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AllHat V, MashBash Parties – SXSW 2013

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSIt was a great Sunday at SXSW as I started at one of my favorite places in Guero’s and AllHat V. It once again was sponsored by Chevy. One thing you need when going to this event is a cowboy hat. My band hat for some reason did not make the trip, so I used the next best thing – the Horse head. I got to talk with some great people and make new connections. It was a fun time. I also learned about Horse Boy – a group that uses horses for children with Autism. They were letting people sit on top of the horses as the trainer got them on their hind legs. No – I didn’t get on a horse. From there I stopped by the Fast Company Grill to find out what was going on. They had retro...

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WWE’s John Cena, Google Shoes – SXSW 2013

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSI attended a couple sessions today, one being how the WWE is crushing social media. Did you know the WWE trends more than most other sports? Did you know that WWE’s John Cena has more Twitter followers than Kim Kardashian? The panel included Cena, Stephanie McMahon (EVP,Creative Developer), Perkins Miller (EVP of Digital Media) and hosted by Khris Loux of Echo. They talked some impressive numbers on how WWE is not only taking social media to new levels but also creating ways for fans to be fully interactive. Turning to the internet and iPad app when the show is on break, for example. But the WWE’s numbers can speak for themselves. Almost 100 million likes on Facebook, 45 million Twitter followers. John Cena himself has 3.5 million followers – placing him around 246 in the top followers list. Whats more impressive is...

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Rain in Austin, PBS Kids, Innovative Cener – SXSW 2013

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSDay 1 of SXSW Interactive started out with rain. Everyone piled into the convention center to dry off and attend the first sessions of the event. The Samsung Blogger lounge opened and I met Brian Solis who gave me a copy of #WTF. While going from session to session, I ran into Pete Cashmore of Mashable. We had a brief but great conversation. I got to stop by the Roku – PBS booth where I not only learned about the new Roku 3 but also the 2 new channels from PBS on Roku. You will now be able to watch local public programming or shows like Downton Abbey. I then went to a couple events including Toys for Techies where I enjoyed some cool innovations. Finally I stopped outside the convention center to see the maker-booths. From 3D printers to banana piano keyboards....

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SXSW Registration, Game of Thrones – SXSW 2013

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSToday I stopped at the registration booth at SXSW. This is where you get your passes, bag, press tags and even housing information. Within the first day I ran into a bunch of friends including Jeff Cutler, C.C Chapman and Ewan Spence whom I saw while sitting on the Game of Thrones throne. Actually, I got to see more of Ewan Spence than I wanted to. I also walked around the center a bit to talk about merchandise of SXSW and how people get around the event. An amazing day with some great parties in the evening.

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TechShop at SXSW 2013

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSI got to head to SXSW a little early this year. I stopped in the SXSWedu area where they were building models from LEGO, 3D printer models from a Makerbot and more. TechShop was supplying the materials and equipment to make some cool items. I got to talk with them and also got a dog tag laser etched. Techshop is a place where inventors can get their ideas off the ground. They have the space and tools for you to use. www.techshop.com  

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Ford Developer Program – CES 2013

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Ford Electric motor Business opened their app program to all developers at CES 2013 The startup platform is called Uplink it is a collection of innovation that works with Connect to Sync. This program has gone through two years of pre-release screening making use of such apps as Pandora however now it levels to all designers. It should level to North The united state, Europe and China by the end of the year. Ford has actually hired individuals from the mobile business function formerly done some development so they are all set for the quantity. They have actually have informed developers there are certain classifications they will certainly not allow consisting of games video clips everything with a lot of contents involved. Ford has developed a several lot of examination that the designer’s application should pass before it ares submitted. These...

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Neat Digital Filing System: Digitize Your Paper Documents – CES 2013

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS The Neat electronic filing system assists you arrange your invoices and files. It is a complete system including both software and an equipment scanner. There are a lot of means you can easily receive the information into the Neat system. You may scan the information in. You may email digital invoices using your Neat e-mail address. You could make use of the Neat app on your iPhone or android phone and take a picture of the slip and upload it to the Neat Cloud. If you want you can send out a box of slips to Neat and they will certainly procedure them for you. The Neat system enables you to sort and arrange the info for tax functions. It is completely searchable and with lengthy search it will certainly additionally search such apps as Evernote and Dropbox. You may export...

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Geekazine Teams Up with Red Touch Media for SXSW Coverage!

I am proud to announce that Red Touch Media will be sponsoring my trip out to SXSW. Of course, SXSW is a yearly festival for music, film and Interactive (social media) to get together and network with each other. Last year, I went to SXSW as a N00b. This year I am going to really take the cameras out and have some fun! About Red Touch Media Red Touch Media is a content connection hub. Their services help you not only reduce your paper costs, but also give you and understanding of what people read, watch and listen to. There are three levels to Red Touch Media – Red Touch Bridge, Red Touch Connect and Red Touch Express. Find out more at www.redtouchmedia.com/geekazine Geekazine’s Coverage of SXSW – March 8th – 12th. I will be out at SXSW for the Interactive portion of the event. This consists of...

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Zensorium Tinké: Vitals Monitoring – CES 2013

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSTinké by Zensorium measures heart and breathing rate, blood oxygen values and heart rate variability. It assembles the heart price, respiratory fee and blood air level info in to a rating called the Vita Index. The Zen index makes use of the heart rate irregularity to quantify your stress degree. It is a small tool, 1.65 long inches by 1.26 wide by.0275 deep which matches effortlessly in to a pocket or purse. It functions by plugging it in to the apple iphone and then placing your thumb on the gadget for 30 seconds. The apple iphone powers Tinké – therefore theres no need for batteries. The gadget is $119 and can be found in a selection of colors. Tinké is offered through the Zensorium web site. They are trying to find circulation partners. The application is cost-free and offered in the iTunes outlet. You can...

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StickNFind: Bluetooth ID Tagging System – CES2013

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSIt’s just about unheard of for a crowdfunding project on IndyGoGo to increase 10 TIMES the objective – however StickNFind has actually set the record with thousands of thrilled people hanging around to obtain their hands on the item. It’s easy to see why. The system is founded on a mobile phone app that takes a “James Bond” style radar view for any item that has a Stick N Locate tag fastened to it, and beeps as you acquire closer and closer to the item. The system is Bluetooth based, providing an array of a couple of hundred feet – yet the smart phone application could adjust to a lot of use circumstances. If a pet dog or kid goes out of the range, it can promptly set an alarm system. If a things comes into range (for instance, travel luggage on an airline...

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