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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

Sunday
Jul142019

Limpert Tech "SullyCast" on ALT 105.7 and iHeartRadio 7/13/19 - One Daytona, The Daytona and Daytona Speedway

Rick spent last weekend in Daytona Beach, Fl.  immersed in everything Daytona, NASCAR and racing.
 

1. ONE DAYTONA

www.onedaytona.com


ONE DAYTONA is a new lifestyle and entertainment center located adjacent to the iconic Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. Featuring a vibrant and growing mix of unique dining, shopping and entertainment experiences, ONE DAYTONA is a destination within a destination for locals and visitors to explore and enjoy. Officially opened Dec. 1, 2017, ONE DAYTONA offers a one-of-a-kind showcase of first-to-market retail outlets and specialty shops, quick-bite and full-service restaurants, and energetic live entertainment. The sprawling development also features 282 multi-family residential units (2019), Class A office space, and two hotels – Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott, and The DAYTONA®, a Marriott Autograph Collection® hotel. Locally owned and operated, ONE DAYTONA was inspired by Daytona Beach native Lesa France Kennedy, granddaughter of NASCAR founder Bill France Sr., and CEO of International Speedway Corp.

 

2. The DAYTONA

https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/dabak-the-daytona-autograph-collection/


Located directly across from the world-famous Daytona International Speedway, overlooking the high-energy Victory Circle at ONE DAYTONA, The DAYTONA embodies the world of racing with a vibrant signature style and easy accessibility to area attractions, 23 miles of beaches, boardwalk amusements, and more. It’s the perfect escape for travelers seeking a unique, modern retreat on Florida’s stunning east coast.

Features:
The AAA Four-Diamond Marriott Autograph Collection property features 144 custom-designed guest rooms with four luxury suites that offer views of Daytona International Speedway, a lobby area called “The Grid” that features vintage show cars on display year-round, a swimming pool with an oversized fire pit and private cabanas, a racing-inspired restaurant - Sir Malcolm, and a bar called the Blue Flame that offers signature Moonshine cocktails.

 

3. Daytona International Speedway

www.daytonainternationalspeedway.com



Daytona International Speedway underwent a $400 million redevelopment that began in July 2013 and was completed in time for the 2016 Rolex 24 At Daytona and DAYTONA 500. The project includes five expanded and redesigned entrances, or “injectors” that lead fans to a series of escalators and elevators transporting them to three different concourse levels. Each level features spacious social areas, or “neighborhoods,” along the nearly mile-long frontstretch. At the conclusion of the redevelopment, Daytona International Speedway now has approximately 101,500 permanent, wider and more comfortable seats, twice as many restrooms and three times as many concession stands. In addition, the Speedway now features over 60 luxury suites with track side views and a completely revamped hospitality experience for corporate guests.



 
4.   NASCAR Racing Experience

www.nascarracingexperience.com



Rookie (drive for 8 laps) or Ride-Along Experience on the highbanks of the Speedway’s 2.5-mile tri-oval.

The Rookie Experience "Most Popular Driving Experience"

Voted MOST POPULAR Driving Experience at NASCAR driving experience for a reason. The Rookie Experience is perfect for the race fan or thrill seeker who wants to drive a NASCAR race car. Following Drivers Meeting with Crew Chief, training and instruction you get behind the wheel and drive a real NASCAR race car by yourself for an 8 minute timed racing session on one of the nation's premier speedways. There's no lead car to follow as you drive by yourself for this once in a lifetime NASCAR driving experience.  Come on rookies, book the Rookie driving experience today!

Drivers Meeting with Crew Chief
Training and Instruction
You drive a real NASCAR race car by yourself!
Drive an 8 minute timed racing session
In Car Radio Communications with Personal Spotter
Yes, Passing is allowed!
Graduate Certificate with top speed



5. Public Restrooms at The Daytona

Race fans at The Daytona hotel are in for a surprise when they enter the public restrooms on the lobby level.  Motion detectors pick up your entrance and on the speakers in the restroom different clips of race finishes are played.

Again part of the attention to detail.

Monday
Jul082019

Limpert Tech "SullyCast" on ALT 105.7 and iHeartRadio 7/5/19 - Summer Sports Tech and Gadgets

Summer means different things to different people. It also means new tech to try out indoors, outdoors, while traveling on being active.

