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Archive for August, 2006

MacBreak // Episode 17

Posted by Alan Henry on August 31st, 2006

This episode of MacBreak welcomes back Merlin Mann to the show, as he and Leo go back to an excellent topic for the Mac lover; Quicksilver tips. The two sit down with Quicksilver and show you some tips on how to get the most use out of the tool, and share some productivity tips on […]

This Week in Media // Episode 17

Posted by Alan Henry on August 31st, 2006

This week on This Week in Media, the crew gather around the table to discuss how betas are becoming normal, and alphas are the hot new commodity when it comes to new products and services. The iTunes movie store, YouTube ad products, Movie transfers to DVD, and more in the way of new products and […]

DL.TV // Episode 90

Posted by Alan Henry on August 31st, 2006

This week’s first episode of DL.TV is a good one, as they get a lawyer on the show to discuss the RIAA and lawsuits, and how to know whether or not you’ll get busted with just an IP address and a timestamp. Additionally, the crew discusses the unveiling of the new Intel Core2 Duo notebook […]

Lab Rats // Episode 39

Posted by Alan Henry on August 31st, 2006

This week’s Lab Rats is odd; Andy and Sean sit down with Laura from Creative, to talk about earbuds and digital media players, and to talk about Creative’s offerings in the market, including the Creative Zen V, Zen V Plus, the Zen Aurvana headphones, and more Creative products. Lab Rats Episode 39 // August 28, […]

Weezy and The Swish // Episode 64

Posted by Alan Henry on August 31st, 2006

On this week’s Weezy and The Swish, comedians and couple, Ari David and Fini Goodman stop by the show to chill out, talk about love, relationships, and especially their own, and other especially touchy topics. Weezy and The Swish Episode 64 // August 30, 2006 [ episode notes | download ]

Amber MacArthur Is Leaving Call for Help/G4TechTV Canada!

Posted by Alan Henry on August 29th, 2006

Amber! Don’t leave us! Okay, okay-it looks like she has a ton of new projects and good news up her sleeve, so we’ll let her slide this time. Amber MacArthur has announced on her blog that she’s planning on leaving G4TechTV Canada, and subsequently Call for Help, Torrent, and Gadgets & Gizmos the shows that […]

CommandN // Episode 59

Posted by Alan Henry on August 29th, 2006

This week on CommandN, Amber and Mikey chat about CBS News simulcasting over the net starting September 5th, companies that are starting to ban Blackberries and why, the giant Firefox crop circle, and more. Also included are the week’s web picks and tech tips and more. CommandN Episode 59 // August 28, 2006 [ episode […]

GeekDrome // Episode 40

Posted by Alan Henry on August 29th, 2006

This week on GeekDrome, the crew claims to have a surprise twist, but anyway. They take a look at Snakes on a Plane and World Trade Center, and the trailer for Bug. Also, news about Stargate, and Trey Parker and Matt Stone are teaming up to make another film. Yay. All this, comics news, video […]

MacBreak Weekly // Episode 2

Posted by Alan Henry on August 28th, 2006

Another week, another MacBreak Weekly! Well, it’s not exactly weekly, but whatever. This week, entitled So Sue Me…, is all about some hot Apple rumors, the most recent round of Mac v. PC articles and comparison “studies,” and most importantly, Apple’s legal issues, from settling with Creative to its battery recall. MacBreak Weekly Episode 2 […]

DiggNation // Episode 60

Posted by Alan Henry on August 28th, 2006

This week on DiggNation, Alex and Kevin are back again drinking beer and talking top stories at Digg.com. Among the topics discussed this week are better sound quality coming soon to iTunes, Russian scientists manage to keep a dog’s head alive after its been separated from its body, a huge Firefox crop circle, the speedtest.net […]

This Week on Gears and Widgets…

Posted by Alan Henry on August 26th, 2006

[ PC Mag’s Top 101 Classic Websites of 2006 ] [ Logitech Starts a Revolution ] [ Website Highlight :: SpeedTest.net ] [ Apple Announces Battery Recall Program ]

DL.TV // Episode 89

Posted by Alan Henry on August 26th, 2006

With the end of the week comes another episode of DL.TV! On this episode, Patrick and Robert take a good look at ATI’s Radeon X1950 XTX, the hottest new video card in the graphics war between ATI and NVidia, and new solid-state notebook hard drives, as pricey as they may be. Will it catch on […]

CrankyGeeks // Episode 24

Posted by Alan Henry on August 26th, 2006

This week on CrankyGeeks, John C Dvorak brings Sebastian Rupley, West Coast Editor, PC Magazine; Harry Fuller, Executive Editor, CNET; and Jason Chen, Gizmodo.com to the roundtable to discuss the week’s tech news. Among the cranky topics this week are the news that the Sony PlayStation 3 isn’t even in production yet, and whether or […]

Lab Rats // Episode 38

Posted by Alan Henry on August 24th, 2006

This week on Lab Rats, Andy and Sean tackle a pretty difficult topic that if done incorrectly can leave your computer a brick, so pay close attention. The duo (and the kitties) show you how to flash your BIOS, the the instruction set (think tiny operating system) that tells your computer how to boot up […]

DL.TV // Episode 88

Posted by Alan Henry on August 24th, 2006

This week is the crazy 88th episode of DL.TV! This week Patrick and Robert chat a bit about Ziff-Davis’ free online trade show (and we’re all invited!) and then discuss the viewer feedback on whether or not extended warranties are worth the paper they’re printed on, much less the money that you spend on them. […]

Security Now! // Episode 54

Posted by Alan Henry on August 24th, 2006

This week’s Security Now! is aptly titled “the blue pill,” which means that no, we’re not taking a trip to The Matrix, but we’re looking at “Blue Pill,” which reveals serious vulnerabilities in Windows Vista’s “hypervisor” mode, and Leo and Steve discuss what may be the first significant security challenge to Microsoft’s new operating system […]

MacBreak // Episode 16

Posted by Alan Henry on August 24th, 2006

On a new episode of MacBreak, Leo Laporte and guest Mikkel Aaland show you how to use Adobe Bridge to take those bright, vibrant color images and add a bit of artistic flare by converting them to black and white, and how to finely control how its done at the same time, step by step, […]

Weezy and The Swish // Episode 63

Posted by Alan Henry on August 23rd, 2006

This week comedian Jessica Golden joins Laura (who’s back from her vacation in her apartment) and Weezy and the crew on the podcast to talk comedy, audiences, and the other assorted hilarity from topic to topic that you’ve come to expect when listening to Weezy and The Swish. Head over to the website for some […]

Ctrl+Alt+Chicken // Episode 7

Posted by Alan Henry on August 23rd, 2006

Another episode of Ctrl+Alt+Chicken is up and ready to be downloaded for your geeks-in-the-kitchen goodness. This time, Alex and Heather are tasked with making Bananas Foster, a delicious banana dessert that should turn out delicious and horribly bad for you, that is, if Alex and Heather don’t light the kitchen on fire in the process. […]

Infected with Martin Sargent // Episode 14

Posted by Alan Henry on August 23rd, 2006

A brand new Infected saves us from the hum drum week, hooray! This episode of Infected is all about robots, the robot threat, the machine menace, and how they will eventually take over the world and slaughter humankind. You think I’m kidding-the show’s really about robots. Whether the rest of that stuff is true is […]