Talking Tech with Jefferson Graham

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Your daily consumer tech news update, plus the latest gadget reviews and straight talk about how the latest tech innovations affect you, with USA TODAY's Jefferson Graham.


Episode Date
Hey Google, let's ask Alexa some questions
00:04:22

Jefferson Graham has some fun with smart speakers, asking Alexa supplied questions to Google and Siri, and vice versa, on Talking Tech. Listen to what they get right, and wrong on the latest episode.

Mar 18, 2019
Camera or smartphone for important photos? Debate.
00:07:37

Liz H. Kelly, the author of a new book about how to get publicity, writes that you should only use a camera for important photos. Jefferson Graham debates that idea with her on #TalkingTech, saying that many great images can indeed be done on the smartphone. Who’s right? Kelly is the author of “8-Second PR: Energize Your Story for Ultimate Media Success.”

Mar 17, 2019
Can Apple take on Netflix?
00:02:52

Jefferson Graham previews Apple's challenges in taking on Netflix with a new entertainment service, and discusses with analyst Daniel Ives from Wedbush Securities.

Mar 16, 2019
Tesla Model Y: My take
00:02:08

Jefferson Graham attended the unveil of Tesla's new Model Y in Hawthorne, California. His take? Tune in.

Mar 15, 2019
Hack or not, now is the time to update Facebook settings
00:03:33

Asish Gupta, CEO of security firm Bugcloud talks with Jefferson Graham about how to protect your Facebook identiy on Talking Tech.

Mar 14, 2019
Preview: Tesla Model Y event
00:03:44

USA TODAY's Chris Woodyard joins Jefferson Graham to preview Tesla's new Model Y car, and the press event that will introduce it to the world, on TalkingTech.

Mar 13, 2019
Imagine this: living without a smartphone!
00:02:10

Jefferson Graham will soon embark on an experiment - three days without a smartphone. What would that be like? He ruminates on it, on today's #TalkingTech.

Mar 12, 2019
New phones make me yawn
00:02:50

Do you agree with Jefferson Graham in that the latest crop of new smartphones makes us yawn? He explains, on the latest Talking Tech podcast.

Mar 11, 2019
ICYMI: How to bring Alexa to the car
00:03:49


Jefferson Graham tests two units, the Roav Viva and Garmin Speak, which bring Alexa voice commands to the car. Tune in to Talking Tech to hear his thoughts.

Mar 10, 2019
Going cashless is real - except in Philly
00:03:35

A new law in Philadelphia makes it illegal for retail stores not to accept cash. Jefferson Graham argues that like it or not, mr. Mayor, more outlets are going to join China, Sweden and elsewhere in asking for either credit card or mobile payments, on the latest Talking Tech podcast.

Mar 09, 2019
Pandora: more music features and podcasts
00:02:40

Jefferson Graham reports on new features and podcasts at Pandora, the oldest of the music streaming services, on #Talking Tech.

Mar 08, 2019
"Alexa, what can we do in the car?"
00:03:49

Jefferson Graham tests two units, the Roav Viva and Garmin Speak, which bring Alexa voice commands to the car. Tune in to Talking Tech to hear his thoughts.

Mar 07, 2019
"What video camera should I buy?"
00:03:18

From the mailbag: "What kind of video camera should I buy?" asks Janna from Brooklyn. Jefferson Graham has the answer. Tune in to #TalkingTech to find out the pick.

Mar 06, 2019
Samsung Galaxy S10 preview
00:04:08

USA TODAY's Eli Blumenthal joins Jefferson Graham to preview the latest from Samsung, the Galaxy S10 premium smartphone, on #TalkingTech.

Mar 05, 2019
I hope Lyft makes it
00:02:29

Ride-hailing company Lyft just filed for a stock IPO, and laid out its costs. The company is spending big to gain market share. But is that wise? Jefferson Graham weighs in on #TalkingTech.

Mar 04, 2019
ICYMI: Everything you need to know about Smart Lights
00:04:23

Jefferson Graham runs down the key questions you'll have about adding a smart lighting system to the home, on Talking Tech, including price and ways to work around bringing home a hub to operate the lights. https://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/talkingtech/2019/02/28/installing-smart-lights-what-you-need-know-using-alexa-google-siri/2954793002/

Mar 03, 2019
What YouTube needs to do to clean up its kids act
00:04:20

Jefferson Graham weighs in on the latest YouTube fiasco with kids programming on the weekend edition of #TalkingTech.

Mar 02, 2019
Cake, a forum for interests without fighting
00:03:25

Chris MacAskill tells Jefferson Graham about his Cake.co forum, a place for people to discuss similar interests online without fighting. He explains how this happens on #TalkingTech. https://www.cake.co/conversations/pzLS1dX/los-angeles-street-photography/zPllkGG

Mar 01, 2019
Smart Lights: What you need to know before bringing them home
00:04:23

Jefferson Graham runs down the key questions you'll have about adding a smart lighting system to the home, on Talking Tech, including price and ways to work around bringing home a hub to operate the lights.

Feb 28, 2019
Protecting your digital ID: tips from an expert
00:04:25

Former Scotland Yard detective Roderick Jones offers tips on how to protect your digital ID on Talking Tech with Jefferson Graham.

Feb 27, 2019
Need a notary? There's an app for that
00:03:22

Pat Kinsel from Notarize explains how anyone can get a document notarized without having to leave their home on Talking Tech.


Feb 26, 2019
What's on Netflix in March?
00:04:50

USA TODAY's Carly Mallenbaum sits in with Jefferson Graham to discuss what's on Netflix for March.

Feb 25, 2019
ICYMI: Why TVs are now so cheap
00:03:16

ICYMI: Why TVs have gotten so cheap

Jefferson Graham explains why you can not get a 43-inch 4K smart TV at Target for $250 on Talking Tech. Hint: think razors and razor blades. https://youtu.be/9lJiEfhQWek

Feb 24, 2019
See Oscar nominees online this weekend
00:04:36

All the top contenders are available for online viewing, but you'll have to pay to watch "Bohemian Rhapsody," "A Star is Born," and other films. Jefferson Graham has the scoop on #TalkingTech.

Feb 23, 2019
The new communication rules
00:03:00

Don't ever send one-word texts. Text before you call to ask permission. Those are just two of the new communications rules uncovered by USA TODAY's Dalvin Brown, who joins Jefferson Graham to discuss on Talking Tech.

Feb 22, 2019
Why TVs have gotten so cheap
00:03:16

Jefferson Graham explains why you can not get a 43-inch 4K smart TV at Target for $250 on Talking Tech. Hint: think razors and razor blades. https://www.jeffersongraham.net/Jefferson-Graham-Portfolio/Travel-Photography/Moon-over-Los-Angeles/

Feb 21, 2019
The joy of photographing in the rain --with a smartphone
00:02:40

It's raining in Los Angeles, and Jefferson Graham is channeling his inner Gene Kelly and snapping in the rain. He's got some tips on how to protect your camera, and better yet, let loose with your smartphone on #TalkingTech. Watch the video on YouTube. https://youtu.be/fwCx4MIf2Qg

Feb 20, 2019
2000 episodes of Talking Tech --thanks listeners!
00:02:49

Jefferson Graham thanks listeners for tuning in to 2000 episodes of Talking Tech - the 2000th episode posted on President's Day, 2019, and recaps some of the more popular topics discussed on the podcast.

Feb 19, 2019
VR like without glasses in a dome
00:03:16

Peter Csathy joins Jefferson Graham to explore a "community virtual reality" like experience inside a dome. He tells all on #TalkingTech.

Feb 18, 2019
ICYMI: The joys of free TV streaming
00:03:05

ICYMI: Jefferson Graham on the joys of streaming free movies and TV shows on apps like Pluto TV, Tubi and the Roku Channel.

Feb 17, 2019
How do you feel about living in an "Amazon" Home?
00:04:19

Jefferson Graham weighs in on Amazon's aggressive pursuit of owning smart home products that turn your smartt home into an "Amazon Home." You comfy with that? Listen to #TalkingTech. http://www.jeffersongraham.net

Feb 16, 2019
The app for hourly workers - Branch
00:04:53

Hourly workers need to swap shifts, but making it happen can be cumbersome. There's an app for that. Atif Siddiqi tells Jefferson Graham all about the Branch app on Talking Tech. http://www.jeffersongraham.net

Feb 15, 2019
How to stream free movies & TV
00:03:05

Jefferson Graham reports on the growing trend for free ad-supported streaming channels, from the likes of Pluto, Tubi and others, on Talking Tech.

Feb 14, 2019
Apple's March event: magazine subscriptions
00:01:47

Apple looks to 3/25 for its latest spring event, where it's expected to tout a new magazine + entertainment subscription service. Jefferson Graham reports on #TalkingTech.

Feb 13, 2019
Fabric vault for couples to share their finances
00:04:42

Fabric, a home for online wills, introduces its latest product, the Vault, for couples to share their finance info. Adam Erlebacher from Fabric tells Jefferson Graham all about it on Talking Tech.

Feb 12, 2019
Valentine's flowers: Whole Foods again has best price
00:02:41

We surveyed the landscape again, and Whole Foods hands down has the best price for online Valentine;'s flowers--if you're an Amazon Prime member. Jefferson Graham has the scoop on Talking Tech.

Feb 11, 2019
ICYMI: Thoughts on Bezos
00:03:24

ICYMI: Jefferson Graham weighs in on the Jeff Bezos bombshell.

Feb 10, 2019
ICYMI: Thoughts on Bezos
00:03:24
Feb 10, 2019
Weekend edition--winners and losers from the week
00:03:55

Jeff Bezos, Twitter and Medium won the week, while Apple Store and InstaCart lost. Jefferson Graham explains on the weekend edition of #TalkingTech.

Feb 09, 2019
Thoughts on Jeff Bezos' bombshell post
00:03:24

Jefferson Graham weighs in on the Jeff Bezos bombshell blog spot about blackmail, naked photos, Donald Trump and more on #TalkingTech.

Feb 08, 2019
How to stop paying big $$$ for wireless plans
00:06:33
Feb 07, 2019
John Karna talks "Valley of the Boom"
00:05:07

Actor John Karna joins Jefferson Graham to reflect on portraying the young internet pioneer Marc Andreessen in the new TV mini series Valley of the Boom, about the birth of the Internet, on #TalkingTech.

Feb 06, 2019
Today's D-Day for getting your photos back from Flickr
00:03:07

Longtime photo sharing site Flickr gave people until February 5th to download their +1,000 photos, or pay $50 a year to subscribe. Jefferson Graham describes how getting to D-Day makes him feel on #Talking Tech.

Feb 05, 2019
Those Super Bowl tech commercials
00:02:10

Jefferson Graham has some thoughts on those tech related Super Bowl ads from Google, Amazon, Mercedes, Bumble and MintMobile, on today's Talking Tech.

Feb 04, 2019
From the vaults: Our first sitdown with Mo Rocca
00:17:00

We spoke to humorist Mo Rocca this week about his new Mobituaries podcast, and that inspired us to reach into the vaults and replay our initial 2013 meetup with the CBS News correspondent for a weekend edition of Talking Tech.

Feb 03, 2019
What if Apple ran Facebook?
00:05:04

What if pro-privacy Apple ran the invasive social network Facebook. Would it still hunger to know everything about us? Jefferson Graham ponders the question on the weekend edition of Talking Tech.

Feb 02, 2019
Finding a dentist just got easier with Dentistry.com
00:04:33

The folks at 1-800-Dentist decided it was time to join the new century with a mobile first website devoted to finding new dentists and learning about mouth care. Brian McCarthy from Dentistry.com explains on #TalkingTech.

Feb 01, 2019
Talking Tech with Mo Rocca
00:04:26

CBS Sunday Morning correspondent Mo Rocca has a new podcast, Mobituaries, and he joins Jefferson Graham to tell the Talking Tech audience all about it.

Jan 31, 2019
Apple's iPhones are down 15%, while rest are up
00:02:07

Sales for the iPhone are down 15%, while the iPad, Macs and other Apple products are up. What's up with that? Jefferson Graham has some ideas, on #TalkingTech.

Jan 30, 2019
How Apple looks to replace lost iPhone income
00:02:22

Sales of the iPhone have peaked and now Apple is focused on nagging you more often with subscription offers. Jefferson Graham reports on Talking Tech.

Jan 29, 2019
How to access the Alexa Talking Tech skill
00:01:42

Talking Tech now has an Alexa skill, to bring up the podcast for your flash briefing. Jefferson Graham explains how to access it.

Jan 28, 2019
Six coolest music meets tech products from NAMM
00:04:26

We roamed the floor of the NAMM show to find the six coolest music meets tech gadgets on display at the huge trade show.

Jan 27, 2019
Cable fees keep going up - cutting the cord is still cheaper
00:03:56

Streaming services prices are going up, but when compared to cable, cutting the cord is still a better deal, argues Jefferson Graham on #TalkingTech.

Jan 26, 2019
How to watch Super Bowl on streaming
00:02:39

Download the CBS Sports TV app now if you'd like to see the Super Bowl via a streaming player. Jefferson Graham has the scoop on #TalkingTech.

Jan 25, 2019
Check out Pluto TV for free streaming movies/TV shows
00:02:31

Pluto TV, a popular streaming service for watching free TV shows and movies, got bought this week by Viacom for $340 million, which inspired Jefferson Graham to check it out for #TalkingTech. http://www.jeffersongraham.net

Jan 24, 2019
Apple Pay coming to Target, WalMart still hold out
00:01:59

Apple nabbed another top retailer to let consumers pay with their phones and watches in Target, but Walmart and others still holding out. Jefferson Graham reports on #TalkingTech.

Jan 23, 2019
How to unsubscribe from streaming services
00:03:10

Jefferson Graham on the pain of breaking up with streaming services. He offers some tips on #TalkingTech.

Jan 22, 2019
Review: August Smart Home Lock
00:03:06


Jefferson Graham has joined the 21st century and gone keyless, by putting the August Smart Lock Pro on his frontdoor, and opening up via an app. He reports on the installation, and use of the product on TalkingTech.

Jan 21, 2019
How to get great prints from smartphone
00:02:52

On today's episode: where to get great photo prints made from smartphone apps, on #TalkingTech.

Jan 20, 2019
ICYMI: Harry Connick will teach you how to play piano
00:03:58

ICYMI: Musician Harry Connick, Jr. is now available for piano teaching lessons. Via the Playground Sessions app. He tells Jefferson Graham all about it on #TalkingTech.

Jan 19, 2019
Review: DJI Osmo Pocket dronecam
00:02:16

Jefferson Graham reviews the world's smallest video camera, the DJI Osmo Pocket dronecam on #TalkingTech.

Jan 18, 2019
Talking Tech with Harry Connick, Jr.
00:03:58

Musician Harry Connick, Jr. talks about his latest production--teaching people how to play piano via the PlaygroundSessions app.

Jan 17, 2019
Despite all the controversies, Facebook's app most used in 2018
00:02:09

A new report shows that consumers just didn't care about the data breaches and hacking of the social network in 2018--they just like their Facebook. Jefferson Graham reports on #TalkingTech.

Jan 16, 2019
Newsflash: Netflix raising prices
00:01:31

Netflix is raising pricing, and Jefferson Graham has the scoop on Talking Tech. http://www.jeffersongraham.net

Jan 15, 2019
Preview: Samsung Galaxy S10 smartphone
00:02:03

The next hot tech device of 2019 is certain to be Samsung's new Galaxy S10 smartphone, slated to be introduced February 10th. Jefferson Graham previews on #TalkingTech.

Jan 15, 2019
Message from Bezos divorce - clean up your digital act
00:02:17

Did Amazon's CEO really send out racy texts and photos as has been reported? Even if it's not true, argues Jefferson Graham, it's still a good time to once again, go over digital dos and dont's on #Talking Tech.

