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PhotoFast: Grab Photos or Video – CES 2013

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThese days everyone has a camera in their pocket at all times. Heck, it is not even just smartphones these days — as annoying as it sometimes seems, there are even people in front of you at events who are holding up iPads and snapping images. PhotoFast has a solution to the problem of saving those precious pictures, but it is only for iOS devices at this point. In fact, PhotoFast has the only officially licensed Apple iOS flash drive on the market at this time. You can then plug the device right into your PC or Mac to grab the images or videos. It goes both ways too — you can also move images and videos from a computer to the iPad or iPhone. In addition, there is a dedicated app, AirPlay support, security and contact backup. Sizes start at 8GB...

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Compact Canon Powershot N Changes Button Design, adds WiFi – CES 2013

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSI talked with Ben Thomas once again about Canon and their Powershot point and shoot line. He shows us the Powershot N – a new compact camera that changes more than just the specs. [cessponsor] Canon Powershot N The Canon Powershot N has the picture button and zoom right on the front. The back of the camera (view-finder) flips up so you can take a picture then flip the camera 180 degrees to take another picture. This will allow you to take photos up high and down low whiles still looking through the view-finder.  You can also take photos by tapping the touch-screen just like with a smartphone. The Canon Powershot N also has WiFi built-in so you can view and take pictures, then send to your favorite sites (email, Facebook, Twitter) or send to Canon’s Image Gateway. When you get a...

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LG Optimus G (Sprint) – Quad-Core Android with 32 GB Storage [Review]

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSAbout a month ago I got to use the LG Optimus G on the Sprint network. Optimus G is a newer Android phone that has power and storage to rival the future designs of the smartphone. A phone with enough power to not only get work done or the ability to do two things at once but the battery power to stay functional for the day. The Good – LG Optimus G Let’s start with the processor – a 1.5 GHz quad-core Snapdragon processor. This processor will let you not only record video and pull up your favorite apps but will also allow you to do two things at once. Send a text while a video plays – Email someone while you are in mid-game – then come back to where you were. You can even record a video and snap a...

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iPhone 5 Unboxing – Comparison to Nokia Lumia, HTC, 3GS

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSI got the new iPhone this morning, so I went on a Google Hangout to show it off. I grabbed my previous smartphones to make comparison – the HTC 8125 (my first smartphone), the iPhone 3GS and Nokia Lumia 900 (which I had over the summer). I compare how I used the smartphone then and now. Unboxing the iPhone5 I first unbox the iPhone 5, then compare to the older phones. This one is longer and thinner than the HTC, but compared in thinness to the iPhone 3GS and Nokia Lumia. Pretty interesting. The phone is comparably lighter than all 3. Accessories to the iPhone 5 The iPhone 5 comes with the new style earbuds and Lightning charger cable. I didn’t get any extra cables or converters. Overall of the iPhone 5 I will definitely be putting it to the task. One...

Motorla MOTOACTV: A Fitness Training Watch – CES 2012 0

Motorla MOTOACTV: A Fitness Training Watch – CES 2012

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSStopping by the Motorola booth, we saw a bunch of people riding bikes, running on treadmills and more. The reason why? Motorola announced the MOTOACTV. A new Smart watch. Jeffrey from Motorola showed off the world’s first GPS fitness tracker and smart music player. You can wear on your wrist, or connect to a bike. It will keep track of the calories, steps, and more. You can hook it up to a Bluetooth heart rate monitor and be able to track your results, which you can download to the computer and put up on the Motorola MOTOACTV website (which you can share with your friends). Get MOTOACTV on Amazon The built-in MP3 player also can determine which songs affect your exercise. The performance playlist will help you power through. You can also set a “Fit song”, which could help you when you...

