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Marc Levenson’s New Show :: Tech Closeup!

Posted by Alan Henry on December 29th, 2006

A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of finding a very special note in my inbox, from none of ther than three-time Emmy Award winning science and technology reporter Marc Levenson, who all of us know well from our TechTV days. On TechTV, Marc covered science, technology, and biotech topics on shows like TechLive, […]

DL.TV // Episode 123

Posted by Alan Henry on December 28th, 2006

On this week’s DL.TV, Roger and Robert worked hard to get a show out to us the day after Christmas, and they succeeded-showing off the new version of OpenOffice, CPU load testing software, online virus scanning, and much much more. DL.TV Episode 123 // December 27, 2006 [ episode notes and download links ]

Weezy and The Swish // Episode 80

Posted by Alan Henry on December 28th, 2006

80 whole episodes! Congratulations guys! On this episode, radio personality and standup comedian Frazer Smith joins the fray and sits down with Laura, Weezy, and the gang to talk about his career, and then Fritz Coleman shows up to add his voice to the party-all together they discuss voice work, radio, and Frazer’s feelings about […]

MacBreak // Episode 35

Posted by Alan Henry on December 28th, 2006

A new MacBreak is up and ready for download, and it’s back to Photoshop and design tips in this one. Leo Laporte and Ben Long are in the studio to discuss color matching in Photoshop and some of their favorite color tricks to make your designs and images pretty and consistent. MacBreak Episode 35 // […]

InDigital // Episode 9

Posted by Alan Henry on December 28th, 2006

A brand new episode of Indigital is out and available, and Hahn, Jessica, and Wil are back now that the holidays are over hanging out with Dolby to show us what awesome sound is really like, and what it takes to create and push all of that great sound. Then, each of them gets five […]

Infected with Martin Sargent // Episode 22

Posted by Alan Henry on December 28th, 2006

Right after the holidays, a brand new Infected rears its ugly head. Seriously though, Martin, Joey, and the Gator are back again for another show to make up for the Johnny O’Bannion Christmas, doing their own holiday special, complete with Ricky Kang wishing us all a happy holidays, and a Revision3 Christmas pagent with all […]

This Week in Tech [TWiT] // Episode 81

Posted by Alan Henry on December 27th, 2006

This week on TWiT, your fine virtual hosts will be Leo Laporte, John C. Dvorak, Patrick Norton, Kevin Rose, David Prager, and Robert Heron. I say “virtual” because none of them are actually there, but this fine TWiT is another compliation and “best of” episode, containing notable moments from the first 10 TWiTs. Enjoy! This […]

Infected with Martin Sargent // Episode -1

Posted by Alan Henry on December 27th, 2006

I think the only reason this is -1 is because it’s the holiday special, and not some comment about Johnny O’Bannion, who’ll be your gracious host this episode. Johnny O’Bannion and the Valero Brothers come to you live from Laurel Canyon to wish you a happy and joyous holiday season, and to plug Johnny’s new […]

DiggNation // Episode 77

Posted by Alan Henry on December 27th, 2006

This week on DiggNation, the video of the AISMO that’s fallen and couldn’t get up, podcasts that can help you learn a new language, nutjobs who claim soy is “devil food” and “turning our kids into homosexuals,”(lol morons) an Italian city with no sun, and much much more. DiggNation Episode 77 // December 21, 2006 […]

Pixel Perfect with Bert Monroy // Episode 11

Posted by Alan Henry on December 27th, 2006

On this Pixel Perfect, Bert takes us back to his 1.7GB digital painting, Damen, for another look at the intricacies involved in making it, specifically how Adobe Illustrator played a role as a critical tool, and the importance of using and understanding vector graphics, even in artwork. Pixel Perfect with Bert Monroy Episode 11 // […]

MacBreak // Episode 34

Posted by Alan Henry on December 27th, 2006

This week on MacBreak, Leo Laporte and Sal Soghoian are back on screen, and you know whenever Sal is around you’ll learn how to automate your processes and work using Automator or AppleScript. This time is no exception, Sal and Leo chat about how to automate Keynote presentations using AppleScript and text-to-speech. MacBreak Episode 34 […]

Security Now! // Episode 71

Posted by Alan Henry on December 27th, 2006

This week on Security Now, Leo and Steve give us a preview of Steve’s newest security application, called Securable, what it does, and when we can expect to see it available. Security Now! Episode 71 // December 22, 2006 [ episode notes | download ]

Weezy and The Swish // Episode 79

Posted by Alan Henry on December 27th, 2006

A new Weezy and The Swish popped up right before the holiday weekend; featuring special guest Wayne Federman along with the rest of the crew. Together they discuss Federman’s new book Maravich, voice acting-of which Federman is a pro, Bill Handle’s public rant, and ranting comedians in general. Enjoy! Weezy and The Swish Episode 79 […]

CrankyGeeks // Episode 41

Posted by Alan Henry on December 27th, 2006

Last week on Crankygeeks, John C rings in the holiday season with some toys and brings Sebastian Rupley, Jason Chen, Associate Editor, Gizmodo.com; and Mike Elgan, Editor, The Raw Feed to the table to chat about tech right before leaving for the holiday break. Together they chat about Vista’s power requirements, spark-resistant batteries, a few […]

Happy Holidays from TechTV Forever!

Posted by Alan Henry on December 25th, 2006

Just a quick note to wish all of our readers, group members, and blog watchers a happy, safe, and joyous holiday season! We’ll be back next week to pick up the banner again, but until then, enjoy safe and prosperous holidays, each and every one of you! Cheers, TechTV Forever

MacBreak // Episode 33

Posted by Alan Henry on December 21st, 2006

A shiny new MacBreak closes out the week, featuring Merlin and Leo, and together they show you some tools and tricks to clean your Mac of its visual clutter and to help you get down to work without distractions. MacBreak Episode 33 // December 20, 2006 [ episode notes | download ]

DL.TV // Episode 121

Posted by Alan Henry on December 21st, 2006

This week on DL.TV, Patrick and Robert chat about Nintendo’s Wii strap blues and the recall, the debate over who really owns the iPhone and whether Apple is going to bother releasing one now that Linksys has, Digg’s new design, and a ton of viewer questions, including EV-DO on laptops, and the last consumer camera […]

MacBreak Weekly // Episode 20

Posted by Alan Henry on December 20th, 2006

This week on MacBreak Weekly, Leo Laporte, Merlin Mann, Alex Lindsay, and Scott Bourne gather to chat. Among the topics, Leo’s really pissed at Gizmodo, Linksys’s iPhone, features the panel would like in OS X, and much much more. MacBreak Weekly Episode 20 // December 19, 2006 [ episode notes | download ]

net@nite // Episode 7

Posted by Alan Henry on December 20th, 2006

This week on net@nite, Leo and Amber hop back onto Talkshoe and bring on Rael Dornfest of Stikkit.com and John Cutliffe of the Tsunami benefit CD, Hands Across the Water to chat about the CD and the tsunami benefit work that they have left to do. Among other topics, they chat more about iPhone rumors, […]

Indigital // Episode 8

Posted by Alan Henry on December 19th, 2006

Hahn, Jessica, and Wil are all back for another Indigital, and this one is the 2006 holiday special. They review some hot gift ideas, and pay homage to the whole TechTV gift idea, and then move into some more cool gear and gadgets that would fit perfectly under anyone’s tree. Lots of familiar faces in […]