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Listen in every week as Frederique, Zach and Owen break down the biggest issues in the tech industry. With our short episodes, you'll get the best briefing you possibly can on trends in technology.

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Latest episodes

115: Justin TrudOwen

Owen's back, in a whole new continent after moving to Toronto, Canada. This week we talk about Computex, IFA, those retro Microsoft Courier concepts and a bunch more.

114: Windows Into Your Soul

Zach and Frederique talk about the big hardware week; Apple and Microsoft Events, as well as a bunch of other great new things.

113: WeeWork

This week on the show, Frederique and Zach talk about creatives ditching macOS, pink laptops and WeWork.

112: Yo Dawg, I Heard You Like Blogs, so I Put Tumblr Inside WordPress

Frederique, Owen, and Zach talk AR, Tumblr, and more! And sorry for the audio issues this week!

111: Shadow-presenting Nipples

Frederique, Owen, and Zach talk about several data breaches, age discrimination at IBM, hate groups on Discord and Cloudflare, Instagram shadow bans, and more!

110: Build A PC Inside Your Brain

Frederique, Owen, and Zach talk about the tech news of the week while Owen rebuilds his PC. This episode was also live streamed, check it out on YouTube too!

109: Malware has joined the conference call

This week Frederique, Owen, and Zach talk about Zoom Malware, the Nintendo Switch Lite, Zach's social media detox, the 12" Macbook (RIP), and more!

108: Zuck Bucks

Frederique, Blev, Owen, and Zach talk about $WORK and Facebook ~Libra.

107: Games, Gatekeeping & Gigabit Ethernet

Google’s game streaming service, Stadia, is finally here. Will it be worth using?

115: Windows Into Your Soul

Zach and Frederique talk about the Apple and Microsoft events, Chromebooks, Surfaces and a whole lot more.

Your hosts

A photo of Owen Williams, podcast host of Charged Tech

Owen Williams

Owen is a freelance UX writer and technical product marketer in Amsterdam, previously Editor at TNW and Digital Director at VanMoof. He made Charged, and is way too deep in keeping up with tech, what's new, and helping people understand it.

A photo of Frederique Matti, podcast host of Charged Tech

Frederique Matti

Frederique is a Dutch freelance illustrator living in Amsterdam, usually drawing for tech companies from all over the world. She’s obsessed with cats and cooking.

A photo of Zach Grosser, podcast host of Charged Tech

Zach Grosser

Zach is a freelance presentation designer in Amsterdam, specialized in company storytelling and fundraising. He previously worked on design education at Figma, was a designer at Square for five years, taught pro tools at Apple, and went to university for glassblowing.

New to the show? Start here.

We've collected some of our favorite episodes, so jump in and listen to these first!

061: A new chapter: meet our new hosts!

After a sad goodbye to John, we've got a new show format featuring not one but two amazing new hosts. Jump in and meet our new co-hosts, Zach and Frederique.

063: Workflows and Getting Things Done

A very special edition this week: we talk about how we get shit done. Everything from tools to hardware, we'll cover what's helping us get through our day.