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Archive for November, 2008

Security Now! // Episode 172

Posted by Alan Henry on November 28th, 2008

On this week’s Security Now! Leo and Steve chat about Sandboxie, a Windows security tool that Steve is totally hooked on. Security Now! // Episode 172 [ episode notes | audio download ]

CrankyGeeks // Episode 144

Posted by Alan Henry on November 27th, 2008

On this week’s CrankyGeeks, Garnett Lee, Executive Editor, 1Up.com; and David Spark, Tech Journalist join John C and Sebastian Rupley to talk tech and get cranky! Together they chat about Steve Ballmer’s desire to testify in the “Vista Capable” class action suit, Obama’s cell phone privacy breach, no more flash drives at the Pentagon, and […]

[email protected] // Episode 76

Posted by Alan Henry on November 27th, 2008

On this week’s [email protected], Amber and Leo chat with Alan Pope, Laura Cowen, and Tony Whitmore of the Ubuntu UK Podcast, about the rush of online shopping on Cyber Monday, Technorati’s downsizing, and more. [email protected] // Episode 76 [ episode notes | audio download ]

Macbreak Weekly // Episode 116

Posted by Alan Henry on November 26th, 2008

On this week’s Macbreak Weekly, Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, and Rich Siegel make up a small panel but a solid one; together they discuss Apple’s Snow Leopard (10.6) which may be coming early next year, gaming on the go, Apple product placement in media, and more. Macbreak Weekly // Episode 116 [ episode notes | […]

Systm // Episode 79

Posted by Alan Henry on November 25th, 2008

On this week’s Systm, David and Roger show you how to build your own sumo robot! It’s all about pusher robots and shover robots on this week’s Systm, and they’re a great place to start when building robots. Systm // Episode 79 [ episode notes | HD video download ]

Lab Rats // Episode 148

Posted by Alan Henry on November 25th, 2008

On this week’s Lab Rats, Andy and Sean check out various formats for digital audio and explain what the different types are. They also check out lossy and lossless formats and help you pick the best audio format for your needs. Lab Rats // Episode 148 [ episode notes and download links ]

This Week in Tech [TWiT] // Episode 170

Posted by Alan Henry on November 24th, 2008

On this week’s TWiT, Leo Laporte, Tom Merritt, Ryan Block, and Alex Lindsay make up the panel! Together, they chat about the promise of in-flight wi-fi, PC Magazine goes all-digital, and changes to Google search. This Week in Tech [TWiT] // Episode 170 [ episode notes | aol radio audio download | ttvf audio download […]

Tekzilla // Episode 60

Posted by Alan Henry on November 23rd, 2008

Another week, another Tekzilla! On this week’s, they’re auctioning off Veronica (STEP OFF I’M BIDDING), an easy way to manage all of your social apps in one place, a look at the Gears of War special edition Zune, and more! Tekzilla // Episode 60 [ episode notes | HD video download ]

commandN // Episode 158

Posted by Alan Henry on November 22nd, 2008

On this week’s commandN, Will is back, and Amber and Will together discuss BoingBoing’s new gaming blog, Amazon and cloud computing, Toyota and wallpaper, and more, including how to avoid phishing attacks. commandN // Episode 158 [ episode notes and download links ]

Diggnation // Episode 177

Posted by Alan Henry on November 22nd, 2008

On this week’s Diggnation, Kevin and Alex discuss how Tyson Foods is injecting chickens before they hatch so they can claim they’re “raised without antibiotics,” a lucky man finds over $180,000 in old currency in his wall, 50 things every geek should know, and a great way to get involved with the editing of the […]

FLOSS Weekly // Episode 47

Posted by Alan Henry on November 22nd, 2008

On this week’s FLOSS Weekly, George Conard and Adam Monsen join Randal for a discussion on Mifos, applying open source technology to microfinance, which can help millions around the world start their own businesses, serve their communities, and achieve their dreams with micro-loans from benefactors around the globe. FLOSS Weekly // Episode 47 [ episode […]

Windows Weekly // Episode 84

Posted by Alan Henry on November 22nd, 2008

On this week’s Windows Weekly, Paul and Leo discuss the death of OneCare and the eventual replacement by a free anti-virus and spyware tool, the new XBox update, new Zune pricing, IE6 on Windows Mobile, and more. Windows Weekly // Episode 64 [ episode notes | audio download ]

Digg Reel // Episode 45

Posted by Alan Henry on November 22nd, 2008

On this week’s Digg Reel, see the results of YouTube’s “Make a good video” contest, see the creepiest skittles ad ever, crazy magic tricks, and the craziest invention/business idea ever. Digg Reel // Episode 45 [ episode notes | HD video download ]

DL.TV // Episode 259

Posted by Alan Henry on November 21st, 2008

On this week’s DL.TV, Robert is joined by ExtremeTech.com’s Jeremy Atkinson to talk about gadgets, gadgets, and more gadgets! It’s part one of DL.TV’s holiday buying guide, and the crew is talking all about gadgets and gear that will make perfect gifts for the holidays! DL.TV // Episode 259 [ episode notes and download links […]

Security Now! // Episode 171

Posted by Alan Henry on November 21st, 2008

On this week’s Security Now! Leo and Steve dip into the mailbag again in order to answer your questions and address any issues you, the listener, may have had with the last few episodes! Security Now! // Episode 171 [ episode notes | audio download ]

[email protected] // Episode 75

Posted by Alan Henry on November 20th, 2008

On this week’s [email protected], Amber and Leo chat about ways software can help you raise money. Seriously! One person raises over $100,000 in five months using software, and they discuss how. Also, BoingBoing launches a new gaming blog, Motrin’s ad department bows to pressure from Moms online, and more! [email protected] // Episode 75 [ episode […]

CrankyGeeks // Episode 143

Posted by Alan Henry on November 20th, 2008

On this week’s CrankyGeeks, John C and Sebastian are joined by the lovely Natali Del Conte, Senior Editor, CNET TV’s “Loaded” and Bill Schmelzer, Tech Analyst, Ziff Davis Media! Together they get down on the week’s tech news, including Obama’s expanding use of the Web to communicate with the public, an Apple Exec claims the […]

MacBreak Weekly // Episode 115

Posted by Alan Henry on November 19th, 2008

On this week’s MacBreak Weekly, Leo Laporte, Scott Bourne, and Alex Lindsay gather around to discuss Google’s new voice-powered search for the iPhone, touch physics, the political genius of Abraham Lincoln, Jerry Yang stepping down from Yahoo!, and more! MacBreak Weekly // Episode 115 [ episode notes | audio download ]

Systm // Episode 78

Posted by Alan Henry on November 18th, 2008

On this week’s Systm: Gravity Boots! Seriously! The crew makes a pair of magnetic boots that let them walk upside down and such, and show you how! Systm // Episode 78 [ episode notes | HD video download ]

Lab Rats // Episode 147

Posted by Alan Henry on November 18th, 2008

On this week’s Lab Rats, Andy and Sean show you the basics of video editing! Also, a good look at some DVD authoring software, all on this week’s episode! Lab Rats // Episode 147 [ episode notes and download links ]