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Geekazine 6th Anniversary Episode: FAA Changes Rules: Keep Your Device On

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 38:11 — 35.0MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS Six years ago, I started a website called Geekazine. It’s six years later and I am still going! Spoke at UW Platteville on Google Glass. Was an awesome time learning about the entrepreneur program there. Last nights TWIGG was phenomenal with Chris Pick and seeing Glass v.2. We tried to figure out the differences, but they must all be inside. iPad365 was nominated for a PodcastAward. Please go vote for the show! Did you see the Habitat for Humanity Ford F150 video? Speaking of which, next...

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Habitat for Humanity with Ford F150

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 8:22 — 357.1MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS I got to drive some Ford F-150 trucks across Detroit and do it for a cause. Habitat for Humanity builds and repairs houses for those who need a place to live. Being in Detroit, there are a lot of run down areas. We got to visit a couple of them while we were there. Boarded up windows, broken concrete and grass that hasn’t been mowed for a while. I was joined by Judie of Gear Diary as we took our Ford F-150 Lariat across Detroit to...

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iStopMotion by Boinx – Create Stop Motion Videos

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 9:51 — 79.0MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS Stop motion is an art that some excel in. Claymation and LEGO motion are both types of Stop motion video. Movies like Wallace and Grommet and Chicken Run use this technique. Now you can, too! A couple weeks ago, Boinx software sent me the iStopMotion software to play with on my Mac and iPad. I am not a stop motion expert by any means, but this software made is easy to create my own videos and animated GIFs. Advantages of iStopMotion The ghost images show...

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Hey! A New iPad Air! Apple Event Brings Mavericks, Mac Pro

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 41:03 — 28.3MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS I got my 5th pair of Google Glass last week, but they didn’t come from San Francisco. I talk about it all on TWIGG as Luke shows off the Texas state fair. Got a Fitbug Orb in the mail, so I’ll be testing out my health for the next couple weeks. Crowdfund has taken a lot of free time – iPad365 has been on hiatus until now (because I probably should talk about the new iPad, right?) I’ll be speaking next week on Google Glass, so...

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Netflix courts Cable. Roku, Apple TV Should do the Same?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (0.0KB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS Monday was a long but productive day. At Midnight, we launched the TPN at CES crowdfund – a crowdfund project for our trip out to CES. I talk about why we need it. Last night on TWIGG.TV we talked with Kathi Browne about Google Glass and Healthcare. It was a great hour worth of content about what the medical profession is planning for Glass. I’m also in the hunt for a new computer. Its time to get a newer processor so video can be processed faster. Hotline –...

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Twitter’s IPO: Is it Facebook IPO all Over Again? Geek Smack! 6th Anniversary Episode

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 41:09 — 28.3MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS 6th anniversary of the podcast is upon us! I started this show back in 2007 – named “The Show”. Fourth pair of Google Glass is going back to Google. This time, the camera died. I talk about it on TWIGG. My EmpireAvenue account is at 112 but more interesting is the numbers watching and listening increased. Crowdfund for CES is looking great – we’re planning T-shirts for backer levels. Getting closer to launching the new website to bring more validation to podcasts. I’ve been trying...

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Why Apple, Google Bested Coca-Cola as Top Global Brand

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 44:59 — 31.0MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS Was proud of iPad365 – not only on “New and Noteworthy”, but also on “What’s Hot” in Technology. I broke down and joined Empire Avenue. My stock jumped to $58.51 in the first two days. Does that mean I’m rich?  Spent the weekend relaxing – on Sunday we did Tandem Kayaking on Lake Monona. Not an easy task at times. Last night’s TWIGG we talked on XE10 and the upcoming GDK for Google Glass. I also tried Google Hangouts with Q&A. While I liked how...

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Monoprice 615808 – 8-Channel Mixer for Podcasters, Musicians

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 12:28 — 132.7MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS Today’s item I have for review is the Monoprice 615808 8-Channel mixer. This is a sub-$100 mixer that is perfect for 2-4 vocals, or 2-3 musicians. About the Monoprice 615808 Mixer This mixer has 4-XLR inputs, 4-line in inputs and 4 auxiliary inputs. You can also plug in a CD or RCA stereo jack and send out via the 2 track mains or RCA jacks. The mixer also has a USB port (playback only) and aux send if you choose to add effects or compression...

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Facebook Wants to Give Your Credit Cards to 3rd Party Apps

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 45:43 — 31.5MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS It’s grilling season for me – inherited a gas grill that needed a little bit of TLC. The end result is I am grilling everything. No TWIGG this week, next week Kathi Browne will be joining us. I will be trying out Google Hangouts Live Q&A to see how this will play into future recordings. I’m using a new mixer for this episode of Geek Smack. The Monoprice 615808 pro audio 8-channel mixer. Tell me what you think of the sound. Hotline – 608-205-4378 –...

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HDMI 2.0: What You Need to Know

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 45:26 — 31.3MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS Laid back week this week. Finally tested out my Google Glass with the band – the packing tape over the power button seems to be working! We’ll see what happens over the next couple weeks, although its getting colder here (a actually had to pull out a jacket today!) Last nights’ TWIGG was an awesome show – next week we will be bringing on a guest and talk about Glass in healthcare. Day in Tech History’s 1,500th episode went out today. 365 episodes a day...

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Epson Expression Home XP410 All-in-One Printer

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 10:25 — 111.3MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS This week I take a look at the Epson Expression home XP 410 printer. This is a smaller All-in-on printer that doesn’t need to connect to a computer to be set up or printed to. In fact, you don’t even need to be at home to print pictures to this printer. I personally use Epson printers at home. The Artisan 810 has been my main printer for the last couple years. The XP410 is meant to be a smaller printer – so no paper tray,...

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Apple iPhone 5S/5C Event: Which Phone is Worth It?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 40:47 — 28.1MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS On Monday, I helped my brothers rebuild the back porch and access ramp so my Dad can come home from the nursing home. Of course we decided to do it on one of the hottest days in the summer. Today, I hurt! I did record TWIGG last night but was too exhausted to post, so I’ll probably post during the Apple announcement. Hotline – 608-205-4378 – geekazine (at) gmail.com Download the audio version Subscribe to the podcast via: iTunes – TechPodcasts – Stitcher You can...