HomeGrid Forum: Innovations in Power over Ethernet (PoE), G.hn – CES 2012 0

HomeGrid Forum: Innovations in Power over Ethernet (PoE), G.hn – CES 2012

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS HomeGrid Forum is a group of members from around the globe. It was developed to support G.hn technology. This is a standard to use the existing wiring in the home. They work with AT&T, Best Buy, Marvell Semiconductor, and more. For instance, you can plug a box into your plug outlets, and turn that outlet into a 1 GB network for internet, home theater,and more. Of course, if you have an older home, your wiring may introduce signal loss. HomeGrid has accounted for that and allows for relaying – if there is a connection issue between two nodes in the house, they can use a 3rd node as a “relay” to get the data from basement to bedroom. HomeGrid Forum has been working hard to keep up with your digital life. Like mentioned before, 1GB Power over Ethernet (PoE) networks through electrical...

ContourROAM: Hands-free HD Camcorder, 360 Degree Helmet Mount – CES 2012 0

ContourROAM: Hands-free HD Camcorder, 360 Degree Helmet Mount – CES 2012

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSHigh end, high performance consumer cameras. That is what Contour has. Now, the new cameras are under $200. Lightweight cameras for the action-enthusiast or hunter. There are different cameras for different activities. ContourRoam is perfect for those who want to catch the action. The ContourROAM has memory, and has a professional lens, wide angle lens and is waterproof (up to 1 meter). So you can get 2-3 hours of recording time. One switch – turns on and starts to record. One correction from the video – Andy asked if there was a card, which I think Mary thought he was asking if one was included. The camera is microSD Compatible up to 32 GB. ContourROAM on Amazon They also showed off the 360° helmet mount. You can attach it to almost anywhere and get video from places you never would expect. The mount just...

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Toshiba: Debut FlashAir SD WiFi Cards, TransMemory-EX 64 GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive – CES 2012

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSToshiba showed off two new items at CES. Called TransMemory-EX series, the new USB 3.0 Flash Drive (Thumb Drive) will be available in 32 and 64GB sizes. The drives read at 94MBps and write at 220MBps. The drive will be able to  transfer 25GB of video content in approximately five minutes Get TransMemory USB Drives at Amazon The SD WiFi card – called FlashAir – is a 2-way Wifi card. Since some cameras edit photos and video internally, you can now bring files in wirelessly from other cameras or a computer to make the final creation. The card will do 802.1 b/g/n and come in 8GB. The TransMemory-EX series starts at $100 and the FlashAir is rumored to be $70 when released in February. [cessponsor]

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HP: Envy 14 Spectre Ultrabook – CES 2012

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSHP unveiled the Envy 14 Spectre at CES, a new 14 inch Ultrabook. The Spectre comes with either Core i5 or Core i7 processor, 128 GB or 256 GB SSD, 4 or 8 GB of DDR3 RAM, Mini DisplayPort, USB 3.0, and more. The screen is made of Gorilla Glass to be a durable machine. The Spectre only comes with 64-bit Windows versions, which you choose on setup. With a nine hour battery life for standard jobs, this could be a good road companion. The keyboard contains LEDs behind each key to make them easily visible in low light. Sound by Beats audio. This was a Best of CES winner by Cnet. Spectre starts at $1399. Visit HP for more info. Interview by Todd Cochrane of Geek News Central for the TechPodcast Network. [cessponsor]

Fisher Price Kid Friendly Kid-Tough DVR Hands On – #CES 2012 0

Fisher Price Kid Friendly Kid-Tough DVR Hands On – #CES 2012

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSA handheld DVR on the go? Yes. One for kids? Absolutely – and one tough enough for kids. This might be something you want to get for the kids so they don’t miss their favorite shows. Fisher Price was at CES to debut and talk about their Kid-Tough DVR. This is a rugged DVR that can hold their favorite shows in the unit. The 3.5 inch touchscreen has interactive menus so the kids can find their shows, or pause, stop, and forward through playback. To add content on the DVR, all a parent has to do is connect it to the TV, then program show recordings up to 24 hours in advance. The Kid-Tough DVR is expected to be out in June for around $150. The unit will come with charger and dock (rechargeable battery brings 4-6 hours of play time). You...

