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Ford Unveils F150 Raptor, Mustang Shelby GT350R, Ford GT

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | RSSWhile at the North American International Auto Show, Ford unveiled a bunch of items. They officially introduced Sync 3.0 – the newest version of their in-car computer system. But it was more about the cars, and Ford didn’t disappoint. First off was the Ford F-150 Raptor. This all-terrain truck with 3.5L EcoBoost V8 delivers 411 horsepower and over 400 ft. of torque. The Raptor is a little wider than the F-150 for stability. The best part is this truck will be built right in the new Ford truck plant right in Dearborn, MI. Next up – the Mustang Shelby GT350R. This car was stripped down enough to be street legal with a lot of creature comforts removed – including air conditioning. New Fiesta ST and Focus ST models were also shown, but it was more about the newest car in the line the company was...

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Black Friday From Underwear? Better Than Doing it on Thursday!

Subscribe: iTunes | RSS The first snow of the season hit Madison Monday. I actually had to break the shovel out – and Google Glass. Since the update to Google Hangouts, I thought I would try TWIGG as a hangout so you can watch live. Man – the problems I had with that… I am now a Helpouts mentor – Get help with Podcasting and Wirecast. Finally, want to take a moment to shout out to my Aunt Pat and Uncle Ed who both passed away in the last couple weeks. 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 283 Tech News: 

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2014 Ford Mustang First Drive

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | RSSWhile I was in Tucson, AZ I got to drive the 2014 Ford Mustang V6. I was joined by Todd Cochrane where we both got to drive the car and give our points of view. The Mustang V6 is a 3.5 liter, 2 door coupe. While this is the introductory model Mustang, there are still 305 horses under the hood. Put the pedal to the floor and you can see how you can pass the slow cars easily. The 2014 Mustang V6 has an all leather interior and seats four. It has a good distance of wheelbase (107″ x 81″) so it handles really well. I even tested the vented four-wheel disc brakes on the road and it stopped like a champ. This drive also was recorded via Google Glass. This is the full recording from Glass. Other features include HID headlamps, 6 speed manual...

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2013 Ford Escape with EcoBoost – First Drive [Video]

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | RSSOn a sunny day in San Francisco, we joined Ford Motor Company to take a first drive of the 2013 Ford Escape. While it’s not the Ford Mustang first drive, this was a very important drive, for whereas the car enthusiast will get a Mustang, the family will most likely get the Ford Escape. For driving the kids to school, or for towing the camper or boat to a weekend adventure. All in a 4 cylinder vehicle. 2013 Ford Escape 2 Liter EcoBoost We drove the 2 liter Escape on this drive in Northern San Francisco area. The Escape also comes in 1.6 liter, and 2.5 liter. All with EcoBoost – Ford’s technology to direct inject gasoline (wiki on EcoBoost). With new technologies added to this vehicle, you can drive the mountains of northern California (or anywhere) without worrying if you can get up that hill. New Technologies...

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Geek Smack! 219: Most inspiring Video on the Internet [Video]

Subscribe: iTunes | RSS What a week it’s been! Only problem is I have been mentally drained ever since I got back from Portland. SXSW was an awesome experience, and the Ford Mustang drive was better than anyone would have expected. Hotline – 608-205-4378 – geekazine (at) gmail.com Download the audio version  Subscribe: Feedburner – Zune – iTunes – TechPodcasts – Blubrry – Stitcher You can catch me on Twitter –  Facebook Group – About.Me – Google Plus Day in Tech History – Geekazine Special Media Feed – iPad365 Geek Smack! Tech News:   Apple iPad Sale -iPad 2 hit 15.4 million. Will 3rd Gen iPad surpass? Apple Responds on Heat Issues – 3rd Gen iPad runs up to 13 degrees hotter. Perfect for arthritis. HP Joining PC Group, Printers – Reorg happening at HP Windows8 on ARM – Not that many ARM devices will be available New York Times Chokes Free Content – Paywall getting larger for NYT content Browser for your Past -Lifebrowser maps what you...

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2013 Ford Mustang GT First Drive Impressions [Video]

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | RSSIt’s America’s Pony Car. the Muscle of Ford – the 2013 Ford Mustang is the American dream car. Has been since 1964 when the Mustang first came out (wikipedia). But in 2013, the Mustang got an overhaul that makes everyone drool. From the new look, to the new technologies inside, this 450 horsepower vehicle is going to be the leader in sports cars. Mustang Exterior Features The Ford Mustang V6 and GT models got some new changes. Starting with the front end – a more powerful design in the grill alone. The splitter and heat extractors on the hood of the Mustang GT show more power and a little more sport. The Signature HID lighting illuminate the roads. Best part, they are standard. New wheels are on the 2013 Mustang, standard 17 inch for V6, 19 inch for GT, with updated designs and finishes...

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Ford Mustang 2013 – Dave Pericak on What’s New [Video]

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | RSSWhile in Portland, Oregon, we learned all the new features of the different versions of the Mustang for 2013. From the Shelby GT500, to the Boss 302. We look at the Front End with a prominent grill and the new hood vents on the GT which extract heat. The premium look takes out the black plastic, and replaced with standard rocker panels on V6 and GT. The side mirror also has a projection lamp where the horse shows up. The front of the vehicle contains signature lighting. Two LED strips on day and night.  The GT also has LED fog lamps. The rear has signature LED tail lamps. The center stock lamp changes color to a reverse light. The black panel ties the lights together. Wheels: three brand new designs, with a total of 12 versions to choose from. This makes a car you can customize....

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