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Apple’s Safari SSL Bug – What You Need to Know to Fix

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 54:17 — 37.3MB) After a couple weeks of travel and lots of great video, I took the week to regroup and make sure everything is posted. Still some CES content that has not gone up. This episode is not live this week due to time constraints. Meetings in the AM pushed things back. But some great stuff coming down the pike because of it! Adi has been doing a fantastic job at the helm of the Gaming side of Geekazine. Thanks for helping out! If you would like to write, simply drop...

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Time for a New Credit Card System?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 10:53 — 7.5MB) Getting ready to head back to Vegas for Tech Cocktail. The folks at Veeam have stepped up to help with airfare. Now I have to plan the week of getting some startup interviews and more. Just as the CES live broadcast videos have been wrapped up. Welcoming a new blogger on Geekazine. Adi from MHF Tech will be posting about games on Geekazine. Of course, I’ll be highlighting his articles on the show.  Last night’s TWIGG had Libby Chang from Wearables Weekly on the show. We had a great event...

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Aurasma: Augmented Reality Through Mobile Devices – NAB 2013

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:12 — 73.2MB) Andy McCaskey talked with Lauren Offers from Aurasma at NAB 2013 about the newest mobile Augmented reality platform. Adding a visual search, you can point your phone at an item and get video, audio and more. You can even create your own Auras to bridge the physical world with the digital. For example, you could point your mobile device as Carrie Underwood and you could easily download and purchase video and music. Same thing with Spiderman – pointing to the picture pulls up a game you can even play...

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Vizrt: Power Graphics Behind the Scenes – NAB 2013

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:55 — 83.1MB) With products like Viz Engine, Viz Virtual Studio, Viz Media Engine, Viz Dart and more, Vizrt can cover all your broadcast needs. If you see things like bottom tickers on TV channels, it most likely is Vizrt technology that is driving that. Oscar Tenwall of Vizrt was at NAB 2013 to show off their MAM (Media Asset Management) system. This is an enterprise MAM that is scalable and accessible from many desktop or mobile device. Their API allows you to make your own media applications that you need.

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Accidentally Extraordinary: Touch-Sensitive Controls to Headphones – CES 2013

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:36 — 246.6MB) Accidentally Extraordinary is a company that will change the headphone controller. Changing it to a touch-sensitive cord, you don’t have a little nub on your headphones to get in the way. Sliding your finger up and down the cord will change the volume. Tap to take calls or pause music. Whatever the mobile device sets for those functions. Headphones are not out yet – look for it at www.accidentallyextraordinary.com Video by Nicholas DiMeo of F5 Live.

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Felt Audio Modular System: Retractable Bluetooth Ear Buds – CES 2013

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:34 — 141.3MB) Bluetooth earphones are nice but there are no ear buds – Until now. Felt Audio has introduced a Bluetooth earbud (with microphone) system that pairs with your mobile device. The case is also a retractable clip – when you are done listening, the cord will retract the ear buds back into the case. Felt Audio also introduced the world’s smallest speaker system that also runs through Bluetooth. The omni-directional microphone will let you use it like a speakerphone. Felt Audio also makes cases that you can attach their devices right...

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Netatmo: Urban Weather Station Monitors Air Quality Monitor – CES 2013

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 7:25 — 172.7MB) Air quality continues to be an ongoing issue. As long as our cities grow and people are living closer together we will continue to breathe in the toxins that we and the others are making. NetAtmo is working to fix those problems. They have designed a micro air sensor that is controlled through iOS or Android device. NetAtmo’s air quality monitor can give you a picture of what the atmosphere is like and how its changing throughout the day. Inside and outside the home. NetAmo air quality links to your...

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LG NFC: Connect Smartphones to TVs and Vise-Versa – CES 2013

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:54 — 125.4MB) Todd talks with LG about how NFC is being used to send smartphone signals to TVs. With this technology you can pair your TV with mobile device for an eaiser connection. NFC eliminates wires needed so you can be across the room with your phone controlling the video, audio or game. Best part of LG NFC technology is it’s reversible – Watch video from TV on the smartphone. (LG ) Interview by Todd Cochrane of Geek News Central.

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BodyMedia: Smaller Wearable Body Monitors – CES 2013 Live

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 9:26 — 208.5MB) Body Media is back with a new multi-sensor technology. This makes the armband smaller and more comfortable. With a patented technology the Bodymedia pack can store data for up to 10 days. The BodyMedia unit has an accelerometer, galvanic response skin conductivity monitor, skin temp and heat flow. The BodyMedia monitors can download via bluetooth to your mobile device. It can report weight loss, activity and more. In conjunction with IBM, Body Media is initiating recommendations based on the data to help subscribers become more active. There are commercially oriented...

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RokForm: Solid Mount for iDevices – CES 2013 Live

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 8:42 — 192.2MB) RokForm is a sturdy mounting system for off-road vehicles. If you need to set your mobile device in a dock and not have it fly around when you are trailblazing, then RokForm Rokbed mounts will help you keep the device static. RokForm’s integrated mounting systems can be put in your Hummer, Raptor or other vehichle. The anti-slip backing keeps it on track when not mounted. (www.rokform.com) TPN Interview by Andy McCaskey, SDRNews and Don Baine, The Gadget Professor.

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Yubico YubiKey Neo: Password Dongle with NFC – CES 2013

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:13 — 133.9MB)   Forget your password. Forget that dongle that gives you a number every 30 seconds. Get a Yubico YubiKey. Yubikey is a USB dongle that works with various password managers like Last Pass and Password Safe. That way you don’t have to remember your passwords – the Yubico YubiKey does that. At CES Yubico debuted the NFC dongle (called YubiKey Neo) for mobile devices using Near-Field Communication technology. Simply tap the Neo on the device to get logged into the mobile device.    

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3M Projector with HML Support

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 8:36 — 166.4MB) Just like with the 3M Projector with Roku Streaming Stick, this projector is for the businessperson. It does have a HML support feature so you can connect your mobile device to project the screen. The HML Projector from 3M also contains 60 lumens and a 2 hour battery.