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

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 30, 2009

Twitter Updates - Windows, Mac, Events, Virtualization, Mobile, Podcasting, Security

Recent Twitter @ Technewsradio updates --

MICROSOFT WINDOWS:

  • Microsoft released SyncToy 2.1 (synchronizes files & folders) on 11/10/2009 [tinyurl.com/synctoy2-1]
  • Zephyr-tec.com offer's digital dictation and speech recognition for vertical applications like medical, legal, government, education, etc.
APPLE MACINTOSH:
  • Cyberduck 3.3 released (FTP, SFTP, WebDAV, Cloud Files & Amazon S3 Browser for Mac)
  • Filemaker's Bento (Mac OS X) personal database tool is offering a holiday pack
  • Dell's new Inpiron Zino HD is pretty interesting if you are looking for a Win7 media player/server [tinyurl.com/inspiron-zino-hd]
  • Mac users can use Windows Mobile 6.5 smart phones thanks to Sync Windows Mobile from Mark/Space [tinyurl.com/4k288v]
  • Evernote for the Mac has the option to auto update with new beta editions [bit.ly/1diOhL]
  • Filemaker has announced that Bento for the Mac now had a "field encryption" option [bit.ly/1XmC2s]
EVENTS:
VIRTUALIZATION:
  • Sun has released VirtualBox 3.1 Beta 1 (not for production systems) [bit.ly/2U92aB]
  • Sun has released VirtualBox 3.0.12 (virtualization) for download (Win, Mac, Linux, etc)
MOBILE:
  • Qualcomm has announced some new screen technologies that are geared for the eBook and mobile device market [tinyurl.com/qual-screen]
  • Mark/Space Newsletter #93 (Nov09) reports a public beta of Missing Sync for Android is available for the Mac - More @ www.markspace.com
  • REDFLY Mobile Companion is now compatible with select BlackBerry smartphones www.celiocorp.com
  • It appears (as of Tue 11/10 @ 8:47 PM Pacific) that Dropbox is hacked - get warnings from Firefox & OpenDNS
PODCASTING:
SECURITY:
  • Cisco's Global Security Information now available via Cisco iPhone App [money.cnn.com]
  • via email James L has a pointer to an interesting Windows laptop/usb flash drive security tool [bit.ly/1xvrCF]
  • Sherpa's Expedite was recently recommend on FIT mailing list for doing email (PST/Lotus) e-discovery [tinyurl.com/sherpa-expedite]
MISCELLANEOUS:

November 30, 2009 in Apple, Conferences, Microsoft, Mobile, Podcasting, Security, Sports, Twitter, Virtualization, Windows | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

TECH NEWS RADIO PODCAST #360 | 091124 | Windows 7 Books, Network Programming, Screencast Tips, & Conference Pointers

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This podcast is sponsored by SCOTTEVEST and Amazon.

Today's TechNewsRadio.com podcast examines: Windows 7 book recommendations, network programming toolkits from Catalyst, and screencast tips (PDF)  via Tech Smith

In addition the following conferences are highlighted:
Other links mentioned in this podcast includes:

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 and Amazon.

November 24, 2009 in Books, Conferences, Development, FriendsInTech.com, Microsoft, Podcast, Tablet PC, Technology, Tips, Windows | Permalink | Comments (1) | TrackBack

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

TECH NEWS RADIO PODCAST #359 | 091117 | Mobile Devices, Mobile Security, Driver Update Tool & Conference Pointers

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This podcast is sponsored by SCOTTEVEST and Amazon.

Today's TechNewsRadio.com's podcast examines new mobile worker devices, new mobile security technologies, a Windows driver update tool recommended by MaximumPC.com, and then some conference pointers:

Links mentioned in this podcast includes:

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 and Amazon.

November 17, 2009 in Conferences, FriendsInTech.com, Management, Microsoft, Mobile, Podcast, Recommendation, Security, Technology, 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

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

TECH NEWS RADIO PODCAST #356 | 091027 | Windows 7 Bitlocker, Cloud Services, HTML 5, & Conference Pointers

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

Today's TechNewsRadio.com podcast examines: Windows 7 Bitlocker on XP & Vista, Information Week on a comprehensive Cloud Services matrix, why HTML 5 matters from Dr. Dobbs, and then some conference pointers:
Links mentioned in this podcast includes:

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 28, 2009 in Conferences, Development, Microsoft, Networking, Open Source, Reference, Storage, Technology, Web/Tech, Weblogs, 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