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Unboxing Live 119: HTC First & Facebook Home

In this episode we open up the HTC First smartphone, the first phone to ship with Facebook Home as the default launcher. Facebook Home turns your phone into a device that is hyper connected to Facebook, including lock screen slideshows of recent updates from your friends, and direct access to Facebook and Facebook Messenger from the lock screen as well. The HTC First reminds us of a flatter iPhone 3GS, or to be more current, looks a lot like the leaks of the upcoming budget-friendly iPhone. It originally debuted at $99 with 2-year contract, but now sells for $0.99 instead after lukewarm reception.

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Bleeding Edge TV 487: iOS 7 setup and installation

We've got iOS 7 installed on one of our iPhone 5 units, and we give you a look at the setup process in Apple's new mobile OS. iOS 7 was announced at WWDC 2013, and the developer beta was released soon after. We're now running iOS 7 beta 2 We give you a look at the whole setup process, Control Center, notification center, and the new UI.

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Unboxing Live 116: TiVo Mini

In this episode we give you a look at the TiVo Mini. With the TiVo Mini, you can connect a television that is not hooked up to your cable signal and stream live TV and recorded content to it. This means you you can access your TiVo content on a second television. The TiVo Mini can even access the subscription-based services that your full-sized TiVo can! To use the TiVo Mini, you need a 4-tuner TiVo Series 4. You can pick up the TiVo Mini here.

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Bleeding Edge TV 486: Microsoft details the Xbox One

Microsoft and Xbox executives showcase the Xbox One, talking about what went into making the console that Microsoft will rely on for the next generation of gaming.

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Want To Write for Gear Live? Here’s Your Chance!

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Okay, we get it. You read Gear Live daily, and constantly say to yourself “I could so have written that story better.” Okay hot shot, now’s your chance. Gear Live is looking to bring in a couple more writers who know their stuff as it pertains to gadgets, video games, and social networks (like Twitter and Facebook.) You need not be a professional journalist to apply, but you should be able to write like one. What do we mean? Well, for starters, you have to have a strong command of the written English language. You also need to be passionate about the subject matter at hand. If you think you fit the bill, we want to hear from you. We are looking for writers, as well as editors.

Drop us an email at gigs[at]gearlive.com, and provide three sample posts written in the Gear Live style. These need to be original and timely, not something you wrote for the school paper a few years back. Also let us know why we should pick you, and what you can commit to. This is a paid gig, so bring your A-game.


Bleeding Edge TV 483: “Sugar” Ray Leonard on Monster MVP Carbon gaming headphones

We catch up with boxing legend "Sugar" Ray Leonard in this episode. Sugar Ray is working with Monster on its new MVP Carbon headphones, a partnership with EA Sports, bringing Monster into the gaming headset space. The MVP Carbon are compatible with Xbox One, Playstation 4, Xbox 360, PS3, PC, Wii, and Wii U. You can pick up the Monster MVP Carbon gaming headphones now for $249.

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Unboxing Live 113: Lumoback Posture Sensor

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Accessories, Features, Videocasts

LUMOback started as a Kickstarter project aimed to helping people maintain proper posture throughout the day. The pitch was successful, and now LUMOback is a reality. We open up the LUMOback posture sensor and give you a look at what it does and how it works. It connects to your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad over Bluetooth 4.0, and alerts you when your posture is bad throughout the day, so that you can improve it over time, resulting in less aches and pains, and more energy!

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Bleeding Edge TV 482: Play-Fi multi-room music streaming

We chat with Play-Fi in this episode, a company focused on helping you enjoy your music in any room, no matter where you are in your home. Play-Fi allows you to use either their speakers, speakers from third-parties with Play-Fi built-in, or their receiver which can be connected to any analog speaker, and you are done. The devices connect to your Wi-Fi network, and you can then stream content from your Windows 8 tablet or PC, as well as your Android devices, directly to any Play-Fi speaker on your network. Get a look at how it all works here in this episode, and get a look at Kelsie dancing as well.

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Bleeding Edge TV 480: Liquid Image APEX HD+ Wi-Fi snowboarding goggles

We bring you a first look at the Liquid Image Apex HD+ Wi-Fi snowboarding goggles from CES 2013. The Apex HD+ goggles have a built-in high definition video camera that can live stream to your iOS or Android phone or tablet, and can also record at 1080p 30fps or 720p 60fps, so you can show off you videos later. In addition, the Apex HD+ WiFi can also shoot still images. The camera itself is tilt-able within 30 degrees, so you can get a great angle regardless of your stance or activity. Definite an interesting product from the folks at Liquid Image - and we give you a look at how it all works in this episode.

You can pick up the APEX HD+ snowboarding goggles now!

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Bleeding Edge TV 479: Nick Cannon talks NCredible headphones, fashion

We catch up with Nick Cannon in this episode, and talk to him about his Ncredible headphone line, a collaboration with Monster. In addition, we talk about how headphones have become a fashion accessory, and how he sees the Ncredible headphone line providing good sound coupled with a good price, as well as a good look. You can pick up a pair of NCredible headphones now.

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