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Time for a New Credit Card System?

Getting ready to head back to Vegas for Tech Cocktail. The folks at Veeam have stepped up to help with airfare. Now I have to plan the week of getting some startup interviews and more. Just as the CES live broadcast videos have been wrapped up. Welcoming a new blogger on Geekazine. Adi from MHF Tech will be posting about games on Geekazine. Of course, I’ll be highlighting his articles on the show.  Last night’s TWIGG had Libby Chang from Wearables Weekly on the show. We had a great event talking about Luke Wallace’s new Glass frames. I am waiting for...

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Podcast Ep. 66 – 12-31-08 – The LAST Episode…

…For 2008 that is… Finally feeling Normal – Las Vegas – New Years – More Panelists on the LIVE Show Try GoToMeeting free for 30 days – No CC needed: GoToMeeting.com/techpodcasts. Get IT Certified – Careersaver.com – 25% off with Code “Geek08″ 877-654-2265 All Show Notes are also on Delicious Podcast: Play in new window | Download (29.7MB)

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Can Technology help Stabilize us Financially?

Audio Podcast Brought to you by CareerSaver.com – Download FREE Practice Tests. Use Code Geek08 for discounts. The Economy is in Danger. Banks and Institutions are in a financial pickle. With the fall of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac because of bad business decisions and a Blind eye to investors building more homes than Americans need, financial institutions could collapse upon themselves. To protect their money, they could make it harder for Businesses to get loans. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (2.3MB)

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What if Microsoft went Open Source?

Open Source seems to be a growing movement. Not everything is part of the “GNU General Public License” though.  Some have even gone as far to make their own Public License standard. Microsoft does have some Open Source to them, but what would happen if they took their Operating System to that standard? Would people accept the Microsoft OS, or would they finally make the switch to Linux? Brought to you by CareerSaver.com – 25% off Training materials if you use code “Geek08”. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (2.5MB) Podcast (quickcast): Play in new window | Download (Duration:...

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Dell Buzz on Possible Phone?

GigaOM’s OM Malik talked with Michael Dell about the company a couple weeks back. Michael made some statements whose predictions at times were no easier than determining Nostradamus’ writings. Yet other websites interpreted it in saying that Dell is hinting on making a phone to rival iPhone. While it’s not an impossibility, will Dell get into the market or are they playing on the media to ilicit a response from the public? The Quickcast is brought to you by Gotomeeting. Try GoToMeeting free for 30 days at GoToMeeting.com/techpodcasts. No credit card needed. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (2.5MB)...

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DigGoogle – What Google Can Gain if They Buy Digg

Digg grew to a powerhouse site in a very short time. The Popular News Aggregator service continues to be a great place for people to not only read news, but also contribute to what they think is news. Alexa reports that Digg has been fluctuating around the top 100 to 150 sites being viewed. 52.5% of those viewers are in the US. The rumor mill is stirring up again that Google has put interest in buying Digg. TechCrunch reports that the “Rumor” is Digg will be selling for $200 million although CEO Jay Adelson denies it. Will this be a...

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Fakes on the Internet

Fakes. Throughout time we’ve had to deal with those who want to pass something off as an original. Sometimes we are not fooled. Other times we go years thinking that it’s the real thing until some new technology tells us different. In the last week I’ve seen many fake photos of different items – most notably the Large GPS picture and Windows 7 screenshots. There is even a video out there that supposedly displays Windows 7 functionality. While impressive, it makes me wonder if someone is trying to pass these off to make a quick buck? Podcast: Play in new...

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Vocalo Ep 16 – Greener Gas, 3G iPhone

Listen to the Show here Green Gas 3G iPhone Announcement on June 9 Ubuntu 8.04 Released Feature: Getting XP after the cut-off date: Change. Some love to do it, others would like to stay where they are. Sometimes change is needed – newer, faster, more powerful to take over old and un-updatable. Still, within time change happens like it always does in life. Its really a question of whether you want to change with it, or stick with the same. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (6.3MB)

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Would you like to contribute to Geekazine?

I am looking for people that are interested in submitting Geeky articles to the site. Whether it be small blurbs about what’s going on or longer articles outlining something, I welcome all submitters. All submitters will be compensated for their work. Email me at geekazine@gmail.com for more info.

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Vocalo Ep 11 – Dirty Jobs of IT

Google Sky up. Is it wrong? No Blu-Ray for XBox The Dirty Jobs of IT You mean that’s not Brittany? Feature Content: Another Sub Laptop? Podcast: Play in new window | Download (6.4MB)

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Customer Service – How Social Networking makes the job that much harder.

*Updated 03-13 -08. See Below Snafu.  Freedictionary.com defines it as “A chaotic or confused situation”. The word SNAFU is an acronym, in which most of it I cannot decode here, so I’ll fudge it a bit. Situation Normal All Fouled Up. If you were to go through a snafu a few years ago with a company, you would most likely grumble to your friends and family and then move on – Little impact on that. However, in this day and age, a Snafu can really come back to hurt. With Social Networking rising 47 percent year to year (according to Nielsen...

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Vocalo.org Ep 7 – Goldfish are Smartfish

http://vocalo.org/play/?playerID=13732 608-205-4378 Geekazine@gmail.com www.geekazine.com HD-DVD Throws in the Towel Goldfish are Smartfish?  Rush Limbaugh begs Steve Jobs to fix bugs Feature Article: Facebook and MySpace Given up for Lent Transcript Podcast: Play in new window | Download (6.4MB)