pro Event

October 31st, 2018

9:34

The iPad revolutionized the industry the moment Steve Jobs introduced it and it continues to push the standard forward in 2018, slim bezels Face ID, …

159: OnePlus 6T Announced!!

October 30th, 2018

4:29

This OnePlus 6T is the device Android fans have been clammering for! Huge display with an unobtrusive notch, unparalleled performance and an improved camera -- all starting at $549. Be excited, available 11/1 at

158: iPhone XR, More compelling than ever?

October 26th, 2018

4:52

Starting off at $749 and offering most of the features of the iPhone XS, how can the iPhone XR not be considered during a purchase? There are only slight differences that most buyers may not even be concerned with. …

157: Turn off Google Location History NOW!!

October 25th, 2018

5:37

Law enforcement asked Google to turn over location history of users within a certain radius, comprising their privacy at what means? Turn this …

156: Face ID and law enforcement

October 23rd, 2018

7:19

It's a sad day when law enforcement believes they have the right to view and see anything they want, but that's the day that we are in. Protect yourself, understand your rights and understand your tech and how you can …

155: Apple Event October 30th!

October 19th, 2018

3:33

New iPads anyone? ||
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154: Don't forget about Bill Gates

October 19th, 2018

7:18

Perhaps the greatest philanthropist to ever live, Bill Gates is often overlooked by the likes of other technological greats, who've given us …

153: Google+ Data Breach Fallout

October 16th, 2018

4:20

When you expose users information, whether it's 10 or 10 million you let them know. Let that be a lesson learned. ||
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152: It's time for Chrome OS to replace Android

October 12th, 2018

7:16

All good things should come to an end...and Android is that thing. Chrome OS is a mobile operating system cable of running Chrome, Android apps, …

151: Google Home Hub looks like a winner!!

October 10th, 2018

4:17

One of the more compelling devices shown at Made by Google 2018 was the Home Hub, designed to control and integrate your smart home. ||
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150: My Pixel 3 XL Initial Impressions

October 9th, 2018

5:35

This is the ugliest device of the year (possibly ever) with a pricetag not matching it's beauty or lack thereof. ||
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149: What to expect from Google?

October 8th, 2018

3:52

With a slew of new products and services slated to be unveiled by Google on tomorrow, October 9th -- what are you most looking forward to? Will the Pixel 3 XL be as horrendous as it's leaks? Probably. ||
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148: 2018 Microsoft Surface Lineup!

October 6th, 2018

4:22

Some of the most compelling devices in the PC market are made by, not Apple, not Google -- but Microsoft. If you're a Windows fan, Surface is an …

147: Close the #ChargeGate

October 4th, 2018

2:38

With every new iPhone there is bound to be a reported issue. Don't let Apple apologist sites fool you into thinking that issues are not real just …

146: Shallow dive into the DARK WEB

October 1st, 2018

7:59

I occasionally get asked, "What is the dark web?" While many things that you hear about it are true, not everything that's on it or everyone visiting pages on it are necessarily bad. In short if the page you want to …

145: 50 Million Facebook users hacked...

September 29th, 2018

4:12

Facebook is in the news again for a huge hack....there is no way that anyone should feel comfortable on this platform at this point. Do yourself and …

144: Privacy implications in latest Google Chrome update!!

September 26th, 2018

6:23

Google Chrome is the world's leading web browser; however, in it's latest update if you ever decide to use a Google IP, you'll automatically be …

143: Instagram Co-founders stepping away..

September 25th, 2018

4:37

With the news of Instagram's co-founders stepping away, what kind of message does this send about the parent company, Facebook. There seem to always …

142: Amazon's 2018 Echo Lineup!

September 24th, 2018

5:11

Amazon released a slew of new Echo devices, from a new sleeker Echo Dot to a device meant to put Alexa in your car! What should you get, if anything …

141: Why you should be excited about PlayStation Classic!

September 21st, 2018

4:09

Arguably one of the greatest and industry shifting consoles ever, PlayStation, is about to get it's "Classic" version just in time for the holidays …

140: Google randomly changed my settings!!

September 21st, 2018

6:54

Cry, whine or don't bat an eye. Google accidentally changing the battery saver feature on several Android Pie devices is a cause for concern, but does it mean they are evil? Read the article here:

139: Is Siri Shortcuts NOT for the Average Joe?

