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Archive for July, 2006

Hook Me Up! // Episode 12

Posted by Alan Henry on July 31st, 2006

Another week, another Hook Me Up! with Becky Worley! This week Becky sends EMT Jon Chase into the field to help Lucretia Lee get hooked up. Lucretia is a classic case in need of a hookup; her computer is so so old that it can’t keep up with her needs anymore, and she has no […]

CommandN // Episode 55

Posted by Alan Henry on July 31st, 2006

This week on CommandN, the winners of the Geekiest Photo Contest are announced, and you can head over to the site and check out the photo entries. Also, taking a look at Amazon’s video download service, AOL’s retention manual revealed, Monopoly money goes digital, computer chip bikinis, and how to hack that Staples “Easy” button. […]

DiggNation // Episode 56

Posted by Alan Henry on July 31st, 2006

Another week, another set of drunken hilarity on DiggNation. Focus on Kevin, because Alex has been getting pretty ridiculous the past couple of weeks. This week on the show, the duo discuss the Opera DS browser in action, the top 10 bad ideas that made it big, a boy who can see with sound, how […]

Leoville Town Square Podcast // Episode 31

Posted by Alan Henry on July 31st, 2006

Hosts Chris, Graham, Taylor, and Jamie are on the podcast this week to discuss Leo and Leoville and all things TechTV related; including G4 actually getting something right (I’ll believe it when I see it) in the form of picking up the hilarious but cancelled Arrested Development, the possibility of Leo getting his KFI show […]

MacBreak // Episode 12

Posted by Alan Henry on July 31st, 2006

Another week and another episode of MacBreak. I’m glad to see MacBreak into something of a stride where they’re really cranking out episodes. This week is a special one; Getting To Done Evangelist Merlin Mann is on the show with Leo Laporte, and they’re talking about a topic that I think is of great import […]

Security Now! // Episode 50

Posted by Alan Henry on July 31st, 2006

Wow, 50 episodes of Security Now! An amazing milestone for an amazing podcast; one that’s probably the second most popular in the TWiT network, aside from TWiT itself. Good times. This week’s Security Now! is an introduction to a hot topic as of late, virtualization. Even now, as people are looking for ways to emulate […]

This Week at Gears and Widgets…

Posted by Alan Henry on July 29th, 2006

[ Microsoft Word Keyboard Shortcuts ] [ Troubleshooting your HDTV ] [ Fake OS X Leopard Screenshot Contest Winners ]

DL.TV // Episode 81

Posted by Alan Henry on July 29th, 2006

As we bring the week to a close, we have another episode of DL.TV to take us through. This week’s second episode hits on some interesting tech news that came up during the week, including Digg fans hacking Netscape, broadband subscribers in the United States shooting up dramatically in 2005, and Intel slashes prices significantly […]

CrankyGeeks // Episode 20

Posted by Alan Henry on July 28th, 2006

Another week, another set of Cranky Geeks! John C. Dvorak brings Tom Merritt, Executive Editor, CNET; Mike McGuire, VP of Research, Gartner Industries; and Jason Cross, Senior Tech Analyst, ExtremeTech.com onto the show to talk tech and discuss this week’s technology news. Stories this week include AMD’s purchase of ATI, checking traffic on your cellphone […]

DL.TV // Episode 80

Posted by Alan Henry on July 26th, 2006

We’ve hit 80 episodes of DL.TV! Amazing considering it was one of the latter projects to start, and they’ve essentially managed to keep up a two-show-per-week schedule for a good long time now! Congratulations guys! Looking forward to more! This episode, Patrick and Robert hit up some of the week’s biggest tech news, including AMD’s […]

Rebuilding TechTV?

Posted by Alan Henry on July 25th, 2006

Chris Pirillo [ http://chris.pirillo.com/ ] posted an interesting idea on his blog, and a call to arms for all TechTV fans and fanatics: “Let’s Rebuild TechTV!” Pirillo believes that any future incarnation of TechTV would have to be sourced by the fan community that would love and nuture it and insulate it from the kidns […]

DiggNation // Episode 55

Posted by Alan Henry on July 25th, 2006

Finally! DiggNation fans rejoice! DiggNation is a couple of days late in order to get the video out to everyone this week, but it’s finally up and ready to go. This week’s episode shows off the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie trailer, Jason Calacanis is planning to pay top Diggers to use their Netscape […]

Hook Me Up! // Episode 11

Posted by Alan Henry on July 25th, 2006

A brand new week brings us a brand new episode of Hook Me Up! This week we have the story of Tanya Jeske, whose ex-husband is the one with all the geekly goodies that her kids adore, and she wants some awesome gear to keep her kids entertained at home as well. Becky Worley herself […]

Lab Rats // Episode 35

Posted by Alan Henry on July 25th, 2006

On this week’s episode of Lab Rats, Andy, Sean, Biff, and Boo take us through the Windows registry; you know, that deep dark place that few venture bravely and angels fear to tread. Seriously, they show us that while the registry is important and you should back it up prior to making any changes, it’s […]

Weezy and The Swish // Episode 59

Posted by Alan Henry on July 25th, 2006

Another week, another Weezy and The Swish! This week’s episode has Ari David joining the regular crew to talk about all manner of things, from the last time Laura got laid, fair weather friends, proper grocery store produce behavior, politics, and sending camera phone photos to people. Weezy and The Swish Episode 59 // July […]

CommandN // Episode 54

Posted by Alan Henry on July 25th, 2006

Another CommandN episode is out and available, featuring some of the contest entries from the Geekiest Photo Contest that the CommandN crew is hosting; head on over and check out the photos-if you think you’re geek, some of these pictures have got to put you to shame…in more ways than one. On this week’s CommandN, […]

GeekDrome // Episode 35

Posted by Alan Henry on July 25th, 2006

This week’s GeekDrome is a massive Comic-Con spectacular; from Comic-Con and featuring an interview with Robert Smygle, of Triumph the Comic Dog and TV Funhouse. Also in this episode, a review of Clerks 2, and trailers for the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie. This, more movie news, video game news, and hilarious interviews with […]

This Week in Tech [TWiT] // Episode 63

Posted by Alan Henry on July 24th, 2006

Another TWIT is in the can! This week, Leo Laporte, Patrick Norton, John C. Dvorak, Keven Krewell (former editor of the Microprocessor Report, now Director of Strategic Marketing at Nvidia) and Darren Kitchen of HAK.5, all gather around the table to talk tech news again this week. Among the stories discussed are why the just-announced […]

Inside the Net with Amber MacArthur // Episode 29

Posted by Alan Henry on July 24th, 2006

This week’s Inside the Net with Amber MacArthur brings us special guest Scott Mace, of the Calendar Swamp blog, which champions interoperability between popular calendaring systems and demands interoperability between them if they’re expected to share them with the world. Confused, or interested in learning more? Download this week’s podcast to hear more, and hear […]

Infected with Martin Sargent // Episode 12

Posted by Alan Henry on July 24th, 2006

At long last! A new episode of Infected has surfaced to save us from our Martin Sargent drought! This episode is audio-only though, so no amazing imagery to go with the audio this time around, but that’s okay. On this episode, Martin, Joey, and The Gator bask in the glow of summer and all things […]