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Augmentation and Connectivity | FULL EPISODE | #8004/11/15
Technology gives us the power to change what doesn't suit us, or to improve the things we have. We discuss how you can change everything from your web browser to your view of the world. Then, we talk connectivity and learn some new ways to chat. Also,...
Elance | SEGMENT 1 | #80
Having trouble with a certain program not doing what you want it to? Check out Elance, a site where programmers can be hired to write a script for your program to make it do what you want!
Personalize Your Routine | SEGMENT 2 | #80
If you do something three or more times per day, you should try to automate it. Gregg recently hired some help from Elance.com to create an app personalized for him for Google Chrome.
Hack of the Week | SEGMENT 3 | #80
Did you know there is a whole market place of useful apps for your internet browser? Jason tells us more. Also, learn how the Sabrent Aluminum USB External Sound Adapter can help you connect your guitar to your iPhone.
Augment Your Reality | SEGMENT 4 | #80
In our world, it's becoming increasingly important to be able to view information hands free while we are handling other tasks. AugmentedReality.org Co-Founder and CEO, Ori Inbar, explains what the Augmented World Expo is and why it's important to the...
Budget Calling | SEGMENT 5 | #80
With 3G and 4G data, cell, and text plans starting at $18.99, TextNow is poised to take the mobile communications market by storm. We discuss how the rise of WiFi texting and calling is putting pressure on companies to bring back unlimited data plans.
Skype vs. FaceTime | SEGMENT 6 | #80
You can use your phone to make calls and text with apps like WhatsApp, over WiFi, even if you don't have a cell network provider. Also, we discuss the merits of other apps like Skype and FaceTime.
Backlogged Already? | SEGMENT 7 | #80
The Apple Watch just went on sale and it is already backlogged. This gives Richard Chemel time to ask more questions. As a sports watch, what happens when you break the crystal screen or get it wet?
Apple Watch Hype | SEGMENT 8 | #80
Many reviewers say the Apple Watch is really awesome, but it's not earth shattering. Tom Lynch thinks the main reason he likes it is because of the "cool factor."
TV Divided | SEGMENT 9 | #80
HBO's new internet only streaming service, HBO NOW, is rolling out with the new Game of Thrones season. There's just one catch, it's only available on Apple TV. We discuss the redundancy of this move and how it may be hurting HBO.
Wakey Wakey | SEGMENT 10 | #80
Are you tired of being jarred out of sleep by a startling alarm clock? Lucera Labs' William Rusell tells us about their new Kickstarter campaign, the Wake, a sunrise simulation alarm clock with the frame work for updates in the future to do multitudes...
Pi and Programming | SEGMENT 11 | #80
Have some Raspberry Pi and enjoy the birds. Graham Hill's school has created a program that teaches him programming through tracking local bird and weather patterns. Learn more about Raspberry Pi, and why you shouldn't eat it.
Lesser Known Pi | SEGMENT 12 | #80
Raspberry Pi has been making a huge splash on Kickstarter and has many uses, but isn't that well known. The draw back is that it is mainly designed for tech savvy people, much like the computer was back in the 80's.
Encore: Be a Bitcoin 'Baller | FULL SHOW | #66
We're moving up in the world! Gregg finally gets a new phone and plans to buy an electric car. Find out the best day of the week to buy a laptop, and how to strike it rich being an old Bitcoin prospector. Segment 1: Welcome to 2014, Gregg After...
Encore: Welcome to 2014, Gregg | SEGMENT 1 | #66
After teasing that he was getting a new phone for months, Gregg finally pulls the trigger! Which one did he end up going with after all that research? Find out!
Encore: Staying Power | SEGMENT 2 | #66
Gregg canceled his order for the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 because so many great new phones came out, but in the end he still purchased it! Gregg explains why.
Encore: Killer Voltage | SEGMENT 3 | #66
What exactly is an "Extended Range Electric Vehicle"? Automotive Expert, Alan Taylor, joins us to help Gregg decide if he should buy a Volt.
Encore: 11,000 MPG | SEGMENT 4 | #66
Just how did Jay Leno get 11k miles on one tank of gas? Alan Taylor explains the incredible fuel efficiency possible with the Chevrolet Volt.
Encore: Day to Buy? | SEGMENT 5 | #66
You know prices shift all the time! Kim Garretson joins tells us why the day of the week, specially in December, matters when buying a tablet or laptop!
Encore: Back in Stock | SEGMENT 6 | #66
Kim Garretson fills us in on a new feature available on www.Trackif.com, where you can get alerts on products being back in stock at your favorite retailers!
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