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Smart Tech Today #40: Hey Cortana, Goodbye! 🎙

On this episode of Smart Tech Today, Mikah and I talked about industry news as well as headlines around Microsoft, Google, and Amazon – and Mikah’s excellent tech for tracking health data.

Plus, we’re at episode 40! Thank you very much for listening. 🙏

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Appearance – Clockwise #353: “Shortcuts Concierge”

I had the pleasure of being a guest on episode 353 of the Clockwise podcast from Relay FM, joining Brianna Wu, Jason Snell, and Dan Moren for a 30-minute round table discussion of the week’s news.

We talked about Apple silicon and what it means for gaming as well as whether we’ll be buying the first round of Macs, our beta-installation strategies, and how to use Shortcuts for public good.

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Smart Tech Today #36: Google Heads North

On this episode of Smart Tech Today, Mikah and I talked about:

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Smart Tech Today #35: NASA Says, “Don’t Touch Your Face”

On episode 35 of Smart Tech Today, Mikah and I talked about:

  • NASA’s innovative open-source project related to COVID,
  • New hardware releases for outdoor cameras and security systems,
  • Accessibility for sound recognition and assistant reminders,
  • Google’s major updates during Voice Global 2020, and
  • More updates on Shortcuts & automation from Apple’s WWDC

Plus, I included a special scoop about a new action in Shortcuts I haven’t seen anywhere else – enjoy!

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Smart Tech Today #34: WWDC Updates for the Smart Home

On this episode of Smart Tech Today, Mikah and I talked about Google Assistant adding Podcasts and recipes to its Snapshot feature, the NBA’s use of the Oura smart ring to detect COVID-19 symptoms in players, and Apple’s whole host of updates for the smart home – and what’s new with Siri Shortcuts.

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Smart Tech Today #33: Actually, Smart Grills Make Sense

On this episode of Smart Tech Today, Mikah and I talked about grill follow-up, using Anonymous Camera for protests, tech companies responding to Black Lives Matter, the latest Sonos news, and automation during the pandemic:

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Guest spot: Geared Up podcast w/ Andru Edwards & Jon Rettinger

Guest spot: Geared Up podcast w/ Andru Edwards & Jon Rettinger

Recorded June 11th, I had the privilege to be on Andru Edwards and Jon Rettinger’s podcast Geared Up.

We had a great conversation where I told them all about Siri Shortcuts, plus we covered Andru’s YouTube situation, Apple’s worldwide developer conference (WWDC) & the transition to ARM Macs, and the PS5 announcements – here are the show links:

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Smart Tech Today #32: “Awash in Cameras” – Surveillance in America

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On this episode of Smart Tech Today, Mikah and I talked about protests & activism, smart home news, and two great picks of the week:

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Smart Tech Today #28: The Best-Looking Smart Lock You’ll Never See

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On this episode of Smart Tech Today, Mikah and I talked about Apple’s response to coronavirus, which streaming services are free during lockdown, how to get smart home gear that’s affordable, and a Zoom wedding:

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Smart Tech Today #27: Work Out With Your Smart TV

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On this episode of Smart Tech Today, Mikah and I talked about the original Apple Watch designs, lots of Google updates, the latest in virtual hangouts, and my shortcut to change the color of my lights based on my current calendar event: