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Acoustic Stream is a Bluetooth Wireless Guitar and Microphone

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 7:19 — 84.3MB) Imagine a device that can send your guitar signal and vocals to the amp, then give you a wireless in-ear. That is what Acoustic Stream is all about. Acoustic or electric guitar – Acoustic stream could be the bluetooth wireless alternative. Backed as a Kickstarter, Acoustic Stream was able to raise the money to continue development to this device. The Bluetooth dongle pairs with an iOS or Android device to turn into a recording unit, tuner, or push the signal to an amplifier. Best part is you don’t need...

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Deja Lets You Turn Your Face Into Personal Emoji – TCDisrupt 2014

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:29 — 51.0MB) Normally when I send a text I get a smiley face or a kitten frown from someone. Imagine if those Emoji would be of your face. That is what Deja is all about – turning your face into its own Emoji. With Deja you simply download the app, take a picture, align the facial features, then let the app do the work. It creates different icons for happy, sad, angry, confused, and other Emojis. Deja is available for iPhone, Android, Symbain, J2me, and even Blackberry devices. An API is...

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SunOyster Systems brings Concentrated Solar Power – Disrupt 2014

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 6:04 — 74.2MB) The biggest issue with solar power is those large panels you have to place on the house to get enough power to be worth it. Concentrated solar could help and SunOyster Systems is working on doubling the power in less time. Using a reflexive surface the light concentrates to efficiently consume the cell. The setup of the system looks a lot different than a solar panel. Curved reflective surfaces point to the cell in a way it doesn’t reflect back (like to a pilot passing overhead) and can capture...

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Outdoor Exchange: Sublet Your Gear to Others – Disrupt 2014

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:31 — 244.5MB) I used to camp at least one weekend a year. The other 51 weeks the stuff would be sitting in the basement. Now the stuff permanently sits there. So why not rent it out to someone else? That is what the Outdoor Exchange is all about – subscription based lending to sublet your gear. From tents to kayaks, binoculars to fishing rods. Even tech gear such as a GoPro or GPS finder – Outdoor Exchange wants to send it out to you. Right now they are in an Indiegogo...

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Mimi Smart Hearing Uses iPhone to Improve Hearing – Disrupt 2014

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:07 — 59.9MB) Ever been in a location where you cannot hear the other person because of the bounce of a room? MIMI has a solution – throw your headphones on and adjust the room sound so you can hear the other people. I personally have a hard time hearing female voices due to the fact I am a drummer. Even the noisy bustle sound at Disrupt and the quieter voice of Eva Maria Zoll made it tough to hear. The best part was I put my headphones on and ran the...

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Voycee: Your History Free Social Network – Disrupt 2014

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:59 — 344.5MB) The easiest way to say it – it’s Snapchat for social networking. Voycee is an incognito social network. You create your post and send it. People read the post then it disappears into the night. I talked with Ilfan Radoncic of Voycee – suited up like the Men in Black – who showed me the network. He states there are certain celebrities and sports stars that want to post something and not have it blow up on social networks. With Voycee, there is no timeline, no archived posts. Nothing...

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Red-EHS Dispenses Medication Through Vending Machines: TCDisrupt 2014

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:35 — 257.5MB) We all want a vending machine in our house. One that is functional and helps with day to day operation. RedEHS vending machine is different because not only will it dispense medication it can dispense remotely via app. Red-EHS is a tablet based system that manages the inventory of medical supplies. A nurse will open the app and check out medications for patients. A code is generated and sent to the machine either through Internet or Intranet. The code will in-turn be used to get the right medication to the...

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Apple Beats: What is Tim Cook-ing up at Apple?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 50:35 — 34.8MB) Last week I was in New York for TechCrunch Disrupt. I got some great videos and tons of awesome footage of Times Square. However, when I returned my back decided to rebel from carrying 40 lbs throughout the city. Its been a tough weekend of recouping. Before the back siezed up I was able to hit some Friday garage sales with my brother. We hit an ultimate score – 2 totes full of in-box Spawn and Star Wars figures. We got it for a deal and are figuring out...

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I Went to New York with Google Glass. No One Hates Them Here…

You might have heard the hate issues associated with Google Glass. Well I would like to tell you my story of how someone either put me down or caused physical violence – but I can’t. And I went to one of the most populated areas in the world. I thought for sure with my recent trip to New York I would get a hater, an accausting of, or at least a “can you please take those off?” Yet all I got was the same questions people in my city would ask. When I arrived in NYC (and after attending part...

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Parknav Helps You Find Places to Park – Disrupt 2014

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:18 — 44.2MB) When we go downtown or even out to another city by car, we want to know there are parking spaces to acquire quickly and within range of the destinations we go. After all – travelling around a city trying to find the right parking can become a time and gas consuming event (not to mention non-environmental friendly). That is where parknav comes in – an app that will help you find the parking spot you need. The app works to map out where all the free and paid spots...

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Outski Sets Life Goals Around Your Travel – Disrupt 2014

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:21 — 49.5MB) Ever wished you could go to Fiji? Maybe the Bahamas or possibly just to another city across the country? Outski is a way you can help save for that goal.With Outski you can plan for the travel, socialize with others about the trip, and possibly even save money in your planning. With Outski, you can not only plan for your trip – they also have an area where you can stash away money. Outski is FDIC approved and can come with its own debit card you can use while...

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ModernShift Helps You Through Divorce – Disrupt 2014

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:44 — 56.9MB) The divorce rate is 2.4 million in the US alone. That is 4.4 million Americans that need help with not only figuring out their next move, but also need help trying to make an amicable split. Startup Modern Shift is looking to help people un-Fxck the problem. The companies’ website doesn’t say much about them, but the company is about creating a community around those getting a divorce. From changing the names back to helping with custody issues, the website is a marketplace to help bring civility to the...