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.



#46: Apple: Charging More for Less Since 1984

March 12, 2015 at 3:30PM • 1 hour 15 minutes

This week on Supercharged we’re talking about what actually happened at the Apple Watch event (spoiler: not much), Google’s new car insurance tool, and when you should pay more for high quality goods. We’re also not answering your questions because you guys sent in a lot of comments, so we’ll talk about those instead!


#45: Not Exercising Is NEAT!

March 5, 2015 at 3:45PM • 1 hour 7 minutes

This week on Supercharged we’re talking about Apple’s watch event, streaming HBO, and fitness hacks. We’re also answering your questions about burnout and Bluetooth unlocking.

Guests: Paul Shaw (Personal Trainer/Boot Camp Fitness Instructor) and Thorin Klosowski (Writer at Lifehacker).


#44: Fruity Pebble's Non-Ionizing Radiation

February 26, 2015 at 3:45PM • 1 hour 26 minutes

This week on Supercharged we’re talking about more fun malware, Pebble’s new smartwatch, and productivity hacks and myths. We’re also answering your questions about what the most productive people do and Simple’s banking problems.

Guests: Jeff Steinke (of BlueFletch, @jeff_steinke), Alan Henry (of Lifehacker, @halophoenix), and Darren Herczeg (@DarrenCorp on Instagram).


#43: You're a Junk Hut

February 19, 2015 at 2:00PM • 1 hour 42 minutes

This week on Supercharged we’re talking about tattoo removal, Apple’s aiming too high with their watch, and building your own PC. We’re also answering your questions about focusing with music, Android tablets as photo frames, and hard drive troubles.


#42: Kitler's Travels

February 12, 2015 at 3:00PM • 1 hour 33 minutes

This week on Supercharged we’re talking about writing hacks, iOS 9, and how Nintendo is stupid this week. We’re also answering your questions about ugly websites, coworkers, having a productive day.


#41: An Unkindness of Ravens

February 5, 2015 at 3:00PM • 1 hour 28 minutes

This week on Supercharged we’re talking about wearables, the future of batteries, and the problems with crowdfunding. We’re also answering your questions about defrosting pipes, newsletter creation tools, Shockhammer superpowers.


#40: Myths: Busted

January 29, 2015 at 3:45PM • 1 hour 28 minutes

This week on Supercharged we’re busting some myths, France’s new stand on internet hate speech, and some good news for Apple and Microsoft. We’re also answering your questions about network congestion due to the internet of things, gas burning efficiency, and leaving veganism behind.


#39: Free Windows!

January 22, 2015 at 3:00PM • 1 hour 8 minutes

This week on Supercharged we’re talking about Facebook at work, Google’s wireless carrier plans, and Windows 10. We’re also answering your questions about listening to Lifehacker, downloading APKs, and repurposing an old router.


#38: Broken Glass and Peanut Shells

January 15, 2015 at 3:15PM • 1 hour 22 minutes

This week on Supercharged we’re talking about food, food, and more food. We’re also answering your questions about sticking a tablet to a wall, quitting Facebook, and listening to music in bed.


#37: Bill Gates Drinks Poop Water

January 8, 2015 at 6:15PM • 1 hour 5 minutes

This week on Supercharged we’re talking about drinking poop water, the need for ports, and some CES stuff. We’re also answering your questions about well-designed resumes, giving your family access to your passwords when you die, and fixing your unfortunate search results.