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Techstination: Your Destination for Gadgets and Gear



Your Destination for Gadgets and Gear



Published: Sat, 24 Feb 2018 00:05:09 PST

Last Build Date: Sat, 24 Feb 2018 00:05:09 PST

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Drive Sleek cradle designed to boost mobile reception

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 00:00:00 PST

Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear.   I’m Fred Fishkin.   Wilson Electronics is a name that dates back to the days of CB radios.   Today…the company is still helping drivers stay connected…using technology to boost cell phone signals.   The latest is a cradle called Drive Sleek.   Chief...


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DFNDR app for Android security

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 00:00:00 PST

Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear.   I’m Fred Fishkin.   Security and more for your mobile devices.   PSafe is the maker of DFNDR….an app designed to keep your Android phone more secure and helps you manage memory and storage.  CO-founder and CEO Marco DeMello…“You install it for free...


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Making your car more connected: Klashwerks' Raven

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 00:00:00 PST

Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear.   I’m Fred Fishkin.    Making your car more connected.    That’s the goal of a company called Klashwerks…which has developed a solution called Raven.    What does it do?   It has a built in LTE connection…plugs into the ODB computer port of your car...


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NASA's Globe Observer lets you pitch in with Citizen Science

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 00:00:00 PST

 Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear.   I’m Fred Fishkin.    Want to do some work with NASA?     The agency has a citizen science program called Globe Observer that allows everyday people to participate in the monitoring environmental conditions.    Coordinator Holli Kohl…“So you can...


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Googling along with the Winter Olympics

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 00:00:00 PST

Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear.   I’m Fred Fishkin.     Using tech to add to your Olympics viewing experience.     If you’re a fan of virtual reality…and 360 degree video….NBC Sports has apps for iOS and Android that will let you stream VR content from the Winter games.   For the...


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Using tech to save lives.. Project Lifesaver

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:00:00 PST

Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear.   I’m Fred Fishkin.      Using technology to keep track of people who are at risk.    Project Lifesaver was created nearly 20 years ago …originating at the Chesapeake, Virginia Sheriff’s Office.   Today…it is being used in many communities around...


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Monster tells consumers... You deserve better

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 00:00:00 PST

Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear.   I’m Fred Fishkin.    Monster has been a well known name in the world of consumer electronics for years and the company used this year’s Super Bowl to try to become even more well known.    Found Noel Lee joined the elite ranks of companies that...


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The coming era of self driving cars

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 00:00:00 PST

Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear.   I’m Fred Fishkin.    Whether you love the idea….or fear it….the era of self driving cars is coming closer and closer.    Google’s Waymo has plans to rapidly expand its fleet ….ordering thousands of self driving mini vans from Fiat Chrysler….and...


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Build your own computer for kids: Piper Computer kit

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 00:00:00 PST

Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear.   I’m Fred Fishkin.    Tools and toys to help kids learn to code are everywhere these days.    One of my favorites has been the Piper Computer kit…that first lets kids build their own computer….and then learn to code with it and a whole lot more...


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HumanCode's BabyGlimpse DNA kit to show likely baby traits

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 00:00:00 PST

Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear.   I’m Fred Fishkin.      HumanCode has come up with an interesting and fun spin on home DNA sampling.  Maybe perfect for Valentine’s Day.   A service called BABYGlimpse allows couples to send in saliva samples and get a preview on what the hereditary...


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Techie gifts for Valentines

Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 PST

Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear.   I’m Fred Fishkin.     A couple of techie gift ideas for your Valentine.   Volt Heated Clothing is out with a stylish new Radiant Heated Jacket powered by a standard five volt USB power bank.    It works well to help keep you warm for hours in the...


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Unistellar reimagines telescope with innovative eVscope

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 00:00:00 PST

Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear.   I’m Fred Fishkin.   Some new technology for exploring the night sky.    Unistellar Optics captured an innovation award at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show for the eVscope telescope.   Chief Scientific Officer Franck Marchis…says the idea is...


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uGrow digital parenting app tracks health records and more

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 00:00:00 PST

Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear.   I’m Fred Fishkin.   Philips is bringing some new capabilities to its app to help new moms and dads with their infants.   It’s part of the company’s effort to focus on healthcare technology.   The uGrow  app is a great example.   Senior Vice President...


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McAfee partners with D-Link for router security, enters ID protection space.

Tue, 06 Feb 2018 00:00:00 PST

Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear.   I’m Fred Fishkin.    McAfee has partnered with D-Link on a home router offering built in security for all of your connected devices.    McAfee chief consumer security evangelist Gary Davis…says the new AC2600 WiFi router eliminates the need for...


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Honeywell unveils Smart Home Security System

Mon, 05 Feb 2018 00:00:00 PST

Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear.   I’m Fred Fishkin.    A smart home security system from Honeywell designed for do it yourselfers.   It’s an all in one  gadget…with Amazon Alexa enabled….that looks much like a Bluetooth speaker.  Honeywell Connect Home VP Scott Harkins…“It has a...


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Netflix becomes 100 billion dollar company...a look back

Fri, 02 Feb 2018 00:00:00 PST

Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear.   I’m Fred Fishkin.    How time flies…when you’re binge watching the latest hit series from Netflix.     The company last month reaching the rarified air territory of 100 billion dollars in value….it’s time to look back.   Seventeen years ago this...


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Google adds audio books to smart speakers and more

Thu, 01 Feb 2018 00:00:00 PST

Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear.   I’m Fred Fishkin.    Google is continuing to play catch up with Amazon when it comes to smart speakers.    Google’s LaToya Drake says the company has now added audiobooks…through the Google Play Books app…“So these devices don’t just give us the...


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