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Benjamin Roethig
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BB10 is for all intents and purposes dead now as it will have no devices in 2016. That is fantastic for the survival chances of Blackberry.
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+JBL  and +HARMAN  undercut the market with a sub-$400 CarPlay and Android Auto stereo. #CES2016 http://www.thetechhangout.com/harmans-jbl-launches-most-afford-carplay-and-android-auto-car-reciever-yet/ …
Harman, one of the leading audio companies in the world, has released a new and very interesting car receiver: The JBL Legend CP100. The CP100 is built around a 6.75″ Capacitive Touch screen and is compatible with both Apple’s CarPlay and Android Auto. Its powered by a iMX6 ARM CPU. It doesn’t have a CD … Continue reading "#CES2016: Harman’s JBL Launches, Most Afford CarPlay and Android Auto Car Receiver Yet"
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I spent most of 2015 trying to look calm but harboring a great deal of anger inside.  Today I forgive those that my anger was directed at.
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That's always a good thing. Harboring anger never gets us anywhere but more angry. And then it starts to spill out to others. 

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#Android, now the official home for the immature.  Grow up and get over it.
http://www.cultofandroid.com/77023/angry-fandroids-are-losing-it-over-apples-latest-android-app/
Apple's latest app for Android is getting the response you'd expect. Photo: Apple Apple's latest app for Android is a bitter, ahem, Pill+ for Fandroids to
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Samsung had a busy day.  Learn all about it.
 
Samsung’s fall event has been traditionally been the big launch of the company’s big screen phones. This year did not disappoint with the launch of not just one, but two different phones. These phones build off the launch of the GS6 earlier in the year…
Samsung’s fall event has been traditionally been the big launch of the company’s big screen phones. This year did not disappoint with the launch of not just one, but two different phones. These phones build off the launch of the GS6 earlier in the year when it comes to styling with the metal frame and …
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Coming up next, the Tech Hangout!

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USB-C and Thunderbolt 3 are HUGE this year at #2016.

http://www.thetechhangout.com/2016-the-year-of-usb-type-c/
USB Type-C debuted in the year world with the iPad-eque Nokia N1 in November of 2014 in its USB 2.0 variety, but the one port to rule them all really came onto the scene with on March 9, 2015 with the unveiling of the ultra-slim MacBook. It was the only port the little notebook needed … Continue reading "#CES2016: The Year of USB Type-C"
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I've been waiting for USB C, I have a few things that need upgrading and I've been holding off.

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You know what... screw not having a paid site to write for.  I'm covering #CES2016 on my own.  You can find my coverage +The Tech Hangout 
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Dentist Dr. Stuntz did a couple amazing videos of the Tri-states during fall colors.  This is phenomenal.  #dubuque 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dn-r29BaDrU
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I'm ready to record some +Deconstruct.  Its been far too long.
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We’ll have full coverage of the Samsung unpacked event tonight after Ben gets off work.
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[Hosts] Ben Roethig @BenRoethig BenRoethig.com Mikel Potts @twerppoet Andrew Rouch @Montisaquadeis Big News Most important news stories of the week Rite Aid Reverses Course, Accepts Mobile Payments Rite Aid Blocked NFC Payments last October Part of MXC…
[Hosts] Ben Roethig @BenRoethig BenRoethig.com Mikel Potts @twerppoet Andrew Rouch @Montisaquadeis Big News Most important news stories of the week Rite Aid Reverses Course, Accepts Mobile Payments Rite Aid Blocked NFC Payments last October Part of MXC Consortium for the CurentC Payment system Company announced that it will accept Apple & Google Wallet on August …
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Employment
  • Self employed
    Freelance contributing writer, 2011 - present
    I write blog posts, analysis news, and reviews. My preference is to work on Apple-centric topics, but I also have knowledge with Android and Windows Platforms. I can also write posts on other topics such as science, politics, or sports. I currently do contract writing for the Professional Apple User's Academy, and other sites.
  • Deconstruct
    Host, 2014 - present
    Host of a satirical podcast correction misinformation in the world of tech.
  • The Tech Hangout
    Host, 2013 - present
    Somebody has to take responsibility for this train wreck ;)
  • Geek Beat
    Geekbeat.tv Associate Editor, 2012 - 2015
    For the last three and half years I have written technology, science, music news articles and reviews for Geek Beat. My duties include setting up stories, evaluating products, and delivering content on a deadline. Other duties include working with public relations representatives on product-based content and our viewership. Secondary duties include researching and choosing content for the weekly Geek Beat Live show and providing notes and advice about this content to show hosts.
  • Various Political Campaigns
    Technology Volunteer, 2007 - 2010
  • Wal-Mart
    2006 - 2006
  • Guinta's italian Ristorante
    2003 - 2004
    Washed dishes, delivered pizzas.
  • UIU Football.
    Student Film Assistant, 2000 - 2002
    Filmed practices and games for Football program. Kept time in practices. Did whatever else was asked of me for 3 seasons.
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Dubuque, IA
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Dubuque, IA - Dubuque, IA - Fayette, IA
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My here opinions are my own and don't reflect the views of anyone I'm employed by.
Introduction
Who am I?  I am a professional with skills in writing, PR, and customer service.  I am highly skilled, intelligent, and learn new skills extremely quickly. I am humble, patient, and take direction well, but can operate independently effectively and I work well with others. I am a person who cares deeply about the job I do and creating a positive outcome for my clients.

Who am I?  A product of the 21st century with my roots in the 20th.  I'm a lifelong technology fan, most of it on Macs, former hardcore gamer, and guitar and auto geek.  My other hobbies include history (especially military, aeronautical, and maritime), science (both physical and biological), philosophy, and when I need to decompress, you can find on a trail somewhere amongst the trees.

You can find me writing for technology sites, co-hosting Deconstruct, and being a semi-frequent guest on technology podcasts.
Bragging rights
I hit .700 in little league one year. I'm not kidding.
Education
  • None. BA in History.
    present
  • Clarke College
  • Upper Iowa University
  • Dubuque Senior High School
  • Washington Junior High School
  • Kennedy Elementary
  • Irving Elementary
  • Lincoln Elementary
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Single
This place is a technology mecca. KEF Speakers, HUGE curved UHD TV, 30 UpDesks, 3 robots, a giant psycho wall... I mean cyclorama. Just watch out for the Kreepy Kitty and the dynamic prank duo of Gio and Kubby. Also there's a Chihuahua visiting the place which doesn't serve you Taco Bell. If you're Dallas, and by Dallas I mean Farmers Branch, you have no excuse not to visit.
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