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GWP 2010-04-07 #133: The iPad Free Show, SCO Loses, VelociRaptors at 600

GWP 2010-04-07 #133: The iPad Free Show, SCO Loses, VelociRaptors at 600

Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSI made a deal not to talk about iPad on this show. Unless it’s in reference, I found a lot of news that was non iPad related. We are now on Wirecast! Ustream and Justin.tv! Tomorrow, 10 AM. Ford Taurus SHO. Blog posting on the Daily Get Up – Picked up a new stock. 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. Sponsor: Solve technical issues faster with GoToAssist Express. Try it FREE for 30 days. HP Road Show; Converged Infrastructure – Win a HP Elitebook 2530p from Geekazine and SDRNews All Geekazine Podcast Show Notes are also on 3elicious 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...

GWP #125: Google Buzz – Giving Away Another Diskeeper 2010

GWP #125: Google Buzz – Giving Away Another Diskeeper 2010

Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSAlmost Didn’t do the show tonight because of another issue that put me in a very bad place. 8-12 inches snow coming down here in the Midwest. Looking for a better Webcam Producer – Webcammax doesn’t get it. We are giving away another copy of Diskeeper 2010. We also go through a correction on information from the 5 Tech Things. Try GoToAssist free for 30 days – GoToAssist.com/techpodcasts. Day Pass $9.95 $69/Month – $660/Year 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 126 Hotline – 608-205-4378 – geekazine (at) gmail.com Download the show Subscribe: Zune – iTunes – TechPodcasts – Blubrry – Stitcher VIDEO SOON UP on www.techpodcasts.tv I – S.U.N. (Straight Up...

I can’t cancel an account because your office is closed?

I can’t cancel an account because your office is closed?

**UPDATE 2** Geekazine has no affiliation with Rhapsody. Certain comments have been coming in to cancel Rhapsody accounts, which I have no power to do. You can continue to leave the comments to cancel the online service, but they will go unanswered. Thank you. **Update – I called the number today to cancel the account. It was an automated voice that then said “To cancel, press 1”. That THEN directed me to a prompt that said: “We now cancel accounts online. To do that, go to http://www.rhapsody.com/cancel”. They couldn’t keep that prompt on during the evening? How about changing the website? ** I went to close an account for a service I don’t use anymore. After hunting for the “Cancellation” option, the site said I have to call a non-800 number to cancel. But what was really disappointing is that upon calling, the message said I had to...

New Quickcast Segment – App Wild

New Quickcast Segment – App Wild

Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSThis is the newest segment in the Geekazine Quickcast called “App Wild”. It’s name says it all – We talk about applications that you can get for your iPhone, Andoid, Palm Pre, Blackberry or whatever device you use. This weeks applications reviewed: Madden 10 Rhapsody Sad Fact of the Commodore 64 application Pandora and Facebook for Android

Is Comcast Trying to Be the Next AOL?

Is Comcast Trying to Be the Next AOL?

Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSAudio Podcast Brought to you by CareerSaver.com – Special discount on Training materials if you use code “Geek08”. 1-877-654-2265. Comcast has been riddled in the news lately. Bandwidth caps, overage fees all for simply surfing the internet. However they simultaneously opened Fancast – a Video Download site which won’t go against that cap. They also have Comcast.net, Disney Connection and Rhapsody Player Plus – All within their community. There was another company that tried to keep their members contained within their virtual fence. That company was AOL.  However, AOL has been opening up for all to use. Still, I have to ask the question: Is Comcast becoming the next AOL?

Cloud Computing – Bitstrips

Cloud Computing – Bitstrips

Welcome to the Cloud. At least, my version. Cloud Computing is getting more and more press lately, so I thought this week’s Bitstrips should talk about this new idea. One thing you have to remember is in some ways you might already be on version of Cloud Computing. I know I am. I have a Rhapsody account – I get my music from a source for $18.99 a month. Music is not on my computer – it’s on a server somewhere and it pushes to my machine or MP3 player. This Bitstrips strip is not on my computer or my server. It’s on Bitstrips server. I create it on a program that’s not on my computer. I rely on the internet to make and show it. [poll=17]

Do We Need Comcast to Cap Bandwidth Usage?

Do We Need Comcast to Cap Bandwidth Usage?

Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSIt would be interesting to see how much bandwidth I go through a month. Uploading shows, ustream channel, downloading software updates and media content.  All of it legally. There are some that decide to use their internet connection without abandon. They download movies, music and computer programs without legally paying for it. I have seen many downloading 4 to 5 items at a time, which at gigabytes at a pop, it’s a lot of data that passes through. And with programs like bittorrent, not only does it download the items, but it turns your computer into a “Seed” in which others can use to pull from. Comcast is working on a model to cap bandwidth per month. For some it won’t be noticeable. For the internet Zealot, they might find it tougher to work and...

Do we rely on sites like twitter to stick around?

Do we rely on sites like twitter to stick around?

