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GO Karts and Carrot for Good Health

Zach Wigal of Gamers Outreach



Show Notes

Hour 1

Go Karts for Good Health

Zack WigalZack Wigal joins us in studio to talk about this latest effort by Gamers Outreach to help sick children trapped in the antiseptic world of hospitals during their treatment.  Our own Shane Hamelin is an ardent gamer and will be our special co host for the segment that focuses on a program to install XBox units in C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital in Ann Arbor.



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Good Health and Savings

Michael Antaran
, CEO of Marvel Apps in Royal Oak, MI,  wants to give you a reason to get out and walk around your community, for your good health and for your town’s economic wellbeing.   Mike joins us in studio to talk about Carrot, a free app, on both iOS and Android platforms, that gives you points for getting out and exercising in your community that can be redeemed for deals at businesses you walk by on your way!


BLE Beacon
BLE iBeacon Used by Stores to Alert Customers’ Phones

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Feb. 9, 2013: Gamers 4 Giving, Byting Back, Surface Pro Surfaces

Show Notes:

Gamers for Giving

Hour 1: Malwarebytes Back

  • Marcin Kleczynski founder of Malwarebytes  talks about combating new forms of malware e.g. ransomware.
  • Terry White: Leader of MacGroup Detroit  Where is Apple heading? (Meeting Sun. Feb. 10)
  • HelpBridge James Rooney, Microsoft Exec. tells about a phone app to help people struck by disaster and to help those want to help those in trouble (e.g. Snowmaggedon) Relief for those hurt by super storm.

Hour 2: Gamers 4 Giving/Rich Jaroslovsky

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Hour 3: Listener Call In


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Podcast August 4, 2012 Gamers Lend a Hand Up A Level

Show Notes:

Shane Hamelin is not only a great computer tech, but also a dedicated gamer.  Gamers have the reputation of being weird people who stay up all night playing video games in their mom’s basement.  Shane has a whole new perspective.

Zach Wigal, founder of  Gamers Outreach will join us in studio. Gamers Outreach Foundation is a video-game industry charity organization that works to use interactive entertainment in ways that improve the lives of others. Simply put, they use video games to help people out!

The Mac Minute: Erik Anderson brings you all the rumors/news about Apple at the start of the second hour.

Internet Advisor Takeaway:

Trackmania Nations Forever (PC)

It is the most popular online PC racing game. It fuels 7 different racing environments; hundreds of thousands of tracks and millions of players to compete with. You can download the car you are dreaming of, paint it, drive it through insane tracks made of loopings, ramps and off roads. It is all about you, your driving skills and the track in front of you.

League of Legends (PC)

League of Legends (LoL) is a multiplayer online battle arena video game. Players are formed into 2 even teams …

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