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Nerd Herd Podcast
58 minutes | 6 days ago
Nerd Herd Podcast #050 - WandaBomb We jump right into the new Disney+ series WandaVision with a less-than-stellar first impression. We also jump into Amy's surprise that Google acquired FitBit, the mass migration from WhatsApp to Signal, Pat Gelsinger's migration to Intel, Sarah is killing it in the market, Greg's Apple whoa of the week and we wrap with Sarah's big app of the week, Endel.
60 minutes | 13 days ago
Nerd Herd Podcast #049 - Insurrection We kick off the New Year with... old problems and talk about the riots on Capital Hill this and how the tech industry should be responding. Is it time for a "real names" policy on social platforms? We also talk about Greg's iPhone revolution, Sarah's "wake-up-calls-as-a-service" idea, skinny jeans, shoe game, the death of Sarah's Nintendo Switch, a deep dive on Animal Crossings and finally, Sarah's 'Big App of the Week' Dr. Wolf for iPad.
74 minutes | a month ago
Nerd Herd Podcast #048 - Feliz Covidad! The nerds are gathered for the last podcast of the year before taking a holiday break and we jump right into The Mandelorian season 2 finale (spoiler warning!) that drew strong opinions. We also jump into the SolarWinds Orion hack and Zoom shenanigans. But we really go hard on the Facebook vs Apple fight which has us all thinking more carefully about privacy and security. We wrap up highlights from the past year whether they are recipes, gadgets, apps or software. Sarah brings us home with her 'Apps of the Week' with "Insight Timer" and "Citizen".
61 minutes | a month ago
Nerd Herd Podcast #047 - Sarah's Return Sarah has bounced back from Covid and rejoins Eddie, Amy and Greg to share her experience. We also jump into all of Disney, Marvel and Star Wars news of 50+ new shows and movies. We also talk Tesla, HPE and Oracle moving their headquarters to Texas and the implications for remote workers.
62 minutes | 2 months ago
Down with the 'vid
Nerd Herd Podcast #046 - Down with the 'vid Sarah is out with Covid this week but Amy, Eddie and Greg return to talk Black Friday / Cyber Monday indulgences, TikTok financial advice videos from bad influencers, Aptera solar powered vehicles and debate Slack vs Team OR product vs feature.
57 minutes | 2 months ago
Nerd Herd Podcast #045 - Amy Undecided We all thought the MacBook Air vs MacBook Pro debate was sealed last week but alas... Amy is still undecided while Sarah quickly purchased her MacBook Air and shares her experience. Meanwhile, Greg is getting addicted to VR and making global friends in Oculus Venues. The nerds also share their bingeable show recommendations just in time to escape from your relatives this holiday week in the US.
56 minutes | 2 months ago
MacBook Pro or MacBook Air
Nerd Herd Podcast #044 - MacBook Pro vs MacBook Air Lots of changes and choices this week. Amy teases an announcement for Monday and is faced with the life changing choice of a MacBook Pro or MacBook Air. Eddies new iPhone Pro Max makes an unboxing debut and we discuss the ongoing battle of content moderation on social sites.
64 minutes | 3 months ago
Nerd Herd Podcast #043 - Pain The nerds whine about leaf raking before winter arrives but then take a detour to talk about the worst accidents and injuries they've suffered. Oh... and they talk about the backlash a test-taking monitoring service some colleges use called "Proctorio" as well as the FTC's plan to sue Facebook.
59 minutes | 3 months ago
Nerd Herd Podcast #042 - Spin Amy's 'on the pitch' while Greg, Eddie and Sarah geek out this week talking about AWS going multi-cloud and SpaceX launching satellite internet access for 99 dollars a month. We also talk about the politics of internet access and Eddie's big tool of the week - a record player.
