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Techstination is “Your Destination for Gadgets and Gear”. We do interviews and daily reports on all the latest in consumer tech! New content every Monday through Friday.


Techstination Week July 19
Jul 19 • 1 min
Techstination interview: Techstination Week July 19
Zoom grows online conferencing solutions for customers big and small: Products Head Oded Gal
Jul 19 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Consumers and businesses have lots of options when it comes to face to face communications using phones, tablets and computers. Zoom Video Communications has been able to bring all of…
Hasselblad commemorates NASA role with special edition camera: On The Moon Since 1969
Jul 18 • 8 min
Techstination interview: Hasselblad commemorates NASA role with special edition camera: On The Moon Since 1969
Inseego delivers first MiFi 5G hotspot for Verizon: CMO Ashish Sharma
Jul 18 • 10 min
Techstination interview: Inseego delivers first MiFi 5G hotspot for Verizon: CMO Ashish Sharma
Google Nest aims to create more secure smart home
Jul 18 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Google is aiming to create less consumer confusion when it comes to its smart home products by integrating under Google Nest umbrella. And the company caused quite a stir with the…
Indigo Tech changing mobility with in-wheel Traction T1 Propulsion: CEO Brian Hemond
Jul 17 • 16 min
Techstination interview: Indigo Tech changing mobility with in-wheel Traction T1 Propulsion: CEO Brian Hemond
Photographing the Oregon coast: the latest guide from photographer/author Rick Sammon
Jul 17 • 13 min
Techstination interview: Photographing the Oregon coast: the latest guide from photographer/author Rick Sammon
Como Audio’s new turntable and Google Assistant stereo speakers: Founder Tom DeVesto
Jul 17 • 9 min
Techstination interview: Como Audio’s new turntable and Google Assistant stereo speakers: Founder Tom DeVesto
Dynatrap battles mosquitoes & more without chemicals
Jul 17 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Tech to help de-bug your deck or patio. Dynatrap is designed to help you deal with mosquitoes, yellow jackets and other pesky insects without using chemicals or attracting beneficial…
CTA says U.S. consumer tech sales will top $400 billion this year
Jul 16 • 13 min
Techstination interview: CTA says U.S. consumer tech sales will top $400 billion this year
Sony unveils Alpha a7r IV: full NY press event
Jul 16 • 32 min
Techstination interview: Sony unveils Alpha a7r IV: full NY press event
A robotic trash can that changes bags? Knectek Labs’ Townew
Jul 16 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. So just how cool can a trash can be? A company called Knectek Labs plans to ship the Townew trash can in September that is about as cool as it gets. CEO Jordan Pan…“It’s the first…
New Smart Cam arrives from Ooma. The features?: Communications head Mike Langberg
Jul 15 • 4 min
Techstination interview: New Smart Cam arrives from Ooma. The features?: Communications head Mike Langberg
MyCharge adding solar portable charger and more: Marketing Coor. Alecia Zack
Jul 15 • 5 min
Techstination interview: MyCharge adding solar portable charger and more: Marketing Coor. Alecia Zack
Optoma NuForce Be Free6 earphones offer flexible listening
Jul 15 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Optoma NuForce Be Free6 earphones offer flexible listening
Lutron’s Aurora Smart Bulb Dimmer for Philips Hue adds convenience & more
Jul 15 • 7 min
Techstination interview: Lutron’s Aurora Smart Bulb Dimmer for Philips Hue adds convenience & more
Piper updates computer building and coding for kids
Jul 15 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Building a working computer and learning to code with it may sound like a lot for kids as young as seven to take on, but Piper Computer has been making that possible with its fun…
Techstination Week July 12
Jul 12 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Techstination Week July 12
Computer storage is evolving
Jul 12 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Computer storage has been evolving….from traditional hard drives with spinning disks, to solid state drives using SATA connections or SSDs….and now to what are called PCIe NVME…
Phoozy out with thermal capsule protection for iPads & MacBooks: Founder Kevin Conway
Jul 11 • 9 min
Techstination interview: Phoozy out with thermal capsule protection for iPads & MacBooks: Founder Kevin Conway
Entrepreneurs eye online CBD marketing: CBD Essence Founder Don Ballou
Jul 11 • 7 min
Techstination interview: Entrepreneurs eye online CBD marketing: CBD Essence Founder Don Ballou
Keeping your screen clean: Hans-swipe CEO Scott Bushaw
Jul 11 • 8 min
Techstination interview: Keeping your screen clean: Hans-swipe CEO Scott Bushaw
Singing Machine partners with CBS for Carpool Karaoke The Mic
Jul 11 • 8 min
Techstination interview: Singing Machine partners with CBS for Carpool Karaoke The Mic
Countable online political discourse site designed to inform
Jul 11 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. When it comes to politics…it is easy to get overwhelmed with information and often misinformation. A Web site called Countable.us aims to cut through much of the clutter …giving users…
Lifeshield DIY home security adds video doorbell: Chief Product Officer Doug Bellenger
Jul 10 • 6 min
Techstination interview: Lifeshield DIY home security adds video doorbell: Chief Product Officer Doug Bellenger
Oofos engineers more comfort for your feet with proprietary foam
Jul 10 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Oofos…spelled o o f o s….is a company that is in the business of using innovative materials to relieve the stress on your feet. The company has been expanding its line of…
Gift cards don’t have to be impersonal: GiftCards.com Girlfriend Shelley Hunter
Jul 9 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Gift cards don’t have to be impersonal: GiftCards.com Girlfriend Shelley Hunter
Akervall’s SISU Sense smart mouthguard
Jul 9 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. . A mouthguard that pairs with an app to help detect head injuries. Akervall Technologies has become a leading maker of custom fit mouthguards used by a wide range of consumers and…
At Airstream more tech & smaller sizes have become big things: COO Justin Humphreys
Jul 8 • 19 min
Techstination interview: At Airstream more tech & smaller sizes have become big things: COO Justin Humphreys
Mixcder HD901 headphones comfortable on ears and on wallet: Mktg Mgr. Nydia Zhang
Jul 8 • 7 min
Techstination interview: Mixcder HD901 headphones comfortable on ears and on wallet: Mktg Mgr. Nydia Zhang
Technaxx TX-100 vehicle alarm & USB charger: CEO Pascal Pekcan
Jul 8 • 9 min
Techstination interview: Technaxx TX-100 vehicle alarm & USB charger: CEO Pascal Pekcan
Anker grows Eufy home security line with focus on privacy
Jul 8 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. The folks at Anker have branched out into home security with the EufyCam and now a video doorbell…designed to offer privacy along with security. Anker’s Bryan Saxton…“Basically, this…
Techstination Week July 5
Jul 5 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Techstination Week July 5
New capsule machine for making perfect cocktails: Bartesian’s Brooke Withers
Jul 5 • 4 min
Techstination interview: New capsule machine for making perfect cocktails: Bartesian’s Brooke Withers
Former astronaut Mike Massimino promotes Cookies in Space!
Jul 5 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. He teaches at Columbia University, has done some acting, flew on two shuttle missions as an astronaut at NASA, was the first person to tweet from space…and now Mike Massimino is…
Astronaut’s better controller for drones: Fluidity Technologies CEO Scott Parazynski
Jul 4 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Astronaut’s better controller for drones: Fluidity Technologies CEO Scott Parazynski
DJI aims new RoboMaster S1 robot at education and fun
Jul 4 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Leading drone maker DJI is branching out again. This time, the company is jumping into educational technology with the RoboMaster S1…designed to teach some of the fun and…
Lenovo impresses with Smart Clock with Google Assistant
Jul 3 • 4 min
Techstination interview: Lenovo impresses with Smart Clock with Google Assistant
Asus brings innovative ScreenPad to more notebook PCs
Jul 3 • 8 min
Techstination interview: Asus brings innovative ScreenPad to more notebook PCs
After family loss Hong Kong entrepreneur tackles elder care with camera and app
Jul 3 • 6 min
Techstination interview: After family loss Hong Kong entrepreneur tackles elder care with camera and app
Austere home theater accessory brand arriving from CE leader Deena Ghazarian
Jul 3 • 16 min
Techstination interview: Austere home theater accessory brand arriving from CE leader Deena Ghazarian
SimpleSENCE lead and freeze detectors offer protection without additional hub
Jul 3 • 1 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Detecting water leaks or freezes in your home early…can save you a lot of headaches…and money. SimpleSence….spelled with a CE on the end is out with detectors that are designed for…
Fender brings back classic guitar sounds and styles with new Vintera Series
Jul 2 • 9 min
Techstination interview: Fender brings back classic guitar sounds and styles with new Vintera Series
Battling mosquitoes without harmful chemicals: Dynatrap Sales & Mktg. Dir. Julia Wallace
Jul 2 • 10 min
Techstination interview: Battling mosquitoes without harmful chemicals: Dynatrap Sales & Mktg. Dir. Julia Wallace
A time lapse camera that’s rugged and versatile
Jul 2 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. You’ve no doubt seen how interesting and entertaining time lapse photography can be. And the folks at TimeLapseCameras.com are making it simple. We’ve just begun testing out a camera…
National Cord Cutting Day?: Amazon’s Delaney Simmons
Jul 1 • 8 min
Techstination interview: National Cord Cutting Day?: Amazon’s Delaney Simmons
Nextbase brings Series 2 Dashcam to U.S.
Jul 1 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Nextbase, a leading dash cam maker in Europe, is pushing into the U.S. market with its Series 2 line…that is compact and can offer families peace of mind with features like emergency…
Techstination Week June 28
Jun 28 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Techstination Week June 28
Waiting for true 5G? You’ll need patience.
Jun 28 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Some of the first 5G capable mobile devices have been arriving….but in reality…we’re going to have to be patient when it comes to the 5G promise of super fast networking everywhere.…
Hamilton Beach brewing up connected coffee maker: Test Kitchen Mgr. Pat Schweitzer
Jun 27 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Hamilton Beach brewing up connected coffee maker: Test Kitchen Mgr. Pat Schweitzer
Amber’s secure personal cloud: CEO Dr. Pantas Sutardja & CMO Carlos Rodriguez
Jun 27 • 7 min
Techstination interview: Amber’s secure personal cloud: CEO Dr. Pantas Sutardja & CMO Carlos Rodriguez
Something new from Philips Hue: Bluetooth Mktg. Dir. Mike Deschamps
Jun 27 • 7 min
Techstination interview: Something new from Philips Hue: Bluetooth Mktg. Dir. Mike Deschamps
Logitech’s Zone Wireless brings versatility to desk communications and more
Jun 27 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. With noise cancellation, wireless charging and comfort designed for all day wear… Logitech has created a winning solution for those of us who use headphones for communications and…
Countable online political discourse site ready for first debate: COO Paul Stich
Jun 26 • 9 min
Techstination interview: Countable online political discourse site ready for first debate: COO Paul Stich
Are SATA SSDs on the way out? Kingston Technology’s David Leong
Jun 26 • 6 min
Techstination interview: Are SATA SSDs on the way out? Kingston Technology’s David Leong
Designing a backpack bathroom: InstaPrivy founder Paul Mangum
Jun 26 • 7 min
Techstination interview: Designing a backpack bathroom: InstaPrivy founder Paul Mangum
Westinghouse unveils new line up of affordable Roku TVs: Senior VP Brett Hunt
Jun 26 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Westinghouse unveils new line up of affordable Roku TVs: Senior VP Brett Hunt
Cleanfeed enables easy, affordable, high quality recording & communications
Jun 26 • 7 min
Techstination interview: Cleanfeed enables easy, affordable, high quality recording & communications
Oofos engineers more comfort for your feet with proprietary foam: Jackie Cunniff
Jun 26 • 3 min
Techstination interview: Oofos engineers more comfort for your feet with proprietary foam: Jackie Cunniff
FiTech SH50 Smart Riding Helmet designed for communications & safety
Jun 26 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. FiTech Sports Technology is out with the SH50 bike helmet….designed for safety and smarts. It connects to your smart phone to add communications, entertainment and safety…
Piper’s new computer and coding for kids: Chief Academic Officer Melissa Belardi
Jun 25 • 4 min
Techstination interview: Piper’s new computer and coding for kids: Chief Academic Officer Melissa Belardi
Zoom grows online conferencing solutions: Products Head Oded Gal
Jun 25 • 11 min
Techstination interview: Zoom grows online conferencing solutions: Products Head Oded Gal
Pioneer brings Apple Car Play and Android Auto & more to older vehicles
Jun 25 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Older cars don’t have to be left behind when it comes to new technology. We took a 19 year old Honda Accord…and brought it up to date with touch screen navigation and entertainment……
Townew Trash Can seals and changes the bags for you:Knectek Labs CEO Jordan Pan
Jun 24 • 7 min
Techstination interview: Townew Trash Can seals and changes the bags for you:Knectek Labs CEO Jordan Pan
Fresh baked cookies in space?: Former astronaut Mike Massimino
Jun 24 • 7 min
Techstination interview: Fresh baked cookies in space?: Former astronaut Mike Massimino
What consumers should know about Google Nest: Sr. Prod. Dir. Michelle Turner
Jun 24 • 20 min
Techstination interview: What consumers should know about Google Nest: Sr. Prod. Dir. Michelle Turner
Staying safe online during summer travel
Jun 24 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. If you have summer travel plans, the National Cyber Security Alliance is offering some tips on how to stay safer on the road. Chief Operating Officer Tiffany Schoenike says first on…
Techstination Week June 21
Jun 21 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Techstination Week June 21
Tempurpedic’s designs cooling Tempur Breeze mattress tech
Jun 21 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Designing a bed to keep you cool. The folks at Tempur-pedic are out with the Tempur-Breeze line that uses a cooling cover and layers design to draw heat away from the body. Director…
Kids can learn coding over the summer with help from Google
Jun 20 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. It’s that time of year when the kids are home from school for the summer…and Google is offering up some help to keep them occupied when they are indoors….or planning family travel.…
DTS Play-Fi growing partnerships & capabilities: GM Dannie Lau
Jun 19 • 11 min
Techstination interview: DTS Play-Fi growing partnerships & capabilities: GM Dannie Lau
Fall detection without a wearable or pendant: Walabot Mktg. Dir. Malcolm Berman
Jun 19 • 13 min
Techstination interview: Fall detection without a wearable or pendant: Walabot Mktg. Dir. Malcolm Berman
Coolpad Legacy phone brings some big features at a small price
Jun 19 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Coolpad is looking to take a bigger share of the U.S. market with family friendly and affordable devices. The company’s new Legacy smartphone…features a big screen and battery to get…
Anker grows Eufy home security line with focus on privacy
Jun 18 • 10 min
Techstination interview: Anker grows Eufy home security line with focus on privacy
Xfinity survey finds many would rather go without water than WiFi
Jun 18 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. How much does your home Internet connection mean to you? The folks at Comcast Xfinity commissioned a survey that found nearly a third of adults said it would be more difficult to live…
Microsoft reveals more about Project Scarlett
Jun 17 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Here comes Project Scarlett. That’s the code name for the next generation video game console from Microsoft. And at the big E3 video game industry gathering…the company touted 8K…
DJI aims new RoboMaster S! robot at education and fun
Jun 14 • 8 min
Techstination interview: DJI aims new RoboMaster S! robot at education and fun
Techstination Week June 14
Jun 14 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Techstination Week June 14
iRobot unveils most advanced robot vacuum and mop that can work together
Jun 14 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. The latest robotic cleaners from iRobot are not only more powerful than ever…they are also smarter. Just out are the Roomba s9+ with Clean Base automatic dirt disposal….and the Braava…
Waiting for 5G? You’ll need patience: Vertical Bridge co-founder Bernard Borghei
Jun 13 • 15 min
Techstination interview: Waiting for 5G? You’ll need patience: Vertical Bridge co-founder Bernard Borghei
What’s different about SimpleSENCE freeze and leak detectors?: CEO Joe Alfrey
Jun 13 • 5 min
Techstination interview: What’s different about SimpleSENCE freeze and leak detectors?: CEO Joe Alfrey
DJI to add aircraft warning sensors to consumer drones
Jun 13 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Leading drone maker DJI is taking a big step when it comes to safety. Beginning next year, all new consumer drones that it sells…weighing over half a pound or so….will be equipped…
Versatile Afidus ATL 200 arrives at TimeLapseCameras.com: co-founder Josh Banks
Jun 12 • 11 min
Techstination interview: Versatile Afidus ATL 200 arrives at TimeLapseCameras.com: co-founder Josh Banks
Travel safety tips from National Cyber Security Alliance: COO Tiffany Schoenike
Jun 12 • 8 min
Techstination interview: Travel safety tips from National Cyber Security Alliance: COO Tiffany Schoenike
Nowa Superbe hybrid watch blends tech with French style
Jun 12 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. A smart watch designed with French style. Nowa watches have a classic look…with traditional dress watch styling…and quartz analog movements. But when paired with a smart phone…it has…
Traeger adds app control to latest pellet grills
Jun 11 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. The folks at Traeger…who invented pellet grilling have added some new connected features to some of their newest models. They call it WiFire….allowing the grills to connect to your…
SkyTrak brings high tech analysis home for golfers
Jun 10 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Shopping for a golfer….or maybe yourself? The latest tech from SkyTrak can help to improve accuracy…by providing detailed data. The in home SkyTrak uses high speed cameras to capture…
Techstination Week June 7
Jun 7 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Techstination Week June 7
1MORE True Wireless in ear headphones arrive
Jun 7 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. 1More is a company that has been making a pretty big splash…delivering high quality headphones and earphones to consumers…at prices that have been much more affordable than some big…
Adobe’s Premiere Rush arrives on Android
Jun 6 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Love shooting video? Adobe’s Premiere Rush…which has been available on iOS and desktops for a little while now…has finally arrived on Android. At the outset only for certain handsets.…
Nextbase brings Series 2 Dashcam to U.S.: VP Dustin Allred
Jun 5 • 12 min
Techstination interview: Nextbase brings Series 2 Dashcam to U.S.: VP Dustin Allred
Worx provides inside and outside tool flexibility with 20 volt Power Share system
Jun 5 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Father’s Day is on the way and the folks at Worx are out with some new tools…for outside and in…that use the latest 20 volt Power Share battery system…from the GT Evolution trimmer…
Naviator drone goes from air to underwater
Jun 4 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. The future is looking up for the Naviator. Actually, it is looking down too. The Naviator is a drone developed by a team at Rutgers University School of Engineering led by Professor…
Wiiv creates app for custom sandals and insoles
Jun 3 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Using an app to create custom footwear. A company called Wiivv uses an app to let you design and buy custom insoles and sandals. General Manager Aron Tremble…“So we exist because…
Techstination Week May 31
May 31 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Techstination Week May 31
Which states have the fastest Internet? The slowest?
May 31 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. While the U.S. may not be keeping up with Internet speeds in countries like South Korea…some states are better than others. At HighSpeedInternet.com, senior researcher Victoria…
3Doodler partners with Office Depot for education kits: CEO Daniel Cowen
May 30 • 10 min
Techstination interview: 3Doodler partners with Office Depot for education kits: CEO Daniel Cowen
FiTech SH50 Smart Riding Helmet designed for communications & safety
May 30 • 8 min
Techstination interview: FiTech SH50 Smart Riding Helmet designed for communications & safety
Helm Audio’s True Wireless Earbuds arrive
May 30 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. You don’t have to break the bank to get great sounding and good looking wireless Bluetooth ear buds. Helm Audio is out with their True Wireless Earbuds…available in black or white.…
Many in Xfinity survey on moving say they need Internet more than water
May 29 • 7 min
Techstination interview: Many in Xfinity survey on moving say they need Internet more than water
iRobot unveils most advanced robot vacuum and mop that can work together
May 29 • 9 min
Techstination interview: iRobot unveils most advanced robot vacuum and mop that can work together
Amazon expanding Delivery Service Partner Program with incentives
May 29 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Employees of Amazon who have been thinking about striking out on their own….are getting some help…from their current employer. Amazon is offering to fund up to ten thousand dollars in…
Hubitat Elevation adds security to smart homes
May 28 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Making a smart home a little less cloudy. Hubitat Elevation is the name of a hub designed to control smart home gear…without the need for some other company’s cloud. And that’s the…
Autonomous tech can mean mobility for all
May 27 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. What should the future of self driving transportation look like? Mobility for all was a key theme at Princeton University’s 3rd annual Smart Driving Car Summit. Whether you are…
Techstination Week May 24
May 24 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Techstination Week May 24
Thinkware’s Q800 Pro Dashcam arrives with safety features and more
May 24 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Thinkware is the leading dashcam maker in tech hungry South Korea…and the company is making inroads in the U.S. as well with full featured cameras can make driving safer…and sometimes…
SkyTrak brings high tech analysis home for golfers: Pres. Don Thorup
May 23 • 12 min
Techstination interview: SkyTrak brings high tech analysis home for golfers: Pres. Don Thorup
Garmin updates Forerunner watch series with 5 new models
May 23 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. If your shopping for dads and grads…who happen to be runners….Garmin has just updated the line of Forerunner watches…that combine great features with traditional watch styling.…
DJI to add aircraft warning sensors to consumer drones: Commun. Dir. Adam Lisberg
May 22 • 11 min
Techstination interview: DJI to add aircraft warning sensors to consumer drones: Commun. Dir. Adam Lisberg
Budget smartphone Coolpad Legacy offering big screen, battery life & more
May 22 • 7 min
Techstination interview: Budget smartphone Coolpad Legacy offering big screen, battery life & more
Caavo entertainment control system adds features
May 22 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. It was pretty impressive as a universal remote with voice control…but Caavo keeps getting better. The system consists of a small box that sits between your TV and the various sources…
Wiiv creates app for custom sandals and insoles: GM Aron Tremble
May 21 • 4 min
Techstination interview: Wiiv creates app for custom sandals and insoles: GM Aron Tremble
Adobe’s Premiere Rush arrives on Android: Emerging Products Dir. Steve Forde
May 21 • 8 min
Techstination interview: Adobe’s Premiere Rush arrives on Android: Emerging Products Dir. Steve Forde
Summer fun (and learning) for kids with help from Google
May 21 • 9 min
Techstination interview: Summer fun (and learning) for kids with help from Google
Veterans helping veterans through online Wagyu beef sales
May 21 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. With Memorial Day weekend on the horizon…KC Cattle Company….which has carved out a niche selling top quality Wagyu beef online…is donating a healthy chunk of ground beef sales this…
Nowa Superbe hybrid watch blends tech with French style: President Sebastien Druvent
May 20 • 13 min
Techstination interview: Nowa Superbe hybrid watch blends tech with French style: President Sebastien Druvent
Fracture’s better way to display your photos
May 20 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Spring is a great time for picture taking. Lots of family events and plenty of great opportunities outdoors. And when you want to show off those images, a company called Fracture…
Worx provides inside and outside tool flexibility with 20 volt Power Share system
May 20 • 12 min
Techstination interview: Worx provides inside and outside tool flexibility with 20 volt Power Share system
Techstination Week May 17
May 17 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Techstination Week May 17
Google shakes up smart phone industry with lower cost Pixel 3a
May 17 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Google is shaking up the smart phone industry with the introduction of the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL….with a price tag starting at 399 dollars. The move combined with some more…
1MORE True Wireless in ear headphones arrive: Sr. Brand Manager Tyler Runyon
May 16 • 7 min
Techstination interview: 1MORE True Wireless in ear headphones arrive: Sr. Brand Manager Tyler Runyon
SylvanSport blends design and tech into growing camper line
May 16 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Smart designs for the great outdoors. The folks at SylvanSport have been busy creating gadgets big and small. The Waylight is a walking stick with a built in LED knob on top….that you…
Otterbox Plus Pop combines best of both worlds
May 15 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. The pop up attachments that make holding a mobile phone more convenient and secure have won lots of fans. And the folks at Otterbox have now partnered with Pop Sockets to build those…
Tempurpedic’s designs cooling Tempur Breeze mattress tech: Marketing Dir. Jill Johnson
May 14 • 4 min
Techstination interview: Tempurpedic’s designs cooling Tempur Breeze mattress tech: Marketing Dir. Jill Johnson
Invitae offers more affordable medical genetic testing: Counselor Kate Lynch
May 14 • 4 min
Techstination interview: Invitae offers more affordable medical genetic testing: Counselor Kate Lynch
Cooluli brings versatility to portable cooling & warming
May 14 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. A company called Cooluli can make spring and summer road trips a lot more convenient with tech that can keep food and beverages cold…or warm. The Concord 20LDX…is nicely designed with…
Nautilus-Bowflex using AI to personalize workouts: Digital Innovation Mgr. Brendan Brown
May 13 • 4 min
Techstination interview: Nautilus-Bowflex using AI to personalize workouts: Digital Innovation Mgr. Brendan Brown
Connected air and water purifiers and more from Coway: Dir. Kevin Shim
May 13 • 6 min
Techstination interview: Connected air and water purifiers and more from Coway: Dir. Kevin Shim
Amazon expanding Delivery Service Partner Program with incentives
May 13 • 7 min
Techstination interview: Amazon expanding Delivery Service Partner Program with incentives
Technology playing big role for those living with Type 1 diabetes
May 13 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. About one and a quarter million Americans are living with type 1 diabetes and technology is playing a big role in helping to ease that burden with wearable insulin injection and…
Big plans for The Naviator air and underwater drone: Rutgers Prof. Javier Diez
May 11 • 9 min
Techstination interview: Big plans for The Naviator air and underwater drone: Rutgers Prof. Javier Diez
Techstination Week May 10
May 10 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Techstination Week May 10
What makes Samsung’s Galaxy S10+ a great flagship phone
May 10 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. It has been a pretty rough spring for Samsung with issues delaying the release of the Galaxy Fold. But the company’s S10 line of flagship devices is proving to be a winner. I’ve been…
Traeger adds app control to latest pellet grills: Marketing Dir. Chad Ward
May 9 • 9 min
Techstination interview: Traeger adds app control to latest pellet grills: Marketing Dir. Chad Ward
MPOWERD Luci Connect smart solar light & charger
May 9 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. The folks at mPowerd are out with a new solar powered lantern…that you can control from an app for colorful or subtle lighting. And the Luci Smart Solar Light can also charge your…
399 for a new Google Pixel? That and more from Google I/O 2019
May 8 • 8 min
Techstination interview: 399 for a new Google Pixel? That and more from Google I/O 2019
Which states have the fastest Internet?: High Speed Internet’s Victoria Merinda
May 8 • 8 min
Techstination interview: Which states have the fastest Internet?: High Speed Internet’s Victoria Merinda
Video game helps researchers determine Alzheimer’s risk
May 8 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Researchers in the U.K. have been using a video game to help determine whether people are at higher risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease. Dr. Michael Hornberger at the University…
GoSun Chill uses the sun to keep food cold all day and night: CEO Patrick Sherwin
May 7 • 12 min
Techstination interview: GoSun Chill uses the sun to keep food cold all day and night: CEO Patrick Sherwin
SkullCandy’s rugged Riff Wireless headphones
May 7 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. It’s outdoor season and the folks at SkullCandy are out with rugged new headphones designed for the trails and more. The Riff Wireless on ear headphone features impressive sound, for…
Combat vet turned Wagyu online entrepreneur: KC Cattle Co. founder Patrick Montgomery
May 6 • 10 min
Techstination interview: Combat vet turned Wagyu online entrepreneur: KC Cattle Co. founder Patrick Montgomery
Kohl’s making Amazon shopping more attractive
May 6 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Kohl’s has found an unusual approach to dealing with the Amazon behemoth. The brick and mortar retail chain is partnering with Amazon…allowing its stores to be used for easy returns…
Techstination Week May 3
May 3 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Techstination Week May 3
Plugo from PlayShifu brings AR to STEM learning for kids
May 3 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Combine augmented reality with physical magnetic blocks that become part of on screen fun….and you’ve got a very worthwhile educational toy called Plugo that can help kids learn…
Parental monitoring of what kids are watching & more: new on Caavo
May 2 • 10 min
Techstination interview: Parental monitoring of what kids are watching & more: new on Caavo
Leading South Korean dashcam maker Thinkware expands U.S. line-up
May 2 • 10 min
Techstination interview: Leading South Korean dashcam maker Thinkware expands U.S. line-up
Spring brings some tech truces
May 2 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Spring time has been the season of peace treaties in the tech world. And that should be good for us consumers. Apple and Qualcomm ended their long running patent battle…and among the…
Garmin updates Forerunner watch series with 5 new models: Prod. Mgr. Joe Heikes
May 1 • 21 min
Techstination interview: Garmin updates Forerunner watch series with 5 new models: Prod. Mgr. Joe Heikes
Upgrade that Mac with new SSD storage options from OWC
May 1 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Instead of buying a new Mac computer…often a more affordable option is to upgrade. Other World Computing has been helping Mac owners do that for years and now they are out with the…
Making music? Lugert Verlag offers PC help with Bandora & more
Apr 30 • 10 min
Techstination interview: Making music? Lugert Verlag offers PC help with Bandora & more
T-Mobile creates T-Mobile Money with no minimum, no fee checking
Apr 30 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. T-Mobile wants to be more than your mobile phone company. Not only is it branching out into home TV service…it is jumping into banking as well with T-Mobile Money. T-Mobile’s Director…
GEIO battling robots feature AR fun and more
Apr 29 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Battling robots have been made popular on TV…and while you may not be ready for a circular saw robot in the family room…GEIO has created a fun and safe alternative with it’s AR Battle…
Techstination Week April 26
Apr 26 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Techstination Week April 26
Artie 3000: a winning code teaching robot
Apr 26 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Kids love to draw…and they often love little robots. So a company called Educational Insights has created a winning educational toy called the Artie 3000…The Coding Robot. It’s…
Fracture’s better way to display your photos: CEO Abhi Lokesh
Apr 25 • 11 min
Techstination interview: Fracture’s better way to display your photos: CEO Abhi Lokesh
Como Audio’s Musica now works with Alexa. Founder Tom DeVesto on that and more.
