- Tech Fun, Geek Happenings and the Latest Podcasts

HeartMath_Inner_Balance_Relaxation_Monitor_CES_2013[1] 0

Heart Math Measures Heart Balance – CES 2013

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 6:06 — 139.4MB) This app helps you find your inner balance by measuring heart rate. Jamie attached a clip sensor to the ear to gain his inner balance. Video by Jamie Davis, the Podmedic from Health Tech Weekly (

Geek Smack #250: How NewEgg Killed a Patent Troll 0

How NewEgg Shut Down the Shopping Cart Patent Troll

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 40:20 — 18.5MB) Quiet week as I am putting together CES video and planning for the next trip. Last night’s thunderstorms were simply awesome but in the next 24 hours we go from record highs to seasonal lows and SNOW. That is why I am thinking SXSW which is right around the corner – which is why I started a new podcast called “GoinSXSW“. Planning some big guests coming on soon Hotline – 608-205-4378 – geekazine (at) Download the audio version Subscribe to the podcast via: iTunes – TechPodcasts – Stitcher...

HAPIfork 0

HAPIfork: Eat Healthier by Eating Slower

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:50 — 133.5MB) One of the more interesting products that stole the show at CES was a device that you use everyday. It’s an item that you put in your mouth time and time again. It’s the one piece of silverware that I run out of first in the drawer.That is the Fork. With that fork you shovel in food like eggs, steak, salad, asparagus and chocolate cake. But with that we find that eating has become easier and so we do treat it like a shovel. HAPIfork Shows you How to...

Levo Tablet Stand 0

Levo Tablet Mounts Hold iPad, Nook, Kindle and More – CES 2013

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 6:37 — 133.1MB) There are many reasons to have a tablet mount. Watch video while sitting on the couch or even lying in bed. You can configure the Levo to hold the tablet over your head. Levo Tablet Stands  can take many different types of items from tablets to books, pictures, Etch-a-Sketch, smaller box items and more. The elastic band wraps around the item and secures it to the back panel. you can then move the panel around to where you need it. Levo tablet stands are found in most Hammacher-Schlemmer magazines....

FourSevens-Maelstrom-XM18 0

FourSevens Flashlight MAELSTROM XM18 at 15,000 Lumens! CES 2013

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 7:46 — 156.1MB) You might wonder why you would need a light running at 15,000 lumens. It’s great for a portable spotlight, but can also be a valuable life saver if you have it in your gear. FourSevens is a company that makes flashlights. From the small pen lights to larger industrial lights. The Maelstrom XM18 is a brainchild of the engineering department (when they let them do whatever they wanted to). The light is portable so you can use it for everything from lighting a stage to looking for a lost...

audiRS5 0

Audi RS5 with Google Earth Embedded in MMI Navigation Plus – CES 2013

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 6:14 — 125.1MB) Looking for a new car? How about an Audi RS5? We take a look at the 420 HP V8 engine. With the Audi MMI navigation plussystem, the RS5 will give you a QNX system with an embedded Google Earth client on top of their navigation system. This is all the Audi cars – Q7 – A6 – A8 – A5 and A3 (at the end of the year). Audi is working on bringing 4G into the car. There is already 3G embedded through T-Mobile. 4G will be with AT&T...

Livestream-Verizon-LTE-4G 0

Verizon 4G LTE LiveStream Broadcaster box – CES 2013

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:14 — 108.6MB) For those of us who want to stream events rather than record and upload later, Verizon has come out with some great news at CES this year. Earlier in 2012 Livestream debuted the LiveStream Broadcaster – a box that will let you stream from your video camera straight to LiveStream’s broadcasting studio. Verizon has partnered with LiveStream to announce the first box using Verizon’s 4G LTE network. With this addition you will not have to find an internet source to stream your video. The Livestream Broadcaster LTE will have a...

Geekazine-29694936[1] 0

Atari Files Bankruptcy to Save Themselves?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 37:47 — 17.4MB) Welcome back after the Winter Hiatus! CES was fun and the North American International Auto Show was short but I still got a lot of great video. The bug decided to wait until I got back which hasn’t put me out but has slowed things down. Nonetheless there is a show to do and four weeks of news to catch up on. So let’s go for it! Thanks for everyone that joined the Podcasters Community. 900 podcasters and growing stronger daily! Hotline – 608-205-4378 – geekazine (at) Download...

Red-Touch-Media-2 0

Red Touch Media Kiosks Bring Media Files, Documents to You – CES 2013

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 13:28 — 270.4MB) The best way I can explain this company in a few words – secured peer to peer media and document management. I sat down with Wayne Scoles to talk about Red Touch Media and what it means to you. Three Products on Red Touch Media ( Red Touch Bridge Red Touch Express Red Touch Connect Red Touch Bridge Red Touch Bridge gets rid of the paper that some companies think they need. By digitizing the paper not only can you get a document when you want it but also...

Gibson Min-ETune 0

Gibson Self Tuning Guitar Gets Major Upgrade in Min-ETune – CES 2013

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 10:00 — 200.1MB) I am joined by Aljon from Gibson to talk about the newest technologies for the musician. We are surrounded by a wall of Les Paul guitars, basses and more. Aljon shows us the newest version of the tunable guitar system with a big change. About Gibson Min-ETune Before you would lift the knob on the guitar to get the tune. Now the tuning system is based on the neck. The system is called Min-ETune. With the tuning system in the neck the guitarist can look at the neck and...

CordCruncher-2 0

CordCruncher Keeps Headphone Cords at Bay – CES 2013

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:35 — 103.2MB) Wrapping your headphones up can be a hassle. I try to train my headphones so they wrap up nicely in a loop but sometimes they don’t stay that way and I have to untangle. That is why I really like CordCruncher. About CordCruncher Cord Cruncher is a different way to wrap up your headphones simply because they come with their own wrangling case. Pull them out and simply pull the headphones from the tube to extend. When you are done just pull on the tube to retract the cord....

Cambridge-Consultants-Tea 0

Perfect Tea Concept from Cambridge Consultants – CES 2013

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 6:59 — 129.4MB) You might have heard about coffee makers that make the perfect cup of coffee. They don’t make the perfect cup of tea though. That is where Cambridge Consultants come in. A concept idea the yet-to-be-named tea maker (right now named “Tê”)is capsule based so you can get a consistent cup of tea. Just like with the single cup of coffee makers; you drop the capsule into the chamber then fill the unit with water which will push into the chamber. Once filled the capsule will begin to spin and move the...