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TF208 - How to Work Remotely through COVID-19

TF208 - How to Work Remotely through COVID-19

March 17, 2020

With our workforce moving home to work remotely amidst this pandemic, Amber and Michael are here to help you work a little smarter. Plus, Hasier Larrea, founder of Ori Living, can make your small space multi-purpose with furniture robotics. Lindsay Bryson of BlueDot reveals how AI and Big Data track and anticipate the spread of dangerous infections, including the detection of Coronavirus. In Socially Speaking, the trending topics are all about COVID-19, including #canceleverything and #panicbuying.

TF207 - 5 Picks for a Smarter March Break with Tech, Tips, and Tools

TF207 - 5 Picks for a Smarter March Break with Tech, Tips, and Tools

March 10, 2020

Tech Social Entrepreneur, Winy Bernard, drops her suggestions for keeping kids entertained and engaged over the March Break. Plus, Lauryn Vaughn reveals how the Shop the Upside app is providing sustainable shopping for luxury brands at a fraction of the cost. Also, ConversationHEALTH is using AI to flip the script with your physician, according to co-founder Lexi Kaplin. In Socially Speaking, we divulge our shared fear of robots and what they might do next.

TF206 - Wake Up and Help the Planet

TF206 - Wake Up and Help the Planet

March 3, 2020

Your alarm is set to save the planet (and wake up on time). CEO and co-founder Jesse Teron of the EcoWake app is providing the eco-conscious incentive we need to get up in the morning. Plus, we hear what Amber's mom has to say about her new high-tech hearing aids and the increase of accessible technology. GadgetMatch's Michael Josh gives us the skinny on the world of foldable phones with the release of the Huawei Mate X. In Socially Speaking, we take a tech-centric look at the implications of the Coronavirus and the benefits of online services.

TF205 - Be Famous In A World Of A Million Bots

TF205 - Be Famous In A World Of A Million Bots

February 25, 2020

Move over TikTok. Our favorite Internet'r Brittlestar shares his take on Google's new TikTok competitor, Tangi. What's the fastest way from Point A to Point B? Yovav Meydad from Moovit has the answer. Plus, how anyone can be famous in a world of a million bots on the Botnet Social Network with Billy Chasen. In Socially Speaking, we talk about the Ontario government's approach to bringing e-learning to high schools and what that means for the future of education.

TF204 - Eliminate Texting Typos

TF204 - Eliminate Texting Typos

February 11, 2020

David Eberle, co-founder of the Typewise app, is here to eliminate smartphone typos. Plus, Mashable's Senior Tech Editor, Karissa Bell, reveals what YouTube makes for Google. Samantha Kelly from CNN Business shares smartphone etiquette best practices. Also, Melissa Chee, CEO of ventureLAB, on how they help entrepreneurs take a giant leap. In Socially Speaking, we talk about wearable technology and question how it improves our lives.

TF203 - Top 5 Tech Trends in 2020

TF203 - Top 5 Tech Trends in 2020

February 4, 2020

CEO of Trend Hunter, Jeremy Gutsche, discusses his new double-sided book, Create The Future & The Innovation Handbook. Top trends are discovered in the 2020 Trends Report with David Glazer of Info-Tech. Plus, Dan Bowden of Aō Air reveals facewear that will save you from pollution. In Socially Speaking, Facebook doesn't need you to like it (and what that really means).

TF202 - Bringing STEM Education To Children

TF202 - Bringing STEM Education To Children

January 28, 2020

We talk to Michael Josh from GadgetMatch about what the major companies are doing in terms of sustainability in the realm of tech. Plus, we see how families can begin to positively impact the environmental future of the earth with the president of Earth Rangers, Tovah Barocas. Also, the co-founder of Zizzlelab, Alexandra Pokras, shares their approach to STEM education for children under the age of 7 with their tinker app. In Socially Speaking, we discuss the latest viral meme of cutting books in half to save space.

TF201 - How To Stay Happy At Work

TF201 - How To Stay Happy At Work

January 22, 2020

We talk to happiness researcher, Dr. Gillian Mandich, on how we can stay happy in the workplace. Plus, we discuss flying cars and the future of automotive tech with Nicole Scott from Mobile Geeks. Also, our favorite internet Dad, Brittlestar, on why he is making TikTok his platform of choice. In Socially Speaking, we find out how to test the tone of your email so you don't sound like a jerk.

TF200 - All CES and Happy 200!

TF200 - All CES and Happy 200!

January 14, 2020

We talk to Lora DiCarlo about her sexual wellness company and her challenges with being recognized at CES. We also break down three products on our wishlist that were highlighted at this year's CES. Plus, we chat with Davide Vigano from Sensoria Health about their new remote patient rehab system, including the smart knee brace that helps reduce rehab time. Also, we talk to Eric Zeitz from Amaryllo about their new surveillance camera, Athena, the world's first biometric security camera that can detect faces and voices. In Socially Speaking, we talk about what we can do in Canada and around the world to help Australia as they battle the wildfires.

TF199 -   The Boring Company Digs Deep in Las Vegas

TF199 - The Boring Company Digs Deep in Las Vegas

December 17, 2019

We talk to the CEO of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitor Authority, Steve Hill, on how the underground people mover at the Las Vegas Convention Center will work when it opens. Plus, we chat about the future of smart homes and what products Amber put into her #MacToTheFuture home. Also, we have the CEO of Nix Sensor, Matt Sheridan, to share how their products will help stop the color guessing game.  In Socially Speaking, we wrap up 2019 with the best of Netflix.