Jan 14, 2019
ICYMI: Hey BMW, what's up with that voice assistant?
00:02:36

ICYMI: BMW is joining the voice computing revolution by putting a voice assistant in new cars. It answers to "Hey, BMW." Jefferson Graham sits down with BMW exec Holger Hampf at the CES in Las Vegas to find out more on Talking Tech.

Jan 13, 2019
CES 2019 Wrap-up: What's old is new again
00:03:16

Jefferson Graham wraps up CES 2019, where everything old is new again. That means you Google, Amazon, Samsung and LG.

Jan 12, 2019
Lyft in Las Vegas: faster and cheaper
00:02:21

Ride hailing company Lyft is providing a worthy alternative to cabs, with way shorter wait times and lower fares. Jefferson Graham reports on #TalkingTech.

Jan 11, 2019
Hey Google, who won the CES war? Alexa or you?
00:03:17

Who won the war for dominance of personal assistants at CES, Google or Amazon? Tune in to Talking Tech to find out.

Jan 10, 2019
Samsung will not give up on Bixby
00:03:36

Alexa and Siri are household names, not so for Bixby, Samsung's personal assistant. The company, however, is not giving up on Bixby, and doubling down to put it in all its new products for 2019. Jefferson Graham talks with Voicebot.AI's Bret Kinsella and Ava Mutchler about Samsung's moves on Talking Tech

Jan 09, 2019
Hey BMW, what's up with your in-car assistant?
00:02:36

BMW is joining the voice computing revolution by putting a voice assistant in new cars. It answers to "Hey, BMW." Jefferson Graham sits down with BMW exec Holger Hampf at the CES in Las Vegas to find out more on Talking Tech.

Jan 08, 2019
Crazy futuristic car rides in Las Vegas
00:02:47
Jan 08, 2019
CES 2019 - Five coolest things we saw so far
00:03:51

Jefferson Graham reports from CES on connected shoes, a digital mailbox to scare away porch pirates and more from the first day of CES 2019 on Talking Tech.

Jan 07, 2019
ICYMI: Year in tech 2019
00:03:13

ICYMI: Jefferson Graham offers an outlook for 2019 and the year in tech on Talking Tech.

Jan 06, 2019
Where are they now--CES 2018?
00:03:33

Jefferson Graham looks back at the hits of CES 2018 for a "where are they now," look at products like Samsung Wall and Buddy the Robot on Talking Tech.

Jan 05, 2019
Those really crazy CES pitches
00:04:07

With some 4500 exhibitors slated to show off new gadgets at the Consumer Electronics Show, companies are very aggressive about reaching out. But many forget to use understandable english in their e-mails. Jefferson Graham offers a sneak peek into his inbox on today's Talking Tech.

Jan 04, 2019
It's not just China, Apple
00:02:10

Apple, in a rare move, admitted that iPhone sales had slowed down, and it would sell fewer than expected in the holiday quarter, putting much of the blame on changing conditions in China. Stop the excuses and look in the mirror argues Jefferson Graham

Jan 03, 2019
CES 2019 preview with Gary Shapiro
00:03:16

Gary Shapiro, the president of the Consumer Technology Association, previews the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, which kicks off un-officially on January 6th. Expect lots of chatter about Artificial Intelligence, 5G and Alexa and the Google Assistant everywhere.

Jan 03, 2019
Year in 2019 tech - what to look for
00:03:13

Jefferson Graham previews the year in tech for 2019, and what to look for in consumer products on Talking Tech.

Jan 02, 2019
ICYMI: Record your stuff on New Year's Day
00:02:52


In this replay from New Year's Day 2018, Jefferson Graham recommends a great project--catalog your belongings with your smartphone camera, to insurance proof your collection.

Jan 01, 2019
Smart Home - what you need to get started
00:05:17

Inspired by a poster at Amazon's retail store on setting up a smart home, Jefferson Graham was inspired to decode it for Talking Tech.

Dec 31, 2018
New Year's Project - document your possessions
00:02:52

In this replay from New Year's Day 2018, Jefferson Graham recommends a great project--catalog your belongings with your smartphone camera, to insurance proof your collection.

Dec 30, 2018
In 2018, consumers finally fought back Apple's rising prices
00:03:19

Remember those long lines for new iPhones? Not in 2018. Consumers finally fought back against Apple's rising prices. Jefferson Graham reports on Talking Tech.

Dec 29, 2018
Meet Innermap, the new mindfulness app
00:02:28

Mindfulness coach Mitra Manesh tells Jefferson Graham about her new mindfulness app Innermap. It combines storytelling and modern science to guide you to what she says will 'fast-track you to more focus, intentionality, perspective, and peace." http://innermap.me

Dec 28, 2018
How to: cut the cord
00:02:53

Looking to cut the cord in 2019? Jefferson Graham has a primer for how to get started on Talking Tech./

Dec 27, 2018
ICYMI: Consumer robots not hot
00:03:29

ICYMI: Bret KInsella from Voicebot.ai sits in for Jefferson Graham and tells how the grand dreams for home consumer robots went bust in 2018 on Talking Tech.

Dec 27, 2018
10 essential apps for your phone
00:01:56

Perhaps you just got a new phone or it's time for an app refresh. Jefferson Graham has a quick list of 10 essential apps for everyone on #TalkingTech.

Dec 26, 2018
Peter Pham's favorite tech products of 2018
00:08:22

Tech investor Peter Pham is such a gadget enthusiast, he buys over 365 of them every year. In our 3rd annual look back at the gadget year that was with Pham, he picks out some of his notable favorites.

Dec 26, 2018
How to: Get used to X-style iPhones
00:02:33

Jefferson Graham with a 101 basics podcast - how to get used to a new X-style iPhone, on #Talking Tech.

Dec 25, 2018
How to: get started with Amazon Echo + Google Home
00:03:14

For those of you with a new Amazon Echo or Google Home speaker: tips for getting started, on #TalkingTech.

Dec 24, 2018
Peter Csathy's 5 tech predictions for 2019
00:06:00

Petert Csathy, the chairman of consultancy CreaTV Media and author of the new book, "Fearless Media," joins Jefferson Graham to offer his five tech predictions for 2019.

Dec 23, 2018
Despite how awful Facebook has acted, I'm not about to quit it--are you?
00:04:04

Jefferson Graham reports on the terrible year Facebook has faced, and what's ahead. But as awful as Facebook has been, he's not ready to quit it--are you?

Dec 22, 2018
Parents talk Tech - monitor everything!
00:04:24

Our Parents Talk Tech featured three moms, Darcy Cobb, Jackie Naidoo and Jennifer Keller, talking about the challenges of raising kids in a social media age. Listen to our chat on #TalkingTech.

Dec 21, 2018
Riding through Elon Musk's tunnel
00:02:34

USA TODAY's Chris Woodyard sits in with Jefferson Graham to tell about his drive in an Elon Musk created tunnel, under the streets of Hawthorne, California, in a Tesla.

Dec 20, 2018
Kids Talk Tech - Facebook, parents and Umizoomis
00:03:50

Our panel of 8 pre-teens, ages 11 and 12, sit down with us to talk tech about Facebook, privacy, and who uses the phone more, them or their parents.

Dec 19, 2018
Amazon hasn't done it yet, but it will buy Target
00:08:47

Gene Munster, an analyst and investor with Loup Ventures, predicted in 2017 that Amazon would buy Target this year and take it over, just like it did with Whole Foods. It didn't happen. But Munster still believes it will, and tells Jefferson Graham why on #TalkingTech. https://blog.jeffersongraham.com

Dec 18, 2018
Rich DeMuro's new iPhone book
00:02:44

Tech reporter Rich DeMuro, filling in for the vacationing Jefferson Graham, tells about his new iPhone tips book, 101 Handy Tech Tips for the iPhone: Updated, Simplified and Revised for iOS 12, on Talking Tech.

Dec 17, 2018
Ed Baig on Apple's new ECG Watch features
00:03:55

USA TODAY's Edward C. Baig, filling in for Jefferson Graham on Talking Tech, weighs in on Apple's new ECG feature for the Apple Watch.

Dec 16, 2018
How Retail has turned to tech this season
00:02:34

After years of resisting the tech boom, this year traditional retailers are embracing tech full tilt, reports USA TODAY's Charisse Jones, filling in for the vacationing Jefferson Graham on Talking Tech,

Dec 15, 2018
Review: FaceApp, pro/con?
00:02:45

Christine Blackburn from the Story Worthy podcast fills in for Jefferson Graham with a review of the FaceApp, which uses artificial intelligence to automatically generate highly realistic transformations of faces in photographs. Is this a good thing?

Dec 14, 2018
Consumer robots are dead; long live Alexa
00:03:29

Bret Kinsella, the editor of the Voicebot.AI website, fills in for the vacationing Jefferson Graham and reports about why consumer robots haven't struck a chord with the public, but Alexa has.

Dec 13, 2018
Tech repair tips--don't shop with kids
00:05:42

Michelle Maltais, the consumer editor of USA TODAY, sits in with Jefferson Graham with a tale of tech repair gone haywire, and what she learned from the experience on Talking Tech.

Dec 12, 2018
Now is it time to drop Facebook? Take #112
00:03:24

Michelle Maltais, the consumer editor for USA TODAY, joins Jefferson Graham to weigh in on the latest Facebook is tracking your every move crisis. Is it time to ditch Facebook?

Dec 11, 2018
My top 10 best gadgets of 2018
00:04:58

Jefferson Graham runs down his picks for the ten top tech gadgets of 2018, as always a subjective list, but worth listening to, on #TalkingTech.

Dec 10, 2018
ICYMI: Sunday is golden game night on pop.in
00:03:39

From the archives: ICYMI, Sundays are Golden Game Nights on the pop.in app, a chance to win $175 in a game of Liar's Dice.

Dec 09, 2018
Bonus: More with Nice Peter and Epic Lloyd from the Epic Rap Battles
00:13:41

More of our extended interview with Epic Lloyd and Nice Peter, the guys behind the Epic Rap Battles YouTube video series, who tell about how they met and got started, and offer their take on that 7-year-old kid making $22 million yearly from YouTube.

Dec 08, 2018
The best sellers, most streamed, top trending of 2018
00:02:32

The best selling, most streamed, top trending gadgets, albums, TV shows and more of 2018, per Amazon, Apple, Google and Spotify. Jefferson Graham reports on #TalkingTech.

Dec 08, 2018
The Epic Rap Battles guys return
00:04:42

Nice Peter and Epic Lloyd are back at it, after a nearly 2 year break, taking on Mark Zuckerberg and Elon Musk in their latest YouTube video. Jefferson Graham sits down with Peter Shukoff and Lloyd Ahlquist for #TalkingTech.

Dec 07, 2018
Your kids are playing even more Fortnite than you think
00:02:33

A new exclusive survey by SurveyMonkey for USA TODAY about kids and Fortnite shows just what a force this game is in today's culture. Jefferson Graham reports on #TalkingTech.

Dec 06, 2018
Mailbag: Cutting the cord in South Dakota
00:07:46

You read, you watched, you listened, you had questions about our piece on cable TV alternatives. South Dakota resident Andy Graning joins Jefferson Graham to report on how cutting the cord is playing in the middle of the country, on the #TalkingTech podcast

Dec 05, 2018
The Top iOS App downloads of 2018
00:02:57

Jefferson Graham runs down the chart of the top iOS downloads of 2018. There are a lot of familiar names, but some new ones in there worth noting as well.

Dec 04, 2018
YouTubeTV vs. DirecTV Now & Vue: cable TV alternative smackdown
00:04:51

Jefferson Graham compares the pros and cons of the five major cable TV streaming alternatives, YouTubeTV, Sony Playstation Vue, Hulu with Live TV, DirecTV Now and Sling TV on #TalkingTech. Which one is best for you?

Dec 03, 2018
ICYMI: The high costs of repairing an I-device
00:04:40

ICYMI: Jefferson Graham reports on the high costs of repairing an Apple i-device, on Talking Tech. Dropped an Apple Watch lately?

Dec 02, 2018
If it's Sunday, it's time for Golden Game Night on pop.in
00:03:39

Weekends are when smartphone users can make big bucks with pop.in's Liar's Dice game. Jefferson Graham explains the pop.in transition from TV chat to pop culture discussions to finding success at last as a gaming platform. #TalkingTech

Dec 01, 2018
Not everyone will pay for subscriptions. Right YouTube?
00:03:29

YouTube switched gears this week, shifting the original movies from pay to ad-supported, showing that yes indeed, there's limits to how many services we will subscribe to. Jefferson Graham has the scoop, on Talking Tech.

Nov 30, 2018
What's on Netflix and Amazon in December
00:04:49

USA TODAY's Carly Mallenbaum joins Jefferson Graham for a preview of what to watch on Netflix and Amazon in December, highlighted by the return of the "Marvelous Mrs. Maisel," and "Springsteen on Broadway."

Nov 30, 2018
Amazon's push to bring Alexa to the car
00:06:45

Ned Curic, the head of Amazon's auto division, sits down with Jefferson Graham to discuss the E-tailer's push to get Alexa and voice commands into our cars. From the L.A. Auto Show

Nov 29, 2018
LA Auto Show - huge next stage in-dash infotainment systems
00:05:12

USA TODAY's Jefferson Graham and Chris Woodyard report on the latest trend in autos--giant in-dash entertainment systems that show detailed weather, get you restaurant reviews and location, interact with your watch to open the door and more. From the L.A. Auto Show

Nov 28, 2018
Big sales over, so is it too late to shop now?
00:02:55

The big Cyber Monday and Black Friday sales are behind us--so is it too late to shop and get deals? Jefferson Graham delivers the verdict on #TalkingTech.

Nov 27, 2018
L.A. Auto Show Preview
00:03:16

USA TODAY's Jefferson Graham and Chris Woodyard preview the L.A. Auto Show, which opens 11/27 in Los Angeles on #TalkingTech.

Nov 27, 2018
Canon EOS R review
00:02:44

Jefferson Graham reviews the Canon EOS R, the first full-frame mirrorless camera from Canon, and it's answer to Sony, on TalkingTech.

Nov 26, 2018
ICYMI: The 2018 Tech Turkeys of the year
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ICYMI: Jefferson Graham runs down his roster of the top tech turkeys of 2018 on #TalkingTech.

Nov 25, 2018
Facebook tops the top tech turkeys of 2018
00:05:26

Jefferson Graham runs down his annual roster of the top tech turkeys of the year, with Facebook in the no. 1 spot on #TalkingTech.

Nov 24, 2018
Apple Watch - I've changed my tune
00:02:59

In 2015, Jefferson Graham called the Apple Watch the tech turkey of the year. With the 4th edition of the Watch, he's changed his tune. Listen to #TalkingTech to find out why.

Nov 23, 2018
For your Thanksgiving dinner--the Foodie app
00:01:41

If you're itching to take pictures of your Thanksgiving dinner, Jefferson Graham has the app for you. It's called Foodie and he'll tell you all about it on #TalkingTech.

Nov 21, 2018
Letters edition: What to buy, how to digitize?
00:03:36

We get letters: Listeners want to know about hot deals, buying a first guitar and digitizing old video tapes and photographs. Jefferson Graham has the answers on today's #TalkingTech episode

Nov 20, 2018
YouTube adds feature films to view for free
00:03:56

Jefferson Graham reports on a new initiative from YouTube to offer 100 feature films to view for free, via ads, including the Rocky and Pink Panther movies. https://www.jeffersongraham.net/Jefferson-Graham-Portfolio/Travel-Photography/Venice-Beach-2018/

Nov 19, 2018
ICYMI: Talking Tech with Stan Lee
00:04:03

ICYMI: The late Stan Lee talked tech with us in 2012. A Talking Tech replay.

