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A weekly, unscripted show about technology, movies, pop culture, and almost anything else that interests us.

A weekly, unscripted show about technology, movies, pop culture, and almost anything else that interests us.
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A weekly, unscripted show about technology, movies, pop culture, and almost anything else that interests us.

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English


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Ep. 131 – Whole House WiFi

8/31/2017
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The guys are back, talking tech. Dig into this episode of techy, geeky, goodness! The post Ep. 131 – Whole House WiFi appeared first on No Better Than Average.

Duration: 01:32:22


Ep. 130 – Puttin’ on the Hits

8/8/2017
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Jacob & Todd are back for another episode (while Jeff is nursing a wicked bad headache) and talking tech. Lots to cover in this episode, so go ahead and jump right in! Some video clips discussed in this episode: What we love: Jacob loves his MilestonePod for tracking foot activity while running. Just $22… Cheap! http://amzn.to/2usBbl3 … Continue reading Ep. 130 – Puttin’ on the Hits → The post Ep. 130 – Puttin’ on the Hits appeared first on No Better Than Average.

Duration: 01:15:14


Ep. 129 – Our Noise Generators go to 11

7/10/2017
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The guys are back with more tech talk. Jacob and Todd bemoan their move to an open concept office. What will beat back the noise of too many bodies crammed into a “shared” space? Why… noise generators of course! Got an open office horror story to tell? Share it with the guys! In tech news – … Continue reading Ep. 129 – Our Noise Generators go to 11 → The post Ep. 129 – Our Noise Generators go to 11 appeared first on No Better Than Average.

Duration: 01:07:31


Ep. 128 – Old-Timey Workouts

6/26/2017
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The guys are back, talking tech. This week they cover Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods, listener feedback, the new iPad Pro 10.5″, and more! The post Ep. 128 – Old-Timey Workouts appeared first on No Better Than Average.

Duration: 01:20:43


Ep. 127 – The annual NBTA WWDC 2017 roundup recap spectacular

6/6/2017
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This week the guys are geeking out on all Apple, all episode. It’s time for another annual installment of the WWDC roundup recap spectacular. What did Apple announce and how do the guys feel about it with the reality distortion force field wiped away? What we love Jeff loves the new DC franchise-feature blockbuster: Wonder … Continue reading Ep. 127 – The annual NBTA WWDC 2017 roundup recap spectacular → The post Ep. 127 – The annual NBTA WWDC 2017 roundup recap spectacular appeared first...

Duration: 01:58:43


Ep. 126 – On WebMD *everything* leads to cancer

5/24/2017
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The guys are back & talking tech. Tune to and hear all there is to hear. Oh, check out Todd’s cool Richard Petty Driving Experience video. Go fast & turn left! What we love Todd loved his Richard Petty Driving Experience: https://www.drivepetty.com/race-tracks/daytona-international-speedway?gclid=Cj0KEQjwgODIBRCEqfv60eq65ogBEiQA0ZC5-U8khS6Ku-goe9vAVF4ShTxjpuZXWGRXrPigZSWGRK0aAob_8P8HAQ Jeff loves his Apple AirPods: https://www.apple.com/airpods/ Jacob loves his Dr.meter decibel meter:...

Duration: 01:17:07


Ep. 125 – The Great Deluge

5/9/2017
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The guys survived the great midwestern rains of 2017 to bring another tech-filled show right to your ears! This week Howie calls in & shares tech, money, and beer with the guys. Always a solid, winning combination! Steve Ballmer is chasing money for the government in his golden years. He’s invested in, and launched, the … Continue reading Ep. 125 – The Great Deluge → The post Ep. 125 – The Great Deluge appeared first on No Better Than Average.

Duration: 01:24:38


Ep. 124 – Planned Obsolescence

4/25/2017
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This week on the show the guys are back, talking tech. Did Jacob find and buy a new car? Did Jeff’s connection problems from last week get resolved? Find out on this week’s episode! Todd has some crazy-interesting Excel facts. Seriously, if you’re an Excel geek they’ll blow your mind. Listener John writes in and … Continue reading Ep. 124 – Planned Obsolescence → The post Ep. 124 – Planned Obsolescence appeared first on No Better Than Average.

Duration: 01:16:51


Ep. 123 – Car Buying Blues

4/19/2017
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This week Jacob contemplates the worst possible thing; buying a car and dealing with car salesmen. Jeff actually likes this nonsense? Inconceivable! This week on the show: Jeff and Todd give their rundown between Evernote and One Note. Which is their favorite? Which is your favorite? They give some compelling reasons to give both note-taking platforms a … Continue reading Ep. 123 – Car Buying Blues → The post Ep. 123 – Car Buying Blues appeared first on No Better Than Average.

Duration: 01:09:30


Ep. 122 – Parchment paper with greasy spices

4/11/2017
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It’s been a few weeks since all three of the No Better Nerds were all present at the same time, on the same show! What’s on deck for this episode? Early reports from hands-on with the new Samsung Galaxy S8 seem to indicate that the new facial recognition feature on the S8 can be bypassed … Continue reading Ep. 122 – Parchment paper with greasy spices → The post Ep. 122 – Parchment paper with greasy spices appeared first on No Better Than Average.