New tech for the summer months...

 

1.  What's new from KODAK
www.kodak.com

Printing pictures as you take them...

Kodak and C+A Global, an authorized brand licensee of Eastman Kodak Company, announced the availability of the KODAK SMILE Instant Print Digital Camera and the KODAK SMILE Instant Digital Printer. The latest addition to the instant print digital camera lineup, the KODAK SMILE Instant Print Digital Camera is the perfect gift for the person who wants to shoot and print memories instantly, while the KODAK SMILE Instant Digital Printer makes it easy to fully edit and print photos from a smartphone plus, enhance them with Augmented Reality. Embed videos with sound into printed pictures via the new KODAK SMILE App for iOS and Android and watch photos take on a whole new life.
 
 
2. myCharge Power Lumens

www.mycharge.com

Rick's favorite portable power company is myCharge

Portable chargers are a convenient item to have for around the house when all the wall outlets are taken as well as traveling, work and school. Finding one that has double the benefits can make your life even easier, like the new Power Lumens from myCharge. Available in either 10,000mAh or 20,000mAh, the Power Lumens features two USB-A ports as well as a built-in light that features four levels of brightness and six different settings. The powerbank features a convenient easel for propping it up and directing the light where it is needed. The Power Lumens is ideal for camping, photoshoots, working in the garage and bedside tables.
 

 
3. PocketRadar Smart Coach
www.pocketradar.com

INTRODUCING: SMART COACH RADAR™ (MODEL SR1100)
$399.99

The Smart Coach Radar™ is the first affordable, complete speed and video training system that empowers the modern athlete and coach in many sports with the ability to create and share a digital record of their progress. By providing actionable insights into important metrics like hitting exit velocity, serve speed and pitch speed, coaches and athletes can now optimize their techniques and methods to get better results in the new era of athletic training.
COMPATIBLE WITH POCKET RADAR APP

 

4.  Pelican Cooler - Americana Collection
 https://www.pelican.com/us/en/products/coolers/americana-collection


-          Pelican is a 40 year old American brand that offer lifetime warranty on their products
-          The cooler features Extreme Ice Retention
-          Built-in bottle opener and cup holders.
-          Pelican has full line of premium coolers ranging from huge grizzley-tested ones for fishing and hunting to a backpack cooler for day adventures or beach.
-          Learn or buy at Pelican.com or West Marine
 

5. Chill-o-Matic
Single drink cooling device  $25

Enjoy a cool can in no time with the Chill-O-Matic Automatic Drink Chiller. This handy beverage cooler makes room-temperature drinks ice cold in just one minute. Suitable for 12 oz. soda and beer cans, the Chill-O-Matic is 240 times quicker than a traditional freezer. You no longer have to worry about cans exploding in the freezer when they are left for too long. In addition, the drink chiller won’t cause any foam or fizz. Running on two AA batteries, the portable drink chiller is easy to bring to picnics, barbeques, parties, and more. Plus, you don’t need to carry a large cooler that’s filled with ice to keep drinks cold. The Chill-O-Matic only requires a regular zip-sealed bag of ice to chill an entire 12 pack.
 

6. XIAOMI ROIDMI NEX - the Unique Vacuum & Mop 2-in-1 Cordless Vacuum Cleaner

With the water-resistant roller brush and the magnetic mopping component which can store 180ml water, let you cleaning the floor effectively. Sweeping first and then mopping.

The new gen of Engine-X brushless motors spins at up to 120,000rpm per minute to help generate 145 AW and 23500 Pa powerful suction than the others. Capture the deep-down dirt or hair thoroughly.

With Air-X dust separation technology, it produces a direct suction of multiple cyclones to avoid blocking and keep stronger suction for longer. Simply drop your Roidmi NEX cordless vacuum cleaner into the wall-mounted charging dock, ready to grab and go.

Six-stage Filtration filter out dust as small as 0.3 microns and 99.99% of allergens to expelling cleaner air. With 2500mAh*8 LG/Samsung Lithium Battery and BMS-X Battery Management System, it can clean 380 square meters once.

