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The Black Techies Podcast

The Black Techies Podcast

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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.

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72: Roe v. Wade & January 6th Committee

The Black Techies Podcast

77: Apple Event, The Queen, & Our Favorite Fighting Games
Apple had their big hardware event where they unveiled the iPhone 14/14 Pro, new AirPods Pro, and new Apple Watches. We talk about ongoing popularity despite quality competition from Google and Samsung. We also talk about Queen Elizabeth's legacy, and nerd out on fighting games.
September 11, 2022
76: She-Hulk the Stallion
For episode 76, the crew talk about the growing eSports presence at HBCUs and why people don't like She-Hulk Twitter: @theblacktechies
September 06, 2022
75: Do we really want a black Superman?
In this episode, the TBT gang discuss representation in comics and Samsung Unpacked. Shoutout to our friends at AT&T for their support of black culture. Twitter: @theblacktechies FB: Youtube:
August 14, 2022
74: HBCU eSports and Blerd Stuff
The Techies talk about the impact of eSports in HBCUs and finally talk about blerd comic book movie stuff!  Twitter: @theblacktechies YT: Patreon: Discord:[0]=AT3A8i7QxeLEzISMFJMCV2uLe0aIRIfe5gBj57O4uAHycymIWkkKJg0sqFzVAg0smFjFo4B-b5D8JhvDaw_o7JP_AKlteALP3OMtbQGdpDddKL7tedXEhO5t0Zisx07m7wZSh84KIPIrqcWkHocw2nyMhcWE97r9TpQ
August 07, 2022
73: The Elon Musk/Twitter Drama Continues!!
Herb and David discuss the ongoing of saga of the sale of Twitter to Elon Musk. They also discuss the Steam Deck and the impact on the wider gaming landscape. Twitter: @theblacktechies FB: YouTube: Discord:  Patreon:
July 10, 2022
72: Roe v. Wade & January 6th Committee
The Black Techies aren't normally a political podcast, but on this episode the panel discusses the recent SCOTUS ruling and the ongoing January 6th committee hearings. Note that the opinions expressed are of the individual panel members and don't reflect the entirety of the Black Techies nor the HBCU Digital Network.  Follow us! Twitter: @theblacktechies FB: YouTube:
July 04, 2022
68 - The State Of EVs, Tech and Ukraine, and our Favorite Consumer Tech
The crew is back for the 68th installment of the Black Techies Podcast! Herb, Leslie, and Roberto share their thoughts on: 1) The State of America's Consumer Electric Vehicle Marketplace 2) How Technology has impacted the ongoing conflict in Ukraine (also the mixed feelings of black folks on said conflict). 3) Their current favorites in Consumer Electronics and Technology. Wanna see and hear more about The Black Techies Podcast? Check us out at the TBT Website, as well as our new home on the HBCU Digital Network! We also have offerings on Youtube, Twitch, Facebook, Twitter, and pretty much everyplace else on social media! Follow Us and join our Patreon Community as a Patron! Get an early glimpse at future show topics, participate in exclusive promotions and events for TBT Patrons, and more! #HailWakanda #ThisIsHome #HBCUDigital
April 21, 2022
67 - Playstation Plus, No E3 for You, and the Slap Heard 'Round The World
The Crew is Back for the 67th episode of The Black Techies Podcast! We'll take a look at: 1) Playstation Plus introducing a new pricing structure for their cloud gaming service. 2) E3 getting nixed for 2022, and what it means for gamers and the gaming industry. 3) Will Smith's slap "Heard and Seen around the World". The TBT crew weighs in for regular black folk...LOL BIG Shoutout to the new home of TBT, HBCU Digital Network! Follow the Black Techies Podcast on Twitter, Youtube, Twitch, and Facebook. Wanna see more exclusive content from TBT? Join our Patreon (and our Collective on Facebook) for inside access to more content, promotions, and surprises of all kinds. #HailWakanda #ThisIsHome #HBCUStrong
April 21, 2022
Short Black Techie: Why the Steam Deck is literally a game changer
Just Processing is now Short Black Techie...I promise it's my last name change The Steam Deck is finally out and reviews seem to be pretty good for the most part. While this is definitely a first generation product, I think the Steam Deck's promise as a portable PC gaming device cannot be overstated. YouTube: Twitter: @shortblktechie
March 19, 2022
66: Sony State of Play and new Apple's new Mac Studio
In this episode, the Black Techies talk about the games they're most excited from Sony's State of Play livestream. They also talk about Apple's crazy powerful Mac Studio and why the price may not be that bad. Twitter: @theblacktechies FB: Website:
