MobileViews Podcast 424: Who is the Amazon Scribe for? Also, Open Educational Resources (OER)

Posted in podcast, MobileViews by mobiletoday on October 2nd, 2022

Todd Ogasawara and Jon Westfall discuss the recently announced Amazon Kindle Scribe which supports a Wacom EMR stylus for writing on the e-ink tablet.

Jon also explains Open Educational Resources (OER) to Todd.




MobileViews Podcast 423: Chromebook tips; Deciding when to buy a new device

Posted in podcast, MobileViews by mobiletoday on September 25th, 2022

In this podcast Todd Ogasawara and Jon Westfall discuss

  • New or little-known Chromebook apps and tips
  • Deciding when to buy a newer device model



MobileViews Podcast 422: Guest Sven Johannsen. Apple’s apocalypse product announcements

Posted in podcast, MobileViews by mobiletoday on September 11th, 2022

Todd Ogasawara and Jon Westfall are joined by guest panelist Sven Johannsen to (mostly) discuss Apple's disaster themed September 8 announcements: iPhone 14/14 Pro, Apple Watch, AirPods Air gen 2.

We also briefly discuss the Linus Tech Tips backpack for techies that Jon recently received.




MobileViews Podcast 421: Fitbit measures stress?; iPadOS 16 delayed; Apple Watch 8 rumors; Jon’s Q&A with AI bots; Coca Cola Dreamworld?

Posted in podcast, MobileViews by mobiletoday on August 28th, 2022

Todd Ogasawara and Jon Westfall discuss:

  • Fitbit Sense 2 electrodermal activity (EDA) stress indicatdor
  • iPadOS 16 delayed
  • Apple Watch 8 rumors
  • Jon asks AI bots questions
  • Coca Cola Dreamworld???



MobileViews Podcast 420: Guest Sven Johannsen; Google Pixel Buds Pro; hating new Google News UI; iPadOS 16 windowing; dev choices rant

Posted in podcast, MobileViews by mobiletoday on August 21st, 2022

Todd Ogasawara and Jon Westfall are joined by guest panelist Sven Johannsen. They discuss: Google Pixel Buds Pro; hating the new Google News UI; iPadOS 16 windowing; dev choices rant




MobileViews Podcast 419: Back to school tech with guest Don Sorcinelli

Posted in podcast, MobileViews by mobiletoday on August 14th, 2022

Todd Ogasawara, Dr. Jon Westfall (a university professor), and Don Sorcinelli (father of a incoming college freshman) discuss back to school technology.




MobileViews Podcast 418: Disconnected in a connected world

Posted in podcast, MobileViews by mobiletoday on August 7th, 2022

Todd Ogasawara and Jon Westfall discuss:

  • Revisiting the STADOR K23 Bluetooth wireless earbuds as a podcasting microphone
  • Fedora Linux will work on Raspberry Pi 4
  • Lenovo Chromebook Duet 5
  • Linus Tech Tips Backpack
  • Disconnected in a connected world



MobileViews Mini-Podcast 32: Microphone comparisons

Posted in mini-podcast, MobileViews by mobiletoday on July 31st, 2022

I tested five (5) microphones for this mini-podcast. However, you will only hear 4 tests because the K23 Bluetooth earbuds was able to play sounds but was not able to record audio although it showed up as a microphone option. The four microphones tested are:

  1. Blue Yeti Nano (the microphone used for recent podcast recordings. It replaced a full-sized Blue Yeti)
  2. Macbook Air 202 M1 built-in microphone
  3. Logitech Webcam C925e
  4. AirPods Pro



MobileViews Podcast 417: Hawaii Techies Edition #4 w/Sterling Yee - a visit to the Tesla factory

Posted in podcast, MobileViews by mobiletoday on July 24th, 2022

This week I'm joined by long-time friend Sterling Yee who, as a member of the American Lung Association national board, had a meeting at and a tour of the Tesla factory in Fremont, CA. Sterling describes his impressions and experiences from that visit in this podcast.




MobileViews Podcast 416: Telework Fridays; ChromeOS Flex 296 certified devices; Amazon recycling; Subscription-ization of iPhone/iPad apps

Posted in podcast, MobileViews by mobiletoday on July 17th, 2022

In this podcast Todd Ogasawara and Jon Westfall discuss

  • 295 Macs and PCs certified to run Google's ChromeOS Flex
  • Nobody wants to be in the office on Fridays (shocking! :-)
  • Amazon Recycling Program Recycle small consumer electronics for free

  • The subscription-izaton of iPhone/iPad apps




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