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HP’s Prith Banerjee Answers Bloggers Questions – #HPDiscover 2011

During the HP Discover event, Prith Banerjee came into the Bloggers Lounge to talk with the group and answer any questions we had. Prith talked about the new CEO Leo Apotheker and how that affects the Converged Infrastructure and Cloud initiatives. Some of the questions that were asked included what the plan for Memristor research is, what the staff at the Palm division is like and many more. Prith wanted to stress that even though there is a change in the administration, things will go forward as planned. Changes will be made only if technology makes it change. Thanks to...

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OTT #8: Video Blogging via Steve Garfield

He is known as one of the first Video Bloggers. Living in Boston MA, Steve decided to put video into his blog in 2004. Ever since, he’s been creating content for the Web. His book is called Get Seen: Online Video Secrets to building your Business. It talks about his trials and tribulations in creating and publishing video content online. In this video, Jeffrey Powers talks with Steve Garfield about the first post, how Over the Top TV is going to change people’s viewing habits and we even find a hidden Gem. Sponsor: GoToMeeting makes it easy to collaborate online with...

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OTT #7: Jamie Davis, ProMed Network

There are many networks out there for professionals. Did you know there is a OTT solution for doctors and nurses? That is the ProMed Network. Jeffrey Powers caught Jamie Davis right after their session about Set top Boxes (Roku, Boxee). Jamie is excited about the ProMed Network and putting the channels on all the devices. We talk about the 45 audio and video shows on the ProMed network. If you are a medical student or need continuing education, this is a great way to keep up. “We have Phsyicians, we have Psychologists, we have microbiologists…”Jamie states. “My 5 shows are...

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Geekazine Plans for BlogWorld & New Media Expo: NY

It’s official: I will be heading to BlogWorld & New Media Expo: NY next week. I’ll be heading out on Tuesday, May 24th – getting into LaGuardia just after noon. After I throw everything into the room at the Hotel Pennsylvania, I’ll be hoofing it to 30 Rock, where I will be checking out NBC Studios. A quick dinner and I’ll be enjoying my first personal view of Times Square. The 25th and 26th will be, of course, at BlogWorld. I will also be partaking in any evening Blogger events. Finally, a quick jog back on the 27th. For those...

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Geekazine Entries, Winner: Lenovo ThinkCentre M90z

It was a great 5 day contest, with one winner becoming victorious over all others. The contest was part of a 25 day contest through Lenovo. On April 29th, I opened up my contest. The tasks were simple – record a bumper that you are watching Geekazine, then tweet about it. Several people entered. Below are all the bumpers that were created. Check out the South Park version, the “I’m on a horse” version and some other great ones. Ultimately, I drew a winner using Random.org. From the list of winners, Brenda took home the prize of the Lenovo M90z....

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Gary Vaynerchuck: The Thank You Economy Book Tour 4-26-11

I took a trip down to Milwaukee, Wi with my fellow MadisonSMC members Wendy, Brian and Marvic to meet Gary Vaynerchuck. He was promoting his new book – the Thank You Economy. We went down for the Tweet-up, then to listen to him speak. The group got there at around 4:30 pm where we met up with Chad Schomber and Katie Felten among other new faces to me. They all were tweetin, standing in line waiting to get their book signed. We went from the Tweetup to AJ Bombers for a couple award winning burgers. After, we headed over to Boswell Book Company to listen to Gary talk about...

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Supertooth Disco Bluetooth Speakerbar

Remember those boom boxes of the 80′s? Big and bulky, with a radio and tape player. Now, we have smaller devices and thousands of songs on MP3. But our smaller devices really don’t sound better than the big bulky boomboxes. Not anymore. The Supertooth Disco lets you play from your iPod, iPad or iPhone with a speaker system that is portable and easy to hold. The Supertooth Disco is a Bluetooth device that can be charged up, so you have no wires when you use it. If you don’t have Bluetooth on your device, you can connect via a stereo headphones jack....

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ActionTec MyWirelessTV HDMI Adaptors Include Cavium’s PureVu

You might not know about ActionTec, but you may have their products in your home. They are the leading provider of routers and switches to 3rd party companies. Now they are coming to the consumers with a great product that gives you 1080p wirelessly within 150 feet. ActionTec announced a new line of HDMI products using the Cavium PureVu processor that allow you to push video across a wireless signal. Not only video, but full 1080p video. This can push even a 3D signal across the air to your TV with HDCP 2.0 Encryption. No wires to bury in walls,...

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Sony Consumer 3D Camera TD10, Sony Bloggie

Sony is coming out with a Consumer 3D cameras. The TD10 is like having 2 cameras in one. The Sony Bloggie – a handheld digital – is also coming in 3D Double full HD – It has two processors and two lenses. HD 1080p 60fps. It’s in pure 3D with convergence. For those with 2D TV’s, the video will show up in 2D. Photos will also show up in 2D at 3072×1728. 10X optical zoom and it supports Dolby 5.1 surround and has noise reduction mics built in. The TD10 will cost $1500, but the Bloggie 3D is only $249. Interview...

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Canon Line of Pro HD Cameras, XF105

Canon showed off their pro line of cameras at CES 2011. We saw the Mini XA10, XF100 and the Canon XF105, which will retail for about $4300. It will feature SDI out and storage space for two compact flash cards that will be capable of dual-recording. That’s a bargain price for this powerful of a device. The new products that Canon unveiled on the video side should all be on the market in the near future, if they aren’t already. The prices we listed are estimated MSRP, but shop around and you may do even better. You can get a close-up...

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RCA TV Running Android OS

RCA unveiled a TV with Android in the set. Not Google, but Android. It’s a 42″ TV with full HD capability. Android 2.2 is running on the device and the best part is it’s an open system – anyone that wants to write applications for it can. While it’s an open idea system, the real question is if it’s something that will confuse the mainstream consumer. Do they need the confines of a GoogleTV? No price on this one and it’s expected to come out Fall of 2011. Interview by Todd Cochrane of Geek News Central Thanks to Audible for sponsoring...

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Toshiba SSD vs HDD Shake Transfer Test

Todd was walking through the Toshiba booth when they saw this shake test. Basically the station was shaking a Toshiba SSD and HDD at the same time. The idea was to show how data works when the hard drive moves. Moreover, how the SSD drive performs better in this situation. If you have a notebook with a HDD, then you should really wait for the computer to fully go to sleep before putting it away. However, with an SSD drive inside, not only do you not have to wait, it even closes down faster. Interview by Todd Cochrane of Geek News...