The New Screen Savers with Leo Laporte

Jan 21st 2017

The New Screen Savers 88

Father Builds Daughter's Robotic Arm with No Experience

DIY robotic arm, Omnicharge, Tidal, Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes PSVR, and more.
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Category: Help & How To

Leo Laporte and Jason Snell talk with Bodo Hoenen, a father who built a robotic assistive arm for his daughter whose arm is paralyzed. And, he did it with no robotic experience! We'll play 'Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes' with Leo, Mike Elgan, Greg Ferro, and Becky Worley. Jason Howell gives his take on the hi-res music service Tidal. Fr. Robert Ballecer, SJ has a review of the Omnicharge - a 'smart' power bank with AC/DC/USB output. Jason Snell and Leo answer a lot of your Apple-centric questions in 'Calls for Help' and 'Mail Bag.'

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