PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) – Buying back-to-school supplies can be intimidating, especially anything with a screen or plug. How do you navigate the sea of gadgets out there?
KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to Dr. Frank Viggiano, the Gadget Guru, about some hot tech items for students and beyond, like a pen that you can use as a mouse, and a fan/heater that uses no blades and is safe for dorms.READ MORE: St. Patrick's Day Parade In Pittsburgh Sees Smaller Crowd For Celebrations In September
One item Dr. Frank is really into is a portable Bluetooth speaker that weighs 1.5 pounds, but makes a sound that is 10 times its size – plus, the battery lasts for 10 hours.READ MORE: Male Suspect In Custody After 3 People Shot At Baby Shower At Kinloch Volunteer Fire Department
“It’s no more than a foot long and 3 and 1/2 inches high,” says Dr. Frank. “The quality is there, Many of these I get look great, but when you put them to the test they don’t stand up.”
Another cool feature of the speaker is that it has a phone charger on the speaker, which can charge your player while using the speaker.MORE NEWS: Allegheny Co. Police Investigating After Woman Found With Gunshot Wound In City Of Duquesne
Check out more from Dr. Frank at www.whatsnewdrfrank,com, and listen to the podcast below for all the details on today’s tech items.