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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 every Thursday at 4:30 pm Eastern / 1:30 pm Pacific / 21:30 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 every Thursday at 4:30 pm Eastern / 1:30 pm Pacific / 21:30 UTC

    Apple TV on Chromecast? We *Can* Even - Humidifier updates, Alexa COVID test search, Android car games

    Apple TV on Chromecast? We *Can* Even - Humidifier updates, Alexa COVID test search, Android car games

    Humidifier updates, Alexa COVID test search, Android car games

    Humidifier follow-up
    Apple launches a new AR app, 'For All Mankind: Time Capsule'
    Amazon Alexa can now tell you the nearest spot to get a Covid-19 test — here's how to use it
    Amazon will give you a $40 credit for trying its in-garage delivery service
    Amazon Echo Show 10 review: A rotating screen is a pricey novelty
    Waze's ex-CEO says the app could have 'grown faster' without Google
    A new choice for parents of tweens and teens on YouTube
    Android updates TalkBack screen reader with new voice commands, language options
    Google Assistant lock screen commands add new cards
    Android Auto update includes car games and a split-screen function
    Spotify Free users can no longer cast audio to Google smart speakers, displays
    Apple TV App Now Available on Google's Latest Chromecast Device


    Picks of the week

    Matthew: How To Get The "Siri" Voice Effect On TikTok
    Mikah: Smart Sticky Note Printer

    Hosts: Mikah Sargent and Matthew Cassinelli

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    Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/smart-tech-today/episodes/67

    Sponsor:
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    • 1 hr 20 min
    Put a Label on It - Fitbit Glucose Tracking, LAPD & Ring Cameras, Air Quality Automations, Label Makers

    Put a Label on It - Fitbit Glucose Tracking, LAPD & Ring Cameras, Air Quality Automations, Label Makers

    Fitbit Glucose Tracking, LAPD & Ring Cameras, Air Quality Automations, Label Makers

    Fitbit smartwatches and trackers are now sold at the Google Store
    Now Available: Track Your Blood Glucose Trends With Ease in the Fitbit App
    Now Amazon is coming for Kickstarter with an Alexa-focused Build It program
    Los Angeles police used Amazon Ring footage to investigate police brutality protests
    Apple Maps adding new Waze-like features for speed traps, accidents, and other road hazards
    Google Maps now lets you pay for parking and travel tickets inside the app
    Android Auto gets useful Google Assistant shortcuts


    Picks of the week

    Matthew: SwitchBot Smart Switch Button Pusher
    Mikah: Dymo LM210D Desktop Kit Case

    Hosts: Mikah Sargent and Matthew Cassinelli

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    Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/smart-tech-today/episodes/66

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    • 1 hr 31 min
    Alexa Shares Songs - Share songs with Echo, predict COVID with Apple Watch, improve your smart lighting

    Alexa Shares Songs - Share songs with Echo, predict COVID with Apple Watch, improve your smart lighting

    Share songs with Echo, predict COVID with Apple Watch, improve your smart lighting

    How to rate and review the podcast on Apple Podcasts
    Amazon's Super Bowl ad stars Michael B. Jordan as Alexa
    Alexa can share songs to your friends' Echo devices
    Amazon Updates Alexa App For iOS To Support Light/Dark Mode Switching, Dynamic Type Features
    Mount Sinai study finds Apple Watch can predict COVID-19 diagnosis up to a week before testing
    HomeKit power user app 'Home+ 5' welcomes automation folders, backups, and a friendly design
    Nanoleaf Essentials update adds HomeKit Adaptive Lighting and Color Scenes
    Abode HomeKit security system app adds iOS widgets, Shortcuts support in the latest update


    Matthew Cassinelli's Shortcuts Toolkits

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    Picks of the week

    Matthew: Frame.io Announces Camera to Cloud Workflows
    Mikah: ZenHome LCD Writing Tablet

    Hosts: Mikah Sargent and Matthew Cassinelli

    Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/smart-tech-today

    Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/smart-tech-today/episodes/65

    Sponsor:
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    • 1 hr 32 min
    Your Smart Tech Questions Answered - Smart home help, automation fixes, gear advice, and more!

