Wk1508c: Selfie sticks, Star Wars, Felicia Day & Netflix

This week on 15secTech, Felicia Day's memoir prompts Lara to invent a new word (watch until the end!), and our Instagram pick of the month is artist @RachelRyle with her adorable stop motion illustrations. Jeff has a selfie stick that works with bluetooth on Android and iOS and has all the features you need to get great shots when your arms just aren't long enough.

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Wk1508b: Griffin iPad Case, PumpUp Fitness App, Instagram on Hootsuite, and more!

This week on 15secTech, Jeff shows off the sweet TurnFolio iPad case from Griffin and talks about Hootsuite's new integration with Instagram. (It's a step in the right direction, but unfortunately you still can't completely automate your Instagram posts.) Amber has news about the Skylander game adding multiplayer functionality, and Lara discovered a super positive fitness community via the PumpUp app.

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15secTech Wk1508a: Drinking apps, charging monitors, battery tips, & more!

This week Jeff has 5 great tips for preserving your laptop’s battery life, plus the Intellidrink app for iOS to help you track your beverages and blood alcohol level to stay safe on these summer weekends when the beer is flowing. Amber spotlights Yahoo’s new Lifetext app for Android and iOS that lets you see video of the person you’re texting without any audio, which could be handy for private conversations in public places.

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Wk1507b: Cameraphone tips, home automation, and Amber on PEI

This week on 15secTech, Jeff has a bunch of great tips for using your smartphone’s camera to save you time and hassle, and Lara shows off the WeMo Light Switch from Belkin that works with most standard light switch set ups to let you easily control your lighting with an app. Amber shows us how to “Tinder-ize” recipe finding with an app called Tender, plus how to turn beautiful panoramic photos into Instagram-ready videos with the Instapan app.

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Wk1507a: Smartphone wallets, Star Wars, online dating

The team is back from summer break! Amber kicks things off with the official Star Wars app for Android and iOS, plus a spotlight on the Instagram account @GirlsWithGluten. Lara brings us the news that the Match group (of Match.com, OkCupid, Tinder, etc.) plans to buy Canadian dating service PlentyOfFish, and talks about her recent use of the pre-check-in app, BeThere. Plus Jeff tries out a Wally stick-on wallet skin from Distil Union.

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Wk1506b: Extended ep with Apple WWDC, Degrassi on Netflix, Summer eBooks, and more!

In celebration of our 150th Instagram episode, Amber's shooting from the Banff World Media Festival and we've got a special extended YouTube ep where Jeff covers Apple's WWDC announcements for iOS, Mac OX, and Apple Music. Lara shares a great summer reading source with BookBub.com, and a unique Instagram video series with "Artistically Challenged", while Amber dishes on Degrassi's future with Netflix.

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Wk1506a: Pinterest Buyable Pins, Caitlyn Jenner, iJustine, & Guest Leo the Lion

This week on the show, Internet mega-celeb iJustine's memoir launches, and Amber shares the giant announcement from Pinterest that they're implementing buyable pins. The team has a guest spot from Loudmouth Leo the Lion, plus a spotlight on the @She_Not_He Twitter bot that will set you straight about Caitlyn Jenner and gender pronouns, plus a better way to find out what your employees are thinking from Office Vibe.

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