WINNER ANNOUNCED: Buy me an iPad2 Contest 1

WINNER ANNOUNCED: Buy me an iPad2 Contest

Congratulations to the winner!! Flora Spoli from Long Island is the winner of the Buy me an iPad2 contest! — This was a contest where the winner will buy me an iPad2. Your choice of model – However, if you buy me a 3G version, it must come with 1 year of 3G service from either Verizon or AT&T. I will accept iPad2 16 GB, 32GB or 64GB. Of course, the iPad2 became available on March 11th, 2011. The choice of White or Black models with front and rear facing cameras allow for Facetime, which I will use a lot. The iPad2’s A5 processor is perfect for creating music on GarageBand, or video using iMovie. I will be able to really use these options in creating new content. As an added bonus, if you would like to purchase any accessories, like the Video dock cable, I will accept...

Video Name Tag Brings Flair to New Level 0

Video Name Tag Brings Flair to New Level

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSDo you have 34 pieces of flair on? Maybe now you just need one. That one can be a video screen with different things running. A small digital screen, it holds 2 GB of video. Whatever format you use, it will convert to a proprietary video on the badge. However, you could have your logo animated, you waiving to the group or a host of other ideas. You can put it on your lapel, or connect to a lanyard. You can even put it on a wrist like a watch. The device retails for $198 and comes with charger, lanyard, magnetic clip and more. Specs: 320×240 resolution 2.8″ OLED screen 180 degree viewing angle 6-10 hours continuous play Playlists USB charging Portrait or Landscape Interview by Todd Cochrane of Geek News Central Thanks to Audible for sponsoring GoDaddy services saves you money! New Customers Save 25%...

SD Card Association and Content Protection 0

SD Card Association and Content Protection

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSAlisa Hicks of the SD Card Association talks to Andy and Esby on TPN Live CES coverage. They talk about security and content protection on SD cards. These cards are getting larger and can fit audio, video and more. Alisa talks about SD XC which is what took storage above 32 GB. They announce the bus speed up to 32 MB / second. This will help with high-definition devices. Class 10 and Ultra High Speed classes are the fastest SD cards out there. Interview by Andrew McCaskey of RV News Net Interview by Esbjorn Larsen TPN CES 2011 Live Coverage Sponsors: Thanks to Audible for sponsoring GoDaddy services saves you money! New Customers Save 25% on Hosting at GoDaddy. Thanks to Luxor for sponsoring

Yootechpros Tablet with Anti-Bacterial Screen 0

Yootechpros Tablet with Anti-Bacterial Screen

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSErnest Wolf joins Todd on the TPN Live CES coverage. Ernest is with Yootechpros, a tablet PC on the Android OS. With a A8 Cortex processor, 3 MP camera (with Front facing camera), Android 2.2, 16 GB and 32 GB models. It also has a 9.7 inch screen. The Yootechpros also comes with a cover film with nano technology – An anti-bacterial film that kills germs. Expected price is $399 for 16 GB. You can get the protector for $19.99 for tablets and $14.99 for smartphones. Interview by Todd Cochrane of Geek News Central TPN CES 2011 Live Coverage Sponsors: Thanks to Audible for sponsoring GoDaddy services saves you money! New Customers Save 25% on Hosting at GoDaddy. Thanks to Luxor for sponsoring

USB Implementers Forum Announce Superspeed: 5 GB per second USB 2

USB Implementers Forum Announce Superspeed: 5 GB per second USB

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSUp to ten times the speed of HighSpeed 480Mb/sec, the 5Gb/sec signaling rate of the new standard moves to the next level- a 25GB HD movie, with Superspeed will take 60-70 seconds to transfer. Certified notebooks from HP, NEC, Asus and a number of other companies are already available. The new Sandy Bridge chipset from Intel is a key enabling technology. The USB Implementers Forum certifies products from manufacturers around the world. Over 165 products are already certified. Interview by Andrew McCaskey of RV News Net TPN CES 2011 Live Coverage Sponsors: Thanks to Audible for sponsoring GoDaddy services saves you money! New Customers Save 25% on Hosting at GoDaddy. Thanks to Luxor for sponsoring

