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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Roland Video Mixers VR-50HD and VR-3EX at NAB 2015

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:18 — 194.0MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS Those of us moving to streaming or recording video are always looking for a good switching unit. While at NAB 2015, I checked with Roland and their VR-50HD and VR-3X mixers. Roland VR-3EX The VR-3EX is a four-channel SD video mixer. This mixer will send a 480i signal through the USB 2.0 port, or upscaled 1080p through HDMI. The 3EX includes 4-HDMI input support, RGB/Component in support, HDCP support, 4 channel audio, and can be controlled through the LCD touchscreen control center. Roland VR-50HD If...

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Blackmagic Micro Cinema Camera is Small and Customizable

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 6:26 — 293.0MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS Video cameras are getting smaller and more functional for that cinematic look in whatever you do. That is the case for the Blackmagic Micro Cinema camera. The best part – it’s a fully open and customizable camera. The Cinema camera is only 2.57 inches high by 3.25 inches wide and 2.74 inches deep. With a weight of only 10 ounces, this camera can be placed on a helmet, drone, or just held in your hand. The Super 16 sensor allows up to 1080p to 60...

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HP Z1 G2 All-In-One Workstations for Powerful Editing

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 2:51 — 127.9MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS While at NAB 2015, I checked out the powerful Z desktops and the Z1 G2 All-in-one workstation. This is a 27-inch touchscreen all-in-one. Inside is an Intel – i3,i5, i7 or Xeon E3 processor – DDR3 non-ECC RAM at 1866 MHz, Intel or NVidia graphics and more. The HP Z1 G2 is easy to open to fix or replace parts. Simply slide it down, and open the top up from the latches in the front. The hydraulic arms keep the unit from crashing down. Green...

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Sony Xperia Z3v is a Powerful Android Smartphone

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:38 — 204.5MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS In the last few weeks I got to use the Sony Xperia Z3v smartphone on the Verizon network. Being a big fan of the Z2 tablet, I was excited to really delve into the cool features of the Z3v phone and use in tandem with the tablet. Lets start with the specs of this device. The Sony Xperia Z3v is a LTE phone running Android KitKat. The phone has a 5.2 inch display on the 5.75 x 2.83 inch enclosure. The 3100 mAh battery allows...

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Interview Microphones: Shure SM58 vs. Audio Technica AT8004L, ATR-2100

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 13:38 — 628.3MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS I chose to upgrade my podcast Interview microphone to something that actually had a longer handle. In doing the research, I found the Audio-Technica AT8004L had a lot of the features I needed, including the long handle. So when I received the mic, I had to make sure it was going to do as good of a job as my Shure SM58. I also realized that most podcasters also have the Audio-Technica ATR-2100 USB/XLR handheld microphone. I wanted to make sure they were represented as well....

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Kinoma Create: JavaScript-Powered IoT Construction Kit

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 2:57 — 134.5MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS While at SXSW, I got a chance to talk with Andy Carle, Ph.D. about Marvell’s Kinoma Create. This is a device that allows you to create and learn hardware and software through the “Internet of Things” (IoT). We stood in front of a Labyrinth as Andy controlled the marble using the Kinoma. This device does a lot more than that. You can learn how to create and setup many different things. We saw a LED light change colors with the interface and a basic Red...

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Saloote is the Best Way to Collaborate with Others Through Your IOS Device

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:42 — 206.5MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS Sometimes musicians just want to jam with others. It gets difficult because there might not be others around. But Saloote might be able to help as it uses your iPhone to record and mash up videos to create your virtual band. Saloote is an app that allows you to sing or play an instrument with your favorite song. You could be all about that Bass, Happy, or just want to stay together. You record your track and look for other instrumentalists to help give you...

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Domainskate Helps You Protect Your Domain’s Intellectual Property

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:59 — 277.0MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS While at SXSW, I ran into Howard Greenstein, COO of Domainskate. We got a chance to sit down and talk about protecting your domain’s identity on the web and how can help in that. Big name companies have seen this – people try to cash off your idea. For instance, Apple Watch is coming, so there are hundreds trying to get similar domain names so they can try to get some of the massive traffic Apple will see. Therefore, Apple lawyers will be busy...

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Zuta Portable Mini Robotic Printer from ZutaLabs – SXSW 2015

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 2:44 — 120.1MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS While at the Paypal lounge at SXSW 2015, I got to hear Sir Mix A Lot talk about the projects he works on. Thats where I first heard about Zuta. This is a personal printer that can fit in a bag and print anything when paired to a phone or other mobile device. Zuta Personal Printer The Zuta printer is a device shaped like a teardrop. The corner allows you to align the Zuta on the page (top-left corner). Pair your device to the Zuta...

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2015 Ford Edge First Drive

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:27 — 246.3MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS Ford has redesigned their Ford Edge CUV for 2015. They invited me to come down to Scottsdale, AZ and take this car through its paces. I got to ride in one last year before production to check out the new park assist features. I also got a first-hand look at the newest version of the in-car computer called Sync3. Now it’s time to get an idea of how the rest of the CUV operates. About the 2015 Ford Edge The Ford Edge Crossover is clean...

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New HP Color LaserJets are 33 Percent Smaller, 40 Percent Faster

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:16 — 244.9MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS If you ever had to change toner in a printer, if you ever had to wait five minutes for the first print of the day, HP Small Business has some new answers in a faster, smaller color Laserjet. I am in New York City at the HP press event to check out these sleek new printers. New, Smaller HP LaserJet Color Printers The new series of printers include the Color LaserJet Pro M252, LaserJet Pro MFP M277 and the HP Color LaserJet Enterprise M552 and...

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Gibson ES Les Paul, Epiphone Gary Clark jr. Casino “Blak and Blu” Guitars

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 6:09 — 284.0MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS There was a lot to see at the Gibson booth for CES 2015. Aljon Go and I talked about the 2015 Les Paul line, now its time to continue to the holobody and acoustic guitars. ES-Les Paul 2015 Aljon first showed us the ES Les Paul guitars. Manufactured in Memphis, TN, this holobody has all the great features of a Les Paul with that deep-wood sound. Humbucker pickups, low profile frets and rolled neck bindings, this guitar will give you a sound and feel no...