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Stephen Hackett

Stephen Hackett is the co-founder of Relay FM and the host of several shows on the network. Stephen's writing can be found at 512 Pixels, where he has generated typos about Apple, technology and more since 2008. He lives in Memphis, TN with his wife, their three children and way too many old Macs.


Shows

Connected 273 Episodes

Connected is a weekly panel discussion on Apple and the impact of technology on our lives. With each co-host having a unique background — and accent — Connected provides a perspective that no other show can.

Liftoff 114 Episodes

Liftoff is a fortnightly podcast about space, the universe, and everything. You don’t need to be a rocket scientist to understand the latest developments as explained by enthusiastic space fans Stephen Hackett and Jason Snell.

Mac Power Users 514 Episodes

Learn about getting the most from your Apple technology with focused topics and workflow guests. Creating Mac Power Users, one geek at a time since 2009.

Ungeniused 93 Episodes

Ungeniused is a show dedicated to covering the weirdest articles found on Wikipedia. Stephen Hackett and Myke Hurley are here to explain topics and share knowledge you'll never be able to use in real life.

Retired Shows

Download 108 Episodes

What are the most important technology stories right now? From products and companies to services and trends, Download’s weekly panel of experts analyzes the biggest topics in tech … and a few you may have missed.

Query 46 Episodes

Query is like that one smart nerd in your family who gets stuck fixing everyone's computers and phones during holiday get-togethers. There's no reason to wait for help when tech goes wrong when there are experts ready to answer your questions. Submit questions by tweeting with the hashtag #askquery.

Subnet 228 Episodes

The latest tech news, in a byte-sized update.

The Prompt 57 Episodes

The Prompt was a weekly panel discussion on technology, and the culture surrounding Apple and related companies. It was hosted by Federico Viticci, Myke Hurley, and Stephen Hackett. The Prompt became Connected when Relay FM launched.

Guest Appearances

Analog(ue) #168: I’m Here to Do a Job October 27th, 2019

Departures #2: Relay FM Podcastathon for St. Jude (2019) September 22nd, 2019

Upgrade #259: Get Ripped with Pro Max August 19th, 2019

B-Sides #38: 36 Seconds June 25th, 2019

Analog(ue) #159: A Different Kind of Floundering June 23rd, 2019

B-Sides #37: An Interview with Aleen Simms About App Camp for Girls March 31st, 2019

Download #88: Creepy Robot Hotel January 24th, 2019

Download #87: A Game of Media Chicken January 17th, 2019

Download #86: The 2019 CES Draft January 10th, 2019

Parallel #11: Just the Accessible Tips January 1st, 2019

Upgrade #225: An Upgrade Christmas Carol December 24th, 2018

Download #81: Elvis Is in the Building November 29th, 2018

Upgrade #216: The 2018 October Event Draft - LIVE in Chicago October 23rd, 2018

B-Sides #36: Creative Selection September 13th, 2018

B-Sides #35: Anze Has Answers August 16th, 2018

Download #66: This Year Has Felt Like 10 Years August 9th, 2018

Parallel #1: I Wish All Computers Were Orange August 7th, 2018

Analog(ue) #136: I Don't Like Time Off July 22nd, 2018

Upgrade #202: I’m Going to Counter Your Jaguar July 16th, 2018

Download #61: Someone Else Call 911 June 28th, 2018

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