Bud’s Weekly Geek-out :: Ear-O-Smart

Today on Bud’s Weekly Geek-out . . . does your wrist-based fitness tracker bounce around while you’re working out? How about a pair of smart *earrings* to monitor your heart rate, calories, and activity level? =) webmeister Bud http://www.earosmart.com/

 

Bud’s Weekly Geek-out :: IKEA’s new height-adjustable desk

Today on Bud’s Weekly Geek-out . . . if you geek while sitting at a computer for extended periods of time, your aching body may love this new height-adjustable desk. =) webmeister Bud Reviews here, here, and here.

 

Bud’s Weekly Geek-out :: Lucas Museum of Narrative Art

Today on Bud’s Weekly Geek-out . . . your first look at George Lucas’ Museum of Narrative Art. It’s . . . different. =) webmeister Bud http://www.lucasmuseum.org/museum-design.html

 

Bud’s Weekly Geek-out :: A Soft Murmur

Today on Bud’s Weekly Geek-out . . . A Soft Murmur: a fantastic website and app to help your brain focus, or to help you fall asleep. =) webmeister Bud http://www.asoftmurmur.com/.

 

Bud’s Weekly Geek-out :: Siri the BFF

Today on Bud’s Weekly Geek-out . . . a very sweet story of how Siri became one boy’s BFF. =) webmeister Bud Read the full article here.

 

Bud’s Weekly Geek-out :: Bemo smartphone thermostat

Today on Bud’s Weekly Geek-out . . . want a smart thermostat (like Nest), but don’t wanna shell out the big bucks? Repurpose your old smartphone with Bemo! =) webmeister Bud Bemo’s Kickstarter campaign

 

Bud’s Weekly Geek-out :: Bluetooth beacons discovered in NYC

Today on Bud’s Weekly Geek-out . . . thousands of phone-tracking Bluetooth beacons were discovered in New York City payphones. Evil conspiracy, or savvy advertising research? =) webmeister Bud Read the story on Buzzfeed

 

Bud’s Weekly Geek-out :: Ello (plus invitation giveaway!)

Today on Bud’s Weekly Geek-out . . . Ello is a new social network saying yes to privacy and no to ads. But, is it too good to be true? =) webmeister Bud Ello.co Want a shot at one of … Continue reading

 

Bud’s Weekly Geek-out :: BoosterBuddy mental health app

Today on Bud’s Weekly Geek-out . . . can an app boost your mental health? Island Health and the Victoria Hospitals Foundation believe so, which is why they released BoosterBuddy. =) Bud Get information on BoosterBuddy, or download it for … Continue reading

 

Bud’s Weekly Geek-out :: Microsoft buys Minecraft

In a first for Bud’s Weekly Geek-out . . . Microsoft has bought the game developer behind Minecraft for $2.5B. Good news? Bad news? Pixellated news? =) Bud Minecraft · the history · the sale