September 19th, 2018

3:13

Apple bought the Workflow app a little over a year ago because of all of the automations that could be sequenced together and create powerful …

138: EU Copyright Directive, Internet Destruction..

September 17th, 2018

7:36

How dumb and how unapologetic will these internet laws become. With short-sighted law after short-sighted law being introduced by people, who don't …

137: Apple 2018 iPhone Event Recap!!

September 12th, 2018

9:28

All you need to know from Apple's latest event on Apple Watch Series 4, iPhones XS, XS Max and XR. ||
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136: Tesla Wrong OR Irresponsible Driver?

September 10th, 2018

5:51

When should we take responsibility in an ever evolving autonomous world? Honestly, we aren't there yet, but some Tesla owners think we are and doing …

135: iPhone XC, low cost at $849?

September 10th, 2018

2:23

Is Apple's "low cost" device going to cost $699 or $849? Neither is truly low cost, but we'll find out soon enough. ||
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134: Google Event for October 9th!

September 7th, 2018

2:28

We have a date for Google's Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL devices. Will they surprise us with something else? We shall see! ||
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133: FCC Demands Transparency from big tech!?

September 6th, 2018

4:30

In an age where large tech companies are accused of silencing conservative voices, the FCC (while it cannot regulate anything else) wants tech …

130: Why OnePlus 6T is the real "Pixel"

September 5th, 2018

4:52

The leaks regarding Google's Latest smartphone the Pixel 3 XL have been a letdown to say the least, with a huge trough of a display notch and an even …

129: Apple iPhone Event Sept 12th!!

September 1st, 2018

2:45

It's been scheduled, Apple's fall event, for September 12th. Will we get all of the goodies we're expecting? iPhones, iPads, Macs and Apple Watch? We …

128: Price Margins Explained.

August 31st, 2018

4:32

What are margins? We all hear that Apple has some of the best margins in the tech world, what goes into it? ||
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127: Micropayments moving to XBox?

August 30th, 2018

3:49

For a monthly fee you can become an XBox gamer! Is this deal worth it? What does it mean for the future? It might not be as bad as you think as long as we understand the consequences and potential pitfalls of …

126: Google's Latest WearOS Update!

August 29th, 2018

3:38

It actually looks good! Let's just hope that Google pushes it and doesn't change it for the sake of saying they changed it. ||
Let's continue our …

125: Throttling the fire department?

August 28th, 2018

5:48

Verizon, you've got to do better. When data becomes and limited, non-renewable resource -- let us know. Until then, stop acting like it is. Read more here:

124: Gmail's "not so safe" Confidential Mode

August 23rd, 2018

5:04

Is Gmail's latest feature for sending secure emails a wolf in sheep's clothing? The EFF seems to think so. Confidential mode promises a lot but …

123: Nvidia's expensive new graphics cards..

August 21st, 2018

5:15

The 20 series cards are absolute beasts in terms of performance and prowess; however, what does this mean for the price conscious consumer? Find more …

122: Why does USB Type-C still suck in 2018?

August 19th, 2018

5:06

Apple has "pro" devices that you must spend hundreds of dollars on adapters to actually make useful, companies create cables that don't properly work …

121: Stay out of China, Google!

August 17th, 2018

4:28

The Chinese government rules in a way that is honestly disgusting for human rights, as it wants to constantly control the messaging that is hitting …

120: What is a hardware or software leak?

August 16th, 2018

5:22

Leaks. Thanks to the internet, we can all find out about our favorite devices before they are released. Does this help or hurt the companies that are …

119: The Android Slowdown Paradox..

August 14th, 2018

6:04

It's happened to us all, on every mobile platform, you tap your favorite app and your phone hangs a few seconds during opening and even drops a few frames during the animations. This is usually much more prevalent on …

118: Galaxy Note 9, no notch required!

August 9th, 2018

5:34

Galaxy Unpacked dropped a few things on us, with the most important and headlining thing being the Samsung Galaxy Note 9. It looks nearly identical to the Note 8, but the internals and upgrades to the S-Pen make this …

117: Fornite and Google Play Store Kerfuffle.

