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POPULAR TECHNOLOGY RADIO - provides you with the most authoritative insight and information on today’s emerging technologies and products in a fast paced and entertaining two-hour weekly show. Host Mike Kahn, along with a gang of tech experts and gadget geeks, bring you a wide array of topics the latest news and information in home and hand-held technology, music, photography, entertainment, gaming and more. Get expert advice on stereo components, home recording equipment, smart phones, e-readers, digital imaging, dashboard apps, innovations, social networks, industry buzz, rumors and the cold hard facts. Travel with Mike from our studio in downtown Los Angeles to national events and Music, Photo and Tech Industry trade shows. POP TECH RADIO helps you make sense of the barrage of choices available in the marketplace. Whether you need a new television, game console, camera or smartphone; or even if you just want the latest game or app to add to your device, Mike provides you with vital, comprehensive advice from leading experts.
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Most Recent Episode
Apple's World Wide Developers Conference and HDR Televisions | #182
Keeping up with the pace of technological advances is no easy feat; thankfully our expert hosts, Jason Masters and Mike Etchart, are up to the challenge! We begin the hour with an analysis of the 2018 Apple World Wide Developers Conference which placed a significant emphasis on software upgrades. Notably, iOS 12 will continue to work on legacy devices, FaceTime can now accommodate up to 32 simultaneous users per session with an added Animoji filter option, and new devices will support Dolby Atmos for next-level surround sound. With sweet tunes top of mind, we learn how Apple Music will stack up against competing for streaming applications such as Spotify. Changing focus, The Wire Cutter's Geoff Morrison delves into the evolution of television technology. While most modern TVs are offered in HDR, your viewing experience will vary greatly depending on the set's resolution. Geoff also goes in depth describing the differences between 2K, 4K, and 8K TVs. Lastly, Geoff tells us about the newest broadcasting standard that will be here by winter of 2020; ATSC 3.0 will deliver Ultra HD and Dolby Atmos over the air for free, and will most likely have a box that you integrate into your current entertainment system. If your home is in need of a technology update, we have the information you need to make the best decision.[00:00:00] TV Prices Race to the Bottom[00:08:00] Apple Lover vs. Android Fanboy[00:12:31] Apple Worldwide Developers Conference[00:19:52] Apple TV/ Spectrum Skinny Bundle[00:29:07] Hear the Difference with Dolby Atmos[00:35:53] Apple Music Raises Bar for Streaming[00:42:13] High Dynamic Range (HDR) Basics[00:49:51] How to Get a True HDR Experience[00:54:44] Comparing HDR10 and Dolby Vision[01:02:05] Should You Upgrade to an 8K TV?[01:08:39] Beginner's Guide to Better HDR[01:18:09] New TV Broadcasting Standards for 2020Read more »