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Shelly Palmer Radio Report – March 25, 2014

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – March 25, 2014

With Opening Day around the corner, Major League Baseball has announced a new system that will use math to show how amazing that diving outfield catch really was. The new tracking system – which doesn’t even have a name yet – will be used to track the speed and efficiency of fielders. It will base these readings on ...

11 Questions Successful People Instinctively Ask

11 Questions Successful People Instinctively Ask

Wichita State men’s basketball coach Gregg Marshall can do no wrong. Marshall recently led his Shockers to a perfect 31-0 regular season, the first team to accomplish the feat since St. Joe’s in 2004. He also took Wichita State to the NCAA Final Four in 2013. With so much going right, why would the bespectacled ...

Doc Brown, Tony Hawk and HUVr Show Off a Real Hoverboard (Or Maybe Not)

Doc Brown, Tony Hawk and HUVr Show Off a Real Hoverboard (Or Maybe Not)

  Seemingly out of nowhere, a major promotional campaign for a "real" hoverboard known as HUVr has launched online on Tuesday. It all began with a pair of bizarre video clips featuring testimonials from celebrities including Tony Hawk, Moby, and Back to the Future's own Christopher Lloyd. One clip shows Lloyd delivering ...

Major League Baseball Launches Revolutionary New Field Tracking System

Major League Baseball Launches Revolutionary New Field Tracking System

Baseball is a game of inches, and those inches will be measured in a brand new way. Major League Baseball Advanced Media on Saturday introduced a revolutionary plan for in-ballpark infrastructure designed to provide the first complete and reliable measurement of every play on the field and answer previously unanswerable ...

Comcast is Blocking Olympic Streaming for Lower-Tiered Cable Customers

Comcast is Blocking Olympic Streaming for Lower-Tiered Cable Customers

Remember that internet plus HBO deal that Comcast introduced late last year, presumably to give online-savvy folks an incentive to subscribe to cable again? Turns out it doesn’t come with the ability to watch any live streams from Sochi, which is starting to get people in Comcast’s web forums very upset. For the second ...

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – February 10, 2014

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – February 10, 2014

The Winter Olympics in Sochi are in full-swing, with hundreds of hours of content being broadcast on NBC’s family of networks. But if you’re looking for complete coverage of the Games – or want to watch content live instead of on a delay – it’s easy to do so legally online. Here’s how. If you’re watching on ...

How to Watch the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics Online

How to Watch the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics Online

The Olympic Winter Games are in full swing in Sochi, Russia, and once again, the internet is the place to turn to if you want to watch the competition unfold in real-time, as opposed to the hour-long tape-delay in place on broadcast and cable TV. And this time, NBC is promising to stream everything: All competitions across ...

Report: Samsung, Olympic Sponsor, Wants to Ban iPhones for Sochi

Report: Samsung, Olympic Sponsor, Wants to Ban iPhones for Sochi

Olympics sponsor Samsung is reportedly dropping Galaxy Note 3 smartphones in athletes' goodie-bags, though the gift comes with a catch: a supposed ban on any other device branding, iPhone or otherwise, during the opening ceremony. Details of the clamp-down, which is said to require the Apple logo on an iPhone be physically ...

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – February 6, 2014

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – February 6, 2014

Already one of the most tech-savvy sports leagues, Major League Baseball is set to install thousands of iBeacons in ballparks around the country and will deck out about 20 parks – including stadiums in Boston, Milwaukee, Los Angeles and San Francisco –with about 100 iBeacons each by Opening Day. iBeacons can be found in ...

Every Device is Getting Hacked in Seconds in Sochi

Every Device is Getting Hacked in Seconds in Sochi

Say you're going to Sochi for the Winter Olympics. You've magically found a hotel that's actually complete and not full of trash and construction equipment. Crisis averted, right? Not quite—because as NBC Nightly News' experiment shows, your computer or smartphone could be hacked in seconds in Sochi. Hackers will be going ...