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Archive for January, 2009

Tekzilla // Episode 73

Posted by Alan Henry on January 31st, 2009

On this week’s Tekzilla, ways to transfer photos wirelessly, battery packs for your iPhone, picking the right RAM for your new Core i7 system, and ways to dabble in Linux without getting yourself in trouble. Tekzilla // Episode 73 [ episode notes | HD video download ]

DL.TV // Episode 266

Posted by Alan Henry on January 31st, 2009

On this week’s DL.TV, Robert goes over some myths about the Digital TV transition, some awesome video games with Garnet Lee, gear for the Super Bowl, and more! DL.TV // Episode 266 [ episode notes and download links ]

FLOSS Weekly // Episode 54

Posted by Alan Henry on January 31st, 2009

On this week’s FLOSS, Randal chats with Quim Gil of Maemo, an open source operating system for Nokia Internet Tablets and other handheld devices. Together they chat about Maemo, the future of the project, and where they might go from here. FLOSS Weekly // Episode 54 [ episode notes | audio download ]

Windows Weekly // Episode 92

Posted by Alan Henry on January 31st, 2009

On this week’s Windows Weekly, Paul and Leo chat about doing more with less – a Microsoft marketing mantra that’s slowly seeping into mainstream society, Gmail’s offline access to mail, the new Internet Explorer 8 release candidate, Windows 7 news, and more. Windows Weekly // Episode 92 [ episode notes | audio download ]

Morgan Webb Ends WebbAlert

Posted by Alan Henry on January 30th, 2009

It seems like only yesterday Morgan Webb started her daily tech news roundup,

commandN // Episode 166

Posted by Alan Henry on January 30th, 2009

On this week’s commandN, see what happens when someone tries to sell their Digg account, Monty Python lands on DVD and racks up huge sales, the Vatican’s YouTube channel, and much much more. commandN // Episode 166 [ episode notes and download links ]

Security Now! // Episode 181

Posted by Alan Henry on January 30th, 2009

On this week’s Security Now!, Leo and Steve discuss encryption and cryptography, recapping a primer of the subject they did a while ago. They talk about the basics of encryption and the major concepts you’ll need to grasp to understand it. Security Now! // Episode 181 [ episode notes | audio download ]

CrankyGeeks // Episode 151

Posted by Alan Henry on January 29th, 2009

On this week’s ep, John C Dvorak and Sebastian are joined by Adam Curry, President, Mevio; and Tom Merritt, Executive Editor, CNET! Together they discuss why John C thinks the digital TV transition will be a mess (personally I agree), whether Wikipedia should limit the number of times users can edit pages, how President Obama […]

Diggnation // Episode 187

Posted by Alan Henry on January 29th, 2009

On this week’s Diggnation, Kevin and Alex are back in San Francisco! Together they wrap up rumors of Google’s GDrive service, check out 10 ways to increase the number of followers you have on Twitter, take a look at the Chevy Suburban the President is rolling in (it’s got a gatling gun!), and more. Diggnation […]

[email protected] // Episode 85

Posted by Alan Henry on January 29th, 2009

On this week’s [email protected], Amber and Leo discuss Akoha.com with co-founder and CEO Austin Hill! Akoha is a social Web game where you and your friends earn points in-game for doing things in real life! Learn all about it, and all about Austin, and hear the lowdown on YouTube Cinema, the missing manual to Wikipedia, […]

MacBreak Weekly // Episode 125

Posted by Alan Henry on January 28th, 2009

On this week’s MacBreak Weekly, the gang celebrates the 25th birthday of the Mac! Leo Laporte, Alex Lindsay, Andy Ihnatko, Scott Bourne, and Justine Ezarik gather around and celebrate! Additionally, the gang discusses iLife 09, the 2.2.1 firmware update for the iPhone, and more! MacBreak Weekly // Episode 125 [ episode notes | audio download […]

Lab Rats // Episode 156

Posted by Alan Henry on January 27th, 2009

Most of us know this already, but Lab Rats is getting back to basics and discussing some pretty fundamental concepts about how you interact with your computer this week: they get into exactly what Windows is, and what it does – we all know it’s an OS, and we all know we have it (unless […]

Systm // Episode 88

Posted by Alan Henry on January 27th, 2009

On this week’s Systm, Patrick and Roger are back in front of the camera doing part 2 of their video jukebox project! Part 1 was last week’s show on how to rip all of your movies to your Mac or PC, and part 2 is now picking the best method to distribute your movies over […]

Digg Reel // Episode 55

Posted by Alan Henry on January 27th, 2009

On this week’s Digg Reel, it’s Digg Reel Nation! Joe the Plumber gets the absolute smackdown by CNN’s Rick Sanchez, who calls him out for exactly what he is, Firefly proves “darn” is more badass than “Sparta,” and much much more. Digg Reel // Episode 55 [ episode notes | HD video download ]

MacBreak Tech // Episode 31

Posted by Alan Henry on January 27th, 2009

It’s been so long since an episode of MacBreak Tech that while technically this is episode 31, this might be a fresh start for them! And they’ve chosen a great topic to discuss – Airport Express, a product which I agree is likely one of Apple’s most underrated devices. The Airport Express is more than […]

This Week in Tech [TWiT] // Episode 179

Posted by Alan Henry on January 26th, 2009

On this week’s TWiT, Leo Laporte, John C. Dvorak, Patrick Norton, and Tom Merritt gather around to discuss Steve Jobs’ health and how it might affect Apple, Carol Bartz is in at Yahoo! as CEO (one of John C’s friends), Microsoft’s Songsmith, how the recession will affect technology, and more. This Week in Tech [TWiT] […]

Tekzilla // Episode 72

Posted by Alan Henry on January 24th, 2009

On this week’s Tekzilla, Patrick and Veronica chat about ways to geotag your photos, whether networking over power lines really is prime time yet and compare it to Wifi, ways to benchmark your Mac, and some really cool paritioning tools! Tekzilla // Episode 72 [ episode notes | HD video download ]

FLOSS Weekly // Episode 53

Posted by Alan Henry on January 24th, 2009

On this week’s FLOSS Weekly, Randal chats with Chuck Syperski and Jian Zhang about FOG, an open-source imaging solution for Windows that uses a PHP interface to manage a number of open-source utilities – FOG could very quickly become a serious mainstay in computer cloning and imaging. FLOSS Weekly // Episode 53 [ episode notes […]

DL.TV // Episode 265

Posted by Alan Henry on January 23rd, 2009

On this week’s DL.TV, it’s all about weathering the digital transition for television, coming in just a few weeks! How to tell if you need to update the way you watch television, or what the transition means to you on this week’s episode. DL.TV // Episode 265 [ episode notes and download links ]

MacBreak // Episodes 187 – 190

Posted by Alan Henry on January 23rd, 2009

More MacBreak from MacWorld 2009! A bunch of new episodes about everything from John Lennon to Delicious Library, and finally a some closing thoughts. MacBreak // Episode 187 Lisa Bettany gets a tour of the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus! [ episode notes | HD video download ] MacBreak // Episode 188 Dr. Kiki learns […]