March 18, 2022
65: Tech In The Courtroom
The Black Techies are joined by P. Danielle Nellis, a former assistant district attorney who is running for District Attorney of Nashville, Tennessee. We talk about technology used in the courtroom and how the COVID-19 pandemic rapidly changed the landscape of our legal system for better or worse. If you want to know more about Danielle's campaign and platform, check out Disclaimer: The Black Techies Podcast and The Black Techies, LLC do not officially endorse political candidates Follow the Black Techies on Twitter: @theblacktechies
March 18, 2022
Black History Month Spotlight: Dr. Mark Dean
During Black History Month, The Black Techies will feature short episodes about notable past and present black technologists, scientists, and inventors. First up is Dr. Mark Dean who was instrumental in his work with personal computers. Our current monitors and smartphones wouldn't be where they are now without him. Please consider subscribing to The Black Techies Podcast using your favorite podcast app and leave a review on iTunes. It really does help! Follow us: Twitter: @theblacktechies FB:
February 14, 2022
64: Console Wars Are Getting Interesting Again
After a long hiatus, The Black Techies are back with some BIG announcements. We will be partnering with HBCU Digital Network to feature our podcast and add a tech side to their coverage of everything HBCU. Of course, there's the big news about the Microsoft buying Activision and Sony buying Bungie. The crew talks about all of these and more! Note: Episode 63 is on our YouTube channel  Follow us! Twitter: @theblacktechies HBCU Digital Website: Twitter: @hbcudigital 
February 06, 2022
Just Processing: The Future of Xbox
It's ya boy David aka PacketStealer and I'm back with another episode. This time I muse about Microsoft's recent announcement about the future of Xbox and it's implications.  Twitter: @packetstealer YouTube:
June 13, 2021
The Black Techies Spotlight: David Matthews
In a first of a trio of interviews, The host of The Black Techies Podcast (Herb Seward) sits down with the TBT's founding member, David Matthews. The two chop it up about the new book, "The HBCU Experience: HBCU Band Alumni Edition", and reminisce about their mutual experiences in HBCU Culture. Check It Out!
May 24, 2021
62: We're Back!
The TBT crew is back in the saddle after a LONG hiatus. Herb Seward and Leslie Moore welcome a brand new addition to the ranks of The Black Techies, Ebony Burroughs. We cover everything from Bitcoin to the STEM and the HBCU Experience in the episode. Check it out!
May 24, 2021
61: Cyberpunk Madness & Russian Hacking
It's been quite the buzz around the launch of Cyberpunk 2077. Unfortunately, most of it hasn't been great news. On top of that, the numerous U.S. Government agencies were hacked by the Russians. The gang talk about all of it including a big announcement from David! You don't wanna miss it! Follow The Black Techies! Twitter: @theblacktechies FB: Donate to David and his wife's adoption fundraiser: Enter to win free games: 
December 21, 2020
60: Post-Election Discussion
While we're normally not a political podcast, we couldn't avoid talking about the election. Particularly, how social media was used during the election and if there's a possibility of voting over the internet. Twitter: @theblacktechies Facebook:
November 09, 2020
59: The iPhone 12 is what?
It's that time of year again when a new iPhone comes out. However, is it even worth upgrading to the iPhone 12 this time? The Techies talk about that and more.   Website:   FB:  Twitter: @theblacktechies
October 18, 2020
Black Techie Spotlight: GetWreckt-ech Support
We're featuring yet another black woman for Black Techie Spotlight! This time it's Leslie Moore, founder of Get Wreckt-ech Support, the tech site for women, by women. Leslie and David chat about how she went about forming the idea for the website and the need for there to be greater representation of black women (and women in general) in the tech space. We also may or may not have chatted about the recent gaming news.   Check out Leslie's website:   Follow Get Wreckt-ech on Twitter: @Wrecktechsup   Like Get Wreckt-ech on Facebook:   The Black Techies on Twitter: @theblacktechies   The Black Techies on FB:
September 26, 2020
58: Microsoft buys Bethesda
After the bombshell that was the news of Microsoft buying Zenimax Media, parent company of Bethesda, the Techies try to understand why Microsoft made that move and what it means for gaming long term. Twitter: @theblacktechies Facebook:
September 24, 2020
Just Processing: Next-gen gaming is here, now what?
