64 bit Raspberry Pi 3 released

February 29, 2016 john 0
The Raspberry PI 3 has been released and should be available as you read this for an introductory price of $35USD from Raspberry partners element14 and RS Components, and other resellers. You’ll need a recent NOOBS or Raspbian image from… Read the rest

TARDIS – Coming to a sky near you.

April 26, 2015 john 0
Remember the remote controlled “Flying Witch” and “Flying Superman” videos on youtube a while back? Those were the work of Otto Dieffenbach and his unique advertising company, FlyGuy Promotions. He creates unique Identifiable Flying Objects (IFOs) as promotional gimmicks for… Read the rest

Can these HEROs match their rivals?

September 28, 2014 john 0
Update September 29, 2014: This morning, GoPro announced pricing on the new HERO cameras. The Black will retail at $499.99 and the Silver at $399.99. The entry-level HERO will retail for $129.99. All three cameras will be available October 5,… Read the rest

A Call for Contributors

September 25, 2014 john 0
Hey Kids! Got your own blog highlighting all that is geeky? Want to reach a larger audience and gain regular readers of your blog? Howsabout reposting your select articles here at The Brew? This is admittedly a huge boon to… Read the rest

What if Superman found your GoPro?

April 20, 2014 john 0
So if Superman found your GoPro camera and it had your name on it, he’d return it right? Of course he would, he’s Superman. He might take care of a few errands on the way, however. Film company Corridor Digital… Read the rest

Apple verses iPad

January 12, 2014 john 0
Apple has been working very hard to push the creative aspect of its mobile devices, rather than as everyday consumer toys. A new iPad advertisement during the NFL playoff game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Carolina Panthers reinforces… Read the rest

Las Vegas gets Steamy

January 6, 2014 john 0
Las Vegas, Nevada: Today at the Consumer Electronics Show, Valve co-founder Gabe Newell took to the stage during the company’s live showing to announce the first 13 partners building Steam Machines, and reveal the specs and prices of the first… Read the rest

Valve and the Steam Machine: No Vapor Here

January 5, 2014 john 0
With recent announcements about The Steam Machine, there has been an explosion of buzz about Steam and what it means to the computer and online gaming community. Although some components of the Steam Universe are over a decade old, there… Read the rest

Some last minute geeky holiday inspirations

December 22, 2013 john 0
Tis a wee bit late to try getting those last minute gifts mail-order. You’re still waiting to buy that “perfect gift for that special someone”? At this point it’s the discount aisle at the Quik-Trip. However, this pinterest board may… Read the rest

cool tablets about to get cooler

January 6, 2013 john 0
Film-based touch sensors are extending touch capabilities into a range of new consumer and industrial products. Using roll-to-roll metal mesh technology, they provide a high-performance alternative to existing touch sensors. Larger, lighter, sleeker, curved and edgeless designs are being developed… Read the rest

what gear do you bring to a gear show?

January 5, 2013 john 0
What cool stuff do you bring along to capture the cool stuff at CES? Here’s the full article from geekbeat.tv   https://www.youtube.com/watch?enablejsapi=1&autoplay=0&cc_load_policy=0&iv_load_policy=1&loop=0&modestbranding=0&rel=1&showinfo=1&theme=dark&color=red&autohide=2&controls=2&playsinline=0&" class="__youtube_prefs__" title="YouTube player" allowfullscreen data-no-lazy="1" data-skipgform_ajax_framebjll=""by… Read the rest