Supercharged

Supercharged

Every week, Supercharged tackles a complex—and sometimes unusual—question about technology, science, psychology, and human existence to find out how we can approach life better in our rapidly changing world.

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Hosted by Adam Dachis and Darren Herczeg.



#24: The Most Magical, Boring News You've Heard Yet

October 16, 2014 at 6:30PM • 1 hour 8 minutes

This week on Supercharged we’re talking about the Google announcement, the Apple announcement, and some other crap that happened. We’re also answering your questions about using an iPhone as your primary computing device and disappearing Amazon items.


#23: Crowdfunding: Your New Money Shredder

October 9, 2014 at 5:45PM • 1 hour 7 minutes

This week on Supercharged we’re talking about the latest and greatest Apple problems (again), gamergate, and DNA testing. We’re also answering your questions about Hulu and VPNs, cleaning keyboards, and selling a broken, customized smartphone.


#22: Hey Bro, Updates Available

October 2, 2014 at 4:00PM • 1 hour 45 minutes

This week on Supercharged we’re talking about Windows 10, the mysterious Ello, and Photoshop for Chromebooks. We’re also answering your questions about replacing motherboards and finding a good dumb TV.


#21: Bent, Broken, and Shellshocked

September 25, 2014 at 6:30PM • 1 hour 10 minutes

This week on Supercharged we’re talking about Apple’s numerous iPhone problems, the Bash Shellshock bug, and how women aren’t safe on the internet. We’re also answering your questions about internet service issues, backing up photos, and the best way to switch phones when you don’t have upgrade eligibility.


#20: Free Public Wi-Fi*

September 18, 2014 at 4:00PM • 1 hour 5 minutes

This week on Supercharged we’re talking about Amazon’s new Kindle lineup, the dissolution of MacWorld, and Egypt’s fancy new security program. We’re also answering your questions about the new iPhone keyboards, retro game emulation, and the downsides of renting your cable modem.


#19: Coffee, Cigarettes, Enya, and Mom

September 11, 2014 at 6:00PM • 1 hour 38 minutes

This week on Supercharged we’re talking about yet another massive password leak, Google Voice’s late but great integration with Hangouts, and Apple’s new iPhone, watch, and payments system. We’re also answering your questions about choosing the massive iPhone that’s best for you, managing overly aggressive Gmail filters, and hacking you life to death.


#18: My Mother's Maiden Name Is Pizza

September 4, 2014 at 6:00PM • 57 minutes

This week on Supercharged we’re talking about next week’s Apple event, a bunch of Android stuff, and the big nude celebrity photo theft. We’re also answering your questions about messy Macs and laptop cooling pads.


#17: There's Never Only One Roach

August 28, 2014 at 3:00PM • 58 minutes

This week on Supercharged we’re talking about the next iPhone, Uber’s crappy behavior, and purchasing real estate. We’re also answering your questions about negotiating salary, Android battery life, and crazy AT&T data problems.


#16: The Personal Trainer in Your Pocket

August 21, 2014 at 6:45PM • 1 hour 2 minutes

This week on Supercharged we’re talking about the bad news about tracking data and exercising with your smartphone. We’re also answering your questions about choosing a Mac laptop, what to do when you buy a bad phone, and overcoming exercise plateaus.

Guests: Thorin Klosowski and Ryan Hanna.


#15: Maru the Cat vs. the Dark Side of the Internet

August 18, 2014 at 12:00PM • 1 hour 18 minutes

This week on Supercharged we’re talking about the horrible parts of the internet and what you can do about them. We’re also answering your questions about using FTP, helping grandparents with computer problems, and tech burnout.

Got a question? Email it to supercharged@toasterdog.com!