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  • During SXSW I stopped by the AT&T / American Airlines Travel Hackathon. American Airlines opened up their API to the groups for 24 hours to see what they would come up with to improve the travel experience. This is a road show that will be headed to London, then back in the US for similar hackathons. What is a Hackathon? A Hackathon is where […]

    American Airlines & AT&T Travel Hackathon: Making the Flight Experience Better – SXSW 2013

    During SXSW I stopped by the AT&T / American Airlines Travel Hackathon. American Airlines opened up their API to the groups for 24 hours to see what they would come up with to improve the travel experience. This is a road show that will be headed to London, then back in the US for similar hackathons. What is a Hackathon? A Hackathon is where […]

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  • Jhoombox is a streaming set top box that lets you find the karaoke versions of songs which you can sing, record then upload to Facebook or YouTube. Jhoombox also lets you stream movies and music like any other set top box in your home entertainment system. Jhoombox also has a games and a web browser. They have a full list of games and social […]

    Jhoombox Set Top Box with Karaoke – CES 2013

    Jhoombox is a streaming set top box that lets you find the karaoke versions of songs which you can sing, record then upload to Facebook or YouTube. Jhoombox also lets you stream movies and music like any other set top box in your home entertainment system. Jhoombox also has a games and a web browser. They have a full list of games and social […]

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  • Adding apps for Wall Street Journal, Aha Radio and even Amazon Cloud Player, Ford continues to move forward with their Sync in-car system. About a year and a half ago Ford partnered with our friends at Bug Labs to create a more customized experience. At CES they moved it forward with the Developer program. They encourage programmers to make apps that can help with the drive […]

    Ford Sync Developer Program – CES 2013

    Adding apps for Wall Street Journal, Aha Radio and even Amazon Cloud Player, Ford continues to move forward with their Sync in-car system. About a year and a half ago Ford partnered with our friends at Bug Labs to create a more customized experience. At CES they moved it forward with the Developer program. They encourage programmers to make apps that can help with the drive […]

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  • 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 […]

    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 […]

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  • While at TechCrunch Disrupt, I got the opportunity to watch the fireside chat with founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and CrunchFund founder Michael Arrington. This is the first time Zuckerberg has spoken since Facebook went public (so when Facebook went public, Facebook went private). I have taken a few key moments out of the video for you. In Hindsight Would You Do Anything? We […]

    Full Interview: Mark Zuckerberg, Michael Arrington

    While at TechCrunch Disrupt, I got the opportunity to watch the fireside chat with founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and CrunchFund founder Michael Arrington. This is the first time Zuckerberg has spoken since Facebook went public (so when Facebook went public, Facebook went private). I have taken a few key moments out of the video for you. In Hindsight Would You Do Anything? We […]

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  • I got the opportunity to talk with Chris Elliott – Senior marketing communications manager at Microsoft – about SYNC and Windows Phone 7. Of course, there are many models of Windows Phone, including the Nokia Lumina 900. Chris talks about how SYNC works with all phones – including that old flip phone you might still have. You could be on your phone before you […]

    Windows Phone 7 on Ford’s Microsoft SYNC – Go Further

    I got the opportunity to talk with Chris Elliott – Senior marketing communications manager at Microsoft – about SYNC and Windows Phone 7. Of course, there are many models of Windows Phone, including the Nokia Lumina 900. Chris talks about how SYNC works with all phones – including that old flip phone you might still have. You could be on your phone before you […]

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  • At the TPN CES Live show, Harry Kroll from Pioneer Car Electronics joined Andy and Courtney. Harry talked about their new App Radio 2, which connects to iOS, and now Android devices. In dash car CD players with HD Radio, CD players and more. In-dash navigation systems, and of course, App Radio. A capacitive touch screen, with full function of your apps on a much bigger screen. Think […]

