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Wilson Electronics: LTE Cellular Extenders – CES 2013

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 6:58 — 163.0MB) Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Getting through a dead zone with signal. That is all you want to do. Wilson Electronics is working on products to help you prevent dropped calls. Range extenders from Wilson Electronics try to solve the problem with ‘Quint Band’ products. This includes spectrum for LTE devices.  AWS, Channel 13 and Channel 12 (on 700 Mhz band) plus 2G and 3G. It is adjustable to 65 db. (Wilson Electronics) TPN Interview by Andy McCaskey of

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MagicCook: Cook without Fire – CES 2013

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 7:30 — 170.5MB) Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Cooking without flame. You think it would be close to impossible, but with magiccook, they use a heat process pouch to heat up within 60 seconds. Then put in your noodles or other items you want to warm up. From rice to meat and eggs. Use the container to heat up and then cook up whatever you need. magiccook small set is $35, including ten heating pouches. including the container. Replacement is $15 for a pack of ten. TPN Interview by Andy McCaskey...

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RCLogger: Radio Controller Quadcopter – CES 2013

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 7:21 — 166.5MB) Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS RC Logger introduces the RCI-1, an affordable quadcopter. The RCI-1 has a learning mode to allow you to start slowly. Flight times are about 7-8 minutes. The unit will go about 20 mph and with a 915 Mhz system you could easily run it out of sight before it will  run out of range. It recharges from a USB in about 20 minutes. RC Logger is available for $79 and even comes with extra parts if you crash the copter.More details at TPN...

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Switch Lighting: LED Light that can go Upside Down – CES 2013 Live

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 6:39 — 131.9MB) Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Switch Lighting has been working with LED lighting for years. At CES TPN Live coverage Gary Rosenfield shows us a LED lightbulb that can be used upside down (which other LED bulbs cannot do for they can be a fire hazzard). These are liquid cooled with silicone. ( Interview by Jeffrey Powers of Geekazine and Scott Ertz of F5 Full Transcript Alright, so we have Gary Rosenfeld, field, Rosenfield the vice president of marketing with switch lighting. So welcome to the show. Gary: Thank you, glad...

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Chris Pirillo on AMD: Launching Communities – CES 2013 Live

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 7:22 — 146.3MB) Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Chris Pirillo stops by the TPN CES Live stream at a down time to talk about the AMD booth. He was invited by AMD to talk about their new lines and also promote the Communities in Social networking. ( Interview by Jeffrey Powers of Geekazine and Scott Ertz of F5 JEFF: Hey, look who’s here. Have a seat, have a seat really quick. Ladies and gentlemen, Mr. Chris, did you do the earphones? (laughs) Jump up here really quick this’ll take a second. Okay, through there....

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Roku Stick: Now on Available for MHL Compliant TVs – CES 2013

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 6:20 — 148.2MB) Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Mobile High-Definition Link. That is what an MHL port is. It looks like an HDMI port but MHL does more. For example, it can power small devices like the Roku Streaming Stick. An MHL port in a MHL compliant TV is indicated with a purple enclosure. Roku has utilized this port to take the Set top box out of the equation. No more cables and the stick gets powered through the TV. You do get the power of Roku’s 700 channels, games and more through...

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Steelcase Skype Cubicle: Office Furniture for Video Conferencing – CES 2013

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 8:07 — 187.2MB) Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Work has changed. From the computers we use to the furniture we work on.  Steelcase is helping create better learning and working environments. Steelcase Mediascape Mini is a box that contains all the connectors so you can collaborate. Just connect the laptop or iPad and show your classmates or workmates what you are talking about. Steelcase also has a solution for video conferencing. They have created a booth that contains dedicated lighting, sound conditioning and more. On the other side is a monitor with camera...

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FormLabs Form 1: 3D Printing With Higher Resolution – CES 2013

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 9:09 — 208.0MB) Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS You may have heard about this 3D printer a few months ago when they were a part of a Kickstarter project. Formlabs prides itself on taking 3D printing to the next level. The idea is to make products that can be used right away. When it comes to fine detail in a 3D printer, the process left the model a little jagged and raw. FormLabs 3D printer makes items much sharper with their process. The idea for FormLabs Form 1 3D printer is to...

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Hypershop iUSB Port 2: Wireless USB – CES 2013 Live

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 7:12 — 142.8MB) Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Jennifer Lynn of Hypershop joins us on the Live TPN CES action. iUSB Port 2 allows you send items from a USB stick wirelessly. Three versions – A two- USB port connector, the HD (Hard drive inside) and Mini version. Hypershop iUSB Interview by Jeffrey Powers of Geekazine and Scott Ertz of F5 Transcript of Episode: JEFF: So tell us what you brought today. JENNIFER: So we actually didn’t bring any batteries. So people probably know us because of the batteries that we...

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Pure Jongo: Multi-room Music System – CES 2013

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:09 — 130.8MB) Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Pure launched a new multi-room music system in Jongo. Pure states it’s the world’s most affordable (and colourful) multi-room music system. Jongo wireless speakers can be put anywhere – shelf, table and more. They can also move where you are. So if you are watching something on Hulu (for example) and have to go in the kitchen to make a sandwich, you can take the video AND sound with you. If you are listening to Pandora and want to sit outside, you just have to...

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Satzuma: Alarm Clock – CES 2013

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:46 — 96.6MB) Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Satzuma is a toy maker with a lot of fun gadgets for the adult-child. Today they were showing off their new Alarm clock with additions like a 4-port USB hub and mini LED fan for those hot summer nights. Prices were quite reasonable as well, ranging in the $15-20 market. You can grab the goods from Satzuma directly or check them out at retailers like Staples.

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PhotoFast: Grab Photos or Video – CES 2013

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:37 — 118.4MB) Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS These days everyone has a camera in their pocket at all times. Heck, it is not even just smartphones these days — as annoying as it sometimes seems, there are even people in front of you at events who are holding up iPads and snapping images. PhotoFast has a solution to the problem of saving those precious pictures, but it is only for iOS devices at this point. In fact, PhotoFast has the only officially licensed Apple iOS flash drive on the market...