Duration: 01:15:28


Ep. 120 – Clever Title Goes Here

3/20/2017
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This week the guys are back – recovering from sickness for some, descending into sickness for others. Will they ever be able to catch a break and all be healthy at the same time? Topics on the show this week include: Listener feedback & tips from Kye and T.J. – a couple of cool links … Continue reading Ep. 120 – Clever Title Goes Here → The post Ep. 120 – Clever Title Goes Here appeared first on No Better Than Average.

Duration: 01:30:12


Ep. 119 – I can’t afford $20 undies!

3/9/2017
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Another week and more tech talk! Topics this week include: Nintendo’s new gaming console, the Nintendo Switch. Is it a hot new console or a $300 Legend of Zelda player? Jeff found a story about a photographer who photographed the entire Sistine Chapel and has produced 220 pages of the photos in a 1:1 size … Continue reading Ep. 119 – I can’t afford $20 undies! → The post Ep. 119 – I can’t afford $20 undies! appeared first on No Better Than Average.

Duration: 01:10:19


Ep. 118 – May the odds be ever in your favor

3/2/2017
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It’s been a rough week with surgeries and rescheduling and painkillers! So without much fanfare – the guys present you with another episode of the show. What we love Jeff loves the iOS app Duet – turn your iPad into an external display for your Mac or PC! https://www.duetdisplay.com/ Todd loves the Lego Batman Movie: http://www.fandango.com/thelegobatmanmovie_191368/movieoverview Jacob … Continue reading Ep. 118 – May the odds be ever in your favor → The post Ep. 118 – May the odds be...

Duration: 01:16:46


Ep. 117 – Apps live IN the watch now?

2/21/2017
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The listeners have responded – enthusiastically – and AirPods have been given a big ‘ol thumbs-up. They’re now, officially, on Jacob’s to-buy list. Also, rumors abound on the next iPhone using some fancy tech called “substrate-like PCB (SLP)” will allow Apple to cram a bigger battery into the non-plus-iPhone, potentially giving it a similar capacity as today’s … Continue reading Ep. 117 – Apps live IN the watch now? → The post Ep. 117 – Apps live IN the watch now? appeared first on No...

Duration: 01:02:03


Ep. 116 – Pow-pow-Powerwall

2/7/2017
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The music trivia challenge: Without cheating, name Aerosmith’s first no. 1 single? Jeff pulled the answer right out, but can you? AT&T has announced they’re trialing their new 5G network – named “Indigo” in Austin, TX and Indianapolis, IN – right in the guys’ backyard! Yay! The new generation wireless spec uses 28GHz, 39GHz, and sub-6GHz frequency … Continue reading Ep. 116 – Pow-pow-Powerwall → The post Ep. 116 – Pow-pow-Powerwall appeared first on No Better Than Average.

Duration: 01:12:29


Ep. 115 – I’ll fax that right over!

1/31/2017
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The guys are back in full force, talking technology! Topics on this episode of the NBTA podcast: It’s 2017 – why are we still using fax? Jacob has a teeny-tiny rant to get off his chest. NAMCO founder Masaya Nakamura passes away at the age of 91 – an end of an era for a company … Continue reading Ep. 115 – I’ll fax that right over! → The post Ep. 115 – I’ll fax that right over! appeared first on No Better Than Average.

Duration: 01:09:33


Ep. 114 – Half a Million Calories!

1/26/2017
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It’s Girl Scout cookie time and once again Jeff’s daughter’s stash is cause for Jacob’s amazement! This week the guys talk about: Listener Kye writes in with a link to the Periodic Table of Beer: https://www.sunglasswarehouse.com/blog/periodic-table-of-beer/ and a way to send snail-mail all secure and tamper-proof like the CIA does! Jacob finds an interesting ad blocking … Continue reading Ep. 114 – Half a Million Calories! → The post Ep. 114 – Half a Million Calories! appeared first on...

Duration: 01:14:24


Ep. 113 – Ten Acres of Nerd

1/19/2017
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Is your smart TV spying on you? It might be! Jacob recounts his tale of his Vizio TV informing him that it was auto opting-in to basically monitor everything happening, being watched, etc. and sending it off to Vizio to be “shared” with third-party content companies. The scary thing? The tiny fine print in the … Continue reading Ep. 113 – Ten Acres of Nerd → The post Ep. 113 – Ten Acres of Nerd appeared first on No Better Than Average.

Duration: 01:13:16


Ep. 112 – Wholesome Activities

1/12/2017
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This week the guys are talking about some of the cool things shown at CES 2017 – a fantasy-land for any gadget fetishist around! But before they can get to the gadgets they have to talk about some of the bigger news items of the day: The FBI has arrested and charged former regulatory compliance chief … Continue reading Ep. 112 – Wholesome Activities → The post Ep. 112 – Wholesome Activities appeared first on No Better Than Average.

Duration: 01:05:19


Ep. 111 – Resolutions?

1/4/2017
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The holidays are over and the guys are – once again – back at the tech-talk-game. Some of the topics this week: Cheap and Useful? A website promising links to “cheap and useful stuff under $25”. It may or may not actually be useful, but it certainly is cheap! Decide for yourself at http://www.cheapanduseful.com/ Inside Facebook’s Prineville, OR data … Continue reading Ep. 111 – Resolutions? → The post Ep. 111 – Resolutions? appeared first on No Better Than Average.

Duration: 01:15:31

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