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Iomega Brings NAS Through USB Drives with the Iomega i-Connect – CES 2010 0

Iomega Brings NAS Through USB Drives with the Iomega i-Connect – CES 2010

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS IOMega i-Connect Wireless Data Station gets in the Network Attached Storage (NAS) game with this new device. It takes your USB drives and turns it into storage over the network. You will also be able to connect USB printers or other devices, and it will turn into a new drive for you to pull from. Andy McCaskey talks with Bill on this great new product from Iomega. The i-Connect Data Station is only $99 and has a 3 year warranty. Of course, it is wireless, so you will be able to place it anywhere you have a WiFI signal. Sponsor:  Get GotoAssist Express free for 30 days and complete the IT Toolbox – GoToAssist.com/techpodcasts. Get this content on TiVo, Roku and Boxee – Subscribe to the YouTube Channel and Check out Techpodcasts.tv

Whirlpool Announces Energy Monitoring In The Whirlpool Vantage Washer/Dryer – CES 2010 1

Whirlpool Announces Energy Monitoring In The Whirlpool Vantage Washer/Dryer – CES 2010

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS Need the Ultimate in Laundry Experience? Whirlpool will be giving you one soon. This Washer / Dryer looks like an accessory to your car, but they are the newest in laundry technology with a Green conscience.Energy Monitoring during cycle selection will be incorporated so your whites get white and your Green stays Green. Andy McCaskey talks with Brandon over this great new idea. This washer/dryer pair won’t be out until mid-year, but it might be something to wait for if you are planning on getting a new one. With auto lift hinges and Eco monitor, you can save money and not have the lid slam down. Sponsor:  Get GotoAssist Express free for 30 days and complete the IT Toolbox – GoToAssist.com/techpodcasts. Get this content on TiVo, Roku and Boxee – Subscribe to the YouTube Channel and Check out Techpodcasts.tv

SD XC Will Take Your SD Cards to 2 TB Within 5 Years – CES 2010 0

SD XC Will Take Your SD Cards to 2 TB Within 5 Years – CES 2010

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS Every year the SD Association comes out with the new specification of cards. Last year, it was the SD XD, but this year we have the SD XC, which is expected to become a standard very shortly. The most exciting news is that these cards will take us to 2 Terrabytes data at fast rates. Todd Cochrane talks with Kevin from the SD Association on the next level of SD card. This will mean more room for video with lower latency points. It could also mean 1080p video at 60 fps. Very exciting news from the SD Card Association. Sponsor:  Get GotoAssist Express free for 30 days and complete the IT Toolbox – GoToAssist.com/techpodcasts. Get this content on TiVo, Roku and Boxee – Subscribe to the YouTube Channel and Check out Techpodcasts.tv

The Sling Touch Remote Control Device For Sling Players – CES 2010 0

The Sling Touch Remote Control Device For Sling Players – CES 2010

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS Interactive guides are nice, but they can take up a screen. It would be great if you could have the guide show up on a remote, then when you select a show it will appear on the screen. That is what Sling is working on with the Sling Touch Remote. The Sling Touch is a powerful remote with wireless capabilities. If you are in the basement and the game is starting, you just connect to the WiFi and set the SlingBox or another device. The guide will be there to help you through so you don’t need to run upstairs to make sure the record light is flashing. Todd Cochrane talks with Anthony about this great new product from Sling. It’s also a universal remote and could be part of a bundled package, such as Dish network. Sponsor:  Get GotoAssist...

NDCTV Interactive TV Platform On a Non Intrusive Display – CES 2010 0

NDCTV Interactive TV Platform On a Non Intrusive Display – CES 2010

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS We continually talk about turning our TV’s into a computer, but would not want to have ad overlays pop up on that screen. That is where NDCTV comes in. Todd Cochrane talks with Cherie about this innovative service. The idea is if you like what you see on the screen, you can get the information on a second wireless monitor. That way it is non intrusive so others don’t know you are buying that new dress… Sponsor:  Get GotoAssist Express free for 30 days and complete the IT Toolbox – GoToAssist.com/techpodcasts. Get this content on TiVo, Roku and Boxee – Subscribe to the YouTube Channel and Check out Techpodcasts.tv