Nov 18, 2018
Weekend project: Backup, scan and save now
00:03:39

In the wake of those awful California fires, have you protected your important papers and memories with digital technology? If not, this is the weekend to do it. Jefferson Graham outlines what to do on #TalkingTech.

Nov 17, 2018
The new look of the Apple Stores
00:03:32

The flagship Apple Stores are being remade into retail locations that stress education first, sales second. Jefferson Graham takes a re-modeled and re-imagined Apple Store in Santa Monica on Talking Tech.

Nov 16, 2018
Black Friday deals we like
00:02:58

Jefferson Graham offers a guide to Black Friday deals for products he reviewed here on #TalkingTech.

Nov 16, 2018
Alexa, microwave me some popcorn
00:02:17

Jefferson Graham chats with USA TODAY's Edward C. Baig about Amazon's new Alexa enabled microwave on #TalkingTech.

Nov 15, 2018
Review: Amazon's no-monthly-fee DVR
00:02:55

Jefferson Graham reviews Amazon's new Fire TV Recast DVR, which has no monthly service fee, but won't work for cable or satellite, just over-the-air antennas. Tune in to hear his verdict on #TalkingTech

Nov 14, 2018
More of our Stan Lee interview
00:06:21

We are still honoring the late, great Stan Lee here on #TalkingTech. Listen in on our extended interview from 2012, where the co-creator of Spiderman and so many other iconic characters, talks about the creation of his most popular character, what kind of super powers he'd want to have and his secret to longevity. He was 89 at the time of the interview.

Nov 13, 2018
The late Stan Lee talked tech with us
00:04:03

The late, great Stan Lee, creator of Spiderman and so many other iconic characters, talked tech with us in 2012. Jefferson Graham reaches into the vault for a replay.

Nov 13, 2018
I actually like Facebook Portal, but with major reservations
00:03:59

Jefferson Graham offers his take on Facebook's new Portal video chat device, which has an always on camera and microphone in your home. To his surprise, he actually likes it, but has major reservations.

Nov 12, 2018
ICYMI: Your smartphone battery has less juice
00:05:04

ICYMI: The Washington Post's Geoffrey Fowler joins Jefferson Graham to discuss why smartphone batteries have less power than they used to.

Nov 11, 2018
The high costs of repairing an Apple i-device
00:04:40

Jefferson Graham relays his story of the cracked Apple Watch, and the sky high prices charged for repair on the weekend edition of #TalkingTech.

Nov 10, 2018
ICYMI: How to get great photo prints from an app
00:02:52

ICYMI: We offer tips for how to get great photo prints from a smartphone app, on Talking Tech.

Nov 09, 2018
Game night @pop.in
00:04:31

The pop.in app pops out of beta with a new, nightly feature it calls Game Night, the ability for anyone who either be in the show, or play along, via their webcam, and win prices. The app founder Alex Kruglov tells Jefferson Graham all about it on Talking Tech.

Nov 08, 2018
Facebook: No, Portal isn't a snooping device
00:03:48

Facebook's new video speaker, Portal, is set for release to stores, and no, the social network insists, it's not a device to monitor your calls. Really. Truly. Jefferson Graham has the scoop on #TalkingTech.

Nov 08, 2018
Listen to Chat Fiction on Tap
00:05:20

Caroline Lesley, an actress from Toronto, has created an original chat fiction show called 'Ditch Squad' that she calls a mix between 'Gossip Girl' and 'Pitch Perfect" complete with uses of Voicenotes, Voicemails, Face Time Calls and original music. She tells Jefferson Graham all about it on #TalkingTech.

Nov 07, 2018
You're not going crazy - Amazon really does have way more ads now
00:02:13

Amazon has more than doubled the amount of sponsored ads over your product searches this year. Jefferson Graham explains why on #TalkingTech.

Nov 06, 2018
Facebook gets bad marks for 2018 elections
00:02:05

The votes aren't in yet, but let the finger pointing begin. A new study says that Facebook is still littered with foreign interference. Jefferson Graham reports on #TalkingTech.

Nov 06, 2018
Your smartphone battery really is weaker than before
00:05:04

This is for real. The smartphone battery of 2018 has less juice than previous editions. The Washington Post's Geoffrey Fowler joins Jefferson Graham to discuss his findings.

Nov 05, 2018
ICYMI: Would you spend nearly $3,000 for a fancy iPad?
00:02:40

ICYMI: Jefferson Graham did the math, and once he souped up a fancy new iPad Pro, the total bill came to just under $2,800. Would you pay that kind of money for a tablet?

Nov 04, 2018
Black Friday is just a few weeks away
00:03:10

The Black Friday tech deals are just a few weeks away--and there are still a few new tech powerhouse gadgets ready for a November debut. Jefferson Graham runs them down on #TalkingTech.

Nov 03, 2018
Apple, I will miss your numbers
00:02:44

Apple said it won't reveal sales stats for its devices anymore. Jefferson Graham says he'll miss that, and look at the company different.

Nov 02, 2018
Flickr photo site announces unlimited storage for pros
00:05:19

Flickr, the photo sharing website owned by SmugMug, has some changes for paying members--unlimited storage, instead of a 1 terabyte cap. On the flip side, free accounts no longer get the 1 TB. CEO Don MacAskill explains his thinking to Jefferson Graham on #TalkingTech.

Nov 01, 2018
Would you spend nearly $3K for a souped up iPad Pro?
00:02:40

Apple's new iPad Pro is the first tablet to top $1,000, but once you add in accessories, taxes and fees, the bill comes to over $2,700. Jefferson Graham explains on #TalkingTech.

Oct 31, 2018
Use app to find stuff @Walmart for holidays
00:03:09

Charisse Jones, USA TODAY's retail reporter, joins Jefferson Graham to tell about Wal-Mart's new holiday plans to find stuff with an app, and pay for it anywhere in the store. Tune in to Talking Tech to hear more.

Oct 30, 2018
Do Ipads still matter?
00:03:09

On the eve of Apple's unveil of a new iPad and other Apple products, Jefferson Graham ponders whether the iPad still matters in a land of giant smart phones.

Oct 29, 2018
ICYMI: Why I love Google Home Hub
00:02:45

ICYMI: Jefferson Graham explains why he's fallen in love with Google's new Home Hub video speaker.

Oct 28, 2018
Satellite customers cutting the most cords
00:03:05

DirecTV and Dish Network are losing more customers than cable TV, for good reason. Have you looked at their pricing recently? Jefferson Graham has, and reports about it on #TalkingTech.

Oct 27, 2018
We get letters: how to get great prints made from smartphone
00:02:52

Jefferson Graham answers listeners questions. On today's episode: where to get great photo prints made from smartphone apps, on #TalkingTech.

Oct 26, 2018
Review: August Smart Lock Rocks
00:03:06

Jefferson Graham has joined the 21st century and gone keyless, by putting the August Smart Lock Pro on his frontdoor, and opening up via an app. He reports on the installation, and use of the product on TalkingTech.

Oct 25, 2018
How to get free audio and e-books from the library
00:04:33

USA TODAY contributor Marc Saltzman joins Jefferson Graham to tell how to borrow free audio and e-books from the library on Talking Tech.

Oct 24, 2018
Apple iPhone XR review with Ed Baig
00:03:31

USA TODAY's Edward C. Baig joins Jefferson Graham to weigh in on Apple's new iPhone XR, the lowest priced of its new premium phones, at $750.

Oct 23, 2018
Which e-commerce site do you frequent that's NOT Amazon?
00:01:34

Jefferson Graham is working up a USA TODAY piece about e-commerce alternatives to Amazon and wants to know--where do you shop? Tune in for contact information.

Oct 22, 2018
Google's new Home Hub - I love it!
00:02:45

Jefferson Graham reviews the new Google Home Hub, a talking speaker with video that doubles as a photo frame, TV viewer, speaker phone and more. He's got the lowdown on Talking Tech.

Oct 22, 2018
ICYMI: Have guitar will travel - Talking Tech with Richard Smith
00:06:51

ICYMI: Talking Tech sat down with guitar picker Richard Smith for a chat about life--and technology on the road. One of host Jefferson Graham's personal favorites.

Oct 21, 2018
Our advice for Facebook: cut the losses and drop out
00:04:55

Jefferson Graham doesn't believe Facebook should go through and release the new Portal video chat device, due to too many privacy issues plaguing the company. He explains on Talking Tech.

Oct 20, 2018
Google Maps bring ETA support to app
00:01:52

Jefferson Graham reports on a fun new feature in Google Maps for iPhone users: ETA support, just like on the Lyft and Uber apps.

Oct 19, 2018
Apple's 3rd new iPhone of the year - the XR
00:02:10

Looking for a new iPhone? Apple has yet another new one awaiting your cold hard cash. Jefferson Graham runs down the pros and cons of the XR on #TalkingTech.

Oct 19, 2018
Customer support--Samsung, Apple good, Microsoft very bad
00:03:12

Jefferson Graham offers consumer tips on dealing with customer service for devices on Talking Tech. Apple and Samsung get high marks, not so for Microsoft. http://www.jeffersongraham.net

Oct 18, 2018
Facebook has another privacy fiasco in Portal
00:03:04

Facebook just admitted that its new video speaker, Portal, will monitor who we call and how often and sell the info to advertisers. That's a great way to launch a new product, right? Jefferson Graham weighs in on #TalkingTech.

Oct 17, 2018
Apple updates how we download our data
00:04:27

Jefferson Graham's report on the revised, updated Apple privacy website, which makes it easier to download the limited amount of data the company has collected on us.

Oct 17, 2018
Amazon's new waterproof, and affordable Kindle
00:04:19

It's not just Alexa for Amazon, which started making its own products with the Kindle e-reader. Now, there's a new edition, and USA TODAT's Edward C. Baig joins Jefferson Graham to dive into Kindleland.

Oct 16, 2018
Why Lyft drivers cancel rides on us
00:05:57

Jefferson Graham wanted to know why Lyft drivers recently accepted his ride, then canceled, with no explanation. So he reached out to Ippei Takahashi, who runs the Ride.Guru website, for some answers and tips on what consumers could do, on Talking Tech.

Oct 16, 2018
Sears, where America once shopped for tech
00:05:19

Jefferson Graham and USA TODAY's Michelle Maltais remember buying tech gear from the once dominant Sears, which just announced it was filing for bankruptcy on Talking Tech.

Oct 15, 2018
Have guitar will travel--the only gear Richard Smith needs to keep running
00:06:51

Guitar player Richard Smith lives out of his car 70% of the year, touring the country gigging. He joins Jefferson Graham on Talking Tech to explain the technology he uses to keep up with dates, the latest music, his website and fans. Hints: it's one small device.

Oct 15, 2018
ICYMI: Tokyo tour of gadget oddities
00:04:22

ICYMI: Jefferson Graham's dispatch from Japan, on some of the useful, wacky and downright weird tech gadgets he saw on display. https://youtu.be/-xLT95dLndk

Oct 14, 2018
Hey, Google, you're not trying to replace me – are you?
00:04:47

Google wants to make calls for us and screen them as well. Clearly it's looking to use its robotics to replace us. Jefferson Graham explains on Talking Tech.

Oct 13, 2018
Tech #101: Change your smartphone passcode now. Thanks Kanye.
00:02:06

Kanye West just exposed his insanely easy to crack 000000 iPhone passcode to the world. Jefferson Graham reports on why having dumb passcodes is a really stupid idea, on #TalkingTech.

Oct 12, 2018
Waze looks to change lanes as home for carpoolers
00:03:01

Waze, the popular navigation app, looks to shift directions as the home to connect carpoolers. Jefferson Graham has the scoop on Talking Tech.

Oct 11, 2018
Google says goodbye to telemarketers?
00:03:19

Along with new phones, a tablet and a new speaker, Google just unveiled an ambitious plan to scare away telemarketers. Jefferson Graham is joined by USA TODAY's Edward C. Baig and Eli Blumenthal to explore how it might work.

Oct 10, 2018
The Speaker Wars - now with video
00:03:27

It's Google vs. Amazon vs. Facebook in what looks to be the hottest consumer tech battle of 2018--who puts a talking video display device in your kitchen? Jefferson Graham reports on #TalkingTech.

Oct 09, 2018
Tokyo Tour - tech innovations and oddities
00:04:39

Jefferson Graham is back from a week in Japan, and reports on tech innovations and oddities found in the world's biggest electronics shop, Tokyo's Yodibashi-Akiba, and one new announced product from Panasonic that might give office workers pause.

Oct 09, 2018
New Spiderman videogame a smash
00:01:53

USA TODAY's Mike Snider, filling in for vacationing Jefferson Graham, reports on the smash sales of the new edition of a Spiderman videogame, on Talking Tech.

Oct 08, 2018
ICYMI: Happy birthday Google
00:02:32

ICYMI: RichonTech's Rich DeMuro fills in for vacationing Jefferson Graham with a happy birthday greeting for Google on Talking Tech.

Oct 07, 2018
ICYMI: Long Exposure smartphone trick
00:02:22

ICYMI: From our series on smartphone photography tips: #6, the Long Exposure Trick. Jefferson Graham explains how to get long flowing water in your shot via the iPhone's iOS software on Talking Tech.

Oct 06, 2018
What's up with those YouTube conspiracy videos?
00:05:08

Jefferson Graham talks with Jamie Cohen, a professor at Malloy College in New York about why YouTube thrives on conspiracy videos and seems in no rush to take them down.

Oct 05, 2018
Backup batteries instead of selfie sticks on vacation
00:03:02

Backup batteries have replaced selfie sticks as the consumer device local street hustlers want to sell to tourists. USA TODAY's Trevor Hughes joins Jefferson Graham to explain why on Talking Tech.

Oct 04, 2018
Ge Wang on Artful Design: Technology in Search of the Sublime.
00:03:32

Stanford University professor Ge Wang fills in for vacationing Jefferson Graham to discuss his new book, "Artful Design: Technology in Search of the Sublime."

Oct 03, 2018
Happy birthday Google
00:02:32

Google celebrates 20 years. Rich DeMuro, richontech.tv fills in for Jefferson Graham, who is on vacation to look back at 20 years of Google.

Oct 02, 2018
What's on Netflix in October?
00:04:01

USA TODAY's Carly Mallenbaum sits in with Jefferson Graham to go over what's new on Netflix in October. Big highlight--a sequel to the "Making a Murderer," documentary series.

Oct 01, 2018
ICYMI: Can Pandora mount a comeback?
00:03:50

Sirius XM is poised to swallow up the Pandora music service, the thumbs up, thumbs down guide to free Internet radio. The company has been struggling for many years--can the infusion of cash turn it around? ICYMI, Jefferson Graham weighs in on Talking Tech.

Sep 30, 2018
Murphy Brown shows just how much the world has changed in 30 years
00:06:36

Murphy Brown is back, and in case you were wondering how the world has changed since we first met her in 1988, Jefferson Graham has the answers for you on Talking Tech.

Sep 29, 2018
8 tips for getting more followers on YouTube
00:03:29

Jefferson Graham has been speaking with Roberto Blake, who hosts daily videos on YouTube teaching how to get to the top of the charts. On Talking Tech, he grinds those nine tips down in a 3 minute podcast. Check out more of Roberto's tips at http://robertoblake.com

Sep 28, 2018
Nordstrom's answer to Amazon - a retail store with no merchandise
00:02:25

Jefferson Graham visits a new kind of retail store in Los Angeles, a 1,200 square foot Nordstrom outlet for e-shoppers to pick up and return, without the hassle of going to the mall.

Sep 27, 2018
How do you feel about consent apps?
00:01:32

Jefferson Graham asks people in Hermosa Beach, California their thoughts on the new consent apps, where men and women record themselves saying "yes," to bypass trouble down the road.

Sep 27, 2018
Review --DJI Mavic 2 Drone as good as it gets
00:03:37

Jefferson Graham reviews the new Mavic 2 Pro drone, which he says is as goods as it gets. Listen to why he feels this way on Talking Tech.