Clickfree Wireless, C2N Automatically Backs Up All Computers 0

Clickfree Wireless, C2N Automatically Backs Up All Computers

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSIan Collins joins Andy at the TPN Live CES coverage with Clickfree. The Clickfree USB drive is a plug and play backup utility. You basically take the device and plug into your USB port, then clickfree will monitor and backup. They have drives as small as credit cards that give 64 GB of backup. It works with Windows or Mac machines. If you have more than one computer, use the C2N or Clickfree Wireless – connect to your computers, then leave it. The computers will start to search for the device to back up. The Clickfree Wireless starts at $179.99, The C2N start at $99.99 and other models start at $80. Interview by Andrew McCaskey of RV News Net TPN CES 2011 Live Coverage Sponsors: Thanks to Audible for sponsoring GoDaddy services saves you money! New Customers Save 25% on Hosting at GoDaddy....

LaCie Hard Drives, Memory Sticks using USB 3.0 0

LaCie Hard Drives, Memory Sticks using USB 3.0

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSUSB 3.0 hard drives and other devices are coming out. LaCie is no different. Philip talked about the latest USB 3.0 devices from LaCie; the new high-speed FastKey USB 3.0 SSD memory stick. This device comes in 30GB, 60GB and 120GB sizes. The prices start from $149, with the 120 GB being $474. It’s amazing what we can store and put in our pockets. LaCie also showed off their other USB 3.0  rugged external drives and designer models. Interview by Andrew McCaskey of RV News Net TPN CES 2011 Live Coverage Sponsors: Thanks to Audible for sponsoring GoDaddy services saves you money! New Customers Save 25% on Hosting at GoDaddy. Thanks to Luxor for sponsoring

Samsung Nexus S Gingerbread (Android 2.3) OS 0

Samsung Nexus S Gingerbread (Android 2.3) OS

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSSamsung showed off the Nexus S Gingerbread (2.3) version. It is the predecessor for the Nexus 1. It contains 16 GB of internal memory and uses an AMOLED screen, so 3D graphics look great. Nexus S features Near Field Communication (NFC) technology. This allows people to point the camera at an item with NFC stickers and get information to their phone. The phone has a 1GHz Hummingbird processor. Cameras include a 5 MP and a VGA front face. The GSM model is available in the US at Best Buy only for $520 unlocked. Interview by Tom Newman of Fogview Podcast Thanks to Audible for sponsoring GoDaddy services saves you money! New Customers Save 25% on Hosting at GoDaddy. Thanks to Luxor for sponsoring

Video Name Tag Brings Flair to New Level 2

Video Name Tag Brings Flair to New Level

Do you have 34 pieces of flair on? Maybe now you just need one. That one can be a video screen with different things running. A small digital screen, it holds 2 GB of video. Whatever format you use, it will convert to a proprietary video on the badge. However, you could have your logo animated, you waiving to the group or a host of other ideas. You can put it on your lapel, or connect to a lanyard. You can even put it on a wrist like a watch. The device retails for $198 and comes with charger, lanyard, magnetic clip and more. Specs: 320×240 resolution 2.8″ OLED screen 180 degree viewing angle 6-10 hours continuous play Playlists USB charging Portrait or Landscape Interview by Todd Cochrane of Geek News Central Thanks to Audible for sponsoring GoDaddy services saves you money! New Customers Save 25% on Hosting at GoDaddy. Thanks to...

