Podcast 1447 Nov. 22, 2014 Holiday Shopping Preview with Rick Broida

Black Friday Weekend


Show Notes:

Hour 1

Is Black Friday Such a Good Deal?…and other holiday shopping issues

Rick BestRick Broida is not only our official “Cheapskate” but he is also our monthly guide to all the goodies and gadgets he gets to review.  Rick is a widely published commentator from HowTo.com to Time to CNet to Savings.com and a few other stops in between. You’re going to want to pay close attention and catch the tips, tricks and bargains that he has to point out at this gift giving time of year.

5 Insanely Good Deals That Make It Feel Like Black Friday All Year Long 

Click Here to Listen to Rick Talk about Kindle Fire, HP Stream 11, & Drone

Click Here to Listen to Rick talk about Moto G Phone & Pebble Watch

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Trapped in a Room with a Zombie is Rick Broida’s new business. First show Dec.12 at the historic Penobscot Building in downtown Detroit. Click Here for more information 

**Click for an IA Special Interview about Trapped in a Room with Zombies**

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Ed Rudel, Foster Braun (seated) & Gary Baker

Picture above was taken by Rick Broida with the Seek Thermal Camera (iOS version – Android available).  The device plugs into your smartphone and lets you take thermal images.

rick broidaRick Broida has written about business and consumer technology for nearly 25 years. He is the author of more than a dozen books, including “The Cheapskate Rules: 21 Easy Money-Saving Tech Secrets.” He also writes for CNET’s iPhone Atlas and How-To blogs.

Click Here to Listen to Rick talk about the TP-Link Router

tp_linkBest Cheap Router: TP-Link TL-WDR3600



The 12  Scams of Christmas

MiTechNews Headlines

Mike Brennan

Mike Brennan, Editor and Host of MiTechNews

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 Hour 2

Answering Listener Questions

Gary Baker, Ed Rudel, Foster Braun

Gary Baker, Ed Rudel, Foster Braun

Click Here to Listen to Hour 2 Listener Q&A 11-22-14

***Finding the best ISP near you: Broadbandmap.gov

***Best discussion of Net Neutrality:  This Week in Tech (TWIT) 11/16/14 (First hour)


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