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  • Dec 30 2011

    The final show of 2011

    Looking forward to 2012… Join the discussion over on Facebook

    Nov 25 2011

    2011 TechRadio Guide to Geek Gifting Show

    Device of the Year:  iPad2

    FPS – Modern Warefare 3
    MMO – Knights of the Old Republic (PC Only)
    RPG – Elder Scrolls Skyrim
    Halo Combat Evolved (Anniversary Edition)

    Game Device of the Year:   iPod / iPad.
    Game Accessories:  Logitech G35 Headphones,  G510 Keyboard,    Razer: Naga Epic, Blackwidow Keyboard Line,  Razor Megalodon Headset.
    Xbox 360 Kinect
    Video Cards
    ———————————-
    Radeon HD 6770 1GB for $110
    Gefore GTX 560 Ti 1GB for $220
    EVGA SuperClocked Gefore GTX 570 1280MB for $360
    EVGA Geforce GTX 580 1.5GB SuperClocked Lifttime Warranty for $500.
    Best of the Best
    2 in SLI mode of the MSI Lightning Xterme Gefore GTX 580 3072MB for $1200.

    Electronics
    ——————–
    Cell Phones:
    ——————–
    Motorola Droid Razor
    Samsung Galazy S
    Camera:  Cannon EOS 5D Mark II

    TVs
    —————————–
    Samsung PND7000 series

    Audio
    ————————————
    Logitech Wireless Boombox with Bluetooth
    iPod Touch to steam music over the Bluetooth.
    Nook Tablet and the Amazon Kindle Fire – http://bn.com / http://amazon.com

    Gaming Computers:  Voodoo, CyberPower PC, Falcon Northwest, Digital Storm.

    Over 250 – Lytro Point and Shoot Camera – $399
    Under 250 – Nest Thermostat ($249)
    Under 250 – Beat by Dre Solo ($229)
    Moshi Moshi Curve wireless iPhone handset and dock
    Under 100 – Kindle Touch ($99)
    Roku 2 XS ($98)
    Jawbone Live UP Bracelet ($99)
    Travel/Carry cases and accessories for phones or tablets
    Under 50 – iTunes Gift Cards
    National Geographic 6 DVD-ROM set
    Tech ready gloves – operate your touch devices while wearing gloves
    Under 25 – Isotoner Glove – $20
    Kingston 16GB DataTraveler USB Flash Drive – OfficeMax – $50 on sale for $16 on Black Friday

    Here are some links we compiled to help in choosing just the right gift for your geek:
    http://www.thinkgeek.com
    http://ww.x-tremegeek.com
    http://www.techbargains.com
    http://www.etsy.com
    http://www.uncommongoods.com/for-him/gifts-for-him/gifts-for-geeks
    http://reachforall.org/2011/11/how-to-buy-christmas-gifts-for-geeks/
    http://www.inspiredm.com/14-more-fresh-gifts-for-your-inner-geek/

    Jul 29 2011

    Happy SysAdminDay!

    ThinkGeeks sysadmin day page

    The original SYSADMINDAY page

    May 13 2011

    Lucky Friday the 13th of May program

    Link to the Wired.com article on OBL’s thumb drive use

    An article on Cloud Music Lockers

    TwitPic photo selling article on HuffingtonPost.com

    DNS server testing

    Apr 29 2011

    April 29th “Royal” Edition of the show

    Take the broadband test! Do it now and do it often… home, work, neighbors wi-fi, wherever…

    http://broadband.sd.gov/

    We talked about the iMic, and really any USB sound device to replace faulty on-board sound sytems:

    http://www.griffintechnology.com/products/imic

    Some great information about using System Restore in Windows XP.  This service comes turned on in 7, but XP users may want to enable it.  http://support.microsoft.com/kb/306084

    Get those updates and back-ups done today and enjoy the weekend!

    Apr 15 2011

    Tax Day Tech Radio

    World’s worst graph….

    Apr 01 2011

    April Fools Edition of TechRadio

    If you really thought we were going to dispense ideas on where to get $29 iPads… check your calendar…

    Feb 18 2011

    18 Feb (Birthday Edition) of Techradio

    Qualys BrowserCheck is a tool that scans your browser looking for potential vulnerabilities and security holes in your browser and its plugins. This tool will also help you fix the security issues discovered by the scan. Check your browser for vulnerabilities.

    It’s the Forbes Magazine caption contest

    Feb 04 2011

    4 Feb 2011 Program

    February 4th Techradio

    Lot’s of great calls and emails today!  Here are a couple of links:

    Malwarebytes – helps clean the bad stuff off your computer

    Jan 27 2011

    21 January 2011 Show

    Techradio Program MP3

    Great show today!  Lot’s of links… here we go:

    A good thread about AJ’s iMovie HD “Ken Burns Effect” question

    A discussion on Steve’s leave.

    Presentation software Keynote and Prezi were discussed.

    Official Verizon iPhone FAQ

    A good unofficial FAQ

    A link to an article on a “trade up” deal offered to current Verizon customers who bought other smart phones recently

    About the new tethering on the iPhone with verizon (no simultaneous data and voice)

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