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.



#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.


#30: Pocketful of Pi

November 20, 2014 at 6:00PM • 56 minutes

This week on Supercharged we’re talking about iOS’ latest irrelevant security hole, running Windows apps on your Mac natively-ish, and all kinds of retro game emulation. We’re also answering your questions about re-organizing photos, the best way to watch Game of Thrones, and what to do when you lose your file vault password.


#29: Black Thursday

November 13, 2014 at 6:30PM • 1 hour 20 minutes

This week on Supercharged we’re talking about getting out of iMessage, OS X Yosemite’s security issues, and Black Thursday. We’re also answering your questions about rolling back Android, buying expensive camera lenses, and free mobile password managers.

Guests: Kevin Purdy (In Beta, The Wirecutter) and Whitson Gordon (Lifehacker)


#28: Kitchen Information Cylinder

November 6, 2014 at 6:00PM • 1 hour 1 minute

This week on Supercharged we’re talking about Amazon’s talking speaker, Uber’s veteran army, and how fingerprints aren’t passwords in Virginia. We’re also answering your questions about getting up in the morning, hybrid hard drives, and cable management.


#27: Shockhammer: Part I

November 2, 2014 at 8:45PM • 1 hour 9 minutes

This week is the Supercharged and Awkward crossover episode! We'll be talking about awkward technology stories and problems, plus a lot more. To listen to the second part of this episode, get it from the Awkward podcast on Tuesday at http://5by5.tv/awkward.