Saturday, May 07, 2011

@technewsradio Roundup Posts for May 7th, 2011

The following is a summary of @technewsradio posts to Twitter:

  1. ASIS Bookstore (security pro organization) has announced over 26 new books via their online store
  2. SWFTools is a collection of open source utilities for working with Adobe Flash files (SWF files)
  3. Amazon online cloud services has a bunch of demos available - including Travel Log (Sample Java Web Application)
  4. Google has fixed a SketchUp 8 "dreaded shadow bug"
  5. Franklin Covey's PlanPlus for Outlook (version 7) is now on sale for $80 (vice $100) 
  6. Looking for a open source mind mapping tool?  Then check out Free Mind
  7. Microsoft Press has announced 3 more books in their Step By Step series: Microsoft Word 2010, Excel 2010 & Project 2010 
  8. Wired.com has an interesting article "Wired—Geek Power: Steven Levy Revisits Tech Titans, Hackers, Idealists"
  9. Listening to "A Witness to a the Egyptian Revolution" by Doug Kaye (Executive Director, The Conversations Network) via http://bit.ly/i35GC7Delete
  10. Per Kevin Devin at FriendsInTech.com - A good tool for finding Creative Commons (CC) images on Flickr is here http://bit.ly/gOtgMPDelete
  11. the Microsoft & Nokia deal seems to leave HP WebOS, BlackBerry, and Intel out of the loop with Apple (#2) & Android (#1) being top dogsDelete
  12. red5 is an open source audio/video (FLV & MP3) server that also supports H.264 
  13. Steven Levy's classic "Heroes of the Computer Revolution" has a new 25th Anniversary Edition

May 7, 2011 in FriendsInTech.com, Gadget, Linux, Macintosh, Media, Microsoft, Mobile, Networking, Open Source, Recommendation, Security, Twitter, Windows | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack

Friday, July 16, 2010

TECH NEWS RADIO PODCAST #371 | 2010-07-16 | VMWare Fusion 3.1

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Today's podcast examines the latest version 3.1 of VMware Fusion for the Apple Mac OS X

Feel free to follow along with Steve Holden at: Twitter and/or Google+.  For technology news only updates follow TechNewsRadio @ Twitter.

July 16, 2010 in Apple, Enterprise, FriendsInTech.com, Macintosh, Podcast, Technology, Virtualization | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack

Sunday, May 30, 2010

Twitter Updates - Google, Amazon, Windows, Chrome, TweetDeck, iPad

The following is a summary of tweets posted to TechNewsRadio@Twitter over the last week:

  • This WEEK in GOOGLE42 bit.ly/9SYkfL Check out: Ribbit, Android Kindle app, Google Reader Play, Diaspora, Google Wave open to all
  • Per @LeviathanChrons the podcast novel "Leviathan Chronicles" has a big update on 5/26 http://bit.ly/8ZzfDq
  • Amazon has announced a Asia Pacific Region AWS datacenter in Singapore (EC2 S3 SimpleDB RDS SNS CloudWatch Cloudfront) http://bit.ly/9NMCNc
  • TechPodcast.com Roundtable is today - Sat. May 22nd at 1pm PT / 4pm ET - Stitcher Radio, Green Screen HowTo, 5 Top Windows Utilities
  • standardizing all my computers with Google Chrome as the default browser - it seems to be faster, more reliable, etc than Firefox
  • TweetDeck 0.3.4.1 seems like a nice upgrade: more meaningful icons, location, scheduled updates, translations, etc
  • OpenOffice.org is looking for proposals their 10th year conference in Budapest, Hungary from 08/31- 09/03/2010 http://bit.ly/b6d6cQ
  • Checking out Apple's "iPad : The Missing Manual—New from O'Reilly" - new book $25 - http://oreil.ly/90aNZO
  • Mark/Space has announced Android Calendar Sync Version 1.4 Beta bit.ly/aDLSrX
  • The new Apple OS X Snow Leopard Security Guide is now available online http://bit.ly/9Rm19H via PDF http://bit.ly/cSanMT
  • Slysoft.com has released AnyDVD6.6.4.2 with support for Avatar, more encryption updates & other fixes http://bit.ly/c0tub1
  • Willow Garage has a new open-source initiative for institutions and universities to build upon a robot platform bit.ly/9muTgs
  • OpenBook Specification for ePub (xhtml, css, etc) - some tools: Calibre & Adobe InDesign http://bit.ly/bGryk8
  • Just installed the new VMWARE 3.1 for Mac -- reports about Bootcamp VMs being faster seem true - more info: http://bit.ly/vmware31
  • PhatWare has announced WritePad for iPad - an advanced handwriting recognition software http://bit.ly/aSuNXT
  • Checking out Tweekdeck v0.34.2 (upgrade from v0.34.1) --- I wonder what is new?
  • Checking out PersonalBrain 5.5 (visual information management) for Mac, Windows, Linux http://bit.ly/bpWZ7Y [free 30 day demo]
  • AppleCentral.com is now the new "centralized" home for MacTech, Now Software, MacNews, MacsimumNews, MacMinute, etc
  • Manager Tools Effective Manager Conference at Denver Marriott City Center has been announced for June 7, 2010 http://bit.ly/akUuI3
  • SitePoint's newest book "Create Stunning HTML Email That Just Works!" looks like a good HTML intro: http://bit.ly/cs7ZCk
  • How to Upgrade Your MacBook's Hard Drive bit.ly/benw4m -- Is a good reference!
  • Anyone interest in an Apple iPad meetup in San Diego, CA - Wednesday, June 9, 2010 http://bit.ly/985fSY

