All posts by Juan Carlos Bagnell

Juan has been obsessed with consumer electronics since before computers had GUI’s. Out of college he worked on a JIT computing contract which supported DOE facilities in New Mexico. He’s been featured on numerous podcasts and radio shows lending his tech insights. You can also find him in LA directing voice over actors and producing spoken word recording.

Geek Book Club 001 – The Man From Earth

Jerome Bixby is most known for his work as a TV writer, penning four episodes of the original Star Trek, an episode of the Twilight Zone, and co-wrote the story which Isaac Asimov would later adapt into ‘Fantastic Voyage’. His last work was an intimate screenplay about a man claiming to be an immortal caveman. A story almost forty years in the making, here’s our look at The Man From Earth!
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The Best Bag for Your Trip? Travel Tech Prep!

Picking a bag, backpack, or purse can make or break your trip. Thankfully more fashion brands are considering the technology we need to carry with us, and what kinds of pockets or pouches we might need for phones, tablets, laptops, batteries, and other electronics. Here are some quick tips on choosing the right pack for your adventure!

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The Galaxy Note 8 is NOT a Productivity Phone – Pocketnow #TechDebate

Is the Galaxy Note 8 a productivity phone or not? Or any Note, for that matter. Welcome to a proper debate on this topic, where YOU the viewer will deliver the verdict. Jaime Rivera and Juan Bagnell debate on whether the Note is more of a productivity tool than any other smartphone or not, and you decide in a viewer poll who was more persuasive. This is part of our Pocketnow #TechDebate series we recently kicked off, so help us out with a share, suggest some topics in the comments below, and make sure you vote in that viewer poll!

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Gear 360 (2017) Review and Video Samples – TK Bay

 

Shooting and sharing Video is part of our lives, and when it comes to 360 videos the options are getting better and smaller. Today I have for you the Samsung Gear 360 camera. We finally have an option that looks better than last year’s model and is better as well.

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Flagship phones are not worth the price – Pocketnow #TechDebate

Are premium smartphones still worth the higher costs? Welcome to a proper debate on this topic, where YOU the viewer will deliver the verdict. Jaime and Juan debate the pros and cons of high end smartphones, and you decide in a viewer poll who was more persuasive. This is the first of several Pocketnow #TechDebate videos planned, so help us out with a share, suggest some topics in the comments below, and make sure you vote in that viewer poll!

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Need a Power Adapter to Charge Your Phone Overseas? Travel Tech Prep!

How do you charge your phone or laptop overseas? When flying from the United States to Europe, the voltage from electrical sockets changes. Do you need an adapter? A step down converter? Should you buy a local phone charger? Let’s take a look at how you can power your tech in another country!

 

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Has the USA Smartphone Market Peaked? – Pocketnow

Has the USA smartphone market peaked? 80% of households in the US now have a smartphone, and the market is dominated by only two manufacturers. With India and China flexing more economic muscle, we’re seeing more competition overseas. Should we be concerned?

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Travel Tech Prep: The Best Battery for Your Trip?

Alternate title: WATT to look for when buying a battery. The best battery for your adventure? Technology is a crucial aspect to travel these days. We can barely survive a day without our phones, but if you’re in a foreign country, it’s even more difficult to get around if your phone is dead. Here a couple quick tips on how to shop for a good travel battery. Make sure you don’t get stranded! Pack MOAR POWER!

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