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Smart Tech Today 45: Alexa, Print My Crossword 🎙

On this episode of Smart Tech Today, Mikah and I talked about Amazon’s new voice-based printer integration, Wink’s recent outage (after the launch of its subscription service), and Apple’s new designed-by-Apple face covering.

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Smart Tech Today 41: Pavlov’s School Children 🎙

On episode 41 of Smart Tech Today, Mikah and I talked about the following:

The Google Assistant has added some new homeschooling features to its smart displays and speakers, including a school bell and random facts delivered throughout the day. Apple and UCLA are working together on a depression study. Mikah and Matthew answer and share a whole host of listener questions and feedback, respectively.

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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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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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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:

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Smart Tech Today #26: Troubleshooting Your Smart Lights

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