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Making sense of technology by breaking down “geek speak into street speak."

Making sense of technology by breaking down “geek speak into street speak."


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Radio America


Making sense of technology by breaking down “geek speak into street speak."




Tech out the 2024 Cadillac CELESTIQ. We catch with Cadillac’s Chief Engineer Tony Roma + gadget gift guides galore

Get the 4-1-1 on a premium “dream car”: the teched-out Cadillac CELESTIQ EV, with its incredible design, performance We talk gadget gift guides with tech experts Meredith Sinclair, Mario Armstrong, and Carley Knobloch Speaking of shopping, be sure to save money with the Slickdeals website, app, and browser extension ASUS creates technology for today and tomorrow’s smart life. Check out for its sleek laptops Thank you to VISA for your support on Tech It Out, and all the great...


Happy Thanksgiving! Tech It Out features Black Friday-Cyber Monday deals, the Flipp app, and more

Save money on your purchases with Flipp, a “must have” app for buying at retail. We chat with Nafisa Kassam, “Chief Deals Officer” at Flipp I share about 8 hot gadgets on sale until Cyber Monday, plus tech expert Mario Armstrong joins me with some gadget gift ideas, as well Ecobee’s CEO/co-founder Stuart Lombard joins us to chat about its award-winning (and money-saving) smart thermostats – and new products, too! ASUS creates technology for today and tomorrow’s smart life. BE sure to...


Save big over Black Friday/Cyber Monday, with Slickdeals! Plus, Western Digital, ASUS, Nextbase, and much more.

Thanks for the memory! Anthony Morquecho, Director of Brand Marketing at Western Digital, talks with us about gifting storage for gamers, including WD and SanDisk drives Slickdeals’ Consumer Expert Regina Conway joins us to chat about the popular Slickdeals site, app and browser extension – all devoted to saving you money In the market for your first (or next) dashcam? Nextbase’s Jeff Chuh stops by with tips to what features are worth looking into. Tech lifestyle expert Stephanie Humphrey...


Buy and sell books with the PangoBooks app, Carley Knobloch shares gift ideas, and walking through the Beyond King Tut exhibit

Make money on books you’ve read or buy them for less than retail with PangoBooks, a popular online book-centric app and marketplace. We talk with CMO Dan Orkin. Tech expert Carley Knobloch joins us to chat about gadget gift ideas for the holidays. Be sure to start shopping at to save money and even make money with its cash-back program! The new ‘Beyond King Tut’ exhibit is open in a few cities – bringing the Egyptian pharaoh to life more than 3,300 years later – and so we...


New gadget may prevent drowning in swimming pools -- plus smart home gear with Ecobee and Belkin, and a 14-year old inventor!

Be the first to learn about Mylo, a “virtual lifeguard” that may prevent accidental drownings in swimming pools Belkin joins us to chat about its Wemo family of smart plugs and other gear Add convenience and save money on your annual heating and cooling bills with Ecobee. Learn about its new Wi-Fi thermostats and new security system We chat with Leanne Fan is a 14-year-old who invented the Finsen headphones – that helps those with mid-ear infections This show is powered by ASUS, for...


Nextdoor’s Halloween ‘Treat Map’ is back + Bitmoji turns 15, Linksys on Wi-Fi tips, and a HUGE gaming monitor from LG

Have a spooktacular Halloween! Nextdoor joins us to share some new and returning features Used by millions in Snapchat, Bitmoji turns 15 years old. Here what’s new Get the deets on LG’s 48-inch UltraGear OLED gaming monitor Get rid of dead zones in your home. We chat with Linksys for tips Score hot deals with – it’s a website, app, and browser extension, powered by millions of users Thank you to VISA for your support on Tech It Out, and all the great work you to protect...


Have you ‘heard’ the news? You can now buy hearing aids over-the-counter + 3 other tech topics

Hearing aids can (finally) be purchased over-the-counter, so here’s what you need to know. We chat with Lexie for the 4-1-1 Are you sitting properly at your desk? If not, you could be hurting your body. We talk ‘ergonomics’ with Kensington The latest in the Syberia adventure game franchise is here – and so we speak with the developers in France Learn about sustainable aviation fuel, with Honeywell, and how flying the friendly skies can be much better on the environment Thank you to VISA...