70 minutes | 3 months ago
Nerd Herd Podcast #041 - Going Virtual The nerds are all back together and we dive into virtual reality gaming and the future of VR. The launch of the Oculus Quest 2 opens up new possibilities for VR but is it enough for VR to go mainstream? We discuss options and ideas beyond gaming, especially for virtual conferences and sporting events. We also discover that Microsoft is pointing the finger at the US government to fix privacy issues. We wrap up talking about the Supreme Court fight between Oracle and Google wondering if the justices understand API's.
54 minutes | 3 months ago
Tesla or no Tesla
Nerd Herd Podcast #040 - Tesla or no Tesla The week it's just Eddie, Amy and Greg discussing nerd buying trends during the pandemic. Do any of us really need a Tesla? A new iPhone? A new TV? A new cleaver? We discuss buying priorities during Amazon Prime day deals as well as virtual conferences while Eddie surprises with an unexpected "big app of the week".
47 minutes | 3 months ago
Nerd Herd Podcast #039 - Switch Death It's a full gear nerd bath this week as Sarah shares her Switch death and the dramatic loss of turnips in Animal Crossing. We also review the new Chromecast Google TV and the Euphy video doorbell. We also talk virtual debates and Sarah's big app of the week.
62 minutes | 4 months ago
Nerd Herd Podcast #038 - Reunited After a week off, the nerds are a little off this week but manage to discuss the Nerd Herd House escape last week, the new GoPro9, Google's new Chromecast "Google TV" device as well as talk about "getting out the vote" in the upcoming US election.
57 minutes | 4 months ago
Nerd Herd Podcast #037 - Nerd House This week the quartet lament that only one person is actually going to the nerd house this week while others fly to nowhere. But theres debate on Oracle and the TikTok mashup, remembering RBG, iOS / iPadOS 14 revelations, Nvidia and Sony mixing messages and Sarah's BIG app of the week, Photo Scan by Google.
58 minutes | 4 months ago
On the Road Again
Nerd Herd Podcast #036 - On the Road Again We are all getting anxious about getting on the road again, especially as we continue to dabble in the stock market. We also talk about the value of college degrees, aging tweets, Swedish meatballs and secondary trading markets.
53 minutes | 5 months ago
Nerd Herd Podcast #035 - Weed Drop It's a holiday weekend in the U.S. but not for the nerds as we discuss comfort food, deleting facebook, day trading blues, balloon rides, weed from the sky and Sarah’s BIG app of the week: Golden Thread and Co-Star.
71 minutes | 5 months ago
Nerd Herd Podcast #034 - Manic Monday It's just another manic podcast as we rail on Roku's content gatekeeping, TokTok drama, placing bets on who opens their office the latest, more bad day trading, fitbit in your skull, another podcast recommendation, thoughts on Chadwick Boseman and Sarah's BIG app of the week.
53 minutes | 5 months ago
Nerd Herd Podcast #033 - Salad Dressing Sarah, Greg, Amy and Eddie settle the debate on where we'll set up the Nerd Herd House, the future of malls, thieving ninjas, salad dressing, bad booze stories, pickles and an unusual app of the week.
68 minutes | 5 months ago
Surface Duo DOA?
Nerd Herd Podcast #032 - Surface Duo DOA? Sarah, Greg, Amy and Eddie discuss the possibilities of a Nerd Herd House vacation as well as hacking cheap phones, buying expensive phones, Epic vs Apple and Google, drop-shipping for dollars, eavesdropping on satellites, digital mop ups, cleaning coins and Sarah's not-so-much-an-app of the week!
69 minutes | 5 months ago
No Right Answers
Nerd Herd Podcast #031 - No Right Answers This week Greg, Amy and Eddie start off playing a game of "What would you do?" when someone in a grocery store isn't wearing a face mask. Then we dive into Delta enforcing mask policy, the North Carolina apocalypse, Fyre merch, Intel's bad week, Microsoft rising, things you can smell through a mask, Umbrella Academy season two and Eddie's tools of the week.
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