Sep 26, 2018
Ring's new Alexa alarm, and Shark
00:05:09

Jamie Siminoff, the founder of the Ring video doorbell, was rejected by the Shark Tank show before reverting to his garage and founding the business that sold for over $1 billion to Amazon in 2018. Now, he's got new products and a return to the show, this time as a Shark. Jefferson Graham catches up with him in Seattle on #TalkingTech.

Sep 26, 2018
Can Pandora stage a Sirius XM comeback?
00:03:50

Pandora, one of the oldest music services, just got a $3.5 billion investment from satellite broadcaster Sirius XM. Can the company bounce back now, after years of struggles and losing money. Jefferson Graham offers his take on Talking Tech.

Sep 25, 2018
The iPhone XS Max as a camera--worth the hype?
00:03:29

Jefferson Graham brought out the new iPhone XS Max for a camera phone shootout, comparing to last year's iPhone 8 Plus. How did the new one fare? Tune in to Talking Tech for the verdict.

Sep 24, 2018
ICYMI: You calling the iPhone XS Max sexist?
00:04:24

Podcasters Christine Blackburn and Rachael O'Brien join Jefferson Graham to discuss the topic of the week--is the world's biggest iPhone, the XS Max, sexist because it's so large?

Sep 23, 2018
Amazon is listening closer than ever
00:03:24

A store that monitors your every move. Clocks, microwaves and even a DVR that record your conversations after you awake it. Yup, get ready for Amazon to be listening to you more than ever, reports Jefferson Graham on Talking Tech.

Sep 22, 2018
Hits and misses from Amazon event
00:06:13

Brett Kinsella from the Voicebot.ai website joins Jefferson Graham to discuss the hits and misses from Amazon's 2018 fall product lineup in Seattle. A talking microwave. A talking clock. And a really cool DVR.

Sep 21, 2018
Amazon brings Alexa to the car, DVR and new speakers
00:02:29

Amazon gave reporters sneak peeks at upcoming new products at company headquarters in Seattle. Jefferson Graham has the scoop on Talking Tech.

Sep 20, 2018
Review: I LOVE GoPro's steadier Hero7 Black
00:04:29

Jefferson Graham reviews the new GoPro Hero7 Black camera, which the company can provide steady shots as smooth as a drone. Can it really do that? Tune in for the verdict on Talking Tech.

Sep 20, 2018
Students sound off on new iPhones
00:02:01
Sep 20, 2018
Apple Watch review with Ed Baig
00:05:51

USA TODAY's Edward C. Baig joins Jefferson Graham to weigh in on the 4th edition of the Apple Watch, on Talking Tech.

Sep 19, 2018
Is the new iPhone XS Max sexist?
00:04:24

Accompanying the release of the new 6.5 inch iPhone XS Max has been calls that Apple is being sexist with its new phone, leaving out women who can't stuff giant phones into their pockets and purses. Jefferson Graham chats with podcasters Christine Blackburn and Rachael O’Brien about it on Talking Tech.

Sep 18, 2018
Best iOS12 feature --auto password manager
00:02:24

Jefferson Graham reveals his favorite feature of the iOS12 mobile operating system upgrade on Talking Tech - that would be the auto password manager. Tune in to hear why.

Sep 18, 2018
Don't say stupid things in texts
00:02:30

Jefferson Graham has a public service announcement - don't put stupid things into texts and e-mails. Yes, again. On Talking Tech.

Sep 17, 2018
ICYMI: Hard drive solutions
00:04:07

In case you missed it, Jefferson Graham reports about hard drive failures and other alternatives for safer backup on Talking Tech.

Sep 16, 2018
The Watch that could save your life
00:03:04

The world's biggest, most expensive iPhone, or an update to a little used (compared to the phone) digital watch? Who knew the Apple Watch would steal the show this week at Apple's presentation. Jefferson Graham reports on Talking Tech.

Sep 15, 2018
The benefits of the dual SIM card
00:02:34

Consumers in other countries have had them for years. Now, with Apple offering dual SIM cards in upcoming iPhones, Jefferson Graham explains the benefit for us to use them here on Talking Tech.

Sep 14, 2018
$1,450 for a new iPhone, or how about a 7?
00:02:58

The new top of the line iPhone, the XS Max, will cost you a cool $1,450, the most ever for an iPhone. For those on a budget, Jefferson Graham has a more sensible idea, on Talking Tech.

Sep 13, 2018
Meet the new iPhones - sorry, not excited
00:01:45

Jefferson Graham reports on the new iPhones introduced in Cupertino, California. His take--sorry Apple, not excited.

Sep 12, 2018
Covering an iPhone event
00:04:12

On the eve of the introduction of new iPhones, Jefferson Graham reports on what it's like to cover a high-octane Apple event on Talking Tech.

Sep 11, 2018
Hard Drive failure --solutions!
00:04:07

It's not a question of if a hard drive will fail, it's when, as Jefferson Graham relates on Talking Tech. So what to do! Tune in and listen.

Sep 11, 2018
Tech and disabilities
00:03:21

Facebook, Apple, Microsoft and other companies are working to better serve folks with disabilities via technology. USA TODAY's Edward C. Baig joins Jefferson Graham to chat about it on Talking Tech.

Sep 10, 2018
Trump vs. Apple --who is right?
00:03:56

Apple is concerned that President Donald Trump's tariffs will cause the prices of Apple products to dramatically rise. Trump has a solution - build Apple factories in the United States. Who is right? Jefferson Graham explores on Talking Tech.

Sep 09, 2018
ICYMI: Don't buy a new iPhone until after 9/21
00:03:03

ICYMI: New iPhones are expected to go on sale Friday, 9/21 and when they do, the prices of older iPhone models will go down in price, by at least $100. So if you're in the market for a new one, you might want to wait. Jefferson Graham has the scoop on Talking Tech.

Sep 09, 2018
Dear Tim Cook, I've got 5 things on my new iPhone wish list
00:03:33

Jefferson Graham reads his open letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook on Talking Tech, outlining the five improvements he'd like to see on the next iPhones.

Sep 08, 2018
Part 2 with Norm MacDonald on Talking Tech
00:02:55

Part 2 of our chat with comedian Norm MacDonald, as he weighs in on Uber vs. Lyft and YouTube, on Talking Tech.

Sep 07, 2018
Talking Tech (and dating) with Norm MacDonald
00:07:32

Comedian Norm MacDonald has created a dating app, LOKO, with business partner Vivek Jain, and sits down with Jefferson Graham to tell why he believes video has been the missing ingredient from dating apps over the years.

Sep 07, 2018
More ways to see NFL games on phones this season
00:02:27

Football season kicks off 9/6, and there will be more ways to enjoy the action on our mobile phones, for free. USA TODAY's Mike Snider joins Jefferson Graham with the scoop.

Sep 06, 2018
We get letters - cutting the cord WILL TOO save $$$$!
00:02:41

Many of you wrote in to debate my argument that while cutting the cord is a better TV viewing experience, the money savings aren't that great. It's feedback day on Talking Tech with Jefferson Graham.

Sep 05, 2018
Alexa, who's playing at Radio City tonight?
00:02:22

Amazon's voice-enabled Alexa can now tell you who's playing at a local concert venue, what time the show starts and when your favorite artist is coming to town. The same data is hard to find with competitors Google Home and Apple's Siri. Jefferson Graham demonstrates on Talking Tech.

Sep 04, 2018
Don't buy that new iPhone today--wait!
00:03:03

If you're thinking about buying a new iPhone today, or this week, please wait. You'll save money and get a better device, says Jefferson Graham on Talking Tech.

Sep 03, 2018
Tech #101: Get safer smartphone passcode Now!
00:02:05

Jefferson Graham's tips for creating a safer, more secure six-digital smartphone passcode in a world of mobile banking and pay, on Talking Tech.

Sep 02, 2018
ICYMI: The 1 min Photo Tip - the Magazine Selfie Trick
00:01:50

In case you missed it, Jefferson Graham offers another 60 second photo tip--the Magazine Selfie Trick. Listen on Talking Tech.

Sep 02, 2018
Let us say goodbye to the small smartphone
00:02:19

With the largest iPhones ever set to debut on September 12, Jefferson Graham says a fond farewell to a classic from another time, the small, compact smartphone, on Talking Tech.

Sep 01, 2018
Cord cutting won't really save you money -- but it's a better experience
00:03:12

Ditching cable won't really save money, thanks to rising internet prices and all those subscription services. But, argues Jefferson Graham on Talking Tech, it's a better overall experience. He explains on the latest episode.

Aug 31, 2018
Three reasons to try Mobile Pay? It's a life-changer
00:02:01

Jefferson Graham offers three reasons why, if you're not using mobile payment systems from Apple, Google and Samsung now, you should on Talking Tech.

Aug 30, 2018
You've run out room on your phone - now what? Best storage options
00:02:36

What do when you run out of room on your smartphone? Jefferson Graham runs down the external cloud options for you on Talking Tech.

Aug 29, 2018
How the Google Search Rankings really work
00:02:48

In the wake of President Donald Trump's attack on Google for showing biased results in its index, Jefferson Graham explains how the search algorithm works on Talking Tech.

Aug 28, 2018
"Alexa, which of the 7 Echo speakers should I buy"
00:02:04

Confused by the multiple varieties of Amazon Echo speakers? Jefferson Graham runs down the choices for you on Talking Tech.

Aug 28, 2018
The next iPhones will be bigger than ever
00:02:39

Jefferson Graham previews the next crop of iPhones, which will be introduced in September, and are expected to be larger in screen size than ever before. Listen to #TalkingTech on Stitcher. https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/usa-today/talking-tech

Aug 27, 2018
ICYMI: Dreaming big with an Apple i-Car
00:02:16

If you didn't catch it earlier in the week, Jefferson Graham relays all the chatter about an Apple iCar that's the talk of Silicon Valley and Hollywood, on Talking Tech.

Aug 26, 2018
How to deal with being throttled
00:02:48

Verizon's move to "throttle" a fire department trying to put out a fire has put the issue of throttling into the public arena. How to deal with throttling? Jefferson Graham has some ideas on Talking Tech.

Aug 25, 2018
Minute Photo Tip -- the Selfie Magazine trick
00:01:50

Jefferson Graham describes the Selfie Magazine trick, a way to make you look dramatically better in mid-afternoon self portraits, on Talking Tech.

Aug 24, 2018
Hey Alexa, you're not no. 1 anymore
00:02:52

For the second quarter in a row, Google Home has outsold Amazon's Echo speaker. A year ago Amazon had a 88% market share in smart speakers. What happened? Jefferson Graham weighs in on Talking Tech.

Aug 24, 2018
The drone that zooms in from the sky
00:02:49

DJI just introduced two new drones, including one, aimed at photographers, that actually zooms in on subjects from the skies. Jefferson Graham explains how this is done, on Talking Tech.

Aug 23, 2018
NY Public Library goes digital with "Insta Stories"
00:01:31

The venerable New York Public Library has joined the digital revolution with "Insta Stories," bite-size versions of classic novels to be consumed by the Instagram generation. Jefferson Graham reports on Talking Tech.

Aug 23, 2018
Let's find a better DVR for TVBOB
00:02:37

Our friend Bob is such a TV nerd, he subscribes to two TV providers, because that way he can have 2 DVRs. We have a better solution, on today's Talking Tech.

Aug 22, 2018
GoPro in the classroom
00:02:20

Think of video in the classroom and smartphones and tablets probably come immediately to mind. But what about the tiny, durable GoPro? Josh Nichols from the CrossBraining education app, tells Jefferson Graham about the virtues of working with the GoPro on Talking Tech.

Aug 21, 2018
Facebook now rating us on article complaints
00:01:36

In the latest on its bid to weed out fake news, Facebook has started rating the users who complain about articles. Jefferson Graham reveals all on Talking Tech.

Aug 21, 2018
iPhone 2018 - new features consumers want
00:02:20

Jefferson Graham speaks to consumers in Balboa Island, California about what new features they'd like to see in the next iPhones, on Talking Tech.

Aug 21, 2018
Dream big - the Apple Car
00:02:16

Influential analyst Ming Chi-Kuo just gave more validity to long-standing reports that Apple was planning to launch a car of the future, as early as 2023. Jefferson Graham weighs in on Talking Tech.

Aug 20, 2018
Smartphone video quality is on par with cameras - per FilmicPro
00:03:43

The quality from smartphones has gotten so good, that they now rival that of DSLRs, believes Neill Barham, the CEO of smartphone app Filmic Pro. He explains his reasoning on Talking Tech with Jefferson Graham and touts a new contest designed to show off the best of mobile filmmaking. Click here to view the winners.

Aug 20, 2018
ICYMI: Alex Jones still has Google, despite ban
00:02:34

In case you missed it, Alex Jones, the bad boy of the Internet, has been banned by Twitter, Apple, Facebook, YouTube and others, but he still has Google. Jefferson Graham reports for Talking Tech.

Aug 19, 2018
Think of 5G for cable, not your smartphone
00:03:54

Verizon and AT&T are touting new 5G networks for faster wireless speed, but you should think of 5G initially, not for wireless, but the living room, explains Jefferson Graham on Talking Tech.

Aug 18, 2018
Elon Musk is falling apart
00:02:29

Embattled Tesla CEO Elon Musk is clearly falling apart. That's the impression given in an explosive New York Times interview with the tech visionary. Jefferson Graham reports on Talking Tech.

Aug 17, 2018
What if Amazon owned movie theaters?
00:04:05

Bloomberg says Amazon seeks to buy the Landmark Theaters chain, which got us wondering. How would Amazon re-invent the movie-going experience. Tune in to Talking Tech for Jefferson Graham's take.

Aug 17, 2018
Long Exposure Trick - Minute Photo Tip #5
00:02:22

From our series on smartphone photography tips: #6, the Long Exposure Trick. Jefferson Graham explains how to get long flowing water in your shot via the iPhone's iOS software on Talking Tech.

Aug 16, 2018
Get wider w/accessory lens - Minute Photo Tip #4
00:01:50

Get more of the action in your smartphone photo with an accessory lens. On another edition of the Minute Photo Tips series, Jefferson Graham weighs in on the Moment lenses for smartphone.

Aug 16, 2018
Alex Jones still has Google, despite the bans
00:02:34

Online conspiracy theorist Alex Jones has been banned by YouTube, Facebook, Apple and other online platforms, but he still has Google and CloudFlare, which Jefferson Graham argues, still gives him a potent and loud voice.

Aug 15, 2018
Amazon's Fire TV Edition a Cord Cutter's Dream
00:02:55

The new Alexa enabled Fire TV Edition from Amazon is a cord-cutter's dream TV, when Alexa works. It does less than Amazon promises out of the box, as Jefferson Graham explains on Talking Tech.

Aug 15, 2018
The costs of JUUL are less; one reason e-cigs on rise
00:03:01

Jefferson Graham looks at the costs of e-cigarettes vs. analog, per a new study that explains why JUUL's USB drive looking e-cigs have caught on in a big way with young people.

Aug 14, 2018
Meet Paul Shirley and his Stories he tells on dates
00:05:55

Former NBA pro Paul Shirley has a new podcast about dating, "Stories I tell on Dates," and he fills Jefferson Graham in on the new show, on Talking Tech.

Aug 14, 2018
Angry mobs destroying e-Scooters in LA
00:02:54

Angry mobs, upset about scooters left on city streets and pedestrians getting hit, have turned on e-scooters from Bird and Lime and are destroying them. Jefferson Graham reports on the monster that's been created on Talking Tech. http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-bird-scooter-vandalism-20180809-story.html

Aug 13, 2018
Ditch Digital Zoom, crop instead: Minute Photo Tip #3
00:02:21

Jefferson Graham's third 2 Minute Photowalk Tip for smartphones. Ditch the digital zoom, and crop instead. He explains how on this episode of Talking Tech. http://youtube.com/jeffersongraham

Aug 12, 2018
Creating the Lionel Richie Playlist : part 3
00:02:19

We asked Lionel Richie to pick the definitive playlist of his songs, and he responds right here on #TalkingTech.

