Geekazine Geek Smack! Review

Amazon Fire TV Stick vs. Fire TV: A Two TV Solution Under $200

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Jeffrey Powers

Madison, WI

Description: For the Geek in all of us

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Amazon Fire TV Stick vs. Fire TV: A Two TV Solution Under $200

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Earlier this year Amazon announced the FireTV – a competitor to the Roku and Apple TV. Doubling the specs of both devices, this became my goto choice for over the top television. Now, Amazon has come out with their lower cost version in the Fire TV Stick – mostly to compete with Chromecast and Roku Stick. This $40 device plugs right into your HDMI port in the TV, with a combined power USB cable which – depending on the TV you own – can be powered right through the USB port for a cord-free TV. Before we accellerate on the...(Visited 70 times, 1 visits today)

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Motorola Moto-X 2nd Generation with Bamboo Back

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Most of my phones that I've owned made mostly of plastic - From the Nokia 910 to the Razr, iPhone and even the Nexus 5 I currently own. If I ever wanted another texture, I would buy the case. But a phone with a wood back - Better yet, a Bamboo back? What a change in experience THAT is...

Taking the Amtrak Train: Walkthrough of the Roomette Sleeper Car

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Jennifer and I took a vacation to New York City. Instead of flying out, we did something a little more unorthodox in this day and age - took the train. From Chicago to New York City, we clacked around the Midwest and East coast with the Amtrak Cardinal line, coming home via the Amtrak Lakeshore. An...

HERO4 Black from GoPro: Record 4K or 1080p 120fps

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It's been an awesome time here in Vegas - I've been covering a conference and during the down time I've been playing with this - the GoPro HERO4 Black edition. This is the newest GoPro camera for live action recording...

Podcast Microphones: Audio-Technica ATR2100 vs. IK Multimedia iRig mic HD

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We have another podcast microphone showdown as I look at two USB podcast mics that you can use for recording audio. Audio-Technica's popular ATR2100 USB/XLR hybrid microphone and IK Multimedia's iRig Mic HD USB/iPad microphone. I have pitted the 2100 against the 2500 (http://www.geekazine.com/specia...

The Future of Terrestrial TV with ATSC 3.0 and FUTURECAST

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Last night I got to experience something just as amazing as the first television broadcast signal in 1928. Ultra HD content broadcast from a tower only a few miles away. With the new ATSC 3.0 format was a technology developed by LG and Zenith called FUTURECAST. I sat down and talked with industry pr...

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