    Pioneer App Radio Connect Your Car with a Cool Stereo, Aha Radio – CES 2012

    At the TPN CES Live show, Harry Kroll from Pioneer Car Electronics joined Andy and Courtney. Harry talked about their new App Radio 2, which connects to iOS, and now Android devices. In dash car CD players with HD Radio, CD players and more. In-dash navigation systems, and of course, App Radio. A capacitive touch screen, with full function of your apps on a much bigger screen. Think […]

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  • Roamz is an app that will intelligently curate what’s going on around you. Johnathan walks us through the app. A picture from Foursquare, and you get pictures and Instagram photos nearby. You can see tweets from others and how they are having fun. It will also show you where to go in real-time. So if Michael Jackson was in front of the Venetian, you could […]

    Roamz: Intelligent App That Curates Around You – CES 2012

    Roamz is an app that will intelligently curate what’s going on around you. Johnathan walks us through the app. A picture from Foursquare, and you get pictures and Instagram photos nearby. You can see tweets from others and how they are having fun. It will also show you where to go in real-time. So if Michael Jackson was in front of the Venetian, you could […]

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  • While we were at the Venetian, we ran into I’m Watch. They have the world’s first smart watch. Not an enclosure of an iPod, but an actual watch. This is a small, ergonomic watch, with a similar interface to a smart phone. In multiple colors, you can get a watch to match your fashion. You can make a call from the watch (paired to […]

    I’m Watch : Worlds First Smart Watch – CES 2012

    While we were at the Venetian, we ran into I’m Watch. They have the world’s first smart watch. Not an enclosure of an iPod, but an actual watch. This is a small, ergonomic watch, with a similar interface to a smart phone. In multiple colors, you can get a watch to match your fashion. You can make a call from the watch (paired to […]

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  • While at the Mercedes-Benz booth, we learned about Mbrace2. This is their newest generation of connected car technology. With fully loaded apps in the Mbrace2, they put the car into the cloud. Mercedes-Benz has customized versions of popular apps, which include Google Local Search, Yelp, Morningstar Finance, and others. Search will be rather easy, and results will show pictures from Panerameo or Google street view. […]

    Mercedes-Benz intros Mbrace2 – CES 2012

    While at the Mercedes-Benz booth, we learned about Mbrace2. This is their newest generation of connected car technology. With fully loaded apps in the Mbrace2, they put the car into the cloud. Mercedes-Benz has customized versions of popular apps, which include Google Local Search, Yelp, Morningstar Finance, and others. Search will be rather easy, and results will show pictures from Panerameo or Google street view. […]

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  • No, not the famous car from the 80′s that David Hasselhoff drove. This is the kit bluettoth internet radio car kit. Plug the kit into your cigarette lighter to charge it up. Kit then gets synced with your iPhone. You can then control the app with voice commands. It can get many different apps, and also streams music and (depending on radio) can also […]

    Livio Radio: Turn Your Car into Kit – CES 2012

    No, not the famous car from the 80′s that David Hasselhoff drove. This is the kit bluettoth internet radio car kit. Plug the kit into your cigarette lighter to charge it up. Kit then gets synced with your iPhone. You can then control the app with voice commands. It can get many different apps, and also streams music and (depending on radio) can also […]

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  • Allure Energy’s patented Proximity Energy Management system is the advanced solution to energy management with today’s active and somewhat unpredictable lifestyle. Older internet enabled thermostat systems allowed changing settings from smartphone apps – but the user still had to remember to manually intervene. Allure Energy’s system does the resets automatically, based on the reported position of the smartphone from GPS information to the system. […]

    Allure Energy: Thermostats with Proximity Energy Management – CES 2012

    Allure Energy’s patented Proximity Energy Management system is the advanced solution to energy management with today’s active and somewhat unpredictable lifestyle. Older internet enabled thermostat systems allowed changing settings from smartphone apps – but the user still had to remember to manually intervene. Allure Energy’s system does the resets automatically, based on the reported position of the smartphone from GPS information to the system. […]

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