100 episodes

Putting a "not nerd" filter on nerdy things. Each week we cover topics related to a better technology experience, including practical tech news, tips and tricks. Nate and David aim to filter through all the tech news to bring you just the stuff you need to know.

Notnerd Podcast: Tech Better Nate Heath and David Baehler

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Putting a "not nerd" filter on nerdy things. Each week we cover topics related to a better technology experience, including practical tech news, tips and tricks. Nate and David aim to filter through all the tech news to bring you just the stuff you need to know.

    Episode 215: I Now Am a Cyborg

    Episode 215: I Now Am a Cyborg

    The world of technology is waking back up after the holidays and CES. We have a great time this week covering all kinds of tech news that should matter to you. Enjoy!

    • 42 min
    Episode 214: CES in the Bathroom?

    Episode 214: CES in the Bathroom?

    It's our annual recap of all the coverage from CES. We've decided most of the products shown off solve problems that most people don't have. But don't worry we've also got some greats tips and picks that will help you actually solve your tech problems.
    Make sure to join the Notnerd Facebook Group and let us know how you tech better. We're also looking for your ProTips and Picks of the Week.
    Followup: Gift for Dave (00:50) Walmart has made a genius move to beat Amazon (02:10) Dave’s Pro Tip of the Week: MacBook Pro Touch Bar tricks (04:20) Takes: US music industry hits 1 trillion streams (06:15) Streaming companies lost 9.1 billion to password sharing (08:55) CES Alexa pay for gas (10:30) 10 “best” new technologies coming out of CES (13:10) Weirdest gadgets from CES (19:15) Impossible Foods announces “pork” product (25:10) Crazy expensive product from CES (27:45) 8 things from CES you can buy and afford now (28:25) Security/Privacy: US free Android phone program for the poor contained Chinese malware (30:40) Update Firefox now (31:30) Bonus Odd Take: None rewind to CES section Picks of the Week: Dave: Donut County. A story-filled physics puzzle game where you play as a hole in the ground (32:10) Jared: Human: Fall Flat - Jared's Video Review (35:25) Nate: AmazonBasics Backpack for SLR/DSLR Camera and Accessories - 11 x 6 x 15 Inches, Black (37:00) Ramazon™ purchase (39:50) Check out the Notnerd YouTube channel for great videos Support Notnerd on Patreon and get cool stuff Shop Amazon: Amazon.Notnerd.com
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    • 42 min
    Episode 213: Four Years and Counting

    Episode 213: Four Years and Counting

    CES is here... and we will cover it next week. As we celebrate entering our fourth year of Notnerd and have a great time discussing what's going on in tech. We also have another guest pick of the week and a clip from another podcast to talk about Nate's pick of the week.

    • 47 min
    Episode 212: Surviving Y2K

    Episode 212: Surviving Y2K

    The first episode of the 2020s! What a time to be alive... and what a time of year for not much tech news. We've got a few stories to cover, some great tips, and we spend some time talking about what's in store for 2020. Start of your new year with some great ways to tech better!
    Make sure to join the Notnerd Facebook Group and let us know how you tech better. We're also looking for your ProTips and Picks of the Week.
    Christmas Check-in (01:20)
    What Nate does once a year (02:15)
    Followup:
    Automatic device and Autosmog app in Oregon (04:30) Robocall fines rise to $10K under a new law (05:40) Dave’s Pro Tip of the Week: Tell Siri to play radio stations on Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri (08:15)
    Takes:
    MKBHD 2019 Smartphone Awards (11:00) Tuvalu is a tiny island nation cashing in on domain names (14:45) Oral History of Y2K (17:00) Looking towards 2020 (18:20) Security/Privacy:
    Wyze confirms server leak (25:10) US Navy bans TikTok (27:20) Bonus Odd Take: Apple’s new Slofie videos (28:05)
    Picks of the Week:
    Dave: Lego Star Wars: The Complete Saga on iOS - $6.99 (29:25) Nate: SodaStream Fizzi (32:35) Ramazon™ purchase (36:35)
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    • 41 min
    Episode 211: The Teenage Years of Technology

