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Vinyl Convention is the name of the trio formed in 2013 by DJ producers Marco D'Ambrogio & Frank Rinaldi and musician Marco Petriaggi. Marco Petriaggi signed several hits in the past like "Mooving too fast" by Romina Johnson & Artful Dodger, "Rock to the groove" by Karen Jones, as well as many important collaborations. Marco D’Ambrogio and Frank Rinaldi produced and remixed tracks for top artists in the dance panorama like Bob Sinclar, Coolio, First Optional Deal (Angello & Ingrosso) Timbala ...
 
POPULAR TECHNOLOGY RADIO - provides you with the most authoritative insight and information on today’s emerging technologies and products in a fast paced and entertaining two-hour weekly show. Host Mike Kahn, along with a gang of tech experts and gadget geeks, bring you a wide array of topics the latest news and information in home and hand-held technology, music, photography, entertainment, gaming and more. Get expert advice on stereo components, home recording equipment, smart phones, e-re ...
 
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There are a lot of contributors to the growing music industry here at NAMM 2020, and we sit down with a few to chat about their careers. First up, Chief Amplifier for Amplify Entertainment Marketing, Del Breckenfeld, discusses his career at Fender and his experiences organizing shows and meeting big artists. Product Specialist for Universal Audio, …
 
With technology progressing at such a quick pace it's getting easier for creators to produce content. This year at NAMM 2020 we discuss how the advancements of technology have made it so affordable to make music, and how companies are able to produce quality products at an affordable price, with Tech Expert, Mike Castanon. Whether we notice it or n…
 
While many headphone and other audio companies are absent from CES this year, there is still a decent number of audio tech companies on the show floor. Audio Tech Writer for the Wirecutter, SoundStage! Solo, and JazzTimes, Brent Butterworth, breaks down what we've learned about new audio tech, and chats about how CES has changed over the past 30 ye…
 
Every year tech companies from around the world gather at CES to show their latest and greatest. Freelance Tech and Travel Writer for CNET and The New York Times Geoffrey Morrison, chats about some of the innovative technology he's spied on the show floor at CES 2020. TCL has been making waves with Mini LED screens. Will this challenge LG's OLED te…
 
Black Friday is just around the corner and we're scouring the internet for the best deals we can find. This of course means we'll talk about TVs, because as Mike Etchart and Audio Tech Writer for the Wirecutter, SoundStage! Solo, JazzTimes, Brent Butterworth, know all too well, deals on TVs are always the hottest out there around this time of year.…
 
With Disney+ right around the corner, we take another look of the streaming video landscape. Freelance Tech and Travel Writer for CNET and The New York Times, Geoffrey Morrison, discusses the increasing number of players in movie streaming space and how much the market can bear. The average family seems to have a pain point of about 3-4 subscriptio…
 
We've all enjoyed some of the amazing services that Amazon provides at one point or another, but have you checked out their growing line of consumer electronics products? Host, Mike Etchart, and Co-Founder and Digital Strategist of Label Logic, Jay Gilbert, discuss the culture of change, and customer first philosophy of Amazon, as well as their rec…
 
Cyber security is front page news these days as big tech companies and governmental organizations are getting caught up in the firestorm of hacking and data breaches. So how do these breaches come to be? Chief Evangelist for Saviynt, and cyber security expert, Diana Volere, discusses the issues that come with living in a technologically advanced wo…
 
The automotive and technology worlds clash often, but nowhere are the lines of tech and motor company blurred as much as with the rising electric vehicle market. JoshCAR Hollywood Car Consultant, Josh Hancock, joins us to discuss the new Porsche Taycan and whether or not Tesla should be quaking in their boots regarding this vehicle's release. Then …
 
What is your favorite way to listen to music these days? Are you still a physical record listener, or have you jumped on the Spotify band wagon? Perhaps you listen to an obscure digital service provider (DSP) like Deezer or Music Aficionado. Whatever your cup of tea happens to be, we're discussing the rise of streaming services, and where they may …
 
