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Episode 425: The Way Time Works

Notnerd Podcast: Tech Better

Release Date: 01/31/2024

Ep. 435: Erasing Your Digital Footprint? show art Ep. 435: Erasing Your Digital Footprint?

Notnerd Podcast: Tech Better

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 whirlwind of tech news, tips, and picks to help you tech better. INTRO (00:00) Can you delete yourself from the internet? (07:15) - Your personal data is yours again - Discover & control your digital footprint - A directory of direct links to delete your account from web services Actually helpful websites: (22:00) - Every...

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Ep. 434: The Fascinating World of MrBeast! show art Ep. 434: The Fascinating World of MrBeast!

Notnerd Podcast: Tech Better

In the last 7 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'll do our best to explain his complicated world and convince you to be a fan! Plus we'll have our usual tech news, picks, and tips to help you tech better! INTRO (00:00) April Fools Day - , (01:30) MrBeast (07:35) Who is MrBeast? The videos Philanthropy DAVE’S PRO-TIP OF THE WEEK: Apple note link color (41:55) JUST THE HEADLINES: (46:45) TAKES: (50:30) (51:30) (52:35) (54:40) (57:45) BONUS ODD TAKE: (59:55) Find us elsewhere: ...

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Ep. 433: Big Tech vs Big Government show art Ep. 433: Big Tech vs Big Government

Notnerd Podcast: Tech Better

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. INTRO (00:00) March 31st (03:30) Big Tech vs. Big Government (05:30) (12:20) (14:50) (16:05) DAVE’S PRO-TIP OF THE WEEK: Charge iPhone Battery Faster in Airplane Mode (18:05) JUST THE HEADLINES: (20:35) TAKES: Apple using...

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Ep. 432: Siri-ously? Apple's Ep. 432: Siri-ously? Apple's "AI" Story

Notnerd Podcast: Tech Better

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. INTRO (00:00) (03:45) Apple and AI (06:00) (08:10) (11:50) (16:25) CryptoWatch: (18:20) DAVE’S PRO-TIP OF THE WEEK: Measure AR (20:40) JUST THE HEADLINES: (27:25) TAKES: (29:30) (34:45) (36:20) (40:20) BONUS ODD TAKE: ...

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Ep. 431: The AirTag Tip We Didn't Even Know show art Ep. 431: The AirTag Tip We Didn't Even Know

Notnerd Podcast: Tech Better

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! INTRO (00:00) (03:30) CryptoWatch: (09:30) (12:00) DAVE’S PRO-TIP OF THE WEEK: Share Airtag Location (16:40) JUST THE HEADLINES: (22:10) TAKES: (25:35) (31:40) (34:40) (37:05) BONUS ODD TAKE: (40:15) PICKS OF THE WEEK: Dave: (43:30) Nate: (48:40) Find us elsewhere:

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Episode 430: Why is Crypto Going Up? show art Episode 430: Why is Crypto Going Up?

Notnerd Podcast: Tech Better

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 our picks of the week, enjoy! INTRO (00:00) CryptoWatch (03:05) (07:00) (10:00) (12:20) (20:35) (21:50) (23:25) DAVE’S PRO-TIP OF THE WEEK: Special lists in Reminders app (25:30) JUST THE HEADLINES: (29:05) TAKES: (31:05) (34:50) (38:50) (41:00) Bonus Odd Take: (43:55) PICKS OF THE WEEK: Dave: (46:35)...

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Episode 429: Day 26 of Apple Vision Pro show art Episode 429: Day 26 of Apple Vision Pro

Notnerd Podcast: Tech Better

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!  ! INTRO (00:00) THE AVP 26 DAYS IN: Nate’s experience (03:05) Dave’s experience (10:50) (17:00) (23:20) (25:20) (27:30) DAVE’S PRO-TIP OF THE WEEK: Swipe up to close apps (31:50) JUST THE HEADLINES: (39:00) TAKES: (41:45) (48:40) (49:55) (52:50) (54:00) Bonus Odd...

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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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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!

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Dave’s Pro Tip of the Week:  Record your passwords somewhere! (00:00)

Followup:

The first release of Internet Explorer (1995) is closer in time to the Apollo 11 moon landing (1969) than now (11:50)

Tech layoffs balloon in January as Wall Street rally lifts Alphabet, Meta, Microsoft to records (13:40)

Amazon Prime Video ads start from today – up to 3.5 mins per hour (18:15)

Microsoft closes a loophole that created Taylor Swift deepfakes (22:35)

The deepfake era of US politics is upon us (24:00)

Following lawsuit, rep admits “AI” George Carlin was human-written (26:10)

Just the headlines: (28:30)

NYC first to designate social media as environmental toxin

Amazon Ring stops letting police request footage in Neighbors app after outcry

Fossil is quitting smartwatches

LG Washing Machine Found Sending 3.7 GB of Data a Day

Google Maps can now navigate inside tunnels

Apple captures the top spot in the Chinese smartphone market

Iconic Kim Kardashian: Hollywood mobile game shutting down after a decade

Takes:

Apple regulatory changes

Apple details how it plans to comply with the EU’s Digital Markets Act (31:30)

Apple opens App Store to game streaming services (37:10)

Apple revises US App Store rules to let developers link to outside payment methods, but it will still charge a commission (38:20)

The Oregon DMV took in $11.5 million in 2019 by selling your information (41:20)

iPhone apps secretly harvest data when they send you notifications (45:00)

Bonus Odd Take: Happy 40th birthday, Macintosh (49:00)

Picks of the Week:

Dave: SmallRig P200 Led Video Light Panel, 10" Key Light 2500-6500K, 98+ CRI, 192 Led Beads 2000 Lux, for Streaming, Home Studio, Zoom Meeting, Video Conferencing, Photography 4065 (54:40)

Nate: Samoas - Girl Scout Cookie Time - Support Isla (58:15)

Ramazon™ purchase (01:04:45)

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