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Bad Week for Apple | FULL SHOW | #5609/27/14
Bendgate, iOS bricking, and other reasons you should wait before purchasing a new iPhone. Plus, discover the latest software to combat click-bate, get a mattress on the cheap, and learn how to win the Audio-Technica ATH-ANC70 QuietPoint active...
Love It, Hate It | FULL SHOW | #55
Gregg's tragic Windows 8 saga continues, we talk Apple news including the unsolicited U2 album push, and meet our new Teen Tech Tester. Segment 1: Forced Shut Down Nope, Gregg hasn't caught a terrible virus. He's gone horse screaming after his latest...
Forced Shut Down | SEGMENT 1 | #55
Nope, Gregg hasn't caught a terrible virus. He's gone horse screaming after his latest throw down with Windows 8. We learn about Gregg's recent Windows debacle.
Windows 8, Bah Humbug! | SEGMENT 2 | #55
On top of crippling Gregg's work flow, Windows 8 seems to have locked up an ASUS Zenbook we're trying to test! Did killing off XP lead to users migrating to alternative platforms?
Beware Free iPhone 6 | SEGMENT 3 | #55
Think before you trade in your old phone. You may be getting ripped off! Gregg and Jason give tips to get the most value out of your used phone.
Data Limits | SEGMENT 4 | #55
Jason uses his phone CONSTANTLY, but only uses around 300 MB per month of his data. He tells us how he manages to keep his usage so low. Plus, Gregg offers solutions for big data users.
Apple's Competition | SEGMENT 5 | #55
Don't regret the long term cost of a "free" iPhone 6. Gregg and Jason compare competing products, some of which are amazingly inexpensive.
Apple Does Fashion | SEGMENT 6 | #55
Apple aims to make a stamp in the fashion accessory business with the new Apple watch. Will it be your first wrist accessory?
Apple Blunders | SEGMENT 7 | #55
Were you one of the millions of people who had U2's new album forced on to your phone? Will you buy an Apple Watch if they can't make the battery last more than a day? We look at some of the only bad Apple news.
Land Lines | SEGMENT 8 | #55
If you have to make an important call, do you try to use a land line? We discuss land lines importance over spotty cell service at the same time it seems to be going the way of the buffalo.
Apple News, Net Neutrality, and Connected Cars | FULL SHOW | #54
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).
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