Botanist, sous-chef, dog father of two fur-babies. Not really, but legally that's how all internet bios are required to be written these days. We checked.
In brief, Carlos is a UCSB grad and Bay Area transplant that dreams of owning the San Francisco Giants but will settle for a day game in the shade with some garlic fries. On the show, he serves as the grizzled, set in his ways character that has seen it all and adds the context and skepticism necessary in a world full of the new and exciting. He's going to go out on a limb and say that this whole "Internet" thing may have legs.
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.
July 22nd, 2015 | 1 hr 15 mins
Ryan and Carlos get philosophical and start this week’s show by talking about their aspirational goals. They then discuss Bill Simmons joining HBO, social media influence on SportsCenter, new 4” iPhone speculation, the future of the iPhone lineup, Apple’s and Microsoft’s latest financial results, smartphone sales vs. traditional computer sales, continued impressions of Apple Music, problematic Apple reviews, using Touch ID to secure individuals apps, and their picks of the week (Alphabear and Veep).
July 15th, 2015 | 1 hr 20 mins
On this week’s show, topics include Amazon’s anticlimactic Prime Day, Ryan’s experience with the iOS 9 pubic beta on iPad, the usefulness of public betas, being self-conscious when using Apple Pay, the transition to chip-and-pin credit cards, new iPods, Xfinity Stream, and the decline of iTunes. Ryan and Carlos also provide their picks of the week (Momentum for Chrome and Sodastream).
July 8th, 2015 | 1 hr 7 mins
After (unsuccessfully) trying to justify buying Retina iMacs, Ryan and Carlos discuss Ryan’s first week with his new car, the appeal of “new,” Amazon Prime day, Apple’s new third party accessory packaging standards, and the pros and cons of the iPhone 6 Plus. They also provide more thoughts on Apple Music and check-ins on their MacBook Pros and Carlos’s iPad Air 2.
July 1st, 2015 | 1 hr 14 mins
In a show dedicated to first impressions and hot takes (as Carlos would say), this week’s episode covers Apple Music, Carlos’s review of the Pizza Hut Hot Dog Bites Pizza, and Ryan’s new car. Other topics include Instagram, the iPhone turning 8 years old, and whether it makes sense to buy a standalone camera anymore.
June 24th, 2015 | 1 hr 6 mins
Now that Taylor Swift has saved Apple Music, what else should she fix in the Apple ecosystem? Ryan and Carlos discuss that and more, including the continuing decline of optical media, the future of movie theaters and new release movies, how big a role technology should play in a car buying decision, Windows 10 upgrade eligibility, iPad Pro and stylus rumors, improvement in the iOS upgrade process, and Fracture.
June 17th, 2015 | 56 mins 36 secs
It’s simple. After discussing LeBron James’s self-aggrandizing press conference and the Warriors winning the NBA title, Ryan and Carlos discuss Apple Music, using Reminders in iOS, various E3 topics (the Xbox One Elite Controller and backwards compatibility, Microsoft’s and Sony’s press conferences, how much graphical improvements matter in games, the Oculus Rift, and Hololens), the challenge with archiving and sharing podcasts, Ryan’s new car plans, and Samsung’s marketing campaign.
June 10th, 2015 | 1 hr 28 mins
Where else on the internet can you go for a discussion of Pizza Hut’s Hot Dog Bites Crust Pizza and a comprehensive recap of WWDC? Tune in for this and more on the latest episode of Technically Correct.
June 3rd, 2015 | 1 hr 16 mins
With WWDC less than a week away, Ryan and Carlos discuss the latest rumors. Other topics include their iOS 9 wish list, Apple Watch (defending positive reviews, the utility of third party apps, and the compelling nature of the activity tracker), SYNC 3 on the 2016 Ford Escape, whether the quality of digital music makes a difference, and how to get started with Omnifocus.