The Black Techies Podcast

The Black Techies Podcast

By The Black Techies
Where black culture meets the world of technology. We talk about consumer tech, smartphones, gaming, and a whole host of stuff and how it relates to the black community as a whole...and laugh while doing it.

Website: www.theblacktechies.com
Facebook Page: bit.ly/blacktechcollective
Facebook Group: bit.ly/blacktechcollective
Twitter: bit.ly/blacktechiestwitter
YouTube: bit.ly/blacktechiesyoutube
Contact: theblacktechies@gmail.com
Available on 11 platforms
33: Galaxy S10 & Foldables
Samsung announced the new Galaxy S10 and the futuristic Galaxy Fold. The Techies discuss the S10 and if foldables are the future. Also some random 5G conversations. Lots of laughing and joking around.  Be sure to subscribe using your favorite podcast app and leave an iTunes review!
47:46
March 7, 2019
32: Spiderman: Into The Spiderverse Pt. 1
The Techies discuss the superb Spiderman: Into the Spiderverse and pivotal it is to showcasing black-latino super-heroes. We had so much to say that we needed a part 2 to finish the discussion! In the meantime, here's part 1. Subscribe using your favorite podcast app and leave an iTunes review! Website: www.theblacktechies.com Facebook Page: bit.ly/blacktechcollective Facebook Group: bit.ly/blacktechcollective Twitter: bit.ly/blacktechiestwitter YouTube: bit.ly/blacktechiesyoutube Contact: theblacktechies@gmail.com  
57:14
January 29, 2019
31: CES 2019 & Recap of 2018
Happy New Year! We start this year by recapping the tech we liked in 2018 as well as what we look forward to in 2019. We also discuss the Consumer Electronics Show 2019. Subscribe using your favorite podcast app! Don't forget to also subscribe to our YouTube channel! Twitter: @theblacktechies
1:08:37
January 15, 2019
30: The Game Awards & Fortnite Controversy
For episode 30, David, Herb, and Roberto discuss the Game Awards and rise of games as a legitimate entertainment medium. We also discuss how Fortnite is ripping off black creators by monetizing their dance moves without permission. As always, subscribe to the podcast using your favorite podcast app and leave a review! Join the Black Techies Collective: https://www.facebook.com/groups/249073412419498/ FB: fb.com/theblacktechies Twitter: @theblacktechies
1:14:38
December 10, 2018
29: Black Friday Musings
Black Friday and Cyber Monday is coming up soon and the Techies talk about whether or not it's actually worth it. Subscribe using your favorite podcast app and PLEASE leave feedback! It really helps us to grow and expand! Follow us: Facebook: www.facebook.com/theblacktechies Twitter: @theblacktechies Be sure to join our facebook group: The Black Techies Collective
1:03:45
November 20, 2018
28: Remembering Stan Lee
On this episode of The Black Techies Podcast, Herb, Dominique, and David remember the legacy of Stan Lee and how he changed comics and pop culture forever. Subscribe to the podcast using any podcast app including Spotify, iTunes, and Google Play. Join The Black Techies Collective facebook group to talk about tech and the black community! Follow The Black Techies on twitter @theblacktechies
1:09:53
November 13, 2018
Episode 27 - Technology, Social Media, and Politics
The Techies are getting a little political in this episode of The Black Techies Podcast. How has the influx of smartphones and the rise of social media change how we engage in politics? Is it truly possible to have civil discussions on a platform where anybody can say anything? Subscribe using your favorite podcast app! Join the Black Techies Collective Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/249073412419498/
1:03:28
October 30, 2018
Episode 26 - Google Event Predictions
We're back! Google is scheduled to unveil its new Pixel that's been leaked to death as well as a few other hardware updates. The Black Techies talk about what Google may do as well as a few miscellaneous topics. As always, subscribe using your favorite podcast app or music streaming service! Also, we have launched our official facebook group called The Black Techie Collective! Join our group to talk about tech, the black community, and just have fun! Link is below: The Black Techie Collective: https://www.facebook.com/groups/249073412419498/
1:06:06
October 9, 2018
Episode 25 - Apple Event Reactions
