Rick Miller http://ketr.org en Tips on helpful summertime tech products http://ketr.org/post/tips-helpful-summertime-tech-products <p>Our personal technology commentator <a href="http://www.liveandlead.com/home.html">Rick Miller </a>has tips on a <a href="http://www.thegrommet.com/travel/discovery-trekking-quick-dry-towel-large">moisture-wicking towel </a>and <a href="http://gizmodo.com/kohlers-new-kit-makes-your-toilet-hands-free-for-100-1572279267">automatic-flushing toilet</a> technology for the home.</p> Tue, 20 May 2014 11:00:00 +0000 John Mark Dempsey 53685 at http://ketr.org Tips on helpful summertime tech products New technology may bring clean water to millions http://ketr.org/post/new-technology-may-bring-clean-water-millions <p>Our personal technology commentator, <a href="http://liveandlead.com/">Rick Miller</a>, describes some new products that may bring clean drinking water to people around the world who desperately need it, including a <a href="http://www.waterislife.com/media/videos/index.php?id=8">"drinkable book"</a> and the "<a href="http://www.buylifestraw.com/products/lifestraw-personal">Lifestraw</a>."</p><p></p> Tue, 13 May 2014 11:00:00 +0000 John Mark Dempsey 53424 at http://ketr.org New technology may bring clean water to millions High-tech hail protection and crank radios helpful for spring weather http://ketr.org/post/high-tech-hail-protection-and-crank-radios-helpful-spring-weather <p>The Blacklands Cafe's personal technology commentator Rick Miller says a <a href="http://money.msn.com/auto-insurance/article.aspx?post=2fb21c24-7ca8-402e-8a31-3c0fd5e9d29c">new product will protect your car against hail</a>, even if you have to leave it outside the garage. And Rick says <a href="http://www.geekalerts.com/2-way-amfmnoaa-crank-radio/">crank-operated radios</a> may not be high-tech, but they're sure good to have in event of a power failure.</p><p></p> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:00:00 +0000 John Mark Dempsey 52341 at http://ketr.org High-tech hail protection and crank radios helpful for spring weather Google Glass, Ultra HDTV and the 'recharging bowl' http://ketr.org/post/google-glass-ultra-hdtv-and-recharging-bowl <p>KETR's personal technology commentator <a href="http://liveandlead.com/">Rick Miller </a>on the practical applications of controversial <a href="http://www.google.com/glass/start/">Google Glass,</a> the arrival of <a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/feature.html?docId=1000947061">Ultra HD television</a>, and something called "<a href="http://ces.cnet.com/8301-35284_1-57616755/intel-dreams-up-a-smart-bowl-that-will-charge-gadgets/">the recharging bowl</a>."</p> Tue, 28 Jan 2014 12:00:00 +0000 John Mark Dempsey 48561 at http://ketr.org Google Glass, Ultra HDTV and the 'recharging bowl' 'Onesies' and Google Glass: New tech wonders http://ketr.org/post/onesies-and-google-glass-new-tech-wonders <p>Our personal technology commentator <a href="http://liveandlead.com/">Rick Miller </a>says the recent <a href="http://m.apnews.com/ap/db_332652/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=UiTxaGFI">Consumer Electronics Show </a>in Las Vegas featured dozens of amazing new tech wonders, including "onesies," that will help parents take better care of babies, and Google Glass, which is having a positive effect on law enforcement.</p> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 12:00:00 +0000 John Mark Dempsey 48260 at http://ketr.org 'Onesies' and Google Glass: New tech wonders Rick Miller: 3-D printers available for the home http://ketr.org/post/rick-miller-3-d-printers-available-home <p>Our technology commentator Rick Miller says 3-D printers are available in "box stores" for around $1,300, and a small hand-held 3-D printer that can render small, plastic figures is available for about $99.&nbsp; There is concern that guns can actually be printed, but body parts such as <a href="http://www.upworthy.com/a-boy-was-born-without-a-hand-i-couldnt-have-guessed-what-his-dad-made-for-him-mind-blown?c=ufb1">hands</a> and ears have also been produced with 3-D printers.&nbsp; Rick offers this list of the <a href="http://www.livescience.com/34566-weirdest-3d-printed-objects.html">10 we Wed, 18 Dec 2013 12:00:00 +0000 John Mark Dempsey 47107 at http://ketr.org Rick Miller: 3-D printers available for the home Samsung Galaxy S4: 'The next big thing'? http://ketr.org/post/samsung-galaxy-s4-next-big-thing <p>KETR&#39;s personal technology maven, Rick Miller, breaks down the Samsung Galaxy S4.</p> Mon, 14 Oct 2013 12:00:00 +0000 John Mark Dempsey 44163 at http://ketr.org Samsung Galaxy S4: 'The next big thing'? How about a 'forever phone?' http://ketr.org/post/how-about-forever-phone <p>A&amp;M-Commerce Training and Development instructor Rick Miller discusses a bold new vision for the cell phone. Tue, 24 Sep 2013 12:00:00 +0000 John Mark Dempsey 43168 at http://ketr.org How about a 'forever phone?'