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GWP 2010-07-07 #146: Summer of Podcast Code Inside! 2

GWP 2010-07-07 #146: Summer of Podcast Code Inside!

Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSWell, I had to change the time on the podcast because crews started ripping up the streets today and I am still waiting for parts to the computer. Jackhammers don’t work well on recordings. Social Media Day was a bust for Madison – but I am not worried. 2nd Summer of Podcasts contest specific codes are underway. We have a code for you tonight. Also going to talk about the changes that will happen in the next month with the shows – The move to the Geek Bar. Maybe for the 150th episode on Aug 4? Video watchers get to see the new video intro of Geekazine. Check out the Jabra White Stone I got just now. Also continuing evaluation of Data Vault x310. BLOGWORLD New Media Expo – Save up to 50% by signing up now Sponsor: Solve technical issues faster...

GWP 2010-07-01 #145: Day Late, Even More Packed 1

GWP 2010-07-01 #145: Day Late, Even More Packed

Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSTons of HP Tech Forum Video content being pushed – The sound of Buzzsaws in the background as they dig up the street. New lights for the studio. The delayed podcast starts now… 2nd Summer of Podcasts contest continues. Social Media Day is June 30th A Part of the Mashable Meetup. BLOGWORLD New Media Expo – Save up to 50% by signing up now Sponsor: Solve technical issues faster with GoToAssist Express. Try it FREE for 30 days. Sponsor: Backup Now, backup Off-site with Mozy Unlimited Backup – $4.95/Month! Code “Geek” for 10% off! Hotline – 608-205-4378 – geekazine (at) gmail.com Download the show Subscribe: Feedburner – Zune – iTunes – TechPodcasts – Blubrry – Stitcher I – S.U.N. (Straight Up News) 43% Addicted to Social Networking Porn gets the .XXX They’re also Dumping Flash for HTML5 Sony Notebook Recall Hulu Plus...

Windows 7 Too Big To Be Taken in Tablet Form 2

Windows 7 Too Big To Be Taken in Tablet Form

Bloomberg reports that it will be a while before a Windows 7 tablet becomes feasible. The target for a tablet compatible version of the OS is the last quarter of this year. iPad sales have manufacturers wanting to jump on the tablet bandwagon, but Windows is just too much of a resource hog. The iPad’s success caught much of the PC industry by surprise. Within two months of the April 3 release, Apple sold 2 million iPads — more than IDC expected for the entire tablet industry in 2010. To catch up, Dell and Hewlett-Packard are turning to Google Inc.’s Android operating system. Taiwanese manufacturers that build most of the world’s PCs said they’re dissatisfied with Microsoft’s current lineup. “We don’t have any choice for now,” said Joseph Hsu, chairman and president of Taipei-based manufacturer Micro-Star International Co., a maker of laptops and computer parts. Windows 7 is...

iPad Finds Welcome in Business Market (Updated) 0

iPad Finds Welcome in Business Market (Updated)

For quite a while, Apple has concentrated on the home market and has done quite well, increasing its market share significantly, but it is much less of a presence in the business market segment. The Mac’s share of the corporate market has increased somewhat, but has barely reached 10%. (I suspect the publicity surrounding iPods and iPhones attracted the attention of computer buyers who otherwise would not have considered Apple. Nevertheless, I can’t see Apple breaking the stranglehold that Windows NT networking has on corporate America any time soon.) Nevertheless, the iPad seems to be entering the world of business, especially in Asia, from an unusual direction: Marketing and sales. Reuters reports that retail shops, sales persons, and hotels are using them for sales presentations and providing information to customers, while at least one airline is planning to offer to rent them to passengers for in-flight entertainment. The...

GWP: 2010-06-09 #142 – I Could Have a Pink Goatee at Blogworld 1

GWP: 2010-06-09 #142 – I Could Have a Pink Goatee at Blogworld

Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSWIt’s a Rainy Podcast Day. 2nd Summer of Podcasts contest continues and the stats are amazing! More Ford video coming out. Social Media Day is June 30th A Part of the Mashable Meetup. Donating musical equipment to Girls Rock Camp. HP Tech Forum is 2 weeks away – I talk about how I could have a Pink Goatee by Blogworld Expo… BLOGWORLD New Media Expo – Save up to 50% by signing up now Sponsor: Solve technical issues faster with GoToAssist Express. Try it FREE for 30 days. Sponsor: Backup Now, backup Off-site with Mozy Unlimited Backup – $4.95/Month! Code “Geek” for 10% off! All Geekazine Podcast Show Notes are also on Delicious To add cool items next week link on Delicious – geekazine podcast 143 Hotline – 608-205-4378 – geekazine (at) gmail.com Download the show Subscribe: Feedburner – Zune – iTunes...

