Episode 77: Stanky Bean

Before we get into the week’s tips, news, etc., we got into a discussion about notifications. Finding the right balance of notifications on all of your devices, and life, in general, makes for a much more pleasant experience. We wrap up with some picks of the week that will help you tech better.

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Episode 76: Get Your Pants Off

All kinds of news, tips, and callbacks to previous episodes in this one. Make sure you click the link for the Turbo Encabulator video, that is what we imagine we sound like to you most of the time.

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Episode 75: Dead Giveaway

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The show starts off with some strong power talk and walks all over the place after that. Even Nate’s daughter chimes in with a tip. Towards the end, we talk about the WanaCrypt/WannaCry Ransomware and Nate was way off on some facts but he wrote an article with the corrections linked below. 

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Episode 73: The All Seeing Eye of Amazon

We dig into the week’s tech news and try to make sense of it all. Plenty of tech tips and recommendations as well.

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Don’t Wait 6 Weeks for Apple AirPods

#ProTip (ding), I am not sure why or how but if you want Apple’s AirPods, try AT&T’s website! We love the AirPods (our review) around here, they have great sound and are really convenient. The problem is when we convince someone they need them, Apple’s lead time is still 6 weeks, 4+ months after release.

Case in point, I had convinced a friend that they would be great for some traveling he has coming up. His wife contacted me 3-4 weeks before his birthday and I had to let her know there wasn’t much I could do. I went to Apple’s website and ordered them, but the delivery was 6 weeks out and still is 3 weeks later. I looked on eBay where they were selling for $100 over the asking price of $159.

5 days before his birthday I wanted to check and see if there were any better options. I knew that there were rumors that they were occasionally available from AT&T, so I visited their site and tried to order. It went through, odd I thought, I am sure I will get a shipment delayed notice. Well much to my surprise, 5 days later I had a pair of AirPods in my mailbox!

Needless to say, I headed over to Apple and canceled my order. I am not sure what AT&T has on Apple, but it is weird. The only thing I can think is that Apple promised AT&T certain quantities and they just haven’t been able to keep up.

If you’re ready for a pair of AirPods, head over to AT&T’s AirPods page and order away. $159, free shipping and you don’t have to be an AT&T customer.

Disclaimer: This worked for me, I can’t guarantee it will work for you, good luck!