John Riccitiello – CEO of Unity and former CEO of EA -- on the ‘Metaverse.’ Plus, high-tech lawn care, smart home tech, and more

What a thrill to have gaming veteran John Riccitiello -- CEO of Unity Technology and former CEO/President of Electronics Arts -- join us to talk about the metaverse I chat about awesome new tech, including a gorgeous smartphone that costs 1/4 of the price of an iPhone, and a stunning ASUS OLED laptop Irrigreen joins us to discuss its innovative way to water your lawn with incredible precision, which translates to less water (and money) wasted Home, Smart, Home: My take on the latest tech...


Save serious money with Slickdeals, plus Intel unveils 13th Gen processors, Windows 11 gets major update & Amber Mac talks apps

Slickdeals -- my favorite website, app and browser extension – has a lot to offer this fall, and so we’re joined by Slickdeals’ Pete King for the 4-1-1 Windows 11 gets a huge update on the eve of its first anniversary. We talk with Microsoft’s Nicci Trovinger all about it Intel took the wraps off its 13th Gen Intel Core processors, with incredible multithreaded performance of the last gen. We talk with Intel’s Sami Saif Tech expert and entrepreneur Amber Mac shares her top productivity...


Visa’s ‘Financial Soccer’ fuses fun with finance, plus Cadillac’s 120th anniversary, ASUS ExpertBooks & SongPop for Alexa

Combing gaming with financial education, Visa’s Financial Soccer is back – and better than before – with new platforms, men and women teams, and more Cadillac is celebrating 120 years of innovation, and so we’ll look back at the automotive tech pioneered by Cadillac and a peek to the future with Lyriq ASUS joins us to chat about new ExpertBook laptops for businesses, whether you work in an office, at home, or hybrid setup. Learn what’s new and newsworthy! You love your Alexa-powered...

ENCORE PRESENTATION-Pet lovers, travel with the Vetster app. Verizon chats about saving money, SanDisk’s latest SSD

Congrats to Kim Wood from San Antonio, Texas, the winner of the ASUS laptop giveaway! We celebrated the 250th episode of Tech It Out last week. Speaking of computers, SanDisk’s Christina Garza joins us to chat about the SanDisk Professional PRO-BLADE modular SSD ecosystem. Save money with Verizon, with a handful of deals, discounts and perks. We chat with the awesome Ashley Colette, Communications Manager for Verizon Consumer Group. Learn why the Vetster app is like having a licensed vet...

Fight back against ‘grandparent scams’ and other threats -- with simple tips from Visa. Plus: the Koble app, and spokenote QR stickers

In celebration of National Grandparents Day, we learn how to protect aging loved ones from cybercriminals, with advice from Michael Jabbara, Visa’s global head of fraud services. We talk with Swati Matta, Founder and CEO of Koble, an that that gives moms a prenatal and postpartum support team in your pocket. Learn all about spokenote stickers to easily and instantly add video notes to anything, via a simple QR code and app. We’ll be joined by Mike Harmon, Chief Marking Officer. Thank you...

Should you buy an iPhone 14 or new Apple Watch Series 8? We catch up with Rich DeMuro! Also: SanDisk, Anker and Casetify.!

Apple officially unveiled its iPhone 14 family, and more. We catch up with tech expert and KTLA personality Rich DeMuro on his take on the new products. Speaking of smartphones, we’re also joined by Casetify to hear what’s new with the popular smartphone case leader – including its iPhone 14 lineup. Power company Anker joins us to talk new chargers and cables, to coincide with the iPhone 14 launch. One of my fave companies, SanDisk, also stops by to talk about new USB drives and SSDs –...


Labor Day Long Weekend Extravaganza! We have 5 great guests on Tech It Out. Tune in!

