Technically Correct

Fewer hot takes, endless mimosas.

About the show

A thoughtful, unpretentious, mostly weekly conversation about the companies, ideas and products that are transforming our world. We look at what it is, why it matters and where it fits in the broader business of consumer technology. So, grab your favorite Blue Barn sandwich, put the Giants game on mute and join us.

Hosted by Ryan Fretwell and Carlos Gomez.


  • Episode 325: Sidekick Computer

    October 5th, 2022  |  1 hr 40 mins

    What would you do-ooo-ooooh — to avoid a deposition after you reneged on a binding agreement to buy a social media company?

    (read in the tune of the Klondike bar jingle)

    This week: tapbacks, bridge trolls, and midnight fingerprints. 🥅

  • Episode 324: Jefferson Old Fashion

    September 28th, 2022  |  1 hr 51 mins

    They say the shortest, saddest story ever comprised in a single sentence is “For sale: baby shoes, never worn.” One of your cohosts reminds us that that is untrue. “No tip.”

    This week: Clipper ships, AirBuds, and Disney considers a hard Brexit. ⛴️.

  • Episode 323: Bourbon or Whiskey Whatever

    September 21st, 2022  |  1 hr 36 mins

    Turns out if you run enough independent bookstores out of business, you eventually amass enough money and marketshare to force people that are just trying to buy trash bags to watch a mediocre football game. Who knew?

    This week: software updates, Ryan has a new phone, and Carlos has a stroke of genius if only he had a time machine. 🥃.

  • Episode 322: Ultra High End

    September 7th, 2022  |  1 hr 54 mins

    Why did elementary school classrooms all have those yard sticks that you never ended up using? Well, turns out educators were playing the long game to help you understand this week’s episode.

    It’s Apple event time, kids. Buckle up. 🍎.

  • Episode 321: Control Room Dog

    August 30th, 2022  |  1 hr 43 mins

    In economics, a mouse price spiral occurs when consumers get so desensitized to a media conglomerate raising fees that they no longer cry at the end of Pixar movies.

    This week: David Zaslav channels his inner Jojo and has a demo day with the HBO Max streaming catalog while Carlos can’t stop watching his new slightly less dumb Roomba. 📺.

  • Episode 320: Smoking with Kim

    August 17th, 2022  |  1 hr 31 mins

    Well that was certainly a long one week. What’d we miss?

    This week: one last attorney client meeting with Jimmy and Kim, a tiny new listener joins the fold, and a summer vibes check in. ⛱️.

  • Episode 319: A Decade of Excellence

    June 22nd, 2022  |  1 hr 26 mins

    New Mac desktop who dis? Seriously though, it’s tough to tell through this potato of a webcam.

    This week: moving day, sports deals, and the universal truth that everything that proclaims to be smart is actually dumb.

  • Episode 318: Beats Fit Pro of Pizza

    June 8th, 2022  |  2 hrs 3 mins

    Maybe the 13" MacBook Pro with Touch Bar is like that weird blood orange flavor of San Pellegrino. I mean, someone has to be buying it otherwise they wouldn’t keep making it?

    This week: bottle service, volcano bread, and generally accepted Kabletown accounting practices.💰.

  • Episode 317: The Only Way Out Is Through

    June 1st, 2022  |  1 hr 6 mins

    Smart home technology is a lot like government: the more mature it gets, the less well it works. Susan Collins is Zigbee in this analogy I guess?

    This week: the final mention of CableCARDs on the show, last minute WWDC thoughts, and a quick look at Disney+'s new wookie mini-series. 🐭.

  • Episode 316: Backyard Pod

    May 25th, 2022  |  1 hr 22 mins

    Podcasting alfresco — when in Rome, as they say. Or rather, when it's still 88° at 9 o'clock at night.

    This week: Clifford Main, cliffhangers, and cliffs notes on the Better Call Saul mid-season finale.

    Many spoilers, don't say we didn't warn you. 🤐

  • Episode 315: Kindle Constitution

    May 11th, 2022  |  1 hr 22 mins

    "Hey Sonos, can Giancarlo Esposito come to my house and troubleshoot these eeros?"

    This week: clearing the docket, speed reading out of necessity, and the day the music died. 📚.

  • Episode 314: Binge Drop

    May 4th, 2022  |  1 hr 54 mins

    First we were joking, but we are seeking investors for IronAdvisor's seed round. This is getting ridiculous.

    This week: 1:1 previews, Jim's travel coffee setup, and Sally Draper's oddly accurate assessment of the Manhattan. ☕

  • Episode 313: Hipster Cable

    April 20th, 2022  |  1 hr 12 mins

    Who cuts the cordcutters? Sounds like the perfect premise for an Apple TV+ show.

    This week: technical difficulties, do-overs, and catching up with our legal counsel in New Mexico. ⚖️.

  • Episode 312: #RealMagic

    April 13th, 2022  |  1 hr 15 mins

    Mimosa flavored Oreos. You can have that one for free, Nabisco.

    This week: rotisserie chicken Sabermetrics, bad French accents, and Ryan tastes the Orion nebula. 🥤.

  • Episode 311: Put It On the Calendar

    April 6th, 2022  |  1 hr 18 mins

    WWDC will remain virtual this year but in an effort to build community, Apple will be sending everyone that's ever opened up Xcode a boxed lunch and a bag of Popchips.

    This week: red pandas, pizza phoning, and Marshawn's new smart home play. 💡

  • Episode 310: Windows 7 Was My Idea

    March 23rd, 2022  |  1 hr 31 mins

    4K monitors are a lot like grocery store bagels. I mean sure — technically it's food, but do you really want to edit video on one for 10 hours a day?

    Wait, maybe this analogy doesn't really work...

    This week: bipartisanship, parenting tips, and a trip to Whole Foods. 🐣