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Techstination is "Your Destination for Gadgets and Gear". We do interviews and daily reports on all the latest in consumer tech! New content every Monday through Friday.

Fred Fishkin


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    Palo Alto Innovation Sandman Doppler a smart way to wake up

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 3, 2022 2:00

    Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear.   I'm Fred Fishkin.      A smarter way to wake up in the new year.    Palo Alto Innovation is out with the Sandman Doppler..a smart alarm clock with lots of added features.   There are six full power USB charging ports…with an option for USB C on...

    Techstination Week December 31

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 31, 2021 5:31

    A step towards affordable, equitable, autonomous mobility

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 31, 2021 2:00

    Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear.   I'm Fred Fishkin.     The kind of autonomous mobility as a service that Google's Waymo has been operating in Chandler, Arizona…may be about to deliver some real value for all of those investment dollars.   The state of New Jersey is now looking...

    Flying cars, a new space shuttle & more: CES 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 30, 2021 22:25

    Kensington's UV C sanitizing monitor stand

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 30, 2021 8:12

    Techstination interview: Kensington's UV C sanitizing monitor stand

    Time Shifting communication for long duration space travel

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 30, 2021 2:00

    Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear.   I'm Fred Fishkin.     MJ Marggraff and her husband Jim ..a serial entrepreneur who has created smart pens and smart tablets for children…have embarked on a mission to help ease long duration space flights…for astronauts.  They are researching and...

    The top books of 2021? Amazon editors pick.

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 29, 2021 2:00

    Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear.   I'm Fred Fishkin.        So which books made the top of your list in 2021?   The editors at Amazon put together their top picks for the year…“It was interesting for us this year because fiction was king this year.  Last year it was more non-fiction...

    Engageli smarter platform for online education: VP Andreina Parisi Amon

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2021 14:45

    Techstination interview: Engageli smarter platform for online education: VP Andreina Parisi Amon

    Blue Tiger innovates with Solare solar powered headset: President Chantal Saah

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2021 9:43

    Techstination interview: Blue Tiger innovates with Solare solar powered headset: President Chantal Saah

    Ordering up car maintenance and repair to go with an app: NuBrakes

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2021 2:00

    Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear.   I'm Fred Fishkin.        Car repair services that come to you.   It seems like we go online to order just about everything these days.   Why not car repair.   NuBrakes is offering services in 9 markets in four states….and says CEO Walker Drewett...

    Safe storytelling headphones for kids.. OnAnOff StoryPhones

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 27, 2021 14:57

    Techstination interview: Safe storytelling headphones for kids.. OnAnOff StoryPhones

    An empathetic, health focused companion robot for seniors: ElliQ

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 27, 2021 2:00

    Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear.   I'm Fred Fishkin.    I have a new robotic friend I'd like you to meet…   ElliQ..“Hi there.   Morning, Fred.   I'm here to help you stay healthy and happy”ElliQ is the creation of Intuition Robotics which is focused on providing older adults…living...

    Techstination Week December 24

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 24, 2021 5:30

    Techstination interview: Techstination Week December 24

    GM OnStar again partners with NORAD for Santa tracking

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 24, 2021 2:00

    Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear.   I'm Fred Fishkin.     It's been happening on Christmas Eve for the last ten years.   GM's OnStar is again partnering with  NORAD to provide Santa tracking updates right through Christmas morning.   OnStar subscribers can get the kids in the car...

    Anker delivers techie gifts & stocking stuffers

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 23, 2021 2:01

    Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear.   I'm Fred Fishkin.       For those still searching for unique techie gifts or stocking stuffers….Anker's line of Magsafe chargers and battery packs can be great accessories for iPhone users.   The company's Soundcore brand has created Frames….Bluetooth...

    James Webb Space Telescope slated for Xmas launch

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 22, 2021 30:02

    Techstination interview: James Webb Space Telescope slated for Xmas launch

    MakerX line from Worx offers versatility and portability

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 22, 2021 2:00

    Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear.   I'm Fred Fishkin.      Crafting has gone crazy.   And there is more tech than ever to help.    The folks at Worx with their MakerX line have taken their Power Share batteries and made everything from rotary tools, to airbrushes, glue guns, wood...

