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Each week, Rick joins his buddy Sully to talk tech on the Limpert Tech "SullyCast on ALT 105.7, formerly TalkRadio 640 WGST

Saturday
Sep152018

Limpert Tech "SullyCast" on ALT 105.7 and iHeartRadio - Gadgets Under $10

Save some $

Rick is here this week proving that all new tech is not expensive. In fact, he and Sully have come up with a list of tech that can be had for $10 or under.
 

Have a listen to Rick and Sully:

1.   myFlipShade Black Dot  by myCharge
$9.99

A flippable shade for your iPhone
The myFlipShade is an iPhone screen shield, privacy protector, and stand all-in-one. The shade reduces the sun's glare on your iPhone, making the myFlipShade ideal for use in the sunshine, to increase the visibility of your iPhone screen. Not only does the myFlipShade work as a screen shield, but it also works as a privacy screen and is ideal for crowded spaces such as public transport. Turn the accessory into a vertical or horizontal phone stand by folding it flat and adjusting for use.
Compatibility: iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus
 

2. Sof Sole Instant Cleaner Foaming Stain Remover for Athletic Shoes
$8.85

Review: I wear white Nike tanjuns. My shoes always get dirty, especially when I’m cleaning the pool area and my shoe gets soaked it leaves a brown line. This stuff never lets me down! I don’t get worried about wearing white shoes anymore!
 


3. Light Micro USB Sync Data Charging Charger Cable - Sky Blue
$9

With LED lights in full cables, when charging or sync data, you will see Led Light Lights up, very beautiful and cool.
Sync Data through a USB Port of your Computer/PC/Laptop with this unique Led Light cable
Charge your device through a computer's USB port or a USB power adapter.
 

4. Surge Protector
Under $10

Don't put off a purchase of a surge protector just a little too long, I can attest to how useful a gift this would be. Sure, you might get a weird look at first, but your giftee will thank you profusely when their computer, TV, or game console survives that lightning storm that fried the microwave.
 
5. Hanerdun Bright LED USB Lamp Light Reading Lamp For Laptop Flexible Neck
$8.99 - Available on Amazon

For working in dark environments
180 degree flexible goose-neck can be bent to direct light just wherever you want it. And it still keep sturdy standing after numerous rotations. And the light illuminates your keyboard without disturbing or upsetting others.

Durable and Portable:Soft and super bright USB light with 2/4 long-life LED bulbs which will not generate excessive heat. Lightweight at 0.05 pound and compact structure are extremely portable.
Compatibility: It can be plug into any USB port for your laptop. Perfect for working, playing computer and reading books, etc.

 

6. iZerich Electronics Phone Accessories Travel Bag Organizer, Waterproof Portable Cable Organizer Bag, Electronics Travel Gadget Carry Bag for Cables CordsChargers Plugs
$8.98 - available on Amazon

Keep all in one place: The bag for electronics has enough roomy to hold various items like cables, flash disk, Cords, Memory Cards,USB drive, Power, Charger, passport,Adapters ,Pens, Headphone ,airpods and etc.

Excellent protection:The bag for phone accessories is well padded semi flexible covers offer excellent protection for your electronic accessories.
Premium quality: The tech accessories organizer bag in medium size which is made of heavy-duty, durable and waterproof nylon material offer excellent protection for your accessories. It can protect your digital accessories from damage.
Easy to carry: The storage case for electronics is lightweight and spacious designed greatly can carry everything you need when you are on the go. Perfect size easily fits into your briefcase, luggage, backpack.
 


Saturday
Sep082018

Limpert Tech for 6/30/18 on ALT 105.7 and iHeartRadio - Drones and InterDrone

Rick is at the InterDrone Show in Las Vegas this week. The topic of course, is everything drones!

Industry figures show that the global commercial drone market is projected to reach 7 trillion won ($6.2 billion) in 2025 amid growing demand in diverse sectors such as construction and agriculture as well as infrastructure management such as solar and wind power facility management, forestry disease and insect pest and forest fire monitoring, and long-distance emergency items transportation. The market is expected to expand further amid growing demand for commercial drones in the logistics sector in the United States and China.

