Saturday, September 22, 2018

Batteries Not Included is our weekly, geeky program for WOWO and WOWO.com and we know what you’re thinking, you’re thinking “NERDs!” Well yeah, kind of, everyone is a geek for something on Batteries Not Included… from your favorite Apple device, to those games you play on your iPhone, to new exiting technology like drones. Darrin Wright is keeping an eye on our increasingly connected world every week with new episodes on WOWO and at wowo.com.

Episodes

Batteries Not Included | The iPhone XS costs HOW MUCH?

This week, Darrin complains about the pricing of the next line of iPhones, and about how NBA 2K19 treated Fort Wayne, before relaxing with...

Batteries Not Included | 5G is coming

This week, Darrin takes another look at 5G for mobile networks, and what that means for you. Also, a recap of last weekend's Extra Life...

Batteries Not Included | Trump vs Google

This week, Darrin looks at President Trump's claims that Google is skewing search results against conservative news sites, and tests that theory. Also, a reminder...

Batteries Not Included | Verizon vs Firefighters

This week, Darrin talks about a situation that saw Verizon Wireless throttle much-needed cellular data that firefighters were using to fight a California wildfire,...

Batteries Not Included | Charly Butcher, the disappearing legacy of video games, and gills...

This week, Darrin takes a moment to remember a colleague we lost too soon. Also, someone designed a set of wearable "gills" that will let...

Batteries Not Included | And the Oscar goes to…

This week, Darrin talks about the changes to the Academy Awards, how Ford is helping turn their employees into cyborgs, and why you're pronouncing...

Batteries Not Included | Extra Life and extra-expensive phones

This week we talk about the annual Extra Life event, which sees gamers raise money for Children's Miracle Network hospitals nationwide. To support Darrin's fundraising...

Batteries Not Included | Video games as an olympic sport?

There's active talk about making esports - video games - part of the Olympic Games. Darrin dissects that, plus how "mutated tomatoes" might be a...

Batteries Not Included | How genealogy tech helps solve crimes

The arrest earlier this week of a Grabill man for a 30-year cold case has led to more attention being paid to DNA and...

Batteries Not Included | Your iPhone’s security features aren’t so secure

This week, we look at how a security feature in iOS isn't working as intended, plus reports on how NASA may have discovered organic...

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