Geeks&Beats Podcast, Episode 104: You Like Nickelback. You Know You Do.


I finally kicked the monkey pox I brought back from Borneo only to find out that everyone I seem to know has some kind of weird laryngitis thing that hangs around for a couple of weeks. My voice isn’t as creaky as it was last week, but thankfully Michael’s remains as strong as a feature tenor at the Metropolitan Opera. 

Speaking of whom, he has his new Apple Watch. Let’s begin with the show notes.

Apple Watch Review: Why I bought the Apple Watch and Why You Shouldn’t

What’s the point of Apple Watch?

What’s missing from Apple Watch? Facebook, dummy.

Here’s a cool iOS/OS X Easter egg.

And did you see that Android urine attack on Apple on Google Maps?

And now, this musical interlude:

Android Auto and CarPlay are gonna be huge by 2020.

NASA accidentally creates warp drive.

Record Store Day 2015 at 12 year sales high.

Elton John sings a “Sad Song” after sunglasses stolen.

Your midlife musical crisis hits at 42. It’s science, bitch!

God, we love our Pateron patrons!

Admit it, Canada: you actually like Nickelback. The data proves it.

Curing an earworm by chewing gum.

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