I Love School Whiteboard: Map Your Drawings – CES 2010 0

I Love School Whiteboard: Map Your Drawings – CES 2010

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS Remember the days of Chalkboards? Dust everywhere, scratching nails and more? Well, technology has replaced that. Whiteboards that print out information, and now a Whiteboard that will map out your writings on the computer. Todd Cochrane talks with ILS about this interesting device. The pen is a camera in which when used on the special paper, the computer will read the point and mark it up. The pen $150 and about $5 for a ream of paper. Sponsor:  Get GotoAssist Express free for 30 days and complete the IT Toolbox – GoToAssist.com/techpodcasts. Get this content on TiVo, Roku and Boxee – Subscribe to the YouTube Channel and Check out Techpodcasts.tv

DriveSafe.ly lets you Hear Your Texts When You Are Driving – CES 2010 0

DriveSafe.ly lets you Hear Your Texts When You Are Driving – CES 2010

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS With new texting laws coming into play, you have to find other ways to get texts and emails. That is where Drivesafe.ly comes in.  You will be able to listen to text messages – up to 25 characters. Without having to push a button – It will know when you get in the car. Todd Cochrane talks with Heath on this great concept. It’s a background app for Blackberry and Android phones and soon for iPhone and Palm.  It does have an out of office type reply to let people know you are driving. 1.8 Million followers are already using it. Sponsor:  Get GotoAssist Express free for 30 days and complete the IT Toolbox – GoToAssist.com/techpodcasts. Get this content on TiVo, Roku and Boxee – Subscribe to the YouTube Channel and Check out Techpodcasts.tv

The First MMO for LEGO in LEGO Universe – CES 2010 0

The First MMO for LEGO in LEGO Universe – CES 2010

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS If LEGO was this cool when I was a kid, I would have had more of them. It’s amazing how we take something as simple as a plastic building brick and turn our imaginations to new horizons. When we computerized everything, it just seemed that LEGO would be left behind. That is, until someone said “Hey! Can we CGI a LEGO?” That is where LEGO Universe comes in. Rob Blatt found Greg at the booth where we found out that LEGO has now moved into a new realm – the Massively Multiplayer Online (MMO) game. In the initial story, the Maelstrom are attacking and you work with your online friends to save imagination. The prices have not been set, but it should come out 2nd half of 2010 at a reasonable price. Sponsor:  Get GotoAssist Express free for 30 days...

The WavIT from ThinkOptics Turns Your iPod, iPhone Into a Fully Functional Remote Control – CES 2010 0

The WavIT from ThinkOptics Turns Your iPod, iPhone Into a Fully Functional Remote Control – CES 2010

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS Editors Note: I would love to point to the website right now of ThinkOptics and the Wavit, but for the last few days it’s been reporting a trojan on the site. Therefore, no links will be given at this time. When I scanned through North Hall, I found a lot of cool new products out there. This one was the most impressive. Not only could it turn your iPod or iPhone into a presentation remote, it could also turn it into a fully functional remote control. The device is called WavIT from ThinkOptics. They have made presentation devices before, but this one you can plug your Apple device in and use it as a presentation device. Use the pointer, draw on the screen or flip through a Powerpoint. But the more impressive item was it could turn into a fully...

Digisafe DiskCrypt Mobile DCM300 Gives You a Fully Self Encrypted Portable Hard Drive – CES 2010 1

Digisafe DiskCrypt Mobile DCM300 Gives You a Fully Self Encrypted Portable Hard Drive – CES 2010

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS In roaming the halls of the International CES, you can find some cool little items that are innovative and thought provoking. Take the Digisafe, for example – It won an innovation award for their product. A device that I even could see needing back in the day when I worked in a higher security job field. The product in question is the Digisafe DiskCrypt Mobile. At first glance, it looks like a keyless entry keypad, and that would be correct – except you are getting into your data instead of your home. And you set the encryption level. Jeffrey Powers talks with Jimmy about this great product. In order for you to access the drive, you have to insert a smartcard, then you have to enter a pin on the drive. The pin can be as easy or hard as...

