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Archive for June, 2010

[email protected] // Episode 157

Posted by Alan Henry on June 30th, 2010

On this week’s [email protected], Amber and Leo chat about rumors that Google is starting a new social network, they check out a short film shot with an iPhone 4, and much more. [email protected] // Episode 157 [ episode notes | audio download ]

MacBreak Weekly // Episode 201

Posted by Alan Henry on June 30th, 2010

On this week’s MacBreak Weekly, it’s all about the iPhone 4 – reviews of the new display, complaints about the antenna, and more. MacBreak Weekly // Episode 201 [ episode notes and download links | audio download ]

HD Nation // Episode 51

Posted by Alan Henry on June 29th, 2010

On this week’s HD Nation, Patrick and Robert answer a very important but fundamental question: how far away from your TV should you sit for optimal viewing? Also, whether Blu-Ray always means better picture, some of the gang’s favorite 80s movies, ways to run cabling through walls, and more. HD Nation // Episode 51 [ […]

Lab Rats // Episode 228

Posted by Alan Henry on June 29th, 2010

On this week’s Lab Rats, Andy and Sean explain how touch-screens work – both reactive touch screens that require a stylus and capacitive touch screens that you can interact with using your finger. Lab Rats // Episode 228 [ episode notes and download links ]

This Week at The Classy Geek…

Posted by Alan Henry on June 28th, 2010

The Classy Geek is a blog with weekly columns that will help you bring out the classy geek in you! Over at TCG this week…. [ Classy Gear: Gear We Like – 2010 ]

This Week at Gears and Widgets…

Posted by Alan Henry on June 28th, 2010

Last week over at my regular technology news and commentary blog, Gears and Widgets… [ YouTube Wins $1 Billion Viacom Lawsuit ] [ Site Highlight :: Scott Pilgrim vs. The World Avatar Creator ] [ Motorola and Verizon Unveil the Droid X ] [ PC Mag :: The Fastest ISPs in the US 2010 ]

This Week in Tech [TWiT] // Episode 254

Posted by Alan Henry on June 28th, 2010

On this week’s TWiT, Leo Laporte, Kevin Rose, Owen JJ Stone, Dean Putney, Tim Shey and Dan Shapiro make up the panel! Together, they chat about the upcoming changes to Digg, called “Digg 4,” Diggnation news, first impressions of the iPhone 4 in the wild, and rumors of a Google service to take on Facebook! […]

Windows Weekly // Episode 162

Posted by Alan Henry on June 28th, 2010

On this episode of Windows Weekly, Paul and Leo discuss accelerating rates of adoption for Windows 7 among Windows users, Hotmail vs. Gmail, and more. Windows Weekly // Episode 162 [ episode notes | audio download | high quality video download ]

Tekzilla // Episode 146

Posted by Alan Henry on June 25th, 2010

On this week’s Tekzilla, Patrick and Veronica take a look at Microsoft’s new XBox 360 “Slim,” check out ways to convert RCA to HDMI, discuss Ping.fm, and Dell’s plans to sell Google’s Chrome OS on their new tablets. Tekzilla // Episode 146 [ episode notes | HD video download ]

Security Now! // Episode 254

Posted by Alan Henry on June 25th, 2010

On this week’s Security Now! Leo and Steve chat about the past 25 years of processor performance, and how it’s grown over time. Security Now! // Episode 254 [ episode notes | audio download ]

CrankyGeeks // Episode 224

Posted by Alan Henry on June 24th, 2010

This week on CrankyGeeks, John C Dvorak is joined by regular guest Dan Goodin, and a couple of new faces, Tim Bajarin, President of Creative Strategies, and Sarah Lacy, Tech Journalist. Together they discuss Apple’s 3 million iPads sold, Google Voice opens to anyone who wants an account, the possibilities of adult content and Microsoft’s […]

FLOSS Weekly // Episode 125

Posted by Alan Henry on June 24th, 2010

On this week’s FLOSS Weekly, Randal and Aaron chat with David Pollack about the Lift Web Framework, an open source framework for writing Web applications! FLOSS Weekly // Episode 125 [ episode notes | high quality video download ]

Diggnation // Episode 260

Posted by Alan Henry on June 23rd, 2010

On this week’s Diggnation, Kevin and Alex answer a very important question: how would you propose? Also, a new Chinese high-speed train concept: one that never stops, a new Adidas commercial in time for the World Cup that features Star Wars and Snoop Dog, and much more! Diggnation // Episode 260 [ episode notes | […]

[email protected] // Episode 156

Posted by Alan Henry on June 23rd, 2010

On this week’s [email protected], Amber and Leo sit down to chat with Lorien Gabel, co-founder and CEO of pingg.com, about pingg.com and what the service does. They also discuss Google Music – Google’s plans for a Web-based music service, and more. [email protected] // Episode 156 [ episode notes | audio download ]

MacBreak Weekly // Episode 200

Posted by Alan Henry on June 23rd, 2010

Happy 200th episode, MacBreak Weekly! On this episode, Leo Laporte, Alex Lindsay, Andy Ihnatko, and Frederick Van Johnson gather around to chat about iOS4, iPhone 4s already in the mail to the people who pre-ordered them, and more! MacBreak Weekly // Episode 200 [ episode notes | audio download ]

HD Nation // Episode 50

Posted by Alan Henry on June 22nd, 2010

On this week’s HD Nation, new Blu-Ray releases, ways to archive your Blu-Ray discs, what Patrick and Robert are watching in Blu-Ray, and more! HD Nation // Episode 50 [ episode notes | HD video download ]

Lab Rats // Episode 227

Posted by Alan Henry on June 22nd, 2010

On this week’s Lab Rats, Andy and Sean show you how to accessorize your brand new iPad with cases, covers, and sleeves! Lab Rats // Episode 227 [ episode notes and download links ]

This Week at The Classy Geek!

Posted by Alan Henry on June 21st, 2010

One of my newer sites is called The Classy Geek, and to put it bluntly, it’s all about helping me help you shake off the social stigma of being a geek, shake off your awkwardness, and put on something that fits you well and looks nice but doesn’t betray the geek you are inside. I’m […]

This Week at Gears and Widgets…

Posted by Alan Henry on June 21st, 2010

Last week over at my regular technology news and commentary blog, Gears and Widgets… [ Apple Updates the Mac Mini ] [ Pogo Releases the Sketch in New, iPad Friendly Colors [ Quirky Makes Cable Management Easy ]

This Week in Tech [TWiT] // Episode 253

Posted by Alan Henry on June 21st, 2010

On this week’s TWiT, Leo Laporte, Veronica Belmont, Jeff Cannata and Jeff Gerstmann gather around to chat about the news from E3, discuss iPhone 4 pre-orders, and much more. This Week in Tech [TWiT] // Episode 253 [ episode notes | high quality video download | aol radio audio download | ttvf audio download ]