With the news that Nate Mitchell is leaving Facebook, we thought it'd be a great time to check in on the augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) worlds. Gameplay Productions Owner and Director, Cheyenne Decker, discusses the impact of Oculus Rift and the amazing team of visionaries behind the project on the world of virtual reality today. W…
 
If you've ever thought that big corporate mergers don't affect you, you might be wrong. Mike shines a light on the constant bad hand that consumers get after mergers like the AT&T and Time Warner merger. Then, Writer for The Wirecutter and Editor for SoundStage! and JazzTimes, Brent Butterworth, tells us about the random tornado that came through h…
 
If there's one thing we've learned as consumers, its that huge corporate mergers never work out in our favor. Freelance Writer, Editor, and Photographer for CNET and The New York Times, Geoffrey Morrison, discusses the proposed merger between T-Mobile and Sprint that has the attorneys general of California, Texas, and New York up in arms. There are…
 
If you're a frequent listener of Popular Technology Radio, you've probably heard The Wirecutter Writer and Writer and Editor for SoundStage! Solo, Brent Butterworth, talk about the phenomenon called 'eardrum suck'. This painful, psychosomatic condition afflicts some users of high end noise cancelling headphones, but thankfully the new Bose NC 700 H…
 
The news reached us at Popular Technology Radio recently that Jony Ive will be departing from Apple after many years of splendid and revolutionary product design. This departure comes with an asterisk, as he will be setting up shop in a new design studio and his first customer will be Apple. Award Winning Product Design Consultant, Todd Metlen, dis…
 
The biggest trade show in the video games industry recently wrapped up in southern California, and we have our eyes on a few upcoming games revealed at the expo. Gameplay Productions Owner and Director and veteran of the gaming industry, Cheyenne Decker, discusses the rapid pace at which the gaming industry is changing; from trade shows, to console…
 
When the iPod was released in October of 2001, the world of music changed and changed further still when it was followed up by the release of the iTunes store. Digital Strategist and Co-Founder of Label Logic, and Host of Your Morning Coffee, Jay Gilbert, remembers the history of the iPod and iTunes in light of the recent announcement that iTunes w…
 
If you feel like your cable internet bill has growing curiously big over the last few years, you're not the only one. Kicking off the show, host, Mike Etchart, remembers the good old days of dial up internet and his $9/month American Online (AOL) bill. Then, we chat with Consumer Columnist for The Los Angeles Times, David Lazarus, about the cable c…
 
The TV market has become saturated with jaw-droppingly cheap televisions that still look nice; but don't get too comfortable, there are still plenty of pitfalls to avoid when making a purchase. Freelance Writer, Editor, and Photographer for CNET and The New York Times and Writer for The Wirecutter, Geoffrey Morrison, has written, and talked, and th…
 
Cellular carriers are not loved, but we sure wouldn't want to live without them. As much ire as U.S. telecom companies might face, they are a necessary evil; but which companies have the best plans? Thankfully, The Wirecutter Contributor, Rob Pegoraro, reveals to us some of the inner workings of how cell phone carriers operate, the difference betwe…
 
The world of streaming is in a tumultuous period. Many Netflix competitors are entering the market, pure-music companies like Spotify are having trouble generating revenue, and Game of Thrones is ending! Freelance Writer, Editor, and Photographer for CNET and The New York Times, Geoffrey Morrison, and Audio and Musical Instrument Writer for The Wir…
 
Big technology companies are constantly facing backlash from data breaches and intentionally selling personal information to advertisers. The trend continues as we learn more about Amazon's recently revealed policy of listening in on, and transcribing, audio clips from everyday conversations. Host of Reality TV Show, "Fix My Brand", and Brand Exper…
 
Last week, Freelance Writer, Editor, and Photographer for The Wirecutter and CNET, Geoffrey Morrison, teased us all with his vacation in the Caribbean. Now, he's back to being just a normal plebeian like the rest of us. First off, we chat with Geoff about Apple's uncanny ability to hold dominance over the tablet market, while not being able to repr…
 