On episode 4, David talks about what next-gen gaming means now that we finally know what prices and availability are. What does it mean that both Sony and Microsoft have all-digital editions of their consoles? Will console sales matter in the long term? Which one should you buy? Find all of that out now! Twitter: @justprocesspod
September 18, 2020
Black Techie Spotlight: Lisa Love
For this episode of Black Techie Spotlight, we are joined by Lisa Love. Lisa is the cofounder and Chief Marketing Officer of Tanoshi, a Silicon Valley startup that provides low-income families and schools with affordable devices in order to close the digital divide. Tanoshi was also featured on Season 11 of Shark Tank! David and Lisa talk about how to close the tech disparity among people of color and why it's crucial to make technology more available in our current times. For more on Tanoshi, visit their website at Follow them on Twitter: @TanoshiKids
September 16, 2020
Just Processing: Apple vs Fortnite
Epic Games, the makers of Fortnite are suing Apple for monopolistic practices after Apple kicked Fortnite off the App Store. But that isn't the whole story. Let's process... Follow me @JustProcessPod and subscribe to the Just Processing podcast anywhere you like your podcasts!
September 07, 2020
57: Remembering Chadwick Boseman
Yall already know we had to talk about it. The Black Techies reflect on the impact that Chadwick Boseman had on black culture and the film industry. Rest in power Chad, Wakanda Forever.
August 31, 2020
56: Xbox Showcase & Apple's Greed
We're a little late to the party but we discuss our reactions to Microsoft's Xbox Games Showcase. We also talk about the growing beef between Apple and game streaming services like xCloud and Stadia. Is Apple being fair or are they trying to protect their own revenue stream?    Be sure to subscribe if you're not already and leave a review on iTunes/Apple Podcasts!   Article:    Website:   Twitter: @theblacktechies  FB:
August 09, 2020
Just Processing: Are The Console Wars Over?
Each major gaming platform seems to have a different measure of success. If everyone wins, is it really a war?    Twitter: @JustProcessYT   Article:
August 07, 2020
55: HBCUs & eSports Pt. 2
Professor John Cash from Johnson C. Smith joins us once again to discuss how HBCUs can have a huge impact in eSports.   Follow Mr. Cash: @johnlcash  Follow JCSU eSports: jcsuesports  Follow David: @JustProcessYT  Follow The Black Techies: @theblacktechies   Website:   FB: 
July 22, 2020
54: Why is Apple breaking up with Intel?
Better late than never right? We discuss #WWDC and why #Apple is switching its Macs over to its own silicon. What does that mean for Intel? What does that mean for the iPad Pro? Be sure to subscribe using your favorite podcast app and leave a review on iTunes! Twitter: @theblacktechies FB:
July 07, 2020
Black Techie Spotlight: SoldierKnowsBest
For this edition of Black Techie Spotlight, we are pleased to welcome Mark Watson better known as SoldierKnowsBest to the show! We chop it up about his journey to YouTube, Apple's WWDC event and more! Subscribe so you don't miss out on any other interviews with prominent creators!   Subscribe to SoldierKnowsBest on Youtube:   Twitter: @soldierknowbest
June 28, 2020
Just Processing: Why Apple is DITCHING Intel
At WWDC 2020, Apple confirmed that it's switching from Intel to its custom ARM silicon. But why is Apple is doing that? It's all about control.   Follow me on Twitter: @JustProcessYT  Follow the Black Techies: @theblacktechies
June 26, 2020
53: PS5 Reveal Reactions
The PlayStation 5 has finally been revealed at long last. The Techies break down the announcement and talk about their favorite games from the PS5 reveal.   Website:  Twitter: @theblacktechies  FB:
June 12, 2020
52: How Social Media Enables Social Justice
It's time to talk about it. Systemic racism and injustice is nothing new, however, the way that activism is done has changed with the times. How has technology and social media changed how people fight for their rights?   Twitter: @theblacktechies  FB:
June 06, 2020
51: HBCUs & eSports Part 1
For this episode, we are pleased to have Professor John Cash from Johnson C. Smith University chop it up with us about how HBCUs can leverage the power of eSports. Due to technical issues, we were forced to split this into two episodes but the conversation is definitely worth it. The Metropolitan College of Professional Studies and JCSU is launching an esports and gaming management program as a minor in the fall semester, the first of their kind at a historically black college. JCSU will also offer a non-credit bearing certificate program, which consists of four courses. Follow @theblacktechies on Twitter Follow @jscuesports on Twitter Facebook:
May 25, 2020
Just Processing: How PS5 Beats Xbox Series X
The follow up is here! Xbox has done a great job with revealing their new console, but you can't ignore the tremendous amount of exclusive games in Sony's back pocket.
