Category Archives: SmartTechCheck Podcast

SmartTechCheck Podcast The Slap, Intel Arc, Meta false flag on TikTok. Quantum batteries

We chat about “The Slap” at the Oscars, Intel’s Arc discrete graphics announcement, Meta’s false flag attack on TikTok and Quantum battery tech potentially reducing EV charging times. Watch this discussion here on YouTube.

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SmartTechCheck Podcast Misleading Apple M1 Ultra benchmark claims, Ukrainian war tech aspects

We chat about Apple’s misleading performance claims with its M1 Ultra, private space travel, tech aspects of the Ukrainian war and coming lower OLED TV prices. Watch this discussion here on YouTube.

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SmartTechCheck Podcast SXSW recap, streaming service consolidation and increased EV demand

We chat about SXSW, consolidation with some of the big streaming services and EV demand spurred by the rise in gasoline prices. Watch this discussion here on YouTube.

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SmartTechCheck Podcast Apple Peek Performance, iPhone SE, Mac Studio, Studio Display, M1 Ultra

We unpack the key takeaways from Apple’s “Peek Performance” event from earlier in the week. Watch this discussion here on YouTube.

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SmartTechCheck Podcast Ukrainian crisis, role of technology

We discuss the role of technology in the Ukrainian crisis and how it might play how it might ultimately influence the outcome. Watch this episode here on YouTube.

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SmartTechCheck Podcast: Neil Young vs. Spotify, 5G vs. FAA

Another entertaining podcast with me, and John Quain, and host Mark Vena, in which we discuss the recent removal of Neil Young’s music from Spotify, the Keystone Kops rollout of 5G and Apple’s iCloud sync tribulations. Watch this podcast here … Continue reading

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SmartTechCheck Podcast: CES 2022

My January 12, 2022, appearance (S02 E01) on the weekly SmartTechCheck podcast with host Mark Vena and fellow tech reporters John Quain and Rob Pegoraro. This week we recap CES 2022 and discuss TV buying tips before the Super Bowl. … Continue reading

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SmartTechCheck Podcast: Hot Tech Holiday Shopping Tips

My December 3, 2021, appearance on the SmartTechCheck podcast with host Mark Vena and fellow tech reporters John Quain and Rob Pegoraro. This week we discussed hot tech holiday shopping tips. Watch the video of the podcast here, or listen … Continue reading

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SmartTechCheck Podcast: Disney+ Beatles, Microsoft ‘discouraging’ Chrome downloads, Qualcomm

My December 8, 2021, appearance on the SmartTechCheck podcast with host Mark Vena and fellow tech reporter Rob Pegoraro. This week we discuss the Beatles “Get Back” documentary on Disney+, the ongoing Microsoft-Google browser battle, and Qualcomm. Watch the video … Continue reading

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SmartTechCheck Podcast: CES 2022 Preview

My December 30, 2021 appearance on the SmartTechCheck podcast with host Mark Vena and fellow tech reporter John Quain. This week we previewed the upcoming CES 2021 and recapped the top tech trends of the year. Watch the video of … Continue reading

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