Malware in Mac World:  Premier Opinion 1

Malware in Mac World: Premier Opinion

The Guardian reports on spyware making its way through the world of Apple Macs. This stuff hides behind screen savers. As the screen savers install, they download malware which opens ports and ships personal information out the back of the computers. The intent does appears to be neither stealing identities nor creating botnets, but, rather, to track web use and personal information for advertising purposes. It’s intrusive to personal lives, but not destructive to machines. It sounds for all the world like our old friend from the early days of Windows, Gator Wallet. From the story: Where’s the spyware from? Apparently a company called PremierOpinion, which has a privacy policy as long as your arm (if you have long arms). Which is owned by VoiceFive Networks. Which is owned by comScore. In fact the VoiceFive/PremierOpinion software – which also attacks is available for Windows – has already been...

Google Closing Windows? (Updated) 0

Google Closing Windows? (Updated)

According to Reuters, the Financial Times (the FT requires a subscription for regular users.) reports that Google is phasing out Windows for its standard-issue employee computers. The final straw seems to have been the Chinese hack attack in April. According to the reports, Google is trying to reduce its computer security hassles. The Reuters story notes The FT quoted one Google employee as saying: “We’re not doing any more Windows. It is a security effort.” Another said: “Getting a new Windows machine now requires CIO (chief information officer) approval.” Here is an excerpt from the actual FT story: “Many people have been moved away from [Windows] PCs, mostly towards Mac OS, following the China hacking attacks,” said another. New hires are now given the option of using Apple’s Mac computers or PCs running the Linux operating system. “Linux is open source and we feel good about it,” said...

GWP #137: We Re-do that Pesky Audio – Now it Works… 0

GWP #137: We Re-do that Pesky Audio – Now it Works…

Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSApparently, the download of the podcast went haywire and eveybody downloaded 23 MB of nothing (or static). I have found the problem – a VST file I use to clean up the audio. That file has been sacked and we have a show once again. Hotline – 608-205-4378 – geekazine (at) gmail.com Download the show Subscribe: Feedburner – Zune – iTunes – TechPodcasts – Blubrry – Stitcher Catch all show notes at the regular location: GWP 2010-05-05 #137: Contact Your Favorite Podcasts, h.264, Apple Antitrust

GWP 2010-03-31 #132 Facebook Privacy, Sling for iPad, No More Linux on PS3 2

GWP 2010-03-31 #132 Facebook Privacy, Sling for iPad, No More Linux on PS3

Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSA little Spring cold this week, but next week Ford SYNC. Will be doing TPN Weekly this week – Social Networking for your Podcast. Planning a new Panel Show – More details soon… Winner of this weeks’ Diskeeper 2010: mrningronq Sponsor: Backup Now, Backup Often, Backup Off-site with Mozy Unlimited Backup – $4.95/Month! Use code “Geek” for 10% off! $50 a Year for Off-site Backup. HP Road Show; Converged Infrastructure – Win a HP Elitebook 2530p from Geekazine and SDRNews All Geekazine Podcast Show Notes are also on Delicious To add cool items next week link on Delicious – geekazine podcast 133 Hotline – 608-205-4378 – geekazine (at) gmail.com Download the show Subscribe: Zune – iTunes – TechPodcasts – Blubrry – Stitcher I – S.U.N. (Straight Up News) AT&T 24 Mbps in 22 States Apple Updates Coming Transparent Solar Cells SlingPlayer HD...

