Monthly Archive: December 2007

2008 Predictions in Technology by techpodcast members 3

2008 Predictions in Technology by techpodcast members

“Don’t Tase me, Bro.” is being heralded as the top quote of 2007. Who would have guessed that? Well, some tried to in early 2007. Predicting the future is not just a psychics’ job. Then again, we are not predicting – we are analyzing – Seeing trends in the last year to determine what is coming out next year. I went through some of the predictions of 2007. Some were dead on. Social Networking and Apple devices seemed to top the list in this subject. Other predictions – well, not so much. Now we are fast approaching 2008. There is a lot of technology that was debuted in 2007 and since they are still in their infant stages, we will see them ramp into tools that change the way we compute. 2007 was also a year of rethinking. Going Green is one of the ways we rethought things....

2007 – the Retrospect 0

2007 – the Retrospect

Everyone puts them out; the best – and worst – of 2007, all in one article. And Geekazine is no different. However, we’re taking a slightly different approach. It’s more of a look back to see what has happened in the last year and maybe some hints for what should be done in 2008. Gets you wondering what items you lived without a year ago and what you can’t live without today. So without further ado…. Let’s start with the beginning of the year. It was good. PS3 came out in the console wars, and it was predicted that it will win out of the 3 game systems. That still has to happen. SSD was introduced at CES, and it was tech that is long overdue. The static drives can reduce heat, battery consumption and wait times loading the machine. The technology is slowly coming down to earth...

Episode #13 12-26-07 0

Episode #13 12-26-07

Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSComputer Woes, 24 hour Podcast, Guest on Totally Cool Tech Show, Looking for Geeks Twitter – http://twitter.com/geekazine MySpace – http://myspace.com/geekazine Sponsored by Rhapsody.com. Get your 14 day free trial by selecting this link. Sponsored by Buy.com Get $10 off $200 in our Computer store Download the show (MP3) Show Notes: Vista Better than Mac? – ZDNet MCK Authors Arrested – Ars Technica Is Circuit City Next? – Cnet Flying Carpets? – Telegraph.co.uk 20 hour Notebook Power – Tom’s Hardware On Geek.com Android SDK Frustrates Coupons on Cell Phones Trick out Your MacBook Adult Websites Records Comprimised – ICWT Retail Sells Wii on eBay – RealTechNews All-In-One Projector – Gizmodo Apple to Turn Down iPod – Telegraph.co.uk Top 5 Fails of 07 – ValleyWag Foot In Mouth Awards – Wired Top 25 Web Celebs – Forbes How NOT to Mail a Laptop –...

Episode #12 12-19-07 0

Episode #12 12-19-07

Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSLast minute Shopping, 24 hour Podcast, USB drive giveaway going til Dec. 31st. Twitter – http://twitter.com/geekazine MySpace – http://myspace.com/geekazine Sponsored by Rhapsody.com. Get your 14 day free trial by selecting this link. Sponsored by Buy.com Get $10 off $200 in our Computer store Shop Now at the Apple Store for Holiday Deals My Odeo Channel (odeo/e9728eb8b41c2e72) Download the show (MP3) Knol – Cnet Ribbit? – Digital Trends SSD in your Gadgets? – Cnet USB DRM Restriction? – Wired OpenOffice Online Goes Beta – ArsTechnica Commodore Apple II – Yahoo On Geek.com: Replay TV bought out Playstation Pre-Pay Cards Vista Biggest Tech Dissapointment? Microsoft on Ebay – PCPro Background Check your Credit Card – TheStreet GM Saves Millions on Heat – Network World Match.com on Facebook – New York Times Video Bandwith – ZDNet Sony vs. Activision on Price – 1up RIP Web2.0...

Episode #11 12-12-07 0

Episode #11 12-12-07

Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSNew look on site, Shovelling snow, need new computer – this one’s too noisey. Twitter – http://twitter.com/geekazine MySpace – http://myspace.com/geekazine Sponsors: Rhapsody.com. Get your 14 day free trial by selecting this link. Buy.com Get $10 off $200 in our Computer store Shop Now at the Apple Store for Holiday Deals Download the show (MP3) News: Transistor to turn 60 – Gizmodo CompUSA to Close – WSJ ISP Ads? – Techdirt Service Pack Blocker Kit – PC World Office2007SP1 – ActiveNetwork Commodore64 Still Loved – CNN.com VoIP on iPod Touch? – TUAW On the Geek: Cheaper Solar Cells? Top 10 Games of the Year Try a Phone Before you Buy LCD Glut AMD Quad Core Problems Phishing 2.0 – PCWorld NSFW Trademark? – Wired AT&T 40 Gbps – BusinessWeek Hard Drive Won’t Share MP3 – Wired Lost in DRM – BBC OGG! –...

Episode #10 12-05-07 0

Episode #10 12-05-07

Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSI really like WordPress. AJAX Rocks! Pictures to come. Lots of news on a Snowy Week. I have to shovel again when this show is done…. 608-807-4379 – [email protected] Twitter – http://twitter.com/geekazine Sponsored by Rhapsody.com. Get your 14 day free trial by selecting this link. Sponsored by Buy.com Get $10 off $200 in our Computer store Shop Now at the Apple Store for Holiday Deals Google Bids 700Mhz – Yahoo German iPhones Relocked – Wired Porn Sites’ New Tactics – ABCNews Geek Squad Porn Ring Busted – The Consumerist Green Employees See Red – NetworkWorld CCTV Could Track Branded Suspects – BBC On The Geek: Facebook Changes, Again. 3.3 Billion Mobile Phone Subscriptions YouTube Still Dominant in US Mobile Phone Did NOT Kill Man MySpace Suicide goes unpunished – Cnet Important FireFox Update – PCWorld Dell Makes 40,000 PCs with Ubuntu –...

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