Apr 25 • 15 min
Techstination interview: Como Audio’s Musica now works with Alexa. Founder Tom DeVesto on that and more.
SylvanSport blends design and tech into growing camper line: CEO Tom Dempsey
Apr 25 • 12 min
Techstination interview: SylvanSport blends design and tech into growing camper line: CEO Tom Dempsey
Learning guitar on your bucket list? Fender updates Fender Play.
Apr 25 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Chances are learning to play the guitar has been one of your long lost goals. Well, with online learning, maybe it’s time to get busy. The folks at Fender …have updated Fender…
MPOWERD Luci Connect smart solar light & charger. And the company is doing good.
Apr 24 • 15 min
Techstination interview: MPOWERD Luci Connect smart solar light & charger. And the company is doing good.
Tech making progress in type 1 diabetes battle: JDRF CEO Aaron Kowalski
Apr 24 • 13 min
Techstination interview: Tech making progress in type 1 diabetes battle: JDRF CEO Aaron Kowalski
Video game helps researchers determine Alzheimer’s risk: Dr. Michael Hornberger
Apr 24 • 9 min
Techstination interview: Video game helps researchers determine Alzheimer’s risk: Dr. Michael Hornberger
Call of Duty Endowment helping veterans
Apr 24 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. You probably know Call of Duty as one of the best selling video game franchises of all time with over 250 million copies sold. But with help from the company behind it, Activision…
Eastman helps make SkullCandy’s Riff Wireless headphones affordable & tough
Apr 23 • 13 min
Techstination interview: Eastman helps make SkullCandy’s Riff Wireless headphones affordable & tough
Cooluli brings versatility to portable cooling & warming: CEO Avi Kraminer
Apr 23 • 9 min
Techstination interview: Cooluli brings versatility to portable cooling & warming: CEO Avi Kraminer
Alien Skin Exposure 4.5 is out! What’s new?
Apr 23 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Digital photography is booming…since most of us are carrying around pretty good cameras built into our phones these days. But it is fun and worthwhile to take some of those images and…
Logitech Z606 affordable surround sound speaker system
Apr 22 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Looking for a basic surround sound speaker system? Logitech’s Z606 is a compact system with front, rear and center speakers along with a subwoofer…which the speakers are wired to… and…
Techstination Week April 19
Apr 19 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Techstination Week April 19
Fibaro sensors now work with SmartThings and more
Apr 19 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. A company called Fibaro has been making some top notch sensors and gear for smart homes…and a new updated Home Center app is designed to give users an easier way to control all of…
T-Mobile creates T-Mobile Money with no minimum, no fee checking
Apr 18 • 8 min
Techstination interview: T-Mobile creates T-Mobile Money with no minimum, no fee checking
Upgrade that Mac with new SSD storage options from OWC
Apr 18 • 9 min
Techstination interview: Upgrade that Mac with new SSD storage options from OWC
EyeQ acquires Athentech to grow AI in image editing
Apr 18 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. With the acquisition of Athentech…a software company best known for making it easy to improve photos with Perfectly Clear…EyeQ is poised to bring more artificial intelligence into the…
GoSun Stove coming Hybrid Solar & Electric Oven & more
Apr 17 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. The innovations at GoSun Stove are continuing. Founder Patrick Sherwin has built a company around the concept of using the sun’s energy to cook meals completely off grid…using…
T-Mobile succeeds with Team of Experts
Apr 16 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Giving credit where it is due. In August of last year, T-Mobile CEO John Legere unveiled his latest so called Un-carrier move. He called it the company’s new Team of Experts…“We find…
How does Jeff Bezos touch your world?
Apr 15 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. How is the richest man in the world…Jeff Bezos affecting your life? Not saying it’s necessarily a bad thing….just that it is a thing. Say…you wake up in the morning and check your…
Techstination Week April 12
Apr 12 • 4 min
Techstination interview: Techstination Week April 12
SportsArt Eco-Power fitness equipment designed to generate electricity
Apr 12 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Think you burn a lot of energy at the gym? Fitness equipment maker SportsArt is helping to make all of that energy useful…by turning it into electricity. That’s the concept behind the…
BioLite’s latest bright idea„HeadLamp 330
Apr 11 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Whether you love to bike or hike or camp….the need to see where you are going…and sometimes allow others to see you…can be crucial. The folks at BioLite…best known for their…
Learning guitar on your bucket list? Fender updates Fender Play.
Apr 10 • 12 min
Techstination interview: Learning guitar on your bucket list? Fender updates Fender Play.
Gaming leads to good- Call of Duty Endowment finds good jobs for veterans
Apr 10 • 13 min
Techstination interview: Gaming leads to good- Call of Duty Endowment finds good jobs for veterans
Artie 3000 code teaching robot from Educational Insights
Apr 10 • 7 min
Techstination interview: Artie 3000 code teaching robot from Educational Insights
Yamaha’s Silent Brass for musicians and budding musicians
Apr 10 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. When it comes to musical instruments and music education, Yamaha does some pretty amazing things. And one of those things is the use of technology to allow musicians and budding…
Guardian by Elexa automatically prevents water damage
Apr 9 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Water damage in your home can be a nightmare….and it happens all too often. There are something like 14 thousand water damage insurance claims filed per day. A high tech, easy install…
Click for Hue from RunLessWire adds convenience
Apr 8 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. I’ve been a fan of home automation and things like connected light bulbs for years. They really can make things more convenient when used with motion sensors or voice control. But…
Techstination Week April 5
Apr 5 • 4 min
Techstination interview: Techstination Week April 5
FNDN fpunder goes from paintball pro to heated clothing
Apr 5 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Travis Lemanski is a pretty well known name among serious Paintball players…and is co-founder of Infamous Paintball. But he is also the founder of FNDN…foundation….a company that is…
New GoSun innovations on way for solar cooking & cooling!: Founder Patrick Sherwin
Apr 4 • 12 min
Techstination interview: New GoSun innovations on way for solar cooking & cooling!: Founder Patrick Sherwin
EyeQ acquires Athentech to grow AI in image editing
Apr 4 • 8 min
Techstination interview: EyeQ acquires Athentech to grow AI in image editing
OWC Continues Growth and Expansion
Apr 4 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Other World Computing…or OWC…continues to innovate and grow. CEO Larry O’Connor recently announced the acquisition of high speed storage maker InXtron…and there have been others as…
Alien Skin Exposure 4.5 is out! What’s new? CEO Finley Lee
Apr 3 • 8 min
Techstination interview: Alien Skin Exposure 4.5 is out! What’s new? CEO Finley Lee
Fibaro sensors now work with SmartThings and more
Apr 3 • 12 min
Techstination interview: Fibaro sensors now work with SmartThings and more
With new partnership OtterBox adds some Pop!: Comm. Mgr. Kristen Tatti
Apr 3 • 8 min
Techstination interview: With new partnership OtterBox adds some Pop!: Comm. Mgr. Kristen Tatti
Plantronics and Polycom combine to form Poly
Apr 3 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Poly is the name of a new brand created by the purchase of Polycom by Plantronics. Chris Thorson is Senior Director of Product Marketing…“As we went and started to do the actual…
Amazon Future Engineers program provides computer science courses & more
Apr 2 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. A program called Amazon Future Engineer is aiming to make a big difference in the education of thousands of young people. What Amazon is doing is investing fifty million…
Apple wants to be your top choice for streaming TV
Apr 1 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. How do you stream TV and movies. However it is today…Apple is aiming to change that…or at least add to it with a new app that will be available on TVs…Roku and Amazon’s Fire TV. Apple…
Techstination Week March 29
Mar 29 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Techstination Week March 29
Google shaking up video game world with Stadia
Mar 29 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Google is shaking up the world of video games….unveiling Stadia…a cloud gaming platform that will turn just about any device running the Chrome browser…into a game machine. At this…
Wearables market growing, evolving: IDC
Mar 28 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. We are buying more and more smart wearable devices. IDC is out with a forecast that says the worldwide market for wearable devices…including wireless headphones with smart…
Pioneer jumping into telematics with rDrive & adding wireless NEX receivers
Mar 27 • 14 min
Techstination interview: Pioneer jumping into telematics with rDrive & adding wireless NEX receivers
BioLite’s HeadLamp 330 shines: Marketing Dir. Erica Rosen
Mar 27 • 10 min
Techstination interview: BioLite’s HeadLamp 330 shines: Marketing Dir. Erica Rosen
An Outdoor Sensor from Philips Hue
Mar 27 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. The Philips Hue brand has been a pioneer in connected lighting for the smart home and one of the newest additions to the line up is the Outdoor Sensor. It is a motion sensor that can…
More new iPads from Apple
Mar 26 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Apple says the Mini just got mightier. A new iPad Mini is on the way along with a new iPad Air. The designs are a bit of a throw back….with the once familiar white bezels….and even a…
Mobility for all …greatest promise of autonomous vehicles
Mar 25 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. When it comes to self driving vehicles….there’s an awful lot of confusion out there. A recent Triple A survey found nearly three quarters of us have a negative impression of self…
Techstination Week March 22
Mar 22 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Techstination Week March 22
Black Eye Pro Kit G4 lenses for mobile photos and video
Mar 22 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Camera quality is one of the biggest selling points of mobile phones today…and the improvements have been amazing. A company called Eye Caramba can help you step up your mobile…
RunLessWire Click for Hue a welcome addition: Pres. Jan Finlinson
Mar 21 • 9 min
Techstination interview: RunLessWire Click for Hue a welcome addition: Pres. Jan Finlinson
Elexa Guardian automatically protects your home from water leaks
Mar 21 • 10 min
Techstination interview: Elexa Guardian automatically protects your home from water leaks
From Paintball Pro to founder of FNDN heated wear: Travis Lemanski
Mar 21 • 10 min
Techstination interview: From Paintball Pro to founder of FNDN heated wear: Travis Lemanski
Anker’s PowerHouse 200 keeps you charged anywhere
Mar 21 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. If the arrival of spring signals more time outdoors for you….maybe even heading to a campsite…Anker can keep your gear charged up for days with the PowerHouse 200. This isn’t a pocket…
Plantronics and Polycom combine to form Poly
Mar 20 • 9 min
Techstination interview: Plantronics and Polycom combine to form Poly
Amazon Future Engineers program provides computer science courses & more
Mar 20 • 9 min
Techstination interview: Amazon Future Engineers program provides computer science courses & more
Your workout can power your gym: SportsArt CTO Ruben Mejia
Mar 20 • 10 min
Techstination interview: Your workout can power your gym: SportsArt CTO Ruben Mejia
Samsung’s Galaxy S10 line up arrives
Mar 20 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Samsung’s new Galaxy S10 phones have arrived featuring three different flavors…the S10e, The S10 and the S10 plus. This summer the S10 5G is due to join the line up. The new devices…
IDC forecasts double digital growth for wearables: Research Dir. Ramon Llamas
Mar 19 • 11 min
Techstination interview: IDC forecasts double digital growth for wearables: Research Dir. Ramon Llamas
OWC Continues Growth and Expansion on Three Continents: Founder and CEO Larry O’Connor
Mar 19 • 8 min
Techstination interview: OWC Continues Growth and Expansion on Three Continents: Founder and CEO Larry O’Connor
Autowit 12V Batteryless Portable Car Jump Starter & more
Mar 19 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. A combination air purifier and humidifier for your car or desk. Autowit’s Fresh 2 is about the size of large travel mug and does an impressive job of delivering cleaner air with a…
myChevrolet app now offers Vehicle Locate for parents and more
Mar 18 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Chevy has added a new feature to its myChevrolet app…designed to add some peace of mind. Especially, perhaps, for the parents of teen drivers. The new Vehicle Locate feature can send…
Techstination Week March 15
Mar 15 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Techstination Week March 15
Using tech to stay warm in the great outdoors: Gobi Heat
Mar 15 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Late winter and early spring can be among the best times of year to enjoy the great outdoors….but in many places…the cold can still make that challenging. The BioLite Firepit makes…
Powering your devices with Coal
Mar 14 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. We’ve all been there… just when you need your mobile device most….you see the battery level is next to nothing. That’s why it is always a good idea to carry a pocket sized power bank…
TurboTax aims to streamline filing with new features
Mar 13 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. It’s that time of year again. We’re talking taxes and the folks at Intuit have worked to streamline the filing process with the latest editions of TurboTax. CPA and product expert…
VTech unveils new LeapFrog handheld game
Mar 12 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. The Leap Frog brand at Vtech has come up with a new twist on handheld gaming for kids. The upcoming RockIt Twist is designed for four to eight year olds and will come with a dozen…
Saying farewell to Jibo
Mar 11 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. They called it technology with a heart when the makers of the social robot Jibo created a successful crowd funding campaign…raising 3.6 million dollars in 2014. But now …following the…
Techstination Week March 8
Mar 8 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Techstination Week March 8
FedEx unveils autonomous local delivery bots
Mar 8 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. FedEx is calling it the Same Day Bot. Small autonomous vehicles…designed for the side of the road or sidewalks…that can travel up to several miles autonomously to make deliveries…
Samsung’s Galaxy S10 line up hits stores tomorrow: Sr. Prod. Mktg. Mgr. Paul Guzek
Mar 7 • 11 min
Techstination interview: Samsung’s Galaxy S10 line up hits stores tomorrow: Sr. Prod. Mktg. Mgr. Paul Guzek
Bringing a fitness studio into your home with Mirror
Mar 7 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Mirror is the name of a new fitness system for the home that connects you to on demand or live workouts with professional trainers. It was created by entrepreneur Brynn Putnam…a…
Gobi Heat grows heated apparel line: CMO Kyle Jacobson
Mar 6 • 10 min
Techstination interview: Gobi Heat grows heated apparel line: CMO Kyle Jacobson
Loop engineers earplugs for safe, stylish music enjoyment
Mar 6 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Live music is great….but I know first hand what it can do your hearing…for hours…days….or in some cases permanently. A company called Loop has engineered earplugs that allow you to…
What’s different about Helm Audio’s True Wireless Headphones?: CEO Eric Johnson
Mar 5 • 7 min
Techstination interview: What’s different about Helm Audio’s True Wireless Headphones?: CEO Eric Johnson
Black Eye Pro Kit G4 lenses for mobile photos and video: CEO Olli Osara
Mar 5 • 8 min
Techstination interview: Black Eye Pro Kit G4 lenses for mobile photos and video: CEO Olli Osara
Evolution Devices among finalists for Toyota’s Mobility Unlimited Challenge
Mar 5 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Using technology to improve the lives of millions of people with lower limb paralysis is the goal of the Mobility Unlimited Challenge…sponsored by the Toyota Mobility Foundation and…
Early learning goes online:Waterford Institute Upstart
Mar 4 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Online education has been around for many years now…and for parents of pre-schoolers…the ability to bring early education into the home …can be a tremendous help. The non-profit…
Techstination Week March 1
Mar 1 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Techstination Week March 1
HandL New York grows line of clever & artistic phone cases
Mar 1 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. If you are ready for an upgrade to those stick on pop up phone holders…the latest designs from HandL New York will leave an impression. Partner Brad Satz..“What separates us apart…
From Free to Self Employed versions TurboTax adds streamlining features
Feb 28 • 9 min
Techstination interview: From Free to Self Employed versions TurboTax adds streamlining features
Amazon wants to deliver to your garage in partnership with Chamberlain
Feb 28 • 1 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Amazon is working to make it easier and more secure to get deliveries into your home…even when you are not there. Not everyone is comfortable with the idea of giving front door access…
Akervall’s smart mouthguard that measures head impact: CEO Sassa Akervall
Feb 27 • 9 min
Techstination interview: Akervall’s smart mouthguard that measures head impact: CEO Sassa Akervall
FedEx unveils autonomous local delivery bots: FedEx Office CEO Brian Phillips
Feb 27 • 6 min
Techstination interview: FedEx unveils autonomous local delivery bots: FedEx Office CEO Brian Phillips
Raven from KlashWerks brings safety and security to vehicles
Feb 27 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. I’ve been testing a device designed to smarten up your car from a company called KlashWerks. Raven plugs into your vehicle’s OBD II port, gives you a heads up turn by turn navigation…
Data sharing enabling more effective law enforcement & security
Feb 26 • 12 min
Techstination interview: Data sharing enabling more effective law enforcement & security
Bringing art into the home with Meural powered by Netgear
Feb 26 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. We’ve had a chance to have some hands on time with Meural…powered by Netgear… that is focused on bringing art into the home with beautiful connected and framed digital displays. It…
Dolby plays key role in many Oscar movies
Feb 25 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Not only were the Academy Awards once again at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood….but the audio and video technology company played a prominent role in many of the films that were up for…
Techstination Week February 22
Feb 22 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Techstination Week February 22
Financial planning help? Prudential offers Link
Feb 22 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. In the midst of tax season…lots of folks start thinking about ways to plan a little better when it comes to money. Prudential has created a site designed to help… Prudential Link.…
Autowit 12V Batteryless Portable Car Jump Starter & more: Gen High Tech’s Minming Gu
Feb 21 • 8 min
Techstination interview: Autowit 12V Batteryless Portable Car Jump Starter & more: Gen High Tech’s Minming Gu
myChevrolet app now offers Vehicle Locate for parents and more
Feb 21 • 6 min
Techstination interview: myChevrolet app now offers Vehicle Locate for parents and more
Anker’s latest Liberty Air earphones and hybrid portable charger
Feb 21 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. The latest true wireless earphones from the folks at Anker are the impressive Liberty Air. They are waterproof enough for the gym…have a variety of tips for comfort…battery life of…
Dolby plays key role in many Oscar nominated movies: film expert Mark Hughes
Feb 20 • 7 min
Techstination interview: Dolby plays key role in many Oscar nominated movies: film expert Mark Hughes
Powering your devices with Coal: CMO Elizabeth Sanderson on Coal Catalyst line
Feb 20 • 7 min
Techstination interview: Powering your devices with Coal: CMO Elizabeth Sanderson on Coal Catalyst line
Using AI to create flavor combinations: IBM & McCormick
Feb 20 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Creating flavor combinations using artificial intelligence. IBM Research has partnered with McCormick to create a line of one dish recipe mixes that will soon be on the market. Dr.…
Zoom continues audio recording innovation
Feb 19 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Zoom is a company that has been around for years creating versatile recording gear, whether you need a recorder to take along in your pocket or to record that band…or sound for video.…
Ecovacs launching AI powered vacuum robot
Feb 18 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Ecovacs is a company that has been winning lots of fans for its affordable line of Deebot floor cleaning robots and Winbot window cleaning robots. Performance is impressive and entry…
VTech unveils new LeapFrog handheld game & building sets & robotic Unicorn
Feb 17 • 9 min
Techstination interview: VTech unveils new LeapFrog handheld game & building sets & robotic Unicorn
Techstination Week February 15
Feb 15 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Techstination Week February 15
Katana Safety device adds emergency help functions to phones
Feb 15 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. A company called Katana Safety aims to turn your phone into a personal safety device. Katana attaches to the back of your smart phone using 3M adhesive. Once set up….it offers fast…
Audio recording? FocusRite’s Clarett Pre USB Line produces pro sounding results
Feb 14 • 7 min
Techstination interview: Audio recording? FocusRite’s Clarett Pre USB Line produces pro sounding results
Caavo’s Control Center designed to end remote clutter
Feb 14 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. With streaming devices, game consoles and perhaps satellite and cable boxes…and the different options for sound….chances are that coffee table is littered with remotes. A company…
Dancer, fitness studio founder Brynn Putnam creates Mirror for connected home workouts
Feb 13 • 7 min
Techstination interview: Dancer, fitness studio founder Brynn Putnam creates Mirror for connected home workouts
Loop engineers earplugs for safe, stylish music enjoyment
Feb 13 • 6 min
Techstination interview: Loop engineers earplugs for safe, stylish music enjoyment
Financial planning help? Prudential offers Link: Advisory Svcs COO Sonali Divilek
Feb 13 • 8 min
Techstination interview: Financial planning help? Prudential offers Link: Advisory Svcs COO Sonali Divilek
Gourmia shows off latest connected kitchen gadgets
Feb 13 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Gourmia is adding more smarts to the company’s line up of small kitchen appliances and gadgets. Gourmia has had a connected coffee maker and grinder on the market and a Sous Vide…
Using your phone to make your feet more comfortable: Dr. Scholl’s.