What did he see and hear?
 

Have a listen to Rick and Sully



1.   Grand Opening Keynote featuring FAA Administrator, Dan Elwell

How much should the FAA be monitoring and regulating the drone industry? Safety is a major concern.
 During his speech, Elwell reiterated that “the FAA is open for business.”
“Drones are going to do for aviation, what the internet did for information.”

2. Skysense Demonstrate Automated Drone Charging at Interdrone

Unique charging solution from this startup

3. Drone Insurance

AirMap, the world's leading airspace management platform for drones, and DroneInsurance.com, a digital drone insurance portal, are announcing a collaboration that will allow U.S.-based1 drone operators to purchase insurance from DroneInsurance.com within the AirMap for Drones mobile app. The app is available today and can be downloaded from the App Store and Google Play.

The integrated ability to purchase insurance is made possible through REIN's recently launched digital portal DroneInsurance.com, which aims to provide a smart and paperless drone insurance experience that offers dynamic policy options to address the unique risks, pain points and insurance needs of commercial drone operators. By providing the option to add insurance coverage as an easy, seamless part of AirMap's pre-flight planning workflow through the AirMap for Drones iOS and Android mobile app, AirMap is improving the daily flying experience for drone operators.

4. News from Parrot

eBee X: the fixed-wing drone that allows operators to map without limits

The senseFly eBee X fixed-wing drone is designed to boost the quality, efficiency and safety of geospatial professionals’ data collection. This enterprise-grade solution offers a camera to suit every job, the accuracy and coverage capabilities to meet the requirements of even the most demanding projects and is durable enough to work virtually every site.

MULTI-PURPOSE
One tool, multiple cameras, for every job

The eBee X includes a range of revolutionary new camera options to suit every mapping job—from land surveying and topographic mapping to urban planning, crop mapping, thermal mapping, environmental monitoring and many more. These cameras include:
The senseFly S.O.D.A. 3D: a unique drone photogrammetry camera with a one-inch sensor, which changes orientation during flight to capture three images (two oblique, one nadir) every time, instead of just one, for a much wider field of view. The result is stunning digital 3D reconstructions in vertically-focused environments—such as urban areas, open pit mines and coastlines—over larger areas than quadcopter drones can achieve. senseFly S.O.D.A. 3D is optimised for quick, robust image processing with Pix4Dmapper software.
The senseFly Aeria X: a compact drone photogrammetry camera with APS-C sensor. This rugged innovation offers an ideal blend of size, weight and DSLR-like image quality. Thanks in part to its built-in Smart Exposure technology, it provides outstanding image detail and clarity, in virtually all light conditions, allowing operators to map for more hours per day than ever before.
The senseFly Duet T: a dual-camera thermal mapping rig, which lets mapping professionals create geo-accurate thermal maps and digital surface models quickly and easily. The Duet T includes both a high-resolution (640 x 512 px) thermal infrared camera and a senseFly S.O.D.A. RGB camera with one-inch sensor. Both image sources can be accessed as required, while the rig’s built-in Camera Position Synchronisation feature works in sync with Pix4Dmapper photogrammetry software (optional) to simplify the map reconstruction process.

The eBee X is also compatible with the Parrot Sequoia+ multispectral camera for agriculture, the senseFly S.O.D.A. drone photogrammetry camera and senseFly Corridor for simple linear mapping.
Parrot, the leading European drone group, offers business solutions spanning drones, software, sensors and services, mainly focusing on 3 major verticals:
Agriculture
3D mapping, surveying and inspection
Public safety

Founded in 1994 by Henri Seydoux, the Parrot Group designs and engineers its products in Europe, mainly in France and Switzerland. Headquartered in Paris, Parrot has been listed since 2006 on Euronext Paris (FR0004038263 - PARRO). For more information: www.parrot.com
 
5. Doosan showcases drone fuel cell powerpack in Las Vegas

The company said it is easy to refill fuel of its newly developed powerpack by simply replacing a detachable hydrogen container in the powerpack with a new one. A single charge of the hydrogen container also keeps drones flying for two hours, which is significantly longer than 20 to 30 minutes powered by existing drone batteries.

