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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...

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Canon VIXIA R42, R40, R400 with Remote Streaming

I met up with Ben Thomas of Canon to find out what the new line of cameras were this year. Ben showed me the HF-R series including the VIXIA R42, R40 and R400 cameras. These cameras come with an improved CMOS sensor for low-light situations and can connect to Wifi like the R300 to upload. The Canon camera also has the ability Stream Video to Device for remote control recording and monitoring. By downloading the Camera Access app from the store you can view the video on an iOS or Android device. The HF-R series also has 53x Advanced Zoom and a...

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Contour ROAM, Contour GPS, Contour Plus to Record, Stream Your Live Action – CES 2012

The folks at Contour came by the TPN CES Live show to show off the Contour Roam, Contour GPS and Contour Plus.  This was a follow up to Andy’s video on the Contour ROAM. One great point to note, you can live stream your adventures directly to Ustream using the Cerevo Live Shell. Control the camera on the Contour GPS and Contour Plus thru the Mobile App on iPhone or Android. Contour GPS and Contour Plus are available for $299 and $499 respectively. Interview by Todd Cochrane of Geek News Central and Don Baine The Gadget Professor of Geek News Central Podcast: Play in new...

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Toshiba: Debut FlashAir SD WiFi Cards, TransMemory-EX 64 GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive – CES 2012

Toshiba showed off two new items at CES. Called TransMemory-EX series, the new USB 3.0 Flash Drive (Thumb Drive) will be available in 32 and 64GB sizes. The drives read at 94MBps and write at 220MBps. The drive will be able to  transfer 25GB of video content in approximately five minutes Get TransMemory USB Drives at Amazon The SD WiFi card – called FlashAir – is a 2-way Wifi card. Since some cameras edit photos and video internally, you can now bring files in wirelessly from other cameras or a computer to make the final creation. The card will do 802.1...

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Lethal Protection: Life Phorm Pro – CES 2012

Company Lethal Protection showed off the Life Phorm Pro. Winner of a CES Innovation Award, it’s a gadget positioning device and fits all cameras, smartphones and tablets. The six legged device allows for standing and gripping in multiple ways. The stand is made from aluminum and carbon fiber. Lethal Protection is setting up manufacturing and production of the Life-Phorm Pro. It’s expected to ship in April of this year at $69 for basic, and $149 for pro version. Interview by Todd Cochrane of Geek News Central for the TechPodcast Network. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:58 — 174.0MB)

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GoPano Panoramic Video from iPhone at #CES Unveiled

Check this out. There are many lenses which improve the iPhone camera. But how many turn your camera into a 360° image — or video for that matter. That is what GoPano is all about. GoPano is technically an iPhone case with an attachment. Attach the periscope attachment, and start up your camera. The attachment turns your video into a 360° image. If you go to the GoPano website, you can use their software to create video which can be moved around with the swipe of a mouse, or finger. Attach a microphone to your iPhone, and you can create panoramic...

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WINNER ANNOUNCED: Buy me an iPad2 Contest

Congratulations to the winner!! Flora Spoli from Long Island is the winner of the Buy me an iPad2 contest! — This was a contest where the winner will buy me an iPad2. Your choice of model – However, if you buy me a 3G version, it must come with 1 year of 3G service from either Verizon or AT&T. I will accept iPad2 16 GB, 32GB or 64GB. Of course, the iPad2 became available on March 11th, 2011. The choice of White or Black models with front and rear facing cameras allow for Facetime, which I will use a lot....

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3M Shoot and Share is a Camera, Pocket Projector All in One

Most of the time we’ve seen cameras and we’ve seen pocket projectors. But 3M has merged the two – the 3M Shoot and Share has the projector on the camera. Using a MicroSD card in the Shoot and Share, you can get up to 20 hours of video at 720p. The 3M camera is 5MP for stills. The projector is a 12 lumen (14 on power adaptor) that sends out video in 4:3 mode. You can get the Shoot and Share for $249 on Amazon, B&H or other stores. Interview by Carissa O’Brien TPN CES 2011 Live Coverage Sponsors: Thanks...

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Viewsonic Shows ViewPad 7 Tablet, ViewPad 4, 3D Camera

Adam Hanin joined Todd at the TPN Live CES coverage. Adam is from Viewsonic – Todd actually talked to him about the Integrated Boxee in ViewSonic TV’s earlier. However, Adam came back with a Tablet called ViewPad 7. It’s a seven inch tablet that has all the regular features – Dual cameras, Android, etc. However, this device has a SIM card, so you can use certain SIM cards to get 3G. Adam also showed the ViewPad 4 with the Qualcom Dual core processor and the 3D Pocket, which does video and still images. ViewPad 4 will be out in June....

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Aigo Storage Mouse with Mini SD Card Reader

A compact mouse. That is what we need sometimes on the go. Running Bluetooth and using two fingers, you can quickly move around. You also get a laser pointer in it. Aigo makes many products from tablets to cameras. But have you ever thought that your mouse can have more functions than moving around on a PC? The mouse is available for $30. Interview by Andrew McCaskey of RV News Net TPN CES 2011 Live Coverage Sponsors: Thanks to Audible for sponsoring GoDaddy services saves you money! New Customers Save 25% on Hosting at GoDaddy. Thanks to Luxor for sponsoring Podcast:...

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LensPen Uses Carbon to Take Fingerprint Oil off iPad, Tablet

Peter Meurrens joins Jeff and Esby on the TPN Live CES coverage. LensPen is a company that makes cleaning devices for cameras. Therefore, the LensPen is no different, except they use an old technology to clean new technology. Carbon. If you ever seen your mother clean certain areas with newspaper, there was a reason. That is because carbon picks up fingerprint oil. Therefore, the carbon pad really cleans your tablet or smartphone a lot better than just using a rag and water. Best part is this product does not dry out. You can use it 3 years from now as...

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Panavise Mobile Mounts for Cameras, GPS, Phones

Sometimes we need someone just to hold the camera. However, with Panvise, we can get that camera shot without having someone around. Panavise makes many types of mounts. Mostly for industrial need, holding items while you work on them. However, they have developed the 809 suction cup mount that can stick. In fact, it has been placed on the exterior of race cars going at top speeds. The standard mounts mean you can connect a GPS, a camera, cell phone or other device on your windshield. Heck, you could attach it on the outside of the car and not worry...