Feb 12 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Using your phone…to make your feet more comfortable. Dr. Scholl’s has launched an app that lets you scan your feet to create 3D Custom Inserts for your shoes. You can design them…
Hubitat promises smart home hub that won’t quit. Features?: Dir of Prod. Dev. Patrick Stuart.
Feb 11 • 17 min
Techstination interview: Hubitat promises smart home hub that won’t quit. Features?: Dir of Prod. Dev. Patrick Stuart.
The NTSB’s push to battle distracted driving and more
Feb 11 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. The National Transportation Safety Board this month issued its 2019-2020 Most Wanted List of Transportation Safety improvements. And number one on the list for the next two years…is…
Techstination Week February 8
Feb 8 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Techstination Week February 8
FoldiMate’s robotic laundry folder
Feb 8 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Lots of households have robotic vacuums whirring around floors helping to clean up. How about a robotic device that can fold your laundry. FoldiMate is the name of a company …based in…
Early learning goes online:Waterford Institute Chief Upstart Officer Claudia Miner
Feb 7 • 10 min
Techstination interview: Early learning goes online:Waterford Institute Chief Upstart Officer Claudia Miner
Anker brings affordability to wireless Liberty Air earphones & new charging line
Feb 7 • 9 min
Techstination interview: Anker brings affordability to wireless Liberty Air earphones & new charging line
Finding flavors using AI: McCormick partners with IBM Research
Feb 7 • 13 min
Techstination interview: Finding flavors using AI: McCormick partners with IBM Research
Brother helps little sister bring iCaddy phone/tablet stand to market
Feb 7 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. A brother helps his little sister bring a product to market. iCaddy is device that works as a stand for tablets and phones….that has a matching powerpack for staying charged. CEO…
The moving story behind Toyota Mobility Unlimited Challenge finalist Evolution Devices
Feb 6 • 8 min
Techstination interview: The moving story behind Toyota Mobility Unlimited Challenge finalist Evolution Devices
Sunflower Labs designs home security system with drone
Feb 6 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. It sounds a bit like science fiction. A company called Sunflower Labs is developing a home security system that is designed to deploy a drone when garden light sensors detect people,…
Bosch unveils new connected applicances
Feb 5 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. The folks at Bosch say they aren’t big believers in adding tech for tech’s sake when it comes to kitchen appliances. But when it adds to the usefulness…they are onboard. Senior Brand…
Unagi Scooters lowers prices, goes direct to consumers: CEO David Hyman
Feb 4 • 10 min
Techstination interview: Unagi Scooters lowers prices, goes direct to consumers: CEO David Hyman
Yamaha’s new keytar…the Sonogenic SHS-500 arrives
Feb 4 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. The music instrument industry’s big annual NAMM gathering brought more innovations from the biggest name in the business…Yamaha. It made dozens of announcements, including a new…
Boss Audio brings up to date entertainment and Alexa to older cars
Feb 1 • 9 min
Techstination interview: Boss Audio brings up to date entertainment and Alexa to older cars
Assurant finds need for more premium tech support
Feb 1 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. When it comes to the connected home….a lot of us would be a lot more comfortable…if there was more help at hand when devices don’t work the way they are supposed to. Assurant has…
Techstination Week February 1
Feb 1 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Techstination Week February 1
Comcast’s Xfinity adds to Super Bowl info and fun: VP AI Products Jeanine Heck
Jan 31 • 7 min
Techstination interview: Comcast’s Xfinity adds to Super Bowl info and fun: VP AI Products Jeanine Heck
ZVox Audio making hearing help affordable with Voice Buds
Jan 31 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. It was a hot category at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show. Devices that provide hearing assistance without having to spend thousands of dollars. Zvox …a company best know for…
ZVox Audio making hearing help affordable with Voice Buds
Jan 31 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. It was a hot category at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show. Devices that provide hearing assistance without having to spend thousands of dollars. Zvox …a company best know for…
Verizon invests big in getting network Super Bowl ready: VP Andrea Caldini
Jan 30 • 8 min
Techstination interview: Verizon invests big in getting network Super Bowl ready: VP Andrea Caldini
Maximus designs dual camera video doorbell
Jan 30 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Maximus…a company that has brought first rate outdoor lighting to market with built in connected cameras….has announced a dual cam video doorbell. It is called Answer. It features a…
Verizon invests big in getting network Super Bowl ready: VP Andrea Caldini
Jan 30 • 8 min
Techstination interview: Verizon invests big in getting network Super Bowl ready: VP Andrea Caldini
Maximus designs dual camera video doorbell
Jan 30 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Maximus…a company that has brought first rate outdoor lighting to market with built in connected cameras….has announced a dual cam video doorbell. It is called Answer. It features a…
Microsoft pushing affordability and accessibility for education: VP Anthony Salcito
Jan 29 • 12 min
Techstination interview: Microsoft pushing affordability and accessibility for education: VP Anthony Salcito
Accell’s next gen portable EV charger coming soon
Jan 29 • 1 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. The next generation portable charger for electric vehicles has been announced by Accell…and it is more versatile than ever. The model 3202 charger can work with a wide variety of…
Safety & smarts: Garmin launching vivoactive 3 Music connected by Verizon
Jan 29 • 8 min
Techstination interview: Safety & smarts: Garmin launching vivoactive 3 Music connected by Verizon
Safety & smarts: Garmin launching vivoactive 3 Music connected by Verizon
Jan 29 • 8 min
Techstination interview: Safety & smarts: Garmin launching vivoactive 3 Music connected by Verizon
Microsoft pushing affordability and accessibility for education: VP Anthony Salcito
Jan 29 • 12 min
Techstination interview: Microsoft pushing affordability and accessibility for education: VP Anthony Salcito
Accell’s next gen portable EV charger coming soon
Jan 29 • 1 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. The next generation portable charger for electric vehicles has been announced by Accell…and it is more versatile than ever. The model 3202 charger can work with a wide variety of…
Amphibio’s 3D printed artificial gills perhaps 3 years away?
Jan 28 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Technology that would allow us humans to breath underwater for extended periods of time without the need for oxygen tanks or a tether to the surface is close at hand. Inventor Jun…
Amphibio’s 3D printed artificial gills perhaps 3 years away?
Jan 28 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Technology that would allow us humans to breath underwater for extended periods of time without the need for oxygen tanks or a tether to the surface is close at hand. Inventor Jun…
Scott’s Miracle-Gro Twelve indoor growing system coming: SVP Mike Sutterer
Jan 26 • 4 min
Techstination interview: Scott’s Miracle-Gro Twelve indoor growing system coming: SVP Mike Sutterer
Yamaha unveils new instruments & Make Waves brand promise: President Tom Sumner
Jan 26 • 7 min
Techstination interview: Yamaha unveils new instruments & Make Waves brand promise: President Tom Sumner
Yamaha unveils new instruments & Make Waves brand promise: President Tom Sumner
Jan 26 • 7 min
Techstination interview: Yamaha unveils new instruments & Make Waves brand promise: President Tom Sumner
Scott’s Miracle-Gro Twelve indoor growing system coming: SVP Mike Sutterer
Jan 26 • 4 min
Techstination interview: Scott’s Miracle-Gro Twelve indoor growing system coming: SVP Mike Sutterer
Techstination Week January 25
Jan 25 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Techstination Week January 25
Lifx adding touch to Tiles and more
Jan 25 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. When it comes to lighting up that smart home, the folks at Lifx have been taking on some of the bigger names with innovative ideas and solutions. Co-founder Marc Alexander..“We have…
Techstination Week January 25
Jan 25 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Techstination Week January 25
Lifx adding touch to Tiles and more
Jan 25 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. When it comes to lighting up that smart home, the folks at Lifx have been taking on some of the bigger names with innovative ideas and solutions. Co-founder Marc Alexander..“We have…
Amazon wants to deliver to your garage in partnership with Chamberlain
Jan 24 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Amazon wants to deliver to your garage in partnership with Chamberlain
Samsung shows evolution of modular 8K Micro LED screens
Jan 24 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. The future of TV making at Samsung may consist of tile like square screens….that fit together with no seams or bezels….to enable screens of any size. Samsung showed off the technology…
Como Audio adding Alexa control and turntable: Founder Tom DeVesto
Jan 24 • 3 min
Techstination interview: Como Audio adding Alexa control and turntable: Founder Tom DeVesto
Amazon wants to deliver to your garage in partnership with Chamberlain
Jan 24 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Amazon wants to deliver to your garage in partnership with Chamberlain
Como Audio adding Alexa control and turntable: Founder Tom DeVesto
Jan 24 • 3 min
Techstination interview: Como Audio adding Alexa control and turntable: Founder Tom DeVesto
Samsung shows evolution of modular 8K Micro LED screens
Jan 24 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. The future of TV making at Samsung may consist of tile like square screens….that fit together with no seams or bezels….to enable screens of any size. Samsung showed off the technology…
Katana Safety device adds emergency help functions to phones: CTO Chris Jones
Jan 23 • 10 min
Techstination interview: Katana Safety device adds emergency help functions to phones: CTO Chris Jones
HandL New York grows line of clever & artistic phone cases
Jan 23 • 7 min
Techstination interview: HandL New York grows line of clever & artistic phone cases
New keyboards from Yamaha continue innovative tradition
Jan 23 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Yamaha is continuing to innovate with the CP line of keyboards designed for musicians and would be musicians. The world’s largest maker of musical indstruments is out with the CP 73…
PowerWatch II powered by heat & light: Matrix Industries’ Dr. Douglas Tham
Jan 23 • 4 min
Techstination interview: PowerWatch II powered by heat & light: Matrix Industries’ Dr. Douglas Tham
HandL New York grows line of clever & artistic phone cases
Jan 23 • 7 min
Techstination interview: HandL New York grows line of clever & artistic phone cases
PowerWatch II powered by heat & light: Matrix Industries’ Dr. Douglas Tham
Jan 23 • 4 min
Techstination interview: PowerWatch II powered by heat & light: Matrix Industries’ Dr. Douglas Tham
Katana Safety device adds emergency help functions to phones: CTO Chris Jones
Jan 23 • 10 min
Techstination interview: Katana Safety device adds emergency help functions to phones: CTO Chris Jones
New keyboards from Yamaha continue innovative tradition
Jan 23 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Yamaha is continuing to innovate with the CP line of keyboards designed for musicians and would be musicians. The world’s largest maker of musical indstruments is out with the CP 73…
Kingston memory embedded in many devices: David Leong
Jan 22 • 7 min
Techstination interview: Kingston memory embedded in many devices: David Leong
Ready for WiFi 6? Netgear VP Sandeep Harpalani
Jan 22 • 7 min
Techstination interview: Ready for WiFi 6? Netgear VP Sandeep Harpalani
LG wows with rollable 8K TV at CES
Jan 22 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Here come those flexible screens. At this month’s Consumer Electronics Show Royole showed off the FlexPai foldable smartphone. And LG wowed the crowd with an 8K screen….that rolls…
Philips Hue line continues to grow…beyond lights: Prod. Mktg. Dir. Mike Deschamps
Jan 22 • 9 min
Techstination interview: Philips Hue line continues to grow…beyond lights: Prod. Mktg. Dir. Mike Deschamps
Ready for WiFi 6? Netgear VP Sandeep Harpalani
Jan 22 • 7 min
Techstination interview: Ready for WiFi 6? Netgear VP Sandeep Harpalani
Kingston memory embedded in many devices: David Leong
Jan 22 • 7 min
Techstination interview: Kingston memory embedded in many devices: David Leong
Philips Hue line continues to grow…beyond lights: Prod. Mktg. Dir. Mike Deschamps
Jan 22 • 9 min
Techstination interview: Philips Hue line continues to grow…beyond lights: Prod. Mktg. Dir. Mike Deschamps
LG wows with rollable 8K TV at CES
Jan 22 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Here come those flexible screens. At this month’s Consumer Electronics Show Royole showed off the FlexPai foldable smartphone. And LG wowed the crowd with an 8K screen….that rolls…
Google Assistant getting smarter. Conversation translations in real time.
Jan 21 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Google was front and center at this month’s consumer electronics show and among the technologies on display was updated natural language interactions and language translation…
Google Assistant getting smarter. Conversation translations in real time.
Jan 21 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Google was front and center at this month’s consumer electronics show and among the technologies on display was updated natural language interactions and language translation…
Techstination Week January 18
Jan 18 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Techstination Week January 18
Gourmia shows off latest connected kitchen gadgets: Marketing Head David Rosenfeld
Jan 18 • 7 min
Techstination interview: Gourmia shows off latest connected kitchen gadgets: Marketing Head David Rosenfeld
DataLocker offers USB flash drives with keypad security
Jan 18 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Worried about security when it comes to USB flash drives? DataLocker’s K300 series of drives address the problem by providing secure, encrypted storage that you unlock with a built in…
Making custom Dr Scholls insoles with an app: Sr. Mgr. Mktg. Innovation Samina Islam
Jan 18 • 4 min
Techstination interview: Making custom Dr Scholls insoles with an app: Sr. Mgr. Mktg. Innovation Samina Islam
ForwardX brings AI to suitcases and more: COO Yaxin Guan
Jan 18 • 5 min
Techstination interview: ForwardX brings AI to suitcases and more: COO Yaxin Guan
Caavo’s Control Center designed to end remote clutter: CEO Andrew Einaudi
Jan 18 • 9 min
Techstination interview: Caavo’s Control Center designed to end remote clutter: CEO Andrew Einaudi
Caavo’s Control Center designed to end remote clutter: CEO Andrew Einaudi
Jan 18 • 9 min
Techstination interview: Caavo’s Control Center designed to end remote clutter: CEO Andrew Einaudi
Making custom Dr Scholls insoles with an app: Sr. Mgr. Mktg. Innovation Samina Islam
Jan 18 • 4 min
Techstination interview: Making custom Dr Scholls insoles with an app: Sr. Mgr. Mktg. Innovation Samina Islam
Gourmia shows off latest connected kitchen gadgets: Marketing Head David Rosenfeld
Jan 18 • 7 min
Techstination interview: Gourmia shows off latest connected kitchen gadgets: Marketing Head David Rosenfeld
Techstination Week January 18
Jan 18 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Techstination Week January 18
ForwardX brings AI to suitcases and more: COO Yaxin Guan
Jan 18 • 5 min
Techstination interview: ForwardX brings AI to suitcases and more: COO Yaxin Guan
DataLocker offers USB flash drives with keypad security
Jan 18 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Worried about security when it comes to USB flash drives? DataLocker’s K300 series of drives address the problem by providing secure, encrypted storage that you unlock with a built in…
Puro Sound Labs grows protective headphone line
Jan 17 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. A father whose daughter was diagnosed with noise induced hearing loss…has created a line of volume limited headphones…and his daughter is now a VP of the company. Dave and Nicky…
Amphibio’s 3D printed artificial gills perhaps 3 years away?:researcher-designer Jun Kamei
Jan 17 • 14 min
Techstination interview: Amphibio’s 3D printed artificial gills perhaps 3 years away?:researcher-designer Jun Kamei
Amphibio’s 3D printed artificial gills perhaps 3 years away?:researcher-designer Jun Kamei
Jan 17 • 14 min
Techstination interview: Amphibio’s 3D printed artificial gills perhaps 3 years away?:researcher-designer Jun Kamei
Puro Sound Labs grows protective headphone line
Jan 17 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. A father whose daughter was diagnosed with noise induced hearing loss…has created a line of volume limited headphones…and his daughter is now a VP of the company. Dave and Nicky…
DFree uses ultrasound and Bluetooth to prevent bladder accidents
Jan 16 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. At this years Consumer Electronics Show, devices that can monitor and help to improve your health were everywhere. One of the more unique gadgets is called DFree from a company called…
Producer, song writer Will Wells performs and chats about Yamaha’s new CP 88 keyboard
Jan 16 • 9 min
Techstination interview: Producer, song writer Will Wells performs and chats about Yamaha’s new CP 88 keyboard
Travis and Zoi Meet partner for multilingual meeting translations: CES interview
Jan 16 • 12 min
Techstination interview: Travis and Zoi Meet partner for multilingual meeting translations: CES interview
TechDen’s innovative storage solution to control screen time for kids: CEO James Symons
Jan 16 • 8 min
Techstination interview: TechDen’s innovative storage solution to control screen time for kids: CEO James Symons
Producer, song writer Will Wells performs and chats about Yamaha’s new CP 88 keyboard
Jan 16 • 9 min
Techstination interview: Producer, song writer Will Wells performs and chats about Yamaha’s new CP 88 keyboard
Travis and Zoi Meet partner for multilingual meeting translations: CES interview
Jan 16 • 12 min
Techstination interview: Travis and Zoi Meet partner for multilingual meeting translations: CES interview
TechDen’s innovative storage solution to control screen time for kids: CEO James Symons
Jan 16 • 8 min
Techstination interview: TechDen’s innovative storage solution to control screen time for kids: CEO James Symons
DFree uses ultrasound and Bluetooth to prevent bladder accidents
Jan 16 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. At this years Consumer Electronics Show, devices that can monitor and help to improve your health were everywhere. One of the more unique gadgets is called DFree from a company called…
Elenco’s Snap Circuits Bric Structures contends for Toy of the Year
Jan 15 • 1 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. It’s a finalist for 2019 Toy of the Year. Elenco’s Snap Circuits Bric Structures teaches kids about circuitry and electronics while turning imaginations loose. They can combine with…
Tapplock grows line of smart fingerprint padlocks
Jan 14 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Tapplock is growing its family of versatile, biometric padlocks. The Tapplock One Plus can be used indoors or out and can be unlocked using a registered fingerprint, via Bluetooth…
Meural powered by Netgear brings fine art home: co-founder Jerry Hu
Jan 13 • 6 min
Techstination interview: Meural powered by Netgear brings fine art home: co-founder Jerry Hu
A drone designed to guard your home: Sunflower Labs CEO Alex Pachikov
Jan 13 • 4 min
Techstination interview: A drone designed to guard your home: Sunflower Labs CEO Alex Pachikov
ZVox Audio making hearing help affordable with Voice Buds: CEO Tom Hannaher
Jan 13 • 4 min
Techstination interview: ZVox Audio making hearing help affordable with Voice Buds: CEO Tom Hannaher
Bosch unveils new connected applicances at CES: Sr. Brand Mgr. Cara Acker
Jan 13 • 11 min
Techstination interview: Bosch unveils new connected applicances at CES: Sr. Brand Mgr. Cara Acker
Lifx adding touch to Tiles and more: Co-founder Marc Alexander & CEO Tim Peters
Jan 12 • 12 min
Techstination interview: Lifx adding touch to Tiles and more: Co-founder Marc Alexander & CEO Tim Peters
A new, less pricey June Oven is on the way: co-founder Matt Van Horn
Jan 12 • 6 min
Techstination interview: A new, less pricey June Oven is on the way: co-founder Matt Van Horn
Sharp grows smart kitchen line & more: Sharp Home Electronics Pres. Jim Sanduski
Jan 12 • 10 min
Techstination interview: Sharp grows smart kitchen line & more: Sharp Home Electronics Pres. Jim Sanduski
Techstination Week January 11
Jan 11 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Techstination Week January 11
1More’s VI React headphones can help with fitness goals
Jan 11 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. A lot of us have fitness as one of our goals this year and 1More is out with affordable earbuds that can help. The VI React headphones work with the VI trainer app. 1More’s Ari…
Toca Boca founder focusing on parental well being with Enjo app
Jan 10 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. He created the Toca Boca apps that have entertained kids for years, but these days Bjorn Jefferey is focused on helping parents deal with all of the pressures they face daily. He is…
Some key people behind Google Assistant show new capabilities at CES
Jan 9 • 20 min
Techstination interview: Some key people behind Google Assistant show new capabilities at CES
LG wows with rollable 8K TV at CES: SVP John Taylor
Jan 9 • 5 min
Techstination interview: LG wows with rollable 8K TV at CES: SVP John Taylor
Accell’s next gen portable EV charger coming soon: VP Tenny Sin
Jan 9 • 9 min
Techstination interview: Accell’s next gen portable EV charger coming soon: VP Tenny Sin
LifeSheild growing home security line up
Jan 9 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. LifeShield is growing its home security device lineup with the addition of an HD Video Doorbell. Of course, consumers have more and more choices when it comes to video doorbells from…
VAVA announces new cameras and Anjou Nail Art Printer
Jan 8 • 13 min
Techstination interview: VAVA announces new cameras and Anjou Nail Art Printer
Corel acquires Parallels. What will it mean for customers?
Jan 8 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Two popular software companies are combining forces with the acquisition of Parallels by Corel. Corel is best known for its photo and video editing programs while Parallels has been…
Consumers want more connected gadget support: Assurant CEO Alan Colberg
Jan 7 • 12 min
Techstination interview: Consumers want more connected gadget support: Assurant CEO Alan Colberg
Samsung shows evolution of modular 8K Micro LED screens: VP Andrew Sivori
Jan 7 • 7 min
Techstination interview: Samsung shows evolution of modular 8K Micro LED screens: VP Andrew Sivori
First Alert unveils latest in Onelink line: Brand Mgr. Ashley Gocken
Jan 7 • 6 min
Techstination interview: First Alert unveils latest in Onelink line: Brand Mgr. Ashley Gocken
Coolpad Dyno Smartwatch designed to keep parents connected with kids
Jan 7 • 7 min
Techstination interview: Coolpad Dyno Smartwatch designed to keep parents connected with kids
Multi room comfort coming in Honeywell Home T9 connected thermostat
Jan 7 • 7 min
Techstination interview: Multi room comfort coming in Honeywell Home T9 connected thermostat
CES fun: FoldiMate’s clothes folding robot: CEO Gal Rozov
Jan 7 • 5 min
Techstination interview: CES fun: FoldiMate’s clothes folding robot: CEO Gal Rozov
Aterica Veta smart case & app for EpiPen can help save lives
Jan 7 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. With so many families having to cope with allergies and serious health threats that can result from them, a company called Aterica is out with a high tech case for EpiPens called…
A dual cam video doorbell coming from Maximus: CEO Mark Honeycutt
Jan 6 • 9 min
Techstination interview: A dual cam video doorbell coming from Maximus: CEO Mark Honeycutt
Ecovacs launching AI powered vacuum robot
Jan 6 • 13 min
Techstination interview: Ecovacs launching AI powered vacuum robot
Techstination Week January 4
Jan 4 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Techstination Week January 4
Ooma’s new indoor/outdoor Smart Cam designed to be affordable and smart
Jan 4 • 8 min
Techstination interview: Ooma’s new indoor/outdoor Smart Cam designed to be affordable and smart
Volt Heat uses tech to keep you warm
Jan 4 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. If the winter chill is hampering your outdoor activities …there is tech out there that can help to keep you warm. Volt Heat has a full line of vests, jackets and more that are…
Robolink will add autonomous car to STEM kits for kids: CEO Hansol Hong
Jan 3 • 10 min
Techstination interview: Robolink will add autonomous car to STEM kits for kids: CEO Hansol Hong
Accell unveils USB C VR Adapter to add flexibility to Oculus Rift & more: VP Tenny Sin
Jan 3 • 6 min
Techstination interview: Accell unveils USB C VR Adapter to add flexibility to Oculus Rift & more: VP Tenny Sin
AI everywhere: IBM Research AI Tech Manager Dr. John Smith.
Jan 3 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. 2018 marked a tipping point for artificial intelligence…or AI…according to researchers at IBM. Dr. John Smith is the manager of AI Tech at IBM Research. And while machines that can…
Young entrepreneur creates iCaddy charging stand for phones & tablets
Jan 2 • 6 min
Techstination interview: Young entrepreneur creates iCaddy charging stand for phones & tablets
Alexa and Google Assistant changes our homes and lives
Jan 2 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. The start of a new year is always a good time to take a look at how technology has affected our lives in the past year. In many households…it is becoming common to find Amazon Alexa…
So what were the top search trends of 2018?
