— Jeff Weisbein

Jeff is the founder & CEO of BestTechie. He has over 10 years of experience working with technology and building businesses. He loves to travel and listen to music.

In A World of Constant Surveillance We Still Lost Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370
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In A World of Constant Surveillance We Still Lost Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370

This missing Malaysia Airlines flight has me glued to the TV, news sites, and the #MH370 hashtag on Twitter -- it's a real mystery and it's crazy to me how we can just lose a massive plane.  It disappeared into thin … [Read more...]

Popcorn Time Shuts Down Amid Legal Threats, Despite Claiming the Project is Legal [UPDATE: It's Back]
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Popcorn Time Shuts Down Amid Legal Threats, Despite Claiming the Project is Legal [UPDATE: It's Back]

Popcorn Time is back online and fully functional thanks to the fact that the project was hosted on Github, making it easy to download both the installer and the source code, leading torrent site YTS to take over the … [Read more...]

It’s Not You, Google Search Results Really Do Look Different
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It’s Not You, Google Search Results Really Do Look Different

If you have noticed that Google’s search results look a little different right now--its not your eyes playing tricks on you. The modified appearance of the results is thanks to a very large “bucket” test currently … [Read more...]

Popcorn Time Installer Taken Down from Kim Dotcom’s Mega for Violating Terms of Service
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Popcorn Time Installer Taken Down from Kim Dotcom’s Mega for Violating Terms of Service

Yesterday we told you about Popcorn Time, a program that took all the "difficulty" out of torrenting a movie, essentially becoming the movie industries worst nightmare.  Good news for the movie industry came today … [Read more...]

Neil Young Hopes to Raise $800k from Kickstarter to Turn PonoPlayer Into A Reality
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Neil Young Hopes to Raise $800k from Kickstarter to Turn PonoPlayer Into A Reality

Yesterday we told you about the PonoPlayer, a high-resolution (FLAC) audio music player dreamt up by Neil Young that was announced at SXSW. Today, the PonoPlayer Kickstarter campaign is live and is looking to raise at … [Read more...]

Pebble Knows That Apps Matter Most, Will Host Hackathon to Bolster App Ecosystem
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Pebble Knows That Apps Matter Most, Will Host Hackathon to Bolster App Ecosystem

Pebble today announced an online hackathon that will reward the first place developer(s) with $5,000 and a Pebble Steel for each of the top 16 finalists. The hackathon will run until March 23, and will operate like a … [Read more...]

Aereo CEO at SXSW: Focused on Product, Not Interested in Selling
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Aereo CEO at SXSW: Focused on Product, Not Interested in Selling

At SXSW today, Aereo CEO Chet Kanojia spoke about the company's recent legal troubles and the continued growth and expansion of the service. If you're not familiar with Aereo, I would definitely recommend you check out … [Read more...]

SXSW 2014 Accelerator: Social Apps
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SXSW 2014 Accelerator: Social Apps

We're at the SXSW 2014 Accelerator where companies focused on various different aspects of technology including, social, enterprise/big data, wearable, entertainment, content, and health will pitch their heart's out in … [Read more...]

How To: Have A Successful and Productive SXSW
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How To: Have A Successful and Productive SXSW

This is my first SXSW, but just one day into the event I can see why it becomes more massive each and every year.  SXSW isn't like your traditional conference in a single venue with a big ballroom, a bunch a chairs, and … [Read more...]

We’ll Be At SXSW 2014 Bringing You the Latest Coverage
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We’ll Be At SXSW 2014 Bringing You the Latest Coverage

In just a few short hours we will be on our way to Austin, Texas for SXSW with the goal to bring you some awesome coverage of Interactive part of the festival.  We'll be at SXSW from March 7-11 and already have a bunch … [Read more...]