Learn how to perform CPR with a little help from a “chatbot,” with Dr. Carl Black, Medical Director and Co-Founder at Tech expert Amber Mac joins us to talk back to school gadget ideas – from better Wi-Fi and sleek laptops to buying things for less on marketplaces Speaking of back to school, how can parents protect kids on the Internet and social media? We talk with Agency for some great tips Cleaning guru Melissa Maker joins us to talk about the “connected home,” and how...


Back-to-school laptop shopping with ASUS, plus the latest from Amazon and its Fire TV devices, and the free-to-play game, The Walking Dead:

My fave laptop company, ASUS, joins us to chat back-to-school laptops. Learn about the differences between ASUS brands ZenBook, VivoBook, StudioBook, ExpertBook, Chromebook, and ROG (phew!) Amazon joins us to talk about Fire TV devices, including the latest televisions, sticks and boxes, and what people with Bluetooth-enabled hearing aids can expect from new products Fan of The Walking Dead? Be the first to learn all about the new and free-to-play The Walking Dead: Last Mile game, on...


GM’s ‘Super Cruise’ hands-free driving technology is expanding! Also: PCs powered by Intel vPro Essentials, and back-to-school tech ideas

What’s coming “down the road”? We catch up with General Motors’ Jeff Miller about the latest Super Cruise technology: hundreds of thousands of miles of NEW roads your vehicle will soon drive you on! Ant to be an IT hero for your organization? We’ll learn all about Intel vPro Essentials, with Rajita Kaundin, Senior Program Manager for Business Client Platforms at Intel It’s back to school time (kids: cue the eye-rolling), but at least there’s some really cool tech for the classroom and dorm...


Drones delivering products to your door?! It’s already here. Plus, Xiaomi’s incredible success, back-to-school tech picks, and more!

Get the skinny on the QooCam EGO. the world's first 3D camera for instant immersion. I speak with the company, Kandao, about this breakthrough product It’s almost back-to-school time and so I share five awesome picks for students, including laptops, Wi-Fi 6 MESH systems and wireless printers -- and we’ll do Part 2 next week! Is it science-fiction to think drones can deliver packages to your door? It’s already here, says Auterion. We talk with SVP Romeo Durscher Xiaomi is one of the...


Tech Out Cadillac’s latest Escalade-V! Plus, four other guests, including the latest cyberthreats, back-to-school ideas, camera hacks.

OMG, have you seen the 2023 Cadillac Escalade-V? We talk tech with Jordan Garwood, Product Manager at General Motors Want a gaming headset, but don’t have a huge budget? Get more bang for your buck with HyperX from HP, as you’ll hear with Mike Smith IBM Security talks with us about the latest cyber threats, and how it’s related to you paying more for goods and services FujiFilm’s Billy Luong (and one of the “FujiGuys”) shares the benefits to using your camera instead of a webcam for video...


Allergy sufferers, here’s a look at Molekule’s powerful air purifiers. Plus, a high-tech bidet (yep), MLB The Show 22 highlights, Pok Pok fo

There are air purifiers and then there’s Molekule. We chat with Jonathan Harris, CEO of Molekule, about the Air Mini+ and Air Pro Tech is even overhauling your bathroom. We talk with Fluidmaster’s Glenn Hudson about its latest bidet seat, the Soft Spa 9500 bidet If you’re one of millions of fans of MLB The Show 22, the premiere baseball video game, we learn about NEW content added with Ramone Russell from Sony Interactive Entertainment Pok Pok Playroom is an Apple award-winning...


Fight back against fraud with simple shopping tips, plus Intel vPro for IT professionals and a free app for book lovers

Don’t be the victim of a cyberattack! We catch up with Visa’s Michael Jabbara, VP and Global Head of Fraud Services, to share some advice If you love reading as much as I do, you know sharing what you’re into is half the fun. We learn about Book, a “social reading app,” with its founder Mark Watkins Two great tastes that taste great together? Learn about Intel vPro + Intel EVO with Asma Aziz, Director Marketing America's Territories at Intel Speaking of laptops, a huge and sincere thank...