Late 20s/Male/San Francisco. That's how people still introduce themselves on the internet, right?
Originally from the OC (don't call it that), Ryan has slowly migrated north, first with a stop in Santa Barbara to attend UCSB and next to his current home in San Francisco. In between Uber rides and his day job as a CPA (no, he can't do your taxes), Ryan enjoys listening to a variety of t word and political podcasts, many of which have inspired the show. As they say in the business, he has a perfect face for radio.
December 30th, 2015 | 1 hr 23 mins
Ryan and Carlos close out 2015 with brief discussions about the Lakers, Warriors, and Samsung Pay. They then recap the year and look ahead to 2016 by discussing their favorite purchases, most regretted purchase, biggest technology disappointment, favorite tech story, worst tech trend, favorite movie, most promising product/idea of 2016, favorite app (iOS and Mac), favorite service, favorite new podcast, and their best personal discovery.
December 9th, 2015 | 1 hr 32 mins
In their second annual special (and sporadic) holiday edition of Technically Correct, Ryan and Carlos discuss the Warriors, Apple’s “Smart” Battery Case, thinness vs. battery life, the Apple Watch (wearing it upside down, the fitness app, and whether it should be an annualized product), 4 inch iPhone rumors, Apple’s increasing complicated product line, the iOS Remote app on the new Apple TV, TiVO Quickmode, Ford retroactively adding Siri Eyes Free to older versions of Ford SYNC, reducing your Comcast bill, Spotify reportedly testing subscription-only tracks, an update on Carlos’s QC25s, RSA hardware tokens, Dropbox shutting down its Mailbox and Carousel apps, football, and being healthier.
December 2nd, 2015 | 1 hr 44 mins
Fresh off of their Thanksgiving break, Ryan and Carlos discuss Legos, what they’re watching on TV, Kobe retiring, the Golden State Warriors, wireless headphones, TiVo, in-market MLB streaming, Comcast’s streaming TV service, Adele and streaming music, rumors about Apple removing the headphone jack from the iPhone, replacing a laptop with an iPad, App Store economics, and Apple Music vs. Spotify.
November 17th, 2015 | 1 hr 12 mins
As the holiday season gets into full swing, Ryan and Carlos discuss Star Wars promotional tie-ins, late night retail shopping, Coffee-mate, the adverse effect of video game DLC, Aldo’s Adventure, IPTV pricing, more on the new Apple TV, early adopters expecting things to ship broken, technology lasting too long, encryption, expired Mac App Store security certificates, their favorite parts of the holidays, Starbucks food, remembering people’s names, and subvocalization.
November 11th, 2015 | 1 hr 27 mins
Before discussing Carlos’s first Star Wars experience, your hosts talk about Naturebox, falling asleep to podcasts, Amazon Prime Now, organizing photos in Adobe Lightroom, the lack of GPS receivers in DSLRs, iOS Reminders vs. OmniFocus, voice over LTE, the Keurig Kold, their distain of hand air driers, the lack of chip-and-pin adoption, selling things online, an update on Carlos’s 5K iMac, the difficulty with using emoji in iOS, and the iPad Pro
November 4th, 2015 | 1 hr 21 mins
Introducing Technically Correct’s new vertical: medication. After discussing their love of Claritin and generic vs. name brand drugs, Ryan and Carlos get back to the show’s roots and discuss Apple TV first impressions, the setup process for Apple products, watchOS 2, Carlos’s uneven iPhone backlight, 3D Touch, Phone View, Twitter’s new “Like” icon, ESPN shutting down Grantland, plasma vs. LED HDTVs, the LG 55EF9500, and the Tesla Model 3. Oh, and Ryan also tries to convince Carlos to watch Star Wars.
October 28th, 2015 | 1 hr 14 mins
In an extra exciting edition of Technically Correct, Carlos discusses his first week with his new 5K iMac. Other topics include Advil (yes, really), reducing the length of the NBA season, the new Apple TV pre-order process, awful Airbnb ads, in-place vs. clean installs of operating systems, keyboard and mouse preferences, the lack of availability of two factor authentication, Office 365, Apple’s Q4 earnings, declining iPad sales, and Google introducing podcasts to Android.
