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#Techblab Ep 32 – Smart Home Automation

This is a replay of the live broadcast with TechBloke (Saad) and Sean McKenna – #TechBlab

Open Source and works with more smart devices than any
Samsung Smart Home Hub
Phillips Hue Starter Kit
Nest Thermostat
Nest is working with more and more products
SmartThings Touchscreen Deadbolt
SmartSense Presence Sensor
Smart Doorbell
For your Car

#TechBlab Episode 31 – Your Favorite Chrome Extensions!

#TechBlab Episode 31 – Your Favorite Chrome Extensions!

This is a replay of the live broadcast with Saad & Sean. We dive into some of our favorite Chrome Extensions along with a few additions from the #Techblab community!


Google Chrome Extensions

OneTab: Reduce Tab Clutter, Clear Ram
StayFocused: Distraction blocker
Chrome Remote Desktop

Offline Google Mail

Panic Button (To hide tabs from your boss)
Chrome Visual History (Want to know how you spend your time online?)
Checker Plus for Gmail
Sideplayer for Youtube
The Great Suspender
Evernote Clipper
Hoot suite
Alexa Rank
Share Metric
Similar Web

#Techblab Episode 26 – #Snapchat for Business /w @JedRecord

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Beginners Guide to Using Snapchat by TechBloke
How to Use Music on Snapchat
The Noob’s Guide to Using Snapchat
10 Step Guide: How to Grow a Following on Snapchat
Telling a Story on Snapchat
How to Gain up to 30% More Views on Snapchat within 24 Hours
The Best Account on Snapchat
5 Reasons Your Brand Sucks on Snapchat
Using Facebook Ads to Grow Your Snapchat Audience
How Brands Can Reach Mass Audiences on Snapchat
Find people to follow:
Slinger App

#TechBlab Ep25 – Top 10 Apps November

#TechBlab Ep25 – Top 10 Apps November

1. Hitchly
Turn any URL to a Phonenumber your visitors can dial in
2. Faceparty
Fun x 4. Shoot killer GIFs, collage them, and share your genius with the universe.
3. Super
Home Ownership Reinvented. A subscription service that will take care of your home maintenance
4. Punkpost
Send hand written cards as easy as texting
5. Get the Font – Download any Font
*this might be a little illegal*
6. Animaker
Make cool Animated videos easily
7. Crowdcast
Webinars Made Easy
8. Unmute
Live broadcast Your Audio Calls (Its like Blab but Audio only)
Join LIVE voice calls happening anywhere in the world. More than just calls, these streams are interactive. When in session, other users can tune in, share photos and comments, and even join the talk if unmuted by the host. ≈ Call your friends • Send voicemails to anyone ∞ Replay calls at anytime ⁄ Save calls to share as a Podcast ∆ Post to Twitter, Facebook, and beyond
9. Fieldbook
Create Database as easy as Excel.
10. Todoist
11.  YouTube Music
12. Replay Video Editor by Stupeflix
13. FREE App of the week 11/15-11/21
PDF Expert 5 – Fill forms, annotate PDFs, sign documents by Readdle
14. Action Launcher 3 for Android
15. Audio Recorder for Andorid by Sony
16. CoEverywhere mentioned by @michaelhernsin
17. Otta Radio mentioned by @Mat_Sherman

#Techblab Episode 24 – Top 20+ IFTTT Recipes with @jenrgy

#Techblab Episode 24 – Top 20 IFTTT Recipes with @jenrgy

BIG thanks once again to Jennifer Lehner @jenrgy for joining us and sharing some of her favorites! All of her favorites are colored Pink just like her Bird Nerds course! The info for that is right below! Also setup notifications for our website by adding our RSS to IFTTT. Just add this recipe and our feed

Here is the Recipe:

And here is our RSS Feed:

Here is a few more RSS related recipe’s:
Comprehensive Twitter course.for all levels. Starts with the basics and goes all the way to Advanced stuff, including a bonuses of a Twitter Advertising course and Social Streaming Course (periscope and blab). lifetime access and course will updated twice a year. Carts close Friday at midnight and although I will be offering this course again, I won’t be offering it with the two 90 minute live q/a calls that are included this time. Cost is $247 USD .
1. Share your Instagram pics as native Twitter photos
When you post on Instagram, the photos will show up in your Twitter feed as a full image rather than just a link. This Recipe is awesome!
2. Be a “First Responder” to Your Audience’s needs. (Twitter Search to SMS)
3. Save Screenshots to a separate iOs Album
4. Add tweets from a specific user to a Google Spreadsheet
4. Add favorite bloggers latest posts to a Google Spreadsheet
5.If IFTTT adds a new feature, be the first to know!
6. If a certain hashtag is used by someone on Twitter, add them to a Twitter lis.
7.(Local recipe) If it snows (or rains), send out a list of your favorite activities to do in your town on a rainy day.
8. Publish to YouTube and to Pinterest at the same time.
9.Create a link for any iOs screenshot you take
10. Un-mute your ringer in the morning
11. Simply label a Gmail “Evernote” to send it there 
In Gmail, just select “Evernote” as a label for an email and it will get sent to Evernote as a new note.
12. Get an SMS alert before any event starts on your Google Calendar. 
13. SMS Birthday reminders
14. Get yourself out of an awkward situation
Notes: “Excuse me, I have to take this call…” Send your IFTTT SMS number a text with the hashtag #help to receive a phone call. Great for a quick escape!
15. Save new contacts to a Google Spreadsheet
16. Share new blog posts to a Facebook Page
17. Create reminders for important emails
Get stuff done! Automagically create iOS Reminders whenever you star new emails in your Gmail inbox.
18. Save your new Instagram photos to Dropbox
19. Create scheduled and recurring Trello cards.
Do you have a task that you perform every week? Automatically create Trello cards on a schedule of your choosing.
20. Build a social media calendar in Google Calendar every time you Buffer
This recipe adds a new event to your Google Calendar on the date and time it’s scheduled to post
21. Buffer your Pocket favorites
All you got to do is favorite an article in Pocket and this Recipe will add it to your Buffer queue with a headline and image
22. Save links from liked (favorited) tweets to Pocket!
23. Facebook Page Posts go to Google+ via Buffer
24. Feedly Saved for Later Items to Buffer (Requires Feedly Pro)
25. Sync new files from Dropbox to Google Drive
26. Save starred emails to ToDoist App for all platforms
27. Save Gmail Attachments to Dropbox 
28. Remind me to return missed calls (Android Only)
Comprehensive Twitter course.for all levels. Starts with the basics and goes all the way to Advanced stuff, including a bonuses of a Twitter Advertising course and Social Streaming Course (periscope and blab). lifetime access and course will updated twice a year. Carts close Friday at midnight and although I will be offering this course again, I won’t be offering it with the two 90 minute live q/a calls that are included this time. Cost is $247 USD .

#Techblab Episode 23 – Video Production

#Techblab Episode 23 – Video Production featuring special guest Mimika Cooney! @mimikacooney


Here is the link to the special offer of $500 Mimika’s Video Course
Use code: Early (expires Nov 15, 2015)
Mic Stand
Light Ring
Movo LV1 Lavalier Clip On Mic

#TechBlab Ep 21 – Tech for Health & Wellness

Fitbit Charge Super Watch
Fitbit Flex 
Fitbit Charge HR
Fitbit Surge
Microsoft Band
Jawbone Up3
Jawbone Up4
Moto 360
Moves App
Think Melon
Sleep Tracking Apps
Meditation Apps
5 Min Journal