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  • Nielson's Q2 2011 report came out showing the continued rise of Online streaming, time-shifted TV (DVR) is rising over conventional viewing of TV.

    Online Video Streaming on the Rise According to Nielsen

    Nielson's Q2 2011 report came out showing the continued rise of Online streaming, time-shifted TV (DVR) is rising over conventional viewing of TV.

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  • You might remember the products. You might remember the hype. Then, you are tooling down highway 41 years later and all of a sudden you think to yourself – “Hey, whatever happened to…” Failed ideas. Maybe it was a great idea, but wasn’t made right, or design errors brought it down. Maybe it was just a bad product. Well, let’s take a stroll down […]

    16 Tech Innovations that didn’t quite stick

    You might remember the products. You might remember the hype. Then, you are tooling down highway 41 years later and all of a sudden you think to yourself – “Hey, whatever happened to…” Failed ideas. Maybe it was a great idea, but wasn’t made right, or design errors brought it down. Maybe it was just a bad product. Well, let’s take a stroll down […]

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  • Because my CD Drive was acting up, I had to replace it. Since I have benefitted from Jeffrey’s videos about the insides of computers, I figured that turning this task into a post might help someone else out. Persons who’ve never looked inside a computer tend to think that they are much more mysterious than they actually are. In the olden days, before I […]

    Replacing a Drive in a Desktop

    Because my CD Drive was acting up, I had to replace it. Since I have benefitted from Jeffrey’s videos about the insides of computers, I figured that turning this task into a post might help someone else out. Persons who’ve never looked inside a computer tend to think that they are much more mysterious than they actually are. In the olden days, before I […]

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  • Charter has announced that it will be filing for bankruptcy by April 1. Story here. It caught my eye because they are the cable provider where I grew up. There’s precious little detail, other than a quote of an optimistic statement from the company saying that it was certain it would survive reorganization after restructuring.

    Charter Communications To Go Chapter 11

    Charter has announced that it will be filing for bankruptcy by April 1. Story here. It caught my eye because they are the cable provider where I grew up. There’s precious little detail, other than a quote of an optimistic statement from the company saying that it was certain it would survive reorganization after restructuring.

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  • Audio Podcast Brought to you by CareerSaver.com – Special discount on Training materials if you use code “Geek08”. 1-877-654-2265. Comcast has been riddled in the news lately. Bandwidth caps, overage fees all for simply surfing the internet. However they simultaneously opened Fancast – a Video Download site which won’t go against that cap. They also have Comcast.net, Disney Connection and Rhapsody Player Plus – […]

    Is Comcast Trying to Be the Next AOL?

    Audio Podcast Brought to you by CareerSaver.com – Special discount on Training materials if you use code “Geek08”. 1-877-654-2265. Comcast has been riddled in the news lately. Bandwidth caps, overage fees all for simply surfing the internet. However they simultaneously opened Fancast – a Video Download site which won’t go against that cap. They also have Comcast.net, Disney Connection and Rhapsody Player Plus – […]

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  • No Ouside show  – Mic Cable – Donate old iPhone – PC reload news – Batman Poster – Call and Win! Try GoToMeeting free for 30 days – No CC needed: GoToMeeting.com/techpodcasts. Get IT Certified – Careersaver.com – 25% off with Code “Geekazine” 877-654-2265 Hotline – 608-205-4378 – geekazine@gmail.com Download the show Subscribe: Zune – iTunes – TechPodcasts – Blubrry Podcast: Play in new […]

    Episode 46 – 8-13-08 – Call and Win

    No Ouside show  – Mic Cable – Donate old iPhone – PC reload news – Batman Poster – Call and Win! Try GoToMeeting free for 30 days – No CC needed: GoToMeeting.com/techpodcasts. Get IT Certified – Careersaver.com – 25% off with Code “Geekazine” 877-654-2265 Hotline – 608-205-4378 – geekazine@gmail.com Download the show Subscribe: Zune – iTunes – TechPodcasts – Blubrry Podcast: Play in new […]

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  • It would be interesting to see how much bandwidth I go through a month. Uploading shows, ustream channel, downloading software updates and media content.  All of it legally. There are some that decide to use their internet connection without abandon. They download movies, music and computer programs without legally paying for it. I have seen many downloading 4 to 5 items at a time, […]

    Do We Need Comcast to Cap Bandwidth Usage?

    It would be interesting to see how much bandwidth I go through a month. Uploading shows, ustream channel, downloading software updates and media content.  All of it legally. There are some that decide to use their internet connection without abandon. They download movies, music and computer programs without legally paying for it. I have seen many downloading 4 to 5 items at a time, […]

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  • Today in the Gym I was watching a report that Apple iPhone was challenging Blackberry for market share in the corporate world. I agreed with the report – Apple has a better user interface than the Blackberry, Blackberry is too expensive in their messaging systems and an iPhone looks a lot better than a Blackberry device. But then I got to thinking about it. […]

    Someone is always Challenging Someone – Apple iPhone vs. Blackberry

    Today in the Gym I was watching a report that Apple iPhone was challenging Blackberry for market share in the corporate world. I agreed with the report – Apple has a better user interface than the Blackberry, Blackberry is too expensive in their messaging systems and an iPhone looks a lot better than a Blackberry device. But then I got to thinking about it. […]

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  • HBO announced today they will be putting content online for their subscribers. CBS, NBC, ABC, FOX and CW have full episodes of shows online. Even pay cable channels like TBS and Spike TV are putting shows online. Even Netflix has increased the limits to watching movies online, and new services are starting to do the same subscription movie viewing. No more having to go […]

    Goodbye TV and DVD, Hello Online

    HBO announced today they will be putting content online for their subscribers. CBS, NBC, ABC, FOX and CW have full episodes of shows online. Even pay cable channels like TBS and Spike TV are putting shows online. Even Netflix has increased the limits to watching movies online, and new services are starting to do the same subscription movie viewing. No more having to go […]

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  • Video Episode #1 – Fix your Internet Connection.

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