Review of the Apple TV (2nd generation), 7 years later

I’ve been actively using my Apple TV (2nd generation) for almost seven years, and I figured March of 2017 was the perfect time to finally share my thoughts on it. Why? I’m getting closer to unplugging this thing from my TV, but I haven’t done so yet.

You see, my TV is eight years old. It hails from a time when two HDMI ports was considered sufficient. The gadgets that I plug into it need to truly prove their worth, and my Apple TV 2 has been skating on thin ice lately. It recently went through a weeks-long phase where it couldn’t play Netflix without crashing. I managed to fix the problem, but I haven’t forgiven it. Continue reading Review of the Apple TV (2nd generation), 7 years later

A theoretical chat about Pandora Premium and smart clothing [episode 29]

Take those elbows out of your ears and listen to this podcast:

We chat about internet-connected jackets and pandora’s box… Continue reading A theoretical chat about Pandora Premium and smart clothing [episode 29]

YouTube TV challenges cable + Uber drives off a cliff [episode 28]

Turn off the TV, grab a hot tea, and listen to this wildness:

We talk about streaming TV, Marco Arment, and uber-bad Uber… Continue reading YouTube TV challenges cable + Uber drives off a cliff [episode 28]

Snapchat goes public and Android tries wearables again [episode 26]

Listen just to hear Shannon say “Snapchaticles” again…

We talk about Snapchat’s IPO, the launch of Ona, and Android Wear. Continue reading Snapchat goes public and Android tries wearables again [episode 26]

SpaceX lands in the Pacific, Shannon swims in a pool [episode 23]

This week we speak candidly about our wild popularity:

We also talk about tech stuff, but mostly just try to crack jokes. Continue reading SpaceX lands in the Pacific, Shannon swims in a pool [episode 23]

How to use Google Home with Sonos

If you’re wondering if it’s possible to control Sonos speakers and components with just your voice and a Google Home, it is! This article points out all of the Sonos products that are compatible, shows you exactly what you need to get it working, and clearly explains how to do everything. Continue reading How to use Google Home with Sonos