Special Guests: Jim and Beth Hobart
Items Mentioned in this Episode
10 Coolest Things:
10) roamed.co - eliminate costly international calls by forwarding your phone to a pre-paid number (on your phone) .99 cents a day
9) LunaR - solar=powered smartwatch - great for outdoor enthusiasts, etc.
8) Waggit - wearable tech for your dog. Measures health and activity, nutrition, safety
7) Hustle Case - simply a laptop cascade from whiteboard material
6) Find Journalists - a site that helps you find journalists relevant to your company - fill out a few lines of info and then it shows you relevant journalists
5) Picture That - an augmented reality app that allows you to picture artwork on your walls - upload the art from your camera roll and see it on your walls before you actually hang it
4) Animaker - new to me! Create whiteboard-style videos through a drag and drop feature -
3) Sickday Box - a physical box you can send to a sick friend (or to yourself) comes with an Amazon gift card, herbal tea, chicken noodle soup, thermometer, etc.
2) Ember Coffee Mug - mug that keeps your coffee at just the right temperature - set your desired temp using the smartphone app - comes with a charging coaster.
1) GoJoe - for those on the go, drop a coffee pod in the mug and press the button for fresh brewed coffee in that mug.
JIM AND BETH'S COOL THINGS:
The Local Spotlight:
This week's startup spotlight features Phantasmagoria Orlando, a steampunk storytelling theater troupe, which performs locally and tours nationally. Opera Del Sol, Orlando's newest opera company on a mission to make opera exciting and accessible. The third startup mentioned is iDignity, which helps people who are need of identification either due to homelessness, theft or loss.