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.



#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.


#36: It's Easier to Get Vicodin Than Cancel Your Cable

January 1, 2015 at 4:00PM • 1 hour 40 minutes

This week on Supercharged we’re talking about more hacking, what we learned in 2014, and thoughts on the new year. We’re also answering your questions about jailbreaking your iPhone and getting a job without the right experience.


#35: Worldwide Goat Meat

December 23, 2014 at 1:45PM • 1 hour 9 minutes

This week on Supercharged we’re talking about goat cuisine, the Microsoft-Apple switch-a-roo, and the best of everything ever. We’re also answering your questions about photo management, hating Evernote, and your favorite apps.


#34: The #Shower Experience

December 18, 2014 at 4:30PM • 1 hour 12 minutes

This week on Supercharged we’re talking about the ongoing Sony hack and our favorite life hacks for the holidays. We’re also answering your questions about moving an iTunes library, stealing Wi-Fi, and using Inbox for Gmail.

Guests: Jason Fitzpatrick, Kevin Purdy, and Whitson Gordon!


#33: Kids Just Want an Arbitrary Point System

December 11, 2014 at 4:30PM • 1 hour 10 minutes

This week on Supercharged we’re talking about parenting hacks, password managers, and Apple’s continued two-factor authentication woes. We’re also answering your questions about bribing your kids, limiting their technology time, and managing your own time when working at home.

Today's guest: Melanie Pinola of Lifehacker.


#32: Jeff Goldblum Is Still 6'4"

December 4, 2014 at 5:45PM • 1 hour 35 minutes

This week on Supercharged we're talking about tech in the 90s, Black Friday gone too far, and the detriment of advertising. We're also answering your questions about learning to code, applying a screen protector, and finding disappearing music on your Android.


#31: Thanksgiving Food Hacks

November 25, 2014 at 6:30PM • 1 hour 12 minutes

This week on Supercharged we’re talking about Thanksgiving food hacks and the trials of consuming Soylent. We’re also answering your questions about SIM card problems, screenshotting your browser, and personal expense tracking.