Category: Special Media Feed

Geekazine Special Media Feed – when host Jeffrey Powers goes to an event, he records video for the Special Media Feed. Sometimes we’ll have a live stream on uStream, otherwise, you can see it here, or over on the blip.tv or Youtube networks. We are a proud member of the Techpodcast Network – if it’s tech, it’s here.

Fact about Geekazine Special Media Feed

Jeffrey has done events for CES, HP, Ford, BlogWorld & New Media Expo and more. Jeffrey has interviewed CEO’s and industry leaders. On June 2010, Jeffrey and Andrew McCaskey did interviews with Steve Wozniak.

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Audio Technica 8004L vs. Sennheiser MD 46 Long Handled Interview Microphones

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 8:25 — 471.2MB) Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS This video was created with no audio changes. The idea is for you to hear the raw version of each microphone and make your own decision. A few months ago, I compared this Audio Technica vs the SM58 and AT2100 microphones for use in interviews. I got a comment on the YouTube video from CapWKidd asking “What about the Sennheiser MD 46 microphone?” I turned around and tweeted SennheiserUSA, who actually got back to me within 24 hours. They sent me the MD46...

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Switching out Computer Heat Sink with Cooler Master Hyper T2

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 13:19 — 193.6MB) Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS About a month after setting up this new computer, my processor fan started sounding like a single prop airplane. I couldn’t record any video without that noise getting in the way. I tried several ways to pad, but it just made better sense to get a more powerful heat sink. Which is why I bought the Cooler-Master Hyper T2. Why didn’t I go liquid cool? I really didn’t want to have that hassle in my computer at this time. Further, if I have...

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Geekazine and the Blip.tv Channel – Blip Closing on August 20, 2015

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 7:36 — 493.9MB) Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS If you haven’t heard, Blip.tv will be closing its doors on August 20,2015. I have used Blip to host video since 2009, so I have to find a new home for over 900 videos. In the meantime, I put together a little video on what’s going on and what you can expect in the next couple weeks. Will Geekazine become a part of MaxMakers? I have not made that decision yet. They ask for a 2 year commitment, which I get a little...

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ZAGG Speaker Case for iPhone 6, Also a Battery Charger

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 8:05 — 459.8MB) Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS ZAGG has outdone itself with a new type of iPhone case. The ZAGG Speaker Case is not only that, but also a backup battery that gives you up to 8 hours of charge. About the ZAGG Speaker Case The case itself is technically a bumper you put around the phone. However, there is a detachable speaker you can put on at any time. It just snaps into place and you are off on your adventure. The bluetooth speaker is solid, with 4 different...

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Olloclip 4-in-1 Lens Attachment, Case for iPhone 6, 6 Plus

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:51 — 241.1MB) Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS I have worked with lens adapters for phones and handheld cameras for a few years. Some work well while others fall short. Olloclip is one of those devices that work very well for your iPhone. With the iPhone 6 and 6 plus, they have recreated the clip not only for easy connection, but also for easy storage. The Olloclip is a 4-in-1 lens adapter for your main camera and front-facing camera. The design allows you to flip it around and use how you...

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V-Moda Crossfade M-100, V-Moda XS Headphone Review

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:02 — 287.2MB) Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS When it comes to headphones, we want functional and we want it to look good. Especially when you have an over-the-ear set of headphones. Portability is a key functionality in these types of headphones. That is where the V-Moda Crossfade M-100 comes in. Foldable, adaptable, comfortable. Those are three things I use to describe these headphones. If you owned the M-80 headphones, these are definitely a step up. So let’s look at the specs of this, and I also have a pair of...

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Affordable Studio and Video LED Light Solution from Neewer

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 12:34 — 721.2MB) Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS I have been a fan of these camera lights for a few years now. I own several Neewer CN-126 and CN-160 camera lights. Some I use for my video shoots, a couple in the studio and one even illuminates me during my solo-acoustic shows. But did you know you can get add-ons that will turn this light into a great studio light? No batteries needed! The Neewer CN-160 Let’s start with this small camera LED light. The dimmable LED comes with 2 filters...

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Monoprice ActionCam Video Camera MHD 2.0

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 7:08 — 405.5MB) Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS In this world of “record everything”, we want ways to capture our adventures – whether biking down the side of a mountain, driving the strip, or just walking around. Small fish-eye lens cameras help in capturing that moment. That includes this Action Camera from Monoprice. The MHD 2.0 is a fun little sub-$100 camera so you can catch your favorite moves. I use these cameras a little different, as they become part of the production. Instead of lugging around several $1,000 cameras, I...

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Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge – My Love – Hate Relationship with this Phone

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 6:27 — 294.1MB) Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS   Samsung has always tried to be on the cutting edge of mobile technology. They have continuously tout they have cooler features than the iPhone, and in some cases, they are right. However, the newest phone in their arsenal – the S6 Edge – while cool, shows that not all ideas are great. Samsung Galaxy S6 edge Specs This is a 32 GB device and this particular one is on the Verizon Network. The “Revolutionary design” is basically a side-less phone. The edge...

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Leeo Smart Alert Nightlight and Alarm Monitor

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:05 — 234.8MB) Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Home automation is valuable in not only keeping us safe, but informing us when something is wrong. Internet connected thermostats and detectors are great, but some of us rent as opposed to own. In those cases, we might be stuck in what we have. But it doesn’t mean we can’t be informed. Enter in the Leeo Smart Alert Nightlight. This is an Internet connected device that’s primary role is to illuminate your hallway, stairs, or another area of the house. But the nightlight...

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Video Streaming Computer Build Part 1: AMD Processor, Gigabyte Motherboard

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 23:48 — 1.1GB) Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS I remember when you changed out your desktop computer every 18 months. Yet, I have been using the same computer now for the last 6 years. The AMD Phenom II 4-core processor has not failed me in those years of work. But now with newer chipsets and faster speeds, I can more than quadruple the power of my desktop. Therefore, I am off to start building a new machine – with one of the top AMD processors out there. Why a Desktop? Why...

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Roland Video Mixers VR-50HD and VR-3EX at NAB 2015

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:18 — 194.0MB) Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Those of us moving to streaming or recording video are always looking for a good switching unit. While at NAB 2015, I checked with Roland and their VR-50HD and VR-3X mixers. Roland VR-3EX The VR-3EX is a four-channel SD video mixer. This mixer will send a 480i signal through the USB 2.0 port, or upscaled 1080p through HDMI. The 3EX includes 4-HDMI input support, RGB/Component in support, HDCP support, 4 channel audio, and can be controlled through the LCD touchscreen control center. Roland...