Words from Nerds 201: Germanium

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Summary:

We’ve got lots of amazing new gadgets to talk about, even if we can’t afford all of them. We’ve got a couple of handy real estate apps and our week in Nerd history.

 

Hosts: Tom Kresic, John KresicMike Kresic

Running Time: 32:07

 

Mobile App of the Week:

 

Nerd News:

  • Need to get around town and don’t want to mess with the size and cost of a Segway? Then its time to go solo. wheel. Solowheel.

  • If you don’t like one wheel, how about 4? Zboard, for the skating elite.

  • OK so growing up, I thought the Emperer’s chair in Empire Strikes Back was cool, but I don’t think it was as useful as this: The Emperor 1510

  • I thought Turbonium was cool. Germanium? What?

  • Got a need to scan some stuff for your 3D printer? Check out the Matterform.

  • Solar panel charger that sticks to a window. XDModo.

 

 

This Week in Nerd History:

  • April 15, 1924 – Rand McNally publishes its first road atlas.

  • April 15, 1955 – McDonald’s restaurant dates its founding to the opening of a franchised restaurant by Ray Kroc, in Des Plaines, Illinois

  • April 14, 1956 – In Chicago, Illinois, videotape is first demonstrated


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