May 30, 2010 in Apple, Books, Collaboration, Conferences, Development, Enterprise, FriendsInTech.com, Gadget, Linux, Macintosh, Media, Microsoft, Mobile, Networking, Open Source, Podcast, Reference, Security, Storage, Technology, Twitter, Weblogs, Windows | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack

Monday, November 09, 2009

Twitter Updates - Microsoft, Outlook, Power, Mobile, Server, Mac, Security

Over the last week the following were posted to TechNewsRadio @ Twitter.com:

November 9, 2009 in Apple, Enterprise, FriendsInTech.com, Gadget, Macintosh, Microsoft, Mobile, Networking, Recommendation, Technology, Tips, Twitter, Windows | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack

Sunday, November 01, 2009

Twitter Updates - Audio, Windows, CMS, Virtualization, Streaming, Database

Over the last week the following were posted to TechNewsRadio @ Twitter.com:

November 1, 2009 in Collaboration, Conferences, Development, Macintosh, Media, Microsoft, Mobile, Networking, Portal, Storage, Technology, Twitter, Windows | Permalink | Comments (1) | TrackBack

Sunday, October 25, 2009

Twitter Updates - eBook, Audio, Audit, Energy, Management, Wireless

Over the last week the following were posted to TechNewsRadio @ Twitter.com:

  • When are $10 ebooks coming to O'Reilly tech books? - lowest price looks like $15 most over $20
  • FYI -- Network Sound Effects Library (120 CDs with 10,000 effects) is $995
  • Audit Control Manager (screencast) for Mac OS X [bit.ly]
  • DARPA is working on R&D projects that could lead to DoD energy independence [bit.ly]
  • OpenOffice.org 3.2 Beta Release available download
  • Manager Tools Effective Manager Conference is Dec. 10, 2009 in Toronto, Canada, & Jan. 26, 2010 in  London, UK
  • FYI -- WinX DVD Author deal [link via email - no experience with this software]
  • Sierra Wireless AirLink PinPoint XT in-vehicle gateways are now available on CDMA & EV-DO networks [tinyurl]

October 25, 2009 in Apple, Macintosh, Media, Networking, Open Source, Security, Technology, Twitter, Windows | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack

Sunday, October 18, 2009

Twitter Updates - InfoSec, Tech & Kids, Storage, Tips, Research

Over the last week the following were post to TechNewsRadio @ Twitter.com:

October 18, 2009 in Current Affairs, Development, Enterprise, Gadget, Games, Macintosh, Microsoft, Mobile, Security, Storage, Technology, Tips, Windows | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

TECH NEWS RADIO PODCAST #354 | 091013 | OpenOffice, Podcasting Tech, Racks from APC, & Conference Pointers

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This podcast is sponsored by SCOTTEVEST (SeV) - makers of fine tech clothing.

Todays' TechNewsRadio.com podcast links to the following references:

The beer recommendation for this podcast is Maui Brewing Company's CoCoNut PorTer.  And the podcast recommendation is the Typical Shutterbug Podcast.

We are giving away a Tom Bihn Checkpoint Flyer in the Black/Steel color pattern with a 15" laptop compartment to celebrate the start of our 5th year of podcasting.  Listen to the podcast for directions.

Feel free to follow along with Steve Holden at: Twitter, FriendFeed, and/or Delicious.  For tech news only updates follow TechNewsRadio on Twitter.

This podcast is sponsored by SCOTTEVEST (SeV) - makers of fine tech clothing.

October 13, 2009 in Audacity, Conferences, Enterprise, FriendsInTech.com, Linux, Macintosh, Microsoft, Open Source, Podcast, Podcasting, Recommendation, Tech Rag Tear Outs, Technology, Windows | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack

Tuesday, January 06, 2009

TECH NEWS RADIO PODCAST #346 | 2009-01-06 | WIFI Routers, IBM Laptop, Mac Scanner, Cloud Computing, Virtualization & Hard Drive Destruct

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This podcast is sponsored by SCOTTEVEST (SeV) - makers of fine tech clothing.

Today's traditional Tech Rag Tear Outs podcast examines:

The microbeer recommendation for this show is the Beach Bum Blonde Ale (North American Beer Award Bronze Medal winner in 2006).

January 6, 2009 in Apple, Enterprise, FriendsInTech.com, Macintosh, Microsoft, Mobile, Podcast, Portal, Security, Tech Rag Tear Outs, Tips, Windows | Permalink | Comments (1) | TrackBack

Saturday, December 01, 2007

TECH NEWS RADIO PODCAST #340 | 070918 | Discussions on: Future Tense, CIO Podcast, IInnovate, Controlling Chaos, Eric Mack, JKOnTheRun, Radio Lab, Technorama, Kevin Devin, Engadget

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This podcast is sponsored by SCOTTEVEST (SeV) - makers of fine tech clothing.

Today's Tech News Radio podcast examines a review of information technology related podcasts, and news items related to the tech podcast marketplace.  This is our 7th edition of this format and comments are welcome at: technewsradio@gmail.com.  The promo played in this show is from Mortgages Made Simple.

Specific podcast recommendations mentioned in this podcast include:

Additional links mentioned include:

December 1, 2007 in Books, Business, Collaboration, Development, Enterprise, FriendsInTech.com, Gadget, Games, Linux, Macintosh, Media, Microsoft, Mobile, Networking, Open Source, Podcast, Podcasting, Security, Tablet PC, Technology, Tips, Windows | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack