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 330: Young Person's Game

    November 30th, 2022  |  1 hr 48 mins

    You know that pet project you spend 10 years on and it never really gets any better? That, but it’s a listening device in millions of homes that cost tens of billions in R&D that sometimes turns off your lights when you ask.

    This week: mood lighting, holiday lighting, and the Ford F-150 Lightning. 🛻.

  • Episode 329: Man vs. Sous Vide

    November 9th, 2022  |  1 hr 29 mins

    We’re happy to report that we’ve been offered our own show on Peacock. Follow us as we upgrade one of the Painted Ladies with the latest in smart home connectivity and gadgetry. Uh, you’ll understand why it’s rated TV-MA for language pretty quickly.

    This week: proper puck prep, network naming nuances, and assorted ancillary alliteration. 🏡.

  • Episode 328: Non-First Party

    November 2nd, 2022  |  1 hr 34 mins

    Fivey Fox told us the best predictor of partisan lean during a midterm election cycle is average spend at Dunkin’ Donuts divided by number of Casper mattresses discarded per year in a particular district.

    This week: anti-social shared photo libraries, sports media rights, and a reluctant look at Tesla bro’s purchase of twitter dot com. 🐦.

  • Episode 327: Timflation

    October 26th, 2022  |  1 hr 44 mins

    Yeah yeah, sure the Matter standard is finalized but when will someone come out with a smarter ‘hide-a-key’ rock? Is that what Thread is about?

    This week: Gonger’s food truck, Carlos’ haunted iPhone, and Taylor’s new album. 🕛.

  • Episode 326: It's Spooky Season

    October 19th, 2022  |  2 hrs 4 mins

    The defining quality of strong character is being willing to change your mind when presented with new information — about mesh WiFi. Nothing else though, stick to your priors politicians.

    This week: golden sandwich ratios, watchOS 9 can’t catch a vibe, and Apple’s non-event fall event.🍎

  • 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. 📚.