August 7th, 2018

5:32

Epic Games wants to make your device vulnerable to attack simply because want to avoid publishing their popular game, Fortnite. Due to the fact that …

116: Fight fuel efficacy rollback with electricity!

August 6th, 2018

4:36

Calling all electric car manufacturers! Now is your time to shine. Let's combat the proposed rollback of efficiency standards and actually HELP the …

115: Pros and Cons of Subscription Services..

August 3rd, 2018

5:16

We are being nickel and dimed in 2018 with our bank accounts begging for mercy at all of the micropayments. Although this is a fact, the subscription model does indeed help bring services to a wider audience while …

114: Who cares about Apple's $1 Trillion market cap?

August 2nd, 2018

6:34

Apple has revolutionized personal computing, no one can argue that, but we need to address and not overlook the areas that need serious work. Happy …

113: WhatsApp Ads!?

August 2nd, 2018

3:17

The WhatsApp Business API will allow business to insert contextual and noncontextual ads into the application, thanks all in part to it's parent company, Facebook. I hate to say it, but if you don't want this, perhaps …

112: What is Right to Repair?

July 31st, 2018

4:39

We're spending millions of dollars per year on devices that we can't fix, from cell phones, tablets and even farm equipment -- why is it that …

111: Google Pixel 3 XL Notch Confirmation?

July 30th, 2018

3:18

The ugliness of a display notch is all but confirmed on Google's Pixel 3 XL. What other key features can it bring to the table to separate it from the crowd and can it actually build a better Face ID? ||
Let's continue …

110: Apple patches MBP over throttling!

July 30th, 2018

2:16

A missing digital key (likely similar to registry or a configuration file) was causing the new 2018 MBP with i9 to throttle to unacceptable low clock speeds, thanks to Dave 2D on YouTube, Apple got their act together. ||

109: EU Antitrust lawsuit over Google's Android

July 26th, 2018

5:47

The EU is upset over Google forcing Android OEMs to bundle certain apps with it's mobile operating system, Android. While Google is poised to fight …

108: MacBook Pro Throttlig Explained!!

July 24th, 2018

4:20

What is throttling? Throttling is nothing more than regulation or speed. Throttling of a CPU can be a good thing to help protect the hardware so that …

107: Google knows YOUR purchase history?

July 23rd, 2018

4:40

The privacy subreddit is open arms about this -- rightfully so. While we know that Google collects tons of information and aggregates it, this has …

106: Walmart Streaming Video?

July 19th, 2018

2:45

Meh, meh and more meh or could Walmart entering the streaming video race be a good thing? At this point, Netflix, Hulu and Amazon are synonymous with …

105: Roku Wireless Speakers!!

July 16th, 2018

4:23

Spoilier alert, if you don't have a Roku TV set you won't even be able to utilize these things, which is a massive blow to those invested in the platform but instantly ostracized by not owned the actual TV set. In …

104: 10 Years Later, iOS App Store changed our lives!

July 12th, 2018

4:12

Google Play, Windows Store, Ubuntu Software Center and the iOS App Store all serve as a central safe haven for us to download and install …

103: Gmail Privacy Blow-up? Get the facts.

July 10th, 2018

4:36

Google is apart of yet another privacy scare. This time, it is over user data in regard to third party developer access. Let it be known, that in order for your third party plugins to work, those that perform …

102: Location tracking through photos?

July 9th, 2018

3:46

Can your location be tracked through your photos that you take? EXIF data, remember this term. EXIF data holds data about the photo that you take, …

101: Non-Social Media?

July 6th, 2018

5:01

Is social media really driving us apart? From hate groups, to removing us from the real world or looking at the flip side with new real world connections and lasting friendships -- how can we create balance? ||
Let's …

100: LOL @ Apple Keyboards

July 3rd, 2018

5:01

The butterfly key switches on the new MacBook and MacBook Pro devices have been lauded as being faulty and prone to failure almost since their …

099: AI, Facial Recognition and Our Biases

June 29th, 2018

6:33

Bias is built into everything, whether you realize it or not and with more services and industries utilizing AI we must be careful with how we …

098: Who are "influencers"?

June 28th, 2018

3:43

Marketing. That's what it's all about. At the end of the day, companies want you to buy their things and whether that product or service is in a video, Instagram or Facebook post -- reviewed directly or indirectly, it's …

097: Google Homes down worldwide!?