Saturday
Jun292019

Limpert Tech "SullyCast" on ALT 105.7 and iHeartRadio 6/29/19 - Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa

Rick spent last weekend in Austin, TX, at the Grand  Re-opening of the Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa in Austin, TX. This picturesque resort in the Texas Hill Country.
 

Omni Barton Creek underwent an extensive $150 million renovation and expansion that began in November 2017. From its opening 30 years ago to becoming the premier Texas Hill Country destination, this marks a major milestone in the property's history. The resort attracts local and out-of-town visitors to a refined, but relaxed retreat, embodying the spirit of the region.

Website: https://www.omnihotels.com/hotels/austin-barton-creek

Have a listen:

1. About the resort

One of the most sought after resort destinations in Texas, Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa stands tall among picturesque hill country views matched in vastness only by its storied history.

Opening as a country club in the mid-1980s, the vision of the future development in the rolling hill country came together with the aid of former Texas Gov. John Connolly and former Lieutenant Governor Ben Barnes. The resort’s doors officially opened September 5, 1987, with former First Lady of the United States Lady Bird Johnson in attendance for the grand opening ceremony.

Over the years, four championship golf courses were introduced, one designed by Austin native Ben Crenshaw, another by Arnold Palmer and two by Tom Fazio, earning the property its current reputation as one of the best golf resorts in the state.  

Along the way, the resort has hosted a variety of notable events and tournaments, including the Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf  (Champions Tour) Tournament, and many influential guests ranging from former U.S Presidents (#41 President Bush and #43 President Bush) to musical great Willie Nelson to Heisman winner Earl Campbell.   

Former University of Texas legendary football coach Darrel Royal was a founding member of Barton Creek Country Club and frequently golfed Barton Creek’s courses; the resort’s only ballroom is named in his honor.
While the face of the resort has changed over time to meet guest needs, the resort’s central purpose and mission remains steadfast: to provide unrivaled, Texas-sized hospitality to each and every guest that walks its storied hallways.

Today is an exciting new chapter for Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa with our $150 million renovation in conjunction with the resort’s 30th anniversary.
 

2. A new arrival and lobby experience

Attention to detail here is the key. Guests are welcomed to the property with special artwork.
Love the one that resembles "fire flies" behind the guest check in.
The lobby is also spacious and bright, makes great use of windows to get the best views.
 

3. 493 freshly-designed guestrooms and suites

Rooms and suites all upgraded. Lots of outlets to plug in all your devices. Great views of the hills, fast Wi-Fi.

Rooms feel like an apartment home!

What else could you want?
 

4. Brand new Mokara Spa with a private adults-only rooftop pool and light cuisine from the Spa Creek Café

Facials, body treatments, massages and salon services.

Mokara Spa is very inviting and the staff is so friendly.

Upon arrival, we will provide with you with a plush robe and spa slippers. Relax before or after your services in our gender-separate relaxation lounges, steam rooms, dry saunas and whirlpools. Please bring a swimsuit for our coed rooftop pool deck. Spa facilities are only available to spa guests on the day of their treatments. Resort guests may purchase a day pass for a $50 fee, subject to availability.

5. A Multi-tiered poolscape with an infinity edge pool featuring sweeping Texas Hill Country views

Barton Creek's new multi-tiered pool deck features an infinity pool overlooking the 18th green of the Fazio Foothills golf course. An Austin oasis, guests can relax poolside in several hot tubs and private cabanas.

6. A redesigned tennis complex featuring 10 courts with LED lighting for evening play
 

7. Golf Courses

Recognized as one of the best golf resorts in the Southwest by GOLF Magazine and featuring top-ranked courses by Golf Digest, Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa is one of the most sought-after golf destinations in Texas. Just 10 miles northwest of downtown Austin, our resort blends the best of the capital city with the beauty of Texas Hill Country.

Able to be played by golfers of all levels.

Play like the pros on four championship courses designed around the tranquility of our scenic setting. Let us help you choose which of our Barton Creek courses is ideal for your group outing.
Resort guests can also gain exclusive access to instruction from on-site professionals at the renowned Barton Creek Golf Academy, where golfers can tune up their game before teeing off for a world-class experience. Don’t forget to check out available golf offers to enhance your getaway.
To schedule a tee time: (512) 329-4653

 

Sunday
Jun232019

Limpert Tech "SullyCast" on ALT 105.7 and iHeartRadio 6/22/19 - National Sunglasses Day

June 27 is National Sunglasses Day!