Jan 1 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. As we enter the new year…Google is telling us about the top trending searches of 2018. Google tech expert Molly VandenBerg says you may get a kick out of what made the top of the…
The finalists for Last Gadget Standing at CES 2019?… Founder Robin Raskin
Dec 31, 2018 • 14 min
Techstination interview: The finalists for Last Gadget Standing at CES 2019?… Founder Robin Raskin
Ralph Nader urges caution on self driving cars
Dec 31, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. This has been a year of some pretty big advances in the development of self driving transportation….and some setbacks as well. The biggest advance? Likely it was the launch not long…
Amazon launches third annual Digital Day. One day only deals.
Dec 28, 2018 • 6 min
Techstination interview: Amazon launches third annual Digital Day. One day only deals.
Techstination Week December 28
Dec 28, 2018 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Techstination Week December 28
Intelliarmor’s versatile Scout power pack arriving
Dec 28, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Building a better portable power pack. The folks at Intelliarmor…best known perhaps for protective screen covers for devices…are coming out with Scout. It’s a portable battery pack…
More STEM for the new year? Elenco’s Bric Structures.
Dec 27, 2018 • 4 min
Techstination interview: More STEM for the new year? Elenco’s Bric Structures.
New camera? Cotton Carrier’s Skout keeps it handy.
Dec 27, 2018 • 6 min
Techstination interview: New camera? Cotton Carrier’s Skout keeps it handy.
Jiobit wearable tracker for kids and more: co-founder and CEO John Renaldi
Dec 27, 2018 • 8 min
Techstination interview: Jiobit wearable tracker for kids and more: co-founder and CEO John Renaldi
Toyota maps growth of hydrogen fuel cell powered Mirai
Dec 27, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. As we head into a new year, Toyota is putting some marketing muscle behind its hydrogen fuel cell powered vehicle, the Mirai. The name means Future in Japanese and the vehicle is…
Time for accessories? Altigo’s cases, headphones and more
Dec 26, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. If you found a brand new mobile phone under the tree this year that you are looking to accessorize… a company called Altigo has entered the market with a variety of protective cases,…
Sinemia movie subscription plans offer physical debit card option
Dec 25, 2018 • 1 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. It may be about as last minute as you can get for gift shopping…but if there’s a movie lover on your list, the Sinemia movie subscription service offers lots of flexibility at great…
Ready for resolutions? 1More Vi React earbuds can coach you towards fitness
Dec 24, 2018 • 8 min
Techstination interview: Ready for resolutions? 1More Vi React earbuds can coach you towards fitness
Last minute gift? 23&Me DNA Ancestry and Health kit
Dec 24, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Still searching for a last minute gift? 23andme, the pioneer in the business of home DNA kits, is still offering discounts on its Web site. They can either deliver ancestry results…
Techstination Week December 21
Dec 21, 2018 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Techstination Week December 21
Vizio still offering TV deals
Dec 21, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. There are still some deals out there for techie shoppers. Vizio has a 70 inch E series 4K TV at Target for under 800 dollars. And you can find the company’s top of the line P Series…
Corel acquires Parallels. What will it mean for customers?
Dec 20, 2018 • 10 min
Techstination interview: Corel acquires Parallels. What will it mean for customers?
Tapplock grows line of smart fingerprint padlocks
Dec 20, 2018 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Tapplock grows line of smart fingerprint padlocks
Top toy searches this season? Google’s Justin Burr
Dec 20, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. What have been some of the most popular toys and gifts this holiday season? Based on search results …Google’s Justin Burr says…“The top toys are the Spin Master Luvabella, an…
DFree uses ultrasound and Bluetooth to prevent bladder accidents: VP Ty Takayanagi
Dec 19, 2018 • 7 min
Techstination interview: DFree uses ultrasound and Bluetooth to prevent bladder accidents: VP Ty Takayanagi
Raven aims to make any car smart: CEO Russell Ure
Dec 19, 2018 • 11 min
Techstination interview: Raven aims to make any car smart: CEO Russell Ure
Spin Master’s Boxer…little robot packed with fun
Dec 19, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Spin Master’s little robot named Boxer…packs a lot of personality. It is a fun toy that is interactive…uses AI….yet doesn’t need a screen in a child’s hands to work. Even though there…
Aterica Veta smart case & app for EpiPen: CEO Alex Leyn
Dec 18, 2018 • 7 min
Techstination interview: Aterica Veta smart case & app for EpiPen: CEO Alex Leyn
Saving water and adding convenience: Orbit’s B-Hyve Smart Sprinklers
Dec 18, 2018 • 13 min
Techstination interview: Saving water and adding convenience: Orbit’s B-Hyve Smart Sprinklers
BioLite’s gifts for outdoor enthusiasts
Dec 18, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. If you have an outdoors enthusiast on your shopping list, the folks at Biolite Energy have a great variety of gear with a techie spin…and in a wide range of prices. The SunLight…
Adding some holiday and winter warmth with Volt Heat apparel
Dec 17, 2018 • 8 min
Techstination interview: Adding some holiday and winter warmth with Volt Heat apparel
Lutron’s Caseta makes smart lighting simple and reliable
Dec 17, 2018 • 11 min
Techstination interview: Lutron’s Caseta makes smart lighting simple and reliable
Logitech’s impressive new line up of peripherals
Dec 17, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. When it comes to peripherals for computers, phones and tablets… it is hard to beat Logitech for longevity, style and usability. The company’s Powered Wireless Charging Stand is…
Techstination Week December 14
Dec 14, 2018 • 4 min
Techstination interview: Techstination Week December 14
InMotion delivers e-bikes, scooters, uniciycles and Hover Shoes
Dec 14, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. New forms of urban transportation are showing up everywhere. Electric scooters, bikes, unicycles and more are being used by growing numbers of people to get where there going. A…
AI everywhere: IBM Research AI Tech Manager Dr. John Smith.
Dec 13, 2018 • 21 min
Techstination interview: AI everywhere: IBM Research AI Tech Manager Dr. John Smith.
Holiday party behavior? What your DNA can tell you: 23andMe’s Jhulianna Citron
Dec 13, 2018 • 7 min
Techstination interview: Holiday party behavior? What your DNA can tell you: 23andMe’s Jhulianna Citron
Smart speakers and displays for the holidays: iHome and Lenovo
Dec 13, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. The days of plain old Bluetooth speakers and digital photo frames seem to be fading fast. Today, they are all becoming smart. iHome is covering all of the bases with the iHomeVoice…
An app to make parenting and more less stressful: Enjo co-founder Bjorn Jeffery
Dec 12, 2018 • 9 min
Techstination interview: An app to make parenting and more less stressful: Enjo co-founder Bjorn Jeffery
Google is out with the 2018 Year in Search
Dec 12, 2018 • 6 min
Techstination interview: Google is out with the 2018 Year in Search
Puro Sound Labs grows protective headphone line
Dec 12, 2018 • 15 min
Techstination interview: Puro Sound Labs grows protective headphone line
Singing Machine Studio adds Auto Tune, portability and more
Dec 12, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Singing Machine is a company that has added a lot of fun to family gatherings…they’ve been around for more than three decades… and this year, the company has added a karaoke machine…
OWC’s newest docking solutions for usability and storage: CEO Larry O’Conno
Dec 11, 2018 • 8 min
Techstination interview: OWC’s newest docking solutions for usability and storage: CEO Larry O’Connor
Unique holiday tech gifts? Hammacher Schlemmer has you covered.
Dec 11, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Hammacher Schlemmer…or just plain Hammacher.com…has become a go to source for some of the most interesting tech gear around. And while some other retailers have backed away from…
Top toy and gift searches? Google’s Justin Burr
Dec 10, 2018 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Top toy and gift searches? Google’s Justin Burr
Holiday mood lighting that you don’t have to take down? Philips Hue solutions.
Dec 10, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. The Philips Hue line of smart lighting is making it easier to enjoy lighting to enhance the holiday spirit inside or out. Marketing Director Mike Deschamps…“You can really have some…
Techstination Week December 7
Dec 7, 2018 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Techstination Week December 7
Circuit Scribe’s Drone Builder Kit fun and educational
Dec 7, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Looking to inspire teens when it comes to science, tech, engineering and math. Electroninks is out with the Circuit Scribe Drone Builder Kit. The company uses conductive ink to allow…
Sinemia movie subscription plans offer physical debit card option: CEO Rifat Oguz
Dec 6, 2018 • 9 min
Techstination interview: Sinemia movie subscription plans offer physical debit card option: CEO Rifat Oguz
Zoom innovates with VR sound recording
Dec 6, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. A company called Zoom has been making top notch portable sound recording gear for years. I’ve been among their many customers. Now Zoom is out with a unique conical shaped portable…
Intelliarmor’s versatile Scout power pack arriving: President Adam Anderson
Dec 5, 2018 • 7 min
Techstination interview: Intelliarmor’s versatile Scout power pack arriving: President Adam Anderson
Kabook makes personalization of books for kids simple
Dec 5, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Want to get kids excited about books? A company called Kabook can help. It allows parents, grandparents or other loved ones…to go online and create soft or hardcover books that use…
The cool stuff about DJI’s new Osmo Pocket: Sr. Communications Mgr. Patrick Santucci
Dec 4, 2018 • 7 min
Techstination interview: The cool stuff about DJI’s new Osmo Pocket: Sr. Communications Mgr. Patrick Santucci
Apple’s new 12.9 inch iPad Pro outperforms many PCs
Dec 4, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. A strong contender for computer of the year…is technically a tablet. The latest 12.9 inch iPad Pro from Apple is one impressive device. Now equipped with a USB C port for charging and…
Looking for the most unique techie gifts? Hammacher Schlemmer’s holiday guide.
Dec 3, 2018 • 11 min
Techstination interview: Looking for the most unique techie gifts? Hammacher Schlemmer’s holiday guide.
Need a USB drive with added security? DataLocker CEO Jay Kim.
Dec 3, 2018 • 8 min
Techstination interview: Need a USB drive with added security? DataLocker CEO Jay Kim.
Ready for Hexbug Robotic Soccer? More fun with Hexbug line
Dec 3, 2018 • 4 min
Techstination interview: Ready for Hexbug Robotic Soccer? More fun with Hexbug line.
Samsung’s Galaxy Watch proves versatile and smart
Dec 3, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Samsung’s Galaxy Note 9 and S9 phones have been attracting lots of attention this holiday season. And if you own or plan to own one of those devices, Samsung’s new Galaxy Watch makes…
Techstination Week November 30
Nov 30, 2018 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Techstination Week November 30
Sony’s PS4 at five years old
Nov 30, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Sony’s Playstation 4 has reached the ripe old age of 5….with more than 86 million consoles sold. That means the library of games is vast including exclusives like God of War and…
Vizio brings Dolby Atmos and smarts to sound bar line
Nov 29, 2018 • 8 min
Techstination interview: Vizio brings Dolby Atmos and smarts to sound bar line
Vizio expands TV voice control and more
Nov 29, 2018 • 12 min
Techstination interview: Vizio expands TV voice control and more
Holiday mood lighting that you don’t have to take down? Philips Hue has tips.
Nov 29, 2018 • 6 min
Techstination interview: Holiday mood lighting that you don’t have to take down? Philips Hue has tips.
The gift of music? Hoffman Academy’s online lessons.
Nov 29, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Whether it is for a loved one…or for yourself…learning a musical instrument is a gift that keeps on giving. The Hoffman Academy uses online tools to make learning to play the piano…
Tech for toddlers? Latest from VTech and Novel Effect
Nov 28, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. If you’re shopping for little ones for the holiday season…there’s plenty of tech to choose from. At Vtech’s LeapFrog, the Scout Get Up and Go Walker… has a lot of versatility…“It’s…
Hot kitchen tech: Sharp’s super heated steam Healsio oven
Nov 27, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Sharp calls it the Helsio. It is a countertop oven designed to cook using super heated steam. My initial reaction was won’t that make foods like frozen pizza soggy. So Senior VP Peter…
Toyota maps growth of hydrogen fuel cell powered Mirai: Sr. Engineer Jackie Birdsall
Nov 26, 2018 • 12 min
Techstination interview: Toyota maps growth of hydrogen fuel cell powered Mirai: Sr. Engineer Jackie Birdsall
Little robots with big ambitions: Ozobot Founder & CEO Nader Hamda
Nov 26, 2018 • 13 min
Techstination interview: Little robots with big ambitions: Ozobot Founder & CEO Nader Hamda
Altigo bringing affordability to noise canceling heaphones and more
Nov 26, 2018 • 10 min
Techstination interview: Altigo bringing affordability to noise canceling heaphones and more
Nomad’s new Base Station Wireless Charging Dock impresses
Nov 26, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. If you’re anything like me, you’re drawn to companies that make consistently high quality products. Nomad’s line of cases and other accessories for phones has been reliably…
What makes Unagi e-scooters different?: CEO David Hyman
Nov 23, 2018 • 13 min
Techstination interview: What makes Unagi e-scooters different?: CEO David Hyman
D.A.D flashlight designed to defend
Nov 23, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. It’s a flashlight designed for safety on campus…and more. The D. A.D. 2 is a flashlight that includes a Bluetooth connection to your phone that can quickly send alerts to loved ones…
Shopping for tech gifts? You aren’t alone.
Nov 22, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Let the holiday tech shopping begin. The Consumer Technology Association is out with its annual survey of what people are planning to buy for the holiday season when it comes to tech…
Miggo unveils Pictar Pro advanced camera grip for phones
Nov 21, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. With all the great camera capabilities of many mobile phones today…the folks at Miggo have seen an opportunity to make those features easier to use. The original Pictar grip…
iHome’s clever Aquio Bluetooth speaker water bottle
Nov 20, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. For backpacks and more….iHome has designed a water bottle with a detachable Bluetooth speaker. The Aquio is stylishly designed and clever. iHome’s Nisan Davidov…“So the engineering…
Singing Machine Studio adds Auto Tune, portability and more: Mktg. Mgr. Radelys Comas
Nov 19, 2018 • 9 min
Techstination interview: Singing Machine Studio adds Auto Tune, portability and more: Mktg. Mgr. Radelys Comas
Best Thanksgiving travel times? Black Friday traffic jams? Google wants to help.
Nov 19, 2018 • 6 min
Techstination interview: Best Thanksgiving travel times? Black Friday traffic jams? Google wants to help.
IOGEAR offers docking solutions for port starved notebooks
Nov 19, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Chances are, if you have a pretty new notebook computer, you’re wondering where did all the ports go. In an effort to make the machines thinner and lighter than ever…computer makers…
Techstination Week November 16
Nov 16, 2018 • 4 min
Techstination interview: Techstination Week November 16
Sony’s hot PS4 bundle Black Friday deals: VP Asad Qizilbash
Nov 16, 2018 • 9 min
Techstination interview: Sony’s hot PS4 bundle Black Friday deals: VP Asad Qizilbash
Nikon touts full frame mirrorless cameras
Nov 16, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. While Sony may have pioneered the idea of full frame mirrorless digital cameras, the competition is heating up. At Nikon, the new Z7 and Z6 cameras have arrived Senior Technical…
YourCapital.net aims to help level financial playing field: Founder Saira Suleman
Nov 15, 2018 • 10 min
Techstination interview: YourCapital.net aims to help level financial playing field: Founder Saira Suleman
Novel Effect app brings sound and music to story books for kids: VP Tina McIntyre
Nov 15, 2018 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Novel Effect app brings sound and music to story books for kids: VP Tina McIntyre
Microsoft’s Surface Studio 2 arrives…and more
Nov 15, 2018 • 11 min
Techstination interview: Microsoft’s Surface Studio 2 arrives…and more
GM Is Building An eBike And Wants You to Name It
Nov 15, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. General Motors is getting into a new type of mobility business…ebikes. Two models are due out next year aimed at urban commuters. One foldable and one a standard design. Both will…
Sena adds more safety and communications to bike helmet
Nov 14, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. You already know that bike helmets make cycling safer. But a company called Sena takes it several steps further by integrating Bluetooth and walkie talkie type functionality into…
What’s on your list? The CTA outlines what tech gifts are hot.
Nov 13, 2018 • 9 min
Techstination interview: What’s on your list? The CTA outlines what tech gifts are hot.
Arlo adding more Smart to security line
Nov 13, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. The folks at Arlo are continuing to innovate. The Netgear spinoff is adding new capabilities to the software behind the popular Arlo cameras and security lights….and it is all being…
Remembering Stan Lee
Nov 12, 2018 • 1 min
Techstination interview: Remembering Stan Lee
Circuit Scribe’s Drone Builder Kit: CEO Brett Walker.
Nov 12, 2018 • 9 min
Techstination interview: Circuit Scribe’s Drone Buie Builder Kit: CEO Brett Walder Kit: CEO Brett Walker.
Holiday searches have begun says Google
Nov 12, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. It wasn’t so very long ago when if you wanted a special recipe for that upcoming Thanksgiving dinner…you’d call up grandma….or maybe an old friend. These days…it is more likely that…
Techstination Week November 9
Nov 9, 2018 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Techstination Week November 9
Absolutely Everything…book for curious kids: author Christopher Lloyd
Nov 9, 2018 • 13 min
Techstination interview: Absolutely Everything…book for curious kids: author Christopher Lloyd
Canon shows off EOS R at PhotoPlus Expo
Nov 9, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. In case you haven’t noticed…the best known names in digital SLR cameras are moving into mirrorless models in a big way. Cannon and Nikon are pushing into the territory pioneered by…
Kabook makes personalization of books for kids simple: Founder Bram Hall
Nov 8, 2018 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Kabook makes personalization of books for kids simple: Founder Bram Hall
Zoom innovates with VR sound recording & new 4K camera
Nov 8, 2018 • 18 min
Techstination interview: Zoom innovates with VR sound recording & new 4K camera
Apple’s new iPad Pro models and MacBook Air arrive
Nov 8, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. This is the week when the new iPad Pro models arrive from Apple…which has also announced a refreshed MacBook Air. The new iPad Pro includes FaceID to unlock and now includes a USB C…
Online piano lessons for all is aim of Hoffman Academy: Founder Joseph Hoffman
Nov 7, 2018 • 11 min
Techstination interview: Online piano lessons for all is aim of Hoffman Academy: Founder Joseph Hoffman
Samsung unveils phone that folds open into a tablet: SVP Justin Denison
Nov 7, 2018 • 10 min
Techstination interview: Samsung unveils phone that folds open into a tablet: SVP Justin Denison
Life Gift app designed to combat distracted driving and walking
Nov 7, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. An app that takes a different approach to encouraging loved ones to stop texting and driving. Life Gift is an app designed to be sent as a gift….that when installed on a phone…reminds…
GM Is Building An eBike And Wants You to Name It: GM eBike Mgr. Jenni Cathcart
Nov 6, 2018 • 5 min
Techstination interview: GM Is Building An eBike And Wants You to Name It: GM eBike Mgr. Jenni Cathcart
GoSun solar cookers to assist victims of Typhoon Yutu
Nov 6, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. When the devastating Typhoon Yutu tore through the U.S. Territories of the North Mariana Islands at the end of October…GoSun, a company that makes solar cookers….responded to a call…
VTech brings new sensors and tech to fun toys for little ones: VTech’s Tiffany Lavery
Nov 5, 2018 • 10 min
Techstination interview: VTech brings new sensors and tech to fun toys for little ones: VTech’s Tiffany Lavery
What’s a Woobo? A smart robotic companion for kids.
Nov 5, 2018 • 7 min
Techstination interview: What’s a Woobo? A smart robotic companion for kids.
Thanksgiving, elections & more: Google charts latest search activity
Nov 5, 2018 • 7 min
Techstination interview: Thanksgiving, elections & more: Google charts latest search activity
VUZE XR hybrid camera from HumanEyes: GM Jim Malcolm
Nov 5, 2018 • 9 min
Techstination interview: VUZE XR hybrid camera from HumanEyes: GM Jim Malcolm
Anker Innovations unveils updated chargers, speakers & more
Nov 5, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Anker Innovations is a company launched about seven years ago by a group of former Google employees who initially focused on making higher quality laptop accessories. Now, CEO Steven…
Techstination Week November 2
Nov 2, 2018 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Techstination Week November 2
Photographer, author, teacher Rick Sammon shares shooting stories & more
Nov 2, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Photographer, author and educator Rick Sammon is always generous in sharing what he has learned…and in his latest book, The Route 66 Photo Road Trip…he not only helps out with where…
Kitchen tech from Sharp: Superheated Steam Countertop Oven
Nov 1, 2018 • 22 min
Techstination interview: Kitchen tech from Sharp: Superheated Steam Countertop Oven
Parrot updates ANAFI flying 4K HDR camera, adds extended pacakage
Nov 1, 2018 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Parrot updates ANAFI flying 4K HDR camera, adds extended pacakage
Lenovo’s Smart Displays with Google Assistant add features
Nov 1, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. We’ve had a chance now to check out both versions Lenovo’s Smart Display with Google Assistant….and which one suits your setting depends on the counter or table space you have…
Nikon touts full frame mirrorless cameras at Photo Plus: Sr. Tech. Mgr. Steve Heiner
Oct 31, 2018 • 9 min
Techstination interview: Nikon touts full frame mirrorless cameras at Photo Plus: Sr. Tech. Mgr. Steve Heiner
Panasonic plans push into full frame cameras & more: Matt Frazer at PhotoPlus
Oct 31, 2018 • 6 min
Techstination interview: Panasonic plans push into full frame cameras & more: Matt Frazer at PhotoPlus
WD’s My Passport Wireless SSD is the Swiss Army Knife of storage
Oct 31, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. With or without a computer handy, Western Digital has made My Passport Wireless SSD a valuable take along for photographers, videographers and more. It is solidly built…featuring a…
GoSun solar cookers to assist victims of Typhoon Yutu: CEO Patrick Sherwin
Oct 30, 2018 • 10 min
Techstination interview: GoSun solar cookers to assist victims of Typhoon Yutu: CEO Patrick Sherwin
Canon shows off EOS R at PhotoPlus Expo: Sr. Tech. Specialist Drew MacCallum
Oct 30, 2018 • 8 min
Techstination interview: Canon shows off EOS R at PhotoPlus Expo: Sr. Tech. Specialist Drew MacCallum
Reallusion brings sophisticated motion capture to iPhone X and newer: VP John Martin
Oct 30, 2018 • 8 min
Techstination interview: Reallusion brings sophisticated motion capture to iPhone X and newer: VP John Martin
Why are self driving cars being rear ended?
