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The State of Cartoons

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSThis week we look at the State of Cartoons. Are they different from when we were kids? Morning Geeks! Episode 11 Show Notes – Final Fantasy VII for Android – Sulu comes out of the Closet – Alien 5 – Bitstrips Closes – Riri Williams is the new Iron Man – Microscopic Pac Man – Macro Tetris Supercomputer – Walking Dead Disney – Secret Life of Pets – Ash vs. Evil Dead – Pokemon One – Allegiant on DVD

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The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim on Sale for $4.99 (£2.49)

As part of the Steam Summer Sale, one of the huge deals of the promotion is Skyrim.  The game is normally £9.99 but has been reduced to £2.49($4.99). At the time of publishing, there is only one hour left on this deal. So if you’ve been waiting for a good discount on this game, then now is the best time to jump on it. And jump on it now because this is a great game with a metascore of 94/100. For the record, I never actually played Skyrim. I wanted to do so but could not afford the hefty price tag when the game came out. However, now that the game is at a superb discount, I have already pulled the trigger. If this metascore rating is anything to go by, then it clearly is a great game and one you should download for PC. In case if...

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Game Sale Alert: Steam’s 2014 Summer Sale is Live

It’s that time of the year again folks. Valve has started it’s annual Steam Summer sale as of today. As of today, a lot of games on the Steam Store are going to be heavily discounted. There will be some daily deals which last for 24 hours, flash deals which last for up to half a day and deals voted for by the steam community. There will be new deals every single day. For me, the best deals to be had on day one are Mirror’s Edge(£2.45), Skyrim(£4.99) and The Witcher 2(£2.99). With new deals every day, it’s important to keep an eye out to see if you find a game you like on sale. If you see game that you like, jump on it! There is a good chance that you won’t see a good deal like this one on steam until around Christmas time. Some these...

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Twitter’s IPO: Is it Facebook IPO all Over Again? Geek Smack! 6th Anniversary Episode

Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS 6th anniversary of the podcast is upon us! I started this show back in 2007 – named “The Show”. Fourth pair of Google Glass is going back to Google. This time, the camera died. I talk about it on TWIGG. My EmpireAvenue account is at 112 but more interesting is the numbers watching and listening increased. Crowdfund for CES is looking great – we’re planning T-shirts for backer levels. Getting closer to launching the new website to bring more validation to podcasts. I’ve been trying out StreetJelly in the last week – a website where you can listen to musicians playing live. You can even tip them tokens. I spent about 10 hours over the weekend working on my acoustic show once again. Hotline – 608-205-4378 – geekazine (at) gmail.com Download the audio version Subscribe to the podcast via: iTunes –...

Card Flick: Customizable Virtual Business Cards  – TechCrunch Disrupt 2011 SF 0

Card Flick: Customizable Virtual Business Cards – TechCrunch Disrupt 2011 SF

Jeffrey Powers talks withDevon about Card Flick – a way to make your business card more virtual and up to date.

AirPay: make Payments Over Mobile Using QR codes – TechCrunch Disrupt 2011 SF 0

AirPay: make Payments Over Mobile Using QR codes – TechCrunch Disrupt 2011 SF

Jeffrey Powers talks with Eric on AirPay – a way to use QR codes to bring an item to your mobile device and pay for.

PicDish for Foodies: See Food as it’s Prepared, Eaten – TechCrunch Disrupt 2011 SF 0

PicDish for Foodies: See Food as it’s Prepared, Eaten – TechCrunch Disrupt 2011 SF

Adria Richards talks with Syed about a website that focuses on the creation of the food, not the description.

JudgeSocial: Get Legal Help through Community – TechCrunch Disrupt 2011 SF 2

JudgeSocial: Get Legal Help through Community – TechCrunch Disrupt 2011 SF

Jeffrey Powers talks with Dave at JudgeSocial – a website that bands people together for class action lawsuits

GiveEmThis: Using Social Media to Find Your Perfect Gift – TechCrunch Disrupt 2011 SF 0

GiveEmThis: Using Social Media to Find Your Perfect Gift – TechCrunch Disrupt 2011 SF

Adria Richards talks with Zach about Give Em This – a way to find the right gift for someone using Social networking

Viewbix: Make Video More Interactive – TechCrunch Disrupt 2011 0

Viewbix: Make Video More Interactive – TechCrunch Disrupt 2011

Jeffrey Powers talks with Johnathan Stefansky about Viewbix – a video enclosure that promotes engagement.

VidCaster: Video CMS Hosting Platform – TechCrunch Disrupt 2011 SF 0

VidCaster: Video CMS Hosting Platform – TechCrunch Disrupt 2011 SF

Jeffrey Powers talks with Ray Pawulich about VidCaster – a CMS for video producers.

LaunchRock: Launch A Product with Audience – TechCrunch Disrupt 2011 SF 1

LaunchRock: Launch A Product with Audience – TechCrunch Disrupt 2011 SF

Adria Richards talks with Jameson from Launchrock – a company that figures out the best marketing for a new brand.

Snapette: Geo-Locate Trending Fashion – TechCrunch Disrupt 2011 SF 0

Snapette: Geo-Locate Trending Fashion – TechCrunch Disrupt 2011 SF

Adria Richards talks with Sarah from Snapette: a place where you can find the trending clothing anywhere in the world.

