BSP-113: Amazon Banking Services

On episode 113 I provide an update to my Twitch live-streaming, introduce a new segment where you guys tell me how dumb I am, talk about Amazon launching banking services, Mac OSX launching external GPU support, the first Chrome OS Tablet, the new iPad, Apple launching classroom tools, a new entry level GoPro, a serious issue with affiliate marketing, Jake Paul getting a talk show, Rhode Island blocking porn unless you pay, and much much more.

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00:00 - Intro
00:38 - Update to Live Streaming
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*     (WIDG Ep: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r-sZjVcyCTE)
02:24 - What You Had To Say (Getting Corrected by Viewers)
04:34 - Amazon Checking Accounts for Teenagers
07:31 - Mac OSX Launches External GPU Support
08:09 - First Chrome OS Tablet
09:30 - 2018 iPad Launch
10:45 - Apple Classroom Toolkit
12:38 - New Entry Level GoPro
14:03 - 90% Of Affiliate Posts Go Undisclosed
17:30 - Jake Paul Gets a Talk Show
20:14 - Rhode Island Blocking Porn Unless you Pay
23:28 - Apple TV Programming Coming 2019
23:55 - Ask Bandrew
24:12 - Email 1
25:06 - Can you quit caffeine?
26:05 - What is your dream job?
27:00 - Are panels beneficial for Fans & Creators?
29:40 - Is Roku the Best? 
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31:41 - Email 2
33:05 - Response to SP
33:40 - My Thoughts on Launching a Store
35:11 - Email 3
35:43 - Discussing Issues with C01u Pro
36:32 - Email 4
36:50 - How’d you come up with your intro?
37:26 - Do you have any future podcast plans?
38:29 - Outro 

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BSP-088: A Nipple For Your Computer

On today's episode of the Bandrew Says Podcast, I apologize for the crappy audio, talk about launching a new podcast, and I plug a podcast I was a guest on where I probably shared too much.

In the news segment, I talk about Boeing offering $2 Million in Prize money, Google Pulling Out of Amazon, Amazon cutting the price of their 4k Content, Twitter allowing 280 character long tweets, New Amazon Echo Devices, a new Yubikey, New GoPros, The Nokia 3310 coming to the United States, Youtube blocking external links, and Homeland Security conducting social media Screenings.

In TV, I suggest watching Halt & Catch Fire. During the Ask Bandrew Segment, I answer: Any instruments you want to include in your reviews?, Small diaphragm mics for vocals?, Favorite bass guitar?, Using the Sm7b w/o Windscreen?, Why i started reviewing mics?, why I use the NT1 for interface reviews?, and if the ATR1100 is good for gaming on a budget?

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00:00 - Intro
01:00 - My Audio Sucks on This Podcast
03:45 - I was a guest on Brain Trust Bros (http://www.braintrustbros.com/podcast/braintrust-bros/geeks-rising/)
04:17 - Filming my Tutorial on How To Start a Podcast
06:22 - Boeing Offer $2 Million in Prizes to Anyone Who Can Make a Jet Pack.
09:51 - Google Pulled the YouTube App off the Echo Show
11:30 - Amazon Cut the Price of 4k Content
13:51 - Twitter Allows 280 Character Tweets
16:17 - New Amazon Echo Devices
22:11 - New Yubikey, a Nipple for your Computer
23:05 - New GoPros
25:17 - Nokia 3310 Coming to the U.S.
26:57 - Only YouTube Partners Can Link to External Pages via End Cards
29:40 - Homeland Security Rolling out Social Media Screenings
31:55 - Halt & Catch Fire Season 4
32:35 - Ask Bandrew
33:20 - Any Instruments You Want to Include in Your Review?
34:12 - Small Diaphragm Condensers for Voice?
34:35 - Favorite Bass Guitar?
35:43 - Can You Use the SM7b Without the Windscreen?
36:25 - Why’d You Start Reviewing Microphones?
38:06 - Why do you use the NT1 for Interface Reviews
38:47 - Will the ATR-1100 Be Good for Gaming on a Budget?
41:29 - Outro

