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Geek Smack! 222: Facebook Buys Instagram [Video Podcast]

Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS One more week, then I’ll be in San Francisco for a Ford Drive, then an HP event. I might even get a chance to stop at DEMO and the Computer History Museum. It will definitely be a long week of great events. ITM, I’m laying low, trying to get all shows ready for next week. Hotline – 608-205-4378 – geekazine (at) gmail.com Download the audio version  Subscribe: Feedburner – Zune – iTunes – TechPodcasts – Blubrry – Stitcher You can catch me on Twitter –  Facebook Group – About.Me – Google Plus Day in Tech History – Geekazine Special Media Feed – iPad365 Geek Smack! Tech News:   Netflix Starts a PAC – Is a new SOPA on the way? AOL Sells 800 Patents to Microsoft – Does Microsoft own part of Netscape now? Jack Tramiel Passes Away – Man responsible of Commodore 64 Toshiba 13″ Screen Tablet – Would you buy an XXL tablet Unlocking Old Phones – Does it...

Nvidia: New Tablets at Quad Core, Windows 8 (Re-imagining Windows) – CES 2012 0

Nvidia: New Tablets at Quad Core, Windows 8 (Re-imagining Windows) – CES 2012

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSAt the Nvidia booth, we got to see the new Windows 8 tablets. Using touch-centric perspective, it’s going to be fast, fluid, and intuitive. The tablets are running on ARM processors. Thin devices and and performance. The Tegra 3 will be the only Quad-Core processor. We see the other tablets showing off the HD video, connected to a large screen. 720 and 1080p. The last tablet we see is the difference that Windows 8 does. A multi-tasking scenario is running. With a video on one side, you can see stocks or Twitter on the other. You can do a lot of different things on these tablets. The Quad-core tablets will be out later in the year. [cessponsor]

6 ways to Multitask better. 0

6 ways to Multitask better.

Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSI Can Walk, talk and chew gum at the same time. I can pat my head and rub my belly. Heck, I could even do all five things at the same time and still listen to music. That is multitasking. The question is: Is it changing the way a think and can I fix it? A study from Stanford University came out this week that told us we might not be that great a multitasker. It is also suggested multitaskers are not focused. They polled 100 students in where they gave them one of three tests. In one test, they told them to focus on the red rectangle and tell them where it was. The “Heavy” Multitaskers – Those that do 5-6 things at once – did not do that well in the task. They did even worse on the other tests....