st1619: How to Unlock a Padlock without a Key or a Combination

Master Lock Bluetooth Keyless Padlock 4400 Series Review

It seems like we are using bluetooth for everything today.  How about unlocking a padlock?  Master Lock has released the 4400 series of padlocks which know when you are near and authorized to open the lock and let you gain access without a physical key.  But what happens when the battery fails or what happens if you don’t have your phone?  We answer those questions and more in this episode.

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st1618: Tappecue-The Next Generation of Digital Thermometers is Here! [Podcast]

My newest favorite digital thermometer is called the Tappecue.  It has 4 independent ports and will report moment by moment temperatures to my iPhone or Android over the internet.  Yes, I can now start something cooking or smoking, leave my house, and monitor my cook from anywhere I need to go.  This is cool! Learn all about it in this episode.

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st1617: Google Duo – Is it Android’s answer to Apple’s FaceTime? [Podcast]

Google Duo is Google's new cross platform video chat app

Google introduced  a new free service and they call it Duo.

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It is a simple yet effective phone to phone video call app and works much like Apple’s FaceTime.  Although there are similarities, there are also some differences.  Is this something you should download and try?  We answer that question and others in this episode.

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st1616: iOS 10’s Coolest New Features Explained [Podcast]

It’s that time of year again.  Apple is on the verge of releasing it’s newest version of their iOS software for iPhones and iPads.

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We should have a fully functional release sometime during September 2016.  Apple has already released the software as a beta and so we know most of the new features.  Some of them are truly innovative and some of them try and catch up with Android.  Is it worth the hype?  You be the judge as we cover the 10 coolest new features in iOS 10.

st1615: 13 Inventions for Ridiculously Lazy People [Podcast]

Are you so lazy that you put a snooze button on your smoke alarm? Or do you have a friend to buy gifts for that falls into that category? Then this show is for you. We explore 13 inventions for ridiculously lazy people. Yes folks, when technology works with us to help us die young!

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13 Inventions for Ridiculously Lazy People

These pants

These pants

For those times you don’t feel like taking your phone out of your pockets.

The Go Plate

The Go Plate

No more trying to balance a plate in one hand and a beer in the other.

This transparent toaster

This transparent toaster

Never again will you have to guess whether your toast is toasted enough.

LAZY-HANDS Phone Grip

LAZY-HANDS Phone Grip

Holding onto things is hard. Now it doesn’t have to be.

Desktop Bed Lazy Bracket Mobile Stand

Desktop Bed Lazy Bracket Mobile Stand

This will make watching Netflix in bed that much easier.

 

This juice pourer

This juice pourer

Full jugs of juice are heavy. And lifting heavy things is hard.

Motorized ice cream cone

Motorized ice cream cone

Eating ice cream can be such a chore. This will help lighten the load.

Butter stick

Butter stick

Because using a butter knife is just way too difficult.

The cooler scooter

The cooler scooter

Actually, this is really amazing.

Automatic Pancake Maker

Automatic Pancake Maker

It’s like an Easy Bake Oven for adults. Apparently it can make pancakes in as little as 30 seconds. Yes please.

Self-Stirring Mug

Self-Stirring Mug

Finally, something that will do the tough task of stirring for me.

Motorized Spin the Bottle

Motorized Spin the Bottle

Kids these days.

The Clapper

The Clapper

The classic lazy person’s invention.