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Smart Tech Today explains the exciting, dynamic, and sometimes-confusing subject that is the Internet of Things. Mikah Sargent and Matthew Cassinelli guide you through smart switches, lights, thermostats, speakers, and other connected tech. Every week, learn how to make the most of your smart tech.

New episodes recorded every Thursday at 4:30 pm Eastern / 1:30 pm Pacific / 20:30 UTC

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Smart Tech Today explains the exciting, dynamic, and sometimes-confusing subject that is the Internet of Things. Mikah Sargent and Matthew Cassinelli guide you through smart switches, lights, thermostats, speakers, and other connected tech. Every week, learn how to make the most of your smart tech.

New episodes recorded every Thursday at 4:30 pm Eastern / 1:30 pm Pacific / 20:30 UTC

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    Home Assistant in a Box - Google TV's Android remote, Fitbit snore detection, Home Assistant Amber Hub

    Home Assistant in a Box - Google TV's Android remote, Fitbit snore detection, Home Assistant Amber Hub

    Google TV's Android remote, Fitbit snore detection, Home Assistant Amber Hub

    Google improves Spanish support on Nest Hub in the US
    Google Meet declares war on that sunny window behind you that's making you underexposed
    Google Maps can adjust Android Auto UI for right-hand drive
    Google TV mercifully launches mobile remote for Android users
    Fitbit Is Rolling Out a Snore and Noise Detection Feature
    Google iOS 15 updates: XL widgets, Focus mode support
    Amazon Unveils First Kindle Paperwhite For Kids
    Amazon announces new Kindle Paperwhite lineup with 6.8-inch screens, USB-C
    Amazon to unveil the latest Echo, Ring devices on Sept. 28
    Now Available: Proactively Notify Your Customers via Alexa About Your Smart Home Device Status Announcements
    Smart Sticky Note Printer
    Home Assistant now comes in a ready-to-use box
    Ikea's $40 Sjomarke Wireless Charger Can Sticks Under Desks
    All the new HomeKit and HomePod features in iOS 15
    Here are all the new things coming to Apple's HomeKit next week
    Everything Siri can do on-device in iOS 15
    How to Use Siri to Share Whatever Is on Your iPhone Screen in iOS 15
    How to Use Dynamic Head Tracking on AirPods Pro — or Turn It Off
    Lossless audio and Dolby Atmos return to HomePod in 15.1 beta


    Picks of the week

    Matthew: iPad mini
    Mikah: iPhone Leather Wallet with MagSafe - Sequoia Green

    Hosts: Mikah Sargent and Matthew Cassinelli

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    • 1 hr 9 min
    A Tour of Dan Moren's Smart Home - Lutron Caséta, Kobo Libra H20, Homebridge on Synology

    A Tour of Dan Moren's Smart Home - Lutron Caséta, Kobo Libra H20, Homebridge on Synology

    Lutron Caséta, Kobo Libra H20, Homebridge on Synology

    Logitech built Bolt to make wireless mice and keyboards work better
    Apple announces new Apple Watch Series 7
    How to reset your Apple Watch fitness calibration for more accurate Workout and Activity data
    A Short History of Every Time Apple CEO Tim Cook Praised Augmented Reality
    Apple's updated leather MagSafe wallet supports Find My location tracking
    Nintendo finally adds Bluetooth audio to the Switch in a new software update
    LG's outrageous direct-view LED TV tops out at 325 inches, $1.7 million
    T-Mobile is rolling out a new '5G UC' icon for iPhones to tell when you have real 5G
    Polaroid's new Now+ camera links to app with more creative capabilities
    Sonos' second-gen Beam soundbar supports Dolby Atmos


    Picks of the week

    Dan: Kobo Libra H20
    Mikah: reMarkable 2

    Hosts: Mikah Sargent and Dan Moren

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    • 1 hr 19 min
    Roomba Dodges Dog Poo - Ray-Ban Stories, Amazon's new TVs, Roomba's poo update

    Roomba Dodges Dog Poo - Ray-Ban Stories, Amazon's new TVs, Roomba's poo update

    Ray-Ban Stories, Amazon's new TVs, Roomba's poo update

    Facebook's Ray-Ban Stories make the case for smart glasses
    Amazon is officially making its own smart TVs
    Luna's Couch feature enables co-op play even if your friends aren't subscribers
    Flic Twist is Coming
    Fi Series 2 smart collar review: Peace of mind for an active dog and its busy human
    Hiro revamps home insurance for smart homeowners
    New iRobot Roomba j7+ can dodge pet poo
    Sony HT-A5000 soundbar goes vertical for true surround sound
    Logitech's Logi Dock is an all-in-one conferencing and USB-C dock solution
    Microsoft Teams is getting more hybrid work improvements and Apple CarPlay support
    Bose Smart Soundbar 900 with AirPlay 2 & Dolby Atmos now available
    Control Meross' affordable new Wi-Fi air purifier with HomeKit
    How I saved money on HomeKit smart bulbs with Philips Wiz and a Raspberry Pi
    Aqara Hub M2 review: An affordable way to add HomeKit sensors to your home
    Thinka launches the first certified HomeKit controller for Z-Wave
    The Rayz Rally Pro is the first "Designed for Google Meet" device
    Google Home adds 'Air Quality' setting for Nest Hub AQI
    Google investigating Lenovo smart display software issues
    Google Photos Expands Print Service with More Sizes, Unlimited Volumes
    Google Assistant rolling out a new trigger that starts routines when dismissing an alarm