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BSP-037: New GoPro Models

00:00 - Intro
01:20 - Shorter Ep
02:00 - Missed Last Week
04:35 - Best USB Mic Issue
08:00 - New Amazon Fire TV
09:28 - New Roku Boxes
10:40 - Logitech C922
12:08 - Panasonic Cameras
14:17 - GoPro Hero 5 Black & Session
17:34 - Twitter/Photos/Character Limit
18:22 - HorrorPack
20:50 - New Die Antwoord Album
22:49 - Hotone Heart Attack Mini Amp
26:25 - Outro

On episode 37 of The BSP, I briefly talk about why I missed last weeks episode, and why I drove 1000 miles in 3 days. I then discuss an issue I ran into with a new video I made and how contemplate how to improve on this issue on the next video.

Then I cover the new Amazon Fire TV and the exciting new features of the new Roku streaming box. Then we talk about the new Logitech webcam designed specifically for live streamers/gamers, the new Go Pro specifications and the new Panasonic camera news.

Lastly, I talk about the Horror Pack subscription box, the new Die Antwoord album, and finish it up discussing a new mini amp I picked up that emulates the Mesa Boogie Dual Rectifier.

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What's In Your Bag: Santa Fe Comic Con Edition

I just got back from Covering Santa Fe Comic Con, and I figured I would do a video of "What's in Your Bag?". I will link each item and let you know how it functioned in the convention setting.

  • Timbuk2 TSA Messenger Bag - This bag has yet to let me down once. Highly recommend it.
  • Zojirushi Water Bottle - Another item that has yet to let me down. It is a bit expensive but it will keep you hydrated and not ruin your computer/camera gear. 
  • Field Notes - Even if you are not going to a con, you need to have one of these in your pocket. You never know when you need to take notes, or write a to-do list, or have a brilliant Idea. I always have one in my back pocket.
  • Fisher Space Pen - This is my favorite pen and it always goes with me. Super small and reliable. And this is a custom version to commemorate hitting 100 subs on my youtube channel.
  • Google Acer Chromebook - I am a big fan of this laptop, and I use it more than my Macbook Pro, however, you do not need to take a computer to a convention unless you know you're going to be doing writing throughout the day. This was unnecessary. 
  • Neewer Lav Mic - These things cost about $7, and you get three of them for that cost. HOWEVER, this mic shorted out and yielded almost all my footage from the convention useless. If you are going to get these, be careful, and make sure to check the recordings and make sure they are working before recording anything important.
  • Zoom H1 - I love Zoom's recorders and this is no exception. I got so much use out of this thing. I set it on autogain, tossed it on the table at panels and hit record. It worked like a charm and it's small and portable. One of the most useful things I brought with me.
  • Emergency Battery - Lucky for me, I did not have to use this. But, I always keep it in my bag with an extra iPhone cable. 
  • Go Pro Hero 3 - This is another one of those devices that you just can't go wrong with. I love this thing and I filmed almost all my footage with this thing, however, the lav mic caused all of it to be useless. Not the GoPro's fault though. I do with there was a way to monitor microphone levels though.
  • Samsung NX1000 - This camera worked alright. In lowlight, it struggled, and I started to get some noise when I was in low ISO's, so I'm not sure if this is a great option for conventions. I didn't use the kit lens either. I did take a lot of photos, but many of them didn't turn out well. I blame my amateur photography skills for that, and not the camera.
  • Samsung NX 16mm LensThis is a great lens, but just not for my needs. This is a lens designed for beautiful landscapes, and I'm sure it can kick butt at those. I will have to test that out and get back to you. 
  • Samsung NX 45mm Lens - This lens is the sex. That's what the kids are saying, right? Well I love this lens. It is beautiful, provides great DOF, and a big aperture and just all around great! I took the majority of my photos with this lens, and some of them look spectacular. When there was enough light, the photos turned out great. I have included an image taken with this camera, above.