Geekazine on Tech Buzz Friday Free for All: Android, 12 Core Mac Pro and FBI Spying 0

Geekazine on Tech Buzz Friday Free for All: Android, 12 Core Mac Pro and FBI Spying

Friday Free For All Episode 18 from The Tech Buzz on Vimeo.Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSGeekazine was on the Tech Buzz, a Technology Roundtable with Stephen Heywood and Brian Wolken of VonWolken.com. This was Episode 18 of Friday Free for all, a weekly rundown of tech. Some of the topics we covered: Android 2.1 release did not happen. Apple 12 core Mac Pro and 27 inch LED Cinema Display HP Slate, Marvell Moby Tablet and Nvidia Tegra Tablet Jeff saw at CES NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480 and GTX 470 Specs Google out of China Nexus One Trademark FBI Spying in on Social Networks

Hypershop: External Batteries for Your iPhone and iPad in Hypermac Mini, Micro and Nano – CES 2010 0

Hypershop: External Batteries for Your iPhone and iPad in Hypermac Mini, Micro and Nano – CES 2010

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS Running out of battery on your iPhone – and soon iPad – can become a pain. You just want to get that one thing done and – as Scotty would say – “I just don’t have enough power, captain”. If you are in an important college lecture or business meeting, for instance, and forgot to charge the device the night before, this can become a real nightmare. Enter in Hypershop. They have the Hypermac Mini, Hypermac micro and Hypermac nano to charge your different Apple devices. Todd Cochrane talks with Jennifer about these great products. The nano is the smallest and most impressive. With 1800mAh, you should be able to get about 2 charges out of this device that is as small as a lighter. Compared to a Mophie (1200mAh), the Hypermac Nano will charge faster and give you at least one...

Your App Shop is the first Legal Alternative Application Store for iPhone – CES 2010 0

Your App Shop is the first Legal Alternative Application Store for iPhone – CES 2010

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS I first walked up to this booth thinking it was a scam. Another legal applications shop? But it’s true – You can access their store and download applications without jailbreaking your iPhone. The program is called Your App Shop. It works in a simple way – you are basically accessing webpages that become bookmarks on your iPhone. They started because magic apps they were creating were being rejected by Apple (they are all magicians, by the way). Therefore, Maria made this web portal to give you access to these programs. Jeffrey Powers talks with Maria about the store. We also talk about verticals – they do have another store called Sex App Shop – It is NSFW, by the way, but it does show you can get alternative programs on it without breaking Apple EULA. We also talked about the...

Podcast Ep 123 – Predictions on the big Apple Event 1

Podcast Ep 123 – Predictions on the big Apple Event

Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSCES Videos pumping out 3 a day. Congrats on the CES Winners. Roundtable this Saturday – Conectify confirmed. Will be working on some new ventures in the next week, then FAWM.  Congrats to the Saints and the Colts. Mophie, and ZBoost. Call out to people and making this show better. Try GoToAssist free for 30 days – No CC needed: GoToAssist.com/techpodcasts. Day Pass $9.95 $69/Month – $660/Year GoDaddy for $7.49 domains use podname150 – 10% off hosting use pod150 Mozy Unlimited Backup – $4.95/Month!Use code “Geek” for 10% off! $50 a Year for Off-site Backup. All Geekazine Podcast Show Notes are also on Delicious To add cool items next week link on Delicious – geekazine podcast 124 Hotline – 608-205-4378 – geekazine (at) gmail.com Download the show Subscribe: Zune – iTunes – TechPodcasts – Blubrry – Stitcher I – S.U.N. (Straight Up News)...

Podcast Ep 122 – Apple Rumors Should Not be Google News 0

Podcast Ep 122 – Apple Rumors Should Not be Google News

Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSThis week, I go into a good rant on Rumor articles taking up 40% of Google News this week. Unfortuneately, the dogs started barking during mid rant. I picked up where I left off and spliced it together. Enjoy the show! Final stages to the new server are complete. A couple erradic items. Dorkazine is next. FAWM is coming up. Windows 7 Turns back on? GoDaddy for $7.49 domains use podname150 – 10% off hosting use pod150 Mozy Unlimited Backup – $4.95/Month!Use code “Geek” for 10% off! $50 a Year for Off-site Backup. Try GoToAssist free for 30 days – No CC needed: GoToAssist.com/techpodcasts. Day Pass $9.95 $69/Month – $660/Year All Geekazine Podcast Show Notes are also on Delicious To add cool items next week link on Delicious – geekazine podcast 123 Hotline – 608-205-4378 – geekazine (at) gmail.com Download the show Subscribe:...

