Category: Special Media Feed

Geekazine Special Media Feed – when host Jeffrey Powers goes to an event, he records video for the Special Media Feed. Sometimes we’ll have a live stream on uStream, otherwise, you can see it here, or over on the or Youtube networks. We are a proud member of the Techpodcast Network – if it’s tech, it’s here.

Fact about Geekazine Special Media Feed

Jeffrey has done events for CES, HP, Ford, BlogWorld & New Media Expo and more. Jeffrey has interviewed CEO’s and industry leaders. On June 2010, Jeffrey and Andrew McCaskey did interviews with Steve Wozniak.

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Gibson Guitars Celebrates Les Paul’s 100th Birthday with Innovation


 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 6:01 — 280.3MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS This year, Gibson is celelbrating innovation and the centenial of Les Paul with an improved series featuring the creator of so many items musical. I sat down with Aljon Go at the International CES 2015 to find out more about these great guitars. The new series of Les Paul 2015 models – including the Les Paul Junior Single Cut, Double Cutaway, Les Paul Plus, Les Paul Classic and many more – are all hand crafted and will contain features that every guitar player should use...


New YouTube Product Placement Rules: How to Create Content Going Forward


 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 8:23 — 383.8MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS Note: This is an interpretation of YouTube’s rules and could change at any time.  This is NOT AN OFFICIAL video of the rules. For more information on Product Placement, check out YouTube’s help page Youtube has made a major change that has many content creators up in arms. Yet they may have been working on flawed business models to begin with. We’ll look at this more in-depth on this 5 minute Smack! The Updated YouTube Rule on Product Placement Abigail Van Buren said “water may...

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Gibson’s Neat Microphones: King Bee – Stylish and Powerful


 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:27 — 202.7MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS I sat down and talked with Skipper Wise at International CES 2015 while at the Gibson booth. Skipper was part of Blue Microphones until they sold it in 2013. He took some time off, but Gibson wanted him to bring out a line of microphones for their brand. So he came out of retirement to create something pretty sweet. Its called Neat Microphones, and their concept is around the “Bee” line. From Beestro to Beehive, Bumblebee to King Bee. I got to see the Worker...

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iRig Mic Field Improves iPhone, iPad Audio from IK Multimedia – CES 2015


 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 2:01 — 91.6MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS IK Multimedia showed off a stereo/mono audio device for your iOS device that allows for cleaner audio in the iRig Mic Field. Perfect when capturing that song you love at a concert or even when capturing video of your kids playing outside. The iRig Mic Field connects to the lightning jack of your iOS device. With the iRig Recorder, you can capture and edit your audio easily. Turn the Field to a landscape mode and record in stereo. Flip it the other way for a mono...

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Western Digital SATA Express Dual-Drive with 4TB HD and 128 GB SSD


 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:02 — 136.5MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS Right before the International CES 2015, Storage Visions holds a small conference about the state of storage. While there, I talked with the folks at Western Digital (WD) to learn about a new prototype dual-drive. This drive is a standard 4 TB hard drive but also has a 128 GB SSD inside. I caught up with Fleming Doreng of Western Digital to find out more about this hard drive. About the Dual Drive Prototype by WD The drive utilizes the PCIe 2.0 x2 interface using...

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TASCAM DR-44WL Four Track Recorder with iPhone, Android Remote


 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:51 — 225.1MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS While at the International CES 2015, I got to sit down with Jeff Laity of TASCAM to learn about new products coming soon. A fan of TASCAM recorders for many years (I still have my TASCAM 4-track tape recorder in the basement) and owner of the DR-60D, I was excited to learn about the DR-44WL and other new recorders coming out. TASCAM DR-22WL and 44WL Jeff showed off the DR-44WL in the video. This is a 4 track recorder with 2 XLR inputs, XY pattern...

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Carlo Libertini Talks Cakewalk Sonar Software – CES 2015


 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:52 — 274.3MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS While at the International CES 2015 Gibson Booth, I got a chance to sit and talk with Carlo Libertini about Cakewalk Sonar. Carlo is a musician and songwriter, Grammy award winner and Melodyne specialist. Here, I learned a little bit about the Sonar software and the upcoming new version of Cakewalk Sonar Artist, Professional and Platinum versions. Cakewalk Sonar is audio editing software for the amateur to the professional musician. Three versions of the software allow you to get what works for you. As a...

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iRig2 for iOS, Android – Time to Rock on Your Guitar – CES 2015


 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:08 — 192.4MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS I have been a big fan of IK Multimedia and the iRig. However, since I moved to Android devices, it got tougher to use these great musical additions. At CES 2015, they changed that with the new iRig 2 guitar interface which now supports Android devices. I talked with Derek of IK Multimedia about the new iRig 2 adapter for your guitar. Along with the Amplitude for Android you can now add pedal effects to your guitar for practice or performance. With the additional bluetooth pedal...

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Motorola Droid Turbo Give Battery Life to Your Phone


 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 6:27 — 294.0MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS In today’s mobile world, we want one thing from our smartphones – the ability to hold battery life. The Motorola DROID Turbo is the latest in high-end battery smartphones that not only holds charge, but can recharge 30% within 15 minutes. On the Verizon Network it becomes the workhorse you need for when you need it. Now usually I take a week or two to get to know the phone then review. Every now and then I like to slow a review period down to...

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Sleep Number Brings SleepIQ Kids Bed with Monster Checking – CES 2015


 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:06 — 187.0MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS Monsters? There are no monsters here. How do you know? The SleepIQ Kids bed will keep you safe from monsters and also give your kids a better nights sleep. Taking a cue off the x12 smart bed, the SleepIQ Kids bed from Sleep Number helps children get a better night sleep in a bed that will adjust to their growing needs. Sleep Number announced this new bed at the 2015 International CES show in Las Vegas. We got a first hand look (or more like...

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Zolt Charger Plus: Alternate Power Brick for Your Laptop – CES 2015


 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 2:27 — 111.7MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS Our laptops are getting smaller and smaller. Yet the power brick you use to charge up the battery seems to stay the same large device. The folks at Zolt want to change that with the Zolt Power charger – a laptop charger that is a fraction of the size. The Zolt power charger looks similar to any tablet or smartphone charging wart. Four times smaller than your laptop charger, this could fit into your bag easy. Best part – your laptop charger can stay at...

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Neil Young’s Pono Player Brings Hi-Fi Mobile Music


 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 6:41 — 313.1MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS Back at SXSW, Neil Young talked about a new media compression algorithm that keeps a lot more of the music at a comparable filesize. The Pono music system allows you to listen to music at a higher fidelity than even 320 kbps MP3 files. I got to talk with the folks at Pono while at CES 2015 and check out the player itself. The Pono player itself looks pretty simple but big. Inside is 64 GB for storage with a removable 64 GB card slot...