Last update: 2013-06-26

Episode 53: All The Way Live!

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2013-06-26 :: J.D. Biersdorfer and Pedro Rafael Rosado Length: 32s
This week J.D. and El Kaiser entertain pastry-slinging guests in the studio and in between bites of cannoli, Pedro explains the tech term “Internet of Things” while J.D. provides details on alternatives for Google Reader which is set to shut … Continue reading


Episode 52: Look, Up In The Sky!

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2013-06-19 :: J.D. Biersdorfer and Pedro Rafael Rosado Length: 32s
J.D. has a Helpfully Helpful Hint about how to avoid comment trolls and Pedro gives us his thoughts on the two big superhero films of the summer, “Man of Steel” and “Iron Man 3″. In the news, Facebook adds hashtags; … Continue reading


Episode 51: Mavericky Mavericks

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2013-06-13 :: J.D. Biersdorfer and Pedro Rafael Rosado Length: 34s
The NSA is watching, Apple decides to go flat and Microsoft and Sony officially unveil their new gaming consoles at the E3 in Los Angeles. It has been a very busy news week in tech so J.D. and El Kaiser … Continue reading


Episode 50: The Wedding at Walder’s Crib

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2013-06-05 :: J.D. Biersdorfer and Pedro Rafael Rosado Length: 37s
On this EARTH-SHATTERING 50th EPISODE, J.D. shares the details on websites and apps that let you explore exhibits at world class museums without ever leaving the comfort of your home and Pedro has a (spoiler-free) rant on the now infamous … Continue reading


Episode 49: Angry Gamers and Spies in the Skies

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2013-05-29 :: J.D. Biersdorfer and Pedro Rafael Rosado Length: 40s
Roving correspondent Jocelyn Gonzales talks to filmmaker and author Anthony Artis about shooting movies on your smartphone and J.D. has a roundup of apps that will help you finish those home improvement projects. Also on the show, Pedro sets his phasers … Continue reading


Episode 48: YUMBLR! Famous

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2013-05-22 :: J.D. Biersdorfer and Pedro Rafael Rosado Length: 33s
New to Doctor Who and don’t know what a K9 is? Feeling left out of the conversation when you and your Trekker friends get together? Well, don’t despair! J.D. will have you geeking out with the best of them. Also … Continue reading


Episode 47: We Had Joy. We Had Fun.

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2013-05-15 :: J.D. Biersdorfer and Pedro Rafael Rosado Length: 40s
J.D. helps us get the most out of our Webmail and Pedro gives us his view on the state of the pop music scene. In the news, Microsoft prepares to unveil Windows 8.1; Samsung and Android continues it’s smartphone dominance; … Continue reading


Episode 46: A New Hope and a Helpful Hint

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2013-05-08 :: J.D. Biersdorfer and Pedro Rafael Rosado Length: 32s
J.D. has a (Hopefully) Helpful Hint about offering remote computer assistance to trusted friends and family and Pedro celebrates the 30th anniversary of “Return of the Jedi” by sharing what the Star Wars films mean to him. In the news, … Continue reading


Episode 45: Summer Movie Spectacular

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2013-05-02 :: J.D. Biersdorfer and Pedro Rafael Rosado Length: 37s
Okay, maybe it isn’t exactly a “Spectacular” but J.D. does update the summer’s geek movie calender while El Kaiser hashes out the differences between an Image Macro and a Meme. In the news rumors abound that Apple is getting set … Continue reading


Episode 44: Nibs! Nibs! Nibs!

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2013-04-24 :: J.D. Biersdorfer and Pedro Rafael Rosado Length: 31s
J.D. shares tips on how to independently publish your own e-books and Pedro test drives some tablet and smartphone stylus pens. In the news the Associated Press has their Twitter account hacked; corporate espionage appears to be on the rise; … Continue reading


Episode 43: With a Little Help From the Web

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2013-04-17 :: J.D. Biersdorfer and Pedro Rafael Rosado Length: 34s
Our intrepid roving reporter Jocelyn Gonzales talks to radio broadcaster, club DJ, and music producer Colleen “Cosmo” Murphy about high-end audio and her Classic Album Sundays events. Also J.D. has tips for how to get to accurate and timely information during … Continue reading


Episode 42: False Starts and Tiny Antennas

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2013-04-10 :: J.D. Biersdorfer and Pedro Rafael Rosado Length: 27s
They were created pre-Internet but are more popular than ever. J.D. gives us the lowdown on the ubiquitous animated GIF. In the news, NYC-based tech startup Aereo continues to ruffle the feathers of major television broadcasters; Sony announces cheaper and … Continue reading


Episode 41: April Foolishness and Big Data

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2013-04-03 :: J.D. Biersdorfer and Pedro Rafael Rosado Length: 35s
This week we go big on Pop Tech Jam! Technology expert and author Phil Simon talks to J.D. about his new book, Too Big to Ignore: The Business Case for Big Data and Pedro reviews two new headphones in his never-ending quest for the … Continue reading


