Family Tech Talk

Family Tech Talk

Latest Episodes

Family Tech Live 2: Interview with Boomerang Parental Control Creator, Justin Payeur
August 24, 2020

Today I interview Justin Payeur, owner and co-creator of the Boomerang Parental Control app. It is by far my favorite parental control app to help keep kids safe with the technology you hand over to them. Justin and Sarah discuss technology and kids,

205: Kids Back to School Online Tech & Hamilton Breakdown
August 17, 2020

Emilee and Sarah talk back to school tech, in light of heading to school online! We also breakdown the Disney+ release of the Broadway play, Hamilton!

Family Tech Live 1: Live Interview with Verizon’s Ethan Arenson
August 04, 2020

Today I kick off a new series in my podcast called Family Tech Live. These are live interviews with the people making technology happen. The interviews are live on Instagram every Monday at 1 PM PST. This week I interviewed Ethan Arenson,

204: Just Give Your Teen a Smartphone Already! + Buffy Season One
September 09, 2019

This episode might be a little controversial, but today we are taking a stand to help the kids! We back up our stance with some data from real-world examples. Our theory is that if your teen is entering jr. high, it is time to give them a smartphone.

203: Manage Kid’s Chores & Veronica Mars Season 4 Discussion
August 05, 2019

We promise that this is the last week we talk about Veronica Mars for quite a while (at least until Season 5 comes out). We had a LOT to say about the new season though! We also discuss apps that will help your kids get their chores done once and for all!

202: Pregnancy Tech & What to Expect When You’re Expecting
July 15, 2019

The guys might want to shy away from this episode as Sarah and Emilee dive into the technology that can help your pregnancy go smoother from conceiving to giving birth. We also discuss the movie What to Expect When You’re Expecting. Have you seen it?

201: Home Fitness Tech & Veronica Mars Discussion
July 08, 2019

In season 2, Emilee and Sarah are changing up the format for Family Tech Talk. First, we talk about the latest relevant tech news, next is our main discussion on technology. We then move on to talk about whatever we are currently watching and finish up...

123: Top 5 Products From CES 2019
January 28, 2019

Sarah and Emilee went to the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas again! This was Emilee’s 3rd year going and Sarah’s 11ish or so, she’s lost count. Check out what they thought the best products were, and a couple of the duds!

122: Setting Parental Controls & The Top 5 Christmas Movies
December 10, 2018

This week we are talking about setting parental controls on gaming systems, entertainment services and more! Also, as we get closer to Christmas, we list the top 5 Christmas movies. Do you agree with our picks?

121: Creating a Device Contract & Top 5 Canceled TV Shows
December 03, 2018

With the holiday’s quickly approaching, you may be purchasing some brand new electronic devices for your children. Before you hand over the keys to the kingdom, you may want to set some ground rules with your child.