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Based in Atlanta, GA - Rick Limpert is an award-winning writer, a best-selling author, and a featured sports travel writer.

Named the No. 1 Sports Technology writer in the U.S. on Oct 1, 2014.

Entries in gadgets (65)

Friday
Dec072018

My Appearance on 'The Crush Sports Talk' in Atlanta on 12/3//18

First time on The Crush Sports Talk, but I'm a big fan. Joined E and Sam Crenshaw was pinch hitting for Maceo this week.

Talking sports gadgets and tech for the #holidays.

Have a watch. I come in about 8 mins into the show for about 45 mins ot talk and show and tell.

Among the things we talked about:

 

1. Card Fool cards - make giving your holiday cards easy and fun
www.cardfool.com    - Order online, put in your own message and the card is delivered right to the recipient
Card Fool are the experts in hilarious greeting cards, are helping everyone channel their funny bone and celebrate the lucky individuals on your naughty list. With a variety of Christmas and Hanukkah cards to choose from, this holiday season let that special person know you’re thinking of them the only way you know how –  humor, why not!?
2. Mixcder - E7 Active Noice Cancelling headphones 
On Amazon $59.99 for noise cancelling headphones, wireless, 12 hour playback life
3. KICHGO 
www.kichgo.com  $65 for bag of goodies and videos
Famously known for being Jennifer Lawrence and Kesha’s secret weapon, there’s nothing better than having celebrity trainer, Kit Rich, by your side. With her new product, KICHGO, a big gym in a little bag that weighs less than 2 pounds, you can whip your body into shape in no time. The bag packed full of tried and true equipment that can be used for Pilates, Circuit Training, HIIT, Tabata, and Yoga routines. In addition, customers receive 20 downloadable videos of varying lengths and styles. KICHGO makes fitness attainable for everyone, by keeping it simple and helping everyone achieve consistency with their workouts ANYWHERE AND EVERYWHERE. 
4. RAD Roller  www.radroller.com  Roll out those aches and pains. Makes a great gift.
5.  Nikon D3500  DSLR  - Smartphone cameras are great, but some shots deserve a DSLR
Nikon has officially announced a brand-new entry level DSLR camera, the D3500,which is our lightest and most portable DSLR yet and the ultimate travel camera! The D3500 is perfect for on-the-go shooting with its compact and durable build, making it especially perfect to step up your insta game on your next vacation.
Capture those fall images!
Some other notable features of the camera include:
Upgraded 24.2 MP image sensor (15 times larger than a typical smartphone) for higher-res images
HD video recording that is as easy as snapping a photo
Auto Mode and Guide Mode to easily capture amazing shots in any setting
Bluetooth connectivity with Nikon SnapBridge for instant image transfer to your smartphone
Affordable price tag – camera and lens is only $499
6. Babolat Pure Aero
Babolat has refreshed their popular Pure Aero model. More spin means more wins!

7. iGrill Mini - www.weber.com
iGrill products from Weber. 
Get your meat cooked the way you want it and get notified through an app.
8. C64 Mini  - Commordore 64 Mini
One of Rick's fave items of 2018  - $79.99
If you were a fan of the Commodore 64 in the 80's it's back in this mini form and you can play all your favorite games.
 
THEC64® Mini, a 50% replica of the of the world’s bestselling home computer that launched in 1982, comes pre-loaded with 64 classic games and THEC64® Joystick. Originally designed with fans of the original machine in mind, THEC64® Mini is also attractive to kids and families thanks to its simple plug and play action. Aspiring gamers of yesteryear can revisit the past and program their own games – just add a keyboard, and THEC64® Mini becomes a fully functional home computer complete with C64 BASIC.
THEC64® Mini comes with 64 classic titles already installed, including: California Games, Winter Games, Impossible Mission II, Boulder Dash, Jumpman, Pitstop II, Speedball II: Brutal Deluxe, Street Sports Baseball, Summer Games II, Temple of Apshai Trilogy, Uridium and more.

9. Tifosi Sports Eyewear

www.tifosioptics.com

I can't say enough good things about the entire line of Tifosi eyewear.

Even E looks good in them. And we even did a Tifosi giveaway on the show. High performance eyewear.

The greens are greener, the blues are bluer. For an athlete, they bring eveything into focus.

10. The Northwest Company

https://thenorthwest.com/

Makes great products so you can represent you favorite team. I brought on the Falcons foldable duffel bag.

We also did a giveaway!

Loved being on. Follow The Crush Sports Talk on Facebook and Instagram.

 

 

Thursday
Dec062018

Worst 'As Seen on TV' Products

These are some of the worst. Have you bought any of these?

Monday
Nov192018

Rick's Appearance on 'The Dana Barrett Show' 11/16/18 - Black Friday Tech

Fun to be on "The Dana Barrett Show" on Friday, November 16, to talk some tech and some deals for the holiday.

I brought on some unique items.

Including:

1. Card Fool cards - make giving your holiday cards easy and fun
www.cardfool.com    - Order online, put in your own message and the card is delivered right to the recipient

Card Fool are the experts in hilarious greeting cards, are helping everyone channel their funny bone and celebrate the lucky individuals on your naughty list. With a variety of Christmas and Hanukkah cards to choose from, this holiday season let that special person know you’re thinking of them the only way you know how –  humor, why not!?

