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Smart pepper spray with GPS tracking: A new "smart" pepper spray called 444 was showcased that has GPS capabilities to alert selected contacts or authorities if you spray it, providing your location for safety. https://techcrunch.com/2024/01/11/444-mace-ces/
Google/Bing rewards programs: kidemental discussed Google Opinions/Rewards program that give you some money or credits for answering short surveys, providing receipts, etc. Good way to get a little cash or credit. https://surveys.google.com/google-opinion-rewards/
Video editing tools: CapCut was discussed as an increasingly popular free video editing tool, with features similar to expensive options like Premiere and After Effects. Very useful for creating content quickly. https://www.capcut.com/
Lack of sex tech at CES: There was discussion about CES severely limiting vendors from the sex tech space this year, seen by some as a regression. https://techcrunch.com/2024/01/14/ces-sex-tech/
Apple disabling sensors: Due to a patent dispute, Apple is disabling blood oxygen sensors in new Apple Watch units via a software update until the dispute is resolved. https://9to5mac.com/2024/01/15/apple-watch-blood-oxygen-feature-remove-ban/
Grind City TV: Guest Kay talked about expanding her multimedia production company Grind City TV beyond just a TV channel to also radio and print. Key focus on covering independent artists and entrepreneurs. https://grindcity.biz/
Media training for pro wrestlers: They joked about sending pro wrestlers to Kay for media training and also learning some wrestling moves themselves.
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