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Archive for November, 2009

This Week at Gears and Widgets…

Posted by Alan Henry on November 30th, 2009

Last week over at my regular technology news and commentary blog, Gears and Widgets… [ Are Premium Gaming Peripherals Worth Your Money? ] [ PC Mag’s 2009 Favorite Blogs ]

AppJudgment // Episode 49

Posted by Alan Henry on November 29th, 2009

On this week’s Monday AppJudgment, a roundup of some awesome holiday themed bargain apps! Whether it’s free or it’s cheap, the gang runs down some Android and iPhone apps that are must-haves this holiday season! AppJudgment // Episode 49 [ episode notes | HD video download ]

This Week in Tech [TWiT] // Episode 223

Posted by Alan Henry on November 29th, 2009

On this week’s TWiT, Leo Laporte, Jerry Pournelle, Dwight Silverman, and Paul Thurrott make up the panel! Together the TWiTs dive into the week’s hottest tech topics, including the growth of using smartphones to shop and compare pricing, whether or not Windows 7 has passed Mac OS X in market share or not, Psystar’s angry […]

Digg Reel // Episode 99

Posted by Alan Henry on November 29th, 2009

This week’s Digg Reel is episode 99! One more week and we’ll get to see what the folks at the Digg Reel plan for their special 100th episode! In the meantime though, on this ep, a cartwheeling soccer goalie gets owned, facing off with deadly predators, Conan O’Brien between two ferns, and an amazing knife […]

Pixel Perfect with Bert Monroy // Episode 154

Posted by Alan Henry on November 29th, 2009

Another week, another episode of Pixel Perfect! On this ep, Bert is joined by Corey Baker of Layers TV and Planet Photoshop to chat about ways to convert flat, 2D images into 3D glory! Pixel Perfect with Bert Monroy // Episode 154 [ episode notes | HD video download ]

Windows Weekly // Episode 132

Posted by Alan Henry on November 29th, 2009

On last week’s Windows Weekly, Paul and Leo discuss the Office 2010 beta, some Microsoft holiday deals, why Chrome OS may be a thorn in Microsoft’s side, and more. Windows Weekly // Episode 132 [ episode notes | audio download ]

AppJudgment // Episode 48

Posted by Alan Henry on November 27th, 2009

On this week’s final episode of AppJudgment, we turn our attention back to Android to look at BuddyRunner – a workout app for your mobile phone running Google’s Android. Is it worth it’s weight in bandwidth? Find out! AppJudgment // Episode 48 [ episode notes | HD video download ]

Tekzilla // Episode 116

Posted by Alan Henry on November 27th, 2009

Now that you’re all good and stuffed full of turkey, Tekzilla brings the tech goodness! On this ep, Veronica and Patrick show off some places to get some killer Black Friday deals, run down a couple of eBook readers, take a peek at Google’s new Chrome OS, and more! Tekzilla // Episode 116 [ episode […]

CrankyGeeks // Episode 194

Posted by Alan Henry on November 27th, 2009

On this week’s CrankyGeeks, John C Dvorak and Sebastian Rupley are joined by Jim Louderback and Dan Goodin – together they tackle some of this holiday week’s biggest tech topics. For example, Intel is under the scrutiny of regulators, whether or not the Droid by Motorola can really take on the iPhone, Google talks up […]

Security Now! // Episode 224

Posted by Alan Henry on November 27th, 2009

On this week’s Security Now, Steve and Leo dive back into the mailbag to answer listener questions. Security Now! // Episode 224 [

[email protected] // Episode 128

Posted by Alan Henry on November 26th, 2009

There’s a very special guest on this week’s [email protected]: Gary Vaynerchuk! A sort-of mentor of mine, Gary’s responsible for a number of excellent ventures, including his new book “Crush It!” – which is precisely what he’s on the show to discuss! [email protected] // Episode 128 [ episode notes | audio download ]

MacBreak // Episode 250

Posted by Alan Henry on November 26th, 2009

On this week’s MacBreak, Mark Spencer and Brian Gary look at ways to animate vector graphics. MacBreak // Episode 250 [ episode notes | HD video download ]

AppJudgment // Episode 47

Posted by Alan Henry on November 25th, 2009

The middle of the week means our second AppJudgment is up and ready to go! On this ep, Photo Keys, a companion app for the iPhone to PhotoShop for the iPhone, gets a comprehensive review to see if it really helps speed up your workflow in PhotoShop. AppJudgment // Episode 47 [ episode notes | […]

HD Nation // Episode 20

Posted by Alan Henry on November 25th, 2009

Another week, another HD Nation with Patrick and Robert! Together they discuss ways to stream video on the PS3 and the XBox 360, discuss whether signal boosters are necessary with long HDMI cables, and the blu-ray releases for the week of the 24th! HD Nation // Episode 20 [ episode notes | HD video download […]

Diggnation // Episode 230

Posted by Alan Henry on November 25th, 2009

On this week’s Diggnation, Kevin and Alex are live from New York City! Well – not live, they taped the show live in New York City, but they got quite the reception! During the show they cover a weed cafe opening in Portland, Oregon, a couple of girls try to do the Risky Business dance […]

MacBreak Weekly // Episode 168

Posted by Alan Henry on November 25th, 2009

On this week’s MacBreak Weekly, Leo Laporte, Alex Lindsay, and Andy Ihnatko make up the panel, and together they discuss whether all of the Black Friday deals we’ve seen circulate around the web are actually real, and Apple hates on cigarettes. MacBreak Weekly // Episode 168 [ episode notes | audio download ]

Lab Rats // Episode 198

Posted by Alan Henry on November 24th, 2009

On this week’s Lab Rats, Andy and Sean demystify e-ink and how it works! Now you won’t be so confused when looking at those fancy e-book readers in your local department store! Lab Rats // Episode 198 [ episode notes and download links ]

This Week at Gears and Widgets…

Posted by Alan Henry on November 23rd, 2009

Last week over at my regular technology news and commentary blog, Gears and Widgets… [ Site Hightlight: Motionbox Pro! ] [ Cult of Mac: Apple’s Latest Store on New York’s Upper West Side Is a “Temple” ] [ Fall XBox Dashboard Adds Last.fm, Facebook, Twitter, and More ]

AppJudgment // Episode 46

Posted by Alan Henry on November 23rd, 2009

Friday’s AppJudgment may have been a little late, but Monday’s is right on time! On this ep, an app for the iPhone called Gogii that allows you to send SMS messages to anyone on any carrier without using data networks! AppJudgment // Episode 46 [ episode notes | HD video download ]

Digg Reel // Episode 98

Posted by Alan Henry on November 23rd, 2009

Another week, another smacktastic Digg Reel! On this episode, Fox News’ Hannity fakes footage from a rally to try and make it look bigger and gets called out on it, a hot girl that isn’t really that hot, a dog that loves his owner so much he nearly freaks when he comes home from fighting […]