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Our tech is growing and moving faster than ever before—which is why smartphones, smart cars, and smart homes can make us all feel stupid. That’s why Onyx Test Bench is cutting thru the fog on what’s new, and how smart technology can enhance your life instead of the landfill. From UHD to virtual reality, new apps and cars that drive themselves, we’re telling the story of tomorrow’s future in a way we can understand it today!

Our tech is growing and moving faster than ever before—which is why smartphones, smart cars, and smart homes can make us all feel stupid. That’s why Onyx Test Bench is cutting thru the fog on what’s new, and how smart technology can enhance your life instead of the landfill. From UHD to virtual reality, new apps and cars that drive themselves, we’re telling the story of tomorrow’s future in a way we can understand it today!
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Our tech is growing and moving faster than ever before—which is why smartphones, smart cars, and smart homes can make us all feel stupid. That’s why Onyx Test Bench is cutting thru the fog on what’s new, and how smart technology can enhance your life instead of the landfill. From UHD to virtual reality, new apps and cars that drive themselves, we’re telling the story of tomorrow’s future in a way we can understand it today!

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English


Episodes

OTB S2E10 - Airpods and HomePods

6/13/2019
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We talk about Apple's primary music devices and how they fit into our everyday lives.

Duration:00:28:02

OTB S2E9 - Parental Controls

6/6/2019
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Technology can be fun and amazing, we talk about how to keep it that way for the whole family with parental controls.

Duration:00:20:38

OTB S2E8 - Building a New Home

5/30/2019
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We discuss some important things to consider when building a new home.

Duration:00:28:41

OTB S2E7 - Vacation Homes

5/23/2019
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What is the best way to make sure your vacation home is as smart and easy to use as possible? Onyx on vacation!

Duration:00:14:28

OTB S2E6 - Apple Announcement

5/16/2019
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We discuss the most interesting and exciting aspects of the recent apple announcement.

Duration:00:18:44

OTB S2E5 - Smart Lighting

5/9/2019
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We discuss smart lighting from DIY to large scale professional installation.

Duration:00:16:48

OTB S2E4 - TV Jargon

5/2/2019
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There are so many new technologies with TV's, we sort through the ones that are the most important when buying a new TV.

Duration:00:18:42

OTB S2E3 - Airplay 2

4/25/2019
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We dive into the exciting world of Airplay 2 and how you can use it for a great whole home music experience.

Duration:00:13:39

OTB S2E2 - Streaming TV

4/18/2019
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We discuss the developments and options with cutting the cord and streaming your TV.

Duration:00:18:43

OTB S2E1 - Voice Control

4/11/2019
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We talk about what is the most exciting thing about tech right now, which we all feel is voice control in home automation.

Duration:00:18:10

#20 Security Cameras

11/14/2016
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Surveillance cameras aren't just for banks and CSI any more. We discuss the benefits DIY and professionally installed security cameras.

Duration:00:18:12

#19 Cedia 2016

10/24/2016
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We roamed the annual installed hime electronics show looking for the best of what's new. We discuss the best in our favorite categories, along with a few odd balls.

Duration:00:29:34

#18 Lastpass

10/17/2016
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Our lives are ruled by passwords, but how do we keep everything secure and not forget which username and password goes with what service? We discuss our favorite password manager and tips to keep your information safe.

Duration:00:31:25

#17 Pt. 2 Troubleshooting

10/10/2016
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What do you do when you go to turn on your tv and all you get is a no signal message? Where do you start when your computer is running slow or your WiFi is out? We discuss the best ways to troubleshoot these common issues.

Duration:00:12:36

#17 Pt. 1 Troubleshooting

10/3/2016
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What do you do when you go to turn on your tv and all you get is a no signal message? Where do you start when your computer is running slow or your WiFi is out? We discuss the best ways to troubleshoot these common issues.

Duration:00:25:42

#16 Intro To Gaming

9/26/2016
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The world of video games is constantly evolving. We discuss how gamers have gone from their mom's basement to arenas.

Duration:00:21:34

#15 DIY

9/19/2016
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Are you looking to dip your toe into the word of smart homes. We discuss some fun, easy to install devices you can do your self to test the waters.

Duration:00:25:14

#14 Universal Remote

9/12/2016
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Does it take multiple attempts and a hint from a cheat sheet to get your TV and surround sound on? We discuss the best universal remotes for every price range to get you going with a single button press.

Duration:00:28:05

#13 Smart Lighting

9/5/2016
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Nothing makes your home feel more like the house of the future than smart lighting. We discuss all the ways connected bulbs and switches can add convenience, security, and efficiency to your home.

Duration:00:30:36

#12 Siri

8/29/2016
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Siri can be a fickle companion. Is there any way to improve your relationship? We discuss tips and tricks to help you get along better and be more productive with your digital assistant.

Duration:00:23:02