May 16, 2020
Just Processing: How Xbox Series X could beat PS5
The next generation of console gaming is nearly upon us. While PS4 thoroughly dominated the Xbox One, the tide may be turning. Let's find out how Xbox Series X could beat the PS5.   And yes Sony fanboys, I will do a follow up video/podcast about how PS5 could win.   Subscribe to Just Processing on Youtube:  Twitter: @JustProcessYT
May 10, 2020
50: Xbox Series X vs PS5 vs Stadia
A lot has happened in the world of gaming. Both Microsoft and Sony have released official specs for their next-gen consoles and Google has made Stadia Pro free for two months. What does it all mean? We're back on YouTube! Go subscribe if you prefer watching us!
April 27, 2020
Black Techie Spotlight: Techme0ut
For this month's Black Techie Spotlight, we are pleased to welcome Techme0ut to the show! She is a down to earth tech YouTuber with over 200,000 subscribers and growing! Herb and David ask her various questions about life as a YouTuber and how Covid-19 has affected her content creation. It's a great discussion that you don't want to miss, especially the ladies!
April 15, 2020
49: Ladies Talk Tech
In honor of Women's History Month, we are proud to have our first all-ladies episode. Join Mignon, Krystal, and Tiffany as they talk about technology they use personally, smart home tech, and the struggles with online schooling. Twitter: @theblacktechies FB:
March 23, 2020
Black Techie Spotlight: Kevin the Tech Ninja
Introducing the Black Techie Spotlight. A monthly segment where we interview prominent black content creators in the tech, gaming, or geeky space. For our inaugural episode, we are pleased to invite Kevin Nether aka The Tech Ninja. Kevin is a tech YouTuber with over 200,000 subscribers. We talk about how he came up with the name "Tech Ninja" and his journey on YouTube.  Follow Kevin: @TechNinjaSpeaks  Follow us: @theblacktechies Facebook:
March 16, 2020
48: Coronavirus & Tech
One of the biggest stories right now is concerning the spread of the coronovirus aka COVID-19. This is affected the tech world in major ways including the cancellation of Mobile World Congress and the Game Developer Conference. How else has the tech world been affected and does the Internet play a role in the spread of information about the virus (and other diseases)? David, Herb, and Dominique discuss all of these and more! Subscribe using your favorite podcast app and leave a review on iTunes! The feedback really does help! FB: Twitter: @theblacktechies
March 01, 2020
47: Marching Bands & Technology
We are joined by special guests Dr. Christy Walker and Mr. Kerry Gilliard to discuss music, technology, and how it has affected how music is composed and performed. Fans of HBCU marching bands will want to tune in especially! Be sure to subscribe and leave a review on iTunes! Facebook: Twitter: @theblacktechies
February 16, 2020
46: CES 2020 and our favorite 2019 tech
Happy New Year! We start this year off by recounting our favorite tech of 2019 and the future tech we liked at the Consumer Electronics Show last week. This year is gonna be chock full of content so be sure you're subscribed so you don't miss it!  Twitter: @theblacktechies FB:
January 16, 2020
45: Google Stadia & Pixel 4
It's been an interesting fall for Google. The company released their new flagship smartphone, the Pixel 4 and dove headfirst into cloud gaming with Stadia. However, both products have garnered mixed reviews. The Black Techies debate whether or not cloud gaming is ultimately worth it and if the Pixel has what it takes to compete against the iPhone and other high end phones.  Check out David's review of the Pixel 4 XL here: Twitter: @theblacktechies Facebook: Join The Black Techies Collective Facebook Group!
December 12, 2019
44: Is the iPhone 11 Pro really a "Pro" phone?
