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Shane’s Top 5 “MUST HAVE” Summer Tech Toys

 Shane Hamelin, CompuQuest Tech Expert

1.)  DryCASE – The Waterproof Case for the Windows Phone, iPhone and Android. DryCASE is a flexible, crystal clear waterproof bag that allows complete use of your Phone , while keeping it dry and clean. $39.00
2.)  PivotHead – Pivothead Video Recording Eyewear, is the first step in redefining True Point of View video and photography. Our High-Definition — Hands FreeTM video platform will liberate video creation by providing new realms of possibility for people of all walks of life to capture new and unique perspectives. $299.00
3.)  Pebble Watch – Pebble is the first watch built for the 21st century. It’s infinitely customizable, with beautiful downloadable watchfaces and useful internet- connected apps. Pebble connects to iPhone and Android smartphones using Bluetooth, alerting you with a silent vibration to incoming calls, emails and messages. While designing Pebble, we strove to create a minimalist yet fashionable product that seamlessly blends into everyday life. $150.00
4.)  Rugged rukus by Eton – The all-terrain, solar-powered, music-blasting wireless sound system. Rock the pool or the campsite or the trail. Wherever there’s sun, you’ve got an instant party. Connect wirelessly to any Bluetooth® enabled device and start blasting your favorite tunes in

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Podcast Sept. 1, 2012: Gadget Galore!

Show notes:

The ancient Mayans believed 2012 would be the end of the world and for one presidential candidate it will be!  But for some gadget makers it could be the start of a whole new era.  Join us as we preview of one of the biggest launch seasons ever for smartphones, tablets, laptops and even operating systems (viz. Windows 8).

Rick Broida, Internet Advisor Gadget Guy and CNET Cheapskate blogger will referee the match as the Internet Advisor Team lays out the landslide of gadgets coming in September and October.  Of course you can count on Rick to have a great Gadget Guy Deal for our listeners as well as our Internet Advisor Takeaway.

IFA Internationale Funkausstellung in Berlin, Germany has become THE launch event for a number of brands (Samsung, Sony, Panasonic and even Dell) started August 30, 2012.
Release Dates:

  • IFA, Berlin, Aug. 30 : Samsung, Sony, Panasonic, Motorola, Asus, Dell
  • Nokia, New York, Sept 5
  • HTC mid-Sept.
  • Google Motorola Mobility On Display, September 5, New York
  • Amazon, September 6, Santa Monica, Calif.
  • Apple, Sept. 12, (?) Cupertino, CA
  • Microsoft
    • October 25,  New York City big launch event for Windows 8 and the

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