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

Notnerd Podcast: Tech Better

Release Date: 05/01/2024

Episode 450: What is CrowdStrike and how did it cause so much havoc? show art Episode 450: What is CrowdStrike and how did it cause so much havoc?

Notnerd Podcast: Tech Better

The world slowed down a bit over the weekend thanks to a software most people didn't know existed. What is CrowdStrike and how did it make so many Windows computers fail? There was also some other tech news, and we've got some tips, tricks, and, of course, everyone's favorite segment, Just the Headlines. INTRO (00:00) MAIN TOPIC: (05:10) DAVE’S PRO-TIP OF THE WEEK: How to watch the Olympics? - (15:40) JUST THE HEADLINES: (21:40) TAKES: (23:35) (26:55) (30:25) (31:50) BONUS ODD TAKE: (35:00) PICKS OF THE WEEK: Dave: (38:40) Nate: (42:25) - Giveaway! (44:45) Find us elsewhere:...

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Episode 449: The State of Podcasting in 2024 show art Episode 449: The State of Podcasting in 2024

Notnerd Podcast: Tech Better

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. INTRO (00:00) MAIN TOPIC: The State of Podcasts (04:50) DAVE’S PRO-TIP OF THE WEEK: Disable “Share Across Devices” (23:50) JUST THE HEADLINES: (29:10) TAKES: (30:55) (34:05) - (35:55) (37:05) (38:25) BONUS ODD TAKE: (40:30) PICKS OF THE WEEK: Dave: (43:25) Nate: ...

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Ep. 448: Threads Turns 1, X Isn't Dead + Other tech news, tips, and picks show art Ep. 448: Threads Turns 1, X Isn't Dead + Other tech news, tips, and picks

Notnerd Podcast: Tech Better

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. INTRO (00:00) Amazon Introduces Early Prime Day Discounts on $69, $169, and $399 (03:20) Main Topic: (06:20) Threads doesn’t promote politics Community Notes on X DAVE’S PRO-TIP OF THE WEEK: Quickly turn off the flashlight from the lockscreen, do a tiny swipe to the left (17:50) JUST THE HEADLINES: (23:05) ...

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Ep. 447: YouTube is taking over TVs too! + Other tech news, tips, and picks show art Ep. 447: YouTube is taking over TVs too! + Other tech news, tips, and picks

Notnerd Podcast: Tech Better

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! INTRO (00:00) MAIN TOPIC: (03:25) DAVE’S PRO-TIP OF THE WEEK: Siri can restart your device. You don’t have to turn it off and turn it back on, you can just say “restart my iPhone” to Siri! (14:35) JUST THE HEADLINES: (23:00) TAKES: (25:25) (28:15) (32:40) (33:50) BONUS ODD TAKE: (37:30) PICKS OF THE WEEK: Dave: (41:10) Nate:   (45:35) -...

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Ep. 446: What does Apple do to make Vision Pro Cheaper? + Other tech news, tips, and picks show art Ep. 446: What does Apple do to make Vision Pro Cheaper? + Other tech news, tips, and picks

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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 from jail, and Apple pushed some big updates to Final Cut Pro. We discuss it all, plus so much more. ! INTRO (00:00) (04:00) Main Topic: How cheap does the Vision Pro need to be? (06:15) DAVE’S PRO-TIP OF THE WEEK: Preserve battery life: background app refresh (16:30) JUST THE HEADLINES: (26:35) TAKES: ...

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Ep. 445: Password123 Again? Time to Level Up! show art Ep. 445: Password123 Again? Time to Level Up!

Notnerd Podcast: Tech Better

Apple kicked off its 2024 Worldwide Developers Conference with a nearly 2-hour keynote covering what's coming to their software. Nate and Dave watched it live while Dave took copious notes! We discuss the highlights of visionOS, iOS, iPadOS, WatchOS, tvOS, macOS, and Apple Intelligence! ! INTRO (00:00) Apple OS Betas (02:30) Main Topic: Passwords and Passkeys (07:05) DAVE’S PRO-TIP OF THE WEEK: (18:55) JUST THE HEADLINES: (22:40) TAKES: (28:10) (30:20) (32:55) (37:25) BONUS ODD TAKE: (39:55) PICKS OF THE WEEK: Dave: (42:50) Nate: (49:00) - Giveaway!  (52:40) Find us...

