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.



#6: Amazon Clears the Low Bar Again

June 12, 2014 at 6:00PM • 54 minutes

This week on Supercharged we’re talking about building your own Super Mario game, how much physical activity you need every day to live longer, and Amazon’s new Prime Music streaming service. We’re also answering your questions about streaming the World Cup, budgeting as a couple, and learning Mac keyboard shortcuts.


#5: Wait for It

June 5, 2014 at 1:15PM • 1 hour 2 minutes

This week we’re discussing all of Apple’s big announcements, from iOS 8 to OS X Yosemite—plus Amazon’s crazy 3D smartphone. We’re also answering your questions about making a personalized news feed, crafting the perfect home theater PC, and why you should bother jailbreaking your iPhone.

Guests: Bryan Crow (WonderHowTo) and Thorin Klosowski (Lifehacker)


#4: A Notebook for Your Face

May 29, 2014 at 1:00PM • 1 hour 7 minutes

This week on Supercharged we're talking about a handful of Apple rumors, Microsoft's new Skype translator, Springpad's demise, and more. We're also answering your questions about renting an apartment, choosing the right web host, and getting a good deal on broadband internet in the US (if that's even possible). Plus tips and downloads, of course!


#3: Data Is the New Mood Ring

May 22, 2014 at 3:30PM • 60 minutes

This week on Supercharged we're talking about Microsoft's new Surface Pro 3, a porn star who took on web payments and won, and Apple's crackdown on virtual weed farms. We're also answering your questions about gaming laptops, Android in Arabic, and where you should go to college.


#2: Lost in the Slow Lane

May 15, 2014 at 2:00PM • 1 hour 1 minute

This week Adam is joined by Alan Henry and Derek Bambauer to talk about net neutrality, privacy, photo apps, Dutch company Phillips lawsuit against Nintendo, and what's new with Google: Maps, Glass, and German promises.


#1: The Best Ways To Wreck Your Credit Score

May 8, 2014 at 1:00PM • 59 minutes

For the first ever Supercharged, Adam Dachis is joined by Eric Ravenscraft and Rod Ebrahimi to talk about web security flaws, free iPhones, a robot that helps you poop, color printers that don't suck, digital wallets, and how to get rid of crippling debt.