2. Mixcder - E7 Active Noice Cancelling headphones

www.mixcder.com

On Amazon $59.99 for noise cancelling headphones, wireless, 12 hour playback life

3. KICHGO
www.kichgo.com  $65 for bag of goodies and videos
Famously known for being Jennifer Lawrence and Kesha’s secret weapon, there’s nothing better than having celebrity trainer, Kit Rich, by your side. With her new product, KICHGO, a big gym in a little bag that weighs less than 2 pounds, you can whip your body into shape in no time. The bag packed full of tried and true equipment that can be used for Pilates, Circuit Training, HIIT, Tabata, and Yoga routines. In addition, customers receive 20 downloadable videos of varying lengths and styles. KICHGO makes fitness attainable for everyone, by keeping it simple and helping everyone achieve consistency with their workouts ANYWHERE AND EVERYWHERE.

4. Sentry Shield-  $120
www.sentryshieldusa.com
If ever needed, bulletproof backpack inserts from SentryShield.
Sometimes there is a trade-off for freedom.
SentryShield®, maker of personal tactical protection has introduced its signature bulletproof backpack insert. Available in two sizes (backpack and handbag), the SentryShield insert is engineered with 24 layers of ultra-high molecular-weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) to be NIJ Level IIIA compliant and is capable of stopping a variety of ammunition.
Designed to be travel friendly, the SentryShield is easily concealed and carried in backpacks, laptop bags and other personal belongings. Despite being eight times stronger than steel, SentryShield contains no metal and won’t set off metal detectors in schools, airports or other secure locations.

5. The Tree Hugger - Christmas Tree accessory

https://thechristmastreehugger.com/

Have a watch of the segment, I come on about 30 mins into this feed.

And you can always see more about Dana at www.DanaBarret.com

Have a great Black Friday!

 

Sunday
Nov182018

Rick's Appearance on 92.9 The Game with Sam and Greg 11/18/18 Black Friday Tech

Rick always joins Sam and Greg on SportsRadio 92.9 The Game in Atlanta before Black Friday to talk some of the great deals and sports items that might make great gifts.

Have a listen to 92.9 The Game Weekends from Sunday morning.

Here is what Rick brought to the table:

1.  Christmas Cards from  Card Fool cards - make giving your holiday cards easy and fun
www.cardfool.com    - Order online, put in your own message and the card is delivered right to the recipient

Card Fool are the experts in hilarious greeting cards, are helping everyone channel their funny bone and celebrate the lucky individuals on your naughty list. With a variety of Christmas and Hanukkah cards to choose from, this holiday season let that special person know you’re thinking of them the only way you know how –  humor, why not!?



2. Mixcder - E7 Active Noice Cancelling headphones

On Amazon $59.99 for noise cancelling headphones, wireless, 12 hour playback life.
A great deal - Noise cancelling headphones can go for $400
 

3. KICHGO   - Portable Gym in a 2 lb. Bag
www.kichgo.com  $65 for bag of goodies and videos

Famously known for being Jennifer Lawrence and Kesha’s secret weapon, there’s nothing better than having celebrity trainer, Kit Rich, by your side. With her new product, KICHGO, a big gym in a little bag that weighs less than 2 pounds, you can whip your body into shape in no time. The bag packed full of tried and true equipment that can be used for Pilates, Circuit Training, HIIT, Tabata, and Yoga routines. In addition, customers receive 20 downloadable videos of varying lengths and styles. KICHGO makes fitness attainable for everyone, by keeping it simple and helping everyone achieve consistency with their workouts ANYWHERE AND EVERYWHERE.

 
        • 2 resistance bands: light and medium
        • 1 set of resistance band handles
        • 1 set of resistance band ankle / booty strap
        • 1 set of dual-sided sliders
        • 3 resistance loops: light / medium / heavy
        • 1 inflatable Pilates Core ball (with inflation device)
        • 1 Jump rope
        • 1 door anchor


4. 6. C64 Mini  - Commordore 64 Mini
One of Rick's fave items of 2018  - $79.99 - Remember all those great sports games on the Commodore 64
www.thec64.com

If you were a fan of the Commodore 64 in the 80's it's back in this mini form and you can play all your favorite games.

 THEC64® Mini, a 50% replica of the of the world’s bestselling home computer that launched in 1982, comes pre-loaded with 64 classic games and THEC64® Joystick. Originally designed with fans of the original machine in mind, THEC64® Mini is also attractive to kids and families thanks to its simple plug and play action. Aspiring gamers of yesteryear can revisit the past and program their own games – just add a keyboard, and THEC64® Mini becomes a fully functional home computer complete with C64 BASIC.
THEC64® Mini comes with 64 classic titles already installed, including: California Games, Winter Games, Impossible Mission II, Boulder Dash, Jumpman, Pitstop II, Speedball II: Brutal Deluxe, Street Sports Baseball, Summer Games II, Temple of Apshai Trilogy, Uridium and more.

 
Have a great Black Friday!

Monday
Mar192018

What Happens When You Put an Industrial Strength Magnet on Various Items

People are tentative when placing magnets around electronics, even though most modern components are immune to all but the strongest magnets.

Have a look and read:

https://mybroadband.co.za/news/hardware/251779-we-placed-an-industrial-strength-magnet-on-random-gadgets.html