Tech It Out

Tech It Out

Making sense of technology by breaking down “geek speak into street speak."

Episodes

February 23, 2024 39 mins
  • Do you (or have family members who) carry an EpiPen? This might be a thing of the past, as we hear from Dr. Randhawa from The Food Allergy Institute, the first medical tech company to use AI to diagnose and treat potentially fatal food allergies
  • Speaking of AI, we’ll learn all about Google Gemini, a new generative app and site billed as a “ChatGPT killer,” and this includes a free-to-use image generation feature. We talk with Go...
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  • McAfee’s CTO Steve Grobman chats with us about the rise of AI-related cyberattacks (including deep fakes), and romance scams, and how not to fall victim to them!
  • Is your smartphone battery down to 5% and you’re at a concert or sports venue? We learn about ChargeFUZE kiosks that let you rent power banks on the cheap. On the show is Fuze Technology’s CEO Brandon Afari
  • Gamers, here’s how to reduce the odds of getting headaches when ...
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  • Apple’s mixed reality headset, called Vision Pro, is now available. I catch up with Luke Richey at Gravity Jack to talk with us all about it. Hint: He thinks it may change the world!
  • In celebration of Black History Month, we learn about the “Afrofuturism Edition” of SanDisk’s Extreme Portable SSD (solid state drive), with the awesome Brian Pridgeon
  • A pair of new OnePlus smartphones are now available – and garnering quite a bit of...
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  • Filmmaker Kevin Smith joins us once again, this time to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the BlackBerry, plus discover Easter eggs on DVDs, and more
  • Truecaller chats about its free app that blocks robocallers and scammers from calling you
  • Get the skinny on the popular Gatsby app, which shows you where you can stream movies and TV shows
  • Lost luggage? Why use AirTags when you can leverage LuggageCam. Hear how it works.
  • Thank you to ...
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  • His name be ordinary, but he’s anything but! 15-time moviemaker Kevin Smith joins me to chat about health and wellness tech, the 40th anniversary of the Mac, and more
  • Hisense now has its 100-inch 4K QLED TV on sale, ahead of Super Bowl Sunday. Hisense’s Lindsay Takashima shares what to look for in a new television
  • Valentine’s Day is coming up, and so we’ll learn about a music-centric dating app called Vinylly with its cofounder R...
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  • Broadcasting from Samsung’s Galaxy Unpacked in San Jose, I sit down with Blake Gaiser to chat about the new S24 Series smartphones and the crazy artificial intelligence (AI) powering new experiences
  • Also at Galaxy Unpacked, I interview technology journalist and photographer Ted Kritsonis for a handful of ‘Phonography’ tips. We learn how to take better photos with any smartphone you own
  • Tech lifestyle expert Mario Armstrong stops ...
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  • Broadcasting from the 2024 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), I share highlights that will WOW you. The future is on display here in Las Vegas!
  • I sit down with tech experts Jennifer Jolly and Mario Armstrong for their top picks from the 2024 CES
  • Learn about the Barsys 360, a robotic bartender for your home, with the founder and CEO of Barsys, Akshet Tewari
  • Thank you to Intel, the CSGA (Cyber Security Global Alliance), Visa, and West...
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  • News you can use! I cover the Apple Watch patent dispute, finding lost luggage with AirTags, a 13-year-old finishing ‘Tetris,’ and what will be hot next week at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas
  • Speaking of Sin City, I sit down with AWS’s Justin Honaman -- to talk about the cloud, AI, and the future of shopping – at Amazon’s AWS Re:Invent
  • Parenting expert and author Meredith Sinclair stops by to share her favorite ...
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  • While at AWS Re:Invent, Amazon Web Services’ big conference in Las Vegas, I caught up with Bhaskar Bose, Vice President of Advanced Engineering from Blast Motion, to chat about adding tech to sports equipment to improve your game!
  • Also, Adam Lewinson, Chief Content Officer at Tubi, joins us on Tech It Out to talk about the country’s no. 1 completely free and ad-supported video streaming platform, which you can access on multiple...
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  • Norton stops by to chat about its “2023 Holiday Norton Cyber Safety Insights” report, revealing how much shoppers are losing from scams during holiday shopping. We’ll be joined by Iskander Sanchez-Rola, Director of Privacy Innovation for Norton
  • Xbox is poised for a huge holiday season, and so joining us to chat will be Cindy Walker, Senior Director of Xbox Marketing