Long time no see! Things have been crazy as far as personal lives but we are back again. This time, David and Herb talk about the iPhone 11 and Apple's strategy regarding subscriptions. We know a lot of our listeners are iPhone users so this is especially for you!  Twitter: @theblacktechies FB:
September 26, 2019
43: Everybody Wants A Streaming Service
On this episode of The Black Techies Podcast, we talk about the wide variety of streaming services out there. It seems like every company wants to make their own streaming service. Will that be harmful to consumers in the future?  FB: Twitter: @theblacktechies Patreon:
August 17, 2019
42: Don't Get Hacked
In light of the Capital One breach and Equifax payout, the Techies share a few tips to stay safe on the internet.   Patreon: Twitter: @theblacktechies Facebook:
August 03, 2019
41: Microtransactions & Lootboxes
We are back! For episode 41, David, Herb, and Dominique talk about how ethical lootboxes and microtransactions may or may not be. EA has been a big contributor of the backlash against the practice. The group also talk about the possibility of NCAA video games returning and the return of Huawei after a spat with the United States government. Please consider supporting us on Patreon so we can do even more content!  Patreon: Twitter: @theblacktechies FB:
July 11, 2019
40: E3 Reactions
Herb, Dominique, and Roberto talk about their reactions to E3 and the challenge that Google Stadia presents to the status quo of Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo. Make sure to subscribe and review on iTunes! It really helps! Twitter: @theblacktechies FB:
June 13, 2019
39: Avengers Endgame Spoilercast Pt. 2
Welcome to part two of our discussion of Avengers Endgame. This time we concentrate on the core Avengers and talk about how each one has changed over the course of 10 years.  Twitter: FB: Join The Black Techies Collective FB group!
May 16, 2019
38: Avengers Endgame Spoilercast Pt. 1
It's finally here. The culmination of over 10 years of Marvel movies with a very satisfying payoff. The Techies talk about their thoughts on the movie and what Marvel may do in the future. Spoilers abound so make sure you've seen the movie before listening! Twitter: @theblacktechies
May 09, 2019
37: Game of Thrones Spoilercast
We know many of you tuned into the recent episode of Game of Thrones, The Long Night. Herb is taking up hosting duties this time as we once again welcome Anesha as a panel member. Listen to what the Techies thought of Arya, the Night King, and others. Major spoilers if you haven't seen the episode.  Twitter: @theblacktechies FB: Join The Black Techies Collective FB Group!
May 03, 2019
36: PS5 & Galaxy Fold Woes
The Techies discuss the new revelations about the PlayStation 5 from Sony itself as well as the ongoing issues with Samsung's Galaxy Fold. There also may be a few bonus topics thrown in. Twitter: @theblacktechies FB:
April 25, 2019
35: Avengers: Endgame Predictions
David, Herb, and Dominique discuss Avengers Endgame and what will possibly happen. Will Marvel kill off the core group? Will new characters get introduced? Subscribe using your favorite app and please leave a comment on iTunes! It really helps! Twitter: @theblacktechies FB: Join The Black Techies Collective Facebook Group! 
April 04, 2019
34: Google Stadia; NZ Shooting & Social Media Responsibility
For episode 34, the Techies discuss Google's new cloud gaming platform called Stadia and the burgeoning cloud gaming market. We also discuss the recent shooting in New Zealand and if it's the responsibility of social media platforms to censor hate/extremist views. As always, there's plenty of laughter to go around. Subscribe using your favorite podcast app! Twitter: @theblacktechies FB: FB Group: The Black Techies Collective
March 21, 2019
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!
March 07, 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: Facebook Page: Facebook Group: Twitter: YouTube: Contact:  
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
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: FB: Twitter: @theblacktechies
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: Twitter: @theblacktechies Be sure to join our facebook group: The Black Techies Collective
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
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:
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:
October 09, 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!
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!
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: Facebook:
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:
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!
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!
July 02, 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: FB:
June 05, 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: FB: Herb's college basketball blog:
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!
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
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.
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!
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.
February 06, 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!
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!
November 03, 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!
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
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!
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
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!
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
June 05, 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: Galaxy S8: Project Scorpio: Surface Laptop:
May 07, 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. Also check out Paint by ShawnDenise on facebook! It is a black owned clothing line exclusively for full figured women. If you like the 8-bit retro music, check out Carf Darko on Youtube and Soundcloud!
April 03, 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 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
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! Check out PIE Technology LLC for all your computer needs!
March 06, 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!
February 20, 2017