Patent Phun 0

Patent Phun

As the market for smartphones heats up, so too are the phone patent wars. I suspect that, in the long run, the only outfits that really benefit from this will be the law firms, but it should be fun to watch. Nokia and Apple are busy suing each other. Nokia sued Apple in October and then in December filed a complaint against Apple with the United States International Trade Commission. Now Apple has returned the favor: Apple filed the new ITC complaint on Friday. Nokia is taking the usual “wait-and-see” attitude.

iRumors 0

iRumors

Jeffrey posted his prediction that the tablet computer hoopla will turn out to be just that–hoopla–last week. As I mentioned in a comment to his post, tablets have been around for a long time in various forms. So why don’t we see more persons using them? I do not think it’s because the market is waiting for a break-through product. I think it’s because most persons just don’t care. That something is technologically possible does not make it desirable.

Cellular Antics:  Nokia and Apple Lawyer Up 0

Cellular Antics: Nokia and Apple Lawyer Up

They have been negotiating for a couple of years over licenses based on Nokia’s claim that Apple has appropriated Nokia technology for the iPhone. Now it looks as if negotiations are either breaking down or being taken to a higher level. First, Nokia sued Apple. Now Apple is suing Nokia. The Guardian reports: In October, Nokia – which makes almost four out of every 10 mobile phones sold worldwide – sued Apple in the US courts, alleging that its popular iPhone infringes 10 of its patents. The case is unlikely to come to court until the end of 2011. (snip) The patents which Apple alleges Nokia has infringed include one relating to the ability to plug a mobile phone into a computer with a USB cable, one that relates to teleconferencing applications, one connected with the iPhone’s energy saving features and several relating to the technical workings of...

5 Tech Things Ep 18 – La La 0

5 Tech Things Ep 18 – La La

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSI thought it would be a cool idea to do the 5 Tech things outside. After all, there was 17 inches of snow and 5 degrees – not to mention the studio is being re-done. Unfortunately, the mic battery was going and all I g– wa- stat-c for 15 minutes. Therefore, I pulled what I can and filled in the rest. Next week, there will be a new battery in the mic. Brought to you by Audible – Get a free audio download and 14 day gold membership Facebook Privacy changes AT&T Data Crackdown Apple La La New Google items Google scammers

Not iAPPlicable 0

Not iAPPlicable

Apple has pulled over 1,000 apps by an outfit called Molinker from its App Store. There are suspicions that the developer is reponsible for the highly favorable reviews they have received. You can read more here. This whole Apps Store phenomenon fascinates me. Many talk as if Apple invented smartphone apps. They didn’t. When I got my Smartphone, I found bunches of apps, many through a application clearing house called Handango. Others I found available directly from developers. What Apple did was pull iGadget apps into their walled garden and find a way to profit off the efforts of third-party developers. The upside is that they can vouch for the apps in the App Store. The downside is that they limit developers’ access to the market. Indeed, they have, from time to time, been accused of refusing to approve apps, not because they were defective, but because they...

Podcast Ep 114 – Smoking by my Macbook 0

Podcast Ep 114 – Smoking by my Macbook

Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSZombie car is still waiting for fixin. CES lookin good and we might have a great opportunity. Drupal site is started – looking good. Dec 2nd Tweetup in Madison area. Audible.com – 14 day Gold membership – www.audiblepodcast.com/geekazine 1 month subscription to New Yorker Try GoToAssist free for 30 days – No CC needed: GoToAssist.com/techpodcasts. GoDaddy for $7.49 domains use podname150 – 10% off hosting use pod150 Mozy Unlimited Backup – $4.95/Month! Use code “Geek” for 10% off! Click here for Free Industry Resources! All Geekazine Podcast Show Notes are also on Delicious Hotline – 608-205-4378 – geekazine (at) gmail.com Download the show Subscribe: Zune – iTunes – TechPodcasts – Blubrry – Stitcher I – S.U.N. (Straight Up News) AOL logos MSNBC Takes over @BreakingNews iPhone Worm still Rick Rollin Drobo at eSATA Back Virginia Up JetBib GigaOM on new website ROKU...

Podcast Ep 109 – Last day in Vegas 0

Podcast Ep 109 – Last day in Vegas

Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSClosing Blogworld New Media Expo – Why there was no video – National Listener Survey – Living in HD issues. New Sponsor Day in Tech History Audible.com – 14 day Gold membership – www.audiblepodcast.com/geekazine Try GoToAssist free for 30 days – No CC needed: GoToAssist.com/techpodcasts. GoDaddy for $7.49 domains use podname150 – 10% off hosting use pod150 Mozy Unlimited Backup – $4.95/Month! Use code “Geek” for 10% off! Click here for Free Industry Resources! All Geekazine Podcast Show Notes are also on Delicious Hotline – 608-205-4378 – geekazine (at) gmail.com Download the show Subscribe: Zune – iTunes – TechPodcasts – Blubrry – Stitcher I – S.U.N. (Straight Up News) Roku bound Congrats on #BeatCancer Apple Retail Stores Report Card Droid Does Searching Google Voice Microsoft Retail II OnStar Stops car chase Virgin America Free Wifi Firefox Plugin issue Yahoo Lap Dance QUE...