  • A pair of tech lifestyle experts stop by! Mario Armstrong and St...
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  • Slickdeals’ Vitaly Pecharsky joins us one more time with how to leverage Slickdeals.com to find the best deals online or at retail
  • Speaking of shopping, tech expert Amber Mac joins us with some gadget gift ideas – and I’ll share some, too.
  • Kenrick Bagnall from the CSGA (Cyber Security Global Alliance) is also here to share smart online shopping cybersafety tips
  • Thank you to Visa, Western Digital and Slickdeals for your support!
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  • While at AWS Re:Invent in las Vegas, I talk with Lonely Planet’s Chris Whyde about its partnership with Amazon, including how they’re folding in generative A.I. to help travelers create custom itineraries
  • Nikon’s Chris Ogonek stops by to tell us all about its Nikon Zf mirror camera – perfect for immortalizing memories over Christmas
  • Tech experts Mario Armstrong and Carley Knocbloch join us with some great gadget gift ideas
  • Thank y...
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  • While at AWS Re:Invent, Amazon Web Services’ big conference in Las Vegas, I caught up with Bhaskar Bose, Vice President of Advanced Engineering from Blast Motion, to chat about adding tech to sports equipment to improve your game!
  • Also, Adam Lewinson, Chief Content Officer at Tubi, joins us on Tech It Out to talk about the country’s no. 1 completely free and ad-supported video streaming platform, which you can access on multiple...
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  • Watch out for the latest shopping scams! We’re joined by Michael Jabbara, VP and Head of Global Fraud Services at VISA
  • Speaking of shopping, find out how Slickdeals helps you score the best bargains. Hint: it’s all about the community of 12 million shoppers. We catch up with Vitaly Pecharsky, Head of Deals of Slickdeals
  • Tech lifestyle expert Mario Armstrong stops by to share some gadget and game gift ideas, and I will share a few...
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  • It’s a packed show today! We first catch up with AT&T and Mynd Immersive to hear about the good work they’re doing with virtual reality and seniors. This is incredible work.
  • LG stops by to share the news of its first wireless OLED TV, the M3 Series television – and why this matters
  • We learn about taking a ‘digital detox’ and how the pair of new moto razr smartphones may be able to help
  • Tech lifestyle expert Carley Knobloch sha...
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  • Norton stops by to chat about its “2023 Holiday Norton Cyber Safety Insights” report, revealing how much shoppers are losing from scams during holiday shopping. We’ll be joined by Iskander Sanchez-Rola, Director of Privacy Innovation for Norton
  • Xbox is poised for a huge holiday season, and so joining us to chat will be Cindy Walker, Senior Director of Xbox Marketing
  • A pair of tech lifestyle experts stop by! Mario Armstrong and St...
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  • CNET’s Senior Editor Lisa Eadicicco joins us to talk about tech trends, how to score a great deal over Black Friday, and why passkeys might be a better alternative to passwords
  • You haven’t heard of a dashcam like this! I catch up with Jeff Chuh, VP of Marketing at Nextbase, to learn all about the just-launched Nextbase iQ
  • Speaking of cameras, Fujifilm’s Billy Luong stops by to talk with us about the retro craze
  • And if you’re shopp...
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  • While in Seattle, I sit down with David Carbon, VP and GM of Prime Air at Amazon, to talk all about its latest delivery drones already operational in parts of California and Texas
  • In partnership with LG, entrepreneur and content creator Tess Barclay talks about the importance of thin and light laptops for workers on the go – including the LG gram family
  • ESET’s Tony Anscombe gives us helpful tips to fighting back against car theft...
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  • It may sound like science fiction but Jetson is taking preorders for its Jetson One personal flying vehicle. We’re joined by Rikard Steiber, Senior Advisor and first external investor (also, will.i.am is an investor, too).
  • Breville’s Corinna Odorico joins us to talk about its Barista Touch Impress, a smart countertop appliance for lattes, espressos, Cappuccinos, Americanos, and more!
  • I share some smart home tech ideas, ranging fr...
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  • While attending HP Imagine at HP’s headquarters last week, I had the privilege to sit down with Vikrant Batra, Global Chief Marketing Officer at HP, to chat about a pair of innovative new computers
  • How do I top having Atari CEO Wade Rosen on last weekend’s show? On this weekend’s show, George Fan joins me -- the creator of ‘Plants vs. Zombies’ – to share info about his next new (and wacky) game, Hardhat Wombat
  • For some fresh Fall...
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