A recap of the highlights from the Consumer Electronics Show held in Las Vegas last week. Why nerds make better parents. Minecraft as a educational tool in schools? And the White House with a response that would make George Lucas proud.

Hosts: John Kresic, Tom Kresic, Mike Kresic

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Mobile App of the Week:

  • App Gratis. One free app offer per day that would normally be a paid app. Kinda like Groupon for apps. Offer is good only for the day. (thanks to Violet for sharing this app suggestion on our Facebook page!)


Nerd News:


This Week in Nerd History:

  • January 13, 1910 – The first public radio broadcast takes place; a live performance of the opera Cavalleria rusticana is sent out over the airwaves from the Metropolitan Opera House in New York, New York.

  • January 13, 1942 – World War II: First use of an aircraft ejection seat by a German test pilot in a Heinkel He 280 jet fighter.

  • January 12, 1957 – PIXAR’s John Lasseter is born

  • January 15, 1967 – The first Super Bowl is played in Los Angeles, California. The Green Bay Packers defeat the Kansas City Chiefs 35–10.

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