TF168 - Creating Music On Your Phone

February 12, 2019

We talk to Jean Baptiste Su from Atherton Research about Samsung's foldable phones, which are slotted for development in the next year. Also, marketing expert, Christopher Penn, predicts the future of marketing using artificial intelligence. Plus, we have Tamer Rashad, CEO of HumTap, join us to share how their AI-powered app can help you create music on your mobile phone. In Socially Speaking, we chat about the future of audio and who will win the game.

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TF167 - The Surprising Success of TikTok

February 5, 2019

We chat with Brian Heater from TechCrunch who weighs in on the recent sales slump with iPhones and shares how Apple is rethinking their sales strategy for 2019. Also, we look into apps for helping you deal with mental health. Plus, Taylor Lorenz from The Atlantic joins us to discuss the surprising success of the short-form video app, TikTok. In Socially Speaking, we look at the bright side of the recent polar vortex: it has inspired a lot of great memes.

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TF166 - How Much Is Canada Really Spending To Help The Homeless?

January 29, 2019

We're joined by Michael Josh of GadgetMatch to discuss global smartphone wars and what will be hitting the market in 2019. Also, Dr. Alina Turner, from Turner Strategies, gives her perspective as we review the lasted report disclosing what Canada spends to help the homeless. Plus, we have Gurjot Narwal from Gini Health to share how our DNA can help us stay healthy. In Socially Speaking, we discuss the cult of Tidying Up with Marie Kondo and what really brings you joy.

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TF165 - What Short Video Platform Will Win in 2019?

January 23, 2019

We are joined by Scott Stratten from UnMarketing to delve into the new Gillette ad centered around toxic masculinity and question the impact on a brand that tackles social issues. Also, we have Jeff Fenton from eSight Eyewear who shares how they are working to bring sight to the blind. Plus, Brittlestar gives us the inside scoop on short video content in 2019 and which platform will take the lead. We also take a look at the current food trends for eating healthy. In Socially Speaking, we discuss the fear of robots at work.

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TF164 - The Latest in Smart Home Tech from CES

January 15, 2019

Find out the latest innovation in the connected home as Shawn Stover, VP of Smart Home Solutions, reveals what GE Appliances showcased at CES (Consumers Electronics Show). Also, we talk to Anthony DeVito, founder of Torch Electrek about how to turn your winter coat into a heated coat with Torch: a battery powered heater that connects to any coat. Plus, we have tech and lifestyle expert, Carley Knobloch, bringing us all the latest smart home fun from CES. In Socially Speaking, we discuss why you should give up on Inbox Zero and learn how to manage the influx of emails as they arrive.

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TF163 - Top 10 Tech Trends For 2019

December 18, 2018

This week Nicole Scott from Mobile Geeks shares everything you need to know about the driverless future. Also, we talk to Brian Burke from Gartner Research about the top 10 tech trends to expect in 2019. Plus, we examine an app that would better manage your Christmas lights and more hi-tech gift ideas. In Socially Speaking, we talk about our two favorite things: Starbucks and UberEats (and their new partnership).

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TF162 - Holiday Gift Ideas For Everyone

December 11, 2018

This week, Marc Saltzman recommends his favorite gadgets to gift your loved ones. Also, Amitai Rottem, Product Manager from Windows Defender, reveals how to stay safe while online shopping. Plus, we break down the Top 5 smart toys for your kids this holiday season. In Socially Speaking, we speculate if Amazon robot workers are evil and debate about bears. Oh my!

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TF161 - Tell a Story In Six Seconds

December 4, 2018

We check in with Alyson Gausby, Head of Research at Twitter Canada, to ask if FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out) is becoming a thing of the past. Also, Étienne Mérineau from heyday.ai breaks down the top digital trends of 2018. Plus, Brittlestar stops by to demonstrate how to tell a story in six seconds or less. In Socially Speaking, we discuss the world's first gene-edited baby and weigh the potential impacts of this type of intervention.

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TF160 - Can Technology Keep Your Skin Healthy?

November 27, 2018

We speak to Michael Josh from GadgetMatch about apps that can help you stay calm this holiday season. Also, we talk to Megan Maupin from Atolla Skin Lab about how machine learning can help keep your skin healthy. Plus, we ponder why Sophia the Robot performed a duet with Jimmy Fallon. In Socially Speaking, we share what ASMR means for Michael B and how it affects him.

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TF159 - The Future of Wearable Technology Could Be In Your Eyes

November 20, 2018

We speak with Dr. Melissa G. Hunt about why spending a lot of time on social media might be making you sad. Also, Dr. Shalu Pal reveals the future of wearable technology as it relates to using contact lenses. Plus, Daniel Seidl from Innoactive informs us how upcoming work training sessions might be held in virtual reality. In Socially Speaking, we talk about Lily Sing, aka "Superwoman," her break from YouTube, and question how the culture of constant content impacts our heath and well-being.

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