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Techquila is a podcast where nerds talk about tech and take a shot of tequila every ten minutes! We try to keep the podcast to around an hour but sometimes go over or under (usually over). We cover a wide range of topics including consumer electronics, developing technologies, gaming, science research, and how they affect our lives.

Techquila is a podcast where nerds talk about tech and take a shot of tequila every ten minutes! We try to keep the podcast to around an hour but sometimes go over or under (usually over). We cover a wide range of topics including consumer electronics, developing technologies, gaming, science research, and how they affect our lives.
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Techquila is a podcast where nerds talk about tech and take a shot of tequila every ten minutes! We try to keep the podcast to around an hour but sometimes go over or under (usually over). We cover a wide range of topics including consumer electronics, developing technologies, gaming, science research, and how they affect our lives.

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Episodes

Sober Thoughts: Pixel 3a

5/15/2019
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This week Mike Caputo and Holden DePardo join me to chat about the Pixel 3a and our takeaways from Google’s announcement! Mike is at @caputo and Holden is at @Holdendepardo Reach out to the podcast at: Reddit - /r/Techquila Twitter - @TechquilaCast Patreon - Techquila Email - techquilapodcast@gmail.com

Duration:00:41:33

55: YouTube, a Colorful Cast of Freethinkers, Misfits, and Nazis

4/25/2019
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On Techquila Episode 55 Ashley and Eric join me to talk about the colorful cast of miscreants that inhabit the Youtube sphere (as well as some gems). We get off topic several times, but this is a depressing topic so we needed the comic relief. We did our best to cover the bases of what we think is super important now. 00:03:01 - What we’re drinking 00:05:04 - Background 00:08:49 - Notre Dame Fire 00:12:06 - The Great Radicalizer 00:25:51 - 2 Chainz Most Expensivest Shit 00:27:50 - Joe Rogan...

Duration:01:53:40

54: Music Streaming Services & Avoiding Facebook/Google

4/9/2019
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On this episode Casey Mendoza joins me (for the first time) to talk about music streaming. All the big players (of course we talked about Deezer). We also chat about privacy and how to (begin) avoiding Facebook and Google. Casey is at @CaseyMdoza and newsy.com Reach out to the podcast at: Reddit - /r/Techquila Twitter - @TechquilaCast Patreon - Techquila Email - techquilapodcast@gmail.com

Duration:01:56:19

53: Assembling Nintendo Labo Pt. 4

4/2/2019
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Watch this episode on YouTube! I’m joined by Kyle Nolla and Chad Innis yet again in another installment of us drunkenly assembling Nintendo Labo! Reach out to the podcast at: Reddit - /r/Techquila Twitter - @TechquilaCast Patreon - Techquila Email - techquilapodcast@gmail.com

Duration:01:28:11

Sober Thoughts: Poké Talk!

3/24/2019
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I’m joined by Kyle and Joe (first time) to talk about the Pokemon Sword & Shield announcement and anything pokemon related that our little hearts desired! We talk about everything from the announcement itself to starter evolutions, hopes, and rumors! Had a lot of fun, I hope to have these folks on again when more Sword & Shield info is revealed! Reach out to the podcast at: Reddit - /r/Techquila Twitter - @TechquilaCast Patreon - Techquila Email - techquilapodcast@gmail.com

Duration:01:05:14

52: Assembling Nintendo Labo Pt. 3

3/3/2019
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Watch this episode on YouTube! I’m joined by David Montes and Eric Earley in yet another installment of us drunkenly assembling Nintendo Labo! Reach out to the podcast at: Reddit - /r/Techquila Twitter - @TechquilaCast Patreon - Techquila Email - techquilapodcast@gmail.com

Duration:00:40:59

51: Prime and Punishment - Dildos en Fuego

2/4/2019
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Dante and Chad join me this episode to chat about video games, FB, Amazon, and dildos. And CHAD DRANK FOR THE FIRST TIME IN FOREVER. As always these guys are too fucking fun. 00:05:34 - Metroid Prime 4 00:15:01 - Facebook & Google Certificates Revoked on Apple App Store 00:25:51 - Anthem 00:44:50 - FB merging Whatsapp, Messenger, Insta DMs 00:51:20 - Prime and Punishment 01:04:32 - LOL 01:08:50 - Light Phone 2 01:16:34 - Deorbital 01:21:46 - YIIK & She Dreams Elsewhere 01:32:53 - App...

Duration:01:46:31

50: Smash Bros. Extravaganza - Safe Space

1/21/2019
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Holy shit, this one was too fun and too long… It’s episode 50!!! And with me to celebrate are Kyle Nolla, Alex Cohen, and Eric Schulkin. We talk about an awesome Twitch charity for a trans support org, the fucking Gillete ad, the infuriating lack of gamecube games/virtual console on the Switch, and for our main topic we talk A LOT about Super Smash Brothers Ultimate. In our Smash conversation Kyle tells us about how Nintendo is interacting with the Smash Brothers grassroots scene, her PhD...

