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Apple News, Net Neutrality, and Connected Cars | FULL...09/13/14
Following the many Apple Announcements, we sound off on Apple Pay, Apple Watch, and the iPhone 6. Then, we delve into the debate surrounding net neutrality, and learn about upcoming connected car technologies. Segment 1: Windows Woes In the midst of...
Windows Woes | SEGMENT 1 | #54
In the midst of so many exciting Apple announcements, Gregg Stebben found himself having a nightmarish Windows 8 meltdown last week. Find out what has reinvigorated Gregg's hatred for Windows, and left him horse.
Destination Vacation | SEGMENT 2 | #54
Going to Raleigh, North Carolina? Stay at Gregg's place! Gregg fills us in on his experience listing his home via AirBnB.com. Then, Jason reviews Trover, the app that lets you visually explore the world around you.
Supreme Gadget | SEGMENT 3 | #54
With a backpack full of gadgets, what did Jason find himself using the most during his Maui vacation? Forget the tablet, all you need is a smartphone (just make sure you have a waterproof case).
Apple Pay | SEGMENT 4 | #54
Will it save you cash and time during your next shopping trip, or will you find yourself increasingly annoyed by real-life pop-up ads? It's undeniable that Apple has built significant bridges with major credit card companies and retailers. Kim...
Feature Creeper | SEGMENT 5 | #54
Are too many features on the iPhone 6 a bad thing? Kim Garretson predicts that consumers will migrate to the wrist, and phase out a feature-cluttered phone as the primary communication method.
Apple Watch | SEGMENT 6 | #54
No doubt, the Apple Watch is stunning. Is the latest wearable gadget enough to turn Jason and Kim Garretson into watch wearers? Find out.
Apple Rx | SEGMENT 7 | #54
One of the buzz worthy features of the new Apple Watch is the ability to monitor and transmit a wearers heart rate. Gregg forecasts how you could get an Apple Watch for FREE!
Monetized Emotions | SEGMENT 8 | #54
Is there a way for brands to capitalize on the faux intimacy of the new Apple Watch? Kim Garretson sounds off. Then, how will Apple's recent announcement effect Google, Samsung, and Amazon?
Net Neutrality | SEGMENT 9 | #54
Did you notice slow internet speeds last week? Hal Singer, Senior Fellow at the Progressive Policy Institute, explains how content providers are attempting to garner consumer support to combat priority delivery (AKA Net Neutrality).
Degraded Service | SEGMENT 10 | #54
The debate on net neutrality rages on. Progressive Policy Institute Senior Fellow, Hal Singer says that having a "Fast Lane" does not necessarily mean that there will be a "Slow Lane" with degraded internet speeds.
V to V | SEGMENT 11 | #54
The New Cadillac CTS will feature Vehicle to Vehicle technology that enables your car to communicate with other cars on the road. GM's Head of Consumer Affairs, James Bell shares what this means for driver safety.
ENCORE: Hacked & Charged | FULL SHOW | #53
Jason says goodbye to the LG G3, and tests out the iBolt car dock. Gregg champions freecycling, and gets mad about data plans. Automotive expert, Alan Taylor, talks autonomous cars and car hackers. Then, Tim Moynihan from Wired.com explains what...
ENCORE: Pining for the G3 | SEGMENT 1 | #53
Parting is such sweet sorrow. After living with the LG G3 tester phone for a week, Jason describes what he misses most now that he's sent the phone back.
ENCORE: Freecycle Network | SEGMENT 2 | #53
Do you like free stuff and have some junk you need to be rid of? Gregg tells us why he's obsessed with "Freecycling."
ENCORE: Freecycle vs. Craigslist | SEGMENT 3 | #53
Gregg and Jason BOTH needed new lawn mowers, so they put the internet to the test, and it delivered!
ENCORE: Un-Cord Cutter | SEGMENT 4 | #53
In the days when many are abandoning the Cable TV ship, what has renegade Gregg signing back up? A need for Golf and Turner Classic Movies has Gregg negotiating with Comcast.
ENCORE: Choosing Sides | SEGMENT 5 | #53
The next big Apple announcement for iPhone is rumored to come down the pike on September 9th. Will it be enough to shift Gregg's allegiance from Android to Apple? The competition is getting stiff!
ENCORE: Tablet Dust Bowl | SEGMENT 6 | #53
Tablets were one of the fastest growing consumer electronics segments ever to hit store shelves, and according to Best Buy's CEO, sales are now tanking. Can they recover, or will they go the way of the Palm Pilot?
ENCORE: In-Dash Solution | SEGMENT 7 | #53
If you're driving around in a car old enough to have a tape deck, but still want to enjoy having a connected console, Jason has the product for you. Learn more.
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