50 episodes

We live the geek lifestyle, and in this podcast we share it with you every week, discussing current news, fun projects, and cool products -- all from a geek perspective.

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    • 4.7, 7 Ratings

We live the geek lifestyle, and in this podcast we share it with you every week, discussing current news, fun projects, and cool products -- all from a geek perspective.

    #88: Streaming vs. Owning, Windows Naming Disaster

    #88: Streaming vs. Owning, Windows Naming Disaster

    Do you prefer streaming or owning your media? We tackle the question from a couple of angles, arguing both sides in order to better understand the question and market. We also discuss Leo Laporte’s recent frustrated rant about the Windows naming scheme. Could their Win RT/Win Phone/Windows 8.1 naming debacle scuttle the Surface Pro, despite [...]

    • 1 hr 12 min
    #87: Smartwatches, eWallets, and 4K TVs

    #87: Smartwatches, eWallets, and 4K TVs

    We take a look at the current status and future of three up-and-(maybe)coming technologies: smartwatches, electronic wallets, and 4K TVs. We also take a first look at the recently-release Google Play Newsstand, which combines RSS feeds, magazines, and news searches into a single stream-style reading app. We lament the passing of WinAmp and ponder the [...]

    • 1 hr 1 min
    #86: OS Blowout, Skype Woes, New Nexi, and WANBox

    #86: OS Blowout, Skype Woes, New Nexi, and WANBox

    We enjoy Windows 8.1’s fixes and discuss what the update means in terms of Microsoft’s (surprisingly functional) positioning of Windows across the tablet and PC market. We run down Steam OS and consider its potential in the connected home. We round up some of the most recent OS X Mavericks troubles. We study the specs [...]

    • 52 min
    #85: Late September

    #85: Late September

    A much belated episode of Modern Geek! Chuck and Juan talk about the new iPhone(s), discover that RaspyFi has duplicated their MPD/Raspberry Pi music server setup, and discuss DIY hardware and its role in outside-the-box innovation.

    • 38 min
    #84: Cameras, Readers and Mice

    #84: Cameras, Readers and Mice

    This week Juan reviews his latest acquisition (Logitech T400 mouse), a deeper look is taken at the iPad app “Mr. Reader”, and Chuck gives us an update on his waterproof camera.

    • 54 min
    #83: June Omnibus

    #83: June Omnibus

    It’s been a month between Modern Geeks, and Chuck and Juan deliver a bonus-length episode! Chuck takes us through his latest purchase (a weatherproof/sportproof camera), Juan finds yet another use for a Raspberry Pi (a sprinkler automation system), and both have a lot to say about the recent developments with Microsoft and XBOX One.

    • 1 hr 34 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 Ratings

Spar Chord ,

Good tech cast

One of my favorite tech casts, they do a good job discussing things and keeping it understandable and usefull.

Stone Jones ,

Great podcast

Everything I love about GWC (except the missing people) in a tech spotlight. Overall, awesome to listen to, and an awesome podcast.

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