Daily Giz Wiz 633: Battery Bug

Episode 633 of the podcast

Battery Bug
Subject: Review of Battery Bug
Released:Wednesday 13 August 2008
Length:about 19 minutes
Download file:DGW-633.mp3 (8.9 MB)
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Short info

Know how many battery starts you have left with the LED Battery Bug gauge.

Detailed information

The Battery Bug monitors the battery level of your car (when it needs the biggest power draw), using what it calls "CrankCheck" technology to keep track of how well the battery is performing, and gives you an alarm when your battery needs recharging or replacing.

Mama Laporte Podcast

Odelia Baker is much attracted to the idea of a Mama Laporte Podcast, who finds all the suggested topics appealing.  "What is one more podcast to Leo?" Odelia asks rhetorically.  Leo did put Mama Laporte on audition, and she made it through.

WTHII July '08

These are Painters' Pyramids.  It makes painting different surfaces of an object easier, and without having to wait for the other sides to dry first.  A lot of people got the answers right (partly because it was shown recently on a DIY show).  Many others have come up with wild and funny guesses.  Ancient Egyptian Mobile Home Park, Protective Cover for Michael Jackson's nose, special dice used at the Luxor Hotel.Leo is so blown away by the answers that he falls off his chair (well, his fitness ball).

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