June 27th, 2018

4:21

It happened, on June 27, 2018, controlling things using our voice on Google Home devices powered by our friend Google Assistant went down for hours …

096: Increased Wi-Fi Security with WPA3

June 26th, 2018

4:03

Wi-Fi Protected Access, which is a protocol developed by the Wi-Fi Alliance is getting an upgrade allowing for individualized encryption and more. …

095: Is IGTV a Snapchat killer?

June 25th, 2018

5:01

The latest offering from Instagram, dubbed IGTV, is going to shake up mobile video in one way or another. This new platform focuses on the much maligned vertical video and is meant for smartphone viewing. Many have …

094: Google Podcasts??

June 25th, 2018

3:09

Google makes multiple attempts at many things, sometimes their apps and services make it, sometimes hey get rolled into another and other times they …

093: Law enforcement upset at Apple?

June 20th, 2018

4:39

As usual, law enforcement is exciting fear over what they supposedly cannot do if Apple strengthens device protection by locking down USB access so that Cellebrite and other hacking machines cannot syphon data off of …

092: Explanation of Gaming Disorder

June 19th, 2018

4:29

The World Health Organization is officially recognizing gaming disorder as a thing. Addiction to video games is a real problem, with games becoming …

091: Google AI vs Apple AR

June 15th, 2018

6:00

Lovers of the other side always criticize the other company while there are succinct reasons why each company pursues different avenues which are …

090: Comcast disabled their throttling system?

June 14th, 2018

5:33

Circle back to 2008 when BitTorrent was beginning to take the world by storm and ISPs infrastructure was laughably bad, Comcast created measures so …

089: Vivo Nex, Truly All-Screen #NoNotch

June 12th, 2018

5:49

Screen notches have become synonymous with 2018 every since iPhone X made this poor design decision ok. Everyone is fighting for the highest screen-to-body ratio. We'll friends, Vivo has done it...coming in at 91.24%, …

088: Breach in Bitcoin land.

June 11th, 2018

4:27

In a world that is increasingly online, it only makes sense that one day our currencies should live in an online, secure, decentralized repository -- …

087: Google fired a gun, no big deal...

June 11th, 2018

3:55

Google Assistant fired a gun, is what an artist reported to Engadget. Not really. There are no smart guns that are powered by Assistant. What this gentleman did is hooked up a switch to a TP-Link WiFi Enabled Plug then …

086: Spotify to work directly with artists??

June 8th, 2018

3:17

Music streaming was largely pioneered when Appld began to flex it's muscles with iTunes and developed a model where companies with with labels to get music and artists on their respective platforms. Well this is …

085: tvOS 12 Updates from WWDC!!

June 6th, 2018

3:07

Dolby Atmos and zero sign-in headline the features to be released this September in the tvOS 12 update.

084: watchOS 5 Updates from WWDC!!

June 5th, 2018

3:32

New workouts, smarter Siri and Walkie Talkie will be coming to your Apple Watch this fall. Let's get excited! ||
Let's continue our discussion! Follow …

083: iOS 12 Updates from WWDC!!

June 4th, 2018

7:52

Apple's iOS 12, the new update for later this year that will be more performant has a lot of exciting features packed in! https://www.theverge.com/2018/6/4/17417730/apple-ios-12-iphone-update-best-features-wwdc-2018 ||

082: Google's Project Maven will NOT renew!!

June 2nd, 2018

3:13

After a huge amount of backlash, Google's Project Maven will not Renew at the end of the year. This comes after employees signed petitions and walked away from their jobs and all of the madness that is come out over the …

081: What exactly is GDPR?

May 31st, 2018

5:49

The General Data Protection Regulation is legislation put in place in the EU that puts the privacy of consumers first in this technological world. In …

080: Google Backtracking on government work?

May 30th, 2018

3:06

Project Maven, the project involving Google and the United States government, prompted fear and outrage from it's employees rightfully so. Google has …

079: iOS 11.4 Big Features!

May 30th, 2018

3:16

The long coming AirPlay 2 and iCloud Message Sync features are now here. We've wanted to (and should've been able to) pair HomePods together into a …

078: Auto Industry Afraid of Electric?

