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.
January 27th, 2016 | 1 hr 49 mins
The day is finally here: Ryan bought Omnifocus. On this week’s show, Ryan and Carlos discuss their use of the app and how it helps keep them organized. Other topics include software pricing, note taking apps, whether too much choice is a bad thing, Apple’s rumored March event, Apple’s latest earnings release, a la carte TV pricing, bluetooth, apps that are both the best and the worst, and EA leaving the E3 show floor. Picks of the week: the new FiveThirtyEight Elections podcast and YouTube Red.
January 20th, 2016 | 1 hr 19 mins
If you’ve been looking for lengthly discussions on IMAX, wearing an Apple Watch upside down, and iPhone home screens, this this week’s episode is for you. Other topics include the Mighty Ducks, technology’s role in movies, Ryan disabling the notification badge on Mail in iOS, PC requirements for VR, iOS upgrade schedules, and picks of the week (Weather Underground and @dog_rates).
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.