Oct 30, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. There are more and more self driving vehicles being tested on public roadways….and they apparently are frustrating some of us human drivers. At Wired, senior writer Jack Stewart….who…
Package detection & more coming to Arlo Smart: Product Mgr. Greg Falgiano
Oct 29, 2018 • 13 min
Techstination interview: Package detection & more coming to Arlo Smart: Product Mgr. Greg Falgiano
Flipsy.com helps you get more money for old phones and more
Oct 29, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. If you’re among the many consumers always looking to upgrade to the latest and greatest phones…before you trade in that old model…it might be wise to check its value. The Flipsy.com…
Hands on with Adobe Premiere Rush at PhotoPlus Expo
Oct 26, 2018 • 4 min
Techstination interview: Hands on with Adobe Premiere Rush at PhotoPlus Expo
Techstination Week October 26
Oct 26, 2018 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Techstination Week October 26
Anker Innovations unveils updated chargers, speakers & more: CEO Steven Yang
Oct 26, 2018 • 12 min
Techstination interview: Anker Innovations unveils updated chargers, speakers & more: CEO Steven Yang
Tile grows partnerships and adds features
Oct 26, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Finding where you put those keys….and lots of other everyday things…can sometimes be challenging. But the folks at Tile have been helping to solve those problems with Bluetooth…
IOGEAR offers docking and gaming solutions
Oct 25, 2018 • 18 min
Techstination interview: IOGEAR offers docking and gaming solutions
Google’s Accessibility Team adds features to make life and technology easier for all
Oct 25, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Making technology work for everyone…isn’t always easy. But Google is among the tech giants focusing on how tech can improve the lives of…and be used by…people with disabilities.…
Adobe bringing “real” Photoshop & more to iPad: Dir. Prod. Mgmt. Bryan O’Neil Hughes
Oct 24, 2018 • 7 min
Techstination interview: Adobe bringing “real” Photoshop & more to iPad: Dir. Prod. Mgmt. Bryan O’Neil Hughes
MIT establishes new college to address challenges of AI and more
Oct 24, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. MIT is creating a new college ….a billion dollar commitment….that will be in the forefront in pioneering artificial intelligence. The Stephen A. Schwarzman College of Computing….being…
Innovations from GoPro continue
Oct 23, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. The innovations continue from GoPro. The company that has become a household word…and really the standard for wearable action cameras….has updated its line up with the new Hero 7…
A bike saddle that molds to your bottom: Reform Saddle
Oct 22, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. When it comes to finding a bicycle seat that is really comfortable…a little technology can help. A company called Landyachtz is using heat to mold bike saddles to your shape. The…
RockyMounts solutions for transporting e-bikes
Oct 19, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. E-bikes are the hottest category in cycling….and the People for Bikes organization has been active all over the country making sure local and state lawmakers understand the technology…
Remind loved ones not to text & drive with LifeGift app: creator Remo Behdasht
Oct 18, 2018 • 20 min
Techstination interview: Remind loved ones not to text & drive with LifeGift app: creator Remo Behdasht
New Pixel phones and more from Google
Oct 18, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. With the unveiling of the new Pixel 3 phones, Pixel Slate Tablet, Pixel Book notebook…and the new Home Hub digital assistant…Google is taking on the likes of Apple and Amazon when it…
Photographer, author, teacher Rick Sammon shares shooting stories & more
Oct 17, 2018 • 17 min
Techstination interview: Photographer, author, teacher Rick Sammon shares shooting stories & more
Google’s Accessibility Team adds features to make life and technology easier for all
Oct 17, 2018 • 9 min
Techstination interview: Google’s Accessibility Team adds features to make life and technology easier for all
iHome’s Aquio Bluetooth speaker water bottle & new Zenergy Salt Lamp
Oct 17, 2018 • 5 min
Techstination interview: iHome’s Aquio Bluetooth speaker water bottle & new Zenergy Salt Lamp
Epson’s newest home theater projectors arrive
Oct 17, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. For people who take the home theater experience seriously…. Epson is out with a new 4K UHD projector that is designed to wow. The Epson Pro Cinema 4050….priced at about 24 hundred…
Facebook opens pre orders for Portal and Portal +
Oct 16, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Now Facebook wants its own screen in your home. They are called Portal and Portal +. Newe video communication devices from Facebook…that can be pre ordered now for delivery next…
Travis Touch talking translator in your pocket
Oct 15, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. A 105 language talking translator in your pocket. That is what the new Travis Touch translator promises and it does deliver. For travelers on vacation or on business the device could…
MIT establishes new college to address challenges of AI and more: Provost Marty Schmidt
Oct 15, 2018 • 7 min
Techstination interview: MIT establishes new college to address challenges of AI and more: Provost Marty Schmidt
Cheaper ways to head to the movies?
Oct 12, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. With the fall movie season in full swing…. We have a quick look at a couple of services that can save you some money. While MoviePass was a pioneer here….the company …it…
TigerLight’s new emergency alert-self defense device: CEO Michael Teig
Oct 11, 2018 • 16 min
Techstination interview: TigerLight’s new emergency alert-self defense device: CEO Michael Teig
New features galore in Photoshop & Premiere Elements 2019 from Adobe
Oct 11, 2018 • 13 min
Techstination interview: New features galore in Photoshop & Premiere Elements 2019 from Adobe
LAPD finding benefits to e-bike patrols
Oct 11, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Police in Los Angeles…and many other communities…have used patrol bicycles for years. But the addition of e-bikes is proving to be a bigger help than almost anyone anticipated in L.A.…
Pixel 3 phones, Pixel Slate Tablet, Home Hub & more: Google’s LaToya Drake
Oct 10, 2018 • 8 min
Techstination interview: Pixel 3 phones, Pixel Slate Tablet, Home Hub & more: Google’s LaToya Drake
How much is that phone worth? Flipsy.com has answers.
Oct 10, 2018 • 6 min
Techstination interview: How much is that phone worth? Flipsy.com has answers.
Pinnacle Studio 22 brings new features to video editing
Oct 10, 2018 • 1 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Corelis making it easy to create professional looking videos from whatever you are shooting with….cameras or mobile devices. The new Pinnacle Studio 22 Ultimate video editing software…
Google SVP Rick Osterloh wraps up introduction of Pixel 3 and more
Oct 9, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination interview: Google SVP Rick Osterloh wraps up introduction of Pixel 3 and more
Are e-bikes good for you?
Oct 9, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. At this year’s Interbike trade show…e-bikes were everywhere. With the most common e-bikes….an electric motor gives you a boost while you pedal. So does that mean they aren’t so good…
Chefling adds partners for app controlled kitchen
Oct 8, 2018 • 7 min
Techstination interview: Chefling adds partners for app controlled kitchen
Google aims to ease commutes with new Maps features
Oct 8, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Google is adding new features to maps…designed to help commuters. The updated app provides more info about commuting delays for drivers and for riders of mass transit. And those…
Techstination Week October 5
Oct 5, 2018 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Techstination Week October 5
Panasonic updates Lumix LX 100 with Mark II
Oct 5, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. This one is for photo enthusiasts. Panasonic is out with a point and shoot style camera….but this one features a sensor about the same size as the company’s mirrorless interchangeable…
Alien Skin adds new capabilities in Exposure X4 for photographers & enthusiasts
Oct 4, 2018 • 9 min
Techstination interview: Alien Skin adds new capabilities in Exposure X4 for photographers & enthusiasts
LifeShield brings connected home capability to home security system
Oct 4, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. LifeShield is a company that has been in the wireless home security business for years…a real pioneer there. Five years ago it became part of DirecTV and then AT&T…as part of its…
Plantronics unveils latest in BackBeat line
Oct 3, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. The latest BackBeat headphones from Plantronics have arrived with the new BackBeat Fit 3100 headphones taking on Apple’s Air Pods in the completely wireless category. The company’s…
Miggo unveils Pictar Pro advanced camera grip for phones
Oct 2, 2018 • 12 min
Techstination interview: Miggo unveils Pictar Pro advanced camera grip for phones
What you should know about the new Hero 7 cams from GoPro: VP Rick Loughery
Oct 2, 2018 • 9 min
Techstination interview: What you should know about the new Hero 7 cams from GoPro: VP Rick Loughery
SureCall’s new N Range for boosting mobile signals
Oct 2, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. The latest mobile signal booster from SureCall has arrived and features an easy to install and use car cradle. The N Range is designed to work no matter which mobile carrier you…
Skullcandy brings unique features to Venue & Crusher 360 headphones
Oct 1, 2018 • 13 min
Techstination interview: Skullcandy brings unique features to Venue & Crusher 360 headphones
Google aims to ease commutes with new Maps features: Google’s Genevieve Park
Oct 1, 2018 • 6 min
Techstination interview: Google aims to ease commutes with new Maps features: Google’s Genevieve Park
Thinkware’s latest Dash Cams offer peace of mind on the road and while parked
Oct 1, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Thinkware has updated its line of Dashcams and there are features designed to add to peace of mind. With the F800 Pro, in addition to recording video while you are driving….it…
Techstination Week September 28
Sep 28, 2018 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Techstination Week September 28
Kelvin K2 connected band for perfect wine temperature
Sep 28, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Using tech to ensure you’re serving wine at the perfect temperature. The Kelvin K2 is the name of a clever device that is placed around a wine bottle, it has a thermometer sensor….…
iRobot’s new self emptying i7 Plus Roomba arriving
Sep 27, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. The folks at iRobot are at it again. Believe it or not, it has been 16 years since the company introduced us to the first Roomba robotic vacuum. Now comes the Roomba i7 plus. And for…
Brilliant’s voice & screen enabled smart home controls arrive
Sep 26, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. An aptly named company called Brilliant Technology is now out with a line of smart home controllers with some pretty amazing capabilities. They are designed to replace light switches…
T-Mobile motivates young people with the Changemaker Challenge
Sep 25, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. T-Mobile is calling it the Changemaker Challenge. The idea was to get young people involved in coming up with ideas to make the world a better place. Executive VP Janice Kapner says…
Reshaping the world with driverless vehicles: Autonomy author Larry Burns
Sep 24, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. How will self driving vehicles change all of our lives? Larry Burns is a former GM executive and long time advisor to Google’s Waymo self driving vehicle program….and he is the…
Techstination Week September 21
Sep 21, 2018 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Techstination Week September 21
DJI’s new Mavic 2 drones
Sep 21, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. DJI isn’t resting on its laurels when it comes to leadership in drone technology. The latest are the Mavic 2 models. One …the Mavic 2 Pro… comes equipped with a high quality…
Tomorrow app for mobile estate planning
Sep 20, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Planning your estate…. On your phone? An app called Tomorrow is designed to let you plan your estate and create a will and more…on your phone. It is free to use…the company makes…
Garmin shows off connections for fitness and safety at Interbike
Sep 19, 2018 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Garmin shows off connections for fitness and safety at Interbike
A bike saddle that molds to your bottom: Reform Saddle’s Blake Startup
Sep 19, 2018 • 4 min
Techstination interview: A bike saddle that molds to your bottom: Reform Saddle’s Blake Startup
Is e-bike riding good for you? U. of Tenn. Professor Chris Cherry
Sep 19, 2018 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Is e-bike riding good for you? U. of Tenn. Professor Chris Cherry
Philips expands Hue line throughout the home
Sep 19, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Philips has been busy growing its line of Hue lighting for the smart home. In the living room the company is helping to create ambience that can adjust lighting depending on what you…
SureCall unveils N Range mobile signal booster for cars
Sep 18, 2018 • 6 min
Techstination interview: SureCall unveils N Range mobile signal booster for cars
Interbike: LAPD says ebike deployment is paying off: Sgt Sam Gong
Sep 18, 2018 • 7 min
Techstination interview: Interbike: LAPD says ebike deployment is paying off: Sgt Sam Gong
Who makes e-bikes work? Bosch E-Bikes Americas GM Claudia Wasko
Sep 18, 2018 • 7 min
Techstination interview: Who makes e-bikes work? Bosch E-Bikes Americas GM Claudia Wasko
Interbike: Sena’s Smart Helmet R1 enables bike to bike chats and more
Sep 18, 2018 • 4 min
Techstination interview: Interbike: Sena’s Smart Helmet R1 enables bike to bike chats and more
InMotion’s Hovershoes and more on display at Interbike: CEO Rose Wang
Sep 18, 2018 • 10 min
Techstination interview: InMotion’s Hovershoes and more on display at Interbike: CEO Rose Wang
4moms reaches million mark in mamaRoo connected infant seats sold
Sep 18, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. 4moms is doing some celebrating. The company that has built connected technology into infant seats called MamaRoo…has now sold over a million. Director of Brand Engagement Aimee…
GeoOrbital converts bicycles to e-bikes
Sep 17, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Ebikes have been growing in popularity….letting riders climb hills or travel longer distances with greater ease. But if you love the bike you already have….a company called GeoOrbital…
Techstination Week September 14
Sep 14, 2018 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Techstination Week September 14
Chasing Innovation’s underwater Gladius drone
Sep 14, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. A company called Chasing Innovation is bringing drone technology underwater with a smart underwater drone called the Gladius Advanced Pro. It stays tethered to a floating buoy above…
Too much screen time? GOYA Move app pushes kids to get active: Pres. Isaac Gredinberg
Sep 13, 2018 • 8 min
Techstination interview: Too much screen time? GOYA Move app pushes kids to get active: Pres. Isaac Gredinberg
Amazon’s Alexa now in 20 thousand different devices
Sep 13, 2018 • 1 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. It may have some new competition….but Amazon’s Alexa has become a consumer electronics juggernaut. Amazon’s move to let you turn recent Kindle Fire HD devices into an Alexa Show with…
Epson’s FF680W makes photo scanning fast and simple
Sep 12, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Epson has added more versatility to its FastFoto scanner line with the new FF 680W. I’ve been fan of the original wired version that can make it really easy to get shoeboxes full of…
Lenovo’s Smart Display with Google Assistant
Sep 11, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Need a digital assistant in the kitchen? Amazon’s Alexa Show now has some serious competition from Lenvo’s Smart Display which has the Google Assistant built in. There are eight and…
Plantronics unveils latest in BackBeat line:Dir. Prod. Management Greg Miller
Sep 10, 2018 • 9 min
Techstination interview: Plantronics unveils latest in BackBeat line:Dir. Prod. Management Greg Miller
A drone made for tinkering: Drona Aviation’s PlutoX
Sep 10, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. A drone made for tinkering and learning. Drona Aviation has created the PlutoX….Aerial Robotics Kit and it is very different from any other drone out there. By swapping out different…
T-Mobile motivates young people with the Changemaker Challenge: EVP Janice Kapner
Sep 7, 2018 • 9 min
Techstination interview: T-Mobile motivates young people with the Changemaker Challenge: EVP Janice Kapner
Nomad’s Slim Leather Wallet with Tile Tracking arrives
Sep 7, 2018 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Nomad’s Slim Leather Wallet with Tile Tracking arrives
Techstination Week: September 7 2018
Sep 7, 2018 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Techstination Week: September 7 2018
BioLite’s FirePit lets you control a campfire with your phone
Sep 7, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Cooler evenings now that September has rolled around….are the perfect time to gather round a fire….in the yard…on the beach…or at a camp site. So what about controlling the fire from…
Autonomy: The Quest to Build the Driverless Car author Larry Burns
Sep 6, 2018 • 16 min
Techstination interview: Autonomy: The Quest to Build the Driverless Car author Larry Burns
Brilliant’s voice & screen enabled smart home controls arrive: CEO Aaron Emigh
Sep 6, 2018 • 10 min
Techstination interview: Brilliant’s voice & screen enabled smart home controls arrive: CEO Aaron Emigh
iRobot’s new self emptying i7 Plus Roomba arriving
Sep 6, 2018 • 11 min
Techstination interview: iRobot’s new self emptying i7 Plus Roomba arriving
New worthwhile gadgets…LifeStraw Play and Twist and Seal
Sep 6, 2018 • 1 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Every once in a while we just like to pass along info on gadgets that are worth your while. For kids headed back to school, LifeStraw is out with a new water bottle, the LifeStraw…
New gaming PCs and more from Dell’s Alienware
Sep 5, 2018 • 10 min
Techstination interview: New gaming PCs and more from Dell’s Alienware
Acronis brings new desktop and mobile features to True Image 2019
Sep 5, 2018 • 1 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Lots of folks learn the hard way about the importance of back ups…and there are some great tools available that can make it painless. Acronis is out with True Image 2019 designed to…
LifeShield brings connected home capability to home security system
Sep 4, 2018 • 8 min
Techstination interview: LifeShield brings connected home capability to home security system
1MORE launches Spearhead VRX gaming headphones WAVES head tracking
Sep 4, 2018 • 6 min
Techstination interview: 1MORE launches Spearhead VRX gaming headphones WAVES head tracking
Thinkware’s latest Dash Cams offer peace of mind on the road and while parked
Sep 4, 2018 • 8 min
Techstination interview: Thinkware’s latest Dash Cams offer peace of mind on the road and while parked
Spin Master’s newest techie toys: Air Hogs Supernova and Boxer robot
Sep 4, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. The folks at Spin Master have built some great tech into some fun new toys for kids. The little robot Boxer…priced at about 80 dollars…plays a variety of games with kids….with or…
BricksPower truly wireless….wireless charger
Sep 3, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. When it comes to most wireless chargers….you still need a wire to keep the charger plugged in. That’s where the BricksPower charger sets itself apart. It has a battery pack that snaps…
Techstination Week: August 31 2018
Aug 31, 2018 • 6 min
Techstination interview: Techstination Week: August 31 2018
Rocketbook’s reusable digital smart notebooks
Aug 31, 2018 • 1 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. The idea of taking handwritten notes and digitizing them has been around for years. What a company called Rocketbook is doing, is taking the concept…and making it affordable and fun.…
Vtech’s DigiArt Color by Lights promotes art skills and more
Aug 30, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Using tech to help kids learn to draw. Vtech’s new DigiArt Color by Lights is designed for kids as young as three….and helps themtech’s DigiA learn to draw and color using a light up…
SleepPhones Effortless with wireless charging arrive
Aug 29, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Acoustic Sheep is a company that’s been around for more than ten years…creating headphones built into comfortable headbands for running and sleeping. Now the company is out with…
PlutoX drone kit designed for tinkering: Drona Aviation CEO Apurva Godbole
Aug 28, 2018 • 11 min
Techstination interview: PlutoX drone kit designed for tinkering: Drona Aviation CEO Apurva Godbole
Netgear unveils Armor security service
Aug 28, 2018 • 1 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Netgear has partnered with Bitdefender to bring new levels of security to its wireless routers. Starting with the popular Nighthawk R7000P, the new Armor service is available offering…
Controlling a campfire with your phone? BioLite’s new FirePit arrives.
Aug 27, 2018 • 13 min
Techstination interview: Controlling a campfire with your phone? BioLite’s new FirePit arrives.
Tech for serving wine at a perfect temperature…Kelvin K2
Aug 27, 2018 • 8 min
Techstination interview: Tech for serving wine at a perfect temperature…Kelvin K2
What’s special about Panasonic’s new Lumix LX100 II?: Prod. Mgr. Sean Robinson
Aug 27, 2018 • 10 min
Techstination interview: What’s special about Panasonic’s new Lumix LX100 II?: Prod. Mgr. Sean Robinson.
Phil Rosenthal shares his Netflix series and more at PhilRosenthalWorld.com
Aug 27, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Phil Rosenthal is a guy who knows how to connect with people. It is evident in his Netflix series Somebody Feed Phil, now in season 2….like it was evident in the wildly popular sitcom…
Techstination Week: August 24 2018
Aug 24, 2018 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Techstination Week: August 24 2018
Robotic bartender Yanu on the way
Aug 24, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Robots are show up in lots of places these days. And it may not be long before a robot mixes and serves you a drink. RoboLab is creating a robotic bartender called Yanu. The company…
DJI unveils new Mavic 2 drones at NYC event
Aug 23, 2018 • 23 min
Techstination interview: DJI unveils new Mavic 2 drones at NYC event
Cemtrex SmartDesk builds in PC and more
Aug 23, 2018 • 1 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. We’ve seen plenty of all in one PCs before….with computers built into monitors. But the SmartDesk from a company called Cemtrex takes it to a new level. The computer …even the…
Ooma updates security line up with Alexa and Butterfleye Camera integration
Aug 22, 2018 • 10 min
Techstination interview: Ooma updates security line up with Alexa and Butterfleye Camera integration
Innovative reading glasses? ThinOptics rolls out Front Page Collection.
Aug 22, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. How do you innovate when it comes to reading glasses? The folks at ThinOptics have been doing that….creating glasses that slip into cases for mobile phones. Now the company has taken…
Philips expands Hue line throughout the home: Product Mktg. Dir. Mike Deschamps
Aug 21, 2018 • 15 min
Techstination interview: Philips expands Hue line throughout the home: Product Mktg. Dir. Mike Deschamps
Estate planning from your phone? Tomorrow app co-founder Josh Heckathorn
Aug 21, 2018 • 11 min
Techstination interview: Estate planning from your phone? Tomorrow app co-founder Josh Heckathorn
Samsung’s Galaxy Note 9 goes big on storage and more
Aug 21, 2018 • 1 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Samsung’s new Galaxy Note 9 arrives this week featuring a bigger screen and a bigger battery to get you through the day. And, Samsung’s Adam Kuhn points out, those aren’t the only…
Use Lightroom? Add Excire Search to find the photos you need: President Skip Cohen
Aug 20, 2018 • 9 min
Techstination interview: Use Lightroom? Add Excire Search to find the photos you need: President Skip Cohen
4moms reaches million mark in mamaRoo connected infant seats sold
Aug 20, 2018 • 7 min
Techstination interview: 4moms reaches million mark in mamaRoo connected infant seats sold
Antlion Audio’s ModMic converts headphones into gaming headset
Aug 20, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Need a better sounding microphone for gaming….or for mobile? A company called Antlon Audio has created what it calls the ModMic. Marketing Director Joseph Lieberman… “It is a high…
Phil Rosenthal shares his Netflix series and more at PhilRosenthalWorld.com
Aug 17, 2018 • 13 min
Techstination interview: Phil Rosenthal shares his Netflix series and more at PhilRosenthalWorld.com
Techstination Week: August 17 2018
Aug 17, 2018 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Techstination Week: August 17 2018
Accell jumps to electric vehicle charging with versatile AxFast charger for home & away
Aug 17, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. When you talk about car chargers these days….it could mean a way to charger your phone in your car….or perhaps a charger for your electric vehicle. On that front, Accell is now out…
Spin Master’s newest techie toys: Air Hogs Supernova and Boxer robot
Aug 16, 2018 • 9 min
Techstination interview: Spin Master’s newest techie toys: Air Hogs Supernova and Boxer robot
Software tools for photographers…Excire and Luminar
Aug 16, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. If you take a lot of pictures and are getting a little more serious about photography, there are some new software tools you should know about. The folks at Excire have a plug in for…
Anker Innovations looks to extend game play for Switch and more
Aug 15, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. If you’re a Nintendo Switch fan….you know one of the great things about it is its portability. But battery life can be an issue. That’s where Anker Innovations is stepping in with new…
BricksPower truly wireless….wireless charger: Founder Alex Au
Aug 14, 2018 • 6 min
Techstination interview: BricksPower truly wireless….wireless charger: Founder Alex Au
Airfree’s silent, no filter air purifiers
Aug 14, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. It’s allergy season again….and there are many types of techie filtration devices available to help you cope. One of the most unique is the line from Airfree that is silent…and there…
Acronis brings new desktop and mobile features to True Image 2019
Aug 13, 2018 • 10 min
Techstination interview: Acronis brings new desktop and mobile features to True Image 2019
Cherry’s wireless ergonomic mouse & new wipeable keyboard
Aug 13, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Need a computer keyboard that can deal with those morning coffee spills? Cherry is out with the durable and affordable KC1000 EZClean keyboard. It is wired, not wireless and features…
Got old photos? Epson’s FastFoto 680W scanner to the rescue
Aug 10, 2018 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Got old photos? Epson’s FastFoto 680W scanner to the rescue
Techstination Week: August 10 2018
Aug 10, 2018 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Techstination Week: August 10 2018
ChatterBaby app helps parents learn cause of crying…and more
Aug 10, 2018 • 1 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Chatterbaby is the name of an app that on the surface sounds like fun. It can analyze a baby’s crying to let parent know if the little one is hungry or tired , in pain or fussy. It…
Samsung unpacks a trio of Galaxy devices, including the Note 9
Aug 9, 2018 • 7 min
Techstination interview: Samsung unpacks a trio of Galaxy devices, including the Note 9
Time for another new Galaxy Note from Samsung
Aug 9, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Today’s the day when Samsung is showing off its latest flagship smartphone….the Galaxy Note 9. We’ll have much more to say after a hands on look, but with the new Note Samsung is…
What can Epson’s new Moverio BT 35e glasses do? Prod. Mgr. Michael Leyva
Aug 8, 2018 • 10 min
Techstination interview: What can Epson’s new Moverio BT 35e glasses do? Prod. Mgr. Michael Leyva
Goal Zero helps prepare homes for emergencies and more
Aug 8, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Late summer is a great time to head for the outdoors…and we love tech that can help. Goal Zero makes a variety of portable batteries…even models that can be used to power your home in…
Color by numbers in the digital age: VTech’s new line up for pre-schoolers
Aug 7, 2018 • 8 min
Techstination interview: Color by numbers in the digital age: VTech’s new line up for pre-schoolers
Start-ups win hearts at CTA
Aug 7, 2018 • 1 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. The Consumer Technology Association works with companies big and small….but start-ups have a special place in the organization’s heart. The CTA’s Elliot Grimm says start-ups can…
Giving an inventor a plug: TwistAndSeal makes outdoor electrical gadgets safer
Aug 6, 2018 • 10 min
Techstination interview: Giving an inventor a plug: TwistAndSeal makes outdoor electrical gadgets safer
Usefulness of smart speakers continues to grow
Aug 6, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. The usefulness of smart speakers continues to grow. Alexa Cast has come to Amazon’s devices. Using the Amazon Music app…which is free for Prime users…will give you a listing of the…
Techstination Week: August 3 2018
Aug 3, 2018 • 6 min
Techstination interview: Techstination Week: August 3 2018
Versatile gadgets make tech more usable
Aug 3, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. When it comes to techie gadgets….we like versatility. If you’ve got a new MacBook…you may be missing some of the versatility you were used to in a notebook computer. LMP is out with…
Yellow submarine? Chasing Innovation’s Gladius arrives with 4K video & more
Aug 2, 2018 • 10 min
Techstination interview: Yellow submarine? Chasing Innovation’s Gladius arrives with 4K video & more
Google talks home security amidst changes at Nest
Aug 2, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Google has moved to further integrate its Nest products…with Google Home. Google says it is planning to grow the team…that has created a new Hello video doorbell to go along with the…
Travis Touch Talking Translator puts 100 plus languages in your pocket
Aug 1, 2018 • 11 min
Techstination interview: Travis Touch Talking Translator puts 100 plus languages in your pocket
Accell jumps to electric vehicle charging with versatile AxFast charger for home & away
Aug 1, 2018 • 9 min
Techstination interview: Accell jumps to electric vehicle charging with versatile AxFast charger for home & away
Techie gear for the kitchen
Aug 1, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. The folks at Gourmia have some smart kitchen appliances on the way designed to work with an app…Amazon’s Alexa and Google Assistant. There’s an Air Fryer, a smart Pressure Cooker,…
Turn your bike into an e-bike. How easy?: GeoOrbital CEO Michael Burtov.