Sunglasses not only make a fashion statement, but protect our eyes.

Brought to you by The Vision Council, National Sunglasses Day is a commemorative date held annually on June 27 celebrating the importance of wearing shades to protect the eyes from the sun’s harsh ultraviolet (UV) rays.

National Sunglasses Day 2018 resulted in more than 1 billion online, social media and broadcast media impressions, becoming an official trending topic on Twitter.

Have a listen:


Consumers – Practice sun-safe behavior by wearing your sunglasses throughout the year, as the sun’s UV rays are always at play. And by National Sunglasses Day, wearing them will be a regular habit. On June 27, don’t forget to celebrate #NationalSunglassesDay by posting a #SunglassSelfie in your favorite sunnies to social media.

1.  * Sunglasses for the Entire Family*

Make UV protection a family affair. UV damage is cumulative, occurring over a lifetime of exposure. Children are extra vulnerable, so get them in the habit of wearing sunglasses early! This will help to mitigate serious vision problems in the future. #NationalSunglassesDay


2.  Lensabl

https://www.lensabl.com/

Lensabl allows you to customize any frames with clear, tinted and transitional prescription (or non-prescription) lenses. Once we receive a RX, Lensabl will send you a box with a prepaid shipping label so you can send in your frames directly to the Lensabl lab.

Lensabl, the most convenient and affordable way to get new lenses for your frames. Enjoy the holiday with 20% off sunglass lenses with code SAVEONSUN.

Lensabl offers 100% UVA/UVB Protective Sunglass Lenses with and without prescription, available in a variety of color tints. Lensabl’s Polarized Sunglass Lenses protect your eyes by deflecting the sun’s ray, adding an additional layer of protection. They also eliminate glare, maximize comfort and create clarity of vision.
Lensabl also recently launched a Frame Shop so you can now purchase sunglasses and eyeglasses from brands including Bottega Veneta, Celine, Gucci, Saint Laurent, TOMS and more.

 

3. UA TUNED™ Offshore Polarized Glimpse

Offshore Fishing Lens Sunglasses
$145

See It Better. Find It Faster. NEW UA Tuned Offshore lenses provide contrast enhancement which helps you spot salt water fish more precisely

UA Polarized lenses eliminate glare for clearer vision & reduced eye fatigue without color distortion

All UA Eyewear defends against 100% of harmful UVA/B/C rays

ArmourFusion® Frames are built with high grade injected polyamide for maximum strength & durability
Three-Point Grip ensures a comfortable & secure fit
Screwless cam-lock hinges allow temples to lock securely into place for a sturdy & extremely lightweight fit
All Under Armour Eyewear is protected for life against manufacturer defects
Hard-shell carrying case included
Fit: Medium-Large

 
4.  Reks
www.reks.com
 

We've talked about Reks before. Affordable and unbreakable sunglasses.

5. Lucyd Bluetooth Sunglasses

What’s sleek, high tech, and has the power to shield eyes from the sun while taking calls handsfree? It’s Lucyd LOUD--the first pair of Bluetooth-enabled sunglasses that give you the power to play without being a slave to your phone.

These next level shades let you remotely chat, listen to music, and activate voice commands using bone conduction technology, an intuitive touchpad, and a handy built-in mic. Unlike earbuds, you can listen to your phone calls, podcasts, and playlists while still being able to hear your environment.
Choose from specialized lenses like Polarized, Blue Light Blocking, and more or get them filled with your own prescription. These sunglasses make the perfect gift for your tech-savy dad or grad! Visit www.lucyd.co for more information.
 

6. OptiShokz

Get on the waitlist here: https://optishokz.com/

The AfterShokz team behind OptiShokz built the bone conduction headphones category from scratch with AfterShokz’s patented technologies at its core. We made open-ear listening relevant and have now set our sights on making audio sunglasses mainstream.

OptiShokz Revvez is bone conduction audio sunglasses designed to allow golfers to listen to their favorite music, podcasts or audiobooks and make/take calls on the course, while safely maintaining complete ambient sound awareness, hearing and seeing their club hit the ball and socializing with their golf buddies

Saturday
Jun152019

Limpert Tech "SullyCast" on ALT 105.7 and iHeartRadio 6/15/19 - Tech for Aches and Pains

Those pesky aches and pains. Sometimes they keep us from doing the things we need to do everyday.

