Category Archives: Back Channel

CES 2016 Primer

Todd Cochrane of Geek News Central gets our CES channels fired up with a primer of what is to come in the coverage department from the 20 team members of the Tech Podcast Network who start preparing to head to Vegas in a couple of days.

CES 2015 – Preshow Commentary

Todd Cochrane the host of the Geek News Central Podcast a 10 year veteran of CES discusses how the team coverage is going to shape up this year.

Todd Cochrane – CES 2014 Host Introduction

I’m Todd Cochane of Geek News Central. I am also the CEO of RawVoice the parent company of and the Tech Podcast Network. This will be my 9th year covering International CES and as always I am excited to be at the show. Take a few minutes and watch the video to get some background on me and the team that will be coming to cover CES.

Ubisoft’s Frag Dolls Talk Gaming, Lenovo, Conventions, More at CES 2013

Ubisoft's Frag Dolls
Ubisoft’s Frag Dolls
The Frag Dolls are a team of professional female gamers recruited by Ubisoft to promote their video games and represent the presence of women in the game industry. We were able to catch up with three of the ladies, Valkryie, Pixxel and Daze, at the Lenovo and Social Media Club party, where they were in attendance to show off a new partnership between Lenovo and Ubisoft. Plus, all parties need some eye-candy, right?

We sat down and discussed a range of topics from how the girls all ended up with the Frag Dolls, best experiences at conventions and what’s in-store for the all-girl FPS team in the future. You won’t want to miss this one!


Video by Nicholas DiMeo of F5 Live.

Ion Guitar Apprentice – CES Back Channel


Part of the Backchannel, we saw the Ion Guitar apprentice – the worlds first teaching device. It works with any guitar app, but they will have a guitar app for the device.

Guitar Apprentice
Guitar Apprentice

We also saw the Piano Apprentice – Plug your ipad into the keyboard. With the app, you can learn how to play piano Price: $99

Also out it the Drum Master, and Drum apprentice. $99 for the apprentice, $149 for the Master.