Edifier Lifestyle Series Makes Listening to iPod Elegant – CES 2010 0

Edifier Lifestyle Series Makes Listening to iPod Elegant – CES 2010

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS The cool thing about Edifier is the product itself. It is simply an iPhone or iPod sound system. The designs are elegant for the home. Jeffrey Powers talks to Anthony about these great products. Starting at $299, you will have a well built, great sounding device. The Luna5 encore even won best innovation at CES. All-in-One audio system for iPod, iPhone and MP3 players 5 driver speaker system incorporates unique vibration and resonance control technologies coupled with low frequency porting and mid-range tuned cavities for smoother cleaner audio Digital FM radio Aux input allows MP3 players and MP3 enabled cellular phones to be connected and played Full range universal switch-mode power supply Sponsor:  Get GotoAssist Express free for 30 days and complete the IT Toolbox – GoToAssist.com/techpodcasts. Get this content on TiVo, Roku and Boxee – Subscribe to the YouTube...

D-Link Gives Home Security a boost with New Security Systems – CES 2010 0

D-Link Gives Home Security a boost with New Security Systems – CES 2010

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS Home Security. It’s getting easier to install and configure. We’ve already seen some great plug and play security, but why not get it from a company like D-Link, who has focused on internet and it’s security for years now. Todd Cochrane talks with Stephen over how this new system can keep your family secure. All devices are plug and play and can be accessed over a browser. The system only cost $149.99 and you will have everything you need for protection. Cameras, motion detectors, keypad sensor and more. Further, any entry to the home and you will get an alert – either through email or SMS. Add the Z Wave system and you turn on and off devices when needed. Sponsor:  Get GotoAssist Express free for 30 days and complete the IT Toolbox – GoToAssist.com/techpodcasts. Get this content on TiVo,...

ZipDX Gives you a Professional Conferencing System in Scribe Real Time Transcription – CES 2010 0

ZipDX Gives you a Professional Conferencing System in Scribe Real Time Transcription – CES 2010

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS Web Conferencing systems come in many flavors. If you need a more professional solution, then ZipDX. More features really show that this program might be a great solution for you. Andy McCaskey talks with David over ZipDX and their new program called “Scribe”. This is their Real Time Transcription. As they talked, the computer was transcribing the meeting. Whereas other conferencing services take a few days to get systems transcribed, ZipDX costs only $100 and you will get it back in 2 minutes. Sponsor:  Get GotoAssist Express free for 30 days and complete the IT Toolbox – GoToAssist.com/techpodcasts. Get this content on TiVo, Roku and Boxee – Subscribe to the YouTube Channel and Check out Techpodcasts.tv

A Conference Call Manager Notification Service in PoketyPoke – CES 2010 0

A Conference Call Manager Notification Service in PoketyPoke – CES 2010

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS I have missed meetings before. It’s not pretty when you get the “Call of shame” wondering if you were going to join the group. Well, this might be the solution. PoketyPoke! Poketypoke is a free beta of a conference call manager notification service. Just copy Poketypoke on the email that announces your meeting, and and it automatically calls you with a last minute reminder a minute before the call begins. Skype, WebEx, FreeConferenceCall.com and many other services are supported. It seamlessly integrates with Gmail, Outlook, Yahoo and almost any email system. Sponsor:  Get GotoAssist Express free for 30 days and complete the IT Toolbox – GoToAssist.com/techpodcasts. Get this content on TiVo, Roku and Boxee – Subscribe to the YouTube Channel and Check out Techpodcasts.tv

NewNex Will Double the Range of a USB 3.0 Cable With FireNEX uLink – CES 2010 0

NewNex Will Double the Range of a USB 3.0 Cable With FireNEX uLink – CES 2010

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS USB 3.0 has a small limitation. 3 meters long – 9-10 Feet long. But if you need a longer cable, you could be out of luck. Well, that is where Newnex comes in. Todd Cochrane talks with Aure. The company is looking for vendors on this great product. You will be able to keep the integrity of speed with the FireNEX uLink. They also hope to have repeater devices for CAT5 and other systems. Sponsor:  Get GotoAssist Express free for 30 days and complete the IT Toolbox – GoToAssist.com/techpodcasts. Get this content on TiVo, Roku and Boxee – Subscribe to the YouTube Channel and Check out Techpodcasts.tv

