Katie.Show | EP 72: How to get the perfect solar eclipse shot – Ken Sklute Canon Expert and Explorer of Light

´Ken Sklute gives Katie Linendoll tips on how to shoot that perfect eclipse photo - spoiler alert, it's not with a smart phone.  Canon has knighted Ken with the impressive title of being a "Canon Explorer of Light,” a distinction held by only 51 of the top photographers worldwide. Ken also chats eclipse safety and warns that many could be at risk for damaging their eyes if they don't wear proper protective eye gear. They also discuss our era of digital film and debate what crosses the line and becomes overmanipulation.

Katie.Show | EP 71: Experience the Next Super Bowl Like You’re There - in Virtual Reality

Katie chats with Miheer Walavalkar, Co-Founder & Chief Business Officer of LiveLike, a company that is bringing live sports into virtual reality. They are enabling audiences to experience huge events like the Super Bowl in Virtual and also collaborating with big brands like Fox Sports.

Katie.Show | EP 70: A Gadget to Keep Sharks Away

Did you know there is a gadget that can keep sharks away? In honor of Shark Week, Katie chats with Nathan Garrison, the co-founder of Sharkbanz, who shares how 10 years of research with scientists and marine biologists led him to create the world’s first shark deterrent wearable. 

First Look and unboxing of LEGO Brickheadz — Comic-Con exclusives

Katie Linendoll has the first look at LEGO Brickheadz being revealed at San Diego Comic-Con 2017. Only two of these sets are being revealed at #SDCC and you can win one by entering for a chance to purchase if you are on location. Or you can find out how you can win a set in this video!

Posted on July 19, 2017 and filed under Online.

Katie.Show | EP 69: Robots in Service of the Environment

Katie speaks with Matt Lloyd head of communications at iRobot and Chief Marketing Officer at RSE (Robots in Service of the Environment). Katie and Matt discuss a new robot created by RSE to tackle the invasion of the lionfish in Bermuda. 

This is an ecological story that Katie has been following for many years.

Posted on July 13, 2017 and filed under Katie.Show.

POPSUGAR. Tech Influencers Reflect on the iPhone's 10th Anniversary

Whether you love or hate Apple, you can't deny the impact a once 4.5-inch tall smartphone called the iPhone had on the world. Imagine thinking then of the world as we now know it — filled with blue iMessage clouds, a Siri who doesn't always get us, and a battery life that can barely just make it through the day. POPSUGAR spoke to five tech influencers about the impact the iPhone had on them.

Posted on June 30, 2017 and filed under Online.

These are the Hottest New Beauty Gadgets to Try Now

When shopping for health and beauty products, the list is long and the sheer scope can be overwhelming. Since I am frequently reporting on-air, keeping up with the latest makeup and beauty trends is part of my professional life and I am constantly testing out new gadgets and gizmos. Now, let me share what I've learned with you!

Posted on June 16, 2017 and filed under Online.

Katie.Show | EP 68: 100k bots and counting. Katie chats with Facebook Messenger team

Katie chats with Andrew Song and Allison Swope about the far reaching capabilities of Facebook Messenger. Of course you can communicate with your friends, but did you know that you can chat with TSA and/or order a pizza instantly?  With 1.2b users on Messenger, its no wonder that it takes 100k bots and counting to maintain the current platform. 

Katie on the DA SHOW: Closer Than You Think To Virtual Reality Season Tickets

As technology improves, there’s less incentive for sports fans to attend athletic events. Why pay for a ticket, parking, food, and beverages – and have to deal with unruly fans or, depending on the sport, the weather – just to sit in the upper deck and be so far removed from the action? Especially when a flat screen in a climate-controlled environment is often the alternative?

Posted on June 9, 2017 and filed under Online.

Katie at the TODAY Show: Gift Ideas for Grads & Dads!

Tech expert Katie Linendoll visits TODAY with an array of gift ideas for Father’s Day and graduation, including a new Pictar iPhone camera grip; “Star Wars” pizza cutters with sound effects; a life-size “Star Wars” BB-8 floor lamp, and a remote-control Zamboni that delivers frosty beverages

Posted on June 8, 2017 and filed under On Air.

Katie.Show | EP 67: It's Hi-Tech behind the scenes at the Cleveland Cavs' Arena

Technology is changing sports arenas and enhancing the fan experience. An inside look at the Cleveland Cavaliers Quicken Loans Arena. A chat with Priya Narasimhan, who is the founder of Yinzcam, and creator of over 160 professional team apps.  Katie also talks with Mike Conley, VP Digital for Cleveland Cavaliers, who is on the forefront of augmented reality, virtual reality, beacons and analytics. Together these two experts provide a high tech experience before the fans even step into the the arena.

Why all this STEM hype?

I remember my sheer excitement when I was invited to one of the first computer classes at my elementary school. I felt as though the world of technology opened up to me, and I think those early days of computing really inspired my future in technology. Since I was afforded that experience as a child, today I am a big supporter of encouraging the next generation of girls into STEM professions. 

Posted on May 19, 2017 and filed under Online.