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Archive for April, 2006

DL.TV // Episode 56

Posted by Alan Henry on April 28th, 2006

Server problems at DL.TV caused the show’s live stream to die in the middle of the episode yesterday, but that doesn’t really matter to us, since we grab the video when it’s available. That being said, the show recorded just fine, and now it’s all ours. This fine episode to cap off the week includes […]

CrankyGeeks // Episode 7

Posted by Alan Henry on April 28th, 2006

John C Dvorak and friends are back for another week of cranky goodness; this week along with Dvorak are Robert Heron – Technology Analyst, PC Magazine; John Johnson – Editor in Chief, Secrets of Home Theater; and Loyd Case – Editor, /PC Magazine/ExtremeTech.com. This episode is an HD-DVD/Blu-Ray/HDTV special, and the crew around the table […]

DL.TV // Episode 55

Posted by Alan Henry on April 26th, 2006

On this week’s first episode of DL.TV, Patrick is off in Las Vegas at NAB, but the show goes on! Among the tech news covered in this episode is the possibility of “reverse” hyperthreading and Seagate’s new 750GB Hard Drive. Also, Robert picks up the Sony Ericcson W810i, and tells us whether or not he […]

Retail Computer Purchasing Experiences

Posted by Alan Henry on April 25th, 2006

Over at [H] Consumer (an offshoot site of HardOCP [ http://www.hardocp.com/ ]) some dilligent editors have published a pretty complete roundup of the kinds of service and information you should expect if you head into your average electronics store looking to buy a computer. And since many many people wind up actually going to an […]

Prolonging Your iPod Battery Life

Posted by Alan Henry on April 25th, 2006

Playlist Magazine [ http://playlistmag.com/ ] has an excellent cover story today with some really easy and useful tips to prolong the battery life of everyone’s favorite digital music and media player. I know, I know, in real life, the iPod doesn’t get what Apple says you should get in terms of hours and songs played, […]

Top 10 Windows XP Tips of All Time

Posted by Alan Henry on April 25th, 2006

Over at Yahoo! TechWeb, you can feast your eyes on the best Windows XP tips of all time. Seriously! All time, at least according to TechWeb. The tips are pretty solid though, and they’re not all for newbies and some of them are pretty good even for advanced users. For example, a lot of the […]

Weezy and The Swish // Episode 46

Posted by Alan Henry on April 25th, 2006

On this week’s Weezy and The Swish, Natasha Leggero joins the crew to talk about all manner of topic, including American Idol, comedians, other celebrities, general asshattery, antics of small children, call on the owner of MyDeathSpace, a man named Mike, to discuss the irony of sending death threats to someone who runs a page […]

Command-N // Episode 42

Posted by Alan Henry on April 25th, 2006

Command-N is back from a week off with a brand new episode that is sure to please the geek driver in you. This week’s Command-N is all about cars and tech, and Amber and Mikey shoot the show and talk about the week’s tech news from a Mini showroom in downtown Toronto, and Jeff shows […]

Lab Rats // Episode 23

Posted by Alan Henry on April 25th, 2006

On this week’s Lab Rats, Andy, Sean, and the cats show us the ins and outs of your computer. Seriously! This week they get down to business on some spring cleaning and open up your computer and scare out the dust bunnies. A couple of cans of compressed air, some very careful handiwork, and some […]

This Week in Tech [TWiT] // Episode 51

Posted by Alan Henry on April 24th, 2006

Another week, another TWiT is in the can! This week’s hosts are Leo Laporte, Patrick Norton, Kevin Rose, Alex Lindsay, Robert Heron, and David Prager, and Kevin takes center stage right out of the gate to explain what Digg is and how Digg really works, especially in response to criticism lately that the editors of […]

DiggNation // Episode 42

Posted by Alan Henry on April 24th, 2006

This week’s DiggNation has a lot to cover, it’s a shame that none of it is what you really thought was interesting about tech news this week-nope; the stores on DiggNation are all most-dugg stories at Digg.com; and that means this week we get stories like Miller’s experimental cold can that can lower beer temperature […]

GeekDrome // Episode 22

Posted by Alan Henry on April 24th, 2006

An early GeekDrome this week makes for a better Monday than usual! This week Disney Staff Screenwriter Lloyd Taylor joins the bunch to talk movies, comics, and all things geek; including a review of Thank You For Smoking, and trailers for Art School Confidential and Bandidas. Rumors fly of a new Kirk/Spock movie coming in […]

FLOSS Weekly // Episode 3

Posted by Alan Henry on April 24th, 2006

Another fine episode of FLOSS and another high-profile guest on the show! This week Chris DiBona sits down with Rob Malda, aka CmdrTaco, co-founder of Slashdot [ http://www.slashdot.com/ ] to talk about Slashdot, standards compliance, Slashdot’s new commenting system, plans for Slashdot in the future, and much much more! Head on over and snag it […]

This Week In Media // Episode 2

Posted by Alan Henry on April 24th, 2006

This week, one of our newest podcasts, This Week In Media, is back with another fine roundtable discussion this time discussing the benefits and drawbacks of HD-DVD and Blu-Ray, high definition next generation media content and how it’s produced, predictions from NAB, the EFF squares off against the RIAA again, and much much more. The […]

Security Now! // Episode 36

Posted by Alan Henry on April 24th, 2006

On this week’s Security Now!, the episode number is divisible by four, and you know what that means; listener question and answer time! This week Steve and Leo tackle the myriad of questions that have come flooding in since they started their series on cryptography and encryption technologies, and hit on some loose ends that […]

Product Review :: Eurocom M590K Emperor 19-Inch Laptop

Posted by Alan Henry on April 21st, 2006

This thing is super huge. I’m not kidding at all. CNet reviews the new 19-inch laptop from Eurocom, which is seriously huge as compared to even the 17-inch laptop that the reviewer has in the studio to compare it with; and even though the thing sports cool features like full-bodied stereo speakers and a full […]

DL.TV // Episode 54

Posted by Alan Henry on April 21st, 2006

The week’s second fine blended edition of dl.tv is up for download now, and hits on some pretty amusing issues; including facing up to the debate as to whether Apple is still a computer company, why porn seems to be the download-to-dvd leader, and the triumphant release of HD-DVD disks, of which the dl.tv team […]

Top 5 Things You Should Never Buy

Posted by Alan Henry on April 21st, 2006

Over at SciFi Tech, there’s a quick rundown of perhaps five of the worst products I’ve ever seen, and they’re absolutely right in the assertion that no one should buy any of these, ever. I mean ever. Starting off with the “cellular signal booster,” those little plastic things they tell you to stick on your […]

Infected with Martin Sargent // Episode 9

Posted by Alan Henry on April 21st, 2006

Another hilarious Infected has hit the streets, and I was starting to worry about when we’d get another one! This one is an especially specially special episode of Infected, very possibly the best episode of Infected ever. Or at least that’s what the blurb says. I’ll just exerpt it, because I can’t put it any […]

CrankyGeeks // Episode 6

Posted by Alan Henry on April 21st, 2006

John C Dvorak sits down with Sebastian Rupley – West Coast Editor, PC Magazine; Richard Bullwinkle – Chief Evangelist, Mediabolic; and Larry Magid – CBS News, Technology Analyst, and the four of them get cranky over this week’s hot tech news and topics. Among the stories are the EU domain registration land grab, GM’s flexfuel […]