— 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.

The New HTC One M8 Ad is Bold and Provocative

The New HTC One M8 Ad is Bold and Provocative

Gary Oldman (or Commissioner Gordon for all you Batman fans out there) is the star of HTC's latest ad for its brand new HTC One M8 (see below).  The new ad is bold and provocative, it doesn't use any fancy marketing … [Read more...]

Thanks for Listening: Google Now Lets Users Customize the Navigation Box

Thanks for Listening: Google Now Lets Users Customize the Navigation Box

Back in January I wrote a post asking Google to give users the ability to customize the navigation box with Google products they want to see, in the order they want to see them.  Well, today, I clicked on the … [Read more...]

Driving Smarter: One Year In Automatic is Improving Our Driving Habits

Driving Smarter: One Year In Automatic is Improving Our Driving Habits

About a year ago I pre-ordered the Automatic Smart Driving Assistant after seeing it talked about on Twitter, a number of months past and then in early August it finally showed up on my doorstep.  My early experiences … [Read more...]

Are You Lonely or Looking for Some New Friends? Skout Wants to Help.

Are You Lonely or Looking for Some New Friends? Skout Wants to Help.

You may not have heard of Skout but it's actually one of the oldest and largest mobile (iOS and Android) social networks.  The company is in its eighth year of operation and has 220 million users in over 180 different … [Read more...]

SocialRadar Uses Social Network and Location Data to Help You Navigate Who’s Nearby

SocialRadar Uses Social Network and Location Data to Help You Navigate Who’s Nearby

I recently sat down with Michael Chasen, former co-founder/CEO of BlackBoard, at SXSW to discuss his brand new app called SocialRadar.  As may have guessed by the name of the app, SocialRadar is a social discovery app, … [Read more...]

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

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]

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

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

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

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...]