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HP Omen Gaming Laptop with Beats Audio

 

 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:06 — 297.3MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS I got to check out the HP Omen gaming laptop while at HP Discover. This is a lightweight laptop with 15 inch screen and Beats Audio inside. This premium gaming laptop comes with a fourth generation Core i7 processor and NVidia GeForce GTX 860M graphics inside. Many great features for gamers include programmable buttons for quick reactions and a back-lit keyboard that is also programmable to different LED colors. Get the HP Omen From Amazon The Omen is also designed with all USB and display ports...

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HP Digital Context Aware: Connecting Wearable Technology to Enterprise – HP Discover

 

 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:33 — 323.2MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS While at HP Discover Barcelona, I got to talk with Dave Gibson and Cliff Wilke – both Chief Technologists at HP. They are spearheading the next wave in Enterprise with Wearable Technology in what they call Digital Context Aware (DCA). DCA is the ability to work cross-platform on all wearable devices with an API to attach to their program so they can send information on the go. The program checks to see if a device is available, then sends information. If one devices is not...

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Daigo and Justin Wong Re-create Evo Moment 37

 

 For the first part of this article, I want to take you back to a gaming tournament called Evolution 2004. At the time, a gamer called Daigo was facing off against Justin Wong in Street Fighter 3: 3rd Strike. It was a top-8 match where the winner could only advance to the next round if they won two out of 3 games. However, it was during this first game that Daigo create what has now become known as Evo Moment 37. Take a look at this amazing footage of this moment in action. As you will see from the grainy...

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Amazon Fire TV Stick vs. Fire TV: A Two TV Solution Under $200

 

 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 8:17 — 375.8MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS Earlier this year Amazon announced the FireTV – a competitor to the Roku and Apple TV. Doubling the specs of both devices, this became my goto choice for over the top television. Now, Amazon has come out with their lower cost version in the Fire TV Stick – mostly to compete with Chromecast and Roku Stick. This $40 device plugs right into your HDMI port in the TV, with a combined power USB cable which – depending on the TV you own – can be...

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Motorola Moto-X 2nd Generation with Bamboo Back

 

 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 6:18 — 289.3MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS Most of my phones that I’ve owned made mostly of plastic – From the Nokia 910 to the Razr, iPhone and even the Nexus 5 I currently own. If I ever wanted another texture, I would buy the case. But a phone with a wood back – Better yet, a Bamboo back? What a change in experience THAT is… I am taking a look at the 2nd Generation Moto X in Bamboo, which is now available on the Verizon network. This is one of three...

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Taking the Amtrak Train: Walkthrough of the Roomette Sleeper Car

 

 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 7:47 — 348.6MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS Jennifer and I took a vacation to New York City. Instead of flying out, we did something a little more unorthodox in this day and age – took the train. From Chicago to New York City, we clacked around the Midwest and East coast with the Amtrak Cardinal line, coming home via the Amtrak Lakeshore. An amazing experience that not only let us see the sights but also appreciated the travel. Walkthrough of the Amtrak Roomette Sleeper Car There are three ways to travel via...

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HERO4 Black from GoPro: Record 4K or 1080p 120fps

 

 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 7:36 — 344.3MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS It’s been an awesome time here in Vegas – I’ve been covering a conference and during the down time I’ve been playing with this – the GoPro HERO4 Black edition. This is the newest GoPro camera for live action recording. You might have seen skydivers, skateboarders, custom car owners, and other groups create some awesome video and this little device is ususally taking the video. As you can see, its a little larger than a box of Tictacs – with the waterproof case you could...

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Podcast Microphones: Audio-Technica ATR2100 vs. IK Multimedia iRig mic HD

 

 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (439.5MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS We have another podcast microphone showdown as I look at two USB podcast mics that you can use for recording audio. Audio-Technica’s popular ATR2100 USB/XLR hybrid microphone and IK Multimedia’s iRig Mic HD USB/iPad microphone. I have pitted the 2100 against the 2500 but now we’re looking at podcast microphone vs. podcast microphone. You can use these microphones with all iOS, Mac and PC software. These microphones will not work on an Android phone without 3rd party adapters. IK Multimedia iRig Mic HD This is a Condenser microphone only in...

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The Future of Terrestrial TV with ATSC 3.0 and FUTURECAST

 

 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:14 — 240.0MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS Last night I got to experience something just as amazing as the first television broadcast signal in 1928. Ultra HD content broadcast from a tower only a few miles away. With the new ATSC 3.0 format was a technology developed by LG and Zenith called FUTURECAST. I sat down and talked with industry professionals to find out more about this concept. What is ATSC 3.0 It stands for Advanced Television Systems Commitee. Currently, DTV runs on ATSC 1.0, which pushes a MPEG-2 or H.264 video...

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DJI Phantom II Drone: How to Assemble and First Flight

 

 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 7:13 — 329.4MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS While in Vegas last week I became a proud owner of a DJI Phantom II quadro-copter drone. An amazing and stable flying unit which can be moved around using a remote controller. Today, the weather was nice enough to really take this for a spin. About the DJI Phantom II I have been excited to use one of these ever since I saw it at NAB and talked with Willis from DJI. The Phantom II is a RC copter that can run for 25 minutes...

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Veeam’s Non-Virtualization Tool in EndPoint Backup Free

 

 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 8:57 — 121.8MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS Veeam announced the release of their newest line in Freeware – the Veeam EndPoint Backup Free. This is software for those businesses whom are not completely virtual but still need to tend to critical machines. This can be anyone’s machine from your Boss to your Mother. Veeam started around 2006 with a tool to backup virtual machines in Veeam Backup Free edition. The freemium model has worked well for them, and along with their other software Veeam continues to innovate. The Veeam EndPoint Backup Free...

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Microsoft Makes Project Spark Free on XBox One and Windows 8.1 PCs

 

  Earlier on in the year, you might remember that Microsoft announced a game called Project Spark. It allows players to create their own games and worlds (including a pinball game).  It’s been in beta for a while now, but it has finally become a full, finished game. Better still, Microsoft have released the game and it’s available right now for the XBox One and Windows 8.1. Additionally, I am really glad to report that Project Spark is going to be free to download! Incidentally, there will also be a phsyical version that you can buy with This seems like...