Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | RSSIn this two part video, I take a look at the Samsung Galaxy S5 over the HTC One M8 – both are the latest Android phones for their respected manufacturers. Both of these phones are on loan from Verizon. After playing with the Samsung S5, I see why it s one of the top smartphones on the market. Samsung definitely takes the Android software and makes its own. A great camera, powerful battery and even more secure with its own fingerprint scanner to unlock the phone. Let s start with the screen. With a 5.1 inch phone using the AMOLED technology, you will be able to do everything from get that video shot to play Clash of Clans without squinting. The design of the phone is pretty standard, but kinda lack-luster. The plastic case phone comes in a white or black case. The phone...
Subscribe: iTunes | RSS Hope you had an awesome Easter weekend. The temperatures took a swift kick and spring all of a sudden was here. Bought a firepit to enjoy in the backyard – along with some new found bicycling trails around the area here. Catching up on everything – the NAB videos are starting to wrap as I have some new products to review. TWIGG was a laid back show last night as we talked news of Google Glass. Hotline – 608-205-4378 – geekazine (at) gmail.com Download the audio version Subscribe to the podcast via: iTunes – Stitcher – YouTube You can catch me on Twitter @geekazine – Facebook Group – About.Me Other shows: Day in Tech History – Geekazine Special Media Feed – iPad365 – This Week in Google Glass Geek Smack: The Mobile Payment. Is it Safer Than a Credit Card? In the last few weeks there...
Subscribe: iTunes | RSS Monday was a long but productive day. At Midnight, we launched the TPN at CES crowdfund – a crowdfund project for our trip out to CES. I talk about why we need it. Last night on TWIGG.TV we talked with Kathi Browne about Google Glass and Healthcare. It was a great hour worth of content about what the medical profession is planning for Glass. I’m also in the hunt for a new computer. Its time to get a newer processor so video can be processed faster. 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 279 Tech News:
Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | RSS Kirk H&J offers an entire range of Inpofi devices and models that enable wireless charging using a proprietary transfer system called “Electric Transfer” to charge devices by placing them on the charging surface. For the Samsung S3 – you remove the back to install the system. For the iPhone there are a variety of cases , currently for the iPhone 4 – with the iPhone 5 due in the first quarter of 2013. Charging times are similar to wired systems, and offer over 90% efficiency. You can mix and match iPhone and Galaxy devices. The units are available presently at OhmTopia.com , and should soon be found in regular big box stores. Estimated price points are $50-$70. TPN Interview by Andy McCaskey, SDRNews and Don Baine, The Gadget Professor. [cessponsor]
Continuing on with more pictures from SXSW. Check out SXSW 2012 in Pictures Part 1 for more. These pictures were taken at Guero’s Taco Bar (Chevy Alltop party), Lambert’s (Chaotic Moon Pirate Party), then from the Samsung Blogger lounge at SXSW, and the SXSW Expo floor. We were also at the Lustre Pearl bar, Kingdom, The Mashable Party and more! I also got some pictures with Harley Morenstein of Epic Mealtime, Daria Musk, John Pozadzides of Geekbeat.tv, Robert Scoble, and more.
Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | RSSFulton Innovation joined the Wireless Power Consortium and teamed up to create the Qi. This is the standard using E-Couple technology. Over 80 companies that allow interoperability across their devices and chargers. Motorola, Sharp, Energizer, LG and Samsung are these companies which will allow consumers to charge essentially any compatible device. There is even an option to retrofit the device. The possibilities are endless and we’ve mentioned it throughout our CES coverage on our shows which you can find here. Interview by Nicholas DiMeo of F5 Live for the TechPodcast Network. Also See CES Live Coverage: Phillips, Yale Locks, Vivick Fulton eCoupled Lights Up Cereal Boxes [cessponsor]
Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | RSSTodd Cochrane, Steve Lee cover Hour 5 of Day 4 – TPN CES Live show. Samsung TPN Production Crew booth walk-through IonRoad Carnegie Mellon [cessponsor]
Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | RSSVamshi Sriperumbudur of Dyyno joins us for the CES TPN Live coverage. Dyyno is a media streaming platform. They serve IPTV. If you have rights to content, you can leverage Dyyno. They support TV channel streaming and live events. Dyyno supports PC or Mac and Dyyno was the first company to have content streaming live on Roku. There is also a Dyyno iPad app,and is available on Samsung, and Android based platforms. Dyyno has the ability to set customers up with their own Roku channel and expand their ability to market their video products. Their software captures the video. Dyyno has 350,000 registered users putting this information into the cloud. There are free accounts, and paid accounts. They work with Amazon for the hosting. I have always said, the first company to take a TV channel and put it right on the internet for stream with commercials...
Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | RSS Samsung has a new type of home surveillance camera (IP camera) The SmartCam IP Camera allows you to see your home while you are away. The SmartCam has an easy setup. Push a button on the camera and it looks for the router information. The camera activates using motion, and audio-detection. The SmartCam will then send you an alert to your mobile device. SmartCam records the event and sends to a private YouTube channel. Included features to the SmartCam: night-vision up to 15 feet, free apps for all mobile platforms, and an always-on setting to allow you to view it anytime, even when it hasn’t picked up activity. The Samsung SmartCam will be available this March for $149.99 at Samsung . [cessponsor]
Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | RSSSamsung is showing off their sleek and sexy series 9 notebooks. Todd is in the Samsung booth talking to Andrew about this new notebook. It is the worlds thinnest notebook PC. There is a 31.3″ and 15″ notebook at just a half an inch thick. Extremely portable, lightweight and very useful. 100% aluminum (called Duralumin) – single part chassis. Keyboard backlit and built with Solid State Drive (SSD). One version will have an i5, other with i7. High resolution with 400 nit screen. You can take it outside and see it in daylight. The Samsung Series 9 notebooks will be available sometime this spring. Interview by Todd Cochrane of Geek News Central for the TechPodcast Network. [cessponsor]