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 63: HBO Later

    January 13th, 2016  |  1 hr 39 mins

    After an extensive conversation about which pocket they keep their phone in, Ryan and Carlos discuss how to capture random ideas, Microsoft Groove, Twitter mulling the expansion of tweets to 10K characters, more about rumors the iPhone 7 not having a headphone jack, 1Password updates, Jason Snell’s Apple Report Card, motivations of people who want to replace their tradition computer with an iPad, the Fitbit Blaze, reports about Apple looking to buy Time Warner, and their picks of the week (Bose SoundLink Around-Ear II and Launcher).

  • Episode 62: Jokes that Nobody Will Get

    January 6th, 2016  |  1 hr 18 mins

    In their first show of the new year, Ryan and Carlos discuss Ryan’s broken Cinema Display, Ikea furniture, the San Francisco rental market, the return of darth on Twitter, pre-orders of the Oculus Rift, multi-purpose arenas, audiobooks, Comcast, Ford adding Apple CarPlay and Android Auto to SYNC 3, Yellow Cab filing for bankruptcy, Uber’s “God View” settlement with the NY Attorney General, DraftKings and FanDuel, AT&T doing away with two-year phone pricing, and the EFF’s comments on T-Mobile’s Bing On Program. They then end the show with an early check-in on their New Years Resolutions.

  • Episode 61: When Do I Scan My Wrist?

    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.

  • Episode 60: Fit and Finish

    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.

  • Episode 59: Standalone Holiday

    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.

  • Episode 58: I am the Problem

    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.

  • Episode 57: It’s For Somebody, Maybe

    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

  • Episode 56: Smugly Satisfied

    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.

  • Episode 55: Yeah, I’m That Guy

    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.

  • Episode 54: Sorry to Interrupt Myself

    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.

  • Episode 53: Dogless Frauds

    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.

  • Episode 52: Math Mountain

    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.

  • Episode 51: It’s Like Filling the Bathtub to Wash Your Hands

    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.

  • Episode 50: Inception Oreos

    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.

  • Episode 49: Becoming More Worldly

    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,, 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.

  • Episode 48: I Do Plenty of That, Sir

    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.