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Archive for December, 2010

Security Now! // Episode 281

Posted by Alan Henry on December 30th, 2010

On this week’s Security Now, Steve recounts a story from his youth. Security Now! // Episode 281 [ episode notes | audio download ]

Diggnation // Episode 287

Posted by Alan Henry on December 29th, 2010

On this week’s Diggnation, Kevin and Alex discuss time travel, antimatter, and lots of other high science topics! ..and then watch a hilarious video of kids playing pattycake and chat about how attractive Emma Watson has gotten. Diggnation // Episode 287 [ episode notes | revision3 audio download | ttvf audio download ]

Tekzilla // Episode 178

Posted by Alan Henry on December 29th, 2010

On this week’s first Tekzilla, which console works best as a set-top box, 5 tips to make the most of a new PC, whatever happened to Folding@Home, Linux alternatives, and more. Tekzilla // Episode 178 [ episode notes | HD video download ]

HD Nation // Episode 77

Posted by Alan Henry on December 29th, 2010

This week’s HD Nation, also part of this week’s first episode of Tekzilla, is the last one we’ll cover as a stand-alone HD Nation segment, okay? You can still subscribe to just the HD Nation shorts at the HD Nation Revision3 page, so if you prefer your HD Nation as a stand-alone show, you can […]

MacBreak Weekly // Episode 227

Posted by Alan Henry on December 29th, 2010

On this week’s MacBreak Weekly, Leo and the TWiTs gather around for an annual clips show, highlighting the best MacBreak Weekly moments of 2010! MacBreak Weekly // Episode 227 [ episode notes | audio download ]

Lab Rats // Episode 254

Posted by Alan Henry on December 28th, 2010

This week’s Lab Rats is a best of 2010 episode! Andy and Sean issue their awards for their favorite gadgets, apps, and utilities of the year. Lab Rats // Episode 254 [ episode notes and download links ]

Leo Laporte in The New York Times!

Posted by Alan Henry on December 27th, 2010

If you didn’t catch wind, everyone’s favorite TWiT found himself in the New York Times, with a feature article about the growth of podcasting, and how Leo Laporte started one of the first and largest podcast empires to date – when other, much larger podcasting cooperatives have fallen by the wayside, the TWiT network is […]

This Week at The Classy Geek…

Posted by Alan Henry on December 27th, 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… [ 5 Last Minute Gifts Music Fans Will Love ]

This Week at Gears and Widgets…

Posted by Alan Henry on December 27th, 2010

Last week over at my regular technology news and commentary blog, Gears and Widgets… [ BBC :: The One Ronnie – My BlackBerry Isn’t Working ] [ Does Kinect Work if You're GWAR? ] [ Video :: Engadget and Professor Tim Wu Explain Net Neutrality ]

This Week in Tech [TWiT] // Episodes 280 – 281

Posted by Alan Henry on December 27th, 2010

This week’s double-whammy of TWiT episodes are special, just for the holidays! Episode 280 is the annual TWiT holiday special! Leo Laporte, Tom Merritt, John Hodgman, Jonathan Coulton and Paul and Storm gather around the microphones to discuss what they’re looking forward to for the holidays, keyless key parties, a free divorce at sea, and […]

Tekzilla // Episode 177

Posted by Alan Henry on December 27th, 2010

On last week’s Tekzilla, Patrick and Veronica discuss some last minute stocking stuffers, (oops!) chat with Loyd Case about graphics cards upgrades that might be worth your money, how to keep your gear safe when traveling by air, and more. Tekzilla // Episode 177 [ episode notes | HD video download ]

Windows Weekly // Episode 188

Posted by Alan Henry on December 27th, 2010

On last week’s Windows Weekly, Paul and Leo chatted about Windows Phone 7, upcoming updates for Windows Phone 7 and for Windows 7, Microsoft’s plan for a tablet-focused version of Windows, and more. Windows Weekly // Episode 188 [ episode notes | audio download | high quality video download ]

Security Now! // Episode 280

Posted by Alan Henry on December 23rd, 2010

On this week’s Security Now, Steve and Leo chat about Bluetooth Security, the accusation by some people that the FBI has a backdoor in OpenBSD, the fight for net neutrality, and more. Security Now! // Episode 280 [ episode notes | audio download ]

commandN // Episode 231

Posted by Alan Henry on December 23rd, 2010

On this week’s commandN, Amber takes a look at the Google 2010 Zeitgeist, the most powerful tweet of 2010, the world’s oldest “computer,” and fewer people are blogging, but the people who are blogging are sticking with it. commandN // Episode 231 [ episode notes and download links ]

Diggnation // Episode 286

Posted by Alan Henry on December 22nd, 2010

On this week’s Diggnation, Kevin and Alex chat about the so-called Wikileaks UFO files, a really raunchy sprite commercial from Germany, the new Cr-48 Chroms OS laptop, and more. Diggnation // Episode 286 [ episode notes | revision3 audio download | ttvf audio download ]

net@night // Episode 182

Posted by Alan Henry on December 22nd, 2010

On this week’s net@night, Amber and Leo chat with Maciej Ceglowski, co-founder of Pinboard.in, a service that’s seen tremendous growth since Yahoo! announced that they would first close and then spin-off Del.icio.us, their social bookmarking service. They also discuss Santa trackers, Instagram hits a million users, and more. net@night // Episode 182 [ episode notes […]

MacBreak Weekly // Episode 226

Posted by Alan Henry on December 22nd, 2010

On this week’s MacBreak Weekly, Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, Clayton Morris and Justine Ezarik gather around the microphone for a discussion of the FCC’s new rules on Net Neutrality, whether the iPad is going to be easy to kill, a new augmented reality app that promises to translate text for you, and more. MacBreak Weekly […]

HD Nation // Episode 76

Posted by Alan Henry on December 22nd, 2010

On this week’s HD Nation segment (also aired on Tekzilla) – our weekly look at the new Blu-Ray releases, an amazing 3D HDTV, and more! HD Nation // Episode 76 [ episode notes | HD video download ]

Tekzilla // Episode 176

Posted by Alan Henry on December 22nd, 2010

On this week’s Tekzilla, ways to speed up an old PC, perhaps the best 3D HDTV of 2010, Patrick and Robert speculate on whether DLP is dead, whether DTS or Dolby Digital is better, and more, including this week’s HD Nation segment! Tekzilla // Episode 176 [ episode notes | HD video download ]

Green Tech Today // Episode 15

Posted by Alan Henry on December 21st, 2010

On this week’s Green Tech Today, Dr. Kiki heads over to the Nissan Leaf, an all-electric vehicle that’s attractive and powerful, and just landed in US shores! She meets up with Paul Hawsan, project planning manager at Nissan and Russell Vare, EV regional manager for Nissan to chat about the highly-anticipated release of the Leaf, […]