Dan Bowers, James Singer Talk Proliant Then and Now – HP Proliant Day 0

Dan Bowers, James Singer Talk Proliant Then and Now – HP Proliant Day

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSBack then, in servers old, in order to get 32 GB of memory, you would need 64 sticks. Nowadays, 1 DDR3 stick is all you need. We are getting slimmer and more powerful. We are also getting smarter in our servers. Cost of ownership gets worse, but you need faster and cooler systems. HP works hard to build systems that are new, fast and green. This session, we talk about all the innovations HP uses, then they have a little demonstration – a competition between AMD and Intel.

Samsung Galaxy Tab on Sprint Network – 4G World 1

Samsung Galaxy Tab on Sprint Network – 4G World

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSWe walked upstairs to the Sprint booth where we ran into Meleah. She was showing off several Sprint products, including the Galaxy Tab – a 7 inch tablet. It runs a 1 GHz Hummingbird ARM processor and the Android OS. The tablet has front and back facing cameras and comes in 16 and 32 GB models. The Galaxy Tab only does WiFi and 3G, but with the Sprint Overdrive, you can get access wherever there is service. The Overdrive serves as a mobile 4G hotspot for your tablet, laptop and other devices. Meleah didn’t mention prices, but there will be a subsidized price with purchase of a mobile plan. With a 7 inch tablet, you could put the device into a shirt or Blazer pocket. You can have it on your person but it doesn’t have to be in your hands. Prices...

Combine High-Quality Audio with Video in the Samson Q3 – CES 2010 0

Combine High-Quality Audio with Video in the Samson Q3 – CES 2010

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Zoom users and videographers – this might interest you. The Samson Zoom Q3 Handy Recorder lets you record Audio and Video. For $249, you get a 640×480 resolution video with highest quality sound. Jeffrey Powers talks with Rob about this great recording product. The SD card slot lets you hold up to 32 GB at a time. The “Swap on the fly” battery system keeps the video running for any concert or speaker. Finally, you can mount it to a tripod so your arms don’t get tired holding the camera for long periods of time. They are available at your favorite electronics store. Sponsor:  Put GoToAssist in your IT Toolbox free for 30 days – GoToAssist.com/techpodcasts. Get this content on TiVo, Roku and Boxee

RAIDON gives you Portable RAID 0 using 2 or more Notebook Drives and USB 3.0 – CES 2010 0

RAIDON gives you Portable RAID 0 using 2 or more Notebook Drives and USB 3.0 – CES 2010

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS I remember seeing server farms sitting in temperature controlled rooms. I had a RAID array in my basement – 6 drives in a case weighing 80 lbs. It was loud, it ran hot and it only did 100 GB. But those days are long gone. I cannot wait until I have a SSD farm in my basement. That might be a while, but until then, here is a better solution – RAIDONs Portable RAID 0 using Notebook drives. RAIDON has been working on storage solutions like this for a while. This is the first USB 3.0 solution. Jeffrey Powers talks to RAIDON about this great new product that is small enough to fit in your bag. Perfect for those who need a mobile solution. Sponsor:  Try GoToAssist free for 30 days – GoToAssist.com/techpodcasts. Get this content on TiVo, Roku and Boxee

Entourage – Edge E-Reader and Tablet – CES Unveiled 2010 0

Entourage – Edge E-Reader and Tablet – CES Unveiled 2010

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Do you need a Tablet? Do you need an e-reader? How about something that is both? The Entourage Edge E-Reader is a e-reader and a Tablet with a 10.1 inch screen – 1024×600. Android OS, with 3 GB of memory and 802.11b/g. The Li-On battery will make the reader last for 6 hours. The best part is the e-reader can send items over to the tablet side and vise-versa. In this video interview at CES Unveiled, Doug shows Jeffrey Powers how the Entourage Edge E-Reader works. Sponsor:  Try GoToAssist free for 30 days – GoToAssist.com/techpodcasts. Get this content on TiVo, Roku and Boxee

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