Tech It Out

Tech It Out

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February 26, 2021 39 min
Wearables are going to the dogs! We catch up with celebrity dog behavioral psychologist Cesar Millan and Ken Ehrman from Halo Collar.

Line-ups may be a thing of the past with QLess – perfect for during a pandemic. Learn what it is and how it works.

Western Digital drops by to chat about its myriad of storage solutions, for all kinds of users.
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* Katherine Prescott from VoiceBrew.com shares some of her all-time favorite smart speaker commands

* Learn about LEGO VIDIYO, a just-announced (and high-tech) spin on LEGO toys

* We catch up with Good Trust about protecting your digital assets after you die

* I remind listeners how to leverage back-up software already on external WD drives to protect your files
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* Just in time for Valentine’s Day, we learn about new ‘romance scams’ and even hacks that target adult toys.
* Get the 4-1-1 on Wi-Fi 6, and why your next router should be powered by this next-generation wireless tech.
* We chat with Dr. Preston, an advocate for the disabled community, on accessibility tools, social media, and more.
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* BioBidet stops by to talk ‘bathroom tech,’ including high-tech bidet seats.
* We’ll learn about the key highlights from McAfee’s annual Consumer Security Mindset Report, with McAfee EVO Terry Hicks.
* He wrote the book on COVID – literally. We talk with Dr. Ron Baecker on not just surviving the pandemic, but thriving during it.
* I share my thoughts on Jeff Bezos stepping down as CEO as Amazon and his incredible legacy – and perha...
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* Learn all about IKIN Inc. and its RYZ (“Rise”) hologram platform -- coming soon to a smartphone near you.

* Be a “Smarty” when it comes to your online purchases. Learn about this browser extension that rewards you for online shopping.

* Arcade1Up has a bunch of new retro arcade cabinets for the how. Here what’s new – including classics like Dragon’s Lair. No quarters needed.
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* We catch up with ASUS to hear what Republic of Gamers (ROG) laptops and accessories can expect in 2021

* Samsung stops by with a sneak peak at its upcoming Galaxy S21 5G smartphone, giant televisions, and even robots

* Glissner is part of the show to talk about CleanPhone, which uses UV-C (ultraviolet light) to zap 99.9% of viruses and bacteria from smartphone
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* Tech experts Carley Knobloch and Mario Armstrong share their top CES picks

* I also share my fave products that debuted this past week

* I’ll also take a look back at the best and worst tech of 2020 – including the "Tech Turkeys!"
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* Learn about the winners of GoPro’s million dollar contest – and where to watch the videos.
* Called the “most innovative app of the year,” we hear all about LiquidText>
* Ever hear of a robot lawyer? The founder of DoNotPay stops by Tech It Out with the verdict.
* Bored with quarantine life? Please ‘Rockstar Bingo’ for free, as you’ll hear about this hour.

Thank you to ASUS and WD for your support on this weekly show!
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* General Electric may be almost 130 years old, but they’re not slowing down. Learn about the C by GE smart lights.
* Rival Peak is billed as the world’s first interactive reality show, which just debuted on Facebook. Learn all about it.
* The iiRcade arcade cabinet is shipping! Learn all about this new machine and what it can do.
* Sony stops by to talk about its ZV-1, a camera for content creators.
* Save money in 2021! Install the f...
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* Intel stops by to chat about the new Intel Evo platform for future-proofing your next laptop
* Katie Linendoll talks smart lighting – including models that double as a speaker or removable flashlight. Wow.
* LG has a pair of super smart laundry machines. Find out what this washer and dryer pair can do.
* Tech expert Mario Armstrong shares a few last-minute tech toys for the holidays
* Be sure to download the free Slickdeals browser e...
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* I’ll catch up with Carley Knobloch, Mario Armstrong and Amber Mac for their top tech toys for the holidays
* I also share some of my favorites, including the SanDisk iXpand Wireless Charger Sync
* Unlock your family history with Ancestry DNA. We catch up with genealogist Lesley Anderson
* Be sure to download the free Slickdeals browser extension to save on all your purchases – it’s at slickdeals.net/radio
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* Find out the latest cybersecurity threats, so you can shop online safely this year – as there are new risks to worry about

* Tech expert Katie Linendoll shares some of her favorite tech toys for the holidays, including gadgets and games

* Like VR games? Learn about Population One, an ambitious ‘battle royale’-style multiplayer action game

* We also touch base with OK Play to learn about its award-winning app that encourages play bet...
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* BACtrack has some keychain-sized breathalyzers (and an app) that might save some lives. Hear all about it.
* Tech expert Mario Armstrong joins us with some of his top picks for gadget gift ideas
Motorola Solutions stops by to discuss how its tech is helping to keep public spaces safe during the pandemic
* Be sure to download the free Slickdeals browser extension to save on all your purchases – it’s at slickdeals.net/radio
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* We catch up with Slickdeals’ tech editor Andrew Chen about the hottest Black Friday/Cyber Monday tech deals.
* Speaking of saving you money, I also play our final interview with Flipp’s CEO about ‘tips and tricks’ to mastering the shopping app.
* Tech expert Amber Mac joins us to share some hot holiday tech toys that won’t break the bank.
* Katie Linendoll also stops by to suggest some great gadgets, gear and games ahead of the holi...
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* ASUS talks business-grade laptops and desktops, including those who work from home (yes, you)
* Save money with the free Flipp that aggregates your circulars and coupons for you – so you can save big
* Like to eat? Us, too. LG stops by to talk with us about its LG Air Fry InstaView ThinQ range
* I share a few more smart home ideas – including a robotic vacuum and lights that compliment what you’re watch on TV
* Be sure to download th...
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November 14, 2020 39 min
* Having played both machines, PS5 and Xbox Series X, I share some top-level highlights of both consoles.
* Twitter also joins us on Tech It Out to discuss the discussions and debates on social media.
* The CEO of StockX drops into the show to talk about the site’s huge growth.
* Flipp joins us once again, to talk about the popular money-saving app including tips to getting the most out of it.
* Tech and lifestyle expert Carley Knobloc...
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* Learn all about MindValley and its personal growth program – especially after the year we’ve had.
* Bluetooth speakers go vintage with the new ‘Retro’ line from Jam.
* Market research firm BrandSpark reveals its ‘Most Trusted’ awards – as voted on by you.
* I share several smart home ideas – from water sensors and LED lights to voice-activated printers to Wi-Fi deadbolts.
* Be sure to download the free Slickdeals browser extensi...
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* Find out what you’ve love about the new iPhone – and maybe a few things you won’t. We talk with Daniel Bader!
* Learn about a bank app designed to encourage financial literacy for kids, with lifestyle expert Evette Rios
* Speaking of apps, we’ll touch base with CareClinic, which simplifies health management for you and caregivers
* Western Digital drops by to teach us all about the new WD Blue line of internal drives for content cre...
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* If you’re not using Slickdeals, you’re paying too much. Learn about its website, app and browser extension.
* Are you stoked about the first 5G-ready iPhone? Yes, iPhone 12 looks sweet, but be aware what it’s missing.
* Jumpstart, the kids brand, has partnered with Amazon Alexa, for you to use your voice to print free worksheets, coloring pages.
* IBM is back with its third annual Call For Code competition. Hear about the winning en...
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You’ll hear it on Tech It Out first! Learn about Good Trust, a digital legacy platforms that protects the memory of your loved ones.

LG stops by to tell us about its LG TONE Free earbuds – with a very unique twist that hasn’t been done before.

Save money on your purchases! Download the free Slickdeals browser extension at Sklickdeals.net/radio, which gives you early access to the web’s hottest deals
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