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TGP #277 Black Friday Buys



Welcome to The Gadget Professor Show #277 hosted by Don Baine.

Happy Thanksgiving to all.
In today’s show I talk about the best Websites to look for the Black Friday Bargains!
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TRIBY – TGP #272



Welcome to The Gadget Professor Show #272 hosted by Don Baine produced by Michael Baine.tribyTriby is surprisingly powerful thanks to its In Vivo Acoustic® technology that delivers state-of-the-art sound processing.from around the world and play them at the touch of a button. Stream your playlists with Spotify Connect. Preset your favorite playlists on Triby’s buttons.With Alexa, ask Triby to play music from Prime Music, iHeartRadio, or TuneIn with just your voice.Pair Triby with any smartphone or device and play music from you personal music library.Triby’s sophisticated microphones work with the speaker to turn Triby into a hands-free speakerphone allowing calls to be made over VoIP or with paired smartphones from up to 15 feet away. With Triby, make free Internet calls to your family network: no subscription, no plan required.Contacts can be pre-set and managed through Triby’s dedicated app. Because only people within the pre-set group can call Triby, even the youngest of children can make safe calls to loved ones without having to have their own phone.Two built in speakers and a passive radiator are managed by 3D algorithms that create immersive soundscapes with profound bass and clear treble.Send messages, emoji and hand drawn doodles to Triby ’s E-Ink display via its dedicated app. Its fun mailbox flag is raised to alert you to incoming messages, making family communications child’s play.

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Accell UltraAV Mini DisplayPort Y-Cable Docking Station TGP-#271



Welcome to The Gadget Professor Show #271 hosted by Don Baine produced by Michael Baine.accell
Easily add Mini DisplayPort, USB and Ethernet Ports to your Computer

The Mini DisplayPort Y-Cable Docking Station easily expands the ports on your Mini DisplayPort enabled desktop, laptop or ultrabook computer. Connecting to your computer’s Mini DisplayPort output and its USB 3.0 port, the docking station provides two Mini DisplayPort outputs, three USB 3.0 ports and one Gigabit Ethernet port.

Supporting DisplayPort 1.2 multi-stream transport (MST) mode, the docking station can independently support two DisplayPort monitors with resolutions up to 2560×1600 @ 60Hz, 24bpp for each monitor. A single monitor can be supported up to 3840×2160 @ 60Hz, 24bpp. These resolutions as well as the use of the MST mode feature require that your computer has a Mini DisplayPort 1.2 output.

The two Mini DisplayPort 1.2 outputs are DP++ enabled. This features allows the use of either active or passive adapters when adapting a Mini DisplayPort output to support an HDMI, DVI or VGA monitor. The Y-Cable Docking Station features the HDCP 1.3 content protection scheme with embedded keys providing uninterrupted transmission of protected audio and video content.

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Secur Ultimate Solar Charger TGP #270



Welcome to The Gadget Professor Show #270 hosted by Don Baine produced by Michael Baine.solar
SECUR ULTIMATE SOLAR CHARGER:SP-6000
• High Efficiency 12 Watt Solar Panel
• 10,000 mAh Lithium Battery
• Dual USB Ports with Smart Chip for Fast Charging
• Waterproof Pouch for Smart Phone Charging
DETAILED FEATURES:
• Two folding solar panels for 12 watts of charging power
• High efficiency solar panels for the fastest charging
• Built-in 10,000 mAh lithium battery charges an iPhone five times
• Dual USB ports charge with fast charging on any USB device
• Smart chip software insures fast solar charging
• Waterproof pouch protects your smart phone while you charge
• Adjustable solar panel support
• Lightweight flexible solar panels
The Ultimate Solar Charger features two high efficiency solar panels for quick charging and a built-in 10,000 mAh battery that will charge an iPhone five times. Dual USB ports with quick charging function. Rugged and water resistant for outdoor use – the ultimate companion to charge all your digital devices on the go.
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YI Camera 1080P TGP #269



Welcome to The Gadget Professor Show #269 hosted by Don Baineyi-cam
YI 1080p HD Smart Video Technology – Its sleek design houses an advanced Ambarella S2LM IP camera SoC, enabling super low bit rate H.264 video compression and featuring a powerful ARM Cortex A9 CPU; it leverages Ambarella’s SmartAVCTM, a low bit rate video streaming technology, to achieve a saving of 40% in video size while preserving superb 1080p HD live video quality.
First-class Night Vision – Build with best in class Panasonic 1/2.8 inches CMOS sensor with vMaicovicon technology for a clear image even in conditions of very low light; 11 pieces of 940nm infrared LED beads; no light pollution, so baby or pet will not be disturbed by light; cannot be detected by intruders.
Two-way audio – Advanced compression algorithms yields even better sound quality, supporting a sampling rate of up to 48 KHz; 360° noise-canceling hypersensitive microphone for much clearer voice quality while eliminating excess environmental noise.
Enhanced motion detection & Alert – The latest motion detection technology reduces false alerts by identifying moving objects with better precision and reducing the impact of light changes and other interfering factors. Intelligent vision analysis algorithms only send alerts when appropriate movement is detected.
Best Security & No subscription fees – We use 2048-bit RSA private key for key exchange with the YI Cloud Service, and encrypt data using AES-128. Encoding with h.264HP level 5.1/ROI/LBR (SmartAVC), providing most efficient compression and the highest protection of data. No monthly subscription fees: Secure your videos on a micro SD card, own your video content and access video history anytime. Supports 8GB – 64GB SD micro SD cards with FAT32 format.

