Episode 486: 2017 Gadget Roundup – Dec 20, 2017

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First up, Robbie Melton from HTDC is here to tell us about the upcoming Holiday Tech Fair. Then we do our annual gadget roundup with our favorite gadget geeks Ricky LiBrian Dote and Paul Lawler.

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Paul’s picks

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Episode 434: 2016 Gadget Show – Dec 21, 2016

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Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Eric Nakagawa, Brian Dote, Ricky Li, David Oyadomari, Anna Leonid, Ryan Ozawa

We kick off the show with a couple of upcoming events. Anna Leonid starts things off with a new “Creative Coding 4 Kids” holiday camp in Hawaii. Then Sandy Park from HTDC tells us about the upcoming Holiday Tech Job Fair. We then switch gears to talk with David Oyadomari from Bank of Hawaii to tell us about their “Cardless Cash” mobile banking app. Then, after the break, we dive into our geeky gift bag with a couple of fellow gadget lovers, Ricky Li, Brian Dote and secret guest Eric Nakagawa. We’ll talk about our favorite tech gifts for last-minute holiday shoppers.

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Episode 413: Emergency Preparedness Gadgets – July 27, 2016

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Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Cindy Matsuki, John Cummings, Wes Koga, Ryan Ozawa, Meli James (missing)

After some national tech headlines, we cover the local tech calendar. Meli James from the Hawaii Venture Capital Association returns to tell us about their August luncheon about the innovation economy. Also returning is Cindy Matsuki from the High Tech Development Corporation to give us a preview of the next WetWare Wednesday networking mixer — marking their 5th anniversary. Finally, after the break, we check in for this hurricane season and talk about new tech and gadgets to consider during a natural disaster. Joining us are John Cummings from the City’s Dept of Emergency Management and disaster preparedness instructor Wes Koga.

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Episode 328: Annual Gadget Show – Dec 10, 2014

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To begin we’ve invited Richard Wacker, President/CEO of American Savings Bank to tell us about the Hawaii Business Roundtable soon to be published Hawaii Innovation Assets Report. Then, after the break, we kick off our annual gadget and holiday geek gift show. Paul Lawler and Melissa Chang will share their picks and answer your calls for help when it comes to getting something for that special geek in your life.

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Episode 277: Holiday Tech Gadgets – Dec 4, 2013

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First we’ll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then joining us today is Justin Kong and Dr. Monique Chyba from the UH Math Dept to tell us about the upcoming Be a Scientist Night. Finally, it’s time for our annual tech shopping show, where a couple of our favorite gadget geeks Paul Lawler and Todd Ogasawara share their take on the latest tech tools and toys and answer your questions about what to buy for that special geek in your life.

Some cool gadgets talked about on the show and on the Geek Beat on Hawaii New Now:

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Episode 225: Gadget Wish List – Dec 5, 2012

First we’ll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then joining us is Susan Horowitz from the Pacific New Media to tell us about a workshop on iBooks Author. Finally, we’ve invited our favorite gadget geeks Todd Ogasawara and Paul Lawler to give us their Christmas gadget wish list.

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Episode 172: Gadget Show – Nov 30, 2011

First we’ll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then we’ll talk to Dan Leuck about the annual Techhui conference. Finally, we’ll get get an update from Todd Ogasawara and Shawn “Doc Rock” Boyd on some cool gadgets you can get this holiday season.

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Episode 98: Living by Numbers (June 30, 2010)

First we’ll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then we’ll hear from Dave Kozuki from People Bridge about the launch of Our Town 808. Finally, personal informatics enthusiast Bob Lew and Dr. Joe Humphry from the Telehealth Research Institute, will walk us through gadgets and services designed to pave a path to fitness with technology.

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