Yak About Tech 10-27-2014 WAXE 107.9FM 1370 AM I Heart Radio worldwide


We have a jam packed show for you today. My guests today are Tyler Pennock. Tyler is the Managing 
Director of Digital Health at Burson-Marsteller, a global communications and marketing agency. He has spent most of his career creating online and social media 
driven campaigns that help patients, their families and their physicians make smarter healthcare decisions. Great conversation on current tech and health.

We have Michael Semer, If you want a guy who’s been around the business of branding and the creative and strategic sides of marketing for a while, who’s seen almost all of it, of it front to back, Michael Semer is that guy. He’s led creative and branding teams for clients ranging from automakers to IT startups, working on everything from Lay’s potato chips to Coca-Cola, Microsoft Windows to the Encyclopedia Britannica. Mike’s developed corporate, product and service branding and positioning strategies, names, logos and graphics identities, social media and digital branding strategies and more for scores of companies.

Also, here on some of the apps we recommended on today’s show.

Dark Sky

Dark Sky does one thing very well: It tells you exactly when inclement weather, like rain or snow, is going to happen. The app is beautifully designed and features a precipitation timeline that lets you know minute-by-minute predictions for when you can expect rain.

Price: $3.99 (iOS)

The second is called Check. It is one a few apps that helps you budget your spending in an easy and elegant way. It’s called Check App.
Just set it up once and the app goes to work — it proactively stays on top of your bills and monitors your bank accounts and credit cards, all in one place. When bills are due or funds are low, we’ll let you know. And now even allows you to pay your bills through the app.

Price: Free

Sky Guide which is a beautiful astronomy app that works like magic.

You don’t have to know anything about astronomy to use Sky Guide. You just aim your phone or tablet at the sky and Sky Guide will highlight the constellations, stars, and planets high above you, displaying details about each. If you want to try locating things on your own, you can use the app’s built- in compass to guide you.

Price: $1.99 (iOS)

Venmo lets you pay your friends using your smartphone. It’s a great tool to have if you need to split a check or you just owe someone money. The app connects to your bank account, and the Venmo’s secure 256-bit encryption and Verisign certification means you don’t have to worry about your money getting lost in transaction.

Price: Free (iOS, Android)

Next we have two apps that virtually do the same thing. 1Password and LastPass which will make sure you never have to remember a password again.

1Password and LastPass are two competing services that remember all your passwords for you across all your computing devices. With a special browser extension, you

just have to remember one “master password” and the apps will do the rest, helping you fill in your login and password details. It’s a hassle-free way to keep all your passwords safe and secure.

1Password available on: Mac, Windows, iOS, and Android Price: $7.99 (iOS), Free (Android), $49.99 (Mac and Windows)

LastPass available for: iOS, Android, and Windows Phone Price: Free

Now for those of you that do consulting or contracting and never thought you could take credit cards. There is now Square which lets you accept credit-card payments anywhere.

The way it works is you use a small square reader that plugs into your device’s headphone port. It’s a great option for small businesses that don’t want to work directly with credit- card companies, and the service charges you 2.75% to process transactions for Visa, American Express, MasterCard and Discover. The best part is that you can sign up free and Square will send you one of its credit-card readers at no charge.

Price: Free (iOS, Android)

Hyperlapse from Instagram transforms your shaky footage into a stunning time-lapse.

Until recently, to create smooth time-lapse videos, you needed expensive tripods and stabilization gear. Luckily, Hyperlapse from Instagram uses its image-stabilization techniques to smooth out shaky footage, and the results are impressive. It’s great for capturing sports moments, car rides, weather, crowds, and journeys on foot.

Price: Free (iOS)

You’ve all heard of Skype. Skype is an easy and free way to video message.

Skype is still the best way to video-message people, and voice calls and video calls to other Skype users are free. And since Skype works on multiple platforms, it’s an easy way to IM or video conference without having to worry about what device everyone is using.

Price: Free (iOS, Android) – Thanks to Engadget and BGR

I’m excited about the show even though I had a good case of laryngitis.

Yak About Tech 10-20-2014 WAXE 107.9FM 1370 AM I Heart Radio worldwide

We are constantly looking for new people with exciting news in the media, market and tech space to interview.  If you or someone you know has a company or is working on a project that you think would be of interest to our audience, write us at yakabouttech@gmail.com.

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Today, in the second half hour,  we have Les Neumann, Founder and CEO of both ICAN ny, which is a virtual incubation/ accelerator located in New York specializing in renewable energy, clean tech and information technology – and iCan-global, which is designed to assist companies globalize their technologies through a network of professionals, funding sources and experts.

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Les Neumann, ICANny coming to “Yak About Tech”

iCANLOgoComing to “Yak About Tech”, Monday the 20th of October – An Interview with Les Neumann. Les is a serial entrepreneur who is on his eighth venture, iCANny, a virtual incubation/accelerator located in New York specializing in renewable energy, cleantech and information technology commercialization. He is also the founder and CEO of iCAN-Global, which is designed to assist companies globalize their technologies through a network of professionals, funding sources and experts. 




Yak About Tech – October 13 2014 – WAXE 107.9FM 1370AM Iheartradio.com Worldwide


The interview today in our entrepreneur series is Dietmar Petutschnig , a successful International Entrepreneur in fields ranging from mobile-video streaming, water reclamation to maritime information technologies. Dietmar, is a Captain, Ocean Yachtmaster & Explorer and owner of  SV Carinthia originally from Austria – grew up in Chile moved to NYC in 1987 and is a modern day American Sailor and explorer. He is a technologist at heart and is on his life long  journey of circumnavigating the globe He is presently moored n Fiji, South Pacific.

Good Anchorage is a leading niche innovator of Maritime information technologies, specializing in providing live, accurate anchorage data, weather, local news and service information for yachts, motor and sail boats around the globe. The company launches globally with more than 3,000 anchorages from Antarctica to Greenland, USA to Australia and everything in between, with the goal to provide 50,000 certified anchorages covering all maritime nations by 2018.


 Click on the second half hour to hear the interview. 



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