Jul 31, 2018 • 11 min
Techstination interview: Turn your bike into an e-bike. How easy?: GeoOrbital CEO Michael Burtov.
SleepPhones Effortless with wireless charging arrive
Jul 31, 2018 • 10 min
Techstination interview: SleepPhones Effortless with wireless charging arrive
Tech for safer cycling
Jul 31, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Late summer and early fall are some of the best times of the year for bike riding….and there’s plenty of tech out there that can make it more fun and more safe. For instance,…
LocoRobo’s Loopy robot for kids
Jul 30, 2018 • 1 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Little robots that are big on personality seem to be a tech trend of late. There’s Jibo…for the home that recognizes people in the household…converses and entertains. And a company…
Techstination Week: July 27 2018
Jul 27, 2018 • 6 min
Techstination interview: Techstination Week: July 27 2018
Outdoor tech to keep you going
Jul 27, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Some outdoor gadgets to keep you going. Phoozy is the name of a Thermal Capsule created to keep your mobile devices safe in the summer heat…and even protects them from water and cold.…
Ride on luggage? CTA talks start-ups and more.
Jul 26, 2018 • 7 min
Techstination interview: Ride on luggage? CTA talks start-ups and more.
Ooma adds AI camera to smart home security line
Jul 26, 2018 • 1 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. It is called the Butterfleye…with an eye at the end. A new security camera from the folks at Ooma. What makes it different? It features facial recognition….with a battery backup it…
Electronic air purifier with no filter? Airfree CEO Carlos Matias.
Jul 25, 2018 • 10 min
Techstination interview: Electronic air purifier with no filter? Airfree CEO Carlos Matias.
Chips with that drink? Here comes Yanu robotic bartender.
Jul 25, 2018 • 14 min
Techstination interview: Chips with that drink? Here comes Yanu robotic bartender.
Nomad’s wireless phone charger for Tesla Model 3: CEO Noah Dentzel
Jul 25, 2018 • 11 min
Techstination interview: Nomad’s wireless phone charger for Tesla Model 3: CEO Noah Dentzel
LifeTales app enables private sharing of events
Jul 25, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Keeping social media all in the family. You can add friends too. LifeTales is a Web site and app….that lets you store photos and stories….that you can share with family members or…
An air filter in a gel? NasalGuard inventor Ashok Wahi.
Jul 24, 2018 • 13 min
Techstination interview: An air filter in a gel? NasalGuard inventor Ashok Wahi.
Spurring kids towards science, technology, engineering and math
Jul 24, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Spurring the imagination of kids towards science, technology engineering and math. There are lots of toys these days that use the buzzword STEM to try to sell parents on the benefits.…
Cherry’s wireless ergonomic mouse & new wipeable keyboard: Mktg. Dir. Chad Vendette
Jul 23, 2018 • 7 min
Techstination interview: Cherry’s wireless ergonomic mouse & new wipeable keyboard: Mktg. Dir. Chad Vendette
$20 dollar Wyze Cam now works with Alexa. More to come: co-founder Dave Crosby
Jul 23, 2018 • 10 min
Techstination interview: $20 dollar Wyze Cam now works with Alexa. More to come: co-founder Dave Crosby
Self driving vehicles as more affordable public transportation
Jul 23, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. The coming world of self driving cars…is probably closer than you think. Even though there’s still a lot of work to do. And at Princeton University, the faculty chair for autonomous…
Techstination Week: July 20 2018
Jul 20, 2018 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Techstination Week: July 20 2018
Adobe going mobile with high end creative tools: Project Rush
Jul 20, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Adobe looks to streamline mobile video creation with Project Rush. Adobe has been delivering more and more capability to mobile devices over the years…and with Project Rush..you can…
Google talks home security amidst changes at Nest
Jul 19, 2018 • 7 min
Techstination interview: Google talks home security amidst changes at Nest
Western Digital’s newest wireless and SSD storage solutions
Jul 19, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. If you’re on the go this summer….or simply need more digital storage at home or in the office…the newest fast, reliable MyPassport SSD solutions from Western Digital can keep you…
GoSun Fusion for solar cooking…even at night?
Jul 18, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. GoSun Stove….which has been on the market for a couple of years with some very interesting stoves that focus the sun’s energy to allow you to cook your meals anywhere on a sunny or…
A water bottle that doubles as a Bluetooth speaker? iHome’s Aquio
Jul 17, 2018 • 4 min
Techstination interview: A water bottle that doubles as a Bluetooth speaker? iHome’s Aquio
Rocketbook’s reusable digital smart notebooks
Jul 17, 2018 • 3 min
Techstination interview: Rocketbook’s reusable digital smart notebooks
3Doodler co-founder has lots more in store
Jul 17, 2018 • 1 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. WobbleWorks is continuing to innovate with the 3Doodler line of 3D printing pens. Essentially the concept is to take the extruder from a 3D printer and make it hand held. The latest…
Skylum’s Luminar photo software gets better, faster: President Scott Bourne
Jul 16, 2018 • 11 min
Techstination interview: Skylum’s Luminar photo software gets better, faster: President Scott Bourne
Microsoft’s new, affordable, Surface Go
Jul 16, 2018 • 1 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. There’s a new addition coming to the Surface line from Microsoft. The Surface Go….with a starting price of 399 dollars will arrive next month and is designed to take on Apple’s iPad.…
MLB preps for first ever VR Home Run Derby for All Star Week
Jul 13, 2018 • 8 min
Techstination interview: MLB preps for first ever VR Home Run Derby for All Star Week
Techstination Week: July 13 2018
Jul 13, 2018 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Techstination Week: July 13 2018
DJI’s Osmo Mobile 2 lets your phone shoot pro-like video
Jul 13, 2018 • 1 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. The cameras in our mobile devices are getting better all of the time. And one of the latest gadgets from DJI can make mobile video shooting look amazingly professional. The Osmo…
When is a day longer than a day? Amazon’s Prime Day.
Jul 12, 2018 • 1 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. When is a day….longer than a day? When it is Prime Day. Amazon’s push to create a sort of global spending day has expanded from 24 hours to 36….beginning at 3pm eastern time on July…
A desk with built in PC and more: Cemtrex SmartDesk. VP Joe Novelli.
Jul 11, 2018 • 5 min
Techstination interview: A desk with built in PC and more: Cemtrex SmartDesk. VP Joe Novelli.
Anker Innovations looks to extend game play for Switch and more
Jul 11, 2018 • 3 min
Techstination interview: Anker Innovations looks to extend game play for Switch and more
Ready for digital license plates? Reviver Auto
Jul 11, 2018 • 1 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. At first glance…they look like ordinary license plates…. What Reviver Auto has created are digital license plates…that are legal in California with more states to follow. CEO Neville…
Summer STEM: Kids building computers! Piper Computer CEO Mark Pavlyukovskyy
Jul 10, 2018 • 11 min
Techstination interview: Summer STEM: Kids building computers! Piper Computer CEO Mark Pavlyukovskyy
Staying powered in emergencies, excursions and more: Goal Zero GM Bill Harmon
Jul 10, 2018 • 16 min
Techstination interview: Staying powered in emergencies, excursions and more: Goal Zero GM Bill Harmon
Dell’s rugged notebooks racing round the world
Jul 10, 2018 • 1 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. A round the world yacht race…is proving just how tough Dell’s rugged computers are. Eleven yachts have been part of the around the world race conducted by Clipper Ventures. It…
Relay phone alternative from Republic Wireless arrives.
Jul 9, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. It is more of wireless communication device than a phone. Republic Wireless is out with Relay. It looks like a little pocket sized Bluetooth speaker…has one button in the center and…
Techstination Week: July 6 2018
Jul 6, 2018 • 6 min
Techstination interview: Techstination Week: July 6 2018
Chatterbug brings its online language learning platform to U.S. market
Jul 6, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Chatterbug is the name of a new online language learning tool created by some of the founders of GitHub. Initially launched in Germany …and now in the U.S…Chatterbug has some key…
Garmin’s VivoActive 3 Music arrives to challenge Apple
Jul 5, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. The latest fitness tracking wearable from Garmin brings music to your wrist without the need for a phone. The Vivoactive 3 Music can store about 500 songs that you can listen to with…
BusyKid app gives parents control over chores, allowances and more
Jul 4, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. An app to help teach kids about money…while tracking chores and allowances. BusyKid is the name of the app. CEO Gregg Murset says allowances are paid via direct deposit that kids can…
A solar cooker that works at night? GoSun’s Fusion: CEO Patrick Sherwin
Jul 3, 2018 • 14 min
Techstination interview: A solar cooker that works at night? GoSun’s Fusion: CEO Patrick Sherwin
App to interpret baby cries & aid autism research: ChatterBaby Founder Ariana Anderson
Jul 3, 2018 • 8 min
Techstination interview: App to interpret baby cries & aid autism research: ChatterBaby Founder Ariana Anderson
Creating memorable wood & leather phone cases and more
Jul 3, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Toast is a company that has made a name for itself by creating custom wood or leather covers for phones, tablets, notebooks and even game consoles….and the designs keep getting…
Need info on Harrassment Law? There’s an app for that: Attorney Marc Garber
Jul 2, 2018 • 10 min
Techstination interview: Need info on Harrassment Law? There’s an app for that: Attorney Marc Garber
ThinOptics innovates again with ultra light reading glasses: CEO David Westendorf
Jul 2, 2018 • 4 min
Techstination interview: ThinOptics innovates again with ultra light reading glasses: CEO David Westendorf
Grip aims to be the most versatile phone mount for cars: VP Jacob Wahaba
Jul 2, 2018 • 3 min
Techstination interview: Grip aims to be the most versatile phone mount for cars: VP Jacob Wahaba
Catch Box throwable microphone encourages participation
Jul 2, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Getting students or audiences to participate isn’t always easy….but a throwable, fun microphone can help. That’s what a company called Catch Box has developed. It’s a good quality…
LifeTales app enables private sharing of events: Founder Harvey Beck
Jun 30, 2018 • 12 min
Techstination interview: LifeTales app enables private sharing of events: Founder Harvey Beck
Techstination Week: June 29 2018
Jun 29, 2018 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Techstination Week: June 29 2018
ROKmobile lures with add-on services…and now entertainment: CEO Jonathan Kendrick
Jun 29, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. How do you stand out from the crowd as a mobile service provider. Rok Mobile is taking a unique approach. CEO Jonathan Kendrick…“For 49.99 for example…you get all of your talk, text…
Sorry kids: ASUS talks back to school notebooks & more
Jun 28, 2018 • 10 min
Techstination interview: Sorry kids: ASUS talks back to school notebooks & more
KidsConnect safety phone for kids and parents
Jun 28, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. A simple phone for young children….designed with parents in mind. iLuvWireless has a new KidsConnect phone on the market that gives them full control over how it is used. It is small…
Protecting your phone from the summer heat and more: Phoozy CEO Kevin Conway
Jun 27, 2018 • 12 min
Techstination interview: Protecting your phone from the summer heat and more: Phoozy CEO Kevin Conway
Hitcase offers iPhone users better photos and protection: CEO Brooks Bergreen
Jun 27, 2018 • 11 min
Techstination interview: Hitcase offers iPhone users better photos and protection: CEO Brooks Bergreen
Netgear readies Armor security service: Dir. Prod. Mgmnt. Abhay Bhorkar
Jun 27, 2018 • 11 min
Techstination interview: Netgear readies Armor security service: Dir. Prod. Mgmnt. Abhay Bhorkar
Parrot’s new Anafi drone features 4K HDR video and more
Jun 27, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. The latest drone from Parrot is about to arrive and the Anafi is amazingly compact …especially for a drone that can stay in the air for up to 25 minutes on a charge and take 4K HDR…
Ooma adds AI camera to smart home security line: Sr. Dir. Corp. Comm. Mike Langberg
Jun 26, 2018 • 8 min
Techstination interview: Ooma adds AI camera to smart home security line: Sr. Dir. Corp. Comm. Mike Langberg
Western Digital’s newest wireless and SSD storage solutions: Prod. Mktg. Dir. Luke Ottrey
Jun 26, 2018 • 4 min
Techstination interview: Western Digital’s newest wireless and SSD storage solutions: Prod. Mktg. Dir. Luke Ottrey
Philips Hue becomes more entertaining
Jun 26, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. The folks at Philips, who have helped to pioneer smart home technology with their Philips Hue line of lighting…are out with something new again. It’s an app called Philips Hue Sync…
LocoRobo’s Loopy robot for kids: founder Dr. Pramod Abichandani
Jun 25, 2018 • 14 min
Techstination interview: LocoRobo’s Loopy robot for kids: founder Dr. Pramod Abichandani
Clipper Ventures Racing Yachts bring rugged Dell notebooks aboard
Jun 25, 2018 • 15 min
Techstination interview: Clipper Ventures Racing Yachts bring rugged Dell notebooks aboard
Save money on phones? TCL’s Alcatel brand offering features on a budget.
Jun 25, 2018 • 9 min
Techstination interview: Save money on phones? TCL’s Alcatel brand offering features on a budget.
UDoq’s solution for the charging cable mess
Jun 25, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Untangling the charging mess. If your household has phones and tablets and a mess of wires for keeping them charged, a company called uDoq has a smart way to get untangled. The…
Relay phone alternative from Republic Wireless arrives. How cool? SVP Jon Schniepp
Jun 23, 2018 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Relay phone alternative from Republic Wireless arrives. How cool? SVP Jon Schniepp
Techstination Week: June 22 2018
Jun 22, 2018 • 4 min
Techstination interview: Techstination Week: June 22 2018
D-Link brings more affordability to Internet cameras and cloud storage
Jun 22, 2018 • 1 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. The latest security cameras from D-Link focus on affordability. D-Link has refreshed its consumer security camera line starting with the DCS 6010 at about sixty dollars…up through the…
Kingston offering better, cheaper, faster solid state storage
Jun 21, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. With solid state storage drives becoming not only more affordable….but bigger in storage capacity….maybe it is time to upgrade. If your notebook came with a drive that can no longer…
Adobe going mobile with high end creative tools: Steve Forde
Jun 20, 2018 • 9 min
Techstination interview: Adobe going mobile with high end creative tools: Steve Forde
TeamViewer’s Blizz for mobile and desktop collaboration: Blizz head Peter Brunner
Jun 20, 2018 • 10 min
Techstination interview: TeamViewer’s Blizz for mobile and desktop collaboration: Blizz head Peter Brunner
Netgear Cable Orbi combination modem and WiFi router
Jun 20, 2018 • 1 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Netgear’s latest Orbi mesh WiFi router can save you money too. The Cable Orbi is a tri band WiFi router that includes a built in cable modem. Product Manager Amit Rele…“So with this…
Antlion Audio’s ModMic converts headphones into gaming headset
Jun 19, 2018 • 8 min
Techstination interview: Antlion Audio’s ModMic converts headphones into gaming headset
Drones becoming life savers
Jun 19, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. First responders and law enforcement agencies are relying more and more on drones to save lives. DJI has been collecting data that shows just how valuable a tool they are becoming…and…
What’s different about movie theater subscription service Sinemia? CEO Rifat Oguz
Jun 18, 2018 • 12 min
Techstination interview: What’s different about movie theater subscription service Sinemia? CEO Rifat Oguz
A celebration of the life of medicinal plant database creator Dr. James Duke
Jun 18, 2018 • 35 min
Techstination interview: A celebration of the life of medicinal plant database creator Dr. James Duke
Fibaro aims to “Button” up smart homes
Jun 18, 2018 • 1 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Fibaro aims to simplify home automation with The Button. The smart home company Fibaro has been in the market for about eight years making a variety of sensors. Some of the latest…
Techstination Week: June 15 2018
Jun 15, 2018 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Techstination Week: June 15 2018
More reading glasses innovation from ThinOptics
Jun 15, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Finding that extra pair of reading glasses when you need them…. Well, you know how frustrating that is. It always seems to happen when you need to read a menu. ThinOptics has been…
3Doodler co-founder has lots more in store: WobbleWorks CEO Max Bogue
Jun 14, 2018 • 13 min
Techstination interview: 3Doodler co-founder has lots more in store: WobbleWorks CEO Max Bogue
IBM’s The Weather Company inviting developers to help with natural disaster solutions
Jun 14, 2018 • 14 min
Techstination interview: IBM’s The Weather Company inviting developers to help with natural disaster solutions
Drop the mic…even throw it. The throwable Catchbox: CEO Mikelis Studers.
Jun 14, 2018 • 12 min
Techstination interview: Drop the mic…even throw it. The throwable Catchbox: CEO Mikelis Studers.
Chefling app aims to be your intelligent kitchen assistant
Jun 14, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Let an app on your phone help you to decide what is for dinner. The app is called Chefling…and co-founder Jeff Xie calls it a kitchen assistant…“So Chefling helps people from three…
Garmin’s VivoActive 3 Music arrives to challenge Apple: Phil McClendon
Jun 13, 2018 • 9 min
Techstination interview: Garmin’s VivoActive 3 Music arrives to challenge Apple: Phil McClendon
Ready for digital license plates? Reviver Auto CEO Neville Boston
Jun 13, 2018 • 12 min
Techstination interview: Ready for digital license plates? Reviver Auto CEO Neville Boston.
Panasonic’s tough new Lumix TS7 camera travels anywhere
Jun 13, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Looking for a camera that can take whatever you can dish out outdoors this summer. Might want to line up for Panasonic’s new Lumix TS7. Product Manager Sean Robinson says it can go…
BusyKid app gives parents control over chores, allowances and more: CEO Gregg Murset
Jun 12, 2018 • 10 min
Techstination interview: BusyKid app gives parents control over chores, allowances and more: CEO Gregg Murset
Creating memorable wood & leather phone cases and more: Toast Founder Matias Brecher
Jun 12, 2018 • 8 min
Techstination interview: Creating memorable wood && leather phone cases and more: Toast Founder Matias Brecher
Chatterbug brings its online language learning platform to U.S. market: CEO Scott Chacon
Jun 12, 2018 • 13 min
Techstination interview: Chatterbug brings its online language learning platform to U.S. market: CEO Scott Chacon
MyCharge out with new Razor Mega battery and Pride Month special
Jun 12, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Keeping those gadgets charged up….when you’re out in the great outdoors or on vacation during the summer can be challenging. MyCharge is making it easier with the new 20 thousand…
ROKmobile lures with add-on services…and now entertainment: CEO Jonathan Kendrick
Jun 11, 2018 • 11 min
Techstination interview: ROKmobile lures with add-on services…and now entertainment: CEO Jonathan Kendrick
Online security concerns? Maybe you’re not worried enough says Professor Justin Cappos.
Jun 11, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. When it comes to online security, can you be too cautious? Not according to Justin Cappos, a cybersecurity expert and associate professor at NYU’s Tandon School of Engineering. He…
Techstination Week: June 8 2018
Jun 8, 2018 • 6 min
Techstination interview: Techstination Week: June 8 2018
Velodyne aims for smaller, cheaper Lidar for self driving vehicles
Jun 8, 2018 • 1 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Velodyne is a company best known for its acoustical equipment over the years. But these days it has also been busy helping autonomous vehicles to see their surroundings with LiDAR…
udoq charging station solution is versatile & stylish: CEO Marcus Kuchler
Jun 7, 2018 • 13 min
Techstination interview: udoq charging station solution is versatile & stylish: CEO Marcus Kuchler
Drones becoming life savers & DJI’s new stabilizers for phones and cameras
Jun 7, 2018 • 15 min
Techstination interview: Drones becoming life savers & DJI’s new stabilizers for phones and cameras
#Paid sees growth in social influencer marketing
Jun 7, 2018 • 1 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Social influencers are big business. How much time do you spend browsing YouTube or Instagram. The people who create some of the most popular content….have a lot of clout these…
Xsolla aims to open doors for game developers: CEO Alexandr Agapitov
Jun 6, 2018 • 7 min
Techstination interview: Xsolla aims to open doors for game developers: CEO Alexandr Agapitov
Unboxing the Parrot Anafi drone with Global Mktg. Dir. Vincent Vantilcke
Jun 6, 2018 • 12 min
Techstination interview: Unboxing the Parrot Anafi drone with Global Mktg. Dir. Vincent Vantilcke
Epson grows EcoTank family of all in one printers
Jun 6, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Epson’s EcoTank technology is designed to remove one of the biggest pain points of ink jet printing….frequently running out of ink and having to buy new cartridges. The Epson EcoTanks…
D-Link brings more affordability to Internet cameras and cloud storage
Jun 5, 2018 • 10 min
Techstination interview: D-Link brings more affordability to Internet cameras and cloud storage
GululuGo connected water bottle with digital games encourages hydration for kids
Jun 5, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Getting kids to stay hydrated during the summer months can be a challenge for parents ….but there is technology that can help. Gululu has turned a water bottle into a gaming device of…
MyCharge out with new Razor Mega battery and Pride Month special
Jun 4, 2018 • 6 min
Techstination interview: MyCharge out with new Razor Mega battery and Pride Month special
KidsConnect safety phone for kids eyeing seniors too: Mike Dean
Jun 4, 2018 • 10 min
Techstination interview: KidsConnect safety phone for kids eyeing seniors too: Mike Dean
Philips Hue becomes more entertaining: Technology Head George Yianni
Jun 4, 2018 • 7 min
Techstination interview: Philips Hue becomes more entertaining: Technology Head George Yianni
ADP Wisely Pay Card. The future of payroll?
Jun 4, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Everybody like getting paid….but the folks at the big payroll company ADP says sometimes direct deposits seem too impersonal. Enter the new world of dgital payments…through pay cards…
Kingston offering better, cheaper, faster solid state storage
Jun 1, 2018 • 8 min
Techstination interview: Kingston offering better, cheaper, faster solid state storage
Techstination Week: June 1 2018
Jun 1, 2018 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Techstination Week: June 1 2018
Waterpik merges water flosser with toothbrush in Sonic Fusion
Jun 1, 2018 • 1 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Brush and floss at the same time? Waterpik is out with its latest innovation, the Sonic Fusion…..that melds water flossing into a Sonic toothbrush. Brian Woodard is Waterpik’s…
Fibaro aims to “Button” up smart homes: USA Managing Dir. Rich Bira
May 31, 2018 • 9 min
Techstination interview: Fibaro aims to “Button” up smart homes: USA Managing Dir. Rich Bira
ScotteVest’s latest line up of gadget carrying clothing
May 31, 2018 • 1 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. With Father’s Day on the horizon along with the summer travel season….the folks at ScotteVest have updated their line of clothing that will let you carry around just about any kind of…
Necessity is the mother of invention: BabyChangenGo
May 30, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. They say necessity is the mother of invention. New parents often discover that finding a suitably clean place to change diapers can be a challenge. Brenda Moosa is a mom to twins who…
GululuGo connected water bottle with digital games encourages hydration for kids
May 29, 2018 • 11 min
Techstination interview: GululuGo connected water bottle with digital games encourages hydration for kids
More reading glasses innovation from ThinOptics: CEO David Westendorf
May 29, 2018 • 7 min
Techstination interview: More reading glasses innovation from ThinOptics: CEO David Westendorf
Acer unveils new notebooks, chromebooks & gaming machines
May 29, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Computer maker Acer is doubling down on areas where its business has been growing….announcing powerful new gaming machines….ranging from notebooks to Xeon powered desktops….for those…
Behind NVIDIA’s drive into autonomous vehicles
May 28, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. NVIDIA is probably most well known for making some of the best computer graphics cards…..loved especially by gamers. But the company’s technology is helping to create the future of…
Chefling app aims to be your intelligent kitchen assistant: co-founder Jeff Xie
May 25, 2018 • 13 min
Techstination interview: Chefling app aims to be your intelligent kitchen assistant: co-founder Jeff Xie
Panasonic’s tough new Lumix TS7 camera travels anywhere: Prod. Mgr. Sean Robinson
May 25, 2018 • 11 min
Techstination interview: Panasonic’s tough new Lumix TS7 camera travels anywhere: Prod. Mgr. Sean Robinson
Techstination Week: May 25 2018
May 25, 2018 • 6 min
Techstination interview: Techstination Week: May 25 2018
Royole’s RoWrite smart writing pad arrives
May 25, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Attempts at digitizing handwriting with electronic note taking have been around for years….with some products being more successful than others. Now, Royole, which has been on the…
Worries grow over privacy, security & tech: NYU Cyber Security Expert Justin Cappos
May 24, 2018 • 22 min
Techstination interview: Worries grow over privacy, security & tech: NYU Cyber Security Expert Justin Cappos
Taking mobile holographic images coming soon: Lucid CEO Han Jin
May 24, 2018 • 9 min
Techstination interview: Taking mobile holographic images coming soon: Lucid CEO Han Jin
Microduino building STEM kits for kids, teens and more: CEO Bin Feng
May 24, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Electronic building blocks can get kids pretty enthused. Microduino is a company that’s been a leader in creating Lego compatible electronic building sets using a wide range of…
Acer unveils new notebooks, chromebooks & gaming machines: Sr. Brand Mgr. Eric Ackerson
May 23, 2018 • 7 min
Techstination interview: Acer unveils new notebooks, chromebooks & gaming machines: Sr. Brand Mgr. Eric Ackerson
Jibo social robot for the home recognizes family members and more
May 23, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Ready to invite an AI social robot into your home? Jibo is the name of a table or counter top social robot….that is kind of like a little snowman….that sees and hears you…talks to…
A mesh router that can pay for itself? Netgear’s Cable Orbi (CBK40) arrives.
