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

Notnerd Podcast: Tech Better

Release Date: 03/20/2024

Episode 441: Vision Pro + Quest 3 Swap - Which is better? + Tech News, Tips, & More show art Episode 441: Vision Pro + Quest 3 Swap - Which is better? + Tech News, Tips, & More

Notnerd Podcast: Tech Better

Nate and Dave swapped their Apple Vision Pro and Meta Quest 3 headsets to see how they compare. Plenty of other tech news as well, including Microsoft's new Copilot+ PCs and Scarlett Johansson suing ChatGPT. Of course, we have picks, ProTips, and more tech news, all to help you tech better! INTRO (00:00) Main Topic: Apple Vision Pro vs Meta Quest 3 (03:15) DAVE’S PRO-TIP OF THE WEEK: Set Price Alert on CamelCamelCamel (38:55) JUST THE HEADLINES: (45:25) TAKES: - (47:20) (52:20) (54:40) (56:20) BONUS ODD TAKE: (58:00) PICKS OF THE WEEK: Dave: (01:00:10) Nate: (01:05:25) -...

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Notnerd Podcast: Tech Better

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. INTRO (00:00) MAIN TOPIC (03:35) Google Analytics vs Facebook Pixel (26:20) DAVE’S PRO-TIP OF THE WEEK: Restart iPhone without screen (29:00) JUST THE HEADLINES: (39:15) TAKES: (43:10) (47:20) (48:30) (58:10)...

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Ep. 439: Apple Let Loose Event Breakdown* - iPads, Pencils, and more show art Ep. 439: Apple Let Loose Event Breakdown* - iPads, Pencils, and more

Notnerd Podcast: Tech Better

Apple showed their Let Loose iPad event this morning. In the hardware department, Apple announced new iPad Airs, M4 iPad Pros, a new Magic Keyboard, and the new Pencil Pro. They also talked about Final Cut Pro 2, Logic Pro 2, and the new Final Cut camera app. Some impressive hardware and software, but do you need it? Apple also announced a price drop on the 10th-generation base iPad. Note: While live, we got temporarily shut down by YouTube, but all the audio is there. INTRO (00:00) iPad Air (06:35) M4 iPad Pro (09:30) Final Cut Pro 2 and Logic Pro 2 (22:10) Apple Pencil Pro (31:20) Find us...

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Episode 438: Another Week, Another AI Gadget - Rabbit R1 + Tech Tips, Picks, and Other News! show art Episode 438: Another Week, Another AI Gadget - Rabbit R1 + Tech Tips, Picks, and Other News!

Notnerd Podcast: Tech Better

Well, the reviews are out on the Rabbit R1. How does it compare to the Humane AI Pin or Limitless? Do we really need another gadget to do AI for us? Plus, what's the deal with the TikTok ban? We also announce the winner of our Notpicks giveaway! And all the other tech goodness you've come to expect.  https://www.youtube.com/live/nfqfK11wzmg?si=yEhthOSHfwZocXeT INTRO (00:00) (02:45) Rabbit R1. Is AI in a Box worth it? (11:25) iJustine is partner with R1, doesn’t say one bad thing about it DAVE’S PRO-TIP OF THE WEEK: Facebook feeds (19:50) JUST THE HEADLINES: (26:30) TAKES: ...

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Ep. 437: Zuck's Llama 3 and Meta AI + Tech Tips, Picks, and Other News! show art Ep. 437: Zuck's Llama 3 and Meta AI + Tech Tips, Picks, and Other News!

Notnerd Podcast: Tech Better

Over at Meta, Mark Zuckerberg has released the Open-Source Llama 3 and integrated it into Meta AI. He also put it in sunglasses. In related news, has big news about the Quest platform. Then we get on to the rest of the week's tech news, with some great tips and picks to help you tech better! INTRO (00:00) Zuckerberg’s Llama 3, Meta AI, and more (11:30) - on a journey to advance and democratize artificial intelligence through open source and open science. DAVE’S PRO-TIP OF THE WEEK: (33:15) JUST THE HEADLINES: (42:55) TAKES: (46:40) (50:00) (52:00) (55:20) BONUS ODD TAKE: ...

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Ep. 436: Spring Cleaning Your Tech - Consider Your P.F.A.N.T.S.S. + Tech News, Tips, and Picks! show art Ep. 436: Spring Cleaning Your Tech - Consider Your P.F.A.N.T.S.S. + Tech News, Tips, and Picks!

Notnerd Podcast: Tech Better

It's that time of year to do some spring cleaning, which includes your tech world as well. Nate came up with the very "helpful" acronym P.F.A.N.T.S.S. to help you think through the aspects of your technology world that could use some attention. Maybe this will be the year that we practice what we preach! After that, we'll get you caught up with what's going on in the world of tech and provide some helpful tips and picks so that you can tech better! INTRO (00:00) Spring Cleaning Your P.F.A.N.T.S.S. (09:40) Physical Files Apps Notifications Time Subscriptions Security DAVE’S PRO-TIP OF THE...

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

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

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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

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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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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.

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INTRO (00:00)

About that TikTok ban (03:45)

Apple and AI

Apple Is in Talks to Let Google Gemini Power iPhone AI Features (06:00)

Apple acquires startup DarwinAI as AI efforts ramp up (08:10)

Apple researchers achieve breakthroughs in multimodal AI as company ramps up investments (11:50)

Nvidia’s GTC 2024 Keynote - Blackwell, NVLink Switch, NIM, Project GROOT (16:25)

CryptoWatch:

Ethereum network finishes cost-cutting Duncan software upgrade (18:20)

DAVE’S PRO-TIP OF THE WEEK: Measure AR (20:40)

JUST THE HEADLINES: (27:25)

ASCII art elicits harmful responses from 5 major AI chatbots

Cisco completes $28 Billion acquisition of Splunk

Playing thriving reef sounds on underwater speakers ‘could save damaged corals’

Monopoly Go hits $2B in revenue just 10 months after launch

Neil Young Says His Music Is Returning to Spotify

xAI is releasing the weights and architecture of their 314 billion parameter Mixture-of-Experts model, Grok-1

Games are coming to LinkedIn

Google DeepMind’s latest AI agent learned to play Goat Simulator 3

McDonald's IT systems outage impacts restaurants worldwide

TAKES:

Walmart brings the M1 MacBook Air to its shelves for $699 (29:30)

Apple Vision Pro used in UK spinal fusion operation (34:45)

Laid-off techies face ‘sense of impending doom’ with job cuts at highest since dot-com crash (36:20)

Automakers are sharing consumers’ driving behavior with insurance companies (40:20)

BONUS ODD TAKE: The Great Toilet Rebrand (45:30)

PICKS OF THE WEEK:

Dave: TP-Link Tapo Pan/Tilt Security Camera for Baby Monitor, Pet Camera w/ Motion Detection, 1080P, 2-Way Audio, Night Vision, Cloud & SD Card Storage, Works with Alexa & Google Home Tapo C200 (49:20)

Nate: Television by Sandwich (54:25)

RAMAZON PURCHASE (59:50)

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