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.
April 22nd, 2015 | 1 hr 11 mins
You may not be able to judge a book by its cover, but Carlos argues that you can judge people based on the apps in their OS X dock. Other topics on this week’s show include an update on Carlos’s and Ryan’s new Retina MacBook Pros, the aesthetics of Windows apps vs. Mac apps, John Siracusa retiring from writing OS X reviews, various Apple Watch news, faster Comcast (er, Xfinity) internet speeds, the NBA playoffs, Project Fi, why Google is good for Apple, and the last season of “Mad Men.”
April 15th, 2015 | 59 mins 10 secs
In a dramatic plot twist, Ryan and Carlos discuss their first impressions of the New MacBook and how those led to their decision to instead purchase Retina Macbook Pros. They also cover the state of Apple’s laptop lineup, Apple Watch pre-orders and try-on experience, WWDC Apple TV speculation, the return of Guitar Hero, and the end of season one of “Better Call Saul.”
April 1st, 2015 | 56 mins 42 secs
Following another discussion about songs and ad reads in podcasts, Ryan and Carlos discuss the new ESPN.com, Amazon Dash, Tesla’s “range anxiety” update, Apple Watched pre-orders and try-on appointments, more Apple TV rumors, and the two most recent episodes of “Better Call Saul.”
March 18th, 2015 | 1 hr 10 mins
After some sports talk, Ryan and Carlos further discuss the new MacBook and Apple Watch, the ideal Mac setup, Nintendo making mobile games, sending money to friends online, whether unbundling TV services is really cheaper than existing cable packages, and then close the show with a couple of app recommendations.
March 11th, 2015 | 1 hr 39 mins
“Spring Forward” with this week’s episode of Technically Correct. After discussing the results of Carlos’s iPad only experiment, Ryan and Carlos spend the rest of the show discussing Apple’s spring event, including the Apple TV price reduction, the new MacBook, and Apple Watch. They then close out with a recap of “Better Call Saul.”
March 4th, 2015 | 1 hr 17 mins
Despite less than optimal recording conditions, Ryan and Carlos bring you another edition of Technically Correct. On this week’s show, they discuss Carlos’s ongoing iPad experiment, the upcoming Apple event, Apple Watch pricing, bands, and communication methods, the Samsung Galaxy S6, the relevance of Mobile World Congress, the FCC’s reclassification of broadband, Lenovo’s installation of Superfish, thinness vs. battery life, Carlos’s impressions of the Bose Soundlink On-Ear Bluetooth headphones, and the first few episodes of “Better Call Saul.”
February 18th, 2015 | 1 hr 6 mins
Ryan and Carlos get a bit meta and start this week’s episode by discussing ad reads in podcasts. They then cover the continuing sorry state of in-car technology, Apple Car rumors, The New Yorker’s profile of Jonathan Ive, more Apple Watch speculation, the playlists on Spotify vs. Rdio, Twitter apps on the iPad, ESPN’s iPhone 8 app update, using Nuzzel as a replacement for RSS, the first episode of “Better Call Saul,” and Jon Stewart leaving “The Daily Show.”
February 10th, 2015 | 1 hr 32 mins
On this week’s very special episode of Technically Correct, Ryan and Carlos spend the first half of the show discussing the popularity of the NBA, consumers’ rejection of coffee DRM, Photos for OS X, iOS 9 rumors, and Carlos’s disappointment with Apple’s current product lineup. They then spend the second half on an in-depth conversation about Uber, including its impact on society, economic viability, labor practices, and regulatory challenges.
February 4th, 2015 | 58 mins 18 secs
After recapping the Super Bowl, Ryan and Carlos discuss Nintendo’s YouTube Partner Program, the convergence of mobile and desktop operating systems, Apple stylus rumors, the stagnant state of Apple TV, more Apple Watch expectations, Outlook on iOS, AOL closing TUAW, and Radioshack filing for bankruptcy.
January 28th, 2015 | 1 hr 10 mins
Earnings! Earnings! Read all about it! On this week’s episode, Ryan and Carlos discuss Apple’s, Samsung’s, and Microsoft’s earnings releases, the closure of Joystiq, how to pronounce “GIF,” Apple Watch expectations, market share vs. profit share, Uber’s claim that it reduces occurrences of drunk driving, whether the current economics of ridesharing are sustainable, 1Password v5.2 for iOS, and Taylor Swift attempting to trademark “This Sick Beat.”
January 21st, 2015 | 1 hr 26 mins
In another jam packed episode of Technically Correct, Ryan and Carlos cover “Deflategate”, the sorry state of CarPlay, why consumers generally don’t like enterprise focused software, the challenge with managing photos on a smartphone, Overcast and Monument Valley sales, the Xbox One “not permanent” price drop, Carlos replacing his iPad Mini with an iPad Air 2, the limitations of mobile operating systems, and Microsoft’s Windows 10 event.
January 14th, 2015 | 1 hr 9 mins
New year, old tradition. Ryan and Carlos start off this week’s episode with some sports talk, including the state of the NBA at the halfway mark, professional American leagues expanding overseas, and the NFL coming back to Los Angeles. They then discuss why big trade shows are becoming irrelevant, the reliability of Airplay, decoupling iOS releases from iPhone hardware, wi-fi trouble in Yosemite, Ryan’s quest to find bluetooth headphones for his commute, Apple Watch battery life concerns, Nike releasing their “Back to the Future” self-lacing shoes, new Rock Band DLC, and third party apps on SYNC 3.
January 7th, 2015 | 1 hr 49 mins
How many days into the year is it still ok to say “Happy New Year”? Ryan and Carlos discuss that and much more on Technically Correct’s first episode of 2015. Topics include Ryan’s nightmare NFL playoff scenario, 12” Macbook Air rumors, whether or not Apple’s product line is too complicated, the diminishing quality of Apples software, the irrelevance of CES, and the problem with controlling mobile apps in the car. Ryan and Carlos then break down their best and worst app, game, hardware, trend, news story, television show, movie, and experience of 2014.
December 21st, 2014 | 1 hr 33 mins
In a very special (and somewhat sporadic) holiday edition of Technically Correct, Ryan and Carlos talk about their Christmas tree and decorations preferences, Carlos purchasing an iPad Mini, troubles with Instant Hotspot, Ryan’s positive Apple support experience, the iPhone as a primary camera, the Lakers’ continuing mediocrity, the 2015 prospects for the Giants, Stephen Colbert’s transition to The Late Show, coffee DRM, Rdio vs. Spotify, the suggestive nature of some Christmas music, BMW connected apps, SYNC 3, Amazon next hour delivery, and the Sony Pictures computer hack.
November 24th, 2014 | 1 hr 3 mins
Coming off of a short week, this episode of Technically Correct covers Carlos’s dislike of holiday music, Christmas creep, Ryan replacing his Kindle and iPad Air with an iPad Mini, Serial, video games being released in a broken state, SteamOS, Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, some positive Uber news (for once), and Pablo Sandoval leaving the Giants.
November 19th, 2014 | 1 hr 12 mins
Ryan and Carlos stay (mostly) on technology topics this week with discussions about the outrage over Monument Valley expansion pricing, the relative value of apps, iOS 8 instability, Uber’s continuing growing pains, the madness of top level domains, the NBA’s tanking problem, and initial impressions of WatchKit.