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.

Episodes

  • Episode 182: Don’t Reduce My Fractions

    January 23rd, 2019  |  1 hr 38 mins

    Loyal listeners, get your bingo cards ready because I think we might clear the board with this one. This week: EVs, mobile payments, streaming video, sparkling water, and a Canadian musician gets a PepsiCo payday. 💸.

  • Episode 181: 20% Judginess Rebate

    January 9th, 2019  |  1 hr 49 mins

    If there’s two things we know about hockey, it’s that you never leave your goaltender alone when Sorenson is on the move and you definitely should have launched your streaming video project five years ago when it would have actually mattered.* 🥅.

    • Your hosts disagree about that last one a little bit.
  • Episode 180: Foot Off the Gas

    January 2nd, 2019  |  1 hr 34 mins

    Tim wrote a letter. 📉.

  • Episode 179: Adult Furniture Store

    December 19th, 2018  |  1 hr 55 mins

    Big news. We're brokering a partnership between Uber Eats and August Home to bring you mimosas from the kitchen straight to your couch via an app. Tech workers in the Mission will love it.

    In this holiday spectacular, we say good riddance to Paul Ryan, add a warm glow to your Mac's screen, and look for the bright spots in 2018. Items 1 and 3 may be related.🗽.

  • Episode 178: Rounding Up to 4 Stars

    December 11th, 2018  |  1 hr 39 mins

    Okay, follow me here. Pre-made Christmas lights for your roof that spell out “stay in your lane”. Get our lawyers on the phone — it’s going to be big.

    This week: cable companies, gutter robots, and Carlos does some mythbusting by explaining the profound unexceptionalism of 2018 Apple. You can’t have your cake and eat it too, and then sell the leftovers at 40% margins while pretending it’s $300 off, Tim. 💰.

  • Episode 177: Fork the Ecosystem

    November 28th, 2018  |  1 hr 27 mins

    With the holidays upon us, it’s so important we not forget the reason for the season: Gritty, the Philadelphia Flyers mascot. This week: an even-handed evaluation of how unmistakably doomed Apple is, Google Home Hub and the voice assistant market, and Away’s new $700M suitcase. 🥅.

  • Episode 176: Magnolia HQ2

    November 14th, 2018  |  1 hr 37 mins

    Life comes with some hard truths. For instance: your time on earth is limited, iPads will likely always be poor productivity devices, and the most difficult of all: JoJo probably isn’t writing her own tweets. We’re sorry.

    This week: 538's projections on the Lakers taking the Senate in 2020, Disney+, M&M minis, and Ryan sneakily embraces the multipad lifestyle. 🥀.

  • Episode 175: The Transamerica Period

    November 7th, 2018  |  1 hr 49 mins

    "It's been said that iPads are the worst form of computing, except for all those other forms that have been tried." - Winston Chruchill, working at an Apple Store, probably.

    This week: crawl spaces, elections, and Internet shoes for thirty somethings. 👟.

  • Episode 174: London BART

    October 24th, 2018  |  1 hr 49 mins

    Apologies for the two week absence but Carlos really wanted a fresh croissant. This week: travel business, baguette spotting, electric car pricing shenanigans, and Ryan goes about kid-proofing his light switches. 💡.

  • Episode 173: Sun Opulence

    October 4th, 2018  |  1 hr 48 mins

    If the past three decades have proven anything, it’s that new software solves every problem This week: diving into to OmniFocus 3, getting things done, and fractured attention as a service, FAaaS for short. 🤯.

  • Episode 172: Applesauce and Jeans

    September 26th, 2018  |  2 hrs 10 mins

    PITCH MEETING, Sand Hill Road, Palo Alto, CA: “we believe we’re strongly positioned to be the market leader for direct to consumer cute lil’ Apple Watch sleeping bags. We’ll give them quirky names like Jasper and Thimble, offer a home try-on, and we’ll be super passive aggressive to anyone that doesn’t sign up for our dumb newsletter and coupons.”

    This week: talking microwaves, lox and schmear, some grade-A flip floppin’, and as a special bonus — an avocado toast recipe from a prolific Michelin-starred chef! 👨🏻‍🍳.

  • Episode 171: Hospital White

    September 19th, 2018  |  2 hrs 20 secs

    “imma let you finish but the lakers had one of the best sports dynasties of all time.” Not quite, but 1989 and 2014 share more in common than you might expect! This week: color temperature, Guy Fieri, an in-car navigation summer miracle, and iOS automation with our pal, British Siri. 🇬🇧.

  • Episode 170: Edition Cubed

    September 12th, 2018  |  1 hr 37 mins

    Like the Swallows back to Capistrano each year, as do the press to Cupertino every September. This week: Apple hits the clay with their new iPhone Tennis and Tennis Max, fall detection gets added to the Apple Watch just in time for PSL season, and Ryan does his best to argue a small uppercase “S” and a lowercase “s” are different things. 😑.

  • Episode 169: A Window Into My Phone

    September 5th, 2018  |  1 hr 54 mins

    Stumpgrades and cold brew, smart homes and scooters. This week: Ryan is tired of seeing those Uber ads while Carlos is watching Giants games just for that one Buster Posey commercial at Picco. 🛴.

  • Episode 168: Putting the Banana Back Together

    August 29th, 2018  |  1 hr 47 mins

    Grammarians and mobile payments aficionados, rejoice! There’s a little something for everyone in this [v good] episode.

    This week: teaching your pup fetch using your busted eeros, the problematic tweets of a perennially problematic CEO, Amazon’s pie hands, and a supremely awkward comparison of musical taste. 🎧.

  • Episode 167: Sparkling Water Specialists

    August 22nd, 2018  |  1 hr 42 mins

    With Twitter and @jack struggling to make the hard choices about their platform, we play a round of everyone's favorite game: Incompetence, Ambivalence, or Willful Abdication of Responsibility!

    This week: Pepsi ramps up adoption of Apple Pay, Tesla moves to integrate SodaStreams into the Model S, and Saul Goodman is installed as Uber's new CFO. Wait. I may have jumbled my notes. 🥤.