Duration:01:52:40

49: CES 2019

1/13/2019
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Mike Caputo and Jayna Fontenot join me to shoot the shit on what we found interesting, dumb, and creepy during the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show! We talk about Google Assistant, Apple Airplay, TV tech, and much more. Link here for the LOL moment! Mike is at tech247tv Jayna and the Pretty Witty Podcast is at @PrettyWittyPod Reach out to the podcast at: Reddit - /r/Techquila Twitter - @TechquilaCast Patreon - Techquila Email - techquilapodcast@gmail.com

Duration:01:33:29

48: Labor in the Modern Tech World

11/20/2018
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Dante Douglas and Nina Hernandez join me to talk about labor in the tech industry! It’s a complicated subject and I’ve got some smart folks here with me to help break it down! We talk specifically about Tesla, Amazon, and the gaming industry. (The Google walkout was on the list but we went over time. Also Nina had to slip out early at the end, I tried to edit that out as covertly as possible.) 00:03:57 - Tesla 00:22:56 - Amazon 00:49:28 - Gaming Dante is at @VideoDante and Deorbital.media...

Duration:01:27:12

Sober Thoughts: New iPad Pro

11/10/2018
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Chad Innis (from Respawn Aim Fire) and Alex Cohen join me to talk about the Apple announcement and try to convince me to buy Alex’s old iPad Pro! 02:30 - New Mac Mini 05:30 - New Macbook Air 12:17 - New iPad Pro Reach out to the podcast at: Reddit - /r/Techquila Twitter - @TechquilaCast Patreon - Techquila Email - techquilapodcast@gmail.com

Duration:00:41:02

47: Tech-in-TV, Kanye 5.0, Rumor Mill is Back!

10/21/2018
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Ashley Robinson (from Pretty Witty Podcast) and Eric Schulkin join me to talk about Tech in television and a slew of other topics! 00:03:23 - Pixel 3 00:06:20 - Google Pixel USB-C Earbuds 00:10:09 - New Palm Phone 00:24:11 - Facebook Portal 00:30:43 - Facebook Lied About Video Metrics 00:36:50 - Tech-in-TV 01:02:50 - Suggested Apps 01:13:01 - Rumor Mill is Back! Reach out to me at: Twitter - @TechquilaCast Email - techquilapodcast@gmail.com Reddit - /r/Techquila

Duration:01:25:09

Sober Thoughts: Pixel 3, Pixel Slate, Google Home Hub

10/13/2018
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This episode Holden DePardo (from Respawn, Aim, Fire) and Daniel Yun join me to talk about the Google announcement. We break down our thoughts on each product and what the significance of each is. Also the “not pink” color is pretty dope! 00:01:20 - Beginning of the Google Presentation 00:08:40 - Google Home Hub 00:19:16 - Pixel Slate 00:35:01 - Pixel 3 Reach out to me at: Twitter - @TechquilaCast Email - techquilapodcast@gmail.com Reddit - /r/Techquila

Duration:01:07:03

46: Apple Announcement & Android vs iOS (Very Drunkenly)

9/26/2018
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OoOoF. This is a long one! Holden DePardo (from Respawn, Aim, Fire) joins me today to talk about the Apple announcement (iPhones & Watch) and more importantly we rant about iOS vs Android while getting drunk. Guess that’s what this podcast is about? 00:06:10 - iPhone XS, XS Max, XR 00:30:55 - Apple Watch Series 4 00:42:15 - Android vs. iOS ??:??:?? - Too fucking drunk to be coherent Reach out to me at: Twitter - @TechquilaCast Email - techquilapodcast@gmail.com Reddit - /r/Techquila

Duration:02:08:43

45: Nintendo Switchin' @ 8 Mph w/ Holden, Chad, and Eevee

8/25/2018
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This episode I have Chad and Holden from Respawn Aim Fire (a dope gaming podcast) on for the first time! We talk pokemon, switch, really funny devices meant for airports, and more! 00:05:42 - Pokemon Let’s Go’s Battle Animation 00:13:55 - Nintendo Switch Gripes 00:37:57 - LOL 00:45:50 - Updated Retina Macbook Air 01:10:21 - 5G Innovations 01:21:54 - App Suggestions Reach out to me at: Twitter - @TechquilaCast Email - techquilapodcast@gmail.com Reddit - /r/Techquila

Duration:01:41:46

Easter Egg: House Flipper, Nioh, Night in the Woods

8/18/2018
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In this episode Eric and Nina (who’s a bit hoarse) join me on the first episode of our new segment, Easter Egg! On these episodes we’ll be taking it (relatively) easy on the drinking while we chat about what video games we’re currently playing and why we love them! In this episode we talk about House Flipper, a house flipping sim, Nioh, a Dark Souls-like Japanese demon thing, and Night in the Woods, a well styled, deeply moody story that captures the essence of small-town America in the...

Duration:00:38:28

44: Get a Bidet

8/4/2018
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In this episode I’m joined by Ashley Robinson and Cris Nevares as we talk about Mars discoveries, driverless vehicles, Moviepass’s failures, and how everyone needs bidets.

Duration:01:14:10

43: Elon Musk E-Skates to Thailand with Blue LED's

7/8/2018
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In this episode Nina Hernandez and Daniel Yun join me to talk about how Elon Musk is going to save (not) the children in Thailand trapped in the cave, e-skates, LED interfaces, and more!

Duration:01:08:07

42: Assembling Nintendo Labo Pt. 2 - We Built This House!

7/5/2018
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I’m joined again by Eric Earley and Kyle Nolla to build another Nintendo Labo thing! This time we build the house while talking about the usual stuff like Animal Crossing, Pokemon ROM hacks, the Japanese word for Magikarp, emo music, etc. You can watch the video here: https://youtu.be/BWcp1U1ZTlM

Duration:01:11:32

Sober Thoughts: E3 2018

6/15/2018
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Nina and I talk Pokemon, Smash Bros., Kingdom Hearts, as well as why the fuck Hey You Pikachu! ever existed.

Duration:00:42:43