6. Where does the future lie for drones?

Saturday
Sep012018

Limpert Tech "SullyCast" on ALT 105.7 and iHeartRadio - Labor Day Weekend and Football Watching

They say that baseball is our National Pastime, but really it's watching all sports that has become the most popular thing to do in this country.

This is the first big weekend of college football, chances are that you will be watching some on TV.

Rick and Sully discuss some new tech that enhances our watching of football.

 

1.  SlingTV and College Football - cord cutters can still enjoy college football
www.sling.com

With a Sling Orange subscription for only $25 per month, customers can get access to ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN3 and ACC Network Extra. By adding Sports Extra to Sling Orange for an extra $5 per month, customers can also watch games on SEC Network, SEC Network+, ESPNU, ESPNEWS, ESPN Goal Line and Stadium. And, Sling Orange’s Sports Extra offers all six Pac-12 Networks, making Sling the most affordable option for Pac-12 fans to watch every single conference game.

Sling TV + OTA: By pairing Sling TV with an OTA antenna, customers can access football games on local ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX stations in HD at no cost. For more information on special antenna offers from Sling TV, visit our OTA blog.

Sling Orange + Sling Blue: For even more football, customers who subscribe to both Sling Orange and Sling Blue services for $40 per month (a $10 discount), can watch Big 12, Pac-12 and more conference games on FS1, FS2, FOX (select markets) and NBC (select markets), plus NFL games.

Visit “Sports on Sling This Week”
Want to see the full schedule of football on Sling TV this week? Visit Sports on Sling This Week on the Sling TV blog to see a full schedule of games, including date, time, channel and necessary Sling TV subscriptions.
 

2. Pace of Play said to improve

So don't spend too much time in the kitchen or bathroom
 
The college rules committee continues to try to reduce the overall length of games by gaining efficiency during "dead" times. This year, the rules have changed to shorten the time between the touchdown and the extra point, and between the kickoff return and the first play from scrimmage. In both cases, the 40-second play clock will start as soon as the ball is dead. Instead of pausing for one minute between the touchdown and the extra point, the 40-second play clock will begin counting down as soon as the touchdown is scored. Similarly, when the ball becomes dead after the kickoff the 40-second play clock will start. This should have a significant impact on the amount of time it takes to "manage" a touchdown and the ensuing kickoff
 

3. More "Virtual Advertising"

This is a technology that virtually substitutes the advertising on perimeter boards around the edge of the field or stadium.  For the first time, the technology is available on LED perimeter boards.

While the technology makes no difference to what fans see in the stadium, virtual advertising images digitally inserted on pitchside advertising boards will be unique to their city or region.  
This allows teams to change advertising that is most relevant to the respective TV audience, whether they are watching from their armchair in Los Angeles, Beijing, Sydney or any other market.
 

4. The Wait for 5G - maybe in 2019...

5G networks are expected to be commercially available in 2019, delivering faster speeds, greater capacity and ultra-low latency. This will mean better connectivity for fans in a soccer stadium in the future as well as new experiences.
 

5. Terra Kids Binoculars
Give the kids a Bird’s Eye View!


$19.99 at  http://www.habausa.com/terra-kids-binoculars-with-bag/
Seats a little, well, up there? Terra Kids Binoculars with Bag from HABA for the win! The binoculars are an essential piece to any exploration adventure or sporting event! The plastic casing is sturdily designed to withstand outdoor play, and the shoulder strap with security fastener will keep them close by your young sports fan. The neoprene shoulder bag has snap fasteners and an aluminum carabiner. Includes knowledge cards for even further learning! Magnify x4 with these cool binoculars. Recommended for ages 6 years and up. Materials: Binoculars made of ABS (hard plastic), polyester-elastomeric (soft plastic) and polymethyl acrylate (lenses).
 
