Tagged: iPhone

The iPhone debuted in 2007 as Apple’s answer to the new emerging category of “Smartphone“. Steve Jobs announced the new phone and all it’s capabilities, which pretty much changed the phone market. The first version of iPhone ran on AT&T and used the Edge network for internet access. Since then, Apple has come out with a 3G model and expanded to Verizon network. The iPhone 3GS and iPhone 4 have been released. iPhone 5 is expected in Q3 of 2011.

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iRig Mic Field Improves iPhone, iPad Audio from IK Multimedia – CES 2015

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 2:01 — 91.6MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS IK Multimedia showed off a stereo/mono audio device for your iOS device that allows for cleaner audio in the iRig Mic Field. Perfect when capturing that song you love at a concert or even when capturing video of your kids playing outside. The iRig Mic Field connects to the lightning jack of your iOS device. With the iRig Recorder, you can capture and edit your audio easily. Turn the Field to a landscape mode and record in stereo. Flip it the other way for a mono...

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Motorola Droid Turbo Give Battery Life to Your Phone

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 6:27 — 294.0MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS In today’s mobile world, we want one thing from our smartphones – the ability to hold battery life. The Motorola DROID Turbo is the latest in high-end battery smartphones that not only holds charge, but can recharge 30% within 15 minutes. On the Verizon Network it becomes the workhorse you need for when you need it. Now usually I take a week or two to get to know the phone then review. Every now and then I like to slow a review period down to...

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FlirOne Thermal Imaging for iOS and Android – CES 2015

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:01 — 185.8MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS Stopping at the Flir booth at CES, I learned about how Flir has improved on their new FlirOne thermal imaging system for iPhone. They retooled the device and made it an attachment working for all iOS devices. Further, they added an Android version. I talked with Travis Merrill from Flir. Now there is a new iOS platform, they decided to go with a more portable connector – for iOS anything with a Lightning connector, and Android with micro-USB connector. Flir made some enhancements to the...

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Motrr Galileo Robotic Gimbal with GoPro Mount Review

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 7:29 — 346.8MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS When I create content – especially as a one person crew – I’m always looking for ways to make my cameras do more. When I saw the Motrr Galelieo last year I thought this would be a great way to do that. But not living in an iPhone world, it wasn’t a device I could use. Now, Motrr has come out with the GoPro mount to the Galelio. This compliments my video as I can now put the GoPro on a table or up on...

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Podcast Microphones: Audio-Technica ATR2100 vs. IK Multimedia iRig mic HD

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (439.5MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS We have another podcast microphone showdown as I look at two USB podcast mics that you can use for recording audio. Audio-Technica’s popular ATR2100 USB/XLR hybrid microphone and IK Multimedia’s iRig Mic HD USB/iPad microphone. I have pitted the 2100 against the 2500 but now we’re looking at podcast microphone vs. podcast microphone. You can use these microphones with all iOS, Mac and PC software. These microphones will not work on an Android phone without 3rd party adapters. IK Multimedia iRig Mic HD This is a Condenser microphone only in...

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AmpRidge Mighty Mic S: iPhone, Android Boom Microphone

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:54 — 270.2MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS Today I am looking at the AmpRidge Mighty Mic S. This is a boom style microphone which you can use for your iOS or Andriod device – anything with a 3-pole headset. The microphone is small so it can fit in your pocket. A windscreen is provided to help keep wind noise down and a case is also provided so it doesn’t get pocket lint. The mic also has a headphone jack so you can monitor the recording. AmpRidge doesn’t give any specs to this...

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Can Smartphones Be Slowing Us Down?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:21 — 202.5MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS You’ve seen it before – You’re running to get to a destination, maybe get to the next flight, walk the street to your next meeting. You run into that one person looking down at their smartphone, oblivious to the world and slowing everyone down. You would like to curse at them, but you know you do it yourself. Are smartphones slowing us down? I just read an interesting article on Dineability.com. A popular New York restaurant noticed the service to be slow. They decided to...

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Knotable Organizes Email for Collaboration – Disrupt 2014

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 8:18 — 86.7MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS We all get the email threads: Someone gets praise or lands a new job and 50 replies of “Congratulations!” follow in the email. What if you were to export that thread to an area where people can collaborate and clean up the posts? That is what Knotable is all about. Created for those in email groups that need to collaborate better, Knotable (pr. note-able) will take over the thread, clear out the repetitive nonsense and previous replies, then set your post into the queue. Others...

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Deja Lets You Turn Your Face Into Personal Emoji – TCDisrupt 2014

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:29 — 51.0MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS Normally when I send a text I get a smiley face or a kitten frown from someone. Imagine if those Emoji would be of your face. That is what Deja is all about – turning your face into its own Emoji. With Deja you simply download the app, take a picture, align the facial features, then let the app do the work. It creates different icons for happy, sad, angry, confused, and other Emojis. Deja is available for iPhone, Android, Symbain, J2me, and even Blackberry...

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Mimi Smart Hearing Uses iPhone to Improve Hearing – Disrupt 2014

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:07 — 59.9MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS Ever been in a location where you cannot hear the other person because of the bounce of a room? MIMI has a solution – throw your headphones on and adjust the room sound so you can hear the other people. I personally have a hard time hearing female voices due to the fact I am a drummer. Even the noisy bustle sound at Disrupt and the quieter voice of Eva Maria Zoll made it tough to hear. The best part was I put my headphones...

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Apple Beats: What is Tim Cook-ing up at Apple?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 50:35 — 34.8MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS Last week I was in New York for TechCrunch Disrupt. I got some great videos and tons of awesome footage of Times Square. However, when I returned my back decided to rebel from carrying 40 lbs throughout the city. Its been a tough weekend of recouping. Before the back siezed up I was able to hit some Friday garage sales with my brother. We hit an ultimate score – 2 totes full of in-box Spawn and Star Wars figures. We got it for a deal...

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Motorola Droid Maxx vs. Motorola Moto-X – Android Throwdown

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 6:15 — 329.8MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS There are a lot of Android, Windows and iOS phones out on the market. Old and new, it gets really confusing to try and find a phone that will work for you. I talked with the folks at Verizon and they agree – they want to get you a phone that works for your needs. That is why we are running a series of videos putting different phones together. I will be talking their good points and bad. In this video, I take the larger...