This last trip to Las Vegas brought me to the Aria Hotel and Convention Center. I stayed in the Deluxe room, a 520 sq. foot room with King bed. The hotel opened in 2009 with 4004 guest rooms and 568 suites. The casino brings over 150,000 square feet of games and includes a 24-table Poker room […]
the Geekazine Quickcast
We take one subject and expound on it. Different segments during the week. Interviews, editorials, reviews and a lot more.
Monthly Geekazine Quickcast. Jeffrey Powers sits down for 10-15 minutes and talks about what has happened in June and what will be happening in July.
Folks, after recording this personal blog on the Quickcast, I have to tell you, the summer is really starting to heat up. The Ford Videos are being pushed out. The contests continue with the Summer of Podcasts II contest. I have been confirmed to go with Andy McCaskey out to the HP Tech Forum. We […]
Yep, this month’s Quickcast talks about the contests of April, May and the summer. If you are a podcaster, then you need to be at the Summer of Podcasts II contest page signing up your show. We also talk about the trip to Detroit for Ford and all the other cool happenings at Geekazine. Sponsor: […]
This month I took some time to check out Netflix and how they have changed since I last used them. I had Netflix back in 2002, where you would have to wait a whole week and a half for the next 3 movies in the queue. It was an upgrade when they put in a […]
You might be a Transumer. You might have Netflix or Blockbuster for your online movie rental. You might even have Gamefly for your Game rental. But how about your online Book rental? Well that is the business model of BookSwim – an online Book rental system. Simply choose your plan, choose from the large library […]
This month’s Quickcast, we talk about what is going on at Geekazine and what to look for in the month ahead.
It’s been a while since the Geekazine Quickcast has been a part of the site. However, it is not gone. In this episode I talk about the week at CES, what is happening over at Geekazine and a little about what is happening with the Quickcast.
November is the month to ramp up the shows. I have been working on a new Podcast Madness contest – slated to start next week. If you are a podcaster, you should participate in this contest. I send you a code you can give to your audience. They put the code in and therefore a […]
This 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 […]
Brought to you by GotoAssist Express – Get a free 30 day trial 10 years ago, if you had a computer, it was most likely a desktop. Notebooks – then called Laptops – were pretty expensive, but were also beginning to show that they could start to replace a desktop model. Fast forward to today: […]
I 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? […]
Brought to you by Gotoassist Express – Get a 30 day free trial of this great software. Just a reminder – this will be the last “Week in Tech History” produced. Please add “Day in Tech History” to your RSS or iTunes. A new segment will fill this spot shortly. After Apple ‘s release of […]
Brought to you by GotoAssist Express get a 30 day free trial Quickcast RSS – Subscribe via iTunes I love my iPhone. The 3GS has finally got the touch screen right. I can use it without feeling like I am fumbling or fat fingering keys. While the advances are nice, I still have to wonder […]
Brought to you by Gotoassist Express – Get a 30 day free trial of this great software. For the last year and a half, the Quickcast has been running a podcast every Monday reviewing the past history of Technology. The show has been a fun one, but for the last couple months I felt it […]
Brought to you by GotoAssist Express – Get a free 30 day trial It was something that people talked about for months, but on August 6, 2008, CEO Jeff Bewkes confirms the rumor. AOL will be split off into it’s own company by the next year (which came to fruition on May 28th, 2009) Other […]
Brought to you by GotoAssist Express – Get a free 30 day trial It was the best of times, it was the worst of times – for Yahoo, anyway. It was the botched 6 month drama between them and Microsoft that made things so stressful. With Carl Icahn nipping at the heels for a takeover […]
Sponsor: Try GotoMeeting free for 30 days! For this special offer visit www.gotomeeting.com/techpodcasts This week I take my Podcast talents over to the TPN Weekly Podcast for episode 14. I take the Podcast in a slightly different direction, as I talk a little bit about me and growing up in technology. I throw out some […]
Brought to you by GotoAssist Express – Get a 30 Day free trial It was the system that would rival the Wiki world. Google launched a Beta of their online knowledge system called “Knol”. It was a lot like Wikipedia, except this system would have online advertising. The advantage (at least that some would call): […]
Had some technical difficulties with the Podcast rig. Something that I will have to work on tomorrow. For now, WITH will have to hold off until next week. In the meantime – here is the last years’ WITH.
Brought to you by Gotoassist Express – Get a 30 day free trial at http://www.gotoassist.com/techpodcasts Google recently took the Beta label off of Gmail and Google Docs. Gmail has been in beta for over 5 years – with a 3 year private beta. By being in Beta, one could easily write off an issue or […]
Brought to you by Citrix GotoAssist Express – Get a 30 day free trial at gotoassist.com/techpodcasts July 8th: In 2007, developer Dan Kaminsky found a flaw in the addressing of the Domain Name System, or DNS. DNS is found on home to commercial routers around the world. The issue was so severe, that they were […]
Brought to you by GotoAssist Express – Get a 30 day free trial July 4th, 2008 – The company that used to be called “Ask Jeeves”, but is now Ask.com officially announced they acquired the Lexico Publishing Group. The LPG is a company that built a series of reference websites. Most notably Dictionary.com and Thesaurus.com. […]
Brought to you by Gotoassist express – get a 30 day free trial. Well, the US did it. Analog TV is no more. Hail to Digital TV. More channels, better reception and all still over a pair of rabbit ears. However, we’re not totally done with the Digital conversion. As we ramp down on television, […]
brought to you by GotoAssist Express. Get a 30 day free trial We announce the 3rd step in the Summer of Geekazine contest June 27th – William Gates officially hands the keys over to Steve Ballmer and goes on his retirement. Well, sort of. Bill announced that he will be stepping down as CEO of […]