Aug 12, 2018
Get out your S Pens - here comes the fall tech products
00:03:43

The launch of the new Samsung Note 9 kicks off tech buying season. Jefferson Graham previews what's next, in iPhones, Pixels, Echo speakers and more, on Talking Tech.

Aug 11, 2018
Part 2 with Lionel Richie: how streaming $$$ compares to CDs
00:03:47

Part 2 with legendary entertainer Lionel Richie's Talking Tech interview--his thoughts on how streaming revenues compares to the earlier days of record and CD sales.

Aug 10, 2018
Talking Tech with Lionel Richie, part 1
00:06:17

Legendary entertainer Lionel Richie sits down with USA TODAY's Jefferson Graham to discuss his passion for technology, and his investment in Heal, an app that makes medical house calls, in part 1 of an extended interview.

Aug 10, 2018
The $1K Samsung Note 9 is bigger than an iPhone X and has longer battery
00:03:41

Jefferson Graham and Michelle Maltais from USA TODAY weigh in on the new Samsung Note 9, which is bigger than the iPhone and potentially even pricier. Should you buy it? Tune in to find out.

Aug 09, 2018
How to hold the camera: Minute Photo Tip #2:
00:04:16

In part 2 of the 2 Minute Photowalk Photo Tips series, Jefferson Graham explains the best way to hold the camera. Tune in to Talking Tech, http://jeffersongraham.net http://youtube.com/jeffersongraham

Aug 09, 2018
Work at Home with Amazon
00:05:06

USA TODAY's Elizabeth Weise sits in with Jefferson Graham to discuss the many work at home opportunities being touted by Amazon, on Talking Tech.

Aug 08, 2018
Features we want to see in Samsung Note 9
00:04:20

Michelle Maltais, USA TODAY's consumer editor, sits in with Jefferson Graham to reveal the new features she wants to see on the upcoming Samsung Note 9, the mega-phone expected to be debuted on August 9, 2018. Http://usatoday.com/tech

Aug 08, 2018
The Mattress Wars
00:04:09

USA TODAY's Nathan Boney joins Jefferson Graham to report on the tug of war between traditional mattress retailers and the explosion of bed-in-a-box online retailers. "There are now more places to buy a mattress in the U.S. than places to buy a Big Mac," says Boney. Intrigued? Tune in to #TalkingTech for more.

Aug 07, 2018
Preview: Samsung's new mega Note 9 phone
00:03:42

Could this be the end of the line for the Samsung Note? Jefferson Graham previews Samsung's new Note 9 phone, which Korean media says could be the last one in the series, if sales don't meet expectations.

Aug 07, 2018
Alex Jones banned online - right or wrong?
00:04:18

Online provocateur Alex Jones has been banned by YouTube, Facebook and Apple, after weeks of critics calling for the companies do so. But is this a case of the social media companies becoming the "Thought Police," and will they live to regret this decision? Jefferson Graham weighs in on #TalkingTech.

Aug 06, 2018
Camera Basics: Minute Photo tip #1 -
00:03:39

In part 1 of the 2 Minute Photowalk Photo Tips series, Jefferson Graham starts with the basics: know the camera. For more info check our YouTube Photowalks photography channel or website.

Aug 06, 2018
ICYMI: How to stop Spotify from snooping on you
00:04:22

In case you missed it, USA TODAY's Ashley Wong sits in with Jefferson Graham to explain how to change Spotify settings and stop the music service from sharing your music information with friends, on Talking Tech.

Aug 05, 2018
The Influencer Code: How to crack it!
00:06:46

Fitness expert Amanda Russell and social media whiz Cynthia Lieberman tell Jefferson Graham about how you too can get paid by brands to share your knowledge and love of the world with your followers. All you have to do is crack the Influencer Code.

Aug 05, 2018
ICYMI: Why teachers and parents are furious at JUUL
00:03:31

It looks like a flash drive. And it acts like one too. It needs to be plugged into USB to recharge. But it's not for backup, but instead a quick nicotine hit. USA TODAY's Ryan Suppe joins Jefferson Graham to relay why teachers and parents hate the JUUL, on Talking Tech.

Aug 04, 2018
Mobile Pay got a boost this week, but still has ways to go
00:03:49

Mobile pay got a huge boost this week when CVS and 7-Eleven said it would start offering Apple Pay to its customers. But the concept of waving your phone to pay for stuff still has a long ways to go. Jefferson Graham explains on #TalkingTech.

Aug 04, 2018
Talking Tech with USA TODAY's new consumer tech editor
00:05:36

Michelle Maltais, USA TODAY's new consumer tech editor, sits in with Jefferson Graham to talk tech and mutual tech interests on Talking Tech.

Aug 03, 2018
"Thanks a trillion" Apple to the iPhone
00:04:20

Apple on August 2, 2018 became the first U.S. company worth a trillion dollars. The iPhone and Tim Cook's brilliance got it there--but before it can get to two trillion, it has Amazon breathing down its neck. Jefferson Graham reports on #TalkingTech.

Aug 02, 2018
JUUL looks like a flash drive, but it's actually full of nicotine
00:03:31

USA TODAY's Ryan Suppe and Ashley Wong join Jefferson Graham to weigh in on the new e-cigarette that looks like a flash drive.

Aug 02, 2018
Samsung's new Galaxy S4 tablet has a marketing challenge
00:03:20

Samsung's new Galaxy S4 tablet will cost upwards of $800 with accessories, and looks to compete with the no. 1 tablet, the Apple iPad. USA TODAY's Edward C. Baig and Eli Blumenthal join Jefferson Graham to discuss Samsung's marketing challenge on TalkingTech.

Aug 01, 2018
How to stop Spotify from snooping on you
00:04:22

Spotify lists everything you listen to publicly. Unless, that is, you change your settings. USA TODAY's Ashley Wong sits in with Jefferson Graham to explain on #TalkingTech.

Aug 01, 2018
You don't have to spend $800 & up on an iPhone
00:03:12

With new iPhones set for an expected September debut, Jefferson Graham argues that you don't need a shiny, new state-of-the-art iPhone. He can get you in for as little as $150. Tune in to Talking Tech to hear all about it.

Jul 31, 2018
How the Sheildon case saved my iPhone
00:03:30

Jefferson Graham recants the story of the Sheildon case that saved his iPhone 8 Plus from being crushed by hundreds of cars in downtown Los Angeles on Talking Tech.

Jul 30, 2018
Alexa, what can the Sonos Soundbar do for my TV?
00:03:37

Jefferson Graham plugged the Sonos Beam soundbar into his TV, expecting lots of Alexa features for watching TV. The sound is great, but Alexa can do little, TV wise, he found. Listen to his report on Talking Tech.

Jul 29, 2018
Cutting the cord review - Mohu Glide antenna
00:04:39

Jefferson Graham reviews the $90 antenna that works indoors, picks up 60 channels, and could eliminate the monthly cable TV bill. So what's not to like? Tune in to Talking Tech to find out.

Jul 28, 2018
Hey Siri, you're almost as smart as Google. Really!
00:06:14

A new survey from Loup Ventures found Siri a close, close no. 2 in accuracy to Google, with Alexa way behind. How is this possible? Gene Munster from Loup Ventures joins Talking Tech to explain.

Jul 27, 2018
Flippy has a new gig —@Dodger Stadium
00:02:51

Flippy, the burger flipping robot, has a new gig, @Dodger Stadium, making chicken tenders and tater tots for up to 50,000 rabid baseball fans daily. How's that going to work? Jefferson Graham previews on Talking Tech.

Jul 26, 2018
What's on Netflix in August?
00:03:37

USA TODAY's Carly Mallenbaum visits Talking Tech to brief Jefferson Graham and the Talking Tech audience about what's playing on Netflix in August.

Jul 26, 2018
Move over scooters - eSkates are here
00:02:51

Scooters are so yesterday. Now, Jefferson Graham reports about the latest from Segway, an e_Skate, which attaches to the bottom of your feet, and glides you along. He tries it out, and reports his findings, on #TalkingTech.

Jul 25, 2018
Tech #101: Don't use licensed music in your videos
00:04:05

Anoher edition of Tech #101: why using licensed music in a video for a business can create havoc for your company, and get you booted from your hosted website. Jefferson Graham reports.

Jul 24, 2018
Nine startups Amazon just enlisted to help with Alexa
00:02:34

Meet the nine tech startups just accepted into the Amazon Alexa Fund, which invests in startups exploring voice computing technology. One recent graduate--the Ring Video doorbell. Jefferson Graham reports on #TalkingTech.

Jul 24, 2018
Would you buy a product that expired within a year? Tile's bluetooth problem
00:03:04

Tile, the popular bluetooth tracker, is beloved by customers who swear by it. They also swear at it. Jefferson Graham explains why, and proposes a solution, on Talking Tech.

Jul 23, 2018
1 star for the Amazon Echo? You've got to be kidding.
00:03:12

Sorry Talking Tech fans, but the Amazon Echo, Fire TV stick and Sonos One may not be perfect, but they do not deserve 1 star reviews on Amazon. Jefferson Graham rants, on #TalkingTech.

Jul 23, 2018
Inside Fortnite, Inc.
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Jul 22, 2018
Turning the tables on Jefferson Graham - reporting Alexa
00:12:38

USA TODAY Tech editor Laura Mandaro turns the tables on Talking Tech host Jefferson Graham to ask about what it's like reporting stories on the Amazon Echo connected speaker--and posing all those queries to Alexa.

Jul 21, 2018
Tech shoppers on Amazon are a really tough bunch
00:03:12

Companies getting roasted on Amazon shouldn't be that concerned--they're in good company. Reviewers are very picky and petty. Jefferson Graham reports on Talking Tech.

Jul 20, 2018
Look up - All about those crazy flying cars
00:03:21

Jefferson Graham reports on plans to bring flying cars to a neighborhood near you on Talking Tech.

Jul 20, 2018
We get letters: crazy pitches and fan mail
00:03:05

We get some pretty crazy pitches here at Talking Tech. Jefferson Graham two new ones (just try and make sense of them) along with two new fan letters.

Jul 19, 2018
Zuck: Holocaust & Sandy Hook denials OK on Facebook
00:03:46

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg won't take down holocaust deniers or conspiracy theorist Alex Jones. He revealed in an interview his true feelings about having fake news all over his site. Jefferson Graham expresses his outrage on the latest episode of Talking Tech.

Jul 19, 2018
What EU's $5 billion Google fine means to you
00:03:10

The European Union just fined Google $5 billion for anti-competitive behavior relating to its Android mobile operating system. How does it affect you, here in the United States? There are several ways, reports Jefferson Graham on Talking Tech.

Jul 18, 2018
How to fix Netflix's subscriber problem
00:03:27

Netflix's subscriber numbers are lower than expected, which has led many to wonder if the rise to the top has peaked for the streaming service. Jefferson Graham has a really easy fix, which he explains on Talking Tech.

Jul 18, 2018
Amazon: why we need to shop elsewhere
00:03:51

After the disaster of Prime Day, the Amazon website crashing and not being able to keep up with demand, we need to help the e-tailer and start shopping elsewhere, argues Jefferson Graham. He lays out his reasons and game plan on the Talking Tech podcast.

Jul 17, 2018
Beyond Alexa, Amazon Prime Day $5 off here, $10 there
00:03:50

Amazon's Prime Day started with a thud - a website that was down for 3 hours and counting. And while there were great deals for Amazon products, the rest of the "deals," were either for closeouts or $5 off here, $10 there. Jefferson Graham reports.

Jul 16, 2018
Amazon Prime Day - what you need to know
00:02:54

Amazon Prime Day, that made up holiday of supposed bargains, is set for 7/16 and 7/17. Jefferson Graham reports on what you need to know and how to shop, on #TalkingTech.

Jul 16, 2018
Weekend tech wrap for 7/14: new Macs, Twitter purge
00:02:35

Jefferson Graham runs down the top tech headlines for the week ending 7/14 on Talking Tech, led by new Apple Mac laptops and a purge by Twitter of fake news followers.

Jul 15, 2018
Meet the most anti-tech guy ever - writer Mike Reiss
00:10:24

Mike Reiss doesn't have a cell phone, grudgingly got onto Twitter, and wouldn't know a Facebook if it hit him in the face. He explains why he's so anti-tech on #TalkingTech with Jefferson Graham

Jul 14, 2018
Shopping sucks with Alexa -- but we have tips to make experience better
00:03:02

Shopping for stuff with Alexa is quite challenging. Jefferson Graham outlines the issues with voice shopping, and offers some tips for folks looking for voice deals on Prime Day, on #TalkingTech.

Jul 13, 2018
The comedy of tweets with Mike Reiss of The Simpsons
00:04:49

Mike Reiss, a longtime writer for the Simpsons TV show, explains the art of writing tweets as comedy, and reads some of his best humorous tweets on #TalkingTech with Jefferson Graham

Jul 13, 2018
Apple updates Mac line - we've got the scoop
00:01:46

Apple just updated the MacBook Pro line with two very pricey new computers. Jefferson Graham previews, and has fills in TalkingTech listeners on other, less expensive, and more affordable options still available from Apple.

Jul 12, 2018
Facebook News --what's that all about?
00:03:34

Jefferson Graham wonders why Facebook is getting so heavily invested in a new slate of news programs from the likes of Anderson Cooper and Jorge Ramos that are set to debut July 16.

Jul 12, 2018
How bad is UNREAL Mobile's $10 monthly wireless plan? Surprisingly good.
00:03:30

Jefferson Graham checks out UNREAL Mobile's $10 monthly wireless plan, believed to be the lowest anywhere, to see how bad it could be. His verdict on #TalkingTech.

Jul 11, 2018
How Selfies changed a Hollywood neighborhood
00:03:52

Jefferson Graham reports on the dramatic changes to the Beachwood Canyon community, in terms of traffic and complaints by neighbors, that all came from the pursuit of a selfie in front of the Hollywood Sign, on #TalkingTech.

Jul 11, 2018
iOS App Store @10 - how apps changed our lives
00:04:12

Without apps, there's no Uber, Tinder, Instagram or Google Maps. The iOS App Store turned 10 on July 10th and Jefferson Graham looks back at how apps changed our lives on #TalkingTech.

Jul 10, 2018
How to prevent Google from knowing everything about you
00:03:39

Google knows more about you than you probably even realize. Jefferson Graham runs down the categories, and ponders the use of a VPN service to fool Google on #TalkingTech.

Jul 10, 2018
Five tips for how to create a self-published book
00:05:02

Rich DeMuro, the author of the newly published "101 Handy Tech Tips for the iPhone," offers five more tips--on how to create a self-published book. He joins Jefferson Graham on #TalkingTech.

Jul 09, 2018
101 Tips for getting more from your iPhone
00:03:19

Even if you think you know the iPhone inside and out, Rich DeMuro would beg to differ. The host of the KTLA TV Tech Smart segment has just written a book, "101 Handy Tech Tips for the iPhone," and talks about it with Jefferson Graham on Talking Tech. http://www.richontech.tv

Jul 08, 2018
Weekend wrap: Reading YOUR Gmail, Samsung snafu
00:09:48

Rich DeMuro from Richontech.TV joins Jefferson Graham to go over the big tech stories of the week ending 07/6/2018, highlighted by all those apps that are reading our Gmail. And how do we feel about that? Tune in!

Jul 07, 2018
Part 2 with Phil Rosenthal - season 2 of "Somebody Feed Phil"
00:08:15

In part 2 of our chat with Netflix's Phil Rosenthal, the star of the "Somebody Feed Phil," series previews the second season of his travel/food show with Jefferson Graham.

