Apple iPad 2 giveaway!

By on June 27, 2011 at 2:01 PM.

Apple iPad 2 giveaway!

We’re back with another one and this time it’s thanks to TeleNav, our launch partner for our new podcast series. Want to get your hands on the hottest tablet on the planet, which is still sold out almost everywhere? Here’s how you can enter to win:

  • First of all, make sure to check out our very first podcast with information on the giveaway!
  • Install the free GPS by TeleNav app on your iPhone or your Android smartphone and start the 30-day trial.
  • Leave a comment below letting us know your feedback on the podcast, your thoughts on the TeleNav app, or why you’d like to win a brand new iPad 2.

The content will run for one week until July 4th at 11:59 p.m. EDT. For official terms and conditions click here.

Good luck!

P.S. You can also follow @TeleNav on Twitter, along with the @BGR team at @boygenius, @zacharye and @robotodd!


BGR Podcast 001: June 24th

By on June 24, 2011 at 5:01 PM.

BGR Podcast 001: June 24th

That’s right — we’re here with our first podcast ever (unless you count those one-off BGR Radio shows from back in the day) and we cover what’s what from this week in tech. We even have a special giveaway to kick things off; this episode is sponsored by TeleNav and we’re giving away an iPad 2, so make sure you listen to find out to how to win. This is just a little taste of things to come, so make sure to give us feedback and suggestions so we can get things moving.

Hosted by: Jonathan Geller
Featuring: Zach Epstein, Todd Haselton

Subscribe to the podcast [iTunes]

Download the podcast [MP3]

Subscribe to the Podcast RSS feed [XML]

Official contest rules are located here.


New Windows Phone ‘Mango’ features revealed

By on May 9, 2011 at 8:00 AM.

New Windows Phone ‘Mango’ features revealed

Several new features set to be introduced in Microsoft’s upcoming “Mango” update for Windows Phone were revealed this past weekend. We already knew that Mango is set to be a major update to the Windows Phone platform — perhaps the most anticipated new feature is improved multitasking support — but Microsoft had been keeping several upcoming additions under wraps. Newly revealed features include Bing Audio, which will identify songs by listening to music, a la Shazam; Bing Vision, which will provide barcode scanning along with a host of camera-assisted search functions; the addition of turn-by-turn navigation to Bing Maps; speech recognition support in the messaging app; and a new native podcast player. None of these new features have been confirmed by Microsoft at this point but considering the proven track record of the source, it looks like Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7.5 update is going to be even more exciting than we thought. More →


Do you want us to do a weekly podcast?

By on June 30, 2010 at 6:01 PM.

Do you want us to do a weekly podcast?

We’ve sort of done some light podcasting, a couple radio-themed segments, and all, but we’re interested to know if you want a weekly no bull news recap / opinion-influenced podcast with the BGR staff. If you do, we’ll do it. See how much power you have right there with that computer mouse?


WES 2010 Podcast: BGR, CrackBerry, and Phone Scoop talk all things BlackBerry

By on April 28, 2010 at 9:31 PM.

WES 2010 Podcast: BGR, CrackBerry, and Phone Scoop talk all things BlackBerry


This week at WES 2010 we sat down with the good folks from CrackBerry and Phone Scoop to wax-poetic about the highlights and lowlights of WES 2010. We flipped on the mic and Michael, BG and I all jumped on. We’ve got the podcast all ready to go for you below. Big thanks to the crew from CrackBerry for bringing all the podcasting gear.