With the impending debut of season eight of the hit HBO show, Game of Thrones, we encourage everyone to sign up to HBO Now, rather than pirating. Host, Mike Etchart, recently discovered some interesting facts about online malware in relation to some of our favorite shows that may surprise you. Then, Freelance Writer and Editor for The Wirecutter an…
 
One of the principle objectives of cord cutting is to reduce our monthly television fees, but are we getting to a point where having all of our favorite services is starting to cost too much again? Tech pundit, Howard Soroka, says the two words "subscription fatigue" are at the top of his notes for his discussion today, and we wonder if consumers a…
 
The Game Developers Conference usually scoots under the radar of most people in the tech world, but this year a certain mega corporation is making a big splash. Host Mike Etchart starts off the show with a warning about big company mergers: they will always win, and the consumer will always lose. This is made evident with AT&T's immediate price hik…
 
Is your cable or satellite bill becoming a sore point for your wallet? Is that top-tier bundle causing spousal-budget arguments? Well, get out of the 2000s and into the modern age - cut the cord! Owner of Cord Cord Cutters News, Luke Bouma, gives us tips on ditching our cable bills and replacing it with streaming services at a much reduced cost, or…
 
We wrap up our coverage of NAMM 2019 with a look back in musical history and how different the industry is today. Kicking off the show we chat with guest co-host and technology expert, Mike Castanon, about upcoming guests and amazing advancements in music tech affordability. Then, Harman International Industries Director of Corporate Communications…
 
There is so much to see at CES that we couldn't possibly glimpse it all. That's why we have people like Engadget Reviews Editor, Cherlynn Low, on to chat about what really got her excited for the future of tech at the Consumer Electronics Show. From 5G phones to the latest chip architecture from Intel, Cherlynn geeks out with us about wonderful, an…
 
The NAMM Show was started 1901, in New York City, by a group of piano merchants who wanted to show off their wares and bring integrity to their industry. Little did they know they set in motion a chain of events that would lead to the creation of not one, but two of the world's largest trade shows. Technology expert, Mike Castanon, and former Presi…
 
CES is the best place to keep up with all of the new gadgets and gizmos coming out this year, and we're back from our stage at the Las Vegas Convention Center with more coverage. First up, OMRON Director of Corporate Engineering, Mike Chen, explains their mission statement and what their technology means for the rest of the world. Next, Director of…
 
Every year musicians and audio companies gather in Anaheim, California to show of the latest in industry tech and celebrate the heritage of centuries past at the NAMM show. Starting off the show, technology expert, Mike Castanon, and host, Mike Etchart, discuss the melding of past and present in audio technology that happens at NAMM. Then, Musical …
 
Nestled away on our broadcast platform at CES 2019, we took some time to reflect on past trends and look towards the future. Starting the show, audio journalist for The Wirecutter, SoundStage! Solo, and JazzTimes, Brent Butterworth, shares his excitement about modern sound bars and urges us all to get one for our home theaters. Then, we discuss for…
 
The Consumer Electronics Show has been around for 52 years and it continues to break records every year. Consumer Technology Association Manager, Industry Communications, Danielle Cassagnol, gives us some of the history of CES, from its start in the basement at the NAMM show, to the juggernaut event that it is today. Then, we discuss why in the hec…
 
Every year hundreds of thousands of people and thousands of exhibitors gather to put the entire electronics industry on display across millions of square feet in Las Vegas, Nevada. CES 2019 is in full swing as we chat with our longtime buddy and Editor-at-large for the Wirecutter, Geoffrey Morrison, about the latest revelations in the television se…
 
CES 2019 is on the horizon and we take look ahead at what is perhaps the most pervasive category at the show: TVs. Freelance Writer for The Wirecutter and CNET, Geoffrey Morrison, gives us a reality check on Samsung's latest advancement in TV technology, 8K resolution. While this could be useful for VR or very large screens, most people will never …
 
