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Archive for September, 2011

Tekzilla // Episode 256

Posted by Alan Henry on September 30th, 2011

On this week’s second episode of Tekzilla, a look at Amazon’s new tablets and e-readers, streaming media to your HDTV, headphones in helmets, the week’s Blu-ray releases, Android tablet cases, and more! Tekzilla // Episode 256 [ episode notes | HD video download ]

Windows Weekly // Episode 228

Posted by Alan Henry on September 30th, 2011

On this week’s Windows Weekly, Paul, Mary Jo, and Leo sit down with special guest Brandon Watson, Sr. Dir. of Windows Phone Apps, about Windows Phone 7. Windows Weekly // Episode 228 [ episode notes | audio download ]

FLOSS Weekly // Episode 284

Posted by Alan Henry on September 29th, 2011

On this week’s episode of FLOSS Weekly, Aaron Newcomb and Simon Phipps sit down with special guest Graziano Obertelli to chat about Eucalyptus, an open source cloud platform that can be used with existing systems. FLOSS Weekly // Episode 284 [ episode notes | audio download ]

Security Now! // Episode 320

Posted by Alan Henry on September 29th, 2011

On this week’s episode of Security Now, Steve and Leo chat about the new Amazon Kindle Fire and Amazon’s Silk browser, breaching MySQL, and answer viewer questions. Security Now! // Episode 320 [ episode notes | audio download ]

Tekzilla // Episode 255

Posted by Alan Henry on September 28th, 2011

On this week’s first episode of Tekzilla, Patrick and Robert chat about this week in streaming movies, more on the GPS/LightSquared debate, why you shouldn’t wipe a hard drive with a magnet, and more. Tekzilla // Episode 255 [ episode notes | HD video download ]

Diggnation // Episode 326

Posted by Alan Henry on September 28th, 2011

On this week’s episode of Diggnation, Kevin and Alex chat about promiscuity in ancient humanity, Ben and Jerry’s latest ice cream flavor, crazy uses for honey, and more. Diggnation // Episode 326 [ episode notes | audio download | HD video download ]

MacBreak Weekly // Episode 266

Posted by Alan Henry on September 28th, 2011

On this week’s episode of MacBreak Weekly,Leo Laporte, Alex Lindsay, Andy Ihnatko, and Don McAllister gather around to discuss what Apple’s planning to announcer on October 4th, what Apple’s speech recognition may look like and how it compares to Android, and more. MacBreak Weekly // Episode 266 [ episode notes | audio download | high […]

Lab Rats // Episode 290

Posted by Alan Henry on September 27th, 2011

Tragic news! Lab Rats will be ending after 300 episodes, so enjoy these last few while you can. Andy Walker and Sean Carruthers will still be at Butterscotch doing other shows and features, but Lab Rats as we’ve come to know and love it will no longer exist. We’ll just have to stay tuned to […]

The Social Hour // Episode 27

Posted by Alan Henry on September 27th, 2011

On this week’s episode of The Social Hour, Amber and Sarah chat about what’s up with the Toronto Police Department, and bring on Sgt. Timothy Burrows, the Social Media Relations Officer, to discuss their efforts! Also, they discuss the latest changes at Facebook, Stellar.io and its new service, and more. The Social Hour // Episode […]

This Week in Tech [TWiT] // Episode 320

Posted by Alan Henry on September 26th, 2011

On this week’s TWiT, John C. Dvorak, Shira Lazar, and Mark Milian all join Leo Laporte to discuss the week’s tech news, including Facebook’s most recent changes, upcoming announcements from Apple and Amazon, petitions, and much much more. This Week in Tech [TWiT] // Episode 320 [ episode notes | audio download | high quality […]

Tekzilla // Episode 254

Posted by Alan Henry on September 23rd, 2011

On this week’s episode of Tekzilla, Patrick and Robert check out a new hackintosh build, diss EFI-X, unbox a shiny new HDTV, and it’s a high-end headphone showdown! Tekzilla // Episode 254 [ episode notes | HD video download ]

Windows Weekly // Episode 227

Posted by Alan Henry on September 23rd, 2011

On this week’s Windows Weekly, Leo, Paul, and Mary look beyond Windows 8’s new UI to some of the other changes that’ll be included, Google’s antitrust testimony before Congress, Windows Phone Mango is finally getting some traction, and more. Windows Weekly // Episode 227 [ episode notes | audio download ]

FLOSS Weekly // Episode 183

Posted by Alan Henry on September 22nd, 2011

On this week’s FLOSS Weekly, Randal Schwartz and Dan Lynch are at the helm, and they chat with special guest Jonathan Ellis about Cassandra, a powerful and scalable NoSQL database that’s getting serious traction…and may already be behind some of the websites you know and love. FLOSS Weekly // Episode 183 [ episode notes | […]

Diggnation // Episode 325

Posted by Alan Henry on September 22nd, 2011

On this week’s episode of Diggnation, Kevin and Alex share their take on the whole Michael Arrington/TechCrunch debacle, the fate of the US Postal Service, and Yahoo’s dismissal of its CEO Carol Bartz…over the phone. Diggnation // Episode 325 [ episode notes | audio download | HD video download ]

Security Now! // Episode 319

Posted by Alan Henry on September 22nd, 2011

On this week’s episode of Security Now! Leo and Steve discuss Diginotar’s pending bankruptcy, new weaknesses in SSL discovered, and more. Security Now! // Episode 319 [ episode notes | audio download | high quality video download ]

Tekzilla // Episode 253

Posted by Alan Henry on September 21st, 2011

On this week’s episode of Tekzilla, ready to go triple-monitor? Patrick and Robert dive into Windows 8’s new features and check out the week’s Blu-ray picks — along with some free Blu-Ray software! Tekzilla // Episode 253 [ episode notes | HD video download ]

MacBreak Weekly // Episode 265

Posted by Alan Henry on September 21st, 2011

On this week’s episode of MacBreak Weekly, Leo Laporte and Andy Ihnatko are joined by Arnold Kim to chat about the latest iPhone 5 and iPod Touch update rumors, a wave of Apple Stores opening around the globe, and more. MacBreak Weekly // Episode 265 [ episode notes | audio download ]

commandN // Episode 245

Posted by Alan Henry on September 20th, 2011

On this episode of commandN, Amber, Jeff, and Lara chat about some laptop tips for students, check out Oscar Dela Renta’s Tumblr page, iPads land in the classroom, and more. commandN // Episdoe 245 [ episode notes and download links ]

Lab Rats // Episode 289

Posted by Alan Henry on September 20th, 2011

On this week’s episode of Lab Rats, Andy and Sean take a look at iPod docks – tons of them! Lab Rats // Episode 289 [ episode notes and download links ]

This Week at Gears and Widgets…

Posted by Alan Henry on September 19th, 2011

Last week over at my regular technology news and commentary blog, Gears and Widgets… [ The Evolution of Music in Three Minutes ] [ 7 Of the Cheapest Boss Fights in Videogame History ] [ Reading Rainbow Gets a Reboot for Kids ]