October 21st, 2015 | 1 hr 14 mins
On this week’s show, Ryan and Carlos discuss Carlos’s decision to purchase a 5K 27” iMac, Intel processor naming conventions, more about the TiVo Bolt, Sorkin’s new Steve Jobs movie, Tim Cook’s appearance at WSJDLive, Overcast’s new pricing structure, home automatic, layoffs at ESPN, Back to the Future Day, and Amazon Prime video offline viewing.
October 14th, 2015 | 1 hr 17 mins
Picking up from the previous show, Carlos talks about his recent experience with playing Midtown Madness 2, his love of Palm, and how well old hardware and software holdup. Other topics include the MLB postseason, Ryan killing his Mac Mini, Overcast 2, the Microsoft Surface Book, new iMacs and Mac accessories, Amazon’s decision to not carry the Apple TV, the TiVo Bolt setup experience, and Corgicon.
September 30th, 2015 | 1 hr 10 mins
After reminiscing about some of their favorite old games, Ryan and Carlos discuss in app purchases and DLC, the iPhone 6s (purchasing experience, setup process, and initial impressions), watchOS 2, the TiVo Bolt, Microsoft Office pricing for the iPad Pro, Apple Music, and Dropbox IPO rumors.
September 22nd, 2015 | 1 hr 50 mins
In another extra long episode of Technically Correct, Ryan and Carlos discuss text editors on the Mac, initial iPhone 6s reviews, the iPhone Upgrade Program, whether the iPhone and iCloud is a trap, watchOS 2 first impressions, Carlos’s switch to the steel Apple Watch, Ryan’s iPhone Mini 4, new features in iOS 9, and nuances in the debate over content blockers.
September 16th, 2015 | 1 hr 54 mins
Ryan and Carlos are back after a three week hiatus with an extra long episode of Technically Correct. Topics include Campbell’s Soup K Cups, Ryan’s recent trip to Europe, the rise of daily fantasy football, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Apple’s fall event, the iPhone 6s pre-order experience, and first impressions of iOS 9.
August 19th, 2015 | 2 hrs 17 mins
Before taking a three week break, Ryan and Carlos bring you an extended episode of Technically Correct. Topics include the east coast bias in baseball coverage, AT&T’s international roaming plans, Carlos’s new desk setup, improvements in modern day graphics card drivers, Jet.com, the magic of Dropbox, Ryan’s Windows 10 installation experience, Steam Big Picture, Windows 10’s low bandwidth mode and Wi-Fi Sense, standalone sound cards, the NY Time’s profile of Amazon’s office culture, Slack, and the importance of being on time. They then close out the show by speculating on Apple’s upcoming fall event.
August 13th, 2015 | 49 mins 28 secs
On this week’s show, Ryan and Carlos get right to it and discuss Google’s restructuring into Alphabet, self driving cars, Apple’s recent stock market woes, the death of Instacast and alternatives to replace it, pricing of applications on iOS and OS X, ad blocking, and their picks of the week.
August 5th, 2015 | 1 hr 2 mins
In a rapid fire edition of Technically Correct, Ryan and Carlos cover their largest variety of topics yet, including tech purchases they regret, iCloud for Windows, Newegg, the Amazon store card, whether or not to buy a standalone camera, a variety of Apple Watch items (using it in water, wearing it upside down, fitness tracking, and why it should have originally shipped with watchOS 2), the importance of Hunter Pence to the Giants, the latest Apple TV speculation, reasons for Netflix selling their content on physical media, Amazon shipping times, auto-play video ads, the Tesla Model X, Taylor Swift in concert, and Apple Car/BMW rumors.
July 29th, 2015 | 1 hr 9 mins
Brush up on your microeconomics, because this week Ryan and Carlos discuss marginal utility (of fancy dinners). Other topics includes follow-up from last week’s discussion on new payment standards, iPhone battery life, Ryan’s iPhone backup problem, updating system apps separately from OS updates, whether 4K is the successor to 1080P, the impermanence of media, and Windows 10. Your hosts also provide their picks of the week and latest podcast recommendations.