GeekWire Radio: Google’s crazy glasses, text-spresso and predicting the price of your next gadget

Mike Fridgen, CEO of (Erynn Rose photo)

This week on the GeekWire radio show and podcast, we debate the merits of Google’s augmented reality glasses, talk about the world’s geekiest coffee machine, and assess the prospects for the Nokia Lumia 900, and its chances for helping Windows Phone.

Our guest in the studio is Mike Fridgen, the CEO of, the Seattle startup that forecasts prices and finds the best deals on consumer electronics and appliances, to help people avoid getting burned buying gadgets.

Our Name that Tech Tune offers a chance to win Kinect Star Wars.

And our App of the Week gets us ready for baseball season.

Listen to the show above or directly via this MP3 file. GeekWire airs at 7 a.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday on 97.3 KIRO-FM in Seattle, and runs every weekend on

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