TruView Digital Takes the Photo Album into the Digital Age – CES 2010 0

TruView Digital Takes the Photo Album into the Digital Age – CES 2010

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS You might have a Digital Frame buy you might still have the old Photo Album. Well, now with TruView Digital Photo Album, you can do that. Todd Cochrane talks with Ray about this new idea in Digital technology. A built in memory card storage will allow you hold 18 cards of many different types. With special software, you can have single pictures, or multiple.  Everything is plug and play, USB connection. The product will be out shortly, so you can share all your memories in one area and still have the feel of the old scrapbooks without pictures falling out of the pages. Sponsor:  Get GotoAssist Express free for 30 days and complete the IT Toolbox – GoToAssist.com/techpodcasts. Get this content on TiVo, Roku and Boxee – Subscribe to the YouTube Channel and Check out Techpodcasts.tv

Otter Box Shows Off the New Defender and Impact Series – CES 2010 0

Otter Box Shows Off the New Defender and Impact Series – CES 2010

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS It’s amazing how many of my friends with iPhones have these cases. The Otterbox protects your Blackberry, iPhone and Palm Pre with up to three layers of protection and plastic screen protectors to keep the display scratch free. The Impact series which is a simple skin. The defender series is a tough model rated for 3 Feet to concrete. Todd Cochrane talks to Kristen about the models available. Starting at $30, you can protect your investment. With iPhone replacements costing $400, it makes sense. Sponsor:  Get GotoAssist Express free for 30 days and complete the IT Toolbox – GoToAssist.com/techpodcasts. Get this content on TiVo, Roku and Boxee – Subscribe to the YouTube Channel and Check out Techpodcasts.tv

MoGo Wireless Mouse Integrated in the Netbook and MoGo Talk for iPhone – CES 2010 0

MoGo Wireless Mouse Integrated in the Netbook and MoGo Talk for iPhone – CES 2010

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS Back in 2004, Mogo created a mouse that stowed in the PC-Card slot. It would charge the mouse until it was used. You would then pull it out, and slip the card back in and charge it. Nowadays, Notebooks and netbooks do not have those older PC-Card slots. That’s O.K, for the new version of the MoGo is integrated right on the Netbook. Slip out the wireless mouse and surf away. Andy McCaskey talks with Stewart about how the MoGo has changed. They also talk about a new device for iPhone that lets you stow a Bluetooth headset right into the case. Of course then there is the MoGo Daptor – a USB dongle for the wireless devices. Sponsor:  Get GotoAssist Express free for 30 days and complete the IT Toolbox – GoToAssist.com/techpodcasts. Get this content on TiVo, Roku and...

DeLorme Brings Satellite Based Communication in SPOT GPS Messanger – CES 201 1

DeLorme Brings Satellite Based Communication in SPOT GPS Messanger – CES 201

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS Last year when Todd talked to John about Spot, we learned that GPS tracking can be vital for those who go off the beaten path. The device has been used in over 500 rescues. This year, they are back with the new SPOT GPS Messanger. Scott talks with Derek about this new version of the GPS tracker. The device sends a geolocation message to check in. If you are in trouble, the device will send an SOS. It will also send an automated tracking mode that can update Googlemaps on a 10 min interval. Real-time data can be sent to friends and family, or to a social network like Facebook or Twitter. The service is $100 per year, and utilizes the SPOT Satellite Network . Height: 3.7″ (9.4 cm) Width: 2.6″ (6.6 cm) Thickness: 1″ (2.5 cm) Weight: 5.2 oz (147.4g)...

Hypershop: External Batteries for Your iPhone and iPad in Hypermac Mini, Micro and Nano – CES 2010 0

Hypershop: External Batteries for Your iPhone and iPad in Hypermac Mini, Micro and Nano – CES 2010

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS Running out of battery on your iPhone – and soon iPad – can become a pain. You just want to get that one thing done and – as Scotty would say – “I just don’t have enough power, captain”. If you are in an important college lecture or business meeting, for instance, and forgot to charge the device the night before, this can become a real nightmare. Enter in Hypershop. They have the Hypermac Mini, Hypermac micro and Hypermac nano to charge your different Apple devices. Todd Cochrane talks with Jennifer about these great products. The nano is the smallest and most impressive. With 1800mAh, you should be able to get about 2 charges out of this device that is as small as a lighter. Compared to a Mophie (1200mAh), the Hypermac Nano will charge faster and give you at least one...