    T-Mobile partners with Hasbro for special edition Lite Brite

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 21, 2021 2:01

    Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear.   I'm Fred Fishkin.    T-Mobile partnering with Hasbro?    It isn't the first time this kind of thing has been done…think Hess Trucks which are still going strong.    This partnership has created a special T-Mobile Lite Brite edition which has been...

    Better coffee is in the bag? #SteepedCoffee Josh Wilbur

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 21, 2021 23:00

    Techstination interview: Better coffee is in the bag? #SteepedCoffee Josh Wilbur

    ClinCapture promises faster, more equitable clinical trials: CEO Scott Weidley

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 21, 2021 12:32

    Techstination interview: ClinCapture promises faster, more equitable clinical trials: CEO Scott Weidley

    Sandman Doppler Smart Clock From Palo Alto Innovation

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 20, 2021 13:53

    Techstination interview: Sandman Doppler Smart Clock From Palo Alto Innovation

    Jooki streaming and story box for kids

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 20, 2021 2:00

    Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear.   I'm Fred Fishkin.        Jooki is the name of a screen free digital music and story box for kids.   It is splash proof and rugged…and allows parents to upload content via an app… or Jooki can connect to streaming services like Spotify as well...

    Techstination Week December 17

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 17, 2021 5:30

    OWC Mercury Elite Pro Mini SSD stylish and superb

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 17, 2021 2:00

    Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear.   I'm Fred Fishkin.   Extending the life of an older computer….or improving the usefulness of a new one….has been the name of the game for OWC ever since the company was created by founder Larry O'Connor when he was a teen.   Now the company is out...

    An e-bike instead of a second car? Yuba Bikes.

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 16, 2021 2:00

    Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear.   I'm Fred Fishkin.    An e-bike that can replace a second car?   Yuba Bikes has been building cargo bikes for years and the latest e-bike versions are solid and strong and come with lots of versatility.   They aren't small and light…and you'll need...

    Toniebox entertainment for kids keeps growing

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 15, 2021 2:00

    Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear.   I'm Fred Fishkin.        The fun folks behind Toniebox continue to add entertainment and value to the portable speaker that allows kids to control what is playing by putting figurines and new blocks on top.   The number of Tonies available through...

    The Year in Search...some surprises

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 14, 2021 2:00

    Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear.   I'm Fred Fishkin.     Google is out with its annual year in search…looking at the top trending searches in a range of categories this year.      Number one overall….a bit of surprise was a search for NBA.  Google's Sarah Armstrong says that was...

    Entrepreneurs Jim and MJ Marggraff develop space communication time shifting

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 13, 2021 19:07

    Techstination interview: Entrepreneurs Jim and MJ Marggraff develop space communication time shifting

    #OnStar and #NORAD partner again to track #Santa

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 13, 2021 6:23

    Techstination interview: #OnStar and #NORAD partner again to track #Santa

    ViewSonic makes 4K HDR projection more affordable

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 13, 2021 2:00

    Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear.   I'm Fred Fishkin.        Creating a new home theater for the holidays?    ViewSonic has made bringing a 4K HDR projector into the picture more affordable with the PX701-4K.   It produced a bright, sharp picture with 32 hundred ANSI lumens of brightness...

    Techstination Week December 10

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 10, 2021 5:30

    National Geographic Ocean: A Global Odyssey by Dr. Sylvia Earle

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 10, 2021 2:00

    Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear.   I'm Fred Fishkin.       Finding just the right book for someone on your holiday shopping list isn't always easy…but can be fun and worthwhile.   For anyone with an interest in the seas and the environment  he or she will appreciate Dr. Sylvia Earle...

