Know Your Food with the Tellspec Scanner

I have used the Tellspec scanner a lot lately, and have had followers ask why I have only posted on the hardware, and not the food scans. The reason is that though the scanner is a solid beta quality product, the food database and iOS…

Using Tellspecopedia for Food Information

I used Tellspecopedia from Tellspec, today to confirm some information I saw posted by @TheFoodBabe. I almost felt “at one” with her arch nemesis, @FoodBabeExposed, who is a mad scientist of sorts. I do like eating healthy, most of the time. But I at least acknowledge when I am eating…

Birthday Dinner with the Tellspec Scanner

I went to dinner with my wife, for my birthday, this afternoon (she had to work at 6pm). I took my new companion, the Tellspec scanner, with me to see what was in my food. I have myself on a 1300 calorie a day diet, after…

A Week With a Tellspec Scanner

I have now spent a week with the beta Tellspec scanner, and the Tellspec iPhone application. From my earlier posts on the scanner, you likely know I had some setup questions, and scanning questions. I had several conversations with the Tellspec team, and finally opened…

TellSpec - Know Your Food

Awesome support from @Tellspec – What’s in your food?

Just a quick post to tell what awesome support Tellspec provides. I did not have time to really get into the scanner today, but Tellspec responded to the items in my last post to help me get more accurate scans, and let me know which items…

First impressions with the @TellSpec scanner

It has arrived! I unpacked my TellSpec scanner this evening, and my general notes and first experience follows. First, the scanner is smaller than I expected. It looks fairly large in photos on the TellSpec website, but I am pleasantly surprised at how slim it is….

TellSpec - Know Your Food

@TellSpec scanner and iPhone app are here

It has been a long, hard road for TellSpec in getting their food scanner into the market. A series of setbacks with their scanner chip, firmware issues with the Bluetooth, and some bad press from Pando. I have followed the story from both sides, and I…

Why I invested in TellSpec (What’s in your food?)

I came across TellSpec not long ago on Facebook. After looking into the company, I invested in the company by way of indigogo. I began recommending TellSpec to my friends, and I started to be questioned on “why such a supporter of TellSpec?” Since then, I have spent some time communicating…

Can you trust a food label?

A friend of mine, Kaymann Woo, got me to looking at food labels (more specifically, beverage labels) by pointing out that his fruit drink had no fruit in it. I began looking at what I drank more closely, as I was trying to lose weight…