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Sony HandyCam HXR-NX30u Production Camera – NAB 2014

I use the pro-sumer version of the Sony Handycam HXRNX30u in getting interviews for Geekazine. When I heard there was a broadcast level version, I was intrigued. Adding sound options and more made this the next camera on my list. The Sony Handcam HXR series came out in 2011. Their current version – the HXR-NX30u – brings high definition in a small footprint. Add the Optical SteadyShot image stabilization technology and you can be holding this in your hand and still get a pretty stable shot. This is because the camera eye moves to keep the shake from happening. Get the...

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Apple TV vs. Roku vs. Chromecast – It’s a Throwdown!

A few weeks ago, Google came out with their newest streaming media device in Chromecast. An HDMI dongle that plugs into the back of your TV to watch applications such as Netflix, YouTube and more. In the meantime, the Parks Associates just released a report stating Roku has 37% share to Apple TVs 24% in the market. So which one do you want to get? Today, I am going to show you these three set top boxes along with their advantages and disadvantages.Then you can make an informed decision to purchase the set top box of your choice. Other Streaming...

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LG Optimus G (Sprint) – Quad-Core Android with 32 GB Storage [Review]

About a month ago I got to use the LG Optimus G on the Sprint network. Optimus G is a newer Android phone that has power and storage to rival the future designs of the smartphone. A phone with enough power to not only get work done or the ability to do two things at once but the battery power to stay functional for the day. The Good – LG Optimus G Let’s start with the processor – a 1.5 GHz quad-core Snapdragon processor. This processor will let you not only record video and pull up your favorite apps but...

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Nvidia: New Tablets at Quad Core, Windows 8 (Re-imagining Windows) – CES 2012

At the Nvidia booth, we got to see the new Windows 8 tablets. Using touch-centric perspective, it’s going to be fast, fluid, and intuitive. The tablets are running on ARM processors. Thin devices and and performance. The Tegra 3 will be the only Quad-Core processor. We see the other tablets showing off the HD video, connected to a large screen. 720 and 1080p. The last tablet we see is the difference that Windows 8 does. A multi-tasking scenario is running. With a video on one side, you can see stocks or Twitter on the other. You can do a lot...

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Sony Bloggie Live WiFi – Unboxing

Todd Cochrane of Geek News Central unboxes the Sony Bloggie Live with WiFi connectivity at the Sony Event on January 9th. The Bloggie Live is available on the 10th starting at $249. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 2:43 — 60.8MB)

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Sony Bloggie Live: Wifi Compatible with Streaming to Qik [Video]

Sony came out with the Bloggie a few years ago, which was a great handheld device that can let you create live video. This year, the next itteration is the ability to forgo the computer and directly upload video via WiFi. The Bloggie Live itself is an update of last years Bloggie Touch. You do have a nice big touchpanel on it. You have a 12 MP still image capture and 1080p /30 and 720p/60i. You can also do video and stills at the same time (but not while streaming). “We keep the Bloggie very simple and easy to use,”...

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Roku 2 Set Top Box Changes the OTT Game, adds Angry Birds [Unbox Me]

Ever since I got my Roku last year, I was completely sold. This set top box was the David to Apple’s Goliath (Apple TV). The prices matched Apple’s and the content was plentiful – It even had content Apple didn’t. Now, it’s taking the game one step further. By making this into a gaming system. Adding Angry Birds to the line-up, you can now play the game on the big screen. But how will this stack up? Unbox Me is brought to you by: Tech Assitance in a Flash try secure and reliable Goto Assist Express Today! Size Does Matter, if it’s smaller The first noticeable difference...

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MiSee TX Projects Computer, Keyboard from a Small Box

CTX Virtual Technologies was at CES showing off the MiSee TX – a computer the size of a 2×4 inch box. However, this cube was really all you needed if you wanted to do some computing, for it had a built in monitor and keyboard. The MiSee TX starts by projecting the screen via Pico Projector. A full 1080i at 1280×800 with a throw to make a 60 inch viewable screen. Therefore, you can use this box to watch a movie without issue. The keyboard – mouse of the MiSee TX is replicated by it’s own projector. A red laser...

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Liquid Image Sports Camera Masks

Liquid Image has shown off their underwater eyewear cameras for a few years now, each year we stop by and see what the advances are. This year, of course, is no different. There are 3 types, scuba, BMX and Summit Series (Skiers).  High definition cameras with endurance and protection. The camera is fixed-focus between your eyes. It can focus from 6 inches away. It records to an SD card as avi files. The lithium rechargeable batteries (scuba takes AA) give you 3-4 hours of recording. Starting at $300, but the 1080p will start at $400. Interview by Tom Newman of Fogview Podcast...

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Sony Consumer 3D Camera TD10, Sony Bloggie

Sony is coming out with a Consumer 3D cameras. The TD10 is like having 2 cameras in one. The Sony Bloggie – a handheld digital – is also coming in 3D Double full HD – It has two processors and two lenses. HD 1080p 60fps. It’s in pure 3D with convergence. For those with 2D TV’s, the video will show up in 2D. Photos will also show up in 2D at 3072×1728. 10X optical zoom and it supports Dolby 5.1 surround and has noise reduction mics built in. The TD10 will cost $1500, but the Bloggie 3D is only $249. Interview...

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Samsung 950 Series 3D TV

Ultra-thin, aluminum chassis and a sleek new look is the Samsung 950 TV series. Great for 3D and 2D TVs. This is an LED panel that will come as a monitor and an HDTV. This TV is expected to have full 1080p at 240Hz,  built-in WiFi, Internet Apps and a touchscreen remote. Interview by Todd Cochrane of Geek News Central Thanks to Audible for sponsoring GoDaddy services saves you money! New Customers Save 25% on Hosting at GoDaddy. Thanks to Luxor for sponsoring

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5TT #46: Republicans Want Skype, Sony T99

This week on the 5 Tech Things You Should Know We talk about what happened with the hacker on iTunes and who was affected We look at the Sony T99, WX5 and TX9 cameras. 14.1 MP with 1080i and 3D Texting and driving: Law vs. freedom? The Wet Circuit might be your next surge protector and only costs $35 Republicans want firewalls opened up for Skype. Only thing is, they closed them… Back up Now, Back up Often, Backup Off-site with Mozy Home Unlimited Backup – $4.95/Month! Use code “Geek” for 10% off! Get 5 Tech Things You Should Know...