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The Battle for the RSS Reader now Google Reader is Gone

Last week I was in Detroit for Further with Ford. I got to hear a lot of great car technology and did some hands-on driving with a Ford F-150. I will be posting later this week the sessions, including those with Steve Wozniak. You can watch all the videos right now at YouTube.com/Geekazine. Also have a date on my Google Glass, but not without issue. TWIGG adds an MP3 side to its podcast. All this on the Pre-Firework edition of Geek Smack! The new Geekazine T-Shirts are in production. I was hoping to have one ready to show but the...

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Revenge Porn: Is it Legal? How Far is Too Far?

This week I’ll be tearing down the studio so a friend can stay over. Also thinking about re-arranging the studio a bit. The websites are getting some changes too as Multisite is running. Dorkazine switched over the weekend. Lots of learning curve involved. Hotline – 608-205-4378 – geekazine (at) gmail.com Download the audio version Subscribe to the podcast via: iTunes – TechPodcasts – Stitcher You can catch me on Twitter @geekazine – Facebook Group – About.Me Other shows: Day in Tech History – Geekazine Special Media Feed – iPad365 Geek Smack! episode 253 Tech News: 4K TVs to Ship Half...

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Carbon Audio Zooka Bluetooth Speakers – CES 2013

Zooka speakers by Carbon Audio Inc is a bluetooth speaker system for mobile devices. with two 30 mm speaker drivers, a 30 foot bluetooth range and 8 hour rechargable battery, the Zooka is perfect for picnics, playing in the backyard or wherever you don’t have a power source. With the design you can place it on the ground or slide on top of a laptop. Get Zooka Wireless Speakers at Amazon Now! Zooka is available for $99.00 Interview by Todd Cochrane of Geek News Central for the TechPodcast Network. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:22 — 112.0MB)

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Chrome, Mozilla for iOS – Will Apple Open Up the Browser Spot?

Wow. It’s a hot one. Early show this week to celebrate July 4th without doing much work. Happy Independence week, it’s a great time to reflect on what your forefathers did to give you the freedoms you have. It’s also a week to be and stay safe – don’t drink and drive, and certainly don’t drink and light off large fireworks. Also back from a big week at Ford. Lots of video coming soon! This week’s show is Ad-Free. Hotline – 608-205-4378 – geekazine (at) gmail.com Download the audio version  Subscribe to the podcast via: Feedburner - Zune - iTunes - TechPodcasts - Blubrry - Stitcher You can catch me on Twitter...

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HomeGrid Forum: Innovations in Power over Ethernet (PoE), G.hn – CES 2012

HomeGrid Forum is a group of members from around the globe. It was developed to support G.hn technology. This is a standard to use the existing wiring in the home. They work with AT&T, Best Buy, Marvell Semiconductor, and more. For instance, you can plug a box into your plug outlets, and turn that outlet into a 1 GB network for internet, home theater,and more. Of course, if you have an older home, your wiring may introduce signal loss. HomeGrid has accounted for that and allows for relaying – if there is a connection issue between two nodes in the house,...

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Ford: Power Of Choice – Mike Tinskey Talks Charging Hybrid, Electric Vehicles

In part four, Ford’s Manager of Vehicle Electrification and Infrastructure, Mike Tinskey talks about how to charge your Hybrid and Electric vehicles. Mike talks about the home charging, and how Ford is partnering with multiple companies to place charging stations. The Focus and C-Max, along with a 6KW charging station, can get your car charged faster. Along with charging, they had to deliver a charging station. Working with Levitan, they developed a plug-and-play box that runs off 110v.  This box is also portable – take the box with you. Ford is working with Best Buy for installation of this device. For...

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GWP 2011-03-16 #180: My Most Challenging Show Yet

It all started with a long day at the proverbial office. One meeting turned into 6 and I didn’t get out until 8 PM. No biggie – I’ll just do a late show. Only problem was when I got home, there was no internet. An area outtage was reported by Charter. With no internet, I couldn’t put a show together, let alone record. I talk about what I did to make this show happen. I do have to apologize to the neighbor that I pilfered his/her internet to at least get this uploaded. Sponsor: The New Luxor, Las Vegas Deals Start...

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GWP 2011-03-09 #179: I Got Tigerblood, Facebook Puppies

Pretty set back week here in Madison, WI. Nose to the grind, got a lot done. Working on some video reviews. Announcing plans for Summer of Podcasts contest this July – August. Sponsor: The New Luxor, Las Vegas Deals Start @ $40.00 best rates guaranteed Sponsor: Get your 14 day Free Trial of Audible Listener Gold to start Listening GoDaddy services saves you lot’s of money. Check out Geekazine GoDaddy codes Sponsor:Mozy Unlimited Backup – $4.95/Month The video portion of this show is shot using Wirecast for Windows – Also for Mac OS X Snorg Tees: Choose from a wide selection...

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Roku Sells 1 Million Units, What’s Next? USB Feature On!

Todd Cochrane stops and talks with Chuck from Roku about what is next. They just achieved the millionth unit milestone and Roku is working with new partners as they go. The best news is that the USB feature is to be turned on. Along with all the other features like NHL, MLB, UFC and more. And with Roku entering into the Consumer stores like Best Buy, they expect to bring more fans to the Roku. With the first OTT channel – WealthTV – and a lot more, Roku is one of the leading Set Top Box providers out there. The...

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OnStar in Any Car: Aftermarket OnStar System Announced

During CES, OnStar made a great announcement. They are now selling an aftermarket OnStar system. The mirror you have seen in all GM cars can now be installed in your Ford, Toyota, Honda or even a Yugo. You can even upgrade your older GM vehicle. The Aftermarket system will be available at Best Buy and other retailers. They recommend that a certified professional install for maximum safety. For $299 for the OnStar and installation and $200 / year you can stay safe. I got to even test the system that Friday night as we drove from the Atomic Testing Museum...

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txtBlocker Stops Texts, Facebook, Phone Calls While Driving

Can’t keep that phone down? Stop the employees from wrecking the company van? Want to make sure the kids are focusing on the road rather than their newest BFF’s drama? txtBlocker is the answer. txtBlocker simply blocks the texting when the person is driving. There are two components – an administrative side (website) and an application on the phone. It will block Facebook, txts, other programs (and some phone calls) when the phone is in motion over a certain speed. txtBlocker uses GPS and triangulation to detect movement. Over 15 miles will get blocked. If the phone is in a...