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Jefferson Graham's daily USA TODAY #Talking Tech podcast offers a quick hit on the hottest new gadgets, tech news & apps & chats with tech insiders. #Talking Tech is USA TODAY's most listened to podcast, with over 55 million downloads. Graham is a USA TODAY tech columnist & also hosts the #TalkingTech video series. http://talkingtechpodcast.usatoday.com http://jeffersongraham.net

Jefferson Graham's daily USA TODAY #Talking Tech podcast offers a quick hit on the hottest new gadgets, tech news & apps & chats with tech insiders. #Talking Tech is USA TODAY's most listened to podcast, with over 55 million downloads. Graham is a USA TODAY tech columnist & also hosts the #TalkingTech video series. http://talkingtechpodcast.usatoday.com http://jeffersongraham.net
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Jefferson Graham's daily USA TODAY #Talking Tech podcast offers a quick hit on the hottest new gadgets, tech news & apps & chats with tech insiders. #Talking Tech is USA TODAY's most listened to podcast, with over 55 million downloads. Graham is a USA TODAY tech columnist & also hosts the #TalkingTech video series. http://talkingtechpodcast.usatoday.com http://jeffersongraham.net

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Episodes

ICYMI: Have guitar will travel - Talking Tech with Richard Smith

10/21/2018
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ICYMI: Talking Tech sat down with guitar picker Richard Smith for a chat about life--and technology on the road. One of host Jefferson Graham's personal favorites.

Duration:00:08:01

Our advice for Facebook: cut the losses and drop out

10/20/2018
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Jefferson Graham doesn't believe Facebook should go through and release the new Portal video chat device, due to too many privacy issues plaguing the company. He explains on Talking Tech.

Duration:00:06:05

Google Maps bring ETA support to app

10/19/2018
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Jefferson Graham reports on a fun new feature in Google Maps for iPhone users: ETA support, just like on the Lyft and Uber apps.

Duration:00:03:02

Apple's 3rd new iPhone of the year - the XR

10/19/2018
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Looking for a new iPhone? Apple has yet another new one awaiting your cold hard cash. Jefferson Graham runs down the pros and cons of the XR on #TalkingTech.

Duration:00:03:20

Customer support--Samsung, Apple good, Microsoft very bad

10/18/2018
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Jefferson Graham offers consumer tips on dealing with customer service for devices on Talking Tech. Apple and Samsung get high marks, not so for Microsoft. http://www.jeffersongraham.net

Duration:00:04:22

Facebook has another privacy fiasco in Portal

10/17/2018
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Facebook just admitted that its new video speaker, Portal, will monitor who we call and how often and sell the info to advertisers. That's a great way to launch a new product, right? Jefferson Graham weighs in on #TalkingTech.

Duration:00:04:14

Apple updates how we download our data

10/17/2018
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Jefferson Graham's report on the revised, updated Apple privacy website, which makes it easier to download the limited amount of data the company has collected on us.

Duration:00:05:37

Amazon's new waterproof, and affordable Kindle

10/16/2018
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It's not just Alexa for Amazon, which started making its own products with the Kindle e-reader. Now, there's a new edition, and USA TODAT's Edward C. Baig joins Jefferson Graham to dive into Kindleland.

Duration:00:05:29

Why Lyft drivers cancel rides on us

10/16/2018
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Jefferson Graham wanted to know why Lyft drivers recently accepted his ride, then canceled, with no explanation. So he reached out to Ippei Takahashi, who runs the Ride.Guru website, for some answers and tips on what consumers could do, on Talking Tech.

Duration:00:07:07

Sears, where America once shopped for tech

10/15/2018
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Jefferson Graham and USA TODAY's Michelle Maltais remember buying tech gear from the once dominant Sears, which just announced it was filing for bankruptcy on Talking Tech.

Duration:00:06:28

Have guitar will travel--the only gear Richard Smith needs to keep running

10/15/2018
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Guitar player Richard Smith lives out of his car 70% of the year, touring the country gigging. He joins Jefferson Graham on Talking Tech to explain the technology he uses to keep up with dates, the latest music, his website and fans. Hints: it's one small device.

Duration:00:08:01

ICYMI: Tokyo tour of gadget oddities

10/14/2018
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ICYMI: Jefferson Graham's dispatch from Japan, on some of the useful, wacky and downright weird tech gadgets he saw on display. https://youtu.be/-xLT95dLndk

Duration:00:05:32

Hey, Google, you're not trying to replace me – are you?

10/13/2018
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Google wants to make calls for us and screen them as well. Clearly it's looking to use its robotics to replace us. Jefferson Graham explains on Talking Tech.

Duration:00:05:57

Tech #101: Change your smartphone passcode now. Thanks Kanye.

10/12/2018
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Kanye West just exposed his insanely easy to crack 000000 iPhone passcode to the world. Jefferson Graham reports on why having dumb passcodes is a really stupid idea, on #TalkingTech.

Duration:00:03:16

Waze looks to change lanes as home for carpoolers

10/11/2018
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Waze, the popular navigation app, looks to shift directions as the home to connect carpoolers. Jefferson Graham has the scoop on Talking Tech.

Duration:00:04:11

Google says goodbye to telemarketers?

10/10/2018
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Along with new phones, a tablet and a new speaker, Google just unveiled an ambitious plan to scare away telemarketers. Jefferson Graham is joined by USA TODAY's Edward C. Baig and Eli Blumenthal to explore how it might work.

Duration:00:04:29

The Speaker Wars - now with video

10/9/2018
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It's Google vs. Amazon vs. Facebook in what looks to be the hottest consumer tech battle of 2018--who puts a talking video display device in your kitchen? Jefferson Graham reports on #TalkingTech.

Duration:00:04:42

Tokyo Tour - tech innovations and oddities

10/9/2018
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Jefferson Graham is back from a week in Japan, and reports on tech innovations and oddities found in the world's biggest electronics shop, Tokyo's Yodibashi-Akiba, and one new announced product from Panasonic that might give office workers pause.

Duration:00:05:49

New Spiderman videogame a smash

10/8/2018
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USA TODAY's Mike Snider, filling in for vacationing Jefferson Graham, reports on the smash sales of the new edition of a Spiderman videogame, on Talking Tech.

Duration:00:03:03

ICYMI: Happy birthday Google

10/7/2018
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ICYMI: RichonTech's Rich DeMuro fills in for vacationing Jefferson Graham with a happy birthday greeting for Google on Talking Tech.

Duration:00:03:42