    Episode 211: The Teenage Years of Technology

    As this is the last episode of the 2010s we spend some time looking back at the world of tech over the last decade. We've also got some great tips and tricks to help you get a jump start on the next ten years. 
    Make sure to join the Notnerd Facebook Group and let us know how you tech better. We're also looking for your ProTips and Picks of the Week.
    Followup: Callpepper robocall killer (01:40) Visible Wireless (03:05) Pixelmator Pro ML Super Resolution (06:00) Top 100 memes of the 2010s (09:45) Time’s top gadgets of the decade (10:45) Top apps and games of the decade (16:55) Netflix released more originals in 2019 than the whole industry did in 2005 (18:15) Amazon blocks FedEx Ground for Prime Marketplace shipments (19:25) Dave’s Pro Tip of the Week: Connect mobile device Echo devices for holiday cheer! (20:15) Takes:  Apple, Google, Zigbee, and Amazon are working on a smart home partnership (22:45) Thieves stole $115K worth of iPhones from a car at Bridgeport Village (25:10) The highest-paid YouTubers of 2019 (28:25) Security/Privacy: Facebook accesses your location even when you’ve opted out (30:55) Apple Platform Security Fall 2019 (33:10) Over 750,000 applications for US birth certificate copies exposed online (34:00) Payroll data for 29,000 Facebook employees stolen (36:10) Google expands password and phishing protection features in Chrome 79 (37:50) Bonus Odd Take: Canada releases very Canadian stock images (38:35) Picks of the Week: Dave: Samsung 860 EVO SSD (39:40) Nate: Jura Anchor for Air Pods (42:20) Ramazon™ purchase (44:55) Check out the Notnerd YouTube channel for great videos Leave an iTunes Review and be featured on the Podcast Support Notnerd on Patreon and get cool stuff Shop Amazon: Amazon.Notnerd.com
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    Contact Info:
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    Twitter - @N0tnerd, Nate - @NetBack, Dave - @DavyB
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    Email - info@Notnerd.com
    Call or text 608.618.NERD(6373)
    If you would like to help support Notnerd financially, mentally or physically, please contact us via any of the methods above. Consider any product/app links to be affiliate links.

    • 48 min
    Episode 210: Amazingly Awkward Christmas

    Episode 210: Amazingly Awkward Christmas

    We've got stats, lists, gift guides and Christmas mixes to discuss this week. In-between all of that we cover the week's tech news and some tips to help you tech better.
    Make sure to join the Notnerd Facebook Group and let us know how you tech better. We're also looking for your ProTips and Picks of the Week.
    Podcast Industry Statistics (01:00) Get Jevo? (02:30) Followup: TikTok top 100 2019 (04:25) Kottke.org 2019 Gift Guide (06:00) Amazon now delivering about half of its own packages (07:05) Apple Podcasts now available on Echo devices (08:05) Apple Card offers 6% back on holiday purchases - Apple holiday return policy - Apple Arcade adds $49.99 annual subscription (08:55) Dave’s Pro Tip of the Week: Dealing with Robo calls (12:25) Takes: Putin signs law making Russian apps mandatory on smartphones, computers (19:10) FCC DTV reception maps (21:20) Swiss TV company makes its own Apple TV remote (23:05) The biggest tech flops of the decade (25:05) Security/Privacy: Portland plans to propose the strictest facial recognition ban in the US (26:30) New Orleans hit by cyber attack (27:45) Bonus Odd Take: Merry Mixmas 2019 - Amazingly Awkward Christmas by Nate (30:15) Picks of the Week: Dave: Flow by Moleskine free trial, $1.99/month, $11.99 per year (32:00) Nate: FakeSpot Chrome Plugin (35:25) Ramazon™ purchase (37:40) Check out the Notnerd YouTube channel for great videos Leave an iTunes Review and be featured on the Podcast Support Notnerd on Patreon and get cool stuff Shop Amazon: Amazon.Notnerd.com
    Subscribe and Review in iTunes
    Contact Info:
    www.Notnerd.com
    Twitter - @N0tnerd, Nate - @NetBack, Dave - @DavyB
    Notnerd Youtube Channel
    Notnerd Facebook
    Email - info@Notnerd.com
    Call or text 608.618.NERD(6373)
    If you would like to help support Notnerd financially, mentally or physically, please contact us via any of the methods above. Consider any product/app links to be affiliate links.

    • 42 min

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