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Episode 415: Eat the Astronaut Ice Cream

Notnerd Podcast: Tech Better

Release Date: 11/21/2023

Episode 428: AI, Magical Results? show art Episode 428: AI, Magical Results?

Notnerd Podcast: Tech Better

Nate just got back to town from Social Media Marketing World in San Diego. There was a lot of AI talk there so he recaps some of what is here now and what is coming in AI and how we use it. There's also more stories about AI, because it is moving fast. Besides AI, we've got the other tech stories you might care about and some great tips and picks to help you tech better.  INTRO (00:00) FOLLOWUP: Social Media Marketing World 2024 (2:20) (16:25) (20:15) DAVE’S PRO-TIP OF THE WEEK: Background Sounds in iOS (23:30) JUST THE HEADLINES: (29:35) TAKES: (31:50) (35:25) (38:15) ...

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Episode 427: It's Pronounced Temu, Not Temu show art Episode 427: It's Pronounced Temu, Not Temu

Notnerd Podcast: Tech Better

Super Bowl ads are a thing. Disney is getting into the Fortnite game. iTunes is really going away this time. Plus, there is so much more in the world of technology to discuss. Plus, we've got tips and picks to help you tech better. Enjoy! !  Intro (00:00) Followup: Superb Owl thoughts - - (04:35) (09:30) (12:30) (14:50) (17:50) Dave’s Pro Tip of the Week:  Quickly send photos in Messages (19:45) Just the headlines: (22:20) Takes: (27:30) (29:10) (32:15) (33:50) Bonus Odd Take: (35:35) Picks of the Week: Dave: (38:50) Nate: (41:55) Find us elsewhere: ...

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Episode 426: Vision Quest Pro show art Episode 426: Vision Quest Pro

Notnerd Podcast: Tech Better

Nate got his new Apple Vision Pro, and we discuss the pickup, setup, and the first few days of spatial computing. Then, we get into the latest tech news, some great tech tips, and our picks of the week. Joe Rogan is getting paid. Taylor Swift and Justin Bieber's music is off TikTok, Facebook stock went crazy, and plenty more. ! (Lots of Apple Vision Pro visuals in this one) Intro (00:00) Followup: Apple Vision Pro Pickup and Use (01:00) (28:15) (30:50) Dave’s Pro Tip of the Week: Apple Watch Mirroring (32:15) Just the headlines: (35:20) Takes: (37:25) (39:40) (42:10) (44:25)...

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Episode 425: The Way Time Works show art Episode 425: The Way Time Works

Notnerd Podcast: Tech Better

We try to make sense of all the regulatory changes Apple is making and why most of it won't be used. But it is the Mac's 40th birthday, so let's celebrate. Plenty of other tech news to get caught up on and some great tips and picks to help you tech better. Enjoy! Dave’s Pro Tip of the Week:  Record your passwords somewhere! (00:00) Followup: (11:50) (13:40) (18:15) (22:35) (24:00) (26:10) Just the headlines: (28:30) Takes: Apple regulatory changes (31:30) (37:10) (38:20) (41:20) (45:00) Bonus Odd Take: (49:00) Picks of the Week: Dave: (54:40) Nate: Samoas - (58:15)...

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Episode 424: Vision Pal Pro World show art Episode 424: Vision Pal Pro World

Notnerd Podcast: Tech Better

Before the Apple Vision Pro is in people's hands next week, we've got plenty of tech goodness to hold you over. Samsung Unpacked happened with their focus on AI. Pokemon adjacent Palworld is a hit. NASA finally opened a canister of dust from an asteroid. All that and so much more, enjoy! Dave’s Pro Tip of the Week:  BCC: Blind Carbon Copy to prevent multiple reply-all emails (00:00) Followup: (09:10) Dead 8GB drive #onebackupisnonebackup (10:35) (14:50) (17:20) (19:15) Just the headlines: (25:00) Takes: (27:45) (31:35) (34:15) (36:35) (38:35) Bonus Odd Take: ...

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Episode 423: CES, ETF, WTF? show art Episode 423: CES, ETF, WTF?

Notnerd Podcast: Tech Better

We tried to cover what was released at CES this year, but it all seems expensive or does not solve any problems we have. Hopefully, we'll be there next year to bring you the good stuff. Dave starts the show off with a helpful protip to make space on your iPhone, and we've got some great picks at the end, enjoy! Dave’s Pro Tip of the Week:  Keep up with storage management on iOS  (00:00) Followup: Notnerd 8th-anniversary - / 17th anniversary of iPhone announcement (11:50) (15:15) Cryptowatch - (18:25) (22:05) Just the headlines: (23:50) Takes: (26:20) (41:30) (44:50)...

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Episode 422: Mama Says I'm Spatial! show art Episode 422: Mama Says I'm Spatial!