*Note – Changed the link to ustream. The YouTube version was nothing but static. Sorry about that The other day I was talking with EpicOnline on my live stream at http://live.geekazine.com and we started talking about Twitter and what would happen if the company folded tomorrow. Not that it would happen, but we’ve already seen some sites dissapear. Stage 6, Think Secret, Apple Blog. Even Yahoo has closed services and shuttled over to another. The Blogger I was trying to remember was Marc Orchant who passed away in December 2007 Here is the video from this:

Episode 19 2-06-08

Episode 19 2-06-08

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Where is DRM going?

Where is DRM going?

I remember when I got my first MP3. It was 1999, and I was pulling it from a P2P site that doesn’t exist anymore. That, well, and the entire collection of photo shopped Brittany Spears pictures. Back then, rights were being trampled and we did it because we didn’t know better. Nowadays, we have people right and left telling us that downloading music is not legal. Some people have turned to legal methods of music acquisition – 99 cents per song, or through a subscription service like Napster or Rhapsody. Others decided to take their chances and continue downloading and trading music. And because of this, companies have begun the attempt to curb the illegal download of such music. But as they did that, both artists and consumers rights were getting trampled, which lead us to ask the question: Does DRM actually work?

Episode #10 12-05-07

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 –...

Episode#8 11-21-07

Episode#8 11-21-07

Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSThis week we talk about tons of stuff you can give your geek for the holidays. Also, looking for people to help write and link sites. 608-807-4379 – [email protected] Sponsored by Rhapsody.com. Get your 14 day free trial by selecting this link. Fake Online Friend leads to Girls’ Suicide – CNN 1/2 Million Databases have no Firewall – Network World Firefox 3.0 leaves in over 700 bugs – AppScout First Look at Firefox Beta 1 – ars Technica Vodaphone Gets Restraining Order on TMobile iPhone – CNNMoney On Geek.com PayPal Secure Card AT&T Offers First Napster Phone Patent Lawsuit for SMS messaging 2007 Holiday Gift Guide Ron Paul Collects $4Million Over Internet – LinuxInsider The Whole Internet on this Page – Wordtothewise AMD Spider – Cnet Commodore XX – Lockergnome Sony Slashes PS3 Dev Kit Price – Engadget Don’t want to buy a PS3 for Guitar Hero?...

Geekazine Weekly Podcast #6 11-07-07

Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSEposode #6 – Length 38:16 [email protected] – 608-807-4379 Android Domination? – eWeek Facebooks’ New Ad System – Wired Microsoft’s First Test of Online – Offline Sync System – ZDNet WSJ.com Hits 1 Million Subscribers – CNet On the Geek: (www.geek.com) Windows Home Server Available Lenovo Will Discontinue IBM Name on Machines by Olympics Blackberry Software to Become Smaller and Cost Friendly USB Mobile Chargers TIME Votes iPhone Invention of the Year PC’s loosing Relevance in Japan – Yahoo Skype doesn’t work on Leopard? – eWeek Mac OSX Trojan – macnn PDF Spam back? – Network World Apple Tablet PC – CNet

Geekazine Weekly Podcast #5 10-31-07

Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS Show #5 Notes – 10/31/07 Apple Leopard News: 2 Million Copies Sold – MacDailyNews Adobe Apps on Leopard: What You Need to Know – John Nack on Adobe Blog Mac BSOD? – CNet Holes in Max OS – builder.au Hack to run Leopard on a PC – Information Week On the Geek: Seagate Offers 5% refunds on Storage Products – Geek.com NEC SX-9 Fastest Computer Ever? – Geek.com Hitachi Bringing Ultri-Thin LCD HDTVs – Geek.com Samsung 30nm 128 GB Memory Cards – Geek.com Cool Geek Stuff: Computer Repair Utility Kit – Technibble More News:

Geekazine Weekly Podcast #4 10-24-07

Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSShow #4 Notes – 10/24/0 Whats New with Mac OS X Server IPods and IPhones Help in Mac Sales? Windows MINWIN Wireless SD Card Half CD, Half Vinyl Comcast BlocksBit Torrent Traffic Dot ComFever Part II A New Napster Make Office 2007 Look Like 2003 Law Firm Uses Copyright Claim to Deny Use of Source Code SanDisk Lets you Take TV With You WEP Hacked The Incredible Shrinking Radio Worlds Smallest Mini-Tornado Singles on USB Canada Taxes Music Downloads Google 4 GB of gmail Storage Worst Gadget Invented The Tracking Jacket Links To Note: 32 Things You Can Do with Beer Apple in 2015 MakeYour Own Smartphone?

Geekazine Weekly Podcast #2 10-10-07

Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS Show #2 Notes – 10/10/07 Length: 41:20 Nobel Prize Awarded for Hard Drive Pioneers Top Ten Strategic Technologies Seagate Hybrid Drive Vista and XP Service Packs Due Out… Next Year… Linux Wants Open BIOS Right Side or Left? NIN dumps Their Label RIAA – 1, Family – 0… Literally. Radios at Work Rhapsody On TiVO LINUX – The Preferred Server of Phishers 10 Years of Slashdot Invisibility Cloak? Stop Snoring Pillow Precision Butter Cutter? Links To Note: http://web.archive.org

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