Wrecked By Tech
About the Show
A weekly Canadian tech conversation with professional nerds Riley, Marc, and Dan. If you're a tech geek in Canada, you've come to the right place.
Episode 44: Amazon Echo vs. Google Home
July 6th, 2017
48 mins 33 secs
alexa, amazon echo, google, google assistant, google home, h3h3, iphone, just cause 3, xbox one
We review AI from MB
Episode 43: All Uber's controversies in Canada & the US
June 28th, 2017
1 hr 28 mins
apple, canada, nintendo, ridesharing, snes, snes classic, susan fowler, travis kalanick, uber, uber ceo
Here's why you're supposed to hate them
Episode 42: Unlocking Canadian phones and tricking Canadian AI
June 21st, 2017
1 hr 10 mins
alexa, amazon echo, apple, crtc, google assistant, google home, kickstarter, netflix, oneplus, oneplus 5, phones, unicode, unlocking phones
Technology: convenience, freedom, and convoluted setup.
Episode 41: E3 and Google's insane AI
June 14th, 2017
1 hr 7 mins
android pay, e3, electronics expo, fallout, google, microsoft, minecraft, ps4, ps4 pro, video games, videogames, virtual reality, vr, xbox, xbox one x
"It's like a week long announcement-fest." — Dan
Episode 40: WWDC '17: big whoop, wanna fight about it?
June 6th, 2017
1 hr 31 mins
alexa, amazon, apple, ar, arkit, augmented reality, google, google home, homekit, homepod, ios, ipad, iphone, mac, macos, siri, smart speaker, watchos, wwdc, wwdc17, wwdc2017
Marc and Riley argue like never before (jk that's all they do)
Episode 39: Filters, fidget spinners, and a new HTC phone
June 1st, 2017
1 hr 10 mins
dji, dji spark, essential, fidget, fidget spinner, filter, google, google wifi, htc, htc u11, snapchat
It's been a slow week for tech news, alright?
Episode 38: The I/O of Google I/O
May 25th, 2017
1 hr 6 mins
android, android o, daydream, ford, google, google daydream, google home, google i/o, google io, google maps, google photos, i/o, vr, youtube
See what I did there?
Episode 37: Build 2017: Welcome to the Windows renaissance
May 17th, 2017
1 hr 14 mins
acer, build, build 2017, google, hololens, htc vive, microsoft, microsoft build, oculus, oculus rift, vive, windows, windows 10s
Satya ass down and see what Microsoft's up to
Episode 36: BlackBerry: Canada's Icarus of tech
May 10th, 2017
1 hr 8 mins
blackberry, blackberry keyone, canada, canadian tech, keyone, research in motion, rim, tech canada, waterloo
Oh how the times have a-changed
Episode 35: Does Canada have net neutrality? Is the next Fitbit ugly?
May 5th, 2017
1 hr 31 mins
apple, canada, crtc, fcc, fitbit, net neutrality, smartwatch, tech canada, telecoms, tinkercad, torrenting, verizon, wearables
Alt title: "thing people don't care about" and "thing people care too much about"
Episode 34: Synthesized voices and headphones that spy on you
April 26th, 2017
1 hr 3 mins
ai, amazon, bose, bose spying, contactless payments, emoji, holiday inn, invest ottawa, lyrebird, paypass, paywave, spotify, synthesized voice
The future is here and it's kinda dark
Episode 33: Murders on Facebook and texting and driving
April 19th, 2017
1 hr 13 mins
ad blocking, coachella, customer service, distracted driving, ecobee, f8, facebook, hp, instagram, nintendo, snapchat, texting and driving
This is the darkest timeline.
Episode 32: Canada saves your Internet privacy
April 12th, 2017
1 hr 3 mins
bell, bell canada, canada, google, internet, internet privacy, isp, jay z, microsoft, net neutrality, privacy, walt mossberg, youtube, youtube tv
Unlike some places (ahem, south of the border), the Canadian government doesn't want to sell your privacy. Yet?
Episode 31: The spies among us and the S8
April 5th, 2017
1 hr 5 mins
android, canada, canadian tech, facebook, imsi, infiniti, internet of things, iot, s8, samsung, security, spy, spying, stingray, tesla, toronto, windows
Some Cold War stuff and some sci-fi stuff