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Solar Power and Cell Phones – a solution that makes sense

The sun is everywhere, which means we have a potential power source wherever we go.  The challenge is to find ways to use this energy source in a practical way.  One way that makes a lot of sense is to power our cell phones and smart devices. Enerplex (www.enerplex.biz), a product line from Colorado based …

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Ham it up with HAM Radio, the Internet of Things and another Star Trek Medical Device.

http://media.blubrry.com/thetechranch/p/content.blubrry.com/thetechranch/TCR170214.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | RSS | MoreHighlights of this Tech Ranch In studio guest Lorne Campbell discusses the resurgent of HAM radio and it’s history A review of  Brainwash:  Mind Control – the Break Up of Romeo and Juliet.  http://www.gboom.in/brainwash-mind-control A review of www.HerTube.tv The …

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Still using XP? You need to hear this.

http://media.blubrry.com/thetechranch/p/content.blubrry.com/thetechranch/TCR270114.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | RSS | MoreSo how do you protect yourself in today’s information world?  We are faced with threats daily ranging from malicious viruses on your computers to just simple using your credit card.  Weston Hecker – Sr Systems Security Analyst  / Network …

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A bracelet that will help protect you from over exposure to the sun. Introducing the Luxes.

This idea is simply brilliant.  I am somewhat susceptible to the sun and often forget when it is time to apply or re-apply sunscreen The innovative LUXES bracelet features patent-pending technology that simulates your skin’s reaction to UV radiation in your surroundings.  The bracelet will darken in color when exposed to UV rays. Users simply …

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So what is the craziest gadget you could imagine in 2014? Take a look at EmoSPARK.

According to the EmoSpark website found at www.emospark.com, this may be the craziest gadget in 2014.  I asked a company representative to explain EmoSPARK.  Here is their response. Q.  What is EmoSPARK? A.  The first Artificial Intelligence Home Console – it’s a translucent, android powered Wi-Fi/Bluetooth cube that allows users to create and interact with …

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How can augmented reality enhance your smart device?

Co-founder of Trigg-AR,  Candice Cunliffe, asks me while we are live on the Tech Ranch if I had downloaded the app.  Little did she know that I had and was blown away by Trigg-AR.  First, let me do my best to explain this amazing app. You already know what a QR Reader can do on your …

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Weather Alert System, the Hyper Loop, Lower your Cell Phone Bill and Photo Bombing by the Tech Geezer.

http://media.blubrry.com/thetechranch/p/content.blubrry.com/thetechranch/TCR111113.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | RSS | MoreThe Emergency Broadcast System was created 50 years ago under the Kennedy Administration as a way for the president to reach the American people in a time of national crisis.  But no presidential alert has ever been issued.  Not …

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Tech gifts of 2013, Fatcloud.com, the app Dice Wisdom, The Volt Report and Tech Geezer.

http://media.blubrry.com/thetechranch/p/content.blubrry.com/thetechranch/TCR041113.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | RSS | More So what do a Psychic, the hottest tech gifts of 2013 and SQL Database Management have in common?  Well, they are all on this edition of the Tech Ranch The “Guru of Geek” Marlo Anderson and Jim Walsh …

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Website showdown Las Vegas Style, never trust the cloud and folding cars.

http://media.blubrry.com/thetechranch/p/content.blubrry.com/thetechranch/TCR300913.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | RSS | MoreCo-host Thomas Johnson takes on the “Guru of Geek” Marlo Anderson, phoning in from Las Vegas, on finding unique, useful and unusual websites. Ken Sanders from the Volt Report, www.thevoltreport.com, discusses folding cars and the future of prosthetic devices. …

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