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Archive for December 27th, 2006

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 […]