Rick's Tip: 6.  Stay up late for the Hawaii Game

Whatever happens, Saturday usually doesn’t end until Hawaii’s done.
The team that’s indirectly responsible for weird green uniforms is also directly responsible for keeping college football fans across the country on their couches for about 15 straight hours.
Thank you, Rainbow Warriors.
 

Saturday
Aug252018

Limpert Tech for 6/30/18 on ALT 105.7 and iHeartRadio - Tailgating Tech

Football season is here. It doesn't matter if you follow high school, college or the pros, it's still tailgating season!

Rick and Sully discuss some new tailgating gadgets and tech.
 

Have a listen:



1. Uuni 3 Wood Fire Pizza Oven - Cooks and entire pizza in 60 seconds
www.uuni.net

This unique oven was first developed and perfected in 2011. The Uuni 3 provides the perfect cooking conditions for pizza and so much more – roast meat, fish and vegetable dishes. Did I mention how fast the Uuni 3 is when it comes to pizza? The portable wood-fired pizza unit heats up to 932°F in just 10 minutes. Uuni 3 cooks delicious 13" pizzas in an incredible 60 seconds, and they taste fantastic! The Uuni is safe and reliable for your party. Before Uuni there wasn’t a portable wood-fired pizza oven on the market. Now they have partnerships with the likes of Williams Sonoma and ACE Hardware. Also available starting at $299 at www.uuni.net.
 

2. YETI Tundra Haul
www.yeti.com

All your perishable goods and drinks will be rolling through your tailgate this fall on the latest from YETI. YETI's legendary toughness and unmatched insulation always go the extra mile with the Tundra Haul. Nothing was sacrificed in the making of this cold-holding powerhouse, ensuring the Haul™ lives up to the Tundra name. The Tundra Haul is the toughest cooler on two wheels and available at www.yeti.com for $399.99.
 

3. Bubba's Fine Food Snacks
www.bubbasfoods.com

Perfect for individual snacking before, during and after the game!

Bubba's Fine Foods are a quick, easy, and healthy snack for the entire family. Delivering an addictive crunch and taste, simple real-food ingredients, and no refined sweeteners!

Bubba’s Single Serve Packets satisfy the pickiest eaters, provide balanced energy, and manage portion sizes. The packets include three of Bubba’s best-selling products within each product line: Savory Original Snack Mix:  the classic snack mix twist of pecans, cashews and dried green bananas with a buttery blend of olive oil and spice; Blazing Buffalo 'Nana Chips: crunchy low-sugar banana chips flavored with REAL buffalo wing spices; and Bourbon Vanilla UnGranola: non-GMO coconut flakes, cashews, and sliced almonds, kick of Bourbon Vanilla, and a subtle touch of honey. (Top yogurt or ice cream. Boost your smoothie. Eat it as cereal in a bowl or munch right from the bag!)

Bubba’s Fine Foods snacks are proudly made in America in the heart of Loveland, Colorado, and are paleo, grain-free, gluten-free, soy-free, dairy-free, non-GMO, and free of refined sugars and artificial flavorings.
 


4. DoubleUp Can Cooler
$10

 Holds Two 12oz or 16oz cans!
Perfect For: Tailgates, Parties, Beach, Concerts, Camping, and Festivals
Always have a COLD backup beverage

When you finish the top beverage, simply fold the coozie down to enjoy the bottom beverage

 

5. Waring TG15 Tailgater Blender
Battery/cord Operated Blender  $80

Plugs into a vehicle's cigarette lighter for pre-game and other outdoor parties
14-foot cord stretches to tailgate or picnic table
Basic 1-speed, 6-cup blender crushes ice and mixes drinks, dips, and sauces
Stands 14-1/2 inches high on a 7-inch-diameter base
 

6. Grill Sargeant Apron
www.bigmouthinc.com


Serious grillers want to attack their tailgate with a vegenence. They can do that with the Grill Sargeant Apron. This camo covered apron has pockets and loops to hold all of your essential utensils, and condiments—even a 6-pack of beer. It will keep your clothes from getting those pesky stains and there is even a hidden bottle opener in the apron. A quality apron for $19.99.


