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Episode 132: My watch only tells time (Apple Watch impressions)

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Jeremy brags about how awesome his new Apple Watch is. Unfortunately, my watch only tells time.

I also discuss how I can custom my non-smartwatch watch.

We also discuss Fitbits versus Apple Watches.

We also discuss how awesome the Night King on Game of Thrones is.

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Episode 129: This might be confirmation finally that I’m a man

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Jeremy discusses why he got the most maverick of Apple Watches, the space gray aluminum one.

We discuss wearable technology fashion. While people care what their phones or computers look like, these aren’t devices that are displayed constantly. How a device looks and the accessories that go with it, is going to be very important for wearable technology.

Remember Google Glass? It was so weird looking that it never had a chance to survive.

Jeremy also explains why he got AppleCare on this Apple Watch.

We also talk what the return rate will be on the Apple Watch. Will it be higher than a typical Apple product?

And of course there is Game of Thrones talk at the end. We talk about how Danny has been making bad decisions left and right.

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Episode 126: Jeremy gets a new camera (and maybe a smartwatch?)

Not Jeremy's new camera.

Not Jeremy’s new camera.

Jeremy had been talking about getting a new, nice digital camera for awhile. What did he end up getting and why (Pat also got a new camera).

We talk about the effects that recording early in the day is having on the show. But we also talk about smartwatches and how we hope the Apple Watch is a lot better than what is already out there (or this segment is in big trouble).

Jeremy told his class that he is considering getting an Apple Watch. What were their reactions? Jeremy also got a new DSLR camera, the same camera that his classes will be using. How does he like it?

We also talk about mobile payments and how awful the new retailer-backed CurrentC is. Apple and Google have mobile payments that are pretty decent, but a bunch of retailers want you to use their own systems that tie directly into your bank accounts. The system is awful, isn’t secure and doesn’t work with NFC. Other than that, sure it’s good.

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Episode 118: Apple Watch initial impressions

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Last episode, we said that fashion was really important to making any wearable, well, wearable. Did Apple deliver?

Or did Apple coming out with the Samsung Galaxy Gear 2.0, or worse, Google Glass 2.0?

One of us is probably going to buy an Apple Watch. One of us isn’t going to. Find out why.

We also talk about the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and the future of smaller smartphones.

Pat’s quest to keep smaller smartphones going may be coming to an end.

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Episode 117: Wearable fashionistas

No.

No.

This is first of our podcasts on wearable computing. This one focuses on fashion, and how that is important to getting people to want to wear technology. Hello Google Glass!

Our next episode is all about the Apple Watch and our impressions of it.

How important is fashion to wearable devices? People wear watches mostly because they look good. Any smartwatch will have to at least look good, let alone work well.

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Episode 95: Our 2014 tech predictions

We think we'll see more personal data tracking and wearable technology in 2014.

We think we’ll see more personal data tracking and wearable technology in 2014.

The show you may or may not have been waiting for is here.

We discuss some of the things that we believe will happen this year. We try to keep things realistic, and we also discuss devices, such as a dedicated Apple TV, that just don’t make sense.

We also follow up our last episode and discuss if we received any of our favorite things of 2013 over the holidays.

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