This week on the eHow Tech Podcast, we talk about GPS-enabled smart shoes that tell you where to go as well as the controversial Spritz Reading App, which boasts the ability to let you read up to 1000 words per minute (about 5 times faster than average).
Dave and Nikole chat about things you can do to take control of Facebook, like clearing your search history and blocking certain kinds of sites from appearing in your news feed.
Finally, we’ve got friend of the show and tech expert Rick Broida on hand to discuss smart TVs — and talk about the brand new Roku Streaming Stick. Is it better than Chromecast? We’ve got the scoop.
Finally, Rick takes a TV-themed Geek Trivia Quiz on behalf of podcast listener Nathan Sanzone-McDowell, from Denver, Colorado. The prize: ThinkGeek Geeky Scented Candles. You can enter to have a guest play the quiz for you during a future episode by completing the entry form.
This week, on the eHow Tech Podcast, Dave and Nikole chat about Apple’s new move into automobiles — Apple Car Play.
They’ve also rounded up a slew of apps you can use to track and manage your calories and nutrition. Here are the apps mentioned on the show this week:
And finally, we talk about one of the oldest examples of gaming technology: The venerable pinball machine. We’ve got Gary Stern, owner of Stern Pinball on the show. Stern is the oldest remaining pinball factory in the world, and Gary talks about the history of pinball, why it’s still cool, and takes the Geek Trivia Quiz for listener Ann Lenzini.
You can enter to have a guest play the quiz for you during a future episode by completing the entry form.
This week, Dave and Nikole talk to one of our favorite actors, Greg Grunberg. He’s appeared in Heroes, Lost, Hawaii Five-O, and Star Trek, and he talks about growing up with JJ Abrams, what it was like to whisper in Felicity, making his new film Big Ass Spider, drumming in Band From TV, and how he came to create the location-aware couponing app Yowzaa!!That's a lot of stuff, but we pack it all into one podcast.
Greg also takes the Geek Trivia Quiz and amps up the stakes by throwing a signed script from Heroes into the prize pot.
You can enter to have a guest play the quiz for you during a future episode by completing the entry form:
Also in the show: We talk about gaming news -- Titanfall is the first next-gen shooter for the Xbox One, and it arrives this week. And Nikole shares her favorite apps for taking control of your chores – just in time for spring cleaning season.