Joined by the ever so awesome Cali Lewis, SoldierKnowsBest and Darren Kitchen, Tekzilla talks Travel Tech! Veronica reviews the Toshiba Thrive. Mark Watson builds an easy DIY Home Surveillance Rig, Cali Lewis tells us about the tech tools she won't travel without and Darren Kitchen explains why you should never get too comfortable with WiFi in the hotel or coffee shop! We've also got the Energizer XP18000, explain why most video glasses don't feel like 50 inch HDTVs and talk about using Bluetooth On A Plane!
Tekzilla Episode 237
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Tekzilla feeds your tech hunger! Patrick Norton and Robert Heron bring you hands on reviews of the latest gear, tips and tricks that improve the tech you already own and conversations with the most informative experts around.
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Before we get our travel on, we wanted to point out The Best Cheap Cell Phones. We're' talking 17 phones and smart phones you can pick up (with contract) for under $50! Good stuff!
What tech tools are must haves for Patrick and Veronica? Watch the video to find out! (Why, yes, one of those -is- the Energizer XP18000 Universal Power Adapter and External Battery!
Cali Lewis from GeekBeat.TV travels all over the country to cover the latest in tech... what's are her must have tech gadgets when she's on the road? Watch the video to find out!
Veronica often leaves her notebook at home when she's traveling, doing all her computing on an iPad. We gave her a Toshiba Thrive Android tablet to test out. Is this new 10 inch tablet, which packs HDMI output and an SD Card slot (take that, iPad!) too heavy, or just right?
We got a twitter question from @espen_f, who asks, "any sunglasses with screens on them so you can watch movies while relaxing on a plane?" Yes, but we're not sure these glasses can take the place of an 80 inch monitor!
More gadget questions from Twitter: @robinmilne wants "Tips to use 'maps' on an iPhone while driving solo? It's dangerous!" We'd rather you used something like Navigon MobileNavigator or MotionX GPS Drive if you'e solo... but we've got ideas for safer Google Maps usage in the video!
@Grif_E: tweets "Tips on cleaning the seams and such of my devices of sand/dust/random gunk that only ever gets there when I travel." Get the Isopropyl Alcohol and a spudger, we're all over this one! We've got ideas for keeping your gear clean, too!
@Killamator: tweets, "@Tekzilla is it ok to use bluetooth on a plane?" We wouldn't tell you to violate US federal regulations... but people are using WiFI on planes now, aren't they? Watch the video!