Jul 07, 2018
Tech tuneup with Netflix's Phil Rosenthal
00:04:58

Phil Rosenthal, the host of Netflix's "Somebody Feed Phil," talks his tech tuneup, his new http://www.philrosenthalworld.com website and the second season of his travel/food show with Jefferson Graham on #TalkingTech.

Jul 06, 2018
The iPhone may get new colors in the fall
00:01:57

Apple is expected to reach beyond the traditional white and black with new hues for the iPhone in the fall. Jefferson Graham has the scoop on today's #TalkingTech episode.

Jul 05, 2018
How to get the best deals for Amazon Prime Day
00:03:04

Jefferson Graham runs down tips on how to get the best deals for Amazon Prime Day, set for Monday July 16th, on Talking Tech.

Jul 05, 2018
Facebook is the most downloaded IOS app ever--what else makes the list?
00:03:02

What are the most downloaded apps of all time, and how many apps do we open daily? The market research firm AppAnnie just compiled a chart, which Jefferson Graham shares with listeners on Talking Tech.

Jul 04, 2018
How to take great travel photos
00:02:29

Now that summer is officially here, Jefferson Graham offers tips for taking great travel photos on Talking Tech.

Jul 04, 2018
What's streaming on Netflix and Amazon in July
00:02:17

Jefferson Graham runs down new highlights for Netflix in July, including new seasons of "Orange is the New Black" and Jerry Seinfeld's "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee."

Jul 03, 2018
Fireworks - tips on getting great July 4 shots
00:02:47

Jefferson Graham offers his tips for how to get great fireworks shots on your smartphone for July 4th, on Talking Tech.

Jul 02, 2018
JB Smoove - Talking Tech Rewind
00:06:27

We reach into the vault to replay our memorable interview with "Curb Your Enthusiasm's" JB Smoove on Talking Tech.

Jul 01, 2018
Lewis Black on Talking Tech - Rewind
00:04:30

A replay of one of our favorite all-time Talking Tech interviews, with acerbic comedian Lewis Black.

Jun 30, 2018
We've got the Maltins on the Movies
00:09:45

Leonard and Jessie Maltin talk about their father/daughter podcast, where the longtime movie critic and buff joins forces with his offspring to interview actors and directors, and talk their favorite films.

Jun 30, 2018
How to avoid phishing scans - Tech #101
00:01:55

Jefferson Graham offers reminders on how to avoid phishing scams on #TalkingTech.

Jun 29, 2018
Talking Tech with Gilbert Gottfried
00:06:37

Comedian Gilbert Gottfried joins Jefferson Graham over the phone from a Chicago hotel room to talk his Amazing, Colossal podcast on Talking Tech.

Jun 28, 2018
Mastering Instagram with Sue Bryce
00:05:07

Photographer Sue Bryce tells how to grow your Instagram with more followers and likes on Talking Tech.

Jun 27, 2018
Travel photography - what's in my bag?
00:03:17

As Jefferson Graham heads out on the open road, he lets listeners in on what travel photo gear he brought along for the July 4th holiday on Talking Tech.

Jun 26, 2018
Why I believe Spotify is the best music service
00:03:37

Jefferson Graham explains why he believes Spotify is the best overall music subscription service, better than Apple Music, Google Play Music or Amazon on Talking Tech.

Jun 25, 2018
Immigration and tech - a personal note
00:02:31

Jefferson Graham talks about the huge role immigration has had for him, as well as that iPhone, Android, Echo or Fire TV device on Talking Tech.

Jun 24, 2018
Weekend wrap -- wireless deals & more
00:02:05

Jefferson Graham runs down the top tech stories of the week on Talking Tech, highlighted by a great new wireless deal.

Jun 23, 2018
Meet Binging with Babish's Andrew Rae
00:03:25

Andrew Rae has a unique concept among YouTubers--celebrate cooking and show how to make food popularized in movies. Jefferson Graham speaks to the host of the Binging with Babish channel, from the VidCon convention in Anaheim.

Jun 22, 2018
After "tough" year, surprise: YouTube is bigger than ever
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Neal Mohan, the chief product officer for YouTube, talks about the "tough" year the video network has had with advertisers and rogue creators, but he has a surprise. YouTube is now bigger than ever. He explains, on Talking Tech.

Jun 22, 2018
Make a bank deposit, and you're in for a sweepstakes
00:04:50

Matt Cohen, the CEO of Grand.co., a new savings app with a twist, visits Jefferson Graham to explain his concept of automatic savings = a monthly sweepstakes for cash prices, on Talking Tech.

Jun 21, 2018
Just $10 a month for monthly wireless service--UnrealMobile's catch?
00:02:57

The folks behind low-cost wireless service FreedomPop have a new $10 a month mobile plan with unlimited talk and texting, and 1 GB of high-speed data. Jefferson Graham breaks down the pros and cons of the deal on Talking Tech.

Jun 20, 2018
Alexa, are you really listening to me in a hotel room?
00:03:32

Amazon announced a new alliance to bring Echo connected speakers into hotel rooms by Marriott over the summer. You can ask for pool hours, housekeeping, and worry about being monitored. Jefferson Graham reports on #TalkingTech.

Jun 20, 2018
Google wants to double podcast audience with new app
00:03:30

Google has finally joined the audio revolution with a new app, Google Podcasts. Product manager Zack Reneau-Wedeen joins Jefferson Graham to fill listeners in on discovering podcasts for Android phones.

Jun 19, 2018
Why would anyone be a Verizon Wireless customer?
00:03:11

Why would anyone in their right mind continue paying for Verizon Wireless, when it charges more than competitors? Jefferson Graham weighs in on Talking Tech.

Jun 19, 2018
Apple's entertainment push - Oprah, Speilberg, Reese
00:03:41

Jefferson Graham reports on Apple's entertainment push for what's expected to be a new streaming service, with deals with Hollywood royalty like Steven Spielberg, Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston.

Jun 18, 2018
Week in review: media mergers, Apple + Oprah, YouTube
00:16:21

Jefferson Graham runs down the week's top tech stories with USA TODAY's Laura Mandaro and Edward C. Baig on Talking Tech.

Jun 17, 2018
From Brooklyn to VidCon: Rafi Fine, the new media mogul
00:18:22

Rafi Fine, best known for his work with brother Benny as the Fine Bros., tells about his travels from Brooklyn to 10 billion video views on YouTube, with their FBE production company on an extended Talking Tech.

Jun 16, 2018
Living the YouTube travel dream with Yellow Productions
00:04:22

Chris Raney's Yellow Productions travel channel on YouTube has brought him to Japan, Hawaii and other exotic locations. Jefferson Graham talks with Raney about the nomad video life on Talking Tech.

Jun 15, 2018
Father's Day tech ideas - gimbal, drone, soundbar & portraits
00:04:20

Jefferson Graham runs down his last-minute tech gift ideas for the dad in your life, including which gimbal, drone or camera to buy, and has some tips on great free gifts as well, on Talking Tech. Wish list gear includes: DJI Mavic Air drone, Canon M50 camera, Amazon Echo speaker, Sonos Beam and DJI Osmo Mobile 2 gimbal.

Jun 14, 2018
Tile horror stories
00:06:11

Bryan Alexander always swore by the Tile bluetooth lost item tracker--until he lost his $500 Chevy Volt keys. He reveals his solution for what to do, next time, on Talking Tech with Jefferson Graham.

Jun 13, 2018
Even more Facebook Memories are coming your way
00:04:20

Facebook plans to pour on the reminders about when you became an online friend with someone, and what you posted on a specific date through a new Memories page. Good idea? Jefferson Graham thinks he can do a better job than an algorithm and tells you why on today's Talking Tech episode.

Jun 12, 2018
Ready to watch TV on Facebook?
00:02:13

Facebook is looking to bring TV viewers to the social network with a new investment in the little-seen Watch initiative, hiring big-name TV stars (like CNN's Anderson Cooper and Univision's Jorge Ramos) to host news shows for the News Feed. Jefferson Graham explains on Talking Tech.

Jun 11, 2018
Weekend tech headline wrap --WWDC, goodbye Yahoo Messenger
00:01:40

Jefferson Graham runs down the week's top tech headlines for the week ending June 9th, highlighted by Apple's WWDC conference, the new Amazon Alexa TV controller and goodbye Yahoo Messenger.

Jun 10, 2018
Why you should switch to Sprint now - for $15 monthly
00:03:38

Jefferson Graham reports on Sprint's new, unheard of limited time $15 a month promotion for wireless service and compares it to other low-priced offers on Talking Tech.

Jun 09, 2018
Photographing the Hawaii volcano
00:06:24

USA TODAY staff photographer Robert Hanashiro joins Jefferson Graham to discuss the challenge of photographing the massive Kīlauea volcano on the big island of Hawaii, on Talking Tech.

Jun 08, 2018
Two new ones for the living room from Amazon and Sonos
00:03:14

Amazon and Sonos are eying the living room with new tech products for June and July, an Alexa box for the TV and a new soundbar that responds to your voice. Jefferson Graham fills you in on Talking Tech.

Jun 08, 2018
Bird - the coolest gadget we've seen in 2018
00:02:51

The Bird electric scooter is hands down the coolest gadget Jefferson Graham has seen in 2018. He explains why--and the pitfalls with the hot device, on Talking Tech.

Jun 07, 2018
Can we really kick tech addiction?
00:05:38

USA TODAY's Edward C. Baig joins Jefferson Graham to weigh in on Apple's new tools to curb our tech addiction in iOS12, the fall mobile operating system update.

Jun 06, 2018
Apple wants to stop Facebook from tracking you
00:02:57

Facebook tracks your every move via Like and Share buttons, and Apple doesn't like it. It's introducing new tools in operating system upgrades to thwart the social network. Jefferson Graham reports on Talking Tech.

Jun 05, 2018
Apple to bring parental controls, group video chats to new IOS
00:03:57

Jefferson Graham previews Apple's update to the mobile operating system update, IOS12, coming in the fall, but sneak peeked June 4 at the WWDC developer conference.

Jun 04, 2018
Music smackdown - Siri v. Alexa v. Google
00:02:55

Jefferson Graham posed 40 questions to Alexa, Siri and Google on the HomePod, Echo and Google Home speakers, to find out which one was the smartest. Tune in to Talking Tech for the verdict.

Jun 04, 2018
Sonos--the best connected speaker on the market
00:02:53

Jefferson Graham reports on his favorite all-around connected speaker, the Sonos One, and why it beats the pants off the Apple HomePod, Amazon Alexa and Google Home speakers, on Talking Tech.

Jun 04, 2018
WWDC Apple preview - new software for iPhones
00:03:15

Jefferson Graham previews Apple's WWDC developer conference, and what to look for in new software updates for the iPhone and iPad on Talking Tech.

Jun 02, 2018
Review: Canon M50 for Father Day Vlogger
00:02:25

Jefferson Graham reviews the new Canon M50 camera, a cool, compact alternative to a smartphone, a good potential gift for that Father Day vlogger in your life.

Jun 01, 2018
Consumer Reports takes on Elon Musk
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Elon Musk didn't like his review of a new Tesla in Consumer Reports, so he called and said he could fix a brake issue--and used software to get it changed within 48 hours. Marta Tellado, CEO of Consumers Reports tells about it on Talking Tech.

May 31, 2018
Code conference - Silicon Valley grows up
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Tim Bradshaw from Financial Times joins Jefferson Graham to report on the exclusive Code tech conference, where the recurring theme from Facebook, Airbnb, Snap, Inc. and other companies is that tech has grown up. Shiny objects are out, heat from regulators is in.

May 31, 2018
VidCon is coming - a preview of video celebration
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VidCon, the annual gathering of online video creators for YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and elsewhere is around the corner, starting June 20th. Jim Louderback, the general manager of VidCon, visits Jefferson Graham and Talking Tech for a preview.

May 30, 2018
Photobombing Route 66 with Rick Sammon
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Rick Sammon and his wife Susan just got the dream assignment--drive up and down Route 66 in New Mexico, Arizona and Nevada, photograph what they see and tell everyone how to get great shots in a new book. Rick Sammon joins Jefferson Graham on Talking Tech with some great photo tips, as he plugs the new "The Route 66 Road Trip – How to Eat, Sleep, Stay, Play and Shoot Like a Pro.".

May 30, 2018
Social media update #307 — don't say stupid things online
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Jefferson Graham's social media update, courtesy of Roseanne Barr — don't say stupid things online. They can end your career.

May 29, 2018
How to listen to Alexa's recordings of you
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Amazon records you when you use the "wake word" Alexa. Jefferson Graham tells how to listen to all those recordings on #TalkingTech

May 29, 2018
Steer clear of Google's Back up and Sync - it's evil!
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Google says it's Back up and Sync tool is designed to make automatic backups from your computer to the cloud. But no, says Jefferson Graham, it's really meant to get you to fill up your quota and sign you up for expensive upgrades. Graham reports his findings on #TalkingTech.

May 28, 2018
Tech memories of 2018
00:02:38

Jefferson Graham runs down the tech highlights, so far, of 2018, highlighted by robots and privacy concerns on TalkingTech.

May 28, 2018
Flippy is back, and working this time
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Flippy, the hamburger flipping robot, is back, and working this time, after a botched debut. Jefferson Graham checks in with the robot, it's creator and patrons of the Caliburger restaurant in Pasadena, California, on Talking Tech.

May 27, 2018
Worried about Alexa recording your chats? We have a solution
00:02:46

It was every Amazon Echo owner's nightmare, when Alexa passed on a kitchen conversation. Jefferson Graham has some tips about what to do to make sure this doesn't happen on #TalkingTech.

May 26, 2018
How Russians kept targeting US voters after the election on Facebook
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Even after the election of Donald Trump, Russian meddling in U.S, affairs continued on Facebook. USA TOIDAY investigated and tech editor Laura Mandaro discusses the story with Jefferson Graham on Talking Tech. https://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/2018/05/25/russian-facebook-ads-sought-inflame-hispanic-tensions-after-trump-election/635066002/

May 26, 2018
Going cashless with Circle Pay's Jeremy Allaire
00:03:55

Jeremy Allaire, the founder of the Circle digital payment app, discusses a cashless future with Jefferson Graham on Talking Tech.

May 25, 2018
Get money back on hotels and flight delays with Service
00:06:56

Michael Schneider, the founder of Service, tells how to save money with lower hotel rates and flight delays with his app, which now has a new alliance with Kayak.

May 24, 2018
Rating the music services: Apple, Amazon, Spotify & YouTube
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Jefferson Graham compares the pros and cons of the big four music subscription services: Spotify, Apple, Amazon and the new YouTube Music on Talking Tech.

May 23, 2018
Maybe Siri will be smarter this year, but....
00:02:10

Yesterday, we told you how Apple was teasing a new voice, smarts and looks for Siri on the eve of the 2018 Worldwide Developer's Conference. Only one problem--those were 2017 teases. Jefferson Graham explains, and apologizes, on #TalkingTech.

May 22, 2018
Review: YouTube's revamped Music app is work in progress
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Jefferson Graham reviews YouTube's revamped Music service, which looks to take on Spotify, Apple Music and Amazon Prime Unlimited with one that makes better recommendations. How do they stack up? Graham reveals all on Talking Tech.

May 22, 2018
Preview: crazy new 4D Hydrogen smartphone
00:02:30

Jefferson Graham previews the pricey, but innovative new RED Hydrogen One phone, which shows your photos and videos in holographic style 4D on Talking Tech.

May 22, 2018
How to get to the top of Google: SEO expert explains all
00:04:44

Rob Greer, an expert in the odd science known as SEO, or Search Engine Optimization, offers tips on how to get your website to the top of Google, on #TalkingTech.