Now, everyone from professional athletes to weekend warriors to young and old can use gadgets and tech to combat aches and pains



1.  CryoFreeze™ CBD Pain Relief Roll-On from Omax Health
www.omaxhealth.com

Just launched on April 1, the new roll-on is able to mimic the therapeutic effects of cryotherapy by numbing pain points and reducing inflammation. And by introducing the natural pain-relieving properties found in CBD (and 8 other ingredients) to joints and muscles, it is also able to aid in the healing and recovery process. It is ideal for athletes and extreme sports enthusiasts, as well as weightlifters, fitness professionals, and everyday people such as businessmen, laborers, and anybody living with mild to moderate joint and/or muscle pain.

The deeply penetrating formula instantly ices-out the pain with a one-two punch of potent Menthol and Full Spectrum CBD. 10 natural pain-relief ingredients support fast recovery by blocking pain receptors, reducing inflammation, and improving muscle & joint flexibility. Feel relief within 10 minutes!


2. SleepNow Luxury Pillow
www.sleepnowpillow.com

Dad not sleeping soundly every night? He needs to. It’s important for health.

People think a mattress is crucial. But you should look at the pillow too. SleepNow Luxury Pillow is an all-new pillow that tens of thousands of people are trusting for a great night’s sleep. It’s a great value, too.

The SleepNow Luxury Pillow can also help your dad with aches and pains.
Plush microfibers...  cooling effect

A perfect night’s sleep, every night. SleepNow has created an innovative pillow with a 3-in-1 construction so you can choose between soft, medium, or firm, depending on your sleeping needs.

SleepNow’s innovative technology adapts to your sleep environment so you can use it at any stage in life. So, you can lay like a log, or toss and turn as much as you’d like, and still wake up feeling refreshed, relaxed, and rejuvenated!
 

3. .  Stamina Pro Patches
https://www.staminapro.com/buy-now/

12 or 24 to a pack!

Stamina Pro patches. All of the endorsers, Finau, Rose, Stricker, Champ etc. are also investors in the company.
The patches are drug free, odor free, and contain NO active ingredients.
The patches are water resistant so they can be worn while bathing, showering, swimming , wake boarding, and exercising.

Testimonial - Definitely hard to believe that this stuff does what they says it does.... But it 100% does. You can literally feel and see the inflammation go down in minutes. If you have want to recover faster and get rid of the aches and soreness - this product will blow you away.
*Easy to apply
 

4. Necksmith

Between endless meetings, squinting at a laptop and sitting at a desk all day, work and school can be a big source of strain on the body. And taking the time to schedule and go to a chiropractor can be a pain in the neck—literally.

That’s where Necksmith can help. An FDA-approved neck pain relief brace pillow, Necksmith can help alleviate discomfort associated with stress, poor posture, pinched nerves, and other assorted aches and pains!

The Necksmith also makes for the perfect travel accessory for upcoming Summer trips your dad or grad may have. Visit www.thenecksmith.com for more information.
 
5. Life Elements

CBD Ache and Pain relieving sticks that provides relief from sore muscles, inflammation, tightness, chronic pain, and stress! Visit www.lifeelements.com for more information.
 

6. Vessi Footwear  Waterproof Runners

For most people who exercise outdoors “when it rains, it pours” is a sure-fire way to suffer two of the most punishing fates in the shoe game: ruined kicks and wet socks. There’s a new model is on the market just in time for the cold and damp of winter – Vessi Footwear: The World's First 100% Waterproof Knit Shoes.
Vessi’s are stylish, waterproof, breathable and lightweight knit sneakers that keeps your feet cozy and dry no matter the weather. Unlike other waterproof shoes, Vessi's Flash Knit upper allows your feet to breathe, reducing sweat and odor build up. Complete protection all the way up to your ankles.  Vessi's upper is built from proprietary one-piece circle knitting manufacturing process. No seams to allow water to come through. Vessi features a comfort lining mimics the feeling of wearing socks. https://vessifootwear.com