As we finish our gadget shopping for Christmas we consider the cycle of new consumer electronics. Debuted every year at CES, these products usually don't drop until the end of the year, or later in some cases. One of the prominent new technologies we're thinking about looking into next year is the rollout of 5G wireless networks, and here to shed a…
 
It has become increasingly apparent that the automotive and technology industries' fates have become intertwined as the latest gadgets and gizmos are embedded in our daily drivers. We discuss the trends that lead us to where we are today with JoshCAR Hollywood Car Consultant, Josh Hancock, at the start of the show. Then, Josh fills us in on some of…
 
Black Friday and Cyber Monday reported record breaking online sales while brick-and-mortar businesses saw slight slumps; but an unexpected victor emerged as eBay reported the strongest two days in their history. Mike Etchart waxes poetic about the glory days of eBay in the early 2000s and what a revelation it was to be able to find rare items previ…
 
Black Friday has come and gone, but the best deals of the year are still going on through Cyber Monday and the rest of what has now been dubbed Cyber Week. Mike Etchart opens the show with a few holiday shopping season forecast statistics for 2018 that may surprise you. Then, we discuss the history of headphones with Brent Butterworth from Wirecutt…
 
Popular Technology Radio is back as Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday draw closer, promising amazing deals on everything from 360 cameras to TV sets. First off, Mike Etchart gets back in the pilot's chair, contrasts the prices of TVs today with plasma sets of 20 years ago, and gets us ready for CES and NAMM in January 2019. Then, Geoff M…
 
Keeping up with the pace of technological advances is no easy feat; thankfully our expert hosts, Jason Masters and Mike Etchart, are up to the challenge! We begin the hour with an analysis of the 2018 Apple World Wide Developers Conference which placed a significant emphasis on software upgrades. Notably, iOS 12 will continue to work on legacy devi…
 
Technology opens doors that we could never have imagined and now it's possible for many of us to access these new worlds from our mobile phones. We begin the hour with the Co-Founder of the Augmented World Expo, Ori Inbar, who discusses how the expo has evolved in the last nine years. There will be over 400 speakers (100 of which are women) and 250…
 
Keep cool with an affordable smart thermostat, eat right with gene edited foods, and listen to your favorite tunes with 1MORE headphones. Alan Taylor, Host of the Drive with Alan Taylor, and Brendon Massa share their experience with the Lux Kono smart thermostat. Then, we chat with Rob Munin, CEO of Lux Products, about the company's history dating …
 
Get your 360 video career off the ground with Insta360 and market your products effectively online with 4-Tell. Insta360 Senior Marketing Manager, Michael Shabun, gives us a tour of their 360 degree camera lineup and FlowState updates. 4-Tell President and CEO, Tom O'Keefe, shares his predictions for the future of in-store and online retail and des…
 
From your fortified bunker of a home to the open ocean, technology is enhancing our lives in more ways than we can count. NETGEAR Product Management Leader for Orbi Connected Home, Amit Rele, describes how their Orbi mesh Wi-Fi network can deliver internet to the farthest reaches of your house. With tri-band communication, a sleek, accessible app, …
 
We take a look at our sleeping and phone habits and delve into the world of SHARP appliances this week on Popular Technology Radio. First, SleepScore VP of Sleep Science and Scientific Affairs, Roy Raymann, demystifies sleep research and the SleepScore Max to help us get a good night's rest. Then, Expert in Mind-Brain Behavior and the Science of Ha…
 
Are you sick of bulky wrist-worn health monitors? Tired of tricksters emailing you about the PayPal account you don't even have? Well, Motiv Co-Founder and CTO, Curt von Badinski, and Secure Anchor Consulting Founder and CEO, Eric Cole, PhD, have solutions for you. Curt tells us about their lightweight, fitness tracker ring, and the struggle it too…
 
Learn how to stay cybersafe, jam to your favorite tunes, sleep right, and automate your garden this week on Pop Tech Radio. First off, Smart Nora CEO and Co-Founder, Behrouz Hariri, tells us about their microphone activated, inflatable pillow powered anti-snoring device that keeps your partner from strangling you in your sleep. Then, Adaptive Sound…
 
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