May 22, 2018 • 12 min
Techstination interview: A mesh router that can pay for itself? Netgear’s Cable Orbi (CBK40) arrives.
What sets Epson ET 7750 printer apart? Product Manager Katharina Zimmermann.
May 22, 2018 • 8 min
Techstination interview: What sets Epson ET 7750 printer apart? Product Manager Katharina Zimmermann.
Shoptiques looks to grow as home for boutiques everywhere
May 22, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Shoptiques.com is an online shopping site aimed at bringing boutique stores from all over the world…to your screen. It was created by Olga Vidisheva….a young entrepreneur whose varied…
A 3D printed autonomous vehicle? Local Motors economist Kurtis Hodge on Olli
May 21, 2018 • 7 min
Techstination interview: A 3D printed autonomous vehicle? Local Motors economist Kurtis Hodge on Olli
Alliance for Transportation Innovation paving path forward: CEO Paul Brubaker
May 21, 2018 • 12 min
Techstination interview: Alliance for Transportation Innovation paving path forward: CEO Paul Brubaker
Can Google teach kids to say Please?
May 21, 2018 • 1 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Google is aiming to use technology….to make us more civil. At the Google I/O gathering this month …the tech giant unveiled a new feature called Pretty Please that parents can use in…
Techstination Week: May 18 2018
May 18, 2018 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Techstination Week: May 18 2018
eCapture’s LyfieEye VR/AR tiny camera impresses
May 18, 2018 • 1 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. eCapture Technologies has created a tiny 360 degree VR camera called the LyfieEye 200. It is designed to work with Android phones…shoots stills and videos and has had a successful…
Automated vehicles not new in Europe: Andriano Alessandrini & Michel Parent
May 17, 2018 • 20 min
Techstination interview: Automated vehicles not new in Europe: Andriano Alessandrini & Michel Parent
Worx adds power and versatility to latest outdoor gear
May 17, 2018 • 1 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Using lithium ion battery technology to help tackle yard work around the house is becoming pretty common. And Worx is taking great advantage of it with a line of tools and gadgets…
No One At the Wheel author Sam Schwartz cautions about autonomous vehicles
May 16, 2018 • 11 min
Techstination interview: No One At the Wheel author Sam Schwartz cautions about autonomous vehicles
NVIDIA’s self driving car simulations: Automotive Sr. Dir. Danny Shapiro
May 16, 2018 • 9 min
Techstination interview: NVIDIA’s self driving car simulations: Automotive Sr. Dir. Danny Shapiro
Velodyne aims for smaller, cheaper Lidar for self driving vehicles: John Eggert
May 16, 2018 • 9 min
Techstination interview: Velodyne aims for smaller, cheaper Lidar for self driving vehicles: John Eggert
Adobe giving Creative Cloud access to students through schools for 5 dollars a year
May 16, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. In a move designed to spur creativity and help young people develop new skills for arts and technology…Adobe has announced a program to let schools offer the full range of its…
#Paid sees growth in social influencer marketing: CEO Bryan Gold
May 15, 2018 • 7 min
Techstination interview: #Paid sees growth in social influencer marketing: CEO Bryan Gold
Waterpik merges water flosser with toothbrush in Sonic Fusion
May 15, 2018 • 10 min
Techstination interview: Waterpik merges water flosser with toothbrush in Sonic Fusion
Aura Frames adds to line up of digital connected photo frames
May 15, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. There’s some interesting innovation going on with digital photo frames and one of the leaders is Aura Frames. It has created richly designed frames, including a new quartz model, with…
ADP Wisely Pay Card. The future of payroll?: VP Anthony Peculic
May 14, 2018 • 8 min
Techstination interview: ADP Wisely Pay Card. The future of payroll?: VP Anthony Peculic
Home8 grows line of smart home gear with ActionView line: CEO Joe Liu
May 14, 2018 • 11 min
Techstination interview: Home8 grows line of smart home gear with ActionView line: CEO Joe Liu
Microsoft, Google…talk breakthroughs in voice assistants
May 14, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. The world of smart voice assistants is growing fast. At two big tech gatherings this month…they were front and center. At Microsoft Build…the software giant revealed that users will…
Techstination Week: May 11 2018
May 11, 2018 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Techstination Week: May 11 2018
Skylink adding Nova WiFi garage door opener with Alexa
May 11, 2018 • 1 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. When it comes to do it yourself home security, Skylink is continuing to innovate. The latest is the Nova smart universal garage door controller…compatible with Amazon’s Alexa…and…
ScotteVest’s latest line up of gadget carrying clothing: CEO Scott Jordan
May 10, 2018 • 13 min
Techstination interview: ScotteVest’s latest line up of gadget carrying clothing: CEO Scott Jordan
Amazon building a robot for your home?
May 10, 2018 • 1 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Maybe the news slipped past you over the last couple of weeks. But researchers at Amazon have reportedly been busy building a robot for the home. The code name…is Vesta….and it is…
Can Google teach kids to say Please? Latest from Google I/O with LaToya Drake.
May 9, 2018 • 8 min
Techstination interview: Can Google teach kids to say Please? Latest from Google I/O with LaToya Drake.
Live Conversation Speaking Translator from Hammacher Schlemmer
May 9, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. How cool would it be to have a gadget that you could speak into….and have it translate what you say into another language. There are apps and phones that try to do that….but they…
A hammock or a tent? It’s both. Lawson Blue Ridge Camping Hammock
May 8, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Designing a hammock…that can double as a tent….or maybe it’s a tent that doubles as a hammock. Wes Johnson is the founder of the Lawson Hammock Company….and he went through a lot of…
Royole’s RoWrite smart writing pad arrives: Marketing Mgr. William Strand
May 7, 2018 • 9 min
Techstination interview: Royole’s RoWrite smart writing pad arrives: Marketing Mgr. William Strand
Gadget for new moms (and dads): Baby Change-N-Go Co-founder Brenda Moosa
May 7, 2018 • 9 min
Techstination interview: Gadget for new moms (and dads): Baby Change-N-Go Co-founder Brenda Moosa
Shoptiques looks to grow as home for boutiques everywhere: Founder Olga Vidisheva
May 7, 2018 • 11 min
Techstination interview: Shoptiques looks to grow as home for boutiques everywhere: Founder Olga Vidisheva
Techie gifts for Mother’s Day” Roav Viva, Hammacher Schlemmer & GoPro
May 7, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Mother’s Day is fast approaching and if you’re looking for something techie… there’s a solution from Anker to add Alexa to your car. The Roav Viva is an Alexa enabled car charger and…
Techstination Week: May 4, 2018
May 4, 2018 • 6 min
Techstination interview: Techstination Week: May 4, 2018
Beverage maker Diageo launches VR content to combat binge drinking
May 4, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Using virtual reality to combat binge drinking. Diageo is the owner of some of the leading alcoholic beverage brands…including Johnnie Walker, Smirnoff and Captain Morgan….and it has…
A social robot gift for Mom? Jibo gets smarter by the day: VP Nancy Smith
May 3, 2018 • 13 min
Techstination interview: A social robot gift for Mom? Jibo gets smarter by the day: VP Nancy Smith.
For developers….Misty Robotics begins pre-orders for Misty II: CEO Tim Enwall
May 3, 2018 • 12 min
Techstination interview: For developers….Misty Robotics begins pre-orders for Misty II: CEO Tim Enwall
Adobe giving Creative Cloud access to students through schools for 5 dollars a year
May 3, 2018 • 11 min
Techstination interview: Adobe giving Creative Cloud access to students through schools for 5 dollars a year
Google gives Gmail new features
May 3, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. With 1.4 billion people around the world using Gmail…when there are changes…it is pretty big news. Google is rolling out its most significant changes to Gmail to date….and the…
GoPro’s new lower cost Hero
May 2, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. The latest camera from GoPro includes some high end features…at a lower price. The GoPro Hero comes in at 199 dollars, is waterproof without the need for additional housing, includes…
Color offering affordable genetic testing for hereditary risks
May 1, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Color is the name of a personal health service that lets you order genetic testing for heart health, cholesterol and a number of common hereditary cancers. The tests typically cost…
New Skill Blueprints for Amazon Alexa
Apr 30, 2018 • 1 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Some new blueprints for Amazon’s smart speakers. If you thought Alexa was pretty great before….wait until you try out the new Skill Blueprints. For instance you can customize Alexa…
Worx adds power and versatility to latest outdoor gear
Apr 28, 2018 • 9 min
Techstination interview: Worx adds power and versatility to latest outdoor gear
Techstination Week: April 27, 2018
Apr 27, 2018 • 6 min
Techstination interview: Techstination Week: April 27, 2018
RHA Technologies brings new designs to in ear headphones
Apr 27, 2018 • 1 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. RHA Technologies….based in Scotland….is bringing its own style into the headphone market in the U.S. The company is focused on in-ear models…built from the ground up with high quality…
eCapture’s LyfieEye VR/AR tiny camera: Co-founder Sherwayne Tan
Apr 26, 2018 • 8 min
Techstination interview: eCapture’s LyfieEye VR/AR tiny camera: Co-founder Sherwayne Tan
T-Mobile offering discounts to military families and veterans
Apr 26, 2018 • 1 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. T-Mobile is making a push to win over military families and veterans offering discounts of 20 percent off the first line on T-Mobile One service….and half off additional family lines.…
Beverage maker Diageo launches VR content to combat binge drinking
Apr 25, 2018 • 7 min
Techstination interview: Beverage maker Diageo launches VR content to combat binge drinking
What’s new in the new Gmail?: Google’s LaToya Drake.
Apr 25, 2018 • 8 min
Techstination interview: What’s new in the new Gmail?: Google’s LaToya Drake.
Microduino building STEM kits for kids, teens and more: CEO Bin Feng
Apr 25, 2018 • 8 min
Techstination interview: Microduino building STEM kits for kids, teens and more: CEO Bin Feng
M3D’s multi-color Crane Quad 3D printer at under $500: CEO Michael Armani
Apr 25, 2018 • 13 min
Techstination interview: M3D’s multi-color Crane Quad 3D printer at under $500: CEO Michael Armani
Plantronics delivers affordable BackBeat Go 600 headphones
Apr 25, 2018 • 7 min
Techstination interview: Plantronics delivers affordable BackBeat Go 600 headphones
MyPhonePouch designs pocketless, beltless phone carriers
Apr 25, 2018 • 1 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. A clever way to carry your phone. Allison Santini is the inventor and founder of MyPhonePouch…designed to help women…or men…carry their phones around even when they have no pockets…or…
Building blocks with circuitry, STEM and more: E Blox co-founder Jim Seymour
Apr 24, 2018 • 8 min
Techstination interview: Building blocks with circuitry, STEM and more: E Blox co-founder Jim Seymour
SnapPower’s USB Charger 2 easily adds full power USB charging to outlets
Apr 24, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. With all of the gadgets that need charging around the house…via USB….finding a place to plug those chargers in can be a problem. A company called SnapPower is out with a clever…
Wacom’s latest Intuos tablets make creativity easy and affordable
Apr 23, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. The folks at Wacom have updated their Intuos line of pen and touch tablets that work with Macs and PCs to unleash creativity. With pricing under 99 dollars….they bring pressure…
Techstination Week: April 20, 2018
Apr 20, 2018 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Techstination Week: April 20, 2018
Women Who Code lends support to women in tech
Apr 20, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Giving a boost to women working in technology. Alaina Percival is the founder and CEO of Women Who Code….a group that started small in the Bay area….and has expanded around the world…
Aura Frames adds to line up of digital connected photo frames: CEO Abdur Chowdhury
Apr 19, 2018 • 10 min
Techstination interview: Aura Frames adds to line up of digital connected photo frames: CEO Abdur Chowdhury
Hammacher Schlemmer’s Live Conversation Speaking Translator arrives
Apr 19, 2018 • 12 min
Techstination interview: Hammacher Schlemmer’s Live Conversation Speaking Translator arrives
IfOnly aims to grow online experience site
Apr 19, 2018 • 1 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. The online Website IfOnly.com that offers a wide range of experiences for consumers is aiming to attract more users with the hiring of new CEO John Boris. Boris comes to IfOnly from…
RoboKind’s Jett advanced robots teaching kids to code
Apr 18, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. RoboKind’s different approach to using robots for education, RoboKind has developed robots that are fun for kids to learn to program ….whether they are in the classroom…or at home.…
Skylink adding Nova WiFi garage door opener with Alexa
Apr 17, 2018 • 11 min
Techstination interview: Skylink adding Nova WiFi garage door opener with Alexa
Samsung’s new TV line up features lots of Smart Things
Apr 17, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Samsung is making smartphones work seamlessly with the family room TV. I’ve been checking out a Samsung Ultra High Definition 55 inch TV. Perhaps even more impressive than the vibrant…
Nokia’s Steel HR combines style with health & fitness in Steel HR watch
Apr 16, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. While moves by Nokia to trim jobs and cut costs raise some concerns….the company is moving ahead with the release of new digital health products. Pre-sales have begun for Nokia…
Techstination Week: April 13 2018
Apr 13, 2018 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Techstination Week: April 13 2018
CINEMOOD’s palm sized projector for streaming & more
Apr 13, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Cinemood is the name of a little three inch cube shaped projector…designed for families. It runs on a rechargeable battery and can stream Netflix and YouTube…through a WiFi…
A hammock or a tent? It’s both. Lawson Hammock Founder Wes Johnson.
Apr 12, 2018 • 12 min
Techstination interview: A hammock or a tent? It’s both. Lawson Hammock Founder Wes Johnson.
Movpak’s electric skateboard-backpack combo for urban commuters and more
Apr 12, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Talk about a cool way to commute. Movpak is out with a backpack….with a slide out electric skateboard built in. The backpack stays on the back of the board which also gives the rider…
Headphones designed with a difference: RHA Technologies’ Colum Fraser
Apr 11, 2018 • 9 min
Techstination interview: Headphones designed with a difference: RHA Technologies’ Colum Fraser
Clever creations for kids…smarTrike
Apr 11, 2018 • 1 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Some clever creations for kids. What could be new in the world of tricycles. The folks at smarTrike have been innovating with a fully foldable design. And, says U.S. Director of…
Protecting and accessorizing that new phone
Apr 10, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. If you’re among the many who can’t wait to get their hands on the latest and greatest mobile devices…you already know how important it is to keep those devices protected. We’ve been…
Apple’s new push for iPads in schools
Apr 9, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Many parents have known for a long time that putting an iPad in the hands of kids can be a magical experience. Especially on car trips…or in restaurants. Now Apple is competing with…
Carrying a phone with yoga pants? MyPhonePouch creator Allison Santini
Apr 9, 2018 • 9 min
Techstination interview: Carrying a phone with yoga pants? MyPhonePouch creator Allison Santini
Techstination Week: April 6 2018
Apr 6, 2018 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Techstination Week: April 6 2018
Garmin’s latest fitness band for kids gives motivation
Apr 6, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Tech can often work against parents who encourage their kids to be more active and get outdoors. So getting them off the sofa and away from their screens…can be challenging. The…
Apple’s new push for iPads in schools
Apr 5, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Many parents have known for a long time that putting an iPad in the hands of kids can be a magical experience. Especially on car trips…or in restaurants. Now Apple is competing with…
Women Who Code surveying on pay equality: CEO Alaina Percival
Apr 5, 2018 • 11 min
Techstination interview: Women Who Code surveying on pay equality: CEO Alaina Percival
Samsung Galaxy S9 hands on with Dir. of Prod. Strategy and Planning Suzanna De Silva
Apr 5, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Hands on with Samsung’s Galaxy S9. The latest flagship phones from Samsung are designed to take what has been good…and make those features even better. Take the camera. In the S9 and…
With new CEO John Boris, IfOnly aims to expand online marketplace for experiences
Apr 4, 2018 • 9 min
Techstination interview: With new CEO John Boris, IfOnly aims to expand online marketplace for experiences
What’s different about 199 dollar GoPro Hero? Dir. Product Communications Kelly Baker
Apr 4, 2018 • 8 min
Techstination interview: What’s different about 199 dollar GoPro Hero? Dir. Product Communications Kelly Baker
Kingston simplifies memory card buying with new Canvas brand
Apr 4, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Shopping for a memory card for your camera, phone or other mobile device….can be a little confusing. What do all the numbers and codes on the packaging mean. Typically they refer to…
Color offering affordable genetic testing for hereditary risks: VP Scott Topper
Apr 3, 2018 • 13 min
Techstination interview: Color offering affordable genetic testing for hereditary risks: VP Scott Topper
BioLite Energy brings solar lighting & more to campsites, sheds & backpacks
Apr 3, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. If it is spring, it must be time to talk about some tech for the outdoors. And BioLite Energy is at it again with new products that combine solar energy with lighting. The new…
Tech to take care of your teeth
Apr 2, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Tech to take care of your teeth. When it comes to a high tech connected tooth brush, the Philips Sonicare Diamond Clean Smart Toothbrush is designed to work with an app to show you…
Wacom’s latest Intuos tablets make creativity easy and affordable
Apr 2, 2018 • 9 min
Techstination interview: Wacom’s latest Intuos tablets make creativity easy and affordable
Techstination Week: March 30 2018
Mar 30, 2018 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Techstination Week: March 30 2018
Echo Products creating Eyeball 4K portable security cams
Mar 30, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Wireless cameras can provide security just about anywhere around the home these days. And a company called Echo Products has designed what it calls Eyeball cameras designed to go…
SnapPower’s USB Charger 2 easily adds full power USB charging to outlets
Mar 29, 2018 • 6 min
Techstination interview: SnapPower’s USB Charger 2 easily adds full power USB charging to outlets
Ozobot innovates with latest Evo mini robots for kids
Mar 29, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. The folks at Ozobot are continuing to innovate. The company has been making small robots that follow instructions mapped out by kids using markers on paper. And now they are getting…
RoboKind’s Jett advanced robots teaching kids to code: COO Dr. Gregory Firn
Mar 28, 2018 • 10 min
Techstination interview: RoboKind’s Jett advanced robots teaching kids to code: COO Dr. Gregory Firn
CINEMOOD’s palm sized projector for streaming & more: Managing Dir. Paul Zhuravlev
Mar 28, 2018 • 11 min
Techstination interview: CINEMOOD’s palm sized projector for streaming & more: Managing Dir. Paul Zhuravlev
Reputation Institute’s 2018 study sees Apple falling, Samsung rising
Mar 28, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. The Reputation Institute is out with its 2018 study of corporate reputations. Among tech companies, Google, Canon, Sony and Microsoft are in the top ten. That’s a significant move up…
Tech not always the enemy in living greener
Mar 27, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Living a little bit greener… tech doesn’t have to be the enemy. One of the first things to keep in mind is those many chargers around the house are still typically using electricity…
KIBO from KinderLab Robotics unleashes learning and imagination
Mar 26, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. We’re seeing more and more educational toys these days designed to give kids…even pre-schoolers…some basic skill for coding and more. At KinderLab Robotics …they’ve created a…
Samsung Galaxy S9 hands on with Dir. of Prod. Strategy and Planning Suzanne De Silva
Mar 23, 2018 • 12 min
Techstination interview: Samsung Galaxy S9 hands on with Dir. of Prod. Strategy and Planning Suzanne De Silva
Techstination Week: March 23 2018
Mar 23, 2018 • 6 min
Techstination interview: Techstination Week: March 23 2018
Oregon inventor Dean Still gets grant for clean burning wood stove for cooking, heating & charging
Mar 23, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Here’s a story we got tipped off to by our friends and affiliate station in Portland. In the little town of Cottage Grove, Oregon…inventor Dean Still….has been playing with fire…for…
Waymo begins truly driverless passenger pick ups in Arizona
Mar 22, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. The era of passengers being picked up by self driving cars…without a back up driver or attendant….has begun. Google’s Waymo unveiled the news at this month’s South by Southwest…
Kingston simplifies memory card buying with new Canvas brand
Mar 21, 2018 • 7 min
Techstination interview: Kingston simplifies memory card buying with new Canvas brand
Fashion meets mobile gaming? Trendage.
