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10 Tech Gadgets for Travel
February 11, 2014 04:08 PM PST
Travel interrupts our naturally scheduled programming and is an easy scapegoat for not maintaining a healthy lifestyle as well as being out of touch with our friends, families and jobs. Gear up for 2014 with these 10 apps and gadgets to help make your travel experiences exciting and productive. We talk with Melissa Thompson, frequent coast-to-coast traveller and CEO of online counseling service - TalkSession, about her top tech ways of make traveling easier for 2014.2014 Apps World Keynote Interview with Apple's Steve Wozniak
February 05, 2014 08:11 PM PST
We were lucky to attend the keynote at the 2014 Apps World North America conference at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. This event features talks in Development of Apps, Droid Apps, Games Development, Mobile Payments and Retail, Mobile Marketing, HTML5 and API Strategies, TV and Mulitscreen and Enterprise. Also, over 200 exhibitors had booths to display their services. The keynote was an interview of Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak by Wired's Mat Honan. Listen to see what Steve has to say about innovation, security, and opportunities for app developers.Rocki - Just Commoditized The Wireless Home Theater
February 04, 2014 09:21 PM PST
Nerd Stalker interview Dennis List of Dutch startup Rocki, forgive the video quality we were at the mercy of hotel lobby wifi.
Rocki has created a very clever small and lightweight device that can jump on wireless networks and execute instructions via the web to play audio to any speaker it's connected to. Want to connect speakers all over your compound? Just connect more Rocki's and your all set. With Rocki you can have more than one phone controlling the music and create a music queue together, think dj battle. The silicon like cover comes in seven different colors and (as of this post) the device is sold for the very less than Sonos price of $49 (plus version) or $89 (play plus version). The device can fit in the palm of your hand and is extremely light.
Some future plans for Rocki are to solidify some partnerships with as many music providers as possible, think Spotify and the others. Also they say they will eventually release an open API for you developers out there. We love that Rocki has effectively commoditized wireless home theatre systems for the middle class.Artkick - Make All Your Screens A Museum Exhibit
January 31, 2014 01:12 PM PST
Nerd Stalker interviews Sheldon Laube, the current CEO of Artkick [www.artkick.com] -- a new Silicon Valley startup that is bringing digital art to every home in America and thus fully realizing Bill Gates' original vision.
Sheldon has been the co-founder of four startups—the first a software consulting firm (CCT) in his college dorm room (with Glenn Ricart). Since then he was the first Chief Information officer of PriceWaterhouse, the Chief Technology Officer of Novell, the co-founder of USWeb, the co-founder of CenterBeam, and the Chief Innovation Officer of PricewaterhouseCoopers. He lives with his wife and a pair of loving beagles in Silicon Valley, California.
Artkick brings endless art streaming free to anyone with an internet connected TV. The images you love appear on your wall easily and instantly. Information and content on the art you view is visible on your smartphone or tablet, allowing you to learn more about art every day.Robot Turtles - Board Game Teaches Kids To Think Code
January 30, 2014 09:21 PM PST
The Nerd Stalker Show - Inception Screens
January 22, 2014 07:24 PM PST
Picks of the Week:
Biometric headset increases game difficulty for angry players bit.ly/1eooxpr (Stuart Robards | Gizmag)
"70,000 healthcare.gov records hacked" claim turns out to be Google results http://bit.ly/1cSV7Mj (Rob Beschizza | Boing Boing)
Tips of the Week:
GluePrintTurn any mockup into a floating guide, and visually align pixels with ease. http://glueprintapp.com/
1/31-2/2 3D Printer World Expo http://www.3dprinterworldexpo.com/
January 16, 2014 08:12 PM PST
Hey makers, there's another event to satisfy your palettes. The 3D Printer World Expo is coming January 31 through February 1 in Burbank, California. So much happening in the 3D printing world - cells, houses, and Jello. We interview Joe Micallef, Education Director for the first 3D Printer World, on what to expect at the 3D Printer World Expo.Startup Blog Insights - Top 5 Wrap-up for 2013
December 31, 2013 06:27 PM PST
Happy New Year everyone. We wrap a great year of Startup Blog Insights for 2013 with a Best of Startup Blog with Taffy Williams, Examiner.com writer and entrepreneur. We do a deep dive on the top five blogs of 2013. Listen or watch Taffy as he shares some stories around each blog.A Pre-Paid Sim Card Solves Your Traveling and Security Headaches
December 31, 2013 06:12 PM PST
Traveling to the US and want to avoid high roaming rates. Ready SIM recently announced the release of new Data Only plans designed for travelers to the U.S. or anyone in America that needs short-term data access for their unlocked smartphone, tablet or hotspot. Available on a self-activating SIM Card, the Data Only plan allows people to use a nation-wide 4G data network without signing a contract or providing any personal information. Wow! We talk with Emir Aboulhosn, CEO of Ready Sim about this new plan.The Nerd Stalker Show
December 10, 2013 11:50 PM PST
This Week’s Nerd Stalker Picks:
Yahoo Tells SEC: 31% Of Our Revenue Comes From Microsoft (Danny Sullivan/Search Engine Land) http://bit.ly/18AUaKC
Meet the pitcher: HOT Smartwatch CEO @Shariq_Hamid pitches on 12.11 at sfnt ow.ly/rwnea (SocialGreg/Nerd Stalker)
Yahoo acquires QuikIO, yet another startup to add to its video team (Hamish McKenzie/PandoDaily) http://bit.ly/18ATaWT
Ubuntu Touch OS wins its first smartphone partner (Steven Shankland/CNET) http://buff.ly/18lhePG
Microsoft may finally bring back full Start menu with Windows 8.2 http://bit.ly/19eUW0D
The Pirate Bay (Domain) Flees To A Volcanic Island (Luke Plunkett/Kotaku) http://buff.ly/18lho9I
"Meet Kubo, The Crowdfunded Electric Cargo Scooter Made By Lit Motors" (Colleen Taylor/TechCrunch) feedly.com/k/1hLoOWS
The 9 best-selling smartphones in Japan are all iPhones http://bit.ly/1f4FN28
Zackees: Bicyclist's Safety Just Went Up a Couple of Notches nerdstalker.com/2013/12/zackee… (SocialGreg/Nerd Stalker)
Join Santa and his elves in the countdown to Christmas Eve http://bit.ly/1gTSE8D
Tips of the Week:
Shim Browser Testing Tool http://bit.ly/18AUvgm
"Here's Everywhere You Should Enable Two-Factor Authentication Right Now" (Whitson Taylor/Lifehacker) feedly.com/k/NV5Sb0
12/11 - SF New Tech - End of Year Event http://bit.ly/1gYtt55
12/18 - SF New Tech - Festive Fundraiser http://bit.ly/1kxZEbg
3/9-13 - OFC 2014 Conference http://www.ofcconference.org/
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I started Nerd Stalker with a passion for all things tech, design and entrepreneurs with nothing more than a hand held video camera. I have been a systems administrator, front end developer, interaction designer, enterprise content management systems expert, search and web analytics point since the early 90's. I've worked with several bay area startups and enterprises and rode a few booms and busts. I wanted to present all of the amazing individuals that I am surrounded with in a no drama, irreverent, and real way. Nerd Stalker is now a collective of contributors who share this passion with a zeal. All of us do this for little to no money so that we can be part of something different, real, and special, will you join us by contributing a story or watching? We think the best of you will.
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