May 21, 2018
Mastering Instagram success with Pete Halvorsen
00:05:54

Uber Manhattan Beach photographer Pete Halvorsen talks about the art of getting more people to like your photos on Instagram with Jefferson Graham on Talking Tech. Check out Pete's photos: http://www.pchpro.com

May 21, 2018
Recap: Google's confusing week
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Google made so many changes this week, to Google Drive, YouTube Red and Google Play Music. Jefferson Graham recaps the confusion on Talking Tech.

May 20, 2018
Lessons of Tesla Autopilot snafu--pay attention
00:05:49

USA TODAY's Marco della Cava joins Jefferson Graham to explain what went wrong with that recent Tesla crash in Salt Lake City and the perils on autopilot on Talking Tech.

May 19, 2018
Prom season - tips on how to get great photos
00:02:08

With many high school Proms set for the weekend, Jefferson Graham checks in with high school seniors for their best tips and tricks for getting great prom photos, on Talking Tech.

May 18, 2018
YouTube's new song - playing tunes it knows you like
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YouTube looks to take on Spotify, Apple Music and others with subscription mix that has a twist--Google knows what you do all day, and will program music accordingly. Cool, or creepy? Jefferson Graham reports on Talking Tech.

May 18, 2018
Kevin Nealon takes comedian pals on hikes for YouTube
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Comedian Kevin Nealon tells Jefferson Graham how he produces his YouTube series Hiking with Kevin by holding a selfie stick and an iPhone as he hikes. Guests have included Jimmy Kimmel, Adam Sandler and Martin Short. TalkingTech: https://art19.com/shows/talking-tech

May 17, 2018
Alexa, how can I listen to Prime Music on my Echo?
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In part 2 of our spotlight on Amazon Music, Steve Boom, the vice-president of Amazon Music, sits down with USA TODAY's Jefferson Graham to offer tips on fun stuff you can do with both Alexa, Prime Music and Amazon Music Unlimited on Talking Tech.

May 17, 2018
Laurel vs. Yanny? - you decide
00:01:58

The internet is abuzz with a Twitter post asking people what they're hearing - is it Laurel or Yanny? We went out and asked passerbys to weigh in, and their responses will surprise you.

May 16, 2018
Pro tips: fun stuff you can do with Alexa and Amazon Music
00:06:28

In part 2 of our spotlight on Amazon Music, Steve Boom, the vice-president of Amazon Music, sits down with USA TODAY's Jefferson Graham to offer tips on fun stuff you can do with Alexa, Amazon Prime Music and Amazon Music Unlimited on Talking Tech.

May 16, 2018
Breaking it down - features of Amazon Prime Music vs. Music Unlimited
00:02:56

Steve Boom, the vice-president of Amazon Music, sits down with USA TODAY's Jefferson Graham for the first of a multi-part interview, to explain the features of Amazon Music vs, Amazon Music Unlimited, and how to use them with Alexa on Talking Tech.

May 15, 2018
Newsflash: prices lowered for online storage
00:02:33

Jefferson Graham reports on new lower prices for online storage from Google, and how it stacks up to rivals Dropbox, iCloud, Microsoft and Amazon on Talking Tech

May 14, 2018
Soon you'll be able to colorize black and white photos with 1 click
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Google will introduce later this year a new tool to instantly colorize an old black and white photo, within seconds, with just one click. It's part of the Google Photos app, and the company's David Lieb and Leslie Ikemoto sit down with Jefferson Graham to explain, and preview other new features on Talking Tech.

May 14, 2018
Printer update - my Brother ink lasted 10 months
00:01:54

Jefferson Graham updates listeners on his favorite purchase of 2017--a Brother printer and how the ink lasted a full ten months, on #TalkingTech.

May 13, 2018
Why Google wants to take over all your boring chores
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Google can do a lot of things for us, like finishing our e-mails with auto replies and keeping us company via the Google Home speaker. But time for a reality check, argues Jefferson Graham. It can't eat for us, do our exercise or put our clothes on. A peek into artificial intelligence, on #TalkingTech.

May 12, 2018
Mother's Day - it's pretty much too late to order flowers online
00:02:36

Jefferson Graham reports that you still have time to get flowers to Mom for Sunday via the online florists. But they probably won't be roses.

May 11, 2018
What does Trevor pack in his bag?
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USA TODAY's Trevor Hughes is an always on the go reporter who just returned from coverings in Hawaii and the California desert. Jefferson Graham wanted to know - what's in Trevor's bag? They discuss cameras, batteries, cables and peanut M&Ms on Talking Tech.

May 10, 2018
Followup: more on Google's robot callers
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Google's announcement that it had created a robot to make automated calls for reservations to hair salons and restaurants opens so many questions. Does Google need to inform the caller that they are speaking to a computer? How do we feel about robots impersonating humans and getting away with it in real life? Jefferson Graham weighs on for a second chorus on #TalkingTech.

May 10, 2018
BeLive says live is alive and well
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Daniel Mayer and Tzafrir Rehan, the founders of BeLiveTV, a service for broadcasting talk shows on Facebook, says live video is alive and well, in an interview with Jefferson Graham on Talking Tech. Listen to their discussion, recorded at the Facebook F8 conference in San Jose, California.

May 09, 2018
Google's scary new plan to have robots call your business
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Google's latest: beginning this summer, it's going to deploy computers to make calls on your behalf to set up appointments for hair salons and restaurants. Jefferson Graham reports on Talking Tech.

May 09, 2018
Rating the assistants: Google wins our survey
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Jefferson Graham asked 150 questions to Siri, Alexa and Google Assistant to see which ones provide the most correct answers. On Talking Tech, he explains why Google is slightly ahead of Amazon, and far ahead of Siri.

May 08, 2018
Behind Tesla's crazy earnings call with Gene Munster
00:02:53

Gene Munster, an investor and analyst with Loup Ventures, fills in for Jefferson Graham on Talking Tech, weighing in on Tesla's recent crazy earnings call. Munster also takes on Apple's call as well.

May 07, 2018
Sunday 05/05 tech wrap - Facebook, Twitter, MoviePass
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The tech news headlines of the week, led by Facebook's new dating service, Twitter's password woes and an update to the MoviePass offer. USA TODAY's Trevor Hughes fills in for Jefferson Graham on Talking Tech.

May 06, 2018
Five ways T-Mobile has improved our lives
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Jefferson Graham reports on massive cost savings by switching to T-Mobile, and in the wake of the proposed merger with Sprint, the five ways T-Mobile has improved wireless service for all, on Talking Tech.

May 05, 2018
What the T-Mobile/Sprint merger will mean for you
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USA TODAY's Eli Blumenthal and Edward C. Baig guest host for Jefferson Graham, and weigh in on the proposed T-Mobile/Sprint wireless merger and what it will mean for you, on Talking Tech.

May 04, 2018
The great backwards Selfie tip
00:03:11

Talking Tech checks in with photographer Anthony Quintano for a great tip on how to take great Selfies on your smartphone. Jefferson Graham hosts.

May 03, 2018
Would you trust your dating profile with Facebook?
00:03:27

Jefferson Graham reports on the 5 highlights of the Facebook F8 developer conference, starting with that new dating app the social network plans to launch. Which begs the question - after Facebook's privacy issues, would you trust your profile with Zuckerberg and co.? Jefferson Graham reports

May 02, 2018
Facebook brings Augmented Reality to Messenger
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Augmented reality apps have yet to really take off--but that's not stopping Facebook from bring animated images that mix with real life on apps from Nike, Sephora and Kia to Messenger. Jefferson Graham reports from the F8 conference.

May 01, 2018
Facebook & 5,000 app developers @F8 - preview
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Facebook looks to reverse weeks of bad press at its F8 conference for app developers with a peek into the future that is perhaps not as creepy and invasive as it's been in the past. Jefferson Graham previews the F8 conference on Talking Tech.

May 01, 2018
I downloaded my personal info from Apple
00:03:22

Like he did with Facebook and Google, Jefferson Graham downloaded the personal information Apple had collected on him. He reports his findings on #TalkingTech.

Apr 30, 2018
Weekend news wrap - Gmail, Spectacles, Amazon Key
00:02:46

Jefferson Graham runs down the week's top tech headlines for the week ending 04/28, led by Google's new Gmail update, the return of Snapchat Spectacles and Amazon's odd scheme to deliver packages to your car trunk.

Apr 29, 2018
Hey kids --YouTube, FB & Amazon want you, now
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This was the week that YouTube, Amazon and Facebook all unleashed a new set of parental controls on kid oriented products. Joining USA TODAY's Jefferson Graham to discuss on Talking Tech is KC Estenson, the CEO of kids software company GoNoodle.

Apr 28, 2018
Is Amazon Prime worth an extra $20 yearly?
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Amazon just announced a $20 price increase for Amazon Prime membership. Is it worth it? And at what point, if any, would you say "enough is enough?" Jefferson Graham weighs in on #TalkingTech.

Apr 27, 2018
Meet Snapchat Spectacles 2.0
00:04:04

Snapchat just released the second edition of the Spectacles video glasses, smaller, more expensive, water resistant and more photo centric. And Jefferson Graham has a pair. The first edition flopped. Will the revamp do the trick? He weighs in on #TalkingTech.

Apr 27, 2018
Inside Google's radical G-mail re-think
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Google has confirmed it's radical rethink about how to use Gmail in 2018. Jefferson Graham explains the new tools on Talking Tech.

Apr 26, 2018
Meet Theresa Chong 's Chewable Structures
00:02:32

Theresa Chong is a former civil engineer who's taken her love of science to food, building edible replicas of the Eiffel Tower, the Family Guy house and more for her Chewable Structures YouTube channel. She tells Jefferson Graham all about her passion for food and engineering on Talking Tech.

Apr 25, 2018
YouTube says the machines are working
00:02:46

YouTube says its use of machines to get rid of "violative" content is working--but it still has a long ways to go to clean up its act, suggests Jefferson Graham on Talking Tech.

Apr 24, 2018
Amazon can open your car trunk to deliver packages
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The latest from Amazon: a new program to deliver packages direct to your car trunk--without you even being there. Elizabeth Weise from USA TODAY tells Jefferson Graham all about it on Talking Tech.

Apr 24, 2018
How to get great prom photos
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Jefferson Graham interviews high school seniors about their best tips and tricks for getting great prom photos, on Talking Tech.

Apr 23, 2018
Can SmugMug revive Flickr?
00:02:51

SmugMug, the photo sharing site, is acquiring the long dormant photo enthusiast site Flickr from Yahoo. Jefferson Graham lays out the challenges for bringing Flickr back from the nearly dead on Talking Tech.

Apr 22, 2018
Inside Talking TVs, the trend set to take over your living room
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Amazon has a new talking TV in the works, along with Vizio, Sony, LG, Samsung and other manufacturers. What's behind the rush to voice remotes? Jefferson Graham explores on the weekend edition of Talking Tech. http://www.jeffersongraham.com http://www.youtube.com/jeffersongraham

Apr 21, 2018
Meet Pandora's music man CEO
00:05:55

In part two of our chat with new Pandora CEO Roger Lynch, he talks about commuting back and forth from Oakland to Denver to continue playing with his band and names some of the music he enjoys listening to on the personalized music service.

Apr 20, 2018
How Roger Lynch plans to revive Pandora
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Roger Lynch, the new CEO of Pandora, the personalized music service, tells Jefferson Graham how he plans to revive the service, on Talking Tech.

Apr 19, 2018
Amazon bringing FireTV sets to Best Buy, but buyer beware
00:02:53

Amazon is touting a new deal to bring branded FireTV smart sets to Best Buy, but first Jefferson Graham has some issues he'd like to discuss on Talking Tech. http://www.jeffersongraham.com

Apr 18, 2018
Introducing 'The Potcast,' a new USA TODAY NETWORK podcast
00:17:05

Coming soon from the USA TODAY NETWORK: "The Potcast" podcast!

"The Potcast" launches on 4/20 (Friday), and you can find it by searching "USA TODAY Network Potcast" on your favorite podcast player. New episodes drop every Friday. Subscribe for free on Apple Podcasts today: https://apple.co/2GrGzOA

Apr 18, 2018
Why I ditched Canon for Sony cameras
00:04:31

After a 30 year run, Jefferson Graham finally ditched Canon cameras to go full-time with Sony. He explains his decision on Talking Tech.

Apr 18, 2018
Is your privacy safe with Apple?
00:04:09

Apple says it has a different business strategy than Facebook and Google, and thus, takes privacy concerns more seriously than its rivals. Does it really? Jefferson Graham explores on Talking Tech.

Apr 17, 2018
The disappearing G-mail e-mail
00:02:15

We've all sent e-mails we wished we could pull back. So how does the sound of a time-sensitive e-mail that would disappear sound? Jefferson Graham likes it, and previews the new Gmail on Talking Tech.

Apr 16, 2018
Weekend tech news wrap - Zuck, Apple Red and Hulu/Spotify
00:01:51

Jefferson Graham recaps the week's top tech headlines for the week ending 4/14 on Talking Tech. Highlights: Zuck, Apple Red and Hulu/Spotify.

Apr 15, 2018
Facebook talks the talk, but nothing's changed
00:03:17

When Mr. Zuckerberg went to Washington, he continued his apology tour, but after all was said and done, what's changed? Nothing argues Jefferson Graham on Talking Tech.

Apr 14, 2018
HomePod no home run for Apple
00:02:15

Sales for Apple's connected speaker, the HomePod appear to be slow, according to reports. Jefferson Graham explains why on Talking Tech.

Apr 13, 2018
What Amazon will do with Ring video doorbell
00:02:39

The Ring video doorbell was purchased by Amazon earlier in 2018, but was initially mum about its plans. Now Jefferson Graham has the scoop on Talking Tech.

Apr 12, 2018
How to sort through vacation photos
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We've all been there--shooting hundreds of vacation photos while away, but how to cut them down and just show off the good stuff? Jefferson Graham shares his tips on Talking Tech.

Apr 12, 2018
Can we go back to loving Facebook again now?
00:02:20

Now that Facebook's CEO has testified to Congress, can we go back to loving the social network again? Jefferson Graham poses the question on the latest edition of Talking Tech.

Apr 11, 2018
Best apps to make free international calls
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Jefferson Graham runs down the best apps to make free international phone calls on #TalkingTech.
Apr 11, 2018
Norman Lear discovers podcasting at age 94
00:17:25
Legendary TV/movie producer/director Norman Lear (All in the Family, The Jeffersons, One Day at a Time) has a new gig at age 94--he's the host of the the new "Norman Lear, All of the Above" podcast. He sits down with USA TODAY's Jefferson Graham to talk podcasting, streaming and how he uses his iPhone on #TalkingTech.
Apr 11, 2018
Best all-around photo app - Adobe Lightroom Mobile
00:02:57

Jefferson Graham reports on how he can improve any smartphone app in his favorite photo app, Adobe Lightroom Mobile, and on changes to the desktop Lightroom edition just announced. #TalkingTech.

Apr 10, 2018
Board a plane with biometrics
00:07:36

Jefferson Graham reports on steps to move airport security from paper boarding passes and passports to biometric entry. He chats with Dan Tanciar from the Dept. of Homeland Security and Rebecca Baer from the San Jose International Airport at the recent Apex Tech conference in Los Angeles.


Apr 09, 2018
How to find a lost drone - there's an app for that
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How to find a lost drone? Believe it or not, there's an app for that, as Jefferson Graham reports on Talking Tech.

Apr 08, 2018
A Life without Amazon?
00:03:38

President Donald Trump has been on the attack against Amazon. We pause for a minute, without getting into who's right or wrong, and try to imagine what life would be like without Amazon on Talking Tech.

Apr 07, 2018
I'd pay for Facebook - would you?
00:03:12

Would you pay to keep Facebook from re-selling your personal data? Jefferson Graham would, and explains why on Talking Tech.

