AgNerd Giveaway

Chuck Zimmerman

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 …

AgNerd

What’s Going on with ZimmGlass

Chuck Zimmerman

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 Giveaways

Chuck Zimmerman

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

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

Farm Podcaster Tool

Chuck Zimmerman

I don’t have one but think I’ll get one. I like Samson USB mics and travel with a Go Mic. This looks like a nice desktop/travel mic to add to the bag though. Might even replace my Blue Microphones Yeti. I’ll test it out and let you know what I think. Samson’s Meteorite is the universal solution for capturing high-quality …

AgNerd, Media, Podcasts

Iteris Announces ClearAg Prime

Chuck Zimmerman

Intelligence. It’s vitally important to national security and your crop’s security. Iteris has just released ClearAg Prime, which they call “Next Level of Intelligent Agriculture Decision Support.” To learn more about it I visited by phone with Tom Blair, Senior Vice President, Iteris. He says that ClearAg Prime is the latest in a series of API’s that customers can readily …

AgNerd, Agribusiness, Audio, Iteris

AgNerd Monday – BudStraps

Chuck Zimmerman

I brought BudStraps to your attention recently and have now had a chance to try ’em out. When I’m traveling or working out I use Bose QC 20i headphones. BTW, I love them. But getting on/off planes, trying to talk with someone at the counter or just wanting to give my ears a rest I need to take them out. …

AgNerd, Gadgets