The Black Techies react to the unveiling of the iPhone XR, XS, XS Max. Is it getting old at this point? Be sure to subscribe using your favorite podcast app! We're on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, PocketCasts, Overcast...and more! www.theblacktechies.com www.facebook.com/theblacktechies
1:12:54
September 13, 2018
Episode 24 - Discussing The Jacksonville Shooting
On this episode of The Black Techies Podcast, we reflect on the recent shooting at a Madden tournament in Jacksonville, FL. We discuss what could've lead to the shooting and the implications regarding gaming in general and gun control. Be sure to subscribe using your favorite podcast app! www.theblacktechies.com www.facebook.com/theblacktechies
56:34
August 28, 2018
Episode 23 - Cloud Gaming & New Media
On episode 23, it's a two man show with David and Herb as they discuss cloud gaming and the rise of new media. What is new media? You gotta listen to find out! As always, get all new podcast episodes first by subscribing using your favorite podcast app! Website: www.theblacktechies.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/theblacktechies
1:19:12
August 13, 2018
Episode 22 - Game Like A Girl
On episode 22 we are once again focusing on the women, this time as it pertains to gaming. The Techies are joined by special guest Anesha Berry and we dive into various topics concerning women in gaming. Be sure to subscribe using your favorite podcast app! Websites mentioned in the show: https://kotaku.com/we-just-need-more-flavor-an-afternoon-with-game-develo-1827751705 http://www.blackgamedevs.com/ www.theblacktechies.com www.facebook.com/theblacktechies
1:34:57
July 23, 2018
Episode 21 - eSports
On this episode of The Black Techies Podcast, we talk about eSports, it's growing influence, and how HBCUs can leverage the popularity of eSports. Be sure to subscribe using your favorite podcast app! www.theblacktechies.com www.facebook.com/theblacktechies
1:08:35
July 17, 2018
Episode 20 - E3 Reactions
Back again with another episode! In episode 20 of The Black Techies podcast we react to the announcements made at the Electronics Entertainment Expo (or just E3). If you're a gamer, you need to check this out! Subscribe using your favorite podcast app! www.theblacktechies.com www.facebook.com/theblacktechies
1:08:42
July 2, 2018
Episode 19 - WWDC 2018 Reactions
On this episode of the Black Techies Podcast, we react to the recent announcements at Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference. Be sure to subscribe to the podcast using your favorite podcast app. Website: https://www.theblacktechies.com FB: https://www.facebook.com/theblacktechies
1:01:05
June 5, 2018
Episode 18 - Avengers Infinity War
We know, it's basically been a month since the movie came out. That just means that you have no excuses for spoilers! Join us as we talk in depth about the biggest Marvel movie to date. Spoilers abound! Website: www.theblacktechies.com FB: www.facebook.com/theblacktechies Herb's college basketball blog: https://hallowedhoopsground.wordpress.com/
1:19:44
May 22, 2018
Episode 17 - Sprint & TMobile Merger and Privacy
After a long hiatus, we're back! New logo and new-ish website! On this episode we talk about the impending merger between Sprint and T-Mobile and whether or not that's a good idea. We also talk about the Facebook scandal with Cambridge Analytica and privacy. Check us out at the new and improved www.theblacktechies.com!
39:30
May 12, 2018
Embracing Technology in the Black Community
The Black Techies had the privilege of discussing the role and importance of technology in the black community with entrepreneur, author, motivational speaker, and radio & TV Host Michael Taylor. Mr. Taylor interviewed us as part of his Empowerment Seminar in January which discussed various ways to shake off the enduring negative stereotypes about black men. If you want to know more about Michael Taylor and see the rest of the videos in the seminar, please check out his website at https://shatteringblackmalestereotypes.com/
1:00:54
March 11, 2018
Episode 16 - Black Panther Spoiler Talk Part 2
Part 2 of our Black Panther discussion is all about the ladies of Wakanda! We are fortunate to have three ladies on our panel to discuss the impact and importance of the portrayal of black women on screen.