    Your Smart Tech Questions Answered - Smart home help, automation fixes, gear advice, and more!

    Smart home help, automation fixes, gear advice, and more!

    Ring Mailbox Sensor & Insteon's Micro Dimmer Switch Adapter
    HomeKit TV controls vs. Control Center remote controls
    A home hub for local smart home device control
    Security camera purchase recommendations for a Nest home
    Adding a HomePod Mini to a mostly Google smart home
    Networking problems with multiple routers in a HomeKit home
    NFC tags for WiFi connectivity
    Shortcuts syncing troubleshooting
    Automations for low power mode
    Using Apple Watch Stand reminders to trigger automations
    Multi-stop trip planning with Siri Shortcuts
    Apple Watch face change automations
    HomeKit Home Hub troubleshooting
    Eve Flare multi-color cycling with automations


    PICKS OF THE WEEK
    Matthew: HeimVision's Wake-Up light
    Mikah: CalDigit TB4 Element Hub

    Hosts: Mikah Sargent and Matthew Cassinelli

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    Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/smart-tech-today/episodes/64

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    • 1 hr 23 min
    Bark, Alexa, Bark! - Wink's outage, Alexa's new guard features, HomePod handoff

    Bark, Alexa, Bark! - Wink's outage, Alexa's new guard features, HomePod handoff

    Wink's outage, Alexa's new guard features, HomePod handoff

    Wink's home automation service has been down for a whole day
    Alexa's 'Tell Me When' skill combines reminders with contextual information
    Amazon's Alexa can now act on its own hunches to turn off lights and more
    Amazon Echo can now make a noise like a dog barking if you're not home — here's how to set it up
    Amazon's Ring announces $60 Video Doorbell Wired, its cheapest and smallest doorbell, arriving on February 24
    The HomePod mini finally adds its long-promised ultra-wideband handoff feature
    Apple doubles down on Fitness+ with new "Time to Walk" Apple Watch content
    iFixit says Apple's AirPods Max is 'quite serviceable'
    Apple reveals striking Black Unity Collection limited-edition Apple Watch and band
    Tasker's Android phone automation connects with Google Assistant
    Google's VR painting app is getting the ax, but it will live on as an open-source project
    Some of the very best Google Assistant Easter eggs


    PICKS OF THE WEEK
    Matthew: Sony Xperia Pro
    Mikah: Oculus Quest 2 Elite Strap With Battery

    Hosts: Mikah Sargent and Matthew Cassinelli

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    Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/smart-tech-today/episodes/63

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    • 1 hr 32 min
    Smart Monitors > Smart TVs - Google's Fitbit deal, Ring encryption, and Samsung's new Smart Monitor

    Smart Monitors > Smart TVs - Google's Fitbit deal, Ring encryption, and Samsung's new Smart Monitor

    On this episode of Smart Tech Today with Mikah Sargent and Matthew Cassinelli:

    Google Maps Gets More Street-Level Detail
    Google Confirms Fitbit Deal: Here's What It Means
    Ring adds end-to-end encryption to protect your video streams
    Amazon's newest product lets companies build their own Alexa assistant – TechCrunch
    Pebble founder promises iMessage on Android and Windows with universal chat app
    Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro Review: Worth the $199 - 9to5Google
    Samsung Smart Monitor has Apple TV, AirPlay 2 built-in
    LG's latest 4K laser projector supports AirPlay 2 for $2,999
    Apple's First Headset to Be Niche Precursor to Eventual AR Glasses
    WD 8TB My Cloud EX2 Ultra Network Attached Storage


    PICKS OF THE WEEK
    Matthew: Bird Buddy: A Smart Bird Feeder, How To Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy
    Mikah: Bathtub overflow drain cover

    Hosts: Mikah Sargent and Matthew Cassinelli

    Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/smart-tech-today

    Show notes and links for this episode are available at: https://twit.tv/shows/smart-tech-today/episodes/62

    • 1 hr 19 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
74 Ratings

74 Ratings

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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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Love the show! Highly recommend!

Definitely worth a listen

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