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bittorrent Archive

  • Samuel from Kopi joined us for the CES TPN Live coverage. Kopi focuses are on live charging with three different products. The flagship product is the K_Bar, which is a power strip with USB plugs. These plugs will determine what type of device is being plugged into the unit, so it can send the maximum charge. The strip also has a kill switch, to […]

    KOPI Charging Strips, USB Chargers – CES 2012

    Samuel from Kopi joined us for the CES TPN Live coverage. Kopi focuses are on live charging with three different products. The flagship product is the K_Bar, which is a power strip with USB plugs. These plugs will determine what type of device is being plugged into the unit, so it can send the maximum charge. The strip also has a kill switch, to […]

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  • Of course, when you say “BitTorrent”, people get images of hackers and illegal downloaders. But Torrents do have many positives to them. If an item is in public domain – for example – then you would be able to download and consume that content without issue. BitTorrent has been working on bettering their reputation. BitTorrent Plus has been created to give the users a […]

    BitTorrent Plus: New Services, Streaming Video – #CES 2012

    Of course, when you say “BitTorrent”, people get images of hackers and illegal downloaders. But Torrents do have many positives to them. If an item is in public domain – for example – then you would be able to download and consume that content without issue. BitTorrent has been working on bettering their reputation. BitTorrent Plus has been created to give the users a […]

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  • Well, it’s been a fun run, but it’s time to change up the show schedule. After some thought, I decided to say goodbye to the Geekazine Weekly Podcast (sort of). In two weeks, the show will be re-branded with a new direction. So I ask you – the listener. What do you want to hear on the show? Don’t forget about Geekazine’s small survey. […]

    GWP 2011-06-15 #189: The LAST Geekazine Weekly Podcast

    Well, it’s been a fun run, but it’s time to change up the show schedule. After some thought, I decided to say goodbye to the Geekazine Weekly Podcast (sort of). In two weeks, the show will be re-branded with a new direction. So I ask you – the listener. What do you want to hear on the show? Don’t forget about Geekazine’s small survey. […]

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  • The BBC reports that a phishing scam involving torrents has been uncovered. Their headline implies that it targets Twitter. It doesn’t, not specifically. Twitter seems to have been responsible for revealing it. The way it worked was really quite clever. After “doing some digging” the firm (Twitter) found a network of compromised torrent sites that had been set up with the sole aim of […]

    File-Sharing Phishing Scam

    The BBC reports that a phishing scam involving torrents has been uncovered. Their headline implies that it targets Twitter. It doesn’t, not specifically. Twitter seems to have been responsible for revealing it. The way it worked was really quite clever. After “doing some digging” the firm (Twitter) found a network of compromised torrent sites that had been set up with the sole aim of […]

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  • While listening to a story about the Pirate Bay verdict yesterday evening, I started to wonder where the entertainment industry gets its estimates of “lost revenue due to file sharing.” One of the witnesses for the recording industry testifying in the Pirate Bay case said that file sharing costs the recording industry “billions.” I am certain that the number is inflated. More than that, […]

    The Pirate Bay Verdict, Reprise

    While listening to a story about the Pirate Bay verdict yesterday evening, I started to wonder where the entertainment industry gets its estimates of “lost revenue due to file sharing.” One of the witnesses for the recording industry testifying in the Pirate Bay case said that file sharing costs the recording industry “billions.” I am certain that the number is inflated. More than that, […]

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    Episode 40 7-02-08

    Call the Voice Line and win a gift card! Tires – new Affiliate – Apology on LIVE SHOW Try GoToMeeting free for 30 days – No CC needed: GoToMeeting.com/techpodcasts. Buy an iMac – Apple.geekazine.com Get IT Certified – Careersaver.com – 25% off with Code “Geekazine” 877-654-2265 Hotline – 608-205-4378 – geekazine (at) gmail.com Download the show Subscribe: Zune – iTunes – TechPodcasts – Blubrry […]

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  • That’s great, it started with video tapes, movies in the home at 8, Lenny Bruce is still not afraid. I remember when we got our first VCR. It was a Betamax and we had some of the coolest movies. Of course, the Beta went the way of the do do bird. Then it was VHS. Come and almost gone. Now it’s the DVDs turn. […]

    It’s the End of the DVD As We Know It (and I Feel Fine)

    That’s great, it started with video tapes, movies in the home at 8, Lenny Bruce is still not afraid. I remember when we got our first VCR. It was a Betamax and we had some of the coolest movies. Of course, the Beta went the way of the do do bird. Then it was VHS. Come and almost gone. Now it’s the DVDs turn. […]

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  • User wanted to know if downloading a piece of software with an unlock key from Bittorrent is safe or recommended. We talked about illegal software, antivirus and what downloading can mean in the long run.

    Downloading software via Bittorrent – From the Live show

    User wanted to know if downloading a piece of software with an unlock key from Bittorrent is safe or recommended. We talked about illegal software, antivirus and what downloading can mean in the long run.

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