1:19:38
March 11, 2018
Episode 15 - Black Panther Spoiler Talk Part 1
We finally get a chance to talk about The Black Panther and its' impact on black culture and the community as well as the greater impact worldwide. Spoilers incoming so if you haven't seen the movie, go see it! Subscribe to the podcast using your favorite podcast app and check out our youtube channel and facebook page! www.facebook.com/theblacktechies
1:03:27
March 11, 2018
Episode 14 - Black Lightning, Apple HomePod, HBCU Innovation
For this episode we talk about another black superhero: Black Lightning. We also talk about the viability of Apple's HomePod and how can our HBCUs innovate in technology education.
1:15:17
February 6, 2018
Episode 13 - Black Panther & Net Neutrality
On this episode, David and Herb talk about Black Panther and how important this movie is to black cinema. We also talk more about net neutrality and why it's important. Subscribe for more episodes and subscribe to the Black Techies youtube channel if you prefer watching our podcasts and other video content!
1:10:43
January 15, 2018
Episode 12 - Randomness
We're back! It's been a while but we haven't forgotten about our listeners! This episode is kind of all over the place. We talk about President Trump getting kicked off Twitter temporarily, cord cutting, black comicbook characters, video games, and more! Subscribe using your favorite podcast app and share! Hit us up on Facebook as well!
51:01
November 3, 2017
Episode 11 - iPhone X Reactions
The Techies react to the newly announced iPhone X along with a new 4K HDR Apple TV and Apple Watch Series 3 with 4G LTE. Does Apple have something special or is it too little too late? Share and subscribe!
1:10:12
September 12, 2017
Episode 10 - So About That Google Memo....
This week we talk about new iPhone rumors and of course we had to chop it up about that Google memo that's been going around. Does James Damore raise any good points or is he just anti-diversity? Our discussion might surprise you. Be sure to subscribe and leave a review! Check out Witty: Women in Tech Talk to Yaz! Join Yasmin every week as she chats with female techies about their career, the challenges of the industry, tech news and more. Her guests range from young engineers to top execs; working at the largest tech goliaths to the smallest start ups; hailing from North America to Asia https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/witty-women-in-tech-talk-to-yaz/id1187617974?mt=2
54:49
August 18, 2017
Episode 9 - Retro Gaming & Raspberry Pi
This week we discuss the recent uptick in retro gaming with the NES and SNES Classic as well as using the Raspberry Pi to introduce STEM to young black kids. Share and Subscribe!
