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CES 2012, Exercise Technology, Lightroom 4 Beta, Internet Addiction Disorder and the End of the Digital SLR – HT058

With everyone back on decent Internet connections, Jim, Andrew and Christian are joined this week by Mike Howard from jpeg2RAW. After some updates from the guys, Dave McCabe, from the Home Server Show, joins the guys live from CES, and gives an update on the ioSafe demonstration, and the week at CES in general. Listen LIVE every Thursday night at @ 6pP/8C/9E/1aUTC Listen Mobile:   Jim tells us about how he and Dave have produced a lot of videos from CES to put onto the Home Server Show, using Google Plus Hangouts and #160; The guys talk about their observations of CES 2012, and what they expect from CES in 2013. Andrew talks about this New Years Resolution to lose some weight – 20kg (44 lbs), and how he intends to use technology to track #160; Andrews’ tools of choice are the Couch to 5k Podcast, by Robert Ullray, a 9 week program that Andrew is going to team up with Run Keeper and the music player on his Android #160; The Podcast walks you through an interval program, designed to get you from walking to running 5k in a 9 #160; Run Keeper lets you “geek out” your training regime, and gather some good statistics to show how your level of fitness should change throughout the 9 week journey and being able to run a #160; Andrew has set a goal of running 28 k in the Two Bays Trail Run in #160; The guys talk a little about exercising technology including Run Keeper, and various GPS devices such as the Garmin Forerunner and Polar Heart Rate Monitor watches. Christian talks about the ICANN decision to allow generic top-level domain names, as covered by #160; Although an extremely exciting announcement, the guys all decide that the pricing is well beyond any of their means. Christian also tells us about the research performed by the Chinese Academy of Sciences who performed MRI scanning on a test group of 5 adolescents, and have concluded that it is possible to develop Internet Addiction Disorder (IAD). The guys talk about some Internet usage statistics, which you can check out yourself, using Alexa. Mike brings us news of the Adobe release of a new beta for version 4 of their Lightroom #160; The guys talk about the differences between the Lightroom and Photoshop products, and discuss the features between various versions of Photoshop, and the pricing structure that Adobe have with relation to upgrading their Photoshop and Creative Suite products. Mike also talks about Trey Ratcliff’s article from Stuck in Customs, DSLR’s Are a Dying Breed, and the future of the 3rd Generation Cameras such as the Sony NEX and Samsung NX cameras. The guys wrap up the show, discussing the iRig Microphone which Dave used for covering CES.   Thanks for listening to the podcast, and if you have time, please join us in the live chat while we record the show!! Facebook Page: Facebook Group: If you’d like to subscribe to the show, click on  to update your iTunes library, or for other Podcast downloading applications, please click on the RSS Feed and pick your Pod Catcher of choice! Or, you can now stream the show online at at The Show Announcements and Schedule: Jim’s Twitter: Andrew’s Twitter: Contact Christian: Contact the show at Find us on Facebook: Find this and other great Podcasts from the Average Guy Network at Some links may contain affiliate codes that benefit the Average Guy Podcast Network.
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#39 The Fitness Tech Podcast: Home At Last!

It took us 2 weeks, but we finally got Jamie set up to broadcast from her home via Skype!  Success!  In the new spirit of things, we have some updates for the podcast as well as some great fitness tips from Jamie. Listen to the Financial Tech Podcast:   You can follow Jim on Twitter at #!/jcollison. If you want to contact us here at the show, email us at Visit the new Facebook page for the The Average Guy Network Intro and Exit Music from “Motion” by Adelaide.  Hear more great tunes at Listen: Audio Only Play / pause 1x 2x 0:00 0:00 0:00 volume #39 The Fitness Tech Podcast: Home At Last! iTunesGoogle PlayShare Leave a ReviewClammr ItListen in a New WindowDownloadSoundCloudStitcherSubscribe on AndroidSubscribe via RSSAudioboomSpreakerOther Options Subscribe to the TAG Weekly Update (Be in the know!) Come On! You know you want to! Or Download episode (Right click, save target as)
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#38 The Fitness Tech Podcast: Jamie is Moving and David Seevers Interview before Ironman Canada!

Jim and Jamie are back again with Show #38 of the Fitness Tech Podcast.  This week is Jamie’s last at Gallup as she is moving on to new opportunities at home with her kids.  The podcast will still continue, Jim will just have to make some adjustments and lunch time podcast will no long be possible.  Good luck Jamie! Jamie has a new blog: David Seevers joins us again after meeting with us on Show #25 to talk about his training and preparation for Ironman Canada! Jim is raising money for the American Lung Association by running the Omaha Corporate Cup in September 2011.  Visit his page at   Visit the race page at ;fr_id=3570 Podcast with Tim O’Donnell : David’s Blog: Spartan Radio can be found at: You can follow Jim on Twitter at #!/jcollison. If you want to contact us here at the show, email us Visit the new Facebook page for the The Average Guy Network Intro and Exit Music from “Motion” by Adelaide.  Hear more great tunes at Listen to the Podcast at: Audio Only Play / pause 1x 2x 0:00 0:00 0:00 volume #38 The Fitness Tech Podcast: Jamie is Moving and David Seevers Interview before Ironman Canada! iTunesGoogle PlayShare Leave a ReviewClammr ItListen in a New WindowDownloadSoundCloudStitcherSubscribe on AndroidSubscribe via RSSAudioboomSpreakerOther Options Subscribe to the TAG Weekly Update (Be in the know!) Come On! You know you want to! Or Download episode (Right click, save target as) Podcast RSS Feed
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#36 The Fitness Tech Podcast: Pre Q125 5K in Dodge Nebraska