May 28th, 2018

4:27

It's apparent. It's so apparent. The automobile industry is deathly afraid of electric vehicles and is on it's heels to maintain this deathgrip that it has over many of us, including me. Open your minds to the benefits …

077: What is Google doing with government drones??

May 24th, 2018

3:23

Project Maven. A project headed up by the US government is one in which AI is needed to help drones discern what objects they see. Google seemingly has been helping out on this project, leading to several employee …

076: Paying for Digital Goods & Services

May 24th, 2018

5:23

Death by micro-payment is a real thing!! With apps and services wanting $1.99 a month, some prices are outrageous and it's almost sad that we can't pay one time and "own it" anymore. However, let's flip this around, …

075: Changes coming to a Twitter near you!

May 23rd, 2018

3:18

This August expect some changes to third party Twitter clients that prevent real time notifications and background refreshes from happening. This won't break Twitter, but will make it a little more inconvenient to use. …

074: Google News!!

May 21st, 2018

4:33

Google News might just replace all of your news feeds if you let it. Google's answer to the "fake news" debate is here in a revised version of Google Play Newsstand, meet Google News. Not only is this app curated to …

073: What to expect from Apple's WWDC 2018!!

May 21st, 2018

4:15

WWDC, Apple's famed developers conference starts on June 4, 2018! I'm not expecting a lot of hardware to be involved with these keynotes, but …

072: Apple Keyboard Madness

May 18th, 2018

4:58

Apparently keyboard-gate is a thing folks. You've heard the complaints if you read tech blogs, the latest iteration of the MacBook keyboard is …

Breaking news: Senate votes to reinstate net neutrality!!

May 16th, 2018

1:57

Senate has had it's voice heard and in a 52-47 vote, they've voted to overturn the FCC's Restoring Internet Freedom Order, this was all made possible by the Congressional Review Act. Read more here: Senate votes to …

071: Are we forgetting about consumers on the low-end?

May 16th, 2018

3:35

The high-end phones get all of the features, updates, support and software enhancements. Truth is, not all consumers can afford the most expensive flagship devices. Are Apple and Google forgetting about a huge segment …

070: Google Duplex AI Breakdown.

May 14th, 2018

4:16

Google Duplex is all over the tech news sphere as of late. Those on the privacy side are clammering stating, "it's the worst thing ever for privacy" while others love it and think it'll be a great help, especially for …

069: Do you Smartwatch?

May 14th, 2018

3:02

Many people dub smartwatches as nothing more than glorified notification machines for our wrists -- othera view them as ground breaking for their health and fitness breakthroughs. Where do you stand? ||
Let's continue …

068: Net Neutrality Sticking Around??

May 10th, 2018

2:27

Thanks Senate Democrats, you've done us some good. On Wednesday, May 9th, Senate Democrats filed a long-promised petition to prevent the repeal of …

067: Google I/O 2018 Full Recap!!

May 9th, 2018

11:33

Google has done it again, 2 hours worth of blowing us away with Artificial Intelligence being shoved into every nook and cranny of their ecosystem. Google Assistant is smarter, more conversational and in more places. …

066: What to expect from Google I/O 2018!

May 7th, 2018

3:50

Google I/O is a yearly developer conference hosted by Google for it's products and services. Look forward to changes and details on how the company approaches Android, AI, wearables, home tech and more! ||
Let's continue …

065: Cambridge Analytica is no more!!?

May 7th, 2018

3:15

It's a good day for consumers and privacy advocates alike, Cambridge Analytica is no more!! With all of the claims against them and increased whirlwind of security talks amidst the Facebook blunder, the company is no …

064: What will our internet look like in 10 years?

May 3rd, 2018

4:57

Data caps, limitations, throttling, consumption packages, services only available on certain ISPs, VPN extreme use cases.....these are all things I …

063: Google Assistant 5000 times!

May 3rd, 2018

3:06

Google's Assistant can now connect to over 5,000 smarthome devices, ranging from lights, TVs, alarm systems, thermostats and more truly adding a …

062: Trouble in Facebook Paradise, Again.

May 1st, 2018

3:57

Facebook has launched a commerical with an emphasis on friends, this is coming after the debacle with Cambridge Analytica. Additionally, CEO of WhatsApp, Jan Koum is stepping down due to privacy disagreements over the …

061: T-Mobile and Sprint Merging!