Episode 40: Robocalls and Broken Hearts

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2013-03-20 :: J.D. Biersdorfer and Pedro Rafael Rosado Length: 32s
J.D. clues us in on some useful websites that help you navigate other websites to easily update complicated privacy settings, cancel subscriptions and lots more. El Kaiser’s heart is shattered by Google as they pull the plug on Reader, their Web-based RSS feed … Continue reading


Episode 39: ‘Scuse Us While We Kiss The Sky

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2013-03-14 :: J.D. Biersdorfer and Pedro Rafael Rosado Length: 26s
J.D. fills us in on apps to get you through the madness of March basketball and Pedro calls Shenanigans on on ICANN. In the news, cyber-attacks top the threat list in Washington; updates from SxSW; Marvel Comics expand their online and mobile … Continue reading


Episode 38: All Killer, No Filler

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2013-03-07 :: J.D. Biersdorfer and Pedro Rafael Rosado Length: 37s
J.D. takes a look at some inspirations and tools that will help you make fun new music playlists and Pedro tells us what full-sized headphones he uses with his mobile devices. In  the news this week, note taking and digital … Continue reading


Episode 37: Tablet Head and the Sassy Snail

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2013-02-27 :: J.D. Biersdorfer and Pedro Rafael Rosado Length: 33s
J.D. on what to expect when you install the latest version of Canonical’s Ubuntu Linux distro and Pedro on the Academy Awards ceremony. In the news, rumors heat up about casting for the new Star Wars movies; ISPs are watch your … Continue reading


Episode 36: Talking Apps and Malware Traps

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2013-02-20 :: J.D. Biersdorfer and Pedro Rafael Rosado Length: 32s
If you’re too busy to get news headlines, weather updates or the latest social media posts from your friends, not to worry! J.D. introduces to some apps that will read them all for you. Sony announced its long awaited PS4 … Continue reading


Episode 35: What Time is it in Cupertino?

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2013-02-13 :: J.D. Biersdorfer and Pedro Rafael Rosado Length: 27s
In this Valentine’s Day edition of Pop Tech Jam Apple blows El Kaiser’s mind — but not in a good way — and if you enjoy reading books on a portable device J.D. helps you build a giant e-library. In … Continue reading


Episode 34: Movie Talk with J.D. and El Kaiser

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2013-02-06 :: J.D. Biersdorfer and Pedro Rafael Rosado Length: 30s
The Academy Awards ceremony is a few weeks away and if you haven’t watched all of the nominated films no need to fret because Pop Tech Jam has you covered! J.D. tells us where to catch the winners and losers…legally. … Continue reading


Episode 33: Back in Black…um…Berry

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2013-01-30 :: J.D. Biersdorfer and Pedro Rafael Rosado Length: 36s
J.D. shows us how to navigate the Notifications Center on Apple’s Mountain Lion OS and Pedro has some stuff he needs to get off his chest. Let the ranting begin! In the news, Research in Motion becomes BlackBerry; Apple releases … Continue reading


Episode 32: Yeah, But is it Magically Delicious?

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2013-01-23 :: J.D. Biersdorfer and Pedro Rafael Rosado Length: 32s
J.D. helps us with Windows 8 this week by digging up some keyboard tricks that makes using Microsoft’s newest OS a little easier. Pedro goes to the movies and doesn’t like what he sees. Oh yeah, he also debuts his … Continue reading


Episode 31: Doing That Crazy Java Jive

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2013-01-16 :: J.D. Biersdorfer and Pedro Rafael Rosado Length: 25s
This week J.D. has some app suggestions that will help you maintain your automobile and Pedro fills us in on his weekend tablet modding exploits. In the news, lost in last week’s CES maelstrom was the announcement of a potential … Continue reading


Episode 30: CES 2013, Land of Ginormous TVs

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2013-01-09 :: J.D. Biersdorfer and Pedro Rafael Rosado Length: 39s
The tech world is partying in the desert this week at the Consumer Electronics Show but we here at Pop Tech Jam skipped the festivities to bring you another installment of our scintillating and downright tasty show. This week J.D. fills us … Continue reading


Episode 29: Business as Usual

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2012-12-19 :: J.D. Biersdorfer and Pedro Rafael Rosado Length: 33s
In this final episode of the year J.D. gives us a germ-free helpful hint and Pedro answers the age-old question: Android or iOS? In the news, Instagram’s new privacy policy riles up users; Facebook getting set to launch video advertising … Continue reading


Episode 28: Revirtualized!

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2012-12-12 :: J.D. Biersdorfer and Pedro Rafael Rosado Length: 22s
This week J.D. is the one on vacation but through the magic of prerecording we present a brand-spanking new edition of everyone’s favorite pop-culture and technology audio magazine. Haven’t finished shopping for this non-denominational winter holiday gift-giving season? Not to … Continue reading


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Pop Tech Jam

The independent audio magazine devoted to mashing up pop culture, technology and more! J.D. Biersdorfer and Pedro Rafael Rosado are your hosts. Geek radio for all!

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