AgNerd Cloud – USB Chargers

Chuck Zimmerman AgNerd

Hello multi-gadget AgNerds. With those come the need for multi-USB charging! How many of you when you travel get to a hotel room with a lack of power outlets much less USB ports to plug into? It can be very frustrating. That’s why I purchased an Anker 60W 6-Port Family-Sized Desktop USB Charger. Got mine on Amazon Prime for $35. …


AgNerd Giveaway

Chuck Zimmerman AgNerd

It’s time for an AgNerd Giveaway. This one is for a QiPack, wireless charger for your gadget. I purchased it via the initial Kickstarter campaign to fund the project. Mine includes an iPhone 5/5S case and Qi coil. This allows your iPhone 5/5S to wirelessly charge just by placing it on top of the QiPack. Qi enabled gadgets don’t need …


What’s Going on with ZimmGlass

Chuck Zimmerman AgNerd, Glass

With the recent surprising announcement from Google regarding their Glass project I thought it was an appropriate time to write an update on my own ZimmGlass Project. What did Google announce? Here’s the message those of us in the Glass Explorers program received: It’s been an exciting ride. Since we first met, interest in wearables has exploded and today it’s …

AgNerd, Glass

AgNerd Cloud – John Deere App Center

Chuck Zimmerman AgNerd, Agribusiness, Apps, Audio, John Deere

AgNerd Cloud alert! I was just feeling appy this morning so I thought this week’s program could focus on Apps. As in the new John Deere App Center. To learn all about it I talked with Nathan Greuel, John Deere Mobile Technician. The John Deere App Center provides users the ability to search and find apps most useful to their …

AgNerd, Agribusiness, Apps, Audio, John Deere

AgNerd Giveaways

Chuck Zimmerman AgNerd, Gadgets

The AgriBlogger wants to get more serious about his AgNerd giveaways. I’ve done several just via social media mentions and the response has been great. Here’s the latest results. I offered a new Touchfire Screen-Top Keyboard for iPad (1,2,3). It’s just a random drawing of those who responded via Twitter or Facebook. The lucky person to win this gadget helper …

AgNerd, Gadgets

Consumer Electronics Offer Glimpse into Ag Tech

Chuck Zimmerman AgNerd, Apps, Audio, Education, Internet, Precision Agriculture, Science, Technology, ZimmCast

This ZimmCast is going to be another focus on the AgNerd Cloud. It’s just been working that way lately. I did not attend the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas but via Twitter I met John Shutske, Associate Dean for Extension and Outreach Programs in the University of Wisconsin’s College of Agricultural and Life Sciences who was attending. John …

AgNerd, Apps, Audio, Education, Internet, Precision Agriculture, Science, Technology, ZimmCast