Podcast Ep 106 – Podcasting on a windy, cooler day 0

Podcast Ep 106 – Podcasting on a windy, cooler day

Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSIt got windy this week. We got a new contest at Podcastmadness.com and the Podcast Awards start Oct. 4. I’m moving stuff from the storage locker. Finally, I’m not happy when I tried to cancel a program – I’ll tell you why. I’ll also tell you about the video capture program that isn’t suppose to capture video, according to customer support… Day in Tech History Try GoToAssist free for 30 days – No CC needed: GoToAssist.com/techpodcasts. GoDaddy for $7.49 domains use podname150 – 10% off hosting use pod150 Mozy Unlimited Backup – $4.95/Month! Use code “Geek” for 10% off! Click here for Free Industry Resources! All Geekazine Podcast Show Notes are also on Delicious Hotline – 608-205-4378 – geekazine (at) gmail.com Download the show Subscribe: Zune – iTunes – TechPodcasts – Blubrry – Stitcher I – S.U.N. (Straight Up News) Apple 2...

999 on 9-09-09 (technically) 0

999 on 9-09-09 (technically)

OK, so I was looking at my numbers just after midnight CST and found out that Geekazine has pushed 998 articles in the last 2 years. That makes this one 999, with the next being 1000. It’s a great milestone that just happened to do so on 9-9-09. And technically there are some still in the lucky / unlucky day (depending on how you look at it). For me, it was just productive. Worked on DITH, rebuilt a club’s sound system, fixed a couple issues on the site, learned a new song for the acoustic show. Downloaded the Apple 3.1 update and Madden10. That’s how I roll. Once again, the next post will make 1000. 100 podcasts, 1000 posts and 2 years of Geekazine coming up in October. Amazing numbers – Hopefully we’ll double those in less time. Of course if anyone wants to contribute to Geekazine, feel...

Geekazine Podcast Ep 103 – 09-09-09 Jam Packed Edition 0

Geekazine Podcast Ep 103 – 09-09-09 Jam Packed Edition

Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSHappy 9-09-09 – Thank Goodness for the Apple Event, right? What a long, fun weekend I had. State of the Local Podcast group – Possible new podcast relationship – Didn’t get hit with WordPress Hackers, but had an interesting Facebook conversation with Andru Edwards – first month of Day in Tech History Librivox and Audiobooks Listening to: Fifteen Thousand Useful Phrases – Grenville Kleiser Try GoToAssist free for 30 days – No CC needed: GoToAssist.com/techpodcasts. GoDaddy for $7.49 domains use podname150 – 10% off hosting use pod150 Click here for Free Industry Resources! All Geekazine Podcast Show Notes are also on Delicious Hotline – 608-205-4378 – geekazine (at) gmail.com Download the show Subscribe: Zune – iTunes – TechPodcasts – Blubrry – Stitcher I – S.U.N. (Straight Up News) Google and the EU –Is Google Monopolistic? Intel Lynnfield Processor C64 for iPhone –...

iPhone Unlocking has commercial software to unlock your 3G and 3GS 1

iPhone Unlocking has commercial software to unlock your 3G and 3GS

I was perusing the web when I ran across this site – iPhone unlocking Ltd. The site features a program called “iPhone Unlocking”. For $24.95 you can unlock your iPhone 3G and 3GS phones.The program claims you will be able to: Vnc Client iPhone to interact with remote computers No loss of features or functionality Beat iPhone the music studio in your pocket Enable Video Recording Lifetime Updates and Support Enable GPS 100’s of Free Applications Enable Rss Feed Enable MMS messaging Enable instant messengers Use Installer.app The site offers a money back guarantee and full customer support. iPhone unlocking software has not been pursued by Apple lawyers, but most unlocking software has been free to download. Now that a company is asking for money to unlock your phone, this might change the scope. The company claims to have unlocked over 1 million iPhones worldwide.  The company also...

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