Tagged: CES

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is a trade show expo and conference that is put on by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA). CES normally happens the first weekend of January. It is one of the biggest expo shows that happens in Las Vegas, NV. CES is where new products will be shown off, but is also a place for products and companies looking for funding or partnerships.

Geekazine Fact about CES:

The TechPodcast Network has been covering CES for 6 years. Geekazine joined Todd Cochrane and Andy McCaskey in 2009. In 2011, Techpodcasts Live streamed CES at our booth. We created over 270 in-booth and remote interviews for the week.

iPad Apps for the Treadmill: Virtual Active, Fitbug

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 10:02 — 223.2MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSI took a challenge this month to walk 10,000 steps (which you can follow on twitter at #10000steps).  If it wasn’t for my treadmill I might have missed this mark. But walking on a treadmill can be annoyingly tedious. Therefore, I downloaded Virtual Active – Active Theory Inc. This app allows me to pull up a scene to walk or run. Once I choose my location, the app starts tracking your movement via camera to pace the video with your walk or...

Prompterous for iPad – OnStage U Mount for Musicians with iPads

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 9:24 — 100.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS During CES, Andy McCaskey turned me on to this application. Prompterous – Labotec turns your iPad into a teleprompter. With Prompterous you can type in text or bring it in from a text file up on your dropbox or Google Docs. Fix the font and spacing settings in the app – if you run a camera teleprompter system through your iPad then you can even reverse the text. Prompterous for iPad Prompterous has options to scroll through the text, slow it down,...

Griffin Studio Connect for iPad 9 Pin Connection

http://media.techpodcasts.com/geekazine/p/media.techpodcasts.com/ipad365/p/tpnmedia.tv/ces2013/CES-2013-JP-Griffin-Studio-Connect.mp4Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 6:31 — 121.9MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSAt CES I learned that Griffin got accepted as the first 3rd party device to use the 9-pin Lightning connection on the iPad. Their product – the studio connect – allows a user to dock in and connect USB devices, microphones or instruments (through the stereo input) to their iPads and record or just jam. The Griffin Studio Connect will be available this summer for $149. Check out the previous iPad app – Celluon Epic  

Behringer iStudio Turns iPad into Full Studio

http://media.techpodcasts.com/geekazine/p/media.techpodcasts.com/ipad365/p/tpnmedia.tv/ces2013/CES-2013-JP-Behringer-iStudio.mp4Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 6:25 — 127.7MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSContinued coverage of CES we have the Behringer iStudio – an attachment to the iPad that allows you to connect microphones, midi instruments and more. With a program like Garageband you can use the Behringer iStudio to record a music album, a podcast, mix audio for a small production and more. The iStudio was expected to be released in Q4 for 2012 but with some complications and the introduction with a 9-pin connector, Behringer will be releasing later this year for $199...

Griffin MicConnect – Attach your Favorite Microphone to iPad

http://media.techpodcasts.com/geekazine/p/media.techpodcasts.com/ipad365/p/tpnmedia.tv/ces2013/CES-2013-JP-Griffin-Mic-Connect.mp4Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 8:36 — 129.7MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSWhile at CES I got to see some great tech for your iPad. One item came from Griffin (Griffin Mic Connect) where you can attach any microphone to your iPad for recording. The best part: the MicConnect uses the 1/8 inch (3.5 mm) jack instead of messing with a 9 pin or 30 pin connector. The Griffin MicConnect is battery operated (AA batteries) and creates a phantom power of +48 so you can use a good condenser microphone on your rig. I...

Flick Golf on iPad – Worth Avenue Group Insurance

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 9:31 — 100.8MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSToday’s Friday game is Flick Golf – a fun and addictive golf game where you try to get the ball closest to the pin. You start on the first course and have a set amount of time to hit balls into the hole. 500 points if you get it in the inner circle, 400 points for the second ring, 300 and 200 points for the other rings. Get a hole-in-one and receive 1,000 points. Use backspin, foreward spin and curving to get...

YAPPbox: Create YAPP Invitation apps for iPad, iPhone

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 9:22 — 98.0MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSNormally I don’t highlight an iPhone app for the iPad. When it works well with the iPad I am more apt to talk about the app. That is the case with YAPP – a quick way to make sub-apps for the iOS system. The app system requires you to create the app through a PC web browser. You can give it a name, add some photos, put in the date of an event (or events) and associate a Twitter tag or profile...

Art Rage 3 for iPad

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:44 — 68.6MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSIf you are an artist, you might have been doing some drawing on your iPad. It’s a great way to practice without wasting materials. A couple years ago I saw this app at CES. Art Rage has been going strong since. The newest version – Art Rage 3 – allows you to paint in the style you prefer. Brush, marker, crayon and more. You can even mix and match styles. Roll out a background and airbrush a mountain. Use the brush to...

Chrome Browser for iPad – Power 2U USB Charger

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 8:01 — 88.8MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSI have played with all the browsers for iPad. The problem is, they start out being great, then I forget them because the default is Safari. While the problem hasn’t changed, I am compelled to come back to this one, simply because I know it. It’s the Google Chrome app for iOS. If you have used Chrome, then you have used this browser. It is a simple browser for your surfing needs. It looks and feels like Chrome desktop. You cannot ask...

Death Rally – Blue Mic Spark Digital – iPad365

Death Rally – Blue Mic Spark Digital – iPad365

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:42 — 66.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSIf you liked those movies where Jason Statham drove in a souped up car attacking other cars and trying to win the race, then this app is for you. It’s called Death Rally. You do one thing – win races by any means necessary. I downloaded this game and spent an hour racing the other cars. Your car has guns to shoot the others, and after each race, you get fixed up for the next one. You will even be offered new...