April 30th, 2018

3:24

This isn't the first time that T-Mobile has had a deal to merge with another wireless carrier. What benefits could consumers see and will this even …

060: PUBG Phenomenon

April 27th, 2018

2:58

Player Unknown's Battlegrounds. Open world's, shrinking spaces, teammates in a world built for survival. Check out this fun game. ||
Let's continue …

059: Chat from Google?

April 26th, 2018

3:39

Ever heard of RCS (Rich communication services)? It's been a technolgy that could long replace SMS and MMS and Google has partnered with carriers and …

058: RAM in a nutshell

April 24th, 2018

3:08

RAM or Random Access Memory is a pool of memory for applications, services and operating systems to utilize. When an application is called from the …

057: HomePod Sales Slumping!?

April 19th, 2018

3:38

Don't be surprised. Apple's HomePod, their revolutionary speaker, is having slumping sales after gathering 10% of the market (percentage calculated …

056: Facebook Shadow Profiles

April 16th, 2018

4:32

Have you ever thought about it Facebook knew information about those who do not have profiles? Denied by Zuckerberg, but the CEO did note that they …

055: What is Technology?

April 16th, 2018

3:41

Technology is more than what Apple and Google produce. Technology is all around us from our sewer systems, to ways of building the tallest …

054: Zuckerberg Testifies!

April 13th, 2018

5:19

10 hours of testimony from Mark Zuckerberg and are we any better? I argue, no. With misinformed senators asking leading questions since they have NO earthly idea what they are talking about, it's clear that there is no …

053: Do I Google?

April 12th, 2018

4:29

I talk a lot about privacy, with Google sometimes stepping in as a company that is always involved is discussions of "knowing too much" -- I break …

052: What phone should I get!!?

April 10th, 2018

4:16

Android, iOS the phones are all over the place....but WHAT phone should I buy? Although, I'll never tell someone what phone they should buy, I'll …

051: Contactless Payments.

April 9th, 2018

3:48

Apple Pay, Android Pay and Samsung Pay are just a few of the ways the we can pay just by a tap -- let's not forget Speedpass or credit cards that allow payment as well. Security is at the forefront of Apple and Android …

050: What is machine learning?

April 5th, 2018

3:00

Machine learning is a field of computer science that uses statistical techniques to give computer systems the ability to "learn" (i.e., progressively improve performance on a specific task) with data, without being …

049: If Google is that bad, stop using their services.

April 5th, 2018

4:43

Fearmongering from Apple fans is rampant in the technology industry. Those so terrified of what Google knows, yet willing to dump and store any and …

048: Make your own cloud!!

April 4th, 2018

3:45

End your reliance on third party companies! Have you ever thought of hosting your own cloud? If you have an old computer laying around and are wary …

047: Have tech companies earned your trust?

April 3rd, 2018

3:48

With scandals breaking from Panera, Facebook, MyFitnessPal and more...it seems that our data is a hot commodity. Should you trust these companies? I …

046: Use a Password Manager!!

March 30th, 2018

5:07

It seems like every other day we are hearing about a company having a breach of client data. Protect yourself. Utilizing a password manager, whether online or offline can be a huge defense against attackers by …

045: Apple March 2018 Education Event Breakdown Pt. 2

March 28th, 2018

3:29

If you haven't listened to part 1 of my Apple Event coverage, please do so. In part 2, I take a look at what Apple could've done in terms of pricing …

044: Apple March 2018 Education Event Breakdown Pt. 1

March 28th, 2018

5:19

Apple took to the stage in Chicago to focus on education and empower students and administration alike to utilize Apple hardware and services in the education realm. We've now got a $329 iPad with Apple Pencil support, …

043: iPhone X demand down?

March 26th, 2018

4:05

iPhone X, Apple's $1000 baby, that's set to revolutionize the mobile space.....has falling demand -- and I'm glad. Here's why, there is no reason to …

042: Whats new in Android P?

March 24th, 2018

4:03

Android P developer preview is here!! With updates for HEIF, higher security around Android backups and display cutout (notch) support -- this release will be one of those that'll tighten up the software experience from …

041: Spring 2018 Apple Event Preview!!

