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Pressy Adds a Programmable Button via Your Smartphone Headphone Jack

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:38 — 217.7MB) A successful Kickstarter campaign, Pressy is a cool button you can program and use when you need it. Whether it takes a photo, turns on the flashlight, or opens up your favorite app, the button can become a helpful gadget. Pressy comes with a keychain holder so you can store when not in use. Download the app from the Play store and insert Pressy. Alert the phone its inserted, then use it for whatever you programmed the button with. For example, I have one press opening the Pressy dashboard....

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Acoustic Stream is a Bluetooth Wireless Guitar and Microphone

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 7:19 — 84.3MB) Imagine a device that can send your guitar signal and vocals to the amp, then give you a wireless in-ear. That is what Acoustic Stream is all about. Acoustic or electric guitar – Acoustic stream could be the bluetooth wireless alternative. Backed as a Kickstarter, Acoustic Stream was able to raise the money to continue development to this device. The Bluetooth dongle pairs with an iOS or Android device to turn into a recording unit, tuner, or push the signal to an amplifier. Best part is you don’t need...

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Women’s Hidden Wearable Technology with MEMI – Disrupt 2014

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:39 — 40.5MB) For men, wearable technology might be the coolest thing and we’re all running out to get some. For women, you might be into technology but those watches and headgear don’t work with your fashion statement. Further, you want something because your phone is in your purse and you cannot feel it vibrate. Enter in MEMI – Hidden wearable technology. At first glance, MEMI looks like a bracelet. What it is: a chic iPhone compatible wearable that will vibrate when you need notification. Connected to Bluetooth LE, when you get...

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GDGT Party Part 1 – SXSW 2013

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 9:30 — 144.8MB) In part 1 of this two part video, I talk with: TYLT: cable and accessory maker The COPIA: social e-reading app Texas Instruments: DLP technology Carbon Audio: a Kickstarter called Zooka Connected Data and the Transporter,OBEX Sedio protective cases and covers Logitech: G600 gaming mouse and keyboard, T650 wireless touchpad and the ultra-thin keyboard cover for iPad and iPad mini

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LISTEN AND WIN – Roku 2 XS – Yahoo! Tries One More Time at this Internet Thing…

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 42:34 — 39.0MB) So we are being hit with another 100+ degree week in the midwest. It seems to take a lot out when trying to record a show. Therefore, I decided to sneak one in Monday night. I said I was going to give something away, and I did not lie. I’m giving away a Roku2 XS. The rules are simple, but you have to watch the show to find out how to win. This contest will be run this week and next week. You will have 5 chances to win...

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Is Twitter Changing for the Bad?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 32:36 — 14.9MB) Back from a brief Juicing fest. I don’t know if I feel better or not, but I am glad not to be drinking all those juice concoctions. Thanks to everyone that has been coming to the YouTube channel. Numbers are really showing! Starting a new YouTube segment – 5 Questions with. The first one is up with Tom Giarrosso. 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 @geekazine –  Geekazine Facebook Group – About.Me Other shows: Google Plus Day in...

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Help Keep the Day in Technology History Podcast Going – Kickstarter Project

One of the shows I create has been a labor of love. For the last 5 years, I have been putting together a timeline of technology history on posting on first a weekly, then daily basis. The Day in Tech History was first called the “Week in Tech History” when started in January of 2008. In August, I knew it needed to move to a daily show. Since then, I have recorded 7 days a week – 365 days a year going into it’s fourth season. The show had many great sponsors that have helped the Day in Tech History...

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Help Kickstart Geekazine Special Media Feed’s Next Season

When I started going to conventions and other live events 4 years ago, I never expected having so much fun. Packing the bags with heavy equipment, hoping TSA won’t confiscate my luggage, waking up at 7 am and going to bed at 4 am does not sound like a fun job. Spending hours of time editing and posting video, while still trying to keep a literary head also doesn’t sound too much fun, either. But I do like to do it. It brings a level of accomplishment. Whether going out to BlogWorld and getting interviews from social media pros, or...