39:50
July 31, 2017
Episode 8 - Samsung, Apple, and Confederate
For this episode Herb, Dominique, and Tiffany talk about Samsung, Apple, and a new show coming to HBO called Confederate...let's just say there are varying opinions about this show. Herb holds down hosting duties since David had daddy duties. Subscribe to us on iTunes and leave a review! Also check out our facebook page at www.facebook.com/theblacktechies
55:25
July 24, 2017
Episode 7 - E3 , Net Neutrality, and a few tangents
We're back! It's been a while I know but we have not forgotten our loyal listeners! Today we are FINALLY talking about our favorite games at E3 and chop it up about net neutrality. We also get into a few tangents about the new Black Panther movie coming next year as well as whether or not to celebrate the 4th of July. Please subscribe using your favorite podcast app and be sure to leave a review on Soundcloud and iTunes! Also tell everybody you know! Check out The Tech Couple on Youtube! https://www.youtube.com/TheTechCouple
1:16:41
July 16, 2017
Episode 6 - iPhone vs Android
This episode we have a bit of a debate/discussion regarding iPhone and Android. Are Apple's best days behind it? Will Android's open nature be the eventual downfall of Apple? Subscribe to us using your favorite podcast and leave a review! It really helps! Check us out on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/theblacktechies/
47:59
June 5, 2017
Episode 5 - Galaxy S8, Project Scorpio, Surface Laptop
This week it's just me! Your lovable host David! I will talk about a bunch of big tech news from the past month including the Samsung Galaxy S8, Microsoft's Project Scorpio and if it's better than the PS4 Pro, and finally I talk about the newly revealed Surface Laptop. Is it worth getting? Listen and find out! The Black Techies FB page: https://www.facebook.com/theblacktechies/ Galaxy S8: https://ownersmagazine.com/samsung-galaxy-s8/ Project Scorpio: https://ownersmagazine.com/project-scorpio/ Surface Laptop: https://ownersmagazine.com/surface-laptop-windows-10-s/
40:15
May 7, 2017
Episode 4 - Gaming Pt. 2
Welcome to episode 4 of The Black Techies Podcast. This Pt. 2 of our Gaming series. This week we talk about Mass Effect: Andromeda and open world games in general. We also dive into the representation of blacks/women in video games and media and how to increase it. Check out Aurion: Legacy of the Kori-Odan. It is a fantasy action-RPG developed by Cameroonian developer Kiro'o Games. It's one of the only games to be set in Africa and contains many various African cultures as influences in the visual style and lore. http://www.aurionthegame.com Also check out Paint by ShawnDenise on facebook! It is a black owned clothing line exclusively for full figured women. https://www.facebook.com/PaintByshawndenise/ If you like the 8-bit retro music, check out Carf Darko on Youtube and Soundcloud!
1:32:11
April 3, 2017
Episode 3 - Gaming Pt. 1
Welcome to episode 3 of The Black Techies podcast! Today we are talking gaming! We talk about Horizon Zero Dawn and the need for black and female protagonists. We also talk about if The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is any good and what the future of console gaming will be. All of the music (with the exception of the ad) was created by Carf Darko. He's done music for the Game Theorists youtube channel and IGN. Please stop by his YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/carfmobile and check out his excellent retro style gaming music! If you are or know of any curvy ladies who want to look their best, check out Paint by Shawn Denise. Paint by Shawn Denise is Chic Fashion for the Woman with Curves sizes 6-28. Paint by Shawn Denise helps paint your curves to perfection with exquisite colors and pieces for color blocking affects. Don't miss the release of the 2017 Spring Collections, both Ready to Wear and the Brand new Collection entitled "Tro'Lanta". Both collections release in
1:25:08
March 20, 2017
Episode 2: Mobile World Congress, Nintendo Switch, Cutting The Cord
Welcome to Episode 2 of the Black Techies Podcast! In this episode we are talking Mobile World Congress and Nintendo Switch! Will Nokia make a comeback? Did LG learn from the mistakes of last years G5? Will any of them be able to dethrone Samsung as the Android king? Finally, we chop it up about cutting the cord. We are joined by Herbert Seward who is a graduate of Alabama State University and self proclaimed "subject matter expert" on cutting the cord. You don't want to miss his insight! Please subscribe to the podcast using your favorite podcast app or listen directly from Soundcloud! Check out The Black Techies blog! www.theblacktechies.com Check out PIE Technology LLC for all your computer needs! https://www.facebook.com/Pietechnologyllc/
1:23:22
March 6, 2017
Episode 1 - Rumors, Switch, Blacks/Women in Tech
Welcome to the very first episode of The Black Techies Podcast! In today's episode we discuss iPhone 8, Galaxy S8, and LG G6 rumors, Nintendo Switch, and talk about getting more blacks and women into the technology field. Apologies for any audio issues, we're newbs at this but we continue to learn and grow! This podcast is also available on iTunes and Google Play! Feel free to subscribe using your favorite podcast app and please leave a review so others can find us and enjoy. Lastly, share this with your friends!
1:21:04
February 20, 2017
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