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Ep. 444: Apple WWDC Keynote Recap! show art Ep. 444: Apple WWDC Keynote Recap!

Notnerd Podcast: Tech Better

Apple kicked off its 2024 Worldwide Developers Conference with a nearly 2-hour keynote covering what's coming to their software. Nate and Dave watched it live while Dave took copious notes! We discuss the highlights of visionOS, iOS, iPadOS, WatchOS, tvOS, macOS, and Apple Intelligence! ! Intro (00:00) WWDC Keynote: Apple TV+ update (02:35) visionOS 2 (03:30) iOS 18 (08:50) Audio and Home (20:20) watchOS 11 (24:20) iPadOS 18 (26:45) macOS Sequoia (33:00) AI - Apple Intelligence (40:10) Find us elsewhere:

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Episode 443: WWDC Preview, Apple Design Awards show art Episode 443: WWDC Preview, Apple Design Awards

Notnerd Podcast: Tech Better

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 great nominees. Plus, we have all the other tech news, including a rousing Just the Headlines segment. Our goal is to help you keep up with tech, so you can get out there and tech better! Main Topic: WWDC Preview (06:30) DAVE’S PRO-TIP OF THE WEEK: Lock camera lens (21:05) JUST THE HEADLINES: (29:00) From Sandy: ...

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Ep. 442: Google's AI Overview Needs an Overhaul + Other Tech News, Tips, & Picks show art Ep. 442: Google's AI Overview Needs an Overhaul + Other Tech News, Tips, & Picks

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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! ! INTRO (00:00) Main Topic: More Google AI problems (05:55) DAVE’S PRO-TIP OF THE WEEK: (17:45) JUST THE HEADLINES: (27:00) TAKES: (28:40) (36:35) (39:45) (41:15) (45:25) BONUS ODD TAKE: (47:15) PICKS OF THE...

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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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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. 

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INTRO (00:00)

NOTPICKS.COM GIVEAWAY (02:45)

Rabbit R1. Is AI in a Box worth it? (11:25)

MKBHD strikes again, “Barely Reviewable”

iJustine is partner with R1, doesn’t say one bad thing about it

AI hardware is like trying to invent the iPod after the iPhone

DAVE’S PRO-TIP OF THE WEEK: Facebook feeds (19:50)

JUST THE HEADLINES: (26:30)

US Post Office phishing sites get as much traffic as the real one

Generative AI arrives in the gene editing world of CRISPR

Thermonator, the Flame-Throwing Robot Dog, Can Now Be Yours for $9,420

Microsoft releases MS-DOS 4 source code on GitHub

Ford just reported a massive loss on every electric vehicle it sold

DJI might get banned next in the US

US teacher charged with using AI to frame principal with hate speech clip

Airline keeps mistaking 101-year-old woman for a 1-year-old

TAKES:

Biden signs TikTok ‘ban’ bill into law, starting the clock for ByteDance to divest it - ByteDance prefers TikTok shutdown in US if legal options fail, sources say - Biden campaign plans to keep using TikTok through the election (31:55)

With YouTube Booming, Podcast Creators Get Camera-Ready (38:25)

Google delays third-party cookie demise yet again (43:10)

Police warn of thieves using wifi-jamming tech to disarm cameras, alarms (46:15)

BONUS ODD TAKE: BioNumbers - The database of useful biological numbers (48:05)

PICKS OF THE WEEK:

Dave: SAMSUNG 28-Inch ViewFinity UR55 Series 4K UHD IPS Computer Monitor, HDR10, AMD FreeSync, HDMI 2.0 and DisplayPort 1.2, Bezelless Display, Eye Care, LU28R550UQNXZA, 2023 (55:20)

Nate: Shure SM48 Cardioid Dynamic Vocal Microphone with Shock-Mounted Cartridge, Steel Mesh Grille and Integral Pop Filter, A25D Mic Clip, Storage Bag, 3-pin XLR Connector, No Cable Included (SM48-LC) (59:25)

RAMAZON PURCHASE (01:04:15)

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