Mar 21, 2018 • 1 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Fashion meets mobile gaming. Trendage is a game and style platform that is attracting millions of users since it launched this year. It uses artificial intelligence and visual search…
Rachio unveils next gen connected sprinkler: Marketing Dir. Eric Petrek
Mar 20, 2018 • 11 min
Techstination interview: Rachio unveils next gen connected sprinkler: Marketing Dir. Eric Petrek
Amazon slashes Prime cost for Medicaid recipients
Mar 20, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. A big part of Amazon’s strategy to win more customers over to Amazon Prime….has been to make it much more than a way to save on shipping charges for frequent customers. Bundling in…
E-bike popularity is zipping along
Mar 19, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. With spring arriving and more of us heading outdoors….it’s becoming more and more likely that you’ll see riders zipping along on e-bikes. The Bicycle Product Suppliers Association…
Gadgets to help you stay powered
Mar 16, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Some gadgets that can help you stay powered. With so many devices around the home or office these days that need to stay charged….how do you fit all of those power blocks onto an…
Techstination Week: March 16 2018
Mar 16, 2018 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Techstination Week: March 16 2018
Reputation Institute’s 2018 study sees Apple falling, Samsung rising
Mar 15, 2018 • 9 min
Techstination interview: Reputation Institute’s 2018 study sees Apple falling, Samsung rising
Parallels offers useful Toolbox for Mac & Windows
Mar 15, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. The folks at Parallels, who have been making software for years that allows Mac users to run the Windows operating system as well…are out with Parallels Toolbox. It’s a suite of…
VTech’s LeapFrog bring new display to LeapStart
Mar 14, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Vtech’s LeapFrog brand continues to make engaging educational toys for kids. At this year’s Toy Fair…the company unveiled LeapStart 3D…which will add a 3D like display to the platform…
Waterpik brings whitening and portability to water flosser line
Mar 13, 2018 • 15 min
Techstination interview: Waterpik brings whitening and portability to water flosser line
Motivating kids for fitness, chores & more: Garmin VivoFit Jr. 2
Mar 13, 2018 • 11 min
Techstination interview: Motivating kids for fitness, chores & more: Garmin VivoFit Jr. 2
EPA backs inventor of clean burning wood stove for cooking, heating & more
Mar 13, 2018 • 15 min
Techstination interview: EPA backs inventor of clean burning wood stove for cooking, heating & more
Smart speaker with great sound: Sonos One
Mar 13, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. It has been about thirteen years since Sonos arrived on the scene with wireless technology designed to bring high quality audio throughout the home. The company continues to innovate…
Samsung’s new TV line up features lots of Smart Things
Mar 12, 2018 • 16 min
Techstination interview: Samsung’s new TV line up features lots of Smart Things
Ozobot innovates with latest Evo mini robots for kids: Chief Prod. Officer Joby Otero
Mar 12, 2018 • 10 min
Techstination interview: Ozobot innovates with latest Evo mini robots for kids: Chief Prod. Officer Joby Otero
The Google-Amazon divide widens
Mar 12, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. The divide in this country is deepening and that doesn’t bode well for the future. I’m talking about the divide that has widened between tech rivals Google and Amazon. Amazon’s…
Techstination Week: March 9 2018
Mar 9, 2018 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Techstination Week: March 9 2018
Amazon Ringing up another acquistion
Mar 9, 2018 • 1 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. With Alexa….Amazon is already a dominating force when it comes to smart home technology. And now it is buying Ring….the smart doorbell maker that has been growing its line of smart…
Gadgets that can help you stay powered
Mar 8, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Some gadgets that can help you stay powered. With so many devices around the home or office these days that need to stay charged….how do you fit all of those power blocks onto an…
BioLite Energy brings solar lighting & more to campsites, sheds & backpacks
Mar 8, 2018 • 11 min
Techstination interview: BioLite Energy brings solar lighting & more to campsites, sheds & backpacks
Orbit brings more smart tech to outdoor watering
Mar 8, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. With spring not too far away, it’s not too early to talk about some outdoor tech. Orbit has new smart watering solutions in the B-hyve Hose Faucet Timer…that lets you control the…
Amazon slashes Prime cost for Medicaid recipients: Amazon’s Aaron Perrine
Mar 7, 2018 • 8 min
Techstination interview: Amazon slashes Prime cost for Medicaid recipients: Amazon’s Aaron Perrine
Zivix preps new Jamstik digital guitars
Mar 7, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. If you play the guitar, know someone who does, or want to learn… the latest Jamstiks from Zivix are on the way. The Jamstik 7 and Jamstik 12 have new capacitive touch fretboards and…
Echo Products creating Eyeball 4K portable security cams: Founder Matthew Cooper-Jones
Mar 6, 2018 • 6 min
Techstination interview: Echo Products creating Eyeball 4K portable security cams: Founder Matthew Cooper-Jones
Remo Plus Door Cam makes installation easy
Mar 6, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. The easiest to install wireless door camera yet. The Remo Plus Door Cam brings a new concept to outdoor security cameras. It simply hangs over the top of the door….with the lens on…
Samsung’s new Galaxy S9 phones place focus on cameras
Mar 5, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Samsung’s latest flagship phones, the Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus …arrive this month. At the unveiling at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona….Samsung’s Jonathan Wong placed the primary…
1More brings great sound and affordable price to triple driver over ear headphones & more
Mar 2, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. 1More is a company that’s made a pretty big splash in Consumer Electronics in a pretty short time. It has been putting high end audio features in headphones for a lot less money than…
Nokia’s Steel HR combines style with health & fitness: Prod. Mgr. Marc Besnard
Mar 1, 2018 • 10 min
Techstination interview: Nokia’s Steel HR combines style with health & fitness: Prod. Mgr. Marc Besnard
GoSun Stove founder Patrick Sherwin marks 40th with 40 days of sun cooked meals
Mar 1, 2018 • 1 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Cooking with the sun can be pretty cool….or maybe we should say pretty hot. GoSun Stove has been an innovator…creating portable solar stoves with reflectors and vacuum tubes…that do a…
Movpak’s electric skateboard-backpack combo for urban commuters and more
Feb 28, 2018 • 9 min
Techstination interview: Movpak’s electric skateboard-backpack combo for urban commuters
Guitar learning app Fender Play comes to iPad…and more on the way
Feb 28, 2018 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Guitar learning app Fender Play comes to iPad…and more on the way
Botley the Coding Robot teaches kids as young as five
Feb 28, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Can kids as young as five learn to code? Without the need for a screen? The answers are yes. Learning Resources is out with Botley, the Coding Robot Activity set. It makes a game of…
Tracking Musk’s Tesla in space: WhereIsRoadster.com
Feb 27, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. It’s an image that many of us won’t soon forget. A red Tesla Roadster…traveling through space…with a space suited mannequin dubbed Starman behind the wheel. It was launched earlier…
Moni Smart Security rebranding with Brinks name: CEO Jeff Gardner
Feb 26, 2018 • 7 min
Techstination interview: Moni Smart Security rebranding with Brinks name: CEO Jeff Gardner
Going greener with tech & more: Gail Barnes
Feb 26, 2018 • 21 min
Techstination interview: Going greener with tech & more: Gail Barnes
Turbo Tax adds new Live feature to connect with real time experts
Feb 26, 2018 • 1 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. It’s tax season once again…and that means new versions of Turbo Tax. This year the company has added a feature called Turbo Tax Live. CPA and Turbo Tax expert Lisa Greene-Lewis…“Turbo…
Nomad out with new Wireless Charging Hub and more: Marketing Mgr. Chuck Melber
Feb 23, 2018 • 7 min
Techstination interview: Nomad out with new Wireless Charging Hub and more: Marketing Mgr. Chuck Melber
Drive Sleek cradle designed to boost mobile reception
Feb 23, 2018 • 2 min
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…
Parallels offers useful Toolbox for Mac & Windows: VP John Uppendahl
Feb 22, 2018 • 10 min
Techstination interview: Parallels offers useful Toolbox for Mac & Windows: VP John Uppendahl
Engineering sound capture for VR: Hear360 CEO Matt Marrin
Feb 22, 2018 • 15 min
Techstination interview: Engineering sound capture for VR: Hear360 CEO Matt Marrin
DFNDR app for Android security
Feb 22, 2018 • 1 min
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…
GoSun Stove founder Patrick Sherwin marks 40th with 40 days of sun cooked meals
Feb 21, 2018 • 13 min
Techstination interview: GoSun Stove founder Patrick Sherwin marks 40th with 40 days of sun cooked meals
Accell adds USB C accessories and Poweramid Air: VP Tenny Sin
Feb 21, 2018 • 9 min
Techstination interview: Accell adds USB C accessories and Poweramid Air: VP Tenny Sin
Making your car more connected: Klashwerks’ Raven
Feb 21, 2018 • 2 min
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…
Engineer creates WhereIsRoadster.com to track Musk’s Roadster & Starman through space
Feb 20, 2018 • 8 min
Techstination interview: Engineer creates WhereIsRoadster.com to track Musk’s Roadster & Starman through space
Trendage app for fashion fitting: CEO Vineet Chaudhary
Feb 20, 2018 • 8 min
Techstination interview: Trendage app for fashion fitting: CEO Vineet Chaudhary
NASA’s Globe Observer lets you pitch in with Citizen Science
Feb 20, 2018 • 2 min
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.…
Googling along with the Winter Olympics
Feb 19, 2018 • 2 min
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…
SmarTfold convertible stroller/tricycle: SmarTrike Comm. Dir. Rob Bailey
Feb 18, 2018 • 8 min
Techstination interview: SmarTfold convertible stroller/tricycle: SmarTrike Comm. Dir. Rob Bailey
NY Toy Fair: VTech shows off Kidi Star Karaoke & more: VP Jennifer Eiselein
Feb 17, 2018 • 7 min
Techstination interview: NY Toy Fair: VTech shows off Kidi Star Karaoke & more: VP Jennifer Eiselein
Using tech to save lives.. Project Lifesaver
Feb 16, 2018 • 2 min
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…
Cortica’s Autonomous Artificial Intelligence: CEO Igal Raichelgauz
Feb 15, 2018 • 12 min
Techstination interview: Cortica’s Autonomous Artificial Intelligence: CEO Igal Raichelgauz
KIBO from KinderLab Robotics unleashes learning and imagination: CEO Mitch Rosenberg
Feb 15, 2018 • 8 min
Techstination interview: KIBO from KinderLab Robotics unleashes learning and imagination: CEO Mitch Rosenberg
Monster tells consumers… You deserve better
Feb 15, 2018 • 2 min
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…
Spice Box bringing augmented reality to chemistry and science kits for kids
Feb 14, 2018 • 5 min
Techstination interview: Spice Box bringing augmented reality to chemistry and science kits for kids
The coming era of self driving cars
Feb 14, 2018 • 2 min
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…
Hitcase offers protection and easy add on lenses for iPhones: CEO Brooks Bergreen
Feb 13, 2018 • 12 min
Techstination interview: Hitcase offers protection and easy add on lenses for iPhones: CEO Brooks Bergreen
Build your own computer for kids: Piper Computer kit
Feb 13, 2018 • 1 min
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…
Googling along with the Winter Olympics: Google’s LaToya Drake
Feb 12, 2018 • 7 min
Techstination interview: Googling along with the Winter Olympics: Google’s LaToya Drake
HumanCode’s BabyGlimpse DNA kit to show likely baby traits
Feb 12, 2018 • 2 min
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…
Techie gifts for Valentines
Feb 9, 2018 • 2 min
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…
RapidX X5 Plus offers front and back seat charging: Dir. of Mktg. Kris Scott
Feb 8, 2018 • 9 min
Techstination interview: RapidX X5 Plus offers front and back seat charging: Dir. of Mktg. Kris Scott
Unistellar reimagines telescope with innovative eVscope
Feb 8, 2018 • 2 min
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…
Ring’s roadmap includes lights, cameras, action!: Communications Dir. Yassi Shahmiri
Feb 7, 2018 • 10 min
Techstination interview: Ring’s roadmap includes lights, cameras, action!: Communications Dir. Yassi Shahmiri
uGrow digital parenting app tracks health records and more
Feb 7, 2018 • 2 min
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…
1More brings great sound and affordability to triple driver headphones & more
Feb 6, 2018 • 6 min
Techstination interview: 1More brings great sound and affordablility to triple driver headphones & more
McAfee partners with D-Link for router security, enters ID protection space.
Feb 6, 2018 • 1 min
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…
weBoost Drive Sleek signal boosting mobile cradle designed to keep you connected
Feb 5, 2018 • 11 min
Techstination interview: weBoost Drive Sleek signal boosting mobile cradle designed to keep you connected
Honeywell unveils Smart Home Security System
Feb 5, 2018 • 2 min
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…
Netflix becomes 100 billion dollar company…a look back
Feb 2, 2018 • 1 min
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…
Tech to take on the cold: Volt Heat Radiant Heated Jacket
Feb 1, 2018 • 9 min
Techstination interview: Tech to take on the cold: Volt Heat Radiant Heated Jacket
Learning Resources’ Botley Coding Robot for kids: Inventor Michael Blaustein
Feb 1, 2018 • 9 min
Techstination interview: Learning Resources’ Botley Coding Robot for kids: Inventor Michael Blaustein
Monster Founder Noel Lee is tackling the Super Bowl
Feb 1, 2018 • 11 min
Techstination interview: Monster Founder Noel Lee is tackling the Super Bowl
Google adds audio books to smart speakers and more
Feb 1, 2018 • 2 min
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…
DJI’s Mavic Air arrives
Jan 31, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. It folds up to a size…not including thickness…not much bigger than a smartphone. But DJI’s newest drone…the Mavic Air…is loaded with technology…including 4K imaging, 21 minutes of…
Zivix preps new Jamstik digital guitars: Dir. of Growth Matt Cannon
Jan 30, 2018 • 13 min
Techstination interview: Zivix preps new Jamstik digital guitars: Dir. of Growth Matt Cannon
Gamevice mobile controllers adding more capabilities
Jan 30, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Mobile gaming is big business and a company called GameVice has a line of accessories designed to bring console style controls to mobile devices. CEO Philip Hyun says with many…
Reemo Health grows partnerships for digital health wearable
Jan 29, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Merging digital health with home security, a company called Reemo Health is now partnering with ADT along with Samsung. The idea is to use Samsung smart watches to help senior…
MIT scientists launch Embr Wave warming/cooling wristband: Embr Wave
Jan 26, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. A group of scientists at MIT is coming to market with a wristband designed to provide warmth in the cold…and help you feel cooler in the heat. It is called Embr Wave and co-founder…
Ray J forms Raycon to sell Ebikes, smartwatches & more: CEO Ray Lee
Jan 25, 2018 • 11 min
Techstination interview: Ray J forms Raycon to sell Ebikes, smartwatches & more: CEO Ray Lee
Panasonic’s Lumix GH5 S camera makes CES debut
Jan 25, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Panasonic is adding another top of the line model to its stable of highly respected micro four thirds, mirrorless cameras. The new GH5 S. Product Manager Sean Robinson says Panasonic…
Can search popularity predict Grammy winners?: Google’s LaToya Drake
Jan 24, 2018 • 6 min
Techstination interview: Can search popularity predict Grammy winners?: Google’s LaToya Drake
Techstination Blast from the Past: Netflix report from February 2001
Jan 24, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination interview: Techstination Blast from the Past: Netflix report from February 2001
D-Link’s coming LTE Camera, new whole home routers & more
Jan 24, 2018 • 12 min
Techstination interview: D-Link’s coming LTE Camera, new whole home routers & more
Broadway producer launches What Should We Do concierge app: Arielle Tepper Madover
Jan 24, 2018 • 9 min
Techstination interview: Broadway producer launches What Should We Do concierge app: Arielle Tepper Madover
PogoTec puts wearable cameras on any eyewear
Jan 24, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. A camera that sees what you see. A company called PogoTec has created the PogoCam…a smartly designed camera that attaches magnetically to eyewear and allows you to capture still…
Pre-orders open for DJI’s new Mavic Air drone: Dir. Michael Perry at event
Jan 23, 2018 • 22 min
Techstination interview: Pre-orders open for DJI’s new Mavic Air drone: Dir. Michael Perry at event
Kingston Technology’s versatile Nucleum USB C hub arriving
Jan 23, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. If you have a new Macbook or other device that makes use of USB C for power and connectivity….Kingston Technology’s new seven in one Nucleum hub can be a lifesaver. The design is a…
Travis the Translator puts 80 languages in your pocket
Jan 22, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. A pocket sized device that can translate languages on the fly. Travis the Translator speaks 80 languages…and works text only…with another 30 or so. CEO Brend Kouwenhoven says it uses…
Laundry folding robot? It’s on the way.
Jan 19, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Maybe you have a robot like a Roomba vacuuming your home. How would you feel about one folding your laundry? A company called Seven Dreamers showed off Laundroid at this month’s…
Nixplay connected photo frames gaining new capabilities
Jan 18, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Creedon Technology has been doing some pretty innovative things with digital picture frames. The company, which is also a major player in commercial digital signage, has done an…
New phone case designs from Tech21 offer beauty & protection: VP Colin Woodward
Jan 17, 2018 • 9 min
Techstination interview: New phone case designs from Tech21 offer beauty & protection: VP Colin Woodward
LG’s CES line up includes 4K projector and TVs with ThinQ AI
Jan 17, 2018 • 1 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Once again at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show….there was a lot of focus on the next generation TVs. You knew when you bought that 4K TV…that it would be outdated soon. LG showed…
HumanCode’s BabyGlimpse DNA kit to show likely baby traits
Jan 16, 2018 • 8 min
Techstination interview: HumanCode’s BabyGlimpse DNA kit to show likely baby traits
What’s new with TurboTax this year? “Alexa, when will I get my refund?”
Jan 16, 2018 • 10 min
Techstination interview: What’s new with TurboTax this year? “Alexa, when will I get my refund?”
InBin’s connected Parcel Box aims to curb package theft: Founder Dave Geipel
Jan 16, 2018 • 12 min
Techstination interview: InBin’s connected Parcel Box aims to curb package theft: Founder Dave Geipel
ZTE’s innovative Axon M foldable phone
Jan 16, 2018 • 1 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. It’s not the first…and it won’t be the last….but ZTE’s foldable smartphone the Axon M is an interesting device. It features screens on front and back…making it thick and on the heavy…
Misty Robotics inviting programmers to unleash creativity
Jan 15, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Amazon’s Alexa and Google’s Assistant were pretty much everywhere at this month’s Consumer Electronics Show. The intelligent assistants are being built into TVs, cars, kitchen…
Unistellar’s innovative eVscope telescope: Chief Scientific Officer Franck Marchis
Jan 12, 2018 • 16 min
Techstination interview: Unistellar’s innovative eVscope telescope: Chief Scientific Officer Franck Marchis
MIT scientists launch Embr Wave warming/cooling wristband: Co-founder Sam Shames
Jan 12, 2018 • 10 min
Techstination interview: MIT scientists launch Embr Wave warming/cooling wristband: Co-founder Sam Shames
Kids’ Tech: KAPi 2018 Awards presented at CES
Jan 12, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. The ninth annual Kids at Play Interactive Award or KAPi presenations took place this week at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. It’s a partnership between Living in Digital…
Klashwerks’ Raven brings connectivity to cars: CEO Russell Ure
Jan 11, 2018 • 16 min
Techstination interview: Klashwerks’ Raven brings connectivity to cars: CEO Russell Ure
Sphero spinoff Misty Robotics inviting programmers to join the fun: Tim Enwall
Jan 11, 2018 • 13 min
Techstination interview: Sphero spinoff Misty Robotics inviting programmers to join the fun: Tim Enwall
Panasonic’s Lumix GH5 S camera makes CES debut: Prod. Mgr. Sean Robinson
Jan 11, 2018 • 11 min
Techstination interview: Panasonic’s Lumix GH5 S camera makes CES debut: Prod. Mgr. Sean Robinson
Nest Secure offers monitoring option from Moni
Jan 11, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Security systems for your home are getting a lot techier and the new Secure products from Google’s Nest are a great example. From the door and window sensors that also have motion…
Stream TV’s Ultra D glasses free 3D: CEO Mathu Rajan
Jan 10, 2018 • 14 min
Techstination interview: Stream TV’s Ultra D glasses free 3D: CEO Mathu Rajan
Seagate’s latest mobile storage solutions for phones, drones & more
Jan 10, 2018 • 17 min
Techstination interview: Seagate’s latest mobile storage solutions for phones, drones & more
PogoTec puts wearable cameras on any eyewear: CEO Brendan Sheil
Jan 9, 2018 • 12 min
Techstination interview: PogoTec puts wearable cameras on any eyewear: CEO Brendan Sheil
Making health and benefit Web sites more usable: ChannelNet CEO Paula Tompkins
Jan 9, 2018 • 12 min
Techstination interview: Making health and benefit Web sites more usable: ChannelNet CEO Paula Tompkins
Orbit brings more smart tech to outdoor watering: Digital Dir. Brad Wardle
Jan 9, 2018 • 10 min
Techstination interview: Orbit brings more smart tech to outdoor watering: Digital Dir. Brad Wardle
CES featuring lots of self driving demos: KBB Executive Analyst Akshay Anand
Jan 9, 2018 • 6 min
Techstination interview: CES featuring lots of self driving demos: KBB Executive Analyst Akshay Anand
Vinci updates smart connected earphones with Alexa & more
Jan 9, 2018 • 1 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Wearing Amazon’s Alexa on your ears. Vinci is a company that has taken the unique step of building what amounts to a mobile phone…into a set of over the ear headphones….complete with…
uGrow digital parenting app tracks health records and more: Philips SVP Liat Ben-Zur
Jan 8, 2018 • 10 min
Techstination interview: uGrow digital parenting app tracks health records and more: Philips SVP Liat Ben-Zur
Honeywell unveils Smart Home Security System: VP Scott Harkins
Jan 8, 2018 • 18 min
Techstination interview: Honeywell unveils Smart Home Security System: VP Scott Harkins
Reemo Health grows partnerships for digital health wearable: CEO John Valiton
Jan 8, 2018 • 9 min
Techstination interview: Reemo Health grows partnerships for digital health wearable: CEO John Valiton
McAfee partners with D-Link for router security, enters ID protection space.
Jan 8, 2018 • 13 min
Techstination interview: McAfee partners with D-Link for router security, enters ID protection space.
Republic Wireless unveils new communication devices for kids and families
Jan 8, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Republic Wireless has long been one of the most innovative and affordable wireless carriers. And in the coming weeks it will be out with a new way for parents to communicate with…
LG’s CES line up includes 4K projector and TVs with ThinQ AI: Tim Alessi
Jan 5, 2018 • 10 min
Techstination interview: LG’s CES line up includes 4K projector and TVs with ThinQ AI: Tim Alessi
Gamevice mobile controllers adding more capabilities: CEO Phillip Hyun
Jan 5, 2018 • 10 min
Techstination interview: Gamevice mobile controllers adding more capabilities: CEO Phillip Hyun
iHome Control grows line of hub-less smart home gear
Jan 5, 2018 • 1 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. If you have an Amazon Alexa…and it seems like who doesn’t these days….one of the great and fun things you can do with it is control your lights and lots more just by using your voice.…
New Year fitness? PIQ Sport Intelligence can help: GM Francois Hernandez
Jan 4, 2018 • 9 min
Techstination interview: New Year fitness? PIQ Sport Intelligence can help: GM Francois Hernandez
Using tech to teach phonics and the alphabet: Square Panda CEO Andy Butler
Jan 4, 2018 • 9 min
Techstination interview: Using tech to teach phonics and the alphabet: Square Panda CEO Andy Butler
AeroGardens featuring more WiFi and app capability
Jan 4, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Even in the dead of winter, you can still grow your own herbs, lettuce and more. And the folks at AeroGarden have been making their hydroponic gardens techier….with models now…
Kingston Technology’s versatile Nucleum USB C hub arriving
Jan 3, 2018 • 11 min
Techstination interview: Kingston Technology’s versatile Nucleum USB C hub arriving
A multi-language translator in your pocket: Travis founder Brend Kouwenhoven
Jan 3, 2018 • 10 min
Techstination interview: A multi-language translator in your pocket: Travis founder Brend Kouwenhoven
Garmin updates line of fitness wearables for adults & kids
Jan 3, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. With the beginning of a new year, lots of folks are resolved to live healthier lifestyles. Garmin has been among the leaders when it comes to fitness wearables …with devices for the…
2018 could be the year of truly driverless vehicles
Jan 2, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Here at the start of a new year, it’s time to talk about the kinds of technology that will really change the way we live and work in the months and years to come. And it is hard to…
Amazon steamrolls into the New Year
Jan 1, 2018 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Amazon says the 2017 holiday season was its biggest ever. And the top selling products were Amazon’s own devices…the Echo Dot and Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote. They are…
Fusion Guitar merges guitar, amp and iPhone
Dec 29, 2017 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Merge and electric guitar with an iPhone and what do you get? The amazing Fusion Guitar. It looks a bit wider than most…but with a built in amp, battery, speakers and an iPhone doc…
Thinkfun’s creator of Code Games for kids: Mark Engelberg
Dec 28, 2017 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Can kids learn the basics of coding without sitting in front of a screen? Of course they can. Mark Engelberg is using his background at NASA …to design code learning games at…
Activision and Nintendo have had a big year in video games
Dec 27, 2017 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. With Call of Duty: WWII and Destiny 2, Activision has chalked up the number one and number two selling console games in America this year, based on revenue. In fact the latest Call of…
Spokata text to speech platform for real time news uses Alexa’s cousin Polly
Dec 26, 2017 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Hey wait a minute, can technology eliminate my job too? A company called Spokata has developed a mobile audio platform for real time news. And it uses a combination of proprietary…
Last minute gift of language learning: Glossika
Dec 25, 2017 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. As a last minute gift…or maybe to fulfill a resolution for the New Year….why not get started learning a new language. An online site called Glossika can get you going with a wide…
ZTE’s innovative Axon M foldable phone: VP Jeff Yee
Dec 22, 2017 • 12 min
Techstination interview: ZTE’s innovative Axon M foldable phone: VP Jeff Yee
The gift of online learning: Fender Play and Digital Product Studio
Dec 22, 2017 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Looking for a last minute gift? A subscription to an online learning course can be a gift that keeps on giving. If you or someone on your list loves photography, the online courses at…
KAPi 2018 Awards: Children’s Technology Review Editor Warren Buckleitner
Dec 21, 2017 • 15 min
Techstination interview: KAPi 2018 Awards: Children’s Technology Review Editor Warren Buckleitner
Using drones and wearables to save lives: Project Lifesaver Founder Gene Saunders
Dec 21, 2017 • 16 min
Techstination interview: Using drones and wearables to save lives: Project Lifesaver Founder Gene Saunders
Ninety7’s clever upgrades for Echo Dot and Google Home
Dec 21, 2017 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. How do make an Echo Dot or Google Home even better. A company called Ninety7 has been at work creating devices that do just that. It is out with Loft, a portable battery base for…
PSafe DFNDR for Android device security: CEO Marco DeMello
Dec 20, 2017 • 15 min
Techstination interview: PSafe DFNDR for Android device security: CEO Marco DeMello
A notebook for the holidays? Latest from Dell and Microsoft.
Dec 20, 2017 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Notebooks are among the top techie gifts once again this holiday season. Finding the right one can be pretty challenging. Microsoft has been winning lots of fans for its innovative…
Holiday lists are filled with tech. The hot categories?
Dec 18, 2017 • 2 min
Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. The latest survey of consumers by the Consumer Technology Association finds holiday shopping lists are again filled with tech. TVs, laptops, smartphones and tablets rank as most…
Become a citizen scientist with NASA: Globe Observer Lead Holli Kohl
Dec 15, 2017 • 15 min
Techstination interview: Become a citizen scientist with NASA: Globe Observer Lead Holli Kohl