March 23rd, 2018

4:29

Let's take a field trip!! The title of Apple's latest event has us buzzing. What will we see? New iPads, new Apple pencil devices or extended support? What about a low cost MacBook Air? For a company that's extremely …

040: Facebook data breach and Cambridge Analytica

March 22nd, 2018

4:56

Facebook has a LOT of your data -- a lot. In fact, you don't even have to be signed in for them to track you and tie information to your personal profile because of Facebook Pixel. Did Facebook do anything wrong? Well, …

039: All about databases!!!

March 21st, 2018

3:55

A database is an organized collection of data. And a relational database, more restrictively, is a collection of schemas, tables, queries, reports, …

038: Automated Cars, are they here to help?

March 20th, 2018

4:41

Automation is defined as the automatic operation or control of equipment, a process, or a system. Many things, whether you realize it or not, are …

037: Tech and the government...

March 19th, 2018

3:46

Does the government really want to help pioneer technology or does it simply want to make money off of creating fear from it's constituents?

Let's …

036: Voice, the next Frontier

March 17th, 2018

5:14

How do us and our new found digital assistants interact? Do we just talk and get answers? Are we sometimes interrupted with a prompt to install a skill (meh)? What is the way of the future, who is doing what right and …

035: The tech Kool aid!!

March 17th, 2018

5:02

Apple fans (seemingly more so than others, but it also includes Google fans etc.) have a tendency to always offer praise while blindly overlooking aspects of their favorite company that are not up to par and simply lag …

034: 3-D Printing Explained

March 15th, 2018

5:17

3D printing refers to processes in which material is joined or solidified under computer control to create a three-dimensional object,[1] with …

033: How are you tracked across the internet?

March 14th, 2018

5:19

Ever wonder how Facebook seems to know what you just searched for? How about Google and Amazon? All of these companies follow certain guidelines that …

032: The State of Android TV

March 14th, 2018

4:26

Set top boxes are everywhere, from Roku to Amazon Fire to Apple TV 4K....but where is Google and it's once proud creation of Android TV? Is this yet another ecosystem that Google will let die?

Let's continue our …

031: Smartphone screen notches have to go!

March 12th, 2018

4:56

iPhone X started a horrible design trend. Notches on the display. Apple is heralded for their design, yet they release a rounded mess of a display and people swoon. Let me tell you why it's an issue and why Android OEMs …

030: The Quantified Life.

March 12th, 2018

4:03

Tracking. We track all kinds of things, steps, sleep heart rate -- but for what? Adding numbers, graphs and statistics to these seemingly nominal parts of our life lets us focus on these aspects in order to improve this …

029: Let's get more women in technology!!

March 9th, 2018

3:42

Women make up a huge demographic that is honestly ignored in many phases of technology. Whether it's coding, design or marketing -- women and men …

028: The Smarthome Roundtable!

March 8th, 2018

18:52

Smarthome products are everywhere, some of us have one light switch, while others enjoy multiple ecosystems with smart thermostats and automated …

027: Cord-cutting hardware needs

March 6th, 2018

4:29

Cord-cutting is a big deal! We no longer need to be tied to a cable subscription service with many channels we don't need. But there are necessities that you'll have to have in order to have a good experience. The set …

026: My Favorite Linux Terminal Commands!

March 6th, 2018

3:57

The terminal is the most powerful, exciting and exhilarating tool that Linux has to offer and there are commands that I run every time I open it, …

025: What is the terminal?

March 5th, 2018

4:25

White text on black backgrounds, the user staring and typing ferociously to get a task done. Is using the terminal necessary for the average user? No. However, your computer is running the commands in the background …

024: Don't click agree if you DON'T agree!

March 2nd, 2018

3:13

A part two from the previous episode regarding the terms of service. Clicking agree is completely voluntary and it's something you don't have to do. …

023: Read the Terms of Service!!

March 1st, 2018

5:33

Terms of service (also known as terms of use and terms and conditions, commonly abbreviated as TOS or ToS and ToU) are rules by which one must agree …

022: What is the "right" computer for me?

February 27th, 2018

4:11

While the definition of a computer has not changed over the years, the form factor and specifications certainly have making it accessible to more people, at many price points and many look and feels. What is right …

021: What is this "cloud" thing?

February 26th, 2018

2:08

The cloud, you've heard about it and whether you like it or not -- you're using it!

