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.

st1614: The Pokémon Go Phenomenon Explained

Pokemon is sweeping the globe … again.

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Have you seen more people than usual with heads down, wandering seemingly aimlessly all over town?  You are watching the world’s largest virtual reality game happen all around you.  In fact, more people have logged in to play at times than log into Twitter, the most logged into service, until now.  What is this all about.  Are you missing out on the time of your life or is it just a waste of time?  In this episode I explain Pokemon Go.

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st1613: How to save 20% or more on Gas Costs for your Car using Technology [Podcast]

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For Americans, this episode is being released during Independence Day Weekend.  This is a holiday where Americans have traditionally got into their cars and headed for the open road.  But, even with the recent dip in gas prices, driving can be an expensive proposition.  In this episode we look at the website and App, Gasbuddy and discover how it can help us save 20% or more on fuel costs by alerting us to the lowest gas prices in the area.

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Links from the show:

The difference between prices at Los Angeles gas stations can be huge – Whittier Daily News

GasBuddy Website

 

st1612: A Water Bottle that Fills Itself from the Air [Podcast]

Introducing Fontus

Imagine you are lost in the wilderness, no water…

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Now imagine that your water bottle could extract moisture from the air and make fresh drinking water for you?  Well that fantasy is a reality with the Fontus water bottle.  In this episode we introduce the product and tell you how it works.

Fontus Website

Fontus Indiegogo site