GoInstant: Share Web Browser Experiences Together – TechCrunch Disrupt 2011 SF 0

GoInstant: Share Web Browser Experiences Together – TechCrunch Disrupt 2011 SF

Adria Richards talks with GoInstant – software that can share a browser session with another computer

Ford, Bug Labs Team Up for In-Car Modular System – TechCrunch Disrupt 2011 SF 0

Ford, Bug Labs Team Up for In-Car Modular System – TechCrunch Disrupt 2011 SF

Jeffrey Powers talks with Peter Semmelhack was with K Venkatesh Prasad to find out how Bug Labs and Ford are working together

BAMM.tv: Chris Hansen Talks Independent Music – TechCrunch Disrupt 2011 SF 0

BAMM.tv: Chris Hansen Talks Independent Music – TechCrunch Disrupt 2011 SF

Jeffrey Powers talks with Chris Hansen from BAMM.tv about how independent artists can get their music out there.

Quixey: Search Engine for Applications – TechCrunch Disrupt 2011 SF 0

Quixey: Search Engine for Applications – TechCrunch Disrupt 2011 SF

Jeffrey Powers talks with Julia from Quixey about how they power the search for application stores

Betterworks: Reward Your Staff – TechCrunch Disrupt 2011 0

Betterworks: Reward Your Staff – TechCrunch Disrupt 2011

Adria Richards talks with Paige Craig on Betterworks – Helping companies Give better employee perks.

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Madison Tweetup – Dec 2nd

Geekazine is proud to present the Madison Tweetup – December 2nd at the Dry Bean. Festivities will start at 7 PM and will go until 10 PM or until we choose. Come on down and talk with other local social mediates. Frank Busch (MSB) will be providing the music for the evening. We will be giving away some great prizes throughout the night. Second Harvest Food Bank will have a barrel where you can drop a non-perishable food item. Anyone interested in wanting to help, feel free to contact me at 608-205-4378 or [email protected] Tweetup – a Social Network event where people meet to talk to other Social Networkers. Tweetup comes from Twitter, where “Tweeters” would get together to meet face – to – face. Prize sponsors: Pegasus Games Westfield Comics etc. Vitense Golfland Raven Computers The Dry Bean

16 Tech Innovations that didn’t quite stick 2

16 Tech Innovations that didn’t quite stick

You might remember the products. You might remember the hype. Then, you are tooling down highway 41 years later and all of a sudden you think to yourself – “Hey, whatever happened to…” Failed ideas. Maybe it was a great idea, but wasn’t made right, or design errors brought it down. Maybe it was just a bad product. Well, let’s take a stroll down memory lane and see if we cannot repeat these errors again. Oh yeah, why 16? Well because we could. The Computer Watch: Whether it was the Ruputer, the MSN Direct ‘Smart’ Watches, the Timex Data Link Watch or another gadget watch – BTW – I remember having a “Transformers watch”. It was awesome! Still, the Dick Tracey style communication watches, the “Computer on a wrist”, never really hit it off. I even remember a watch that gave you directions. You would put in the...

Penetrating the Cloud 1

Penetrating the Cloud

What’s the difference between “cloud computing” and “networking”? In the immortal word of Yoghurt in the classic movie, Space Balls, Merchandising Bruce Schneir writes in the Guardian: But, hype aside, cloud computing is nothing new . It’s the modern version of the timesharing model from the 1960s, which was eventually killed by the rise of the personal computer. It’s what Hotmail and Gmail have been doing all these years, and it’s social networking sites, remote backup companies, and remote email filtering companies such as MessageLabs. Any IT outsourcing – network infrastructure, security monitoring, remote hosting – is a form of cloud computing. And it is nothing new.

Win an Epson Artisan 700 – Summer of Geekazine Contest

Win an Epson Artisan 700 – Summer of Geekazine Contest

Contest has closed. Thanks to all participants. This month we are giving away an Epson Artisan 700 printer. This is a wireless printer /scanner with CD/DVD printing capability. Here are all the options: 4 in 1 Print / Copy / Scan / Ultra Hi-Def Photo Up to 38 ppm, photos in as fast as 10 sec1 Auto Photo Correction; preview on LCD Professional quality CD/DVD printing Wi-Fi and Ethernet networking Scan and restore faded photos Ultra Hi-Definition photos last 4x longer than photo lab prints Print personal note paper & greeting cards There are three parts to this contest. Follow on Twitter – @geekazine Comment below with your twitter name In the next few weeks, during the Quickcast – Week in Tech History podcast (published on Mondays), I will announce the third requirement. Check out the latest quickcast on this – we give you the 3rd step –...

Pogoplug – Major Announcement Monday 0

Pogoplug – Major Announcement Monday

PogoPlug will be making a quick announcement Monday April 6th at 8 AM. We cannot say what the announcement is – however it might put a few smiles on your faces. Pogoplug is a product that debut at CES09. The device can turn any USB drive into a network drive – including a Flash drive. Here is the Video we did for the product. Andy McCaskey is the host of this video. Save 10% on your Godaddy.com order using Promo Code ‘Pod125’ Visit Rawvoiceoffers.com and use the Promo code ‘POGOPLUG’ for more info.

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Cisco Enters Data Center Server Market

Bloomberg reports that Cisco Systems has released its first server for use in corporate data center environments. Read the full story here. According to the story, Cisco is banking on having designed a box that is easier to administer and manage in a network environment. Two excerpts:

LIVE Show – 12-01-08 – Brian Westbrook and Ric Morgan 0

LIVE Show – 12-01-08 – Brian Westbrook and Ric Morgan

We did something a little different this week as I invited a Panel of guests to talk about technology. We brought on Brian Westbrook (No, not the Football player) and Ric Morgan. We talked about Black Friday / Cyber Monday and the economy, CPG, Google Chrome, Windows XP rebirth, Sprint Networks, Slingbox, Passwords and so much more!

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