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ACCELL Docking Station TGP#268



Welcome to The Gadget Professor Show #268 hosted by Don Baine.icon_diagram_grande
The USB 3.0 ACCELL Docking Station greatly increases the number of ports available on your device from a single USB-A 3.0 port. This incredibly powerful dock provides DisplayPort, HDMI 1.3, 3.5mm combo jack (audio/microphone), Gigabit Ethernet (RJ45), and 3 USB-A 3.0 connections. The dock is compatible with any device running Windows 7 or newer, or Mac OS 10.6 through 10.11.
USB 3.0 to DisplayPort and HDMI Video Adapter. ONLY COMPATIBLE WITH WINDOWS
Expand your screen real estate with up to two high definition monitors/TV’s, supporting up to 2048×1152@60Hz through each display. If you only connect one external display, this docking station delivers up to 3840×2160@30Hz through DisplayPort or 2560×1440@50Hz through HDMI.
USB 3.0 with Battery Charging 1.2
The docking station also provides 3x USB 3.0 ports, enabling data transfer at 5Gbps SuperSpeed and USB charging at 900mA. One of the USB-A 3.0 ports is Battery Charging 1.2 (BC 1.2) enabled, supporting up to 1.5A of power throughput for rapid charging.
Gigabit Ethernet and 3.5mm Audio/Microphone
In addition to the dual monitor HD video processor and 3x USB 3.0 ports, the docking station also enables Gigabit Ethernet through the RJ45 port and headsets through the 3.5mm combo jack (audio and microphone).

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TGP # 267 – Amazon Tap



Welcome to The Gadget Professor Show #267 hosted by Don Baine.tapAmazon Tap – Alexa-Enabled Portable Bluetooth Speaker.Just tap and ask for music from Prime Music, Spotify, Pandora, iHeartRadio, and TuneIn
Uses the Alexa Voice Service when connected to Wi-Fi or a mobile hotspot to play music, read the news, provide weather reports, and even order a pizza. When connected to Wi-Fi you can access Alexa, a cloud-based voice service that is always getting smarter. Just tap the microphone button and ask to hear news, set a timer, get the weather, and more. New skills are continually added—such as ordering a pizza from Domino’s, opening your garage with Garageio, and requesting a ride from Uber. Whether you’re heading to a party or pedaling to the park, Amazon Tap’s compact size makes it easy to move around. And at just over a pound, it’s perfectly portable. Just throw it in your backpack or, with the optional carrying sling, clip it to your bag and get going.A single battery charge provides up to 9 hours of continuous playback to keep you entertained—wherever you are. The included Charging Cradle makes recharging effortless, even while listening. And when Amazon Tap’s battery is low Alexa will say “Just so you know, the battery is currently low.”

Streams all your music via Bluetooth from your phone or tablet
Delivers crisp sound powered by Dolby, with dual stereo speakers that provide 360º omni-directional audio
Provides up to 9 hours of playback
Always getting smarter and adding new features and skills
Includes Charging Cradle

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TGP #266 – MEVO Intro



Welcome to The Gadget Professor Show #266 hosted by Don Baine.mevo Tonight we welcome the audience from GeekNewsCentral as I fill in for Todd Cochrane.

We take a quick look at some new technology gadgets – including the STINO, Droplr, and a quick peak at the MEVO.

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TGP # 264 INATECK Car Charger



Welcome to The Gadget Professor Show #264 hosted by Don Baine.INATECHINATECK Two 5V/2.1A charging ports plus a built-in 5V/2.4A output Lightning cable and a bonus Micro USB cable, no worries for the Apple and Android users left their charging cord behind.
Whether smartphone, GPS or vehicle travel data record with this dual USB car charger, you and your passengers are always ready to hit the road.
Intelligent Charging Technology: Built-in smart chipset detects your devices automatically to deliver the safest current.
Guaranteed security: With premium ABS+PC fireproof materials, this car charger is functioned with short circuit, over-watt, over-current and overheat protection. It is MFi, CE, FCC & RoHS certified to ensure its safety and reliability.
Package : 1 x 2-Port USB car Charger with a Built in MFi Lighting Cable; 1 x 4 feet Micro USB Charging Cable

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