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Making sense of technology by breaking down “geek speak into street speak."

Making sense of technology by breaking down “geek speak into street speak."
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Winnipeg, MB

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Radio America

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Making sense of technology by breaking down “geek speak into street speak."

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English


Episodes

A smart solution to distracted driving?

4/18/2019
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Guests: SafeHomePod might be the answer to curbing texting and driving Learn about Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies with author Cahill Puil Upcoming game Destiny’s Sword has you manage your character’s mental health issues

Duration:00:40:38

If IKEA and Sonos had a baby…

4/11/2019
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IKEA and Sonos team up to create a pair of new products. Get the 4-1-1 in our interview. TP-Link drops in to talk about home networking, MESH systems, and smart home tech. What the -- ? Transitional contact lenses? Learn about ACUVUE OASYS with Transitions. Author Chitra Anand talks with us about her new business book, The Greenhouse Approach.

Duration:00:40:38

Spring Clean Your Tech with Best Buy

4/5/2019
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Best Buy/Geek Squad joins us to talk tips tied to Earth Month; Learn how to shoot in VR with the versatile Vuze XR camera from HumanEyes; GasBuddy talks about what’s new with the popular gas price-watching app; I share a half-dozen “spring”-themed gadgets and gear I presented on TV last week.

Duration:00:40:08

PLAY BALL! Step Up to the Plate with Our MLB "The Show 19" Interview.

3/29/2019
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Ramone Russell from Sony San Diego talks about the MLB "The Show 19" game; Dyson has a pair of new high-tech vacuum cleaners (including a robotic one), an air purifier, and smart lighting; Microsoft schools us on the rise in scams around tax time, and how to avoid them; and nCipher talks cybersecurity during Fraud Prevention Month.

Duration:00:40:38

New AirPods, Hidden Cameras in Hotel Rooms, and Gaming Monitors

3/22/2019
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ON THIS WEEK'S SHOW: Augmented reality virtually redecorates your place before buying anything online. Kavtek joins us to talk about it! Speaking of augmented reality, learn about the next Angry Birds game: "Angry Birds AR: Isle of Pigs". It's "Game On!" with LG and its new huge, wide and fast gaming monitors for PC players. Food meet tech with IBM Research, joining us to talk artificial intelligence tied to taste profiles. Finally, Marc talks about Google’s Stadia cloud gaming unveiling,...

Duration:00:40:36

Talking Tech with YouTube Celeb Molly Burke

3/15/2019
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Cecilia Choy from ASUS drops in to talk laptop innovation. Cybersecurity expert and ESET ambassador Tony Anscombe tells us how to avoid fraud. Molly Burke, YouTube's first blind star, talks about her success and the tech she uses. Babbel’s Claire Larkin shares dating differences around the globe.

Duration:00:40:38

Sleep Advice, Airline Tech & Empowering Women

3/7/2019
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ON THIS WEEK'S SHOW: Sleep expect Amanda McGinn shares her favorite sleep tips and what tech can help. Lufthansa stops by to give us a “fly by” of their technology and innovation. In celebration of International Women’s Day, we chat with Mary Ann Yule, CEO and President of HP Canada.

Duration:00:39:38

Smart cars, travel apps, and more!

3/1/2019
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Toyota Research Institute talks automotive tech, including self-driving cars Planning a Spring Break getaway? Save time and money with SkyScanner Speaking of travel, learn about the LugLess app, an alternative to checking bags Get physio -- through your smartphone? Phyxable says they get results, on the cheap

Duration:00:40:08

Poker Stars goes VR

2/21/2019
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Not content with being the biggest poker site, Poker Stars has now added virtual reality! Introducing Mookkie, a high-tech pet food bowl that can recognize faces (and why) V-Card Global stops by to talk about its high-tech alternative to business cards

Duration:00:40:37

Food Takes a Mega-"bite" Out of Tech!

2/14/2019
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* IBM joins us with celebrity chef Melissa King to talk “5 in 5” tech predictions. * Speaking of food, we speak with Tastewise on how A.I. can help predict food trends. * Seek Thermal also drops in to talk about thermal imaging cameras integrated into tomorrow’s cars.

Duration:00:40:37

Is Your Computer Hurting You? Heed These ‘Ergonomics’ Tips

2/8/2019
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Topics: * Ever hear of a smartphone with an integrated thermal imaging camera? Find out about the CAT S61 * Learn how to better use technology and reduce muscular strain, with Fellowes * Philips Cares is using technology to overhaul the aging and caregiving experience

Duration:00:40:38

Ring Talks New Video Doorbells, & More!

2/2/2019
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Ring is now owned by Amazon - - I talk to them about their new products. Want to shop online but can’t afford to pay in full up front? We talk with Zebit Book By You, which lets you personalize a book’s story for a loved one (paperback, hardcover or ebook) Let the pros digitize your paper photos to preserve precious memories. ScanMyPhotos.com joins us

Duration:00:40:38

Tune up your TV for Super Bowl Sunday

1/26/2019
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Unveiled at CES, Y-Brush claims to clean your teeth in just 10 seconds What to look for in a new TV and tune-up tips ahead of Super Bowl Sunday, with Akamai Learn how smart windows from View might help fight back against SAD Posterjack talks to us about sentimental photo gifts for Valentine’s Day

Duration:00:40:38

Samsung talks TV tech for 2019, 2020

1/18/2019
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We catch up with Scott Cohen from Samsung to chat about its TV line-up at the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) Technology column and author Pete Nowak shares his picks and pans from the annual CES tech convention

Duration:00:40:37

It's Vegas, Baby! The Coolest Tech from CES 2019

1/11/2019
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Award-winning journalist Jennifer Jolly shares her top picks from CES; Tech and lifestyle Expert Mario Armstrong hits the highlights; We catch up with Paul Burns from Mixxtape about the retro music player; and Ingram Micro discusses its partnership with the Indiegogo crowdfunding platform.

Duration:00:40:37

Happy New Year, from Tech It Out!

1/3/2019
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* We’re super addicted to Netflix, says Streaming Observer * TiVo embraces cord-cutters with new box, service * How to host a podcast, with author Amanda Cupido * Next week: My highlights from the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show (CES)

Duration:00:40:38

Microsoft, Intel, and Lenovo ... Oh My!

12/22/2018
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* Intel joins us to talk what’s hot for the holidays and 2019 trends * Learn what the Lenovo VR Classroom platform is all about (hint: virtual reality for education)! * Protect and manage your kids’ tech use in the home with advice from Microsoft Family * Your kids can receive a personalized video greeting from Santa, via the Portable North Pole app.

Duration:00:40:37

Can Video Games Help One Cope with Trauma?

12/15/2018
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* KTLA TV personality Rich DeMuro reveals his top holiday tech toys. * Journalist and broadcaster Scott C. Jones shares how video games saved his life. * Host Marc Saltzman chats about common virtual reality myths, and highlight some new PlayStation VR bundles.

Duration:00:40:39

Gadget Gift Ideas with Carley Knobloch

12/8/2018
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ASUS joins us to chat about cool Chromebooks; Celeb tech expert Carley K shares her top gadget gift picks; For small businesses, learn about StarTech.com’s PC accessories

Duration:00:41:09

How to Save Money on Holiday Travel

11/30/2018
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SkyScanner talks about getting great rates on flights, hotels, rental cars Send money to family and friends overseas (on the cheap) with TransferWise Brian Kelly (a.k.a “The Points Guy”) chats with us about its new Prizeo campaign for charity Learn about the new Big Shot Basketball mobile game that leverages augmented reality I talk about some of my favorite gadget gift ideas leading into the holidays

Duration:00:40:40