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Ford: Power Of Choice – Mike Tinskey Talks Charging Hybrid, Electric Vehicles

In part four, Ford’s Manager of Vehicle Electrification and Infrastructure, Mike Tinskey talks about how to charge your Hybrid and Electric vehicles. Mike talks about the home charging, and how Ford is partnering with multiple companies to place charging stations. The Focus and C-Max, along with a 6KW charging station, can get your car charged faster. Along with charging, they had to deliver a charging station. Working with Levitan, they developed a plug-and-play box that runs off 110v.  This box is also portable – take the box with you. Ford is working with Best Buy for installation of this device. For...

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Blogworld New Media Expo 2009 Day 1

The day was long, but well worth it. I got on a plane about 5:10 this morning. The flight would take me to Chicago, where I would have to wait until 8:11 to continue on. However, problems kept us in Chicago a little longer. The plane had some technical glitch that could be fixed by unplugging (something), then taking one from another plane. They kept saying it would only take a couple minutes. …Two hours later… We finally got underway after 10 AM. With a 2 hour time shift, that brought the plane in at about 11:45 AM. Got to...

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Focus#5 CompUSA closes, Apple Store thrives.

After a few years of turbulent times, CompUSA will finally be closing their remaining 103 stores. In the meantime, Apples’ Surge allows them to open a 3rd store in New York – which pushes them to 201 stores. So with all this, is it “Out with the Old, in with the Apple”?   The Computer and Electronics retail store known as CompUSA opened it’s doors to the public in 1985 (the company started in 84, but was only a wholesale distributor. It was also not called CompUSA until 1991.). By 1996 it was making it’s presence known by launching CompUSA.com. In its existence, the chain...

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Geekazine Weekly Podcast #5 10-31-07

Show #5 Notes – 10/31/07 Apple Leopard News: 2 Million Copies Sold – MacDailyNews Adobe Apps on Leopard: What You Need to Know – John Nack on Adobe Blog Mac BSOD? – CNet Holes in Max OS – builder.au Hack to run Leopard on a PC – Information Week On the Geek: Seagate Offers 5% refunds on Storage Products – Geek.com NEC SX-9 Fastest Computer Ever? – Geek.com Hitachi Bringing Ultri-Thin LCD HDTVs – Geek.com Samsung 30nm 128 GB Memory Cards – Geek.com Cool Geek Stuff: Computer Repair Utility Kit – Technibble More News: Podcast: Play in new window |...