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USB-Cloud: Media Distribution – CES 2013 0

USB-Cloud: Media Distribution – CES 2013

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS This service might offer a digital content producer a more effective way to keep content fresh for subscribers without the overhead of e-commerce, shopping carts or elaborate back end system , yet maintain and extend the relationship for follow on order. It is a great way to keep your production and inventory costs under control. USB-Cloud is a plug in key that maps the physical device – sold or given to a subscriber. When  it is plugged into a Windows or Mac computer’s USB port, it will automatically connect to a cloud based digial asset whenever. Each customer can be connected to a common content distribution point, or to a distribution point that has been created only for the person that has that one key ID. There is no log-in, username, password, or similar requirement. Physical possession of the key is...

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Waze Travel App Allows for Smarter, Easier Travel

Traveling this weekend like me?  This week is one of the biggest travel weeks of the year with many schools on spring break, plus the Easter holiday.  Last trip, my family was traveling north on I-95 on Saturday from Georgia to South Carolina in route to Hilton Head Island and came to a complete stop. I thought we were going to be stuck there for hours! Fortunately, I had recently downloaded the WAZE app to my iPhone. Waze (www.Waze.com) is a free social mobile app for iPhones, iPads, Android and most mobile platforms that aids drivers with live maps, real-time traffic updates and turn-by-turn navigation for a local commute or long trip.  It’s powered by user updates showing traffic, accidents, police cars and construction. I was able to scan ahead and see that the traffic jam went on for at least 10 miles. We were within 30 miles...

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Geek Smack! 219: Most inspiring Video on the Internet [Video]

Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS What a week it’s been! Only problem is I have been mentally drained ever since I got back from Portland. SXSW was an awesome experience, and the Ford Mustang drive was better than anyone would have expected. Hotline – 608-205-4378 – geekazine (at) gmail.com Download the audio version  Subscribe: Feedburner – Zune – iTunes – TechPodcasts – Blubrry – Stitcher You can catch me on Twitter –  Facebook Group – About.Me – Google Plus Day in Tech History – Geekazine Special Media Feed – iPad365 Geek Smack! Tech News:   Apple iPad Sale -iPad 2 hit 15.4 million. Will 3rd Gen iPad surpass? Apple Responds on Heat Issues – 3rd Gen iPad runs up to 13 degrees hotter. Perfect for arthritis. HP Joining PC Group, Printers – Reorg happening at HP Windows8 on ARM – Not that many ARM devices will be available New York Times Chokes Free Content – Paywall getting larger for NYT content Browser for your Past -Lifebrowser maps...

GPS Goggles by Recon Instruments 0

GPS Goggles by Recon Instruments

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSRecon Instruments makes a pair of goggles called Transcend. They are GPS enabled goggles that track your movements. Just connect via USB and get your data. You even have a small LCD display to get maps and data. Bluetooth or wireless connection to camera can help you record your trips. This device is available, but the newest version will be available by late 2011. Interview by Esbjorn Larsen Thanks to Audible for sponsoring GoDaddy services saves you money! New Customers Save 25% on Hosting at GoDaddy. Thanks to Luxor for sponsoring

MadTech Facebook – Getting On 0

MadTech Facebook – Getting On

For more info, visit: http://www.mad-tech.org/events/madtech-facebookgetting-on Do you want to get onto Facebook but don’t know where to start? Well, this day will be for you. It’s the first of a 3 part series on getting your name out on Facebook. It’s about learning how to use Facebook as a tool and get more people interested and involved. Time: September 16, 2009 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm Location: Goodman Community Center Street: 149 Waubesa St City/Town: Madison, WI Website or Map: http://maps.google.com/maps… Phone: 608.241.3616 Event Type: user, group, meeting, social Organized By: Alnisa Allgood

A Funny Thing Happened at the Madison iPhone Users Group – PWN the Compass 0

A Funny Thing Happened at the Madison iPhone Users Group – PWN the Compass

Not sure how we got on the compass application. Must’ve been talking about the rock climbing application that was out there. At any rate, Clint was not sure if his compass was right, so they set the phones side by side. That is when the hilarity ensued… The compasses began to change around. If we moved one phone to the other side, the numbers would change. One would say 183 degrees and the other would say 318 (for example). If we moved one iPhone around another, we could cause it to show the interference. Didn’t know that digital compasses could have magnetic polarity issues. What was the easiest trick was to take one iPhone and hover over the other one. You can see the craziness ensue. However, we also noticed that Clint’s iPhone was a little off balance when he switched over to Maps. It would point him...

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