Notnerd Podcast: Tech Better

Apple finally gave us some details on the Feb. 2 release of Apple Vision Pro, mostly to steal the thunder from CES 2024. On top of that, Apple got some major props when an iPhone survived a fall from Alaska Airlines Flight 1282. A lot of fun news, tips, picks, and randomness on this week's show; enjoy! Intro (00:00) Followup: (08:55) (21:40) (26:50) Dave’s Pro Tip of the Week: Merge Google Photos and Apple Photos (30:55) Just the headlines: (43:10) Takes: (44:55) (48:45) (50:15) (55:05) Bonus Odd Take: (58:45) Picks of the Week: Dave - (01:00:25) Nate - (01:06:45) ...

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Episode 421: A New Year, It Is What It Is show art Episode 421: A New Year, It Is What It Is

Notnerd Podcast: Tech Better

2023 has just come to a close, and we take this episode to look back at some of the biggest stories, best tips, and favorite picks from the past 52 episodes. We also discussed what's on the horizon for 2024 in the world of technology and beyond. We are very grateful for all the support this last year and looking forward to bringing you another 52 great episodes this year. Intro (00:00) Followup: Elon Musk, Twitter/X, Space, Tesla - (11:25) Chinese Spy Balloon - (15:55) SBF and FTX - (18:00) AI - (19:35) What do we think is ahead? (25:40) Best of 2023 Dave’s Pro Tip of the Week: Scanning...

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Episode 420: Ranch Nog show art Episode 420: Ranch Nog

Notnerd Podcast: Tech Better

We've got hot egg nog (and ranch nog) talk this week to wash down all the tech news there is to cover. Comcast has a major breach. Royal Match is taking over Candy Crush, and you might want to wait to order your new Aston Martin for the new CarPlay. All that and some great pro tips and tech picks throughout! Intro (00:00) Followup: (16:00) Christmas Gifts (17:40) (19:50) X Community Notes (21:25) (26:00) Dave’s Pro Tip of the Week: (29:00) Just the headlines: (37:15) Takes: (40:20) (42:50) (44:30) (47:10) Bonus Odd Take: (51:35) Picks of the Week: Dave: (57:00) Nate: ...

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Episode 419: The One Before Christmas show art Episode 419: The One Before Christmas

Notnerd Podcast: Tech Better

We brought some festiveness to the episode as we discussed the week's tech news. Plenty of sidesteps, tips, picks, and we even helped "Producer Todd" decide what to have for dinner. Listen in so you can get out there and tech better. Intro (00:00) Followup: (08:55) (12:45) (17:30) (20:10) Dave’s Pro Tip of the Week: Sleep Focus on iOS lock screen (22:10) Just the headlines: (27:00) Nate’s Amazingly Awkward Christmas Playlist - - Takes: (35:20) (38:55) (40:30) (43:55) Bonus Odd Take: (52:00) Picks of the Week: Dave: (56:55) Nate: (59:55) (01:04:35) Find us...

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Sam Altman and OpenAI had a crazy weekend, Apple surprisingly announced RCS support coming to iMessage, and Microsoft celebrated 20 years of Patch Tuesday. We discuss all that and then plenty of tech news you probably actually care about. We've also got the great picks, tips, and technical difficulties you've come to love.

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Intro (00:00)

Followup:

OpenAI fires Sam Altman, Microsoft hires him, 500 employees threaten to quit (04:00)

Apple announces RCS standard coming to Messages (10:55)

Nothing Chats brings iMessages to Android, but is a mess (13:40)

Microsoft Celebrates 20 years of Patch Tuesday (15:05)

Microsoft Patch Tuesday, November 2023 Edition (15:40)

Dave’s Pro Tip of the Week:  Quickly swipe between web pages on Safari for iOS (17:10)

Just the headlines: (20:15)

Users Can't Speak to Viral AI Girlfriend CarynAI Because CEO Is in Jail for Arson

Prison phone company leaked 600K users’ data and didn’t notify them, FTC says

Google Paid $8 Billion To Make Its Apps Default On Samsung Phones

Windows is now an app for iPhones, iPads, Macs, and PCs

“Hallucinating” AI models help coin Cambridge Dictionary’s word of the year

Takes:

SpaceX Starship rocket lost in second test flight (22:05)

NASA astronaut’s tool bag lost in space is visible with binoculars (22:55)

Wireless Power Consortium releases Qi v2.0 wireless charging standard (24:35)

Microsoft Ignite 2023 (26:30)

Samsung says hackers accessed customer data during year-long breach (28:35)

Bonus Odd Take: DAK and the Golden Age of Gadget Catalogs (30:45)

Picks of the Week: 

Black Friday (34:15)

Dave: Zoom H6 All Black Handheld Recorder (Renewed) (38:05)

Nate: Neewer CM28 Professional Wireless Lavalier Microphone with Charging Case, 1 Click Noise Canceling, Internal 4GB Storage for 9Hrs of 48KHz 16 Bit Uncompressed Audio for Vlog, Broadcast, Interview (41:30)

Ramazon™ purchase (45:45)

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