Inada Reclining Chair Give Shiatsu Style Massage – CES 2010 0

Inada Reclining Chair Give Shiatsu Style Massage – CES 2010

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS While we were working at CES, Todd Cochrane found a way to get a little break and relax a bit. The Inada chair – when not reclined – kinda looks like a captains chair from Star Trek. But when reclined, you get a full body massage. The chair uses propriatary technologies to really give you a Shiatsu style massage. Todd talks with Monica on these great massage chairs. The price is $6499, but compared to other chairs, you get more for your money. It will work on 1,200 square inches of the body. The chair uses air and rollers, although Todd notes you cannot really feel those rollers. Sponsor:  Get GotoAssist Express free for 30 days and complete the IT Toolbox – GoToAssist.com/techpodcasts. Get this content on TiVo, Roku and Boxee – Subscribe to the YouTube Channel and Check out Techpodcasts.tv

Intel Light Peak Technology Will Let You Transfer Blu-Ray in Under 30 Seconds – CES 2010 0

Intel Light Peak Technology Will Let You Transfer Blu-Ray in Under 30 Seconds – CES 2010

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS Bottlenecks. That is one thing companies have to deal with when putting out a faster device. The product may revolutionize in speed, but if the rest of the computer can’t handle it, you have to wait for one to catch up to the other. Intel always works on that area. They wanted to address the connection throughout a home or business with the speed needed. Enter Light Peak technology. The hope is to eventually replace copper wiring within the house simply because it will become the bottleneck. Todd Cochrane talks with Robert on this new technology at CES. It won’t be out until next year, but the prototype is pretty impressive. The transfer on LightPeak is 10 Gbps. In the demonstration they have 2 – 4 Gbps 1080p streams running at the same time. Therefore, the parents could be watching...

C. Crane GeoBulb Now Use 7 Watts of Power; MR16 Uses 2 Watts – CES 2010 0

C. Crane GeoBulb Now Use 7 Watts of Power; MR16 Uses 2 Watts – CES 2010

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS Last Year at CES, we talked to C.Crane. We learned that they made more than internet radio – Which included a great new idea in LED Lightbulbs. The price point was a little high, but the bulbs were pretty darned impressive. This year, C.Crane has come back with better bulbs and a better price. Todd Cochrane talks with Jessica once again on the C.Crane GeoBulb. This year the price is at $69.99, down $30 from last year, but if you think about it, the price will cover any electricity and bulb replacement costs. Plus they have a 5 year warranty on the bulb. C.Crane also showed off the MR16. It’s a low voltage tract lighting system bulb that will replace a 20 watt with 2. Those cost $49.95, but as the web site says: *An incandescent or halogen bulb costs: 8736...

Makerbot Cupcake CNC Shows You Can Fabricate Your Ideas Into 3D Reality  – CES 2010 0

Makerbot Cupcake CNC Shows You Can Fabricate Your Ideas Into 3D Reality – CES 2010

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS I had a lot of discontinued items in my possession. The one thing that really got my goat is when something broke, I was out of luck. It was always a little piece that made the whole work. That is, unless I was to re-fabricate it myself. Well that seems to be more of a reality nowadays. Last year at CES we talked with Shapeways and how you can send stuff to them to turn into reality. This year, the Makerbot Cupcake CNC is the big device. It’s deemed “an open source, affordable printer”. The Cupcake CNC is a desktop printer that makes 3D models. You can design files, or you can go to Thingaverse to make other people’s designs. Andy McCaskey talks with Bre Pettis on this great new device and the community that surrounds it. The kit costs $750 and...

Techpodcasts was a Featured Show at Zune Marketplace – CES 2010 0

Techpodcasts was a Featured Show at Zune Marketplace – CES 2010

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS This is a short video we shot at the Zune booth to show off the new Zune store. Our friends at Zune had done something that we were ecstatic over. They featured the Techpodcast coverage of CES in their Marketplace. You could see Todd Cochrane, Andy McCaskey and Jeffrey Powers right at the top. Thanks Zune for the support! Sponsor:  Get GotoAssist Express free for 30 days and complete the IT Toolbox – GoToAssist.com/techpodcasts. Get this content on TiVo, Roku and Boxee – Subscribe to the YouTube Channel and Check out Techpodcasts.tv

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