Jim and Jamie are back at it again with this week’s Fitness Tech Podcast.  We spend a bit of time talking about the upcoming Q125 5k in Dodge Nebraska. We also spend a bit of time talking about how to find ways to exercise when you cannot go outside.  Jamie has some great tips travel workouts as well. We wrap it up with some technology tips and Jim attempting to get Jamie on RunKeeper. You can follow Jim on Twitter at #!/jcollison. If you want to contact us here at the show, email us at Visit the new Facebook page for the The Average Guy Network Intro and Exit Music from “Motion” by Adelaide.  Hear more great tunes at  Audio Only Play / pause 1x 2x 0:00 0:00 0:00 volume #36 The Fitness Tech Podcast: Pre Q125 5K in Dodge Nebraska iTunesGoogle PlayShare Leave a ReviewClammr ItListen in a New WindowDownloadSoundCloudStitcherSubscribe on AndroidSubscribe via RSSAudioboomSpreakerOther Options Subscribe to the TAG Weekly Update (Be in the know!) Come On! You know you want to! Or Download episode (Right click, save target as)
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#33 The Fitness Tech Podcast: Lincoln Marathon Wrap Party

Jim and Jamie are together again to talk about the ins and the outs of this last weekends Lincoln Marathon.  Jamie ran the half and Jim ran the full.  Jim gives some helpful and some not so helpful feedback from the race as well as covering the technology around the race.  This years race was covered by mtec and they provided a bunch of options for both splits and a video finish. There were tons of examples of clock blocking during the race including some runners who were walking at mile one and the first water station.  Jim has some suggestions on how Lincoln could do a better job at the start line. On the positive side, the race is well supported by the community.  Food is plentiful right on the course and the crowd was amazing.  The race pacers were second to none!  Good job pacers! Both of us then spend some time talking about pre race prep. It’s a longer podcast by Fitness Tech Standards!  Enjoy   Audio Only Play / pause 1x 2x 0:00 0:00 0:00 volume #33 The Fitness Tech Podcast: Lincoln Marathon Wrap Party iTunesGoogle PlayShare Leave a ReviewClammr ItListen in a New WindowDownloadSoundCloudStitcherSubscribe on AndroidSubscribe via RSSAudioboomSpreakerOther Options Subscribe to the TAG Weekly Update (Be in the know!) Come On! You know you want to! Or Download episode (Right click, save target as) You can follow Jim on Twitter at #!/jcollison. If you want to contact us here at the show, email us at Visit the new Facebook page for the The Average Guy Network Intro and Exit Music from “Motion” by Adelaide.  Hear more great tunes at 
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#27 The Fitness Tech Podcast: New Barbie – Recovering Carrie, Cookbooks, Clock Blocking and Long Runs

It’s been a two week break for the Fitness Tech Podcast and it was time to get back after it!  Jim and Carrie break down the activities of the weekend and cover an update on Carrie’s health, the new Spartan Cookbook contest, a race update on the State Farm 10 mile that we stretched into 19 and the concept behind the term “Clock Blocking!” Some sharing, some words of wisdom, a little humor and a bunch of fun!  Hope you enjoy it! Jason Jaksetic Carrie’s Blog Jim’s Running Blog The Spartan Blog Yurbuds Eagle Fun Run Future Guest Brian Stark Mud Mafia You can follow Jim on Twitter at If you want to contact us here at the show, email us at Visit the new Facebook page for the The Average Guy Network Audio Only Play / pause 1x 2x 0:00 0:00 0:00 volume #27 The Fitness Tech Podcast: New Barbie – Recovering Carrie, Cookbooks, Clock Blocking and Long Runs iTunesGoogle PlayShare Leave a ReviewClammr ItListen in a New WindowDownloadSoundCloudStitcherSubscribe on AndroidSubscribe via RSSAudioboomSpreakerOther Options Subscribe to the TAG Weekly Update (Be in the know!) Come On! You know you want to! Or Download episode (Right click, save target as)
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#24 The Fitness Tech Podcast: The 2011 Frozen Burrito

Jim Collison and Mud Mafia running mate Dan Svoboda made the three hour trek to Neligh Nebraska for the 1st Annual Frozen Burrito Race.  The mile event, organized by Jeff Carpenter and to benefit the local High School track resurfacing, was held on a brisk morning at required hats and gloves!  The “not your typical” road race included some stiff hills, off road mud and snow trails, a bit of ice and a start and stop on the track that needs replaced.  There were just under 50 runners and it had a great small town feel.  We even made some new friends! Jim was able to get a few minutes with the race director, Jeff Carpenter and ask him how things when and what was the magic in his planning.  He has some great insight if you are ever considering starting a race of your own.  The audio is below.  We also shot some video to give you a feel of the conditions.  If you need a good race for next year, the 2nd annual Frozen Burrito should be on your calendar. There is an interesting story in the 2nd video about Jim’s driving habits! You can follow Jim on Twitter at   If you want to contact us here at the show, email us at Visit the new Facebook page for the The Average Guy Network Enjoy Audio Only Play / pause 1x 2x 0:00 0:00 0:00 volume #24 The Fitness Tech Podcast: The 2011 Frozen Burrito iTunesGoogle PlayShare Leave a ReviewClammr ItListen in a New WindowDownloadSoundCloudStitcherSubscribe on AndroidSubscribe via RSSAudioboomSpreakerOther Options Subscribe to the TAG Weekly Update (Be in the know!) Come On! You know you want to! Or Download episode (Right click, save target as)    
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