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16 Tech Innovations that didn’t quite stick 2

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 memory lane and see if we cannot repeat these errors again. Oh yeah, why 16? Well because we could. The Computer Watch: Whether it was the Ruputer, the MSN Direct ‘Smart’ Watches, the Timex Data Link...

Will Customer Service Suffer from Layoffs? 0

Will Customer Service Suffer from Layoffs?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (3.1MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS Brought to you by Citrix’ GotoMeeting – Free 30 day trial – No CC needed: GoToMeeting.com/techpodcasts. You’ve been working at your job for years. You’ve made lots of money for the company and are the most loyal employee they know of. Yet, tough times are ahead and the company decides you are one of the 10% they have to let go to stay afloat. It’s a frustrating thing to have happen, but what are you gonna do? Now let’s flip that: You are at your job and survive...

What if Microsoft went Open Source? 0

What if Microsoft went Open Source?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (2.5MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS Podcast (quickcast): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:22 — 2.5MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS 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...

Episode 43 – 7-23-08 1

Episode 43 – 7-23-08

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (25.5MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS Drum work – New 5 min segment – Thanks to Slashdot Review for the Plug – Email 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

Episode 40 7-02-08 1

Episode 40 7-02-08

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (22.3MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS 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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New Affilliate: Careersaver

It is with great pleasure to say we have aligned ourselves with Careersaver.com, the leader in Adaptive Learning. CareerSaver is the place to go if you are an IT professional that is working on getting certified. With Interactive Software, Audio, Video, Books and Expert advice, CareerSaver is committed in getting you, the IT professional, the tools to pass that next Certification Exam. Certification is an important key in showing you have the knowledge in a specific area. As an IT professional and a Microsoft Certified Professional, I can say that certifications not only help you land a job, but also...

It’s the End of the DVD As We Know It (and I Feel Fine) 0

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

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (2.1MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS Podcast (quickcast): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:33 — 2.1MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS 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. Earlier in the year the big question was...

Vocalo Ep 11 – Dirty Jobs of IT 0

Vocalo Ep 11 – Dirty Jobs of IT

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (6.4MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS 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?

Customer Service – How Social Networking makes the job that much harder. 0

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

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (2.5MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS Podcast (quickcast): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:26 — 2.5MB) Subscribe: iTunes | RSS *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...

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