How Steve and I Saved Monday for DTNS

Tom wearing a NosillaCast had and drinking from a NosillaCast mugI’ve mentioned many times before that one of my favorite podcasts is the Daily Tech News Show hosted by Tom Merritt. He broadcasts from his home in Southern California, and when he moved down Steve and I became friends with him. We seem to have very similar setups for running our podcasts, using Macs, and we both use Verizon FiOS Internet service.

Unfortunately, on April 1st, Verizon sold its FiOS business in California, Texas and Florida to a company called Frontier Communications. I say unfortunately because the transition has been anything but smooth. There have been billing problems, inability to access premium channels (like HBO right before Game of Thrones kicked off), the tech support appeared to have been moved off shore over night (which turns out not to be quite true) and worst of all people have been having complete outages.
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NAB 2016: FoxFury Lighting Solutions

Allison interviews Thomas (Ozzie) Osborne from FoxFury about their new high end lighting solutions for consumer and industrial use. Ozzie demonstrated three lighting systems for different applications. The Command 20 Fire is a helmet mounted head lamp that uses AA batteries and provides up to 72 lumens for up to 12 hours. The Nomad NOW is a rechargeable portable area-spot light that swivels and provides up to 2,500 lumens for up to 24 hours. Finally the Nomad Prime is a rechargeable portable area-spot light that extends vertically to 8 ft and provides up 4,000 lumens for up to 24 hours. The setting is the ShowStoppers show floor in the Wynn Hotel.

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