Let's continue our discussion! Follow me on Twitter and Instagram …

020: Mobile World Congress Galaxy S9 Announcement

February 26th, 2018

3:55

What is MWC? Mobile World Congress is a yearly event that takes place in Barcelona, Spain where the largest mobile device manufacturers get together and show off their latest contributions to the mobile space. This year …

019: The "How" of Online Advertising

February 23rd, 2018

5:05

Ads are everywhere on the internet. This does not mean that all companies are selling your data, but they are paying for access to you.

Let's continue …

018: Can tech control guns?

February 22nd, 2018

4:52

I'm pro gun; however, with so much technology encompassing our lives why aren't we utilizing it to save lives when we have so many gun related …

017: Pocket Supercomputers

February 22nd, 2018

3:26

Although our smartphones are great for games and fun, don't take for granted that you're wielding an incredibly capable productivity tool that can do …

016: About Cryptocurrencies!!

February 19th, 2018

13:24

In this episode I am joined by my local crypto currency enthusiast, Spencer Swindell and we dive deep into Bitcoin, Litecoin and others as we take the veil off of cryptocurrencies, what they are and how to get them.

015: Cord Cutting Phenomenon

February 16th, 2018

4:37

Do you subscribe to the typical cable model where Comcast charges you one amount, then another after a certain period of time elapses plus equipment fees? Cord cutting can have you taking charge of your own …

014: Mobile Payments!!

February 15th, 2018

3:50

In a world of Apple Pay and Android Pay we can easily tap our phones and pay for items. Why aren't these technologies everywhere at this point? What …

013: Is Google Listening??

February 14th, 2018

4:10

Is Google always listening to you and saving off your voice data for nefarious reasons? Apple fans seem to think so. With that being said, let me clear the air. At the end of the day, I urge you, do not trust ANY …

012: Apple HomePod Impressions

February 13th, 2018

4:16

February 9th 2018 was the release of the Apple HomePod, the company's first attempt at making a smart speaker with incredibly rich sound with voice …

011: Downloadable Content!!

February 8th, 2018

2:56

DLC or downloadable content is huge in the video game world today, some hate it, some love it -- no matter what side of the fence you fall on on this subject, you've likely had to deal with it.

Let's continue our …

010: Digital Assistants!!

February 7th, 2018

4:20

Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa, Siri and Cortana are all here to make our lives easier and better. How do they process queries and what all can they do?

009: What is Linux?

February 6th, 2018

3:32

Breaking down the greatest operating system on earth -- LINUX! I explain when Linux was created and by whom while showing the common uses of this alternative operating system that are right under your nose!

008: About Apple HomePod

January 31st, 2018

4:11

What reason did Apple make HomePod? Are we getting it's purpose confused because it is being released during an era where big companies have released smart speakers? Is it a smart speakers? Will Siri get better? I'll …

007: What are Chromebooks!?

January 23rd, 2018

3:31

Chrome and Chrome OS are made by Google to deliver an affordable and easy computing experience for all. Google owns the education market whether you like it or not, find out why a Chromebook might be right for you!!

006: Smarthome Tech Explained!

January 5th, 2018

5:17

What makes a Smarthome? How do devices talk to each other? Should you be concerned about your security?

005: Apple Battery Woes

December 23rd, 2017

4:52

Apple isn't maniacally killing your iPhone. Although Apple is classically suffering with a lac of communication, this CPU downclocking is actually helping your device.

004: 3-2 Net Neutrality Loss

December 15th, 2017

4:43

Today on December 14, 2017, our idiotic and short-sighted FCC decided to repeal net neutrality. I'm not in a particularly good mood about it and you …

003: Apple's Reality Distortion

December 9th, 2017

3:48

Master marketers, believers of their own madness -- yet we continue to buy each and every product!

002: Video Games in 2017

December 7th, 2017

3:26

The video game landscape has changed vastly over the years, instead of picking a game up and just "going" home consoles have turned into monolithic …

001: A dive into Net Neutrality.

December 5th, 2017

4:40

Deep Dive into Net Neutrality!! Get active and fight back! Tweet me @dexter_johnson to continue the conversation!

Introduction of "In the Weeds", a tech podcast

December 5th, 2017

1:06

An introduction of the "In the Weeds" tech podcast! #DiveDeep

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