    Anker accessories & Soundcore sound for the holidays

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 9, 2021 15:14

    Techstination interview: Anker accessories & Soundcore sound for the holidays

    T-Mobile toys around with Hasbro for special edition Lite Brite

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 9, 2021 10:27

    Techstination interview: T-Mobile toys around with Hasbro for special edition Lite Brite

    Ford looks at the future of the planet, mobility & more: Futurist Sheryl Connelly

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 9, 2021 16:18

    Techstination interview: Ford looks at the future of the planet, mobility & more: Futurist Sheryl Connelly

    Worx Nitro 40 Volt Power Share Pro LeafJet eases outdoor cleanup

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 9, 2021 2:00

    Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear.   I'm Fred Fishkin.     A great gift for outdoor cleanup.   The Worx Nitro 40 volt Power Share Pro LeafJet packs a punch way over its weight class.   It is a welcome addition in cleaning up lawns, patios, gardens…even a light snowfall.   And because...

    Targus innovates with backpacks made from plastic bottles & more

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 8, 2021 13:11

    Techstination interview: Targus innovates with backpacks made from plastic bottles & more

    Top 2021 search trend may come as a surprise: Google's Sarah Armstrong

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 8, 2021 7:07

    Techstination interview: Top 2021 search trend may come as a surprise: Google's Sarah Armstrong

    Bringing remote fun to grandparent conferencing: Kinoo

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 8, 2021 2:00

    Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear.   I'm Fred Fishkin.       A tech toy that can bring children and grandparents or other relatives closer together.   Kinoo is a company created by Jim Marggraff …and it allows lots of remote fun.   Initially for iOS devices…it enables video chat along...

    Yuba eBike instead of a 2nd car?

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 7, 2021 17:53

    Techstination interview: Yuba eBike instead of a 2nd car?

    How will Thermacell LIV protect against mosquitoes?

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 7, 2021 11:59

    Techstination interview: How will Thermacell LIV protect against mosquitoes?

    Tonies screen free fun for kids continues to grow

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 7, 2021 8:44

    Techstination interview: Tonies screen free fun for kids continues to grow

    Intuition Robotics #ElliQ companion robot: CEO Dor Skuler

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 7, 2021 13:51

    Techstination interview: Intuition Robotics #ElliQ companion robot: CEO Dor Skuler

    Brown Toy Box STEM and learning toys

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 7, 2021 2:00

    Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear.   I'm Fred Fishkin.      STEM toys for kids made relatable for children of color.   That's what a company called Brown Toy Box has created with kits focused on subjects like coding, astronomy, chemistry, robotics and more.  Founder Terri-Nichelle...

    OWC crafts stylish solutions for computer storage & more: CEO Larry O'Connor

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 6, 2021 23:39

    Techstination interview: OWC crafts stylish solutions for computer storage & more: CEO Larry O'Connor

    Safe and easy outdoor lighting and decoration control: Caseta Outdoor Smart Plug

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 6, 2021 2:00

    Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear.   I'm Fred Fishkin.     Safe and easy control of your outdoor holiday decorations.    The Lutron Caseta Outdoor Smart Plug is new to the company's reliable and high quality line up this year.   We've been long time fans.   VP of residential products...

    Techstination Week December 03

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 3, 2021 5:31

    Google help for navigating the holidays

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 3, 2021 2:00

    Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear.   I'm Fred Fishkin.        It can be hectic getting around over the holiday season.    Many more people are headed back out for shopping and visiting family and friends.   At Google Maps…there are new features designed to help.   Google's Justin Burr...

    Rescu app designed for safety and peace of mind

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2021 2:01

    Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear.   I'm Fred Fishkin.     Rescu is the name of an app designed to help you get assistance…in the event of an emergency…more quickly.   How does it work?   After signing up…the app brings up three large icons on your phone…police …fire…and ambulance...

    NuBrakes envisions future of vehicle maintenance & repair: CEO Walker Drewett

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2021 12:46

    Techstination interview: NuBrakes envisions future of vehicle maintenance & repair: CEO Walker Drewett

    Meeting Owl Pro and Whiteboard Owl bring new dimensions to remote conferencing

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2021 2:00

    Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear.   I'm Fred Fishkin.        Owl Labs is a company that has been bringing smart innovations to video conferencing to make remote connections feel more natural.    We've been impressed with the Meeting Owl Pro….a stylish cylinder that has a 360 degree...

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