 

Saturday
Aug182018

Limpert Tech "SullyCast" on ALT 105.7 and iHeartRadio - UP of Michigan and New Apps

Rick was able to spend this week in the Up (upper peninsula) of Michigan. At the beautiful, Island Resort and Casino, with a ton of new upgrades, including a new golf course, Sage Run.

 
www.islandresortandcasino.com

Sage Run is the newest 18-hole course in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Like our other well regarded course, Sweetgrass, the eminent Paul Albanese, ASGCA of Albanese and Lutzke Golf Course Design, designed this course. Intended to compliment Sweetgrass, it provides a unique opportunity for golfers of all skill levels to experience perfection in golf course design on two diverse courses.

About the Course


Now open, Sage Run features a large drumlin, which is a long, sloping ridge. It runs throughout the course in different directions, challenging players to interact and move along the course with it. Each hole has a unique character and feel.
 
Part of a new breed of golf courses

The course takes golfers through pine scrub areas, open areas and partially wooded area. The architect appreciated the expansive site that was full of natural features.

Rick and Sully discuss some of Rick's favorite new apps

Have a listen:



1. The Island Resort and Casino Mobile app

Rick was able to use on his trip.
The Island Mobile App is here!
We are very excited to introduce an optimal, streamlined and 100% mobile total Island experience! A project we have been working on for our valued guests and Island Club members has come to life and we are extremely excited and proud to share it with you. Receive $5 promo cash on your card for downloading and linking your Island Club account!

(App Store or Google Play)
With the mobile app, Island Club member users are able to:
Check Island Club points.
Check promo cash balance.
Check available rewards.
Receive real-time offers (golf, meals, hotel and more).
Earn in-app achievements for FREE points, coupons and promo cash.
As well as access all the information you’ll need to contact, stay, play and dine at the Island! Just make sure to ALLOW NOTIFICATIONS and LOCATION SERVICES to receive messages, notifications and in-app offers!

If you have not yet signed up for an Island Club card, you still can use the app to access all other information without rewards. If you are interested to sign up, please click here.

All Island information will be accessible at your fingertips when using our app, from our monthly promotions and events with dates, times and location to our dining options with our full menu and specials menu as well as casino game information complete with an INTERACTIVE SLOT MACHINE MAP and so much more!
 

2. Astro

Automatic email manager and more
Email and calendar, solved.

Astro brings email, calendar, and an AI-powered assistant together to help you focus on what’s most important. Our intelligent apps prioritize your emails, tell you what to follow up on, and help you clean up your inbox.

Get through your emails faster with Priority Inbox, Swipes, Snooze, and Unsubscribe. Then customize the emails you send with Open Tracking, Send Later, Custom Signatures, and more.

When you’re not in your inbox, eliminate distractions by receiving only Priority email notifications.
 

3. Google Lens for Android

Want to know what the future of search looks like? Start with Google Lens. Though it was originally only available to Pixel phones, in June the company launched a standalone Android app for the feature. The app uses your smartphone's camera to scan the world around you and provide information about the objects it detects. It can scan barcodes, recognize plants and dog breeds, tell you about local landmarks, and provide info on works of art. Some of that may sound gimmicky, but the text-scanning abilities alone make it worth having on your home screen.
 

4. Cookpad
Free

Cookpad connects you with a vibrant array of recipes. Easily add favorite recipes, manage shopping lists, and find new recipes you'll love based on those you already like. Once you start using it, you'll have one less excuse to eat out.
 

5. Bandcamp
 
Free
Filled with both up-and-coming and established acts, Bandcamp is one of the most exciting music marketplaces there is. The app was initially built around streaming songs you'd already purchased on Bandcamp, but now it's a one-stop shop for digital and physical band merch. If you want to keep your finger on the pulse of music, this is an essential app.