    Picks of the week

    Matthew: TOLOCO Massage Gun
    Mikah: Awair Element

    Hosts: Mikah Sargent and Matthew Cassinelli

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    • 1 hr 52 min
    Now Alexa Can Shout - Alexa's adaptive volume, Philips Hue's Spotify sync, HOOBS 4

    Now Alexa Can Shout - Alexa's adaptive volume, Philips Hue's Spotify sync, HOOBS 4

    Alexa's adaptive volume, Philips Hue's Spotify sync, HOOBS 4

    Amazon's new 'adaptive volume' will make Alexa speak louder when it's noisy
    Amazon taps its SocialBot challenge to boost conversational AI
    Amazon may soon stream live performances to Echo speakers
    Philips Hue partners with Spotify to turn all your lights into a music visualizer
    Philips Hue Wants to Put a Smart Light in Every Room in Your House
    Home Depot releases its own smart home app
    SimpliSafe finally adds an outdoor camera to its 'whole home' security
    Assistant 'Quick phrases' will let you skip 'Hey Google'
    Google Assistant adds support for Daylong Routines
    New Nest Cam will get a web portal, manual clips eventually
    Level & Rocky Mountain Hardware, VOCOlinc gone
    Eve Thermo updated to support Thread
    Spigen AirPods Pro AirTag case arrives with item finder
    A cheap, reliable remote for Apple TV
    Nanoleaf Essentials Lightstrip review: Bright, colorful, and Thread-enabled
    HOOBS 4 levels up Homebridge with new features
    Electrify America Announces New 'One Stop' Mobile Solution for Apple CarPlay, Android Auto
    Samsung Can Remotely Disable Any of Its TVs Worldwide
    You can watch loads of classic Pokemon shows for free on the Switch
    Movies Anywhere is using AI to create lists of the movies you own


    Picks of the week

    Matthew: Weather on the Way: Road Trip
    Mikah: Mack's Foam Earplugs

    Hosts: Mikah Sargent and Matthew Cassinelli

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    • 1 hr 20 min
    A Tour of Jason Howell's Smart Home - AirTags screen protectors, Fitbit Luxe, Donda Stem player

    A Tour of Jason Howell's Smart Home - AirTags screen protectors, Fitbit Luxe, Donda Stem player

    AirTags screen protectors, Fitbit Luxe, Donda Stem player

    This is what Apple's AirPods look like on the inside
    The AudioStick is the easiest way to connect AirPods to your Switch
    Netflix Now Offers Spatial Audio Support for iPhone and iPad
    Someone's inexplicably gone and made AirTags 'screen protectors'
    Leviton's second-generation Decora Dimmer review: Wi-Fi connected HomeKit switches
    Why the app store model won't work for Alexa skill discovery
    The New Oculus Quest feature can automatically sync VR photos and video clips to your phone
    Google Nest Doorbell (2021) Review: Cheaper, but Not Better
    Google Nest Doorbell (Battery) Review: Smart And Chunky
    Google Shuts Down Android Auto Smartphone App
    Google Health division dissolved as the company restructures
    Fitbit adds ECG and stress-level scanning to its Charge fitness tracker
    Fitbit Luxe review: Not as luxurious as the name suggests
    Offline playback on Spotify's Wear OS app is rolling out now
    YouTube Music Wear OS app finally released
    A tour of Jason's smart home
    The usefulness of Family Bell on Google Assistant
    Kanye West's Donda Stem player
    Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 Classic

    Hosts: Matthew Cassinelli and Jason Howell

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    • 1 hr 47 min
    Matter Delayed: It's Not a Bad Thing - Galaxy Watch 4, Alexa's downfall, Matter's 2022 delay

    Matter Delayed: It's Not a Bad Thing - Galaxy Watch 4, Alexa's downfall, Matter's 2022 delay

    Galaxy Watch 4, Alexa's downfall, Matter's 2022 delay

    New Smart Home Standard Matter Is Delayed Until 2022
    Building A Standard That Really "Matters" - Connectivity Standards Alliance
    Galaxy Watch 4: Samsung's alone in making WearOS 3 smartwatches for now
    Google Nest Hub might have its very own app launcher
    Amazon, Alexa, and the Downfall of a Popular Name
    Audio-Technica's updated M50x wireless headphones have multi-device support
    Hands-on with Facebook's new VR for work app Horizon Workrooms
    SmartThings embraces the edge and DIYers
    Eve Aqua automates outdoor watering with HomeKit integration
    Can I use Siri to control non-HomeKit devices?
    Can I use Alexa to control HomeKit devices?
    Meross MSG100HK Smart Garage Door Opener Review: Cheap HomeKit smarts for your garage door
    How Long Does It Take To Charge An Apple Watch Battery?
    Apple Fitness+ expanded with new 'Time to Walk' workout
    Elago adds 3 multi-device chargers to MagSafe lineup
    Apple's been playing it too MagSafe
    McClockface' app offers the best clock widgets for your iPhone and iPad


    Picks of the week

    Matthew: Vestaboard

    Hosts: Mikah Sargent and Matthew Cassinelli

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    • 1 hr 18 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
80 Ratings

80 Ratings

AndrewSims89 ,

Love the news coverage

I’m a huge fan of Mikah and listen to all his shows on the TWIT network. I like best when they stick to news coverage on shows, and this one does that. Keep it up!

poko. - ,

Keeping you ahead in the Technology Game

These guys do their homework. The scope of Technology is wide but they steer your focus to where you want to be. Great Job Gents! Cheers! poko

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One of my favorite shows!

Mikah and Matthew are very personable and informative. If you’re at all interested in smart home technology, this is the show for you.

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