Apr 06, 2018
Diving through Password hell
00:02:54

Jefferson Graham offers his thoughts on dealing with passwords in the digital age, on TalkingTech.

Apr 05, 2018
Square: Paying by phone is as secure as a chip card
00:03:54

Jesse Dorogusker from Square talks payments on Talking Tech, the popularity of chip cards, and how paying with phone is just as secure as the chip card.


Apr 04, 2018
Infatuation brings in Zagat to expand restaurant reviews
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The Infatuation is the anti-Yelp, with curated restaurant reviews from professionals. So how is it going to work bringing in user-generated reviews from Zagat to the folks. CE) Chris Stang explains on Talking Tech.

Apr 03, 2018
Meet the Slo-Mo Guys, Gav and Dan
00:03:41

Gavin Free and Daniel Gruchy join Jefferson Graham on #TalkingTech to chat about the art of slow motion photography, and their new YouTube series, The Super Slow Show.

Apr 02, 2018
Weekend tech wrap--MyFitnessPal, Trump v. Amazon
00:02:19

Jefferson Graham wraps up the weekend's tech news headlines, for the week ending 3/31, leading with the big MyFitnessPal breach on TalkingTech.

Apr 01, 2018
Contrarian view - I don't mind Google knowing everything
00:02:06

Jefferson Graham downloaded all his data from Google--all his searches, YouTube videos and more - and doesn't mind what he saw. It's Google after all. He explains on Talking Tech.

Mar 31, 2018
It's not just Facebook--Google just as bad
00:08:51

Irish web programmer Dylan Curran decided to download his Google history and was shocked at how much data the search giant had collected about him. It's not just Facebook peering into our lives. We caught up with Curran on TalkingTech to discuss his findings.

Mar 30, 2018
Hey Alexa - play me the Yankees on TuneIn
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TuneIn is bringing premium and sports to the connected Amazon Alexa speaker platform, introducing a new subscription service for on-demand broadcasts of sports and news. Tony Archibong from TuneIn explains why consumers should pay $2.99 monthly for this service, on top of the current $9.99 monthly for TuneIn Premium, on Talking Tech.

Mar 29, 2018
How to use Facebook effectively
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With so much controversy about how Facebook is sharing your personal data, analyst Jeremiah Owyang joins Jefferson Graham on Talking Tech to weigh in on how to use Facebook effectively.

Mar 28, 2018
Apple's pitch failed — but if I were student, I'd want an iPad
00:03:17

Apple went to a Chicago high school to convince parents and administrators that the iPad is the best bet for education. Jefferson Graham argues that the company's pitch failed--but if he was a student, he'd want an iPad. He explains why on #TalkingTech.

Mar 27, 2018
Review: expand mobile photography with Moment lenses
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Jefferson Graham reviews the smartphone accessory lenses from Moment, which greatly expand what you can do with your mobile phone, especially for wider views. #TalkingTech. For a back-to-back comparison between the iPhone X camera and the same shot with the Moment wide-angle lens, check out the Photowalk mobile video, https://youtu.be/tmPzqHRNrUU

Mar 27, 2018
Preview: Apple's Chicago iPad event
00:02:25

Apple looks to get more visible in the K-12 classroom again. Jefferson Graham preview's Apple's education themed event in Chicago for Talking Tech.

Mar 26, 2018
Making a Hollywood movie on an iPhone - Unsane
00:02:37

The new movie from director Steven Soderbergh, Unsane, was shot on the iPhone 7. Jefferson Graham looks at what apps and accessories the director used for the film, and offers some tips on iPhone video production, on Talking Tech. http://www.jeffersongraham.com

Mar 26, 2018
Weekend wrap for 3/25 - Facebook, Uber and Best Buy
00:02:25

Jefferson Graham reviews the top tech headlines for the week ending 3/25, led by Facebook, Uber and Best Buy, on Talking Tech. https://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/2018/03/19/phil-rosenthal-has-dream-job-we-all-want/396435002/

Mar 25, 2018
Weekend project - delete those Facebook apps now!
00:03:34

With revelations that an app developer took your Facebook data, Jefferson Graham has a weekend project for you--delete all those Facebook apps now. He tells how to do it on #TalkingTech.

Mar 24, 2018
Dropbox, Google, Amazon, Apple --best deal for online storage?
00:02:39

With Dropbox set to begin selling shares on Wall Street, we take a look at online storage and where to get the best deal for consumers - Dropbox, Google, Amazon, Microsoft or Apple, on Talking Tech.

Mar 22, 2018
Making sense of the Facebook mess
00:03:35

Jefferson Graham weighs in on the Facebook controversy and how we should all look at the social network, post Cambridge Analytica, on Talking Tech.

Mar 22, 2018
TBS brings augmented reality to Final Space on app
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The TBS animated science fiction series Final Space was born on YouTube, and is turning to tech outlets to move those viewers to TV, with Reddit, first airings on the web and now a new app, with augmented reality. TBS executive vice-president Brett Weitz joins Talking Tech to discuss.

Mar 21, 2018
New rule - pay attention while crossing the street, or else!
00:03:24

Pedestrian deaths are at an all-time high, now a woman was killed crossing the street from a self-driving car. Jefferson Graham has one timely bit of advice on TalkingTech- pay attention people.

Mar 20, 2018
Safe for Work podcast tackles workplace issues
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Safe for Work is a new podcast offering tips on how to survive the workplace jungle. Co-host Matt Ritter joins Jefferson Graham to preview the new show on #TalkingTech.

Mar 19, 2018
Weekend wrap - Grocery Wars, new iPads?
00:01:34

Jefferson Graham runs down the biggest tech headlines of the week, beginning with the Grocery Wars and ending with speculation about new Apple iPads on TalkingTech.

Mar 18, 2018
How Apple and YouTube try to fight fake news
00:03:47

On the weekend edition of Talking Tech, Jefferson Graham weighs in on two different approaches to fighting fake news by Apple and YouTube.

Mar 17, 2018
Launch takes you inside books
00:04:34

John August, the screenwriter and novelist, takes you inside books on "Launch," his popular new podcast. Jefferson Graham chats with August about the podcast on #TalkingTech.

Mar 16, 2018
Online Grocery Wars will change how you shop
00:02:34

Walmart, Target and Whole Foods plan to offer same-day food delivery in most markets by the end of the year. This promises to dramatically change how we shop. Jefferson Graham explains on #TalkingTech.

Mar 15, 2018
YouTube's alliance with Wikipedia - we have better idea
00:03:41

YouTube has turned to Wikipedia to try and offer viewers another viewpoint on conspiracy videos. We have a better idea, as explained on the latest #TalkingTech.

Mar 14, 2018
Cutting the cord for better choices, not price
00:03:20

In part 1 of a two-part series on cutting the cable cord, we talk with Garth Ancier, a former network TV programmer who gave Bart Simpson and Anderson Cooper their prime-time starts. He just cut the cord from cable, and explains why on Talking Tech.

Mar 14, 2018
Apple News - no fake stuff here
00:03:30

Apple News just snapped up Texture, a "Netflix of magazines," app, to include within the News app, which features free content for iPhone and iPad owners. Jefferson Graham is a fan of the app, and weighs in on today's TalkingTech.

Mar 13, 2018
Alexa, play that podcast for me
00:02:53

Amazon's Alexa can be very finicky when it comes to playing podcasts. Thank you "Anypod" for making it easier. Jefferson Graham reports on the Alexa skill every Echo owner should enable, on TalkingTech.

Mar 12, 2018
Self-driving update - trucks on Georgia roads
00:02:09

Google's Waymo unit is now testing self-driving trucks in Georgia, a time to step back and get an update on the status of self-driving vehicles across the USA with Jefferson Graham on Talking Tech.

Mar 11, 2018
Weekend highlights - Zadie, Gottfried and Inside Netflix
00:04:36

Our weekend highlights from the week in Talking Tech, featuring a 9-year-old's take on her favorite podcast, "Story Pirates," Jefferson Graham's view of going "Inside Netflix," and a quick bite with comedian Gilbert Gottfried on his "amazing, colossal" podcast.

Mar 11, 2018
Robots need humans more than you know
00:02:21

After watching a burger flipping robot open on Monday and close on a Tuesday, Jefferson Graham suggests the robot revolution is way further away than originally expected, on #TalkingTech.

Mar 10, 2018
My amazing, colossal interview with podcaster Gilbert Gottfried
00:06:37

The comedian Gilbert Gottfried, who co-hosts his own "Amazing, Colossal" podcast, gets on the phone with Jefferson Graham from a hotel room in Chicago to explain the unique concept of his show--inviting Hollywood old-timers on to relive old stories.

Mar 09, 2018
Get more women into tech now
00:02:30

On International Women's Day, Erika Lieser and Melody Saffery, two execs from gadget maker Belkin International, speak directly to parents, to tell them why they should get their young girls involved in tech, on #TalkingTech.

Mar 08, 2018
Inside Netflix on Talking Tech
00:04:54

Jefferson Graham visits the Netflix offices in Hollywood, where it's taken over much of the former Warner Bros. studio lot on Sunset Blvd. He reports on #TalkingTech.

Mar 07, 2018
Put down that phone in the car with Travel Charger kit
00:02:44

It sounds like just another car charger. But when you think about how we keep picking up the phone while we drive, the concept for Belkin's new Travel Charge Kit starts to make a lot of sense. Jefferson Graham weighs in, with Belkin's Melody Saffery on Talking Tech.

Mar 06, 2018
I ate a robot made cheeseburger
00:02:42

Jefferson Graham reports on "Flippy," the new robot hamburger cook at the Caliburger restaurant in Pasadena, California on #TalkingTech.

Mar 05, 2018
Why Zadie and other 9 year olds love Story Pirates podcast
00:03:48

We check in with our favorite interview subject, 9-year-old Zadie Kruglov, who tells us why she loves the "Story Pirates" podcast, on #TalkingTech.

Mar 05, 2018
Talking Tech week - Ring, Phil Rosenthal and Spotify
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We play back snippet highlights from a week of fun Talking Tech episodes, including Netflix's Phil Rosenthal, Ring's Jamie Siminoff and our thoughts on the Spotify IPO.

Mar 04, 2018
Why Amazon wants to put a camera on your front door
00:03:04

You may have no interest in smart locks, lights and the like today. But you will--argues USA TODAY's Jefferson Graham on #TalkingTech. https://flipboard.com/@usatoday/usa-today-talking-tech-7ac9jhg1z

Mar 03, 2018
Tips for great Photowalks
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Jefferson Graham's tips for how to make Instagram worthy memorable images on your next travel Photowalk, and the gear you'll need to stand out from the crowd, on #TalkingTech. Watch the video of the series: on Jeff's YouTube channel http://bit.ly/2GUNADF and see the gallery here: https://usat.ly/2oJjlYz

Mar 02, 2018
Spotify IPO's suggest unlimited music could be in peril
00:03:23

Spotify just filed papers to sell shares on Wall Street, and noted that it had lost $1.5 billion last year. With a business this poor, Jefferson Graham suggests the unlimited music era may be coming to an end. Hear why on #TalkingTech.

Feb 28, 2018
Ring video doorbell bought by Amazon - rewind interview
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The Ring video doorbell was just acquired by Amazon - so let's go down memory lane for a 2015 interview with Ring founder Jamie Siminoff on how he came up with the idea, on Talking Tech.

Feb 28, 2018
Review: Google's odd new Clips camera
00:04:51

Jefferson Graham reviews Google's new Clips camera, which is set up to automatically capture moments of baby and pets. Is it worth $250? Tune it to TalkingTech to hear the verdict.

Feb 27, 2018
Part 2: Extended interview with Netflix's Phil Rosenthal
00:19:43

In part 2 of our extended interview with Netflix's Phil Rosenthal, Jefferson Graham's mom Judy calls in to ask some questions, Jeff plays some TV tunes and Phil sings a classic standard.

Feb 27, 2018
Talking Tech with Netflix's Phil Rosenthal
00:07:40

Phil Rosenthal, the host of Netflix's "Somebody Feed Phil," stops by #TalkingTech to tell about how he travels the world and eats well for his web series--and finds locations by using Yelp and working the "Podcast Circuit" to plug the new show. That's a new one!

Feb 27, 2018
Save money on wireless bill with FreedomPop
00:07:40

Stephen Stokols, the CEO of FreedomPop tells how consumers can save on wireless plans with his service, which starts at free. Listen on #TalkingTech.

Feb 26, 2018
Weekend news wrap - Airbnb, Verizon, Snap
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Jefferson Graham runs down the week's top tech headlines for the week ending 2/24, with Airbnb, Verizon and Snapchat, on TalkingTech. https://youtu.be/evSPTM3SlTc

Feb 25, 2018
Top story of the week - Trending abuses at YouTube
00:02:32

Jefferson Graham weighs in on the big story of the week, how YouTube's trending tab got gamed, and how easy it is to do so. Weekend edition of #TalkingTech

Feb 24, 2018
Hey is the new techbuzzy word
00:02:18

Hey Silicon Valley — is "hey" the only wake word you can come up with? We're looking at you Apple, Google and Kuri. The latest episode of #TalkingTech. Subscribe to Jefferson Graham's http://www.youtube.com/jeffersongraham channel for video clips and the latest tech tests.

Feb 23, 2018
How to record and post your podcast for free, with Anchor
00:05:25

For years, it's either been costly or cumbersome to record and post podcasts. Podcast app Anchor wants to change that new tools that offer free posting and distribution. Anchor CEO Mike Mignano joins Jefferson Graham on #TalkingTech to explain.

Feb 22, 2018
YouTube needs to hire humans now to fix woes
00:03:39

Logan Paul, harassing conspiracy videos targeting victims of Florida and Las Vegas shooting, YouTube could easily clean up its site with humans looking out for offensive videos, instead of letting the computer make the decisions. Jefferson Graham suggests the time is now to take action, on #TalkingTech.

Feb 21, 2018
Preview: new Samsung Galaxy phones
00:02:40

Each spring, S. Korean tech giant Samsung introduces new premium Galaxy phones, usually at the Mobile World Congress trade show in Barcelona. Jefferson Graham previews what to expect from the new phones on the latest edition of #TalkingTech.

Feb 21, 2018
Secrets to great Instagram photos with Sue Bryce
00:05:07

In part 2 of our chat with photographer/educator Sue Bruce, she offers her tips on creating a great Instagram photo feed on #TalkingTech.

Feb 20, 2018
How to take great portraits with Sue Bryce
00:06:08

Noted photographer Sue Bryce joins USA TODAY's Jefferson Graham to discuss the art of making great portraits on Talking Tech. See video promo for podcast http://www.youtube.com/jeffersongraham and check out Sue's upcoming portrait workshop: https://suebryceeducation.com/product/portrait-masters-2017/

Feb 19, 2018
Weekend tech headlines - HomePod stains and more
00:01:57

Jefferson Graham runs down the week's top tech headlines, starting with those nasty HomePod stains.

Feb 18, 2018
Streaming Wars will change what you see on TV
00:03:13

TV viewers got a loud -- and very clear -- signal this week about the future of television, in another chapter of the Streaming Wars. Jefferson Graham has the scoop.


Feb 17, 2018
Facebook 2FA woes? - we have a solution
00:02:14

We all know that signing in for e-mail and social media accounts is more secure if we sign in twice. But sometimes it can be a major hassle. Luckily, there are apps for that. Jefferson Graham has the scoop on Talking Tech.



Feb 16, 2018
Buying flowers? Don't order them from Amazon
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The flowers arrived late, and didn't look very healthy. Jefferson Graham runs down his experience buying discount flowers delivered straight to the door from Amazon on #TalkingTech.

Feb 16, 2018
Google looks to "modernize" e-mail
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Google looks to modernize e-mail with graphics, polls and recipe images. Is this a good thing? Jefferson Graham weighs in on #TalkingTech.

Feb 15, 2018